address : RWTH Aachen
Informatik 5
Ahornstr. 55
D-52056 Aachen

phone : +49/241/8021501

Approval date : 30/1/2001

The Chair of Computer Science 5 – Information Systems works on the formal analysis, prototypical development, and practical testing of meta-information systems. These systems are used to document and coordinate the distributed design, integration, and evolution of database-centered applications in computer science. Our research topics include Engineering Information Systems, Metadata in Community Information Systems, Mobile Applications and Services, Database and Meta-Database Technology, Technology Enhanced Learning and Model Management.

RWTH-I5 was a member of the CAPE-OPEN and Global CAPE-OPEN projects. Founding member of CO-LaN.

Matthias JARKE and Jörg KÖLLER co-authored a paper at SIIT’99 (Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology) describing why CAPE-OPEN and what the CAPE-OPEN project delivered.