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Publications.

Publications of the CD Lab VaSiCS (key CDL publications in bold font)

Journals:

* Antonio Gutierrez, Lisa Sonnleithner, Alois Zoitl, and Rick Rabiser: Ansätze zur Beherrschung der Variabilität in Software-intensiven Cyber-Physischen Produktionssystemen, opens an external URL in a new window. e & i Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, vol. 138, pp. 321-329, 2021.

 

Conferences (incl. collocated workshops):

* Lisa Sonnleithner, Philipp Bauer, Rick Rabiser, Alois Zoitl: Applying Visualization Concepts to Large-Scale Software Systems in Industrial Automation. Proc. of the 10th IEEE Working Conference on Software Visualization (VISSOFT 2022), Limassol, Cyprus, IEEE, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Virendra Ashiwal, Antonio Gutierrez, Konstantin Aschbacher, Alois Zoitl: Apache Kafka as a Middleware to Support the PLC-Service Bus Architecture with IEC 61499. Proc. of the 16th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA 2022), Springer, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah: Multidisciplinary Variability Management for Cyber-Physical Production Systems, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2022) Volume B, Doctoral Symposium, Graz, Austria, ACM, 2022, pp. 23-28.

* Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah, Kevin Feichtinger, Philipp Bauer, Elene Kutsia, Rick Rabiser: V4rdiac: Tooling for Multidisciplinary Delta-Oriented Variability Management in Cyber-Physical Production Systems, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2022) Volume A, Graz, Austria, ACM, 2022, pp. 34-37.

* Ana Eva Chacón-Luna, Antonio Manuel Gutierrez, David Benavides, Lidia Fuentes: Design for the analysis of variability management in the industry, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the Fifth Workshop on Experiences and Empirical Studies on Software Reuse (WEESR 2022), collocated with the 26th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2022), Graz, Austria, ACM, 2022, pp. 117-122.

* Dario Romano, Kevin Feichtinger, Danilo Beuche, Uwe Ryssel, Rick Rabiser: Bridging the Gap between Academia and Industry: Transforming the Universal Variability Language to pure::variants and back, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the Fifth International Workshop on Languages for Modelling Variability (MODEVAR 2022), collocated with the 26th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2022), Graz, Austria, ACM, 2022, pp. 123-131.

* Kevin Feichtinger, Chico Sundermann, Thomas Thüm, Rick Rabiser: It's Your Loss: Classifying Information Loss During Variability Model Roundtrip Transformations, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2022) Volume A, Graz, Austria, ACM, 2022, pp. 67-78.

* Chico Sundermann, Kevin Feichtinger, José A. Galindo, David Benavides, Rick Rabiser, Sebastian Krieter, Thomas Thüm: Tutorial on the Universal Variability Language, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2022) Volume A, Graz, Austria, ACM, 2022, p. 260.

* Virendra Ashiwal, Mainak Majumder, Alois Zoitl: Evaluation of Middleware Technologies for the PLC-Service Bus in IEC 61499. Proc. of the 27th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2022), Stuttgart, Germany, IEEE, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah, Shubham Sharma, Rick Rabiser, Alois Zoitl: Supporting Variability Management in Cyber-Physical Production Systems: Towards Semi-Automatic Delta Model Mining for IEC 61499. Proc. of the 27th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2022), Stuttgart, Germany, IEEE, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Kevin Feichtinger, Kristof Meixner, Felix Rinker, István Koren, Holger Eichelberger, Tonja Heinemann, Jörg Holtmann, Marco Konersmann, Judith Michael, Eva-Maria Neumann, Jérôme Pfeiffer, Rick Rabiser, Matthias Riebisch, Klaus Schmid: Industry Voices on Software Engineering Challenges in Cyber-Physical Production Systems Engineering. Proc. of the 27th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2022), Stuttgart, Germany, IEEE, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Markus Unterdechler, Antonio Gutierrez, Lisa Sonnleithner, Rick Rabiser, Alois Zoitl: Identifying repeating patterns in IEC 61499 systems with machine learning. Proc. of the 27th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2022), Stuttgart, Germany, IEEE, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Bianca Wiesmayr, Alois Zoitl, Laurin Prenzel, Sebastian Steinhorst: Supporting a Model-driven Development Process for Distributed Control Software. Proc. of the 27th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2022), Stuttgart, Germany, IEEE, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Lisa Sonnleithner, Bianca. Wiesmayr, Virendra Ashiwal, Shubham Sharma, Alois Zoitl: Architectural Concepts for IEC 61499-based Machine Controls: Beyond Normal Operation Handling. Proc. of the 27th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2022), Stuttgart, Germany, IEEE, 2022 (accepted for publication).

* Lisa Sonnleithner, Rick Rabiser, and Alois Zoitl: Bad Smells in Industrial Automation: Sniffing out Feature Envy, opens an external URL in a new window, Proc. of the 48th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA 2022), IEEE, 2022, pp. 346-349.

* Michael Oberlehner, Virendra Ashiwal, Alois Zoitl, James Christensen: Using Modules to Manage the Content of IEC 61499 Type Libraries. Proc. of the 20th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2022), IEEE, 2022.

* Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Eva-Maria Neumann, Juliane Fischer, Marga Marcos, Elisabet Estévez Estévez, Giacomo Barbieri, Lisa Sonnleithner, Rick Rabiser: Automation Software Architecture in CPPS – Definition, Challenges and Research Potentials, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS 2022), 2022, pp. 1-8.

* Virendra Ashiwal, Antonio M. Gutierrez Fernandez, Alois Zoitl: Implementing a PLC-Service bus with IEC 61499, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS 2022), 2022, pp. 1-7.

* Kevin Feichtinger, Kristof Meixner, Stefan Biffl, Rick Rabiser: Evolution Support for Custom Variability Artifacts using Feature Models: A Study in the Cyber-Physical Production Systems Domain, opens an external URL in a new window, Proc. of the 20th International Conference on Software and Systems Reuse (ICSR 2022), Springer, 2022, pp. 79-84.

* Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah, Kevin Feichtinger, Kristof Meixner, Lisa Sonnleithner, Rick Rabiser, Alois Zoitl: Towards Multidisciplinary Delta-Oriented Variability Management in Cyber-Physical Production Systems, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 16th International Working Conference on Variability Modelling of Software-Intensive Systems (VaMoS 2022), ACM, 2022, pp. 13:1-13:10.

* Kristof Meixner, Kevin Feichtinger, Stefan Biffl, Rick Rabiser: Efficient Production Process Variability Exploration, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 16th International Working Conference on Variability Modelling of Software-Intensive Systems (VaMoS 2022), ACM, 2022, pp. 14:1-14:9.

* Bianca Wiesmayr, Alois Zoitl, Rick Rabiser: Assessing the Usefulness of a Visual Programming IDE for Large-Scale Automation Software, opens an external URL in a new window (Summary). Software Engineering (SE 2022), GI, 2022, pp. 91-92.

* Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Eva-Maria Neumann, Alois Zoitl, Antonio M. Gutierrez Fernandez, Rick Rabiser, Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah: An International Case Study on Control Software Development in Large-Scale Plant Manufacturing Companies of One Industrial Sector at Different Locations, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 47th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-8.

* Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah, Bianca Wiesmayr, Michael Oberlehner, Rick Rabiser, Alois Zoitl: Towards Delta-Oriented Variability Modeling for IEC 61499, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-4.

* Lisa Sonnleithner, Sándor Bácsi, Michael Oberlehner, Elene Kutsia, and Alois Zoitl: Do you smell it too? Towards IEC 61499 Bad Smells, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-4.

* Virendra Ashiwal, Alois Zoitl: Messaging Interaction Patterns for a Service Bus Concept of PLC-Software, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-8.

* Kirill Dorofeev, Sebastian Bergemann, Tarik Terzimehi, Julian Grothoff, Michael Thies, Alois Zoitl: Generation of the Orchestrator Code for Skill-Based Automation Systems, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-8.

* Michael Oberlehner, Lisa Sonnleithner, Bianca Wiesmayr, Alois Zoitl: Catalog of Refactoring Operations for IEC 61499, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-4.

* Lisa Sonnleithner, Bianca Wiesmayr, Virendra Ashiwal, Alois Zoitl: IEC 61499 Distributed Design Patterns, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-8.

* Tarik Terzimehi, Kirill Dorofeev, Sebastian Bergemann, Alois Zoitl, Sebastian Voss: Towards Service Deployment and Composition in Industry 4.0, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-8.

* Bianca Wiesmayr, Alois Zoitl, Antonio Garmendia, Manuel Wimmer: A Model-based Execution Framework for Interpreting Control Software, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-8.

* Bianca Wiesmayr, Alois Zoitl, Oscar Miguel-Escrig, Julio-Ariel Romero-Perez: Distributed Implementation of Hierarchical Grafcets through IEC 61499, opens an external URL in a new window. Proc. of the 26th International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 1-8.

* Bianca Wiesmayr, Alois Zoitl, Rick Rabiser: Assessing the Usefulness of a Visual Programming IDE for Large-Scale Automation Software, opens an external URL in a new window. Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 24th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2021), IEEE, 2021, pp. 297-307.

* Kristof Meixner, Kevin Feichtinger, Rick Rabiser, Stefan Biffl: A Reusable Set of Real-World Product Line Case Studies for Comparing Variability Models in Research and Practice, opens an external URL in a new window. Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Experiences and Empirical Studies on Software Reuse (WEESR), collocated with the 25th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2021), Leicester, UK, ACM, 2021, pp. 105-112.

* Kevin Feichtinger, Rick Rabiser: How flexible must a Transformation Approach for Variability Models and Custom Variability Representations be?, opens an external URL in a new window Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Languages for Modelling Variability (MODEVAR 2021), collocated with the 25th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2021), Leicester, UK, ACM, 2021, pp. 69-72.

* Hafiyyan Sayyid Fadhlillah, Kevin Feichtinger, Lisa Sonnleithner, Rick Rabiser, Alois Zoitl: Towards Heterogeneous Multi-Dimensional Variability Modeling in Cyber-Physical Production Systems, opens an external URL in a new window. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Variability and Evolution of Software-intensive Systems (VariVolution), collocated with the 25th ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2021), Leicester, UK, ACM, 2021, pp. 123-129.

* Chico Sundermann, Kevin Feichtinger, Dominik Engelhardt, Rick Rabiser, Thomas Thüm: Yet Another Textual Variability Language? A Community Effort Towards a Unified Language, opens an external URL in a new window. Proceedings of the 25th International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2021), Leicester, UK, ACM, 2021, pp. 136-147.

* Klaus Schmid, Rick Rabiser, Martin Becker, Goetz Botterweck, Matthias Galster, Iris Groher, Danny Weyns: Bridging the Gap: Voices from Industry and Research on Industrial Relevance of SPLC, opens an external URL in a new windowProceedings of the 25th International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC 2021), Leicester, UK, ACM, 2021, pp. 184–189.

* Kevin Feichtinger, Kristof Meixner, Rick Rabiser, Stefan Biffl: A Systematic Study as Foundation for a Variability Modeling Body of Knowledge, opens an external URL in a new window. Proceedings  of the 47th EUROMICRO Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA 2021), Palermo, Italy, IEEE, 2021, pp. 25-28.

* Rick Rabiser, Alois Zoitl: Towards Mastering Variability in Software-Intensive Cyber-Physical Production Systems, opens an external URL in a new window, in Elsevier: Procedia Computer Science, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart (ISM 2020), Elsevier, pp. 50-59, 2021, ISSN: 1877-0509.

 

PhD, Master and Bachelor Theses:

* Philipp Bauer: Analyzing and Refactoring the Modularization of IEC 61499 Systems. Bachelor’s Thesis, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, 06.07.2022.

* Markus Unterdechler: Analysis of Rollout Variants in MCTS. Bachelor’s Thesis, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, 30.03.2021.

 

Others:

* Rick Rabiser, Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Manuel Wimmer, Andreas Wortmann, Alois Zoitl: Workshop on Software Engineering in Cyber-Physical Production Systems (SECPPS), 2nd Edition, opens an external URL in a new window. in Software Engineering 2022, LNI, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., 2022, pp. 105-106.

* Rick Rabiser, Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Manuel Wimmer, Alois Zoitl: Workshop on Software Engineering in Cyber-Physical Production Systems (SECPPS), opens an external URL in a new window, in Software Engineering 2021, LNI, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.., 2021, pp. 133-134.