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Information Systems
Prof. Dr. M. Jarke
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Prof. Dr. M. Jarke
RWTH Aachen
Informatik 5
Ahornstr. 55
D-52056 Aachen
Tel +49/241/8021501
Fax +49/241/8022321

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Current projects

  • Mobile Applications and Services

    • econnect - Stadtwerke machen Deutschland elektromobil

      Von Aachen bis Leipzig, vom Allgäu bis nach Sylt. Sieben Stadtwerke aus ganz Deutschland – Aachen, Allgäu, Duisburg, Leipzig, Osnabrück, Sylt, und Trier – haben sich mit “econnect Germany” zu einem Forschungsverbund zusammengeschlossen und erfolgreich beim Technologiewettbewerb “IKT für Elektromobilität II” des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWi) beworben.

    • UFO - Urban Future Outline

      Forschung zur Gestaltung der Lebensqualität in Stadtquartieren im Kontext von Mobilität, Stadtstruktur und Energiewende

      • FuEne - Future Energy

        Roadmap zur nachhaltigen Energiewende
      • FuMob - Future Mobility

        Öffentliche Kommunikation und Information bei der strukturellen Planung und Umsetzung neuer Mobilitätskonzepte und Verkehrsplattformen
  • Metadata and Cooperative Knowledge Management

    • ConceptBase

      A deductive object manager for meta databases

    • GeRoMeSuite

      GeRoMeSuite is a prototype system for generic model management.

    • Multimedia Metadata Community

      The MPEG-7 & MPEG-21 community aims at bringing together experts from research and industry in the area of multimedia meta data interoperability for collaborative working environments.

  • Technology Enhanced Learning

    • EATEL

      The European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning (EATEL) supports a network of European research laboratories and groups via free services, sponsoring high profile TEL events, a knowledge interchange, and a set of very active Special Interest Groups.

    • LAYERS

      Learning Layers - Scaling up Technologies for Informal Learning in SME Clusters - EU FP7 ICT Integrated Project

    • METIS

      Meeting Teachers' Co-Design Needs by Means of Integrated Learning Environments - EU LLP KA3 Multilateral Project

    • PROLEARN Academy

      The PROLEARN Academy transfers research results into education and training programmes, international conferences, and scientific journals designed to federate and showcase European leadership in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning.

    • SAGE

      Serious Games Pathway within the Undergraduate IT Programs - EU TEMPUS Joint Project

  • Web Science

    • Mining in Free and Open Source Software Repositories

      One of the non-deniable success factors of FOSS projects presents a community established around it. The FOSS communities present dynamic ecologies: the participants are free to come and leave and have a potential to achieve different roles within their project. An appealing factor about FOSS analysis is that almost the whole project management takes place in Web resources. Additionally, the code and its evolution history are freely available for mining within revision control systems. The data collected over years and even decades within communities with up to hundred thousands of participants present a great unplugged pool for investigations.

    • Mobile Multimedia Cloud Computing

      Cloud computing envisions the notion of delivering software services and customizable hardware configurations to public access, similar how public utilities (electricity, water, etc.) are available to the common man. The cloud abstracts infrastructure complexities of servers, applications, data, and heterogeneous platforms, enabling users to plug-in at anytime from anywhere and utilizes storage and computing services as needed at the moment. The goal of our mobile multimedia cloud (i5Cloud) is to provide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) for diverse services and applications in the domain of (mobile) multimedia and large-scale social network analysis.

    • The XMPP Experience

      The Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is an open and extensible protocol for the exchange of XML data in near real-time. Although most use cases of the protocol are still coined by the protocol's instant messaging background, it is also interesting for a more general range of services, particularly lightweight mobile middleware. The goal of the project is to systematically design, implement, and evaluate XMPP related services in a community information system context, to share knowledge with other researchers active on XMPP and to contribute parts of our prototypes to the XMPP FLOSS community.

  • Internet Information Systems & Community Hosting

    • Bamiyan Valley Development Community

      The joint Community of Bamiyan Development aims at bringing together experts from diverse disciplines in the area of preservation of the Bamiyan site in Afghanistan. We attempt to bridge the gaps between different generations, disciplines and cultures on a global scale.

    • i* Wiki

      i* is a goal-oriented modeling language developed by Eric Yu from the University of Toronto. The i* Wiki is intended to enable collaborative work on i* and related topics.

    • SunSITE Central Europe

      The SunSITE project at RWTH Aachen University started 1995 as a hosting system for open software and content. Today the SunSITE contains also information about science, culture and virtual communities. And we still run www and ftp servers giving access to the SunSITE Software Archive.

  • Multi-Agent Systems

    • RoboCup

      Cooperating mobile robot teams in dynamic environments

  • Cooperation Systems

    • SurgeryTube

      Entwicklung einer innovativen Web-2.0-Weiterbildungsplattform für die minimal-invasive Chirurgie.

Completed projects

The completed projects are listed on a separate page.