Mehdi Jazayeri

Author: Mehdi Jazayeri

Mehdi Jazayeri is professor of computer science and founding dean of the Faculty of Informatics at the University of Lugano. From 1994 through 2007, he was also professor of computer science and head of the Distributed Systems Group at the Technical University of Vienna. He is interested in programming, software engineering, programming languages, and distributed systems. He has worked at both technical and management capacities at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, Synapse Computer Corporation, Ridge Computers, and TRW Vidar. He spent two years in Pisa, Italy, to set up and manage a joint research project on parallel systems between Hewlett-Packard and the University of Pisa. He has been an assistant professor of computer science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, adjunct professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Santa Clara, and San Jose State University. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Helsinki (1979) and a visiting professor at the Politecnico di Milano (1988). He was a principal investigator on several European projects dealing with software architectures and advanced distributed systems.


Publication period start: 2010
Number of co-authors: 13


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Harald Gall
Sasa Nesic
Dragan Gasevic

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Monica Landoni
Manfred Hauswirth
Dragan Gasevic


Jazayeri, Mehdi, Ogden, William F., Rounds, William C. (1975): The Intrinsically Exponential Complexity of the Circularity Problem for Attribute Grammars. In Communications of the ACM, 18 (12) pp. 697-706.

Fenkam, Pascal, Gall, Harald, Jazayeri, Mehdi (2002): Visual Requirements Validation: Case Study in a Corba-Supported Environment. In: 10th Anniversary IEEE Joint International Conference on Requirements Engineering RE 2002 9-13 September, 2002, Essen, Germany. pp. 81-90.

Nesic, Sasa, Jovanovic, Jelena, Gasevic, Dragan, Jazayeri, Mehdi (2007): Ontology-based content model for scalable content reuse. In: Sleeman, Derek H., Barker, Ken (eds.) K-CAP 2007 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Knowledge Capture October 28-31, 2007, Whistler, BC, Canada. pp. 195-196.

Hauswirth, Manfred, Jazayeri, Mehdi, II, Markus Schneider (2001): A Phase Model for E-Commerce Business Models and its Application to Security Assessment. In: HICSS 2001 , 2001, .

Jazayeri, Mehdi, Podnar, Ivana (2001): A Business and Domain Model for Information Commerce. In: HICSS 2001 , 2001, .

Reif, Gerald, Gall, Harald, Jazayeri, Mehdi (2005): WEESA: Web engineering for semantic Web applications. In: Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on the World Wide Web , 2005, . pp. 722-729.

Nesic, Sasa, Jazayeri, Mehdi, Landoni, Monica, Gasevic, Dragan (2010): Using Semantic Documents and Social Networking in Authoring of Course Material: An Empiric. In: ICALT 2010 - 10th IEEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 5-7 July, 2010, Sousse, Tuneisa. pp. 666-670.