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    • A multidimensional control architecture for combined fog-to-cloud systems 

      Masip Bruin, Xavier; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Marín Tordera, Eva; Ren, Guang-Jie; Jukan, Admela; García Almiñana, Jordi (Springer, 2020)
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      The fog/edge computing concept has set the foundations for the deployment of new services leveraging resources deployed at the edge paving the way for an innovative collaborative model, where end-users may collaborate with ...
    • An SDN-based architecture for security provisioning in Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) computing systems 

      Kahvazadeh, Sarang; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; García Almiñana, Jordi; Diaz, Rodrigo (The Science and Information (SAI) Organization, 2017)
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      The unstoppable adoption of cloud and fog computing is paving the way to developing innovative services, some requiring features not yet covered by either fog or cloud computing. Simultaneously, nowadays technology evolution ...
    • Contextual information in virtual collaboration systems beyond current standards 

      Carreras, Anna; Andrade, Maria Teresa; Masterton, Tim; Arachchi, Hemantha Kodikara; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Dogan, Safak; Delgado Mercè, Jaime; Kondoz, Ahmet M. (2009)
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      Context-aware applications are fast becoming popular as a means of enriching users’ experiences in various multimedia content access and delivery scenarios. Nevertheless, the definition, identification, and representation ...
    • Evaluating the benefits of combined and continuous Fog-to-Cloud architectures 

      Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Jukan, Admela; Ren, Guang-Jie; González de Dios, Oscar (2017-11-15)
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      The need to extend the features of Cloud computing to the edge of the network has fueled the development of new computing architectures, such as Fog computing. When put together, the combined and continuous use of fog and ...
    • Exploring potential implementations of PCE in IoT world 

      Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio (2017-11-01)
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      The recently coined Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm leverages a large volume of heterogeneous Network Elements (NEs) demanding broad connectivity anywhere, anytime and anyhow, fueling the deployment of innovative Internet ...
    • Handling Outdated Information in Optical PCE Environments 

      Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio; Souza, Vitor Barbosa (2015)
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      The rapid emergence of new network scenarios and architectures, such as Data Centers Networks (DCNs), Path Computation Element (PCE), and Software Defined Networking (SDN), has refreshed some on-line routing-related ...
    • Handling service allocation in combined Fog-cloud scenarios 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Ren, G.; Tashakor, Ghazal (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      The recent technological advances related to computing, storage, cloud, networking and the unstoppable deployment of end-user devices, are all coining the so-called Internet of Things (IoT). IoT embraces a wide set of ...
    • Mechanisms for service-oriented resource allocation in IoT 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01-10)
      Doctoral thesis
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      Albeit several IoT applications have been recently deployed in several fields, including environment and industry monitoring, Smart Home, Smart Hospital and Smart Agriculture, current deployments are mostly host-oriented, ...
    • Proactive vs reactive failure recovery assessment in combined fog-to-cloud (F2C) systems 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Sánchez López, Sergio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The increasing number of end user devices at the edge of the network, along with their ever increasing computing capacity, as well as the advances in Data Center technologies, paved the way for the generation of Internet ...
    • Securing combined Fog-to-Cloud system through SDN approach 

      Kahvazadeh, Sarang; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; García Almiñana, Jordi; Diaz, Rodrigo (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017)
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      Future IoT services execution may benefit from combining resources at cloud and at the edge. To that end, new architectures should be proposed to handle IoT services in a coordinated way at either the edge of the network, ...
    • Towards a Fog-to-Cloud control topology for QoS-aware end-to-end communications 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Gómez Cárdenas, Alejandro; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; García Almiñana, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    • Towards a proper service placement in combined Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) architectures 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio; García Almiñana, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018-10-01)
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      The Internet of Things (IoT) has empowered the development of a plethora of new services, fueled by the deployment of devices located at the edge, providing multiple capabilities in terms of connectivity as well as in data ...
    • Towards distributed service allocation in Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) scenarios 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Sánchez López, Sergio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      The novel Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) computing paradigm has been recently proposed aiming at the enhanced integration of Fog Computing and Cloud Computing through the coordinated management of underlying resources, taking into ...
    • Towards service protection in Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) computing systems 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio; Ren, Guang-Jie (The Science and Information (SAI) Organization, 2017)
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      Internet of Things (IoT) services are unstoppably demanding more computing and storage resources. Aligned to this trend, cloud and fog computing came up as the proper paradigms meeting such IoT services demands. More ...
    • Towards the scalability of a service-oriented PCE architecture for IoT scenarios 

      Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Sánchez López, Sergio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      Despite the increasing number of mobile heterogeneous network elements (NEs) interconnected through the Internet, all of them setting the foundations for an agile IoT development, many issues remain still unsolved. The ...
    • Will it be cloud or will it be fog? F2C, a novel flagship computing paradigm for highly demanding services 

      Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Gómez Cárdenas, Alejandro; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Alonso Beltran, Albert (2016)
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      Cloud computing has been lately extended by fog computing. The main aim of fog computing is to shift computing resources to the edge of the network, hence generating proximate rich infrastructures highly matching common ...