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Analyzing Objective and Subjective Data in Social Sciences: Implications for Smart Cities

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Erhan, L., Ndubuaku, M., Ferrara, E., Richardson, M., Sheffield, D., Ferguson, F. J., …Liotta, A. (2019)
Analyzing Objective and Subjective Data in Social Sciences: Implications for Smart Cities. IEEE Access, 7, 19890-19906. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2897217
The ease of deployment of digital technologies and the Internet of Things gives us the opportunity to carry out large-scale social studies and to collect vast amounts of data ...

Lightweight Reinforcement Learning for Energy Efficient Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks

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Savaglio, C., Pace, P., Aloi, G., Liotta, A., & Fortino, G. (2019)
Lightweight Reinforcement Learning for Energy Efficient Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Access, 7, 29355-29364. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2902371
High-density communications in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) demand for new approaches to meet stringent energy and spectrum requirements. We turn to reinforcement learning,...

PFARS: Enhancing Throughput and Lifetime of Heterogeneous WSNs through Power-aware Fusion, Aggregation and Routing Scheme

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Khan, R., Zakarya, M., Tan, Z., Usman, M., Jan, M. A., & Khan, M. (2019)
PFARS: Enhancing Throughput and Lifetime of Heterogeneous WSNs through Power-aware Fusion, Aggregation and Routing Scheme. International Journal of Communication Systems, 32(18), https://doi.org/10.1002/dac.4144
Heterogeneous wireless sensor networks (WSNs) consist of resource-starving nodes that face a challenging task of handling various issues such as data redundancy, data fusion, ...

Decentralized dynamic understanding of hidden relations in complex networks

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Mocanu, D. C., Exarchakos, G., & Liotta, A. (2018)
Decentralized dynamic understanding of hidden relations in complex networks. Scientific Reports, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19356-4
Almost all the natural or human made systems can be understood and controlled using complex networks. This is a difficult problem due to the very large number of elements in s...

Fast Millimeter Wave Assisted Beam-Steering for Passive Indoor Optical Wireless Networks

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Torres Vega, M., Koonen, A. M. J., Liotta, A., & Famaey, J. (2018)
Fast Millimeter Wave Assisted Beam-Steering for Passive Indoor Optical Wireless Networks. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 7(2), 278-281. https://doi.org/10.1109/lwc.2017.2771771
In light of the extreme radio congestion, the time has come to consider the upper parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. Optical beam-steered wireless communications offer gre...

Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science

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Mocanu, D. C., Mocanu, E., Stone, P., Nguyen, P. H., Gibescu, M., & Liotta, A. (2018)
Scalable training of artificial neural networks with adaptive sparse connectivity inspired by network science. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04316-3
Through the success of deep learning in various domains, artificial neural networks are currently among the most used artificial intelligence methods. Taking inspiration from ...

An Edge-Based Architecture to Support Efficient Applications for Healthcare Industry 4.0

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Pace, P., Aloi, G., Gravina, R., Caliciuri, G., Fortino, G., & Liotta, A. (2019)
An Edge-Based Architecture to Support Efficient Applications for Healthcare Industry 4.0. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 15(1), 481-489. https://doi.org/10.1109/tii.2018.2843169
Edge computing paradigm has attracted many interests in the last few years as a valid alternative to the standard cloud-based approaches to reduce the interaction timing and t...

Interference graphs to monitor and control schedules in low-power WPAN

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van der Lee, T., Liotta, A., & Exarchakos, G. (2019)
Interference graphs to monitor and control schedules in low-power WPAN. Future Generation Computer Systems, 93, 111-120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2018.10.014
Highlights • This study presents the complete and slotted interference graph model. • The service uses the complete interference graph to evaluate the network. • Slotted int...

An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments

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Ferrara, E., Fragale, L., Fortino, G., Song, W., Perra, C., di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (2019)
An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments. IEEE Access, 7, 141476-141486. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2943845
Thanks to advances in Internet of Things and crowd-sensing, it is possible to collect vast amounts of urban data, to better understand how citizens interact with cities and, i...

Moving Towards Highly Reliable and Effective Sensor Networks.

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Ahmad, M., Tan, Z., He, X., & Ni, W. (2018)
Moving Towards Highly Reliable and Effective Sensor Networks. Ad-hoc & sensor wireless networks, 40(3-4), 163-168
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have been the preferred choice for the design and deployment of next generation monitoring and control systems [1]. In these networks, the sens...