Publications

NOTE: Italian publications in computer science typically adopt alphabetical order for author names.

See also my Google Scholar page to find information about citations and metrics.

Journals

  1. D. J Dubois and Giuliano Casale. “OptiSpot: minimizing application deployment cost using spot cloud resources”. Cluster Computing, 2016.
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  2. N. M. Calcavecchia, B. A. Caprarescu, E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, D. Petcu. “DEPAS: A Decentralized Probabilistic Algorithm for Auto-Scaling”. Computing, Special Issue on Extreme Distributed Systems, Springer, 2012.
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Book chapters

  1. N. M. Calcavecchia, E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, C. Ghezzi, V. Mazza, and M. Rossi. “Complex Autonomic Systems for Networked Enterprises: Mechanisms, Solutions and Design Approaches”. Adaptive infRasTructures for DECentralized Organizations, Springer, 2012.
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  2. D. Barbagallo, E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, R. Mirandola “A Bio-Inspired Algorithm for Energy Optimization in a Self-organizing Data Center”. Self-Organizing Architectures, Springer, 2010.
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Conference and workshop papers

  1. D. J. Dubois, G. Casale. “Performance Prediction for Burstable Cloud Resources”. VALUETOOLS 2016: 10th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Taormina, Italy, 2016.
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  2. D. J. Dubois, C. Trubiani, and G. Casale. “Model-driven Application Refactoring to Minimize Deployment Costs in Preemptible Cloud Resources”. CLOUD 2016: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2016.
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  3. D. J. Dubois and G. Casale. “Autonomic Provisioning and Application Mapping on Spot Cloud Resources”. ICCAC 2015: IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2015 (best paper award).
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  4. D. J. Dubois, G. Valetto, D. Lucia, E. Di Nitto. “Mycocloud: Elasticity through Self-Organized Service Placement in Decentralized Clouds”. CLOUD 2015: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, New York, NY, USA, 2015.
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  5. A. Miyamoto, D. J. Dubois, Y. Bando, K. Watanabe, V. M. Bove Jr. “Demo abstract: A Proximity-based Aerial Survivor Locator Based on Connectionless Broadcast”. PerCom 2015: 13th IEEE International Conference of Pervasive Computing and Communications, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2015 (demo track).
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  6. D. J. Dubois, Y. Bando, K. Watanabe, A. Miyamoto, M. Sato, W. Papper, V. M. Bove Jr. “Supporting Heterogeneous Networks and Pervasive Storage in Mobile Content-Sharing Middleware”. CCNC 2015: 12th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2015.
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  7. J. Suzuki, Y. Kawahara, H. Yoshida, Y. Bando, K. Watanabe, D. J. Dubois, N. Watanabe. Automatic Estimation of Influence of Acquaintances in a Social Group and Its Key Influencers from Their Communication and Location History. HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Greece, 2014.
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  8. D. J. Dubois, Y. Bando, K. Watanabe, H. Holtzman. “Lightweight Self-organizing Reconfiguration of Opportunistic Infrastructure-mode WiFi Networks”. SASO ’13: 2013 International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2013.
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  9. D. J. Dubois, Y. Bando, K. Watanabe, H. Holtzman. “ShAir: Extensible Middleware for Mobile Peer-to-Peer Resource Sharing”. ESEC/FSE ’13: 2013 Joint meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2013 (industry track).
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  10. D. J. Dubois, G. Tamburrelli. “Understanding Gamification Mechanisms for Software Development”. ESEC/FSE ’13: 2013 Joint meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2013 (new ideas track).
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  11. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, A. Margara. “Reconfiguration Primitives for Self-adapting Overlays in Distributed Publish-Subscribe Systems”. SASO ’12: 2012 International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, Lyon, France, 2012.
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  12. D. J. Dubois. “Toward Adopting Self-organizing Models for the Gamification of Context-Aware User Applications”. GAS ’12: 2nd International Workshop on Games and Software Engineering, Co-located with ICSE ’12, Zurich, 2012.
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  13. G. Valetto, P. Snyder, D. J. Dubois, E. Di Nitto, N. M. Calcavecchia. “A Self-organizing Load-Balancing Algorithm for Overlay-Based Decentralized Service Networks”. SASO ’11: 2011 International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2011.
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  14. B. Caprarescu, E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, and N. Calcavecchia. “SOS Cloud: Self-Organizing Services in the Cloud”. In Bionetics ’10: Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information and Computing Systems, Boston, USA, 2010 (work in progress track).
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  15. D. J. Dubois, C. Nikolaou, M. Voskakis. “A Model Transformation for Increasing Value in in Service Networks through Intangible Value Exchanges”. ICSS ’10: 2010 International Conference on Service Science, Hangzhou, China, 2010.
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  16. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois and R. Mirandola. “Overlay self-organization for traffic reduction in multi-broker publish-subscribe systems”. ICAC ’09: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Autonomic computing, Barcelona, Spain, 2009 (poster session).
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  17. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois and R. Mirandola. “On Exploiting Decentralized Bio-inspired Self-organization Algorithms to Develop Real Systems”. Proceedings of Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS), Co-located with ICSE’09, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.
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  18. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, R. Mirandola, F. Saffre, and R. Tateson. “Applying self-aggregation to load balancing: Experimental results”. In Bionetics ’08: Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information and Computing Systems, Hyogo, Japan, 2008.
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  19. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, R. Mirandola, F. Saffre, and R. Tateson. “Self- Aggregation Techniques for Load Balancing in Distributed Systems”. In SASO ’08: Second IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems, Venice, Italy, 2008. (poster session)
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  20. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, and R. Mirandola. “Self-aggregation algorithms for autonomic systems”. In Bionetics ’07: Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information and Computing Systems, Budapest, Hungary, 2007.
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  21. D. Devescovi, E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, and R. Mirandola. “Self-organization algorithms for autonomic systems in the selflet approach”. In Autonomics ’07: Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Autonomic computing and communication systems, Frascati, Italy, 2007.
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Thesis

Technical reports and deliverables

  1. D. J. Dubois. “An Approach for Improving Business Process Management in Agile Service Networks”, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Minor Research, 2009.
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  2. D. J. Dubois. “Bio-inspired Self-organization Methods and Models for Software Development”, GIIS 2009, Salerno, Italy.
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  3. F. Saffre, A. Simaitis, E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, L. Ferrari, A. Manzalini, C. Moiso. “Designing for Self-*: Fine Tuning and Calibration of Selected Local Rules”, CASCADAS Deliverable D3.7, 2008.
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  4. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, G. Galvalisi, A. Simaitis, F. Saffre. “Software Implementation of Modules for Adaptive Aggregation and Unit Differentiation”, CASCADAS Deliverable D3.6, 2008.
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  5. E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, R. Mirandola. “Software Implementation of Modules for Adaptive Aggregation and Unit Differentiation”, CASCADAS Deliverable D3.3, 2007.
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Unpublished material

  1. D. J. Dubois. “Bio-inspired Self-organization Methods and Models for Software Development”, PhDAY ’09, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, 2009.
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  2. D. J. Dubois. “Self-aggregation algorithms for Autonomic Systems”, PhDAY ’08, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, 2008.
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  3. D. Devescovi, E. Di Nitto, D. J. Dubois, R. Mirandola. “An Infrastructure for Autonomic Systems Development”, Automated Software Engineering Conference ASE’07, Atlanta, USA, 2007. (poster presentation only)
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