Projects

Short overview ...
  • Freelancer since 1999
  • Software development: design, quality, processes, legacy code, test frameworks
  • Image analysis: object and anomaly detection, X-rays and millimeter waves
  • Reverse engineering and requirements extraction
  • X-ray baggage security screening and threat detection
  • Classification algorithms, statistics, machine learning
  • Numerical simulations, statistics, distributed computing
  • C++, Linux, Python, OpenCV, script languages, XML...
  • Clean Code / Adaptive Autosar C++14 rules / CERT C++ rules, coding standards
Some projects:

  • (automotive industry, training) Design of a course / Web-based training
    • for a world-wide developer community
    • legally-safe software development for safety-critical systems, e.g. automotive embedded devices
    • MISRA standards for C/C++: coding standards and MISRA-processes
    • Coding tandards / Clean Code
  • (automotive) Reverse Engineering
    • software of an Engine Control Unit (ECU)
  • (security technology) System programming of a compley detection process on a Linux platform
    • http server communication
    • parallel execution of several multi-threaded processes
    • numerical compatibility of legacy 32-bit customer library execution on a modern 64-bit system
  • (security technology) Image analysis, classifikation algorithms, system software for X-ray scanner
    • komplex C++ algorithms, image analysis. object detektion, 2D und 3D
    • UNIX system programming: multi-threading, TBB
    • neural networks, Support-Vector-Machine
    • porting Java and Python programs to C++
    • simulations and distributed computing
  • (printing industry) Hidden codes in printing products
    • data encoding
    • image analysis
    • C++, Python
    • OpenCV
    • Data Matrix Codes: libdmtx
  • (semiconductor industry) Developer + architect System-on-Chip (SOC) test system software
    • component based architecture
    • large legacy code basis
    • Openoffice UNO middleware, multi-prozess and multi-threaded applications
    • international company with developers in China and Japan
    • C++, Java, GUI based on Eclipse 3.7, Ruby, Python, Clearcase, SCons
  • (automotive industry) Software for driver assistance system
    • reverse engineering
    • extraction of requirements
    • writing of regression tests
    • Windows, MS-Visual Studio C++

Some of my experiences and competences:

  • Software:
    • object-oriented analysis, design, implementation, tests, documentation
    • parallel execution (multi-threading and multi-process execution)
    • component-based architecture
    • complex algorithms and numerical computing
    • Reverse engineering, extraction of requirements
    • C++ Standard Template Library (STL)
    • Linux, Windows
    • UNIX system programming (e.g. IPC, POSIX threads)
    • UNIX shell scripts, Perl, Python, Ruby and other tools
    • DELPHI Client/Server (Windows)
    • SQL (INGRES relational DB, SQLite)
    • XML/XML-Schema, HTML, XPath, XQuery, einen XPath Parser geschrieben
    • VTK 3d-Graphik, X Graphik Programmierung
  • Software tools:
    • Subversion (SVN), GIT, CVS, ClearCase configuration management
    • Docbook, Doxygen, Latex
    • BOOST library
    • Openoffice UNO (universal network objects, middleware) programming (like Corba)
    • debuggers: gdb, TotalView, valgrind, electric fence, Rational Purify
    • static code analysis with Coverity, Cppunit
    • unit and blackbox tests, cppunit, gtest
    • realtime performance analysis using oprofile
    • WinOLS
    • Jenkins programming and configuration
    • Jira
    • Bugzilla
    • QtCreator, Eclipse
    • Atlassian Confluence Wiki
    • Compilers gcc, icc, clang
    • Rpm / Debian package building
    • Data Matrix codes: libdmtx
    • libcurl / http server
    • Secure-shell Ssh
    • MS-Visual Studio C++
    • WebRTC Kommunikations Lib (kurz)
    • Data Matrix Codes: libdmtx
  • Physics:
    • PhD in experimental physics
    • X-ray diffraction
    • powder crystal structure determination
    • synchrotron radiation
    • microwave radiation
  • Image analysis and object classification:
    • object recognition, anomaly and threat detection
    • X-ray transmission images (luggage scanning)
    • microwave radiation (human body images)
    • very complex scenes
    • search for bulk and sheet explosives
    • classification methods, neural networks, SVM support vector machine
    • large amounts of image data
    • 2D and 3D geometry algorithms
    • OpenCV library
    • numpy and scikit-learn/sklearn libraries
  • Areas of work:
    • automobile production steering
    • logistics
    • research in optics: infrared cameras
    • X-ray image analysis
    • machine learning and classification techniques
    • complex system-on-chip/SOC testing software
    • millimeter wave technology
    • statistics
    • printing industry codes
  • Others:
    • computation speed and memory usage tuning
    • Portierung von 32-bit auf 64-bit Architektur
    • distributed computing
    • Reverse Engineering
    • Kanban and Scrum process for software development
    • MISRA C++ standard and processes for safety-critical applications
    • Clean Code / Adaptive Autosar C++14 rules / CERT C++ rules
    • how to handle large legacy source code base
    • porting C/C++ code from 32-bit to 64-bit architecture
    • numerical algorithms
    • Coaching
  • Industry sectors:
    • industry research
    • semiconductor and component test systems
    • automotive / production steering
    • logistics
    • university research
    • startups