Flavio Esposito, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

[All publications]

Selected Refereed Conference Publications

  • Alessio Sacco, Matteo Flocco, Flavio Esposito, and Guido Marchetto. ‘‘Owl: Congestion Control with Partially Invisible Networks via Reinforcement Learning", In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2021). May 10-13, Virtual Conference.

  • Michele Berno, Flavio Esposito, Michele Rossi. ‘‘Elastic Function Chain Control for Edge Networks under Reconfiguration Delay and QoS Requirements". In Proc. of IEEE 8th International Conference on Mobile Cloud (MobileCloud 2020). April 14-16, 2020, Oxford, UK. Best Paper Award.
    Bibtex. Presentation by M. Berno.

  • Chiara Contoli, Fabio Palumbo, Flavio Esposito, Franco Callegati and Antonio Pescape’. ‘‘Flock: A Live Migration Protocol for SDN Controllers". In Proc. of The 5th IEEE Conference on Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Networking (IEEE NFV-SDN 2019). Dallas, TX, 12-14 Nov, 2019. Best Fast-track Paper Award.

  • Alessio Sacco, Flavio Esposito, Princewill Okorie and Guido Marchetto.‘‘LiveMicro: An Edge Computing System for Collaborative Telepathology" in Proc. of The 2nd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Edge Computing (HotEdge ’19), July 9th, Renton, WA. Bibtex

  • Gabriele Castellano, Flavio Esposito and Fulvio Risso.
    ‘‘A Distributed Orchestration Algorithm for Edge Computing Resources with Guarantees." In IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2019) 29 Apr - 2 May 2019. Paris, France. Bibtex

  • Dmitrii Chemodanov, Prasad Calyam and Flavio Esposito
    ‘‘A Near Optimal Reliable Composition Approach for Geo-Distributed Latency-Sensitive Service Chains." In IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2019) 29 Apr - 2 May 2019. Paris, France. Bibtex

  • Mary Hogan and Flavio Esposito. ‘‘Music-Defined Networking". In 17th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets 2018). Nov 15-16, 2018 - Redmond, Washington, USA. Download PDF  [PDF] bibtex

International Media Coverage

ACM TechNews; IEEE-MUSB.org; InnovationToronto.com; ScienceDaily.com; f6ingenieurs.ch (in French); ecnmag.com; BrightSurf.com; ViralPearl.com; Eurekalert.org; SLU News; NewMindJournal.com (in Spanish) Deutschlandradio deutschlandfunk.de; Podcast (in German); La Nazione (in Italian)

  • Flavio Esposito, Jiayi Wang, Chiara Contoli, Gianluca Davoli, Walter Cerroni and Franco Callegati.
    ‘‘A Behavior-Driven Approach to Intent Specification for Software-Defined Infrastructure Management" In IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (NFV-SDN 2018); 27-29 Nov 2018 - Verona, Italy. Runner-up best paper award Bibtex

  • F. Esposito, D. Di Paola and I. Matta.
    A General Distributed Approach to Slice Embedding with Guarantees.
    In Proc. of IFIP Networking 2013, Brooklyn, NY, USA, 22-24 May, 2013.
    Best IFIP OMM Award. Download PDF  [PDF]

  • F. Esposito, F. Chiti and R. Fantacci.
    Voice and Data Traffic Classes Management for Heterogeneous Networks Enabled by Mobile Phones, In: Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, April 2006.

Selected Journal Publications

  • Alessio Sacco, Flavio Esposito, Guido Marchetto, Grant Kolar and Katherine E. Schwetye. On Edge Computing for Remote Pathology Consultations and Computations. In IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI). Accepted on July 3rd, 2020.
    JCR Impact Factor 5.223. Bibtex

  • Vasit Sagan, Maitiniyazi Maimaitijiang, Paheding Sidike, Kevin Eblimit, Kyle T. Peterson, Sean Hartling, Flavio Esposito, Kapil Khanal, Maria Newcomb, Duke Pauli, Rick Ward, Felix Fritschi, Nadia Shakoor and Todd Mockler. ‘‘UAV-Based High Resolution Thermal Imaging for Vegetation Monitoring, and Plant Phenotyping Using ICI 8640 P, FLIR Vue Pro R 640, and thermoMap Cameras." In Remote Sensing, 2019, 11(3) 330; doi:10.3390/rs11030330 Bibtex Remote Sensing 2021 Best Paper Award

  • Dmitrii Chemodanov, Prasad Calyam, Flavio Esposito, Ronald McGarvey, Kannappan Palaniappan, and Antonio Pescape’. ‘‘A Near Optimal Reliable Orchestration Approach for Geo-Distributed Latency-Sensitive SFCs." In IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. Accepted on Mar 15th, 2020. Doi: 10.1109/TNSE.2020.2981630
    SCImago Impact factor 2018: 2.47

  • Alessio Sacco, Flavio Esposito and Guido Marchetto.
    ‘‘RoPE: An Architecture for Adaptive Data-Driven Routing Prediction at the Edge". In IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (IEEE TNSM). Accepted on Mar 10th, 2020. doi: 10.1109/TNSM.2020.2980899 (TNSM-2019-02711)
    JRC Impact factor 2018: 3.286

  • Gabriele Castellano, Flavio Esposito and Fulvio Risso.
    ‘‘A Service-Defined Approach for Orchestration of Heterogeneous Applications in Cloud/Edge Platforms" In IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management Accepted (TNSM) on 8 Sept, 2019; doi: 10.1109/TNSM.2019.2941639
    JRC Impact factor 2018: 3.286

  • Francesca Nizzi, Tommaso Pecorella, Flavio Esposito, Laura Pierucci and Romano Fantacci.
    IoT Security via Address Shuffling: the Easy Way. In IEEE Internet of Things Journal. doi. 10.1109/JIOT.2019.2892003. Accepted on Jan 10, 2019.
    JRC Impact factor 2018: 5.863.

  • Dmitrii Chemodanov, Flavio Esposito, Prasad Calyam and Andrei Sukhov
    A Constrained Shortest Path Scheme for Virtual Network Service Management. In IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management. Accepted 7 Aug 2018. Mar 2019, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages: 127-142. doi: 10.1109/TNSM.2018.2865204
    JCR Impact factor 2018: 3.286.

  • W. Cerroni and F. Esposito.
    Optimizing Live Migration of Multiple Virtual Machines.
    In: IEEE Transactions of Cloud Computing. (Accepted May 2016). Vol. 6 Issue: 4 pp:1096-1109. Oct-Dec 2018. [doi] Download PDF  [PDF]

Selected Refereed Workshop Papers

Selected Referred Demos and Posters

  • Roberto Amoroso, Flavio Esposito, and Maria Luisa Merani. ‘‘Poster: Estimation of Traffic Matrices via Super-resolution and Federated Learning". In Proc. of the ACM 16th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT 2020). Best Poster Award.

  • F. Esposito, Y. Wang, I. Matta and J. Day.
    Dynamic Layer Instantiation as a Service.
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI ’13), Lombard, IL, 2-5 April, 2013. Demo

Selected Editorials and Technical Reports

  • Y. Wang, I. Matta, F. Esposito and J. Day.
    Introducing ProtoRINA: A Prototype for Programming Recursive-Networking Policies.
    Editorial Note at ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (July 2014 Issue of CCR).
    Download PDF  [PDF].

  • Y. Wang, F. Esposito, I. Matta and J. Day
    RINA: An Architecture for Policy-Based Dynamic Service Management.
    Nov 2013. Computer Science Department, Boston University.
    Download PDF  [Technical Report BUCS-TR-2013-013].

  • Y. Wang, F. Esposito, I. Matta and J. Day,
    Recursive InterNetworking Architecture (RINA) Boston University Prototype Programming Manual.
    Nov 2013. Computer Science Department, Boston University.
    Download PDF  [Technical Report BUCS-TR-2013-014].

  • F. Esposito and G. Ferrari Aggradi,
    Testbed for Predicate Routing in DTN over MANET - User Manual.
    Technical Report. Computer Science Department, Boston University. Sept. 2008.
    Download PDF  [PDF].

Ph.D. Thesis

  • F. Esposito.
    A Policy-based Architecture for Virtual Network Embedding.
    PhD thesis. Sept. 2013. Computer Science Department, Boston University.