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  • A preliminary model for optimal load distribution in heterogeneous smart environments 

    García Almiñana, Jordi; Aguiló Gost, Francisco de Asis L.; Simó Mezquita, Ester; Zaragoza Monroig, M. Luisa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; LU, Yunsong; Prieto González, Andrés; Molinas Ramón, Joan (2019)
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    Smart cities are becoming popular and, with them, a plethora of resources is emerging turning into a massive concentration of computing devices. In such environments, the deployment of a smart resources management system ...
  • The Progressive mapping system architecture for global resources management 

    García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier; LU, Yunsong (2019)
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    There are a myriad of computing resources in the World, most of which are underused. Efficiently using some of these devices raises several interesting opportunities. For instance, devices are spread everywhere, so locality ...
  • Do we really need cloud? Estimating the fog computing capacities in the city of Barcelona 

    García Almiñana, Jordi; Simó Mezquita, Ester; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio (2018)
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    Fog computing has emerged as a novel and challenging technology intended to complement the features of the cloud computing paradigm by exploiting the opportunities of locality. Moving some computation to the edge of the ...
  • A Beacon-assisted direction-aware scanning scheme for 802.11-based discovery in Fog-to-Cloud systems 

    Rejiba, Zeineb; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    In order to fully leverage idle computational resources in a fog computing scenario, a suitable discovery mechanism is needed. Within this context, F2C-Aware has been proposed in a previous work as a discovery solution ...
  • Essentiality of resource and service-task characterization in the coordinated fog-to-cloud paradigm 

    Sengupta, Souvik; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) computing is an emerging computational platform. By combing three existing computing platform layers (i.e., cloud, fog, and IoT), F2C provides an excellent framework for managing and coordinating the ...
  • An architecture for resource management in a fog-to-cloud framework 

    Sengupta, Souvik; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier (Springer, 2018)
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    Fog-to-cloud (F2C) platforms provide an excellent framework for the efficient resource management in the context of smart cities. In such a scenario, a vast number of heterogeneous resources, including computing devices ...
  • Towards a context-aware Wi-Fi-based Fog Node discovery scheme using cellular footprints 

    Rejiba, Zeineb; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Recently, new computing paradigms such as fog and edge computing started to emerge in an attempt to cope with the low latency requirements of new classes of IoT applications. In order for these paradigms to fully realize ...
  • Towards an efficient key management and authentication strategy for combined fog-to-cloud continuum systems 

    Kahvazadeh, Sarang; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Diaz, Rodrigo; Marín Tordera, Eva; Jurnet Bolarin, Alejandro; García Almiñana, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Fog-to-cloud systems have emerged as a novel concept intended to improve service performance by considering fog and cloud resources in a coordinated way. In such a heterogeneous scenario, security provisioning becomes ...
  • Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) Data Management for Smart Cities 

    Sinaeepourfard, Amir; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva (The Science and Information (SAI) Organization, 2017)
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    Smart cities are the current technological solutions to handle the challenges and complexity of the growing urban density. Traditionally, smart city resources management rely on cloud based solutions where sensors data are ...
  • Towards service protection in Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) computing systems 

    Souza, Vitor Barbosa Carlos de; 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 ...
  • Taxonomy and resource modeling in combined fog-to-cloud systems 

    Sengupta, Souvik; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier (2018)
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    As the technology is rapidly evolving, the society as a whole is gradually surrounding by the Internet. In such a high connectivity scenario, the recently coined IoT concept becomes a commodity driving data generation rate ...
  • A Novel and scalable naming strategy for IoT scenarios 

    Gómez Cárdenas, Alejandro; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Kahvazadeh, Sarang (2018)
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    Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) is a novel paradigm aimed at increasing the benefits brought by the growing Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices population at the edge of the network. F2C is intended to manage the available resources from ...

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