Curriculum Vitae

Giancarlo Fortino

 

 

Personal Data

Date of Birth: 12 March 1971

Place of Birth: Paola (CS), Italy

Home Address: Via S. Maria di Settimo s/n,

                          87046 - Montalto Uffugo (CS), Italy

Cell Phone: +39 349 4131595

 

Prof. Giancarlo Fortino

Professor of Computer Engineering

DIMES - Department of Informatics, Modeling, Electronics and Systems

University of Calabria

Via P. Bucci, cubo 41C

87036 Rende (CS), ITALY

Tel. +39.0984.494063

Fax. +39.0984.494713

email:          g.fortino@unical.it, fortino@icsi.berkeley.edu,

g.fortino@qut.edu.au, g.fortino@ieee.org

web: http://si.deis.unical.it/~fortino

 

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SHORT BIOGRAPHY

HIGHLIGHTS OF MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

RESEARCH/TECHNICAL PROJECTS

RESEARCH PERIODS AND POSITIONS ABROAD

SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATIONS

RESEARCH-ORIENTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Member of Advisory Editorial Board of International Journal

Co-editor of special issues

Co-editor of Books (no conference proceedings)

Member of the Steering Committee International Conferences/Workshops

Chair of the Conferences/Workshops

Member of Program Committees of International Conferences

Reviewer for International Journals

IEEE Society Positions and Activities

Invited Talks, KEYNOTES, TUTORIALS, and Panels

PHD MENTORSHIP

Foreign/External PHD Thesis Evaluator

TEACHING ACTIVITY

INTERNATIONALIZATION ACTIVITY

PUBLICATIONS

International Journals

Guest Editorials in Journals

Book Chapters and Miscellaneous Volumes (LNCS, LNAI, LNEE, …)

Conferences

Authored Books

Edited Books/Proceedings

Patents

Newsletters & Interviews

Technical Reports

Theses

 


 

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Descrizione: BioPhoto.pngGiancarlo Fortino is currently a Professor of Computer Engineering (since 2006) at the Department of Informatics, Modeling, Electronics and Systems (DIMES) of the University of Calabria (Unical), Rende (CS), Italy. In 2013 he took the Italian Scientific Habilitation for Full Professorship. He received a Laurea Degree (BSc+MSc) in Computer Engineering and a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Calabria, Italy, in 1995 and 2000, respectively. He has been a Research Scholar at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), Berkeley (CA), USA, in 1997 and 1999, and Visiting Professor at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia, in 2009. He was also Assistant Professor from 2001 to 2006 at University of Calabria. He was nominated Guest Professor in Computer Engineering of Wuhan University of Technology on April, 18 2012 (the term of appointment is three years) and in April 2015 he was nominated Adjunct Full Professor of Computer Engineering in the framework of High-End Foreign Experts in China (the term of appointment is three years). He has been nominated Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at ICAR-CNR (Italian National Research Council), for the year 2015. He has been also recently nominated High-end Expert at HUST (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), China. He is co-founder and CEO of SenSysCal S.r.l., a spin-off of University of Calabria, whose mission is the development of innovative systems and services based on Internet of Things technology for health care, energy management and structural health. His research interests include distributed computing and networks, agent systems, agent oriented software engineering, body area networks and wearable computing, wireless sensor networks, Internet of Things (including social and trust mechanism), multimedia streaming content distribution networks, GRID/Cloud computing. He is the founder and leader of the PLASMA (Programming LAnguages, SysteMs and Architectures) group which is engaged in cutting-edge research on novel programming languages, systems and architectures, and in their implementation in emerging application domains. He has been involved in research and development projects in the research/technical areas of Internet of Things, wireless sensor networks, intelligent and mobile agents, and content delivery networks. He gained funding for more than 2MEuro. Currently, he is the deputy coordinator and STPM of the EU-funded H2020 project INTER-IoT (Interoperability of IoT Platforms). He is author of many papers (300+) in international journals, conferences and books. From the bibliometrics viewpoint, in Google Scholar he got 3700+ citations and h-index=34 (he is in the VIA-Academy TIS ranking – Top Italian Scientists). He is the co-founder (along with Prof. Wenfeng Li) and responsible of the Joint-Lab on IoT Technologies established between Unical and Wuhan University of Technology on July 2012. He is also the co-founder (along with Prof. Yongsheng Yang) and responsible of the Joint-Lab on Internet of Things Technologies oriented to Smart Port established between Unical and Shanghai Maritime University on Nov 2017. He has been awarded with the 2014 Andrew P. Sage Best IEEE SMC Transactions Paper. He is founding editor of the Springer Book Series on “Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing” and currently serves in the editorial board of IEEE Trans. on Affective Computing (associate editor), IEEE Trans. on Human-Machine Systems (associate editor), IEEE Sensors Journal (associate editor), IEEE Access, JNCA (Journal of Networks and Computer Applications, Elsevier), EAAI (Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier), INFFUS (Information Fusion, Elsevier, area editor on sensor fusion), Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (Sage), Journal of Smart Health (Elsevier), CASM (Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling, Springer), Journal of Bid Data and Cognitive Computing (MDPI), MAGS (Multi Agent and GRID Systems, IOS Press), IJOAIT (International Journal On Advances in Internet Technology, IARIA), SCPE (Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience). He organized as chair many int’l workshops and conferences (80+), was involved in a huge number of int’l conferences/workshops (375+) as IPC member, is/was guest-editor of many special issues (32+) on Content Networks, Multimedia Systems, Agent-based Computing, Wireless Sensor Networks, Body Sensor Networks, Cloud Computing in many ISI-impacted journals (e.g. IEEE Trans. on Affective Computing, IEEE Trans. on Service Computing, IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Trans. on Human-Machine Systems, IEEE IoT Journal, IEEE Access, INFFUS, COMNET, JNCA, FGCS, JOS, SIMPAT, MONET, CERA, CCPE, EAAI, Sensors, IJDSN, MIS, Cluster Computing, MTAP, Simulation). He is IEEE Senior Member (member of the IEEE Computer, Communications, SMC, and IoT societies), co-chair of the IEEE SMC TC on "Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices", member of the IEEE Press Editorial Board, and also member of ACM. He is currently the IEEE SMC Italian Chapter Chair.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS

-        Professorship. He was one of the youngest associate professors in Italy in the Computer Engineering – Computing Systems sector. He became associate professor in the 2006 at the age of 35 years old, after only 5 years he became assistant professor (2001). Usually the average age to get in the associate professor position in Italy is more than 40 years old. In 2013, he took the Italian National Habilitation for Full Professorship. He was also one of the youngest associate professors habilitated to the full professor position in Italy. Usually the average age to get in the full professor position (or being habilitated) in Italy is almost 50 years old. He was Guest Professor in Computer Engineering of Wuhan University of Technology from April 2012 to April 2015. He has been currently nominated adjunct senior researcher at ICAR-CNR (Italian National Research Council), Italy. In April 2015, he was nominated Adjunct Full Professor of Computer Engineering of Wuhan University of Technology in the framework of High-End Foreign Experts in China (the term of appointment is three years). He has been also recently nominated (Nov 2016) High-end Expert at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China.

-        Scientific Articles (1997-2017). He is the (co)author of more than 300 articles/publications in many areas of Computer Science/Computer Engineering: agent-based computing, wireless sensor networks, body area networks, signal processing, content distribution networks, distributed multimedia systems, workflow management systems, real-time systems, distributed measurement systems. Specifically, the number of papers published in journals (J), book/series chapters (B/SC), conferences/workshops (C/W), authored books (B), and technical reports (TR), newsletters (NL), respectively are: 90 J, 47 B/SC, 154 C/W, 2 B, 4 NL, 8 TR. Moreover, he edited 27 books (proceedings and collections) and wrote three theses (PhD, Master and Laurea degree).

-        Bibliometrics.

 

H-index

Citation Number

Sources Number

Google Scholar (GS)

34

3868

320

Scopus

28

2703

275

Web of Science (WoS)

17

1053

152

ResearchGate (RG)

31

3101

316

 

RG Score = 35.23

(>92.5% of RG members)

Reads = 13,330

RG Reach = 18,200

 

-        Leader of Research Groups and Laboratories. He is the founder and leader of the PLASMA (Programming LAnguages, SysteMs and Architectures) group and the correlated SenSys laboratory, focused on cutting-edge research on novel programming languages, systems and architectures, and in their implementation in emerging application domains. In particular, the main aim is to define novel methodologies, techniques and frameworks for the rapid development of distributed applications. The research activity is currently focused in the following research areas: Wireless Sensor Networks, Body Area Networks, Internet of Things, Agent-based and Multi-Agent Systems, Content Delivery Networks, Vehicular Area Networks, Workflow Management Systems, IP-based Multimedia Networking. Moreover, he is the co-founder (along with Prof. Wenfeng Li) and responsible of the Joint-Lab on IoT Technologies established between Unical and Wuhan University of Technology on July 2012. He is also the co-founder (along with Prof. Yongsheng Yang) and responsible of the Joint-Lab on Internet of Things Technologies oriented to Smart Port established between Unical and Shanghai Maritime University on Nov 2017.

-        Leader of Scientific Research & Development Projects. He is leading or led University, Regional, National, Industry and International projects.

Currently, he is the Scientific and Technical Project Manager and Deputy Coordinator of the EU H2020 INTER-IOT project (http://www.inter-iot-project.eu/) accepted to be funded (7.3MEuro) by the EU commission in the call ICT-30 "interconnected smart objects". The project will start on January 1, 2016. INTER-IOT is aiming at the design, implementation and experimentation of an open cross-layer framework, an associated methodology and tools to enable voluntary interoperability among heterogeneous Internet of Things (IoT) platforms. The proposal will allow effective and efficient development of adaptive, smart IoT applications and services, atop different heterogeneous IoT platforms, spanning single and/or multiple application domains. Moreover, he is involved as responsible of workpackages in two applied research projects funded by the Calabria regional government: SmartDistr (agent-based logistics middleware) and LocubiRehab (rehabilitation platform based on Cloud-assisted body area networks).

Since 2008 he has had a University project accepted and funded each year. In the 2004, he received a project grant in the framework of Young Researcher projects from the University of Calabria. From 2002 to 2004 he was the responsible of a Bilateral Project (The COMODIN project - Cooperative Media On-Demand On the Internet) funded by the Italian Government, between University of Calabria and Universitat de Valencia, Spain. From 2004 to 2005 he was the responsible of the EU-funded AgentLink project (a project on technology transfer of agent-based computing) for the University of Calabria. Since 2007, he has been funded by Telecom Italia, the main Telco operator in Italy and one of the main International Telco operators, for the International SPINE (Signal Processing In-node Environment) project, which was launched by Telecom Italia, University of Calabria, Telecom/Pirelli WSN Berkeley Lab and University of Berkeley (CA), and is currently fully managed by his group (http://spine.deis.unical.it). Since 2009, he participates, as responsible of the University of Calabria, to the EU-funded CONET project that is a network of excellence promoting wireless sensor networked and cooperating objects technology. From 2011 to 2013, he has been the principal investigator and responsible of the research objective 4 (Middleware for Smart Objects) of the TETRis Project funded by the Italian Government. He was the Unical technical project coordinator (TPC) of the FP7 ENIAC E2SG (Energy for Smart Grid) project, and also Unical responsible of workpackages in the INMOTO (related to smart objects and IoT) and AD-PERSONAS (related to e-Health) national projects funded by the Italian Government. He was the scientific responsible of four scientific/didactics projects in the framework "Messaggeri della Conoscenza (Messengers of Knowledge)", funded by the Italian Government. Moreover, in 1999, he participated as member with a grant to the research projects "Priority Encoding Transmission (PET)" funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) at the ICSI (International Computer Science Institute), Berkeley (CA), USA.

      Overall, he gained funding for more than 2M Euro.

-        Professional Scientific Activities. He is very active in the professional activity of Journal editor/special issue guest editor, in the organization of workshops/conferences, in being part of the program committee of conferences and workshops, in reviewing papers for the most important international Journals of his research area. Specifically, he is in the Advisory Editorial Board of the following Int’l Journals: IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, International Journal of Networks and Computer Applications (JNCA), Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (EAAI), Information Fusion (INFFUS), International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, International Journal of Network Protocols and Algorithms (IJNPA), International Journal On Advances in Internet Technology (IJOAIT), International Journal on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IJIDCS), Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling (CASM), and International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management (IJPHIM), Multi Agent and GRID Systems (MAGS), Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience (SCPE), (former EAB member) International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education (ITSE). He organized more than 30 special issues in well-know ISI/Scopus-indexed int’l Journals on hot research topics. He also organized many int’l workshops/conferences (more than 70) and was part of the IPC of many other conferences/workshops (more than 350).

-        International Scientific Collaborations and International Agreements Promotion. He has got many collaborations with researchers of many foreign and national research Institutions and Industry: US Universities (UC Berkeley and UT Dallas), European Universities (UPV, UCD, TUB, TU/e, Univ. of Reading, Univ. of Gdansk and Warsaw), Australian Institutions (QUT, Univ. of Melbourne, CSIRO, TELSTRA), Wuhan Univ. of Technology in China, Moroccan Universities (Rabat and Tetuan), and Industry research centers (Telecom Italia, Clarity Center Ireland, Shimmer Research, Adavanticsys, etc.). He also promoted many international agreements (>15) with most of the aforementioned universities for student/research exchange and joint PhDs. The last promoted agreements were signed with Wuhan University of Technology in November 2011 and with National Higher School of IT (ENSIAS), Mohamed 5 Souissi University, Morocco, in February 2012. The signature of an agreement with University of Chile was established in 2013. The last agreement was signed with Washington State University, Pullman (USA).

-        PhD Mentorship. He is currently in the committee of the Doctorate in Systems and Computer Engineering (University of Calabria, Italy) and in the committee of the Doctorate in Computer Science and Telecommunications (University of Catania, Italy). He has supervised/is supervising several PhD students on different research topics, including agent-based computing, wireless sensor networks, and workflow management systems.

-        Entrepreneurship activity (2010-on-going). He is the main co-founder and CEO of SenSysCal S.r.l., a spin-off of University of Calabria, whose mission is the development of innovative systems and services based on wireless sensor networks for health care, energy management and structural health. Moreover, he holds an Italian Patent on a cuff-less, portable, sensor-based system for measuring the human blood pressure 24/7, under movement and in real-time.

-        IEEE Senior membership. In October 2012, he was elevated IEEE senior member according to his important achievements in the computer engineering research and development field.

-        Paper Awards.

o   His following paper has been awarded with the 2014 Andrew P. Sage Best IEEE SMC Transactions: Fortino, G.; Giannantonio, R.; Gravina, R.; Kuryloski, P.; Jafari, R., "Enabling Effective Programming and Flexible Management of Efficient Body Sensor Network Applications," IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, vol. 43, no.1, pp.115-133, Jan. 2013. doi: 10.1109/TSMCC.2012.2215852.

o   His paper "Using Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks to Track People Physical Activity in Mobility" was awarded with the Best Paper Award of EAI/ACM Bodynets 2015, Sydney, 2015.

More details can be found in the following sections.

 

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

His research activity covers the areas of distributed computing, computer networks and software engineering by using an approach that is both methodological and experimental. Moreover, he has always tried to foster interdisciplinary applied research. Since 1997, he pursued many different research lines and themes.

 

Currently, he is mainly focused on:

-      Wearable Computing and Body Sensor Networks

o   Middleware for Body Sensor Networks (BSN)

o   Cloud-assisted BSNs

o   Multi-sensor data fusion algorithms in BSN.

o   e-Health mobile and wearable systems

-      Wireless Sensor Networks

o   Middleware for wireless sensor and actuator networks (WSAN)

o   Energy efficient protocols for wireless sensor networks (WSN) at Network and MAC layers

o   Mobile agent platform for WSN

o   Human-centered WSN

-      Internet of Things

o   Middleware for cooperating smart objects

o   IoT Interoperability, Integration and Interconnection

o   Autonomic and Cognitive IoT

o   Networks of Aerial-Terrestrial Smart Drones

o   Integrating Cyberphysical Smart Objects with Digital Libraries

o   Social and Trust Mechanisms for IoT systems

-      Agent-based Computing and Engineering

o   Agent Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE)

o   Agent-based Modeling and Simulation (ABMS)

o   Multi-agent Foraging based on Stigmergy approach

o   Interoperability of mobile agent systems

o   Agent-based and Multi-Agent Applications

-      Content Distribution Networks

o   Synchronous collaborative streaming services supported by CDNs

o   CDN architectures based on P2P, Grid and Agent technologies

o   Multimedia broadcast systems for infrastructural vehicular area networks

-      Business Process Management Languages and Systems

o   Methodologies for risk-aware business process management

o   Distributed workflow management systems

o   BPM querying languages

-      Large-scale Distributed Computing

o   Distributed mechanisms for enabling federations of Cloud Systems

o   Large-scale distributed data mining

o   Epidemic protocols

-      Molecular Communications

o   Security in Nanonetworks

o   Molecular data transmission mechanisms

 

The aforementioned research also is developing and is maintaining the following open-source software frameworks:

- SPINE (Signal Processing In-Node Environment): http://spine.deis.unical.it

- BMF (Building Management Framework): http://bmf.deis.unical.it

- BodyCloud (Integration BSN and Cloud Computing): http://bodycloud.dimes.unical.it

- ACOSO (Agent-based Cooperating Smart Objects): http://acoso.dimes.unical.it

- AirGround (Coordination of Aerial/Terrestrial Smart Drones): http://airground.dimes.unical.it

- ELDATool (Event-driven Lightweight Distilled Statecharts Agents Tool): http://eldameth.deis.unical.it

 

Past research was focused on:

-      Actor-based Computing and Systems: Programming Frameworks and Discrete Event Simulation.

-      Distributed Multimedia Systems: Models, Frameworks, Methodologies and Applications.

-      Real-Time Systems: Methodologies and Frameworks.

-      Distributed Measurement Systems: Programming Paradigms and Applications.

 

 

RESEARCH/TECHNICAL PROJECTS

He participated to national, international, and local research projects both as project member and project leader. In particular:

-        Jan 2016 - Dec 2018 (on-going). He is the deputy coordinator, STPM (Scientific and Technical Project Manager) and the scientific responsible of the University of Calabria of the EU H2020 INTER-IOT project (n. 687283) funded (7.3 MEuro) by the EU commission in the call ICT-30 "interconnected smart objects". INTER-IOT is aiming at the design, implementation and experimentation of an open cross-layer framework, an associated methodology and tools to enable voluntary interoperability among heterogeneous Internet of Things (IoT) platforms. The proposal will allow effective and efficient development of adaptive, smart IoT applications and services, atop different heterogeneous IoT platforms, spanning single and/or multiple application domains.

-        Sept 2017 – on-going. He is the responsible of Sensyscal participating to Hybrid Cloud project funded by Calabria Region in the framework of POR (Research and Development). The aim is to build a new framework to efficiently manage hybrid clouds for manipulating IoT-generated big data streams.

-        Oct 2016 – Oct 2019 (on-going). Erasmus+ Project: “Boosting Innovation in Curricula Development of IT Programs in Palestine (BIT-PAL)”. He is the scientific and didactic responsible of Unical. BIT-PAL project aims to develop and to improve the curricula of IT programs in the partner Palestinian universities participating in this project. This development will enhance the teaching methodologies among teaching of IT courses that will consequently influence the students' ability to use the IT tools not only after their graduation, but also during their study.

-        Jan 2008 - on-going. He is the responsible of the open-source SPINE project (http://spine.deis.unical.it/), which was established by Telecom Italia Labs (Italy) with support from University of Berkeley (California), University of Dallas (Texas) and the Pirelli/Telecom WSN laboratory (Berkeley). From 2008 to 2012, Prof. Fortino received three research grants (75 KEuros) from Telecom Italia to develop the SPINE project.

-        Jan 2012 – on-going. He participates to the “Polo della Salute Calabria” (Calabria Health-Care Research Regional Institution) as responsible of the SenSys laboratory providing services and technology on Body Sensor Networks.

-        May 2015 – Apr. 2017. International consultant, research project "Seamless Integration of Body Sensor Networks with Cloud Computing for Pervasive Healthcare" at King Saudi University (Scientific Responsible: Dr. M.M. Hassan) funded by National Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation (NPST) of Saudi Arabia (code: 12-INF2885-02).

-        Jul 2014 - Dec 2015. He was the UNICAL responsible of workpackage 4 of the SmartDistr project, funded by the Calabria region. The project aim is to develop a distributed platforms and related tools for smart distribution and logistics. Specifically, WP4 focuses on the design, implementation and testing of an agent-based middleware for mobile computing supporting smart transportation.

-        Mar 2014 - Dec 2015. He is the UNICAL responsible of the Sensys lab in the LocubiRehab Project, funded by the Calabria region. The project aims at developing innovative health-care solutions for rehabilitation based on robots and body sensor networks. In particular, his group focuses on the development of a rehabilitation solution based on wearable sensors and cloud computing.

-        Jan 2013 – Dec 2015. He is UNICAL responsible of the bilateral Italy-China research project for mobility, entitled “Smart Personal Mobility Systems for Human Disabilities in Future Smart Cities”. The Chinese group is led by Prof. Wenfeng Li, Wuhan University of Technology. The main aim is the development of a distributed hw/sw platform for supporting disabled people in mobility.

-        Jan 2013 – July 2015. He was the DIMES/UNICAL responsible of activity 2.4.4 on “Discovery of Smart Objects for Tourism” in the INMOTO project funded by the Italian Government. The main aim of the research activity is to define a suite for the management of physical/logical smart objects in the Tourism application domain.

-        May 2013 – May 2015. He was the UNICAL responsible of the Social Innovation AD-PERSONAS project funded by the Italian Government. The main aim is to define a cloud-based infrastructure for body area networks management in human-centered domains such as (mobile) e-Health, e-fitness/sport, e-Sociality, e-Emergency.

-        Nov 2013 – Apr 2015. Responsible of the ARUE Project “BodyCloud: Methods and Architecture for the Integration of Cloud Computing and Body Sensor Networks”. Funding for postdoc grants.

-        Jan 2013 – Dec 2014. He was the DIMES Scientific Responsible of four joint didactics/research projects in the framework of "Messaggeri della Conoscenza" funded by the Italian Government. The projects have a twofold goal: (i) the delivery of advanced scientific knowledge to master-level students in Computer/Telco Engineering through courses tenured by foreign professors at the DIMES/UNICAL and (ii) research activity supervised by Prof. Fortino and carried out by selected students at the laboratories of the foreign professors.

-        Apr 2012 – October 2015. He is UNICAL co-responsible (Project Technical Coordinator) of the ENIAC E2SG (Energy to Smart Grid) project funded by EU Commission. Specifically, he coordinates the Task 2.2b of WP2 (Grid-sensing/metering & communication) on the design and implementation of an Intra-Grid Management Framework (IGMF) based on Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks. E2SG took the ECSEL Award.

-        Jan 2012 – Jul 2015. He participated in the PON “Ambiente” SILA Project (Research Project on Environment), funded by the Italian Government. Specifically, he supported the coordination of the LIRA laboratory, supervising the development of services based on wireless sensor networks and cloud computing.

-        Jan 2011 – Dec 2013. He participated in the TETRis Project – TETRA Innovative Open Source Services, funded by the Italian Government (PON 01-00451). Specifically, he coordinated the WP4 on the development of an intelligent middleware for programming smart objects.

-        Dec 2009 - Nov 2012. As associate member and UNICAL responsible he participated to the CONET project, the Cooperating Objects Network of Excellence, which is a EU-funded project under ICT, FP7. The CONET project aims at building a strong community in the area of Cooperating Objects (the Internet of Things), including research, public sector and industry partners from the areas of embedded systems, pervasive computing and wireless sensor networks.

-        Jan 2010 - Dec 2011. He participated to the OpenKnowTech Project funded by Italian Government.

-        Jan 2008 - Jan 2010. He participated to the PROMIS Project funded by Italian Government.

-        2011. Responsible of Unical Project (ex-60%) on “Methodologies, tools, and systems for continuous and real-time monitoring of assisted livings based on wearable computers”.

-        2010. Responsible of Unical Project (ex-60%) “Novel techniques for programming wireless sensor networks for building monitoring".

-        2009. Responsible of Unical Project (ex-60%) “Task-oriented paradigms and architectures for programming wireless sensor networks".

-        2008. Responsible of Unical Project (ex-60%) “Methods based on the Model-driven Development paradigm for Wireless Sensor Networks"

-        Jan 2002 - Sep 2004. He was responsible of a research project (IT-592) with the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain) in the framework of the "Italy/Spain Integrated Actions". The project was funded by the MIUR (the Italian Ministry of University and Research). The Spanish research group with which the collaboration was established was coordinated by Prof. Carlos E. Palau of the telecommunication department of the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia. The research project, entitled "Development of a cooperative and content-enriched media on-demand system for e-Learning and e-Entertainment on the Internet" was aimed at defining and implementing a cooperative media on-demand system, and related application-level protocols, based on content distribution networks (CDN), named COMODIN (Cooperative Media On-Demand on the INternet).

-        Sep 2003 - Sep 2004. He was responsible of a research project funded in the framework of the initiative "Research Projects for Young Researchers". The project, entitled "Development of a P2P infrastructure based on mobile agents for next-generation Internet applications" was aimed at defining and prototyping a software infrastructure whose nodes are organized according to a P2P model whereas the distributed computing is carried out by mobile agents. The objective of the infrastructure is to support novel, dynamic and self-organizing applications and services such as the Virtual Private Web.

-        Jun 2004 - Dec 2005. He was the contact point for DEIS-Unical (member 091) of the European co-ordination action AgentLink III which was aimed at supporting and promoting research activities on agent-based computing. In particular, his research activity was carried out within the TFG (Technical Forum Group) AOSE (Agent Oriented Software Engineering) which was aimed at defining agent-oriented methodologies on the basis of a generalized meta-model of multi-agent system obtained through the integration of method fragments coming from available agent-oriented methodologies.

-        Jan 2003 - Dec 2005. He participated as member to the research project "M.ENTE: Management of Integrated Enterprise" (PROGETTO PON: N° 12970/AGROINDUSTRIA/PON), funded by the MIUR. The project was aimed at analyzing, designing, developing and experimenting with a pervasive system supporting remote control and management of productive, organizational, and managerial processes of enterprises operating in the agricultural area of Calabria. In particular, his research activity was focused on the design and implementation of an agent-based workflow management systems (WFMS) supporting the system coordination.

-        Mar 1999 - Jul 1999. He participated as member to the research projects "Priority Encoding Transmission (PET)" funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) at the ICSI (International Computer Science Institute), Berkeley (CA), USA. He collaborated with the project responsible and leader of the network group Dr. Andres Albanese to the writing of the final technical report of the project as well as to some proposals of extensions of the PET-based multimedia tools developed in previous phases of the project.

-        Jan 1998 - Dec 1999. He participated as member of the DEIS Research Unit (UR-DEIS) to the research project (MURST ex-40%) "Metodologie di progetto di sistemi ad alte prestazioni per applicazioni distribuite (MOSAICO) - Design methodologies of high-performance systems for distributed applications". The project coordinator was Prof. Luciano Lenzini whereas the responsible of the UR-DEIS was Prof. Libero Nigro. His research activity was focused within the following research theme: "Actor Systems for real-time and simulation in distributed systems".

-        Jan 2000 - Dec 2001. He participated as member of the DEIS Operating Unit to the research project "Development of virtual laboratories based on actors and on the Internet multimedia layer" coordinated by the Prof. Stefano Caselli (national coordinator) and Prof. L. Nigro (local coordinator) in the context of the projects CNR-Agenzia2000: CNRC002FE3_004, METODOLOGIE E STRUMENTI PER LABORATORI VIRTUALI DISTRIBUITI - Linguaggi e tecnologie multimediali e realtą virtuali.

-        1998-2007, Giancarlo Fortino has always participated as member of DEIS research units to annual/biennial research projects (ex-60% MURST) funded by the University of Calabria.

 

 

RESEARCH PERIODS AND POSITIONS ABROAD*

The most significant research periods (>1 month) he spent in foreign scientific institutions are reported in the following by briefly describing the research activities carried out.

-        Nov 2016-on-going. He is High-end Expert at HUST (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), Wuhan, China. He will spend 1-month a year at Huazhong University of Science and Technology to give courses, talks/seminars, supervise PhD students and carry out joint research.

-        May 2015-on-going. He is Adjunct Professor of Wuhan University of Technology in the framework of High-End Foreign Experts in China. He will spend 1-month a year at Wuhan University of Technology to give courses, talks/seminars, supervise PhD students and carry out joint research.

-        May 2012-Apr 2015. He was Guest Professor of Wuhan University of Technology. During this period he spent more than one month (two weeks a year) at Wuhan University of Technology to give talks/seminars, supervise PhD students and carry out joint research with the Prof. Li's group.

-        Jul 2009 – Oct 2009. He was Visiting Professor in the Business Process Management (BPM) group of the Faculty of Science and Technology of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. In particular, he contributed to launch a project on the risk management in BPM.

-        Jan 2003-Sep 2004. During this period he spent almost two months at the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia in the context of the COMODIN project (see Projects section). In particular, he mainly focused on the management of the project together with Prof. Carlos E. Palau.

-        Feb 1999-Jul 1999. He was Visiting Researcher (supported by a grant) at the ICSI, Berkeley (CA), USA, working in the NSF project PET (Priority Encoding Transmission). In particular, his research activity was mainly focused on the study and the application of the PET technique for the development of robust media streaming systems over MBone.

-        Mar 1997-Nov 1997. He was Research Scholar in the Network Group of the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), Berkeley (CA), USA. In particular, his research activity was mainly focused on the definition of application-level protocols and innovative architectures for the transmission, control and management of multimedia streams over Internet MBone.

 

 

SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATIONS

He established the following scientific collaborations with Italian and foreign research institutions.

-        From 1997 to 1999, he collaborated with Dr. Andres Albanese (leader of the Network Group at the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA) on research activities related to distributed multimedia systems.

-        Since 2001, he collaborates with Prof. Carlos E. Palau (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain) on research activities related to CDNs, multimedia systems, WSN and currently IoT.

-        From 2002 to 2006, he collaborated with Dr. Eugenio Zimeo (Universitą del Sannio, Italy) on research activities related to agent-based distributed computing and agent-oriented software engineering.

-        Since 2002, he collaborates with Dr. Carlo Mastroianni (ICAR/CNR, Cosenza, Italy) on research activities related to cooperative playback control protocols and media streaming.

-        Since 2003, he collaborates with Dr. Massimo Cossentino (ICAR/CNR, Palermo, Italy) on research activities related to agent-oriented software engineering, also in the context of the FIPA Methodology TC and AOSE TFG of AgentLink III.

-        Since 2006, he collaborates with Dr. Giuseppe di Fatta (Associate professor and Chair of Computer Science Dept. at the University of Reading, UK) on research activities related to distributed systems and multi-agent systems for distributed data mining and computing.

-        From 2007 to 2012, he collaborated with Dr. Marco Sgroi (director of the Telecom/Pirelli WSN Lab, Berkeley, CA, USA) on research activities related to wireless sensor networks focusing on the activity monitoring of individuals for health care.

-        Since 2008, he collaborates with Dr. Fabio Luigi Bellifemine (director of the WSN research area of Telecom Italia Labs, Italy) and Roberta Giannantonio (Responsible of SPINE) on the SPINE project.

-        Since 2008, he collaborates with TDGroup S.p.A. on research & development themes focused on wireless (body) sensor networks and related technologies.

-        Since 2009, he collaborates with Prof. Adam Wolisz, leader of the network group at the Technical University of Berlin, on emotional recognition through signal processing in-node frameworks for body sensor networks.

-        Since 2009, he collaborates with Dr. Antonio Ruzzelli, lecturer at the University College of Dublin, on frameworks for IP-open wireless sensor networks with applications for monitoring building energy.

-        Since 2009, he collaborates with Dr. Marcello La Rosa, senior lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia), on risk mitigation in business processes in the context of workflow management systems.

-        Since 2009, he collaborates with Prof. P. Manzoni, associate professor at Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, on the definition of techniques for the delivery of contents in Vehicular Area Networks.

-        Since 2010, he collaborates with Dr. Marcin Paprzicky and Dr. Maria Ganzha, System Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, on multi-agent systems.

-        Since 2010, he collaborates with Dr. Muaz Niazi, professor at COMSATS Institute of IT, Islamabad Pakistan, on agent-based modeling and simulation.

-        Since 2010, he collaborates with Dr. Roozbeh Jafari, Assistant Professor at UT Dallas, USA, on Wireless Body Sensor Networks.

-        Since 2011, he collaborates with Prof. A. Liotta, professor at Technical University of Eindhoven, on autonomic systems.

-        Since 2011, he collaborates Dr. Yiannis Andreopoulos, University College London (UK), on definition, analysis and implementation of innovative MAC-level communication protocols in wireless sensor networks.

-        Since 2011, he collaborates with Prof. Wenfeng Li, professor at Wuhan University of Technology (China), on collaborative wireless sensor networks and Internet of Things.

-        Since 2011, he collaborates with Prof. Mohammad Essaaidi, professor at University of Abdelmalek Essaidi (Tetuan) and Director of National Higher School of IT (ENSIAS) – Rabat, Morocco, on wireless sensor networks technologies.

-        Since 2011, he collaborates with Prof. Costin Badica, University of Craiova (Romania), on multi-agent systems.

-        Since 2012, he collaborates with Prof. Sergio Ochoa, University of Chile (Chile), on the integration of mobile computing and body sensor networks.

-        Since 2013, he collaborates with Prof. Jun Suzuki, University of Massachussets (Boston, USA), on the integration of CyberPhysical Systems and Cloud Computing.

-        Since 2013, he collaborates with Prof. Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Dept. of Computer and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece, on the integration of Body Area Networks and Cloud Computing, and molecular communications.

-        Since 2014, he collaborates with Dr. Hassan Ghasemzadeh, Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Seattle, USA, on the Multi-sensor data fusion and pattern recognition algorithms in Body Sensor Networks.

-        Since 2015, he collaborates with Dr. Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Information Systems Department, College of Computer and Information Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA, on Cloud Computing and IoT Technologies.

-        Since 2015, he collaborates with Dr. Valeria Loscrď, INRIA Lille-Nord Europe, FUN Research Lab, France, on Body Area NanoNetworks.

-        Since 2015, he collaborates with Prof. Min Chen, EPIC group, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China, on the integration of Body Area Networks, Emotion Recognition, Cloud Computing, and Big Data.

-        Since 2016, he collaborates with Prof. Zhelong Wang, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), Dalian, China, on activity recognition algorithms for Body Area Networks.

-        Since 2016, he collaborates with Dr. Yin Zhang, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (China), on emotion-aware systems.

-        Since 2016, he collaborates with Prof. Mengchu Zhou, New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA), on next-generation Internet of Things services modeling and validation.

 

 

RESEARCH-ORIENTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

He is founder and editor-in-chief of the Springer Book Series on “Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing”. Scopus indexed.

 

Member of Advisory Editorial Board of International Journal

  1. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (TAFFC-CS); ISI indexed.
  2. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems (THMS); ISI indexed.
  3. IEEE Sensors Journal; ISI indexed.
  4. IEEE Access; ISI indexed.
  5. Information Fusion (INFFUS), Elsevier; ISI indexed. Sensor Fusion Area Editor.
  6. International Journal of Networks and Computer Applications (JNCA), Elsevier; ISI indexed.
  7. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (EEAI), Elsevier; ISI indexed.
  8. Sensors, MPDI: Section Sensor Networks; ISI indexed.
  9. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (IJDSN), SAGE Publishing; ISI indexed.
  10. Applied Sciences, MDPI: Section "Computer Science and Electrical Engineering"; ISI indexed.
  11. Multi Agent and GRID Systems (MAGS), IOS Press; Scopus indexed.
  12. Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling (CASM), Springer; Pre-ISI and Scopus indexed.
  13. Smart Health, Elsevier; Scopus indexed. (since 2016).
  14. Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience (SCPE), Scientific International Journal for Parallel and Distributed Computing - ISSN: 1895-1767; Scopus indexed.
  15. Big Data and Cognitive Computing, MDPI (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/BDCC)
  16. Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal (ADCAIJ), ISSN: 2255-2863 http://adcaij.usal.es.
  17. International Journal of Network Protocols and Algorithms, Macrothink Institute (ISSN 1943-3581);
  18. International Journal On Advances in Internet Technology (IJOAIT), IARIA;
  19. International Journal on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IJIDCS) – ISSN: 2219-1887 (Online Version); 2219-1127 (Print Version);
  20. International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education (ITSE), Emerald Publishing; (2003-2013)
  21. International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management (IJPHIM), IGI Global (until 2015).

 

Co-editor of special issues

1.     Special Issue on “Next-Generation Smart Body Sensor Networks: from Autonomic Body Sensors to Cognitive Body Sensor Networks Ecosystems”, IEEE Sensors Journal. co-Guest Editors: Y. Li, M. Yuce, R. Jafari. on-going.

2.     Special Issue on “Deep Learning Architectures and Applications for Wireless Networks and Service Management”, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. co-Guest Editors: Stenio Fernandes, Gabriel Wainer, Dave Cavalcanti, Ricardo Schmidt. on-going.

3.     Special Issue on “Edge of the Cloud”, in Future Generation Computer Systems, co-Guest Editors: Anne James, Jiang and K. Chao. on-going.

4.     Special Issue on “Emerging Edge-of-Things Computing: Opportunities and Challenges”, in Future Generation Computer Systems, co-Guest Editors: Mohammad Mehedi Hassan (Leading Guest Editor), A.M. Goscinski, Giancarlo Fortino, Sourav Bhattacharya, Sheng Chen (IEEE Fellow), Mengchu Zhou (IEEE Fellow). on-going.

5.     Special Issue on “Emerging Social Internet of Things: Recent Advances and Applications”, in IEEE IoT Journal, co-Guest Editors: Prof. M. Zhou (NJIT, USA), M. M. Hassan (KSU, Saudi Arabia), Md Z. A. Bhuiyan (Fordham University, USA), Jianqiang Li (Beijing University of Technology, China), A.M. Goscinski (Deakin University, Australia), Sourav Bhattacharya (Nokia Bell Labs, Ireland). on-going.

6.     Special Issue on “Cognitive Internet of Things”, in IEEE IoT Journal, Guest Editors: Min Chen (Lead), Tianyi Xing, Yin Zhang, Giancarlo Fortino, and Victor C.M. Leung. on-going.

7.     Special Issue on “Cognitive Services Integrating with Big Data, Cloud Computing and IoT”, in Big Data and Cognitive Computing, MDPI, co-Guest Editors: Prof. Dr. Victor C.M. Leung and Dr. Y. Zhang. on-going.

8.     Special Issue on “Artificial Intelligence in Modeling and Simulation”, in SIMULATION (Sage Pub), co-Guest Editors: Prof. Tülay Yildirim, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey. on-going.

9.     Special Issue on "Advances in Multi-Sensor Fusion for Body Sensor Networks: Algorithms, Architectures, and Applications" in Information Fusion Journal, co-Guest Editors: Dr Hassan Ghasemzadeh, Washington State University (USA), hassan@eecs.wsu.edu, Dr Raffaele Gravina, University of Calabria (Italy), r.gravina@dimes.unical.it, Dr Peter X. Liu, Carleton University (Canada), xpliu@sce.carleton.ca, Dr Carmen C.Y. Poon, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (HK), cpoon@surgery.cuhk.edu.hk, Dr Zhelong Wang, Dalian University of Technology (China), wangzl@dlut.edu.cn. on-going.

10.   Special Issue on "Body Area Networks" in IEEE Access, co-associate editor: Dr. Ladislau Matekovits. on-going.

11.   Special Issue on "Advances in Body Sensor Networks: sensors, systems, and applications" in Sensors (MDPI), co-Guest Editor: W. Li, Y. Zhang, L. Benini. on-going.

12.   Special Issue on "Emotion-aware Mobile Computing" in IEEE Access, co-Guest Editor: Dr. Yin Zhang, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (China), Dr. Honggang Wang (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA) and Dr. Wei Wang (San Diego State University, USA). 2017.

13.   Special Issue on "Emotion-aware Healthcare Systems Integrating with Wearable and Cloud Computing" in Multimedia Tools and Applications, co-guest-editors: Yin Zhang (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China), Giancarlo Fortino (University of Calabria, Italy), Long Hu (The University of British Colombia, Canada), Kai Lin (University of Pennsylvania, USA). on-going.

14.   Special Issue on "Convergence of Internet of Things and Cloud Computing: Recent Advances and Future Trends" in Cluster Computing, co-Guest Editors: Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, University of South Australia, Australia, Meikang Qiu, Pace University, USA, Sheng Chen (IEEE Fellow), University of Southampton, United Kingdom. on-going.

15.   Special Issue on "Cyber-physical Systems (CPS), Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data" in Future Generation Computing Systems (FGCS). Co-editor: S. Ochoa, G. Di Fatta. 2015. Finalized 2017.

16.   Special Issue on “Modeling, Simulation & Applications: New Directions”, in Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling. Co-editor: M. Niazi, 2016. Finalized 2017.

17.   Special Issue on "Engineering Future Interoperable and Open IoT Systems" in Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA). Co-editor: S. Ochoa, G. Di Fatta, C. Palau, 2017.

18.   Special Issue on "Best papers from Bodynets 2014" in IEEE Trans. on Affective Computing. Co-editor: G.-Z. Yang. 2016.

19.   Special Issue on CSCWD 2014/2015 in IEEE Trans. on Service Computing. Co-editor: Weiming Shen, W. van der Aalst et al. 2016.

20.   Special Issue on "Advances and Applications of Internet of Things for Smart Automated Systems" in IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. Co-editor: Weiming Shen, MengChu Zhou. 2016.

21.   Special Issue on "Mobile Collaborative Systems" in Mobile Information Systems. Co-editor: Weiming Shen, S. Ochoa, Wenfeng Li.

22.   Special Issue on "Enhancing Internet and Distributed Computing Systems with Wireless Sensor Networks" on Int'l Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. Co-editor: R. Gravina, A. Liotta, W. Li, M. M. Hassan, 2015.

23.   Special Issue on “Human-centered Internet of Things", IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Co-editor: Sergio F. Ochoa, Weiming Shen, MengChu Zhou. Turned into regular issue editing.

24.   Special issue on "IDCS 2013", CCPE (Concurrency Computation: Practice and Experience) Wiley, Co-editor: Dr. Mukaddim Pathan et al. 2015.

25.   Special issue on "Agent-oriented methods for engineering complex distributed systems", EAAI (Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence) Elsevier. 2015.

26.   "Wireless Technology for Pervasive Healthcare", MONET Journal (Springer). Co-editors: Dr. Xu Li, Inria, France, Dr. Xiaodong Lin, UOIT, Canada, Dr. Oscar Mayora, CREATE-NET, Italy, Dr. Enrico Natalizio, INRIA, France, Prof. Mehmet Yuce, Monash Univ., Australia.

27.   “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks”, Information Fusion (INFFUS), Elsevier. Co-editors: Dr. Mert Bal, Miami University (USA), Prof. Wenfeng Li, Wuhan University of Technology (China), Dr. Weiming Shen, National Research Council (Canada).

28.   Integration of Cloud Computing and Body Sensor Networks”, Future Generation Computing Systems (FGCS), Elsevier. Co-editor:  Dr. Mukaddim Pathan.

29.   “Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation”, Journal of Simulation (JoS), Palgrave. Co-editor: M.J. North, Argonne National Lab (USA), 2013.

30.   “Special Issue of Intelligent Distributed Computing 2012”, SAGE CERA Journal. 2013.

31.   “Internet-based Content Delivery”, Computer Networks (COMNET), Elsevier. Co-editors: Dr. Carlo Mastroianni, Dr. George Pallis, Dr. Mukaddim Pathan, Prof. Athena Vakali. 2011.

32.   “Simulation-based development of Multi-Agent Systems”, International Journal of Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory (SIMPAT), Elsevier. Co-editors: Dr. M. Cossentino, Prof. Juan Pavon, Dr. Marie-Pierre Gleizes. 2010.

33.   “Next Generation Content Networks”, International Journal of Networks and Computers Applications (JNCA), Elsevier. Co-editor: Dr. C. Mastroianni. 2009.

34.   “Content Management and Delivery through P2P-based Content Networks", International Journal of Multi-Agent and Grid Systems, IOS Press. Co-editor Dr. C. Mastroianni. 2009.

35.   "Enhancing Content Networks with P2P, GRID and Agent technologies", Future Generation Computer Systems The International Journal of Grid Computing: Theory, Methods and Applications, Elsevier. Co-editor: Dr. C. Mastroianni. 2008.

36.   "Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation", International Journal of Agent Oriented Software Engineering, Inderscience publishing. Co-editors: Dr. M. Cossentino and Prof. Wilma Russo. 2008.

37.   "Streaming Content Distribution Networks for e-Learning and e-Entertainment", ITSE Journal. Co-editor: prof. C.E. Palau. 2006.

 

 

Co-editor of Books (no conference proceedings):

1.      Next Generation Content Delivery Infrastructures: Emerging Paradigms and Technologies (G. Fortino and C.E. Palau, Eds.), IGI Global, 2011.

2.      Internet of Things based on Smart Objects: technology, middleware and applications (G. Fortino and P. Trunfio, Eds.), Springer Series on the Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing. 2014.

3.      Management of Cyber Physical Objects in the Future Internet of Things: Methods, Architectures and Applications (G. Fortino, A. Guerrieri, V. Loscrď, A. Rovella, Eds.). Springer Series on the Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing. 2016.

4.      Interoperability, Integration, and Interconnection of Internet of Things Systems (R. Gravina, C. Palau, A. Liotta, M. Manso, G. Fortino, Eds.). Springer Series on the Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing. 2017.

 

Member of the Steering Committee International Conferences/Workshops

1.     IEEE ICNSC

2.     International Workshop on Globe-IoT

3.     International Workshop on Interoperability, Integration, and Interconnection of Internet of Things Systems (I4T)

4.     International Workshop on Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices (IWCD)

5.     IEEE Computer Supported Collaborative Work in Design (CSCWD)

6.     International Conference EAI/ACM Bodynets

7.     International Forum of IoT and Applications (IF[IoT&A])

8.     International Conference on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS)

9.     International Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (MAS&S)

10.   JAWS (Joint Agent-based Workshops in Sinergy)

11.   International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC)

12.   WOA (from Objects to Agents), Italian Reference Workshop of Italian Agent Community.

13.   DPMSS (xxx) - the workshop series was ended in 2015 after three successful editions. It was always organized in IEEE ACM/IEEE ccGRID (2013-2015).

14.   Workshop on Self-Organizing Wireless Access Networks for Smart City (SWANSITY)

15.   UPGRADE-CN (the Use of P2P, GRid and Agents for the DEvelopment of Content Networks) – the workshop series was ended in 2010 after five successful editions. It was organized in IEEE HPDC (2006-2009) and ACM/IEEE ccGRID (2010).

 

Chair of the Conferences/Workshops

1.     Co-chair of IEEE SMC conference, Bari (Italy), 2019.

2.     Co-chair PICom 2018, The 16th IEEE Int’l Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing (PICom 2018), Aug 6-10, Athens (Greece), 2018.

3.     Co-chair of Big Data Networking Symposium, jointly held with the 14th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference, St. Raphael Resort & Marina, Limassol, Cyprus, June 25th - 29th, 2018, IWCMC 2018 Website: http://iwcmc.org/2018/, co-chairs: Yong Li (Tsinghua University, China), Min Chen (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China).

4.     Co-chair of the International Conference IDCS 2018, Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 2018.

5.     Co-general chair of EAI/ACM BodyNets 2018, Oulu (Finland), 2-3 Oct. 2018.

6.     Co-chair of Globe-IoT 2018 workshop jointly held with IEEE IoTDI and IC2E 2018, Orlando, USA, Apr. 2018.

7.     Co-chair of the 9th edition of Special Session on “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT Technology” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2018, Japan, 2018.

8.     Co-chair of the 3rd edition of Special Session on “Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2018, Japan, 2018.

9.     General chair of ICNSC 2017, Calabria (Italy), 2017.

10.   Co-general chair of EAI/ACM BodyNets 2017, Dalian, China, 28-29 Sept. 2017.

11.   Co-chair of Track on “Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling & Simulation of Emergent Technologies” at FIT 2017, Co-chair: Dr. Muaz Niazi. http://fit.edu.pk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&layout=edit&id=114

12.   Co-chair of the 2nd International Workshop IWCD (Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices) 2016 @ IEEE ICNSC 2017, Calabria, Italy.

13.   Co-Chair of INTER-IoT special session @ IEEE ICNSC 2017, Calabria, Italy.

14.   Co-Chair of SIoT special session @ IEEE ICNSC 2017, Calabria, Italy.

15.   Co-Chair of Big Data Networking Symposium @ The 13th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference IWCMC 2017 Website: http://iwcmc.org/2017/, Valencia, Spain.

16.   General co-chair of EAI INTER-IoT conference, Valencia (Spain), 2017.

17.   Co-chair of Workshop JAWS/MAS&S @ IEEE FedCSIS 2017, Prague, Czech Replublic.

18.   Co-chair of the International Conference IDCS 2017, Fiji, Fiji.

19.   Co-chair of the Special Session on “Distributed Adaptive Systems” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2017, Banff (Canada), 2017.

20.   Co-chair of the 8th edition of Special Session on “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT Technology” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2017, Banff (Canada), 2017.

21.   Co-chair of the 2nd edition of Special Session on “Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2017, Banff (Canada), 2017.

22.  Program Co-Chair of EAI Tridentcom, Wuhan (China), 2017. http://tridentcom.org/2017/show/cf-papers

23.  Track Co-Chair @ IEEE CSCN 2017, Track on IoT, massive MTC and V2X (3GPP, OneM2M, IETF): JaeSeung Song (Sejong Univ, South Korea), Andreas Kunz (NEC Europe, Germany), Zexian Li (Nokia Bell Labs, Finland), Giancarlo Fortino (University of Calabria, Italy).

24.   Co-chair of Globe-IoT workshop jointly held with IEEE CCNC 2017, Las Vegas, Jan. 2017.

25.   Publicity co-Chair of 2nd IEEE IoTDI 2017 jointly held with CPSWeek 2017.

26.   Co-general chair of EAI/ACM BodyNets 2016, Turin, Italy.

27.   Co-chair of 1st International Workshop on Interoperability, Integration, and Interconnection of Internet of Things Systems (I4T 2016) jointly held with IEEE IoTDI and IC2E, Berlin, 4 Apr 2016.

28.   Co-chair of Workshop JAWS/MAS&S @ IEEE FedCSIS 2016, GDansk, Poland.

29.   Co-chair of the International Conference IDCS 2016, Wuhan, China.

30.   Co-chair of the 1st International Workshop IWCD (Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices) 2016 @ IEEE CSCWD 2016, Nanchang, China.

31.   Co-chair of the 5th International Workshop IoT & Logistics 2016 @ IEEE CSCWD 2016, Nanchang, China.

32.   Co-chair of the 7th edition of Special Session on “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT Technology” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2016, Budapest, 2016.

33.   Co-chair of the 1st edition of Special Session on “Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2016, Budapest, 2016.

34.   Co-chair of Track on Modeling, Simulation & Applications of ICT, FIT 2016 (14th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology), December 14-16, 2016 at Islamabad Pakistan. Co-chair: Dr. Muaz Niazi.

35.   General chair of IEEE CSCWD (Computer Supported Collaborative Work in Design) 2015, Calabria (Italy). CSCWD is the flagship conference of the CSCWD TC of the IEEE SMC society.

36.   Co-chair of EAI/ACM BodyNets 2015, Sydney, Australia.

37.   Co-chair of IDCS 2015, Reading, UK.

38.   Co-chair of UCAmI 2015: 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing & Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI 2015), Puertos Varas, Chile.

39.   Co-chair of First International Workshop on the Convergence of Cloud computing, Internet of Things and Social Media (CISME 2015), October 28-30, 2015 -- Daejeon, South Korea, in Conjunction with CloudComp 2015, co-chairs: Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, Yang Xiang, Deakin University, Australia.

40.   Co-chair of Track on Modeling, Simulation & Applications of ICT, FIT 2015 (13th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology), December 14-16, 2015 at Islamabad Pakistan. Co-chair: Dr. Muaz Niazi.

41.   Co-chair of Workshop DPMSS 2015 @ IEEE/ACM ccGRID 2015

42.   Co-chair of Workshop JAWS/MAS&S @ IEEE FedCSIS 2015, Lodz, Poland.

43.   Co-Chair 6th edition of Special Session on “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT Technology” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2015, Hong-Kong, 2015.

44.   Co-chair of 4th edition of Workshop on IoT and Logistics, CSCWD 2015, co-chair: Wenfeng Li and A. Guerrieri.

45.   Co-chair of Track "Secure Technology for Distributed Computation and Sensor Networks" @ 3PGCIC-2015 conference - 10th International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing, November 4-6, 2015, Krakow, Poland.

46.   General chair of EAI/ACM BodyNets 2014, London (UK).

47.   General chair of IDCS (Internet and Distributed Computing Systems) 2014, Calabria (Italy).

48.   Co-chair of Workshop UBICITEC 2014 @ CPSWeek 2014

49.   Co-chair of Workshop DPMSS 2014 @ IEEE/ACM ccGRID 2014

50.   Co-chair of Workshop MASGEM @ PAAMS 2014

51.   Co-chair of Workshop JAWS/MAS&S @ IEEE FedCSIS 2014

52.   Co-chair of Workshop I-MASC @ CTS 2014

53.   Co-chair of 3rd edition of Workshop on IoT and Logistics, CSCWD 2014, co-chair: Wenfeng Li.

54.   Co-Chair 5th edition of Special Session on “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT Technology” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2014, San Diego (USA), 2014.

55.   Vice-Chair of EAI/ACM BodyNets 2013, Boston, Usa.

56.   Co-chair of Special Track CCPS – EAI/ACM Bodynets 2013, Boston, Usa.

57.   The 2013 International Workshop on Cloud-assisted Smart Cyber-Physical Systems (C-SmartCPS 2013) @ ICA3PP 2013, Sorrento, Italy.

58.   6th International Conference on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS 2013). Hangzhou, China, 28-30 October 2013.

59.   4th edition of Special Session on “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT Technology” jointly held with IEEE SMC 2013, Manchester (UK), 2013.

60.   7th Workshop “Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (MAS&S 2013)” jointly held with Multiagent System Conference (MATES 2013) – 2013, Koblenz, Germany, September, 15-16, 2013. Co-chairs: Dr. Juan Botia.

61.   1st Workshop on Multi-agent Based Applications for Sustainable Energy Systems (MASSES) as part of 11th Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS), Salamanca (Spain), 22nd-24th May, 2013. Co-chairs: R. Unland and R. Kowalczyk.

62.   2nd Workshop DPMSS (Data-intensive Process Management in Large-Scale Sensor Systems) 2013 jointly held with ACM/IEEE ccGrid 2013 (Delft, Netherlands). Co-chair: A. Cuzzocrea (ICAR-CNR, Italy), O. Rana (Univ. of Cardiff, UK). May, 13, 2013.

63.   4th International Workshop on Networks of Cooperating Objects for Smart Cities 2013 (CONET/UBICITEC 2013) jointly held with CPSWeek 2013, Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 8, 2013. Co-chair: Pedro Jose' Marron (University of Duisburg-Essen), Stamatis Karnouskos (SAP Research), Jose L. Martinez Lastra (Tampere University of Technology).

64.   2nd edition of Workshop on IoT and Logistics, CSCWD 2013, co-chair: Wenfeng Li.

65.   6th International Symposium on IDC (Intelligent Distributed Computing) 2012, 24-26 Sept., Calabria, Italy. General and Program Chair.

66.   6th Workshop “Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (MAS&S 2012)” jointly held with FEDERATED CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, FedCSIS – 2012, Wroclaw, Poland, September, 2012. Co-chairs: Dr. J. Botia and Dr. F. Kugln.

67.   1st Workshop DPMSS (Data-intensive Process Management in Large-Scale Sensor Systems) 2012 jointly held with ACM/IEEE ccGrid 2012 (Ottawa, Canada). Co-chair: A. Cuzzocrea (ICAR-CNR, Italy). May, 13, 2012.

68.   4th edition of special session on Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks jointly held with SMC 2012 (Seoul, South Korea). Co-chair: Prof. Weiming Shi, Prof. Wenfeng Li and Dr. Mert Bal.

69.   1st edition of Workshop on IoT and Logistics, CSCWD 2012, co-chair: Wenfeng Li.

70.   12th Workshop WOA 2011 “From Objects to Agents”, Rende (CS), Italy. Co-chair: Prof. W. Russo, Dr. Alfredo Garro, Prof. Luigi Palopoli, Dr. Giandomenico Spezzano.

71.   3rd edition of special session on Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks jointly held with SMC 2011 (Anchorage, USA). Co-chair: Prof. Weiming Shi, Prof. Wenfeng Li and Dr. Mert Bal.

72.   Foundation of JAWS (Joint Agent-oriented Workshops in Synergy) which includes: ABC 2011, MAS&S 2011, and SOCASE 2011. JAWS is hosted by FEDERATED CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, FedCSIS – 2011, Szczecin, Poland, 19-21 September, 2011. Co-chairs: Dr. Maria Gamzha, Dr. Marcin Paprizicky, and Prof. Rainer Unland.

73.   5th Workshop “Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (MAS&S 2011)” jointly held with FEDERATED CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, FedCSIS – 2011, Szczecin, Poland, 19-21 September, 2011. Co-chairs: Dr. Jorge Gomez and Dr. Carole Bernon.

74.   The 4th International Workshop on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems (IDCS 2011) in conjunction with ICA3PP'11, October 24-26, 2011, Melbourne, Australia”. Co-chairs: Jemal Abawajy - Deakin University, Australia, Ragib Hasan - Johns Hopkins University, USA, and Mustafizur Rahman - IBM, Australia.

75.   Track session “Modeling and Simulation for Biosciences and Bioinformatics” in Workshop “Modeling & Simulation in Healthcare” at the European Modeling & Simulation Symposium 2011 (EMSS 2011). Co-Chairs, Muaz Niazi (COMSATS Institute of IT, Islamabad Pakistan) and Amir Hussain (University of Stirling, Scotland, UK) ahu@cs.stir.ac.uk.

76.   5th Workshop on “Content Delivery Networks (CDN) 2010” jointly held with 10th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2010) 17-20 May 2010, Melbourne, Australia, co-chairs: Dr. George Pallis (University of Cyprus), Dr. Mukaddim Pathan (University of Melbourne), Dr. Swaminathan Sivasubramanian (Amazon.com, Inc., USA).

77.   4th Workshop on “the Use of P2P, GRid and Agents for the DEvelopment of Content Networks (UPGRADE-CN’09)”, jointly held with IEEE HPDC ’09, Munich, Germany, 10 June 2009. Co-chairs: Dr. Carlo Mastroianni (ICAR/CNR, Italy), Dr. Mukaddim Pathan (University of Melbourne), Prof. Athena Vakali (Aristotle University of Tessaloniki, Greece).

78.   3rd Workshop on “Multi-agent System and Simulation (MAS&S’2009): Towards an Integration of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering and Simulation”, as part of the Int’l Conference MALLOW’09 (Multi-Agent Logics, Languages, and Organisations Federated Workshops), Turin, Sep. 7-11, 2009. Co-chairs: Dr. Massimo Cossentino (ICAR/CNR, Italy), prof. Juan Pavon (Universidad de Madrid, Spain) e la prof. Marie-Pierre Gleizes (Université Paul Sabatier, France).

79.   The Fifth IEEE International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS 2009), co-chaired with Burakowski W. , Casares V. , Dini P. , Jia X. , Sierra-pérez M. , Lloret Mauri J. , Ung K. Y. , Lehmann L. , Sánchez F. J., Sales S. , Xia F. , 2009.

80.   1st special session on “Self-Adaptive Agents”, within IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Agents – part of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence 2009, March 30 – April 2, 2009, Nashville, TN, USA. Co-chairs: Dr. Amir Hussain (University of Stirling, UK), Dr. Sherief Abdallah (British University in Dubai, UAE), Muaz Niazi (Foundation University, Pakistan).

81.   3rd Workshop on “the Use of P2P, GRid and Agents for the DEvelopment of Content Networks (UPGRADE-CN’08)”, jointly held with IEEE HPDC'08, Boston, MA, USA, 23 June 2008. Co-chairs: Dr. C. Mastroianni (ICAR/CNR, Italy) and Dr. Mukaddim Pathan (University of Melbourne).

82.   2nd Workshop on “the Use of P2P, GRid and Agents for the DEvelopment of Content Networks (UPGRADE-CN'07)”, jointly held with IEEE HPDC'07, Monterey, CA, USA, 26 Jun 2007. Co-chairs: Dr. C. Mastroianni (ICAR/CNR, Italy) and Dr. Guillaume Pierre (Vrye University).

83.   2nd Workshop on “Multi-agent System and Simulation (MAS&S'07)”, jointly held with EUROSIS ESM (European Simulation and Modeling Conference), Malta, 23 Oct 2007. Co-chairs: Dr. M. Cossentino (ICAR/CNR, Italy) and Prof. Juan Pavon (Universidad Complutense de Madrid).

84.   1st Workshop on “the Use of P2P, GRid and Agents for the DEvelopment of Content Distribution Networks (UPGRADE-CDN'06)”, jointly held with IEEE HPDC'06, Paris, France, 19 Jun 2006. Co-chairs: Dr. C. Mastroianni (ICAR/CNR, Italy) and Prof. C.E. Palau (Politechnique of Valencia, Spain).

85.   1st Workshop on “Multi-agent System and Simulation (MAS&S'06)”, jointly held with EUROSIS ISC (Industrial Simulation Conference), 5 Jun 2006. Co-chairs: Dr. M. Cossentino (ICAR/CNR, Italy) and Prof. W. Russo (University of Calabria).

 

Member of Program Committees of International Conferences

He is/was in international program committees of many (>350) international conferences/workshops sponsored by IEEE, ACM, Springer, SCS, IARIA, IASTED, EUROSIS, etc.

 

Reviewer for International Journals

He also served as invited reviewer for the following premiere international journals:

 

IEEE:

IEEE Access

IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine

IEEE Communications Magazine

IEEE Internet Computing

IEEE Internet of Things Journal

IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

IEEE Networks

IEEE Sensors Journal

IEEE SMC Magazine

IEEE Systems Journal

IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

IEEE Transactions on Big Data

IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing

IEEE Transactions on Communications

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Systems

IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems

IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics--Part A: Systems

IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics--Part C: Applications and Reviews

IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems

IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems

 

ACM:

ACM Communications of ACM

ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems

ACM Transactions on Internet Technology

ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation

ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks

ACM Transactions on the Web;

 

Elsevier:

Advanced Engineering Informatics

Computer Communications

Computer Networks

Computer Standards and Interfaces

Computers in Biology and Medicine

Computers and Electrical Engineering

Computers in Industry

Data and Knowledge Engineering

Enterprise Information Systems.

Expert Systems With Applications

Future Generation Computer Systems

Information and Software Technology

Information Fusion

Information Sciences

International Journal of Human-Computer Studies

Journal of Computational Science

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Journal of Network and Computer Applications

Journal of Systems and Software

Journal of Systems Architecture

Microelectronics Journal

Pervasive and Mobile Computing

Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Science of Computer Programming

 

Springer:

Circuits

Computing

Earth Science Informatics

Journal of Computer Science and Technology

Journal of Zhejiang University Science C (Computers & Electronics)

Progress in Artificial Intelligence

Systems and Signal Processing

Transactions of Computational Collective Intelligence

Wireless Networks

 

Other Publishers:

Autosoft Journal: Intelligent automation & Soft Computing

Computer Science and Information Systems

Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, Wiley

Multi-Agent and Grid Systems, IOS Press

Sensors — Open Access Journal

Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical

Service Science

Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International

Software Practice and Experience, Wiley

The Computer Journal, Oxford Press

 

IEEE Society Positions and Activities

In the framework of the IEEE society, he is Senior Member. He is the co-founding co-chair of the IEEE SMC Technical Committee on "Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices". He is also member of the SMC (Systems, Man and Cybernetics) society where he belongs to and actively participate in the following technical committees: Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD), Distributed Intelligent Systems (DIS), and Environmental Sensing, Networking and Decision-Making (ESND), of which he is also a founding member. He is in the IEEE Press Editorial Board. He is currently the IEEE SMC Italian Chapter Chair. He is also founding member of IEEE SIG on Big Data for Healthcare, Medicine and Biology (IEEE Communications Society).

 

 

Invited Talks, KEYNOTES, TUTORIALS, and Panels

1.     "Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks: Towards Community Wearable Computing", at South Eastern University (Nanjing), China, hosted by Prof. Xiaoping Li, Jul 14 2017.

2.     "Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks: Towards Community Wearable Computing", at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, hosted by Prof. Ye Li, June 28 2017.

3.     "Towards Interoperable, Cognitive and Autonomic IoT Ecosystems: an Agent-based Approach", at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, July 2016, hosted by Prof. M. Chen

4.     "Modeling Opportunistic IoT Services in Open IoT Ecosystems", at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, July 2016, hosted by Prof. M. Chen

5.     "Towards Multi-Layer Interoperability of IoT Platforms: the INTER-IoT approach" at Maritime University of Shanghai (China), hosted by Dr. Xiuwen Fu, July 7 2017.

6.     "Towards Interoperable, Cognitive and Autonomic IoT Ecosystems: an Agent-based Approach", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, July 4 2017, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

7.     "Modeling Opportunistic IoT Services in Open IoT Ecosystems", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, July 11, 2017, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

8.     "IoT platforms interoperability for Active and Assisted Living Healthcare services support", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, July 18, 2017, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

9.     Invited Talk on “Towards Interoperable, Cognitive and Autonomic IoT Ecosystems: an Agent-based Approach” at Data Science Center (DSC/e) (Eindhoven University of Technology), hosted by Prof. W. van der Aalst and Prof. Antonio Liotta, IoT Seminar Series.

10.   Tutorial on “SPINE: Signal In-Node Processing”, at Int’l Body Sensor Networks Conference (IEEE), Eindhoven (NL), May 9-12, 2017. Co-speaker: Raffaele Gravina.

11.   Keynote at TRIDENTCOM 2017, 12th EAI International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities December 7–8, 2017 | WUHAN, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA: http://tridentcom.org/2017/show/keynotes

12.   Invited Seminar on "Towards Multi-Layer Interoperability of IoT Platforms: the INTER-IoT approach" at New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA), 12 Jan. 2017, hosted by Prof. M. Zhou.

13.   Invited Seminar on " Agents meet the IoT: Towards Ecosystems of Networked Smart Objects" at New Jersey Institute of Technology (USA), 12 Jan. 2017, hosted by Prof. M. Zhou.

14.   Panelist on “IoT Interoperability: Standards vs Voluntary Approaches” at IEEE CNCC 2017, 8 Jan. 2017, Las Vegas, USA.

15.   Keynote on "Towards Multi-Layer Interoperability of IoT Platforms: the INTER-IoT approach" at Bodynets 2016, 15 Dec. 2016, Turin, Italy.

16.   Keynote on "Towards Multi-Layer Interoperability of IoT Platforms: the INTER-IoT approach" at OMT 2016, 27 Oct. 2016, Rhodes, Greece.

17.   Keynote on "Towards Multi-Layer Interoperability of IoT Platforms: the INTER-IoT approach" at IDCS 2016, 28 Sept. 2016, Wuhan, China.

18.   Invited Talk on "Towards Multi-Layer Interoperability of IoT Platforms: the INTER-IoT approach” at University of Reggio Calabria (Italy), 24 Nov. 2016, hosted by Dr. G.M. SarnŹ.

19.   Invited Talk on "Cloud-based Activity-aaService Cyberphysical Framework for Human Activity Monitoring in Mobility ", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 26 Sept. 2016, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

20.   Invited Talk on "Towards Interoperability of Heterogeneous IoT Platforms:the INTER-IoT approach", Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China, 23 Sept. 2016, hosted by Prof. Y. Zhang.

21.   Invited Talk on "Agent-oriented Modeling and Simulation of IoT Networks ", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 15 July 2016, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

22.   Tutorial on "Agents meet the IoT: Towards Ecosystems of Networked Smart Objects (AgIoT)", 18th European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS-2016) to be held at the University of Catania, Catania, Italy, 28 July 2016.

23.   Invited Talk on "Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks: Towards Community Wearable Computing", Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 15 July 2016, hosted by Prof. M. Chen.

24.   Invited Talk on "Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks: Towards Community Wearable Computing", University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, 8 July 2016, hosted by Prof. D. Chen.

25.   Invited Talk on "Enabling IoT Interoperability through Opportunistic Mobile Multi-Technology Gateways", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 6 July 2016, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

26.   Invited Talk on "Agents meet the IoT: Towards Ecosystems of Networked Smart Objects", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 5 July 2016, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

27.   Invited Talk on "A Mission-Oriented Coordination Framework for Teams of Mobile Aerial and Terrestrial Smart Objects", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 4 July 2016, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

28.   Invited Talk on "INTER-IoT: Toward Global Interoperability of Internet of Things Ecosystems", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 14 Oct. 2015, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

29.   Invited Talk on "Towards a Development Methodology for Smart Object-Oriented IoT Systems: a Metamodel Approach", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 8 Oct. 2015, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

30.   Invited Talk on "Autonomic and Cognitive Architectures for the Internet of Things", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 8 Oct. 2015, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

31.   Invited Talk on "Middleware for Smart Objects in the Internet of Things", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 29 May. 2015, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

32.   Invited Talk on "Empowering Smart Large-Environments through interoperable Sensor Network and IoT Enablers", Workshop on Smart Ports, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 27 May. 2015, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

33.   Invited Talk on "Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks: The BodyCloud Project", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 23 May. 2015, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

34.   Invited Talk on "From Embedded Computing Frameworks for Body Sensor Networks to Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks", Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, 24 May. 2015, hosted by Prof. Z. Wang.

35.   Invited Talk on "From Embedded Computing Frameworks for Body Sensor Networks to Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks", Washington State University, Pulmann, WA, USA, 2014, hosted by Dr. H. Gasemzadeh.

36.   Keynote on "From Embedded Computing Frameworks for Body Sensor Networks to Cloud-assisted Body Area Networks ", EAI/ACM Int'l Conference Bodynets 2014, London, 1 Oct. 2014.

37.   Invited Talk on "Autonomic Computing-based Wireless Sensor Networks", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 13 May. 2014, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

38.   Invited Talk on "From Embedded Computing Frameworks for Body Sensor Networks to Cloud-assisted Body Sensor Networks ", Univ. of Massachusetts (Boston), 27 Sept. 2013, Prof. J. Suzuki.

39.   Invited Talk on "From Embedded Computing Frameworks for Body Sensor Networks to Cloud-assisted Body Sensor Networks ", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 25 Oct. 2013, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

40.   Invited Talk on "The SPINE framework: efficient programming of body sensor networks" at Univ. of Chile (Santiago), 2013, hosted by Prof. S. Ochoa.

41.   Invited Talk on "Agents and Sensor Networks", University of GDansk, Jun. 2012, hosted by Dr. M. Ganzha.

42.   Invited Talk on "Agents in Wireless Sensor Networks: issues and solutions", National Higher School of IT (ENSIAS), Rabat, Morocco, May 2012, hosted by Prof. M. Essaaidi.

43.   Invited Seminar on "Agent-oriented Wireless Sensor Networks: State-of-the-art and Research Challenges", Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), Eindhoven, Netherlands, Apr. 2012, hosted by Prof. A. Liotta.

44.   Invited Talk on "Agents in Wireless Sensor Networks: issues and solutions", Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, 24 May 2012, hosted by Prof. W. Li.

45.   Talk on “C-SPINE: Collaborative Architecture for BSNs”, WP4 Meeting of FP CONET Project, Rome (Italy), 2 May 2011.

46.   Panel session on "Agents and Industry after 15 years from the birth of FIPA", speakers G. Fortino, F. Bergenti, D. Gotta, S. Venticinque, Workshop on Objects and Agents, Rende (CS), Italy, 6 Jul. 2011.

47.   Invited Seminar on "Agent-based Frameworks for Distributed Computing: State-of-the-art and Research Challenges", University of Reading, UK, Sept. 2010, hosted by Dr. G. Di Fatta.

48.   Talk on “SPINE2: task-oriented programming of wireless body area networks”, 2nd Year General Meeting of FP CONET Project, Duisburg (Germany), 15 Nov 2010.

49.   Invited Talk on “Agents and Sensor Networks”, NATO Programme Security Through Science, Advanced Study Institute, "Software Agents, Agent Systems and their Applications", Tangiers, Morocco, Sept. 13-23, 2010.

50.   Invited Talk on "An agent-based approach for the development of Wireless Body Sensor Network applications", University of Turin, Computer Science Dept., Turin (Italy), 29 Jun. 2010, Dr. M. Baldoni.

51.   Panel session on “Next Generation Content Networks: trends and challenges”, speakers G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, M. Pathan, A. Vakali, 4th Int’l Workshop UPGRADE-CN’09, Munich, Germany, 9 Jun. 2009.

52.   Panel session on “Computational Intelligence and Mobile Agents”, organizer: Hani Hagras, IEEE Symp. on Intelligent Agents 2009 @ IEEE SSCI 2009, Nashville, TN, USA, 30 March 2009.

53.   Invited Talk on “A CASE tool-driven methodology for the simulation-based prototyping of distributed agent systems”, Queensland University of Technology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, Brisbane (Australia), 28 Sept. 2009, hosted by Prof. M. La Rosa.

54.   Invited Talk on “Developing Next-Generation Content Distribution Networks and CDN-based Applications: experiences using emerging computing paradigms”, University of Melbourne, Computer Science and Software Engineering Dept., Melbourne (Australia), 1 Sept. 2009, hosted by Prof. R. Buyya.

55.   Invited Talk on “Mobile Agents in Telecommunications”, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Dept. of Telecommunications, Valencia (Spain), 30 Apr. 2009, hosted by Prof. C. Palau.

56.   Talk on “Simulation-driven Development of Multi-Agent Systems”, 4th Meeting of AOSE TFG, 13 Dec. 2006.

57.   Invited Talk on “Statecharts-based Agents”, Doctoral School, 5th Workshop on Objects and Agents (WOA’06), Catania (Italy), Sept. 25, 2006.

58.   Talk on “An Agent-based Approach for the management of distributed workflows”, 3rd Meeting of the AgentLink III European project, AOSE TFG, Budapest, 16 Sept. 2005.

59.   Talk on “The COMODIN Project: obtained results and future work”, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain), 27 Jul. 2004, hosted by Prof. C. Palau.

60.   Talk on “Provision of Cooperative Playbacks using a Content Distribution Network”, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain), 13 Sept. 2003, hosted by Prof. C. Palau.

61.   Talk on “Cooperative Playback Systems: models, architectures and systems”, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain), 10 Jun. 2002, hosted by Prof. C. Palau.

62.   Talk on “Completing Lossy Multicast Sessions using Auto Mobile Code”, ICSI Workshop 1997 on Auto Mobile Code, International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley (CA), USA, 23 Set. 1997.

 

 

PHD MENTORSHIP

He is/was (co)supervisor of the following PhD students:

-        Samuele Mascillaro, “An agent-oriented methodology for the rapid prototyping of multi-agent systems”, 2006-2009. Co-supervisor

-        Raffaele Gravina, “Domain-specific frameworks for programming Wireless Body Sensor Networks”, 2008-2011.

-        Antonio Guerrieri, “Building monitoring through wireless sensor networks”, 2008-2011.

-        Stefano Galzarano, “Techniques and methods for design and analysis of autonomic WSN systems”, 2010-2013.

-        Raffaele Conforti, “Run-time risk detection and mitigation in Workflow management system”, 2011-2014. External Co-supervisor. Main supervisor Marcello La Rosa, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

-        Antonio Augimeri, “Interaction among people through collaborative body sensor networks”, 2011. External Co-supervisor.

-        Alessandro Sabato, “Structural health analyses based on Wireless Sensor Networks”, 2012-2014.

-        Xiuwen Fu, "Scale-free and Small-world based Methods for Complex Wireless Sensor Networks", 2013-2016. External Co-supervisor. Main supervisor Prof. Wenfeng Li, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China.

-        CongCong Ma, "Multi-Sensor Fusion in Body Sensor Networks", 2014-on going. External Co-supervisor, main supervisor Prof. Wenfeng Li, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China.

-        Claudio Savaglio, "Autonomic and Cognitive Development and Management of Internet of Things Systems", 2014-on going.

-        Yun Luo, “Communication Reliability in Industrial IoT environments”, 2016-on-going, Joint-PhD Co-supervisor with Prof. Wenfeng Li, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China.

-        Ying Duan, “Communication Reliability in Industrial IoT environments”, 2016-on-going, External Co-supervisor. Main supervisor Prof. Wenfeng Li, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China.

-        Ping Zhou, “Emotion Communication Systems”, 2016-on-going, Joint-PhD Co-supervisor with Prof. Min Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

 

Foreign/External PHD Thesis Evaluator

-        Jorge Hortelano Otero, “Design and Implementation of Architectures for the Deployment of Secure Community Wireless Networks”. Advisors: Prof. Pietro Manzoni and Dr. Juan Carlos Cano Escribá. Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain). 2010.

-        Nejla Essaddi, “Target Mobility Schemes and Communication Models in WSNs”, Advisor: Prof. Noureddine Boudriga. Co-Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Hamdi. Higher School of Communication of Tunis, Tunisia. 2010.

-        Chee Keong Ho, “Ultra Wideband Design Techniques for Wireless Medical Monitoring”, Advisor: Dr. Mehmet R. Yuce. Co-Advisor: Dr. Jamil Y. Khan. The University of Newcastle, Australia. 2011.

-        José Cano Reyes, “Integrated Architecture for Configuration and Service Management in MANET Environments”, Advisors: Dr. Juan Carlos Cano Escribá and Dr. Carlos Tavares Calafate. Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain). 2011.

-        Vlado Menkovski. Computational inference and control of quality in multimedia services. Advisors: Prof. Antonio Liotta. TU/e (Netherlands). 2013.

-        Declan T. Delaney. Serving Application Requirements in a Dynamic Wireless Sensor Network. Advisor: Prof. G. O'Hare. University College of Dublin (Ireland). 2014.

 

 

TEACHING ACTIVITY

He currently teaches several undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Computer Science at the University of Calabria: Fundamentals of Computer Science, Information Systems, Computing Systems, and Multimedia Systems. He also gave classes in Information and Communication Technology Masters, in Italy and abroad: wireless sensor networks, workflow management systems, mobile agents, and software engineering. He is very active in supervising graduating students in developing their bachelor and master degree theses.

 

In particular, at University of Calabria, he taught the following courses.

 

Academic Year

Courses

2017/18

-        Programming Techniques for Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks, Master and Bachelor Level, Electronics/Computer Engineering Degree Courses.

-        Computer Programming Laboratory (Language C), Bachelor Level, Electronics Engineering Degree Course.

-        Computer Science, Master Level, Political and Social Sciences Degree Course.

2016/17

-        Programming Techniques for Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks, Master and Bachelor Level, Electronics/Computer Engineering Degree Courses.

-        Computer Programming Laboratory (Language C), Bachelor Level, Electronics Engineering Degree Course.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Social Sciences Degree Course.

2015/16

-        Programming Techniques for Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks, Master and Bachelor Level, Electronics/Computer Engineering Degree Courses.

-        Computer Programming Laboratory (Language C), Bachelor Level, Electronics Engineering Degree Course.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course.

2014/15

-        Programming Techniques for Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks, Master and Bachelor Level, Electronics Engineering Degree Course.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course.

2013/14

-        Advanced Computing Systems, II module “Multimedia and Multi-sensorial Systems”. Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course.

-        Informatics Systems for Tourism, Master Level, Touristic Sciences Degree Course.

2012/13

-        Fundamentals of Multimedia Systems, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Workflow Management Systems: process management and mining, Master Level, Statistics and Computer Science for Economics and Finance Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Informatics Systems for Tourism, Master Level, Touristic Sciences Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2011/12

-        Fundamentals of Multimedia Systems, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Informatics for Business, Bachelor Level, Applied Economics Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Informatics Systems for Tourism, Master Level, Touristic Sciences Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2010/11

-        Management of Multimedia Data on Internet, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Programming Wireless Sensor Networks and Workflow Management Systems, Fundamental Formative Seminars (3 hours each), Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Computing Systems, Master Level, Statistics and Computer Science for Economics and Finance Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Informatics for Development, Master Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2009/10

-        Management of Multimedia Data on Internet, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Programming Wireless Sensor Networks and Workflow Management Systems, Fundamental Formative Seminars (3 hours each), Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Computing Systems 1, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2008/09

-        Management of Multimedia Data on Internet, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Programming Wireless Sensor Networks, Fundamental Formative Seminars (3 hours each), Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Computing Systems 1, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Computing Systems 2, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        IT Laboratory, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2007/08

-        Management of Multimedia Data on Internet, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Programming Wireless Sensor Networks, Fundamental Formative Seminars (3 hours each), Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Computing Systems 1, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Computing Systems 2, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        IT Laboratory, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2006/07

-        Management of Multimedia Data on Internet, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Computing Systems 1, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Computing Systems 2, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        IT Laboratory, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2005/06

-        Management of Multimedia Data on Internet, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Networked Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Databases, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        IT Laboratory, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2004/05

-        Management of Multimedia Data on Internet, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Networked Computing Systems, Bachelor Level, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        IT Laboratory, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Seminars on Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2003/04

-        Information Systems, Bachelor and Master Level, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        IT Laboratory, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Seminars on Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2002/03

-        Information Systems, Bachelor and Master Level, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Databases 2, Bachelor and Master Level, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        IT Laboratory, Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Seminars on Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2001/02

-        Information Systems, Bachelor and Master Level, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Fundamentals of Computing Science and IT Laboratory, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Information Systems, Bachelor Level, Economics and Social Sciences Disciplines Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

-        Seminars on Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Statistics Degree Course and Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management Degree Course, Faculty of Economics.

2000/01

-        Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Master Level, Engineering Degree Courses, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Seminars on Computing Systems, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

1999/2000

-        Teaching assistant of Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Master Level, Engineering Degree Courses, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Seminars on Computing Systems, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

1998/99

-        Teaching assistant of Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Master Level, Engineering Degree Courses, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Seminars on Computing Systems, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

1997/98

-        Teaching assistant of Fundamentals of Computer Programming, Master Level, Engineering Degree Courses, Faculty of Engineering.

-        Seminars on Computing Systems, Master Level, Computer Engineering Degree Course, Faculty of Engineering.

 

Moreover, he taught the following courses (Master and PhD level) in different national and international Institutions:

Date

Courses

Feb, 2018

“Wireless Sensor Network Systems and Applications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Jun, 2017

“Wireless Sensor Network Systems and Applications”, School of Logistics Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China.

Apr, 2017

“Wireless Sensor Network Systems and Applications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Jan, 2017

“From Modeling to Implementation of Wearable Computing Systems based on Body Sensor Networks”, co-teacher Dr. R. Gravina, PhD in ICT, University of Calabria, Italy.

Apr, 2016

“Wireless Sensor Network Systems and Applications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Jun, 2015

"Mobile agents and their applications in Sensor Networks”, School of Logistics Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China.

Feb, 2015

“Wireless Sensor Network Systems and Applications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Mar, 2014

“Mobile agents and their applications in Telecommunications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Apr, 16-18, 2013

“Mobile agents and their applications in Telecommunications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Mar, 26-28, 2012

“Mobile agents and their applications in Telecommunications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Mar, 7-9, 2011

“Mobile agents and their applications in Telecommunications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Apr, 26-27, 2010

“Mobile agents and their applications in Telecommunications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

Apr, 27-29, 2009

“Mobile agents and their applications in Telecommunications”, Master en tecnologias sistema y redes de comunicacion”, Department of Communications, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain).

 

 

INTERNATIONALIZATION ACTIVITY

He was/is very active in promoting the establishment of teaching/research agreements between University of Calabria and foreign international Universities. He is currently the delegate to the international activities of the DIMES department. In the following, the promoted signed agreements are listed and commented.

 

University

 

Agreement Type

Years

Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia

 

 

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Student Exchange Agreement

-        Joint PhD Agreement

2009-2012

TU/e, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

 

 

 

-        Erasmus Agreement

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Joint PhD Agreement

2010-2013

Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

 

-        Erasmus Agreement

2002-2013

University of Reading, UK

 

 

 

-        Erasmus Agreement

-        General Framework Agreement with UNICAL Faculty of Engineering for Research Master Students Exchange

2010-2013

UT Dallas, USA

 

 

-        General Framework Agreement with UNICAL Faculty of Engineering for Research Master Students Exchange

2011

WSN Lab Berkeley, USA

 

 

-        General Framework Agreement with UNICAL Faculty of Engineering for Research Master Students Exchange

2007-2010

Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan City, China

 

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Joint Lab on IoT Technologies

2011-2015

renewed till 2018

University of Craiova, Craiova, Romania

 

-        Erasmus Agreement

2011-2013

Warsaw Management University, Warsaw, Poland

 

-        Erasmus Agreement

2011-2013

University of Gdask, Gdansk, Poland

 

-        Erasmus Agreement

2011-2013

University College of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

 

-        Erasmus Placement Agreement

2010-2011

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

 

-        Erasmus Placement Agreement

2012-

National Higher School of IT (ENSIAS) - Mohamed 5 Souissi University, Rabat, Morocco

 

-        General Framework Agreement

 

2012-

Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tetuan, Morocco

 

-        General Framework Agreement

 

2011-

University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

-        General Framework Agreement

2013-

Washington State University, Pullman, USA

-        General Framework Agreement

2015-

Technical University of Compiegne, France

-        Erasmus+ Agreement

2015-

University of Koblenz, Germany

 

-        Erasmus+ Agreement

2015-

Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Germany

 

-        Erasmus+ Agreement

2017-

National Research University of Electronic Technology – MIET, Russia

 

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Dual-degree (in itinere)

2017 -

Coimbra Institute of Engineering, Portugal

 

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Dual-degree

Agreement in itinere

Carleton University (Canada)

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Joint-PhD

Agreement in itinere

Institut Mines-Telecom (France)

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Dual-degree

-        Joint-PhD

Agreement in itinere

Shanghai Maritime University

-        General Framework Agreement

-        Joint Lab on IoT Technologies oriented Smart Port

Oct/Nov. 2017-

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

International Journals

 

 

Indexing

[1]

G. Fortino, D. Grimaldi, L. Nigro, “Multicast Control of Mobile Measurement Systems”, in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements, vol.47, n. 21, pp.1149-1154, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, Piscataway (NJ), USA, Oct. 1998.

ISI

[2]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “Development of Virtual Data Acquisition Systems based on Multimedia Internetworking”, in Computer Standards & Interfaces, vol. 21, pp. 429-440, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999.  

ISI

[3]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “ViCRO: an interactive and cooperative videorecording on demand system over Internet MBone”, in Informatica – an international journal of computing and informatics, vol. 24, n.1, pp.97-105, Mar. 2000.

SCOPUS

[4]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “A Toolset in Java2 for Modeling, Prototyping and Implementing Communicating Real-Time State Machines”, in Microprocessors and Microsystems, Vol. 23, n.10, pp. 573-586, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Mar. 2000.  

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[5]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, “The Virtual Video Gallery: a user-centred media on-demand system”, in Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education, Vol. 1, n. 1, pp.29-40, Feb. 2004.

Inspec

[6]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, E. Zimeo, “A Statecharts-based Software Development Process for Mobile Agents”, in Information and Software Technology, Vol. 46, n. 13, pp. 907-921, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Oct. 2004.  

ISI

[7]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “Modelling and Analysis of Agent-Based Electronic Marketplaces”, in IPSI Transactions on Internet Research, Vol.1, n.1, pp. 24-33, Jan. 2005.

N/A

[8]

G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, W. Russo, “Cooperative Control of Multicast-based Streaming On-Demand Systems”, in Future Generation Computer Systems The International Journal of Grid Computing: Theory, Methods and Applications, Vol. 21, n. 5, pp. 823-839, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2005.  

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[9]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “An Integrated Approach for the Development and Validation of Multi Agent Systems”, in Computer Systems Science & Engineering, Vol. 20, n. 4, pp. 94-107, CRL Publishing Ltd., Leicester (UK), Jul. 2005.  

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[10]

M. Esteve, G. Fortino, B. Molina, C. Palau, “A Streaming Content Distribution Network for e-Learning”, in International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education, special issue on Streaming Content Distribution Networks for e-Learning and e-Entertainment, 3(1), pp. 9-20, 2006.

Inspec

[11]

G. Fortino, C. Palau, W. Russo, “Collaborative Control of Media Playbacks in SCDNs”, in International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education, special issue on Streaming Content Distribution Networks for e-Learning and e-Entertainment, Vol. 3, n. 1, pp. 21-30, 2006.

Inspec

[12]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, C. Mastroianni, C.E. Palau, M. Esteve, “CDN-supported Collaborative Media Streaming Control” IEEE Multimedia Magazine, 14(2), pp. 60-71, 2007.  

ISI

[13]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “Achieving Mobile Agent Systems Interoperability through Software Layering” In Information and Software Technology, Elsevier, 50(4), pp. 322-341, 2008.  

ISI

[14]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, “Using P2P, GRID and Agent Technologies for the Development of Content Distribution Networks” in Future Generation Computer Systems The International Journal of Grid Computing: Theory, Methods and Applications, special issue on Enhancing Content Networks with P2P, GRID and Agent Technologies (G. Fortino and C. Mastroianni, eds), 24(3), pp. 180-190. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2008.  

ISI

[15]

M. Cossentino, G. Fortino, A. Garro, S. Mascillaro, W. Russo, “PASSIM: A Simulation-based Process for the Development of Multi-Agent Systems” in International Journal on Agent Oriented Software Engineering, special issue on Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (M. Cossentino, G. Fortino, and W. Russo, eds), Inderscience, 2(2), pp. 132-170, 2008.

SCOPUS

[16]

G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, W. Russo, “A Hierarchical Control Protocol for Group-Oriented Playbacks Supported by Content Distribution Networks,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier 32(1), pp. 135-157, 2009.  

ISI

[17]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, S. Mascillaro, W. Russo, “Using Event-driven Lightweight DSC-based Agents for MAS Modeling,” in the special issue “Best of From Agent Theory to Agent Implementation 6 (AT2AI-6)”, International Journal on Agent Oriented Software Engineering (Inderscience), 4(2), 2010.

SCOPUS

[18]

G. Fortino, S. Galzarano, R. Giannantonio, R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, "SPINE-based Application Development on Heterogeneous Wireless Body Sensor Networks". International Journal of Computing, 9(1), p. 80-89, 2010. ISSN: 1727-6209.

N/A

[19]

F. Aiello, G. Fortino, R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, “A Java-based Agent Platform for Programming Wireless Sensor Networks” The Computer Journal, 54(3), pp.439-454, 2011. doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxq019.

ISI

[20]

F. Bellifemine, G. Fortino, R. Giannantonio, R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, M. Sgroi, “SPINE: A domain-specific framework for rapid prototyping of WBSN applications” Software Practice and Experience, 41(3), 2011, pp. 237-265. Wiley. DOI:10.1002/spe.

ISI

[21]

F. Aiello, F. Bellifemine, S. Galzarano, R. Gravina, and G. Fortino “An agent-based signal processing in-node environment for real-time human activity monitoring based on wireless body sensor networks”. Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 24(7), pp. 1147–1161, 2011. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2011.06.007

ISI

[22]

F. Aiello, G. Fortino, S. Galzarano, R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, “An Analysis of Java-based Mobile Agent Platforms for Wireless Sensor Networks”. Multi-Agent and Grid Systems Journal, Vol. 7(6), pp. 243-267, IOS Press. 2011. DOI: 10.3233/MGS-2011-0175

SCOPUS

[23]

S. Galzarano, G. Fortino, A. Liotta, “A Task-based Architecture for Autonomic Body Sensor Networks”, International Transactions on Systems Science and Applications, Vol. 7, No. 1/2, November 2011, pp. 140-151 (ISSN 1751-1461).

N/A

[24]

C. T. Calafate, G. Fortino, S. Fritsch, J. Monteiro, J-C. Cano, P. Manzoni “An efficient and robust content delivery solution for IEEE 802.11p vehicular environments”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 35(2), 753-762, Elsevier, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnca.2011.11.008.

ISI

[25]

N. Raveendranathan, S. Galzarano, V. Loseu, R. Gravina, R. Giannantonio, M. Sgroi, R. Jafari, G. Fortino, “From Modeling to Implementation of Virtual Sensors in Body Sensor Networks”. IEEE Sensors Journal, 12(3), 583-593, 2012. DOI:10.1109/JSEN.2011.2121059.

ISI

[26]

G. Fortino and W. Russo, “ELDAMeth: An Agent-oriented Methodology For Simulation-based Prototyping of Distributed Agent Systems”. Information and Software Technology, 54(6), 608-624, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.infsof.2011.08.006.

ISI

[27]

G. Fortino and F. Rango, “An Application-level Technique based on Recursive Hierarchical State Machines for Agent Execution State Capture”, Science of Computer Programming, 78(6), pp. 725–746, Jun. 2013. DOI:10.1016/j.scico.2011.10.001.

ISI

[28]

G. Fortino, F. Rango, W. Russo, “Engineering Multi-Agent Systems through Statecharts-based JADE agents and tools”. in Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence, Vol. LNCS 7270, n. VII, pp. 61-81, Springer, 2012.

SCOPUS

[29]

G. Fortino, A. Guerrieri, “Decentralized Management of Building Indoors through Embedded Software Agents,Computer Science and Information Systems (ComSIS) The international journal published by ComSIS Consortium, Vol. 9, N. 3, 1331-1359. DOI:10.2298/CSIS120101030F. 2012.

ISI

[30]

A. Guerrieri, G. Fortino, A. Ruzzelli, G. O’Hare, “A Flexible Building Management Framework based on Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier, 35(6), 1934–1952. 2012. DOI:10.1016/j.jnca.2012.07.016.

ISI

[31]

G. Fortino, R. Giannantonio, R. Gravina, P. Kuryloski, R. Jafari, “Enabling Effective Programming and Flexible Management of Efficient Body Sensor Network Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 115–133, Jan. 2013. DOI: 10.1109/TSMCC.2012.2215852

(from Web of Science Core Collection) Highly Cited Paper: As of September/October 2016, this highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Engineering based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

ISI

[32]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, M. Vaccaro, “An agent-based approach for the design and analysis of content delivery networks,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 37, January 2014, pp. 127-145, doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2012.11.005.

ISI

[33]

G. Di Fatta, F. Blasa, S. Cafiero, G. Fortino, “Fault Tolerant Decentralized K-Means Clustering for Asynchronous Large-Scale Networks”, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 75(3), pp. 317–329, Mar. 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpdc.2012.09.009.

ISI

[34]

G. Fortino, M. North, “Simulation-Based Development and Validation of Multi-Agent Systems: AOSE and ABMS Approaches”, Journal of Simulation, 7(3), pp.137-143, 2013. DOI:10.1057/jos.2013.12.

ISI

[35]

Raffaele Conforti, Marcello La Rosa, Giancarlo Fortino, Arthur H.M. ter Hofstede, Jan Recker, “Real-Time Risk Monitoring in Business Processes: A Sensor-based Approach,” Journal of Systems and Software, 86(11), pp. 2939–2965, Nov. 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.07.024.

ISI

[36]

G. Fortino, D. Parisi, V. Pirrone, G. Di Fatta, “BodyCloud: A SaaS Approach for Community Body Sensor Networks,” Future Generation Computer Systems. Vol. 35, June 2014, pp. 62-79, doi:10.1016/j.future.2013.12.015.

Among the Most Cited Future Generation Computer Systems Articles - The most cited articles published since 2012, extracted from Scopus: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/future-generation-computer-systems/most-cited-articles

ISI

[37]

G. Fortino, G. Di Fatta, M. Pathan, A. Vasilakos, “Cloud-Assisted Body Area Networks: State-of-the-art and Future Research Challenges”, Wireless Networks, Volume 20, Issue 7, October 2014, pp. 1925-1938. doi: 10.1007/s11276-014-0714-1.

ISI

[38]

G. Fortino, S. Galzarano, R. Gravina, W. Li, “A framework for collaborative computing and multi-sensor data fusion in body sensor networks”, Information Fusion, Vol. 22, March 2015, pp. 50-70, doi:10.1016/j.inffus.2014.03.005.

ISI

[39]

Ghasemzadeh, H.; Panuccio, P.; Trovato, S.; Fortino, G.; Jafari, R., "Power-Aware Activity Monitoring Using Distributed Wearable Sensors," IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, vol.44, no.4, pp.537--544, Aug. 2014. doi: 10.1109/THMS.2014.2320277

ISI

[40]

Valeria Loscrď, Cesar Marchal, Nathalie Mitton, Giancarlo Fortino, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, "Security and Privacy in Molecular Communication and Networking: Opportunities and Challenges," in IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol.13, no.3, pp.198-207, Sept. 2014, doi: 10.1109/TNB.2014.2349111.

ISI

[41]

S. Galzarano, R. Giannantonio, A. Liotta, G. Fortino, “A task-oriented framework for networked wearable computing”, in IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 13(2): 621-638 (2016), doi:10.1109/TASE.2014.2365880

ISI

[42]

W. Li, X. Fu, G. Fortino, P. Pace, G. Aloi, W.Russo, "A Utility-Oriented Routing Scheme for Interest-Driven Community-Based Opportunistic Networks," Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol. 20, no. 13 (2014), 1829-1854.

ISI

[43]

P. CarreĖo, F. Gutierrez, S. F. Ochoa, and G. Fortino, "Supporting personal security using participatory sensing ", Concurrency Computation Practice and Experience, 27(10), pp. 2531-2546, 2015.

ISI

[44]

G. Fortino, F. Rango, W. Russo, C. Santoro, "Translation of Statechart Agents into a BDI Framework for MAS Engineering", Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. 41, pp. 287-297, 2015.

ISI

[45]

Valeria  Loscri, Anna Maria Vegni, Giancarlo Fortino, "On the Interaction between a Nanoparticulate System and the Human Body in Body Area Nanonetworks," Micromachines, 6(9), 1213-1235; doi:10.3390/mi6091213.

ISI

[46]

O. Zedrada, H. Seridi, N. Jouandeau, and G. Fortino, "An Energy-Aware Algorithm for Large Scale Foraging Systems," Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, Vol 16, No. 4, 2015.

ISI

[47]

Peter X. Liu; Giancarlo Fortino; Mehmet Rasit Yuce; Dongyi Chen, “New SMCS Technical Committee on Interactive and Wearable Computing and Devices [Society News], IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Magazine, Year: 2015, Volume: 1, Issue: 3, Pages: 70 - 72, DOI: 10.1109/MSMC.2015.2483034

 

[48]

G. Smart, N. Deligiannis, R. Surace, V. Loscrď, G. Fortino, and Y. Andreopoulos, "Decentralized Time-Synchronized Channel Swapping for Wireless Sensor Networks", in IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology. 65(10), pp. 8538-8553, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TVT.2015.2509861

ISI

[49]

R. Gravina and G. Fortino, "Automatic methods for the detection of accelerative cardiac defense response", in IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 7(3), pp. 286-298, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TAFFC.2016.2515094

ISI

[50]

Loizos Kanaris, Akis Kokkinis, Giancarlo Fortino, Antonio Liotta, Stavros Stavrou, "Sample Size Determination Algorithm for Fingerprint-Based Indoor Localization Systems", in Computer Networks, 101, pp. 169-177, 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.comnet.2015.12.015

ISI

[51]

O. Zedrada, H. Seridi, N. Jouandeau, and G. Fortino, "A Cooperative Switching Algorithm for Multi-Agent Foraging", Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 50, pp. 302-319, Apr 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.engappai.2016.01.025

ISI

[52]

A. Sabato, M. Q. Feng, Y. Fukuda, D. L. Carní, and G. Fortino, "A Novel Wireless Accelerometer Board for Measuring Low-Frequency and Low-Amplitude Structural Vibration", IEEE Sensors Journal, 16(9), pp. 2942-2949, 2016. doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2016.2522940

ISI

[53]

P. Pace, G. Aloi, G. Caliciuri, and G. Fortino, "A mission-oriented coordination framework for teams of mobile aerial and terrestrial smart objects," in Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), 21(4): 708-725 (2016). DOI:10.1007/s11036-016-0726-4.

ISI

[54]

K. Lin, M. Chen, J. Deng, M. M. Hassan, G. Fortino, "Enhanced Fingerprinting and Trajectory Prediction for IoT Localization in Smart Buildings" in IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. 13 (3), pp. 1225-1229. 2016. doi: 10.1109/TASE.2016.2543242

ISI

[55]

G. Fortino, "Agents Meet the IoT: Toward Ecosystems of Networked Smart Objects," in IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Magazine, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 43-47, April 2016. doi: 10.1109/MSMC.2016.2557483

 

[56]

G. Fortino, A. Giordano, A. Guerrieri, G. Spezzano, A. Vinci, "On the Design of Smart Homes: A Framework for Activity Recognition in Home Environment" in Journal of Medical Systems, 40 (9), Sept. 2016. DOI:10.1007/s10916-016-0549-7.

ISI

[57]

R. Gravina, C. Ma, W. Li, P. Pace, G. Aloi, W. Russo, G. Fortino, “Cloud-based Activity-aaService Cyberphysical Framework for Human Activity Monitoring in Mobility Future Generation Computer Systems”, in Future Generation Computer Systems, 2016. DOI:10.1016/j.future.2016.09.006. Vol. 47, pp. 158-171, Oct. 2017.

ISI

[58]

R. Gravina, P. Alinia, H. Ghasemzadeh, G. Fortino, “Multi-Sensor Fusion in Body Sensor Networks: State-of-the-art and research challenges,” in Information Fusion, 35, pp. 1339-1351, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.inffus.2016.09.005.

ISI

[59]

G. Aloi, G. Caliciuri, G. Fortino, R. Gravina, P. Pace, W. Russo, C. Savaglio, “Enabling IoT interoperability through opportunistic smartphone-based mobile gateways”, in Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 81, pp. 74-84, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnca.2016.10.013.

ISI

[60]

Shamsul Huda, John Yearwood, Herbert F. Jelinek, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Giancarlo Fortino, Michael Buckland, “A hybrid feature selection with ensemble classification for imbalanced healthcare data: A case study for brain tumor diagnosis”, in IEEE Access, 4: 9145-9154 (2016).

ISI

[61]

Alessandro Sabato, Christopher Niezrecki, and Giancarlo Fortino, "Wireless MEMS-Based Accelerometer Sensor Boards for Structural Vibration Monitoring: A Review", in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, p. 226-235. DOI:10.1109/JSEN.2016.2630008.

ISI

[62]

F. Cicirelli, G. Fortino, A. Guerrieri, G. Spezzano, A. Vinci, “Metamodeling of Smart Environments: from Design to Implementation”, in Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.aei.2016.11.005.

ISI

[63]

M. Chen, P. Zhou, G. Fortino, “Emotion Communication System”, in IEEE Access, 2016. DOI:10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2641480.

ISI

[64]

O. Zedadra, N. Jouandeau, H. Seridi, G. Fortino, “Multi-Agent Foraging: State-of-the-art and Research Challenges,” in Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling, 5(3), 2017. DOI:10.1186/s40294-016-0041-82016.

ISI

[65]

Z. Wang, D. Wua, R. Gravina, G. Fortino, “Kernel Fusion based Extreme Learning Machine for Cross-location Activity Recognition,” in Information Fusion, Volume 37, September 2017, Pages 1–9. DOI:10.1016/j.inffus.2017.01.004

ISI

[66]

Md. Zia Uddin, Mohammed Mehedi Hassan, Ahmad Amogren, Abdulhameed Alelaiwi and Giancarlo Fortino, “Facial Expression Recognition Utilizing Local Direction-based Robust Features and Deep Belief Network”, in IEEE Access, 2017. DOI:10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2676238

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[67]

G. Fortino, R. Gravina, W. Russo and C. Savaglio, "Modeling and Simulating Internet-of-Things Systems: A Hybrid Agent-Oriented Approach," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 68-76, 2017. doi: 10.1109/MCSE.2017.342154

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[68]

C. Ma, W. Li, R. Gravina, G. Fortino, “Posture Detection Based on Smart Cushion for Wheelchair Users,” in Sensors, 17(4), 719, 2017. DOI:10.3390/s17040719.

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[69]

Md. Zia Uddin, Mohammed Mehedi Hassan, Ahmad Almogren, Mansour Zuair, Giancarlo Fortino, and Jim Torresen, “A Facial Expression Recognition System Using Robust Face Features from Depth Videos and Deep Learning,” in Computers and Electrical Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.compeleceng.2017.04.019, in press.

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[70]

Ying Duan, Xiuwen Fu, Wenfeng Li, Yu Zhang, Giancarlo Fortino, “Evolution of Scale-free Wireless Sensor Networks with Feature of Small-world Networks” in Complexity 2017(3):1-15 Š July 2017, DOI: 10.1155/2017/2516742

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[71]

Wenfeng Li, Xinyun Hu, Raffaele Gravina, and Giancarlo Fortino, “A Neuro-fuzzy Fatigue-tracking and Classification System for Wheelchair Users”, in IEEE Access, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2730920.

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[72]

M. De Benedetti, F. D'Urso, F. Messina, G. Pappalardo, C. Santoro, G. Fortino, “A Fault-tolerant Self-organizing Flocking Approach for UAV Aerial Survey” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Volume 96, 15 October 2017, Pages 14-30, ISSN 1084-8045, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnca.2017.08.004..

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[73]

Asma Enayet, Md. Abdur Razzaque, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Atif Alamri, and Giancarlo Fortino, “A Mobility-aware Optimal Resource Allocation Architecture for Big Data Task Execution on Mobile Cloud in Smart Cities” in IEEE Communications Magazine, to appear.

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[74]

Lin Yang, Wenfeng Li, Masoud Ghandehari, and Giancarlo Fortino, “People-centric Cognitive Internet of Things for the Quantitative Analysis of Environmental Exposure”, in IEEE IoT Journal, to appear.

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[75]

Congcong Ma, Wenfeng Li, Raffaele Gravina, Jingjing Cao, Qimeng Li, Giancarlo Fortino, "Activity Level Assessment Using a Smart Cushion for People with Sedentary Lifestyle", Sensors MDPI, Sensors 2017, 17(10), 2269; doi:10.3390/s17102269.

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[76]

Yun Luo, Ying Duan, Wenfeng Li, Pasquale Pace, Giancarlo Fortino, "Workshop Networks Integration using Mobile Intelligences in Smart Factories", accepted in IEEE Communications Magazine.

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[77]

Pace, Pasquale; Frustaci, Mario; Aloi, Gianluca; Fortino, Giancarlo, “Evaluating critical security issues of the IoT world: Present and Future challenges”, accepted in IEEE IoT Journal.

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[78]

Ferdous, Jannatul; Mollah, Md. Parvez; Razzaque, Md. Abdur; Hassan, Mohammad Mehedi; Alamri, Atif; Fortino, Giancarlo; Zhou, Mengchu, "Optimal Dynamic Pricing for Trading-off User Utility and Operator Profit in Smart Grid" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems. Doi: 10.1109/TSMC.2017.2764442.

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[79]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, C. Savaglio, W. Shen, M. Zhou, “Agent-Oriented Cooperative Smart Objects: From IoT System Design to Implementation”, accepted in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems. 2017.

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[80]

Sayef Azad Sakin, Md. Abdur Razzaque, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Atif Alamri, Nguyen H. Tran and Giancarlo Fortino, “Self-Coexistence among IEEE 802.22 Networks: Distributed Allocation of Power and Channel”, Sensors 2017, 17(12), 2838; doi:10.3390/s17122838.

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Guest Editorials in Journals

[1]

G. Fortino, C.E. Palau, “Streaming Content Distribution Networks for e-Learning and e-Entertainment,” International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education, special issue editorial, Vol. 3, n. 1, pp. 3-8, 2006.

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[2]

G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, “Enhancing Content Networks with P2P, GRID and Agent Technologies” in Future Generation Computer Systems The International Journal of Grid Computing: Theory, Methods and Applications, special issue editorial, 24(3), pp. 177-179. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2008.  

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[3]

M. Cossentino, G. Fortino, W. Russo, “Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation” International Journal on Agent Oriented Software Engineering, special issue editorial, Inderscience, 2(2), pp. 129-131, 2008.

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[4]

G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, “Content Management and Delivery through P2P-based Content Networks” in Multi-Agent and Grid Systems, special issue editorial, IOS Press, 5(2), 2009, pp. 1-3.

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[5]

G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, “Next Generation Content Networks”, in Journal of Network and Computer Applications, special issue editorial, Elsevier, 2009, 32(5), pp. 941-942, Sept. 2009.  

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[6]

M. Cossentino, G. Fortino, M. Gleizes M., J. Pavon, "Simulation-based Design and Evaluation of Multi-Agent Systems (guest editorial)".  Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory Journal, 18(10), pp. 1425-1427, 2010. Elsevier. ISSN 1569-190X.  

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[7]

G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, G. Pallis, M. Pathan, A. Vakali, “Internet-based Content Delivery (guest editorial)”. Computer Networks, 55(18), pp. 3987-3990, 2011. Elsevier. DOI:10.1016/j.comnet.2011.09.009

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[8]

G. Fortino, “Editorial: Special Issue on Intelligent Distributed Computing 2012”, Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, 21(3), pp. 173-175, 2013. DOI:10.1177/1063293X13495552

-ISI-

[9]

Giancarlo Fortino, Xu Li, Xiaodong Lin, Oscar Mayora, Enrico Natalizio, Mehmet Rasit Yuce, "Wireless Technology for Pervasive Healthcare: guest editorial", Mobile Networks and Applications, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s11036-013-0472-9

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[10]

Giancarlo Fortino and Mukaddim Pathan, "Integration of Cloud Computing and Body Sensor Networks: guest editorial," in Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol.35. 2014.

-ISI-

[11]

G. Fortino, M. Bal, W. Li, W. Shen, "Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks: Guest Editorial", Information Fusion, Vol. 22. 2015.

-ISI-

[12]

Yang Xiang, Mukaddim Pathan, Guiyi Wei, Giancarlo Fortino, "Availability, Resilience, and Fault tolerance of Internet and Distributed Computing Systems", Concurrency Computation Practice and Experience, 27(10), 2015.

-ISI-

[13]

Giancarlo Fortino, "Agent-oriented Methods for Engineering Complex Distributed Systems" Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 41. pp. 285-286, 2015.

-ISI-

[14]

Giancarlo Fortino, Raffaele Gravina, Wenfeng Li, Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, and Antonio Liotta, “Enhancing Internet and Distributed Computing Systems with Wireless Sensor Networks,” International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2015, Article ID 564695, 2 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/564695

-ISI-

[15]

M. Zhou, G. Fortino, W. Shen, J. Mitsugi, J. Jobin, R. Bhatthacharryya, "Advances and Applications of Internet of Things for Smart Automated Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2016.

-ISI-

[16]

Sergio F. Ochoa, Weiming Shen, Giancarlo Fortino, and Wenfeng Li, "Editorial: Emerging Trends in Mobile Collaborative Systems," Mobile Information Systems, Article ID 3421901, Hindawi Publishing Corporation.

-ISI-

[17]

G. Fortino, G-Z. Yang, "Best of Bodynets 2014: Editorial," IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 7(3), 2016. doi:10.1109/TAFFC.2016.2595418.

-ISI-

[18]

G. Fortino, G. Di Fatta, S. Ochoa, C. Palau, “Engineering Future Interoperable and Open IoT Systems: Editorial”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Volume 81, 1 March 2017.

-ISI-

[19]

Giancarlo Fortino, Maria Ganzha, Carlos Palau, and Marcin Paprzycki, “Interoperability in the Internet of Things,” December 2016, Computing Now, https://www.computer.org/web/computingnow/archive/interoperability-in-the-internet-of-things-december-2016-introduction, IEEE Computer Society.

 

[20]

J. Yong, G. Fortino, W. Shen, Y. Yang, K. M. Chao, and W. van der Aalst, “Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Service-Oriented Collaborative Computing and Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 2017, to appear.

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[21]

S. F. Ochoa, G. Fortino, G. Di Fatta, “Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things and Big Data”, Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 75, pp. 82-84, Oct. 2017.

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[22]

Tülay Yűldűrűm, Giancarlo Fortino, “Special issue on artificial intelligence in modeling and simulation”, SIMULATION, Vol 93, Issue 9, pp. 725 – 726, August-18-2017. DOI: 10.1177/0037549717727362

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[23]

Yin Zhang, Giancarlo Fortino, Honggang Wang, Wei Wang: IEEE Access Special Section Editorial: Emotion-Aware Mobile Computing. IEEE Access 5: 12185-12188 (2017)

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Book Chapters and Miscellaneous Volumes (LNCS, LNAI, LNEE, …)

[1]

G. Fortino, “The learning of a class of n-dimensional boolean functions with a two input Perceptron using the Boosting Algorithm”, in C.F. Morabito, editor, Advances in Intelligent Systems, IOS Press, pp. 372-377, 1997.

[2]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “Collaborative Learning on-Demand on the Internet MBone”, in Claude Ghaoui, editor, Usability Evaluation of Online Learning Programs, Idea Group Publishing, pp. 40-68, USA, 2003.

[3]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “From Modeling to Simulation of Multi-Agent Systems: an integrated approach and a case study”, in Multiagent System Technology (MATES), Springer-Verlag, LNAI (Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence) Vol. 3187, pp. 213-226, 2004.

[4]

G. Fortino, “Collaborative Learning on-Demand”, in Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, editor, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology I-IV, Idea Publishing Group, Hershey (PA), USA, pp. 445-450, 2005.

[5]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “E-commerce Services based on Mobile Agents”, in Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, editor, Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government and Mobile Commerce, Idea Publishing Group, Hershey (PA), USA, 2006.

[6]

G. Fortino, C.E. Palau, “An Open Streaming Content Distribution Network”, in Arthur Tatnall, editor, Encyclopaedia of Portal Technology and Applications, Idea Publishing Group, Hershey (PA), USA, pp. 677-683, 2007.

[7]

G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, W. Russo, “Collaborative Media Streaming Services based on Content Delivery Networks” in Content Delivery Networks: Principles and Paradigms (Editors: Rajkumar Buyya, Mukaddim Pathan, and Athena Vakali), Lecture Notes Electrical Engineering, Vol. 9, Cap. 12, Springer, pp. 297-316, Aug, 2008.

[8]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “Enabling the Reuse of Platform-Dependent Agents in Heterogeneous Agent-based Applications” Languages, Methodologies and Development Tools for Multi-Agent Systems, LNAI (Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence) 5118, pp. 209-224, 2008.

[9]

G. Fortino, F. Rango, W. Russo, “Statecharts-based JADE agents and tools for engineering Multi-Agent Systems”, in Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, 14th International Conference, KES 2010, Cardiff, UK, September 8-10, 2010, Proceedings, Part I, (R. Setchi, I. Jordanov, R. J. Howlett, and L. C. Jain, eds), Berlin: SpringerVerlag, LNAI 6276, pp. 240-250, 2010.

[10]

A. Andreoli, R. Gravina, R. Giannantonio, P. Pierleoni, G. Fortino, “SPINE-HRV: a BSNbased Toolkit for Heart Rate Variability Analysis in the Time-Domain”, accepted as chapter for the publication in the book”, In Wearable and Autonomous Biomedical Devices and Systems for Smart Environments: New issues and Characterization (Mukhopadhyay, Subhas Chandra; Lay-Ekuakille, AimŹ, eds) Berlin: SpringerVerlag, 2010, Lecture Notes on Electrical Engineering Vol. 75, pp. 369-389, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-15687-8_19.

[11]

A. Aiello, G. Fortino, S. Galzarano, R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, “Signal processing in-node frameworks for Wireless Body Sensor Networks: from low-level to high-level approaches” “Wireless Body Area Networks: Technology, Implementation and Applications” (Mehmet R. Yuce and Jamil Y. Khan, eds), Chapter 5, Pan Stanford Publishing, 2011. ISBN: 978-981-431-6712 (printed book), 978-981-424-1571 (ebook). http://www.panstanford.com/books/9789814316712.html

[12]

A. Guerrieri, G. Fortino, A. Ruzzelli, and G.M.P. O’Hare, “A WSN-based Building Management Framework to Support Energy-Saving Applications in Buildings,” In “Advancements in Distributed Computing and Internet Technologies: Trends and Issues” (Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Mukaddim Pathan, Hae Young Lee, eds), Chapter 12, pp. 258-273, IGI Global, 2012. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-110-8.ch012

[13]

F. Aiello, G. Fortino, S. Galzarano, A. Vittorioso, “TinyMAPS: a lightweight Java-based Mobile Agent System for Wireless Sensor Networks”, in 5th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC2011), Oct. 5-7, Delft, The Netherlands, 2012.

In Intelligent Distributed Computing V, Studies in Computational Intelligence, 2012, Volume 382/2012, 161-170, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24013-3_16.

[14]

R. Conforti, G. Fortino, M. La Rosa, and A. ter Hofstede, “History-Aware, Real-Time Risk Detection in Business Processes”. in 19th International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS 2011), Crete, Greece, Oct 19 - 21, 2011 (21% acceptance rate).

In Robert Meersman, Tharam S. Dillon, Pilar Herrero, Akhil Kumar, Manfred Reichert, Li Qing, Beng Chin Ooi, Ernesto Damiani, Douglas C. Schmidt, Jules White, Manfred Hauswirth, Pascal Hitzler, Mukesh K. Mohania (Eds.): On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2011 - Confederated International Conferences: CoopIS, DOA-SVI, and ODBASE 2011, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, October 17-21, 2011, Proceedings, Part I. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7044 Springer 2011, ISBN 978-3-642-25108-5

[15]

M. Essaaidi, G. Fortino, “Wireless Sensor Networks and Software Agents”, in NATO Software Agents, Agent Systems and their Applications (M. Paprizicky and M. Essaidi, Eds.), Information and Communication Security Vol. 32. Cap. 3, IOS press. 2012. pp. 85-129.

[16]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, “Real-time Multimedia Services based on Event-driven Mobile Agents and Multimedia Coordination Spaces”, In Next Generation Content Delivery Infrastructures: Emerging Paradigms and Technologies (G. Fortino and C.E. Palau, Eds.), IGI Global, 2012. Chapter 9, pp. 199-229. DOI:10.4018/978-1-4666-1794-0.ch009

[17]

G. Fortino, Carlos Calafate, and P. Manzoni, “A Robust Broadcast-based Multimedia Content Delivery System for Urban Environments”, In Next Generation Content Delivery Infrastructures: Emerging Paradigms and Technologies (G. Fortino and C.E. Palau, Eds.), IGI Global, 2012. Chapter 5, pp. 105-120. DOI:10.4018/978-1-4666-1794-0.ch005

[18]

G. Fortino and S. Galzarano. “On the development of mobile agent systems for wireless sensor networks: issues and solutions”. In Multiagent Systems and Applications (M. Ganzha & L. C. Jain, Eds), Chapter 8, pp. 185-215, Intelligent Systems Reference Library Vol. 45, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.

[19]

D. L. Carnď, G. Fortino, R. Gravina, D. Grimaldi, A. Guerrieri, F. Lamonaca, “Monitoring Assisted Livings through Wireless Body Sensor Networks,” In Advanced Distributed Measuring Systems - Exhibits of Application (Vladimir Haasz, Ed.), Chapter 9, pp. 211-241, River Publishers, 2012. ISBN: 978-87-92329-72-1.

[20]

M. Mesjasz, D. Cimadoro, S. Galzarano, M. Ganzha, G. Fortino, M. Paprzycki “Integrating JADE and MAPS for the development of Agent-oriented WSN-based distributed applications”, In 6th Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC 2012), Calabria, Sept. 24-26, 2012. In Intelligent Distributed Computing VI, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol.446, 2013.

[21]

G. Fortino, F. Rango, W. Russo, “ELDAMeth Design Process”, in Handbook on Agent-Oriented Design Processes (Massimo Cossentino, Vincent Hilaire, Ambra Molesini, Valeria Seidita, Eds), Springer, 2014, pag. 115-139, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-39975-6_5

[22]

G. Fortino, R. Gravina, R. Giannantonio, D. Brunelli (contributors), “Healthcare Applications of Cooperating Objects”, In The Emerging Domain of Cooperating Objects: Applications and Markets (Stamatis Karnouskos, Eds.), Springer, 2014.

[23]

G. Fortino, C. Calafate, J.C. Cano, P. Manzoni, "Robust Broadcasting in Vehicular Networks," in Advanced Content Delivery and Streaming in the Cloud (M. Pathan et al. eds), Chapter 22, pp. 431.448, Wiley, 2014.

[24]

G. Fortino, A. Guerrieri, M. Lacopo, M. Lucia, and W. Russo, "An Agent-based Middleware for Cooperating Smart Objects", in Highlights on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (J.M. Corchado, J. Bajo, J. Kozlak, P. Pawlewski, J.M. Molina, V. Julian, R.A. Silveira, R. Unland, S. Giroux, eds.), Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Vol. 365, pp. 387-398, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.

[25]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, C. Santoro, “Translating Statecharts-based into BDI Agents: The DSC/PROFETA case”, in MATES/JAW 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 8076, pp. 1-14, 2013.

[26]

M. Niazi, A. Siddiqa, G. Fortino, “Modelling AIDS Spread in Social Networks: an in-silico study using exploratory agent-based modeling”, in MATES/JAWS 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 8076, pp. 1-14, 2013.

[27]

P. CarreĖo, F. Gutierrez, S. F. Ochoa, and G. Fortino, "Using Human-centric Wireless Sensor Networks to Support Personal Security", IDCS 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 8223, pp. 1-14, 2013.

[28]

G. Fortino, M. Lakovic, W. Russo, P. Trunfio, “A discovery service for smart objects over an agent-based middleware”, IDCS 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 8223, pp. 1-14, 2013.

[29]

S. Galzarano, G. Fortino, and A. Liotta, "QL-MAC: a Q-Learning based MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks," in Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, Part II, Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 8286, Springer, 2013.

[30]

G. Fortino, A. Guerrieri, W. Russo, C. Savaglio, "Middlewares for Smart Objects and Smart Environments: Overview and Comparison", in Internet of Things based on Smart Objects: technology, middleware and applications, Springer Series on the Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing. 2014.

[31]

Lin Yang, Wenfeng Li, Yanhong Ge, Xiuwen Fu, Raffaele Gravina, Giancarlo Fortino, "People-Centric service for mHealth of Wheelchair User in Smart Cities", in Internet of Things based on Smart Objects: technology, middleware and applications, Springer Series on the Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing. 2014.

[32]

Giancarlo Fortino, Anna Rovella, Wilma Russo, and Claudio Savaglio, "Including Cyberphysical Smart Objects into Digital Libraries," In LNCS Vol. 8729, IDCS 2014

[33]

Francesco Cauteruccio, Giancarlo Fortino, Antonio Guerrieri, and Giorgio Terracina, "Discovery of hidden correlations between heterogeneous wireless sensor data streams," In LNCS Vol. 8729, IDCS 2014

[34]

S. Galzarano, A. Liotta, G. Fortino, "A learning-based MAC for energy efficient Wireless Sensor Networks," In LNCS Vol. 8729, IDCS 2014.

[35]

Giancarlo Fortino, Raffaele Gravina, "A Cloud-assisted Wearable System for Physical Rehabilitation", In Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Chapter 8, Pages: 175-189, 2015, to appear.

[36]

G. Fortino, A. Rovella, W. Russo, C. Savaglio, "Towards Cyberphysical Digital Libraries: Integrating IoT Smart Objects into Digital Libraries", In "Management of Cyber Physical Objects in the Future Internet of Things: Methods, Architectures and Applications", Springer Series on the Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing. 2015.

[37]

Andrea Omicini, Giancarlo Fortino, and Stefano Mariani, "Blending Event-Based and Multi-Agent Systems around Coordination Abstractions," In Proc. of COORDINATION IFIP International Conference on Coordination Models and Languages, 2015, LNCS 9037.

[38]

Antonio Guerrieri, Jordi Serra, David Pubill, Christos Verikoukiss and Giancarlo Fortino, "Intra Smart Grid Management Frameworks for Control and Energy Saving in Buildings," In Proc. of IDCS 2015, Windsor - UK, Springer LNCS 9258, Springer 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-23236-2.

[39]

Claudio Savaglio and Giancarlo Fortino, "Autonomic and Cognitive Architectures for the Internet of Things", In Proc. of IDCS 2015, Windsor - UK, Springer LNCS 9258, Springer 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-23236-2.

[40]

Giancarlo Fortino, Andrea Giordano, Antonio Guerrieri, Giandomenico Spezzano and Andrea Vinci, "A Data Analytics Schema for Activity Recognition in Smart Home Environments," In Proc. of 9th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI 2015). LNCS 9454, Springer 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-26400-4

[41]

S. Kubler, K. Framling, A. Zaslavsky, C. Doukas, E. Olivares, G. Fortino, C. Palau, S. Soursos, I. Podnar Zarko. Y. Fang, S. Krco, C. Heinz, C. Grimm, A. Broering, J. Mitic, K. Olstedt, and O. Vermesan, "IoT Platforms Initiative," in Digitizing the Industry Internet of Things Connecting the Physical, Digital and Virtual Worlds (O. Vermesan and P. Friess, eds), Chapter 9, pp. 431.448, Vol. 49, Rivers Publishers (Series in Communications), 2016. ISBN: 978-87-93379-81-7.

[42]

O. Zedadra, N. Jouandeau, H. Seridi, G. Fortino, "Exploring unknown environments with multi-modal locomotion swarm", IDC 2016, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, 2016.

 

[43]

M. Ganzha, M. Paprzycki, W. Pawłowski, P. Szmeja, K. Wasielewska, and G. Fortino, "Tools for ontology matching – practical considerations," IDCS 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9864, Springer 2016.

 

[44]

C. Ma, W. Li, J. Cao, R. Gravina, G. Fortino, "Cloud-based Wheelchair Assist System for Mobility Impaired Individuals", IDCS 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9864, Springer 2016.

 

[45]

X. Hu, R. Gravina, W. Li, G. Fortino, "A Neuro-Fuzzy System for Classifying Fatigue Degree of Wheelchair User", IDCS 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9864, Springer 2016.

 

[46]

Gianluca Aloi, Giancarlo Fortino, Pasquale Pace: A Software Defined Network Solution for Spontaneous Wireless Access Extension. pp. 515-520. Internet of Things. IoT Infrastructures - Second International Summit, IoT 360° 2015, Rome, Italy, October 27-29, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, Part II. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 170, 2016, ISBN 978-3-319-47074-0.

[47]

Fortino et al. “Towards Multi-layer Interoperability of Heterogeneous IoT Platforms: the INTER-IoT Approach”, In “Interoperability, Integration, and Interconnection of Internet of Things Systems,” Springer Series on the Internet of Things: Technology, Communications and Computing. 2017. To appear.

[48]

Claudio Savaglio, Giancarlo Fortino, Maria Ganzha, Marcin Paprzycki, Costin Badica, and Mirjana Ivanovic, “Agent-Based Computing in the Internet of Things: A Survey”, Studies in Computational Intelligence 737:307-320, January 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-66379-1_27, In book: Intelligent Distributed Computing XI, pp.307-320.

Conferences

[1]

G. Fortino, D. Grimaldi, L. Nigro, “Distributed Measurement Patterns based on Java and Web Tools”, in Proceedings of IEEE Autotestcon97, Anaheim, CA, USA, pp. 624-628, Sept. 22-25, 1997.

[2]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “QoS Centred Java and actor-based framework For real-virtual teleconferences”, in Proceedings of SCS EuroMedia98, Leicester, UK, pp. 129-133, Jan. 4-6, 1998.

[3]

G. Fortino, D. Grimaldi, L. Nigro, “Multicast control of Mobile Measurement Systems”, in Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC), St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, vol. 1, pp.108-114, May 18-21, 1998.

[4]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, A. Albanese, “A Java Middleware for the Development of Actor-based Multimedia Systems over Internet MBone”, in Proceedings of SCI/ISAS (International Conference on Information Systems, Analysis and Synthesis), Orlando (FL), USA, vol. 3, pp. 250-256, Jul. 12-16, 1998.

[5]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, F. Pupo, “Actors and Coloured Petri Nets in the development life cycle of distributed real time Systems”, in Proceedings of IFAC LSS (Large Scale Systems: Theory & Applications), University of Patras, Greece, pp. 1188-1193, Jul. 15-17, 1998.

[6]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “A Multimedia Networking based Approach to the Development of Distributed Virtual Instruments”, in Proceedings of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference '99, pp. 1863-1867, Venezia, Italy, May. 22-24, 1999.

[7]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “An Interactive and Cooperative Videorecording on-demand system over MBone”, in Proceedings of SCS EuroMedia99, Monaco, Germany, pp. 120-124, Apr. 25-28, 1999.

[8]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, F. Pupo, “Supporting Communicating Real-Time State Machines by a Customisable Actor Kernel”, in Proceedings of the 24th IFAC/IFIP Workshop on Real-Time Programming, Schloß Dagstuhl, Saarland, Germany, pp. 87-92, May 31–Jun. 2, 1999.

[9]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “Modeling, Analysis and Implementation of Actor-based Multimedia Systems”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'99), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 489-495, Jun. 28–Jul. 1, 1999.

[10]

G. Fortino, D. Grimaldi, L. Nigro, “An Agent Based Measurement Laboratory over Internet”, in Proceedings of IEEE Autotestcon’99, S. Antonio, Texas, USA, pp. 61-66, Aug. 30–Sept. 2, 1999.

[11]

G. Fortino, D. Grimaldi, L. Nigro, “Architettura software sviluppata in Java per il laboratorio distribuito di misura”, Congresso Annuale GMEE, Catania, Set. 16-18, pp. 153-154, 1999.

[12]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “Simulation of Multimedia Systems based on Actors and QoSsynchronizers”, in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Interactive Simulation and Real Time Applications, University of Maryland, MD, USA, pp. 120-127, Oct. 24-28, 1999.

[13]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “A Methodology centered on Modularization of QoS Constraints for the Development and Performance Evaluation of Multimedia Systems”, in Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Simulation Symposium, IEEE, Washington D.C., USA, pp. 177-184, Apr. 16-20, 2000.

[14]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “A Measurement on-demand Service for Access and Delivery Process Acquisition Data”, in Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference 2000, Baltimore, MD, USA, pp. 661-666, May 1-4, 2000.

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G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “Prototyping Distributed Multimedia Systems using Communicating Real-Time State Machines”, in Proceedings of IEEE Euromicro Conference on Real Time Systems, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 273-279, Jun. 16-18, 2000.

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G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “A Cooperative Playback System for on-demand Multimedia Sessions over Internet”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, New York, USA, pp. 1-4, 29 Jul. – 2 Aug., 2000.

[17]

G. Fortino, A. Furfaro, L. Nigro, F. Pupo, “Hierarchical Communicating Real-Time State Machines”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'00), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 3027-3033, Jun. 28–Jul. 1, 2000.

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G. Fortino, L. Nigro, F. Pupo, D. Spezzano, “Super Actors for Real-Time”, in Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Workshop on Object-oriented Real-time Dependable Systems (WORDS’01), Rome, Italy, pp. 154-161, Jan. 8-10, 2001

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G. Fortino, L. Nigro, “Design and Evaluation of a teleconference tool based on Actors”, in Proceedings of SCS EuroMedia’2001, Valencia, Spain, pp. 106-113, Apr. 18-20, 2001.

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G. Fortino, L. Nigro, F. Pupo, W. Russo, “Agent-based distributed execution of Coloured Petri Nets”, in Proceedings of SCS European Simulation Multiconference (ESM), Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 547-553, Jun. 6-9, 2001.

[21]

G. Fortino, L. Nigro, F. Pupo, “An Mbone-based on-demand system for cooperative off-line learning”, in Proceedings of IEEE Euromicro Conference ’01, Workshop on Multimedia and Telecommunications, Warsaw, Poland, pp. 336-344, Sept. 4-6, 2001.

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G. Fortino, “Engineering Multimedia Systems using multimedia internetworking and Actors”, in Proceedings of Int'l Conference SSGRR'02 - Advances in Infrastructure for e-Business, e-Education, e-Science, and e-Medicine on the Internet, L'Aquila, Italy, pp. 1-10, Jan. 21-27, 2002.

[23]

G. Fortino, A. Furfaro, J.C. Guerri, A. Pajares, C. Palau, W. Russo, “A Java-based adaptive media streaming on-demand platform”, in Proceedings of SCS Euromedia'2002, Modena, Italy, pp. 155-160, Apr. 15-17, 2002.

[24]

G. Fortino, F. Frattolillo, W. Russo, E. Zimeo, “Mobile Active Objects for highly dynamic distributed computing”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Workshop on Java for Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC'02), Fort Lauderdale (Florida), USA, pp. 1-8, Apr. 15-19, 2002.

[25]

G. Fortino, A. Mantuano, W. Russo, E. Zimeo, “A Customizable Active Middleware Architecture for Dynamic Deployment and Management of Internet-based Multimedia Services”, in Proceedings of Int’l conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice (SERP’02), Las Vegas (Nevada), USA, pp. 213-219, Jun. 2002.

[26]

G. Fortino, G. Confessore, A. Mantuano, “Design and implementation of a dynamic VRML browsable, media on-demand system distributed over Internet” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME’02), Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 1-4, Aug. 26-29, 2002.

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G. Fortino, J.C. Guerri, C. Mastroianni, C. Palau, W. Russo, “Development and Validation of a multicast client/server model for cooperative control sessions”, in Proceedings of IASTED Int’l conference Communications and Computer Networks (CCN’02), Cambridge (MA), USA, pp. 514-519, Nov. 4-6, 2002.

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G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, W. Russo, “Performance analysis of an application-level cooperative control protocol”, in Proceedings of IEEE Int’l Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA’03), Cambridge (MA), USA, pp. 305-312, Apr. 16-18, 2003.

[29]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, E. Zimeo, “Enhancing Cooperative Playback Systems with Efficient Encrypted Multimedia Streaming”, in Proceedings of IEEE Int’l Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME’03), Baltimore (MD), USA, vol. II, pp. 657-660, Jul. 6-9, 2003.

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G. Fortino, W. Russo, E. Zimeo, “A Framework for Design and Implementation of Mobile Active Objects”, in Proceedings of IASTED Int'l Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA'03), Marina del Rey (CA), USA, pp. 25-30, Nov. 3-5, 2003.

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G. Fortino, W. Russo, E. Zimeo, Reliable Multicast Protocols for Java-based GRID Middleware Platforms”, in Proceedings of IASTED Int'l Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS'03), Marina del Rey (CA), USA, pp. 635-640, Nov. 3-5, 2003.

[32]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, “A Statecharts-based Methodology for the Simulation of Mobile Agents”, in Proceedings of EUROSIS European Simulation and Modelling Conference (ESMc’03), Naples, Italy, pp. 77-82, Oct. 27-29, 2003.

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G. Fortino, C. Mastroianni, W. Russo, "A Multi-Policy, Cooperative Playback Control Protocol”, in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE Int'l Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA'04), Cambridge (MA), USA, pp. 297-302, 30 Aug.-1 Sept. 2004.

[34]

G. Fortino, C.E. Palau, W. Russo, M. Esteve, “The COMODIN System: A CDN-based Platform for Cooperative Media On-Demand on the InterNet”, in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS'04), San Francisco Bay (CA), USA, pp. 157-162, Sept. 8-10, 2004.

[35]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, “High-level Interoperability between Java-based Mobile Agent Systems", in Proceedings of the 17th ISCA International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS'04), San Francisco (CA), USA, pp. 367-374, Sept. 15-17, 2004.

[36]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “Using Method Engineering for the Construction of Agent-Oriented Methodologies”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Objects and Agents (WOA’05), Torino, Italy, pp. 51-54, 29 Nov.-1 Dec., 2004.

[37]

G. Fortino, M. Marzilli, W. Russo, “Modelling and Analysis of Agent Mobility Patterns using Discrete-time Markov Chains”, in Proceedings of the Int’l Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN’05 – as part of the 22nd IASTED Int’l Multi-Conference on Applied Informatics), Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 497-504, Feb. 17-19, 2005.

[38]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, “Multi-coordination of Mobile Agents: a Model and a Component-based Architecture”, in Proceedings of the 20th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’05), Special Track on Coordination Models, Languages and Applications, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, vol. 1, pp. 443-450, Mar. 13-17, 2005.

[39]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “A Discrete-Event Simulation Framework for the Validation of Agent-based and Multi-Agent Systems”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Objects and Agents (WOA’05), Camerino (Italy), Nov 14-16, 2005.

[40]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “From Modelling to Enactment of Distributed Workflows: An Agent-based Approach”, in Proceedings of the 21st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’06), Special Track on Agents, Mobility, Interaction and Systems (AIMS), Dijon, France, Apr 23-27, 2006.

[41]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, R. Caico, M. Cossentino, F. Termine, “Simulation-driven Development of Multi-Agent Systems”, in Proceedings of the Int’l Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (MAS&S’06 – as part of the 4th EUROSIS Industrial Simulation Conference), Palermo, Italy, June 5, pp. 17-24, 2006.

[42]

G. Fortino, W. Russo, “Integrating Agent, GRID and P2P Technologies into Content Distribution etworks”, in Proceedings of the Int’l Workshop on the Use of P2P, GRID and Agent for the Development of ontent Distribution Networks (UPGRADE-CDN – as part of the 15th IEEE HPDC), Paris, France, June 20, 2006.

[43]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “Distributed Workflow Enactment: An Agent-based Framework”, in Proceedings of the Workshop on Objects and Agents (WOA’06), Catania (Italy), Sept. 25-27, 2006.

[44]

G. Di Fatta and G. Fortino, “A Customizable Multi-Agent System for Distributed Data Mining”, in Proceedings of the 4th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems (EUMAS’06), Lisbon, Portugal, December 14-15, 2006.

[45]

G. Di Fatta and G. Fortino, “A Customizable Multi-Agent System for Distributed Data Mining”, in Proceedings of the 22nd Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’07), Special Track on Agents, Mobility, Interaction and Systems (AIMS), Seoul, Korea, March 11-15, 2007.

[46]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “Enhancing JADE Interoperability through the Java-based Interoperable Mobile Agent Framework”, in Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, Special session on Agent Theories and Practice for Industry (ATPI), Vienna, Austria, July 23-26, 2007.

[47]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, S. Mascillaro, W. Russo, “Specifying WSN Applications through Agents Based on Events and States” in Proceedings of the IARIA/IEEE Int’l Conference SensorComm’07, Valencia, Spain, October 14-19.

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G. Fortino, A. Garro, W. Russo, “Programming Heterogeneous Agent-based Applications through the JIMAF: a case study”, In Proceedings of LAnguages, methodologies and Development tools for multi-agent systems (LADS), Durham, UK, 4-6 September 2007.

[49]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, S. Mascillaro, W. Russo, “ELDATool: A Statecharts-based Tool for Prototyping Multi-Agent Systems,” In Proceedings of the Workshop on Objects and Agents (WOA’07), Genova (Italy), Sept. 24-25, 2007.

[50]

G. Fortino, A. Garro, S. Mascillaro, W. Russo, “Agent-based Modeling and Simulation of Cooperative Content Distribution Networks,” in Proceedings of the 2nd Int’l Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (MAS&S’07 – as part of the  EUROSIS European Simulation and Modeling Conference), St. Julians, Malta, 22-24 October, 2007.

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R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, S. Iyengar, F. Tempia Bonda, R. Giannantonio, F.L. Bellifemine, T. Pering, M. Sgroi, G. Fortino and A. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, “Demo abstract: SPINE (Signal Processing in Node Environment) framework for healthcare monitoring applications in Body Sensor Networks”, In the Proc. of the 5th European conference on Wireless Sensor Networks 2008 (EWSN’08), Bologna, Italy, Jan 30 – Feb 1, 2008.

[52]

S. Iyengar, F. Tempia Bonda, R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, G. Fortino, A. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, “A Framework for Creating Healthcare Monitoring Applications Using Wireless Body Sensor Networks”, In the Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets’08), Tempe (AZ), USA, Mar. 13-15, 2008.

[53]

S. Iyengar, R. Gravina, A. Guerrieri, F. Tempia Bonda, R. Giannantonio, F.L. Bellifemine, M. Sgroi, G. Fortino and A. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, “SPINE: Framework for Body Sensor Networks,” The Fifth International TinyOS Technology Exchange, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA, 22 Feb 2008.

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