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Ralf Klotsche

Stuttgart, Germany
Research Engineer

Biography

Born 1962 near Bielefeld, Germany

Secondary school:

      1972 -1982 Hans Ehrenberg Gymnasium Sennestadt

Study:

     1983 Physics at University of Bielefeld

     1984-1988 Electrical engineering with a focus on information technology.

Jobs: in Baden-Württemberg, near Stuttgart

     1988 – 1989 Consultant at ‘Industrie Konstruktions Service’ working in 3 SMEs plus Alcatel

     1990 -> Research engineer at Alcatel-Lucent / Bell Labs; details see ‘Professional activities‘


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Activities

1988-1990 Product development and consulting with a focus on embedded systems,

1990-1992 Terminal prototypes for BB-ISDN networks as ‘eye-catcher’ for product road-shows and fairies (Geneva ‘91),

1992-1993 Multimedia terminal product development for enterprise markets 3 products in parallel,

1993-1994 Multimedia terminal prototypes for ATM Networks (Geneva ’94),

1994-1997 Special multimedia devices for the government (InfomationsVerbund Bonn Berlin IVBB) to bridge the former and actual location Bonn and Berlin. (prototyping and pilot customer contacts) (Cebit),

1997-1998 Early but feature rich prototype of presence for mobile phone users ‘ Call Fliter’, project management (BD-funded),

1998 Pilot phase of new product line for rail-road department (now Thales) to track public busses. Passenger Information System (a kind of city navigation), Product specification and consulting at customer in Singapore,

1999 ‘On Board Unit’ for busses to provide real-time schedules at bus stops and in the vehicle. (embedded systems product devellopment),

2000 -2002 Development of a TV-cable headend offering triple play (INAII) in a joint venture with Thomson called ‘Nextream’, resource scheduler for DVB and DOCSIS,

2003 – 2004 Multi-standard access gateway, system and network architecture,

2004 - 2006 ‘Next Generation Distributed Access Gateway’ High speed DSL by maintenance free, active, low power components in the access network,

2006 - 2008 EU-project 4WARD, new networks beyond IP,

2008 - 2011 Grand Challenge ‘Immersion@Distance’ Multi media systems beyond video conferencing,

2011 – 2012 Base station virtualization, elaborating functional splits for next generation products,

2012 – 2013 ‘Media Cloud’ bringing media and feature rich applications from OTT into a world spanning cloud,

2014 – Elastic IMS.

 


Selected Articles and Publications

"Synergy for QoS provisioning resource scheduling algorithms in shared access networks ", 3. ITG-Fachtagung Netze und Anwendungen, 28. Februar und 1. März 2002, Duisburg

"A CLEAN SLATE APPROACH FOR THE FUTURE INTERNET: THE GENERIC PATH" BLTJ 2009

"Radio Base Stations in the Cloud"  BLTJ June 2013  volume 18

Talks, slide shows, and animations for Bell Labs Open Days
2011 "Immersive communication", read out of the Grand Challenge
2012 Media-cloud, handling 10bn servers with 1.5k tables leveraging the small world pheomenon
2013 Media Cloud, spreading out applications  in the cloud using a new theorem in Graph theory: Circluar min cuts'.






 

Patents

Under construction,

Information gathered by queries on public access of the EU and US patent offices

There were way more inventions and filing decisions in the time frame from 1988-2013

 

Patents published between 2001 and March 2014

European Patents including worldwide filings

Publication number, Title

WO2014020059 A METHOD, AND A NODE FOR MAKING A NETWORK TOPOLOGY DISCOVERY

EP2693690 Verfahren und Knoten zur Netzwerktopologieentdeckung

 

WO2013072137 APPARATUS, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR ROUTING DATA PACKETS

EP2592784 Vorrichtung, Verfahren und Computerprogrammprodukt zur Leitweglenkung von Datenpaketen

WO2012158265 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAY ZOOM CONTROL USING OBJECT DETECTION

 

EP2506568 Verfahren, System, Vorrichtung, Computerprogramm und Computerprogrammprodukt zur Durchführung einer Videokonferenz

WO2011072978 METHOD FOR PROCESSING A PLURALITY OF DATA AND SWITCHING DEVICE FOR SWITCHING COMMUNICATION PACKETS

EP2337274 Verfahren zur Verarbeitung einer Vielzahl von Daten und Schaltvorrichtung zur Vermittlung von Kommunikationspaketen

 

WO2010000588 A METHOD IN A PEER FOR AUTHENTICATING THE PEER TO AN AUTHENTICATOR, CORRESPONDING DEVICE, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT THEREFORE

EP2141883 Verfahren in einem Peer zur Authentifizierung des Peer in einem Authentifizierer, entsprechende Vorrichtung und Computerprogrammprodukt dafür

 

WO2009095388 TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE, PACKET-BASED NETWORK AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TRAFFIC IN A PACKET-BASED NETWORK

EP2086186 Verkehrssteuerungsvorrichtung, paketbasiertes Netzwerk und Verfahren zur Verkehrskontrolle in einem paketbasierten Netzwerk

EP2333997 Verfahren zur Dispersitätsübertragung einer Information

WO2009087049 METHOD FOR PROTECTING A NETWORK CONFIGURATION SET UP BY A SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL

EP2079196 Verfahren zum Schutz einer Netzwerkkonfigurationseinstellung anhand eines Spanning-Tree-Protokolls

EP2187579 Neu konfigurierbares Kommunikationssystem

EP2139176 Verfahren für das Routing eines Pakets zwischen Kommunikationsendpunkten, entsprechende Vorrichtungen und Computerprogrammprodukt dafür

WO2007096262 DOPPLER COMPENSATION CONTROL FOR RADIO TRANSMISSION

EP1821427 Kompensationsregelung des Dopplereffektes zur Funkübertragung

 

EP1876726 System und Verfahren zur Doppler-Effekt-Minimalisierung in einem Funkübertragungssystem zu einem mobilen Gerät

EP1850534 Verfahren zur Durchführung einer Weiterleitung

EP1806854 Dopplereffektkompensation zur Funkübertragung

EP1667368 Ablaufsteuerung für eine Basisstation in einem Kommunikationsnetz und Verfahren zu deren Betrieb

EP1659745 Verfahren zur Planung von Paketen in einem Kommunikationsnetz

EP1317101 Verfahren zur Zuweisung von Sendeberechtigungen

EP1315339 Verfahren und Steuergerät zur Zuteilung von variablen Zeitschlitzen für eine Datenübertragung in einem paketorientierten Datennetzwerk

EP1315340 Verfahren und Steuergerät für ein paketorientiertes Datennetzwerk zur Übertragung von Daten in variablen Zeitschlitzen

EP1313284 Router

EP1313268 Router

 

US-Patents:

Publication number, Title

7,944,858 Method for protecting a network configuration set up by a spanning tree protocol

27,907,568 Method of performing a handover

7,653,347 Doppler compensation control for radio transmission

7,515,539 Router which facilitates simplified load balancing

7,492,781 Router with overflow management

7,346,080 Procedure and controller for the allocation of variable time slots for a data transmission in a packet-oriented data network

7,155,533 Procedure and controller for a packet-oriented data network for the transmission of data in variable time slots