Dr. Thorsten Berger, Assistant Professor, Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Talks (Selection)

  • Nov. 2016: Talk "Efficiency of Projectional Editing: A Controlled Experiment" at 24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE), Seattle, WA, USA
  • Oct. 2016: Keynote "Perspectives of Feature-Oriented Variation Control Systems", 7th International Workshop on Feature-Oriented Software Development at SPLASH'16, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sep. 2016: Talk "Experiences from Reengineering and Modularizing a Legacy Software Generator with a Projectional Language Workbench" at the 4th International Workshop on Reverse Variability Engineering, Beijing, China
  • May 2016: Talk "Feature Scattering in the Large: A Longitudinal Study of Linux Kernel Device Drivers", at the FOSD meeting organized by IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Apr. 2016: Invited Talk "Concepts, Operations, and Feasibility of a Projection-based Variation Control System", Variability Modeling in Braunschweig (VarMoBS, internal workshop series), Software Engineering and Automotive Informatics group, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
  • Oct. 2015: Invited Talk "Understanding Variability Modeling", CROSSING project at the Software Technology Group, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
  • Jul. 2015: Talk "What is a Feature? A Qualitative Study of Features in Industrial Software Product Lines" at the 19th International Software Product Line Conference, Nashville, TN, USA (slides)
  • Jul. 2015: Talk "Maintaining Feature Traceability with Embedded Annotations" at the 19th International Software Product Line Conference, Nashville, TN, USA (slides)
  • May 2015: Invited Talk "Mining Configuration Constraints" at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
  • May 2015: Talk "What is a Feature? A Qualitative Study of Features in Industrial Practice" at the FOSD meeting organized by Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  • Mar. 2015: Invited Talk "Efficiency of Projectional Editing - A Controlled Experiment", ITU Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Dec. 2014: Invited talk "On the Role of Configuration Constraints" at CWI Amsterdam (host: Jurgen Vinju), Netherlands
  • Oct. 2014: Invited talk "On the Role of Configuration Constraints" at INRIA Rennes (DiverSE team, hosts: Benoit Baudry and Mathieu Acher), France
  • Oct. 2014: Talk "Three Cases of Feature-Based Variability Modeling in Industry" at the ACM/IEEE 17th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS) (slides)
  • May 2014: Talk "Experiences from Modeling Topological Variability" at the FOSD meeting, Schloss Dagstuhl (Leibniz Center for Computer Science), Germany
  • Jan. 2014: Talk "Towards System Analysis with Variability Model Metrics" at the Eigth International Workshop on Variability Modelling of Software-intensive Systems (VaMoS'14) (slides)
  • Aug. 2013: Talk "Extracting Configuration Constraints from Systems Software" at the Danish Static Analysis Symposium (DANSAS'13)
  • Jul. 2013: Guest lecture in Sven Apel's course "Softwareproduktlinien" (in German) about our studies on real-world software product lines
  • Apr. 2013: Invited talk about our software ecosystems research in the Computer Science Colloqium at the Johannes-Kepler University in Linz (host: Paul Grünbacher)
  • Feb. 2013: Talk "Feature Dependency Mining - Preliminary Results" at the German FOSD-Treffen at Schloss Dagstuhl (slides)
  • Jan. 2013: Talk "A Survey of Variability Modeling in Industrial Practice" at the Seventh International Workshop on Variability Modelling of Software-intensive Systems (VaMoS'13) (slides)
  • Dec. 2012: Invited talk, overview of my research projects (our empirical studies on industrial variability modeling, our analyses of real-world variability models and languages, our Android studies, our code cloning study, and our feature depency mining project) at the Software Product Line Group at the University of Passau (host: Sven Apel)
  • Sep. 2012: Talk "Variability Modeling in the Wild", Software Product Line Conference, Doctoral Symposium, Salvador, Brazil
  • Jun. 2012: Invited talk "Variabilitätsmodellierung in Systemsoftware" at the german GI-Fachgruppentreffen Betriebssysteme, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Jun. 2012: Invited talk about my research topics at the Philipp University of Marburg (hosts: Klaus Ostermann and Christian Kästner)
  • Jun. 2012: Guest lecture "Empirische Studien zur Variabilitätsmodellierung" (in German) at the Philipp University of Marburg. Here are the slides.
  • Mar. 2012: I had a presentation at the FOSD meeting at TU Braunschweig this year, presenting our work on variability modeling in the systems software domain.
  • Mar. 2011: I gave a short presentation at the FOSD meeting at TU Dresden about our research tools, esp. KBuildMiner, which computes file presence conditions by statically analyzing imperative build logic (slides)
  • Sep. 2010: Talk "Variability Modeling in the Real: A Perspective from the Operating Systems Domain" at the 25th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE'10). (slides).
  • Sep. 2010: Poster on extracting the feature-to-code mappings in product lines, 14th Software Product Line Conference (SPLC). Here's the online poster version (26MB) and the extended abstract.
  • Jun. 2010: Poster presenting the work we did for the ASE2010 paper and the extraction of feature-to-code-mappings from Linux' build system (KBuild) at MSR summer school 2010 in Kingston, ON, Canada. Here's the poster (12MB).
  • Jun. 2010: In the weekly GSD lab workshop, I gave a talk on "Variability Extraction from Legacy Code" at the University of Waterloo
  • Oct. 2009: Invited talk "Why and How to Extract Variability from Open Source Product Lines", ITU Copenhagen, Programming, Logics, and Semantics Group.
  • May 2009: Talk "Leveraging Semantic Data Wikis for Distributed Requirements Elicitation" at the Workshop Wikis4SE (co-located with ICSE'09)