Publications

Journal Papers:

21. F. Sartori, M. Savi, J. Talpini, Tailoring mHealth Apps on Users to Support Behavior Change Interventions: Conceptual and Computational Considerations, in Applied Sciences, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 1-19, Apr. 2022 [PDF] [DOI]
5 Year Impact Factor: 2.921, Quartile 2021: Q2 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

20. M. Savi, M. Tornatore, G. Verticale, Impact of Processing-Resource Sharing on the Placement of Chained Virtual Network Functions, in IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1479-1492, Oct. 2021 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 5.386, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q1 (JCR)

19. D. Ding, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, Tracking Normalized Network Traffic Entropy to Detect DDoS Attacks in P4, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Sept. 2021 [PDF] [DOI]
5 Year Impact Factor: 7.271, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q1 (JCR)

18. E. Rojas, R. Amin, C. Guerrero, M. Savi, A. Rastegarnia, Challenges and Solutions for Hybrid SDN, in Computer Networks, vol. 195, pp. 1-5, Aug. 2021 (editorial) [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 4.581, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q1 (JCR)

17. M. Savi, F. Olivadese, Short-Term Energy Consumption Forecasting at the Edge: A Federated Learning Approach, in IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 95949-95969, Jul. 2021 [PDF] [DOI]
5 Year Impact Factor: 3.758, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

16. R. Berto, P. Napoletano, M. SaviA LoRa-Based Mesh Network for Peer-to-Peer Long-Range Communication, in Sensors, vol. 21, no. 13, pp. 1-12, Jun. 2021 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 4.050, Quartile 2021: Q2 (SJR), Q2 (JCR) 

15. D. Ding, M. Savi, F. Pederzolli, M. Campanella, D. Siracusa, In-Network DDoS Victim Identification Using Programmable Commodity Switches, in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 1191-1202, Jun. 2021 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 5.030, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

14. J. Alvarez-Horcajo, I. Martinez-Yelmo, D. Lopez-Parajes, J. A. Carral, M. Savi, A Hybrid SDN Switch Based on Portable P4 Code, in IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 1482-1485, May 2021 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 3.316, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

13. P. Kochovski, V. Stankovski, S. Gec, F. Faticanti, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, S. W. Kum, Smart Contracts for Service-Level Agreements in Edge-to-Cloud Computing, in Journal of Grid Computing, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 673-690, Dec. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 4.038, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

12. A. Marsico, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, E. Salvadori, An Automated Negotiation Framework for Application-Aware Transport Network Services, in Optical Switching and Networking, vol. 38, pp. 1-13, Sept. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 1.941, Quartile 2021: Q2 (SJR), Q4 (JCR)

11. J. Alvarez-Horcajo, E. Rojas, I. Martinez-Yelmo, M. Savi, D. Lopez-Parajes, HDDP: Hybrid Domain Discovery Protocol for Heterogeneous Devices in SDN, in IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 1655-1659, Aug. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 3.316, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

10. D. Ding, M. Savi, G. Antichi, D. Siracusa, An Incrementally-deployable P4-enabled Architecture for Network-wide Heavy-hitter Detection, in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 75-88, Mar. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 5.030, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

9. R. Doriguzzi-Corin, S. Scott-Hayward, D. Siracusa, M. Savi, E. Salvadori, Dynamic and Application-aware Provisioning of Chained Virtual Security Network Functions, in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 294-307, Mar. 2020  [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 5.030, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

8. A. Hmaity, M. Savi, L. Askari, F. Musumeci, M. Tornatore, A. Pattavina, Latency- and Capacity-aware Placement of Chained Virtual Network Functions in FMC Metro Networks, in Optical Switching and Networking, vol. 35, pp. 1-12, Jan. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 1.941, Quartile 2021: Q2 (SJR), Q4 (JCR)

7. M. Savi, D. Siracusa, Application-aware Service Provisioning and Restoration in SDN-based Multi-layer Transport Networks, in Optical Switching and Networking, vol. 30, pp. 71-84, Nov. 2018 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 1.941, Quartile 2021: Q2 (SJR), Q4 (JCR)

6. C. Rozic, M. Savi, C. Matrakidis, D. Klonidis, D. Siracusa, A Dynamic Multi-Layer Resource Allocation and Optimization Framework in Application-centric Networks, in IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 36, issue 20, pp. 4908-4914, Oct. 2018 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 4.238, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q2 (JCR)

5. A. Hmaity, M. Savi, F. Musumeci, M. Tornatore, A. Pattavina, Protection Strategies for Virtual Network Functions Placement and Service Chains Provisioning, in Networks, vol. 70, issue 4, pp. 373-387, Dec. 2017 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 3.840, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q3 (JCR)

4.  M. Savi, R. Fratini, G. Verticale, M. Tornatore, Performance Evaluation of Video Server Replication in Metro/Access Networks, in Computer Networks, vol. 93, part 1, pp. 96-110, Dec. 2015 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 4.581, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q1 (JCR) 

3.  M. Savi, G. Verticale, M. Tornatore, A. Pattavina, An Energy-Efficient Strategy for VoD Content Replication in Integrated Metro/Access Networks, in IEEE Latin America Transactions, vol. 13, issue 11, pp. 3627-3633, Nov. 2015 [PDF] [DOI] (in Spanish) 
5 Year Impact Factor:
0.822, Quartile 2021: Q3 (SJR), Q4 (JCR)

2.  M. Savi, C. Rottondi, G. Verticale, Evaluation of the Precision-Privacy Tradeoff of Data Perturbation for Smart Metering, in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 2409-2416, Sept. 2015 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 10.790, Quartile 2021: Q1 (SJR), Q1 (JCR)

1.  C. Rottondi, M. Savi, G. Verticale, C. Krauss, Mitigation of Peer-to-Peer Overlay Attacks in the Automatic Metering Infrastructure of Smart Grids, in Security and Communication Networks, vol. 8, issue 3, pp. 343-359, Feb. 2015 [PDF] [DOI] 
5 Year Impact Factor: 2.079, Quartile 2021: Q2 (SJR), Q3 (JCR)

 

Conference Papers:

29. L. Galluccio, C. Grasso, G. Maier, R. Raftopoulos, M. Savi, G. Schembra, S. Troia, Reinforcement Learning for Resource Planning in Drone-Based Softwarized Networks, in Mediterranean Communication and Computer Networking Conference (MedComNet), Jun. 2022 [PDF] [DOI]

28. D. Ding, M. Savi, F. Pederzolli, D. Siracusa, Design and Development of Network Monitoring Strategies in P4-enabled Programmable Switches, in IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), Apr. 2022 [PDF] [DOI]
Rank - CORE: B, LiveSHINE: A-, MA: B

27. M. Savi, A. Banfi, A. Tundo, M. Ciavotta, Serverless Computing for NFV: Is it Worth it? A Performance Comparison Analysis, in IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PerCom Workshops), Mar. 2022 [PDF] [DOI]

26. M. Ciavotta, D. Motterlini, M. Savi, A. Tundo, DFaaS: Decentralized Function-as-a-Service for Federated Edge Computing, in IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet), Nov. 2021 [PDF] [DOI]

25. D. Ding, M. Savi, F. Pederzolli, D. Siracusa, INVEST: Flow-based Traffic Volume Estimation in Data-plane Programmable Networks, in IFIP Networking Conference, Jun. 2021 [PDF] [DOI]
Rank - CORE: B, LiveSHINE: B

24. F. Sartori, M. Savi, R. Melen, The Role of Data Storage in the Design of Wearable Expert Systems, in International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR), Dec. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - LiveSHINE: C

23. M. Savi, F. Sartori, R. Melen, Rethinking the Design of Wearable Expert Systems: The Role of Network Infrastructures, in IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), Oct. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - CORE: B, LiveSHINE: B, MA: B-

22. F. Faticanti, M. Savi, F. De Pellegrini, P. Kochovski, V. Stankovski, D. Siracusa, Deployment of Application Microservices in Multi-Domain Federated Fog Environments, in IEEE International Conference on Omni-layer Intelligent Systems (COINS), Sept. 2020 [PDF] [DOI]

21. D. Ding, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, Estimating Logarithmic and Exponential Functions to Track Network Traffic Entropy in P4, in IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), Apr. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - CORE: B, LiveSHINE: A-, MA: B

20. M. Savi, D. Santoro, K. Di Meo, D. Pizzolli, M. Pincheira, R. Giaffreda, S. Cretti, S. W. Kum, D. Siracusa, A Blockchain-based Brokerage Platform for Fog Computing Resource Federation, in Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN), Feb. 2020 [PDF] [DOI] (demo paper)

19. D. Ding, M. Savi, G. Antichi, D. Siracusa, Incremental Deployment of Programmable Switches for Network-wide Heavy-hitter Detection, in IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), Jun. 2019 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - CORE: B, MA: C

18. F. Pederzolli, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, E. Salvadori, Optimization of Secure Quantum Key Distribution Backbones in Core Transport Networks, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Mar. 2019 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - MA: A-

17. A. Marsico, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, E. Salvadori, An Automated Service-downgrade Negotiation Scheme for Application-centric Networks, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Mar. 2018 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - MA: A-

16. I. Tomkos, C. Rozic, M. Savi, P. Skoldstrom, V. Lopez, M. Chamania, D. Siracusa, C. Matrakidis, D. Klonidis, O. Gerstel, Application Aware Multilayer Control and Optimization of Elastic WDM Switched Optical Networks, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Mar. 2018 [PDF] [DOI]  
Rank - MA: A-

15. C. Rozic, M. Savi, C. Matrakidis, D. Klonidis, D. Siracusa, I. Tomkos, Application-centric Dynamic Multi-layer Resource Allocation in Availability-aware SDN-orchestrated Networks, in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Sept. 2017 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - MA: B

14. A. Marsico, M. Santuari, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, A. Ghafoor, S. Junique, P. Skoldstrom, An Interactive Intent-based Negotiation Scheme for Application-centric Networks, in IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), Jul. 2017 [PDF] [DOI] (demo paper)
Rank 
- CORE: B, MA: C

13. M. Savi, C. Rozic, C. Matrakidis, D. Klonidis, D. Siracusa, I. Tomkos, Benefits of Multi-layer Application-aware Resource Allocation and Optimization, in European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Jun. 2017 [PDF] [DOI]
Rank - MA: C

12. M. Savi, F. Pederzolli, D. Siracusa, An Application-aware Multi-layer Service Provisioning Algorithm based on Auxiliary Graphs, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Mar. 2017 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - MA: A-

11. C. Rozic, M. Savi, C. Matrakidis, D. Klonidis, D. Siracusa, I. Tomkos, A Framework for Dynamic Multi-layer Resource Allocation and Optimization in Application-centric Networking, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Mar. 2017 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - MA: A-

10. S. Host, W. Tarneberg, P. Odling, M. Kihl, M. Savi, M. Tornatore, Network Requirements for Latency-critical Services in a Full Cloud Deployment, in International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), Sept. 2016 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - LiveSHINE: C, MA: C

9.  A. Hmaity, M. Savi, F. Musumeci, M. Tornatore, A. Pattavina, Virtual Network Function Placement for Resilient Service Chain Provisioning, in International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling (RNDM), Sept. 2016 [PDF] [DOI] (BEST PAPER AWARDED)

8.  M. Savi, A. Hmaity, G. Verticale, S. Host, M. Tornatore, To Distribute or Not to Distribute? Impact of Latency on Network Function Distribution at the Edge of FMC Networks, in International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Jul. 2016 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - MA: C

7.  M. Savi, M. Tornatore, G. Verticale, Impact of Processing Costs on Service Chain Placement in Network Functions Virtualization, in IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (NFV-SDN), Nov. 2015 [PDF] [DOI]

6.  M. Savi, O. Ayoub, F. Musumeci, Z. Li, G. Verticale, M. Tornatore, Energy-efficient Caching for Video-on-Demand in Fixed-Mobile Convergent Networks, in IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications (Online GreenComm), Nov. 2015 [PDF] [DOI]

5.  Z. Li, J. C. Point, S. Ciftçi, O. Eker, G. Mauri, M. Savi, G. Verticale, ICN based Shared Caching in Future Converged Fixed and Mobile Network, in IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR), Jul. 2015 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - CORE: C, MA: C

4.  M. Savi, G. Verticale, M. Tornatore, A. Pattavina, Energy-Efficient VoD Content Delivery and Replication in Integrated Metro/Access Networks, in IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications (LATINCOM), Nov. 2014 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - LiveSHINE: C

3.  R. Fratini, M. Savi, G. Verticale, M. Tornatore, Using Replicated Video Servers for VoD Traffic Offloading in Integrated Metro/Access Networks, in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun. 2014 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - LiveSHINE: A+, MA: A+

2.  C. Rottondi, M. Savi, D. Polenghi, G. Verticale, C. Krauss, A Decisional Attack to Privacy-friendly Data Aggregation in Smart Grids, in IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec. 2013 [PDF] [DOI] 
Rank - CORE: B, LiveSHINE: A, MA: A

1.  C. Rottondi, M. Savi, D. Polenghi, G. Verticale, C. Krauss, Implementation of a Protocol for Secure Distributed Aggregation of Smart Metering Data, in International Conference on Smart Grid Technology, Economics and Policies (SG-TEP), Dec. 2012 [PDF] [DOI]

 

Posters and Abstracts (not included in proceedings):

3. M. Campanella, P. Benacek, I. Golub, X. Jeannin, D. Parniewicz, M. Savi, F. Loui, How NRENs can Benefit from P4, in P4 Workshop in Europe (EUROP4), Sept. 2019 (abstract)

2. D. Ding, M. Savi, D. Siracusa, Estimation of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions Entirely in P4-programmable Data Planes, in P4 Workshop in Europe (EUROP4), Sept. 2019 (abstract)

1. Z. Li, Y. Liu, J. C. Point, S. Ciftçi, O. Eker, M. Savi, M. Tornatore, G. Verticale, Shared Cache as a Service in Future Converged Fixed and Mobile Network, in European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Jun. 2015 (poster) [PDF] [PDF poster]