Technical program

Wednesday, 14th of January
Session 1: Crowds, Topologies, and Video Streaming
15:00-15:20 The Importance of Being Earnest in Crowdsourcing Systems
A. Tarable, A. Nordio, E. Leonardi, M. Ajmone Marsan (slides)
15:20-15:40 CrowdSurf: Empowering Informed Choices in the Web
H. Metwalley, S. Traverso, M. Mellia, S. Miskovic, M. Baldi (slides)
15:40-16:00 Janus: A General Purpose WebRTC Gateway
A. Amirante, T. Castaldi, L. Miniero, S. P. Romano (slides)
16:00-16:20 Improving P2P Streaming in Wireless Community Networks
L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, R. Lo Cigno (slides)
16:20-16:40 QoE-based Video Admission Control and Resource Allocation using a Machine Learning Approach
M. De Filippo De Grazia, D. Munaretto, A. Testolin, A. Zanella, M. Zorzi, M. Zorzi (slides)
16:40-17:00 A Dynamic Random Graph Model for Diameter Constrained Topologies in Networked Systems
L. A. Grieco, M. B. Alaya, T. Monteil, K. Drira (slides)
Coffee Break
Session 2: Routing (With and Without Adresses) and Optical Networks
17:30-18:00 Invited talk: IP without IP Addresses
S. Bhatti (slides)
18:00-18:20 Recent Results on Optical Access Networks from the PRIN Project ROAD-NGN
R. Gaudino, G. Cincotti (slides)
18:20-18:40 Resource Allocation Policies in SDM Optical Networks
F. Pederzolli, D. Siracusa, E. Salvadori, V. Lopez, J. P. Fernandez-Palacios
18:40-19:00 Impact of Multi-wavelength Sliceable Transponders in Elastic Optical Networks
M. Dallaglio, A. Giorgetti, N. Sambo, L. Velasco, P. Castoldi (slides)
19:00-19:20 Dissecting Round Trip Time on the Slow Path with a Single Packet
P. Marchetta, A. Botta, E. Katz-Bassett, A. Pescapè (slides)
19:20-19:40 TEMPEST: Test EnvironMent for Performance Evaluation of the Scheduling of packeTs
M. Casoni, C. A. Grazia, P. Valente (slides)
From 21:00 Social: Visit to the Palace of the Magnifica Comunità (

Thursday, 15th of January
Session 3: Software Defined, Virtualized, and Wide Area Networks
8:00-8:30 Invited talk: Towards Scalable SDN Switches: Enabling Faster Forwarding Table Updates and More
R. Bifulco, A. Matsiuk (slides)
8:30-8:50 Towards Wire-speed Platform-agnostic Control of OpenFlow Switches
G. Bianchi, A. Capone, M. Bonola, C. Cascone, S. Pontarelli (slides)
8:50-9:10 Evaluating the SDN Control Traffic in Large ISP Networks
A. Bianco, P. Giaccone, A. Mahmood, M. Ullio, V. Vercellone (slides)
9:10-9:30 Detour Planning for Fast and Reliable Failure Recovery in SDN with OpenState
A. Capone, C. Cascone, A. Nguyen, B. Sansò (slides)
9:30-9:50 Performance of Network Virtualization in Cloud Computing Infrastructures: The OpenStack Case
F. Callegati, W. Cerroni, C. Contoli, G. Santandrea (slides)
9:50-10:10 A Decentralized Strategic Game among Telecom Operators for Routing in an Energy-Aware Network
M. Aicardi, R. Bruschi, F. Davoli, P. Lago, (slides)
Coffee Break
Session 4: Cellular and Beyond
10:30-11:00 Invited talk: Trends in EU research for 5G Networks
A. Azcorra (slides)
11:00-11:20 Super Resolution Algorithm based Estimation of LTE PRS Time of Arrivals in Multipath Channels
M. Driusso, F. Barisi, F. Babich
11:20-11:40 A Load Balancing Algorithm against DDoS Attacks in Beyond 3G Wireless Networks
S. Zinno, G. Di Stasi, S. Avallone, G. Ventre (slides)
Lunch Break
During daytime the hotel organizes outdoor activities for non-skiers. Contact the reception for the program and details.
Session 5: Wireless, Mobile, and Green
17:00-17:30 Invited talk: Steering with Eyes Closed: mm-Wave Beam Steering without In-Band Measurement
T. Nitsche, A. B. Flores, E. W. Knightly, J. Widmer (slides)
17:30-17:50 Integration of Satellite and LTE for Disaster Recovery
M. Casoni, C. A. Grazia, M. Klapez, N. Patriciello (slides)
17:50-18:10 Energy Efficient and Scalable Resource Allocation in SDN Based Cloud Data Centers
G. Portaluri, S. Giordano, D. Adami, G. Procissi (slides)
18:10-18:30 When Telecommunication Networks Meet Energy Grids: Cellular Networks with Energy Harvesting and Trading Capabilities
D. Zordan, M. Miozzo, P. Dini, M. Rossi (slides)
18:30-18:50 Classifying Call Profiles in Large-scale Mobile Traffic Datasets
D. Naboulsi, R. Stanica, M. Fiore (slides)
18:50-19:10 SDN-WISE: A Wise Choice for Wireless Sensor Networks Management, Experimentation, and Application Development
L. Galluccio, S. Milardo, G. Morabito, S. Palazzo (slides)
19:10-19:30 Content-centric Routing in Wi-Fi Direct Multi-group Networks
C. Casetti, C.-F. Chiasserini, L. Curto Pelle, C. Del Valle, Y. Duan, P. Giaccone (slides)

From 20:00 Social: Social Dinner in a Mountain Hut nearby with Sledging and Adventure

Friday, 16th of January
Session 6: Beacons, Vehicles, Short Range Wireless, and Jamming Them All
8:00-8:30 Invited talk: Making Cars a Main ICT Resource in Smart Cities
F. Dressler (slides)
8:30-8:50 Beaconing for Platooning: Adaptation Based on Vehicle Dynamics
M. Segata, R. Lo Cigno (slides)
8:50-9:10 Scheduling Enhanced Beacons in the IEEE 802.15.4e MAC for Fast Network Formation
E. Vogli, G. Ribezzo, L. Alfredo Grieco, G. Boggia (slides)
9:10-9:30 Exploiting Programmable Architectures for WiFi/ZigBee Inter-Technology Cooperation
P. De Valck, I. Moerman, D. Croce, F. Giuliano, I. Tinnirello, D. Garlisi, E. De Poorter, B. Jooris (slides)
9:30-9:50 On the Design of Lightweight Link-layer Security Mechanisms in IoT Systems
S. Sciancalepore, A. Capossele, G. Piro, G. Boggia, G. Bianchi (slides)
Coffee Break

Session 7: Miscellaneous
10:30-10:50 Gaining Insight on Friendly Jamming in a Real-world IEEE 802.11 Network
D. S. Berger, F. Gringoli, N. Facchi, I. Martinovic, J. Schmitt (slides)
10:50-11:10 ARIANNA: A Smartphone-based Navigation System with Human in the Loop
D. Croce, P. Gallo, D. Garlisi, L. Giarré, S. Mangione, I. Tinnirello (slides)
11:10-11:30 Nanoscale Communications: Applications, Protocols, and Simulation Tools
G. Piro, G. Boggia, L. A. Grieco (slides)
11:30-11:50 MAGMA Network Behavior Classifier for Malware Traffic
E. Bocchi, L. Grimaudo, A. Finamore, M. Mellia, E. Baralis (slides)
11:50-12:10 YouLighter: An Unsupervised Methodology to Unveil YouTube CDN Changes
D. Giordano, S. Traverso, L. Grimaudo, M. Mellia, E. Baralis, A. Tongaonkar, S. Saha (slides)
12:10-12:30 Network Functions Virtualization for Content Delivery Networks: A Network Planning Perspective
M. Mangili, F. Martignon, A. Capone