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Χρήστος Τσίγκανος


christos dot tsigkanos at tuwien dot ac dot at

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Distributed Systems Group, Institute of Information Systems, TU Vienna, Austria
Argentinierstrasse 8, A-1040 Vienna, Austria

I am Lise Meitner Fellow at TU Vienna (EDENSPACE, Austrian Science Foundation). Previously, I was post-doctoral researcher at the Distibuted Systems Group (SmartCT, chair prof. Schahram Dustdar) and at Politecnico di Milano, where I received (2017) my PhD advised by prof. Carlo Ghezzi. My research interests lie in the intersection of software engineering and contemporary distributed systems, and include dependable self-adaptive systems, requirements engineering and formal verification.

  • Mar'21: Robotic mission exemplars to appear on SEAMS '21. If interested, see also previous specification patterns on TSE, and their online repository

  • Jan'21: Serving as chair of the ACM Student Research Competition at MODELS '21. Excellent students, please consider applying to showcase your research!

  • Dec'20: Paper on model transformations to appear on SoSyM

  • Sept'20: How can we scale up verification of complex reactive systems? Different model projections corresponding to requirements may be derived (and synchronized) on the specification level automatically, achieving cone-of-influence reduction on (later) analysis. Paper on ASE

  • Jul'20: Paper on early validation with multi-concern statistical verification to appear on JSS

Find/Found me at

TU Eindhoven (online talk, Apr' 21), Univ. of Tübingen (online talk, Feb' 21), PoliMi Milano (online talk, Nov' 20), ASE (online talk, Sept' 20), SnT Luxembourg (May' 20), PoliMi Milano (Feb' 20), Humboldt Berlin (Feb' 20) .

Recent Service (selected)




Advanced Internet Computing (MSc, winter), Distributed Computing Seminars (MSc, spring).

Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism και άρθρο στην Καθημερινή, θέμα στις πανελλήνιες '19 (in greek).

Recent Research (selected)
  • Scalable Multiple-View Analysis of Reactive Systems via Bidirectional Model Transformations

    Christos Tsigkanos, Nianyu Li, Zhi Jin, Zhenjiang Hu, and Carlo Ghezzi

    in IEEE/ACM Automated Software Engineering, 2020 (pdf)

    ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award

  • Specification Patterns for Robotic Missions

    Claudio Menghi, Christos Tsigkanos, Carlo Ghezzi, Patrizio Pelliccione and Thorsten Berger

    in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 2020 (pdf)

    in IEEE/ACM ICSE tool PsALM: Specification of Dependable Robotic Missions, 2019 (video walkthrough) (pdf)

    in IEEE/ACM ICSE Journal First video summary, 2020

    Patterns, datasets, reproduction kits and tool support roboticpatterns.com

  • Cloud Deployment Tradeoffs for the Analysis of Spatially Distributed Internet of Things Systems

    Christos Tsigkanos, Martin Garriga, Luciano Baresi, and Carlo Ghezzi

    in IEEE Transactions on Internet Technology, 2020

  • Model-Driven Engineering City Spaces via Bidirectional Model Transformations

    Ennio Visconti, Christos Tsigkanos, Zhenjiang Hu and Carlo Ghezzi

    in Software and Systems Modelling, 2021 (pdf)

    in IEEE/ACM MODELS, 2019 (pdf)

  • POET: Privacy on the Edge with Bidirectional Data Transformations

    Nianyu Li, Christos Tsigkanos, Zhi Jin, Schahram Dustdar, Zhenjiang Hu and Carlo Ghezzi

    in IEEE PERCOM, 2019 (pdf)

  • Early Validation of Cyber-Physical Space Systems via Multi-Concerns Integration

    Nianyu Li, Christos Tsigkanos, Zhi Jin, Zhenjiang Hu, and Carlo Ghezzi

    in Journal of Systems and Software, 2020 (pdf)

  • Sabrina: Modeling and Visualization of Economy Data with Incremental Domain Knowledge

    A. Arleo, C. Tsigkanos, C. Jia, R. Leite, I. Murturi, M. Klaffenboeck, S. Dustdar, M. Wimmer, S. Miksch, J. Sorger

    in In IEEE VIS, 2019 (video summary) (pdf)

  • Modeling and Verification of Evolving Cyber-Physical Spaces

    Christos Tsigkanos, Timo Kehrer and Carlo Ghezzi

    in ACM SIGSOFT FSE, 2017 (pdf)

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