Publications

NOTE: Paper published with Italian affiliations in computer science typically adopt alphabetical order for author names.

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Journals

  1. D. J Dubois and Giuliano Casale. “OptiSpot: minimizing application deployment cost using spot cloud resources”. Cluster Computing, 2016.
  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. T. Van Ede, R. Bortolameotti, A. Continella, J. Ren, D. J. Dubois, M. Lindorfer, D. R. Choffnes, M. van Steen, and A. Peter. “FLOWPRINT: Semi-Supervised Mobile-App Finger- printing on Encrypted Network Traffic”. NDSS 2020: 27th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, San Diego, California, USA, 2020.
  2. J. Ren, D. J. Dubois, D. Choffnes,; A.M. Mandalari, R. Kolcun, H. Haddadi. “Information Exposure for Consumer IoT Devices: A Multidimensional, Network-Informed Measurement Approach”. IMC 2019: 19th ACM Internet Measurement Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2019 (community contribution award).
  3. J. Ren, M. Lindorfer, D. J. Dubois, A. Rao, D. Choffnes, N. Vallina-Rodriguez. “Bug Fixes, Improvements, … and Privacy Leaks – A Longitudinal Study of PII Leaks Across Android App Versions”. NDSS 2018: 25th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, San Diego, California, USA, 2018.
  4. Jiawei Wen, Lihua Ren, Feng Yan, D. J. Dubois, Giuliano Casale, Evgenia Smirni. “How to Supercharge the Amazon T2: Observations and Suggestions”. CLOUD 2017: IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2017.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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).
  8. 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.
  9. 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).
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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

  • D. J. Dubois. “Self-organizing Methods and Models for Software Development”. Ph.D. Thesis, Politecnico di Milano, 2011.
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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. “The Mon(IoT)r Lab”, Cybersecurity and privacy institute grand opening, Northeastern University, College of Computer and Information Science, 2017.
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  2. 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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  3. D. J. Dubois. “Self-aggregation algorithms for Autonomic Systems”, PhDAY ’08, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, 2008.
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  4. 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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