Position:Senior Researcher
Phone:+49-201-183-2803
Fax:+49-201-183-4176
E-mail:marcus.handte@REMOVETHISPART.uni-due.de
Address:Schützenbahn 70
Building SA
45127 Essen
Room:S-A 121

Education

  • 2013 - Habilitation in Computer Science from Universität Duisburg-Essen (Topic: A Framework for Context-aware Applications)
  • 2009 - PhD in Natural Sciences from Universität Stuttgart (Topic: System-support for Adaptive Pervasive Applications)
  • 2003 - Diplom in Computer Science from Universität Stuttgart (Specializations: Software Engineering, Distributed Systems)
  • 2002 - Master of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta (Specialization: Programming Languages)
  • 1997 - Abitur from Albert-Schäffle-Schule in Nürtingen (Specializations: Mathematics, Business Administration)

Projects

  • GAMBAS (FP7, STREP) - Adaptive Data Acquisition, Privacy-preserving Sharing
  • LIVING++ (BMWi, EraSME) - Automatic Activity Recognition, Communication
  • WEBDA (BMBF, AAL) - RFID-based Object Localization and Person Tracking
  • PECES (FP7, STREP) - Secure Communication, Trustworhty Context Management
  • 3PC (DFG, SP1140) - Peer-based Communication and Distributed Application Configuration

Employments

  • Since 11.2009 Universität Duisburg-Essen, Senior Researcher (Networked Embedded Systems)
  • 08.2007–10.2009 Fraunhofer IAIS, Researcher and Project Leader (Cooperating Objects)
  • 08.2003–07.2007 Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Parallele und Verteilte Systeme, Researcher (Distributed Systems)
  • 01.2002–07.2002 Georgia Institute of Technology, Research Assistant (Programming Languages)
  • 09.2002–12.2002 T-Systems GEI GmbH, Intern, (Software Consulting)
  • 07.2000–12.2000 debis Systemhaus MEB GmbH, Freelance Software Developer (Product Development)

Publications

2015

2014

  • Stefan Foell, Gerd Kortuem, Reza Rawassizadeh, Marcus Handte, Muhammad Umer Iqbal and Pedro José Marrón. Micro-navigation for urban bus passengers: using the Internet of Things to improve the public transport experience. In First International Conference on IoT in Urban Space (Urb-IoT 2014), October 2014.
  • Marcus Handte, Stefan Foell, Gregor Schiele, Muhammad Umer Iqbal, Wolfgang Apolinarski, Josiane Xavier Parreira, Pedro José Marrón and Gerd Kortuem (Phillipe Cousin), editor. Internet of Things Success Stories #1: The GAMBAS Middleware for Smart City Applications. IERC, June 2014.
  • Marcus Handte, Muhammad Umer Iqbal, Stephan Wagner, Wolfgang Apolinarski, Pedro José Marrón, Eva Maria Munoz Navarro, Santiago Martinez, Sara Izquierdo Barthelemy and Mario Gonzalez Fernandez. Crowd Density Estimation for Public Transport Vehicles. In Workshop on Mining Urban Data (MUD2014), Joint Conference EDBT/ICDT, March 2014.
  • Wolfgang Apolinarski, Marcus Handte, Muhammad Umer Iqbal and Pedro José Marrón. Secure interaction with piggybacked key-exchange. Pervasive and Mobile Computing , vol. 10, Part A , page 22 - 33, 2014. Selected Papers from the Eleventh Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2013). [DOI]

2013

2012

  • Wolfgang Apolinarski, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. An Approach for Secure Role Assignment. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'12), June 2012.
  • Marcus Handte, Stephan Wagner, Wolfgang Apolinarski and Pedro José Marrón. iScreen: A Toolkit for Interactive Screens. In International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (ISPD2012), June 2012.
  • Marcus Handte, Gregor Schiele, Verena Matjuntke, Christian Becker and Pedro José Marrón. 3PC: System support for Adaptive Peer-to-peer Pervasive Computing. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems , vol. 7 no. 1, page 10:1-10:19, May 2012.
  • Muhammad Umer Iqbal, Marcus Handte, Stephan Wagner, Wolfgang Apolinarski and Pedro José Marrón. Configuration Folding: An Energy Efficient Technique for Context Recognition. In IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM2012) (Demo), March 2012.
  • Muhammad Umer Iqbal, Marcus Handte, Stephan Wagner, Wolfgang Apolinarski and Pedro José Marrón. Enabling Energy-Efficient Context Recognition with Configuration Folding. In IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM2012), March 2012.
  • Stephan Wagner, Marcus Handte, Marco Zuniga and Pedro José Marrón. On Optimal Tag Placement for Indoor Localization. In IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM2012), March 2012.
  • Yehya Mohamad, Henrike Gappa, Jaroslav Pullmann, Gaby Nordbrock, Carlos Velasco, Marcus Handte, Stephan Wagner and Marcel Schweda. Context-aware support for people with dementia and their families. In Deutscher AAL-Kongress 2012 (Technik für ein selbstbestimmtes Leben), Januar 2012.

2011

  • Stamatis Karnouskos, Vladimir Villasenor, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. Ubiquitous Integration of Cooperating Objects. International Journal of Next-Generation Computing , vol. 2 no. 3, November 2011.
  • Wolfgang Apolinarski, Marcus Handte, Danh Le Phuoc and Pedro José Marrón. A Peer-Based Approach to Privacy-Preserving Context Management. In Proceedings of the 7th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context 2011 (CONTEXT'11), September 2011.
  • Wolfgang Apolinarski, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. Context-dependent Smart Space Formation in PECES. In GI/ITG KuVS-Fachgespräch "Verteilte Systeme in Smart Spaces", July 2011.
  • Wolfgang Apolinarski, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. Supporting Environment Configuration with Generic Role Assignment. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE'11), July 2011.
  • Stamatis Karnouskos, Vladimir Vilasenor-Herrera, Muhammad Haroon, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. Requirement Considerations for Ubiquitous Integration of Cooperating Objects. In 4th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security, February 2011.

2010

  • Marcus Handte, Muhammad Umer Iqbal, Wolfgang Apolinarski and Pedro José Marrón. Challenges in Ubiquitous Context Recognition with Personal Mobile Devices. In 4th ACM International Workshop on Context-Awareness for Self-Managing Systems (CASEMANS 2010), September 2010.
  • Verena Majuntke, Gregor Schiele, Kai Spohrer, Marcus Handte and Christian Becker. A Coordination Framework for Pervasive Applications in Multi-User Environments. In 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 2010), July 2010.
  • Marcus Handte, Stephan Wagner, Gregor Schiele, Christian Becker and Pedro José Marrón. The BASE Plug-in Architecture - Composable Communication Support for Pervasive Systems. In 7th ACM International Conference on Pervasive Services, July 2010.
  • Marcus Handte, Muhammad Umer Iqbal, Wolfgang Apolinarski, Stephan Wagner and Pedro José Marrón. The NARF Architecture for Generic Personal Context Recognition. In Third IEEE International Conference on Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous, and Trustworthy Computing (SUTC 2010), June 2010.
  • Daniel Minder, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. TinyAdapt: An Adaptation Framework for Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Networked Sensing Systems (INSS 2010), page 253-256, June 2010. [DOI]
  • Wolfgang Apolinarski, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. A Secure Context Distribution Framework for Peer-based Pervasive Systems. In Proceedings of PerWare Workshop at the 8th Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2010), March 2010.
  • Gregor Schiele, Marcus Handte and Christian Becker. Pervasive Computing Middleware. In Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (AISE), 2010.
  • Gregor Schiele, Marcus Handte and Christian Becker . Pervasive Computing Middleware (Chapter in Handbook of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments). Springer, 2010.

2009

  • Danh Le Phuoc, Vinny Reynolds, Manfred Hauswirth, Muhammad Haroon, Pedro José Marrón and Marcus Handte. Context Ontologies - Enabling the Interaction of Embedded Devices in Heterogeneous Smart Spaces. In Pervasive Computing and Cooperative Environments in a Global Context Workshop at Echallenges, October 2009.
  • Marcus Handte, Muhammad Haroon, Wolfgang Apolinarski, Pedro José Marrón, Vinny Reynolds, Danh Le Phuoc and Manfred Hauswirth. PECES Middleware Challenges - On Building the Bridge between Islands of Integration. In Pervasive Computing and Cooperative Environments in a Global Context Workshop at Echallenges, October 2009.
  • Muhammad Haroon, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. Generic Role Assignment: A Uniform Middleware Abstraction for Configuration of Pervasive Systems. In Proceedings of PerWare Workshop at the Seventh Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2009), March 2009.
  • Chia-Yen Shih, Marcus Handte and Pedro José Marrón. Real-Time Context Activity Scheduling For Smart Spaces. In 2nd IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications (ICPCA '09), 2009.

2008

  • Matthias Gauger, Olga Saukh, Marcus Handte, Pedro José Marrón, Andreas Heydlauff and Kurt Rothermel. Sensor-based Clustering for Indoor Applications. In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON 2008), June 2008. [DOI]
  • Gregor Schiele, Marcus Handte and Christian Becker. Experiences in Designing an Energy-Aware Middleware for Pervasive Computing. In PerWare Workshop at the 6th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 08), March 2008.
  • Matthias Gauger, Olga Saukh, Marcus Handte, Pedro José Marrón, Andreas Heydlauff and Kurt Rothermel. Sensor-based Clustering for Indoor Applications. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN 2008), Poster/Demo session, February 2008.
  • Matthias Gauger, Pedro José Marrón, Marcus Handte, Olga Saukh, Daniel Minder, Andreas Lachenmann and Kurt Rothermel. Integrating Sensor Networks in Pervasive Computing Environments Using Symbolic Coordinates. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Communication System Software and Middleware (COMSWARE 2008), January 2008. [DOI]

2007

  • Marcus Handte, Klaus Herrmann, Gregor Schiele, Christian Becker and Kurt Rothermel. Automatic Reactive Adaptation of Pervasive Applications. In IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS), July 2007.
  • Gregor Schiele, Marcus Handte and Christian Becker. Good Manners for Pervasive Applications - An Approach Based on the Ambient Calculus. In WIP Track, International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2007, March 2007.
  • Marcus Handte, Klaus Herrmann, Gregor Schiele and Christian Becker. Supporting Pluggable Configuration Algorithms in PCOM. In Middleware Support for Pervasive Computing Workshop (PERWARE), International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2007, March 2007.

2006

  • Stephan Urbanski, Marcus Handte, Gregor Schiele and Kurt Rothermel. Experience using Processes for Pervasive Applications. In Pervasive University Workshop, Informatik 2006, October 2006.
  • Matthias Gauger, Pedro José Marrón, Marcus Handte and Kurt Rothermel. Routing in Sensor Networks based on Symbolic Coordinates. In Proceedings of the 5th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Drahtlose Sensornetze, Technical Report 2006/07, Universität Stuttgart, July 2006.
  • Marcus Handte, Stephan Urbanski, Christian Becker, Patrick Reinhard, Michael Engel and Matthew Smith. 3PC/MarNET Pervasive Presenter. In International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) Demos 2006, March 2006.
  • Torben Weis, Marcus Handte, Mirko Knoll and Christian Becker. Customizable Pervasive Applications. In International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2006, March 2006.

2005

  • Eli Tilevich, Yannis Smaragdakis and Marcus Handte. Appletizing: Running Legacy Java Code Remotely From a Web Browser. In International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM) 2005, September 2005.
  • Marcus Handte, Christian Becker and Kurt Rothermel. Peer-based Automatic Configuration of Pervasive Applications. In International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS) 2005, July 2005.
  • Marcus Handte, Gregor Schiele, Stephan Urbanski and Christian Becker. Adaptation Support for Stateful Components in PCOM. In Workshop on Software Architectures for Self-Organization: Beyond Ad-Hoc Networking at Pervasive 2005, May 2005.

2004

  • Christian Becker, Marcus Handte, Gregor Schiele and Pedro José Marrón. 3PC - Peer to Peer Pervasive Computing. In GI FG-Treffen Betriebssysteme, March 2004.
  • Christian Becker, Marcus Handte and Gregor Schiele. PCOM - A Component System for Pervasive Computing. In International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2004, March 2004.

2003

  • Marcus Handte, Christian Becker and Gregor Schiele. Experiences - Extensibility and Flexibility in BASE. In Workshop on System Support for Ubiquitous Computing (UbiSys) at Ubicomp 2003, October 2003.
  • Christoph Csallner, Marcus Handte, Othmar Lehmann and John Stasko. FundExplorer: Supporting the Diversification of Mutual Fund Portfolios Using Context Treemaps. In IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization, October 2003.

Talks

  • WebDA Lokalisierung. Forschung für unabhängiges Altern Nutzermodellierung und kontext-sensitive Dienste Workshop, Bonn, 26.4.2013.
  • GAMBAS Security and Privacy. Internet of Things European Research Cluster, Activity Chain 5 Meeting Delft, Netherlands, 8.2.2013.
  • Generic Adaptive Middleware for Behavior-driven Autonomous Services. Workshop on IoT Everything Linked: From the Sensors to the Cloud (co-located with IoT Week 2012), Venice, Italy, 18.6.2012.
  • iScreen: A Toolkit for Interactive Screens. International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, Porto, Portugal, 5.6.2012.
  • Building Blocks of Smart Space Applications, 3rd Workshop on Pervasive Computing and Embedded Systems, PECES 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, 22.11.2011.
  • Context-dependent Smart Space Formation in PECES, GI/ITG KuVS-Fachgespräch "Verteilte Systeme in Smart Spaces", Darmstadt, Germany, 01.07.2011.
  • PECES Technology Drivers & Ontology, AMI-2010 Workshop, Malaga, Spain, 10.11.2010 
  • The NARF Architecture for Generic Personal Context Recognition, SUTC 2010, Newport Beach, California, USA, 07.06.2010
  • PECES Middleware Challenges - On Building the Bridge between Islands of Integration, Echallenges 2009, Istanbul, Turkey, 21.10.2009
  • System-support for Adaptive Pervasive Applications, PhD Defense, Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, 09.07.2009
  • Generic Role Assignment: A Uniform Middleware Abstraction for Configuration of Pervasive Systems, Perware Workshop, International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2009, Galveston, USA, 09.03.2009
  • Automatic Reactive Adaptation of Pervasive Applications, IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS 2007), Istanbul, Turkey, 18.07.2007
  • Self-configuration of Adaptive Ubiquitous Applications, SPP 1140 Kolloquium, Timmerdorfer Strand, Germany, 26.03.2007
  • Supporting Pluggable Configuration Algorithms in PCOM, Perware Workshop, International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2006, New York, USA, 18.03.2007
  • Experiences using Processes for Pervasive Applications, Pervasive University Workshop, Informatik 2006, Dresden, Germany, 05.10.2006
  • Self-configuration of Adaptive Ubiquitous Applications, SPP 1140 Kolloquium, Mannheim, Germany, 16.05.2006
  • Self-configuration of Pervasive Applications, SPP 1140 Kolloquium, Warnemünde, Germany, 10.11.2005
  • Peer-based Automatic Configuration of Pervasive Applications, International Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS) 2005, Santorini, Greece, 12.06.2005
  • Adaptation Support for Stateful Components in PCOM, Workshop on Software Architectures for Self-Organization: Beyond Ad-Hoc Networking at Pervasive 2005, München, Germany, 11.05.2005
  • Self-configuration of Pervasive Applications, SPP 1140 Kolloquium, Dagstuhl, Germany, 24.01.2005
  • PCOM - A Component System for Pervasive Computing, International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM) 2004 , Orlando, USA, 15.03.2004
  • Experiences - Extensibility and Flexibility in BASE, Workshop on System Support for Ubiquitous Computing (UbiSys) at Ubicomp 2003, Seattle, USA, 12.10.2003

Teaching

  • Lecture: Net-based Applications, Universität Stuttgart, WT06/07
  • Lab: Intelligent and Interactive Screens, Universität Bonn, ST08, ST09
  • Lab: Web-Development with Typo3, Universität Bonn, WT07/08
  • Lab: Distributed Application Development with Enterprise Java Beans, Universität Stuttgart, ST05, WT05/06
  • Exercise: High Performance Networking, Universität Bonn, ST09
  • Seminar: Pervasive Computing/Sensor Networks, Universität Bonn,  WT07/08, ST08, WT08/09, ST09
  • Lab: Microcomputer Systems, Universität Duisburg-Essen, WT09/10, ST10
  • Lab: Computer Architecture, Universität Duisburg-Essen, WT10/11, WT11/12, WT12/13, WT13/14
  • Project: Context Recognition with Mobile Devices, Universität Duisburg-Essen, WT09/10, ST10, WT10/11, ST11, WT11/12, ST12, WT12/13, ST13, WT13/14, WT14/15
  • Project: Context Prediction, Universität Duisburg-Essen, WT13/14
  • Project: Indoor Localization, Universität Duisburg-Essen, WT13/14
  • Seminar: Context Recognition, Universität Duisburg-Essen,  WT09/10, ST10, WT10/11, ST11, WT11/12, ST12, WT12/13, ST13, WT13/14, WT14/15
  • Case Study: Location-based Services, Universität Duisburg-Essen, ST14, ST15
  • Lecture: Pervasive Computing, WT15/16

Bachelor Theses

  • Gathering and Matching of User Information Derived from Social Networks, March 2010
  • A System for Inertia-based Distance Estimation using Mobile Phones, July 2012
  • A System for Detecting the On-Body Placement of Mobile Phones, July 2012
  • An Android-based Board Game with Board Recognition, October 2012
  • A Visualization Tool for Localization Data, January 2013
  • A System for the Recognition of the Mode of Transportation using Mobile Phones, January 2013
  • A System for Audio-based Distributed Speaker Detection, May 2013
  • A BASE Extension for Spontaneous Device Interaction using Wi-Fi Direct, July 2013
  • A Framework for the Derivation of and Conflict Detection in Generic Privacy Policies from Social Networks, February 2014
  • System Support for Offline Maps on Android Devices, August 2014
  • A Smartphone-based Recognition System for Speed Limit Signs, August 2015

Master Theses

  • A Component System for Resource-efficient Context Recognition, August 2010
  • An Adaptive Protocol for Resource-efficient Data Synchronization, March 2012
  • Reference-based Indoor Localization using Passive RFID Technology, April 2012
  • Design and Evaluation of a Multi-modal Presence Detection System, May 2013
  • An Accurate Passive WLAN-based Localization System, November 2014
  • Automatic Detection of WLAN Signal Propagation Changes, January 2015
  • Robust Localization of Objects using Passive RFID, March 2015
  • An Extensible Engine for Adaptive Transit Routing, April 2015
  • Precise Person Tracking with Active RFID, April 2015