Publications

2017

Time series-oriented load prediction model and migration policies for distributed simulation systems
Robson E. De Grande, Azzedine Boukerche, and Raed Alkharboush.
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 28(1):215-229, 2017. [pdf] [bib]

A clustered trail-based data dissemination protocol for improving lifetime of duty cycle enabled wireless sensor networks
Richard Pazzi, Azzedine Boukerche, Robson E. De Grande, and Lynda Mokdad.
Springer/ACM Wireless Networks, 23(1): 177-192, 2017. [pdf] [bib]

An Efficient CPP Solution for Resilience-Oriented SDN Controller Deployment
He Li, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshop (IPDPSW), pages 540-549, 2017. [pdf] [bib]

Towards the Design of an Interoperable Multi-cloud Distributed Simulation System
Dan Liu, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 50th ACM Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS), pages 13:1-12, 2017. [pdf] [bib]

A Cloudlet-based task-centric offloading to enable energy-efficient mobile applications.
Shichao Guan, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), pages 564-569, 2017. [pdf] [bib]

Towards efficient data access in mobile cloud computing using pre-fetching and caching
Zhijun Hou, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 1-6, 2017. [pdf] [bib]

REPRO: Time-constrained Data Retrieval for Edge Offloading in Vehicular Clouds
Victor Soto, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
(Accepted) in the 14th ACM International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks (PEWASUN@MSWIM), 2017. [pdf] [bib]

2016

Design and analysis of stochastic traffic flow models for vehiular clouds
Tao Zhang, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, 52:39-49, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

A modular real-time distributed system for realistic vehicular networks simulations
Robson E. De Grande, Azzedine Boukerche, Shichao Guan, and Noura Aljeri.
(Accepted) Wiley Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

Supporting multidimensional range queries in hierarchically distributed tree
Yunfeng Gu, Azzedine Boukerche, and Robson Eduardo De Grande
Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 28(6):1848–1869, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

Accuracy Analysis of Short-term Traffic Flow Prediction Models for Vehicular Clouds
Fan Zhang, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 13th ACM International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks (PEWASUN@MSWIM), pages 19-26, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

SMART: An Efficient Resource Search and Management Scheme for Vehicular Cloud-connected System
Rodolfo I. Meneguette, Azzedine Boukerche, and Robson E. De Grande.
In Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference, Exhibition & Industry Forum (GLOBECOM), pages 1-6, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

An HLA-based Cloud Simulator for Mobile Cloud Environments
Shichao Guan, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT), pages 128-135, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

Elasticity Based Scheduling Heuristic Algorithm for Cloud Environments
Ali AlBuhussain, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT), pages 1-8, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

A novel energy efficient platform based model to enable mobile Cloud applications.
Shichao Guan, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), pages 914-919, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

A Flow Mobility Management Architecture Based on Proxy Mobile IPv6 for Vehicular Networks
Rodolfo I. Meneguette, Azzedine Boukerche, Daniel L. Guidoni, Robson De Grande, Antonio A. F. Loureiro, and Leandro A. Villas.
In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), pages 732-737, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

Performance analysis of bio-inspired scheduling algorithms for cloud environments
Ali AlBuhussain, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) - IEEE International Workshop on Parallel Computing and Optimization, pages 776-785, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

Cross layer optimization for routing based on link layer delay analysis
Hengheng Xie, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 1-6, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

Urban traffic characterization for enabling vehicular clouds
Tao Zhang, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pages 1-6, 2016. [pdf] [bib]

2015

A multi-layered scheme for distributed simulations on cloud environments
Shichao Guan, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), 2015. 10.1109/TCC.2015.2453945. [pdf] [bib]

Towards a Comprehensive Model for Performance Analysis of Opportunistic Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks
Amir Darehshoorzadeh, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), PP(99):1–1, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

Vehicular Cloud: Stochastic Analysis of Computing Resources in a Road Segment
Tao Zhang, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks (PEWASUN@MSWIM), pages 9-16, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

Bundling communication messages in large scale cloud environments
Ali Sianati, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the 20th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), pages 244–251, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

A genetic algorithm approach for adjusting time series based load prediction.
Raed Alkharboush, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshop (IPDPSW), pages 292–298, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

An adaptive fault-tolerance scheme for distributed load balancing systems.
Dan Liu, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In Proceedings of the Spring Simulation Multi-Conference, 48th ACM Annual Simulation Symposium, pages 116–123, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

Towards a distributed tcp improvement through individual contention control in wireless networks.
Hengheng Xie, Azzedine Boukerche, and Robson E. De Grande.
In the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 5602–5607, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

An efficient fault tolerant distributed path recommendation protocol for vehicular networks.
Maram Younes, Hengheng Xie, Azzedine Boukerche, and Robson E. De Grande.
In the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 5783–5788, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

Enabling hla-based simulations on cloud environments.
Shichao Guan, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In the 19th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT), Chengdu, China, pages 112–119, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

Enhancing load balancing efficiency based on migration delay for distributed virtual simulations.
Turki Alghamdi, Robson E. De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche.
In the 19th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT), Chengdu, China, pages 33–40, 2015. [pdf] [bib]

2014

Real-time 3D Visualization for Distributed Simulations of VANets
Shichao Guan, Robson Eduardo De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche
In the 18th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2014), Toulouse, France, pages 138-146, 2014. [pdf] [bib]

Federate Migration Decision-Making Methods for HLA-Based Distributed Simulations
Raed Alkharboush, Robson Eduardo De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche
In the 18th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2014), Toulouse, France, pages 190-197, 2014. [pdf] [bib]

2013

Distributed re-arrangement scheme for balancing computational load and minimizing communication delays in hla-based simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande, Azzedine Boukerche, and Hussam M. Soliman Ramadan
Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 25(5):626-648, 2013. [pdf] [bib]

Load prediction in hla-based distributed simulation using holt's variants
Raed Alkharboush, Robson Eduardo De Grande, and Azzedine Boukerche
In 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2013), Delft, The Netherlands, pages 161-168, 2013. [pdf] [bib]

Autonomous configuration scheme in a distributed load balancing system for hla-based simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande, Mohammed Almulla, and Azzedine Boukerche
In 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2013), Delft, The Netherlands, pages 161-168, 2013. [pdf] [bib]

2012

Measuring and analyzing migration delay for the computational load balancing of distributed virtual simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande, M. A. Almulla, and Azzedine Boukerche
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 61(12):3158-3174, 2012. [pdf] [bib]

Migration delay awareness in a self-adaptive balancing scheme for hla-based simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2012), Dublin, Ireland, pages 169-176, 2012. [pdf] [bib]

2011

Decreasing communication latency through dynamic measurement, analysis, and partitioning for distributed virtual simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande, Azzedine Boukerche, and H. M. S. Ramadan
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 60(1):81-92, Jan 2011. [pdf] [bib]

Measuring communication delay for dynamic balancing strategies of distributed virtual simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande, Azzedine Boukerche, and H. M. S. Ramadan
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 60(11):3559-3569, Nov 2011. [pdf] [bib]

Dynamic balancing of communication and computation load for hla-based simulations on large-scale distributed systems
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
Journal of Parallel Distributed Computing, 71(1):40-52, 2011. [pdf] [bib]

Predictive dynamic load balancing for large-scale hla-based simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In 15th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2011), Salford, United Kingdom, pages 4-11, 2011. [pdf] [bib]

Dynamic load redistribution based on migration latency analysis for distributed virtual simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In the IEEE International Workshop on Haptic-Audio Visual Environments and Games (HAVE 2011), pages 88-93, Oct 2011. [pdf] [bib]

2010

A dynamic, distributed, hierarchical load balancing for hla-based simulations on large-scale environments
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In 16th International Euro-Par Conference (Euro-Par 2010 - Parallel Processing), Ischia, Italy, pages 242-253, Sep 2010. [pdf] [bib]

Distributed dynamic balancing of communication load for large-scale hla-based simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2010), Riccione, Italy, 2010, pages 1109-1114, Jun 2010. [pdf] [bib]

Self-adaptive dynamic load balancing for large-scale hla-based simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2010), Fairfax, Virginia, USA, pages 14-21, 2010. [pdf] [bib]

A redistribution scheme centred on communication delay for distributed virtual simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In IEEE International Symposium on Haptic Audio-Visual Environments and Games (HAVE 2010), pages 1-6, Oct 2010. [pdf] [bib]

2009

An adaptive dynamic load balancing technique for grid-based large scale distributed simulations
Elie El Ajaltouni, Ming Zhang, Azzedine Boukerche, and Robson Eduardo De Grande
Journal of Interconnection Networks, 10(4):391-419, 2009. [pdf] [bib]

Dynamic load balancing using grid services for hla-based simulations on large-scale distributed systems
Azzedine Boukerche and Robson Eduardo De Grande
In 13th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT 2009), Singapore, pages 175-183, Oct 2009. [pdf] [bib]

Dynamic partitioning of distributed virtual simulations for reducing communication load
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Azzedine Boukerche
In IEEE International Workshop on Haptic Audio visual Environments and Games (HAVE 2009), pages 176-181, Nov 2009. [pdf] [bib]

2008

Optimized federate migration for large-scale hla-based simulations
Azzedine Boukerche and Robson Eduardo De Grande
In 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real-Time Applications (DS-RT 2008), Vancouver, BC, Canada, pages 227-235, Oct 2008. [pdf] [bib]

2006

P3P semantic checker of site behaviours
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Sérgio Donizetti Zorzo
In 19th IFIP World Computer Congress, TC-6, 5th IFIP International Conference on Network Control and Engineering for QoS, Security and Mobility, Santiago, Chile, pages 41-53, Aug 2006. [pdf] [bib]

Privacy protection without impairing personalization by using the extended system MASKS and the extended contextualized P3P privacy policies
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Sérgio Donizetti Zorzo
In Proceedings of the 12th Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web, (WebMedia 2006), Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, pages 89-98, Nov 2006. [pdf] [bib]

Extensao do sistema masks para permitir sessões de navegação (portuguese)
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Sérgio Donizetti Zorzo
In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on System and Information Security, São Jos‚ dos Campos, Brazil, 2006. [pdf] [bib]

Garantia de políticas de privacidade utilizando-se certificção (portuguese)
R. A. Gotardo, R. A. Rios, Robson Eduardo De Grande, and Sérgio Donizetti Zorzo
In Proceedings of the Internacional Conference of Forensic Computer Science, Bras¡lia, Brazil, 2006. [pdf] [bib]

2005

Analisador semântico p3p (portuguese)
Robson Eduardo De Grande and Sérgio Donizetti Zorzo
In Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on System and Information Security, São José‚ dos Campos, Brazil, 2005. [pdf] [bib]