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 Alba Amato

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December 2017 Multimedia Tools and Applications: Volume 76 Issue 24, December 2017
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
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The spread of IoT technologies fostered the integration of smart devices in cyber physical systems, where the interactions among devices and with human users become more and more complex and intense. Software agents are a programming paradigm that allows for providing intelligence to devices leveraging context awarness, reasoning techniques and ...
Keywords: Multi-agent systems, E-cars, Multi-criteria optimization

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April 2016 ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT): Volume 16 Issue 2, April 2016
Publisher: ACM
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Citation Count: 0
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The choice of cloud providers whose offers best fit the requirements of a particular application is a complex issue due to the heterogeneity of the services in terms of resources, costs, technology, and service levels that providers ensure. This article investigates the effectiveness of multiobjective genetic algorithms to resolve a ...
Keywords: multiobjective constrained problems, Cloud brokering

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March 2016 Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience: Volume 28 Issue 4, March 2016
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
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Citation Count: 1

The quota of renewable energy production from decentralized sources is increasing even more, affecting the management of current power grids. The lack of alignment between energy produced by photovoltaic panels and the consumption by user's appliances are the main issues that need to be addressed. The usage of energy storages ...
Keywords: multi-agent systems, energy market, smart grid

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February 2016 Computer Standards & Interfaces: Volume 44 Issue C, February 2016
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishers B. V.
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The increasing availability of distributed renewable energy sources such as photo-voltaic (PV) panels has introduced new requirements for innovative power grid infrastructures. Information technologies provide new opportunities for developing techniques to optimize the energy usage by a new generation of smart-grids. Here we investigate an original solution that aims at ...
Keywords: SPADE, Intelligent agents, Smart grid, XMPP, SLA

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January 2016 International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering: Volume 13 Issue 4, January 2016
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
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Many application contexts can benefit from a tight coupling between pervasive objects and services for the delivery of context-aware ubiquitous services. Context awareness is relevant for providing added value services especially in archaeological sites. Visitors could be interested only in specific categories and could be bored by the remaining information. ...
Keywords: adaptive recommendation, agent-based systems, dynamically changing profiles, mobile devices, u-services, ubiquitous services, optimisation, semantics, context awareness, ontology, user profiles, MAS, annotation, archaeological sites, cultural heritage, multi-agent systems, multimedia content, user behaviour

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November 2015 3PGCIC '15: Proceedings of the 2015 10th International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC)
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
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September 2015 IDCS 2015: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Internet and Distributed Computing Systems - Volume 9258
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.
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Good demand side management in smart grids does not only depend on the amount of energy consumed by various appliances, but also on the temporal characteristics of the consumption, i.e. the load profile of the appliances. Representative load profiles can be used for predicting future energy consumption. However, a load ...
Keywords: Demand side management, Appliance load profiles, Smart grid

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August 2015 International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering: Volume 11 Issue 1, August 2015
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
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Cloud computing has made the use of IT services more accessible and cheap. Resources are easily configurable and accessible using networked client devices and are characterised by particular agility and efficiency of use that allows to scale dynamically and on demand. However, owing to the current lack of standards and ...

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July 2015 CISIS '15: Proceedings of the 2015 Ninth International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
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One of the biggest advantages introduced by the Smart Grid is the ability to efficiently and simply integrate renewable energy sources that appear to be intermittent because of their dependence on phenomena that are not constant but that are an important energy supply if properly exploited. The realization of a ...
Keywords: Smart Grid, Energy Market, Multi-Agent Systems

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January 2015 International Journal of Web and Grid Services: Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2015
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
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To enjoy the benefits of cloud computing, it is necessary to select the providers whose offer best fits user's needs, carefully evaluating features and pricing. Currently, the choice of a cloud computing vendor is really difficult because it needs to map application requirements, well known to cloud customers, properties of ...

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September 2014 INCOS '14: Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
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The mismatch between the decentralised renewable energy production from solar panels and the actual consumption during a day is an open issue. It is currently addressed by an exchange with power grid of the exceeding production and a consequent loss of energy. The usage of storage can help to foster ...
Keywords: Intelligent Agents, SLA, Smart Grid

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September 2014 INCOS '14: Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
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The Internet of Things (IoT) has given rise to new types of data, emerging for instance from the collection of sensor data and the control of actuators. The explosion of devices that have automated and perhaps improved the lives of all of us has generated a huge mass of information ...
Keywords: Big Data, Pervasive Environment, Cloud Computing

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April 2014 International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communications: Volume 6 Issue 2, April 2014
Publisher: IGI Global
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The digital revolution changes the way culture and places could be lived. It allows users to interact with the environment creating an immense availability of data, which can be used to better understand the behavior of visitors, as well as to learn about their thoughts on what the visit creates ...
Keywords: Big Data, Semantic Techniques, Pervasive Environment, Cloud Computing, Graph Database

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April 2014 International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communications: Volume 6 Issue 2, April 2014
Publisher: IGI Global
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The digital revolution changes the way culture and places could be lived. It allows users to interact with the environment creating an immense availability of data, which can be used to better understand the behavior of visitors, as well as to learn about their thoughts on what the visit creates ...
Keywords: Pervasive Environment, Cloud Computing, Graph Database, Big Data, Semantic Techniques

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March 2014 ICAART 2014: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2
Publisher: SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications, Lda
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Citation Count: 0

The increasing demand for energy and the availability of several solutions of renewable energy sources has stimulated the formulation of plans aiming at expanding and upgrading existing power grids in several countries. According to NIST, smart grid will be one of the greatest achievements of the 21st century. By linking ...
Keywords: Smart Grid, Energy Market., Multi-agent Systems

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March 2014 International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing: Volume 5 Issue 2, March 2014
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
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Citation Count: 4

Cloud architecture is established as a standard for services provisioning. Discovering of services is a hard task since several services have to be analysed. The mOSAIC project aims at providing a framework for searching and interfacing services from multiple vendors. Its main component, the cloud agency, provides searching and wrapping ...

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December 2013 ICA3PP 2013: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing - Volume 8286
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.
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In goal oriented problems, decision-making is a crucial aspect aiming at enhancing the user's ability to make decisions. The application of agent-based decision aid in the e-commerce field should help customers to make the right choice giving also to vendors the possibility to predict the purchasing behavior of consumers. The ...

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December 2013 MoMM '13: Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia
Publisher: ACM
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Cultural heritage often fails to represent a successful attraction because it is not able to capture the interest of tourists. Sometimes the presentation of an archaeological site cannot be improved because of legal or environmental constraints. Sometimes it is really difficult to recognize the relevant details or to understand its ...

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October 2013 3PGCIC '13: Proceedings of the 2013 Eighth International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
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Citation Count: 3

Cloud computing is a technology of enormous scope for innovation especially in a volatile market and rapidly evolving, in which, the ability to exploit new technologies and remaining competitive is more important. However the choice of Cloud providers, whose offers best fit the requirements of a particular application, is a ...
Keywords: Agents, Cloud provisioning, Brokering

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March 2013 WAINA '13: Proceedings of the 2013 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
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Citation Count: 5

The selection of Cloud providers, whose offers best fit the requirements of a particular application, is a complex issue due to the heterogeneity of the Cloud services, resources, technology and service levels offered by the several providers. In this paper, we illustrate a model for the resolution of a problem ...
Keywords: Agents, Cloud provisioning, Brokering



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