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12th Annual Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing

The Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing 2017 is the annual symposium of the HPI Research School and is taking place for the twelfth time. It outlines new trends in the area of Service-oriented Computing and highlights recent work of select Research School members.

When, Where, Who & What?

Hasso Plattner Institute
Potsdam | April 26 - 28, 2017

The Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing: Connecting Industry & Academia

As the HPI Research School is an interdisciplinary undertaking of the HPI research groups, the Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing covers a wide range of topics concering SOC, which include but are not limited to: cloud computing, {software, platform, infrastructure} as a service, service description, discovery and composition, service deployment, platform configuration and capacity planning, monitoring, service middleware, service-oriented architectures (SOAs), service management, information as a service, service development and maintenance, novel business models for SOAs, economical implications of web services and SOAs, service science, mobile and peer-to-peer services, data services, quality of service, exception handling, or service reliability and security.

Excellent speakers – both from industry and academia – leaders in their respective field of research, are invited to talk about their latest projects and resulting outcomes.

The Doctoral Symposium: Connecting Ph.D. Students from all over the World

Over the years the HPI Research School has been expanded to a state in which we are excited to - in addition to our members from HPI Potsdam, Germany - welcome colleagues from University of Cape Town, South Africa; the Technion, Israel; and Nanjing University, China. The Doctoral Symposium which takes place on Wednesday, April 26, is also part of the 12th Annual Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing.

Ethical Principles for Service-Oriented Computing

When users run programs on their own computers, the ethical criterion is simple: to avoid doing wrong to them, the programs must be frei (under the control of the users). Service-oriented computing raises different issues, of which the most important one is: which jobs are legitimate for servers to do, and with what kinds of interaction with users?

Dr. Richard Stallman launched the free software movement in 1983 and started the development of the GNU operating system in 1984.  GNU is free software: everyone has the freedom to copy it and redistribute it, with or without changes.  The GNU/Linux system, basically the GNU operating system with Linux added, is used on tens of millions of computers today.  Stallman has received the ACM Grace Hopper Award and the ACM Software and Systems Award, a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Pioneer Award, and the the Takeda Award for Social/Economic Betterment, as well as several doctorates honoris causa, and has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.

You can find out more about Dr. Stallmans speech here. Admission is free of charge, and the public is encouraged to attend. A registration only for Dr. Stallman's speech, which can be done anonymously, while not required, is appreciated, as it will help us ensure we can accommodate all the people who wish to attend.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (HPI Future SOC Lab Day - Spring 2017)

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the projects of the previous HPI Future Service-Oriented Computing Lab period get a chance to present the results of their research activities. Additionally, selected requestors of new projects can expand their ideas.
HPI Future SOC Lab Day - Spring 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (Doctoral Symposium)

H.E-51 (Main Building)

09:30 – 10:00Keynote
Prof. Dr. Melissa Densmore, Senior Lecturer, University of Capetown, South Africa
Co-Design Across Borders
10:00 – 10:15Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:55Session DS-1
Martin S. Krejca, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Estimation of Distribution Algorithms
Ralf Rothenberger, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Thresholds of Non-Uniform Random k-SAT
Sankalita Mandal, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Events in BPMN: The Racing Events Dilemma
Toni Mattis, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Topic Models for Interactive Programming
Thijs Roumen, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Grafter: Remixing 3D Printed Machines
11:55 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 13:30Poster & Ice Cream Session
13:30 – 14:30Session DS-2
Joan Byamugisha, PhD Student, University of Capetown, South Africa
Ontology Verbalization in Runyankore
Igor Smolyar, PhD Student, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Eliminating non-uniform DMA using multi-PF I/O devices
Tang Wenda, PhD Student, Nanjing University, China
A Task Scheduling Method for Energy-Performance Trade-off in Clouds
14:30 – 14:45Coffee Break
14:45 – 16:05Session DS-3
Amreesh Phokeer, PhD Student, University of Capetown, South Africa
Towards a decentralized, trust-less end-to-end security architecture for community networks
Lu Hengyang, PhD Student, Nanjing University, China
Using Recurrent Neural Network for Short Text Topic Discovery
Noam Shalev, PhD Student, Technion, Haifa, Israel
WatchIT: Who watches your IT Guy
Maya Arbel-Raviv, PhD Student, Technion, Haifa, Israel
What Really Makes Concurrent Search Trees Tick
16:20Social Event
Walking Tour: Red Berlin Walking City Tour

Thursday, April 27, 2017 (Symposium with Industry & Academia)

HS 1, HS Foyer (Lecture Building)

09:30 – 09:40Opening of the Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing
Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann, Hasso Plattner Institute, Head of Information Systems Group
Prof. Dr. Andreas Polze, Hasso Plattner Institute, Speaker of the Research School
09:40 – 10:00Elevator Pitches
HPI Research School “Service-oriented Systems Engineering”, Potsdam, Germany
PhD Students Introduce Their Work
10:00 – 10:40Keynote
Dr. Wolfgang Maier, Dir. HW Development IBM R&D Böblingen
Next Gen Computing: The IBM View
10:40 – 10:45Announcement of 2017 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award
10:45 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30Session 1
Prof. Dr. Olaf Zimmermann, Professor and Institute Partner, Hochschule für Technik, Rapperswil (HSR FHO)
Service Design as a Set of Architectural Decisions: Paradigms, Principles, and Patterns
Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan, Juniorprofessor, TU Berlin, Big Data Management Group
Data Curation in the Wild: Limits and Challenges
Elazar Raab, PhD Student, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Acceleration of Fine-Grain Task-Based Parallelism
12:30 – 13:15Lunch
13:15 – 13:45Keynote
Holger Becker, PhD, CSO microfluidic ChipShop GmbH
You know nothing….Technologies for obtaining relevant data in Point-of-care diagnostics and the Life Sciences
13:45 – 15:15Session 2
Prof. Dr. Toby Jenkins, Professor of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Bath, Department of Chemistry, Bath, United Kingdom
Development and initial ex-vivo testing of an infection detecting wound dressing
Prof. Dr. Dr. Fabian Theis, Head of Institute of Computational Biology, Group Leader Machine Learning, Helmholtz Zentrum München
Data science and network modeling in biomedicine
Maletšabisa Tšabi Molapo, PhD Student, University of Capetown, South Africa
Designing With Community Health Workers: Towards a Feedback Integrated Multimedia-Learning Platform For Rural Community Health
15:15 – 15:30Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30Session 3
Prof. Håkan Grahn, PhD, Professor, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
BigData@BTH – Scalable Resource-Efficient Systems for Big Data Analytics
Jan Renz, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
The Schul-Cloud project: Using microservices to handle heterogeneous infrastructures in German schools
16:30 – 16:45Coffee Break
16:45 – 17:45Session 4
Lena Feinbube, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Software fault injection for the masses
Alexandra Ion, PhD Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
Digital Mechanical Metamaterials
18:30 – 22:45Social Event
Boat tour to Museum Barberini (boat leaves 18:30 at Griebnitzsee landing)
Welcome reception, guided tour, and dinner at Museum Barberini (starts 19:30)

Friday, April 28, 2017 (Symposium with Industry & Academia)

HS 1, HS Foyer (Lecture Building)

09:30 – 10:15Keynote
Prof. Dr. Yoav Etsion, Assistant Professor, Departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Breaking Away from von Neumann: A Massively Multithreaded Dataflow Processor
10:15 – 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30Session 5
Prof. Dr. Dimka Karastoyanova, Associate Professor of Data Science and Business Intelligence, Kühne Logistics University (KLU), Hamburg
Service-based, Collaborative, Dynamic and Complex Systems
Dr. Peter Ulbrich & Peter Wägemann, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
From Electrons to Scheduling: System Software for Energy-Aware Real-Time Systems
11:30 – 11:45Coffee Break
11:45 – 12:45Session 6
Kateryna Kuksenok, PhD, Developer, Chairman Projects, SAP Innovation Center Potsdam
Usability, use, and reuse of software services: a human centered approach to understanding uptake resistance
Prof. Dr. Chen Zhenyu, Professor, Nanjing University, China
The Future of Crowdsourced Testing
12:45 – 13:00Concluding Remarks

Friday, April 28, 2017 (Ethical Principles for Service-Oriented Computing)

HS 1 (Lecture Building)

15:00 – 17:00Keynote on Free Software
Dr. Richard Stallman, Free Software Foundation
Ethical Principles for Service-Oriented Computing

The HPI Research School

In October 2005, the HPI started its Research School on “Service-Oriented Systems Engineering”, a graduate school based on the model of the DFG (German Research Foundation) “Graduiertenkolleg”.

The Vision of the Research School

Design and implementation of service-oriented architectures impose numerous research questions from the fields of software engineering, system analysis and modeling, adaptability, and application integration. Service-Oriented Systems Engineering represents a symbiosis of best practices in object orientation, component-based development, distributed computing, and business process management. It provides integration of business and IT concerns. Service-Oriented Systems Engineering denotes a current research topic in the field of IT-Systems Engineering with high potential in academic research as well as in industrial application. Supported by an internationally renowned grant, PhD students at our college participate in joint activities such as lectures, seminars, winter schools and workshops.

The Members of the Research School

The professors of the HPI with their research groups are supporting pillars for our PhD school. With its interdisciplinary structure, the research college on Service-Oriented Systems Engineering interconnects the HPI research groups and fosters close and fruitful collaborations.

In context of the Research School, the different groups at HPI work on the following topics:

On the website of the Research School, please find latest information about the Ph.D. students, their research interests, joint projects, and events:

Hasso Plattner Institute for IT-Systems Engineering

The Hasso Plattner Institute for IT-Systems Engineering (HPI) at the University of Potsdam is unique in Germany for two key reasons: It was the first university institute in Germany financed entirely by private funds, and it is a prime example of a successful public-private partnership. The Hasso Plattner Institute offers the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in “IT-Systems Engineering” that emphasizes on the ability to design, develop, and control large, complex, and distributed IT systems. A particular specialty of the HPI is the strong engineering orientation that intensively incorporates industrial projects in its curriculum.

11 Research Groups shape the profile of the HPI in IT-Systems Engineering. At the HPI, 480 undergraduate and graduate students are currently enrolled and about 100 research assistants and Ph.D. students are researching in their respective field. Since October 2005, the HPI runs the Research School on “Service-Oriented Systems Engineering”, an international Ph.D. school with 25 Ph.D. students in Potsdam and 25 Ph.D. students at University of Cape Town in South Africa, Technion in Israel, and Nanjing University in China.

The Hasso Plattner Institute tightly cooperates with scientific partners, both nationally and internationally. Among the partners – apart from renowned European universities – are the Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, as well as Technical University of Beijing in China. Furthermore, the HPI cooperates with renowned major IT companies, such as EMC, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Siemens, and T-Mobile.