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Robert Bauer

Dipl.-Inform. Robert Bauer

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Office Hours: nach Vereinbarung
Room: 3.07
Phone: +49 721 608-46404
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Forschungsbereich Telematik
Institut für Telematik
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Gebäude 01.99
Kaiserstraße 40
D-76133 Karlsruhe



  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Service Function Chaining (SFC)
Liste Vorlesungen 3106
title type semester place
Praktikum (P) WS 15/16
Praktikum (P) WS 15/16
Praktikum (P) WS 15/16
Praktikum (P) SS 2015

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Abgeschlossene Arbeiten
Titel Forschungsthema Betreuer Bearbeiter
Network Functions Virtualization Tim Marx
Network Functions Virtualization, Service Function Chaining Albrecht Weiche
Software Defined Networking Tobias Weiberg
Software Defined Networking, Cloud Computing Nikolai Pfisterer
Security Matthias Drexler
Security Delegation Felix Kaiser
Software Defined Networking Leonard Frank
Network Functions Virtualization, Cloud Computing Philipp Jeitner
Software Defined Networking Addis Dittebrandt
Software Defined Networking Ioannis Papamanoglou
Network Functions Virtualization Hauke Heseding
Network Functions Virtualization Michael Markus
Software Defined Networking Adrian Jablonski
Network Functions Virtualization Julian Schuh
Software Defined Networking Florian Schweizer
Software Defined Networking, Cloud Computing Can Alexander Yavuz
Software Defined Networking, Network Functions Virtualization, Public Safety Networks Felix Bachmann
Software Defined Networking, Network Functions Virtualization Oliver Dietz
Software Defined Networking Simon Herter
Software Defined Networking, Network Functions Virtualization Hauke Heseding
Software Defined Networking David Körver
Software Defined Networking Eric Sallermann
Software Defined Networking David Schmitt
Software Defined Networking Philipp Takacs
Software Defined Networking Johannes Glöckle

Conference Articles

TopoSync-SFC: SFC-aware Network-driven Synchronization of Multicast Traffic in Software-defined Environments [accepted].
Bachmann, F.; Bauer, R.; Heseding, H.; Zitterbart, M.
2020. 2020 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), IEEE
TopoSync: Network-driven Synchronization of Multicast Traffic in Software-defined Environments.
Bachmann, F.; Bauer, R.; Heseding, H.
2019. 2019 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM), 1–4, IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICT-DM47966.2019.9032934
GCMI: A Generic Approach for SDN Control Message Interception.
Bauer, R.; Dittebrandt, A.; Zitterbart, M.
2019. 5th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2019), Paris, F, June 24-28, 2019. Ed.: C. Jacquene, 360–368, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/NETSOFT.2019.8806661
Balancing Performance Characteristics of Hierarchical Heavy Hitters.
Heseding, H.; Glöckle, J.; Bauer, R.; Zitterbart, M.
2019. IFIP NETWORKING 2019, Warsaw, Poland, May 20-22, 2019, IEEE. doi:10.23919/IFIPNetworking.2019.8816832
Analysis of Deployment Options for SDN-based Information Centric Networking.
Bauer, R.; Zitterbart, M.
2018. 4th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization and Workshops (NetSoft), Montreal, CDN, June 25-29, 2018, 506–511, IEEE, Piscataway, N.J. doi:10.1109/NETSOFT.2018.8458499
Teching network softwarization with SDN Cockpit: An open ecosystem for students, network administrators and others.
Bauer, R.; Dittebrandt, A.; Zitterbart, M.; Heseding, H.
2018. 11. DFN-Forum Kommunikationstechnologien Günzburg, Germany, 27.-28. Juni 2018, Hrsg.: P. Müller, 93–102, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn
Model-based flow delegation for improving SDN infrastructure compatibility.
Lopes, F. A.; Tiburcio, P.; Bauer, R.; Fernandes, S.; Zitterbart, M.
2018. NOMS 2018 : 2018 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, April 23-27, 2018, 1–9, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/NOMS.2018.8406230
ChainGuard : Controller-independent verification of service function chaining in cloud computing.
Flittner, M.; Scheuermann, J. M.; Bauer, R.
2017. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks, NFV-SDN, Berlin, Germany, 6th - 8th November 2017, 1–7, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/NFV-SDN.2017.8169846
EarlyDrop: A Trade-off Driven DDoS Defense Mechanism for Software-Defined Infrastructures.
Bauer, R.; Heseding, H.; Flittner, M.
2017. 42nd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN 2017; Singapore; Singapore; 9 October 2017 through 12 October 2017, 207–210, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/LCN.2017.71
Taming the complexity of artifact reproducibility.
Flittner, M.; Bauer, R.; Rizk, A.; Geißler, S.; Zinner, T.; Zitterbart, M.
2017. ACM SIGCOMM Reproducibility Workshop, Reproducibility 2017, Los Angeles, United States, 25th August 2017, 14–16, The Association for Computing Machinery, New York. doi:10.1145/3097766.3097770
Tablevisor 2.0 : Towards full-featured, scalable and hardware-independent multi table processing.
Geissler, S.; Herrnleben, S.; Bauer, R.; Gebert, S.; Zinner, T.; Jarschel, M.
2017. 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization, NetSoft 2017, Bologna, Italy, 3rd - 7th July 2017, Art.Nr. 8004108, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/NETSOFT.2017.8004108
TREX : Tenant-driven network traffic extraction for SDN-based cloud environments.
Flittner, M.; Bauer, R.
2017. 4th International Conference on Software Defined Systems (SDS), Valencia, Spain, 8th-11th 2017, 48–53, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/SDS.2017.7939140
Towards resource-aware flow delegation for software-defined networks.
Bauer, R.; Dittebrandt, A.
2017. NetSys 2017 : International Conference on Networked Systems, Gottingen, Germany, 13th - 16th March 2017, Art.Nr. 7903966, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/NetSys.2017.7903966
Port based capacity extensions (PBCEs): Improving SDNs flow table scalability.
Bauer, R.; Zitterbart, M.
2017. Proceedings of the 4th International IEEE Workshop on Quality of Experience Centric Management Co-located with the 2016 28th International Teletraffic Congress, The First International Conference in Networking Science & Practice, Würzburg, September 12-16, 2016, 225–233, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. doi:10.1109/ITC-28.2016.139

Journal Articles

The Power of Composition: Abstracting a Multi-Device SDN Data Path Through a Single API [in press].
Geissler, S.; Herrnleben, S.; Bauer, R.; Grigorjew, A.; Zinner, T.; Jarschel, M.
2019. IEEE transactions on network and service management. doi:10.1109/tnsm.2019.2951834
Software-based smart factory networking.
Bauer, R.; Bless, R.; Haas, C.; Jung, M.; Zitterbart, M.
2016. Automatisierungstechnik, 64 (9), 765–773. doi:10.1515/auto-2016-0072