Max Helm, M. Sc.

Research Associate

Postal address

  • Institut für Informatik der
  • Technischen Universität München
  • Lehrstuhl I8
  • Boltzmannstr. 3
  • 85748 Garching bei München - Germany

Contact

Consultation hours

By arrangement

Research

  • Network Modeling

projects

  • ModANet: Model-based Analysis of Next-Generation Networks (2019 – 2022)

Teaching

Supervised Theses

In progress

Student Title Type Advisors Year Links
Valentin Langer LLM Based Research and Evaluation Pipeline BA Johannes Zirngibl, Max Helm, Patrick Sattler 2023
Lukas Schröder Analyzing Autonomous Systems using BGP and GNNs IDP Max Helm, Patrick Sattler 2023
Aria Talebizadeh-Dashtestani Efficient Routing in TSN-ATS using GNNs BA Max Helm, Christoph Schwarzenberg 2023
Cevin Neubauer On-the-fly attachable Network Analysis BA Florian Wiedner, Christoph Schwarzenberg, Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger 2023
Maximilian Lenz Influence of Load on an Industrial Ethernet Network based on Profinet BA Florian Wiedner, Christoph Schwarzenberg, Max Helm 2023
Adam Karamelo On the penalty of shaping — A spotlight on ATS BA Florian Wiedner, Max Helm 2023
Nicolas Buchner Integration of OPC UA into a Reproducible Testbed Framework IDP Filip Rezabek, Erkin Kirdan, Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger, Marc-Oliver Pahl 2022

Finished

Author Title Type Advisors Year Links
Iñigo Varas Autonomous System Models using BGP Data and GNNs BA Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger, Johannes Zirngibl, Patrick Sattler 2023
Marco Dollinger Learning k-opt Heuristics for the Traveling Salesman Problem with Graph Neural Networks and Deep Reinforcement Learning BA Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger 2023
Aleksandar Arnaudov Network Parameter Optimization using Extreme Value Theory Models BA Max Helm, Florian Wiedner 2023
Benedikt Schwankner Modeling ATS Queue Levels using GNNs BA Max Helm, Christoph Schwarzenberg 2023
Monika Smolarska An Interactive Tool for Performance Bound Calculation in TSN and Non-TSN Networks MA Max Helm 2022
Leon Kist Comparison of TSN Qbv Schedule Validity and Quality in Network Simulators and Hardware Setups IDP Max Helm, Christoph Schwarzenberg 2022
Christopher Pfefferle Learning Spatio-Temporal Patterns for Network Delay with GNNs MA Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger 2022
Christopher Pfefferle Machine-Learning-based Delay Prediction Capability Comparison IDP Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger 2022
Zhang Chengye Machine-learning-based optimization of IEEE 802.1 Qbv Schedule Generation GR Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger 2022
Johannes Abel Modeling and Simulation of TSN-Enabled Experiments and Their Validation in an Emulated Environment MA Marcin Bosk, Filip Rezabek, Max Helm 2022
Mariem Feriel Sliti On the penalty of shaping — A spotlight on ATS BA Florian Wiedner, Max Helm 2022
Florian Gantioler Per-Flow Cluster- and Back-Pressure-Based Routing in Wired Networks BA Christoph Schwarzenberg, Florian Wiedner, Max Helm 2022
Mostafa Shorim Dynamic Scheduling of Applications in Edge Network Infrastructure MA Philippe Buschmann, Max Helm 2021
Lars Schwegmann Prediction of TCP Performance Metrics using Deep Graph Neural Networks MA Benedikt Jaeger, Max Helm 2021
Nicole Kubitza Interactive Visualization of Network Calculus Methods BA Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger 2021
Mauricio Garrido High Precision Profiling of Network Paths BA Florian Wiedner, Max Helm 2021
Tizian Leonhardt Impact of Security Measures on PTP Synchronization Accuracy BA Filip Rezabek, Max Helm 2021
Arman Dupanovic Analysis of network path behavior based on per-interface timestamps BA Florian Wiedner, Max Helm 2021
Sindi Cali High Precision Packet Path Analysis on a Single Node BA Florian Wiedner, Max Helm 2021
Jasper von der Heidt Analyzing PTP Master Clocks in the Wild BA Johannes Zirngibl, Max Helm, Henning Stubbe 2020
Lazlo Jäger Investigating the Precision of Packet Shaping and Pacing in Linux BA Benedikt Jaeger, Max Helm 2020
Sebastian Heinrich Kappes An Analysis of the Development and Early Deployment of Encrypted SNI BA Johannes Zirngibl, Max Helm, Patrick Sattler 2020
Robert Dillitz Uncovering PTP Master Clocks in the Wild BA Johannes Zirngibl, Max Helm, Henning Stubbe 2020
Muhammed Sahin Analysis of Servers use of TLS Parameters IDP Patrick Sattler, Markus Sosnowski, Lars Wüstrich, Max Helm 2020
Otto Breitwieser Applications of Certificate Transparency MA Max Helm, Patrick Sattler 2020
Moritz Mülke Automatic Synthesis of High Quality Network- and Traffic Datasets based on Real Data MA Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger 2020
Monika Smolarska Implementation and Comparison of TSN Network Calculus Models BA Max Helm, Christoph Schwarzenberg 2020
Otto Breitwieser Performant Certificate Transparency Monitoring IDP Max Helm, Patrick Sattler 2019
Stefan Lachnit Mininet Performance Evaluation and Optimization BA Benedikt Jaeger, Max Helm 2019
Nicolas Buchner Influence of Network Conditions on PTP Accuracy BA Max Helm, Henning Stubbe, Johannes Zirngibl 2019
Niklas Beck Sensitivity Analysis of Network Calculus Models BA Max Helm, Henning Stubbe, Benedikt Jaeger 2019
Markus Oberprieler Designing a Lightweight Alternative to Distributed Ledgers MA Dr. Holger Kinkelin, Johannes Schleger, Max Helm 2019
Ivan Kendzor Modeling Scheduling Algorithms in Network Calculus BA Max Helm, Henning Stubbe, Dominik Scholz, Fabien Geyer 2019
Marcel Mussner Comparing Network Calculus Guarantees with Latency Measurements in Emulated Networks BA Max Helm, Dominik Scholz, Benedikt Jaeger, Henning Stubbe 2019
Alexander Mildner Evaluation of Online Schedule Synthesis Algorithms for Time-based Scheduled Time Sensitive Networks MA Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger, Marcel Wagner, Hèctor Blanco Alcaine 2019

Publications

2023-12-01 Max Helm, Georg Carle, “Predicting Latency Quantiles using Network Calculus-assisted GNNs,” in Proceedings of the 2nd on Graph Neural Networking Workshop 2023, Paris, France, Dec. 2023, pp. 13–18. [Pdf] [Slides] [Rawdata] [DOI] [Bib]
2023-10-01 Max Helm, Georg Carle, “Synthesizing and Scaling WAN Topologies using Permutation-invariant Graph Generative Models,” in 19th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2023), Niagara Falls, Canada, Oct. 2023, p. 6. [Pdf] [Slides] [Rawdata] [Bib]
2023-10-01 Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger, Christopher Pfefferle, Georg Carle, “Beyond Mean: Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Queue Utilizations and Flow Latencies Using T-GNNs,” in 35rd International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 2023), Oct. 2023. [Pdf] [Slides] [Bib]
2023-10-01 Florian Wiedner, Max Helm, Alexander Daichendt, Jonas Andre, Georg Carle, “Containing Low Tail-Latencies in Packet Processing Using Lightweight Virtualization,” in 2023 35rd International Teletraffic Congress (ITC-35), Oct. 2023. [Pdf] [Homepage] [Bib]
2023-09-01 Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger, Georg Carle, “Data-efficient GNN Models of Communication Networks using Beta-Distribution-based Sample Ranking,” ITU Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 485–491, Sep. 2023. [Url] [Pdf] [DOI] [Bib]
2023-06-01 Marcin Bosk*, Filip Rezabek*, Johannes Abel, Kilian Holzinger, Max Helm, Georg Carle, Jörg Ott, “Simulation and Practice: A Hybrid Experimentation Platform for TSN,” in 22nd International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Networking Conference, Barcelona, Spain, Jun. 2023. [Bib]
2022-12-01 Benedikt Jaeger, Max Helm, Lars Schwegmann, Georg Carle, “Modeling TCP Performance Using Graph Neural Networks,” in Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Graph Neural Networking, New York, NY, USA, Dec. 2022, pp. 18–23. [Url] [Pdf] [Rawdata] [DOI] [Bib]
2022-11-01 Filip Rezabek, Max Helm, Tizian Leonhardt, Georg Carle, “PTP Security Measures and their Impact on Synchronization Accuracy,” in 18th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2022), Thessaloniki, Greece, Nov. 2022. [Pdf] [Bib]
2022-11-01 Philippe Buschmann, Mostafa H. M. Shorim, Max Helm, Arne Bröring, Georg Carle, “Task Allocation in Industrial Edge Networks with Particle Swarm Optimization and Deep Reinforcement Learning,” in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT ’22), Delft, Netherlands, Nov. 2022. [Preprint] [DOI] [Bib]
2022-10-01 Max Helm, Florian Wiedner, Georg Carle, “Flow-level Tail Latency Estimation and Verification based on Extreme Value Theory,” in 18th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2022), Thessaloniki, Greece, Oct. 2022. [Pdf] [Slides] [Bib]
2022-05-01 Florian Wiedner, Max Helm, Sebastian Gallenmüller, Georg Carle, “HVNet: Hardware-Assisted Virtual Networking on a Single Physical Host,” in IEEE INFOCOM WKSHPS: Computer and Networking Experimental Research using Testbeds (CNERT 2022) (INFOCOM WKSHPS CNERT 2022), Virtual Event, May 2022. [Pdf] [DOI] [Bib]
2021-12-01 Dominik Scholz, Hasanin Harkous, Sebastian Gallenmüller, Henning Stubbe, Max Helm, Benedikt Jaeger, Nemanja Deric, Endri Goshi, Zikai Zhou, Wolfgang Kellerer, Georg Carle, “A Framework for Reproducible Data Plane Performance Modeling,” in 2021 ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems, ANCS 2021, Layfette, IN, USA, 2021, New York, NY, USA, Dec. 2021. [Pdf] [Slides] [Sourcecode] [Recording] [DOI] [Bib]
2021-08-01 Max Helm, Henning Stubbe, Dominik Scholz, Benedikt Jaeger, Sebastian Gallenmüller, Nemanja Deric, Endri Goshi, Hasanin Harkous, Zikai Zhou, Wolfgang Kellerer, Georg Carle, “Application of Network Calculus Models on Programmable Device Behavior,” in the 33rd International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 33), Avignon, France, Aug. 2021. [Pdf] [Slides] [Bib]
2018-03-01 Oliver Gasser, Benjamin Hof, Max Helm, Maciej Korczynski, Ralph Holz, Georg Carle, “In Log We Trust: Revealing Poor Security Practices with Certificate Transparency Logs and Internet Measurements,” in Proceedings of the Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM 2018), Best Paper Award, Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2018. [Url] [Pdf] [Slides] [Sourcecode] [Rawdata] [Blog] [Bib]