Dr.-Ing. Andreas Bischoff

Since 02/2021:

TU Dortmund University
Computing center (ITMC)
Dortmund, Germany
andreas DOT bischoff AT tu-dortmund DOT de

Since 06/2010:

University Duisburg Essen
Computing center (ZIM)
Essen, Germany
andreas DOT bischoff AT uni-due DOT de


University of Hagen, Department of Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Engineering group (PRT),  P.O. Box 940, D-58084 Hagen, Germany 

Tel.: (+49) 2331 987 1105
Fax: (+49) 2331 987 354
Room 030

E-Mail: andreas.bischoff@fernuni-hagen.de

Research Projects

  1. RichODL Project 1999-2002
  2. Enriching Open and Distance Learning by knowledge sharing for collaborative computer-based modelling and simulation


  3. RSVL Real Systems in Virtual Labs 1998-1999 Project within the MultiMedia initiative of the state NRW


  4. LEARNET 2001-2004 
  5. Learning and Experimentation in the Net
  6. Virtual environment for workshop-like events 2001
  7. Instant Messaging Project 2003
  8. The Blimp-Project 2003, an autonomous flying mobile robot.
  9. The Pioneer-Project 2004, an autonomous mobile Pioneer P3-AT robot.
  10. Pediaphon 2006, a Text to Speech interface to the German-, French-, Spanish-, and English language Wikipedia.
  11. L.A.S.E.R. project, land mine detection aided by autonomous flying robot 2008-2009
  12. iWBB project, fire fighting aided by autonomous flying robot 2008-2010


[1] Andreas Bischoff. Dienste für Smartphones an Universitäten - ein plattformunabhängiges Augmented Reality Campus-Informationssystem für iPhone und Android-Smartphones. In Jörg Roth Martin Werner, editor, 8. GI/KuVS-Fachgespräch Ortsbezogene Anwendungen und Dienste, pages 127-135, Berlin, September 2011. Logos Verlag.
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[2] Andreas Bischoff. M-learning, mobile experimentation and telepresence with cell phones and pdas. International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies, 3(1):49-52, January 2009.
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[3] Andreas Bischoff. Location based cell phone access to the wikipedia encyclopedia for m-learning. In Dirk Ifenthaler Pedro Isaias, Miguel Babtista Nunes, editor, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW/INTERNET 2008, pages 366-370, Freiburg, Germany, October 2008. IADIS, IADIS Press.
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[4] Andreas Bischoff. m-learning, mobile experimentation and telepresence with cell phones and pdas. In Reinhard Langmann Michael E. Auer, editor, International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, REV2008, Duesseldorf, Germany, June 2008. Kassel University Press.
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[5] M. Gerke, I.Masár, and A. Bischoff. Practical education of control systems engineers in a virtual university, bratislava, slovak republic,. In 8th International Conference 'Virtual University' VU'07, pages 30-36, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, December 2007.
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[6] Andreas Bischoff. The Pediaphon - Speech Interface to the free Wikipedia Encyclopedia for Mobile Phones, PDA's and MP3-Players. In R.R Wagner A. M. Tjoa, editor, Eighteenth International workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, pages 575-579, Regensburg, Germany, September 2007. DEXA, IEEE Computer society.
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[7] Andreas Bischoff. Ortsbezogene Wikipedia Sprachdienste für Mobiltelefone und PDAs. In Linnhoff-Popien Roth, Küpper, editor, 4. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch Ortsbezogene Anwendungen und Dienste, pages 71-75, München, September 2007. GI/ITG KuVS, Verlag Dr. Hut.
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[8] Andreas Bischoff. CONTEXT-AWARE MOBILE LEARNING WITH PEDIAPHON - A TEXT-TO-SPEECH INTERFACE TO THE FREE WIKIPEDIA ENCYCLOPEDIA FOR CELL PHONES AND MP3-PLAYERS. In Inmaculada Arnedillo Sánchez, editor, IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning 2007, pages 228-232, Lisbon, Portugal,, July 2007. IADIS, IADIS Press.
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[9] A. Bischoff U. Borgolte. Cost and efficiency of new technologies in odl. In 7th International Conference 'Virtual University' VU'06, pages 62-65, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, December 2006.
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[10] A.Bischoff. M-learning with remotely operated laboratories. In 7th International Conference 'Virtual University' VU'06, pages 146-148, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, December 2006.
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[11] Andreas Bischoff. Podcast based m-learning with pediaphon - a web based text-to-speech nterface for the free wikipedia encyclopedia. In 7th International Conference 'Virtual University' VU'06, pages 173-176, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, December 2006.
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[12] A. Bischoff U. Borgolte. On the efficiency of online seminars. In 20th Asian Association of Open Universities Annual Conference (AAOU'06), Kunming, China, October 2006.
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[13] Andreas Bischoff. Virtual Reality und Streaming-Technologien in der Web-basierten multimedialen Lehre und für Ubiquitous Computing. Books on Demand, Norderstedt, 2006.
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[14] Andreas Bischoff. Kollaborative virtuelle Umgebung für Online-Praktika und Seminare. In 39. Regelungstechnisches Kolloquium in Boppard, February 2005.
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[15] Andreas Bischoff. Bandwidth saving synchronous collaboration environment for virtual universities. In Proceedings of Virtual University 2004, Bratislava, Slovakia, pages 44-48, December 2004.
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[16] I. Masár, A. Bischoff, and M. Gerke. Remote experimentation in distance education for control engineers. In Proceedings of Virtual University 2004, Bratislava, Slovakia, December 2004.
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[17] Ulrich Borgolte and Andreas Bischoff. Distributed collaborative learning with open source software. In Proceedings of the 18th AAOU Annual Conference, Shanghai, China, November 2004.
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[18] Andreas Bischoff. Multiuser Mixed Reality Umgebung für Lehre, Community und ortsbezogene Anwendungen. In Jörg Roth, editor, 1. GI/KuVS Fachgespäch Ortsbezogene Anwendungen und Dienste, number 317. Fachbereich Informatik, Postfach 940, D-58084 Hagen, June 2004.
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[19] H. Hoyer, M. Gerke, I. Masar, A. Bischoff, and C. Röhrig. A virtual laboratory for an inverted pendulum and crane control. In 1st IFAC symposium on telematics applications in automation and robotics, Helsinki, Finnland, June 2004.
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[20] Andreas Bischoff. Web based collaboration system for workshop-like events. In Proceedings of IADIS International Conference, Web Based Communities 2004, pages 335-340, Lisbon, Portugal, April 2004. IADIS Press.
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[21] A. Bischoff. Virtual reality environment with shared pc and live video streaming for computer-supported collaborative learning. In 21st ICDE World Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education, Hongkong, February 2004.
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[22] A. Bischoff and C. Röhrig. Streaming audio/video and multiuser virtual reality based environment for collaborative remote experimentation. In 21st ICDE World Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education, Hongkong, February 2004.
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[23] H. Hoyer, A. Jochheim, C. Rohrig, and A. Bischoff. A multiuser virtual-reality environment for a tele-operated laboratory. IEEE Transactions on Education, 47(1):121- 126, February 2004.
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[24] Andreas Bischoff Christof Röhrig. Web-based environment for collaborative remote experimentation. In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pages 2514-2518. IEEE, December 2003.
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[25] H. Hoyer, M. Gerke, C. Röhrig, A. Bischoff, I. Masar, and I. Ivanov. Reale Systeme im 'virtuellen Labor'. AT Automatisierungstechnik 51, 51(11):501-507, November 2003.
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[26] H. Hoyer, M. Gerke, I. Ivanov, I. Masar, C. Röhrig, and A. Bischoff. Telematik in der Lehre, eine Brückenkranregelung und ein inverses Pendel als Online Experiment. In GMA-Fachtagung: Telematik 2003, Siegen, Deutschland, June 2003.
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[27] H. Hoyer, M. Gerke, I. Masar, I. Ivanov, C. Röhrig, and A. Bischoff. Virtual laboratory for real-time control of inverted pendulum/gantry crane. In 11th Meditarranean Conference on Control and Automation MED'03, Rhodos, Griechenland, June 2003.
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[28] A. Bischoff C. Röhrig I. Ivanov und I. Masar H. Hoyer, M. Gerke. Reale Systeme im 'Virtuellen Labor'. In 6. GMA-Kongress, Baden-Baden, Deutschland, June 2003.
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[29] C. Röhrig A. Bischoff. Reale Systeme im virtuellen Labor, Erfahrungen mit dem Einsatz von Remote-Praktikumsversuchen in der Lehre der FernUniversität Hagen. In Ulrike Rinn und Joachim Wedekind, editor, Referenzmodelle netzbasierten Lehrens und Lernens - virtuelle Komponenten der Präsenzlehre, pages 157-176. Waxmann Verlag Edition, Münster, 2002.
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[30] A. Bischoff and C. Röhrig. A multiuser environment for remote experimentation in control education. In IFAC Workshop on Internet Based Control Education, Madrid, Spain, December 2001.
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[31] H. Hoyer, A. Jochheim, C. Röhrig, and A. Bischoff. Multiuser environment for a teleoperated laboratory. In Proceedings of the 1th IFAC Conference on Telematic Application in Automation and Robotics, Weingarten, Germany, July 2001.
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[32] A. Bischoff and C. Röhrig. Remote experimentation in a collaborative virtual environment. In Proceedings of the 20th World Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education, Düsseldorf, Germany, April 2001.
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[33] A. Bischoff and M. Gerke. Fuzzy collisions avoidance using stereo-vision. In 6th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control, SYROCO'00, Vienna, Austria, September 2000.
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Technical reports (contributions to the annual report of the Department of Electrical Engineering)

Research interests

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality
Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVE), Multiuser Virtual Reality
Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), e-Learning, m-Learning
Mobile Robotics
Wearable Computing 
Location Based Services (WLAN-localization, GPS-localization)

My Virtual Reality showcase ( german language, but more or less visual)

My little research video gallery  

  • Email: andreas DOT bischoff AT gmx DOT de
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