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5G-enabled Growth in Vertical Industries

Deliverables

First periodic report of the project

This report constitutes the non-financial part of the Periodic Report to be delivered two months after the end of the period (M20).

Execution report of in-house use cases for Pilots

Report presenting the results obtained of the execution of the Pilots in the vertical premises

Project handbook

Set-up of management procedures and documentation handbook.

Final Project Report

This report constitutes the nonfinancial part of the Final Report to be delivered after the end of the project

5G facility validation and verification report

Initial report containing the results of the project verification and validation campaigns performed at the 5G ICT17 facilities and the findings derived from them

Initial design of 5G End-to-End Service Platform

This deliverable will present the gap analysis made over 5G-TRANSFORMER and other 5G systems in terms of functional and technical requirements to satisfy 5Growth use cases. This deliverable will use 5G-TRANSFORMER system design as a baseline, including vertical slicer, service orchestrator, resource layer and interfaces among them, to propose an initial 5G end-to-end system design that incorporate functional and technical innovations (e.g. algorithms, new functional blocks and interfaces).

Specification of ICT17 in-house deployment

Deliverable containing the technical solution for an in-house business validation of the vertical use cases.

Final design and evaluation of the innovations of 5G End-to-End Service Platform

This deliverable presents in detail the 5Growth system along will all innovations to support the project field trials including the specification of all functional blocks and interfaces and an exhaustive performance validation of individual components

Report on WP5 progress and update of CoDEP

Report on the progress of this WP and an update of CoDEP

Techno-economic analysis and business model validation methodology

Development of a techno-economic analysis focused on the defined business models and identification of the methodology that will be used to validate the business model.

Communication, Dissemination, and Exploitation achievements of Y1 and plan for Y2

This deliverable will report the achievements of WP5 during the first year and will present an update of the Communication, Dissemination, and Exploitation Plan (CoDEP) after the initial phase of the project.

Initial Communication, Dissemination, and Exploitation Plan (CoDEP) draft including Standardization roadmap

Report on the initial CoDEP Plan and the roadmap for the coordinated standardization activities.

Final validation and verification report

Final report containing the results of the project verification and validation campaigns at the pilot sites and the findings derived from them

Service and core KPI specification

Definition of service and core KPIs, and their relationships.

ICT-17 facilities Gap analysis

Deliverable of the result of the gap analysis with the ICT-17 platforms

Business model validation with its complemented SLA

Validation of the new business models developed and validated in the framework of the 5Growth project per vertical industries use cases as well as the validated SLA elicitation that will be used in 5G business layer OSSBSS modelling to provide future advanced network services for vertical industries scenarios

Business model design

Revision of the technical and functional requirements and designing the business models from different stakeholders in the framework of the 5Growth Project.

Verification methodology and tool design

Measurement and data collection methodologies and tools. Report on initial results in ICT-17 premises

Communication, Dissemination, and Exploitation achievements through the project, exploitation plan after the end of the project and assessment of the contribution of 5Growth in support of 5G

This final deliverable will report the achievements of WP5 during the project lifetime and will present an update of the Communication Dissemination and Exploitation Plan CoDEP which will focus on the actions after the finalization of the project

Technical and Exploitation Workshops

The project commits to organize at least one workshop on the technical contents of the project during the second year and an internal Exploitation workshop at the end of the project intended to maximize and find new ways of exploiting the results produced by the project This deliverable corresponds to both workshops As metrics for validation we will check the attendance and will produce a satisfaction poll on the audience The workshop will be satisfactory if the poll results in higher than 70 of positive votes

Plan for Pilot deployments

Document explaining the step by step approach to the deployment of the pilots in vertical industries premises.

Demonstrations at EUCNC or equivalent

Demonstration: Technology demonstration in a high impact venue, such as EuCNC or similar venue.

Final implementation of 5G End-to-End Service Platform

Reference implementation of 5Growth system Software

Final version of software implementation for the platform

Software implementation available in the Git repository of the document

Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress and EUCNC or equivalent

Demonstration Technology demonstration in a high impact venue such as Mobile World Congress preferable andor similar venue

Initial implementation of 5G End-to-End Service Platform

Reference implementation of 5Growth baseline system and skeleton for enhancements and innovations. Software

First version of software implementation for the platform

First version of the platform software will be available in the Git of the project. Software

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Publications

Orchestrating Edge- and Cloud-based Predictive Analytics Services

Author(s): Venkatarami Reddy Chintapalli, Koteswararao Kondepu, Andrea Sgambelluri, Antony Franklin A, Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma, Piero Castoldi, Luca Valcarenghi
Published in: 2020 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2020, Page(s) 214-218, ISBN 978-1-7281-4355-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/eucnc48522.2020.9200902

A Q-learning strategy for federation of 5G services

Author(s): Kiril Antevski, Jorge Martin-Perez, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Carlos J. Bernardos, Xi Li, Jorge Baranda, Josep Mangues-Bafalluy, Ricardo Martnez, Luca Vettori
Published in: ICC 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2020, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-5089-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/icc40277.2020.9149082

Handover Prediction Integrated with Service Migration in 5G Systems

Author(s): Hadeel Abdah, Joao Paulo Barraca, Rui L. Aguiar
Published in: ICC 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2020, Page(s) 1-7, ISBN 978-1-7281-5089-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/icc40277.2020.9149426

Demo: Scaling composite NFV-network services

Author(s): Jorge Baranda, Josep mangues-Bafalluy, Ricardo Martínez, Luca Vettori
Published in: 2020
Publisher: Mobihoc
DOI: 10.1145/3397166.3415277

5Growth: AI-driven 5G for Automation in Vertical Industries

Author(s): Chrysa Papagianni, Josep Mangues-Bafalluy, Pedro Bermudez, Sokratis Barmpounakis, Danny De Vleeschauwer, Juan Brenes, Engin Zeydan, Claudio Casetti, Carlos Guimaraes, Pablo Murillo, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Daniel Corujo, Teresa Pepe
Published in: 2020 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2020, Page(s) 17-22, ISBN 978-1-7281-4355-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/eucnc48522.2020.9200919

On the Integration of AI/ML-based scaling operations in the 5Growth platform

Author(s): J. Baranda, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, Engin Zeydan, L. Vettori, R. Martinez, Xi Li, A. Garcia-Saavedra, C.F. Chiasserini, C. Casetti, K. Tomakh, O. Kolodiazhnyi, C. J. Bernardos
Published in: 2020 IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (NFV-SDN), 2020, Page(s) 105-109, ISBN 978-1-7281-8159-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/nfv-sdn50289.2020.9289863

SliMANO: An Expandable Framework for the Management and Orchestration of End-to-end Network Slices

Author(s): Flavio Meneses, Manuel Fernandes, Daniel Corujo, Rui L. Aguiar
Published in: 2019 IEEE 8th International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet), 2019, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-4832-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/cloudnet47604.2019.9064072

Bayesian online learning for energy-aware resource orchestration in virtualized RANs

Author(s): Ayala Romero, José A.; Garcia-Saavedra, Andres; Costa-Perez, Xavier; Iosifidis, George
Published in: IEEE INFOCOM’21, 2021, ISBN 978-1-6654-0325-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/infocom42981.2021.9488845

Demo: Arbitrating Network Services in 5G Networks for Automotive Vertical Industry

Author(s): J. Baranda, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, L. Vettori, R. Martínez, G. Avino, C. F. Chiasserini, C. Puligheddu, C. Casetti, J. Brenes, G.Landi, K. Kondepu, F. Paolucci, S. Fichera, L. Valcarenghi
Published in: 2020, ISBN 978-1-7281-8695-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/infocomwkshps50562.2020.9162679

An RL Approach to Radio Resource Management in Heterogeneous Virtual RANs

Author(s): Sharda Tripathi; Corrado Puligheddu; Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini
Published in: WONS, 12, 2021, ISBN 978-3-903176-35-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.23919/wons51326.2021.9415591

Serving HTC and critical MTC in a RAN slice

Author(s): Mancuso, Vincenzo; Castagno, Paolo; Sereno, Matteo; Marsan, Marco Ajmone
Published in: IEEE WOWMOM’21, 2021, ISBN 978-1-6654-2263-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/wowmom51794.2021.00032

5 Growth: Secure and reliable network slicing for verticals

Author(s): Cunha, Vitor A.; Maroulis, Nikolaos; Papagianni, Chrysa; Sacido, Javier; Jiménez, Manuel; Ubaldi, Fabio; Gharbaoui, Molka; Chang, Chia-Yu; Koursioumpas, Nikolaos; Tomakhxi, Konstantin; Corujo, Daniel; Barraca, Joao P.; Barmpounakis, Sokratis; Kucherenkoxi, Denys; Giorgetti, Alessio; Boddi, Andrea; Valcarenghi, Luca; Kolodiazhnyixi, Oleksii; Zabala Orive, Aitor; Salvat, Josep Xavier; Garcia-Saaved
Published in: EUCNC’21, 2021, ISBN 978-1-6654-1526-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/eucnc/6gsummit51104.2021.9482536

An Intelligent Edge-based Digital Twin for Robotics

Author(s): Luigi Girletti, Milan Groshev, Carlos Guimarães, Carlos J. Bernardos, Antonio de la Oliva
Published in: 2020
Publisher: IEEE

OKpi: All-KPI Network Slicing Through Efficient Resource Allocation

Author(s): J. Martin-Perez, F. Malandrino, C. F. Chiasserini, C. J. Bernardos
Published in: IEEE INFOCOM 2020 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, 2020, Page(s) 804-813, ISBN 978-1-7281-6412-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/infocom41043.2020.9155263

5Growth data-driven AI-based scaling

Author(s): De Vleeschauwer, Danny; Baranda, Jorge; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Chiasserini, Carla Fabiana; Malinverno, Marco; Puligheddu, Corrado; Magoula, Lina; Martín Pérez, Jorge; Barmpounakis, Sokratis; Kondepu, Koteswararao; Valcarenzhi, Luca; Li, Xi; Papagianni, Chrysa; García Saavedra, Andrés
Published in: EUCNC’21, 2021, ISBN 978-1-6654-1526-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/eucnc/6gsummit51104.2021.9482476

Demo: Remote Control of a Robot Rover Combining 5G, AI, and GPU Image Processing at the Edge

Author(s): F. Civerchia, F. Giannone, K. Kondepu, P. Castoldi, L. Valcarenghi, A. Bragagnini, F. Gatti, A. Napolitano
Published in: 2020, ISBN 978-1-7281-6762-6
Publisher: 2020 Optimal Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC)

Efficiency gains due to network function sharing in CDN-as-a-Service slicing scenarios

Author(s): Contreras, Luis M.; Solano, Alberto; Cano, Francisco; Folgueira, Jesus
Published in: IEEE NetSoft’21, 2021, ISBN 978-1-6654-0522-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/netsoft51509.2021.9492721

R-Learning-based admission control for service federation in multi-domain 5G networks

Author(s): Bakhshi, Bahador; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Baranda, Jorge
Published in: IEEE GlobeCom 2021, 2021, ISBN 978-1-7281-8104-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/globecom46510.2021.9685936

Demo: NFV Service Federation: enabling Multi-Provider eHealth Emergency Services

Author(s): J. Baranda, J. Mangues-Bafalluy, L. Vettori, R. Martínez, K. Antevski, L. Girletti, C.J. Bernardos, K. Tomakh, D. Kucherenkoz, G. Landi, J. Brenes, Xi Li, X. Costa-Pérez, F. Ubaldi, G. Imbarlina, M. Gharbaoui
Published in: 2020, ISBN 978-1-7281-8695-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/infocomwkshps50562.2020.9162873

PI2 for P4 - An Active Queue Management Scheme for Programmable Data Planes

Author(s): Chrysa Papagianni, Koen De Schepper
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies, 2019, Page(s) 84-86, ISBN 9781450370066
Publisher: ACM
DOI: 10.1145/3360468.3368189

Cloud native computing for Industry 4.0: Challenges and opportunities

Author(s): Gil, Guilherme; Corujo, Daniel; Pedreiras, Paulo
Published in: IEEE ETFA’21, 2021, ISBN 978-1-7281-2989-1
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/etfa45728.2021.9613386

Experimental validation of compute and network resource abstraction and allocation mechanisms within an NFV infrastructure

Author(s): Martínez, Ricardo; Vettori, Luca; Baranda, Jorge; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Zeydan, Engin
Published in: IEEE IM’21, 2021, ISSN 1573-0077
Publisher: IEEE

On slice isolation options in the transport network and associated feasibility indicators

Author(s): Contreras Murillo, Luis Miguel; Ordoñez Lucena, Jose Antonio
Published in: IEEE NetSoft’21, 2021, ISBN 978-1-6654-0522-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/netsoft51509.2021.9492546

Demo - vrAIn Proof-of-Concept -- A Deep Learning Approach for Virtualized RAN Resource Control

Author(s): Jose A. Ayala-Romero, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Marco Gramaglia, Xavier Costa-Perez, Albert Banchs, Juan J. Alcaraz
Published in: The 25th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking - MobiCom '19, 2019, Page(s) 1-3, ISBN 9781-450361699
Publisher: ACM Press
DOI: 10.1145/3300061.3343370

vrAIn - A Deep Learning Approach Tailoring Computing and Radio Resources in Virtualized RANs

Author(s): Jose A. Ayala-Romero, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Marco Gramaglia, Xavier Costa-Perez, Albert Banchs, Juan J. Alcaraz
Published in: The 25th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking - MobiCom '19, 2019, Page(s) 1-16, ISBN 9781-450361699
Publisher: ACM Press
DOI: 10.1145/3300061.3345431

GANSO: Automate Network Slicing at the Transport Network Interconnecting the Edge

Author(s): Takeru Infiesta, José; Guimarães, Carlos; Contreras Murillo, Luis Miguel; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la
Published in: 8, 2020
Publisher: IEEE

Efficient restoration of simultaneous transport services within an NFV infrastructure

Author(s): Martínez, Ricardo; Vettori, Luca; Baranda, Jorge; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Zeydan, Engin
Published in: IEEE GlobeCom 2021, 2021, ISBN 978-1-7281-8104-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/globecom46510.2021.9685511

DLT federation for Edge robotics

Author(s): Antevski, Kiril; Groshev, Milan; Baldoni, Gabriele; Bernardos, Carlos J.
Published in: 7, 2020
Publisher: IEEE

Information Exchange to Support Multi-Domain Slice Service Provision for 5G/NFV

Author(s): Solano, Alberto; Contreras, Luis M.
Published in: 2020, ISBN 978-3-903176-28-7
Publisher: IEEE

Is OpenCL Driven Reconfigurable Hardware Suitable for Virtualising 5G Infrastructure?

Author(s): F. Civerchia, M. Pelcat, L. Maggiani, K. Kondepu, P. Castoldi, and L. Valcarenghi
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2020, ISSN 1932-4537
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2020.2964392

FlexDRAN: Flexible centralization in disaggregated radio access networks

Author(s): Chang, Chia-Yu; Nikaein, Navid; Spyropoulos, Thrasyvoulos; De Schepper, Koen
Published in: IEEE Access, 2022, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2022.3145378

Dissecting the impact of information and communication technologies on digital twins as a service

Author(s): Groshev, Milan; Magalhaes Guimaraes, Carlos Eduardo; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la; Gazda, Robert
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3098109

On the integration of NFV and MEC technologies: architecture analysis and benefits for edge robotics

Author(s): Antevski, Kiril; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús; Cominardi, Luca; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la; Mourad, Alain
Published in: Elsevier Computer Networks, 2020, ISSN 1389-1286
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2020.107274

DQN dynamic pricing and revenue driven service federation strategy

Author(s): Martín Pérez, Jorge; Antevski, Kiril; Garcia Saavedra, Andres; Li, Xi; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2021, ISSN 1932-4537
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2021.3117589

Support for availability attributes in network slices in GANSO

Author(s): Guimarães, Carlos; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la; Contreras Murillo, Luis Miguel
Published in: Wiley Internet Techonology Letters, 2021, ISSN 2476-1508
Publisher: ISSN National Centre for the USA
DOI: 10.1002/itl2.295

Towards node liability in federated learning: Computational cost and network overhead

Author(s): Malandrino, Francesco; Chiasserini, Carla Fabiana
Published in: IEEE Communications Magazine, 2021, ISSN 0163-6804
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.48550/arxiv.2107.02006

KPI guarantees in network slicing

Author(s): Martín Pérez, Jorge; Groshev, Milan; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Networking, 2021, ISSN 1063-6692
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnet.2021.3120318

Decomposing SLAs for Network Slicing

Author(s): Danny De Vleeschauwer, Chrysa Papagianni, Anwar Walid
Published in: IEEE Communications Letters, 2020, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1089-7798
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/lcomm.2020.3033042

Modeling MTC and HTC Radio Access in a Sliced 5G Base Station

Author(s): V. Mancuso, P. Castagno, M. Sereno and M. Ajmone Marsan
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2020, ISSN 1932-4537
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2020.3034688

Intelligent service orchestration in edge cloud networks

Author(s): Zeydan, Engin; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Turk, Yekta
Published in: IEEE Network Magazine, 2021, ISSN 0890-8044
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/mnet.101.2100214

Reducing Service Deployment Cost Through VNF Sharing

Author(s): Francesco Malandrino, Carla Fabiana Chiasserini, Gil Einziger, Gabriel Scalosub
Published in: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 27/6, 2019, Page(s) 2363-2376, ISSN 1063-6692
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnet.2019.2945127

Distributed Ledger Technologies for Network Slicing: A Survey

Author(s): Javed, Farhana; Antevski, Kiril; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Giupponi, Lorenza; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús
Published in: IEEE Access, 2022, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2022.3151150

Performance isolation for network slices in Industry 4.0: The 5Growth approach

Author(s): Chang, Chia-Yu; Giner Ruiz, Teresa; Paolucci, Francesco; Jiménez, Manuel A.; Sacido, Javier; Papagianni, Chrysa; Ubaldi, Fabio; Scano, Davide; Gharbaoui, Molka; Giorgetti, Alessio; Valcarenghi, Luca; Tomakh, Konstantin; Boddi, Andrea; Caparrós, Agustín; Pergolesi, Matteo; Martini, Barbara
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3135827

Federation of 5G services using distributed ledger technologies †

Author(s): Kiril Antevski, Carlos J. Bernardos
Published in: Internet Technology Letters, 3/6, 2020, ISSN 2476-1508
Publisher: Wiley Periodicals
DOI: 10.1002/itl2.193

RISMA: Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces Enabling Beamforming for IoT Massive Access

Author(s): Placido Mursia, Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Laura Cottatellucci, Xavier Costa-Perez, David Gesbert
Published in: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2020, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 0733-8716
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/jsac.2020.3018829

Orchestrating energy-efficient vRANs: Bayesian learning and experimental results

Author(s): Ayala Romero, José A.; Garcia-Saavedra, Andres; Costa-Perez, Xavier; Iosifidis, George
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2021, ISSN 1536-1233
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tmc.2021.3123794

Federation in dynamic environments: Can Blockchain be the solution?

Author(s): Antevski, Kiril; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús
Published in: EEE Communications Magazine, 2021, ISSN 0163-6804
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/mcom.001.2100585

LACO: A Latency-Driven Network Slicing Orchestration in Beyond-5G Networks

Author(s): Lanfranco Zanzi, Vincenzo Sciancalepore, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Hans D. Schotten, Xavier Costa-Perez
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2020, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1536-1276
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/twc.2020.3027963

Monitoring in fog computing: state-of-the-art and research challenges

Author(s): Abreha, Haftay Gebreslasie; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la; Cominardi, Luca; Azcorra Saloña, Arturo
Published in: Inderscience International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC), 2021, ISSN 1743-8225
Publisher: Inderscience Enterprises
DOI: 10.1504/ijahuc.2021.113384

ML-driven Provisioning and Management of Vertical Services in Automated Cellular Networks

Author(s): Casetti, C.; Chiasserini, C.; Marcato, S.; Puligheddu, C.; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Baranda, Jorge; Brenes, Juan; Bocchi, F.; Landi, Giada; Bakhshi, Bahador
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2022, ISSN 1932-4537
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2022.3153087

Architecture for integrating vertical customer’s programmability control of network functions and connectivity in a slice-as-a-service schema

Author(s): Luis M. Contreras, Samier Barguil, Ricard Vilalta, Victor López
Published in: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2021/1, 2021, ISSN 1687-1499
Publisher: Springer Nature
DOI: 10.1186/s13638-021-01992-6

A genetic algorithm approach for service function chain placement in 5G and beyond, virtualized edge networks

Author(s): Magoula, Lina; Barmpounakis, Sokratis; Stavrakakis, Ioannis; Alonistioti, Nancy
Published in: Elsevier Computer Networks, 2021, ISSN 1389-1286
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2021.108157

Delay and reliability-constrained VNF placement on mobile and volatile 5G infrastructure

Author(s): Németh, Balázs; Molner, Nuria; Martín Pérez, Jorge; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la; Sonkoly, Balázs
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2021, ISSN 1536-1233
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tmc.2021.3055426

Toward intelligent cyber-physical systems: Digital twin meets artificial intelligence

Author(s): Groshev, Milan; Magalhaes Guimaraes, Carlos Eduardo; Martín Pérez, Jorge; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la
Published in: IEEE Communications Magazine, 2021, ISSN 0163-6804
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/mcom.001.2001237

A multi-criteria decision making approach for scaling and placement of virtual network functions

Author(s): Zeydan, Engin; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Baranda, Jorge; Martínez, Ricardo; Vettori, Luca
Published in: Springer Journal of Network and Systems Management, 2021, ISSN 1064-7570
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s10922-022-09645-9

Resource orchestration strategies with retrials for latency-sensitive network slicing over distributed telco clouds

Author(s): Gharbaoui, M.; Martini, B.; Cecchetti, G.; Castoldi, P.
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3115173

Service Shifting: A Paradigm for Service Resilience in 5G

Author(s): Francesco Malandrino, Carla Fabiana Chiasserini, Giada Landi
Published in: IEEE Communications Magazine, 57/9, 2019, Page(s) 120-125, ISSN 0163-6804
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/MCOM.2019.1800986

DeepCog: Optimizing Resource Provisioning in Network Slicing with AI-based Capacity Forecasting

Author(s): Dario Bega, Marco Gramaglia, Marco Fiore, Albert Banchs, Xavier Costa-Perez
Published in: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2020, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 0733-8716
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2019.2959245

An Edge-Based Framework for Enhanced Road Safety of Connected Cars

Author(s): Marco Malinverno, Josep Mangues-Bafalluy, Claudio Ettore Casetti, Carla Fabiana Chiasserini, Manuel Requena-Esteso, Jorge Baranda
Published in: IEEE Access, 8, 2020, Page(s) 58018-58031, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2020.2980902

Overview of Architectural Alternatives for the Integration of ETSI MEC Environments from Different Administrative Domains

Author(s): Luis M. Contreras, Carlos J. Bernardos
Published in: Electronics, 9/9, 2020, Page(s) 1392, ISSN 2079-9292
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/electronics9091392

Optical transport for Industry 40 [Invited]

Author(s): Roberto Sabella, Paola Iovanna, Giulio Bottari, Fabio Cavaliere
Published in: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, 12/8, 2020, Page(s) 264, ISSN 1943-0620
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/jocn.390701

Automated service provisioning and hierarchical SLA management in 5G systems

Author(s): Li, Xi; Chiasserini, Carla Fabiana; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Baranda, Jorge; Landi, Giada; Martini, Barbara; Costa-Pérez, Xavier; Puligheddu, Corrado; Valcarenghi, Luca
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2021, ISSN 1932-4537
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2021.3102890

Service based virtual RAN architecture for next generation cellular systems

Author(s): Zeydan, Engin; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Baranda, Jorge; Requena, Manuel; Turk, Yekta
Published in: IEEE Access, 2022, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2022.3144534

A model-based approach to multi-domain monitoring data aggregation

Author(s): Pastor, Antonio; López, Diego R.; Ordonez-Lucena, Jose; Fernández, Sonia; Folgueira, Jesús
Published in: Journal of ICT Standardization, 2021, ISSN 2245-800X
Publisher: River Publishers
DOI: 10.13052/jicts2245-800x.9210

Optimal Deployment Framework for Multi-Cloud Virtualized Radio Access Networks

Author(s): Fahri Wisnu Murti, Jose A. Ayala-Romero, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Xavier Costa-Perez, George Iosifidis
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2020, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1536-1276
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/twc.2020.3040791

TOTP Moving Target Defense for sensitive network services

Author(s): Cunha, Vitor A.; Corujo, Daniel; Barraca, Joao P.; Aguiar, Rui L.
Published in: Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal, 2021, ISSN 1574-1192
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.pmcj.2021.101412

Multi-domain solutions for the deployment of private 5G networks

Author(s): Li, Xi; Magalhaes Guimaraes, Carlos Eduardo; Landi, Giada; Brenes, Juan; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Baranda, Jorge; Corujo, Daniel; Cunha, Vitor; Fonseca, João; Alegria, João; Zabala Orive, Aitor; Ordonez-Lucena, Jose; Iovanna, Paola; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús; Mourad, Alain; Costa-Pérez, Xavier
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3100120

5Growth: An end-to-end service platform for automated deployment and management of vertical services over 5G networks

Author(s): Li, Xi; García-Saavedra, Andrés; Costa-Pérez, Xavier; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús; Magalhaes Guimaraes, Carlos Eduardo; Antevski, Kiril; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Baranda, Jorge; Zeydan, Engin; Corujo, Daniel; Iovanna, Paola; Landi, Giada; Alonso, Jesus; Paixão, Paulo; Martins, Hugo; Lorenzo, Manuel; Ordonez-Lucena, Jose; López, Diego R.
Published in: IEEE Communications Magazine, 2021, ISSN 0163-6804
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/mcom.001.2000730

Monitoring Platform Evolution towards Serverless Computing for 5G and Beyond Systems

Author(s): Pérez Hernández, Ramón; Benedetti, Priscilla; Pergolesi, Matteo; García Reinoso, Jaime José; Zabala Orive, Aitor; Serrano Yáñez-Mingot, Pablo; Femminella, Mauro; Reali, Gianluca; Steenhaut, Kris; Banchs Roca, Albert
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2022, ISSN 1932-4537
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2022.3150586

Dimensioning V2N services in 5G networks through forecast-based scaling

Author(s): Martín Pérez, Jorge; Kondepu, Koteswararao; De Vleeschauwer, Danny; Reddy, Venkatarami; Magalhaes Guimaraes, Carlos Eduardo; Sgambelluri, Andrea; Valcarenghi, Luca; Papagianni, Chrysa; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús
Published in: IEEE Access, 2022, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2022.3142346

Live migration of virtual machine and container based mobile core network components: A comprehensive study

Author(s): Ramanathan, Shunmugapriya; Kondepu, Koteswararao; Razo, Miguel; Tacca, Marco; Valcarenghi, Luca; Fumagalli, Andrea
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3099370

Public and non-public network integration for 5Growth Industry 4.0 use cases

Author(s): Magalhaes Guimaraes, Carlos Eduardo; Li, Xi; Papagianni, Chrysa; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep; Contreras Murillo, Luis Miguel; Garcia-Saavedra, Andres; Brenes, Juan; San Cristobal, Diego; Alonso, Jesus; Zabala Orive, Aitor; Kainulainen, Jani-Pekka; Mourad, Alain; Lorenzo, Manuel; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús
Published in: IEEE Communications Magazine, 2021, ISSN 0163-6804
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/mcom.001.2000853

A 5G-based eHealth monitoring and emergency response system: experience and lessons learned

Author(s): Antevski, Kiril; Girletti, Luigi; Bernardos Cano, Carlos Jesús; Oliva Delgado, Antonio de la; Baranda, Jorge; Mangues-Bafalluy, Josep
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3114593

AI-driven, Context-Aware Profiling for 5G and Beyond Networks

Author(s): Koursioumpas, Nikolaos; Barmpounakis, Sokratis; Stavrakakis, Ioannis; Alonistioti, Nancy
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2021, ISSN 1932-4537
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2021.3126948

vrAIn: Deep Learning based Orchestration for Computing and Radio Resources in vRANs

Author(s): Jose A. Ayala-Romero, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Marco Gramaglia, Xavier Costa-Perez, Albert Banchs, Juan J. Alcaraz
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2020, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1536-1233
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tmc.2020.3043100