Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI

Event Processing (Sommersemester 2015)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Mathias Weske (Business Process Technology)

General Information

  • Weekly Hours: 2
  • Credits: 3
  • Graded: yes
  • Enrolment Deadline: 24.04.2015
  • Teaching Form: Lecture
  • Enrolment Type: Compulsory Elective Module

Programs & Modules

IT-Systems Engineering BA
  • Business Process & Enterprise Technologies
  • Operating Systems & Information Systems Technology


This lecture will highlight the fundamentals of event processing:

  • Events
  • Event-based systems and event-driven architectures
  • Event patterns
  • Event processing


  • Applications of event processing

“Today, any kind of information system, from Internet to a cell phone, is driven by events.” (D. Luckham, Power of events)


The lecture is for Master students. In order to be an active participant in the lecture, we

recommend a sufficient background in software architectures and databases.


O. Etzion & P. Niblett: Event Processing Action. Manning Publications Co., August 2010

G. Mühl et al.: Distributed Event-based Systems. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006
D. Luckham: The Power of Events. Addison-Wesley Longman Publishing Co., 2001


The class grade is determined by a 90min final exam. Complementary assignments are optional, but recommended as they help to prepare for the exam.

The exam takes place on the 28th of July 2015, 11:00 in room A2.2.


Tuesdays, 11:00-13:30, A-2.2

First lecture takes place on the 14th of April, 11:00 in room H-E.51 (because of the DRK-Blutspendeaktion).