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Dr.rer.pol. Sebastian VanSyckel

Brief CV

11/2012-11/2015 Lecturer, DHBW Mannheim
12/2010-11/2015 Researcher, Chair of Information Systems II, University of Mannheim
06/2015 PhD
11/2010 Diploma
08/2008-05/2009 University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Dept. of Computer Science
06/2007 Prediploma
10/2005-11/2010 Study of Information Systems, University of Mannheim

Publications

PhD Thesis:

  • S. VanSyckel: System Support for Proactive Adaptation. PhD Thesis, Business School, University of Mannheim, 2015.

Journals:

  • C. Krupitzer, F. M. Roth, S. VanSyckel, G. Schiele, and C. Becker: A Survey on Engineering Approaches for Self-Adaptive Systems. In: Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Volume 17, Elsevier
  • S. VanSyckel, D. Schäfer, V. Majuntke, C. Krupitzer, G. Schiele, and C. Becker: COMITY: A Framework for Adaptation Coordination in Multi-Platform Pervasive Systems. In: Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Volume 10, Elsevier

Conferences and Workshops:

  • J. Naber, D. Schäfer, S. VanSyckel, and C. Becker: Interactive Display Services for Smart Environments. In: Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing (PICom 2015), Liverpool, United Kingdom, October 2015
  • C. Krupitzer, F. M. Roth, S. VanSyckel, and C. Becker: Towards Reusability in Autonomic Computing. In: Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2015), Grenoble, France, July 2015
  • S. VanSyckel and C. Becker: A Survey of Proactive Pervasive Computing. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Recent Advances in Behavior Prediction and Pro-active Pervasive Computing (AwareCast 2014) in conjunction with the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2014), Seattle, USA, September 2014
  • F. M. Roth, C. Krupitzer, S. VanSyckel, and C. Becker: Nature-Inspired Interference Management in Smart Peer Groups. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 2014), Shanghai, China, July 2014
  • J. Edinger, S. VanSyckel, C. Krupitzer, J. M. Paluska, and C. Becker: Developing a QoS-based Tasklet Trading System. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S 2014) in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2014), Budapest, Hungary, March 2014
  • C. Krupitzer, S. VanSyckel, and C. Becker: FESAS: Towards a Framework for Engineering Self-Adaptive Systems. In: Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2013), Philadelphia, USA, September 2013
  • S. VanSyckel, D. Schäfer, G. Schiele, and C. Becker: Configuration Management for Proactive Adaptation in Pervasive Environments. In: Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2013), Philadelphia, USA, September 2013
  • S. VanSyckel: Middleware-based System Support for Proactive Adaptation in Pervasive Environments. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Ph.D. Forum on Pervasive Computing and Communications at the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2013), San Diego, USA, March 2013
  • V. Majuntke, S. VanSyckel, D. Schäfer, C. Krupitzer, G. Schiele, and C. Becker: COMITY: Coordinated Application Adaptation in Multi-Platform Pervasive Systems. In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2013), San Diego, USA, March 2013
  • S. VanSyckel, G. Schiele, and C. Becker: Extending Context Management for Proactive Adaptation in Pervasive Environments. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Technologies & Applications (CUTE 2012), Hong Kong, China, December 2012
  • S. VanSyckel, D. Schäfer, G. Schiele, and C. Becker: Evaluation of an Epidemic Information Distribution Scheme in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks. In: Proceedings of the Workshop Mobile Data Challenge by Nokia' in conjunction with the 'Tenth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (PERVASIVE 2012), Newcastle, United Kingdom, June 2012
  • S. VanSyckel, G. Schiele, and C. Becker: POSTER: Towards Proactive Adaptation in Pervasive Environments. In: Proceedings of the 8th International ICST Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems (MobiQuitous 2011), Copenhagen, Denmark, December 2011

Invited Talks

  • National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan, December 2012: Extending Context Management for Proactive Adaptation in Pervasive Environment
  • Fach­gruppentreffen Betriebs­systeme, Frühjahrstreffen 2011, Universität Mannheim: Kontext­management für proaktive Adaption im Pervasive Computing

Activities

Technical Program Committees:

  • 13th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2016)
  • 14th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2016)
  • 12th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2015)
  • 3rd Workshop on Recent Advances in Behavior Prediction and Pro-active Pervasive Computing (AwareCast 2014) at the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2014)
  • Network Games at the 11th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2014)
  • Work-in-Progress at the 11th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2014)

Review Boards:

  • Data & Knowledge Engineering, Elsevier
  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier
  • Electronic Commerce Research Journal, Springer
  • 12th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2014)
  • 11th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2014)
  • 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2013)
  • 11th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2013)
  • 9th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2012)
  • 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM 2012)
  • IEEE Globecom 2012
  • 8th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous 2011)
  • 8th International IEEE Workshop on Middleware and System Support for Pervasive Computing (PerWare 2011) at 9th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2011)