University of Bonn

Institute of Computer Science IV

Communication Systems, Computer Networks, and Distributed Systems

Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Frank (AOR)

Senior Researcher & Lecturer (Akademischer Oberrat)
Communication Systems/Mobile Communication


Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Frank
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Institut für Informatik IV
Römerstrasse 164
D-53117 Bonn

Tel.: +49 228 734550
Fax: +49 228 734571

Office: N104b

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Studienberatung Informatik:


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Latest news (partly in German), "AKTUELLES" :

- LCN 2007: 32nd Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks in October 2007 in Dublin, Ireland, see (paper registration until Apr 2nd, 2007 - submission Apr 9th)

- WMAN 2007: 4th Workshop on Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks, in conjunction with the 15th bi-annual Conference on Communication in Distributed Systems (KiVS - German: ITG/GI - Fachtagung "Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen"), February/March 2007 in Bern/Switzerland, see

- Donnerstag 04.05.2006 Informatik-Tag am Fraunhofer IZB in Sankt Augustin, Schloss Birlinghoven. Hier präsentiert auch das Institut für Informatik aktuelle Forschungsbereiche und die Studienberatung informiert zum Informatikstudium an der Uni Bonn (weiteres hier).

Overview / index:


  • Mobile and wireless communication (Mobility management, ad hoc networking, ...)
  • Wirless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), Bluetooth
  • EU-Project Phosphorus (Lambda User Controlled Infrastructure for European Research, Integrated Project, IST Research Networking Testbeds, project no. IST-FP6 ###) Project Starting 01.10.2006
  • EU-Project OverDRiVE (Spectrum Efficient Uni- and Multicast Services over Dynamic Multi-Radio Networks in Vehicular Environments, project no. IST-2001-35125) Project Duration 01.04.2002 - 31.03.2004
  • BMBF-Project IPonAir (Next Generation Wireless Internet - research program "hyperNET") Project Duration 01.10.2001 - 30.09.2004)
  • EU-Project DRiVE (Dynamic Radio for IP-services in Vehicular Environments, project no. IST-1999-12515) Project Duration 01.04.2000 - 31.03.2002
  • ROBIN - Regulation Of Bandwidth in Intra-Networks (Ph.D. thesis project, more information on individual request)
  • Quality of Service in communication networks
  • High Speed Transport Protocol (Flow control functions)
  • EU-Project AMUSE 1995-1998 (Advanced Multimedia Services for Residential Users, ACTS project no. AC011)
    (In german only)

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