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Ingo Weber
Senior Researcher; Adjunct Senior Lecturer at UNSW

Research Interests

Ingo's research interests include Cloud computing, Systems Operations and DevOps, Business Process Management, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence / AI Planning.

Contact Details

Phone: +61 2 9376 2117
Email:Ingo.Weber@nicta.com.au
Web:http://imweber.de/publications.htm

More contact information is available at the Contact page.

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Publication List


Dr Ingo Weber is a Senior Researcher and Team Leader of the Architecture & Analytics Platforms (AAP) team at Data61 / NICTA in Sydney (ATP), as well as an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), University of New South Wales (UNSW). He has published around 70 refereed papers.

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DevOps book
Len Bass, Liming Zhu and I just published a new book DevOps: A Software Architect's Perspective with Addison-Wesley Professional.

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Thesis topics available
I'm always looking for bright, motivated students with a passion for solving interesting technical problems - from part-time working student to thesis students, be it undergrad, honours, Master's, or PhD. I have a ton of topics available, and am flexible to find a topic that suits the particular student. To get an idea of topics, have a look at:
my current thesis topic list.
If you're interested, just send me an email.

Career Summary

Prior to Data61 / NICTA, Ingo worked for CSE at UNSW, and at SAP Research in Karlsruhe, Germany. While at SAP, he completed his PhD thesis (available as Springer, LNBIP Vol. 40) at the IPE department of the Research Center for Information Technologies (FZI) and the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods of the Economics department, University of Karlsruhe (TH).

Qualifications

Ingo received a PhD (2009) and a Diploma degree (2006) from University of Karlsruhe (TH), as well as a Master of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2005) in computer science.

Program Committees and Editorial Boards

Ingo acted as a reviewer for many prestigious journals, including various IEEE and ACM Transactions, and has served as PC member for WWW, BPM, ICSOC, AAAI, ICAPS, IJCAI, and many other conferences and workshops.

Conference & Workshop Organization
Dagstuhl GI Seminar: Software Performance Engineering in the DevOps World
24th Australasian Software Engineering Conference (Industry track co-chair)
3rd International Workshop on Business Process Management above and below the Clouds (BPMC 2015) in conjunction with BPM 2015
2nd International Workshop on Dependability and Security of System Operation (DSSO 2015) in conjunction with SRDS 2015
2nd International Workshop on Business Process Management in the Cloud (BPMC 2014) in conjunction with BPM 2014
1st International Workshop on Dependability and Security of System Operation(DSSO 2014) in conjunction with DSN 2014
1st International Workshop on Business Process Management in the Cloud (BPMC 2013) in conjunction with BPM 2013
International Workshop on User-Focused Service Engineering, Consumption and Aggregation (USECA 2011) in conjunction with WISE 2011

Publications

Best Papers

Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Sherry Xu, Regis Riveret, Guido Governatori, Alexander Ponomarev and Jan Mendling
Untrusted business process monitoring and execution using blockchain
BPM 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , September, 2016
Abstract PDF Mostafa Farshchi, Jean-Guy Schneider, Ingo Weber and John Grundy
Experience report: Anomaly detection of cloud application operations using log and cloud metric correlation analysis
The 26th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering, pp. 24-34, Washington DC, USA, November, 2015
Best Paper Award winner
Abstract to be published Len Bass, Ingo Weber and Liming Zhu
DevOps: A software architect's perspective
Addison-Wesley Professional, 2015
Abstract PDF Stefan Schulte, Christian Janiesch, Srikumar Venugopal, Ingo Weber and Philipp Hoenisch
Elastic business process management: State of the art and open challenges for BPM in the cloud
Future Generation Computer Systems, Volume 46, pp. 36-50, May, 2015
Abstract PDF Liming Zhu, Donna Xu, An Binh Tran, Sherry Xu, Len Bass, Ingo Weber and Srini Dwarakanathan
Achieving reliable high frequency releases in cloud environments
IEEE Software 1st Special Issue on Release Engineering, Volume 32, Number 2, pp. 73-80, January, 2015
Abstract PDF Christopher Klinkmüller, Henrik Leopold, Ingo Weber, Jan Mendling and André Ludwig
Listen to me: Improving process model matching through user feedback
International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM), pp. 84–100, Eindhoven, Netherlands, September, 2014
Abstract PDF Sherry Xu, Liming Zhu, Ingo Weber, Len Bass and Daniel Sun
POD-diagnosis: Error diagnosis of sporadic operations on cloud applications
International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pp. 252-263, Atlanta, GA, USA, June, 2014
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Hye-Young Paik and Boualem Benatallah
Form-based web service composition for domain experts
ACM Transactions on the Web, Volume 8, Number 1, pp. 2:1-2:40, December, 2013


NICTA Papers

2016

Abstract to be published Carlos Rodriguez, Christopher Klinkmuller, Ingo Weber, Florian Daniel and Fabio Casati
Activity matching with human intelligence
14th International Conference on Business Process Management, Forum Track, pp. 16, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September, 2016
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Sherry Xu, Regis Riveret, Guido Governatori, Alexander Ponomarev and Jan Mendling
Untrusted business process monitoring and execution using blockchain
BPM 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , September, 2016
Abstract PDF Min Fu, Liming Zhu, Ingo Weber, Len Bass, Anna Liu and Sherry Xu
Process-oriented non-intrusive recovery for sporadic operations on cloud
DSN 2016, Toulouse, France, July, 2016
Abstract PDF Jeanette Daum, Jörg Hoffmann, Patrik Haslum, Ingo Weber and Alvaro Torralba
Practical undoability checking via contingent planning
International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), pp. 106-114, London, UK, June, 2016
Best Student Paper Award
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Surya Nepal and Liming Zhu
Developing dependable and secure cloud applications
IEEE Internet Computing, Volume 20, Number 3, pp. 74-79, May, 2016

2015

Abstract PDF Ingo Weber and Jan Mendling
A vision of experimental process improvement
International Symposium on Data-driven Process Discovery and Analysis (SIMPDA), pp. 127-130, Vienna, Austria, December, 2015
Abstract PDF Mostafa Farshchi, Jean-Guy Schneider, Ingo Weber and John Grundy
Experience report: Anomaly detection of cloud application operations using log and cloud metric correlation analysis
The 26th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering, pp. 24-34, Washington DC, USA, November, 2015
Best Paper Award winner
Abstract PDF Philipp Hoenisch, Ingo Weber, Stefan Schulte, Liming Zhu and Alan Fekete
Four-fold auto-scaling on a contemporary deployment platform using docker containers
International Conference on Service Oriented Computing, pp. 316-323, Goa, India, November, 2015
short paper
Abstract PDF Goncalo Antunes, Joao Cardoso, Sharam Dadashnia, Chiara Di Francescomarino, Mauro Dragoni, Peter Fettke, Avigdor Gal, Chiara Ghidini, Philip Hake, Abderrahmane Khiat, Christopher Klinkmüller, Elena Kuss, Henrik Leopold, Peter Loos, Christian Meilicke, Tim Niesen, Catia Pesquita, Timo Péus, Andreas Schoknecht, Eitam Sheetrit, Andreas Sonntag, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Tom Thaler, Ingo Weber and Matthias Weidlich
The process model matching contest 2015
Tagungsband EMISA 2015, pp. 127-155, Innsbruck, Austria, September, 2015
Abstract PDF Suhrid Satyal, Ingo Weber, Len Bass and Min Fu
Scalable rollback for cloud operations using AI planning
Australasian Software Engineering Conference, Adelaide, Australia, September, 2015
Abstract PDF Sherry Xu, Liming Zhu, Daniel Sun, An Binh Tran, Ingo Weber, Min Fu and Len Bass
Error diagnosis of cloud application operation using bayesian networks and online optimisation
EDCC2015, Paris, France, September, 2015
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Andreas Rogge-Solti, Chao Li and Jan Mendling
CCaaS: Online conformance checking as a service
International Conference on Business Process Management, Demo Track, pp. 45-49, Innsbruck, Austria, August, 2015
Abstract to be published Len Bass, Ingo Weber and Liming Zhu
DevOps: A software architect's perspective
Addison-Wesley Professional, 2015
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Chao Li, Len Bass, Sherry Xu and Liming Zhu
Discovering and visualizing operations processes with POD-Discovery and POD-Viz
International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pp. 537-544, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June, 2015
Abstract PDF Stefan Schulte, Christian Janiesch, Srikumar Venugopal, Ingo Weber and Philipp Hoenisch
Elastic business process management: State of the art and open challenges for BPM in the cloud
Future Generation Computer Systems, Volume 46, pp. 36-50, May, 2015
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Mostafa Farshchi, Jan Mendling and Jean-Guy Schneider
Mining processes with multi-instantiation
ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC), pp. 1231-1237, Salamanca, Spain, April, 2015
Abstract PDF Liming Zhu, Donna Xu, An Binh Tran, Sherry Xu, Len Bass, Ingo Weber and Srini Dwarakanathan
Achieving reliable high frequency releases in cloud environments
IEEE Software 1st Special Issue on Release Engineering, Volume 32, Number 2, pp. 73-80, January, 2015

2014

Abstract PDF Jörg Hoffmann and Ingo Weber
Web service composition
Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining, pp. 2389-2399, Springer, 2014
Abstract PDF Christopher Klinkmüller, Henrik Leopold, Ingo Weber, Jan Mendling and André Ludwig
Listen to me: Improving process model matching through user feedback
International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM), pp. 84–100, Eindhoven, Netherlands, September, 2014
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Mostafa Farshchi, Jan Mendling and Jean-Guy Schneider
Mining processes with multi-instantiation: Discovery and conformance checking
Technical Report 201420, School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of New South Wales, September, 2014
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Christian Janiesch and Stefan Schulte
Preface for the 2nd international workshop on business process management in the cloud (BPMC)
Business Process Management Workshops, Springer, pp. -, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September, 2014
Abstract PDF Sherry Xu, Liming Zhu, Ingo Weber, Len Bass and Daniel Sun
POD-diagnosis: Error diagnosis of sporadic operations on cloud applications
International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pp. 252-263, Atlanta, GA, USA, June, 2014
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Slides
PDF Liming Zhu, Donna Xu, Sherry Xu, An Binh Tran, Ingo Weber and Len Bass
Challenges in practicing high frequency releases in cloud environments
2nd International Workshop on Release Engineering, pp. 21-24, Mountain View, USA, April, 2014
Abstract PDF Sven Euting, Christian Janiesch, Stefan Tai and Ingo Weber
Scalable business process execution in the cloud
IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering, pp. 175-184, Boston, MA, USA, March, 2014
Abstract PDF Christian Janiesch, Ingo Weber, Michael Menzel and Jörn Kuhlenkamp
Optimizing the performance of automated business processes executed on virtualized resources
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, pp. 3818-3826, Big Island, HI, USA, January, 2014

2013

Abstract PDF Marcus Roy, Ingo Weber and Boualem Benatallah
Entity-centric search for enterprise services
International Conference on Service Oriented Computing, pp. 404-412, Berlin, Germany, December, 2013
Short paper.
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Hye-Young Paik and Boualem Benatallah
Form-based web service composition for domain experts
ACM Transactions on the Web, Volume 8, Number 1, pp. 2:1-2:40, December, 2013
Abstract PDF Sherry Xu, Ingo Weber, Hiroshi Wada, Len Bass, Liming Zhu and Steve Teng
Detecting cloud provisioning errors using an annotated process model
The 8th Workshop on Middleware for Next Generation Internet Computing (MW4NextGen'13), pp. 5:1-5:6, Beijing, China, December, 2013
Abstract PDF Ingo Weber, Hiroshi Wada, Alan Fekete, Anna Liu and Len Bass
Supporting undoability in systems operations
USENIX Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA), pp. 75–88, Washington, DC, USA, November, 2013
Abstract PDF Ugur Cayoglu, Remco Dijkman, Marlon Dumas, Peter Fettke, Luciano Garcia-Banuelos, Philip Hake, Christopher Klinkmüller, Henrik Leopold, André Ludwig, Peter Loos, Jan Mendling, Andreas Oberweis, Andreas Schoknecht, Eitams Sheetrit, Tom Thaler, Meike Ullrich, Ingo Weber and Matthias Weidlich
The process model matching contest 2013
International Workshop on Process Model Collections: Management and Reuse (PMC-MR), pp. 67-88, Beijing , China, August, 2013
Abstract PDF Christopher Klinkmueller, Ingo Weber, Jan Mendling, Henrik Leopold and Andre Ludwig
Increasing recall of process model matching by improved activity label matching
International Conference on Business Process Management, pp. 211-218, China, August, 2013
short paper
Abstract PDF Kerstin Klemisch, Ingo Weber and Boualem Benatallah
Context-aware UI component reuse
CAiSE'13: 25th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, pp. 68-83, Valencia, Spain, June, 2013
Abstract PDF Sherry Xu, Qinghua Lu, Liming Zhu, Jim Li, Sherif Sakr, Hiroshi Wada and Ingo Weber
Availability analysis for deployment of in-cloud applications
4th International ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Architecting Critical Systems Federated with CompArch 2013, pp. 6, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June, 2013
Abstract PDF Len Bass, Ross Jeffery, Hiroshi Wada, Ingo Weber and Liming Zhu
Eliciting operations requirements for applications
International Workshop on Release Engineering 2013, pp. 4, San Francisco, May, 2013

2012

Abstract PDF Sung Wook Kim, Hye-young Paik and Ingo Weber
Automating form-based processes through annotation
International Conference on Service Oriented Computing, pp. 558-565, Shanghai , China, November, 2012
Abstract PDF Marcus Roy, Ingo Weber and Boualem Benatallah
Extending enterprise service design knowledge using clustering
International Conference on Service Oriented Computing, pp. 142-157, Shanghai , China, November, 2012
Abstract PDF Sherry Xu, Ingo Weber, Liming Zhu, Jenny Liu, Paul Rimba and Qinghua Lu
BPMashup: Dynamic execution of RESTful processes
International Conference on Service Oriented Computing, pp. 4, Shanghai, China, November, 2012
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Ingo Weber, Hiroshi Wada, Alan Fekete, Anna Liu and Len Bass
Automatic Undo for cloud management via AI planning
Workshop on Hot Topics in System Dependability, pp. 6, Hollywood, CA, USA, October, 2012
Abstract PDF Joerg Hoffmann, Ingo Weber and Frank Michael Kraft
SAP speaks PDDL: Exploiting a software-engineering model for planning in business process management
Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), Volume 44, Number -, pp. 587-632, July, 2012
Abstract PDF Joerg Hoffmann, Ingo Weber and Guido Governatori
On compliance checking for clausal constraints in annotated process models
Information Systems Frontiers, Volume 14, Number 2, pp. 155–177, May, 2012

2008

Abstract PDF Guido Governatori, Jörg Hoffmann, Shazia Sadiq and Ingo Weber
Detecting regulatory compliance for business process models through semantic annotation
Business Process Management, pp. 5-17, Milan, Italy, November, 2008