Master Seminar : Winter Term 2009 / 2010

In winter semester, four working groups in the field of teaching “Software engineering and programming”

host a joint Master seminar. The goal of the seminar is to give the students the opportunity to get acquainted with the research fields of these groups.

This seminar is also known as Module ID 89-3372 of the Module Handbook.

Update

Grades and certificates are available. Please contact your supervisor.

General Remarks

The goal of a seminar is to introduce students to the major constituent of scientific method that is concerned with critically reading, understanding, summarizing, explaining and presenting existing scientific papers.

The following links present this in more detail: General guidelines for seminars in English and German. Successful participation in the seminar requires:

Term paper ( preliminary and revised version)

  • Approximately ten pages (excluding title page, table of contents, references, figures)
  • LNCS Style

Examples

Term papers from the last years: 1 2 3 4 5

(access password-protected, log-in announced per e-mail)

Term paper review

  • Each student reviews two term papers
  • A review contains
    • Summary
    • Comments to the author
    • Positive and negative aspects
  • At least 400 words
  • LNCS Style

Presentation

  • 30 min. presentation (hard deadline!)
  • 10 min. Q & A
  • 5 min. comments on presentation style
  • At least one question by reviewers of the corresponding term paper

How to fail a seminar …

  • Plagiarism
  • Non-observance of deadlines
  • Non-observance of compulsory attendance
  • Poorly written term paper (e.g. failed scope)
  • Bad presentation
  • No participation at discussion rounds

Schedule and Deadlines

Term paper deadlines:

  • 23.11.2009 (Monday) 12:00: Deadline: Annotated table of contents
  • 04.01.2010 (Monday) 12:00: Warning Deadline: Preliminary version of term paper
  • 11.01.2010 (Monday) 12:00: Warning Deadline: Review of two other term papers
  • 25.01.2010 (Monday) 12:00: Warning Deadline: Revised version of term paper

Presentation slides deadlines:

  • Warning Preliminary slides: 3 days before the presentation
  • Warning Final version of slides: 1 day before the presentation

The presentations dates follow at the end of the page.

All of the material marked by Warning has to be sent as PDF files by e-mail before the corresponding deadline to Yannick Welsch. You should also send a copy to your supervisor.

Please also note that all deadlines are hard deadlines.

Topics

Please note that some of the resources may only be accessible from the university network.

Student Topic Further Information Supervisor
Gabriel Lozano Sealing, Encapsulation and Mutability 1 Jean-Marie Gaillourdet
Wan Ai Current Topics in Pattern-Based Safety Engineering 1 Kai Höfig
Shanliang Wu Automating Safety: Traversing XMI for Analysis 1 Kai Höfig
Artun Subasi Masked Types for Sound Object Initialization 1 Patrick Michel
Tobias Wuechner Privacy in Online Social Networking 1 2 3 Prachi Kumari
Denis Feth Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Prachi Kumari
Stefan Willenbrock Architecture of social networking systems for privacy 1 2 Prachi Kumari
Michael Lörscher Sybil Attacks 1 2 Ricardo Neisse
Dulcineia Oliveira da Penha Model-based Security Testing Ricardo Neisse
Raphael Fonte Boa Trindade Embedded Systems Security Ricardo Neisse
Glib Kutepov Engineering Privacy 1 Oliver Maschino
Srilakshmi Kankanala Automatic Generation of Fault Trees for Software Controlled Systems Carolina Gomez
Cornelius Moucha Virtual Environments 1 2 3 Prof. Dr. Alexander Pretschner
Taslim Arif New methods of software visualization 1 2 3 4 Yi Yang
Nima Tshering Application of model-based testing method for embedded systems 1 Mahmudul Huq
Tran Ngoc Nha Vi Classification of system faults in Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) environment 1 Mahmudul Huq
Fatimah Zahra Software architecture derivation techniques based on non functional requirements 1 Adrien Mouaffo
Duc Anh Using Bayesian Networks for Software Project Management 1 2 Ansgar Lamersdorf

Submissions and Reviews

Student reviews the work of is reviewed by Preliminary submission Reviews Final submission
1 Gabriel Lozano 11 / 2 2 / 6 download by 2 by 6 download
2 Artun Subasi 1 / 17 11 / 1 download by 11 by 1 download
3 Cornelius Mucha 18 / 7 18 / 13 download by 18 by 13 download
4 Tobias Wuechner 6 / 11 6 / 16 download by 6 by 16 download
5 Denis Feth 15 / 18 15 / 14 download by 15 by 14 download
6 Stefan Willenbrock 4 / 1 4 / 9 download by 4 by 9 download
7 Nima Tshering 8 / 15 8 / 3 download by 8 by 3 download
8 Tran Ngoc Nha Vi 7 / 14 7 / 17 download by 7 by 17 download
9 Fatimah Zahra 10 / 6 10 / 18 download by 10 by 18 download
10 Duc Anh 9 / 13 9 / 15 download by 9 by 15 download
11 Wan Ai 2 / 16 1 / 4 download by 1 by 4 download
12 Shanliang Wu 11 / 16 11 / 1
13 Srilakshmi Kankanala 14 / 3 14 / 10 download by 14 by 10 download
14 Taslim Arif 13 / 5 13 / 8 download by 13 by 8
15 Michael Lörscher 5 / 10 5 / 7 download by 5 by 7 download
16 Dulcineia Oliveria da Penha 17 / 4 17 / 11 download by 17 by 11 download
17 Raphael Fonte Boa Trindade 16 / 8 16 / 2 download by 16 by 2 download
18 Glib Kutepov 3 / 9 3 / 5 download by 3 by 5 download

Presentations

Zip file containing all the presentations: download

Location: University of Kaiserslautern Room 48-680 (except 12.02 afternoon).

Note that minor adaptions might be made to the time slots.

01.02.2010

09:00 Gabriel Lozano Prof. Poetzsch-Heffter
09:45 Artun Subasi Prof. Poetzsch-Heffter
10:30 Nima Tshering Prof. Rombach
11:15 Tran Ngoc Nha Vi Prof. Rombach
13:00 Fatimah Zahra Prof. Rombach
13:45 Duc Anh Prof. Rombach
14:30 Stefan Willenbrock Prof. Pretschner
15:15 Cornelius Mucha Prof. Pretschner

08.02.2010

09:00 Wan Ai Prof. Liggesmeyer
09:45 Srilakshmi Kankanala Prof. Liggesmeyer

12.02.2010

09:00 Michael Lörscher Prof. Pretschner
09:45 Dulcineia Oliveria da Penha Prof. Pretschner
10:30 Raphael Fonte Boa Trindade Prof. Pretschner
11:15 Denis Feth Prof. Pretschner
13:30 Glib Kutepov Prof. Pretschner Location: 32-439
14:15 Tobias Wuechner Prof. Pretschner Location: 32-439

Contact

If you have any questions concerning our seminar please send an e-mail to Yannick Welsch.