Dr.-Ing. Ralph Tanbourgi

Research Interests

 Stochastic geometry for wireless networks

  • Modeling and analysis of base station cooperation in cellular networks
  • Cooperative interference mitigation in cellular networks using device-to-device communications
  • Performance characterization of diversity techniques in the presence of interference correlation
  • Projects: StoCCNets and CREDIT





Student Projects and Theses

  • Mapping and Modeling of Base Station Locations in Cellular Networks (Lorenz Welter, completed)
  • Performance of N-Antenna MRC under Spatial Interference Correlation (Stephan Ehrhard, completed)
  • Decode-and-Forward with Selection Combining in Interference-limited Networks (Simon Sadowski, completed)
  • Effect of Power Control on Interference in Wireless Networks (Makram Chamaa, completed)
  • Adaptive Codes for FH-CDMA (Xevi Pujol Molist, completed)
  • Interference Distribution in Relay Networks (Clemens Allman, completed)
  • Interference and optimal Resource Allocation in ad hoc Networks with isotropic Node Distribution (Leonid Chaichenets, completed)
  • Stochastic Modeling of Multi-Channel Networks with Coordinated Medium Access (Alexander Heep, completed)

Teaching Assistant

  • Teaching assistant "Applied Information Theory" WS 10/11, 11/12, 12/13, 13/14, 14/15
  • Team project "2D Localization using UWB Radar" SS 13
  • Lab "Communications Systems" SS 14, WS 14/15


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Submitted/Accepted Papers

  • Ralph Tanbourgi, Holger Jäkel, Friedrich K. Jondral:
    Book chapter: Cooperative Diversity under Spatial Interference Correlation in Wireless Networks
    To appear in Signals and Communication Technology, Springer, Summer 2015
  • Ralph Tanbourgi, Harpreet S. Dhillon, Friedrich K. Jondral:
    Analysis of Joint Transmit-Receive Diversity in Downlink MIMO Heterogeneous Cellular Networks
    To appear in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (arXiv)


Journal & Magazine Papers

  • Stephan Sand, Christian Mensing, Roland Raulefs, Ralph Tanbourgi
    Position-aided mobile communications
    IET Electronic Letters, Volume 46, Issue 17, p.1232-1234
    [ Abstract ]


Conference Papers

  • Stephan Sand, Christian Mensing, Ronald Raulefs, Ralph Tanbourgi
    Position Aware Communication with Noisy Position Measurements
    Advances in Positioning and Location-Enabled Communications (Workshop), PIMRC 2010, Istanbul, 26.-29. September 2010
    [ Abstract ]
  • Ralph Tanbourgi, Maximilian Hauske, Friedrich K. Jondral
    Interference Suppression in Visible Light Communication
    Advanced Photonics: OSA Optics & Photonics Congress; Signal Processing in Photonic Communications (SPPCom), Karlsruhe, 21.-24. Juni 2010
    [ Abstract ]
  • Stephan Sand, Ralph Tanbourgi, Christian Mensing and Ronald Raulefs
    Position Aware Adaptive Communication Systems
    2009 Proceedings Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA
    [ Abstract ]

Patent Applications

  • Jens Elsner, Ralph Tanbourgi:
    Mehrebenen-Frequenzsprungverfahren zur interferenzreduzierten Kommunikation in einem Ad-Hoc-Netzwerk
    25.03.2011, 102011015095.1, (Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt)
  • Maximilian Hauske, Ralph Tanbourgi, Kai Waslowski, Gerhard Merettig:
    Optoelektronischer Sensor
    Europäische Patentanmeldung EP 2 226 650 A1, Veröffentlichungstag 08.09.2010, Anmeldenummer 09003109.7