Volker Ahlers – Publications

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- HS Hannover
- Faculty IV
- Volker Ahlers (HS Hannover)

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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals and Conference Proceedings

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Pump R, Ahlers V, Koschel A (2018) State of the art in artificial immune-based intrusion detection systems for smart grids. In World Conference on Smart Trends in Systems, Security & Sustainability (WS4 2018). Accepted.

Pump R, Ahlers V, Koschel A (2018) Simulation des Kommunikationsnetzes im Smart Grid. In Wittmann J (ed.) Simulation in den Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften (Workshop Hannover 2018). In press.

Pump R, Koschel A, Ahlers V (2018) On microservices in smart grid capable pmCHP. In Koschel A, Klink J, Hausotter A (eds.) SERVICE COMPUTATION 2018: The Tenth International Conference on Advanced Service Computing. February 18–22, 2018, Barcelona, Spain. 30–35. IARIA.
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Schöner D, Pump R, Rüscher H, Koschel A, Ahlers V (2018) Providing a sustainable, adaptive IT infrastructure for portable micro-CHP test benches. In Otjacques B, Hitzelberger P, Naumann S, Wohlgemuth V (eds.) From Science to Society (Proceedings of EnviroInfo 2017). Progress in IS: 297–307. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
›› DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-65687-8_26

Hellmann B, Ahlers V, Dreo Rodosek G (2017) Integrating visual analysis of network security and management of detection system configurations. In Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE 9th International Conference on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS). September 21–23, 2017, Bucharest, Romania. 1020–1025. IEEE.
›› DOI 10.1109/IDAACS.2017.8095240

Pump R, Rüscher H, Schöner D, Saul D, Ahlers V, Koschel A (2017) Simulation des Netzverkehrs der Informationstechnologie im Smart Grid. In Wittmann J (ed.) Simulation in den Umwelt- und Geowissenschaften (Workshop Berlin 2017). ASIM Mitteilung AM 163: 85–96. Aachen: Shaker.

Astrova I, Schaaf M, Koschel A, Ahlers V (2016) Enhancing OSGi with Asynchronous Messaging. In Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Java Technologies for Real-Time and Embedded Systems, JTRES '16. 4:1–4:10. New York, NY: ACM.
›› DOI 10.1145/2990509.2990513

Schöner D, Pump R, Schmicke C, Minnrich JP, Rüscher H, Ahlers V, Koschel A (2016) IT-Unterstützung von BHKW-Prüfständen in der angewandten Forschung. In Mayr HC, Pinzger M (eds.) INFORMATIK 2016: Workshop Umweltinformatik zwischen Nachhaltigkeit und Wandel (UINW 2016). LNI 259: 1227–1238. Bonn: Gesellschaft für Informatik.
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Ahlers V, Heine F, Hellmann B, Kleiner C, Renners L, Rossow T, Steuerwald R (2016) Integrated visualization of network security metadata from heterogeneous data sources. In Mauw S, Kordy B, Jajodia S (eds.) Graphical Models for Security. Second International Workshop, GraMSec 2015, Verona, Italy, July 13, 2015, Revised Selected Papers. LNCS 9390: 18–34. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
›› DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-29968-6_2

Ahlers V (2015) Teaching information visualization: A playground for classroom response systems and declarative programming projects. In Poster Abstracts of IEEE VIS 2015, 25–30 Oct 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
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Hellmann B, Reichenbach M, Renners L, Ahlers V (2015) Visualization of network security policy evaluation. In Poster Abstracts of IEEE Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec 2015), 26 Oct 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
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Ahlers V, Heine F, Hellmann B, Kleiner C, Renners L, Rossow T, Steuerwald R (2014) Replicable security monitoring: Visualizing time-variant graphs of network metadata. In Burton J, Stapleton G, Klein K (eds.) Joint Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Euler Diagrams and the First International Workshop on Graph Visualization in Practice co-located with Diagrams 2014. CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1244: 32-41. CEUR-WS.org.
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Hawi N, Liodakis E, Musolli D, Suero EM, Stuebig T, Claassen L, Kleiner C, Krettek C, Ahlers V, Citak M (2014) Range of motion assessment of the shoulder and elbow joints using a motion sensing input device: A pilot study. Technology and Health Care 22(2): 289-295.
›› DOI 10.3233/THC-140831

Ahlers V (2014) An extensible scene graph library for teaching computer graphics along the programmable pipeline (abstract only). In Dougherty J, Nagel K, Decker A, Eiselt K (eds.) Proceedings of the 45th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE'14. 720-721. New York, NY: ACM.
›› DOI 10.1145/2538862.2544295
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Dand N, Sprengel F, Ahlers V, Schlitt T (2013) BioGranat-IG: A network analysis tool to suggest mechanisms of genetic heterogeneity from exome sequencing data. Bioinformatics 29(6): 733-741.
›› DOI 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt045

Koschel A, Astrova I, Schaaf M, Ahlers V, Gatziu Grivas S, Kalja A (2012) Asynchronous messaging for OSGi. Journal of Computing and Information Technology 20(3): 151-157.
›› DOI 10.2498/cit.1002091
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Davenport CF, Neugebauer J, Beckmann N, Friedrich B, Kameri B, Kokott S, Paetow M, Siekmann B, Wieding-Drewes M, Wienhöfer M, Wolf S, Tümmler B, Ahlers V, Sprengel F (2012) Genometa — a fast and accurate classifier for short metagenomic shotgun reads. PLOS ONE 7(8): e41224.
›› DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0041224
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Koschel A, Astrova I, Schaaf M, Ahlers V, Gatziu Grivas S, Kalja A (2012) Asynchronous messaging for OSGi. In Luzar-Stiffler V, Jarec I, Bekic Z (eds.) Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, ITI 2012. 99-104. Zagreb: Srce.

Schaaf M, Ahlers V, Koschel A, Astrova I, Kalja A, Bosschaert D, Roelofsen R (2011) Integrating asynchronous communication into the OSGi service platform. In Cordeiro J, Filipe J (eds.) WEBIST 2011, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies. 165-168. Noordwijkerhout: SciTe Press.

Zimmer B, Ackermann D, Schröder M, Kerren A, Ahlers V (2011) Comparative visualization of user flows in voice portals. In Brandes U, Cornelsen S (eds.) Graph Drawing — 18th International Symposium, GD 2010. LNCS 6502: 404–405. Berlin: Springer.
›› DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-18469-7_43
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Roelofsen R, Bosschaert D, Ahlers V, Koschel A, Astrova I (2010) Think large, act small: an approach to web services for embedded systems based on the OSGi framework. In Morin JH, Ralyté J, Snene M (eds.) Exploring Service Science — First International Conference, IESS 2010. Lect. Notes in Business Inform. Process. 53: 239-253. Berlin: Springer.
›› DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-14319-9_19

Mendig A, Sprengel F, Schlitt T, Ahlers V (2009) GPU-beschleunigtes 3D-Layout komplexer Netzwerke. In von Lukas U, Mahnke EM, Vahl M (eds.) Go-3D 2009: Go for Innovations. 119-132. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer.

Ahlers V, Weigl P, Schachtzabel H (2005) Combining contour detection algorithms for the automatic extraction of the preparation line from a dental 3D measurement. In Fitzpatrick JM, Reinhardt JM (eds.) Medical Imaging 2005 — Image Processing. Proceedings of SPIE 5747: 274-282. Bellingham, WA: SPIE.
›› DOI 10.1117/12.596142

Ahlers V, Weigl P, Schachtzabel H (2005) Vollautomatische Extraktion der Präparationsgrenze für zahnärztliche Restaurationen aus 3D-Messdaten von Kiefermodellen. In Meinzer HP, Handels H, Horsch A, Tolxdorff T (eds.) Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2005. Informatik aktuell: 78-82. Berlin: Springer.
›› DOI 10.1007/3-540-26431-0_17

Ginelli F, Ahlers V, Livi R, Mukamel D, Pikovsky A, Politi A, Torcini A (2003) From multiplicative noise to directed percolation in wetting transitions. Phys. Rev. E 68(6): 065102(R).
›› DOI 10.1103/PhysRevE.68.065102
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Zillmer R, Ahlers V, Pikovsky A (2002) Coupling sensitivity of localization length in one-dimensional disordered systems. Europhys. Lett. 60(6): 889-895.
›› DOI 10.1209/epl/i2002-00301-2
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Ahlers V, Pikovsky A (2002) Critical properties of the synchronization transition in space-time chaos. Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(25): 254101.
›› DOI 10.1103/PhysRevLett.88.254101
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Ahlers V, Zillmer R, Pikovsky A (2001) Lyapunov exponents in disordered chaotic systems: avoided crossing and level statistics. Phys. Rev. E 63(3): 036213.
›› DOI 10.1103/PhysRevE.63.036213
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Zillmer R, Ahlers V, Pikovsky A (2000) Stochastic approach to Lyapunov exponents in coupled chaotic systems. In Freund JA, Pöschel T (eds.) Stochastic Processes in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Lecture Notes in Physics 557: 400-410. Berlin: Springer.
›› DOI 10.1007/3-540-45396-2_36

Ahlers V, Zillmer R, Pikovsky A (2000) Statistical theory for the coupling sensitivity of chaos. In Broomhead DS, Luchinskaya EA, McClintock PVE, Mullin T (eds.) Stochastic and Chaotic Dynamics in the Lakes, STOCHAOS. AIP Conference Proceedings 502: 450-455. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics.
›› DOI 10.1063/1.1302420

Zillmer R, Ahlers V, Pikovsky A (2000) Scaling of Lyapunov exponents of coupled chaotic systems. Phys. Rev. E 61(1): 332-341.
›› DOI 10.1103/PhysRevE.61.332
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Ahlers V, Parlitz U, Lauterborn W (1998) Hyperchaotic dynamics and synchronization of external-cavity semiconductor lasers. Phys. Rev. E 58(6): 7208-7213.
›› DOI 10.1103/PhysRevE.58.7208
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Articles in Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Renners L, Hellmann B, Ahlers V (2016) Sicherheit von IT-Netzen erhöhen: Bessere Visualisierung – leichtere Überwachung. Technologie-Informationen 1+2/2016: 24.
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Schöner D, Ahlers V, Koschel A (2015) Mobile Mikro-Blockheizkraftwerke im Alltag: Energieversorgung für Elektrofahrzeuge und Wohnhäuser. Technologie-Informationen 4/2015: 18.
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Roelofsen R, Bosschaert D, Koschel A, Ahlers V (2007) Services im kleinen Maßstab: SOA für eingebettete Systeme. OBJEKTspektrum Online-Ausgabe Serviceorientierte Architekturen (SOA) 2007.
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Ahlers V (2001) Scaling and Synchronization in Deterministic and Stochastic Nonlinear Dynamical Systems. Ph.D. thesis (Dissertation), University of Potsdam.
›› URN urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-0000320
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Ahlers V (1998) Nichtlineare Dynamik und Synchronisation chaotischer Halbleiterlaser mit externen optischen Resonatoren. M.Sc. thesis (Diplomarbeit), Georg August University Göttingen.
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Den IT-Standort sichtbarer machen (2016). Interview in journal radius/30 3/2016: 41–42.
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Ahlers V, Hellmann B (2015) Abschlussbericht im Forschungsprojekt VisITMeta (Visualisierung der Sicherheit mobiler IT-Infrastrukturen auf der Basis von Metadaten). Final report of BMBF project (FKZ 17PNT032).
›› DOI 10.2314/GBV:863759483

Ahlers V (2014) Open-source project SCG3: An extensible OpenGL 3 / C++11 scene graph library for teaching computer graphics along the programmable pipeline.
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Ahlers V, Zimmer B (2012) Dynamische Visualisierung und Simulation von Nutzerströmen in natürlichsprachlichen Dialogsystemen (ViSiNuS). Final report of BMBF project (FKZ 17N2809).
›› DOI 10.2314/GBV:722189702

Preface to the textbook Kamphausen S, Kaiser TO (2010) Clojure: Grundlagen, Concurrent Programming, Java. Heidelberg: dpunkt.
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Ahlers V, Schachtzabel H (2004) Grundlagen breitbandiger Kurzpulslaser für Interferometrie (FESMET), Teilvorhaben: Effiziente Verfahren zur Analyse interferometrischer Messdaten – Wavelet-Methoden zur Analyse grafischer 3-D-Objekte. Final report of BMBF project (FKZ 13N7812).
›› DOI 10.2314/GBV:614788986

Kamphausen S, Ahlers V (1997) Projekt Adaptive Filter und Aktive Schallfeldkontrolle. Project report for intensive course Digital Signal Processing and Control, Georg August University Göttingen, Third Physical Institute.
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Ahlers V (1996) Digitale Holografie. Project report for intensive course Laser Physics and Holography, Georg August University Göttingen, Third Physical Institute.
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Incomplete list of conference contributions (since 1998).