Luiz DaSilva

Research and publications in cognitive networks and wireless communications

Journal Publications

  • P. Di Francesco, J. Kibiłda, F. Malandrino, N. Kaminski, and L. A. DaSilva, “Sensitivity Analysis on Service-Driven Network Planning,” IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, 2017 (to appear). (PDF) (DOI)
  • I. Macaluso, H. Ahmadi, I. Gomez-Miguelez, L. Doyle, and L. A. DaSilva, “Substitutability of Spectrum and Cloud-based Antennas in Virtualised Wireless Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, 2017 (to appear). (PDF)
  • F. Paisana, N. Kaminski, N. Marchetti, and L. A. DaSilva, “Signal Processing for Temporal Spectrum Sharing in a Multi-radar Environment,” IEEE Trans. on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 123-137, June 2017. (DOI)
  • C. Sexton, N. Kaminski, J. M. Marquez-Barja, N. Marchetti, and L. A. DaSilva, “5G: Adaptable Networks Enabled by Versatile Radio Access Technologies,” IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 688-720, 2nd Quarter 2017. (PDF) (DOI)
  • J. Kibiłda, N. Kaminski, and L. A. DaSilva, “Radio Access Network and Spectrum Sharing in Mobile Networks: A Stochastic Geometry Perspective,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 2562-2575, Apr. 2017. (PDF) (DOI)
  • G. Jourjon, J. M. Marquez-Barja, T. Rakotoarivelo, A. Mikroyannidis, K. Lampropoulos, S. Denazi, C. Tranoris, D. Pareit, J. Domingue, L. A. DaSilva, and M. Ott, “FORGE Tooklit: Leveraging Distributed Systems  in eLearning Platforms,” IEEE Trans. on Emerging Topics in Computing, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 7-19, Jan.-Mar. 2017. (DOI)
  • A. Hess, F. Malandrino, N. Kaminski, T. K. Wijaya, and L. A. DaSilva, “Cognitive Radio Algorithms Coexisting in a Network: Performance and Parameter Sensitivity,” IEEE Trans. on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 381-396, Dec. 2016. (PDF) (DOI)
  • J. Kibiłda, B. Galkin, and L. A. DaSilva, “Modelling Multi-Operator Base Station Deployment Patterns in Cellular Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 12, pp. 3087-3099, Dec. 2016. (PDF) (DOI)
  • D. Finn, H. Ahmadi, A. F. Cattoni, and L. A. DaSilva, “Improved Spectral Efficiency through Multi-User MIMO across Small Cells,” IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, no. 9, pp. 7764-7768, Sept. 2016. (PDF) (DOI)
  • Z. Khan, J. Lehtomäki, R. Vuohtoniemi, E. Hossain, and L. A. DaSilva, “On Opportunistic Spectrum Access in Radar Bands: Lessons Learned from Measurements of Weather Radar Signals,” IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol. 23, no. 13, pp. 40-48, June 2016. (DOI)
  • A. S. Shafigh, B. Lorenzo, S. Glisic, J. Pérez-Romero, L. A. DaSilva, A. B. MacKenzie, and J. Röning, “A Framework for Dynamic Network Architecture and Topology Optimization,” IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 717-730, April 2016. (DOI)
  • J. M. Reed, A. S. Abdallah, M. S. Thompson, A. B. MacKenzie, and L. A. DaSilva, “The FINS Framework: Design and Implementation of the Flexible Internetwork Stack (FINS) Framework,” IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 489-502, Feb 2016. (pdf) (DOI)
  • Y. Xiao, Z. Han. C. Yuen, and L. A. DaSilva, “Carrier Aggregation between Operators in Next Generation Cellular Networks: A Stable Roommate Market,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 633-650, Jan. 2016. (PDF) (DOI)
  • Z. Khan, J. J. Lehtomäki, L. A. DaSilva, E. Hossain, and M. Latva-aho, “Opportunistic Channel Selection by Cognitive Wireless Nodes under Imperfect Observations and Limited Memory: A Repeated Game Model,” IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 173-187, Jan 2016. (DOI)
  • J. M. Marquez Barja, H. Ahmadi, S. M. Tornell, C. T. Calafate, J.-C. Cano, P. Manzoni, and L. A. DaSilva, “Breaking the Vehicular Wireless Communications Barriers: Vertical Handover Techniques within Heterogeneous Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology,  vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 5878-5890, Dec. 2015. (PDF(DOI)
  • Y. Xiao, D. Niyato, Z. Han, and L. A. DaSilva, “Dynamic Energy Trading for Energy Harvesting Communication Networks: A Stochastic Energy Trading Game,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 33, no. 12, pp. 2718-2734, Dec. 2015. (PDF) (DOI)
  • Y. Xiao, K.-C. Chen, C. Yuen, Z. Han, and L. A. DaSilva, “A Bayesian Overlapping Coalition Formation Game for Device-to-Device Spectrum Sharing in Cellular Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 7, pp. 4034-4051, July 2015. (DOI) (PDF)
  • P. Di Francesco, F. Malandrino, T. K. Forde, and L. A. DaSilva, “A Sharing- and Competition-Aware Framework for Cellular Network Evolution Planning,” IEEE Trans. on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 230-243, June 2015. (DOI)
  • M. A. Marotta, N. Kaminski, I. Gomez-Miguelez, L. Z. Granville, J. Rochol, L. A. DaSilva, and C. B. Both, “Resource Sharing in Heterogeneous Cloud Radio Access Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 74-82, June 2015. (DOI) (PDF)
  • Y. Xiao, Z. Han, K.-C. Chen, and L. A. DaSilva, “Bayesian Hierarchical Mechanism Design for Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 986-1001, May 2015. (DOI) (PDF)
  • I. Macaluso, H. Ahmadi, and L. A. DaSilva, “Fungible Orthogonal Channel Sets for Multi-user Exploitation of Spectrum,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 2281-2293, April 2015. FungibleOrthogonalChannelSets-2 (DOI)
  • P. Di Francesco, S. McGettrick, U. K. Anyanwu, A. B. MacKenzie, and L. A. DaSilva, “A Split MAC Approach for SDR Platforms,” IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 912-924, April 2015. (DOI) (PDF)
  • S. A. Ahmad and L. A. DaSilva, “Power Control and Soft Topology Adaptations in Multihop Cellular Networks with Multi-Point Connectivity,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 683-694, March 2015 (DOI). (arxiv)
  • S. A. Ahmad, C. R. C. M. da Silva, and L. A. DaSilva, “Marginal Power Efficiency Considerations in Power Control Adaptations for Multihop Cellular Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 9, pp. 4718-4723, Nov. 2014. mpea_ieee_standardt_tvt_Ahmad (DOI)
  • Z. Khan, H. Ahmadi, E. Hossain, M. Coupechoux, L. A. DaSilva, and J. Lehtomaki, “Carrier Aggregation / Channel Bonding in Next Generation Cellular Networks: Methods and Challenges,” IEEE Network, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 34-40, Nov./Dec. 2014. (DOI)
  • M. S. Thompson, J. M. Reed, A. S. Abdallah, A. B. MacKenzie, and L. A. DaSilva, “The FINS Framework: An Open-source, Userspace Networking Subsystem for Linux,” IEEE Network, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 32-37. Sept./Oct. 2014. thompson_IEEENetwork_2014 (DOI)
  • F. Paisana, N. Marchetti, and L. A. DaSilva, “Radar, TV, and Cellular Bands: Which Spectrum Access Technique for Which Bands?”, IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 1193-1220, 3rd quarter 2014. paisana_CR (DOI)
  • H. Ahmadi, Y. H. Chew, N. Reyhani, C. C. Chai, and L. A. DaSilva, “Learning Solutions for Auction-based Dynamic Spectrum Access in Multicarrier Systems,” Computer Networks, vol. 67, pp. 60-73, July 2014. (DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2014.03.026)
  • L. E. Doyle, J. Kibilda, T. K. Forde, and L. A. DaSilva, “Spectrum without Bounds, Networks without Borders,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 102, no. 3, pp. 351-365, March 2014.  ledoyleFINAL (DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2014.2302743)
  • J. D. Deaton, R. E. Irwin, and L. A. DaSilva, “Dynamic Spectrum Access in LTE-Advanced Networks,” Physical Communications, vol. 10, pp. 127-143, March 2014. (DOI)
  • L. Gavrilovska, V. Atanasovski, I. Macaluso, and L. A. DaSilva, “Learning and Reasoning in Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 15, n0. 4, 4th quarter 2013, pp. 1761-1777. gavrilovska_IEEECommST_2013 (DOI: 10.1109/SURV.2013.030713.00113)
  • I. Macaluso, D. Finn, B. Ozgul, and L. A. DaSilva, “Complexity of Spectrum Activity and Benefits of Learning for Dynamic Channel Selection,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Cognitive Radio Series, vol. 31, no. 11, November 2013, pp. 2237-2248. Macaluso_JSAC13_cameraready (DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2013.131115)
  • R. Amin, J. Martin, J. D. Deaton, L. A. DaSilva, A. Hussien, and A. Eltawil, “Balancing Spectral Efficiency, Energy Consumption, and Fairness in Future Heterogeneous Wireless Systems with Reconfigurable Devices,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), vol. 31, no. 5, May 2013, pp. 969-980. Amin_JSAC2013_CameraReadyManuscript (DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2013.130515)
  • R. E. Irwin, A. B. MacKenzie, and L. A. DaSilva, “Resource-Minimized Channel Assignment for Multi-transceiver Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Cognitive Radio Series, vol. 31, no. 3, March 2013, pp. 442-450. Irwin_JSAC2012 (DOI: 10.1109/JSAC.2013.130310)
  • Z. Khan, J. J. Lehtomaki, L. A. DaSilva, and M. Latva-aho, “Autonomous Sensing Order Selection Strategies Exploiting Channel Access Information,” IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 12, no. 2, Feb. 2013, pp. 274-288. Khan_TMC2012_earlydraft (DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2011.257)
  • Y. Xiao, G. Bi, D. Niyato, and L. A. DaSilva, “A Hierarchical Game Theoretic Framework for Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Cognitive Radio Series, vol. 30, no. 10, November 2012, pp. 2053-2069. (DOI:  10.1109/JSAC.2012.121119)
  • M. S. Thompson, A. B. MacKenzie, L. A. DaSilva, and G. Hadjichristofi, ‘A Mobile Ad-hoc Networking Competition: A Retrospective Look at the MANIAC Challenge,’ IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 50, no. 7, July 2012, pp. 121-127. maniac_submit (DOI)
  • I. Macaluso, T. Forde, L. A. DaSilva, and L. E. Doyle, ‘Recognition and Informed Exploitation of Grey Spectrum Opportunities,’ IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, vol. 7, no. 2, 2012, pp. 85-90. (DOI: 10.1109/MVT.2012.2190188)
  • Y. Xiao, L. A. DaSilva, and X. J. Zhang, ‘On the Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff of an Improved Amplify-and-Forward Relaying Strategy,’ IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 4, April 2012, pp. 482-485. (DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2012.022112.112306 XIAO_CL2011-2306
  • J. D. Deaton, S. A. Ahmad, U. Shukla, R. E. Irwin, L. A. DaSilva, and A. B. MacKenzie, “Evaluation of Dynamic Channel and Power Assignment for Cognitive  Networks,” Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 57, no. 1, 2011, pp. 5-18. Deaton_WPC_2011
  • Z. Khan, S. Glisic, L. A. DaSilva, and J. Lehtomaki, “Modeling the Dynamics of Coalition Formation Games for Cooperative Spectrum Sharing in an Interference Channel,” IEEE Trans. on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, vol. 3, no. 1, Mar. 2011, pp. 17-30. (DOI: 10.1109/TCIAIG.2010.2080358)   Khan_TCIAIG_2011
  • N. Theis, R. W. Thomas, and L. A. DaSilva, “Rendezvous for Cognitive Radios,” IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 10, no. 2, Feb. 2011, pp. 216-227. Theis_TMC_2011
  • G. Hadjichristofi, L. A. DaSilva, S. F. Midkiff, U. Lee, and W. de Sousa, “Routing, Security, Resource Management, and Monitoring in Ad Hoc Networks: Implementation and Integration,” Computer Networks, vol. 55, no. 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 282-299. (DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2010.09.001)  Hadjichristofi_ComputerNetworks_2011
  • Z. Khan, J. Lehtomaki, M. Codreanu, L. A. DaSilva, and M. Latva-aho, “Throughput-efficient Dynamic Coalition Formation in Distributed Cognitive Radio Networks,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2010, 2010, 13 pages. Khan_EURASIP_2010
  • R. S. Komali, R. W. Thomas, L. A. DaSilva, and A. B. MacKenzie, “The Price of Ignorance: Distributed Topology Control in Cognitive Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 4, April 2010, pp. 1434-1445. Komali_TWC_2010
  • M. T. Refaei, L. A. DaSilva, M. Eltoweissy, and T. Nadeem, “Adaptation of Reputation Management Systems to Dynamic Network Conditions in Ad Hoc Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Computers, vol. 59, no. 7, May 2010, pp. 707-719. Refaei_TC_2010
  • J. E. Suris, L. A. DaSilva, Z. Han, A. B. MacKenzie, and R. S. Komali, “Asymptotic Optimality for Distributed Spectrum Sharing Using Bargaining Solutions,” IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol. 8, no. 10, Oct. 2009, pp. 5225-5237. Suris_TWC_2009
  • A. B. MacKenzie, J. H. Reed, P. Athanas, C. W. Bostian, R. M. Buehrer, L. A. DaSilva, S. W. Ellingson, Y. T. Hou, M. Hsiao, J.-M. Park, C. Patterson, S. Raman, C. R. C. M. da Silva, “Cognitive Radio and Networking Research at Virginia Tech,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 97, no. 4, Apr. 2009, pp. 660-688. MacKenzie_ProcIEEE_2009
  • R. W. Thomas, D. H. Friend, L. A. DaSilva, and A. B. MacKenzie, “Cognitive Networks: Adaptation and Learning to Achieve End-to-end Performance Objectives,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 44, no. 12, Dec. 2006, pp. 51-57. Thomas_CommMag_2006 (DOI: 10.1109/MCOM.2006.273099)
  • K. S. Phanse, A. Bhat, and L. A. DaSilva, “Modeling and Evaluation of a Policy Provisioning Architecture for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,” Journal of Network and Systems Management, January 2006, pp. 1-18. Phanse_JNSM_2006
  • L. A. DaSilva, W. Newhall, G. E. Morgan, C. W. Bostian, D. Sweeney, S. F. Midkiff, J. H. Reed, B. Woerner, and C. Thompson, “The Resurgence of Push to Talk Technologies,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 48-55, January 2006. DaSilva_CommMag_2006
  • V. Srivastava, J. Neel, A. MacKenzie, R. Menon, L.A. DaSilva, J. Hicks, J.H. Reed and R. Gilles, “Using Game Theory to Analyze Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,” IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 46-56, 4th quarter 2005. Srivastava_CommSurveys_2005
  • J. De La Ree, Y. Liu, L. Mili, A. Phadke and L. A. DaSilva, “Catastrophic Failures in Power Systems: Causes, Analyses, and Countermeasures,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 93, no. 5, May 2005, pp. 956-964. DeLaRee_ProcIEEE_2005
  • D. Gracanin, M. Eltoweissy, A. Wadaa, and L. A. DaSilva, “A Service-centric Model of Sensor Networks: Formalism and Visualization,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 23, no. 6, June 2005, pp. 1159-1166. Gracanin_JSAC_2005
  • K. Phanse, L. A. DaSilva and S. F. Midkiff, “Design and Demonstration of Policy-based Management in a Multi-hop Ad Hoc Network,” Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 3, no. 3, May 2005, pp. 389-401. Phanse_AdHocNets_2005
  • W. M. de Sousa and L. A. DaSilva, “Exploring Heterogeneity in Ad Hoc Networks with Antenna Arrays,” Journal of Communication and Information Systems, vol. 19, no. 3, December 2004, pp. 74-80. DeSousa_JCIS_2004
  • L. A. DaSilva, S. F. Midkiff, J. S. Park, K. Phanse, T. Lin, G. Hadjichristophi, and N. J. Davis, “Network Mobility and Protocol Interoperability in Ad Hoc Networks,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 42, no. 11, November 2004, pp. 88-96. DaSilva_CommMag_2004
  • A. Ram, L. A. DaSilva and S. Varadarajan, “Admission Control by Implicit Signaling in Support of Voice over IP over ADSL,” Computer Networks, vol. 44, no. 6, 2004, pp. 757-772. Ram_CompNets_2004
  • D. Gracanin, Y. Zhou and L. A. DaSilva, “Quality of Service for Networked Virtual Environments,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 42, no. 4, Apr. 2004, pp. 42-48. Gracanin_CommMag_2004
  • L. A. DaSilva and K. Phanse, “Prioritizing Access to Scarce Resources: Network Survivability through Policy-supported Quality of Service,” International Journal on Critical Infrastructures (IJCIS), vol. 1, no.1, 2004, pp. 20-37.  DaSilva_IJCIS_2004
  • K. Phanse and L. A. DaSilva, “Addressing the Requirements of QoS Management for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,” Computer Communications, vol. 26, no. 12, July 2003, pp. 1263-1273. Phanse_CompComm_2003
  • L. A. DaSilva, “Experiences in Collaborative Distributed Learning across Geographies and Heterogeneous Student Populations in a Graduate Engineering Course,” International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, vol. 1, no. 4, October-December 2003, pp. 72-82. Dasilva_IJDET_2003(draft)
  • D. Novak, D. Rowland and L. A. DaSilva, “Modeling Dialup Internet Access: an Examination of User-to-Modem Ratios, Blocking Probability, and Capacity Planning in a Modem Pool,” Computers and Operations Research, vol. 30, no. 13, November 2003, pp. 1959-1976. Novak_CompOpRes_2003
  • S. Marikar and L. A. DaSilva, “Effectiveness of Convolutional Codes in WCDMA Systems Supporting High Data Rate Users,” International Journal of Wireless Information Networks, vol. 10, no. 1, January 2003, pp. 57-61. Marikar_IJWIN_2003
  • L. Z. Ribeiro and L. A. DaSilva, “A Framework for the Dimensioning of Broadband Mobile Networks Supporting Wireless Internet Services,” IEEE Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 3, June 2002, pp. 6-13. Ribeiro_WirelessComm_2002
  • L. A. DaSilva, “Pricing for QoS-enabled Networks: a Survey,” IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 3, no. 2, Second Quarter 2000, pp. 2-8. DaSilva_CommSurveys_2000
  • L. A. DaSilva, J. B. Evans, D. Niehaus, V. S. Frost, R. Jonkman, B. O. Lee and G. Y. Lazarou, “ATM WAN Performance Tools, Experiments and Results,”IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 35, no. 8, August 1997, pp. 118-125. DaSilva_CommMag_1997
  • L. A. DaSilva, D. W. Petr, V. S. Frost, “A Class-oriented Replacement Technique for Lost Speech Packets,”IEEE Transactions on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, vol. 37, no. 10, October 1989, pp. 1597-1600.
  • D. W. Petr, L. A. DaSilva, V. S. Frost, “Priority Discarding of Speech in Integrated Packet Networks,”IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 7, no. 5, June 1989, pp. 644-656. Petr_JSAC_1989
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