Rick Rabiser

rrabiserSenior Researcher, Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. (Curriculum Vitae)

Christian Doppler Laboratory for Monitoring and
Evolution of Very-Large-Scale Software Systems
Johannes Kepler University
Altenberger Strasse 69
A-4040 Linz, Austria

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Phone: +43 732 2468 4363

Office: Computer Science Building (Science Park 3), Room 216

Information for Students: I have no explicit office hours, so if you need something, e.g., information on the courses I teach or about available projects, Bachelor’s theses, and Master’s theses, do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail at any time and we will arrange an appointment. Further information is available here and in KUSSS.

Research Interests

  • Variability Management and Systems and Software Product Lines
  • Software Maintenance and Evolution
  • Automated Software Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Requirements Monitoring
  • Usability and User Interface Design
  • Industry/Academia Collaborations
  • Cyber-Physical Systems


  • Systems and Software Product Lines
  • Variability Modeling and Management
  • (User-Centered) Product Derivation
  • (Systematic) Literature Studies and Surveys
  • Usability Studies/User Studies
  • Industry-Academia Collaboration
  • Monitoring of Software(-intensive) Systems
  • Domain-Specific Languages

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As a member of the steering, organizing (and/or other) committees for these events I cordially invite you to submit your research to:

As a member of the program committees I cordially invite you to submit your research to the following events:



Services for Research Communities (only recent, please refer to my CV for the full list)

Steering Committee Memberships
Euromicro SEAA conferences

SPLC conferences

Program Committee Memberships
SWQD 2016
, VaMoS 2016, ICSR 2016, SEKE 2016, SBES@CBSoft, SWQD 2017, VaMoS 2017, RESACS@REFSQ 2017, VACE 2017, ICSR 2017, SEKE 2017, SPLC 2017, SBES 2017, SWQD 2018, VaMoS 2018, VSPL Track@SAC 2018, ICSR 2018, SEsCPS’18@ICSE 2018, SEKE 2018, RESACS@RE 2018, SPLC 2018, Doct Symp@SPLC 2018, Configuration Workshop 2018, SBES 2018, SWQD 2019, VaMoS 2019, VSPLE Track@SAC 2019, SEsCPS@ICSE 2019, SEKE 2019, SPLC 2019, MODEVAR@SPLC 2019, VariVolution@SPLC 2019, WEESR@SPLC 2019, Workshop on Configuration 2019, SBES@CBSOFT 2019, Software Quality Days 2020

Organizing Committee Memberships

Reviewer for Journals and Magazines
Information and Software Technology (IST), Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE), Data and Knowledge Engineering (DKE), Science of Computer Programming (SCP), IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), Software Quality Journal (SQJ), Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM), IEEE Software, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing (TSC)Computer Languages, Systems and Structures (COMLAN), ACM Computing Surveys, Journal of Universal Computer Science (Special Issue on Knowledge-based Configuration)

(Guest) Editor for Special Sections/Issues in Journals

Awards/Honorable Mentions


Publications (these are “only” the publications I got published since 2013 in the context of the CDL MEVSS!; for a full list please refer to my Curriculum Vitae)