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Dynamic datacenter resource provisioning for high-performance distributed stream processing with adaptive fault-tolerance
Found in: Proceedings Demo & Poster Track of ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference (MiddlewareDPT '13)
By Spyros Kotoulas, Andrea Reale, Antonio Corradi, Paolo Bellavista
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 1-2
A growing number of applications require continuous processing of high-throughput data streams, e.g., financial analysis, network traffic monitoring, or Big Data analytics in smart cities. Stream processing applications typically have explicit quality-of-s...
     
Enhancing Intradomain Scalability of IMS-Based Services
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Paolo Bellavista,Antonio Corradi,Luca Foschini
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 2386-2395
IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) and IMS-based services are increasingly providing interoperable session control and mobility for next-generation all-IP networks. However, clear design guidelines and techniques for the support of scalable IMS-based deployment...
 
Dynamic Cloud management for efficient stream processing
Found in: 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC)
By Luca Foschini,Burak Kantarci,Antonio Corradi,Hussein T. Mouftah
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 000028-000034
Despite its great promises, current Cloud offering is still typically rather static and does not support very dynamic execution patterns. In fact, while dynamic resource allocation is typically required to ensure efficient and effective usage of the Cloud ...
   
Data Distribution Service (DDS): A performance comparison of OpenSplice and RTI implementations
Found in: 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC)
By Paolo Bellavista,Antonio Corradi,Luca Foschini,Alessandro Pernafini
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 000377-000383
Data distributions systems with guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) levels, such as the data-centric Data Distribution Service (DDS) standard specification, have gained more and more success in the last decade. These systems represent suitable solutions fo...
   
Exploring motion-based touchless games for autistic children's learning
Found in: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC '13)
By Clara Corradi, Franca Garzotto, Laura Bartoli, Matteo Valoriani
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 102-111
Our understanding of the effectiveness of motion-based touchless games for autistic children is limited, because of the small amount of empirical studies and the limits of our current knowledge on autism. This paper offers two contributions. First, we prov...
     
Self-Adaptive Context Data Management in Large-Scale Mobile Systems
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Mario Fanelli,Luca Foschini,Antonio Corradi,Azzedine Boukerche
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 1
Context awareness, intended as providing the current execution environment at the service level, is a fundamental capability in future mobile systems. Unfortunately, the real-world realization of such scenarios is currently undermined by inefficient contex...
 
Self-Organizing Seamless Multimedia Streaming in Dense Manets
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Paolo Bellavista,Antonio Corradi,Luca Foschini
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 68-78
Mobile multimedia in pervasive environments often targets dynamic mobile ad hoc networks (manets) with densely populated areas of interest, difficult to serve via traditional fixed infrastructures. The authors propose an easy-to-deploy, lightweight, and se...
 
Design and Implementation of a Scalable and QoS-aware Stream Processing Framework: The Quasit Prototype
Found in: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom)
By Paolo Bellavista,Antonio Corradi,Andrea Reale
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 458-467
Today's stream processing scenarios are characterized by large volumes of data, e.g., generated by cyber-physical systems in a smart city, on which continuous analysis tasks need to be performed, often with very different optimal trade-offs between achieve...
 
A survey of context data distribution for mobile ubiquitous systems
Found in: ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)
By Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini, Mario Fanelli, Paolo Bellavista
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1-45
The capacity to gather and timely deliver to the service level any relevant information that can characterize the service-provisioning environment, such as computing resources/capabilities, physical device location, user preferences, and time constraints, ...
     
DDS-enabled Cloud management support for fast task offloading
Found in: 2012 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC)
By Antonio Corradi,Luca Foschini,Javier Povedano-Molina,Juan M. Lopez-Soler
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 000067-000074
Cloud computing has become an essential technology not only for web provisioning, but also in mobile scenarios. Mobile devices are usually resource constrained due to processing and power limitations, so typical applications are not easy portable. Battery ...
   
Database security management for healthcare SaaS in the Amazon AWS Cloud
Found in: 2012 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC)
By Fabio Bracci,Antonio Corradi,Luca Foschini
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 000812-000819
Software as a Service (SaaS) applications fully-exploiting the potential of elastic Cloud computing infrastructures naturally are enabling new ubiquitous access scenarios for nomadic users, such as market salesmen and home healthcare medical assistants. Sa...
   
A Stable Network-Aware VM Placement for Cloud Systems
Found in: Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on
By Ofer Biran,Antonio Corradi,Mario Fanelli,Luca Foschini,Alexander Nus,Danny Raz,Ezra Silvera
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 498-506
Virtual Machine (VM) placement has to carefully consider the aggregated resource consumption of co-located VMs in order to obey service level agreements at lower possible cost. In this paper, we focus on satisfying the traffic demands of the VMs in additio...
 
Middleware for Differentiated Quality in Spontaneous Networks
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By P. Bellavista,A. Corradi,C. Giannelli
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 64-75
Spontaneous-network management requires application-driven middleware to address differentiated application-specific requirements at runtime. Real Ad hoc Multihop Peer-to-peer (RAMP) middleware easily deploys over existing and heterogeneous wireless networ...
 
WalkSafe: a pedestrian safety app for mobile phone users who walk and talk while crossing roads
Found in: Proceedings of the Twelfth Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems & Applications (HotMobile '12)
By Antonio Corradi, Lorenzo Torresani, Andrew T. Campbell, Giuseppe Cardone, Tianyu Wang
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 1-6
Research in social science has shown that mobile phone conversations distract users, presenting a significant impact to pedestrian safety; for example, a mobile phone user deep in conversation while crossing a street is generally more at risk than other pe...
     
Saving is fun: designing a persuasive game for power conservation
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE '11)
By Anna Spagnolli, Camilla Cadenazzi, Christoffer Bjorkskog, Giovanni Tusa, Giulio Jacucci, Luca Zamboni, Luciano Gamberini, Marja Salo, Michela Perotti, Nicola Corradi, Pirkka Aman, Stefano Mandressi
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 1-7
EnergyLife is a mobile game application that aims at increasing energy awareness and saving in the household; it centers around a feedback system with detailed, historical and real time information that is based on wireless power sensors data. The challeng...
     
Effective epidemic dissemination of multimedia metadata in Peer-to-Peer overlay networks: The Metis architecture and prototype
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By P. Bellavista,A. Corradi,A. Reale
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1073-1080
There is a clear and widely recognized trend toward a growing and unprecedentedly large amount of user-generated content, which users are willing to share in an easy, cheap, and immediate way. This poses novel hard technical challenges for Peer-to-Peer (P2...
 
Increasing Cloud power efficiency through consolidation techniques
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By A. Corradi,M. Fanelli,L. Foschini
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 129-134
In the recent years, Cloud computing is emerging as the next big revolution of both computer networks and web provisioning. Due to its enormous promises, several vendors, such as Amazon and IBM, started designing, developing, and deploying Cloud solutions ...
 
Reliable communication for mobile MANET-WSN scenarios
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By G. Cardone,A. Corradi,L. Foschini
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1085-1091
Advances in wireless communications have motivated the development of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) for low-cost and easy-deployable physical and environmental monitoring. At the same time, the evolution of portable mobile devices is enabling novel fully...
 
Eco-Feedback on the Go: Motivating Energy Awareness
Found in: Computer
By A Spagnolli,N Corradi,L Gamberini,E Hoggan,G Jacucci,C Katzeff,L Broms,L Jonsson
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 38-45
The EnergyLife mobile interface incorporates lessons from environmental psychology and feedback intervention to relay information from appliance sensors, offering a gaming environment that rewards users for decreased electricity consumption.
 
Off-the-shelf ready to go middleware for self-reconfiguring and self-optimizing ubiquitous computing applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th International Confernece on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (ICUIMC '11)
By Antonio Corradi, Damiano Fontana, Paolo Bellavista, Stefano Monti
Issue Date:February 2011
pp. 1-10
In ubiquitous and pervasive scenarios, a plethora of differentiated software and hardware components interoperate wirelessly and seamlessly to make users able to continuously access services and contents while roaming, with the aim of getting always the be...
     
Self-adaptive and time-constrained data distribution paths for emergency response scenarios
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM international workshop on Mobility management and wireless access (MobiWac '10)
By Antonio Corradi, Azzedine Boukerche, Luca Foschini, Mario Fanelli
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 29-36
Emergency response scenarios where team members coordinate impromptu towards the common human rescue goal are pushing to the extreme the demand for novel services fully aware of any (dynamically collected) relevant information describing the disaster area,...
     
Towards efficient and reliable context data distribution in disaster area scenarios
Found in: 2010 IEEE 35th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2010)
By M Fanelli,L Foschini,A Corradi,A Boukerche
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 252-255
Disaster areas typical to deal with unexpected and sudden disasters, such as earthquakes and terrorist attacks, can take advantage of context-awareness, namely the capability of providing applications with full awareness of current execution context, to in...
 
Translucent middleware approach to facilitate WSN access management
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By Giuseppe Cardone, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 595-598
Recent advances in wireless communications have motivated the development of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) for low-cost and easy-deployable physical and environmental monitoring. WSNs were typically accessible only through special WSN nodes acting as WSN...
 
A DDS-compliant infrastructure for fault-tolerant and scalable data dissemination
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini, Luca Nardelli
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 489-495
Recent trends in data-centric systems have motivated significant standardization efforts, such as the Data Distribution Service (DDS) to enable data dissemination with guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS). However, clear design guidelines and techniques for...
 
The real Ad-hoc Multi-hop Peer-to-peer (RAMP) middleware: An easy-to-use support for spontaneous networking
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Carlo Giannelli
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 463-470
Spontaneous (or opportunistic) networks are multi-hop ad-hoc networks where nodes opportunistically exploit peer-to-peer contacts to share content and available resources in an impromptu way. Even if spontaneous networking has recently received growing int...
 
Enhancing the Scalability of IMS-Based Presence Service for LBS Applications
Found in: Computer Software and Applications Conference, Annual International
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 29-36
Because of recent advances in both client devices and wireless communications, industry has started to look at the potentially relevant market of Location Based Services (LBSs). IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and IMS-based presence service are putting toget...
 
A DDS-compliant P2P infrastructure for reliable and QoS-enabled data dissemination
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International
By Antonio Corradi,Luca Foschini
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 1-8
Recent trends in data-centric systems have motivated significant standardization efforts, such as the Data Distribution Service (DDS) to support data dissemination with guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) in heterogeneous Internet environments. Notwithstan...
 
Context-Aware Multimedia Middleware Solutions for Counteracting IEEE 802.11 Performance Anomaly
Found in: Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering, International Conference on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 9-16
Multimedia provisioning over Wi-Fi networks is a complex task that should consider also novel issues stemming from the specific behavior of IEEE 802.11 protocols. In particular, we claim the need for visibility of context data about the IEEE 802.11 perform...
 
A mobile computing middleware for location- and context-aware internet data services
Found in: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
By Antonio Corradi, Cesare Stefanelli, Paolo Bellavista, Rebecca Montanari
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 356-380
The widespread diffusion of mobile computing calls for novel services capable of providing results that depend on both the current physical position of users (location) and the logical set of accessible resources, subscribed services, preferences, and requ...
     
SIP-Based Proactive Handoff Management for Session Continuity in the Wireless Internet
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, International Conference on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 69
New challenging deployment scenarios are accommodating limited and heterogeneous portable devices that roam in wired-wireless best-effort networks with session maintenance and continuity requirements. In particular, continuous services, e.g., multimedia st...
 
A k-hop Clustering Protocol for Dense Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, International Conference on
By Giacomo Angione, Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Eugenio Magistretti
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 10
Dense Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANET), i.e., geographical areas with relatively high and almost constant density of mobile terminals communicating in ad-hoc mode (such as in airport terminals, shopping malls, and university campuses) are becoming deployment...
 
Evaluating Filtering Strategies for Decentralized Handover Prediction in the Wireless Internet
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Carlo Giannelli
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 167-174
The rapid diffusion of heterogeneous forms of wireless connectivity is pushing the tremendous growth of the commercial interest in mobile services, i.e., distributed applications to portable wireless terminals that roam during service provisioning. In the ...
 
Efficient Data Harvesting in Mobile Sensor Platforms
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, IEEE International Conference on
By Uichin Lee, Eugenio Magistretti, Biao Zhou, Mario Gerla, Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi
Issue Date:March 2006
pp. 352-356
In this paper we study the use of vehicles as sensors in a
 
Dynamic Configuration of Semantic-Based Service Provisioning to Portable Devices
Found in: Applications and the Internet, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari, Alessandra Toninelli
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 137-145
Context-awareness is starting to emerge as a key driving principle for the design and provisioning of pervasive services in pervasive computing environments. Semantic languages seem to provide effective means to express, process and reason about context in...
 
Comparing and Evaluating Lightweight Solutions for Replica Dissemination and Retrieval in Dense MANETs
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Eugenio Magistretti
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 43-50
There is an emerging market interest in service provisioning over dense Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs), i.e., limited spatial regions, such as shopping malls, airports, and university campuses, where a high number of mobile wireless peers can autonomously...
 
Lightweight Replication Middleware for Data and Service Components in Dense MANETs
Found in: A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, International Symposium on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Eugenio Magistretti
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 142-152
The increasing diffusion of wireless-enabled portable devices is pushing towards service provisioning over dense Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs), i.e., limited spatial regions, such as shopping malls, railway stations and airports, where a high number of m...
 
Mobile Proxies for Proactive Buffering in Wireless Internet Multimedia Streaming
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, International Conference on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Carlo Giannelli
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 297-304
The widespread popularity of roaming wireless devices with limited and heterogeneous capabilities is enabling new challenging deployment scenarios for multimedia streaming in wired-wireless integrated networks. Streaming services should consider not only t...
 
Integrating Web Services and Mobile Agent Systems
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, International Conference on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Stefano Monti
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 283-290
Middleware supports based on Mobile Agents (MAs) have recently emerged with the goal of allowing application developers to easily manage and control the properties and behaviors of mobile systems, especially in novel wireless and ubiquitous scenarios. Seve...
 
Java-Based Proactive Buffering for Multimedia Streaming Continuity in the Wireless Internet
Found in: A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, International Symposium on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 448-450
New challenging deployment scenarios are accommodating portable devices with limited and heterogeneous capabilities that roam among wireless access localities during service provisioning with session continuity requirements, such as in multimedia streaming...
 
A context-aware group management middleware to support resource sharing in MANET environments
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Mobile data management (MEM '05)
By Antonio Corradi, Dario Bottazzi, Rebecca Montanari
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 147-151
Recent advances in Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANET) technologies promote new opportunities for users to share resources from ubiquitous points of attachment, when changing physical locations and even when no statically deployed network infrastructure is avai...
     
REDMAN: A Decentralized Middleware Solution for Cooperative Replication in Dense MANETs
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, IEEE International Conference on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Eugenio Magistretti
Issue Date:March 2005
pp. 158-162
The mass market of wireless devices is pushing towards service provisioning over dense Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs), i.e., limited spatial regions, such as university campuses, airports and shopping malls, where many mobile wireless peers autonomously c...
 
MUMOC: An Active Infrastructure for Open Video Caching
Found in: Distributed Frameworks for Multimedia Applications, International Conference on
By Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Luca Foschini
Issue Date:February 2005
pp. 64-71
Advances in networking and content delivery systems are enabling new challenging provisioning scenarios where a growing number of users access Video on Demand (VoD), possibly while moving among different points of attachment to the Internet and using diffe...
 
A Context-centric Security Middleware for Service Provisioning in Pervasive Computing
Found in: Applications and the Internet, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari, Daniela Tibaldi, Alessandra Toninelli
Issue Date:February 2005
pp. 421-429
Pervasive user mobility, wireless connectivity and the widespread diffusion of portable devices raise new challenges for ubiquitous service provisioning. An emerging architecture solution in the wireless Internet is based on mobile proxies (implemented as ...
 
Context-Driven Adaptation of Trust Relationships in Pervasive Collaborative Environments
Found in: Applications and the Internet Workshops, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari, Daniela Tibaldi
Issue Date:February 2005
pp. 178-181
The growing diffusion of portable devices with wireless connectivity and the integration of telecommunication systems and the Internet enable users to benefit from anytime and anywhere impromptu collaboration. Security is crucial to ensure secure sharing o...
 
Adaptive Semantic Support Provisioning in Mobile Internet Environments
Found in: Applications and the Internet Workshops, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari, Alessandra Toninelli
Issue Date:February 2005
pp. 154-157
The Mobile Internet scenario encourages the design and development of context-aware applications that provide results depending on context information, such as the relative position of users, user preferences, device capabilities and available resources. A...
 
Context-Awareness for Impromptu Collaboration in MANETs
Found in: Wireless on Demand Network Systems and Service, International Conference on
By Dario Bottazzi, Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari
Issue Date:January 2005
pp. 16-25
The growing diffusion of wireless-enabled portable devices and the recent advances in Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs) open a new scenario where users can benefit from anywhere/anytime impromptu collaboration. However, the development of collaborative servi...
 
Context-Based Access Control for Ubiquitous Service Provisioning
Found in: Computer Software and Applications Conference, Annual International
By Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari, Daniela Tibaldi
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 444-451
Pervasive user mobility, wireless connectivity and the widespread diffusion of portable devices raise new challenges for ubiquitous service provisioning. In particular, mobility of users/devices causes frequent and unpredictable changes in physical user lo...
 
Context-Based Access Control Management in Ubiquitous Environments
Found in: Network Computing and Applications, IEEE International Symposium on
By Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari, Daniela Tibaldi
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 253-260
Wireless connectivity and the widespread diffusion of portable devices raise new challenges for ubiquitous service provisioning. Mobility of users causes frequent and unpredictable changes in user location and in consequently available resources. Access co...
 
Context-Awareness for Impromptu Collaboration in MANETs
Found in: Network Computing and Applications, IEEE International Symposium on
By Dario Bottazzi, Antonio Corradi, Rebecca Montanari
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 339-342
The growing diffusion of wireless-enabled portable devices and the recent advances in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANET) open a new scenario where users can benefit from anywhere/anytime impromptu collaboration. However, the development of collaborative servic...
 
MUM: a middleware for the provisioning of continuous services to mobile users
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By P. Bellavista, A. Corradi, L. Foschini
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 498-505
Advances in wireless solutions and portable devices are enabling new challenging service scenarios where mobile users are willing to access ubiquitous and continuous services. This calls for novel middleware capable of tailoring service contents to client ...
 
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