Simone Silvestri, Ph.D.

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Book Chapters

1 S. Silvestri, B. Holbert, P. Novotny, T. La Porta, A. Wolf and A. Swami, "Inferring Network Topologies in MANETs: Application to Service Redeployment" in "Advances in Computer Communications and Networks - from green, mobile, pervasive networking// to big data computing", River Publisher, December 2016, ISBN: 9788793379879. View

Journals

34 X. Tao, D. Monaco, A. Sacco, S. Silvestri, G. Marchetto,
"Delay-Aware Routing in Software-Defined Networks via Network Tomography and Reinforcement Learning"
in IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, (to appear).
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33 E. Casella, M. Cantor, S. Silvestri, D. Renaud, J. H. C. Costa,
"A Machine Learning and Optimization Framework for the Early Diagnosis of Bovine Respiratory Disease"
in IEEE Access, Vol. 11, 2023.
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32 A. Timilsina, S. Silvestri,
"P2P Energy Trading through Prospect Theory, Differential Evolution, and Reinforcement Learning"
in ACM Transactions on Evolutionary Learning and Optimization, special issue on Evolutionary Reinforcement Learning, Vol. 3, Issue 3, 2023.
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31 M. Cantor, E. Casella, S. Silvestri, D. Renaud, J. H. C. Costa,
"Using machine learning and behavioral patterns observed by automated feeders and accelerometers for the early indication of clinical Bovine Respiratory Disease status in preweaned dairy calves"
in Frontiers in Animal Science, 2022.
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30 J. Codispoti, A. R. Khamesi, N. Penn, S. Silvestri, E. Shin,
"Learning from Non-Experts: An Interactive and Adaptive Learning Approach for Appliance Recognition in Smart Homes"
in ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 2022.
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29 F. B. Sorbelli, C. M. Pinotti, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das,
"Measurement Errors in Range-based Localization Algorithms for UAVs: Analysis and Experimentation"
in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 21, Issue 4, 2022.
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28 A. Timilsina, A. R. Khamesi, V. Agate, S. Silvestri,
"A Reinforcement Learning Approach for User Preference-aware Energy Sharing Systems"
in IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, Special Issue on Green Internet of Things: Challenges and Future Opportunities, Vol. 5, Issue 3, 2021.
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27 S. Bhattacharjee, V. P. K. Madhavarapu, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das,
"Attack Context Embedded Data Driven Trust Diagnostics in Smart Metering Infrastructure"
in ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security, Vol. 24, Issue 2, 2021.
 
26 K. Hazra, V. K. Shah, M. Bilal, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das, S. Nandi, S. Saha,
"Designing Efficient Communication Infrastructure in Post-disaster Situations with Limited Availability of Network Resources"
in Elsevier Computer Communication Journal (COMCOM), Vol. 164, 2020.
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25 E. Casella, A. R. Khamesi, S. Silvestri,
"A Framework for the Recognition of Horse Gaits Through Wearable Devices"
in Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Special Issue on Mobile and Social Sensing, Vol. 67, 2020.
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24 V. K. Shah, B. Luciano, S. Silvestri, S. Bhattacharjee, S. K. Das
"A Diverse Band-aware DSA Network Architecture for Delay-Tolerant Smart City Applications"
in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol. 17, Issue 2, 2020.
 
23 A. Khamesi, S. Silvestri, D. Baker, A. De Paola,
"Perceived-Value Driven Optimization of Energy Consumption in Smart Homes"
in ACM Transactions on Internet of Things, Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2020.
 
22 A. Sturaro, S. Silvestri, M. Conti, Sajal K. Das,
"A Realistic Model for Failure Propagation in Interdependent Cyber-Physical Systems"
in IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Network Science for High -Confidence Cyber-Physical Systems, Vol. 7, Issue 2, 2020.
 
21 E. Casella, M. Ortolani, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das,
"Hierarchical syntactic models for human activity recognition through mobility traces"
in Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 2019.
 
20 F. Restuccia, P. Ferrero, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das, G. Lo Re
"IncentMe: Effective Mechanism Design to Stimulate Crowdsensing Participants with Uncertain Mobility"
in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 18, Issue 7, 2019.
 
19 S. Silvestri, R. Urgaonkar, M. Zafer, B. Ko,
"A Framework for the Inference of Sensing Measurements based on Correlation"
in ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 15, Issue 1, 2019.
 
18 F. Restuccia, P. Ferrero, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das, G. Lo Re
"FIRST: A Framework for Optimizing Information Quality in Mobile Crowdsensing Systems"
in ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 15, Issue 1, 2019.
 
17 V. K. Shah, S. Bhattacharjee, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das
"Designing Green Communication Systems for Smart & Connected Communities via Dynamic Spectrum Access"
in ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 14, Issue 3-4, 2018
 
16 F. B. Sorbelli, S. K. Das, C. M. Pinotti, S. Silvestri
"Range based Algorithms for Precise Localization of Terrestrial Objects using a Drone"
in Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Vol. 48, 2018.
 
15 R. Zhang, S. Newman, M. Ortolani, S. Silvestri
"A Network Tomography Approach for Traffic Monitoring in Smart Cities"
in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 19, Issue 7, 2018, special issue on Advances in Smart and Green Transportation for Smart Cities.
 
14 N.Bartolini, S. Ciavarella, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri
"On critical service recovery after massive network failures"
in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 25, Issue 4, 2017.
 
13 N.Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, S. Ciavarella, S. Silvestri, T. La Porta
"Autonomous mobile sensor placement in complex environments"
in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, Vol. 12 Issue 2, 2017.
 
12 S. Silvestri, K. Goss,
"MobiBar: an autonomous deployment algorithm for barrier coverage with mobile sensors"
in Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 54, pp. 111-129, 2017
 
11 M. Lin, S. Silvestri, N. Bartolini, T. La Porta,
"Selective Activation in Dense Femtocell Networks"
in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, , Vol. 15, Issue 10, pp. 7018 - 7029, 2016
 
10 S. Ciavarella, J.Y. Joo, S. Silvestri
"Managing Contingencies In Smart Grids Via The Internet Of Things"
in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Vol. 7, Issue 4, 2016.
 
9 N.Bartolini, S. Ciavarella, S. Silvestri, T. La Porta
"On the vulnerabilities of Voronoi-based approaches to mobile sensor deployment"
in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 15, Issue 12, 2016.
 
8 B. Holbert, S. Tati, S. Silvestri, T. La Porta, A. Swami,
"Network Topology Inference with Partial Path Information"
in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol. 12, Issue 1, 2015
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7 N.Bartolini, G. Bongiovanni, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri
"On the vulnerabilities of the virtual force approach to mobile sensor deployment"
in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 13, Issue 11, 2014.
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6 N. Bartolini, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"P&P: an Asynchronous and Distributed Protocol for Mobile Sensor Deployment"
in ACM/Springer Wireless Networks, Vol. 18 Issue 4, 2012.
 
5 N. Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, T. La Porta, C. Petrioli, S. Silvestri
"Sensor Activation and Radius Adaptation (SARA) in Heterogeneous Sensor Networks"
in ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, Vol. 8 Issue 3, 2012.
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4 N.Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri
"Autonomous deployment of heterogeneous mobile sensors"
in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 10, no. 6, 2011.
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3 N. Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"On adaptive density deployment to mitigate the sink-hole problem in mobile sensor networks"
in ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications, Volume 16, Issue 1, Page 134, 2011.
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2 N. Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, E. G. Fusco, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"Push and Pull: autonomous deployment of mobile sensors for a complete coverage"
in ACM/Springer Wireless Networks, Vol. 16, No. 3, pages 607-625, 2010.
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1 N.Bartolini, G.Bongiovanni, S.Silvestri
"Self-* through self-learning: overload control for distributed web systems"
in Elsevier Computer Networks, Computer Networks, Vol. 53, No. 5, pages 727-743, 2009.
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International Conferences and Workshops

56 X. Tao, E. Damron , S. Silvestri
"High-Precision Crop Monitoring Through UAV-Aided Sensor Data Collection"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2024
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55 X. Tao, S. Silvestri
"Network Tomography and Reinforcement Learning for Efficient Routing"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), 2023, short paper
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54 A. Timilsina, S. Silvestri
"e-Uber: A Crowdsourcing Platform for Electric Vehicle Ride- and Energy-sharing"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), 2023, short paper
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53 R. Alden, A. Timilsina, S. Silvestri, D. Ionel
"V2G Optimization for Dispatchable Residential Load Operation and Minimal Utility Cost"
in Proceedings of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (ITEC), 2023
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52 A. Timilsina, S. Silvestri,
"Prospect Theory-inspired Automated P2P Energy Trading with Q-learning-based Dynamic Pricing"
in Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2022
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51 E. Casella, E. Sudduth, S. Silvestri,
"Dissecting the Problem of Individual Home Power Consumption Prediction using Machine Learning"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), 2022 - Work in Progress
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50 M. Cantor, E. Casella, S. Silvestri, D. Renaud, J. H. C. Costa,
"Using machine learning and precision livestock farming technology for early indication of health status in preweaned dairy calves"
in Proceedings of the European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (ECPLF), 2022
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49 E. Casella, M. C. Cantor, S. Silvestri, D. L. Renaud, J. H. C. Costa,
"Cost-aware Inference of Bovine Respiratory Disease in Calves using Precision Livestock Technology"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2022
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48 E. Casella, A. R. Khamesi, S. Silvestri, D. A. Baker, S. K. Das,
"HVAC Power Conservation through Reverse Auctions and Machine Learning"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), 2022
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47 A. R. Khamesi, S. Silvestri,
"Reverse Auction-based Demand Response Program: A Truthful Mutually Beneficial Mechanism"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), 2020
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46 A. R. Khamesi, R. Musmeci, S. Silvestri, D. A. Baker,
"Reproducibility of Survey Results: A New Method to Quantify Similarity of Human Subject Pools"
in Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2020
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45 S. M. Saghaian, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri, P. McDaniel,
"Improving Robustness of a Popular Probabilistic Clustering Algorithm Against Insider Attacks"
in Proceedings of the EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm), 2020
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44 E. Shin, A. R. Khamesi, Z. Bahr, S. Silvestri, D. A. Baker,
"A User-Centered Active Learning Approach for Appliance Recognition"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), 2020
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43 V. Agate, A. Khamesi, S. Gaglio, S. Silvestri,
"Enabling peer-to-peer User-Preference-Aware Energy Sharing Through Reinforcement Learning"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2020
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42 A. Khamesi, E. Shin, S. Silvestri,
"Machine Learning in the Wild: The Case of User-Centered Learning in Cyber Physical Systems" (invited paper)
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS), 2020
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41 A. Khalifeh, N. Bartolini, S. Silvestri, G. Bongiovanni, A. Al-Assaf, R. Alwardat, S. Alhaj-Ali,
"Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks: A Prototype"
in Proceedings of the IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT), 2019
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40 V. K. Shah, S. Roy, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das,
"Bio-DRN: Robust and Energy-efficient Bio-inspired Disaster Response Networks"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Smart Systems (MASS), 2019
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39 E. Casella, A. R. Khamesi, S. Silvestri,
"Smartwatch Application for Horse Gaits Activity Recognition"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), 2019
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38 V. K. Shah, S. Silvestri, B. Luciano, S. K. Das,
"X-CHANT: A Diverse DSA based Architecture for Next-generation Challenged Networks"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2019
Acceptance rate 19.7%
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37 K. Hazra, V. K. Shah, M. Bilal, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das, S. Nandi, S. Saha,
"A Novel Network Architecture for Resource-Constrained Post-Disaster Environments"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS), 2019
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36 V. K. Shah, Satyaki Roy, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das,
"Towards Energy-efficient and Robust Disaster Response Networks"
in Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Emergency Response Technologies and Services (Emertes), 2019
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35 R. Musmeci, K. Goss, S. Silvestri, G. Lo Re,
"A Web Application for the Remote Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), 2019
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34 V. K. Shah, S. Bhattacharjee, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das,
"An Effective Dynamic Spectrum Access based Network Architecture for Smart Cities"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), 2018 (invited paper)
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33 V. Dolce, C. Jackson, S. Silvestri, D. Baker, A. De Paola,
"Social-Behavioral Aware Optimization of Energy Consumption in Smart Homes"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2018
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32 F. B. Sorbelli, S. K. Das, C. M. Pinotti, S. Silvestri
"On the Accuracy of Localizing Terrestrial Objects Using Drones"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2018
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31 F. B. Sorbelli, S. K. Das, C. M. Pinotti, S. Silvestri
"Precise Localization in Sparse Sensor Networks using a Drone with Directional Antennas"
in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 2018
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30 V. K. Shah, S. Bhattacharjee, S. Silvestri, S. K. Das
"Designing Sustainable Smart Connected Communities using Dynamic Spectrum Access via Band Selection"
in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys) , 2017
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29 K. Goss, R. Musmeci, S. Silvestri
"Realistic Models for Characterizing the Performance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles"
in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN) , 2017
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28 S. Silvestri, D. Baker, V. Dolce,
"Integration of Social Behavioral Modeling for Energy Optimization in Smart Environments"
in Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Social Sensing (SocialSense), 2017
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27 V. Shah, S. Roy, S. Silvestri and S. K. Das,
"CTR: Cluster based Topological Routing for Disaster Response Network"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2017
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26 S. Bhattacharjee, A. Thakur, S. Silvestri and S. K. Das,
"Statistical Security Incident Forensics against Data Falsification in Smart Grid Advanced Metering Infrastructure"
in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (CODASPY), 2017
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25 N.Bartolini, S. Ciavarella, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri
"Network recovery after massive failures"
in Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), 2016
Acceptance rate 20%
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24 S. Silvestri,
"Providing Ubiquitous Wireless Connectivity in Smart Cities through Dense Small Cell Deployment"
in Proceedings of the IEEE Smart Cities Workshop-Kansas City, 2016
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23 A. Sturaro, S. Silvestri, M. Conti, Sajal K. Das,
"Towards a realistic model for failure propagation in interdependent networks"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), 2016
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22 M. Lin, S. Silvestri, N. Bartolini, T. La Porta,
"Energy-Efficient Selective Activation in Femtocell Networks"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), 2015
Acceptance rate 26%
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21 S. Silvestri, B. Holbert, P. Novotny, T. La Porta, A. Wolf and A. Swami,
"Inferring Network Topologies in MANETs Applied to Service Redeployment"
in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN), 2015
Acceptance rate 25%
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20 S. Silvestri, R. Urgaonkar, M. Zafer, B. Ko,
"An online method for minimizing network monitoring overhead"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2015
Acceptance rate 12.8%
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19 B. Holbert, S. Tati, S. Silvestri, T. La Porta, A. Swami,
"Network Topology Inference with Partial Path Information"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), 2015
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18 S. Tati, S. Silvestri, T. He, T. La Porta,
"Robust Network Tomography in the Presence of Failures"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2014
Acceptance rate 13%
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17 N.Bartolini, G. Bongiovanni, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri, F. Vincenti
"Voronoi-based Deployment of Mobile Sensors in the Face of Adversaries"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2014
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16 B. Holber, S. Tati, S. Silvestri, A. Swami, T. La Porta,
"Effects of Partial Topology on Fault Diagnosis"
in Proceedings of the the IEEE Military Communications Conference (MilCom), 2013.
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15 N.Bartolini, G. Bongiovanni, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri
"On the security vulnerabilities of the virtual force approach to mobile sensor deployment"
in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2013
Acceptance rate 17.4%
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14 S. Silvestri
"MobiBar: Barrier Coverage with Mobile Sensors"
in Proceedings of the the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2011
Acceptance rate 36%
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13 N.Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, T. La Porta, S. Silvestri
"GREASE: grid and release, deployment of mobile sensors in an unknown environment"
in Proceedings of the the IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM mini-conference), 2010
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12 L. Benini, D. Brunelli, C. Petrioli, S. Silvestri
"GENESI: Green sEnsor NEtworks for Structural monItoring" (Poster)
in Proceedings of the the IEEE International Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON), 2010
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11 N.Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, T. La Porta, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"Autonomous deployment of heterogeneous mobile sensors"
in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), 2009, Best Paper Award
Acceptance rate 18.2%
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10 E. Gelenbe, S. Silvestri
"Reducing Power Consumption In Wired Networks"
in Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Sympoium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS), 2009
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9 E. Gelenbe, S. Silvestri
"Optimisation of Power Consumption in Wired Packet Networks"
in Proceedings of the Third ICST International Workshop on Advanced Architectures and Algorithms for Internet DElivery and Applications (AAA-IDEA), 2009
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8 N.Bartolini, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"P&P protocol: local coordination of mobile sensors for self-deployment"
in Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM), 2009
Acceptance rate 23.5%
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7 N.Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"Variable density deployment and topology control for the solution of the sink-hole problem"
in Proceedings of the International ICST Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine), 2009
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6 N.Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, E. G. Fusco, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"Autonomous deployment of self-organizing mobile sensors for a complete coverage"
in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems (IWSOS), 2009
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5 N.Bartolini, G.Bongiovanni, S.Silvestri
"Self-* overload control for distributed web systems"
in IEEE Proceedings of the International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2008
Acceptance rate 35.6%
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4 N.Bartolini, T. Calamoneri, E. G. Fusco, A. Massini, S. Silvestri
"Snap and Spread: a self-deployment algorithm for mobile sensor networks"
in IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2008
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3 N.Bartolini, G.Bongiovanni, S.Silvestri
"Distributed Server Selection and Admission Control in Replicated Web Systems"
in IEEE Proceedings of the International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC), 2007
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2 N.Bartolini, G.Bongiovanni, S.Silvestri
"An Adaptive Admission Control Policy for Geographically Distributed Web Systems"
in ACM Proceedings of the International Conference on Scalable Information Systems (INFOSCALE), 2007
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1 N.Bartolini, G.Bongiovanni, S.Silvestri
"An autonomic admission control policy for distributed web systems"
in IEEE Proceedings of the International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2007
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