Dr. Sybren De Kinderen

former Senior Academic Staff

Dr. Sybren De Kinderen

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 2000-2005: Study business informatics at the VU university Amsterdam (VUA)
  • 2005-2009: PhD-student at VUA, under the supervision of dr. Jaap Gordijn and prof.dr. Hans Akkermans. Thesis: Needs-driven service bunding in a multi-supplier setting - the computational e3-service approach
  • 2009-2011: Applied research at the CRP Henri Tudor (CRP), Luxemburg
  • 2011-2015: Postdoctoral researcher in the research team of prof.dr. Erik Proper, at the CRP and the University of Luxemburg
  • Since 2015: Assistant Professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen

Publications:

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  • de Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; ; Hacks, Simon: Towards Cybersecurity by Design: A multi-level reference model for requirements-driven smart grid cybersecurity. In: ECIS 2022 Research Papers. 2022. doi:https://aisel.aisnet.org/ecis2022_rp/89Full textCitationDetails
  • Frank, Ulrich; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; De Kinderen, Sybren: IT Infrastructure Modeling Language (ITML): A DSML for Supporting IT Management - ICB Research Report, 72. Essen 2021. doi:10.17185/duepublico/75252) Full textCitationDetails
    IT Infrastructure Modeling Language (ITML): A DSML for Supporting IT Management

    Inthisresearchreport,wepresentanewversionofITModelingLanguage(ITML).Itis
    integratedwiththefamilyofDomain-SpecificModelingLanguages(DSMLs)thatarepart
    ofMulti-PerspectiveEnterpriseModeling(MEMO).Thedesignofthelanguagefolloweda
    provenmethod.Itprovidesforanalysingrequirementsbasedontheanalysisofpossibleuse
    scenarios.TheITMLwasspecifiedwiththemetamodelinglanguageMEMOMML.Duetothe
    considerablesizeofthemetamodel,itspresentationissplitintoseveralpartialmetamodels,
    whicharedescribedatalevelofdetailthatisrequiredfortheimplementationofthelanguage
    withinamodelingtool.Thepresentationofthemetamodelissupplementedbydiscussionsof
    designconflictsandrelateddecisions.Inadditiontotheabstractsyntaxandsemantics,which
    arerepresentedbythemetamodel,wealsoproposeaconcretesyntax,whichwasdesigned
    withthesupportofagraphicdesigner.Finally,wealsoprovideashortdiscussionofprincipal
    limitationsofconventionalmetamodelingaswellasanoutlookonourfutureresearch.
    Keywords:ITmanagement,enterprisemodeling,ITinfrastructure,ITML,MEMO,multi-level
    modeling.

  • de Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; Ma, Qin; Razo-Zapata, Ivan: A Modeling Method in Support of Strategic Analysis in the Realm of Enterprise Modeling On the Example of Blockchain-Based Initiatives for the Electricity Sector. In: Enterp. Model. Inf. Syst. Archit. Int. J. Concept. Model., Vol 2021 (2021) No 16(2), p. 1-36. doi:10.18417/emisa.16.2CitationDetails
  • Ma, Qin; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; de Kinderen, Sybren: Validation and Verification in Domain-Specific Modeling Method Engineering. In: Serral, Estefania; Stirna, Janis; Ralyte, Jolita; Grabis, Janis (Ed.): The Practice of Enterprise Modeling - 14th {IFIP} {WG} 8.1 Working Conference, PoEM 2021, Riga, Latvia, November 24-26, 2021, Proceedings. Springer, 2021, p. 119-133. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-91279-6_9CitationDetails
  • de Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; Rosenthal, Kristina: Towards an Empirical Perspective on Multi-Level Modeling and a Comparison with Conventional Meta Modeling. In: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems Companion, MODELS 2021 Companion. IEEE, Fukuoka, Japan 2021, p. 531-535. doi:10.1109/MODELS-C53483.2021.00082CitationDetails
  • de Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika: Making a Case for Multi-level Reference Modeling – A Comparison of Conventional and Multi-level Language Architectures for Reference Modeling Challenges. In: Org, Aisnet. (Ed.): Wirtschaftsinformatik 2021 Proceedings. 2021. CitationDetails
  • De Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; Ma, Qin; Razo-Zapata, Iván S.: A Modeling Method in Support of Strategic Analysis in the Realm of Enterprise Modeling - On the Example of Blockchain-Based Initiatives for the Electricity Sector. In: Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures (EMISAJ) (2021). CitationDetails
  • De Kinderen, Sybren; Ma, Qin; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika: Towards Extending the Validation Possibilities of ADOxx with Alloy. In: Springer (Ed.): Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on the Practice of Enterprise Modeling. Springer, 2020. CitationDetails
  • De Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; Nolte, Mario: Conceptual Blending for Analyzing Possible Interpretations of Information Systems Concepts - The Case of Smart Contracts. In: Proceedings of the 2020 European Conference on Information Systems. AIS, 2020. CitationDetails
  • Sybren de Kinderen, Monika Kaczmarek-Heß: On model-based analysis of organizational structures - an assessment of current modeling approaches and application of multi-level modeling in support of design and analysis of organizational structures. In: Software and Systems Modeling, Vol 2020 (2020) No 19, p. 313-343. CitationDetails
  • de Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika: Multi-level Modeling as a Language Architecture for Reference Models - On the Example of the Smart Grid Domain. In: Ieee (Ed.): IEEE 21st Conference on Business Informatics (CBI). Moscow, Russia 2019, p. 174-183. CitationDetails
  • Proper, Henderik; Bjekovic, Marija; Van Gils, Bas; De Kinderen, Sybren: Enterprise Architecture Modelling - Purpose, requirements and language. In: To appear in Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Trends in Enterprise Architecture (TEAR 2018). IEEE, Stockholm, Sweden 2018. CitationDetails
  • De Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika: Modeling Organizational Structures in the Realm of Enterprise Modeling: Limitations of the Current Paradigm and Prospects of Multilevel Language Architectures. In: Exploring Modelling Methods for Systems Analysis and Development (EMMSAD 2018). 23rd International Conference, Held at CAiSE 2018. Springer, Tallinn, Estland 2018. CitationDetails
  • Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; De Kinderen, Sybren; Ma, Qin; Razo-Zapata, Ivan: Modeling in Support of Multi-Perspective Valuation of Smart Grid Initiatives. In: IEEE 12th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science. IEEE, Nantes, France 2018. CitationDetails
  • De Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika: Enterprise Modeling in Support of SOA Migration Analysis. In: Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures - International Journal of Conceptual Modeling, Vol 2018 (2018) No 13, p. 1-36. doi:10.18417/emisa.13.1Full textCitationDetails
  • De Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; Ma, Qin; Zapata, Ivan Razo: Towards Metamodel Provenance - a Goal Driven Approach to Document the Provenance of Meta Models. In: 10. International Conference on the Practice of Enterprise Modeling (PoEM 2017). Springer, Leuven, Belgium 2017. CitationDetails

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  • De Kinderen, Sybren: Using Grounded Theory for Domain Specific Modelling Language Design - Lessons Learned from the Smart Grid Domain. In: 10. International Conference on the Practice of Enterprise Modeling (PoEM 2017). Springer, Leuven, Belgium 2017. CitationDetails

    To appear

  • Proper, Henderik; Winter, Robert; Aier, Stephan; De Kinderen, Sybren: Architectural Coordination of Enterprise Transformation. Springer, 2017. CitationDetails

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  • Zapata, Ivan Razo; Ma, Qin; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; De Kinderen, Sybren: The Conjoint Modeling of Value Networks and Regulations of Smart Grid Platforms: A Luxembourg Case Study. In: Workshops of the 19. IEEE Conference on Business Informatics (CBI 2017). IEEE, Thessaloniki 2017. CitationDetails
  • Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika; De Kinderen, Sybren: A Multilevel Model of IT Platforms for the Needs of Enterprise IT Landscape Analyses. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering, Vol 2017 (2017) No 59, p. 315-329. doi:10.1007/s12599-017-0482-4Full textCitationDetails
  • De Kinderen, Sybren; Kaczmarek-Heß, Monika: Enterprise Modeling Support for SOA Migration. In: Ais (Ed.): 13. International Wirtschaftsinformatik Conference . 2017. Full textCitationDetails
  • Kaczmarek, Monika; De Kinderen, Sybren: A Conceptualization of IT Platform for the Needs of Enterprise IT Landscape Modeling. In: Conference on Business Informatics 2016. 2016. CitationDetails
  • Kinderen, Sybren De; Leenheer, Pieter de; Gordijn, Jaap; Akkermans, Hans; Meiland, Franka; Droes, Rose-Marie: e3 service: An ontology for needs-driven real-world service bundling in a multi-supplier setting. In: Applied Ontology, Vol 8 (2013) No 4, p. 195-229. Full textCitationDetails