Research

Publications

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Journal Papers

  1. C. Zhang, R. Li, W. Kim, D. Yoon and P. Patras, "Driver Behavior Recognition via Interwoven Deep Convolutional Neural Nets with Multi-stream Inputs," IEEE Access, Oct. 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3032344. [PDF]
  2. C. Fiandrino, C. Zhang, P. Patras, A. Banchs, and J. Widmer, "A Machine Learning-based Framework for Optimizing the Operation of Future Networks," in IEEE Communications Magazine (Data Science and Artificial Intelligence for Communications Series), vol. 58, no. 6, June 2020. [PDF]
  3. R. Li, P. Patras, "Max-Min Fair Resource Allocation in Millimetre-Wave Backhauls ", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 1879–1895, Aug. 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2019.2917205. [PDF]
  4. C. Zhang, P. Patras, H. Haddadi, "Deep Learning in Mobile and Wireless Networking: A Survey", IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 21, no. 3, third quarter, pp. 2224–2287, Mar. 2019. DOI: 10.1109/COMST.2019.2904897. [PDF]
  5. A. Garcia-Saavedra, P. Patras, V. Valls, X. Costa-Perez, D. J. Leith "ORLA/OLAA: Orthogonal Coexistence of LAA and WiFi in Unlicensed Spectrum", IEEE Transactions on Networking, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 2665–2678, Dec. 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TNET.2018.2876590. [PDF]
  6. F. Gringoli, P. Patras, C. Donato, P. Serrano, Y. Grunenberger, "Performance Assessment of Open Software Platforms for 5G Prototyping" IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 25 , no. 5 , pp. 10–15, Nov. 2018, DOI: 10.1109/MWC.2018.1800049. [PDF]
  7. N. Facchi, F. Gringoli, P. Patras, "Maximising the Utility of Enterprise Millimetre-Wave Networks", Elsevier Computer Communications, vol. 119, pp. 29–42, Apr. 2018, DOI: 0.1016/j.comcom.2018.01.011. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  8. J. Classen, D. Wegemer, P. Patras, T. Spink, and M. Hollick, "Anatomy of a Vulnerable Fitness Tracking System: Dissecting the Fitbit Cloud, App, and Firmware", in Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT), vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 2018, DOI: 10.1145/3191737. [PDF] [BibTeX] Presented at UbiComp 2018.
  9. N. Facchi, F. Gringoli, D. Malone, P. Patras, "Imola: A Decentralised Learning-driven Protocol for Multi-hop White-Fi", Elsevier Computer Communications, vol. 105, pp. 157–168, June 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.comcom.2016.12.015. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  10. P. Patras, H. Feghhi, D. Malone, D. Leith, "Policing 802.11 MAC Misbehaviours", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 1728–1742, July 2016, DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2015.2478436. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  11. P. Patras, A. Garcia-Saavedra, D. Malone, D. Leith, "Rigorous and Practical Proportional-fair Allocation for Multi-rate Wi-Fi", Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 36, Part 1, pp. 21–34, Jan. 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2015.06.002. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  12. P. Patras, H. Qi, D. Malone, "Mitigating Collisions through Power-Hopping to Improve 802.11 Performance", Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 11, pp.41–55, Apr. 2014, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmcj.2013.03.005. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  13. P. Serrano, P. Patras, A. Mannocci, V. Mancuso, A. Banchs, "Control Theoretic Optimization of 802.11 WLANs: Implementation and Experimental Evaluation", Computer Networks, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 258–272, Jan. 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2012.09.010. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  14. P. Serrano, A. de la Oliva, P. Patras, V. Mancuso, A. Banchs, "Greening Wireless Communications: Status and Future Directions", Elsevier Computer Communications, vol. 35, no. 14, pp. 1651–1661, Aug. 2012, DOI: 10.1016/j.comcom.2012.06.011. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  15. A. Banchs, P. Serrano, P. Patras, M. Natkaniec, "Providing Throughput and Fairness Guarantees in Virtualized WLANs through Control Theory", ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 435–446, Aug. 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s11036-012-0382-2. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  16. P. Patras, A. Banchs, P. Serrano, "A Control Theoretic Scheme for Efficient Video Transmission over IEEE 802.11e EDCA WLANs", ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM), vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 29:1–29:23, July 2012, DOI: 10.1145/2240136.2240142. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  17. P. Patras, A. Banchs, P. Serrano, A. Azcorra, "A Control Theoretic Approach to Distributed Optimal Configuration of 802.11 WLANs", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 897–910, June 2011, DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2010.231. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  18. P. Serrano, A. Banchs, P. Patras, A. Azcorra, "Optimal Configuration of 802.11e EDCA for Real-Time and Data Traffic", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 2511–2528, June 2010, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2010.2043274. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  19. P. Patras, A. Banchs, P. Serrano, "A Control Theoretic Approach for Throughput Optimization in IEEE 802.11e EDCA WLANs", ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 697–708, Dec. 2009, DOI: 10.1007/s11036-008-0121-x. [PDF] [BibTeX]

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. C. Zhang, X. Costa-Perez, and P. Patras, "Tiki-Taka: Attacking and Defending Deep Learning-based Intrusion Detection Systems", to appear in Proc. ACM Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW), Nov. 2020. [PDF]
  2. C. Zhang, M. Fiore, C. Ziemlicki, and P. Patras, "Microscope: Mobile Service Traffic Decomposition for Network Slicing as a Service", to appear in Proc. Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (ACM MobiCom), Sept. 2020. [PDF]
  3. O. Ojo, A. Garcia-Agundez, B. Girault, H. Hernandez, E. Cabana, A. Garcia, P. Arabshahi, C. Baquero, P. Casari, E. J. Ferreira, D. Frey, C. Georgiou, M. Goessens, A. Ishchenko, I. Sikorsky, E. Jimenez, O. Kebkal, R. Lillo, R. Menezes, N. Nicolaou, A. Ortega, P. Patras, J. C. Roberts, E. Stavrakis, Y. Tanaka, and A. Fernandez Anta, "CoronaSurveys: Using Surveys with Indirect Reporting to Estimate the Incidence and Evolution of Epidemics", in Proc. KDD Humanitarian Mapping Workshop, Aug. 2020. [PDF]
  4. M. Cominelli, P. Patras, and F. Gringoli, "One GPU to Snoop Them All: a Full-Band Bluetooth Low Energy Sniffer," in Proc. IEEE Mediterranean Communication and Computer Networking Conference (MedComNet), June 2020. [PDF]
  5. M. Cominelli, F. Gringoli, M. Lind, P. Patras and G. Noubir, "Even Black Cats Cannot Stay Hidden in the Dark: Full-band De-anonymization of Bluetooth Classic Devices," in Proc. IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), San Francisco, CA, US, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/SP40000.2020.00091. [PDF]
  6. M. Cominelli, P. Patras, F. Gringoli, "Dead on Arrival: An Empirical Study of The Bluetooth 5.1 Positioning System", in Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH), Los Cabos, Mexico, Oct. 2019. [PDF]
  7. C. Zhang, M. Fiore, P. Patras, "Multi-Service Mobile Traffic Forecasting via Convolutional Long Short-Term Memories", in Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Measurements and Networking, Catania, Italy, July 2019. [PDF]
  8. H. Liu, T. Spink, P. Patras, "Uncovering Security Vulnerabilities in the Belkin WeMo Home Automation Ecosystem", in Proceedings of IEEE Pervasive Computing (PerCom) Workshops, Mar. 2019. [PDF]
  9. R. Li, C. Zhang, R. Stanica, F. Valois, P. Patras, "Learning Driven Mobility Control of Airborne Base Stations in Emergency Networks", in ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, Dec. 2018, DOI: 10.1145/3308897.3308964. [PDF]
  10. R. Li, C. Zhang, P. Cao, P. Patras, J. S. Thompson, "DELMU: A Deep Learning Approach to Maximising the Utility of Virtualised Millimetre-Wave Backhauls", in Proceedings International Conference on Machine Learning for Networking (MLN), Paris, France, Nov. 2018. [PDF] Best student paper award.
  11. C. Zhang, P. Patras, "Long-Term Mobile Traffic Forecasting Using Deep Spatio-Temporal Neural Networks", in Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Los Angeles, USA, June 2018. DOI: 10.1145/3209582.3209606. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  12. F. Gringoli, N. Ali, F. Guerrini, P. Patras, "A Flexible Framework for Debugging IoT Wireless Applications", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Metrology for Industry 4.0 & IoT, Brescia, Italy, Apr. 2018. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  13. C. Zhang, X. Ouyang, P. Patras, "ZipNet-GAN: Inferring Fine-grained Mobile Traffic Patterns via a Generative Adversarial Neural Network", in Proceeding of the 13th International Conference on Emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies (ACM CoNEXT), Seoul/Incheon, South Korea, Dec. 2017. DOI: 3143361.3143393. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  14. H. Fereidooni, J. Classen, T. Spink, P. Patras, M. Miettinen, A.-R. Sadeghi, M. Hollick, M. Conti, "Breaking Fitness Records without Moving: Reverse Engineering and Spoofing Fitbit", in Proceedings of the 20th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID), Atlanta, GA, USA, Sept. 2017. DOI: 10.1145/2980115.2980133. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  15. R. Li, P. Patras, "WiHaul : Max-Min Fair Wireless Backhauling over Multi-Hop Millimetre-Wave Links", In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Wireless (HotWireless), New York City, NY, USA, Oct. 2016, DOI: 10.1145/2980115.2980133. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  16. C. Capretti, F. Gringoli, N. Facchi, P. Patras, "LTE/Wi-Fi Co-existence under Scrutiny: An Empirical Study", In Proceedings of the ACM 10th International Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (WiNTECH), New York City, NY, USA, Oct. 2016, DOI: 10.1145/2980159.2980164. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  17. G.H. Sim, R. Li, C. Cano, D. Malone, P. Patras, J. Widmer, "Learning from Experience: Efficient Decentralized Scheduling for 60GHz Mesh Networks", In Proceedings of IEEE 17th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Coimbra, Portugal, June 2016, DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2016.7523520. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  18. N. Facchi, F. Gringoli, D. Malone, P. Patras, "When Is the Right Time to Transmit in Multi-hop White-Fi?" (demo), In Proceedings of IEEE 17th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Coimbra, Portugal, June 2016, DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2016.7523539. [extended abstract] [BibTeX]
  19. D. Malone, H. Qi, D. Botvich, P. Patras, "802.11 Buffers: When Bigger is Not Better?", In Proceedings of International Workshop on Wireless Access Flexibility (WiFlex), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Kaliningrad, Russia, Sept. 2013, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39805-6_4. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  20. H. Feghhi, P. Patras, D. Malone, "Practical Node Policing in 802.11 WLANs" (demo), In Proceedings of IEEE 14th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Madrid, Spain, June 2013, DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2013.6583367. [extended abstract] [BibTeX]
  21. A. Giannoulis, P. Patras, E. Knightly, "Mobile Access of Wide-Spectrum Networks: Design, Deployment and Experimental Evaluation", In Proceedings of IEEE 32nd International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Turin, Italy, Apr. 2013, DOI: 10.1109/INFCOM.2013.6566968. [PDF] [technical report] [BibTeX]
  22. P. Salvador, S. Paris, C. Pisa, P. Patras, Y. Grunenberger, X. Perez-Costa, J. Gozdecki, "A Modular, Flexible and Virtualizable Framework for IEEE 802.11", In Proceedings of Future Network & Mobile Summit 2012, Berlin, Germany, July 2012. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  23. P. Patras, H. Qi, D. Malone, "Exploiting the Capture Effect to Improve WLAN Throughput", In Proceedings of IEEE 13th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), San Francisco, USA, June 2012, DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2012.6263697. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  24. J. Lessmann, A. de la Oliva, C. Sengul, A. Garcia, M. Kretschmer, S. Murphy, P. Patras, "On the Scalability of Carrier-grade Mesh Network Architectures", In Proceedings of Future Networks & Mobile Summit, Warsaw, Poland, June 2011. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  25. P. Serrano, P. Patras, X. Perez Costa, B. Gloss, D. Chieng, "A MAC Layer Abstraction for Heterogeneous Carrier Grade Mesh Networks", In Proceedings of ICT Mobile Summit 2009, Santander, Spain, June 2009. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  26. P. Patras, A. Banchs, P. Serrano, "A Control Theoretic Framework for Performance Optimization of IEEE 802.11 Networks", In Proceedings of IEEE 28th International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Apr. 2009, DOI: 10.1109/INFCOMW.2009.5072094. [extended abstract] [poster] [BibTeX]
  27. A. Bikfalvi, P. Patras, C.M. Vancea, V. Dobrota, "The Management Infrastructure of a Network Measurement System for QoS Parameters", In Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Software, Telecommunication and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), Split-Dubrovnik, Croatia, Oct. 2006, DOI: 10.1109/SOFTCOM.2006.329752. [PDF] [BibTeX]
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