Lutz Prechelt

Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany


Lutz Prechelt serves as a Full Professor of informatics at Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin since 2003. Until 2000, he worked as Senior Researcher at the School of Informatics, University of Karlsruhe, where he also received his Ph.D. degree in informatics in 1995. In between, he was with abaXX Technology, Stuttgart, first as the head of various departments, then as chief technology officer. His research interests include empirical software engineering (using both qualitative and quantitative methods), measurement and benchmarking issues, and research methodology. Current research topics revolve around open source software development, agile methods, and web development platforms. Prechelt is a Member of IEEE CS, ACM, and GI and is the Editor of the Forum for Negative Results (FNR) within the Journal of Universal Computer Science (J.UCS).

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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