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Computer Science Department
TU Kaiserslautern
PO box 3049, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
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I am a postdoc at the distributed computer systems lab (DISCO). Until March '22, I was a PhD student supervised by
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schmitt (Head of DISCO lab).


Research Interests

  • Network Calculus
  • Performance modeling, analysis, and evaluation of distributed systems

Selected Publications

  • Dealing with Dependence in the End-to-End Performance Analysis in Stochastic Network Calculus [pdf]
    Paul Nikolaus
    PhD thesis, TU Kaiserslautern, 2022.
    Reviewers: Prof. Dr. Jens B. Schmitt, Prof. Dr. Florin Ciucu, Prof. Dr. Amr Rizk
  • Unleashing the Power of Paying Multiplexing Only Once in Stochastic Network Calculus [pdf]
    Anne Bouillard, Paul Nikolaus, Jens Schmitt

    ACM SIGMETRICS 2022
  • Dealing with Dependence in Stochastic Network Calculus – Using Independence as a Bound [pdf]
    Paul Nikolaus, Jens Schmitt, Florin Ciucu

    ASMTA 2019
  • h-Mitigators: Improving Your Stochastic Network Calculus Output Bounds [pdf]
    Paul Nikolaus, Jens Schmitt, Malte Schütze
    Computer Communications 2019
  • Quality and Cost of Deterministic Network Calculus - Design and Evaluation of an Accurate and Fast Analysis [pdf]
    Steffen Bondorf, Paul Nikolaus, and Jens B. Schmitt
    ACM SIGMETRICS 2017

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Conferences and Workshops [Map]

Event Place Date
WoNeCa 2022 Lausanne, Switzerland September 8-9, '22
IFIP Networking 2022 Catania, Italy June 13-16, '22
ACM SIGMETRICS 2022 Mumbai, India June 6-10, '22
VALUETOOLS 2020 Event cancelled May 18-20, '20
MMBWoNeCa 2020 Event cancelled / online event March 16-19, '20
ASMTA 2019 Moscow, Russia October 23-15, '19
Dagstuhl Seminar 2019 Dagstuhl, Germany March 3-8, '19
ITG FG Workshop 2018 Hamburg, Germany December 12, '18
NetCal 2018 Vienna, Austria September 7, '18
IFIP Networking 2018 Zurich, Switzerland May 14-16, '18
MMBWoNeCa 2018 Erlangen, Germany February 26-28, '18
IFIP Networking 2017 Stockholm, Sweden June 12-15, '17
ACM SIGMETRICS 2017 Urbana-Champaign, USA June 5-9, '17
MMB / WoNeCa 2016 Münster, Germany April 4-6, '16

Awards and Nominations

  • Nominee Best Paper Award (among three papers) at IFIP Networking '18
  • Winner Best Presentation Award at WoNeCa '18
  • Awarded a Student Travel Grant for ACM SIGMETRICS '17

Community Services

Reviewer for

  • Computer Networks (2017)
  • INFOCOM (2016, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023)
  • ITC (2020)
  • MMB (2019)
  • Networking (2018)
  • Transactions on Mobile Computing (2017)
  • Transactions on Networking (2021)
  • Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (2017)
  • VALUETOOLS (2017)

Open-Source Projects

You can find me on GitHub!
Projects:


 Lectures

  • Stochastic Analysis of Distributed Systems (SS 22)

Exercises, Student Projects, and Seminars

  • Quantitative Aspects of Distributed Systems (2017-2021)
  • Project: Performance Evaluation of Distributed Systems (WS 18/19)
  • Protocols & Algorithms for Network Security (WS 16/17)
  • Seminar: Distributed Computer Systems (2017-2018, 2020-2021)
  • Stochastic Analysis of Distributed Systems (WS 18/19, WS 20/21)
  • Worst-Case Analysis of Distributed Systems (WS 17/18, WS19/20, WS 22/23)

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