Prof. Dr. Jan Sudeikat

Department Informatik





  • Cyber-physische Systeme
  • Programmiertechnik
  • Programmiermethodik (I & II)
  • Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen
  • Maschinenethik (WP)


  • Ausgewählte Aspekte Cyber-physischer Systeme
  • Verteilte Adaptive Systeme

Focus areas/Expertise

  • Entwurf adaptiver, verteilter Systeme
  • Agentenorientierte Softwareentwicklung
  • Energieinformatik

Offices held/Professional memberships



  • Sudeikat, J., Köhler-Bußmeier, M. (2022): Towards Integrating Multi-Agent Organizations in OPC UA for Developing Adaptive Cyber-Physical Systems. In D. Demmler, D. Krupka, H. Federrath. (Hrsg.): INFORMATIK 2022, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn 2022, pages 1565-1570, doi:10.18420/inf2022_135.
  • Köhler-Bußmeier, M., Sudeikat, J. (2022): Defining Adaption Measures for SONAR-Models. In Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC 2022), Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer.
  • W. Renz, J. O. Sudeikat, J. Backes and K. Eger (2022): "Assessment of Functional Risks for Engineering Adaptive Smart Grid Applications," 2022 IEEE 10th International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE), pp. 26-32, doi: 10.1109/SEGE55279.2022.9889752.
  • Sudeikat, J. and Köhler-Bußmeier, M. (2022). On Combining Domain Modeling and Organizational Modeling for Developing Adaptive Cyber-Physical Systems. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-547-0, pages 330-336. DOI: 10.5220/0010881200003116
  • zum Felde, N.; Köhler-Bußmeier, M. & Sudeikat, J., Improving Drone-based Parcel Delivery in a Delivery System at its Capacity Limit, International Workshop on Petri Nets and Software Engineering 2021, 2021, 2907, pp. 21-40 
  • Vuthi, P. P., Lorenzen, P., Schäfers, H., Raths, S., Krengel, S., Sudeikat, J., Thomsen, M. (2015): Smart Power Hamburg: A virtual power plant for Hamburg, International ETG Congress 2015, Die Energiewende, Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e.V., 
  • Sudeikat, J., Heitmann, O. (2013): Towards modular assembling of virtual power plant control systems – The Smart Power Hamburg Platform, Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Environmental Informatics – Informatics for Environmental Protection, Sustainable Development and Risk Management (EnviroInfo 2013), Shaker Verlag, ISBN 978-3-8440-1676-5, pp. 188-197
  • Beckereit, M., Bettinger, C., Heitmann, O., Koch, B., Riepe, J., Sudeikat, J. (2013): Die energieeffiziente Stadt der Zukunft, Dezentrale Energieversorgung, ISBN: 978-3- 935317-95-5, Vivis Verlag, pp. 229-244
  • Renz W., Preisler, T., Sudeikat, J. (2012): Mesoscopic stochastic models for validating self-organizing multi-agent systems, Sixth International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops, IEEE, pp.119-126
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W., Vilenica, A, Lamersdorf, W. (2011): A reputation-based approach to self-adaptive service selection, 17th GI/ITG Conference on Communication in Distributed Systems (KiVS 2011), OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs) Band 17, pp. 14-25
  • Nunes, I.; Cirilo, E.; de Lucena, C. J. P.; Sudeikat, J.; Hahn, C. & Gomez-Sanz, J. J. (2011): A Survey on the translation from agent oriented specifications to code, Agent Oriented Software Engineering X: State-of-the-Art Survey, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, LNCS 6038, pp. 169-179
  • Vilenica, A., Hamann, K., Lamersdorf, W., Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2011): An extensible framework for dynamic market-based service selection and business process execution, 11th International IFIP Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS 2011), LNCS 6723, Springer, pp. 150-164
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2010): On the modeling, refinement and integration of decentralized agent coordination – a case study on dissemination processes in networks, Proceedings of the Workshop on Self-Organizing Architectures, 1st International Workshop on Self-Organizing Architectures SOAR 2009, September 14 2009, LNCS 6090, Springer Verlag, pp. 251-274
  • Sudeikat, J., Steghöfer, J.-P., Seebach, H., Reif, W., Renz, W., Preisler T., Salchow, P. (2010): Design and simulation of a wave-like self-organization strategy for resource flow systems, Proceedings of The Multi-Agent Logics, Languages, and Organisations Federated Workshops (MALLOW 2010), Lyon, France, August 30 - September 2, 2010., 2010 CEUR Workshop Proceedings
  • Balthasar, G., Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): On the decentralized coordination of artificial cowboys: A jadex-based realization, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Computational Logic in Multi-Agent Systems 2009, (lfl-09-08):188–192, lfl Technical Report Series lfl-09-08
  • Vilenica, A.; Sudeikat, J.; Lamersdorf, W.; Renz, W.; Braubach, L. & Pokahr, A. (2010): Coordination in multi-agent systems: A declarative approach using coordination spaces, Proceedings of International Workshop From Agent Theory to Agent Implementation (AT2AI-7), Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, pp. 441-446
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2010): Qualitative modeling of mas dynamics - using systemic modeling to examine the intended and unintended consequences of agent coaction, Agent-Oriented Software Engineering X, Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Agent-oriented software engineering Springer, pp. 80-93
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): Decomas: An architecture for supplementing mas with systemic models of decentralized agent coordination, WI-IAT ’09: Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 104-107
  • Sudeikat, J, Renz, W. (2009): Shoaling glassfishes: Enabling decentralized web service management (short paper), 3rd International Conference in Self-Adaptive and SelfOrganizing Systems, Los Alamitos, CA, USA, IEEE, pp. 291-292
  • Vilenica, A., Renz, W., Sudeikat, J., Lamersdorf, W. (2009): Multi-agent-architecture for simulating traffic management - a case study on highway networks, Second International Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization, Smart System Technologies, Shaker Verlag & IEEE Explore Digital Library, pp. 121-127 Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): Supporting agent-oriented designs with models of macroscopic system behavior (extended abstract), AAMAS ’09: Proceedings of The 8th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp. 1355-1356
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): MASDynamics: Toward systemic modeling of decentralized agent coordination, Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen 2009, Informatik aktuell, pp. 79–90
  • Balthasar, G., Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): On herding artificial cows: Using jadex to coordinate cowboy agents, Programming Multi-Agent Systems, 6th International Workshop, ProMAS 2008, Estoril, Portugal, May 13, 2008. Revised Invited and Selected Papers, LNAI 5442, Springer, pp. 233-237
  • Renz W., Sudeikat, J. (2009): Modeling feedback within mas: A systemic approach to organizational dynamics, Organised Adaptation in Multi-Agent Systems, First International Workshop, OAMAS 2008, Estoril Portugal, May 2008 Revised and Invited Papers, LNCS 5368, pp. 72-89
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): A systemic approach to the validation of self–organizing dynamics within mas, Agent-Oriented Software Engineering IX: 9th International Workshop, AOSE 2008 Estoril, Portugal, May 12-13, 2008 Revised Selected Papers, LNCS 5386/2009, Springer, pp. 31-45
  • Pokahr, A., Braubach, L.,Sudeikat, J., Renz, W., Lamersdorf, W. (2008): Simulation and implementation of logistics systems based on agent technology, Hamburg International Conference on Logistics 2008: Logistics Networks and Nodes, Erich Schmidt Verlag, pp. 291-308
  • Buckl, S., Matthes, F., Renz, W., Schweda, C. M., Sudeikat, J. (2008): Towards simulation-supported enterprise architecture management, Fachtagung Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme (MobIS2008), GI, 141, pp. 131-145
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2008): Toward systemic mas development: Enforcing decentralized self-organization by composition and refinement of archetype dynamics, Engineering Environment-Mediated Multiagent Systems, LNCS 5049, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 39-57
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2007): On complex networks in software: How agent-orientation effects software structures, Multi-Agent Systems and Applications V, 5th International Central and Eastern European Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, CEEMAS 2007, LNCS 4696, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 215-224
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2007): Toward requirements engineering for self–organizing multi–agent systems, Proceedings of the First IEEE International Conference on Self– Adaptive and Self–Organizing Systems (SASO 2007), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 299-302
  • Sudeikat, J. (2007): Toward the design if self–organizing dynamics, Software Engineering 2007 – Beiträge zu den Workshops, Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V. (GI), pp. 361-364
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2007): On simulations in mas development, KIVS 2007 Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen – Industriebeiträge, Kurzbeiträge und Workshops, VDE–Verlag, pp. 279-290
  • Sudeikat, J., Braubach, L., Pokahr, A., Lamersdorf, W., Renz, W. (2006): Validation of bdi agents, Programming Multi-Agent Systems - 4th International Workshop, ProMAS 2006, Revised and Invited Papers, LNAI 4411, pp. 185-200
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2006): Monitoring group behavior in goal–directed agents using co–efficient plan observation, Agent-Oriented Software Engineering VII, 7th International Workshop, AOSE 2006, Hakodate, Japan, May 8, 2006, Revised and Invited Papers, volume 4405/2007, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 174-189
  • Renz, W., Sudeikat, J. (2005): Mesoscopic modeling of emergent behavior - a selforganizing deliberative minority game, Engineering Self-Organising Systems, LNCS 3910, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 167-181 Renz, W.,
  • Sudeikat, J. (2005): Modeling minority games with bdi agents - a case study, Third German conference on Multi-Agent System, TEchnologieS (MATES-2005), LNAI 3550, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 71-81
  • Sudeikat, J., Braubach, L., Pokahr, A., Lamersdorf, W. (2004): Evaluation of agent– oriented software methodologies - examination of the gap between modeling and platform, Agent-Oriented Software Engineering V, Fifth International Workshop (AOSE 2004), LNCS 3382, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 126-141


  • Sudeikat, J. (2011): Engineering Self-Organizing Dynamics in Distributed Systems: A Systemic Approach. Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften, Februar, ISBN 978-3838123905.


  • Sudeikat, J., Heitmann, O., Bettinger, C. (2013): Energie Plietsch Koordinieren, Innovationstreiber IT – Entwicklung der vernetzten Gesellschaft, Trendreport IKT, Studie der Kommission Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie (IKT) Wirtschaftsrates Deutschland der CDU e.V., Landesverband Hamburg, Abschnitt 4.5 IKT schafft die Echtzeit in der Energie, November, pp. 87-90
  • Andre, F., Brandic, I., Daubert, E., Gauvrit, G., Giordano, M., Kecskemeti, G., Kertesz, A., Di Napoli, C., Nemeth, Z., Pazat, J.-L., Psaier, H., Renz, W., Sudeikat, J. (2010): Architectures & Infrastructure, Service Research Challenges and Solutions for the Future Internet: S-Cube – Towards Engineering, Managing and Adapting Service-Based Systems, Springer Heidelberg, pp. 85-116
  • Sudeikat, J. (2009): Building complex adaptive systems: On Engineering Self-organizing Multi-Agent Systems (reprint), Strategic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Publishing Sudeikat J.,
  • Renz W. (2008): Building Complex Adaptive Systems: On Engineering Self– Organizing Multi–Agent Systems, Applications of Complex Adaptive Systems, IGI Global, pp. 229-25

Journalartikel (Inklusive Zeitschriftenbasierter Konferenz-/ Workshopbände)

  • Sudeikat, J. (2012): Schwarmintelligenz in C# - Selbstorganisationsprozesse in Softwaresystemen nutzen, Dotnetpro, 7/2012, ISSN 1610-1553, pp. 88-93
  • Heitmann O., Sudeikat, J., Bettinger, C. (2012): SMART POWER HAMBURG - Intelligenter Verbund von Erzeugern und Verbrauchern, THEMENmagazin, 2/2012, pp. 22-23.
  • Sudeikat, J., Steghöfer, J.-P., Seebach, H., Reif, W., Renz, W., Preisler T., Salchow, P. (2011): On the combination of top-down and bottom-up methodologies for the design of coordination mechanisms in self-organising systems, Information and Software Technology, Volume 54, Issue 6, Juni, ISSN 0950-5849, Elsevier B.V., pp. 593-607
  • Vilenica, A., Sudeikat, J. (2011): Methods and Tools for Engineering Self-Organizing Software Systems, Electronic Communications of the EASST, Volume 37: Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen 2011, Workshop on Self-Organizing, Adaptive, Context-Sensitive Distributed Systems (SAKS 2011), ISSN 1863-2122, European Association of Software Science and Technology
  • Sudeikat J., Renz, W. (2010): Separating agent-functioning and inter-agent coordination by activated modules: The decomas architecture, Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science, 27, Proceedings of the Workshop Decentralized Coordination of Distributed Processes (DCDP 2010), pp. 17-31
  • Sudeikat, J., Steghöfer, J.-P., Seebach, H., Reif, W., Renz, W., Preisler T., Salchow, P. (2010): A wave-like decentralized reconfiguration strategy for self-organizing resourceflow systems (short paper), Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science, 27, Proceedings of the Workshop Decentralized Coordination of Distributed Processes (DCDP 2010), pp. 32-33
  • Sudeikat, J, Renz, W. (2010): Systemic modeling of agent coaction: A catalog of decentralized coordinating processes. Electronic Communications of the EASST, Volume 27: Selbstorganisierende, adaptive, kontextsensitive verteilte Systeme 2010, ISSN 1863-2122, European Association of Software Science and Technology
  • Balthasar, G., Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2010): On the decentralized coordination of herding activities: a jadex-based solution, Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 59, Issue 3-4, pp. 411-426
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): On expressing and validating requirements for the adaptivity of self-organizing multi-agent systems (reprint), International Transactions on Systems Science and Applications, 5(3), Special Issue on Self-organized Networked Systems, November, pp. 264-274
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2009): Programming adaptivity by complementing agent function with agent coordination: A systemic programming model and development methodology integration, Communications of SIWN, 7, Systemics and Informatiks World Network, ISSN 1757-4439, Mai, pp. 91-102
  • Sudeikat, J., Randles, M., Renz, W., Taleb-Bendiab, A. (2009): A hybrid modeling approach for self-organizing systems development, Communications of SIWN, 7, Systemics and Informatiks World Network, ISSN: 1757-4439, pp. 127-134
  • Sudeikat, J., Braubach, L., Pokahr, A., Renz, W., Lamersdorf, W. (2009): Systematically engineering self-organizing systems: The sodekovs approach, Electronic Communications of the EASST, Volume17: Kommunikation in verteilten Systemen 2009, ISSN 1863-2122, European Association of Software Science and Technology
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2008): On the encapsulation and reuse of decentralized coordination mechanisms: A layered architecture and design implications, Communications of SIWN, 4, Systemics and Informatiks World Network, pp. 140-146
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2007): On expressing and validating requirements for the adaptivity of self-organizing multi-agent systems, System and Information Sciences Notes, 2(1), pp. 14-19
  • Renz, W., Sudeikat, J. (2007): Emergence in software. KI - Zeitschrift für Künstliche Intelligenz, 02/07, pp. 48-49
  • Sudeikat, J., Renz, W. (2006): On the redesign of self-organizing multi-agent systems, International Transactions on Systems Science and Applications (ITSSA), 2(1), pp. 81- 89
  • Renz, W., Sudeikat, W. (2006): Emergent roles in multi agent systems - a case study in minority games, KI - Zeitschrift für Künstliche Intelligenz, 01/06, ISSN 0933-1875, pp. 26–32