Selected Publications

SAP

Real Time Event Platforms – Parallel Computing

A Comparative Study of Data Storage and Processing Architectures for the Smart Grid
María Arenas-Martínez, Sergio Herrero-Lopez, Abel Sanchez, John Williams, Paul Roth, Paul Hofmann, Alexander Zeier IEEE Smart Grid·October 2010

Modeling Supply Chain Network Traffic
John R. Williams, Abel Sanchez, Paul Hofmann, Tao Lin, Michael Lipton, and Krish Mantripragada, RFID Technology and Applications, Cambridge University Press 2008

In-Memory Computing

Analytics on Historical Data Using a Clustered Insert-Only In-Memory Column Database
Jan Schaffner, Jens Krüger, Stephan Müller, Paul Hofmann, Alexander Zeier, 16th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Beijing, China, 2009

Operational Efficiency and Productivity

Efficiency analysis of supply chain processes
Gerald Reiner, Paul Hofmann, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 44, No. 23, pp 5065–5087 (2006)

Performance evaluation of supply chain processes – an integrated benchmarking approach using dependency analysis and data envelopment analysis
Gerald Reiner, Paul Hofmann, 13th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, February 16-20, 2004, Igls/ Innsbruck, Austria

Drivers for Improving Supply Chain Performance: an empirical study
Paul Hofmann, Gerald Reiner, Int. J. Integrated Supply Management Vol. 2, No. 3, pp.214–230 (2006)

Semantics and AI Planning

Semantic enrichment process: An approach to software component reuse in modernizing enterprise systems
Ilk, Noyan, Zhao, J., Goes, Paulo, Hofmann, Paul; Information Systems Frontiers 2010-11-17, Springer Netherlands

A Mixed Initiative Approach to Semantic Web Service Discovery and Composition: SAP’s Guided Procedures Framework
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann and Norman Sadeh, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2006), September 2006.

A Mixed Initiative Semantic Web Framework for Process Composition
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann and Norman Sadeh, 5th International Semantic Web Conference, Athens, GA, USA, November 5-9, 2006.

A Mixed Initiative Framework for Semantic Web Service Discovery and Composition
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann, Norman Sadeh, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2006) Workshop, Boston, USA, July 2006.

A Mixed Initiative Semantic Web Framework for Process Composition
Jinghai Rao, Dimitar Dimitrov, Paul Hofmann and Norman Sadeh, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, The Semantic Web – ISWC (2006), Volume 4273, pp 873-886, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg (2006)

Human Computer Interface

Can you Talk or only Touch-Talk
Maria Danninger, Leila Takayama, QianYing Wang, Courtney Schultz, Joerg Beringer, Frankie James, Paul Hofmann, Clifford Nass,The Ninth International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI), November 2007

Designing International Enterprise Software
Janaki Kumar, Daniel Rosenberg, Paul Hofmann, Michael Arent
Human Interface and the Management of Information, Lectures Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, Volume 5617, 2009

Operations Research

IT Strategies for Increased Rail Employee Satisfaction
Jackson, P., Chen, Y., Farhangi, R., Li, X., Mansion, D. A., Markel, E., Morris, R., Podgurny, L., Randall, A., and Hofmann, P., IEEE Intelligent Systems vol. 23, no. 5, pp 13-15, Sep 2008; DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MIS.2008.84

Northwestern University

Non-linear Quantum Dynamics

Molecular Dynamics Simulation for an Ensemble of Coupled Quantum Two Level Systems with Classical Degrees of Freedom
Paul Hofmann, Jürgen Brickmann, J. Chem. Phys. 88, 6501, (1988)

Dynamics of energy flow from CH overtone excitations: Theoretical and experimental studies of CH3CHCH
P. Hofmann, R.B. Gerber, M.A. Ratner, L.C. Baylor, E. Weitz, J. Chem. Phys. 88, 7434 (1988)

Overtone Spectroscopy of Propyne and Propyne-dl
Lewis C. Bayler, Eric Weitz, P. Hofmann, J. Chem. Phys. 90, 615 (1989)

Munich Technical University

Deep Learning

Der Einsatz eines verteilten Assoziativen Speichers zur Reaktivitätsvorhersage
K.P. Schulz, P. Hofmann, J. Gasteiger, J. Gasteiger (Hrsg.) Software-Entwicklung in der Chemie 2, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (1988) See also

Darmstadt Technical University

Non-linear Quantum Mechanics

Measures of Stochasticity for Nonstationary Initial Preparations of Coupled Oscillators
J. Brickmann, P. Hofmann, P.C. Schmidt, Int. J. Quan. Chem. 28, 109, (1985)

Quanteninstabilität für das Dipolmoment von Molekülen mit Inversionsbewegung am Beispiel von Ammoniak
Paul Hofmann, Dissertation TH-Darmstadt, Darmstadt (1985)

BASF

Ein CIP-Konzept für die BASF
Paul Hofmann, G. Gauglitz (Hrsg.) Software-Entwicklung in der Chemie 3, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (1989)

Verteilte objektorientierte Software-Anwendungen auf Client-Server-Basis für die chemische Produktion
P. Hofmann, D. Ziessow (Hrsg.) Software-Entwicklung in der Chemie 7, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Frankfurt/Main (1993)

Ein modulares Betriebsführungssystem für einen chemischen Produktionsbetrieb mit einer Mehrprodukt-/Mehrstranganlage
Michael Brüntrop, Paul Hofmann, Rainer Scheuring, Automatisierungstechnische Praxis 40 (1998) 11

Integrierte und prozessorientierte Qualitätssicherung
Bodo Endrehs, Paul Hofmann, Laborpraxis April; Vogel Life Science Medien, Würzburg (2001)

Integriertes Qualitätsmanagement
Bodo Endrehs, Paul Hofmann, Chemie-Anlagen + Verfahren 34, Mai; Konradin Verlag, Leinfelden-Echterdingen (2001)

Computersimulationen zur Punktlandung bei der Kapazitätsplanung von Mehrproduktanlagen in der chemischen Industrie
Paul Hofmann, Chemie Ingenieur Technik 74, S 1081-1088, WILEY-VCH, Weinheim (2002)