The main objectives of the 5Gain project are the development and evaluation of concepts for cellular energy systems, whose regional extraction and production behavior is optimized by means of machine learning methods. Therefore, novel 5G mobile radio networks enable dynamic, dedicated allocation of location-based transmission resources based on shared communication infrastructures (regional network slices) for energy system applications via the use of network slicing.
CNI focuses on the conceptual design of AI procedures for the network management of cellular energy systems, as well as the development of an end-to-end 5G Regional Network system for dynamic, location-specific resource allocation.
Project duration: 01.12.2019 - 30.11.2022
The project is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy under the funding reference 03EI6018C.
Proactive Resource Management for Predictive 5G Uplink Slicing
D. Overbeck, N. A. Wagner, F. Kurtz, C. Wietfeld
In 2022 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), December 2022, Brazil.
Design of a 5G Network Slicing Architecture for Mixed-Critical Services in Cellular Energy Systems
In 2022 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), Singapore, October 2022.
Software-Defined Networking driven Time-Sensitive Networking for Mixed-Criticality Control Applications
F. Kurtz, et al.
In International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Convergence (ICTC), IEEE, Jeju-si, KOR, October 2022.
Predictive 5G Uplink Slicing for Blockchain-driven Smart Energy Contracts
F. Kurtz, R. Wiebusch, D. Overbeck, C. Wietfeld
In IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2022
SAMUS: Slice-Aware Machine Learning-based Ultra-Reliable Scheduling
C. Bektas, D. Overbeck, C. Wietfeld
In 2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Virtual Event, June 2021
Building End-to-end IoT Applications with QoS Guarantees (Invited Paper)
A. Hamann, D. Ginthoer, D. Ziegenbein, S. Saidi, C. Wietfeld, A. Rowe
In Design Automation Conference 2020, IEEE, San Francisco, USA, July 2020
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Location & approach
The campus of TU Dortmund University is located close to interstate junction Dortmund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dortmund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is “Dortmund-Eichlinghofen” (closer to South Campus), and from B 1 / A 40 “Dortmund-Dorstfeld” (closer to North Campus). Signs for the university are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dortmund.
To get from North Campus to South Campus by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at North Campus and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.
TU Dortmund University has its own train station (“Dortmund Universität”). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dortmund main station (“Dortmund Hauptbahnhof”) and Düsseldorf main station via the “Düsseldorf Airport Train Station” (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 20 or 30 minutes). The university is easily reached from Bochum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duisburg.
You can also take the bus or subway train from Dortmund city to the university: From Dortmund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station “Stadtgarten”, usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At “Stadtgarten” you switch trains and get on line U42 towards “Hombruch”. Look out for the Station “An der Palmweide”. From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dortmund University leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dortmund main station to the stop “Dortmund Kampstraße”. From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop “Dortmund Wittener Straße”. Switch to bus line 447 and get off at “Dortmund Universität S”.
The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Dortmund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dortmund Central Station, you can continue to the university campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of international flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the university station.
The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dortmund University. There are two stations on North Campus. One (“Dortmund Universität S”) is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the university directly with the city of Dortmund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the “Technologiepark” and (via South Campus) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at North Campus and offers a direct connection to South Campus every five minutes.
The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent “Technologiepark”.