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.


Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA 2018), August 29-September 31, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic (Euromicro DSD and SEAA Confs Facebook Page)


ManLang’18: 15th International Conference on Managed Languages & Runtimes, September 10-14, 2018, Linz, Austria (ManLang Facebook Page; ManLang Twitter Page)


SPLC 2018: the 22nd International Systems and Software Product Line Conference, TBD, TBD, 2018.

SPLC 2017 — the 21th International Systems and Software Product Line Conference, September 25-29, 2017, Sevilla, Spain

SWQD 2018 — Software Quality Day, Jan 16-19, 2018, Vienna, Austria.

VaMoS 2018 — 12th International Workshop on Variability Modelling of Software-Intensive Systems, Feb 7-9, 2018, Madrid, Spain.

SAC 2018 — 33rd ACM Symposium On Applied Computing, VSPL Track, Pau, France, April 9-13, 2018.

ICSR 2018 — 17th International Conference on Software Reuse, Madrid, Spain, May 21-23rd, 2018. 



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Steering Committee Memberships: Euromicro SEAA conferences

Program Committee Memberships (only last two years; refer to my CV for the full list): 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

Organizing Committee Memberships (only recent; refer to my CV for the full list): Euromicro SEAA 2014 –- PC Chair; SPLTea@SPLC 2014 –- OC Co-Chair; Euromicro SEAA 2015 — SPPI Track Co-Chair; SPLTea@SPLC 2015 -– OC Co-Chair; SPLC 2016 — Research Track PC Chair; JKU Young Computer Scientists; MoLS 2017 at ICPE 2017; Euromicro SEAA 2017 — SPPI Track Co-Chair; ManLang’18 Publicity Co-Chair; Euromicro SEAA 2018 — SPPI Track Co-Chair; Euromicro SEAA 2018 — MoLS Special Session Co-Chair; SPLC 2018 — Tutorials Chair

I have been a reviewer for the following 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), ACM Computing Surveys

I have been (Guest) Editor of the following Special Sections/Issues in Journals:

International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT), Special Section on Software Diversity – Modeling, Analysis and Evolution, Editors: Ina Schaefer, Rick Rabiser, Dave Clarke, Springer, 2011/2012.

Information and Software Technology, Special Section on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, Editors: Rick Rabiser and Richard Torkar, Elsevier, 2014/2015.

Awards/Honorable Mentions:

News article about me completing my Habilitation on jku.at

In a recent article analyzing 20 years of research on Software Product Lines I was recognized as one of the 15 most prolific researchers in the field. The article was published in the Information and Software Technology Journal.

Best Paper Award at WICSA 2014 for “Vierhauser, M., Rabiser, R., Grünbacher, P., Danner, C., Wallner, S., Zeisel, H.: A Flexible Framework for Runtime Monitoring of System-of-Systems Architectures, Proceedings of the 11th Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture (WICSA 2014), Sydney, Australia, April 7-11, 2014, IEEE, pp. 57-66.”

Information and Software Technology Most Cited Article from 2010 for “Rabiser, R., Grünbacher, P., Dhungana, D.: Requirements for Product Derivation Support: Results from a Systematic Literature Review and an Expert Survey. Information and Software Technology,
vol. 52(3), pp. 324-346, 2010″

Journal of Systems and Software Most Cited Article from 2010 for “Dhungana, D., Grünbacher, P., Rabiser, R., Neumayer, T.: Structuring the Modeling Space and Supporting Evolution in Software Product Line Engineering. The Journal of Systems and Software, 83(7),
pp.1108-1122, 2010″

Publications (these are only the last few of my publications!; for a full list refer to my Curriculum Vitae)