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Colloquium Computer Science, Prof. Vassilios Vescoukis

23 September 2013

Date:                          Monday, September 23rd 2013

Speaker:                     Prof. Vassilios Vescoukis

Room:                         5161.0267 (Bernoulliborg)

Time:                           16.00

Title: Software engineering challenges in the integration of spatial data and services from distributed and heterogeneous sources


Abstract:

The pervasiveness of the Internet to all kinds of connected devices has changed the landscape in software engineering theory and practice. Internet-based services are now available for literally any application, ranging from personal applications to large-scale enterprise systems. Traditional web services evolve into cloud-based applications, available in many heterogeneous platforms that compete for the end-user's attention; integration, interoperability, data sharing, security, privacy and availability are among the key requirements that need to be satisfied by modern software systems. More than a few of such systems have a spatial dimension, which means that at least part of the data involved are geo-tagged and may also flow both ways to and from end-users.

Involvement of the speaker in the design and development of software systems that integrate large-scale spatial data with computational services to provide decision support in environmental crisis management, has brought up some key software engineering challenges: web service APIs, spatial data standardization, dynamic data management, performance, reliability for mission-critical applications, and of course cost-effectiveness, just to name a few. This talk will focus on these challenges from the software engineering point of view and will discuss lessons learned from the development of such systems in a continuously evolving connected world.

Colloquium coordinators are Prof.dr. M. Aiello (e-mail : M.Aiello@rug.nl ) and
Prof.dr. M. Biehl (e-mail: M.Biehl@rug.nl )

http://www.rug.nl/research/jbi/news/colloquia/computerscience

Last modified:07 June 2018 10.59 a.m.

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