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Kepler University of Linz
Business Informatics - Communications Engineering

 Contact data
StreetAltenbergerstraße 69 
ZIP, City, Region 4040 - Linz (Upper Austria) 
Phone+43-73224684320 
Fax+43-73224687111 
EmailSend Email
Webjku.at/ce 
 Contact person

Prof. Dr. Chris Stary (Head)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 12
 Competencies

 Central aim of organisation
Transformation support in digitization

 Briefly describe your organisation
The department has been established in 1995 and is known for its tuned developments across disciplines, in particular in individual and organizational learning. A multidisciplinary team forms the core in research and teaching. Living the paradigm of self-organization leads to taking active responsibilities in education, learning, and project cooperations. We understand systems as socio-technical constructs when working on the development of interactive distributed systems, and techniques for knowledge elicitation and representation. Evaluation is grounded on human and technical criteria in a coherent way.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - E-Commerce     
   - E-Learning     
   - Cultural Heritage     
   - Industrial Application     
   - Application Service Provision (ASP)      
   - Knowledge Management     
   - Process Management     
   - Information and Multimedia Retrieval     
   - Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)     
   - Software Engineering and Testing     
   - E-Publishing, Digital Content     
   - Usability Engineering     
   - Semantic Systems     
   - Internet Technologies     
   - Network and Broadband Technologies     
   - Advanced Systems Architecture     
   - GRID Computing     
   - Automation     
   - Man-Machine Interaction     
   - RFID     
   - Wireless & Mobile Communication     

 ICT keywords
knowledge elicitation, ontology development, didactic ontologies, articulation work, model-driven design, model-driven architecture, user experience, learning management systems, content engineering, user modeling, task modeling
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Other international co-operative research

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects
Education Projects (Thesis, ..)
Stimulation and Support Projects

 RTD Experience
SMEs Undertaking Design of Dynamic Ecosystem Networks
EU-IST-2005-2.5.8 (Information Society & Technology for Networked Businesses) - SUDDEN Contract Number IST-035-169, 2006-2009. Development of network platform for mutual qualification to strenghten competitivenss.

E-Learning In Industrial Engineering - ELIE Regins-Action 2E0006R, Interreg IIIC, 2005-2006. Development of didactic content and self-regulated learning concepts, supported by SCHOLION, our e-learning platform.


Towards the Maturation of Usability Evaluation EU-COST Programme - MAUSE Cost Action 294, 2004-2009. For the first time industrially relevant usability engineering methods have been documented in a coherent form.

Interorganizational Workflow-Development and Learning Support
Kurzbeschreibung: Im Rahmen des EU-IST-2002-2.3.19 (Information Society & Technology – Communication Networks, Security and Software Applications - eBusiness) - CrossWork Contract Number IST-2002-507590, 2004-2007. Cross-organization business development at the process level involving automotive supply chain partners.

Scalable Exhibition Server - EU-IST-01-07-1A (Information Society & Technology) Programme - SCALEX Contract Number IST-2001-35103. Support of curators based on meta-data and user-centered ontologies for exhibition design.

 Publications
1999 Patent on Automated Test Case Generation ‚Automatische Testfallgenerierung für anwenderorientierte Benutzeroberflächen‘, together with A. Beer, St. Mohacsi (SIEMENS AG Österreich), No. 394696, Zeichen GR 00E706AT, 9.12.1999, AT Patentschrift P 8191, 1.6.2001.

Fleischmann, A., Schmidt, W., Stary, Ch., Obermeier, St., Börger, E.: Subjektorientiertes Geschäftsprozessmanagement, Hanser, München, 2011.

Ch. Stary: User-Centred Interaction Paradigms for Universal Access in the Information Society (Editor), with: C. Stephanidis, Proceedings of the 8th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All. Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, No. 3196, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, September 2004.

Ch. Stary: Building up Usability-Engineering Capability by Improving Access to Automated Usability Evaluation, with: P. Eberle, in: Interacting With Computers, Elsevier, January 2008.

Ch. Stary: Activity Theory and Task-Based User-Interface Development. Model-based and Task-complete Embodiment, in: Journal of Human-Machine Interaction (R.I.H.M. - Revue d’Interaction Homme-Machine), Vol.

Ch. Stary: Measuring the Adaptability of Universal Accessible Systems, with A. Totter, in: Behavior and Information Technology, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 101-116, April 2003. 5, No. 1, pp. 65-87, February 2004.

Ch. Stary: TADEUS: Seamless Development of Task-Based and User-Oriented Interfaces, in: IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 509-525, September 2000.

 Inserted / Updated
2006-02-09 / 2018-06-07