M.Sc. Marcus Seiler

Room INF 205  2/203  
Phone +49 (0) 6221 / 54 - 14364
Fax +49 (0) 6221 / 54 - 14361
Email marcus.seiler (at) informatik.uni-heidelberg.de PGP Key
Office hours

by appointment

Marcus Seiler is a PhD Student in the Software Engineering group of Prof. Dr. Barbara Paech, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Computer Science.

He holds a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Kassel.

Research Interests

  • Feature Management
  • Traceability of Requirements
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Decision-making in Software Engineering
  • Case Tools


  • Seiler M, Paech B Documenting and Exploiting Software Feature Knowledge through Tags, 31st International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE'19), Lisbon (Portugal), July 10-12, 2019, KSI Research Inc.
  • Seiler M, Hübner P, Paech B Comparing Traceability through Information Retrieval, Commits, Interaction Logs, and Tags, 10th International Workshop on Software and Systems Traceability (SST'19) at the 41st International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Montreal (Canada), May 27, 2019
  • Seiler M, Paech B Using Tags to Support Feature Management Across Issue Tracking Systems and Version Control Systems, In: Grünbacher P., Perini A. (eds) Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ 2017). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10153. Springer, Cham doi:10.1007/978-3-319-54045-0_13
  • Hesse TM, Lerche V, Seiler M, Knoess K, Paech B Documented decision-making strategies and decision knowledge in open source projects: An empirical study on Firefox issue reports In: Information and Software Technology, Vol. 79, November 2016, pp. 36-51, Elsevier Download
  • Seiler M Tool Support for Traceability-Adaptation 22nd International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ'16), Doctoral Symposium, Gothenburg (Sweden), March 14, 2016, CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1564, CEUR-WS.org 2016 Download
  • Seiler M, Kuecherer C, Paech B Traceability Usage and Adaptation in Practice, GI-Fachgruppen-Treffen Requirements Engineering (FGRE'15), Windisch/Zürich (Switzerland), November 26-27, 2015, In: Softwaretechnik-Trends, Band 36, Heft 3 Download


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CrowdRE'23: Keynote 'Reflections on Human Values in Crowd-based Requirements Engineering' held by Barbara Paech

REFSQ 2023: Keynote 'Explicit and Implicit Values in and of Requirements Engineering Practice and Research' held by Barbara Paech

Our paper 'Empirical Research Design for Software Architecture Decision Making: An Analysis' was selected for the JSS Happy Hour. You can watch it on YouTube

2020-2023 Barbara Paech member of DFG review board "software engineering and programing languages"

Anja Kleebaum et al. 'Continuous Design Decision Support'. Chapter published in 'Managed Software Evolution' (2019)