Eric Ras

Eric Ras is a senior scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He received the B.S. (Vordiplom) and the M.S. (Diplom) in computer science from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. His research interests are learning material production, vocational training methods, software patterns, and experience management. Eric Ras is scientific coordinator of the international distance learning program Software Engineering for Embedded Systems at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. He organized and is PC member of different workshops and conferences in the domain of software engineering, e-learning, and knowledge management. Contact him at


Knowledge Patterns
Jörg Rech, Raimund Feldmann, Eric Ras. © 2012. 9 pages.
Knowledge Patterns
Jörg Rech, Raimund L. Feldmann, Eric Ras. © 2011. 9 pages.
Knowledge patterns are one way to formalize and describe lessons learned and best practices (i.e., proven experiences) about structuring knowledge, the design of KM systems, or...
Emerging Technologies for Semantic Work Environments: Techniques, Methods, and Applications
Jörg Rech, Björn Decker, Eric Ras. © 2008. 372 pages.
Today's work is characterized by a high degree of innovation and thus demands a thorough overview of relevant knowledge in the world and in organizations. Semantic Work...