• Vanessa Stricker
  • Vanessa Stricker

Vanessa Stricker

Vanessa Stricker   Position: Associate Research
Address: Universität Duisburg-Essen
Gerlingstraße 16
45127 Essen
Room: S-GW 113
Phone: +49 201 183 4655
E-Mail: vanessa.stricker(at)paluno.uni-due.de
Office hours: Upon request


Personal Profile

Vanessa Stricker studied Systems Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Her Bachelors and Masters theses were honoured as most outstanding theses at the faculty of Economics and Business Administration in 2006 and 2009, respectively. Futhermore, she received the Geno- Volksbank-Award for the best Masters thesis of the faculty in 2009. She has been working at the working group Software Systems Engineering as student assitant since 2003 and since 2008 as an associate researcher.

Research Areas

  • Variability Management and Modelling
  • Software Product Line Engineering
  • Verification of Variant-intensive Software Systems


2014 - 2013 - 2010 - 2009


  • Richard Pohl, Vanessa Stricker, Klaus Pohl: Messung der Strukturellen Komplexität von Feature-Modellen. In: Wilhelm Hasselbring, Nils Christian Ehmke (eds.): Proceedings of the Software Engineering 2014, Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs SoftwaretechnikGI-Edition, Lecture Notes in Informatics, Köllen, Bonn, 2014, 71-72.


  • André Heuer, Vanessa Stricker, Christof J. Budnik, Sascha Konrad, Kim Lauenroth, Klaus Pohl: Defining variability in activity diagrams and Petri nets.Science of Computer Programming, Volume 78, Number 12, 2013, 2414-2432.
  • Richard Pohl, Vanessa Stricker, Klaus Pohl: Measuring the Structural Complexity of Feature Models. In: Ewen Denney, Tevfik Bultan, Andreas Zeller (eds.): Proceedings of the 28th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE), IEEE, Los Alamitos, 2013, 454-464.


  • Vanessa Stricker: Consistent Refinement of Variable Domain Design Specifications. In: Goetz Botterweck, Stan Jarzabek, Tomoji Kishi, Jaejoon Lee, Steve Livengood (eds.): Workshop Proceedings (Volume 2 : Workshops, Industrial Track, Doctoral Symposium, Demonstrations and Tools), 14th International Software Product Lines Conference (SPLC 2010), Lancaster University, 2010, 287-292.
  • Vanessa Stricker, Kim Lauenroth, Piero Corte, Frederic Gittler, Stefano de Panfilis, Klaus Pohl: Creating a Reference Architecture for Service-Based Systems: A Pattern-Based Approach. In: Georgios Tselentis, Alex Galis, Anastasius Gavras, Srdjan Krco, Volkmar Lotz, Paslaru Bontas Simperl, Elena, Burkhard Stiller, Theodore Zahariadis (eds.): Towards the Future Internet - Emerging Trends from European Research, IOS Press, Amsterdam, Berlin, Tokyo, Washington DC, 2010, 149-160. [DOI]
  • Vanessa Stricker, Andreas Metzger, Klaus Pohl: Avoiding Redundant Testing in Application Engineering.. In: Jan Bosch, Jaejoon Lee (eds.): Software Product Lines: Going BeyondLecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010, 226-240.


  • André Heuer, Kim Lauenroth, Vanessa Stricker, Klaus Pohl: Entwicklung eingebetteter Software in einem Softwarepraktikum mit Lego Mindstorms. In: Ulrike Jaeger, Kurt Schneider (eds.): Software Engineering im Unterricht der Hochschulen (SEUH 11), dpunkt.verlag, Heidelberg, 2009, 115-129.
  • Vanessa Stricker, André Heuer, Johannes Maria Zaha, Klaus Pohl, Stefano de Panfilis: Agreeing Upon SOA Terminology - Lessons Learned. In: Georgios Tselentis, John Domingue, Alex Galis, Anastasius Gavras, David Hausheer, Srdjan Krco, Volkmar Lotz, Theodore Zahariadis (eds.): Towards the Future Internet, IOS Press, Amsterdam, Berlin, Tokyo, Washington DC, 2009, 345-354.