Journal Papers

J15. N. Di Cicco, M. Ibrahimi, S. Troia, M. Tornatore, “DeepLS: Local Search for Network Optimization based on Lightweight Deep Reinforcement Learning“, in IEEE Transaction on Network Service and Management (TNSM), early access, 2023.

J14. S. Troia, M. Savi, G. Nava, L. M. M. Zorello, T. Schneider, G. Maier, “Performance Characterization and Profiling of Chained CPU-bound Virtual Network Functions“, in Computer Networks, 2023, 109815.

J13. K. Kaeval, F. Slyne, S. Troia, E. Kenny, J. P. Manresa, S. Patri, K. Grobe, G. Jervan, “Employing Channel Probing to Derive End-of-Life Service Margins for Optical Spectrum Services“, in IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), vol. 15, no. 7, pp. C63-C73, 2023.

J12. O. Ayoub, S. Troia, D. Andreoletti, A. Bianco, M. Tornatore, S. Giordano, C. Rottondi, “Towards Explainable Artificial Intelligence in Optical Networks: The Use Case of Lightpath QoT Estimation“, in IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), vol. 15, no. 1, pp. A26-A38, 2023.

J11. L. M. M. Zorello, L. Bliek, S. Troia, T. Guns, S. Verwer, G. Maier, “Baseband-Function Placement with Multi-Task Traffic Prediction for 5G Radio Access Networks“, in IEEE Transaction on Network Service and Management (TNSM), vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 5104-5119, 2022.

J10. S. Troia, M. Mazzara, M. Savi, L. M. M. Zorello, G. Maier, “Resilience of Delay-sensitive Services with Transport-layer Monitoring in SD-WAN“, in IEEE Transaction on Network Service and Management (TNSM), vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 2652-2663, 2022.

J9. L. M. Moreira Zorello, M. Sodano, S. Troia, and G. Maier, “Power-efficient baseband-function placement in latency-constrained 5G metro access“, in IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking (TGCN), vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 1683-1696, 2022.

J8. N. Di Cicco, E. Furkan Mercan, O. Karandin, O. Ayoub, S. Troia, F. Musumeci, and M. Tornatore, “On Deep Reinforcement Learning for Static Routing and Wavelength Assignment“, in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (JSTQE), vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 1-12, 2022.

J7. S. Troia, A. F. R. Vanegas, L. M. M. Zorello, G. Maier, “Admission Control and Virtual Network Embedding in 5G Networks: a Deep Reinforcement-Learning approach“, in IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 15860-15875, 2022.

J6. S. Troia, F. Sapienza, L. Varé and G. Maier, On Deep Reinforcement Learning for Traffic Engineering in SD-WAN, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 2198 – 2212, 2020.

J5. S. Troia, A. Cibari, R. Alvizu and G. Maier, Dynamic Programming of Network Slices in Software-Defined Metro-Core Optical Networks, in Optical Switching and Networking (OSN), vol. 36, pp. 100551, 2020.

J4. U. Paul, J. Liu, S. Troia, O. Falowo and G. Maier, “Traffic-Profile and Machine Learning Based Regional Data Center Design and Operation for 5G Network, in Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN) , vol. 21, no.6, pp. 569 – 583, 2019.

J3. S. Troia, R. Alvizu and G. Maier, Reinforcement Learning for Service Function Chain Reconfiguration in NFV-SDN Metro-Core Optical Networks, in IEEE Access, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 167944 – 167957, 2019.

J2. I. Martìn, S. Troia, J. A. Hernàndez, A. Rodrìguez, F. Musumeci, G. Maier, R. Alvizu, O. G. de Dios, Machine-Learning-Based Routing and Wavelength Assignment in Software-Defined Optical Networks”, in IEEE Transaction on Network Service and Management (TNSM), vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 871-883, July 2019.

J1. R. Alvizu, S. Troia, G. Maier and A. Pattavina, Matheuristic with machine-learning-based prediction for software-defined mobile metro-core networks, in IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN), vol. 9, no. 9, pp. D19-D30, Sept. 2017.

Papers in International Conference Proceedings

C35. S. Troia, G. Maier and S. Bregni, “Experimental Evaluation of SD-WAN Performance in a Municipal Network Test Bed”, IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications (LATINCOM), Panama City, Panama, 2023

C34. L. Borgianni, S. Troia, D. Adami, G. Maier and S. Giordano, “Assessing the Efficacy of Reinforcement Learning in Enhancing Quality of Service in SD-WANs”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2023

C33. V. Karunakaran, J. Müller, F. Slyne, K. Kaeval, S. Troia, A. Autenrieth, D. C. Kilper, T. Bauschert, and M. Ruffini, “Model-based Service Provisioning in Optical Networks”, in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Glasgow, Scotland, 2023.

C32. N. Ellsworth, S. Troia, T. Zhang, M. Tacca, G. Maier and A. Fumagalli, “Experimental Demonstration and Results of Cross-layer Monitoring Using OpenNOP: an Open Source Network Observability Platform“, in International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Bucarest, Romania, 2023

C31. L. M. M. Zorello, E. Eradatmand, S. Troia, A. Pattvina, Y. Zhang and G. Maier, “Auction-based network slicing for 5G RAN“, in S4SI Workshop at Network Softwarization conference (NetSoft), Madrid, Spain, 2023

C30. L. Borgianni, S. Troia, D. Adami, G. Maier and S. Giordano, “From MPLS to SD-WAN to ensure QoS and QoE in cloud-based applications“, in PhD Symposium at Network Softwarization conference (NetSoft), Madrid, Spain, 2023

C29. N. Ellsworth, T. Zhang, S. Troia, G. Maier and A. Fumagalli, “Enhancing cross layer monitoring on open optical transport networks“, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, USA, 2023.

C28. J. Müller, F. Slyne, K. Kaeval, S. Troia, T. Fehenberger, Jörg-Peter Elbers, D.C. Kilper, M. Ruffini and C. Mas-Machuca, “Experimental Demonstration of ML-Based DWDM System Margin Estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, USA, 2023.

C27. O. Ayoub, D. Andreoletti, S. Troia, S. Giordano, A. Bianco, C. Rottondi, “Quantifying Features’ Contribution for ML-based Quality-of-Transmission Estimation using Explainable AI“, in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Basel, Switzerland, 2022.

C26. K. Kaeval, F. Slyne, S. Troia, E. Kenny, J. P. Manresa, S. Patri, K. Grobe, G. Jervan, “Exploring End-of-Life Service Margins for Optical Spectrum Services,” in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Basel, Switzerland, 2022.

C25. L. Galluccio, C. Grasso, G. Maier, R. Raftopoulos, M. Savi, G. Schembra, S. Troia, “Reinforcement Learning for Resource Planning in Drone-Based Softwarized Networks,” in Mediterranean Communication and Computer Networking Conference (MedComNet), Paphos, Cyprus, 2022.

C24. A. Quran, S. Troia, O. Ayoub, N. Di Cicco, M. Tornatore, “A Reinforcement Learning-based Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation for XGS-PON Networks,” in International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling (ONDM), Warsaw, Poland, 2022.

C23. O. Ayoub, A. Bianco, D. Andreoletti, S. Troia, S. Giordano and C. Rottondi, “On the Application of Explainable Artificial Intelligence to Lightpath QoT Estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, USA, 2022.

C22. S. Troia, M. Mazzara, L. M. M. Zorello, G. Maier, “Performance Evaluation of Overlay Networking for delay-sensitive services in SD-WAN“, in IEEE International Mediterranean Conference on Communications and Networking (MeditCom), virtual conference, Athens, Greece, 2021.

C21. S. Troia, L. M. M. Zorello, G. Maier, “SD-WAN: how the control of the network can be shifted from core to edge“, in International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling (ONDM), virtual conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2021.

C20. S. Troia, M. Mazzara, L. M. M. Zorello, A. Pattavina, “Resiliency in SD-WAN with eBPF Monitoring: Municipal Network and Video Streaming Use Cases”, in 17th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN), virtual conference, Milan, Italy, 2021.

C19. L. M. M. Zorello, S. Troia, S. Giannotti, R. Alvizu, S. Bregni, G. Maier, “On the Network Slicing for Enterprise Services with Hybrid SDN”, in 12th IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications, virtual conference, Bogotá, Colombia, 2020.

C18. E. Zaccaro, L. Ronchetti, A. Lometti, S. Troia, S. Bregni, “Performance Evaluation of PTP Synchronization Networks for 5G Front/Mid-Haul Transport”, in 12th IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications, virtual conference, Bogotá, Colombia, 2020.

C17. S. Troia, L. M. M. Zorello, A. Maralit, G. Maier, “SD-WAN: an Open-Source Implementation for Enterprise Networking Services”, in 22th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), virtual conference, Bari, Italy, 2020.

C16. L. M. M. Zorello, S. Troia, M. Quagliotti, G. Maier, “Power-aware Optimization of Baseband-Function Placement in Cloud Radio Access Networks“, in International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling (ONDM), virtual conference, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain, 2020.

C15. G. Maier, L. Askari, S. Troia, L. M. M. Zorello, F. Musumeci, M. Tornatore, “Reconfiguration of VNF Placement in an Optical Metro Network by a Modular Planning Tool”, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), virtual conference, San Diego, USA, 2020.

C14. S. Troia, L. M. M. Zorello, G. Maier, G. Verticale, P. Giaccone, “Portable MiniLab for Hands-on Experimentation with Software Defined Networking”, in the International Conference on Telecommunications (ConTEL), Graz, Austria, 2019.

C13. S. Troia, A. Cibari, R. Alvizu, “Dynamic Network Slicing Based on Tidal Traffic Patterns in Metro-Core Optical Networks” , in IEEE High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR) conference, Xi’An, China, 2019.

C12. S. Troia, D. Eugui, I. Martín, L. M. M. Zorello, G. Maier, J. A. Hernández, O. G. de Dios, M. Garrich, J. L. Romero-Gázquez, F.-J. Moreno-Muro, P. P. Mariño, R. Casellas, “Machine Learning-assisted Planning and Provisioning for SDN/NFV-enabled Metropolitan Networks”, in European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Valencia, Spain, 2019.

C11. D. Andreoletti, S. Troia, F. Musumeci, S. Giordano, G. Maier, and M. Tornatore, “Network Traffic Prediction based on Diffusion Convolutional Recurrent Neural Networks”, in International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) Network Intelligence Workshop, Paris, France, 2019.

C10. S. Troia, A. Giorgetti, A. Sgambelluri, G. Maier, “Dynamic Virtual Network Function Placement over a Software-Defined Optical Network”, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, USA, 2019.

C9. S. Troia, A Rodriguez, R Alvizu, G Maier, “SENATUS: an experimental SDN/NFV Orchestrator”, in IEEE NFV-SDN, Verona, Italy, 2018.

C8. S. Troia, A Rodriguez, I Martın, JA Hernández, OG de Dios, R Alvizu, F Musumeci, G Maier, OG de Dios, “Machine-Learning-Assisted Routing in SDN-based Optical Networks”, in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Rome, Italy, 2018.

C7. M Ignacio, JA Hernández, S. Troia, F Musumeci, GA Maier, OG de Dios, “Is Machine Learning Suitable for Solving RWA Problems in Optical Networks?”, in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Rome, Italy, 2018.

C6. R. Alvizu, S. Troia, G. Maier, A. Pattavina, “Machine-Learning-Based Prediction and Optimization of Mobile Metro-Core Networks”, inIEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM), Waikoloa Village, HI, USA, 2018.

C5. R. Alvizu, V. Soto, S. Troia, G. Maier, “Enabling multipath optical routing with hybrid differential delay compensation”, in 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Bucharest, Romania, 2018.

C4. S. Troia, R. Alvizu, Y. Zhou, G. Maier and A. Pattavina, “Deep Learning-based Traffic Prediction for Network Optimization”, in 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Bucharest, Romania, 2018.

C3. R. Alvizu, S. Troia, V. M. Nguyen, G. Maier, and A. Pattavina, “Network Orchestration for Dynamic Network Slicing for Fixed and Mobile Vertical Services“, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), San Diego, USA, 2018.

C2. R. Alvizu, G. Maier, S. Troia, Van Minh Nguyen and A. Pattavina, “SDN-based network orchestration for new dynamic Enterprise Networking services”, in 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Girona, Spain, 2017.

C1. S. Troia, Gao Sheng, R. Alvizu, G. A. Maier and A. Pattavina, “Identification of tidal-traffic patterns in metro-area mobile networks via Matrix Factorization based model”, in IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and CommunicationsWorkshops (PerCom Workshops), Kona, HI, 2017.

Book chapters

BC3. L. M. M. Zorello, S. Troia and G. Maier, “Machine-Learning-Aided Resource Allocation in 5G Metro Networks“, Chapter 7 of CNIT technical report 07-Machine Learning and 5G/6G Networks: Interplay and Synergies, pp. 113-125, 2021.

BC2. S. Troia and G. Maier, “Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN)“, Chapter 14 of CNIT technical report 06-Network Programmability: a (R)evolutionary Approach, pp. 253-270, 2020.

BC1. S. Troia, “Machine-Learning Defined Networking: Towards Intelligent Networks“, Chapter 1 of Special Topics in Information Technology (link), pp. 3-12, Springer, Cham, 2021.