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Flavio Fabbri passed his PhD

Congratulation to our Member Flavio Fabbri who has passed his Phd successfully on May 23rd, 2011. He finalized his doctoral thesis at the University of Bologna, Italy. The title of his thesis is "Environmental Opportunistic Wireless Networks.

PECES Paper at the KUVS Fachgespräch “Verteilte Systeme in Smart Spaces”

The paper "Context-dependent Smart Space Formation in PECES" was presented at the KUVS Fachgespräch "Verteilte Systeme in Smart Spaces" which was held at the first of July at the TU Darmstadt. There, different concepts for the building, configuration and using of Smart Spaces were discussed. Additionally, the term "Smart Space" was […]

New Project “Living ++”

On the 28th of June 2011 the "Living ++" project has been initiated with the kickoff meeting in Madrid, Spain. Over the next two years the Living ++ consortium will develop a TV-based platform which empowers elderly people to access several innovative services through an intuitive user interface. Within the […]

Paper presented at IEEE DCOSS 2011

Link quality estimation has been an active area of research within the wireless sensor network community. It is now well known that the estimation of reliable links requires few sample packets – less than 10, while the estimation of unreliable links requires many more – above 50. In scenarios where […]

New project “Selbstheilende vernetzte eingebettete Systeme” (SEVERE)

"Selbstheilende vernetzte eingebettete Systeme" (SEVERE) is a joint project between TU Dortmund and two research groups, the Networked Embeddes Systems Group led by Prof. Dr. Pedro José Marrón and Verteilte Systeme Group led by Prof. Dr-Ing. Torben Weis, at University Duisburg-Essen funded under MERCURE by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr starting […]

The NOBEL consortium co-organises a workshop at ISAP 2011

The goal of this workshop is to bring together experts and several leading European and national research projects active in the domain of Energy Efficiency, SmartGrids, SmartHouses and SmartCities. It is expected to act as a forum for discussion and exchange of best practices especially with focus on innovative approaches […]

NOBEL First Review

The European research project "Neighbourhood Oriented Brokerage ELectricity and monitoring system" (NOBEL) was reviewed in Brussels in March 2011. This was the first review of this project, conducted by the European Commission and it was very successful. The project partners University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and SICS, Sweden have shown a first demo […]

Open Position

The Networked Embedded System group at the Department of Computer and Cognitive Science of the University Duisburg-Essen at Campus Duisburg is looking for a Projectadministrator with immediate effect. Find more information here.

Im Blickpunkt: Deutschlands Elite Institute – Universität Duisburg-Essen

In der Magazinreihe "Im Blickpunkt – Deutschlands elite-Fachbereiche" herausgegeben vom Institut für wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen und der Alpha Informationsgesellschaft ist die Broschüre der Universität Duisburg-Essen zu den Fachbereichen der Fakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften erschienen. Die Networked Embedded Systems Group wird hier, genau wie die anderen Fachbereiche der Abteilung für Informatik und angewandte […]

PLANET website is available

The official website of the PLANET project has been created as a project deliverable (D8.2). More information about the project can be found on the website. The URL of the website is: