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  • Component-Based Software Engineering
    Proceedings, 11th International Symposium (CBSE 2008), Karlsruhe, Germany, October 14–17
    Michael R.V. Chaudron, Clemens Szyperski, Ralf Reussner (Eds.)
    Springer, LNCS 5282, ISBN 978-3-540-87890-2, October 2008

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  • Software Architectures, Components, and Applications
    Proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA 2007), Medford, MA, USA, July 11–13 (Revised Selected Papers)
    Sven Overhage, Clemens Szyperski, Ralf Reussner, Judith Stafford (Eds.)
    Springer, LNCS 4880, ISBN 978-3-540-77617-8, Feb 2008

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  • Modular Programming Languages
    Proceedings, 7th Joint Modular Languages Conference (JMLC 2006), Oxford, UK, Sep 13–15
    David Lightfoot, Clemens Szyperski (Eds.)
    Springer, LNCS 4228, ISBN 3-540-40927-0, Sep 2006

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  • Component-Based Software Engineering
    Proceedings, 9th International Symposium (CBSE 2006), Västeras, Sweden, June 29–July 1
    Ian Gorton, George T. Heinemann, Ivica Crnkovic, Heinz W. Schmidt, Judy A. Stafford, Clemens Szyperski, Kurt Wallnau (Eds.)
    Springer, LNCS 4063, ISBN 3-540-35628-2, June 2006

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  • Oberon/F Framework - Tutorial and Reference
    Cuno Pfister and Clemens Szyperski
    Oberon microsystems, Inc., Zurich, Switzerland, 1994



Book Chapters

Articles (incl. Journals and Conferences, academic and industry)


  • Microsoft Codename “Montego” – Data Import, Transformation, and Publication for Information Workers
    Stephen J. Maine, Lorenz Prem, Clemens Szyperski, James F. Terwilliger, and the Microsoft “Montego” Team
    In: Proceedings, VLDB 2011, Seattle, WA, Aug 29–Sep 3, 2011
  • Software Components beyond Programming: From Routines to Services (guest editor introduction)
    Ivica Crnkovic, Judith Stafford, and Clemens Szyperski
    In: Special issue on IEEE Software, pp 22–26, May/June 2011











  • Integrating tasking and Active Message style communication in Gardens
    Paul Roe and Clemens Szyperski
    Second NOW/Cluster Workshop: Building Systems of Systems at ASPLOS 7, Boston, Mass., October 1996
  • Why objects are not enough
    Clemens Szyperski and Cuno Pfister
    Proceedings, Intl Component Users Conference, Munich, Germany. SIGS Publishers. July 1996
  • The Oberon/F Component Framework
    Cuno Pfister and Clemens Szyperski
    Proceedings, Intl Component Users Conference, Munich, Germany. SIGS Publishers. July 1996
  • Do we need inheritance?
    Wolfgang Weck and Clemens Szyperski
    Workshop on Composability Issues in Object-Orientation (at ECOOP'96), Linz, Austria. June 1996
  • Understanding the Java Type System
    Clemens Szyperski and K John Gough
    Notes, Annual Queensland AUUG Conference, Brisbane, March 1996
  • Iteration abstraction in Sather
    Stephan Murer, Stephen Omohundro, David Stoutamire, and Clemens Szyperski
    ACM Trans on Prog Lang and Systems (TOPLAS), 18(1), January 1996. © ACM 1996
  • Component-oriented Programming: A refined variation on object-oriented programming
    Clemens Szyperski
    Oberon Tribune, 2:1, Oberon microsystems, Zurich, Switzerland. January 1996
  • Independently extensible systems: Software engineering potential and challenge
    Clemens Szyperski
    In: Proceedings, 19th Australasian Computer Science Conference, Adelaide, SA
    Computer Science Communications, Jan. 1996.






  • Report on positions and results of the Workshop on Object-Oriented Design of Lightweight Extensible Systems
    Clemens Szyperski and Joseph Templ
    SI-Communications, December 1991


  • Towards object-oriented structures of open operating systems
    Workshop on Object Orientation in Operating Systems at OOPSLA '90), Ottawa, Canada, October 1990
  • A New Approach to Structuring Distributed Applications using Hierarchical Worlds
    Clemens Szyperski and Spiros Lalis
    Notes, ACM SIGOPS European Workshop on Fault Tolerance in Distributed Systems, Bologna, Italy, September 1990

Technical Reports

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