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2018

[C149] O. Alphand, M. Amoretti, T. Claeys, S. Dall'Asta, A. Duda, G. Ferrari, F. Rousseau, B. Tourancheau, L. Veltri, F. Zanichelli, "IoTChain: a blockchain security architecture for the Internet of Things," IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC 2018), Barcelona, Spain, April 2018.

2017

[BC28] L. Davoli, L. Veltri, G. Ferrari, U. Amadei, "Internet of things on power line communications: an experimental performance analysis," Chapter 18 in Handbook of Smart Grid Communications, edited by E. Kabalci and Y. Kabalci, Springer, accepted in July 2017, to appear in 2018.

[J112] N. Strozzi, F. Parisi, and G. Ferrari, "Impact of on-body IMU placement on inertial navigation", IET Wireless Sensor Systems, Special Issue on Body Sensor Networks, accepted in November 2017.

[J111] L. Davoli, L. Belli, A. Cilfone, and G. Ferrari, "From micro to macro IoT: challenges and solutions in the integration of IEEE 802.15.4/802.11 and Sub-GHz technologies", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, accepted in August 2017. DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2017.2747900.

[J110] S. Nallagonda, S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Censoring-based cooperative spectrum sensing with improved energy detectors and multiple antennas in fading channels," IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Elec. Systems, accepted in June 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2017.2732798.

[J*7] B. M. Masini, G. Ferrari, C. Silva, and I. Thibault, "Connected Vehicles: Applications and Communication Challenges," Editorial, Mobile Information Systems, Special Issue on Connected Vehicles: Applications and Communication Challenges, vol. 2017, Article ID 1082183, 2 pages, 2017. DOI:10.1155/2017/1082183.

[J109] C. M. Silva, B. M. Masini, G. Ferrari and I. Thibault, "A survey on infrastructure-based vehicular networks," Mobile Information Systems, Special Issue on "Connected Vehicles: Applications and Communication Challenges," vol. 2017, Article ID 6123868, 28 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/6123868.

[J108] L. Davoli, L. Belli, L. Veltri, and G. Ferrari, "THORIN: an efficient module for federated access and threat mitigation in big stream cloud architectures," IEEE Cloud Computing, accepted in April 2017.

[J107] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, M. Asim, J. Gambini, C. Mazzucco, G. Cannalire, S. Bianchi, and R. Raheli, "Iterative synchronization for dually-polarized independent transmission streams," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 2534-2542, June 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2017.2688398.

[J106] A. Abrardo, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "Information fusion for efficient target detection in large-scale surveillance wireless sensor networks," Information Fusion, Special Issue "Event-Based Distributed Information Fusion Over Sensor Networks," vol. 38, November 2017, pp. 55-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.inffus.2017.02.002.

[J105] D. Alinovi, G. Ferrari, F. Pisani, and R. Raheli, "Markov chain modeling and simulation of breathing patterns", Elsevier Biomedical Signal Processing & Control, vol. 33, March 2017, pp. 245-254. DOI: 10.1016/j.bspc.2016.12.002.

[J104] M. Amoretti, O. Alphand, G. Ferrari, F. Rousseau, and A. Duda, "DINAS: a lightweight and efficient distributed naming service for all-IP wireless sensor networks", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 670-684, June 2017. DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2016.2640317.

[J103] L. Cattani, D. Alinovi, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, E. Pavlidis, C. Spagnoli, F. Pisani, "Monitoring infants by automatic video processing: a unified approach," Elsevier Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 80, 1 January 2017, pp. 158-165. DOI:10.1016/j.compbiomed.2016.11.010.

[J102] N. Iotti, M. Picone, S. Cirani, and G. Ferrari, "Improving quality of experience in future wireless access networks through fog computing," IEEE Internet Computing, special issue on Fog Computing, vol. 21, no. 2, March/April 2017, pp. 26-33. DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2017.38.

2016 [27]

[J101] L. Davoli, L. Belli, A. Cilfone, and G. Ferrari, "Integration of Wi-Fi mobile nodes in a Web of Things Testbed," Elsevier ICT Express, special issue on ICT Convergence in the Internet of Things (IoT), vol. 2, no. 3, September 2016, pp. 96-99. DOI: 10.1016/j.icte.2016.07.001.

[J100] G. Ferrari and U. Amadei, "Two-level quantized soft-output demodulation of QAM signals with Gray labeling: a geometric approach," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 1931-1934, Oct. 2016. DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2016.2592963.

[J99] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, M. Asim, J. Gambini, C. Mazzucco, G. Cannalire, S. Bianchi, and R. Raheli, "Pragmatic phase noise compensation for high-order coded modulations," IET Communications, vol. 10, no. 15, October 2016, pp. 1956-1963. DOI: 10.1049/iet-com.2016.0215.

[J98] G. Albani, C. Azzaro, F. Parisi, C. Ferraris, M. Giuberti, L. Contin, D. Pianu, L. G. Pradotto, V. Cimolin, M. Galli, R. Nerino, G. Ferrari, and A. Mauro, "A step forward to the future: UPDRS kinematic measures for telemedicine," Movement Disorders, vol. 31, suppl. 2, p. S514 [abstract 1565]. Oral Presentation by Parkinson's disease World Congress 2016 in Milan, Italy. http://www.mdsabstracts.org/abstract/a-step-forward-to-the-future-updrs-kinematic-measures-for-telemedicine/. DOI: 10.1002/mds.26688.

[J97] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Low-complexity UWB-based collision avoidance system for automated guided vehicles," Elsevier ICT Express, special issue on Information and Communication Technologies for the Future Transportation, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 53-56, June 2016, Pages 53-56. DOI:10.1016/j.icte.2016.05.004.

[J96] F. Parisi, G. Ferrari, M. Giuberti, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, and A. Mauro, "Inertial BSN-based characterization and automatic UPDRS evaluation of the gait task of Parkinsonians," IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, Special Issue on "Best of Bodynets 2014" (7 papers were selected among all accepted ones), vol. 7, no. 3, July-September 2016, pp. 258-271. DOI: 10.1109/TAFFC.2016.2549533.

[J*6] Y. Lim, G. Ferrari, H. Takahashi, and M. Montón, "Device-to-device communications in wireless sensor networks," Editorial, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Special Issue on Device-to-device Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks, vol. 12(8), 2016. doi: 10.1177/1550147716664233

[J95] F. Pisani, E. Pavlidis, L. Cattani, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, and C. Spagnoli, "Optimizing detection rate and characterisation of subtle paroxysmal neonatal abnormal facial movements with multi-camera video-EEG recordings," Neuropediatrics, 47(3), pp. 169-174, June 2016 (Epub April 25, 2016). DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1582245.

[J94] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "A swarm-based approach to real-time 3D indoor localization: experimental performance analysis," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 43, pp. 489-497, June 2016. doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2016.02.020.

[J93] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Maximum likelihood localization: when does it fail?," Elsevier ICT Express, special issue on Positioning Techniques and Applications, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 10-13, March 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.icte.2016.02.004.

[J92] A. Abrardo, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "Impact of the knowledge of nodes' positions on spectrum sensing strategies in cognitive networks," Physical Communication, 19 (2016), pp. 84-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.phycom.2015.12.004.

[J91] A. Gorrieri and G. Ferrari, "DiSIF: A distance-based silencing technique for multi-hop broadcast communications in pedestrian ad-hoc networks," IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 2706-2718, Nov. 1 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2015.2508804.

[J90] M. Giuberti and G. Ferrari, "A low-complexity activity classification algorithm with optimized selection of accelerometric features," Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, vol. 8, no. 6, 2016, pp. 681-695. DOI: 10.3233/AIS-160406.

[J89] L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, G. Ferrari, L. Melegari, and M. Picone, "Applying security to a big stream cloud architecture for the Internet of Things," International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST), Special Issue on Advances in Cloud for Smart Cities, January-March 2016, Vol. 7, No. 1, January-March 2016, pp. 37-58. DOI: 10.4018/IJDST.2016010103.

[J88] A. Gorrieri, M. Martalò, S. Busanelli, and G. Ferrari, "Clustering and sensing with decentralized detection in vehicular ad hoc networks," Ad Hoc Networks, Special Issue on Vehicular Networking for Mobile Crowd Sensing, vol. 36, Part 2, January 2016, pp. 450-464. DOI:10.1016/j.adhoc.2015.05.019.

[C148] D. Alinovi, G. Ferrari, F. Pisani, and R. Raheli, "Respiratory Rate Monitoring by Maximum Likelihood Video Processing," 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT 2016), Limassol, Cyprus, December 2016, pp. 172-177. DOI: 10.1109/ISSPIT.2016.7886029.

[C147] A. G. Forte, W. Wang, L. Veltri, and G. Ferrari, "A P2P virtual core-network architecture for next-generation mobility networks," 2016 IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications and Networking (CSCN'16), Berlin, Germany, October-November 2016, pp. 1-7. DOI: 10.1109/CSCN.2016.7785154.

[C146] N. Strozzi, F. Parisi, and G. Ferrari, "A multifloor hybrid inertial/barometric navigation system," Seventh International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN 2016), Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain, October 2016 pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/IPIN.2016.7743703.
This paper describes the demo which has been accepted for the co-located competition, Track 2: Pedestrian Dead Reckoning Positioning.

[C145] M. Asim, M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Pragmatic code-aided phase synchronization in iterative multi-sample receivers," International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Iterative Information Processing (ISTC 2016), Brest, France, September 2016, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/ISTC.2016.7593065.

[C144] M. Martalò, A. Abrardo, and G. Ferrari, "Tradeoff between energy consumption and detection capabilities in collaborative cognitive wireless networks," 2016 IEEE 27th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Mobile and Wireless Networks (IEEE PIMRC2016 Mobile and Wireless), Valencia, Spain, September 2016, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794892.

[C143] N. Strozzi, F. Parisi, and G. Ferrari, "On single sensor-based inertial navigation," 13th Annual Body Sensor Networks Conference 2016 (BSN 2016), S. Francisco, CA, USA, June 2016, pp. 300-305. DOI: 10.1109/BSN.2016.7516278.

[C142] F. Parisi, G. Ferrari, A. Baricich, M. D'Innocenzo, C. Cisari, and A. Mauro, "Accurate gait analysis in post-stroke patients using a single inertial measurement unit," 13th Annual Body Sensor Networks Conference 2016 (BSN 2016), S. Francisco, CA, USA, June 2016, pp. 335-340. DOI: 10.1109/BSN.2016.7516284.

[C141] L. Cattani, H. Parmjit Saini, G. Ferrari, F. Pisani, and R. Raheli, "SmartCED: an Android application for neonatal seizures detection," 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA 2016), Benevento, Italy, May 2016, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/MeMeA.2016.7533708.

[C140] C. Tripodi, G. Ferrari, R. Pighi, and R. Raheli, "Performance of LDPC coded modulations in power line communications," IEEE International Symposium on Powerline Communications and Its Applications (ISPLC 2016), Bottrop, Germany, March 2016, pp. 25-30. DOI: 10.1109/ISPLC.2016.7476294.

[P14] S. Monica, G. Ferrari, M. Magnani, F. Oleari, and F. De Mola, "A group for localising a moving target in a warehouse with automated guided vehicles," Canadian patent application n. 2926105, April 4, 2016. Assigned to Elettric 80 S.p.A..

[P13] S. Monica, G. Ferrari, M. Magnani, F. Oleari, and F. De Mola, "A group for localising a moving target in a warehouse with automated guided vehicles," European patent application n. 16163762 (pat. no. 1812), April 4, 2016. Assigned to Elettric 80 S.p.A..

[P12] S. Monica, G. Ferrari, M. Magnani, F. Oleari, and F. De Mola, "Group for localising a moving target in a warehouse with automated guided vehicles," US patent application US 2016/0291597 A1, Oct. 6, 2016. File as appl. no. 15/088734 on April 1, 2016. Assigned to Elettric 80 S.p.A..

2015 [33]

[B9] M. Picone, S. Busanelli, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli, and G. Ferrari, Advanced Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems, Springer, Germany: 2015. eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-10668-7. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-10668-7.

[BC27] M. Kheireddine, R. Abdellatif, and G. Ferrari, "Genetic centralized dynamic clustering in wireless sensor networks," chapter in IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 456, edited by A. Amine, L. Bellatreche, Z. Elberrichi, E. J. Neuhold, and R. Wrembel, 2015, pp, 503-511, Springer, 2015. ISBN: 978-3-319-19577-3. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-19578-0_41. "Proceedings of 5th IFIP International Conference" (CIIA 2015), Saida, Algeria, May 2015.

[BC26] A. Abrardo, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "Decision fusion in cognitive wireless sensor networks," chapter 20 in Multisensor Data Fusion: From Algorithms and Architectural Design to Applications, edited by H. Fourati, pp. 349-362, CRC Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781482263749.

[BC25] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "A swarm intelligent approach to 3D distance-based indoor localization," chapter contribution in Applications of Evolutionary Computation, edited by A. M. Mora and G. Squillero, pp. 91-102, Springer, Germany, 2015. Proc. of International Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation (EvoApps15), Track on "Nature-inspired Techniques for Communication Networks and other Parallel and Distributed Systems" (EvoCOMNET 2015), Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2015. Best paper award. Revised Selected Papers Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9028. ISBN: 978-3-319-16548-6. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-16549-3_8.

[BC24] L. Belli, S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, L. Melegari, and M. Picone, "A Graph-based cloud architecture for big stream real-time applications in the Internet of Things," chapter 10 in Advances in Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing, edited by G. Ortiz and C. Tran, pp. 91-105, Springer, Germany, 2015. Proc. of Workshops of ESOCC 2014 (2nd International Workshop on CLoud for IoT ,CLIoT 2014), Manchester, UK, September 2014, Revised Selected Papers Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 508. ISBN: 978-3-319-14885-4. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14886-1_10.

[BC23] M. Amoretti, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli, and G. Ferrari, "Simulating Wireless and Mobile Systems: the Integration of DEUS and Ns-3," chapter 16 in Modeling and Simulation of Computer Networks and Systems: Methodologies and Applications, edited by M. S. Obaidat, F. Zarai, and P. Nicopolitidis, pp. 465-484, Morgan Kaufmann, Germany, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-12-800887-4. DOI:10.1016/B978-0-12-800887-4.00016-X.

[BC22] M. Giuberti and G. Ferrari, "Motion Capture: from Radio Signals to Inertial Signals," chapter contribution in Mobile Health (mHealth): The Technology Road Map, edited by S. Adibi, pp. 791-812, Springer, Germany, 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-12816-0. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-12817-7_34.

[J87] A. Baricich, E. Grana, M. Invernizzi, F. Parisi, G. Ferrari, C. Cisari, and A. Mauro, "A single-sensor wearable system for gait analysis in stroke patients: a pilot study," Neurologie und Rehabilitation, 2015, Suppl 1:S40 (Abstracts supplement of the 3rd European Congress of NeuroRehabilitation (ECNR 2015), Vienna, Austria, December 2015).

[J*5] R. Fresco and G. Ferrari, "L'innovazione nel florovivaismo: tra sostenibilità ed Internet delle cose," Il Floricultore, Special Issue on the Workshop "Innovazione e tecnologie informatiche per il florovivaismo e l'agricoltura" ("Innovation and Information Technologies for floriculture," Padova, Italy, September 2015), no. 11, pp. 48-53, November 2015.

[J86] F. Parisi, G. Ferrari, M. Giuberti, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, and A. Mauro, "BSN-based kinematic characterization and comparative outlook of UPDRS scoring in leg agility, sit-to-stand, and gait tasks in Parkinson's disease," IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, special issue on "Enabling Technologies in Parkinson's Disease Management - Current Challenges and Unmet Needs," vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 1777-1793, Nov. 2015. DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2015.2472640.

[J*4] Y. Lim, G. Ferrari, H. Takahashi, and M. Montón, "Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring," Editorial, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring, vol. 2015, Article ID 425683, 1 page, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/425683.

[J85] L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, G. Ferrari, L. Melegari, M. Montón, and M. Picone, "A scalable Big Stream cloud architecture for the Internet of Things," International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering (IJSSOE), Special Issue on Service-Oriented Architecture in the Era of Big Data, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 26-53, October-December 2015. DOI: 10.4018/IJSSOE.2015100102.

[J84] L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, A. Gorrieri, M. Mancin, M. Picone, and G. Ferrari, "Design and deployment of an IoT application-oriented testbed," IEEE Computer, Special Issue Activating the Internet of things, vol. 48, no. 8, September 2015, pp. 32-40. DOI:10.1109/MC.2015.253.
See also: R. Want and S. Dustdar, "Activating the Internet of Things," in the same issue of IEEE Computer, pp. 16-20, Cover Feature (our paper is one of the three featured papers).

[J83] M. Picone, M. Amoretti, M. Martalò, F. Zanichelli, and G. Ferrari, "Combining geo-referencing and network coding for distributed large scale information management," Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Special Issue of the "2012 International Conference High Performance Computing and Simulation (HPCS2012)," no. 27, pp. 3295-3315, September 2015. Article first published online: 4 February 2014. DOI: 10.1002/cpe.3221.

[J82] M. Picone, M. Amoretti, G. Ferrari, and F. Zanichelli, "D4V: a peer-to-peer architecture for data dissemination in smartphone-based vehicular applications," PeerJ Computer Science, 1:e15, August 2015. DOI: 10.7717/peerj-cs.15.

[J81] M. Giuberti, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "A hybrid radio/accelerometric approach to arm posture recognition," Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, vol. 7, no. 4, 2015, pp. 563-578. DOI: 10.3233/AIS-150326.

[J80] M. Kheireddine, R. Abdellatif, and G. Ferrari, "Genetic centralized dynamic clustering in wireless sensor networks," International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security (IJCNIS), vol. 7, no. 8, July 2015, pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2015.08.01.

[J79] M. Giuberti, G. Ferrari, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, and A. Mauro, "Automatic UPDRS evaluation in the sit-to-stand task of Parkinsonians: kinematic analysis and comparative outlook on the leg agility task," IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 19, no. 3, May 2015, pp. 803-814. DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2015.2425296.

[J78] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "UWB-based localization in large indoor scenarios: optimized placement of anchor nodes," IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Elec. Systems, vol. 51, no. 2, April 2015, pp. 987-999. doi: 10.1109/TAES.2014.130722.

[J77] P. Gonizzi, G. Ferrari, V. Gay, and J. Leguay, "Data dissemination scheme for distributed storage for IoT observation systems at large scale," Information Fusion, Special Issue on "Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks: Architectures, Algorithms and Applications," vol. 22, March 2015, pp. 16-25. Available online 25 April 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.inffus.2013.04.003.

[J76] M. Giuberti, G. Ferrari, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, and A. Mauro, "Assigning UPDRS scores in the leg agility task of Parkinsonians: can it be done through BSN-based kinematic variables?," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Special Issue on "Internet of Things for Smart and Connected Health," vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-11, February 2015. doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2015.2390075.

[J75] S. Cirani, M. Picone, P. Gonizzi, L. Veltri, and G. Ferrari, "IoT-OAS: An OAuth-based authorization service architecture for secure services in IoT scenarios," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 1224--1234, February 2015. Online since October 2014. doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2014.2361406. Top 50 (up to no. 14) most downloaded IEEE Sensors Journal papers in the months of October/December 2014, January-March 2015, April-May 2015, July and September 2015. Top 25 most downloaded IEEE Sensors Journal papers in the months of March and April 2016.

[J74] A. Gorrieri and G. Ferrari, "Irresponsible AODV routing," Vehicular Communications, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 47-57, January 2015. Doi: 10.1016/j.vehcom.2015.01.002.

[C139] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, M. Asim, J. Gambini, C. Mazzucco, G. Cannalire, S. Bianchi, and R. Raheli, "Phase noise compensation for dually-polarized systems with independent transmission streams," Twelfth International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS'15), Brussels, Belgium, August 2015, pp. 251-255. DOI: 10.1109/ISWCS.2015.7454339.

[C138] D. Alinovi, L. Cattani, G. Ferrari, F. Pisani, and R. Raheli, "Video simulation of apnoea episodes," 5th International IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health (MUST-EH 2015), in conjunction with the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2015), Torino, Italy, June 2015, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/ICMEW.2015.7169869.

[C137] S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, N. Iotti, and M. Picone, "The IoT hub: a fog node for seamless management of heterogeneous connected smart objects," Fog Networking for 5G and IoT Workshop, in conjunction with 12th Annual IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON 2015), Seattle, WA, USA, June 2015, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/SECONW.2015.7328145.

[C136] F. Parisi, G. Ferrari, M. Giuberti, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, A. Mauro, "On the correlation between UPDRS scoring in the leg agility, sit-to-stand, and gait tasks for Parkinsonians," 12th Annual Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015 (BSN 2015), MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, June 2015, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/BSN.2015.7299401.

[C135] G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, S. Cirani, M. Picone, and G. Ferrari, "A data-driven IoT-oriented dual-network management protocol," IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2015), 4th IEEE International Workshop on Smart Communication Protocols and Algorithms (SCPA 2015) ('ICC'15 - Workshops 26'), London, UK, June 2015, pp. 1539-1544. DOI: 10.1109/ICCW.2015.7247398.

[C134] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, M. Asim, J. Gambini, C. Mazzucco, G. Cannalire, S. Bianchi, and R. Raheli, "Reduced-complexity synchronization for high-order coded modulations," IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2015), Signal Processing for Communications Symposium ('ICC'15 (05) SPC'), London, UK, June 2015, pp. 4721-4726. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2015.7249069.

[C133] D. Alinovi, L. Cattani, G. Ferrari, F. Pisani, and R. Raheli, "Spatio-temporal video processing for respiratory rate estimation," 10th annual IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMea 2015), Torino, Italy, May 2015, pp. 12-17. DOI: 10.1109/MeMeA.2015.7145164.

[C132] C. Tripodi, G. Ferrari, R. Pighi, and R. Raheli, "A novel weight reset strategy for the LMS algorithm subject to abrupt channel variations," IEEE International Symposium on Powerline Communications and Its Applications (ISPLC 2015), Austin, TX, USA, March-April 2015, pp. 131-136. DOI: 10.1109/ISPLC.2015.7147602.

[C131] A. G. Forte and G. Ferrari, "Towards distributing block ciphers computations," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2015), Workshop on Energy Efficiency in the Internet of Things, and Internet of Things for Energy Efficiency (E2IoT), New Orleans, LA, USA, March 2015, pp. 41-46. DOI: 10.1109/WCNCW.2015.7122526.

[P11] S. Monica, G. Ferrari, M. Magnani, F. Oleari, and F. De Mola, "Gruppo di localizzazione di un obiettivo mobile in un magazzino con veicoli a guida automatica," Italian patent application n. 102015000010875, April 2015. Assigned to Elettric 80 S.p.A..

2014 [23]

[BC21] S. Nallgonda, S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Cooperative spectrum sensing with censoring of cognitive radios and MRC-based fusion in fading and shadowing channels," chapter contribution in Handbook of Research on Software-Defined and Cognitive Radio Technologies for Dynamic Spectrum Management, edited by N. Kaabouch and W.-C. Hu, pp. 38-67, IGI-Global, 2014. ISBN 9781466665712. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6571-2.

[BC20] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, A. Colazzo, J.-M. Dricot, "Time-domain cognitive sensor networking," chapter contribution in Cognitive Networks: Applications and Deployments, edited by J. Lloret, K. Zrar Ghafoor, D. B. Rawat, J. M. Aguiar, pp. 145-167, CRC Press - Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. ISBN: 9781482236996.

[BC19] P. Medagliani, J. Leguay, A. Duda, F. Rousseau, S. Duquennoy, S. Raza, G. Ferrari, P. Gonizzi, S. Cirani, L. Veltri, M. Monton, M. Domingo, M. Dohler, I. Villajosana, O. Dupont, "Bringing IP to Low-power Smart Objects: The Smart Parking Case in the CALIIPSO Project," chapter contribution in Internet of Things Applications - From Research and Innovation to Market Deployment, edited by O. Vermesan and P. Friess, pp. 287-313, The River Publishers Series in Communications, Alborg, Denmark, 2014. ISBN: 9788793102941.

[J73] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Swarm intelligent approaches to auto-localization of nodes in static UWB networks," Applied Soft Computing, vol. 25, pp. 426-434, December 2014. doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2014.07.025.

[J72] S. Cirani, L. Davoli, G. Ferrari, R. Léone, P. Medagliani, M. Picone, and L. Veltri, "A scalable and self-configuring architecture for service discovery in the Internet of Things," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 508--521, October 2014. doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2014.2358296. Top 50 (no. 11) most downloaded IEEE IoT Journal papers in the month of December 2014,...,August 2015.

[J71] S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Cognitive radio CDMA networking with spectrum sensing," Int. J. Commun. Syst., vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 1582--1600, October 2014. Article first published online: 17 August 2012. doi: 10.1002/dac.2421.

[J*3] T. Kinoshita, Y. Lim, and G. Ferrari, "Advanced Applications of Wireless Sensor Network Using Sensor Cloud Infrastructure," Editorial, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Special Issue on Advanced Applications of Wireless Sensor Network Using Sensor Cloud Infrastructure, vol. 2014, Article ID 652862, 1 page, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/652862.

[J70] F. Pisani, C. Spagnoli, E. Pavlidis, C. Facini, G. M. Kouamou Ntonfo, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Real-time automated detection of clonic seizures in newborns," Clinical Neurophysiology, vol. 125, no. 8, August 2014, pp. 1533-1540. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2013.12.119.
See also: J. Jacobs, "Detecting neonatal seizures: A challenge accepted!, "Editorial," in the same issue of Clinical Neurophysiology, pp. 1501-1503, dedicated to the approach of our work. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2014.02.003.

[J69] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, M. Franceschini, and R. Raheli, "Orthogonal multiple access with correlated sources: achievable region and pragmatic schemes," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 2531-2543, July 2014. DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2014.2325039.

[J68] M. Martalò, M. Amoretti, M. Picone, and G. Ferrari, "Sporadic decentralized resource maintenance for P2P distributed storage networks," Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, vol. 74, no. 2, February 2014, pp. 2029-2038. DOI:10.1016/j.jpdc.2013.11.001.

[J67] G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, and A. Abrardo, "Information fusion in wireless sensor networks with source correlation," Information Fusion, Special Issue "Resource Constrained Networks," vol. 15, January 2014, Pages 80-89. Available online 11 October 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.inffus.2012.09.001.

[C130] L. Cattani, D. Alinovi, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, E. Pavlidis, C. Spagnoli, and F. Pisani, "A wire-free, non-invasive, low-cost video processing-based approach to neonatal apnoea detection," 2014 IEEE Workshop on Biometric Measurements and Systems for Security and Medical Applications (BioMS 2014), Rome, Italy, October 2014, pp. 67-73. DOI: 10.1109/BIOMS.2014.6951538.

[C129] P. Gonizzi, P. Medagliani, G. Ferrari, and J. Leguay, "RAWMAC: A Routing Aware Wave-based MAC protocol for WSNs," 2014 International Workshop on the GReen Optimized Wireless Networks (GROWN 2014), in conjunction with the 10th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob 2014), Larnaca, Cyprus, October 2014, pp. 205-212, DOI: 10.1109/WiMOB.2014.6962172.

[C128] F. Parisi, M. Giuberti, G. Ferrari, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, A. Mauro, "Low-complexity inertial sensor-based characterization of the UPDRS score in the gait task of Parkinsonians," 9th International Conference on Body Area Networks (BODYNETS 2014), London, Great Britain, September-October 2014, pp. 69-75. DOI=10.4108/icst.bodynets.2014.257054.

[C127] M. Antonini, S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, M. Picone, and L. Veltri, "Lightweight multicast forwarding for service discovery in low-power IoT networks," 22nd International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2014), Split, Croatia, September 2014, pp. 133-138. DOI: 10.1109/SOFTCOM.2014.7039103. Best conference paper award (Symposium on RFID Technologies and Internet of Things).

[C126] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "An experimental model for UWB distance measurements and its application to localization problems," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2014), Paris, France, September 2014, pp. 297-302. DOI: 10.1109/ICUWB.2014.6958996.

[C125] M. Giuberti, G. Ferrari, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, A. Mauro, "Linking UPDRS scores and kinematic variables in the leg agility task of Parkinsonians," 11th Annual Body Sensor Networks Conference 2014 (BSN 2014), Zurich, Switzerland, June 2014, pp. 115-120. DOI: 10.1109/BSN.2014.18. Best runner-up paper award.

[C124] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Accurate indoor localization with UWB wireless sensor networks," 23rd EEE International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE 2014), 4th Track on Capacity driven Processes and Services for Cyber Physical Society (CPS), Parma, Italy, June 2014, pp.287-289. DOI: 10.1109/WETICE.2014.41.

[C123] M. Amoretti, O. Alphand, G. Ferrari, F. Rousseau, and A. Duda, "DINAS: a DIstributed NAming Service for all-IP wireless sensor networks," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, April 2014, pp.2781-2786. DOI: 10.1109/WCNC.2014.6952869.

[C122] L. Cattani, G. M. Kouamou Ntonfo, F. Lofino, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, and F. Pisani, "Maximum-likelihood detection of neonatal clonic seizures by video image processing," International Symposium on Medical ICT (ISMICT'14), Florence, Italy, April 2014, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/ISMICT.2014.6825219.

[C121] C. Tripodi, G. Ferrari, R. Pighi, and R. Raheli, "Echo cancellation in a power line modem in the presence of abrupt channel variations," IEEE International Symposium on Powerline Communications and Its Applications (ISPLC 2014), Glascow, Scotland, March-April 2014, pp. 208-213. DOI: 10.1109/ISPLC.2014.6812368.

[C120] A. Abrardo, M. Barni, A. Gorrieri, and G. Ferrari, "An information-theoretic analysis of dirty paper coding for informed audio watermarking," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2014), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, February 2014, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2014.6804212. Invited paper.

[P10] M. Giuberti, G. Ferrari, A. Mauro, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, R. Nerino, and L. Contin "System and method for monitoring the movement of a part of a human body," publication No. WO/2016/107653, 07/07/2016, IPC: A61B 5/00 (2006.01), A61B 5/11 (2006.01). PCT International Application No. PCT/EP2014/079466, December 30, 2014. Assigned to TELECOM ITALIA S.p.A..

2013 [35]

[BC18] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Impact of the Number of Beacons in PSO-based Auto-localization in UWB Networks," chapter contribution in Applications of Evolutionary Computation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7835, edited by A. I. Esparcia-Alcázar, pp 42-51, Springer, 2013. ISBN: 978-3-642-37191-2. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37192-9_5. "Proceedings of International Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation" (EvoApplications13), Track on Nature-inspired Techniques for Communication Networks and other Parallel and Distributed Systems (EvoCOMNET 2013), Vienna, Austria, April 2013. Best paper award.

[BC17] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Particle swarm optimization for auto-localization of nodes in wireless sensor networks," chapter contribution in Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7824, edited by M Tomassini, A. Antonioni, F. Daolio, and P. Buesser, pp 456-465, Springer, 2013. ISBN: 978-3-642-37212-4. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37213-1_47. "Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms" (ICANNGA'13), Lausanne, Switzerland, April 2013.

[BC16] G. Spigoni, S. Busanelli, M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, and N. Iotti, "Vertical Handover in Heterogeneous Networks: a Comparative Experimental and Simulation-based Investigation," chapter contribution in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks, edited by R. Q. Hu and Y. Qian, pp. 265-286, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-1199-9912-6. DOI: 10.1002/9781118555262.ch12.

[BC15] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, and C. Malavenda, "Wireless Sensor Networks and Audio Signal Processing for Homeland Security," chapter contribution in Effective Surveillance for Homeland Security: Balancing Technology and Social Issues, edited by F. Flammini, R. Setola and G. Franceschetti, pp. 457-488, Chapman and Hall/CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), 2013. ISBN: 9781439883242.

[BC14] P. Gonizzi, G. Ferrari, J. Leguay, and P. Medagliani, "Distributed Data Storage and Retrieval Schemes in RPL/IPv6-based networks," chapter contribution in Wireless Sensor Networks: From Theory to Applications, edited by I. M. M. El Emary and S. Ramakrishnan, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 2013. ISBN: 9781466518100.

[BC13] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, M. Rinaudo, S. Van Roy, A. Nonclercq, and Ph. De Doncker, "QoS and Routing Performance Evaluation for IEEE 802.15.6 Body Sensor Networks Using Accurate Physical Layer," chapter contribution in Wireless Sensor Networks: From Theory to Applications, edited by I. M. M. El Emary and S. Ramakrishnan, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 2013. ISBN: 9781466518100.

[J66] M. Amoretti, G. Ferrari, J.-L. Richier, and A. Duda , "Patents on IPv6-related technologies," Recent Patents on Computer Science, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 170-180, December 2013. DOI: 10.2174/22132759113066660011.

[J65] S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, "On spectrum sensing in cognitive radio CDMA networks with beamforming," Physical Communications, Volume 9, December 2013, Pages 73-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.phycom.2013.08.001.

[J64] S. Busanelli, F. Rebecchi, M. Picone, N. Iotti, and G. Ferrari, "Cross-network information dissemination in VANETs: experimental results from a smartphone-based testbed," Future Internet, Special Issue on "Vehicular Communications and Networking," vol. 5, no. 3, 2013, pp. 398-428. doi:10.3390/fi5030398.

[J63] L. Veltri, S. Cirani, S. Busanelli, and G. Ferrari, "A novel batch-based group key management protocol applied to the Internet of Things," Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 2724-2737, November 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2013.05.009.

[J62] M. Amoretti and G. Ferrari, "Investigating the resilience of unstructured supernode networks," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 6, pp. 1272-1275, June 2013. DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2013.043013.130305.

[J*2] C. Malavenda, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "A hybrid time-frequency audio signal pattern detection algorithm for surveillance applications," POLARIS Innovation Journal, Selex-ES Technical Review, vol. 13, pp. 53-64, 2013.

[J61] S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, and L. Veltri, "Enforcing security mechanisms in the IP-based Internet of Things: an algorithmic overview," Algorithms, Special Issue "Sensor Network," vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 197-226, 2013. doi:10.3390/a6020197.

[J60] M. Giuberti and G. Ferrari, "BSN-based activity classification: a low complexity windowing-&-classification approach," Advances in Science and Technology, Vol. 85 (2013) "Wearable/Wireless Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare Applications," pp. 53-58. Paper selected among those presented at the Progress in Wearable/Wireless and Implantable Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare Applications, Symposium I of 4th International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems (CIMTEC 2012), Montecatini Terme, Italy, June 2012. Online available since September 11, 2012. DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AST.85.53.

[J59] P. Medagliani, G. Ferrari, V. Gay, and J. Leguay, "Cross-layer design and analysis of WSN-based mobile target detection systems," Ad Hoc Networks, Special Issue on Cross-Layer Design in Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, vol. 11, no. 2, March 2013, pp. 712-732. Available online 27 July 2011. ISSN 1570-8705. DOI: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2011.07.009.

[J58] M. Martalò, C. Buratti, G. Ferrari, and R. Verdone, "Clustered IEEE 802.15.4 sensor networks with data aggregation: energy consumption and probability of error," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 70-73, February 2013. DOI: 10.1109/WCL.2012.12.120644.

[J57] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, and C. Malavenda, "Low-complexity hybrid time-frequency audio signal pattern detection," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 501-509, February 2013. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2012.2219045.

[C119] S. Nallagonda, S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Cooperative spectrum sensing with censoring of cognitive radios with majority logic fusion in Hoyt fading," Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (ANTS 2013), Kattankulathur, India, December 2013, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/ANTS.2013.6802864.

[C118] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Hybrid Swarm Intelligent Node Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks," XVI Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA 2013), Azores, Portugal, September 2013.

[C117] M. Amoretti, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli, and G. Ferrari, "Simulating mobile and distributed systems with DEUS and ns-3," High Performance Computing & Simulation Conference (HSPC 2013), Helsinki, Finland, July 2013, pp. 107-114. DOI: 10.1109/HPCSim.2013.6641400.

[C116] M. Picone, G. Spigoni, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, and G. Ferrari, "Experimental analysis of VHO-enabled mobile application for data offloading in heterogeneous wireless networks," 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy, July 2013, pp. 867-872. DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2013.6583671.

[C115] P. Gonizzi, G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, and J. Leguay, "Data storage and retrieval with RPL routing," 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy, July 2013, pp. 1400-1404. DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2013.6583761.

[C114] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Optimized anchors placement: an analytical approach in UWB-based TDOA localization," 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy, July 2013, pp. 982-987. DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2013.6583690.

[C113] A. Gorrieri and G. Ferrari, "Simulative analysis of saturation condition in a pedestrian ad-hoc network," 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy, July 2013, pp. 189-193. DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2013.6583557.

[C112] L. Veltri, S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, and S. Busanelli, "Batch-based group key management with shared key derivation in the Internet of Things," 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy, July 2013, pp. 1688-1693. DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2013.6583810.

[C111] P. Gonizzi, R. Monica, and G. Ferrari, "Design and evaluation of a delay-efficient RPL routing metric," 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy, July 2013, pp. 1573-1577. DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2013.6583790.

[C110] S. Nallagonda, S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Performance of MRC fusion-based cooperative spectrum sensing with censoring of cognitive radios in Rayleigh fading channels," 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari-Sardinia, Italy, July 2013, pp. 30-35. DOI: 10.1109/IWCMC.2013.6583530. Invited paper.

[C109] M. Giuberti, G. Ferrari, L. Contin, V. Cimolin, N. Cau, M. Galli, C. Azzaro, G. Albani, A. Mauro, "On the characterization of leg agility in patients with Parkinson's disease," 10th Annual Body Sensor Networks Conference 2013 (BSN 2013), MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, May 2013, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/BSN.2013.6575516.

[C*8] G. Ferrari, "Seamless (and cloudy) integration of heterogeneous networks: from vertical handover to mobile offloading," The 19th IEEE International Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN 2013), Brussels, Belgium, April 2013. Invited keynote speaker. Youtube version.

[C108] A. Abrardo, M. Barni, and G. Ferrari, "Audio informed watermarking by means of dirty trellis codes," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2013), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, February 2013, pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2013.6502924. Invited paper.

[C107] S. Nallagonda, S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Cooperative spectrum sensing with censoring of cognitive radios in Rayleigh fading under majority logic fusion," National Conference on Communications (NCC 2013), IIT, Delhi, India, February 2013, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/NCC.2013.6487926.

[NC11] P. Gonizzi, R. Monica, G. Ferrari, "Design and evaluation of a delay-efficient RPL routing metric," riunione annuale 2013 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Session on Telecommunication Networks, Ancona, Italy, June 2013, 6 pages.

[NC10] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "Auto-localization of static nodes in UWB wireless sensor networks," riunione annuale 2013 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Session on Signal Processing, Ancona, Italy, June 2013, 5 pages.

[P9] Andrea Abrardo, Mauro Barni, Gianluigi Ferrari, and Davide Arconte, "Method and system of audio signal watermarking," European patent no. EP 2 787 503 (A1), 08.10.2014 Bulletin 2014/41, international class G10L 19/018 (2013.01). European patent application no. EP 13162596.4, April 5 2013. Assigned to Movym Srl.

[P8] N. Iotti, G. Ferrari, S. Busanelli, M. Picone, and G. Guerri, "Metodo per l'interazione tra almeno un terminale ed una pluralità di reti di telecomunicazione," Italian patent application n. RE2013A000002, January 2013. Assigned to Guglielmo Srl.

2012 [19]

[BC12] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, V. A. Giorgio, and N. Iotti, "Information Dissemination in Urban VANETs: Single-hop or Multi-hop?," chapter contribution in Roadside Networks for Vehicular Communications: Architectures, Applications and Test Fields, edited by R. Daher and A. Vinel, pp. 237-263, IGI-Global, 2012. ISBN: 9781466622234. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2223-4.ch012.

[J56] G. Ferrari, "Moving towards autonomic, gateway-free cross networking," Awareness Magazine, 24 September 2012, 3 pages. DOI: 10.2417/3201209.004373. Invited paper.

[J55] G. Kouamou, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli and F. Pisani, "Low-complexity image processing for real-time detection of neonatal clonic seizures," IEEE Trans. on Information Technology in Biomedicine, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 375-382, May 2012. DOI: 10.1109/TITB.2012.2186586.

[J54] P. Medagliani, J. Leguay, G. Ferrari, V. Gay, and M. Lopez-Ramos, "Energy-efficient mobile target detection in wireless sensor networks with random node deployment and partial coverage," Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 8 (2012), pp. 429-447. doi:10.1016/j.pmcj.2011.02.004.

[J53] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and R. Gruppini, "Recursive analytical performance evaluation of broadcast protocols with silencing: application to VANETs," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on Network Routing and Communication Algorithm for Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2012, 2012:10, 21 pages. doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-10. Invited paper (8 papers have been selected out of more than 100 ITST-2011 accepted submissions).

[J52] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, and P. De Doncker, "Cross-layering between physical layer, medium access control, and routing in wireless ad-hoc networks," Int. J. Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC), Vol. 9, No. 3, 2012, pp. 159-170. DOI: 10.1504/IJAHUC.2012.046934.

[J51] S.Busanelli and G. Ferrari, "Improved ultra wide band-based tracking of twin-receiver automated guided vehicles," Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, 19 (2012), pp. 3-22. DOI 10.3233/ICA-2012-0390.

[J50] M. Martalò and G. Ferrari, "Decoding and fusion in distributed detection schemes with unreliable communications," IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Elec. Systems, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 16-26, January 2012. DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2012.6129618.

[C*7] G. Spigoni, G. Ferrari, M. Picone, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, and G. Guerri, "Performance analysis of vertical handover algorithms between Wi-Fi and LTE networks" BIT's 1st Annual Congress of u-World (U-World-2012, Theme: Internet of Things and Ubiquitous Network), Session 2-5: Enhanced Mobile Network, Dalian, China, August 2012. Invited talk (no proceedings).

[C*6] G. Spigoni, G. Ferrari, M. Picone, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, and G. Guerri, "An Enhanced VHO-enabled application for data offloading in heterogeneous wireless networks" 1ST ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS OF EMERGING INFOTECH-2012 (WCEIT-2012, Theme: Welcome 3rd Wave Revolution of IT/ICT Industry), TRACK 24: NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS/MOBILE COM, Dalian, China, August 2012. Invited talk (no proceedings).

[C106] M. Picone, M. Amoretti, M. Martalò, E. Meco, F. Zanichelli, and G. Ferrari, "A joint peer-to-peer and network coding approach for large scale information management," High Performance Computing & Simulation Conference (HSPC 2012), Madrid, Spain, July 2012, pp. 308-314. DOI: 10.1109/HPCSim.2012.6266930.

[C105] G. Kouamou, F. Lofino, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, and F. Pisani, "Video processing-based detection of neonatal seizures by trajectory features clustering," IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2012), Selected Areas in Communications Symposium ('ICC'12 SAC'), E-Health Track, Ottawa, Canada, June 2012, pp. 3456-3460. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2012.6364396.

[C104] M. Martalò, M. Mohorovicich, G. Ferrari, and C. Fragouli, "Network-coded multihop multicast: topology and encoding complexity," IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2012), Communications Theory Symposium ('ICC'12 CT'), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012, pp. 2501-2505. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2012.6364588.

[C103] G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, A. Abrardo, and R. Raheli, " Orthogonal multiple access and information fusion: How many observations are needed?," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2012), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, February 2012, pp. 311-320. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2012.6181783. Invited paper.

[C102] C. Kundu, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Majority logic fusion of censored decisions in wireless sensor networks with Rayleigh fading," National Conference on Communications (NCC 2012), IIT, Kharagpur, India, February 2012, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/NCC.2012.6176821.

[C101] P. Gonizzi, G. Ferrari, V. Gay, and J. Leguay "Redundant distributed data storage: experimentation with the SensLab testbed," 1st International Conference on Sensor Networks (SENSORNETS 2012), Rome, Italy, February 2012, pp. 15-23. DOI: 10.5220/0003803900150023. Best paper award.

[NC9] S. Monica and G. Ferrari, "An analytical approach to optimized anchors placement in UWB-based indoor localization," riunione annuale 2012 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Cagliari & Villasimius, Italy, June 2012, 6 pages.

[NC8] M. Martalò, C. Buratti, G. Ferrari, and R. Verdone, "Energy consumption and probability of error in clustered IEEE 802.15.4 sensor networks with data aggregation," riunione annuale 2012 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Cagliari & Villasimius, Italy, June 2012, 6 pages.

[P7] G. Ferrari and U. Amadei, "Metodo e dispositivo per demodulare con uscite "soft" segnali QAM con mappatura Gray," Italian patent 1413270, January 2015 (patent application n. MI2012A001353, August 1-st 2012). Assigned to Bertel Spa.

2011 [32]

[B8] P. Medagliani and G. Ferrari, Performance Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks: Analysis and Simulation Perspectives, Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany: 2011. ISBN: 978-3-8433-6406-5.

[B7] C. Buratti, M. Martalò, R. Verdone, and G. Ferrari, Sensor Networks with IEEE 802.15.4 Systems: Distributed Processing, MAC, and Connectivity, Springer, Germany: 2011. ISBN: 978-3-642-17489-6. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-17490-2. Chinese version, with its preface.

[BC11] S. Busanelli and G. Ferrari, "UWB-based Tracking of Autonomous Vehicles with Multiple Receivers," chapter contribution in Communication and Networking, Part I, edited by A. C.-C. Chang, M. Li, C. Rong, C. Z. Patrikakis, and D. Slezak, CCIS 119, pp. 188-198, Springer, 2011. ISBN 978-3642175862. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-17587-9_16. "Proceedings of the International Conference on Future Generation Communication Networks" (FGCN 2010), held as part of the "Future Generation Information Technology Conference" (FGIT), Jeju Island, Korea, December 2010.

[BC10] S. Busanelli, M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, G. Spigoni, and N. Iotti, "Experimental Investigation of Vertical Handover Algorithms between WiFi and UMTS Networks," chapter contribution in Communication and Networking, Part I, edited by A. C.-C. Chang, M. Li, C. Rong, C. Z. Patrikakis, and D. Slezak, CCIS 119, pp. 137-146, Springer, 2011. ISBN 978-3642175862. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-17587-9_16. "Proceedings of the International Conference on Future Generation Communication Networks" (FGCN 2010), held as part of the "Future Generation Information Technology Conference" (FGIT), Jeju Island, Korea, December 2010.

[J49] J.-M. Dricot, S. Van Roy, G. Ferrari, F. Horlin, and P. De Doncker, "Impact of the environment and the topology on the performance of hierarchical body area networks," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on Towards the Connected Body: Advances in Body Communications, 2011, 2011:122 (7 October 2011), 17 pages. doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2011-122.

[J48] J.-M. Dricot, S. Van Roy, G. Ferrari, F. Horlin, and P. De Doncker, "Link-level performance of indoor body area networks with centralized topologies," The Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal, vol. 5, pp. 9-18, 2011. ISSN: 1874-1290. doi: 10.2174/1874129001105010009.

[J47] P. Medagliani, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "Clustered Zigbee networks with data fusion: characterization and performance analysis," Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 1083-1103, September 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.adhoc.2010.10.009.

[J46] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, and M. Martalò, "On non-cooperative block-faded orthogonal multiple access schemes with correlated sources," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1916-1926, July 2011. DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2011.051311.090765.

[J45] G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, and R. Pagliari, "Decentralized detection in clustered sensor networks," IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Elec. Systems, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 959-973, April 2011. DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2011.5751237.

[J44] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and V. A. Giorgio, "I2V highway and urban vehicular networks: a comparative analysis of the impact of mobility on broadcast data dissemination," Journal of Communications, Special Issue on Seamless Mobility in Wireless Networks, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 87-100, February 2011. DOI: 10.4304/jcm.6.1.87-100. Invited paper (extension of conference paper at SWiM 2010).

[J43] A. Abrardo and G. Ferrari, "Design of optimized convolutional and serially concatenated convolutional codes in the presence of a-priori information," IEEE Trans. on Wireless Commun., vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 530-539, February 2011. DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2010.120310.100153.

[J42] S. Busanelli, M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, G. Spigoni, and N. Iotti, "Vertical handover between WiFi and UMTS networks: experimental performance analysis," International Journal of Energy, Information and Communications, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 75-96, February 2011. Invited paper.

[J41] L. Montrasio and G. Ferrari, "A distributed wireless soil displacement measurement system for active monitoring of the excavation front of a gallery," The Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal, vol. 5, pp. 1-8, 2011. ISSN: 1874-1290. doi: 10.2174/1874129001105010001.

[C100] M. Giuberti and G. Ferrari, "Simple and robust BSN-based activity classification: winning the first BSN Contest," 4th International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies (ISABEL 2011), Barcelona, Spain, October 2011, 5 pages. DOI: 10.1145/2093698.2093732.

[C*5] G. Ferrari, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, Y. Kaplan, and G. Guerri, "Cross-network information dissemination in VANETs" BIT's 1st Annual Congress of u-World (U-World-2011, Theme: New Dimension of the Smart Planet in the U-Era), Forum 2: Breaking Research and Innovative Technology of IoT, Session 2-5: Enhanced Mobile Network, World Expo Center, Dalian, China, October 2011. Invited talk (no proceedings).

[C99] G. Ferrari, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, and Y. Kaplan, "Cross-network information dissemination in VANETs" Workshop on Vulnerable Road Users Protection (VRUP), in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Telecommunications for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITST-2011), St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2011, pp. 351-356. DOI: 10.1109/ITST.2011.6060081.

[C98] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, V. A. Giorgio, and N. Iotti, "Comparative investigation of single-hop and multi-hop broadcast strategies for information dissemination in VANETs," International Workshop on Seamless Connectivity in Vehicular Networks (SCVN 2011), in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Telecommunications for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITST-2011), St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2011, pp. 738-743. DOI: 10.1109/ITST.2011.6060152.

[C97] S. Busanelli, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "Clustered vehicular networks: decentralized detection "on the move"," International Workshop on Seamless Connectivity in Vehicular Networks (SCVN 2011), in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Telecommunications for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITST-2011), St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2011, pp. 744-749. DOI: 10.1109/ITST.2011.6060153.

[C96] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and L. Veltri, "Short-lived key management for secure communications in VANETs," "Security and Applications" Workshop (Security-2011), in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Telecommunications for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITST-2011), St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2011, pp. 613-618. DOI: 10.1109/ITST.2011.6060129.

[C95] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and R. Gruppini, "Performance analysis of broadcast protocols in VANETs with Poisson vehicle distribution," 11th International Conference on Telecommunications for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITST-2011), St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2011, pp. 133-138. DOI:10.1109/ITST.2011.6060040.

[C94] C. Kundu, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Distributed detection using MRC with censored sensors and Rayleigh faded communications," 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT2011), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, July-August 2011, pp. 2163-2167. DOI: 10.1109/ISIT.2011.6033941.

[C*4] G. Ferrari, "Body Sensor Networks: from Communication to Activity Classification," The Fifth International Conference on COMmunication System softWAre and middlewaRE (COMSWARE 2011), Verona, Italy, July 2011. Invited keynote talk (no proceedings).

[C93] G. M. Kouamou, G. Ferrari, F. Lofino, F. Pisani, and R. Raheli, "Extraction of video features for real-time detection of neonatal seizures," Third International IEEE WoWMoM Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research on E-Health Services and Systems (IREHSS - 2011), Lucca, Italy, June 2011, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2011.5986193.

[C92] M. Giuberti, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "Fingerprinting-based wireless 3D localization for motion capture applications," First ACM MobiHoc Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Healthcare (MobileHealth 2011), in conjunction with MobiHoc 2011 Conference, Paris, France, May 2011, 8 pages. DOI: 10.1145/2007036.2007044.

[C91] M. Martalò, C. Buratti, G. Ferrari, and R. Verdone, "Optimum topology in clustered IEEE 802.15.4 sensor networks with decentralized detection," 2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2011-Spring), Budapest, Hungary, May 2011, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/VETECS.2011.5956550.

[C90] M. Martalò, M. Picone, M. Amoretti, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Randomized network coding in distributed storage systems with layered overlay," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2011), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, February 2011, pp. 1-7. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2011.5743599. Invited paper.

[C89] C. Kundu, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Distributed detection with censoring of sensors in Rayleigh faded channel," Third International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS), Bangalore, India, January 2011, pp. 1-4. DOI: 10.1109/COMSNETS.2011.5716423.

[NC7] M. Martalò, M. Giuberti, and G. Ferrari, "Experimental investigation of wireless sensor networks for fingerprinting-based posture recognition," riunione annuale 2011 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Messina & Taormina, Italy, June 2011, 8 pages.

[NC6] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and R. Gruppini, "Performance analysis of broadcast protocols in VANETs with Poisson spatial vehicle distribution," riunione annuale 2011 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Messina & Taormina, Italy, June 2011, 8 pages.

[P6] N. Iotti, G. Ferrari, G. Spigoni, S. Busanelli, M. Martalò, "Procedimento per il trasferimento verticale di un terminale mobile," Italian patent n. 1408721, July 2014 (application n. RE2011A000099, November 2011). Assigned to Guglielmo Srl.

[P5] J. Leguay, V. Gay, M. Lopez-Ramos, P. Medagliani, and G. Ferrari, "Method and tooling for configuring a network of unattended ground wireless sensors," US patent US 2014/0098708 A1, April 2014 (applicaton no. 13/097,125, April 2011; till application no. 14/100,746, December 2013), USA (USPTO). Assigned to Thales.

[P4] J. Leguay, V. Gay, M. Lopez-Ramos, P. Medagliani, and G. Ferrari, "Method and device for configuring a network of removed wireless sensors," European patent n. EP 2384082 (A1), November 2nd 2011 (Application n. EP20110305500, April 2011), Germany (EPO, Munich). Assigned to Thales.

2010 [28]

[B6] G. Ferrari (Ed.), Sensor Networks: Where Theory Meets Practice, Springer, Germany: 2010. ISBN: 978-3-642-01340-9. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-01341-6.

[BC9] M. Martalò and G. Ferrari, "Low-Complexity Audio Signal Processing for Localization in Indoor Scenarios", chapter contribution in The Internet of Things: 20th Tyrrhenian Workshop on Digital Communications, pp. 167-176, edited by D. Giusto, A. Iera, G. Morabito, L. Atzori, Springer, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4419-1673-0. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1674-7. "Proc. of the 20th Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications" (Tyrrhenian 2009), Pula, Sardinia, Italy, September 2009.

[BC8] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and S. Panichpapiboon, "Cluster-Based Irresponsible Forwarding", chapter contribution in The Internet of Things: 20th Tyrrhenian Workshop on Digital Communications, pp. 59-68, edited by D. Giusto, A. Iera, G. Morabito, L. Atzori, Springer, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4419-1673-0. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1674-7. "Proc. of the 20th Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications" (Tyrrhenian 2009), Pula, Sardinia, Italy, September 2009.

[BC7] P. Medagliani, G. Ferrari, G. Germi, and F. Cappelletti, "Cross-layer STP-based Networks: Analysis and Design", chapter contribution in Computer Science Research and the Internet, 23 pages, edited by J. E. Morris, Nova Science Publishers, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-61728-730-5.

[BC6] P. Medagliani, G. Ferrari, and M. Marastoni, "Hybrid Zigbee-RFID Networks for Energy Saving and Lifetime Maximization", chapter contribution in Remote Instrumentation and Virtual Laboratories, pp. 473-491, edited by F. Davoli, N. Meyer, R. Pugliese, and S. Zappatore, Springer, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4419-5595-1. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5597-5_37. "Proc. of the 3rd International Workshop on Distributed Cooperative Laboratories" ("Instrumenting the Grid", INGRID 2008), Lacco Ameno, Island of Ischia, Italy, April 2008.

[J40] M. Martalò, C. Buratti, G. Ferrari, and R. Verdone, "Decentralized Detection in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on Signal Processing-assisted Protocols and Algorithms for Cooperating Objects and Wireless Sensor Networks, vol. 2010, Article ID 174063, 10 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/174063.

[J39] M. Martalò and G. Ferrari, "Low-complexity one-dimensional edge detection in wireless sensor networks," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on Signal Processing-assisted Protocols and Algorithms for Cooperating Objects and Wireless Sensor Networks, vol. 2010, Article ID 751520, 13 pages, 2010. doi: 10.1155/2010/751520.

[J38] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, A. Panahandeh, F. Horlin, and P. De Doncker, "Probabilistic co-existence and throughput of cognitive dual-polarized networks," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on Dynamic Spectrum Access: From the Concept to the Implementation, Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 387625, 15 pages. doi: 10.1155/2010/387625.

[J*1] A. Bourdoux, D. Cabric, G. Ferrari, F. Horlin, and Z. Tian, "Dynamic Spectrum Access: From the Concept to the Implementation," Editorial, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on Dynamic Spectrum Access: From the Concept to the Implementation, Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 654395, 2 pages. doi:10.1155/2010/654395.

[J37] M. Martalò and G. Ferrari, "A simple information-theoretic analysis of clustered sensor networks with decentralized detection," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 560-562, June 2010. DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2010.06.092286.

[C88] S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "On spectrum sensing for underlay cognitive CDMA networks ," International Conference on Communication, Computers and Devices (ICCCD 2010), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, December 2010, 6 pages.

[C87] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and V. A. Giorgio, "On the Effects of Mobility for Efficient Broadcast Data Dissemination in I2V Networks," IEEE Globecom 2010 Workshop on Seamless Wireless Mobility (SWiM 2010), Miami, Florida, USA, December 2010, pp. 38-42. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2010.5700348.

[C86] G. Ferrari, G. M. Kouamou, C. Copioli, F. Pisani, and R. Raheli, "Low-complexity image processing for real-time detection of neonatal clonic seizures," 3rd International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and Communication Technologies (ISABEL 2010), Rome, Italy, November 2010, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/ISABEL.2010.5702898.

[C85] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, S. Van Roy, F. Horlin, and P. De Doncker, "On the link layer performance of narrowband body area networks," Second International Conference on Emerging Network Intelligence (EMERGING 2010), Florence, Italy, October 2010, pp. 83-88. Best paper award.

[C84] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, F. Horlin, and P. De Doncker, "Primary exclusive region and optimality of the Link-Level throughput of cognitive terminals," Second International Workshop on Cognitive Wireless Cloud Networks (CogCloud'10), in conjunction with PIMRC'10, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2010, pp. 60-65. DOI: 10.1109/PIMRCW.2010.5670517.

[C83] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, and C. Malavenda, "Low-complexity in-sensor audio detection with experimental validation," IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2010), Bari, Italy, July 2010, pp. 1674-1679. DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2010.5636283.

[C82] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, F. Quitin, A. Panahandeh, F. Horlin, and P. De Doncker, "Polarization orthogonality for the co-existence of wideband fading cognitive networks," 5th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (Crowncom 2010), Special Session "COST IC0902: Cognitive Radio and Networking for Cooperative Coexistence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks," Cannes, France, June 2010, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.4108/ICST.CROWNCOM2010.9207.

[C81] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, and M. Martalò, "Non-cooperative block-faded orthogonal multiple access with source correlation: performance limits and practical schemes," 5th IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC 2010), Modena, Italy, May 2010, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/ISWPC.2010.5483792.

[C80] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, and C. Malavenda, "In-sensor low-complexity audio pattern recognition for pervasive networking," 5th IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC 2010), Modena, Italy, May 2010, pp. 215-220. DOI: 10.1109/ISWPC.2010.5483793.

[C79] P. Medagliani, G. Ferrari, J. Leguay, V. Gay, and M. Lopez-Ramos, "Accurate performance bounds for target detection in WSNs with deterministic node placement," 5th IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC 2010), Modena, Italy, May 2010, pp. 98-103. DOI: 10.1109/ISWPC.2010.5483785.

[C78] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, F. Horlin, and P. De Doncker, "Primary exclusive region and throughput of cognitive dual-polarized networks," IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2010), Workshop on Cognitive Radio Interfaces and Signal Processing (CRISP), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/ICCW.2010.5503881.

[C77] S. Dhar Roy, S. Kundu, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Performance evaluation of cognitive radio CDMA networks with and without spectrum sensing," IEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2010), Workshop on Cognitive Radio Interfaces and Signal Processing (CRISP), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010, pp. 1-5. DOI: 10.1109/ICCW.2010.5503879.

[C76] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and S. Panichpapiboon, "Efficient broadcasting, through Irresponsible Forwarding, in intelligent transportation systems," The Fully Networked Car Workshop @ Geneva International Motor Show, Geneva, Switzerland, March 2010. Accepted presentation (included in the proceedings), 9 pages.

[C75] P. Medagliani, J. Leguay, V. Gay, M. Lopez-Ramos, and G. Ferrari, "Engineering energy-efficient target detection applications in wireless sensor networks," 8th Ann. IEEE Int. Conf. on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PERCOM 2010), Mannheim, Germany, March-April 2010, pp. 31-39. DOI: 10.1109/PERCOM.2010.5466994. [Acceptance rate < 13%].

[C74] P. Medagliani, J. Leguay, V. Gay, M. Lopez-Ramos, and G. Ferrari, "Analytical modeling of detection capability in ultra-low power wireless sensor networks," IEEE Workshop on Ultra-Low Power Sensor Networks (WUPS), Hannover, Germany, February 2010, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1193.9040.

[C73] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, A. Abrardo, M. Franceschini, and R. Raheli, "Density evolution-based analysis and design of LDPC codes with a-priori information," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2010), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, February 2010, pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2010.5454106. Invited paper.

[P3] P. Medagliani, J. Leguay, M. Lopez-Ramos, V. Gay, and G. Ferrari, "Procédé et dispositif de configuration d'un réseau de capteurs sans fils déposés," French patent n. FR 10.01869, April 30th 2010, France (INPI, Paris). Assigned to Thales.

S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, A. Colazzo, J.-M. Dricot, "Time-domain cognitive sensor networking: preliminary analysis and experiments," The 1st Workshop of COST Action IC0902 "Cognitive Radio and Networking for Cooperative Coexistence of Heterogeneous Wireless Networks", Bologna, Italy, 2 pages, November 23-25 2010.

2009 [21]

[B5] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, LDPC Coded Modulations, Springer, Germany: 2009. ISBN: 978-3-540-69455-7. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-69457-1_3.

[BC5] J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, and P. De Doncker, "Cross-Layering between Physical Layer and Routing Protocol in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks," chapter contribution in Communication and Networking, D. Slezak, T.-H. Kim, A. C.-C. Chang, T. Vasilakos, M. Li, and K. Sakurai (Eds), CCIS 56, pp. 324-333, Springer, 2009. ISBN 978-3-642-10843-3. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-10844-0_39. "Proc. of the International Conference on Future Generation Communication Networks" (FGCN/ACN 2009), held as part of the "Future Generation Information Technology Conference" (FGIT), Jeju Island, Korea, December 2009.

[J36] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, and F. Perna, "Feedback power control strategies in wireless sensor networks with joint channel decoding," Sensors, Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications, Vol. 9, No. 11, pp. 8776-8809, 2009. doi: 10.3390/s91108776.

[J35] A. Abrardo and G. Ferrari, "A perspective on distributed radio systems with cooperative coding," URSI Radio Science Bulletin (Commission-C topics), No. 330, pp. 6-19, September 2009. Invited paper.

[J34] M. Martalò, S. Busanelli, and G. Ferrari, "Markov chain-based performance analysis of multihop IEEE 802.15.4 wireless networks," Performance Evaluation (PEVA), Special Issue on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks, vol. 66, pp. 722-741, 2009. doi: 10.1016/j.peva.2009.08.011.

[J33] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "Impact of clustering on the BER performance of ad hoc wireless networks," The Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal, vol. 3, pp. 29-37 (9), 2009. ISSN: 1874-1290. doi: 10.2174/1874129000903010029.

[J32] L. Consolini, P. Medagliani, and G. Ferrari, "Adjacency matrix-based transmit power allocation strategies in wireless sensor networks," Sensors, Special Issue on State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy. 2009; 9(7):5390-5422. doi: 10.3390/s90705390.

[J31] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Detection by multiple trellises," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 726-737, March 2009. DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2009.03.070185.

[J30] S. Panichpapiboon, G. Ferrari, and O. K. Tonguz, "Connectivity of ad hoc wireless networks: an alternative to graph-theoretic approaches," Springer Wireless Networks, 19 pages, 03 March 2009. doi: 10.1007/s11276-009-0169-y.

[J29] R. Pighi, M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Fundamental performance limits of communications systems impaired by impulse noise," IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 171-182, January 2009. DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2009.0901.060440.

[C*3] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and S. Panichpapiboon, "An overview of vehicular communications and networking in Europe," Wireless Access for Vehicular Environments (WAVE) Forum, Globecom'09, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, November-December 2009. Invited presentation (no proceedings).

[C72] S. Busanelli, G. Ferrari, and S. Panichpapiboon, "Efficient broadcasting in IEEE 802.11 networks through irresponsible forwarding," IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM'09), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, November-December 2009, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2009.5426212.

[C71] S. Busanelli, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "Markov chain-based optimization of multihop IEEE 802.15.4 wireless sensor networks," 1st International Workshop on Performance Methodologies and Tools for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNPerf'09), Pisa, Italy, October 2009, 9 pages. DOI: 10.4108/ICST.VALUETOOLS2009.7623.

[C70] R. Raheli, M. Franceschini, R. Pighi, and G. Ferrari, "Some (known) facts on multicarrier communication," Third Workshop on Power Line Communications (WSPLC'09), Udine, Italy, October 2009, pp. 46-48.

[C69] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, and F. Perna, "Joint channel decoding with feedback power control in sensor networks with correlated sources," Second International Symposium of Wireless Communication Systems 2009 (ISWCS 2009), Siena, Italy, September 2009, pp. 274-278. DOI: 10.1109/ISWCS.2009.5285234.

[C68] P. Medagliani, G. Ferrari, G. Germi, and F. Cappelletti, "Simulation-assisted analysis and design of STP-based networks," Second International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools'09), 8 pages, Rome, Italy, March 2009, pp. 53:1-53:8. DOI: 10.4108/ICST.SIMUTOOLS2009.5656.

[C67] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, G. Bongiorni, F. Meli, and A. Castoldi, "Fundamental limits of signal processing in optical communications," Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC 2009), San Diego, CA, USA, March 2009. Invited paper, Subcommitee F, "Transmission Systems and Network Elements."

[C66] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, M. Franceschini, and R. Raheli, "Optimizing channel coding for orthogonal multiple access schemes with correlated sources," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2009), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, February 2009, pp. 5-14. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2009.5044916. Invited paper.

[NC5] P. Medagliani, L. Consolini, and G. Ferrari, "An optimization-theoretic approach to transmit power control in wireless sensor networks," riunione annuale 2009 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Parma, Italy, June 2009, 8 pages.

[NC4] M. Martalò, A. Abrardo, and G. Ferrari, "Joint channel decoding in non-cooperative block-faded orthogonal access schemes," riunione annuale 2009 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Parma, Italy, June 2009, 7 pages.

J.-M. Dricot, G. Ferrari, S. Van Roy, F. Horlin, and Ph. De Doncker, "Outage, local throughput, and achievable transmission rate of narrowband body area networks," COST 2100 TD(09) 939, Vienna, Austria, 6 pages, Sept. 28th-30th 2009.

2008 [18]

[B4] A. Bononi and G. Ferrari, Introduzione a Teoria della probabilita' e variabili aleatorie con applicazioni all'ingegneria e alle scienze, Editrice Esculapio-Progetto Leonardo, Bologna, Italy: April 2008. 480 pages. ISBN: 978-88-7488-257-1.

[BC4] G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, and M. Martalò, "Performance Analysis of Zigbee Wireless Sensor Networks with Relaying," chapter contribution in Grid Enabled Remote Instrumentation, pp. 55-79, edited by F. Davoli, N. Meyer, R. Pugliese, and S. Zappatore. Springer, October 2008. ISBN:978-0-387-09662-9. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-09663-6_4. "Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Distributed Cooperative Laboratories" ("Instrumenting the Grid", INGRID 2007), S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, Italy, April 2007.

[BC3] G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, and M. Sarti, "Reduced-complexity Decentralized Detection of Spatially Non-constant Phenomena," chapter contribution in Grid Enabled Instrumentation and Measurement, pp. 33-54, edited by F. Davoli, N. Meyer, R. Pugliese, and S. Zappatore. Springer, October 2008. ISBN:978-0387096629. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-09663-6_3. "Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Distributed Cooperative Laboratories" ("Instrumenting the Grid", INGRID 2007), S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, Italy, April 2007.

[J28] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, F. Meli, and A. Castoldi "State-complexity reduction in MLSD receivers for optical communications with direct photodetection," IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Tech., vol. 26, no. 21, pp. 3497-3508, November 2008. DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2008.917319.

[J27] G. Ferrari, F. Cappelletti, and R. Raheli, "A simple performance analysis of RFID networks with binary tree collision arbitration," International Journal on Sensor Networks, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 194-208, 2008. DOI: 10.1504/IJSNET.2008.022112.

[J26] G. Ferrari, S. A. Malvassori, and O. K. Tonguz, "On physical layer-oriented routing with power control in ad-hoc wireless networks," IET Communications, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 306-319, February 2008. DOI: 10.1049/iet-com:20070206.

[J25] G. Ferrari, R. Pagliari, and M. Martalò, "Decentralized binary detection with non-constant SNR profile at the sensors," International Journal on Sensor Networks, Special Issue on Energy-Efficient Algorithm and Protocol Design in Sensor Networks, vol.4, nos. 1/2, pp. 23-36, 2008. DOI: 10.1504/IJSNET.2008.019249.

[C65] S. Panichpapiboon and G. Ferrari, "Irresponsible forwarding," 8th International Conference on Intelligent Transport System Telecommunication (ITST'08), Phuket, Thailand, October 2008, pp. 311-316. DOI: 10.1109/ITST.2008.4740277.

[C64] M. Martalò, S. Busanelli, and G. Ferrari, "Multihop IEEE 802.15.4 wireless networks with finite node buffers: Markov chain-based analysis," 10th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA 2008), Bologna, Italy, August 2008, pp. 644-648. DOI: 10.1109/ISSSTA.2008.126.

[C63] A. Abrardo, F. Perna, and G. Ferrari, "Optimization of closed-loop power control for wireless multiple orthogonal access schemes with correlated sources," 10th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA 2008), Bologna, Italy, August 2008, pp. 395-399. DOI: 10.1109/ISSSTA.2008.79.

[C62] M. Martalò and G. Ferrari, "Decoding and fusion in sensor networks with noisy observations and communications," special session on "Wireless sensor networks," 10th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA 2008), Bologna, Italy, August 2008, pp. 7-11. DOI: 10.1109/ISSSTA.2008.8. Invited paper.

[C61] P. Medagliani, M. Martalò, and G. Ferrari, "A multi-dimensional characterization of clustered Zigbee networks: performance trade-offs," special session on "Distributed processing/optimization for wireless networks," 10th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA 2008), Bologna, Italy, August 2008, pp. 12-17. DOI: 10.1109/ISSSTA.2008.9. Invited paper.

[C60] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, and M. Martalò, "Non-cooperative wireless orthogonal multiple access schemes with and without relaying," 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP 2008), St. Julians, Malta, March 2008, pp. 455-460. DOI: 10.1109/ISCCSP.2008.4537269.

[C59] M. Martalò, G. Ferrari, and S. Busanelli, "Markov chain-based performance evaluation of IEEE 802.15.4 multihop wireless sensor networks," 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP 2008), St. Julians, Malta, March 2008, pp. 461-466. DOI: 10.1109/ISCCSP.2008.4537270.

[C58] G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, M. Martalò, and A. Muzzini, "Zigbee sensor networks with data fusion," 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP 2008), St. Julians, Malta, March 2008, pp. 472-477. DOI: 10.1109/ISCCSP.2008.4537269.

[C57] M. Franceschini, G. Bongiorni, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Direct-detection optical DPSK," Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC 2008), San Diego, CA, USA, February 2008, 3 pages. DOI: 10.1109/OFC.2008.4528777.

[C56] M. Franceschini, R. Pighi, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "On information-theoretic aspects of single- and multi-carrier communications," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2008), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, January 2008, pp. 94-99. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2008.4601030. Invited paper.

[NC3] M. Martalò, S. Busanelli, and G. Ferrari, "Markov chain-based analysis of multihop IEEE 802.15.4 wireless networks with finite node buffers," riunione annuale 2008 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Firenze, Italy, June 2008, 8 pages.

2007 [16]

[J24] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "A combinatorial approach to the optimization of the channel utilization ratio in ad hoc wireless networks," The Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal, vol. 1, pp. 24-41 (18), 2007. ISSN: 1874-1290. doi: 10.2174/1874129000701010024.

[J23] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, F. Meli, and A. Castoldi, "Post-detection nonlinear distortion for efficient MLSD in optical links," OSA Optics Express, vol. 15, no. 18, pp. 11750-11755, September 3, 2007. DOI: 10.1364/OE.15.011750.

[J22] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe, and R. Raheli, "On linear predictive detection for communications with phase noise and frequency offset," IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 56, no. 4 (Part 2), pp. 2073-2085, July 2007. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2007.897190.

[J21] M. Franceschini, G. Bongiorni, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, F. Meli, and A. Castoldi, "Fundamental limits of electronic signal processing in direct-detection optical communications," IEEE/OSA J. Lightwave Tech., vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1742-1753, July 2007. DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2007.897693. Evaluated as "excellent" (rated with 1 from {1,0.8,0.5,0}) in the Italian VQR (national Research Quality Evaluation) for the period 2004-2010.

[J20] A. Anastasopoulos, K. M. Chugg, G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Iterative detection for channels with memory," Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Turbo techniques: algorithms and applications, vol. 95, no. 6, pp. 1272-1294, June 2007. DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2007.896511. Invited paper.

[J19] G. Ferrari and M. Martalò, "Extending the lifetime of sensor networks through adaptive reclustering," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on Novel Techniques for Analysis & Design of Cross-Layer Optimized Wireless Sensor Networks, vol. 2007, Article ID 31809, 20 pages, 2007. doi: 10.1155/2007/31809.

[J18] G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, S. Di Piazza, and M. Martalò, "Wireless sensor networks: performance analysis in indoor scenarios," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communication and Networking, Special Issue on MobileMAN (Mobile Multi-hop Ad Hoc Networks): From Theory to Reality, vol. 2007, Article ID 81864, 14 pages, 2007. doi: 10.1155/2007/81864.

[J17] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "Impact of mobility on the BER performance of ad hoc wireless networks," IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 271-286, January 2007. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2006.883790.

[J16] S. Panichpapiboon, G. Ferrari, N. Wisitpongphan, and O. K. Tonguz, "Route reservation in ad hoc wireless networks," IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 56-71, January 2007. DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2007.250671. Ranked n. 21 in the top 100 documents accessed in IEEEXplore in June 2008.

[C55] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, F. Meli, and A. Castoldi "State-complexity reduction in MLSD receivers for direct-detection optical communications," 33rd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2007), Berlin, Germany, September 2007, 2 pages.

[C54] M. Franceschini, G. Bongiorni, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Theoretical performance limits limits of optical DPSK under severe chromatic dispersion," 33rd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2007), Berlin, Germany, September 2007, 2 pages.

[C53] M. Franceschini, R. Pighi, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "From information rate computation to communication system design," Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA 2007), UCSD, San Diego, CA, USA, January 2007, pp. 329-336. DOI: 10.1109/ITA.2007.4357599. Invited paper

[NC2] A. Abrardo, G. Ferrari, and M. Martalò, "Source correlation, transmit diversity, and channel coding in wireless sensor networks," riunione annuale 2007 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Rome, Italy, June 2007, 5 pages.

[NC1] L. Montrasio, G. Ferrari, and G. Costoncelli, "Un sistema di misura degli spostamenti del terreno, durante l'avanzamento del fronte di scavo in galleria, con trasmissione dati in modalita' wireless" ("A terrain displacement measurement system, during the advancement of the excavation front of a gallery, with wireless data transmission"), XXIII Convegno Nazionale di Geotecnica ("Previsione e Controllo del Comportamento delle Opere"), Padova - Abano Terme, Italy, May 2007, 8 pages.

[P2] L. Montrasio and G. Ferrari, "Sistema di misura di spostamenti del terreno per applicazioni geotecniche," Italian patent n. 0001385486, January 2011 (application n. CR2007A000011, May 2007). Assigned to So.Ri.Ge. Srl (50%) and the University of Parma (50%).

[P1] L. Montrasio and G. Ferrari, "Metodo e sistema per la misura distribuita di grandezze geotecniche," Italian patent n. 0001385485, January 2011 (application n. CR2007A000010, May 2007). Assigned to So.Ri.Ge. Srl (50%) and the University of Parma (50%).

2006 [16]

[B3] O. K. Tonguz and G. Ferrari, Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: A Communication-Theoretic Perspective, John Wiley & Sons, 2006, Chichester, UK. ISBN: 978-0-470-09110-4. DOI: 10.1002/0470091126. Technical best seller.

[BC2] G. Ferrari and R. Pagliari, "Decentralized Detection in Sensor Networks with Noisy Communication Links," part of Chapter 5 in Distributed Cooperative Laboratories: Networking, Instrumentation, and Measurements (Signals and Communication Technology), pp. 233-249, edited by F. Davoli, S. Palazzo, and S. Zappatore. Springer, New York, NY, USA: 2006. ISBN: 978-0387298115. DOI: 10.1007/0-387-30394-4_16. "Proceedings of the Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications" (TIWDC'05), Sorrento, Italy, July 2005.

[J15] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Does the performance of LDPC codes depend on the channel?," IEEE Trans. Commun. vol. 54, no. 12, pp. 2129-2132, December 2006. DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2006.885042. Evaluated as "excellent" (rated with 1 from {1,0.8,0.5,0}) in the Italian VQR (national Research Quality Evaluation) for the period 2004-2010.

[J14] G. Ferrari and R. Pagliari, "Decentralized binary detection with noisy communication links," IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Elec. Systems, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1554-1563, October 2006. DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2006.314597. Evaluated as "excellent" (rated with 1 from {1,0.8,0.5,0}) in the Italian VQR (national Research Quality Evaluation) for the period 2004-2010.

[J13] S. Panichpapiboon, G. Ferrari, and O. K. Tonguz, "Optimal transmit power in wireless sensor networks," IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 1432-1447, October 2006. DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2006.155. Ranked n. 21 among the top 25 most accessed articles of IEEE TMC in May 2012. Evaluated as "excellent" (rated with 1 from {1,0.8,0.5,0}) in the Italian VQR (national Research Quality Evaluation) for the period 2004-2010.

[J12] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli, and G. Bongiorni, "Fundamental limits of electronic dispersion compensation in optical communications with direct photodetection," IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 42, no. 15, pp. 55-56, 20th July 2006. DOI: 10.1049/el:20061421.

[C52] G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, and S. Romani, "Maximizing sensor networks lifetime: adaptive reclustering and power management strategies," DGA Workshop on Components and Technologies for Defence and Security, Paris, France, November 2006.

[C51] O. K. Tonguz and G. Ferrari, "A communication-theoretic approach to ad hoc wireless networking," 2006 3rd Annual IEEE Communications Society on Sensor and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON '06), New York, NY, USA, July 2006, pp. 715-722. DOI: 10.1109/SAHCN.2006.288536. Invited paper.

[C50] G. Ferrari and M. Martalò, "Sensor networks with decentralized binary detection: clustering and lifetime," 2006 3rd Annual IEEE Communications Society on Sensor and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (SECON '06), New York, NY, USA, July 2006, pp. 645-650. DOI: 10.1109/SAHCN.2006.288525. Best student paper award.

[C49] G. Ferrari, M. Martalò, and R. Pagliari, "On multi-level decentralized binary detection in sensor networks," International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Computing (ISYC'06), Ayia Napa, Cyprus, July 2006, pp. 80-87. Invited paper .

[C48] G. Ferrari, R. Pagliari, M. Martalò, and G. Picchi "Decentralized binary detection with non-constant SNR profile at the sensors," International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Computing (ISYC'06), Ayia Napa, Cyprus, July 2006, pp. 72-79.

[C47] G. Ferrari, M. Martalò and R. Pagliari, "Clustered decentralized binary detection: an information-theoretic approach," 2nd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing (ISCCSP-2006), Marrakech, Morocco, March 2006, 4 pages.

[C46] F. Cappelletti, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "A simple performance analysis of binary tree protocol-based multiple access networks," 2nd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing (ISCCSP-2006), Marrakech, Morocco, March 2006, 4 pages.

[C45] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "Design of LDPC-coded modulations for fast iterative decoding," 2nd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing (ISCCSP-2006), Marrakech, Morocco, March 2006, 4 pages. Invited paper to Special Session on "Iterative Techniques for Signal Processing."

[C44] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "LDPC-coded modulations: performance bounds and a novel design criterion," 4th International Symposium on Turbo Codes in connection with the 6th International ITG-Conference on Source and Channel Coding, Munich, Germany, April 2006.

[C43] R. Pighi, M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Fundamental performance limits for PLC systems impaired by impulse noise," IEEE International Symposium on Powerline Communications and Its Applications (ISPLC 2006), Orlando, FL, USA, March 2006, pp. 277-282. DOI: 10.1109/ISPLC.2006.247475.

2005 [17]

[B2] A. Bononi and G. Ferrari, Teoria della probabilita' e variabili aleatorie con applicazioni, McGraw-Hill, Milan, Italy: March 2005-March 2008. 336 pages. ISBN: 88-386-6288-6.

[J11] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe, and R. Raheli, "A unified framework for finite-memory detection," IEEE Journal on Sel. Areas Commun., Special Edition on Differential and Noncoherent Wireless Communications, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1697-1706, September 2005. DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2005.853812. Evaluated as "excellent" (rated with 1 from {1,0.8,0.5,0}) in the Italian VQR (national Research Quality Evaluation) for the period 2004-2010.

[J10] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli and A. Curtoni, "Serial concatenation of LDPC codes and differential modulations," IEEE Journal on Sel. Areas Commun., Special Edition on Differential and Noncoherent Wireless Communications, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1758-1768, September 2005. DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2005.853797. Evaluated as "excellent" (rated with 1 from {1,0.8,0.5,0}) in the Italian VQR (national Research Quality Evaluation) for the period 2004-2010.

[J9] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe, and R. Raheli, "On trellis-based truncated-memory detection," IEEE Trans. Commun. vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 1462-1476, September 2005. DOI: 10.1109/TCOMM.2005.855008.

[C42] R. Pagliari and G. Ferrari, "Robust decentralized detection in sensor networks: multiple observations or multiple access points?," IEEE International Conference on "Computer as a tool" (EUROCON'05), Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, November 2005, pp. 17-20. DOI: 10.1109/EURCON.2005.1629847.

[C41] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "High-SNR mutual information of dense constellations," IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM'05), St. Louis, Missouri, USA, November 2005, pp. 132-136. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2005.1577367.

[C40] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli and A. Curtoni, "A novel class of low-complexity SISO algorithms for phase-uncertain communications," IEEE Intern. Symp. Inform. Theory (ISIT'05), Adelaide, Australia, September 2005, pp. 363-367. DOI: 10.1109/ISIT.2005.1523356.

[C39] G. Ferrari, M. Franceschini, M. Bellini and R. Raheli, "A low-complexity DQPSK detection algorithm for fading channel," Second International Symposium of Wireless Communication Systems 2005 (ISWCS 2005), Main Symposium, Siena, Italy, September 2005, pp. 190-194. DOI: 10.1109/ISWCS.2005.1547684.

[C38] G. Ferrari and R. Pagliari, "A cross-layer approach to decentralized detection in sensor networks with noisy communication links and multiple observations," Int. Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc Networks 2005 (IWWAN'05), London, UK, May 2005, 6 pages.

[C37] G. Ferrari, S. A. Malvassori, M. Bragalini, and O. K. Tonguz, "Physical layer-constrained routing in ad-hoc wireless networks: a modified AODV protocol with power control," Int. Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc Networks 2005 (IWWAN'05), London, UK, May 2005, 6 pages.

[C36] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli and A. Curtoni, "DMT: an effective approach to phase-uncertain communications," 14th IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit, Dresden, Germany, June 2005, 5 pages.

[C35] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "EXIT chart-based design of LDPC codes for inter-symbol interference Channels," 14th IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit, Dresden, Germany, June 2005, 5 pages.

[C34] S. Panichpapiboon, G. Ferrari, and O. K. Tonguz, "Optimal common transmit power in ad hoc wireless networks," in IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2005), International Workshop on Strategies for Energy Efficiency in Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (IWSEEASN'05), Phoenix, AZ, USA, April 2005, pp. 593-597. DOI: 10.1109/PCCC.2005.1460643.

[C33] N. Wisitpongphan, G. Ferrari, S. Panichpapiboon, J.S. Parikh, and O. K. Tonguz, "QoS provisioning using BER-based routing for ad hoc wireless networks," in IEEE Veh. Tech. Conf., (VTC Spring'05), Stockholm, Sweden, May-June 2005, pp. 2483-2487. DOI: 10.1109/VETECS.2005.1543782.

[C32] S. Panichpapiboon, G. Ferrari, N. Wisitpongphan, and O. K. Tonguz, "Pros and cons of route reservation in static multi-hop networks," in IEEE Intern. Conf. Commun., (ICC'05), Seoul, South Korea, June 2005, pp. 3000-3004. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2005.1494941.

[C31] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "Optimal Channel Utilization Ratio in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks," in IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC'05), New Orleans, LA, USA, April 2005, pp. 626-631. DOI: 10.1109/WCNC.2005.1424573.

[C30] S. Panichpapiboon, G. Ferrari, N. Wisitpongphan, and O. K. Tonguz, "Route Reservation in Ad Hoc Networks: Is It A Good Idea?," in IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference (WCNC'05), New Orleans, LA, USA, April 2005, pp. 2045-2050. DOI: 10.1109/WCNC.2005.1424833.

2004 [16]

[B1] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, Detection Algorithms for Wireless Communications, John Wiley & Sons, 2004, Chichester, UK. ISBN: 0-470-85828-1.

[J8] G. Ferrari and G. E. Corazza, "Tight bounds and accurate approximations for DQPSK transmission bit error rate," IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 40, no. 20, pp. 1284-1285, 30th September 2004. DOI: 10.1049/el:20045425.

[J7] G. Ferrari, A. Anastasopoulos, G. Colavolpe, and R. Raheli, "Adaptive iterative detection for the phase uncertain channel: limited-tree-search versus truncated-memory detection," IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 433-442, March 2004. DOI:10.1109/TVT.2004.823532.

[C29] G. Ferrari, S. Panichpapiboon, N. Wisitpongphan, R. Chokshi, and O. K. Tonguz, "Impact of mobility on the BER performance of multi-hop ad hoc wireless networks," in IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM'04), Dallas, TX, USA, December 2004, pp. 882-886. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2004.1378086.

[C28] G. Ferrari, B. Baruffini, and O. K. Tonguz, "Spectral efficiency-connectivity trade-off in ad hoc wireless networks," in Intern. Symp. on Inform. Theory and its Applications (ISITA'04), Parma, Italy, October 2004, pp. 451-456.

[C27] G. Ferrari and G. E. Corazza, "Tight bounds for the Marcum Q-function and their application to QDPSK transmission," in Intern. Symp. on Inform. Theory and its Applications (ISITA'04), Parma, Italy, October 2004, pp. 590-594.

[C26] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli and A. Curtoni, "Serial concatenation of LDPC codes and differentially encoded modulations," in Intern. Symp. on Inform. Theory and its Applications (ISITA'04), Parma, Italy, October 2004, pp. 696-701.

[C25] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Does the performance of LDPC codes depend on the channel?," in Intern. Symp. on Inform. Theory and its Applications (ISITA'04), Parma, Italy, October 2004, pp. 55-59.

[C24] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, "Asymptotic optimality of finite-memory detection," in IEEE Intern. Symp. Inform. Theory (ISIT'04), Chicago, USA, June-July 2004, p. 305. DOI: 10.1109/ISIT.2004.1365340.

[C23] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "Circuit-switched wireless sensor networks: a discrete-time communication model for performance analysis," in IEEE Intern. Conf. Commun., (ICC'04), Paris, France, vol. 7, June 2004, pp. 4357-4361. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2004.1313370.

[C22] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "Minimum number of neighbors for fully connected uniform ad hoc wireless networks," in IEEE Intern. Conf. Commun., (ICC'04), Paris, France, vol. 7, June 2004, pp. 4331-4335. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2004.1313365.

[C*2] M. Franceschini, G. Ferrari, and R. Raheli, "On decoding turbo-like codes under channel uncertainty," in IEEE Communication Theory Workshop 2004, Capri, Italy, May 2004. Invited paper.

[C21] S. Panichpapiboon, G. Ferrari, and O. K. Tonguz, "Sensor networks with random versus uniform topology: MAC and interference considerations," in IEEE Veh. Tech. Conf., (VTC Spring'04), Milan, Italy, May 2004, pp. 2111 - 2115. DOI: 10.1109/VETECS.2004.1390646.

[C20] G. Ferrari, O. K. Tonguz, and M. Bhatt, "Impact of receiver sensitivity on the performance of sensor networks," in IEEE Veh. Tech. Conf., (VTC Spring'04), Milan, Italy, May 2004, pp. 1350-1354. DOI: 10.1109/VETECS.2004.1390473.

[C19] O. K. Tonguz and G. Ferrari, "Is the number of neighbors in ad hoc wireless networks a good indicator of Connectivity?," in International Zurich Seminar on Communications (IZS'04), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, February 2004, pp. 40-43. DOI: 10.1109/IZS.2004.1287383.

[C18] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "Impact of clustering on the BER performance in ad hoc wireless networks," in International Zurich Seminar on Communications (IZS'04), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, February 2004, pp. 44-47. DOI: 10.1109/IZS.2004.1287384.

[NC*1] G. Ferrari, "Ad hoc wireless networks: a bottom-up approach," riunione annuale 2004 del Gruppo nazionale Telecomunicazioni e Teoria dell'Informazione (GTTI), Session "TECNOLOGIE DI STRATO FISICO PER SISTEMI WIRELESS DI PROSSIMA GENERAZIONE" (Physical layer Technologies for next generation wireless systems), L'Aquila, Italy, June 2004. Invited talk (no proceedings).

2003 [9]

[J6] G. Ferrari and K. M. Chugg, "Linear programming-based optimization of the distance spectrum of linear block codes," IEEE Transactions on Inform. Theory, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 1794-1800, July 2003. DOI: 10.1109/TIT.2003.813483.

[C17] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "Performance of ad hoc wireless networks with Aloha and PR-CSMA MAC protocols," in IEEE Glob. Telecommun. Conf. (GLOBECOM'03), San Francisco, CA, USA, December 2003, vol. 5, pp. 2824-2829. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2003.1258750.

[C16] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe, and R. Raheli, "On trellis-based truncated-memory detection," in IEEE Glob. Telecommun. Conf. (GLOBECOM'03), San Francisco, CA, USA, December 2003, vol. 4, pp. 2218-2222. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2003.1258629.

[C15] G. Ferrari and O. K. Tonguz, "MAC protocols and transport capacity in ad hoc wireless networks: Aloha versus PR-CSMA," in IEEE Military Commun. Conf. (MILCOM'03), Boston, USA, October 2003, pp. 1311-1318. DOI: 10.1109/MILCOM.2003.1290416.

[C14] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe, and R. Raheli, "Finite memory: optimality and reality," in 3rd Intern. Symp. on Turbo Codes & Related Topics, Brest, France, September 2003, pp. 1-8. Invited paper.

[C13] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, "Linear predictive receivers for phase-uncertain channels," in International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, (ISSPA'03), Paris, France, July 2003, pp. 301-304. DOI: 10.1109/ISSPA.2003.1224700.

[C*1] O. K. Tonguz and G. Ferrari, "Connectivity and transport capacity in ad hoc wireless networks," in IEEE 32nd Communication Theory Workshop 2003, Mesa, Arizona, USA, April 2003.

O. K. Tonguz and G. Ferrari, "Extensions of a communication-theoretic framework for ad hoc wireless networks," Technical Report, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, September 2003.

O. K. Tonguz and G. Ferrari, "A communication-theoretic framework for ad hoc wireless networks," Technical Report, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, February 2003.

2002 [7]

[BC1] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, "Noncoherent iterative decoding of spectrally efficient coded modulations," Chapter 4 in Turbo Codes: Error Correcting Codes of Widening Applications, pp. 59-81, edited by M. Jézéquel and R. Pyndiah. Hermes Penton Science, London, UK: 2002. ISBN: 978-1903996263.

[J5] G. E. Corazza and G. Ferrari, "New bounds on the Marcum-Q function," IEEE Transactions on Inform. Theory, vol. 48, no. 11, pp. 3003-3008, November 2002. DOI: 10.1109/TIT.2002.804113.

[C12] G. Ferrari, A. Anastasopoulos, G. Colavolpe, and R. Raheli, "Adaptive iterative detection: a performance comparison of closed-loop and open-loop phase synchronization," in IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, (GLOBECOM'02), Taipei, Taiwan, November 2002, pp. 1368-1372.

[C11] P. Thiennvibon, G. Ferrari and K. M. Chugg, "An overstructured graph for reduced-state forward-backward algorithms," in IEEE Intern. Symp. Inform. Theory, (ISIT'02), Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2002, p. 367. DOI: 10.1109/ISIT.2002.1023639.

[C10] G. Ferrari and K. M. Chugg, "Linear programming-based optimization of the distance spectrum of linear block codes," in IEEE Workshop on Concepts in Inform. Theory, , Breisach, Germany, June 2002, pp. 19-22.

[C9] P. Thiennvibon, G. Ferrari and K. M. Chugg, "Generalized trellis-based reduced-state soft-input/soft-output algorithms," in IEEE Intern. Conf. Commun., (ICC'02), New York, U.S.A., May 2002, pp. 1667-1671. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2002.997132.

G. Ferrari, "MPI-based parallel software for fast simulation of iterative receivers," Final Technical Report of an 2000 HPC Grant (6400 hours of simulations over a Cray T3E system with multiple CPUs), CINECA, Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna), Italy, September 2002.

2001 [7]

[J4] G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Extrinsic information in iterative decoding: a unified view," IEEE Transactions on Commun., vol. 49, no. 12, pp. 2088-2094, December 2001. DOI: 10.1109/26.974255.

[J3] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, "Noncoherent iterative decoding of spectrally efficient coded modulations," Annals of Telecommunications-Special Issue on Turbo Codes and Related Topics, vol. 56, no. 7-8, pp. 409-421, August 2001. DOI: 10.1007/BF02995452. Invited paper.

[J2] G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Reduced-state BCJR-type algorithms," IEEE J. on Selected Areas Commun., vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 848-859, May 2001. DOI: 10.1109/49.924869.

[C8] G. Ferrari, A. Anastasopoulos, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, "On pilot-symbol-assisted iterative detection for channels with carrier-phase uncertainty," in IEEE SoftCOM2001-Workshop on Channel Coding Techniques, Ancona, Italy, October 2001, pp. 9-16. Invited paper.

[C7] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, "Noncoherent iterative decoding of spectrally efficient coded modulations," in IEEE Intern. Conf. Commun., (ICC'01), Helsinki, Finland, June 2001, pp. 65-69. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2001.936274.

G. Ferrari, "On iterative detection for channels with memory," PhD Thesis, University of Parma, November 2001. Included in the PhD dissertation collection at the Center for Research Libraries, 6050 S. Kenwood avenue, Chicago, IL, USA, January 2011.

G. E. Corazza and G. Ferrari, "New bounds for the Marcum Q-function," Technical Report CSI-01-08-01, Communication Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, August 2001.

2000 [4]

[J1] G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Noncoherent Iterative (Turbo) Decoding," IEEE Transactions on Commun., vol. 48, no. 9, pp. 1488-1498, September 2000. DOI: 10.1109/26.870016.

[C6] G. Ferrari, G. Colavolpe and R. Raheli, "Noncoherent iterative decoding of turbo trellis coded modulation," in 2nd Intern. Symp. on Turbo Codes & Related Topics, Brest, France, September 2000, pp. 185-188.

[C5] G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Reduced-state BCJR-type algorithms," in IEEE Intern. Symp. Inform. Theory, (ISIT'00), Sorrento, Italy, June 2000, p. 322. DOI: 10.1109/ISIT.2000.866620.

[C4] G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Reduced-state BCJR-type algorithms," in IEEE Intern. Conf. Commun., (ICC'00), New Orleans, U.S.A., June 2000, pp. 460-464. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2000.853361.

1999 [3]

[C3] G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Noncoherent turbo decoding," in IEEE Global Conf. Commun., (GLOBECOM '99), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1999, pp. 510-514. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.1999.831691.

[C2] G. Colavolpe, G. Ferrari and R. Raheli, "Extrinsic information in turbo decoding: a unified view," in IEEE Global Conf. Commun., (GLOBECOM '99), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1999, pp. 505-509. DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.1999.831690.

[C1] G. Colavolpe, R. Raheli and G. Ferrari, "A noncoherent soft-output decoding algorithm for coded linear modulations," in IEEE Intern. Conf. Commun., (ICC '99), Vancouver, Canada, June 1999, pp. 843-847. DOI: 10.1109/ICC.1999.765392.

1998 [1]

G. Ferrari, "A noncoherent soft-output decoding algorithm and its applications to iterative decoding" (in Italian), "Laurea" (5-year program) thesis, University of Parma, October 1998.