My full Bibliography (Updated Jan. 2019)

List of Publications

Accepted For Publication

  1. G. Gemmi, R. Lo Cigno, and L. Maccari, “On the Properties of Next Generation Wireless Backhaul,” IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2022 [] [BibTeX]
  2. G. Gemmi, R. Lo Cigno, and L. Maccari, “On Cost-effective, Reliable Coverage for LoS Communications in Urban Areas,” IEEE Transactions on Network Service Management, 2022 [] [BibTeX]
  3. L. Maccari, “On the Performance and Effectiveness of Digital Contact Tracing in the Second Wave of COVID-19 in Italy,” IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, pp. 1–12, 2022 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  4. G. Gemmi, L. Cerdà-Alabern, and L. Maccari, “A Realistic Open-Data-based Cost Model for Wireless Backhaul Networks in Rural Areas,” in International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), Thessaloniki, Greece, Jan. 2022 [] [BibTeX]

Journal Papers

  1. L. Maccari and V. Cagno, “Do we need a contact tracing app?,” Computer Communications, vol. 166, pp. 9–18, 2021 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  2. L. Maccari, L. Ghiro, A. Guerrieri, A. Montresor, and R. Lo Cigno, “Exact Distributed Load Centrality Computation: Algorithms, Convergence, and Applications to DV Routing,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distrbuted Systems, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 1693–1706, Jul. 2020 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  3. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Infective flooding in low-duty-cycle networks, properties and bounds,” Computer Communications, vol. 151, pp. 216–226, Feb. 2020 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  4. L. Maccari, G. Gemmi, R. Lo Cigno, M. Karaliopoulos, and L. Navarro, “Towards Scalable Community Networks Topologies,” Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 94, pp. 1570–8705, 2019 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  5. L. Maccari, “Detecting and Mitigating Points of Failure in Community Networks: a Graph-based Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, vol. 9, no. 1, Feb. 2019 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  6. L. Maccari and A. Passerini, “A Big Data and Machine Learning Approach for Network Monitoring and Network Security,” Wiley Security and Privacy, vol. 2, no. 1, 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  7. L. Maccari, M. Maischberger, and R. Lo Cigno, “Where have all the MPRs gone? On the Optimal Selection of Multi-Point Relays,” Elsevier Ad Hoc Network, vol. 77, pp. 69–83, Aug. 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  8. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “Improving Routing Convergence with Centrality: Theory and Implementation of Pop-Routing,” IEEE Transactions on Networking, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 2216–2229, Oct. 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  9. L. Maccari, N. Facchi, L. Baldesi, and R. Lo Cigno, “Optimized P2P Streaming for Wireless distributed Networks,” Elsevier Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 42, pp. 335–350, Dec. 2017 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  10. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “On the Use of Eigenvector Centrality for Cooperative Streaming,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 21, no. 9, pp. 1953–1956, Sep. 2017 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  11. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Improving P2P streaming in Wireless Community Networks ,” Computer Networks , vol. 93, Part 2, pp. 389–403, 2015 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  12. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “A week in the life of three large Wireless Community Networks ,” Ad Hoc Networks , vol. 24, Part B, pp. 175–190, 2015 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  13. L. Maccari, R. Fantacci, T. Pecorella, G. Ghettini, and F. Chiti, “Protecting mobile agents communications in pervasive networks with a trusted distributed mediator for ID-based RSA,” Wiley Security and Communication Networks, vol. 7, no. 11, pp. 1887–1899, 2014 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  14. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “Betweenness estimation in OLSR-based multi-hop networks for distributed filtering,” Elsevier Journal of Computer and System Sciences special issue on Wireless Networks Intrusion, vol. 80, no. 3, pp. 670–685, 2014 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  15. F. Chiti, R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, D. Marabissi, and D. Tarchi, “A Broadband Wireless Communication System for Emergency Management,” IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 8–14, 2008 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  16. A. Mitseva, P. Todorova, R. Aguero, A. Garcia Armada, C. Panayiotou, A. Timm-Giel, L. Maccari, and N. Prasad, “CRUISE research activities towards Ubiquitous Intelligent Sensing Environments,” IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 52–60, 2008 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  17. R. Fantacci, P. Neira Ayuso, L. Maccari, and R. Martínez Gasca, “Efficient packet filtering in wireless ad-hoc networks,” IEEE Communication Magazine, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 104–110, 2008 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  18. R. Fantacci, F. Chiti, and L. Maccari, “Fast distributed bi-directional authentication for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Wiley journal on Security and Communication Networks, vol. 1, no. 1, 2008 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  19. R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, T. Pecorella, and F. Frosali, “Analysis Of Secure Handover For IEEE 802.1X-Based Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 21–29, 2007 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  20. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “Waterwall: a cooperative, distributed firewall for wireless mesh networks,” SpringerOpen/EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2013, no. 225, p. 225 [PDF] [BibTeX]

Interdisciplinary Works

  1. F. Giovanella, S. Crabu, L. Maccari, and P. Magaudda, “Hackivism in Community Networks: the Italian Case of ninux.org,” The Journal of Peer Production, no. 9, 2016 [] [BibTeX]
  2. S. Crabu, F. Giovanella, L. Maccari, and P. Magaudda, “A Transdisciplinary Gaze on Wireless Community Networks,” TECNOSCIENZA: Italian Journal of Science and Technology Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, 2015 [PDF] [BibTeX]

Conference Papers

  1. G. Gabriele, R. Lo Cigno, and L. Maccari, “WIP: Analysis of Feasible Topologies for Backhaul Mesh Networks,” in Short paper to the IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Jun. 2021 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  2. L. Ghiro, F. Restuccia, S. D’Oro, T. Basagni Stefano Melodia, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “A Blockchain Definition to Clarify its Role for the Internet of Things,” in Mediterranean Communication and Computer Networking Conference (MedComNet), Jun. 2021 [] [BibTeX]
  3. G. Gemmi and L. Maccari, “NPART+: Improving Wireless Network Topology Generators with Data from the Real World,” in 2020 Mediterranean Communication and Computer Networking Conference (MedComNet), Arona, Italy, Jun. 2020 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  4. G. Gemmi, R. Lo Cigno, and L. Maccari, “Poster: TrueNets, a Topology Generator for Realistic Network Analysis,” in 2020 IFIP Networking Conference, Paris, France, Jun. 2020 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  5. M. Milani, M. Nesler, M. Segata, L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Improving BGP Convergence with Fed4FIRE+ Experiments,” in IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) Workshops, 2020 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  6. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Keep It Fresh: Reducing the Age of Information in V2X Networks,” in ACM MobiHoc Workshop on Technologies, mOdels, and Protocols for Cooperative Connected Cars (TOP-Cars), Catania, Italy, 2019 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  7. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “On the Properties of Infective Flooding in Low-Duty-Cycle Networks,” in IEEE Wireless On-demand Network systems and Services Conference (WONS), 2019, Wengen, Switzerland, Jan. 2019 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  8. L. Maccari, M. Karaliopoulos, I. Koutsopoulos, L. Navarro, F. Freitag, and R. Lo Cigno, “5G and the Internet of EveryOne: Motivation, Enablers, and Research Agenda,” in European Conference on Networks and Communications (EUCNC), Ljubljana, Slovenia, Jun. 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  9. M. Segata, N. Facchi, L. Maccari, G. Gemmi, and R. Lo Cigno, “Centrality-based Route Recovery in Wireless Mesh Networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kansas City, (USA), May 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  10. M. Segata, N. Facchi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “RoRoute: Tools to Experiment with Routing Protocol Robustness in WMN,” in IEEE/IFIP Wireless On-demand Network systems and Services Conference, Isola 2000, France, Feb. 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  11. L. Ghiro, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Proof of Networking: Can Blockchains Boost the Next Generation of Distributed Networks? (short paper),” in IEEE/IFIP Wireless On-demand Network systems and Services Conference, Isola 2000, France, Feb. 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  12. L. Maccari, L. Ghiro, A. Guerrieri, A. Montresor, and R. Lo Cigno, “On the Distributed Computation of Load Centrality and Its Application to DV Routing,” in IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Honolulu (USA), Apr. 2018 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  13. L. Maccari, Q. Nguyen, and R. Lo Cigno, “On the Computation of Centrality Metrics for Network Security in Mesh Networks,” in IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Washington DC (USA), Dec. 2016 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  14. D. Kirchner, R. Ferdous, R. Lo Cigno, L. Maccari, M. Gallo, D. Perino, and L. Saino, “Augustus: a CCN router for programmable networks,” in ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking (ICN), Kyoto (Japan), Sep. 2016 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  15. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Optimized Cooperative Streaming in Wireless Mesh Networks,” in IFIP Networking Conference (NETWORKING), Vienna, (Austria), Apr. 2016 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  16. L. Maccari, “On the Technical and Social Structure of Community Networks,” in IFIP Internet of People Workshop,IoP, Vienna (Austria), Apr. 2016 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  17. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “Pop-Routing: Centrality-based Tuning of Control Messages for Faster Route Convergence,” in IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), San Francisco (USA), Apr. 2016 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  18. L. Baldesi and L. Maccari, “NePA TesT: Network Protocol and Application Testing Toolchain for Community Networks,” in Conference on Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS), Cortina D’Ampezzo (Italy), Jan. 2016 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  19. L. Maccari, L. Baldesi, R. Lo Cigno, J. Forconi, and A. Caiazza, “Live Video Streaming for Community Networks, Experimenting with PeerStreamer on the Ninux Community,” in Workshop on Do-it-yourself Networking: an Interdisciplinary Approach (co-located with ACM Mobisys), Florence (Italy), May 2015 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  20. L. Cerdá-Alabern, A. Neumann, and L. Maccari, “Experimental Evaluation of BMX6 Routing Metrics in a 802.11n Wireless-Community Mesh Network,” in International Workshop on Community Networks and Bottom-up-Broadband (CNBuB), Rome (Italy), Aug. 2015 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  21. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “Urban Wireless Community Networks: Challenges and Solutions for Smart City Communications.,” in ACM International Workshop on Wireless and Mobile Technologies for Smart Cities (WiMobCity), Philadelphia (USA), 2014 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  22. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Improving P2P Streaming in Community-Lab Through Local Strategies,” in International Workshop on Community Networks and Bottom-up-Broadband (CNBuB), Larnaca (Cyprus), Oct. 2014 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  23. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “Live P2P streaming in CommunityLab: Experience and insights,” in Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop (MED-HOC-NET), Piran (Slovenia), Jun. 2014 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  24. L. Maccari, “An analysis of the Ninux wireless community network,” in International Workshop on Community Networks and Bottom-up-Broadband (CNBuB), Lyon, (France), Oct. 2013 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  25. L. Maccari and M. Rosi, “Re-Breaking Wireless Protected Setup,” in Poster to the IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (Infocom), Turin (Italy), Apr. 2013 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  26. L. Maccari, “A Collaborative Firewall for Wireless Ad-Hoc Social Networks,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography, Rome (Italy), Apr. 2012 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  27. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “How to Reduce and Stabilize MPR sets in OLSR networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), Barcelona (Spain), Oct. 2012 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  28. L. Maccari, “On privacy implications of distributed wireless social networks,” in Amsterdam Privacy Conference, Amsterdam (Netherlands), Oct. 2012 [] [BibTeX]
  29. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “Privacy in the pervasive era: A distributed firewall approach,” in Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS), poster session, Courmayeur (Italy), Dec. 2012 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  30. L. Bencini, R. Fantacci, and L. Maccari, “Analytical Model for Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.11 DCF Mechanism in Multi-Radio Wireless Networks,” in IEEE International Conference on communications (ICC), Cape Town (South Africa), May 2010 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  31. R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, M. Rosi, L. Chisci, L. M. Aiello, and M. Milanesio, “Avoiding Eclipse Attacks on Kad/Kademlia: An Identity Based Approach,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications, (ICC), Dresden (Germany), Jun. 2009 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  32. A. Barbieri, R. Fantacci, and L. Maccari, “A novel interface selection scheme for multi-interface wireless mesh networks.,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications, (ICC), Dresden (Germany), Jun. 2009 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  33. P. Neira Ayuso, L. Maccari, L. Lefevre, and R. Martínez Gasca, “Stateful firewalling for wireless mesh networks,” in IEEE International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security, (NTMS), Nov. 2008 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  34. L. Maccari, M. A. Marchitti, N. Prasad, R. Fantacci, and L. Mainardi, “Lightweight, distributed access control for wireless sensor networks supporting mobility,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications, (ICC), Bejing (China), May 2008 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  35. F. Chiti, R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, K. Murray, D. Pesch, S. Tomic, R. Aguero, J. Perez Solano, T. Suihko, and N. Prasad, “The Approach of European Network of Excellence CRUISE to Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks Design and Integration,” in International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, 2007 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  36. L. Maccari, R. Fantacci, P. Neira Ayuso, and R. Gasca Martínez, “Mesh network firewalling with Bloom Filters,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2007 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  37. L. Maccari, M. Paoli, and R. Fantacci, “Security Analysis of IEEE 802.16,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications, (ICC), Valencia (Spain), Oct. 2007 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  38. M. Rosi, L. Maccari, and R. Fantacci, “S.T.R.E.S.S.: Stress Testing and Reverse Engineering for System Security,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications, (ICC), Glasgow (Scotland), Jun. 2007 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  39. R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, T. Pecorella, and F. Frosali, “A secure and performant token-based authentication for infrastructure and mesh 802.1 X networks,” in IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (Infocom), poster session, Barcelona (Spain), Apr. 2006 [] [BibTeX]
  40. L. Maccari, R. Fantacci, T. Pecorella, and F. Frosali, “Secure, fast handhoff techniques for 802.1X based wireless network,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Istanbul (Turkey), Jun. 2006 [PDF] [BibTeX]

Book Chapters

  1. L. Maccari, “Decentralized, multi-hop networks: Are They really different from the Internet?,” in Towards an Affordable Internet Access for Everyone: The Quest for Enabling Universal Service Commitment (Report from Dagstuhl Seminar 14471), vol. 4, Schloss Dagstuhl–Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, 2015 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  2. L. Maccari and T. Bailoni, “Wireless Community Networks: una liberation technology per l’Internet del futuro.,” in Reti di libertà. Wireless Community Networks: un’analisi interdisciplinare, vol. 9, Università degli studi di Trento, 2015 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  3. L. Adamo, R. Fantacci, and L. Maccari, “WiMAX Networking Security,” in WiMAX Security and Quality of Service: Providing an End to End Explanation , Wiley, 2009 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  4. F. Chiti, R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, D. Marabissi, and D. Tarchi, “The role of WiMAX technology in distributed wide area monitoring applications,” in WiMAX Evolution: Emerging Technologies and Applications, Wiley, 2008 [PDF] [BibTeX]

Patents (and Requests)

  1. N. Privitera, C. Armani, L. Adamo, L. Maccari, and D. Marabissi, “Two-level routing communication method for a manet network, network node and mobile network implementing this communication method,” 2014 [] [BibTeX]
  2. L. Adamo, C. Armani, L. Maccari, D. Marabissi, and N. Privitera, “Metodo di comunicazione a due livelli di instradamento per una rete manet, e nodo di rete e rete mobile che implementano tale metodo di comunicazione,” 2013 [] [BibTeX]
  3. L. Costa, G. Fregulia, F. Federico, R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, and T. Pecorella, “Short authentication procedure in wireless data communications networks,” 2008 [] [BibTeX]
  4. L. Costa, G. Fregulia, F. Federico, R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, and T. Pecorella, “Short authentication procedure in wireless data communications networks,” 2008 [] [BibTeX]
  5. M. Gianluca, L. Piccinocchi, M. Rosi, and L. Maccari, “Modified Ad-Hoc On-Demand Distance-Vector Routing Protocol,” 2008 [] [BibTeX]

Technical Reports

  1. L. Maccari and R. Lo Cigno, “Tuning the Robustness of Routing Information Diffusion with Multi-Point Relays,” no. DISI-17-005. 2017 [PDF] [BibTeX]
  2. L. Baldesi, L. Maccari, and R. Lo Cigno, “PARTYHUB - A Peerstreamer Conference Application,” no. DISI-13-037. 2013 [PDF] [BibTeX]