Selected Publications

Semantics, AI and Machine Learning

Hidden Markov Models and their Application for Predicting Failure Events
Paul Hofmann and Zaid Tashman; Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2020), Amsterdam, June 2020, Springer.

Semantic enrichment process: An approach to software component reuse in modernizing enterprise systems
Ilk, Noyan, Zhao, J., Goes, Paulo, Hofmann, Paul; Information Systems Frontiers 2010-11-17, Springer Netherlands

A Mixed Initiative Approach to Semantic Web Service Discovery and Composition: SAP’s Guided Procedures Framework
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann and Norman Sadeh, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2006), September 2006.

A Mixed Initiative Semantic Web Framework for Process Composition
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann and Norman Sadeh, 5th International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, GA, USA, November 5-9, 2006.

A Mixed Initiative Framework for Semantic Web Service Discovery and Composition
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann, Norman Sadeh, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2006) Workshop, Boston, USA, July 2006.

A Mixed Initiative Semantic Web Framework for Process Composition
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann and Norman Sadeh, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, The Semantic Web – ISWC (2006), Volume 4273, pp 873-886, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg (2006)

Real Time Event Platforms – Parallel Computing

A Comparative Study of Data Storage and Processing Architectures for the Smart Grid
María Arenas-Martínez, Sergio Herrero-Lopez, Abel Sanchez, John Williams, Paul Roth, Paul Hofmann, Alexander Zeier IEEE Smart Grid·October 2010

Modeling Supply Chain Network Traffic
John R. Williams, Abel Sanchez, Paul Hofmann, Tao Lin, Michael Lipton, and Krish Mantripragada, RFID Technology and Applications, Cambridge University Press 2008

In-Memory Computing

Analytics on Historical Data Using a Clustered Insert-Only In-Memory Column Database
Jan Schaffner, Jens Krüger, Stephan Müller, Paul Hofmann, Alexander Zeier, 16th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Beijing, China, 2009

Operational Efficiency and Productivity

Understanding Battery Degradation
Paul Hofmann, Online Trade Magazine Alternative Energy from Solar, Wind, Biomass, Fuel Cells and more, September 2017

Efficiency analysis of supply chain processes
Gerald Reiner, Paul Hofmann, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 44, No. 23, pp 5065–5087 (2006)

Performance evaluation of supply chain processes – an integrated benchmarking approach using dependency analysis and data envelopment analysis
Gerald Reiner, Paul Hofmann, 13th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, February 16-20, 2004, Igls/ Innsbruck, Austria

Drivers for Improving Supply Chain Performance: an empirical study
Paul Hofmann, Gerald Reiner, Int. J. Integrated Supply Management Vol. 2, No. 3, pp.214–230 (2006)

IT Strategies for Increased Rail Employee Satisfaction
Jackson, P., Chen, Y., Farhangi, R., Li, X., Mansion, D. A., Markel, E., Morris, R., Podgurny, L., Randall, A., and Hofmann, P., IEEE Intelligent Systems vol. 23, no. 5, pp 13-15, Sep 2008; DOI=

Human Computer Interface

Can you Talk or only Touch-Talk
Maria Danninger, Leila Takayama, QianYing Wang, Courtney Schultz, Joerg Beringer, Frankie James, Paul Hofmann, Clifford Nass,The Ninth International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI), November 2007

Designing International Enterprise Software
Janaki Kumar, Daniel Rosenberg, Paul Hofmann, Michael Arent
Human Interface and the Management of Information, Lectures Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, Volume 5617, 2009