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Journal Papers

  1. H. Liu and P. Patras, "NetSentry: A Deep Learning Approach to Detecting Incipient Large-scale Network Attacks", to appear in Computer Communications, 2022. [PDF]
  2. Y. Fang, S. Ergut, and P. Patras, "SDGNet: A Handover-aware Spatiotemporal Graph Neural Network for Mobile Traffic Forecasting", in IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 26, no. 3, Mar. 2022. DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2022.3141238[PDF]
  3. C. Zhang, X. Costa-Perez, and P. Patras, "Adversarial Attacks Against Deep Learning-based Network Intrusion Detection Systems and Defense Mechanisms", in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2022. DOI: 10.1109/TNET.2021.3137084. [PDF]
  4. W. Li, J. Huang, W. Lyu, J. Wang, and P. Patras, "VAMP: A Predictive Approach to Audio/Video Bitrate Adaptation Over Wireless Networks", in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 11, no. 3, Mar. 2022. DOI: 10.1109/LWC.2021.3134491. [PDF]
  5. 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, vol. 8, Oct. 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3032344. [PDF]
  6. 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]
  7. 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]
  8. 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]
  9. 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]
  10. 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]
  11. 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]
  12. 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.
  13. 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]
  14. 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]
  15. 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]
  16. 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]
  17. 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]
  18. 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]
  19. 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]
  20. 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]
  21. 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]
  22. 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]
  23. 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. M. Michaelides, C. Sengul, and P. Patras, "An Experimental Evaluation of MQTT Authentication and Authorization in IoT" to appear in Proc. ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & CHaracterization (ACM WiNTECH), Feb. 2022. [PDF]
  2. Y. Fang, A. Diallo, C. Zhang, and P. Patras, "Spider: Deep Learning-driven Sparse Mobile Traffic Measurement Collection and Reconstruction" in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Dec. 2021. [PDF]
  3. Narengerile, J. Thompson, P. Patras, and T. Ratnarajah, "Deep Reinforcement Learning-Based Beam Training for Spatially Consistent Millimeter Wave Channels" in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (IEEE PIMRC), Sept. 2021. [PDF]
  4. A. Diallo and P. Patras, "Adaptive Clustering-based Malicious Traffic Classification at the Network Edge", in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM), May 2021. [PDF]
  5. C. Zhang, M. Fiore, I. Murray, and P. Patras, "CloudLSTM: A Recurrent Neural Model for Spatiotemporal Point-cloud Stream Forecasting", in Proc. AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Feb. 2021. [PDF] [technical report]
  6. J. Sanz Maroto, H. Liu, and P. Patras, "On the Struggle Bus: A Detailed Security Analysis of the m-tickets App", in Proc. Information Security Conference (ISC), Dec. 2020. [PDF]
  7. C. Zhang, X. Costa-Perez, and P. Patras, "Tiki-Taka: Attacking and Defending Deep Learning-based Intrusion Detection Systems", in Proc. ACM Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW), Nov. 2020. [PDF]
  8. C. Zhang, M. Fiore, C. Ziemlicki, and P. Patras, "Microscope: Mobile Service Traffic Decomposition for Network Slicing as a Service", in Proc. Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (ACM MobiCom), Sept. 2020. [PDF]
  9. 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]
  10. 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]
  11. 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]
  12. 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]
  13. 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]
  14. 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]
  15. 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]
  16. 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.
  17. 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]
  18. 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]
  19. 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]
  20. 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]
  21. 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]
  22. 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]
  23. 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]
  24. 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]
  25. 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]
  26. 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]
  27. 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]
  28. 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]
  29. 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]
  30. 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]
  31. 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]
  32. 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]
  33. 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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