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Student Projects

When you are interested in doing either a short project (“stage”) or your masters project in our group you can contact R.J. Bril who coordinates this. The list below shows example projects. Even when you don’t find what you want you can contact us. Usually, there are interesting projects not explicitly listed.

Available assignments

MSc-assignments @ ASML (2018/2019)
Social robots for autonomous medicine delivery - Bright Cape B.V.
Autonomous warehouse and last mile delivery - Bright Cape B.V.
Security infrastructure for a quality prediction tool - Bright Cape B.V.
Software infrastructure for a quality prediction tool - Bright Cape B.V.
Worst-case response-time analysis of Ethernet TSN using the Coq theorem prover - TUE/SAN
Control a prosthetic arm with muscles - ALTEN
Drones for assisting avalanche Search and Rescue (SaR) operations - Bright Cape B.V.
Communication flow enforcements in mesh IoT networks - Irdeto
Device self-identification in mesh networks based on topology knowledge - Irdeto
Generic framework for network commissioning in IoT - Irdeto
Abstraction of dataflow sub-graphs as dataflow nodes - TUe/SAN
A dataflow accelerator for molecular dynamics - TUe/SAN
StaccatoLab simulator acceleration - TUe/SAN
Mapping dataflow graphs on multiple FPGAs - TUe/SAN
Low Complexity Optimal Channel Decoder for Digital Radio Mundiale (DRM) - NXP
Learning without Forgetting from Continously Growing Large Scale Datasets - Naspers
Image quality improvements using deep learning - Naspers
Multimodal Listing(Ad) Summarization - Naspers
Real-time Personalized Recommendation System using Images, Text and User Behavior - Naspers
Utilizing User Behavior Data as Weak Labels to Improve ML Models - Naspers
Image Captioning for Title Generation - Naspers
Generalized Learning across Semantic Embedded Spaces - Naspers
Finding Optimal Feature Sets in Supervised Classification by Building an Opensource Python Library - Naspers
Deep Listing Corrector - Naspers
Attribute Extraction from Text - Naspers
Class Activations for Weakly Supervised Object Detection - Naspers
Providing trusted data feeds for smart contracts (De Nederlansche Bank)
Trusted data feeds for smart contracts executing on a blockchain (De Nederlansche Bank)
Grai Matter Labs: Real-time video/Audio pre-processing hardware for neuromorphic vision processor.

Running projects

A dataflow graph for pulsar search - TUe/SAN Frank Boerman
Optimal Support Placement for Fixture Generation Frederik Oud man
Implementation-based Exploration of Functional and Time Synchronization Redundancy in Automotive Eth Dan C. Chirascu
Modeling the effect of Time Sensitive Networking standards on the timing performance in Automotive E Abinav Rajaraman
A data acquisition architecture Geert Verstegen
API for Intelligent Traffic Systems and telematics Applications implemented on a hybrid communicatio Shriniwas Sharma
Non-linear and variable length survival analysis for Diabetes Mellitus Type II patients Stefan Majoor
Study and Evaluation of Image Inpainting using GANs Ishaan Bhat
Extend PYNQ with a dataflow interface (PYNQ = Python on Zynq) - TUe/SAN Qiuyi Ding
The Human LED display Rick Bouten

Finished projects

September, 2018 Enabling Interoperability Amongst Global IoT Networks using Shared-Infrastructural Models K.I Easwaran
July, 2018 Information Retrieval through Optical Character Recognition Tijmen van Dien
March, 2018 QoS-Aware Distribution and Deployment of Lighting Control Behaviors Ziyuan Zhao
March, 2018 Thread Networking Testbed for Performance Analysis of Wireless Mesh Networks Srikanth Sistu
March, 2018 Automating visual quality control of manufactured products Jiapeng Li
February, 2018 Performance Analysis of Scenario-Aware Dataflow Graphs using MATLAB SimEvents Tong Chen
February, 2018 Fault injection mechanisms for validating dependability of automotive systems - NXP Yuting Fu
February, 2018 Design and realization of BLE networks with relays Bingyu Li
January, 2018 A Methodology to Map Vital Sign Camera Algorithms onto Constrained Heterogeneous Multi-Core Embedded M. Kruger  
December, 2017 Modeling Multicore Contention under Cyclic Executive Scheduling Xavier Palomo Teruel
November, 2017 Using Computational Trust to Reliably Detect Emergency Situations at Home Rob van Wijk
August, 2017 Exploring the feasibility of high compute kernels of Kernelized Correlation Filter based object trac B. Bhupesh  
July, 2017 Flexible Spin-Lock Model - Analysis and Implementation S.M.N. Balasubramanian  
July, 2017 Limited-preemptive scheduling for control tasks H.J. Rivera-Verduzco  
June, 2017 Frequency Domain Adaptive Equalizer techniques for Gigabit Ethernet Reception - NXP Peter Hoeven
March, 2017 Software Update for Internet of Things using the Lightweight Machine to Machine Protocol Zheng Chen
February, 2017 Implementation of a low-latency EtherCAT slave controller with support for gigabit networks R. Guerra Marin  
January, 2017 Design of an IoT gateway for connecting legacy networks to the IoT A. Bale  
December, 2016 Time synchronization in IoT lighting control T. Beke  
December, 2016 Efficient deployment of stream-based distributed systems on cloud infrastructure G. Horvath
November, 2016 Implementing low-cost toolchains to implement AUTOSAR compliant Ethernet and CAN communication stack Janahvi Janardhan
September, 2016 Software framework for long-distance transportation drones A. Bhaskaran
September, 2016 Deployment of lighting controls in a lighting system based on an open lighting architecture D. Liu
September, 2016 VLSI design of a Reed-Solomon decoder for gigabit automotive ethernet B. Xue
August, 2016 Capacity study for LTE release 13 eMTC with coverage enhanched RACH S.H. Khan  
August, 2016 Enabling Omron's IPC for Industry 4.0, M2M and IIoT P. Pujari  
August, 2016 An experimental study of human action recognition system using machine learning T. Bi  
August, 2016 Scalable architecture and platform for data analytics in wearable health solutions V. Ekimov  
August, 2016 Automatic commissioning of wireless sensor networks L. Gong  
August, 2016 Determining the relative position of a device in a wireless network with minimal effort P. Lin  
August, 2016 Mapping large 2D FFTs onto FPGAs using high level synthesis T. Liu  
July, 2016 Exploration of low-power viterbi decoders design for low-throughput application C. Lu  
June, 2016 Performance of resource access protocols : time measurement of multicore real time resource access p M.P.W. Verwielen  
February, 2016 Sound camera as a service T. van Vliet  
January, 2016 Finding redundant data sources in smart environments M. El Harchi  
September, 2015 User conflict prevention in a connected lighting system Y. Xu  
August, 2015 Analysis of Automotive Traffic Shapers in Ethernet In-Vehicular Networks S. Thangamuthu  
August, 2015 iBeacon localization U. Ahmad  
August, 2015 Architecture variability and multi-criteria optimization J. Zhao  
August, 2015 Home network security S. Helling  
August, 2015 Securing the home network J. Stelma  
August, 2015 Design and evaluation of multi-channel operation implementation of ETSI GeoNetworking Protocol for I R. Priandono  
August, 2015 A study on the impact of transmission power on the message delivery latency in large ZigBee networks S. Bangalore Lakshmana  
February, 2015 Virtual platform for the ARM Cortex-M0 Processor I.R. Lopez Guadarrama  
December, 2014 Temporal-behavior evaluation of a network on chip R.T.J. van Berkel  
October, 2014 Extending service discovery protocols with support for context information N. Buchina  
September, 2014 Motion Controller Acceleration by FPGA Co-Processing M. van Broekhoven  
August, 2014 Modular composition of imaging application on commercial-off-the-shelf programmable hardware platfo S.C. Cracana  
August, 2014 Accelerating SIFT feature extraction with a vector DSP : a feasibility study A. Sathyanarayana Prasad  
August, 2014 Suitability of Bluetooth low energy as a communication technology for automotive applications R.F.W. Segers  
August, 2014 Peer-to-peer multimedia streaming monitoring system Z. Wang  
May, 2014 Design and implementation of workflow support in FLUENT J.W. Verkooijen  
April, 2014 Towards a generic scan analysis framework D.H. Henkes  
November, 2013 FlexRay-based communication for distributed in-vehicle embedded control D.M.M. Gerrits  
November, 2013 Estimating performance indicators at model level A.G. Dinu  
September, 2013 Stress-testing clouds for big data application A. Sutii  
August, 2013 Porting the digital radio mondiale receiver on the Ericsson M7400 Platform Y. Liu  
August, 2013 Energy-aware scheduling for modal radio graphs Y. Yi  
August, 2013 Simulation of drift control for an electron microscope stage using image processing in the loop F. Feng  
August, 2013 Improving semantic interoperability in remote patient monitoring applications H. Liu  
July, 2013 Priority budget scheduling using dataflow E.A.W. Tomlow  
July, 2013 Implementation of 2x2 soft-input soft-output sphere decoder J. Yan  
July, 2013 Feasibility of an automatic data flow centric design trajectory for SDR Y. Wang  
July, 2013 Compiled simulation of a vector VLIW processor L. Visscher  
July, 2013 Node counting in a wireless sensor network A. Negi  
July, 2013 Executable and resource-predicting application models for interventional X-ray M. Korikkar  
August, 2012 Load balancing of real-time tasks over the multicore multihost system S. Patwardhan  
November, 2011 Multicast DNS in wireless ad-hoc networks of low-resource devices Y. Lu  
October, 2011 Knowledge interpretation for smart environments using microcontrollers S. Dasam  
October, 2011 A wireless mesh network for smart metering D.J.M. Geelen  
September, 2011 Modeling and measuring the performance of a surveillance camera N.J.C. Verhagen  
August, 2011 Data-flow based temporal analysis for TDM arbitration A. Lele  
July, 2011 A run-time complexity adaptive channel estimator for CMMB Z. Yu  
July, 2011 Resource and Service Management in Smart Spaces Composed of High and Low Capacity Nodes Cagri Uysal and Ozgur Ozunlu  
May, 2011 Instrumentation of networked video streaming components B. Kersten  
August, 2010 Identity based mutual authentication of CE devices B. Zhang  
August, 2010 Delivering multimedia content to mobile devices via mobile access points A. Voicu  
July, 2010 Resource modeling of software components in the OSAS framework A.T. Gebreweld  
July, 2010 Extending uC/OS-II with FPDS and reservations Wim Cools  
May, 2010 Dynamic Resource Allocation for Competing Priority Processing Algorithms on a Cell/B.E. Platform C. Tempelaars  
May, 2010 A framework for supporting distributed video content applications K.S.W. van Langen, M. Opdam  
December, 2009 On-Node Processing: Algorithms for Activity Classification Diana Albu  
November, 2009 Traffic aware and Low Power MAC Protocol Analysis and Validation A. Bilos  
November, 2009 Mapping an LTE Baseband Receiver on a Multi-Core Architecture J.P.T. Dobbelsteen  
November, 2009 Mapping Molecular Dynamics to Reconfigurable Hardware R. Gabriels  
September, 2009 Complexity scalable motion estimation control for H.264/AVC E. Huijbers  
August, 2009 6LoWPAN: IPv6 for Battery-less Building Networks N.A. Abbasi  
August, 2009 Integration of Wireless Sensor Networks with a Service-Oriented Architecture M. de Vos  
August, 2009 Extending RTAI/Linux with FPDS M. Bergsma  
August, 2009 Dynamic Resource Allocation in Multimedia Applications M. v.d. Heuvel  
August, 2009 Detection of approximate tandem repeats in protein sequences R.J. Frehen  
August, 2009 eCarpark The Parking Spot Finder G.P. Kegel  
August, 2009 A real-time SNR scalable transcoder for MPEG-2 video streams M. Su Oud Qtaifan Al Khrayshah  
August, 2009 Forensic Audio Watermarking for Digital Video Broadcasting Y. Sun  
August, 2009 Multi-Standard Multi Channel Channel Decoder Architecture for Mobile Applications W. Tong  
August, 2009 Static Analysis and Task Scheduling for Multi-mode Software-Defined Radio Applications F. Yang  
August, 2009 An architecture for data synchronization in a mobile environment P.F.M. Bouwmans  
August, 2009 Service discovery, monitoring and management in smart spaces composed of low capacity devices H. Onder Uzun  
February, 2009 Low Power Controller for a Deformable Mirror of an Optical Telescope W. de Bruijn  
December, 2008 Programming Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks V.A. Kalloe  
December, 2008 Light Weight Collaborating Smarties M.A. Nazir  
December, 2008 Performance benchmarking of FreeRTOS and its Hardware Abstraction T. Xu  
December, 2008 Virtual communities in the IMS network C.A. Molanus  
December, 2008 Synchronous dataflow graph (SDFG) modeling and performance analysis of multiprocessor NoC based syst M. Hassoun  
August, 2008 GCL viewer : a study in improving the understanding of GCL programs I. Bokharouss  
August, 2008 Evaluation of appearance based methods for facial expression recognition A. Ganesh  
August, 2008 Reducing Power Usage in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Software Abstractions T.F.P. Paffen  
June, 2008 Exploring the effect of UML modeling on software quality Bas Flaton  
May, 2008 Analysis of current and future phishing attacks on internet banking services Stan Hegt  
March, 2008 Multi-channel wireless LAN on a shared multi-processor system-on-chip R.J.V. Schiedon  
January, 2008 Drainage computations on digital elevation models J.H.M. Janssen  
November, 2007 Simulation of atrial fibrilllation using the cellular bidomain model R.J. Rijken  
October, 2007 Integration of 3D video into the Blu-ray format D.D.R.J. Bolio  
October, 2007 Operation Analyzer : a software approach for improving fault diagnosis at Philips Medical Systems M.J.M. Kurvers  
August, 2007 Parallel simulation of scattering analysis on a shared dataspace D.F.B.W. Janssen  
August, 2007 Variation tolerant architectures T. van Roermund
August, 2007 Scalable hardware architecture for soft-decision sphere decoding M. Lauwerijssen
August, 2007 Performance analysis of SoC architectures based on network calculi J.P. Vink  
August, 2007 Parallel simulation of energy metabolism in skeletal muscle cells L.A.S. Sanders  
August, 2007 Adaptivity in software architecture A.F.M. van der Sijpt  
August, 2007 Implementation and experimentation with adaptive fault management in component based software system F. Yang  
June, 2007 Real-time resource discovery for end-to-ebd QoS optimalization in converged IMS-based networks D. Sengupta
April, 2007 Performance analysis of parallel blocksorters Martijn Wolfs  
December, 2006 Fleet sorter : an exercise into programming FLEET Mike Holenderski  
November, 2006 The design of a reconfigurable interleaver architecture for software defined radio E.J.C. Rijshouwer  
November, 2006 Automating model transformations using UML functions René Christian Ladan  
August, 2006 A parallel algorithm for comparing metabolic pathways R. Datema  
August, 2006 Design and assessment of analysis techniques for UML sequence diagrams M.F. van Amstel  
August, 2006 Generating UML diagrams using feature diagrams for software product line X. Liu  
June, 2006 Parallel object oriented scattering analysis using a service oriented architecture M.E.E.J. Koonen  
June, 2006 Improving multipoint video conferencing using scalable video coding M. Dekkers  
June, 2006 A real-time SNR scalable transcoder for MPEG-2 video streams C.J.J. Brouwers  
June, 2006 Techniques and processes for assessing compatibility of third-party software components L. Blankers  
June, 2006 Simulation of large-scale genetic regulatory systems T.H.M. Janssen  
June, 2006 Vector processing on FPGAs : scalability and performance M. Nelissen  
April, 2006 Metric view evolution : monitoring architectural quality M.A.M. Wijns  
January, 2006 Machine 2 machine communication : remote monitoring and management Dennis P.H. de Jong  
January, 2006 Evaluation of UPnP in the context of service oriented architectures Remco J.J. Beckers  
August, 2005 Local search for automatic playlist generation M.P.H. Vossen  
August, 2005 Real-time Proxy: a TCP-based transport protocol for combined wired and wireless networks Stefan Vorstenbosch  
August, 2005 The performance of wireless MPEG-2 video streaming Jan Ouwens  
August, 2005 Music based light effects B. Kater  
August, 2005 Automated techniques for reconstructing and assessing correspondence between UML designs and impleme Dennis J.A. van Opzeeland  
July, 2005 Analysis and implementation of the context mechanism A. Hubbers
June, 2005 Studies into refactoring of software architectures Marc van Kempen  
April, 2005 Interface selection layer : improving QoS using interface pair selection C.F. van Antwerpen  
January, 2005 Querying resource description framework graphs M.L.A. Ansems  
January, 2005 Atherosclerotic plaque classification using supervised classification algorithms W.J. Branderhorst  
November, 2004 Automatic scheduling with variable constraints : design and development of a generic assignment and M.J. Hofman  
November, 2004 Design and implementation of a real-time distributed shared data space Rob D.G.M. Spoor  
November, 2004 UPnP-JXTA bridging G.J.C. Bogers  
August, 2004 Automatic ontology-driven extraction and structuring of information from the Internet M.P.F. Verschoor  
August, 2004 Automatic living light effect generation H.A. van den Broek  
August, 2004 Advanced connection management Ling-Zhen Wu  
August, 2004 Automatic vectorization for the CVP M.F.A. Coenen  
August, 2004 Advanced connection management L. Wu
April, 2004 Volund : a research vehicle for networked video streaming Ralph Meijer  
April, 2004 DSP algorithms on vector processors : a framework for testing vectorized algorithms G.A.E. Vrebos  
January, 2004 Modeling CPU usage of a GPRS protocol layer using coloured Petri nets A.C. de Keijzer  
November, 2003 Optimal route planning for car navigation systems M.G. van der Horst  
November, 2003 Vectorization of fast Fourier transform and digital audio broadcast reception Denis Gerritsen  
November, 2003 XML for embedded systems : the role of XML in distributed embedded networks Max F.L. Hufkens  
November, 2003 Empirical investigations in software architecture completeness C.F.J. Lange  
August, 2003 Learning preferences for music playlists A.M. de Mooij  
April, 2003 Vectorization of code generation in CDMA Rick J.M. Nas  
January, 2003 Communication between a MHP set-top box and mobile devices Tom J.H. Geelen  
November, 2002 Quality improvement through architecture analysis using the ATAM Joris J.M. Baijens  
August, 2002 Graph coloring in timetabling P.H.M. de Louw  
August, 2002 The design of a micro-controller : a transformational approach D. Timmermans  
August, 2002 Design of optimal buffers A.M.C. Smets  
August, 2002 Implementation and simulation of two pass forward texture mapping on a SIMD coprocessor architecture Martijn van Sinten  
August, 2002 Publish/subscribe as architectural style for component interaction Frank van de Laar  
April, 2002 Software architecture analysis tool J. Muskens  
October, 2000 Implementation of abstract UNITY algorithms in PVM Vincent Nikkelen  

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Aug'18 - Best Paper

Altmeyer, Bril and Gai received a best paper award on the RTCSA 2018 conference with the paper titled "EMPRESS: and Efficient and effective Method for PREdictable Stack Sharing".

Dec'17 - PhD Defense

Sara Afshar defended her PhD-thesis entitled 'Lock-based resource sharing for Real-Time Multi-Processors' at MDH, VästerĂ¥s, Sweden on December 19th, 2017

Jun'17 - Social Event

The SAN group went to "t Dommeltje" for farming and to a garden for a BBQ

Jun'17 - PhD defense

Hrishikesh Laxman Salunkhe defends his PhD thesis titled "Modeling and buffer analysis of real-time streaming radio applications scheduled on heterogeneous multiprocessors" on June 12, at 16:00.

May'17 - Special Session SLESC

Antonio Liotta and Tanir Ozcelebi organized a special session on Smart Lighting Environments: Sensing and Control (SLESC), as part of ICNSC 2017

May'17 - Best paper award

Aravind Kota Gopalakrishna received a best paper award for Evaluating machine learning algorithms for applications with humans in the loop at the ICNSC 2017 conference.

Apr'17 - Best Paper

Gupta, Luit, Van de Heuvel and Bril had a best paper titled 'Extending ExSched with Mixed Criticality Support - an experience report' in the Workshop on Automotive System/Software Architecture (WASA).

Mar'17 - Prof. Lukkien becomes dean

Professor Johan Lukkien becomes dean of the deparment of Mathematics and Computer Science

Jan'17 - Journal paper

Acceptance of a 64 page paper entitled "Fixed priority scheduling with pre-emption thresholds and cache-related pre-emption delays: integrated analysis and evaluation" in the Real-Time Systems journal of Springer.

Oct'16 - Outstanding paper

Jingyue Cao received an outstanding paper award for Independent yet Tight WCRT Analysis for Individual Priority Classes in Ethernet AVB at the RTNS 2016 conference.