Computer Laboratory

Publications

2014

DSP.Ear: Leveraging Co-Processor Support for Continuous Audio Sensing on Smartphones.
Petko Georgiev, Nicholas D. Lane, Kiran K. Rachuri, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2014). Memphis, Tennessee, USA. November 2014. [ArXiv Link]

Mining Users’ Significant Driving Routes with Low-power Sensors.
Sarfraz Nawaz, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2014). Memphis, Tennessee, USA. November 2014. [ArXiv Link]

Group colocation behavior in technological social networks.
Chloë Brown, Anastasios Noulas, Neal Lathia, Cecilia Mascolo, Vincent Blondel.
In PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105816. August 2014. [ArXiv Link]

The architecture of innovation: Tracking face-to-face interactions with ubicomp technologies.
Chloë Brown, Christos Efstratiou, Ilias Leontiadis, Daniele Quercia, Cecilia Mascolo, James Scott, Peter Key.
In Proceedings of the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2014). Seattle, WA, USA. September 2014. Best Paper Award. [ArXiv Link]. Press Coverage

Keep Your Friends Close and Your Facebook Friends Closer: A Multiplex Network Approach to the Analysis of Offline and Online Social Ties.
Desislava Hristova, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the Eighth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2014). Ann Arbour, Michigan, USA, June 2014. [ArXiv Link]

Where Businesses Thrive: Predicting the Impact of the Olympic Games on Local Retailers through Location-based Services Data.
Petko Georgiev, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the Eighth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2014). Ann Arbour, Michigan, USA, June 2014. [ArXiv Link]

The Call of the Crowd: Event Participation in Location-based Social Services.
Petko Georgiev, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the Eighth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2014). Ann Arbour, Michigan, USA, June 2014. [ArXiv Link]. MIT Tech Review coverage.

Tracking serendipitous interactions: How individual cultures shape the office
Chloë Brown, Christos Efstratiou, Ilias Leontiadis, Daniele Quercia, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2014). Baltimore, Maryland, USA. February 2014. [ArXiv Link]

2013

Hoodsquare: Modeling and Recommending Neighborhoods in Location-based Social Networks.
Amy X. Zhang, Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the IEEE/ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2013). Washington D.C., USA. September 2013. [ArXiv Link]

A Place-focused Model for Social Networks in Cities.
Chloë Brown, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo, Vincent Blondel.
In Proceedings of the IEEE/ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2013). Washington D.C., USA. September 2013. [ArXiv Link]

ParkSense: A Smartphone Based Sensing System For On-Street Parking.
Sarfraz Nawaz, Christos Efstratiou, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 19th ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (Mobicom 2013). Miami, FL. USA. September 2013. [PDF]

Contextual Dissonance: Design Bias in Sensor-Based Experience Sampling Methods.
Neal Lathia, Kiran Rachuri, Cecilia Mascolo, Peter J. Rentfrow.
In Proceeding of ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013). Zurich, Switzerland. September 2013. [PDF]

Open Source Smartphone Libraries for Computational Social Science.
Neal Lathia, Kiran Rachuri, Cecilia Mascolo, George Roussos.
In Proceeding of ACM International Workshop on Mobile Systems for Computational Social Science (MCSS 2013). Zurich, Switzerland. September 2013. [PDF]

Geo-Spotting: Mining Online Location-based Services for Optimal Retail Store Placement.
Dmytro Karamshuk, Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Vincenzo Nicosia, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 19th ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2013). Chicago, IL. USA. August 2013. [ArXiv PDF]. Press Coverage.

Smartphones for Large-scale Behaviour Change Interventions.
Neal Lathia, Veljko Pejovic, Kiran Rachuri, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Peter J. Rentfrow.
In IEEE Pervasive Computing. Special Issue on Understanding and Changing Behavior. To Appear. [PDF]

Social and place-focused communities in location-based online social networks.
Chloë Brown, Vincenzo Nicosia, Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo.
In European Physics Journal B. Volume 86, number 6. [ArXiv PDF]

Exploiting Foursquare and Cellular Data to Infer User Activity in Urban Environments.
Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo and Enrique Frias-Martinez.
In Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2013). Milan, Italy. June 2013. [PDF]

METIS: Exploring mobile phone sensing offloading for efficiently supporting social sensing applications
Kiran K. Rachuri, Christos Efstratiou, Ilias Leontiadis, Cecilia Mascolo, P. Jason Rentfrow.
In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (Percom 2013). San Diego. CA, USA. March 2013. Mark Weiser's Best Paper Award. Extension published in Pervasive and Mobile Computing. [PDF]

Graph Metrics for Temporal Networks.
Vincenzo Nicosia, John Tang, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Giovanni Russo and Vito Latora.
Book Chapter in Temporal Networks. Petter Home and Jari Saramaki (Editors). Springer. 2013. [ArXiv PDF]

Applications of Temporal Graph Metrics to Real-World Networks.
John Tang, Ilias Leontiadis, Salvatore Scellato, Vincenzo Nicosia, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi and Vito Latora.
Book Chapter in Temporal Networks. Petter Holme and Jari Saramaki (Editors). Springer. 2013. [ArXiv PDF]

Evaluating Temporal Robustness of Mobile Networks
Salvatore Scellato, Ilias Leontiadis, Cecilia Mascolo, Pritwish Basu, Murtaza Zafer.
In IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. Vol 12(1). January 2013. [PDF]

2012

Mining User Mobility Features for Next Place Prediction in Location-based Services.
Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Neal Lathia and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2012). Short Paper. Brussels, Belgium. December 2012. [PDF]

Evolution of a Location-based Online Social Network: Analysis and Models.
Militiadis Allamanis, Salvatore Scellato and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2012). Boston, MA. November 2012. [PDF]

A Random Walk Around the City: New Venue Recommendation in Location-Based Social Networks.
Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Neal Lathia and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. September 2012. [PDF]

Talking Places: Modelling and Analysing Linguistic Content in Foursquare.
Sandro Bauer, Anastasios Noulas, Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha, Stephen Clark and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. September 2012. [PDF]

Los Twindignados: the Rise of the Indignants Movement.
Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Salvatore Scellato, Hamed Haddadi, Carl Forsell, Jon Crowcroft and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. September 2012. [PDF]

The Importance of Being Placefriends: Discovering Location-focused Online Communities.
Chloë Brown, Vincenzo Nicosia, Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.
In ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN 2012). Helsinki, Finland. August 2012. [PDF]

Far from the eyes, close on the Web: impact of geographic distance on online social interactions.
Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Salvatore Scellato, Yana Volkovich, David Laniado, Dave Currie, Erik J. Jutemar, Cecilia Mascolo.
In ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN 2012). Helsinki, Finland. August 2012. [PDF]

A tale of many cities: universal patterns in human urban mobility.
Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Renaud Lambiotte, Massimiliano Pontil, Cecilia Mascolo.
In PLoS ONE. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37027. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037027 Link.

WILDSENSING: Design and Deployment of a Sustainable Sensor Network for Wildlife Monitoring
Vladimir Dyo, Stephen A. Ellwood, David W. Macdonald, Andrew Markham, Cecilia Mascolo, Bence Pasztor, Salvatore Scellato, Niki Trigoni, Ricklef Wohlers, Kharsim Yousef.
In ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN). Vol 8, Issue 4, Aug. 2012. [PDF]

Collecting Big Datasets of Human Activity One Checkin at a Time.
Theus Hossmann, Christos Efstratiou and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Hot Topics in Planet-scale Measurement. Colocated with Mobisys 2012. Lake District, UK. June 2012. [PDF]

Social Sensing in the Field: Challenges in Detecting Social Interactions in Construction Site.
Sarfraz Nawaz, Christos Efstratiou, Cecilia Mascolo and Kenichi Soga.
In Proceedings of 1st International Workshop on Mobile Systems for Computational Social Science (MCSS 2012). Colocated with Mobisys 2012. Lake District, UK. June 2012. [PDF]

STOP: Socio-Temporal Opportunistic Patching of Short Range Mobile Malware.
John Tang, Hyoungshick Kim, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi.
In Proceedings of 13th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM 2012). San Francisco. USA. June 2012. [PDF]

Where Online Friends Meet: Social Communities in Location-based Networks.
Chloë Brown, Vincenzo Nicosia, Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2012). Poster Paper. Dublin, Ireland. June 2012. [PDF]

The length of bridge ties: structural and geographic properties of online social interactions.
Yana Volkovich, Salvatore Scellato, David Laniado, Cecilia Mascolo and Andreas Kaltenbrunner.
In Proceedings of Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2012). Full Paper. Dublin, Ireland. June 2012. [PDF]

Sense and Sensibility in a Pervasive World.
Christos Efstratiou, Ilias Leontiadis, Marco Picone, Kiran K. Rachuri, Cecilia Mascolo, Jon Crowcroft.
In Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2012). Newcastle, UK. June 2012. [PDF]

Don't kill my ads! Balancing Privacy in an Ad-Supported Mobile Application Market.
Ilias Leontiadis, Christos Efstratiou, Marco Picone, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 13th ACM Sigmobile Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile 2012). San Diego, CA, USA. February 2012. [PDF]

SenShare: Transforming sensor networks into multi-application sensing infrastructures.
Ilias Leontiadis, Christos Efstratiou, Cecilia Mascolo, Jon Crowcroft.
In Proceedings of 9th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN2012). Springer. LNCS 7158, pp. 65--81. Trento, Italy. February 2012. [PDF]

Components in time-varying graphs
Vincenzo Nicosia, John Tang, Mirco Musolesi, Giovanni Russo, Cecilia Mascolo, Vito Latora.
In AIP Chaos. Vol.22 Issue 2. arXiv:1106.2134

Centrality Prediction in Dynamic Human Contact Networks
Hyoungshick Kim, John Tang, Ross Anderson, Cecilia Mascolo
In special issue on Complex Dynamic Networks: Tools and Methods. Computer Networks 56 (3) pp. 983-996, Elsevier. 2012 [PDF]

2011

On the Effectiveness of an Opportunistic Traffic Management System for Vehicular Networks
Ilias Leontiadis, Gustavo Marfia, David Mack, Giovanni Pau, Cecilia Mascolo, Mario Gerla.
In IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 12(4). December 2011 [PDF]

SociableSense: Exploring the Trade-offs of Adaptive Sampling and Computation Offloading for Social Sensing
Kiran K. Rachuri, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Peter J. Rentfrow.
In Proceedings of 17th ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (Mobicom 2011). Las Vegas, USA. September 2011. [PDF]

Exploiting Place Features in Link Prediction on Location-based Social Networks
Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 17th ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2011). San Diego, USA. August 2011. [PDF]

Exploiting Semantic Annotations for Clustering Geographic Areas and Users in Location-based Social Networks
Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo and Massimiliano Pontil.
In Proceeding of 3rd Workshop Social Mobile Web (SMW'11). Colocated with ICWSM 2011. Barcelona, Spain, July 2011. [PDF]

Socio-spatial Properties of Online Location-based Social Networks
Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas, Renaud Lambiotte and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2011). Barcelona, Spain, July 2011. [PDF]

An Empirical Study of Geographic User Activity Patterns in Foursquare
Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo and Massimiliano Pontil.
In Proceedings of Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2011). Poster Paper. Barcelona, Spain, July 2011. [PDF]

Exploiting Temporal Complex Network Metrics in Mobile Malware Containment
John Tang, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Vito Latora.
In Proceedings of IEEE 12th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM2011). Lucca, Italy. June 2011. [PDF]

Diversity Decay in Opportunistic Content Sharing Systems
Liam McNamara, Salvatore Scellato and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of IEEE 12th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM2011). Work in Progress. Lucca, Italy. June 2011. [PDF]

Measuring User Activity on an Online Location-based Social Network
Salvatore Scellato and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of Third International Workshop on Network Science for Communication Networks (NetSciCom). Colocated with Infocom 2011. Shanghai, China. April 2011. [PDF]

SpotME If You Can: Randomized Responses for Location Obfuscation on Mobile Phones
Daniele Quercia, Ilias Leontiadis, Liam McNamara, Cecilia Mascolo, Jon Crowcroft.
In Proceedings of 31st Int'l Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2011). Minneapolis, June 2011. [PDF]

Track Globally, Deliver Locally: Improving Content Delivery Networks by Tracking Geographic Social Cascades
Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Jon Crowcroft.
In Proceedings of 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2011). Hyderabad, India. March 2011. Winner of the the Cambridge Computer Lab Ring as "Most notable publication of the year".[PDF]

NextPlace: A Spatio-Temporal Prediction Framework for Pervasive Systems
Salvatore Scellato, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo, Vito Latora, Andrew Campbell.
In Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2011). San Francisco, June 2011. [PDF]

Understanding Robustness of Mobile Networks through Temporal Network Measures
Salvatore Scellato, Ilias Leontiadis, Cecilia Mascolo, Pritwish Basu, Murtaza Zafer.
In Proceedings of 30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'11), Mini-conference track. Shanghai, China. April 2011. [PDF]

2010

The Power of Mobile Computing in a Social Era
Cecilia Mascolo.
In IEEE Internet Computing. November/December 2010, pp. 76–79. [Link to Paper]

Demo Abstract: A Shared Sensor Network Infrastructure
Christos Efstratiou, Ilias Leontiadis, Cecilia Mascolo, Jon Crowcroft.
In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys 2010). Zurich, Switzerland. November 2010. [PDF]

Evolution and Sustainability of a Wildlife Monitoring Sensor Network
Vladimir Dyo, Stephen A. Ellwood, David W. Macdonald, Andrew Markham, Cecilia Mascolo, Bence Pasztor, Salvatore Scellato, Niki Trigoni, Ricklef Wohlers, Kharsim Yousef.
In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys 2010). Zurich, Switzerland. November 2010. [PDF]

Energy-Accuracy Trade-offs in Querying Sensor Data for Continuous Sensing Mobile Systems
Kiran K. Rachuri, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the Mobile Context-Awareness: Capabilities, Challenges and Applications Workshop (Colocated with Ubicomp 2010). Copenhagen, Denmark. September 2010. [PDF]

EmotionSense: A Mobile Phones based Adaptive Platform for Experimental Social Psychology Research
Kiran K. Rachuri, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo, Peter J. Rentfrow, Chris Longworth, Andrius Aucinas
In Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2010). Copenhagen, Denmark. September 2010. [PDF]

Distance Matters: Geo-social Metrics for Online Social Networks
Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Vito Latora.
In Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN2010). Co-located with USENIX2010. Boston, MA. June 2010. [PDF]

Small-world behavior in time-varying graphs
John Tang, Salvatore Scellato, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo and Vito Latora.
In Physical Review E. Vol. 81 (5), 055101, American Physical Society. May 2010. ARXIV Ref: arXiv:0909.1712v1. [Axirv Link]

On Nonstationarity of Human Contact Networks
Salvatore Scellato, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo and Vito Latora.
In Proceedings of 2nd Annual Workshop on Simplifying Complex Networks for Practitioners (co-located with ICDCS). Genoa, Italy. June 2010. [PDF]

Analysing Information Flows and Key Mediators through Temporal Centrality Metrics
John Tang, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo, Vito Latora, Vincenzo Nicosia.
In Proceedings of 3rd Workshop on Social Network Systems (SNS 2010). Paris, France. April 2010. [PDF]

Selective Reprogramming of Mobile Sensor Networks through Social Community Detection
Bence Pasztor, Luca Mottola, Cecilia Mascolo, Gian Pietro Picco, Stephen Ellwood and David Macdonald.
In Proceedings of 7th European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN2010). Coimbra, Portugal. February 2010. Springer. [PDF]

Extending Access Point Connectivity through Opportunistic Routing in Vehicular Networks
Ilias Leontiadis, Paolo Costa and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 29th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'10), Mini-conference track. San Diego, USA. March 2010. [PDF]

2009

Inferring Interests from Mobility and Social Interactions
Anastasios Noulas, Mirco Musolesi, Massimiliano Pontil, Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of Workshop on Analyzing Networks and Learning with Graphs (colocated with NIPS09). Whistler, Canada. December 2009. [PDF]

Poster Abstract: Wildlife and Environmental Monitoring using RFID and WSN Technology
Vladimir Dyo, Stephen A. Ellwood, David W. MacDonald, Andrew Markham, Cecilia Mascolo, Bence Pásztor, Niki Trigoni, Ricklef Wohlers.
In Proceedings of the 7th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2009). Berkeley CA, USA. November 2009. [PDF]

Temporal Distance Metrics for Social Network Analysis
John Tang, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo and Vito Latora.
In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN09). Barcelona, Spain. August 2009. [PDF]
Selected as one of the Best Papers for publication in ACM CCR: [PDF].

Persistent Content-based Information Dissemination in Hybrid Vehicular Networks
Ilias Leontiadis, Paolo Costa and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 7th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (Percom09). Galveston, TX, USA. March 2009. [PDF]
Best Paper Candidate, invited in Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal. Springer 2009: [PDF]

CAR: Context-aware Adaptive Routing for Delay Tolerant Mobile Networks
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo.
In IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. Vol. 8(2). pp. 246-260. February 2009. [PDF]

Mobility Models for Systems Evaluation
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo
In State of the Art on Middleware for Network Eccentric and Mobile Applications (MINEMA). Springer, February 2009. [PDF]

2008

Seal2Seal: A Delay-Tolerant Protocol for Contact Logging in Wildlife Monitoring Sensor Networks
Anders Lindgren, Cecilia Mascolo, Mike Lonegan and Bernie McConnell.
In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS08). pp:321-327. Atlanta, GA, USA. October 2008. [PDF]

Media Sharing based on Colocation Prediction in Urban Transport
Liam McNamara, Cecilia Mascolo and Licia Capra.
In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (Mobicom08). pp: 58–69. San Francisco, CA, USA. September 2008. [PDF]

A Framework for Multi-region Delay Tolerant Networking
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proceedings of ACM International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Systems for Developing Regions (WiNS-DR). Co-located with Mobicom08. San Francisco, CA, USA. September 2008. [PDF]

Socially-aware Routing for Publish-Subscribe in Delay-tolerant Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Paolo Costa, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Gian Pietro Picco.
In IEEE Journal of Selected Areas of Communications. Vol. 26, No. 5, June 2008. [PDF]

Efficient Node Discovery in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks.
Vladimir Dyo and Cecilia Mascolo.
In ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS08). Santorini. Greece. June 2008. [PDF]

Writing on the Clean Slate: Implementing a Socially-Aware Protocol in Haggle
Mirco Musolesi, Ben Hui, Cecilia Mascolo and Jon Crowcroft.
In IEEE Int. Workshop on Autonomic and Opportunistic Communications (AOC 2008). Newport Beach, CA. June 2008. [PDF]

Epcast: Controlled Dissemination in Human-based Wireless Networks by means of Epidemic Spreading Models
Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi, Vito Latora.
In Bio-Inspired Computing and Communication. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, n. 5151. Springer, 2008. [PDF]

2007

A Node Discovery Service for Partially Mobile Sensor Networks
Vladimir Dyo and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Network Middleware (MIDSENS07). Colocated with Middleware 2007. Newport Beach, CA. November 2007. [PDF]

Opportunistic Mobile Sensor Data Collection with SCAR
Bence Pasztor, Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2007). Pisa, Italy, October 2007. [PDF]

CTG: A Connectivity Trace Generator for Testing the Performance of Opportunistic Mobile Systems
Roberta Calegari, Mirco Musolesi, Franco Raimondi and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the European Software Engineering Conference and the International ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE07). Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2007. [PDF]

Content Source Selection in Bluetooth Networks
Liam McNamara, Cecilia Mascolo and Licia Capra.
In International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MOBIQUITOUS 2007). Philadelphia, PA, USA. August 2007. [PDF]

Designing Mobility Models based on Social Network Theory
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Mobile Computing and Communications Review. V11(3). July 2007. [PDF]

Opportunistic Spatio-Temporal Dissemination System for Vehicular Networks
Ilias Leontiadis and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Mobile Opportunistic Networking (ACM/SIGMOBILE MobiOpp 2007). Colocated with Mobisys07. Puerto Rico, USA, June 2007. [PDF]

A Reconfigurable Component-based Middleware for Networked Embedded Systems
Paolo Costa, Geoff Coulson, Cecilia Mascolo, Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco and Stefanos Zachariadis
In International Journal of Wireless Information Networks. Springer. June 2007. [PDF]

TACO-DTN: A Time-aware Content-based Dissemination System for Delay-Tolerant Networks
Giuseppe Sollazzo, Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Mobile Opportunistic Networking (ACM/SIGMOBILE MobiOpp 2007). Colocated with Mobisys07. Puerto Rico, USA, June 2007. [PDF]

EPITELLA: Improving the Gnutella Search Algorithm through Epidemic Spreading Models for Complex Networks
Holger Kampffmeyer, Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Workshop on Dependable Application Support in Self-Organising Networks (DASSON) colocated with DSN07. June 2007. Edinburgh, UK. [PDF]

GeOpps: Opportunistic Geographical Routing for Vehicular Networks
Ilias Leontiadis and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Autonomic and Opportunistic Communications. (Colocated with WOWMOM07). June 2007. Helsinki, Finland. IEEE Press. [PDF]

Predictive Resource Scheduling in Computational Grids
Clovis Chapman, Mirco Musolesi, Wolfgang Emmerich and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS07). Long Beach, California USA. March 2007. IEEE Press. [PDF]

The RUNES Middleware for Networked Embedded Systems and its Application in a Disaster Management Scenario
Paolo Costa, Geoff Coulson, Richard Gold, Manish Lad, Cecilia Mascolo, Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco, Thirunavukkarasu Sivaharan, Nirmal Weerasinghe, and Stefanos Zachariadis.
In Proceedings of 5th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (Percom07). White Plains, NY. March 2007. IEEE Press. [PDF]

Performance Analysis and Prediction of Physically Mobile Systems
Antinisca Di Marco and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP 2007). Buenos Aires, Argentina. February 2007. ACM Press. [PDF]

2006

Demo Abstract: Data Collection in Delay Tolerant Mobile Sensor Networks using SCAR
Cecilia Mascolo, Mirco Musolesi and Bence Pasztor
In Proceedings of 4th ACM Int. Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys06). Boulder, CO, USA. November 2006. ACM Press. [PDF]

The SATIN Component System - A Meta Model For Engineering Adaptable Mobile Systems
Stefanos Zachariadis, Cecilia Mascolo and Wolfgang Emmerich
In IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE). 32(11):910--927. November 2006. [PDF]

Dynamic Reconfiguration in the RUNES Middleware (Demonstration)
Geoff Coulson, Manish Lad, Richard Gold, Cecilia Mascolo, Luca Mottola, Gian Pietro Picco, Stefanos Zachariadis
In Proceedings of Int. Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS06). Vancouver, Canada. October 2006. IEEE Press. [PDF]

A Middleware for Controlled Epidemic-style Information Dissemination in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proceedings of Int. Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Networks and Services (MOBIQUITOUS 2006). San Jose, CA. July 2006. ACM. [PDF]

Building Adaptable Mobile Middleware Services Using Logical Mobility Techniques
Stefanos Zachariadis, Manish Lad, Cecilia Mascolo, and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In Contribution to Ubiquitous Computing. Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence. Vol 42. Springer. 2006. [PDF]

SCAR: Context-aware Adaptive Routing in Delay Tolerant Mobile Sensor Networks
Cecilia Mascolo and Mirco Musolesi
In Delay Tolerant Mobile Networks Symposium of Int. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2006). Vancouver, Canada. July 2006. [PDF]

A Community Based Mobility Model for Ad Hoc Network Research
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo
In Int. ACM/SIGMOBILE Workshop on Multi-hop Ad Hoc Networks: from theory to reality (REALMAN 2006). Co-located with MOBIHOC06. Florence, Italy. May 2006. [PDF]

Evaluating Context Information Predictability for Autonomic Communication
Mirco Musolesi and Cecilia Mascolo
In Int. Workshop on Autonomic Communications (ACC2006). Co-located with WoWMoM2006. Niagara-Falls, Buffalo, NY. June 2006. [PDF]

Trust and Mobility aware Service Provision for Pervasive Computing
Liam Mcnamara, Cecilia Mascolo, and Licia Capra.
In Int. Workshop on Requirements and Solutions for Pervasive Software Infrastructures (co-located with Pervasive 2006). Dublin, Ireland. May 2006.[PDF]

Integrating Security and Usability into the Requirements and Design Process
Ivan Flechais, Cecilia Mascolo and Angela Sasse.
In 2nd International Conference on Global E-Security. IEE. April 2006. [PDF]

EMMA: Epidemic Messaging Middleware for Ad Hoc Networks
Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo and Stephen Hailes
In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. Springer. 10(1). Pages 28-36. Febraury 2006. [PDF]

2005

The RUNES Middleware: A Reconfigurable Component-based Approach to Networked Embedded Systems
Paolo Costa, Geoff Coulson, Cecilia Mascolo, Gian Pietro Picco and Stefanos Zachariadis
In 16th IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC05). IEEE Press. Berlin, Germany. September 2005. [PDF]

Adaptive Distributed Indexing for Spatial Queries in Sensor Networks
Vladimir Dyo and Cecilia Mascolo
In IEEE Proceedings of 8th International Workshop on Mobility in Databases and Distributed Systems (co-located with DEXA05). August 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark. IEEE Computer Society Press. [PDF]

Q-CAD: QoS and Context Aware Discovery Framework for Adaptive Mobile Systems
Licia Capra, Stefanos Zachariadis and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Pervasive Services (ICPS05). Santorini, Greece, July 2005. [PDF]

Adaptive Routing for Intermittently Connected Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Mirco Musolesi,Stephen Hailes and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WOWMOM05). Taormina, Italy. June 2005. [PDF]

2004

Adaptive Resource Discovery for Ubiquitous Computing
Rae Harbird, Stephen Hailes and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Middleware for Pervasive and Ad-Hoc Computing. (co-located with Middleware 2004). Toronto, Canada. ACM Press. October 2004. [PDF]

Adapting Asynchronous Messaging Middleware to Ad Hoc Networking
Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo and Stephen Hailes
In Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Middleware for Pervasive and Ad-Hoc Computing. (co-located with Middleware 2004). Toronto, Canada. ACM Press. October 2004. [PDF]

An Ad Hoc Mobility Model Founded on Social Network Theory
Mirco Musolesi, Stephen Hailes and Cecilia Mascolo
In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems. Venice, Italy. October 2004. [PDF]

Satin: A Component Model for Mobile Self-Organisation
Stefanos Zachariadis, Cecilia Mascolo and Wolfgang Emmerich
In Proceedings of Int. Symposium on Distributed Objects and Applications (DOA). Agia Napa, Cyprus. LNCS. Springer. October 2004. [PDF]

CODEWEAVE: Exploring Fine-grained Mobility of Code
Cecilia Mascolo, Gian Pietro Picco and Gruia-Catalin Roman.
In Automated Software Engineering Journal (Special Issue on Mobility). Kluwer. vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 207-243, June 2004. [PDF]

Principles of Mobile Computing Middleware
Cecilia Mascolo, Licia Capra, and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In Middleware for Communications, Wiley. 2004. [PDF]

2003

CARISMA: Context-Aware Reflective mIddleware System for Mobile Applications
Licia Capra, Wolfgang Emmerich and Cecilia Mascolo.
In IEEE Transactions of Software Engineering Journal (TSE). November 2003. [PDF]

Adaptable Mobile Applications: Exploiting Logical Mobility in Mobile Computing
Stefanos Zachariadis, Cecilia Mascolo and Wolfgang Emmerich
In Proceedings of 5th Int. Workshop on Mobile Agents for Telecommunication Applications (MATA03). LNCS 2881. Pages 170 - 179. Springer. October 2003. [PDF]

Exploiting Mobile Computing in Health-care
Usman Arshad, Cecilia Mascolo and Marcus Mellor
In Demo Session of 3rd International Workshop on Smart Appliances (co-located with ICDCS03). [PDF]

2002

A Micro-Economic Approach to Conflict Resolution in Mobile Computing
Licia Capra , Wolfgang Emmerich and Cecilia Mascolo.
In ACM SIGSOFT Proc. of Int. Symposium on Foundation of Software Engineering (FSE2002). November 2002. Charleston, South Carolina, USA. [PDF]

Exploiting Reflection in Mobile Computing Middleware
Licia Capra, Gordon Blair, Cecilia Mascolo, Wolfgang Emmerich and Paul Grace.
In ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review. 6(4):34-44. 2002. [PDF]

Exploiting Logical Mobility in Mobile Computing Middleware
Stefanos Zachariadis, Cecilia Mascolo and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In Proc. of IEEE Workshop on Mobile Team Work. Co-located with ICDCS02. Vienna, Austria. July 2002. [PDF]

XMIDDLE: Information Sharing Middleware for a Mobile Environment
Stefanos Zachariadis, Licia Capra, Cecilia Mascolo and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In ACM Proc. Int. Conf. Software Engineering (ICSE02). Demo Presentation. May 2002. Orlando , FL. [PDF]

XMIDDLE: A Data-Sharing Middleware for Mobile Computing
Cecilia Mascolo,Licia Capra, Stefanos Zachariadis and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In Personal and Wireless Communications Journal 21(1), Kluwer. April 2002. [PDF]

XMILE: an XML based Approach for Incremental Code Mobility and Update
Cecilia Mascolo, Luca Zanolin, and Wolfgang Emmerich.
Automated Software Engineering Journal (Special Issue on Mobility). Volume 9(2), April 2002. Kluwer. [PDF]

Middleware for Mobile Computing (A Survey)
Cecilia Mascolo, Licia Capra, and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In Advanced Lectures in Networking. Editors E. Gregori, G. Anastasi, S. Basagni. Springer. LNCS 2497. 2002. [PDF]

2001

Middleware and Management Support for Programmable QoS-Network Architectures
Hermann De Meer, Wolfgang Emmerich, Cecilia Mascolo, Nicola Pezzi, Miguel Rio and Luca Zanolin.
In Short Papers Session of the 3rd Int. Working Conference on Active Networks. October 2001. Philadelphia, PA. [PDF]

Promile: A Management Architecture for Programmable Modular Routers
Miguel Rio, Nicola Pezzi, Luca Zanolin, Hermann De Meer, Wolfgang Emmerich and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proc. OPENSIG 2001 Workshop on Next Generation Network Programming. London. UK. September 2001. [PDF]

Exploiting Reflection and Metadata to build Mobile Computing Middleware
Licia Capra, Wolfgang Emmerich and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proc. Workshop on Mobile Computing Middleware. Co-located with Middleware 2001. Heidelberg, Germany. November 2001. [PDF]

Use of Context-Awareness in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Networks
Richard Gold and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proc. of the 8th IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems (FTDCS'2001). Bologna, Italy. October 2001. [PDF]

Towards a Mobile Computing Middleware: a Synergy of Reflection and Mobile Code Techniques
Licia Capra, Cecilia Mascolo, Stefanos Zachariadis and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In Proc. of the 8th IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems (FTDCS'2001). Bologna, Italy. October 2001. [PDF]

An XML-based Middleware for Peer-to-Peer Computing
Cecilia Mascolo, Licia Capra and Wolfgang Emmerich.
In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P2001). Linkoping, Sweden, August 2001. [PDF]

Reflective Middleware Solutions for Context-Aware Applications
Licia Capra, Wolfgang Emmerich and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proc. of REFLECTION 2001. The Third International Conference on Metalevel Architectures and Separation of Crosscutting Concerns. September 2001. Kyoto, Japan. LNCS n. 2192 (Springer-Verlag). [PDF]

An XML based Programmable Network Platform
Cecilia Mascolo and Wolfgang Emmerich and Hermann De Meer.
In Proc. of the ICSE Workshop on Software Engineering and Mobility. Toronto Canada. May 2001. [PDF]

Middleware for Mobile Computing: Awareness vs. Transparency
Licia Capra, Wolfgang Emmerich and Cecilia Mascolo.
Position Summary. In Proc. of the 8th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS-VIII). Schloss Elmau, Germany. May 2001. [PDF]

XMILE: An XML based Approach for Programmable Networks
Cecilia Mascolo and Wolfgang Emmerich and Hermann De Meer.
In AISB Symposium on Software Mobility and Adaptive Behaviour. York, UK. March 2001. [PDF]

XML Technologies and Software Engineering (Workshop Summary)
Cecilia Mascolo, Wolfgang Emmerich, and Anthony Finkelstein.
Workshop Summary. In Proceedings of the 23nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE2001), May 2001. Toronto, Canada. ACM Press. [PDF]

2000

Using a Coordination Language to Specify and Analyze Systems containing Mobile Components
Paolo Ciancarini, Francesco Franze', and Cecilia Mascolo.
In ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 9(2). April 2000. [PDF]

XMILE: An Incremental Code Mobility System based on XML Technologies
Cecilia Mascolo, Wolfgang Emmerich, and Anthony Finkelstein.
In Poster Session of the 2nd International Symposium on Agent Systems and Applications and Mobile Agents (ASA/MA2000), September 2000. Zuerich, Switzerland.[PDF]

Implementing Incremental Code Migration with XML
Wolfgang Emmerich, Cecilia Mascolo, and Anthony Finkelstein.
In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE2000), June 2000. Limerick, Ireland. M. Jazayeri, A. Wolf (editors). ACM Press. [PDF]

1999

A Fine-Grained Model for Code Mobility
Cecilia Mascolo, Gian Pietro Picco, and Gruia-Catalin Roman.
In joint Proceedings of the 7th European Software Engineering Conference and 7th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE'99). Tulouse, France. September 1999. M. Lemoine, O. Nierstrasz (editors). Lecture Notes in Computer Science n. 1687. Springer-Verlag. [PDF]

Managing complex documents over the WWW: a case study for XML
Paolo Ciancarini , Fabio Vitali and Cecilia Mascolo
in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering,  11 (4), July-August 1999. Pages 629-638.
[PDF]

Specification, Analysis, and Prototyping of Mobile Systems
Cecilia Mascolo.
In Doctoral Symposium of the 21st International Conference on Software Engineering. Los Angeles, CA. May 1999.
D. Garlan and J. Kramer (editors). IEEE/ACM Press. [PS-GZ]

MobiS: A Specification Language for Mobile Systems
Cecilia Mascolo.
In Third Int. Conference on Coordination Models and Languages, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. April 1999.
P. Ciancarini and A. Wolf (editors). Lecture Notes in Computer Science n:1594, pages: 37-52. Springer-Verlag. [PS-GZ]

Specification and Analysis of Component Based Software Architectures
Paolo Ciancarini, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In First Working IFIP Conference on Software Architecture (WICSA1). St. Antonio, TX, USA. February 1999.
Position Paper published in the Conference Site

1998

Using Formal Methods for Teaching Software Engineering: A Tools-based Approach
Paolo Ciancarini, and Cecilia Mascolo
in  Annals of Software Engineering (Baltzer Science Publisher), Dec. 1998, vol.6. [PS-GZ]

Software Architecture and Mobility
Paolo Ciancarini, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Third International Software Architecture Workshop (ISAW-3), Orlando, Florida. November 1998.
J. Magee and D. Perry (editors). ACM Press. [PS-GZ]

Visualizing Z notation in HTML documents
Paolo Ciancarini, Cecilia Mascolo, and Fabio Vitali.
In 11th International Conference of Z Users (ZUM98), Berlin, Germany. September 1998.
J. Bowen, A. Fett, and M. Hinchey (editors). Lecture Notes in Computer Science n:1493, pages:81-95. Springer-Verlag. [PS-GZ]

A Coordination Model to Specify Systems with Mobile Agents
Paolo Ciancarini, Francesco Franze`, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proc. 9th International Workshop on Software Specification and Design (IWSSD9), Ise-shima, Japan. April 1998. pages:96-105. U. Buy, and A. Finkelstein (editors). IEEE Computer Society Press. [PS-GZ]

Using a Coordination Language to Specify the Invoicing System
Paolo Ciancarini, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proc. Int. Workshop on: Comparing Systems Specification Techniques, Nantes (France) March 26-27,1998.
M. Allemand, C. Attiogbe, and H. Habrias (editors). pages: 67-82. [PS-GZ]

1997

Engineering Formal Requirements: an Analysis and Testing method for Z Doocuments
Paolo Ciancarini, Stelvio Cimato, and Cecilia Mascolo
in Annals of Software Engineering (Baltzer Science Publisher), Sept. 1997, vol 3, pages: 189-220. [PS-GZ]

Analyzing and Refining an Architectural Style
Paolo Ciancarini, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In 10th International Conference of Z Users (ZUM97), Reading, UK. April 1997.
J. Bowen, M. Hinchey, and D. Till (editors). Lecture Notes in Computer Science n. 1212, pages: 349-368. Springer-Verlag. [PS-GZ]

1996

Analyzing the dynamics of a Z specification
Paolo Ciancarini, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In 4th Int. Symp. on Design and Implementation of Symbolic Computation Systems (DISCO96), Karlsruhe, Germany. September 1996.
J. Calmet and C. Limongelli (editors). Lecture Notes in Computer Science n. 1128,pages: 138-149. Springer-Verlag. [PS-GZ]

Analyzing and Animating Declarative Specifications
Stelvio Cimato, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In APPIA-GULP-PRODE '96. [PS-GZ]

Engineering formal requirements: analysis and testing
Paolo Ciancarini, Stelvio Cimato, and Cecilia Mascolo.
In Proc. 8th Int. Conf. on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering (SEKE96), June 1996, Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Kluwer Publishing, pages: 385-392. [PS-GZ]

Theses

Specification, Analysis and Prototyping of Mobile Code Systems.
Cecilia Mascolo. PhD Thesis. January 2001.

Specification and Formal Analysis of Distributed Systems.
Cecilia Mascolo. Tesi di Laurea in Scienze dell'Informazione. June 1995.