Publications

Journals, Magazines and Books  (last updated in December 2013)

2013 Faqir Zarrar Yousaf, Marco Liebsch, Andreas Maeder and Stefan Schmid
Mobile CDN Enhancements for QoE-improved Content Delivery in Mobile Operator Networks.
Accepted for publication in IEEE Network Magazine, 2013.
2012 Konstantin Samdanis, Tarik Taleb, Stefan Schmid
Traffic Offload Enhancements for eUTRAN.
In IEEE Journal on Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Vol. 14, Issue 3, 2012, pp. 884-896.
2010 Ghazi Bouabene, Christophe Jelger, Christian F. Tschudin, Stefan Schmid, Ariane Keller, Martin May
The autonomic network architecture (ANA).
In IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 28, Issue 1, 2010, pp. 4-14.
2009 Stefan Schmid, Irfan Ali, Alessio Casati, Kuntal Chowdhury, Katsutoshi Nishida, Eric Parsons, Rahul Vaidya
Network-based mobility management in the evolved 3GPP core network.
In IEEE Communication Magazine, Vol. 47, Issue 2, February 2009, pp. 58-66.
2008 Raouf Boutaba, Marcus Brunner, Stefan Schmid, Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville
Report of the 2nd Workshop on Autonomic Communications and Network Management (ACNM 2008).
In Journal for Network System Management, Vol. 16, Issue 3, 2008, pp. 323-324.
2007 Simon Schuetz, Kai Zimmermann, Giorgio. Nunzi, Stefan Schmid, Marcus Brunner
Autonomic and Decentralized Management of Wireless Access Networks.
In Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol. 4, Issue 2, September 2007, pp. 96-106.
Stefan Schmid, Frank Hartung, Thomas Petersen
Overlay Networks for Media Delivery.
Book Chapter in Ambient Networks: Co-operative Mobile Networking for the Wireless World. Wiley, ISBN: 978-0-470-51103-9, 2007.
Cornelia Kappler, Petri Pöyhönen, Martin Johnsson, Stefan Schmid
Dynamic Network Composition for Beyond 3G Networks – a 3GPP Viewpoint.
In IEEE Network, Vol. 21, Issue 1, February 2007, pp. 47-52.
2006 Frank Hartung, Norbert Niebert, Andreas Schieder, René Rembarz, Stefan Schmid, Lars Eggert
Advances in Network-Supported Media Delivery in Next-Generation Mobile Systems.
In IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 44, Issue 8, August 2006, pp. 82-89.
Stefan Schmid, Tim Chart, Manolis Sifalakis, Andrew C. Scott
A highly flexible service composition framework for real-life networks.
In Journal on Computer Networks, Vol. 50, Issue 14, 2006, pp. 2488-2505.
2005 Simon Schütz, Lars Eggert, Stefan Schmid, Marcus Brunner
Protocol Enhancements for Intermittently Connected Hosts.
In ACM Computer Communication Review (CCR), Vol. 35, Issue 3, July 2005, pp. 5-18.
2003 Adrian Friday, Maomao Wu, Joe Finney, Stefan Schmid, Keith Cheverst, Nigel Davies
Network layer access control for context-aware IPv6 applications.
In ACM Baltzer Wireless Networks (WINET) Special Issue, Vol. 9, Issue 4, 2003, pp. 299-309.
2002 Laurent Mathy, Stefan Schmid, Steve Simpson, David Hutchison
A performance study of RSVP with Proposed extensions.
In IEEE Journal for Computer Communications, Vol. 25, Issue 18, December 2002, pp. 1782-1798.


Workshops and Conferences

2012 Marco Liebsch, Stefan Schmid and Jun Awano
Reducing Backhaul Costs for Mobile Content Delivery – An Analytical Study.
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), June 2012, pp. 2895-2900.
2011 Tarik Taleb, Yassine Hadjadj Aoul, Stefan Schmid
Geographical Location and Load Based Gateway Selection for Optimal Traffic Offload in Mobile Networks.
In Proc. of 10th International IFIP Conference on Networking, 2011, pp. 331-342.
Tarik Taleb, Konstantinos Samdanis, Stefan Schmid
DNS-Based Solution for Operator Control of Selected IP Traffic Offload.
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), June 2011, pp. 1-5.
Frank A. Zdarsky, Andreas Maeder, Sabah Al-Sabea, Stefan Schmid
Localization of Data and Control Plane Traffic in Enterprise Femtocell Networks.
In Proc. of 73rd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), 2011, pp. 1-5.
2010 Fang-Chun Kuo, Frank A. Zdarsky, Johannes Lessmann, Stefan Schmid
Cost-Efficient Wireless Mobile Backhaul Topologies: An Analytical Study.
In Proc. of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2010, pp. 1-5.
Andreas Kunz, Tarik Taleb, Stefan Schmid
On minimizing serving GW/MME relocations in LTE.
In Proc. of IEEE 6th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), 2010, pp. 960-965.
Tarik Taleb, Andreas Kunz, Stefan Schmid, Dario Bottazzi
Call-Handling by an IMS-HNB Based Interactive eDoorbell.
In Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2010, pp. 1-6.
2009 Marcus Schöller, Tarik Taleb, Stefan Schmid
Neighborhoods as an abstraction for Fish-Eye State Routing.
In Proc. of IEEE Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2009, pp. 1396-1400.
2008 Mischa Schmidt, Bernd Lamparter, Stefan Schmid
Voice Call Continuity – A Critical Step Towards All-IP Based Next Generation Networks.
In Proc. of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2008, pp. 5579-5583.
2007 Jordi Pujol, Stefan Schmid, Lars Eggert, Marcus Brunner
Scalability Analysis of the TurfNet Internetworking Architecture.
In Proc. of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), November 2007, pp. 1878 -1883.
Christophe Jelger, Christian F. Tschudin, Stefan Schmid, Guy Leduc
Basic Abstractions for an Autonomic Network Architecture.
In Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM), 2007, pp. 1-6.
2006 Stefan Schmid, Manolis Sifalakis, David Hutchison
Towards Autonomic Networks.
In Proc. of 1st IFIP International Conference on Autonomic Networking (AN), Paris, France, 2006, pp. 1-11.
Marc Vorwerk, Simon Schuetz, Ramon Agüero, Johnny Choque, Stefan Schmid, Michael Kleis, Markus Kampmann, Muenevver Erkoc
Ambient networks in practice – Instant media services for users on the move.
In Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (TRIDENTCOM), Barcelona, Spain, 2006, pp. 236-238.
Bertrand Mathieu, Meng Song, Jose Rey, Stefan Schmid
A Service Specific Overlay Network for Adapting SIP Multimedia Calls.
In Proc. of International Conference on Intelligence in Service Delivery Networks (ICIN), Bordeaux, France, May 2006.
Stefan Schmid, Lars Eggert, Marcus Brunner, Jürgen Quittek
Towards autonomous network domains.
In Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, 25th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications, April 2006, pp. 1-6.
Simon Schütz, Matus Harvan, Lars Eggert, Stefan Schmid, Marcus Brunner
Protocol Enhancements for Disruption Tolerant Mobile Networking.
IEEE INFOCOM Poster and Demonstration Session, Barcelona, Spain, April 2006.
2005 Markus Kampmann, Marc Vorwerk, Michael Kleis, Stefan Schmid, Stephen Herborn, Ramon Agüero, Johnny Choque
A Multimedia Delivery Framework for Ambient Networks.
In Proc. of 15th WWRF Meeting, Paris, France, December 2005.
Stefan Schmid, Priya Vijayakumar, Simon Schütz, Marcus Brunner
Application-Independent Session Mobility between User Terminals.
In Proc. of the 2nd International conference on Mobility Aware Technologies and Applications (MATA), Montreal, Canada, October 2005, pp. 305-315.
Eskindir Asmare, Stefan Schmid, Marcus Brunner
Setup and Maintenance of Overlay Networks for Multimedia Services in Mobile Environments.
In Proc. of 8th International Conference on Management of Multimedia Networks and Services (MMNS), Barcelona, Spain, October 2005, pp. 82-95.
Kai Zimmermann, Sebastian Felis, Stefan Schmid, Lars Eggert, Marcus Brunner
Autonomic Wireless Network Management.
In Proc. of 2nd IFIP International Workshop on Autonomic Communication (WAC 2005), Athens, Greece, October 2005, pp. 57-70.
José Rey, Bertrand Mathieu, David Lozano, Stephen Herborn, Kamal Ahmed, Stefan Schmid, Stephan Göbbels, Frank Hartung, Markus Kampmann
Media aware overlay routing in ambient networks.
In Proc. of IEEE Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Berlin, Germany, September 2005, pp. 952– 957.
Jordi Pujol, Stefan Schmid, Lars Eggert, Marcus Brunner, Jürgen Quittek
Scalability Analysis of the TurfNet Naming and Routing Architecture.
In Proc. of 1st ACM Workshop on Dynamic Interconnection of Networks (DIN 2005), Cologne, Germany, September 2005, pp. 28-32.
Markus Kampmann, Marc Vorwerk, Michael Kleis, Simon Schuetz, Stefan Schmid, Ramon Augero
Ambient Networks in Practice – Instant Media Services for Users on the Move.
Demo Presentation at 11th ACM MobiCom 2005, Cologne, Germany, September 2005.
Manolis Sifalakis, Stefan Schmid, David Hutchison
Network Address Hopping: a mechanism to enhance data protection for packet communications.
In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Vol. 3, Korea, May 2005, pp. 1518-1523.
Stefan Schmid, Frank Hartung, Markus Kampmann, Stephen Herborn
SMART: Intelligent Multimedia Routing and Adaptation based on Service Specific Overlay Networks.
In Proc. of Eurescom Summit 2005, Heidelberg, Germany, April 2005.
Stefan Schmid, Lars Eggert, Marcus Brunner and Jürgen Quittek
Towards Autonomous Network Domains.
In Proc. of 8th IEEE Global Internet Symposium (GI), Miami, FL, USA, March 2005, pp. 13-18.
Joe Finney, Stefan Schmid, Andrew Scott
Mobile 4-in-6: A novel IPv4/IPv6 transitioning mechanism for mobile hosts.
In Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), March 2005, pp. 1427-1433.
José Rey, David Lozano, Stephen Herborn, Kamal Ahmed, Stefan Schmid, Frank Hartung, Markus Kampmann, Michael Kleis
SMART: A Media Service Delivery Architecture for Ambient Networks.
In Proc. of 14th IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, 2005, Dresden, Germany, pp. 19-23.
Michael Kampmann, Marc Vorwerk, I Grothues, M. Del Mar Ivars De Leon, Michael Kleis, Simon Schuetz, Stefan Schmid, Ramon Aguero, Johnny Choque
An experimental study of Novel Ambient Network Concepts.
In Proc. of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), Split, Croatia, 2005, pp. 4-9.
2004 Frank Hartung, Steven Herborn, Mark Kampmann, Stefan Schmid
Smart Multimedia Routing and Adaptation using Service Specific Overlay Networks in the Ambient Networks Framework.
Poster Presentation at 12th WWRF Meeting, Toronto, CA, November 2004.
Dimitrios P. Pezaros, Manolis Sifalakis, Stefan Schmid, David Hutchison
Dynamic Link Measurements using Active Components.
In Proc. of 6th IFIP International Working Conference on Active Networks (IWAN), Kansas, U.S., October 2004, pp. 188-204. (Best Paper Award)
Stefan Schmid, Lars Eggert, Marcus Brunner and Jürgen Quittek
TurfNet: An Architecture for Dynamically Composable Networks.
In Proc. of 1st IFIP Workshop on Autonomic Communication (WAC), Berlin, Germany, October 2004. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3457, pp. 94-103.
Manolis Sifalakis, Stefan Schmid, Tim Chart, Andrew Scott
Framework for Developing Mobile Network Services.
In Proc. of 6th International Working Conference on Active Networks (IWAN), 2004, Kansas, U.S., October 2004, pp. 126-137.
Bengt Ahlgren, Marcus Brunner, Lars Eggert, Robert Hancock, Stefan Schmid
Invariants – A New Design Methodology for Network Architectures.
In Proc. of ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Future Directions in Network Architecture (FDNA 2004), Portland, USA, September 2004, pp. 65-70.
Jo Ueyama, Stefan Schmid, Geoff Coulson, Gordon S. Blair, Antônio Tadeu A. Gomes, Ackbar Joolia, Kevin Lee
A Re-configurable Component Model for Programmable Nodes.
In Proc. of 24th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, Vol. 7, 2004, pp. 375-380.
2003 Tim Chart, Stefan Schmid, Manolis Sifalakis, Andrew C. Scott
Active Routers in Action: Evaluation of the LARA++ Active Router Architecture in a Real-Life Network.
In Proc. of 5th International Working Conference on Active Networks (IWAN), Kyoto, Japan, 2003. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2982, pp. 215-227.
Jo Ueyama, Geoff Coulson, Gordon S. Blair, Stefan Schmid, Antônio Tadeu A. Gomes, Ackbar Joolia, Kevin Lee
A Globally-Applied Component Model for Programmable Networking.
In Proc. of 5th International Working Conference on Active Networks (IWAN), Kyoto, Japan, 2003. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2982, pp. 202-214.
Manolis Sifalakis, Stefan Schmid, Tim Chart, David Hutchison
A Generic Active Service Deployment Protocol.
In Proc. of 2nd International Workshop on Active Network Technologies and Applications (ANTA), Osaka, Japan, May 2003, pp. 100-111.
Keith Mitchell, Duncan McCaffery, Georg Metaxas, Joe Finney, Stefan Schmid, Andrew Scott
Six in the City: Introducing Real Tournament – A Mobile IPv6 Based Context-Aware Multiplayer Game.

In Proc. of 2nd Workshop on Network and System Support for Games (NetGames), May 2003, pp. 91-100.
2002 Stefan Schmid, Tim Chart, Manolis Sifalakis, Andrew Scott
Flexible, Dynamic and Scalable Service Composition for Active Routers.
In Proc. of 4th International Working Conference on Active Networks (IWAN), Zurich, Switzerland, December 2002. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2546, pp. 253-266.
2001 Stefan Schmid, Joe Finney, Maomao Wu, Adrian Friday, Andrew Scott, Doug Shepherd
An Access Control Architecture for Microcellular Wireless IPv6 Networks.
In Proc. of 26th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Tampa, Florida, November 2001, pp. 454-463.
Adrian Friday, Maomao Wu, Stefan Schmid, Joe Finney, Keith Cheverst, Nigel Davies
A wireless public access infrastructure for supporting mobile context-aware IPv6 applications.
In Proc. of 1st Workshop on Wireless Mobile Internet (WMI), Rome, Italy, July 2001, pp. 11-18.
Stefan Schmid, Joe Finney, Andrew Scott, Doug Shepherd
Component-based Active Network Architecture.
In Proc. of 6th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), Hammamet, Tunisia, July 2001, pp. 114-121.
Stefan Schmid, Joe Finney, Maomao Wu, Adrian Friday, Andrew Scott, Doug Shepherd
An Access Control Architecture for Metropolitan Area Wireless Networks.
In Proc. of 8th Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services (IDMS), Lancaster, U.K., 2001. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2158, pp. 29-37.
2000 Stefan Schmid, Doug Shepherd
Ease of Network Programmability Based on Active LARA++ Components.
In Proc. of IEE Workshop on Application Layer Active Networks: Techniques and Deployment, London, UK, November 2000.
Stefan Schmid, Joe Finney, Andrew Scott, Doug Shepherd
Active Component Driven Network Handoff for Mobile Multimedia Systems.
In Proc. of 7th Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services (IDMS), October 2000. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1905, pp. 266-278.
Stefan Schmid, Joe Finney, Andrew Scott, Doug Shepherd
Component-based Active Networks for Mobile Multimedia Systems.
In Proc. of International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, June 2000, pp. 90-97.
Stefan Schmid, Andrew Scott
QoS Support within LARA++ Routers.
In Proc. of GEMISIS Millennium Conference, Manchester, UK, May 2000.
1999 Laurent Mathy, David Hutchinson, Stefan Schmid, Steven Simpson
REDO RSVP: Efficient Signalling for Multimedia in the Internet.
In Proc. of 6th Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services (IDMS), Toulouse, France, October 1999. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1718, pp.17-30.
Laurent Mathy, David Hutchison, Stefan Schmid, Geoff Coulson
Improving RSVP for Better Support of Internet Multimedia Communications.
In Proc. of IEEE Multimedia Systems (ICMCS), Vol. 2, Florence, Italy, June 1999, pp. 102-106.
1998 Stefan Schmid, Andrew Scott, David Hutchison, Konrad Froitzheim
QoS-based real-time audio streaming in IPv6 networks.
In Proc. of SPIE, Internet Routing and Quality of Service, Vol. 3529, Boston, USA, November 1998, pp. 102-113.
Stefan Schmid
Web Representation with Dynamic Thumbnails.
IEEE YuForic, Stuttgart, Germany, July 1998.

Internet Drafts 

2005 Lars Eggert, Simon Schütz and Stefan Schmid.
TCP Extensions for Immediate Retransmissions.
IETF Internet Draft, draft-eggert-tcpm-retransmit-now-02.txt, August 2005.
1998 Stefan Schmid, Martin Dunmore, Nicholas Race, Andrew Scott.
RSVP Extensions for IPv6 Flow Label Support.

IETF Internet Draft, draft-schmid-rsvp-fl-01.txt, April 1998.