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Dr.-Ing. Andreas Blenk

Chair of Communication Networks (Prof. Kellerer)

Postal address

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

  • Phone: +49 (89) 289 - 23540
  • Room: 0509.03.932
  • andreas.blenk(at)


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Funded Projects (Full PI)


In my dissertation, I focused on the virtualization of software-defined networks (available: Link).

Available from mediatum: Link

Available from Deutsche National Bibliothek: Link

Selected Publications

  • A. Blenk, A. Basta and W. Kellerer, "HyperFlex: An SDN virtualization architecture with flexible hypervisor function allocation," 2015 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM), Ottawa, ON, 2015, pp. 397-405. doi: 10.1109/INM.2015.7140316
  • A. Blenk, A. Basta, M. Reisslein and W. Kellerer, "Survey on Network Virtualization Hypervisors for Software Defined Networking," in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 655-685, Firstquarter 2016. doi: 10.1109/COMST.2015.2489183
  • A. Blenk, A. Basta, J. Zerwas, M. Reisslein and W. Kellerer, "Control Plane Latency With SDN Network Hypervisors: The Cost of Virtualization," in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 366-380, Sept. 2016. doi: 10.1109/TNSM.2016.2587900
  • Blenk, Andreas; Kalmbach, Patrick; Schmid, Stefan; Kellerer, Wolfgang: o'zapft is: Tap Your Network Algorithm's Big Data! ACM SIGCOMM 2017 Workshop on Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Data Communication Networks (Big-DAMA), 2017. doi: 10.1145/3098593.3098597
  • Blenk, Andreas; Kalmbach, Patrick; Zerwas, Johannes; Jarschel, Michael; Schmid, Stefan; Kellerer, Wolfgang: NeuroViNE: A Neural Preprocessor for Your Virtual Network Embedding Algorithm. 37th IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2018