Dr.-Ing. Christoph Sommer


Publications

Books and Book Chapters

  1. David Eckhoff and Christoph Sommer, "Simulative Performance Evaluation of Vehicular Networks," in "Vehicular Communications and Networks: Architectures, Protocols, Operation and Deployment", Wai Chen (Ed.), Elsevier/Woodhead Publishing, pp. 255-274, 2015

Academic Journals and Magazines

  1. Christoph Sommer, David Eckhoff and Falko Dressler, "IVC in Cities: Signal Attenuation by Buildings and How Parked Cars Can Improve the Situation," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing vol. 13 (8), pp. 1733-1745, August 2014  
  2. David Eckhoff and Christoph Sommer, "Driving for Big Data? Privacy Concerns in Vehicular Networking," in IEEE Security and Privacy vol. 12 (1), pp. 77-79, February 2014  
  3. David Eckhoff, Christoph Sommer, Tobias Gansen, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "SlotSwap: Strong and Affordable Location Privacy in Intelligent Transportation Systems," in IEEE Communications Magazine vol. 49 (11), pp. 126-133, November 2011  
  4. Falko Dressler, Christoph Sommer, David Eckhoff and Ozan K. Tonguz, "Towards Realistic Simulation of Inter-Vehicle Communication: Models, Techniques and Pitfalls," in IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine vol. 6 (3), pp. 43-51, September 2011  
  5. Christoph Sommer, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Bidirectionally Coupled Network and Road Traffic Simulation for Improved IVC Analysis," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing vol. 10 (1), pp. 3-15., 2011  
  6. Christoph Sommer, David Eckhoff and Falko Dressler, "Improving the Accuracy of IVC Simulation using Crowd-sourced Geodata," in Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation (PIK) vol. 33 (4), pp. 278-283, December 2010  
  7. Christoph Sommer, Armin Schmidt, Yi Chen, Reinhard German, Wolfgang Koch and Falko Dressler, "On the Feasibility of UMTS-based Traffic Information Systems," in Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Special Issue on Vehicular Networks vol. 8 (5), pp. 506-517, 2010  
  8. Christoph Sommer, Isabel Dietrich and Falko Dressler, "Simulation of Ad Hoc Routing Protocols using OMNeT++: A Case Study for the DYMO Protocol," in ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, Special Issue on Simulation Techniques & Tools for Mobile Networking, pp. -, 2009  
  9. Stefan Gläser, Christoph Sommer, Guido Gehlen and Sabine Sories, "CoCar - Cooperative vehicle applications based on cellular communication systems," in ATZ elektronik worldwide vol. 5, pp. 14-17, 2008
  10. Christoph Sommer and Falko Dressler, "Progressing Towards Realistic Mobility Models in VANET Simulations," in IEEE Communications Magazine vol. 46 (11), pp. 132-137, 2008

Conferences and Workshops

  1. David Eckhoff and Christoph Sommer, "Marrying Safety with Privacy: A Holistic Solution for Location Privacy in VANETs," 8th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2016), Columbus, OH, USA, December 2016
  2. David Eckhoff, Alexander Brummer and Christoph Sommer, "On the Impact of Antenna Patterns on VANET Simulation," 8th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2016), Columbus, OH, USA, pp. 1-4, 2016
  3. Bastian Bloessl, Christoph Sommer, Falko Dressler and David Eckhoff, "The Scrambler Attack: A Robust Physical Layer Attack on Location Privacy in Vehicular Networks," 4th IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2015), CNC Workshop, Anaheim, CA, pp. 395-400, February 2015
  4. Jürgen Eckert, Christoph Sommer and David Eckhoff, "Towards a Simulation Framework for Paraglider Networks," 17th ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM 2014), Poster Session, Montreal, Canada, pp. 49-52, September 2014  
  5. David Eckhoff, Falko Dressler and Christoph Sommer, "SmartRevoc: An Efficient and Privacy Preserving Revocation System Using Parked Vehicles," 38th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2013), Sydney, Australia, pp. 855-862, October 2013  
  6. David Eckhoff, Christoph Sommer and Falko Dressler, "On the Necessity of Accurate IEEE 802.11p Models for IVC Protocol Simulation," 75th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2012-Spring), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 1-5, May 2012  
  7. David Eckhoff and Christoph Sommer, "A Multi-Channel IEEE 1609.4 and 802.11p EDCA Model for the Veins Framework," 5th ACM/ICST International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques for Communications, Networks and Systems (SIMUTools 2012): 5th ACM/ICST International Workshop on OMNeT++ (OMNeT++ 2012), Poster Session, Desenzano, Italy, March 2012
  8. David Eckhoff, Christoph Sommer, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Cooperative Awareness At Low Vehicle Densities: How Parked Cars Can Help See Through Buildings," IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM 2011), Houston, TX, December 2011  
  9. David Eckhoff, Tobias Gansen, Robert Mänz, Daniela Thum, Oliver Klages and Christoph Sommer, "Simulative Performance Evaluation of the simTD Self Organizing Traffic Information System," 10th IFIP/IEEE Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop (Med-Hoc-Net 2011), Favignana Island, Sicily, Italy, pp. 79-86, June 2011  
  10. Christoph Sommer, David Eckhoff, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "A Computationally Inexpensive Empirical Model of IEEE 802.11p Radio Shadowing in Urban Environments," 8th IEEE/IFIP Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services (WONS 2011), Bardonecchia, Italy, pp. 84-90, January 2011  
  11. Christoph Sommer, Ozan K. Tonguz and Falko Dressler, "Adaptive Beaconing for Delay-Sensitive and Congestion-Aware Traffic Information Systems," Proc. of 2nd IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Jersey City, NJ, pp. 1-8, December 2010
  12. Serkan Ayaz, Felix Hoffmann, Christoph Sommer, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Performance Evaluation of Network Mobility Handover over Future Aeronautical Data Link," Proc. of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, Miami, FL, December 2010
  13. Christoph Sommer, Robert Krul, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Emissions vs. Travel Time: Simulative Evaluation of the Environmental Impact of ITS," Proc. of 71st IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 1-5, May 2010  
  14. Falko Dressler and Christoph Sommer, "On the Impact of Human Driver Behavior on Intelligent Transportation Systems," Proc. of 71st IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2010  
  15. Christoph Sommer, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Decentralized Traffic Information Systems and Adaptive Rerouting in Urban Scenarios," Proc. of 29th IEEE Conf. on Computer Communications, San Diego, CA, USA, March 2010
  16. David Eckhoff, Christoph Sommer, Tobias Gansen, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Strong and Affordable Location Privacy in VANETs: Identity Diffusion Using Time-Slots and Swapping," 2nd IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2010), Jersey City, NJ, pp. 174-181, December 2010  
  17. Christoph Sommer, Armin Schmidt, Reinhard German, Wolfgang Koch and Falko Dressler, "Simulative Evaluation of a UMTS-based Car-to-Infrastructure Traffic Information System," Proc. of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 3rd IEEE Workshop on Automotive Networking and Applications, New Orleans, LA, December 2008
  18. Falko Dressler, Tobias Gansen, Christoph Sommer and Lars Wischof, "Requirements and Objectives for Secure Traffic Information Systems," Proc. of 5th IEEE Intern. Conf. on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems : Intern. Workshop on Wireless and Sensor Networks Security, Atlanta, GA, USA, pp. 808-814, September 2008
  19. Abdalkarim Awad, Christoph Sommer, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Virtual Cord Protocol (VCP): A Flexible DHT-like Routing Service for Sensor Networks," Proc. of 5th IEEE Intern. Conf. on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA, pp. 133-142, September 2008
  20. Christoph Sommer, Isabel Dietrich, Falko Dressler, Winfried Dulz and Reinhard German, "A Tool Chain for UML-based Modeling and Simulation of VANET Scenarios with Realistic Mobility Models," Proc. of 9th ACM Intern. Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing, Hong Kong, China, May 2008
  21. Christoph Sommer, Zheng Yao, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "On the Need for Bidirectional Coupling of Road Traffic Microsimulation and Network Simulation," Proc. of 9th ACM Intern. Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing, 1st ACM International Workshop on Mobility Models for Networking Research, Hong Kong, Cina, pp. 41-48, May 2008  
  22. Christoph Sommer, Zheng Yao, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Simulating the Influence of IVC on Road Traffic using Bidirectionally Coupled Simulators," Proc. of 27th IEEE Conf. on Computer Communications : Mobile Networking for Vehicular Environments, Phoenix, AZ, USA, April 2008
  23. Christoph Sommer, Isabel Dietrich and Falko Dressler, "A Simulation Model of DYMO for Ad Hoc Routing in OMNeT++," Proc. of 1st ACM/ICST Intern. Conf. on Simulation Tools and Techniques for Communications, Networks and Systems : 1st ACM/ICST Intern. Workshop on OMNeT++, Marseille, France, March 2008
  24. Isabel Dietrich, Christoph Sommer, Falko Dressler and Reinhard German, "Automated Simulation of Communication Protocols Modeled in UML 2 with Syntony," Proc. of GI/ITG Workshop Leistungs-, Zuverlässigkeits- und Verlässlichkeitsbewertung von Kommunikationsnetzen und verteilten Systemen, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 104-115, September 2007
  25. Christoph Sommer, Isabel Dietrich and Falko Dressler, "Realistic Simulation of Network Protocols in VANET Scenarios," Proc. 26th Annual IEEE Conf. on Computer Communications, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, pp. ., May 2007
  26. Christoph Sommer and Falko Dressler, "The DYMO Routing Protocol in VANET Scenarios," Proc. of 66th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 09/10 2007
  27. Ronny T. Lampert, Christoph Sommer, Gerhard Münz and Falko Dressler, "Vermont - A Versatile Monitoring Toolkit Using IPFIX/PSAMP," Proc. of IEEE/IST Workshop on Monitoring, Attack Detection and Mitigation, Tübingen, Germany, pp. 62-65, September 2006

Technical Reports and Regional Workshops

  1. Jürgen Eckert, Christoph Sommer and David Eckhoff, "A Validated Simulation Model for Communicating Paragliders," 13. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Drahtlose Sensornetze (FGSN 2014), Potsdam, Germany, September 2014
  2. Christoph Sommer, David Eckhoff, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "A Computationally Inexpensive Empirical Model of IEEE 802.11p Radio Shadowing in Urban Environments", September 2010
  3. Christoph Sommer, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Adaptive Beaconing for Delay-Sensitive and Congestion-Aware Traffic Information Systems," Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, technical report CS-2010-01, 2010
  4. Christoph Sommer, Robert Krul, Reinhard German and Falko Dressler, "Emissions vs. Travel Time: Simulative Evaluation of the Environmental Impact of ITS," Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, technical report 3/09, 2009
  5. Isabel Dietrich, Christoph Sommer and Falko Dressler, "Simulating DYMO in OMNeT++," Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, technical report 01, 2007

Theses

  1. Christoph Sommer, "Car-to-X Communication in Heterogeneous Environments," Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Ph.D. thesis, 2011