Research

Rigi research projects are within the scope of self-adaptive software systems, those specially focus on the exploitation of context.

Projects


Dissertations

Publications

Books and Book Chapters

  • N.M. Villegas, H.A. Müller: The SmarterContext Ontology and its Application to the Smart Internet: A Case Study on Smarter Commerce, in The Smart Internet II, M. Chignell; J. Cordy; J. Ng; Y. Yesha (eds.), Springer LNCS xxxx, 37 pages, Oct. 2012. In Press. 
  • G. Tamura, N.M. Villegas, H.A. Müller, J.P. Sousa, B. Becker, B., G. Karsai, S. Mankovskii, M. Pezzè, W. Schäfer, L. Tahvildari, K. Wong: Towards practical runtime verification and validation of self-adaptive software systems,” in: R. de Lemos, H. Giese, H.A. Müller, M. Shaw (Eds.), Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems, Springer LNCS 7475, Number 10431 in Dagstuhl Seminar, pp. 108-132, Dec. 2012. 
  • N.M. Villegas, Tamura, G., H.A. Müller, L. Duchien, R. Casallas: DYNAMICO: A reference model for governing control objectives and context relevance in self-adaptive software systems, in: R. de Lemos, H. Giese, H.A. Müller, M. Shaw (Eds.), Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems, Springer LNCS 7475, Number 10431 in Dagstuhl Seminar, pp. 265-293, Dec. 2012. 
  • R. de Lemos, H. Giese, H.A. Müller, M. Shaw, J. Andersson, L. Baresi, B. Becker, N. Bencomo, Y. Brun, B. Cukic, R. Desmarais, S. Dustdar, G. Engels, K. Geihs, K.M. Goeschka, A. Gorla, V. Grassi, P. Inverardi, G. Karsai, J. Kramer, M. Litoiu, A. Lopes, J. Magee, S. Malek, S. Mankovskii, R. Mirandola, J. Mylopoulos, O. Nierstrasz, M. Pezzè, C. Prehofer, W. Schäfer, W. Schlichting, B. Schmerl, D.B. Smith, J.P. Sousa, G. Tamura, L. Tahvildari, N.M. Villegas, T. Vogel, D. Weyns, K. Wong, J. Wuttke: Software Engineering for self-adaptive systems: A second research roadmap, in: R. de Lemos, H. Giese, H.A. Müller, M. Shaw (Eds.), Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems, LNCS 7475, Number 10431 in Dagstuhl Seminar. Springer, pp. 1-32, Dec. 2012. 
  • N.M. Villegas, H.A. Müller: Managing dynamic context to optimize smart interactions and services, in The Smart Internet, M. Chignell; J. Cordy; J. Ng; Y. Yesha (eds.), Springer LNCS 6400, pp. 289-318, 2010. 
  • H. Giese, Y. Brun, J. Di Marzo Serugendo, C. Gacek, H.M. Kienle, H.A. Müller, M. Pezzè, M. Shaw: Engineering self-adaptive and self-managing systems, Springer LNCS 5527, pp. 47-69, 2009. 
  • B.H.C. Cheng, R. de Lemos, H. Giese, P. Inverardi, J. Magee, J. Andersson, B. Becker, N. Bencomo, Y. Brun, B. Cukic, J. Di Marzo Serugendo, S. Dustdar, A. Finkelstein, C. Gacek, K. Geihs, V. Grassi, G. Karsai, H.M. Kienle, J. Kramer, S. Malek, R. Mirandola, H.A. Müller, S. Park, M. Tichy, M. Tivoli, D. Weyns, J. Whittle: A research roadmap: software engineering for self-adaptive systems, Schloss Dagstuhl Seminar 08031 Report on Software Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems, Wadern, Germany, (2008); Springer LNCS 5527, pp. 1-26, 2009.





Peer-reviewed Conference and Workshop Proceedings

  • G. Tamura, N. M. Villegas, H. A. Müller, L. Duchien, and L. Seinturier. Improving Context-Awareness in Self-Adaptation Using the DYNAMICO Reference Model. 8th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS), May 20-21, San Francisco, USA. To appear. 
  • S. Ebrahimi, N. M. Villegas, H. A. Müller, and A. Thomo. SmarterDeals: A Context-aware Deal Recommendation System based on the SmarterContext Engine. In Proceedings 2012 Conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research (CASCON 2012), pages 116-130, Riverton, NJ, USA, 2012. IBM Corp. (Best Paper Award). [Available online
  • J. C. Munoz, G. Tamura, N. M. Villegas, and H. A. Müller. Surprise: User-controlled Granular Privacy and Security for Personal Data in SmarterContext. In Proceedings 2012 Conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research (CASCON 2012), pages 131-145, Riverton, NJ, USA, 2012. IBM Corp. [Available online
  • N. M. Villegas, H. A. Müller, J. C. Munoz, A. Lau, J. Ng, and C. Brealey: A Dynamic Context Management Infrastructure for Supporting User-Driven Web Integration in the Personal Web. In: Proceedings 2011 Conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative Research (CASCON 2011), pages 200-214, ACM, 2011. [Available online] 
  • N.M. Villegas, H.A. Müller, and G. Tamura: Optimizing Run-Time SOA Governance Through Context-Driven SLAs and Dynamic Monitoring. In Proceedings International Workshop on the Maintenance and Evolution of Service-Oriented and Cloud-Based Systems (MESOCA), pages 1-10, doi: 10.1109/MESOCA.2011.6049036, 2011. [Available online
  • N. M. Villegas, H. A. Müller, G. Tamura, L. Duchien, and R. Casallas. A Framework for Evaluating Quality-driven Self-Adaptive Software Systems. In: 6th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS 2011), pp. 80-89, ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2011. [Available online
  • M.E. Frîncu, N.M. Villegas, D. Petcu, H.A. Müller, R. Rouvoy: Self-Healing Distributed Scheduling Platform, 11th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2011), pp. 225-234, IEEE Computer Society, 2011. [Available online
  • N.M. Villegas and H. A. Müller: Context-Driven Adaptive Monitoring for Supporting SOA Governance. In: Proceedings Fourth International Workshop on a Research Agenda for Maintenance and Evolution of Service-Oriented Systems (MESOA 2010), pages 111-133, CMU-SEI 2011-BR-008, ISBN: 0-9786956-8-2, 2010. [Available online]