Matthias Book

Matthias Book








Current Research Focus

  • Fostering and focusing communication between software project stakeholders on those aspects that are critical for a project's success
  • Supporting knowledge-intensive business processes through agenda-driven case management
  • Addressing software engineering challenges in pervasive applications

Additional Research Interests

  • Characteristics and architectures of mobile applications
  • Model-driven development of mobile and web-based applications

Publicly Funded Projects

  • Symphony: An ICT service marketplace and service integration platform (BMWi, 2014-2018)
  • Sim4BGM: Designing and simulating processes for occupational health management (BMBF, 2014-2016)
  • AUTEM: Automatic recognition of semantic modeling errors in business process models (DFG, 2013-2016)
  • From application domain knowledge to software methods and tools for the creation of domain-specific information systems by domain experts (BMBF, 2009-2010)
  • Cepheus: Implementation of an editor and framework for specification and generation of device-independent interface, validation and persistence logic in web applications (EFRE/SAB, 2008-2009)
  • Implementation of an editor and framework for dialog flow specification, validation and control in web-based applications (EFRE/SAB, 2006-2007)

Completed Thesis Research

  • Definition of formal semantics for the Dialog Flow Notation (DFN), a visual language for modeling recursively nestable, device-independent dialog flows in web applications
  • Extension of the Dialog Control Framework (DCF) with mechanisms for automatic device-dependent pagination, data flow control and robustness against client-side backtracking
  • Impact of the Dialog Flow Notation and Dialog Control Framework on a dialog-driven software process model for web applications