Tutorial - June 3rd 2009

Tutorial: MUSIC Tutorial

MUSIC is an Integrated Project funded by the Information Society Technologies priority of the EU's Sixth Framework Programme (www.ist-music.eu). MUSIC provides open platform technology for the development of self-adaptive mobile applications, which includes methodology, tools and middleware technology. The MUSIC tutorial will provide an overview of the main results of the MUSIC project up to date. After a short general introduction to the project, the tutorial (that will last 4 hours) will provide basic information on MUSIC methodologies and tools and on MUSIC middleware. The tutorial will be concluded by a Demo that will show MUSIC features and capabilities.


  1. Introduction
  2. Overall Vision & Approach - Nearchos Paspallis
    • Motivation
    • Middleware approach
    • Scenarios
  3. Context - Nearchos Paspallis
    • demo
  4. Adaptation - Jorge Lorenzo
  5. Methodology and Tools - Michael Wagner
  6. Demos - Jorge Lorenzo
  7. Conclusions & Questions

People involved in the presentation:

Michael Wagner (University of Kassel) Michael Wagner is a junior researcher and PhD student at the University of Kassel in Germany . His main research interests include distributed middleware and context-aware system. Within MUSIC he works on the topic of self-adaptation, context modelling, the MUSIC methodology and software development method. He holds a Diplom-Informatiker degree from the University of Trier.

Nearchos Paspallis (University of Cyprus) Nearchos Paspallis received his Diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras, Greece and his Masters in Computer Science, from the University of California, Santa Barbara. While in Santa Barbara, Nearchos worked for two years as an engineer for the California-based Availigent (formerly known as Eternal-Systems, Inc.) He then joined the SEIT Lab at the University of Cyprus as a Research Associate. He has participated to the MADAM IST project and now he serves as the work-package manager of "Context" in the MUSIC IST project. His homepage is available at: http://member.acm.org/~nearchos

Jorge Lorenzo (Telefónica Research & Development) Jorge Lorenzo is a Telecommunication Engineer at TID (Telefónica Research & Development) since 2000. He has been involved in multiple projects as a developer or project leader, covering several technological areas: website development and optimization, service-oriented architecture, e-healthcare, digital home and so on. He participates in the MUSIC project, since 2007, in multiple areas of the project and is the coordinator of the MUSIC middleware implementation (WP5).


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