Alois Ferscha

Über Alois Ferscha

Alois Ferscha war am Institut für Angewandte Informatik an der Universität Wien als Assistent und außerordentlicher Professor tätig (1986-1999). Im Jahr 2000 wechselte er als Universitätsprofessor an die Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, wo er das Institut für Pervasive Computing gründete und leitet. Er ist wissenschaftlicher Leiter des Research Studio PCA (Pervasive Computing Applications) und des COMET K1 Zentrums Pro²Future und Präsident der Österreichischen Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft für Produktion ÖWGP. Er hat mehr als 25 nationale (FFG, IKTdZ, PdZ) und internationale (EU FP6, FP7) Projekte in den Bereichen Pervasive/Ubiquitous/Wearable/Cognitive Computing, Wireless Sensor/Actuator Systems, WSNs, Multimodal HCI und High Performance Simulation erfolgreich abgeschlossen.

Er war Gastprofessor/Forscher an internationalen Universitäten (UoGenova, UoOregon, UoMaryland, UoTurin), ist Autor von mehr als 300 peer-reviewten wissenschaftlichen Publikationen und ist als Redakteur und Gutachter für renommierte Fachzeitschriften tätig. Er ist Berater für Forschungsagenden auf nationaler (BMK, BMDW BMLV) und EU-Ebene (DG CONNECT) und war Mitglied in zahlreichen Komitees bekannter Konferenzen (PERVASIVE, UbiComp, ISWC, WWW, PerDis, INTETAIN, PADS, DS-RT, SIGMETRICS, MASCOTS, MSWiM, MobiWac, TOOLS, Euro-Par, PNPM, ICS, etc. ), leitete z.B. PERVASIVE 2004, ISWC 2009, IOT 2017, und TCP leitete z.B. IEEE DS-RT, PERVASIVE, DOA SVI, MASCOTS, PADS. Seine Arbeiten wurden mehrfach ausgezeichnet (z.B. Heinz-Zemanek-Preis, Innovationspreis, Multimedia Staatspreis, Ö-WGP Zukunftspreis).

Forschungsinteressen

  • Networked Embedded Systems and Architectures: Pervasive, mobile, ubiquitous and wearable computing; autonomic computing and wireless embedded systems; wireless multisensor platforms; context aware and adaptive systems;  information appliances; ambient intelligence.
  • Cooperative Embedded Systems: Coordination models, languages and formal methods; ad-hoc interaction; self-organization and self-management; cooperative sensing, opportunistic sensing; goal-oriented cooperative systems; -ensembles of digital artefacts, networks of things.
  • Development of Embedded Systems Software: Distributed software and algorithms (specification, correctness, termination, complexity analysis), programming paradigms (OO distributed software models), component technologies/frameworks, embedded and real-time software, service oriented architectures, multiagent (software) systems.
  • Awareness, Attention, Interaction: Context awareness, group/workspace awareness; peripheral displays, ambient information systems; embedded interaction, tangible interfaces; implicit interaction, activity and mobility recognition; auditory, vibrotactile and olfactory interfaces.
  • Parallel and Distributed (Interactive) Simulation: Parallel/distributed discrete event simulation (generating models, experimental design, verification, validation, and confidence analysis), distributed interactive simulation, web-based simulation, agent-based simulation, OO simulation, real-time simulation, simulation-aided multiuser environments.

Curriculum Vitae

Professor für Informatik und Vorstand des Instituts für Pervasive Computing an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Wissenschaftlicher Leiter der Pro2Future GmbH (COMET K1, 4. Ausschreibung)

Geschäftsführer und Wissenschaftlicher Leiter der Pro2Future GmbH (COMET K1, 4. Ausschreibung)

Gründer und Leiter des RSA FG Studios PCA (Pervasive Computing Applications)

Dekan der Technisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Leiter des Exzellenzinitiative "Pervasive Computing" an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Gründer und Leiter des Research Institute for Pervasive Computing (RIPE)

Habilitation, Universität Wien, Venia Docendi im Fach “Informatik”

Promotion, Universität Wien, Thesis: "Modelling and Performance Analysis of Parallel Systems with PRM-Nets" (1992 ausgezeichnet mit dem Heinz Zemanek-Preis)

Research Assistant and Assistant Professor, Universität Wien, Institut für Informatik und Informationssysteme

Gastprofessuren und Forschungsaufenthalte

ERASMUS Gastprofessor, Technical University of Budapest (Ungarn)

Gastprofessor, Università di Genova (Italien)

Visiting Researcher, University of Oregon, Eugene (USA)

Visiting Researcher, University of Maryland at College Park (USA)

Visiting Researcher, Università degli Studi di Torino (Italien)

Visiting Researcher, Università degli Studi di Torino (Italien)

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Weitere Informationen

Vorträge der letzten 5 Jahre

October 12, 2021 Cognitive Products, Besuch Wissenschaftsdelegation Aachen, Linz, Austria.
October 05, 2021 Invited Keynote, The Cognification of Things, Doctoral Colloquium of the LMU Medieninformatik, Venice, Italy.
September 30, 2021

Invited Keynote, Cognitive Wearables: Embedded AI Systems Assisting Workers, Millenium Innovation Days #2021, Lustenau, Austria.

August 25, 2021 Invited Talk, Kognitive Industriesysteme, Werkstoffworkshop European Forum Alpbach, Alpbach, Austria.
June 22, 2021 Invited Keynote, Kognitive Industriesysteme, UAR Innovation Network 360°, Online, Austria.

March 17, 2021

Presentation of the ÖWGP Positionspapier 2021, Beirat der FTI-Initiative „Produktion der Zukunft“, Online, Austria.

November 10, 2020

Invited Talk, Cognitive Products, KC Treffpunkt Digitalisierung #4, Online, Austria.

November 05, 2020

Invited Talk, Technology Matters!, IV OÖ: Industrie im Dialog: Corona als Technologieturbo, Online, Austria.

January 23, 2020

Invited Keynote, Aware Systems: Reversing Interaction Principles, International Workshop Conference on Digital Intelligence and Aware Systems: Interactive Music Technologies, St. Gilgen, Austria.

November 20, 2019

Cognitive Load in Laparoscopic Surgery, 5. Kepler Science Day, Linz, Austria.

October 24, 2019

Invited Talk, T12 / T22   =   a13 /a23, Jubiläumssymposium 400 Jahre Keplers Buch, Linz, Austria.

June 18, 2019

Invited Keynote, Ich bitte um Ihre Aufmerksamkeit! Wahrnehmungsgesteuerte Selbstanpassung zukünftiger IT-basierter Produktionssysteme, Production & IT Konferenz, Linz, Austria.

May 14, 2019

Moderation IT-Kolloquium: Intelligente Roboter in Interaktion mit Menschen, Vienna, Austria.

May 08, 2019

Invited Keynote, Cognitive IT: The Dawn of the Age of Machine Thinking, ComputationWorld 2019, Venice, Italy.

May 07, 2019

Paper Presentation, Cognitive Products: System Architecture and Operational Principles, Cognitive 2019, Venice, Italy.

January 31, 2019

Invited Talk (with F. Bleicher), Smarte Produktion, SMARTE PRODUKTION: Was die Vernetzung von Maschinen, Services und Menschen bringt (DBT), Vienna, Austria.

October 31, 2018

Invited Talk, Shaping the cognitive productions systems of the future, IndTech 2018, Vienna, Austria.

October 15, 2018

Short presentation, Pro²Future, Workshop des UAR Innovation Networks, Linz, Austria.

October 02, 2018

Panel discussion, Intelligent Cognitive Systems, AVL Strategic Research Partnership, Graz, Austria.

September 18, 2018

Keynote, The Future of Products and Production Systems is Cognitive, Pro²Future in Progress, Linz, Austria.

June 20, 2018

Invited Talk, IoT in a Nutshell, Future in a Nutshell, Sattledt, Austria.

May 29, 2018

Short presentation, Pro²Future (5 minutes/ 1 slide), FFG Forum Produktion 2018, Graz, Austria.

May 08, 2018

Interview, Auf den Spuren Keplers in Linz, Wissenschaftsempfang anlässlich des Johannes Kepler Jubiläums, Linz, Austria.

April 26, 2018

Invited Talk, Spotlight 5 - IoT, the thinking things, ECSEL-Austria Conference 2018, Linz, Austria.

March 15, 2018

Invited Talk, Common Research Program CDP-Pro²Future, Opening Event Austrian Center for Digital Production, Vienna, Austria.

February 08, 2018

Invited Talk, Pro2Future: Produkte und Produktionssysteme der Zukunft werden denken! 2. JKU-Transfertag Intelligente Produktion, Linz, Austria.

July 05, 2017

Invited Keynote: Spatial Abstractions for Individuals in Superorganisms, AGIT 2017, Salzburg, Austria.

May 16, 2017

Invited Plenary Statement and Discussion, Fourth Round of Plenary Discussions: Digitalisation and innovation – how new technologies can help to overcome economic barriers, Towards the Vision of a Common Economic Space from Vancouver to Vladivostok: Connectivity, Trade and Economic Cooperation, Linz, Austria.

May 09, 2017

Invited Panelist, Panel Statement and Discussion, AEC Innovationstag, Linz, Austria.

May 09, 2017

Invited Talk, Socio-Inspired ICT, Reinventing Society - CSH Workshop, Vienna, Austria.

May 04, 2017

Invited Keynote, Tatort Digitalisierung: Menschliche Motive und ihre symbiotischen IT-Systeme, Tiroler IT-Day, Innsbruck, Austria.

April 06, 2017

Invited Talk, Industrie 4.0 - Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt, Industrie 4.0 – Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt, Linz, Austria.

February 09, 2017

Invited Talk, Future & Emerging ICT: Innovationen mit dem Ziel, Menschen zu dienen, Taking Innovation from Universities to Markets, St. Gilgen, Austria.

January 25, 2017

Invited Keynote, Business and Technologies Going Green, OSCE Chairmanship Business Conference, Vienna, Austria.

January 18, 2017

Invited Keynote, Cognitive Collective Adaptive Systems, ANDRITZ Global Talent Program, Vienna, Austria.

January 09, 2017

Invited Talk, Future & Emerging ICT – Innovationen mit dem Ziel, Menschen zu dienen, RSA Teamklausur 2017, St. Gilgen, Austria.

December 05, 2016

Panel Discussion, Aufmerksamkeit im OP, Medizinische Forschung im Zeichen der Kooperation, Linz, Austria.

November 09, 2016

Invited Talk, Trends in der Digitalisierung, IndustryTech 2016, Zell am See, Austria.

October 19, 2016

IKT der Zukunft - Projektserie IPC, Kick-Off für die aktuelle FFG Ausschreibung aus "IKT der Zukunft", Linz, Austria.

October 04, 2016

Invited Talk, Cyberphysische Produkte und Produktionssysteme, Salzburg Business Opening, Salzburg, Austria.

October 03, 2016

Das Internet der Dinge, Workshop I des IGF Austria, Wien, Austria.

September 15, 2016

Invited Keynote, Verschränkte Welt: Die Separierung der "Physischen" von der "Digitalen" Welt ist obsolet!, 30 Jahre VÖSI, Vienna, Austria.

August 30, 2016

Invited Talk, Perspektiven der physisch-digitalen Systeme der Zukunft, SKF Führungskräfte-Dialog, Steyr, Austria.

July 15, 2016

Invited Keynote, May I Have Your Attention, Please?, ICCHP 2016, Linz, Austria.

June 8, 2016

Invited Keynote, Siemens Executive Summit "On the way to Industrie 4.0 - Driving the Digital Enterprise", Mondsee, Austria.

May 12, 2016

Invited Keynote: Cyber-Physical Industrial Systems. TechTrend, AVL List GmbH Research & Technology, Graz, Austria.

April 28, 2016

TV program: OÖ Heute: Computer überwachen Aufmerksamkeit, ORF OÖ, Austria.

April 19, 2016

FoCAS WP5 Presentation, Final Review, Brussels, Belgium.

April 14, 2016

Panel discussion: Virtual Reality, AEC/ Die Presse, Linz, Austria.

April 13, 2016

Invited Keynote: Cyber-Physical Products and Production Systems. Industrie 4.0 - N 4.0 vernetzt wirtschaften, St. Pölten, Austria.

April 7, 2016

Invited Conference Keynote: Cyber-Physische Produkte und Produktionssysteme, Internationales Forum Mechatronik, Augsburg, Germany.

April 6, 2016

Panel discussion: FutureTalk, Academia Superior/ Die Rundschau, Linz, Austria.

April 4, 2016

Invited talk: Vortrag zu Industrie 4.0, TU München, München, Germany.

February 11, 2016

TV program: OÖ Heute: Computer erkennt menschliche Absichten, ORF OÖ, Austria.

February 4, 2016

Invited Keynote: Attentive Things, WARM'16, Graz, Austria.

January 13, 2016

Invited Keynote: Foundations and Engineering of Collective Adaptive Systems, Workshop on Research Challenges in Modeling & Simulation for Engineering Complex Systems, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

Projekte an der Universität Wien

1998-2000

BISANTE (Broadband Integrated Satellite Network Traffic Evaluation)

Funding: EU ESPRIT IV

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik - Dept. of Distributed Systems (Univ. Vienna), Thomson CSF (France)*, INT (France) University of Surrey (UK), Netway (Austria), SOLINET (Germany)

Role: Co-Proposer, Co-Worker

1998-1999

COOPERATE: Distributed Multiuser Cooperative Work Environments (Reference Project)

Funding: BMWV

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), Univ. Linz (Prof. Volkert J., Prof. M. Mühlhäuser), Univ. Salzburg (Prof. P. Zinterhof), Industrial Partners

Role: Proposer, Coordinator, Project Leader

1998-1999

Virtual Enterprise. Enabling technologies for a generic, multipurpose virtual enterprise server.

Funding: ONB

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna)

Role: Proposer, Project Leader (Univ. Vienna)

1998-1999

Distributed Simulation of Multiagent Systems

Funding: British Council

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), University of Exeter (Prof. Turner S.)

Role: Proposer, Project Leader (Univ. Vienna)

1998-1999

Network Computing (TEMPUS)

Funding: EU Tempus

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), EU Consortium

Role: Co-Proposer, Project Partner

1997-1998

VRöIG: Initiative “Virtuelle Realität” für die Österreichische Informationsgesellschaft

Funding: BMWV

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), JKU Linz, Univ. Salzburg, BMWV

Role: Proposer, Coordinator, Primary Investigator (Univ. Vienna)

 

1993-1998

MATCH (Modelling and Analysis of Time Constrained and Hierarchical Systems)

Funding: EU - Human Capital and Mobility

Partners: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), Eindhoven University of Technology, Universität Hamburg , Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (C. Girault), Universita degli Studi di Torino (G. Balbo, Chiola G.), Universidad de Zaragoza (M. Silva)

Role: Co-Proposer, Coordinator, Project Partner

1995-1996

Parallel Simulation of Very Large Office Workflow Models

Funding: Jubiläumsfondprojekt Nr. 5069, Österreichische Nationalbank

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna)

Role: Proposer, Coordinator, Project Leader

1994-1996

Parallel Simulation Techniques

Funding: BMWF/British Council Academic Research Collaboration

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), University of Exeter (Prof. Turner S.)

Role: Proposer, Coordinator, Project Leader (Univ. Vienna)

1991-1996

PAPS: Performance Analysis of Parallel Systems

Funding: FWF Research Grant No. S5303-PHY, (Austrian Center for Parallel Computation)

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna)

Role: PI (Univ. Vienna)

1994-1995

Distributed Simulation on High Performance Parallel Computer Architectures

Funding: Scientific-Technical Cooperation Austria–Italy, ()

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), Universita di Genoa (Prof. Chiola G.)

Role: Proposer, Project Leader (Univ. Vienna)

1993-1995

CAPSE: Computer Aided Parallel Software Engineering

Funding: Research Project BMWF GZ. 613.562/1-II/6/93

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), Inst. f. Graphische Datenverarbeitung und Parallele Systeme (Univ. of Linz)

Role: Co-Proposer, PI (Univ. Vienna)

1993-1995

Performance Analysis of Parallel Systems and their Workload

(Central European Initiative (CEI-): Work Package 3:)

Funding: Research Project BMWF GZ. 308.926/1-IV/3/93, ()

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna), University of Pavia (Prof. M. Calzarossa), Polytechnico di Milano (Prof. G. Serazzi), Universität Wien (Prof. H. Zima)

Role: Co-Proposer, Work Package Leader

1993-1995

Parallel Visual Programming: Central European Initiative: WP6

Funding: Research Project BMWF GZ. 308.926/1-IV/3/93

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Angewandte Informatik und Informationssysteme - Advanced Computer Engineering Dept. (Univ. Vienna)

Role: Co-Proposer, WP Leader

1992-1994

MONIT: Measurement and Monitoring of Parallel Processing Systems

Funding: BMWF

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Statistik und Informatik, Abt. f. Angewandte Informatik (Univ. Vienna), Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava

Role: Co-Proposer, PI (Univ. Vienna)

 

1990-1992

Distributed Simulation of Petri Nets

Funding: Research Project BMWF GZ. 613.525/2-26/90

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Statistik und Informatik, Abt. f. Angewandte Informatik (Univ. Vienna)

Role: Proposer, Project Leader (Univ. Vienna)

1986-1988

Computer Aided Instruction

Funding: Research Project BMWF GZ. 52.979/1-6/86

Project Consortium: Inst. f. Statistik und Informatik, Abt. f. Angewandte Informatik (Univ. Vienna)

Role: Co-Proposer, PI

Best Paper Awards (Auswahl)

COGNITIVE 2019

K. Zia, A. Ferscha and D. Trendafilov: Importance of Coordination and Cultural Diversity for an Efficient and Flexible Manufacturing System.

PhyCS 2018

B. Gollan, M. Haslgrübler, A. Ferscha and J. Heftberger: Making Sense: Experiences with Multi-Sensor Fusion in Industrial Assistance Systems.

PETRA 2018

S. Amrouche, B. Gollan, A. Ferscha and J. Heftberger: Activity Segmentation and Identification based on Eye Gaze Features.

FUTURE COMPUTING 2016

B. Gollan and A. Ferscha: SEEV-Effort - Is it Enough to Model Human Attentional Behavior in Public Display Settings.

AutomotiveUI 2013

A. Riener, A. Ferscha, F. Bachmair, P. Hagmüller, A. Lemmé, D. Muttenthaler, D. Pühringer, H. Rogner, A. Tappe and F. Weger: Standardization of the In-Car Gesture Interaction Space.

ADAPTIVE 2013

M. Kurz, G. Hoelzl and A. Ferscha:

On the Utilization of Heterogeneous Sensors and System Adaptability for Opportunistic Activity and Context Recognition.

ICAS 2013

G. Hoelzl, M. Kurz and A. Ferscha: Goal Processing and Semantic Matchmaking in Opportunistic Activity and Context Recognition Systems.

ADAPTIVE 2012

M. Kurz, G. Hoelzl and A. Ferscha: Dynamic Adaptation of Opportunistic Sensor Configurations for Continuous and Accurate Activity Recognition.

Pervasive Computing 2002

A. Ferscha, S. Vogl: Pervasive Web Access via Public Communication Walls.

WETICE 2000

A. Ferscha: Workspace Awareness in Mobile Virtual Teams.

WETICE 1999

A. Ferscha, C. Scheiner: Collective Choice in Virtual Teams. (Nomination), Stanford, CA, USA.

HICSS 1999

A. Ferscha: Optimistic Distributed Execution of Business Process Models. (Nomination), Maui, Hawaii, USA.

Memberships, Advisory Boards und Jurys (Auswahl)

02/2020-02/2022

President of the ÖWGP

Since 2015

Member of the ÖWGP

Since 2014

Advisory Board Member Industrie 4.0, BMVIT

 

Advisory Board Member Produktion der Zukunft, BMVIT

 

Advisory Board Member IKT der Zukunft, BMVIT

Since 2005

EC DG Connect

2010-2013

Advisory Board Member Awareness

2006,2007

DFG Deutsche Exzellenzinitiative Evaluation Panel

2013

CHIST-ERA Evaluation Panel

2013

Multimedia Staatspreis Jury Wien

2013

Advisory Board member SmartProducts, TU Darmstadt

2013/14

Since 2009

Advisory Board member UrbanIxD

DFG Reviewer

Since 2007

Member of the WTNB (Wehrtechnisch-Naturwissenschaftlicher Beirat, Wissenschaftskommission, BMLVS)

Since 2007

Member and Austrian Representative in IFIP TC 10

Since 2009

SFI Science Foundation Ireland Panel Member

2004, 2007/08, 2010

Jury member IKT Vienna, ZIT Zentrum für Innovation und Technologie GmbH

Konferenzen und Workshops (Auswahl)

ACM MobiWac (ACM International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access) 2006, 2007, 2008, Role: PC Member.

MSWiM (ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems) 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, Role: PC Member.

ADAPTIVE (International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications) 2014, 2015, 2016, Role: PC Member.

AmI (European Conference on Ambient Intelligence) 2007, Role: Workshop-CoChair.

Annual Simulation Symposium (IEEE, ACM, SCS) 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, Role: PC Member.

ANT (International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies) 2016, Role: PC Member.

ARCS (International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, Role: PC Member.

Automotive UI (International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, Role: PC Member.

DAPI (International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions) 2017, 2018, Role: Program Board

DS-RT (IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, Roles: PC Member, PC Chair (2008).

Euro-Par (European Conference on Parallel Computing) 2003, 2006, Roles: Local Chair, Topic Chair

FET´11 (European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition) 2011, Role: PC Member

HC2 Summer School 2012, 2013, Role: PC Member.

HC2 Visons Workshop (Human-Computer Confluence Research Challenges) 2012, 2013, Role: Co-Organizer.

ICSNC’06 Conference on Systems and Networks Communications 2006, Role: PC Member.

IEA/AIE (International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems) 2013, 2015, Role: PC Member.

IEEE Int. WS on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, Roles: PC Member, PC Chair (2008).

IoT 2017 (ACM International Conference on the Internet of Things) 2017, Roles: Conference Co-Chair.

ISWC (International Symposium on Wearable Computers) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, Roles: PC Member, Conference Co-Chair (2008).

IUI (Intelligent User Interfaces) 2006, 2007, 2009, Role: PC Member.

IWSOS (International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems) 2013, Role: PC Member.

MASCOTS (IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems) 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, Roles: PC Member, PC Chair (1999).

Next Generation JKU (Lecture Series of the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences in cooperation with Ars Electronica Center Linz)  2017, Roles: Initiator and Organizer.

PADS (Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation) 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, Roles: PC Member, PC Chair (1999).

PerComp, Int. WS on Intelligent Environments, ICMB (International Conference on Mobile Business) 2005, 2006, Role: PC Member.

PerDis’16 2016, Role: PC Member.

PERVASIVE (International Conference on Pervasive Computing) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, Roles: PC Member, Program Chair (2004).

Raising Attention Round Table (National Mobilization Events) 2014, Role: Co-Organizer of two events.

SASO (IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems) 2014, 2015, Role: PC Member.

UbiComp (ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing) 2003, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, Roles: PC Member, Workshop Organizer (2014, 2015, 2016).

WETICE (International IEEE Workshops on Enabling Technologies) 2000, 2007, Role: Workshop CoChair.

Books, Editorial Work

021. Bleicher, F., Ferscha, A., Haas, F., Holzer, C., Ramsauer, C., Schledjewski, R., Schlund, S., Sommitsch, C., Stockinger, M., Otto, A., Vössner, S., Zeman, K.: ÖWGP Positionspapier 2021: New Deal in Production, ÖWGP, 2021.

020. Mayer, A., Schneegass, S., Anzengruber-Tánase, B., Ferscha, A., Anderst-Kotsis, G., Paradiso, J.: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on the Internet of Things, IOT 2017, Linz, Austria, October 22-25, 2017, ACM, 2017.

019. Ferscha, A.: Next Generation JKU, JKU Linz, 2017.

018. Gaggioli A., Ferscha A., Riva G., Dunne S., Viaud-Delmon I.: Human Computer Confluence: Transforming Human Experience Through Symbiotic Technologies, DE GRUYTER OPEN, 2016.

017. Ferscha A. (Ed.): JKU Production Research, Whitebook, 2016.

016. Ferscha A., Paradiso J., Whitaker R. (Guest Eds.): Attention Management, Special Issue, in: IEEE Pervasive Computing, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2014.

015. Community, Th. Sc.: Human Computer Confluence: The Next Generation Humans and Computers Research Agenda, 2013. 

014. Community, Th. Sc.: Pervasive Adaptation: The Next Generation Pervasive Computing Research Agenda, 2011. 

013. Editorial Advisory Board Member for: Phan Cong-Vinh: Formal and Practical Aspects of Autonomic Computing and Networking: Specification, Development, and Verification, NTT University, Vietnam, IGI Global, 2011.

012. Ferscha A., Kotsis G., Roggen D., Dunne L., Mayrhofer R., Krüger A., Hörtner H., Seymour S., Sommerer C., Riener A. (Eds.): Advances in Wearable Computing, 2009.

011. Buchberger B., Affenzeller M., Ferscha A., Haller M., Jebelean T., Klement E., Paule P., Pomberger G., Schreiner W., Stubenrauch R., Wagner R., Weiss G., Windsteiger W. (Eds.): Hagenberg Research, Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York, 488 page(s), 2009.

010. M. Mühlhäuser, Ferscha A., & E. Aitenbichler (Eds.) Constructing Ambient Intelligence. AmI 2007 Workshops Darmstadt, Germany, November 7-10, 2007, Revised Papers Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 11 2008, XI, 470 p. ISBN: 978-3-540-85378-7, 2008.

009. Ferscha A. (Ed.) Mobile Learning. Special Issue of E-Learning, Studien Verlag, Innsbruck-Wien-Bozen, (e-learning-zeitschrift.at). Vol. 2, No. 4, 2007.

008. Ferscha A., S. Olariu, & T. Pfeifer (Eds.) Special issue on wireless sensor networks and applications. Computer Communications 28(13): 1481-1483, 2005.

007. Ferscha A., & F. Mattern, (Eds.) Pervasive Computing. Second International Conference, PERVASIVE 2004, Vienna Austria, April 21-23, 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, LNCS 3001, Berlin, 2004.

006. Ferscha A., H. Hoertner, & G. Kotsis (Eds.) Advances in Pervasive Computing, Vol. 175 of OCG Schriftenreihe. Austrian Computer Society, 2004. ISBN 3-85403-175-0.

005. G. Kotsis, Ferscha A., W. Schreiner, & I.K. Ibrahim, (Eds.). Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Mobile Multimedia (MoMM 2003), Vol. 171 of OCG Schriftenreihe. Austrian Computer Society, 2003. ISBN 3-85403-171-8.

004. K. L. Bellman, C. Landauer, R. Tolksdorf, & Ferscha A.: Report On Major Themes and Issues Arising from the Workshop. Web Infrastructures and Coordination Architectures for Collaborative Applications, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Enabling Technologies and Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, WET-ICE 2002, pp. 225-229, IEEE, 2002.

003. Ferscha A., & M. Malony: Performance Data Mining: Automated Diagnosis, Adaptation and Optimization. Journal of Future Generation Computing Systems, North Holland, Vol. 18, Issue 1, 2001., pp. 127-130, 2001.

002. G. Kotsis, & W. Deiters, Ferscha A.: Introduction to the Workshop on Pervasive Computing and Information Logistics. in: Proceedings of the GI/OCG-Jahrestagung 2001, K. Bauknecht, W. Brauer, T. Mück (Eds.), OCG, September 2001, Vienna, Austria.

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