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Christian Becker

Prof. Dr.

Head of Institute
IPVS
Distributed Systems

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Universitätsstraße 38
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
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  1. Pfannemüller, M., Breitbach, M., Weckesser, M., Becker, C., Schmerl, B., Schürr, A., & Krupitzer, C. (2020). REACT-ION: A Model-based Runtime Environment for Situation-aware Adaptations. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems. https://doi.org/10.1145/3487919
  2. Becker, C., Julien, C., Lalanda, P., & Zambonelli, F. (2019). Pervasive computing middleware: current trends and emerging challenges. CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interaction, 1(1), 10--23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42486-019-00005-2
  3. Kirpes, B., & Becker, C. (2018). Processing electric vehicle charging transactions in a blockchain-based information system. Americas Conference on Information Systems 2018: Digital Disruption, AMCIS 2018.
  4. Roth, F. M., Becker, C., Vega, G., & Lalanda, P. (2018). XWARE?A customizable interoperability framework for pervasive computing systems. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 47, 13–30.
  5. Naber, J., Schäfer, D., & Becker, C. (2018). Billing Models for Public Displays in Smart Cities. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2018, 633–638.
  6. Kuhlmann, M., Roth, F. M., Becker, C., & Theissen, E. (2018). FinCare - A digital spending conscience or “do you really need a flamethrower?” Americas Conference on Information Systems 2018: Digital Disruption, AMCIS 2018.
  7. Choochotkaew, S., Yamaguchi, H., Higashino, T., Schäfer, D., Edinger, J., & Becker, C. (2018). Self-adaptive Resource Allocation for Continuous Task Offloading in Pervasive Computing. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2018, 663–668.
  8. Liu, R., Liang, J., Cao, J., Zhu, W., Vansyckel, S., & Becker, C. (2018). UIO-based Testbed Augmentation for Simulating Cyber-Physical Systems. IEEE Intelligent Systems.
  9. Klingert, S., & Becker, C. (2018). Poster abstract: economics-inspired modeling of data centre power flexibility. Computer Science - Research and Development, 33(1–2), 247–249.
  10. Roth, F. M., Pfannemueller, M., Becker, C., & Lalanda, P. (2018). An Interoperable Notification Service for Pervasive Computing. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2018, 842–847.
  11. Krupitzer, C., Sztyler, T., Edinger, J., Breitbach, M., Stuckenschmidt, H., & Becker, C. (2018). Hips Do Lie! A Position-Aware Mobile Fall Detection System. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2018.
  12. Krupitzer, C., Drechsel, G., Mateja, D., Pollkläsener, A., Schrage, F., Sturm, T., Tomasovic, A., & Becker, C. (2018). Using Spreadsheet-defined Rules for Reasoning in Self-Adaptive Systems. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2018, 289–294.
  13. Becker, C., & Renz, M. (2018). Message from the MDM 2018 advanced seminars co-chairs. Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, 2018-June, xiv.
  14. Yasumoto, K., Yamaguchi, H., & Becker, C. (2018). PerCom Workshops 2018 Committees. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2018.
  15. Schäfer, D., Edinger, J., Eckrich, J., Breitbach, M., & Becker, C. (2018). Hybrid Task Scheduling for Mobile Devices in Edge and Cloud Environments. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2018, 669–674.
  16. Saxena, D., Raychoudhury, V., Becker, C., & Suri, N. (2017). Reliable Memory Efficient Name Forwarding in Named Data Networking. Proceedings - 19th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, 14th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing and 15th International Symposium on Distributed Computing and Applications to Business, Engineering and Science, CSE-EUC-DCABES 2016, 48–55.
  17. Becker, C., Hu, P., & Wieland, M. (2017). Welcome message from the CoMoRea’17 co-chairs. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017.
  18. Schafer, D., Edinger, J., Borlinghaus, T., Paluska, J. M., & Becker, C. (2017). Using quality of computation to enhance quality of service in mobile computing systems. 2017 IEEE/ACM 25th International Symposium on Quality of Service, IWQoS 2017.
  19. Krupitzer, C., Breitbach, M., Saal, J., Becker, C., Segata, M., & Lo Cigno, R. (2017). RoCoSys: A framework for coordination of mobile IoT devices. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017, 485–490.
  20. Saxena, D., Raychoudhury, V., & Becker, C. (2017). An NDNoT based efficient object searching scheme for smart home using RFIDs. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series.
  21. Edinger, J., Schafer, D., Krupitzer, C., Raychoudhury, V., & Becker, C. (2017). Fault-avoidance strategies for context-aware schedulers in pervasive computing systems. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2017, 79–88.
  22. Krupitzer, C., Otto, J., Roth, F. M., Frommgen, A., & Becker, C. (2017). Adding Self-Improvement to an Autonomic Traffic Management System. Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2017, 209–214.
  23. Pfannemueller, M., Krupitzer, C., Weckesser, M., & Becker, C. (2017). A Dynamic Software Product Line Approach for Adaptation Planning in Autonomic Computing Systems. Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2017, 247–254.
  24. Becker, C., Dürr, F., Payton, J., & Riboni, D. (2017). Special Issue IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom) 2016. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 38, 279–280.
  25. Krupitzer, C., Roth, F. M., Becker, C., Weckesser, M., Lochau, M., & Schurr, A. (2016). FESAS IDE: An integrated development environment for autonomic computing. Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2016, 15–24.
  26. Schafer, D., Edinger, J., Vansyckel, S., Paluska, J. M., & Becker, C. (2016). Tasklets: Overcoming Heterogeneity in Distributed Computing Systems. Proceedings - 2016 IEEE 36th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, ICDCSW 2016, 156–161.
  27. Aberer, K., & Becker, C. (2016). Message from the MDM 2016 keynote co-chairs. Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, 2016-July, xiv.
  28. Schäfer, D., Edinger, J., Paluska, J. M., Vansyckel, S., & Becker, C. (2016). Tasklets: “better than Best-Effort” computing. 2016 25th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2016.
  29. Becker, C., Düff, F., Payton, J., & Riboni, D. (2016). Welcome Message from the Technical Program Chairs. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2016.
  30. Cao, J., Wang, J.-F., Becker, C., Kuan, T.-W., Wang, J.-C., & Xie, L. (2016). Message from general and program co-chairs. Proceedings of 2015 International Conference on Orange Technologies, ICOT 2015, vii–viii.
  31. Krupitzer, C., Roth, F. M., Pfannemuller, M., & Becker, C. (2016). Comparison of approaches for self-improvement in self-adaptive systems. Proceedings - 2016 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2016, 308–314.
  32. Schäfer, D., Edinger, J., Becker, C., & Breitbach, M. (2016). Writing a distributed computing application in 7 minutes with Tasklets. Proceedings of the Posters and Demos Session of the ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware 2016 Conference, Middleware Posters and Demos 2016, 25–26.
  33. Saxena, D., Raychoudhury, V., Suri, N., Becker, C., & Cao, J. (2016). Named Data Networking: A survey. Computer Science Review, 19, 15–55.
  34. Cook, D. J., Becker, C., Bulling, A., & Yu, Z. (2016). Special issue introduction. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 26, 1–2.
  35. Krupitzer, C., Roth, F. M., Vansyckel, S., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2015). A survey on engineering approaches for self-adaptive systems. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 17(PB), 184–206.
  36. Kumar, M., & Becker, C. (2015). 10 years of Pervasive Computing A special issue of PMC in memory of Chatschik Bisdikian. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 17(PB), 157–158.
  37. Cook, D., Becker, C., Yu, Z., & Bulling, A. (2015). TPC welcome: Message from the technical program chairs. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2015.
  38. Roth, F. M., Krupitzer, C., & Becker, C. (2015). Runtime evolution of the adaptation logic in self-adaptive systems. Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2015, 141–142.
  39. Krupitzer, C., Roth, F. M., Vansyckel, S., & Becker, C. (2015). Towards reusability in autonomic computing. Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2015, 115–120.
  40. Yu, Z., Becker, C., & Mase, K. (2014). Message from the UIC 2014 General Chairs. Proceedings - 2014 IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications and Associated Symposia/Workshops, UIC-ATC-ScalCom 2014, xvii.
  41. Zaslavsky, A., Chrysanthis, P. K., & Becker, C. (2014). Message from general co-chairs. Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, 1, xi–xii.
  42. Roth, F. M., Krupitzer, C., Vansyckel, S., & Becker, C. (2014). Nature-inspired interference management in smart peer groups. Proceedings - 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Environments, IE 2014, 132–139.
  43. Vansyckel, S., Schäfer, D., Majuntke, V., Krupitzer, C., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2014). COMITY: A framework for adaptation coordination in multi-platform pervasive systems. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 10(PART A), 51–65.
  44. Vansyckel, S., Schafer, D., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2013). Configuration management for proactive adaptation in pervasive environments. International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, SASO, 131–140.
  45. Becker, C., & Paluska, J. M. (2013). PerHot 2013: The 2nd international IEEE workshop on hot topics in pervasive computing 2013-Committees and welcome. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2013.
  46. VanSyckel, S., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2013). Extending context management for proactive adaptation in pervasive environments. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 214 LNEE, 823–831.
  47. Majuntke, V., VanSyckel, S., Schäfer, D., Krupitzer, C., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2013). COMITY: Coordinated application adaptation in multi-platform pervasive systems. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2013, 11–19.
  48. Krammer, L., Schiele, G., Koch, D., & Becker, C. (2012). Quality of experience-aware event synchronization for distributed virtual worlds. Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems - ICPADS, 604–611.
  49. Yu, Z., Yu, Z., Zhou, X., Becker, C., & Nakamura, Y. (2012). Tree-based mining for discovering patterns of human interaction in meetings. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 24(4), 759–768.
  50. Vansyckel, S., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2012). POSTER: Towards proactive adaptation in pervasive environments. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, 104 LNICST, 214–218.
  51. Handte, M., Schiele, G., Matjuntke, V., Becker, C., & Marrón, P. J. (2012). 3PC: System support for adaptive peer-to-peer pervasive computing. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, 7(1), Article 1.
  52. Tang, L., Zhou, X., Becker, C., Yu, Z., & Schiele, G. (2012). Situation-based design: A rapid approach for pervasive application development. Proceedings - IEEE 9th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing and IEEE 9th International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing, UIC-ATC 2012, 128–135.
  53. Heger, F., Schiele, G., Süselbeck, R., Itzel, L., & Becker, C. (2012). Scalability in peer-to-peer-based MMVEs: The continuous events approach. 2012 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC’2012, 629–633.
  54. Süselbeck, R., Schiele, G., Komarnicki, P., & Becker, C. (2011). Efficient bandwidth estimation for peer-to-peer systems. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, P2P 2011 - Proceedings, 10–19.
  55. Tang, L., Yu, Z., Zhou, X., Wang, H., & Becker, C. (2011). Supporting rapid design and evaluation of pervasive applications: Challenges and solutions. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 15(3), 253–269.
  56. Yu, Z., Zhou, X., Yu, Z., Becker, C., & Nakamura, Y. (2011). Social interaction mining in small group discussion using a smart meeting system. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 6905 LNCS, 40–51.
  57. Itzel, L., Heger, F., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2011). The quest for meaningful mobility in massively multi-user virtual environments. Annual Workshop on Network and Systems Support for Games.
  58. Becker, C. (2010). The operating system for the computer of the 21st century. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 6406 LNCS, 3.
  59. Becker, C., & Conti, M. (2010). Message from the general chairs. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2010.
  60. Majuntke, V., Schiele, G., Spohrer, K., Handte, M., & Becker, C. (2010). A coordination framework for pervasive applications in multi-user environments. Proceedings - 2010 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, IE 2010, 178–184.
  61. Tuttlies, V., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2009). End-user configuration for pervasive computing environments. Proceedings of the International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2009, 487–493.
  62. Süselbeck, R., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2009). Peer-to-peer support for low-latency massively multiplayer online games in the cloud. 2009 8th Annual Workshop on Network and Systems Support for Games, NetGames 2009.
  63. Heger, F., Schiele, G., Süselbeck, R., & Becker, C. (2009). Towards an Interest Management scheme for peer-based Virtual Environments. Electronic Communications of the EASST, 17.
  64. Sueselbeck, R., Schiele, G., Seitz, S., & Becker, C. (2009). Adaptive update propagation for low-latency massively multi-user virtual environments. Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN.
  65. Mutka, M., Becker, C., Dey, A. K., Lau, F., & Záruba, G. (2008). PerCom 2008 special issue. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 4(6), 789–790.
  66. Becker, C., & Zámba, G. V. (2008). IEEE PerCom 2008 work-in-progress session: Message from the technical program vice-chairs. 6th Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2008.
  67. Handte, M., Herrmann, K., Schiele, G., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2007). Automatic reactive adaptation of pervasive applications. 2007 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services, ICPS, 214–222.
  68. Schiele, G., Handte, M., & Becker, C. (2007). Good manners for Pervasive Computing - An approach based on the ambient calculus. Proceedings - Fifth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2007, 585–588.
  69. Khelil, A., Marrón, P. J., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2007). Hypergossiping: A generalized broadcast strategy for mobile ad hoc networks. Ad Hoc Networks, 5(5), 531–546.
  70. Tuttlies, V., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2007). COMITY - Conflict avoidance in pervasive computing environments. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 4806 LNCS(PART 2), 763–772.
  71. Schiele, G., Süselbeck, R., Wacker, A., Hähner, J., Becker, C., & Weis, T. (2007). Requirements of peer-to-peer-based massively multiplayer online gaming. Proceedings - Seventh IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, CCGrid 2007, 773–778.
  72. Handte, M., Herrmann, K., Schiele, G., & Becker, C. (2007). Supporting pluggable configuration algorithms in PCOM. Proceedings - Fifth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2007, 472–476.
  73. Hähner, J., Becker, C., Marrón, P. J., & Rothermel, K. (2006). Maintaining update-linearizability for replicated information in MANETs. First International Conference on Communication System Software and Middleware, Comsware 2006, 2006.
  74. Al-Muhtadi, J., & Becker, C. (2006). Message from the workshop chairs. Proceedings - Fourth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2006, 2006.
  75. Weis, T., Handte, M., Knoll, M., & Becker, C. (2006). Customizable pervasive applications. Proceedings - Fourth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2006, 2006, 239–244.
  76. Urbanski, S., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2006). Sentient processes - Process-based applications in pervasive computing. Proceedings - Fourth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2006, 2006, 608–611.
  77. Becker, C., & Záruba, G. (2006). Message from the work-in-progress session chairs. Proceedings - Fourth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2006, 2006.
  78. Rothermel, K., & Becker, C. (2005). Environmental models for mobile context-relevant systems,Umgebungsmodelle für mobile kontextbezogene systeme. INFORMATIK 2005 - Informatik LIVE!, Beitrage Der 35. Jahrestagung Der Gesellschaft Fur Informatik e.V. (GI), 2, 664.
  79. Dürr, F., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2005). Efficient forwarding of symbolically addressed geocast messages. Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN, 2005, 77–83.
  80. Becker, C., Kortuem, G., Nicklas, D., Pingali, G., & Steenkiste, P. (2005). Workshop on Context Modeling and Reasoning (CoMoRea ’05): Message from the workshop chair. Third IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom 2005 Workshops, 2005.
  81. Bettini, C., & Becker, C. (2005). Message from the workshop 4 chairs: Context-aware adaptation and personalization for the mobile internet. Proceedings - 2005 Symposium on Applications and the Internet Workshops, SAINT2005, 2005.
  82. Handte, M., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2005). Peer-based automatic configuration of pervasive applications. International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, 1(4), 251–264.
  83. Kubach, U., Becker, C., Stepanov, I., & Tian, J. (2004). Simulation models and tool for mobile location-dependent information access. Mobile Computing Handbook, 275–295.
  84. Marrón, P., Lachenmann, A., Minder, D., Hähner, J., Rothermel, K., & Becker, C. (2004). Adaptation and cross-layer issues in sensor networks. Proceedings of the 2004 Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing Conference, ISSNIP ’04, 623–628.
  85. Römer, K., Frank, C., Marrón, P. J., & Becker, C. (2004). Generic role assignment for wireless sensor networks. Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on ACM SIGOPS European Workshop, EW 11.
  86. Weis, T., Ulbrich, A., Geihs, K., & Becker, C. (2004). Quality of service in middleware and applications: A model-driven approach. Proceedings - IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, EDOC, 160–171.
  87. Schiele, G., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2004). Energy-efficient cluster-based service discovery for ubiquitous computing. Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on ACM SIGOPS European Workshop, EW 11.
  88. Bauer, M., Becker, C., Hähner, J., & Schiele, G. (2003). ContextCube - Providing context information ubiquitously. Proceedings - 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, ICDCSW 2003, 308–313.
  89. Hahner, J., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2003). A protocol for data dissemination in frequently partitioned mobile ad hoc networks. Proceedings - IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 633–640.
  90. Becker, C., & Schiele, G. (2003). Middleware and application adaptation requirements and their support in pervasive computing. Proceedings - 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, ICDCSW 2003, 98–103.
  91. Stepanov, I., Hähner, J., Becker, C., Tian, J., & Rothermel, K. (2003). A meta-model and framework for user mobility in mobile networks. IEEE International Conference on Networks, ICON, 231–238.
  92. Becker, C., Schiele, G., Gubbels, H., & Rothermel, K. (2003). BASE - A micro-broker-based middleware for pervasive computing. Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2003, 443–450.
  93. Böszörményi, L., Stary, C., Kosch, H., & Becker, C. (2002). Quality of service in distributed object systems and distributed multimedia object/component systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2323, 7–29.
  94. Tian, J., Hähner, J., Becker, C., Stepanov, I., & Rothermel, K. (2002). Graph-based mobility model for mobile ad hoc network simulation. Proceedings - Simulation Symposium, 2002-January, 337–344.
  95. Khelil, A., Becker, C., Tian, J., & Rothermel, K. (2002). An epidemic model for information diffusion in MANETs. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, 54–60.
  96. Bauer, M., Becker, C., & Rothermel, K. (2002). Location models from the perspective of context-aware applications and mobile ad hoc networks. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 6(5–6), 322–328.
  97. Geihs, K., & Becker, C. (2001). A framework for re-use and maintenance of quality of service mechanisms in distributed object systems. IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, ICSM, 470–478.
  98. Becker, C., & Zincky, J. (2000). Quality of service in distributed object systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 1964, 178–190.
  99. Becker, C., & Geihs, K. (2000). Generic QoS-support for CORBA. IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications - Proceedings, 60–65.
  100. Becker, C. R., & Geihs, K. (1998). QoS as a competitive advantage for distributed object systems:from enterprise objects to a global electronic market. Proceedings - IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, EDOCW, 230–238.

Christian Becker is a full professor for Computer Science at the University of Stuttgart since April 2022. Prior to that he was a full professor for Information Systems at the University of Mannheim from 2006 till 2022. Christian was Dean and Vice of the Business School at the University of Mannheim from 2018 till 2021. Christian studied Computer Science at the Universities of Karlsruhe and Kaiserslautern where he graduated in 1996. He received his PhD from the University of Frankfurt in 2001. In 2001 he joined the distributed systems group at the University of Stuttgart as Post Doc. In 2004 he received the venia legendi (Habilitation) for Computer Science (Informatik). Christian’s research interests are Distributed Systems and Context-Aware Computing. He is specifically interested in architectures for adaptive systems and their application to distributed systems. Christian has published more than 180 technical papers. He is a member of the IEEE Pervasive Computing and Communication Conference (PerCom) steering committee. Christian is active in the community, e.g., he was general chair of IEEE PerCom in 2010, TPC chair in 2016. He was/is general chair of IEEE Mobile Data Management in 2007 and 2023 and contributed to many other scientific venues.

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