Franz J. Polster
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Education, Work Experience
Design and development of military information systems
With Dornier/DASA/EADS (1985-2004)
Project Manager of a "Mission Planning and Briefing" system for a fighter plane.
Implementation of C2 functions for an
airforce Control and Reporting Center using Oracle Forms.
Responsible for company-internal R&D projects as
- "Content-based Image Retrieval"
- "Hybrid Information Systems"
- "Information Warfare".
Responsible for Dornier's contribution to multi-national
NATO program "Data Fusion Demonstrator" (DFD).
Study "Coherency of Databases in Command Information Systems",
together with Matra Cap Systemes (as main contractor).
Responsible for database design aspects (DB-schema and DB-operations) and
performance issues as part of a feasibility and design study for a German
military intelligence system.
Leader of database design for a distributed German Airforce
Contributions to bids for various national and NATO
Design and development of nuclear materials information systems
With Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe (1975-1985)
Design and functional specification of an on-line information system
for a KFK nuclear waste processing plant, employing state-of-the-art
specification techniques: entity-relationship model, high-level
Doctoral dissertation: "Generierbare Datenbanksysteme"
("Generable Database Systems")
Research aiming at and development of techniques supporting generation
of "partial systems" of the
2nd Symposium on Small Systems, Dallas, TX, Oct 1-3, 1979
(ACM Special Interest Group on Small Computing Systems and Applications):
member of program committee and co-chairman of panel session
"Database and Information Systems".
Porting FADABS DBMS
to DEC PDP-11 minicomputers as part of technology transfer efforts at KFK.
Design and implementation of a nuclear materials information system as part of
the national Project "Spaltstoffflu▀kontrolle" (Nuclear Materials Control):
- Selection and procurement of computer hardware
- Software system analysis and design.
Responsible for data management and reporting subsystems:
Development and implementation of
on SIEMENS process control computers (S330 and R
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