Publications

2020

  • Christian Renner, Jan Heitmann and Fabian Steinmetz. ahoi: Inexpensive, Low-Power Communication and Localization for Underwater Sensor Networks and µAUVs. Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). 16 1-46. ACM, 2020. [doi] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke and Christian Renner. Scheduling Recurring and Dependent Tasks in EH-WSNs. Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems (SUSCOM). 27 Elsevier, 2020. [doi] [BibTex]

2019

  • Alberto Signori, Filippo Campagnaro, Fabian Steinmetz, Bernd-Christian Renner, and Michele Zorzi. Data Gathering from a Multimodal Dense Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network Deployed in Shallow Fresh Water Scenarios. Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks. 8 (4), 55. MDPI AG, 2019. title cover story [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner and Matteo Zella. Position Paper: The Internet of Intermittent Things, a Land of Low-Hanging Fruits. Proceedings of The 7th International Workshop on Energy Harvesting and Energy-Neutral Sensing Systems (ENSsys). New York, USA. November 2019. [www] [BibTex]
  • Fabian Steinmetz and Christian Renner. Resilience against Shipping Noise and Interference in Low-Power Acoustic Underwater Communication. Proceedings of the MTS/IEEE Oceans Conference and Exposition. Seattle, WA, USA. October 2019. [www] [BibTex]
  • Fabian Steinmetz and Christian Renner. Resilience against Shipping Noise and Interference of the AHOI Acoustic Underwater Modem. Proceedings of the 18th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Magdeburg, Germany. September 2019. [www] [BibTex]
  • Filippo Campagnaro, Fabian Steinmetz, Alberto Signori, Davide Zordan, Christian Renner, and Michele Zorzi. Data Collection in Shallow Fresh Water Scenarios with Low-Cost Underwater Acoustic Modems. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference and Exhibition on Underwater Acoustics. Hersonissos, Crete, Greece. July 2019. Leif Bjorno Award for the 2nd best student paper [BibTex]
  • Peter Oppermann and Christian Renner. Low-Power Ultrasonic Wake-Up and Communication through Structural Elements. Proceedings of The 7th International Workshop on Energy Harvesting and Energy-Neutral Sensing Systems (ENSsys). New York, USA. November 2019. [www] [BibTex]
  • Peter Oppermann, Lennart Dorendorf, Benjamin Boll, Abedin Gagani, Nikolay Lalkovski, Christian Renner, Marcus Rutner, Robert Meißner, and Bodo Fiedler. Towards Structural Health Monitoring using Vibro-Acoustic Modulation in the Real World. Proceedings of the 18th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Magdeburg, Germany. September 2019. [www] [BibTex]

2018

  • Alberto Signori, Fabian Steinmetz, Filippo Campagnaro, Davide Zordan, Michele Zorzi, and Christian Renner. Poster: Underwater Communications for the Robotic Vessels as-a-Servic Project. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems. Shenzhen, China. December 2018. [www] [BibTex]
  • Fabian Steinmetz, Jan Heitmann and Christian Renner. A Practical Guide to Chirp Spread Spectrum for Acoustic Underwater Communication in Shallow Waters. Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems. Shenzhen, China. December 2018. Best Paper Award [www] [BibTex]
  • Jan Heitmann and Christian Renner. Poster: Self-Localization of Micro AUVs Using a Low-Power, Low-Cost Acoustic Modem. Proceedings of the 4th ACM Workshop on Micro Aerial Vehicle Networks, Systems, and Applications. Munich, Germany. June 2018. [www] [BibTex]
  • Jan Heitmann, Fabian Steinmetz and Christian Renner. Self-Localization of Micro AUVs Using a Low-Power, Low-Cost Acoustic Modem. Proceedings of the OCEANS 2018. Charleston, SC, USA. October 2018. [www] [BibTex]
  • Jan Heitmann, Fabian Steinmetz and Christian Renner. A Case for Chirp Modulation for Low-Power Acoustic Communication in Shallow Waters. Proceedings of the 17th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Braunschweig, Germany. September 2018. [www] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke and Christian Renner. Time- and Energy-aware Task Scheduling in Environmentally-powered Sensor Networks. Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Algorithms and Experiments for Wireless Networks. Helsinki, Finnland. August 2018. [www] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke, Alexander Sowarka and Christian Renner. Moving Task Scheduling to Co-Processors in Energy-Harvesting Systems. Proceedings of the 17th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Braunschweig, Germany. September 2018. [www] [BibTex]

2017

  • Christian Renner. Packet-Based Ranging with a Low-Power, Low-Cost Acoustic Modem for Micro AUVs. Proceedings of the 11th International ITG Conference on Systems, Communications and Coding. Hamburg, Germany. February 2017. [BibTex]
  • Jan Heitmann, Lucas Bublitz, Timo Kortbrae and Christian Renner. Evolution of an Acoustic Modem for Micro AUVs. Proceedings of the 16th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Hamburg, Germany. September 2017. [www] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke and Christian Renner. Collaborative and Environmentally-Powered Sensors and Actuators for Smart Environments. Proceedings of the IDEA League Doctoral School on Transiently Powered Computing. Delft, Netherlands. November 2017. [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke, Christian Renner, Jannick Brockmann, Tobias Hamann, Jannes Peschel, Alexander Schell, Alexander Sowarka. Demo Abstract: Light in the Box - Reproducible Lighting Conditions for Solar-Powered Sensor Nodes. Proceedings of the 15th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems. Delft, Netherlands. November 2017. [www] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke, Christian Renner, Jannick Brockmann, Tobias Hamann, Jannes Peschel, Alexander Schell, Alexander Sowarka. Light Insight - Emulation of Radiation Traces for Analysis and Evaluation of Solar-Harvesting Algorithms. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Energy Neutral Sensing Systems. Delft, Netherlands. November 2017. [www] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke, Jan Heitmann and Christian Renner. Stop Waiting: Mitigating Varying Connecting Times for Infrastructure WiFi Nodes. Proceedings of the 16th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Hamburg, Germany. September 2017. [www] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke, Leo Krüger, Thomas Meyerhoff, Christian Renner and Andreas Timm-Giel. Radio Altimeter Interference Mitigation in Wireless Avionics Intra-Communication Networks. Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks. Paris, France. May 2017. [www] [BibTex]

2016

  • Benjamin Meyer, Christian Renner and Erik Maehle. Versatile Sensor and Communication Expansion Set for the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle MONSUN. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and Support Technologies for Mobile Machines. London, UK. September 2016. [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner and Alexander J. Golkowski. Acoustic Modem for Micro AUVs: Design and Practical Evaluation. Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems. Shanghai, China. October 2016. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Alexander Gabrecht, Benjamin Meyer, Christoph Osterloh and Erik Maehle. Low-Power Low-Cost Acoustic Underwater Modem. Quantitative Monitoring of the Underwater Environment: Results of the International Marine Science and Technology Event MOQESM'14 in Brest, France, ser. Ocean Engineering & Oceanography. Springer, 2016. [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Alexander J. Golkowski and Erik Maehle. Poster: Affordable Acoustic Modem for Small-Sized Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Proceedings of the International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks. Graz, Austria. February 2016. [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke, Jan Heitmann and Christian Renner. Challenges of WiFi-Enabled and Solar-Powered Sensors for Smart Ports. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Energy Neutral Sensing Systems. Stanford, CA, USA. November 2016. [www] [BibTex]
  • Lars Hanschke, Jan Heitmann and Christian Renner. On the Feasibility of WiFi-Enabled and Solar-Powered Sensors for Smart Ports. Proceedings of the 15th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Augsburg, Germany. September 2016. [www] [BibTex]

2015

  • Andreas Reinhardt and Christian Renner. RoCoCo: Receiver-initiated Opportunistic Data Collection and Command Multicasting for WSNs. Proceedings of the European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks. Porto, Portugal. February 2015. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner and Phu Anh Tuan Nguyen. A System for Efficient Dissemination of Weather Forecasts for Sustainable Solar-Powered Sensors. Proceedings of the 4th IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability. Madrid, Spain. April 2015. [www] [BibTex]

2014

  • Andreas Reinhardt and Christian Renner. Remote Node Reconfiguration in Opportunistic Data Collection Wireless Sensor Networks. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks. Sydney, Australia. June 2014. [www] [BibTex]
  • Andreas Weigel, Christian Renner, Volker Turau and Holger Ernst. Wireless Sensor Networks for Smart Metering. Proceedings on the IEEE International Energy Conference. Dubrovnik, Croatia. May 2014. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner and Phu Anh Tuan Nguyen. Lossless Compression of Cloud-Cover Forecasts for Low-Overhead Distribution in Solar-Harvesting Sensor Networks. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Energy Neutral Sensing Systems. Memphis, TN, USA. November 2014. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Benjamin Meyer, Daniel Bimschas, Alexander Gabrecht, Sebastian Ebers, Thomas Tosik, Ammar Amory, Erik Maehle and Stefan Fischer. Poster Abstract: Hybrid Underwater Environmental Monitoring. Proceedings of the 12th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems. Memphis, TN, USA. November 2014. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Stefan Unterschütz, Volker Turau and Kay Römer. Perpetual Data Collection with Energy-Harvesting Sensor Networks. Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). 11 (1), 12:1-12:45. ACM, 2014. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Volker Turau and Kay Römer. Online Energy Assessment with Supercapacitors and Energy Harvesters. Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems (SUSCOM). 4 (1), 10-23. Elsevier, 2014. [doi] [www] [BibTex]

2013

  • Bernd-Christian Renner. 2013. Sustained Operation of Sensor Nodes with Energy Harvesters and Supercapacitors. Books on Demand GmbH, Norderstedt, Germany. [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner. Solar Harvest Prediction Supported by Cloud Cover Forecasts. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Energy Neutral Sensing Systems. Rome, Italy. November 2013. [www] [BibTex]

2012

  • Christian Renner and Volker Turau. State-of-Charge Assessment for Supercap-Powered Sensor Nodes: Keep it Simple Stupid!. Proc. Intl. Wksp. on Algorithms and Concepts for Networked Sensing Systems Powered by Energy Harvesters. Antwerp, Belgium. June 2012. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner and Volker Turau. Adaptive Energy-Harvest Profiling to Enhance Depletion-Safe Operation and Efficient Task Scheduling. Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems. 2 (1), Elsevier, 2012. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Florian Meier and Volker Turau. Holistic Online Energy Assessment: Feasibility and Practical Application. Proc. 9th IEEE Intl. Conf. on Networked Sensing Systems. Antwerp, Belgium. June 2012. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Florian Meier and Volker Turau. Policies for Predictive Energy Management with Supercapacitors. Proc. IEEE Intl. Wksp. on Sensor Networks and Systems for Pervasive Computing. Lugano, Switzerland. March 2012. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Florian Meier and Volker Turau. Poster Abstract: Energy Assessment in Praxis. Adjunct Proc. European Conf. on Wireless Sensor Networks. Trento, Italy. February 2012. [BibTex]
  • Martin Ringwelski, Christian Renner, Andreas Reinhardt, Andreas Weigel and Volker Turau. The Hitchhiker's Guide to Choosing the Compression Algorithm for Your Smart Meter Data. Proceedings of the IEEE International Energy Conference and Exhibition. Florence, Italy. September 2012. [BibTex]
  • Stefan Unterschütz, Christian Renner and Volker Turau. Opportunistic, Receiver-Initiated Data-Collection Protocol. Proc. European Conf. on Wireless Sensor Networks. Trento, Italy. February 2012. [www] [BibTex]

2011

  • Christian Renner, Sebastian Ernst, Christoph Weyer and Volker Turau. Prediction Accuracy of Link-Quality Estimators. Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN'11). Bonn, Germany. February 2011. Acceptance rate 20% [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Stefan Unterschütz and Volker Turau. 2011. Power Management for Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Energy Budgets. Hamburg, Germany. [BibTex]

2010

  • Christian Renner and Volker Turau. CapLibrate: Self-Calibration of an Energy Harvesting Power Supply with Supercapacitors. Wksp. Proc. Intl. Conf. on Architecture of Computing Systems. Hanover, Germany. February 2010. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Volker Turau, and Christoph Weyer. Performance of Energy-Efficient TDMA Schemes in Data-Gathering Scenarios with Periodic Sources. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Networked Sensing Systems. Kassel, Germany. June 2010. [www] [BibTex]
  • Sebastian Ernst, Christian Renner, Christoph Weyer, and Volker Turau. Holistic Packet Statistics for Neighborhood Management in Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of the 9th GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Sensornetze. Paderborn, Germany. September 2010. [BibTex]

2009

  • Christian Renner, Jürgen Jessen and Volker Turau. Poster: Energy Estimation for Harvesting Supplies with Supercaps. Proc. Wksp. on Self-Organizing Wireless Sensor and Communication Networks. Hamburg, Germany. October 2009. [BibTex]
  • Christian Renner, Jürgen Jessen and Volker Turau. Lifetime Prediction for Supercapacitor-powered Wireless Sensor Nodes. Proc. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Hamburg, Germany. August 2009. [www] [BibTex]
  • Christoph Weyer, Christian Renner, Volker Turau and Hannes Frey. A Roadmap for Hardware and Software Support for Developing Energy-Efficient Sensor Networks. Proc. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Sensornetze". Hamburg, Germany. August 2009. [BibTex]
  • Christoph Weyer, Christian Renner, Volker Turau and Hannes Frey. TinyAID: Automated Instrumentation and Evaluation Support for TinyOS. Proc. Intl. Wksp. on Sensor Network Engineering. Marina del Rey, CA, USA. June 2009. [www] [BibTex]

2005

  • Volker Turau, Christian Renner, Marcus Venzke, Sebastian Waschik, Christoph Weyer and Matthias Witt. The Heathland Experiment: Results and Experiences. Proceedings of the Workshop on Real-World Wireless Sensor Networks (REALWSN'05). Stockholm, Sweden. June 2005. [BibTex]