Digital Key Technologies

What we are experiencing today as a digital revolution is the sum of countless software-based technology innovations. These key technologies trigger development spurts in every industry and open up new forms of technology use. Our research addresses both basic topics and application-oriented questions from the areas of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Services, cloud computing, and robotics.

Latest Research News

Security for Personal Data in the Cloud

The demand for cloud services has never been greater. This brings the issue of data protection to the fore. In the RestAssured project, scientists…

Networking of European Data Platform Projects

At the beginning of the year, nine EU-funded data platform projects were launched under the umbrella of the Big Data Value PPP. The first online…

Education and Training for Big Data Specialists

Together with the partners in the BDVe project, the paluno woking group Software Systems Engineering has set up the Big Data Value Education Hub. The…

Selected Projects

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FogProtect: Protecting Sensitive Data in the Computing Continuum

FogProtect provides new and advanced architectures, technologies and methodologies to ensure end-to-end data protection across the entire computing continuum, from cloud data centers to fog nodes and end devices.

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DataPorts: A Data Platform for the Connection of Cognitive Ports

DataPorts will provide a Data Platform in which transportation and logistics companies around a seaport will be able to manage data like any other company asset, in order to create the basis to offer cognitive services.

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BlockcEntive

Ziel des Projektes BlockcENtive ist die Erforschung und grundlegende Evaluation einer tiefgreifenden Anwendung von Blockchain-Technologie im Energiesektor, um damit Effizienzsteigerungen in großem Umfang zu ermöglichen.

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FAIR: A user-friendly provisioning of climate and weather data

Ziel des Projektes ist es, verfügbare Daten des Deutschen Wetterdienstes nicht nur öffentlich zugänglich, sondern auch leicht verwertbar zu machen. Dementsprechend müssen sie so bereitgestellt werden, dass sie für Nutzer aus Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft leicht auffindbar, im gewünschten Umfang wählbar und direkt nutzbar sind.

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BIMcontracts

Ziel des Projekts BIMcontracts ist es, durch die Verknüpfung von Blockchain-Technologie mit digitalen Bauwerksmodellen (BIM) das Zahlungs- und Vertragsmanagement innerhalb von Bauprojekten einfacher, transparenter und automatisierter zu gestalten.

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Competence Center 5G.NRW

Das Competence Center 5G.NRW – CC5G.NRW (kurz: 5G.NRW) trägt dazu bei, Nordrhein-Westfalen zum Leitmarkt für 5G zu entwickeln: Es reduziert technische Eintrittshürden für Unternehmen, entwickelt die wirtschaftlichen Potenziale für die vertikalen Märkte – wie Automotive und Mobilität, Energie, Lebensmittel und Landwirtschaft, Smart Cities, Gesundheitswesen und Produktion und viele mehr – und beschleunigt die Innovationsdiffusion.

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ENACT: Development, Operation, and Quality Assurance of Trustworthy Smart IoT Systems

The ENACT project will enable DevOps in the realm of trustworthy smart IoT sytems, espeacially in the application fields eHealth, Smart City and smart transportation systems.

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VISE

Das Virtuelle Institut "Smart Energy" (VISE) ist ein Forschungsverbund und ein Kompetenzzentrum, welches sich dem Thema Digitalisierung der Energiewirtschaft widmet.

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BDVe: Big Data Value eCosystem

The BDVe project is a coordination and support action with the mission to support the Big Data Value PPP in realizing a vibrant data-driven EU economy and community.

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RestAssured: Secure Data Processing in the Cloud

The RestAssured project dvelops solutions for cloud systems that are able to react to changes in the environment or requirements by making appropriate adjustments at runtime.

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TransformingTransport: Big Data Value in Mobility and Logistics

The TransformingTransport lighthouse project will demonstrate, in a realistic, measurable, and replicable way the transformative effects that Big Data will have to the mobility and logistics market.

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iObserve2: Integrated Observation and Modeling Techniques to Support Adaptation and Evolution of Software Systems

The joint project iObserve belongs to the Priority Program 1593 (Design For Future - Managed Software Evolution). There are developed new monitoring and modeling techniques for cloud software.

Working Groups and People

Specification of Software Systems (S3)

Specification of Software Systems (S3)
Professor Dr. Michael Goedicke

Main research: adaptive systems, service orientation, variability management, software architecture, eLearning, eAssessment

Software Engineering, esp. Mobile Applications (SE)

Software Engineering, esp. Mobile Applications (SE)
Professor Dr. Volker Gruhn

Main research: agile software development, software processes, cyber physical systems, modernization of application environments

Networked Embedded Systems

Networked Embedded Systems (NES)
Professor Dr. Pedro Marrón

Main research: Embedded Systems, Smart Cities, Digitization, Robotics, Digital Signal Processing, Computer Vision

Software Systems Engineering (SSE)

Software Systems Engineering (SSE)
Professor Dr. Klaus Pohl

Main research: adaptive systems, Big Data, cloud computing, cyber physical systems, service orientation, variability management, requirements engineering

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
Professor Dr. Stefan Schneegaß

Main research: Ubiquitous computing, wearable computing, interaction in virtual and augmented reality, brain-computer interfaces, autonomous systems