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prof. dr. B. Koldehofe

Professor of Computer Networks
prof. dr. B. Koldehofe

Ongoing Projects (Complete Chronological List)

Since 2017

Industry Cooperation Deutsche Telekom on  "Dynamische Netze / Dynamic Networks“. The project studies flexibility in access networks of telecommunications provider.  One example is the flexible execution of the broadband network gateway (BNG) functionality of an access network. See for example.

Ralf Kundel, Leonhard Nobach, Jeremias Blendin, Hans-Jörg Kolbe, Georg Schyguda, Vladimir Gurevich, Boris Koldehofe, Ralf Steinmetz. P4-BNG: Central Office Network Functions on Programmable Packet Pipelines. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), 8 pages, IEEE.

Since 2014

DFG Collaborative Research Center 1053 MAKI. Currently includes 40 researchers working towards the Internet of the future. A major goal of the research center is to enable such automated transitions between functionally equivalent mechanisms in communication systems at runtime. the research center explores the concept of transitions. A good example of this concept is described here:

Bastian Alt, Markus Weckesser, Christian Becker, Matthias Hollick, Sounak Kar, Anja Klein, Robin Klose, Roland Kluge, Heinz Koeppl, Boris Koldehofe, Wasiur R. Khuda Bukhsh, Manisha Luthra, Mahdi Mousavi, Max Mühlhäuser and Martin Pfannemüller. Amr Rizk, Andy Schürr, Ralf Steinmetz. Transitions: A Protocol-Independent View of the Future Internet. In Proceedings of the IEEE, 14 pages, IEEE 2019.

Own Roles: Managing director (2014-2017), Technical Coordination (TC) of proposal second funding period, PI in subproject C2 (from 2017).


Finished Projects (Complete Chronological List)


Utilizing networked mobile devices for scientific simulations: DFG project within the German cluster of excellence on simulation technology (SimTech).


Parallele Komplexe Ereignisverarbeitung zur probabilistischen Einhaltung von Latenzschranken, DFG (Einzelantrag).


Complex Event Processing in the Large (CEPiL). Federal State Baden Württemberg (Excellence Initiative of BW-Stiftung).


Global Sensor Grid: DFG project within the German cluster of excellence on simulation technology (SimTech).


Spontaneous Virtual Networks 2. Federal State Baden Württemberg (BW-Stiftung).


Distributed Hierarchical Event Processing (industry coopera­tion with IBM).


Uniform Peer-to-Peer protocols for heterogeneous networks: DAAD funded for research visits of researchers and students between Lisbon and Stuttgart.


Spontaneous Virtual Networks. Land (BW-Stiftung).


Fairness in peer-to-peer systems (EPFL).   SNF grant 20021-113825.


Multi-peer information dissemination and consistency support (Ph.D scholar­ship at Chalmers)


LYDIAN: An educational environment for teach­ing and learning distributed algorithms (Ph.D. scholarship at Chalmers)


Last modified:17 February 2020 2.48 p.m.

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