Michael  Karl

Michael Karl

Multimedia Optimized Wide Area Networking
Saarland Informatics Campus

Research Interests

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) / OpenFlow
  • Optimized Internet routing
  • Adaptive delay-constrained Internet media transport

Projects

Activities

  • Student at Saarland University (2004 - 2009, Degree: Dipl.-Ing.)
  • Research Assistant at the Telecommunications Lab (2007 - 2009)
  • Researcher at the Telecommunications Lab (2009 - today)
  • Researcher at the Intel Visual Computing Institute (2010 - 2013)
  • Ph.D. Student at Saarland University (2010 - today)

Running Theses

Topic

Type

Student

Network Traffic and Infrastructure Analysis in Software Defined Networks

Master's Thesis

Andreas Schmidt

Finished Theses

Topic

Type

Student

GPU Support for Software Defined Networking Controller

Bachelor's Thesis

Tobias Theobald

Optimization Strategies for Multimedia Distribution

Master's Thesis

Reinhard Weyand

Flow Optimization for concurrent Multimedia Traffic in Software Defined Networks

Master's Thesis

Nicolas Seiwert

Interactive Visualization of Software Defined Networks

Bachelor's Thesis

Andreas Schmidt

Auto detection and configuration of PRRT Coding Relays in OpenFlow Networks

Bachelor's Thesis

Frank Waßmuth

Optimum Multicast Transmission with HEC-PR in constraint Environments

Master's Thesis

Eyobel Berhe

A PRRT Architecture for the OpenFlow Protocol Suite

Master's Thesis

Bernd Wittefeld

Teaching

Teaching (Assistant)

  • SS2013
  • WS2012/2013
    • Main Seminar: "Dynamic Streaming"
  • SS2012
    • Advanced lecture: Telecommunications II / "Audio/Visual Communications & Networks"
  • WS 2011/2012
    • Main Seminar: "Digital Data Transmission"
  • SS2011
    • Main Seminar: "Data Communications - Recent Developments in Media & Entertainment Networks"
  • WS2010/2011 
    • Main Seminar "The Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB)"

Documents

  • Karl, M.; Herfet, Th.: "'Transparent Multi-Hop Protocol Termination", 28th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2014), Victoria, Canada, May 2014
  • Karl, M.; Gruen J.; Herfet, Th.: "Multimedia Optimized Routing in OpenFlow Networks", 19th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON 2013), Singapore, December 2013
  • Gruen J.; Karl, M.; Herfet, Th.: "Network Supported Congestion Avoidance in Software-Defined Networks", 19th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON 2013), Singapore, December 2013
  • Karl, M.; Polishchuk, T.; Herfet, Th.; Gurtov, A.: "Mediating Traffic With Strict Delivery Constraints", IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, Irvine, December 2012
  • Polishchuk T., Karl M., Herfet Th., Gurtov A.: "Scalable Architecture for Multimedia Multicast Internet Applications", 13th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), San Francisco, June 2012
  • Karl, M.; Herfet, Th.: "On the Efficient Segmentation of Network Links", IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (ISBMSB), Erlangen, June 2011

  • Gorius, M.; Miroll, J.; Karl, M.; Herfet, Th.: "Predictable Reliability and Packet Loss Domain Separation for IP Media Delivery", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2011, Kyoto, June 2011

  • Karl, M.; Gorius, M.; Herfet, Th.: "A Distributed Multilink Media Transport Approach", 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Network and Computing (ICINC 2010), Kuala Lumpur, November 2010

  • Karl, M.; Gorius, M.; Herfet, Th.: "Routing: Why less intelligence sometimes is more clever", IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (ISBMSB), Shanghai, March 2010
  • Gorius, M.; Karl, M.; Herfet, Th.: "Optimized Link-level Error Correction for Internet Media Transmission", NEM-Summit "Towards Future Media Internet", St. Malo, Sept. 2009

  • Mediarouting in consideration of fault-tolerance and strict delay constraint
    (Diploma Thesis)

  • Anwendung einer optimierten Hybrid-Fehlerkorrektur in Multi-Hop Netzwerken
    (Study Thesis)