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Book


  1. IOS Press Gang Chen, Feng Liu, M. Shojafar, "Fuzzy System and Data Mining", IOS Press, ISBN: 978-1-61499-618-7, Vol. 281, Page 516, April 2016.

Selected Journal Papers


    2018


  1. IEEE M.M. Tajiki, S. Salsano, L. Chiaraviglio, M. Shojafar, B. Akbari, "Joint Energy Efficient and QoS-aware Path Allocation and VNF Placement for Service Function Chaining", IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, (TNSM), ISSN: 1932-4537, Impact Factor: 3.286, pp. 1-14, September 2018. SourcecodeSourcecode {New}

  2. Wiley M.M. Tajiki, M. Shojafar, B. Akbari, S. Salsano, M. Conti, "Software Defined Service Function Chaining with Failure Consideration for Fog Computing", Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, CPE, ISSN: 1532-0634, Impact Factor: 1.114, pp. 1-17, July 2018. SourcecodeSourcecode {New}

  3. Elsevier P.G.V. Naranjo, Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, M. Conti, R. Buyya, "FOCAN: A fog-supported smart city network architecture for management of applications in the internet of everything environments", Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, (JPDC), ISSN: 0743-7315, Impact Factor: 1.815, July 2018.

  4. IEEE C. Canali, L. Chiaraviglio, R. Lancellotti, M. Shojafar, "Joint Minimization of the Energy Costs from Computing, Data Transmission, and Migrations in Cloud Data Centers", IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, (TGCN), ISSN: 2473-2400, Vol. 2, Iss. 2, pp. 580-595, June 2018. SourcecodeSourcecode

  5. Wiley L. Chiaraviglio, L. Amorosi, N. Blefari-Melazzi, P. Dell'Olmo, M. Shojafar, S. Salsano, Optimal Management of Reusable Functional Blocks in 5G Superfluid Networks", Wiley, International Journal of Network Management, (NEM), ISSN: 1099-1190, Impact Factor: 1.340, pp. 1-17, June 2018. SourcecodeSourcecode

  6. Springer M.M. Tajiki, B. Akbari, M. Shojafar, S.H. Ghasemi, M.L. Barazandeh, N. Mokari, L. Chiaraviglio, M. Zink, "Software Defined Service Function Chaining with Failure Consideration for Fog Computing", Springer, Cluster Computing, (CLUS), ISSN: 1386-7857, Impact Factor: 1.601, pp. 1-17, June 2018.

  7. IEEE L. Chiaraviglio, F. D'Andreagiovanni, R. Lancellotti, M. Shojafar, N. Blefari-Melazzi, C. Canali, "An Approach to Balance Maintenance Costs and Electricity Consumption in Cloud Data Centers", IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, (TSUSC), ISSN: 2377-3782, pp. 1-15, May 2018.

  8. Wiley S.H. Hosseini Nazhad, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shamshirband, M. Conti, "An Efficient Routing Protocol for the QoS Support of Large-Scale MANETs", Wiley, International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS), ISSN: 1099-1131, Impact Factor: 1.717, Vol. 31, Iss. 1, January 2018.


    2017


  9. Elsevier H. Soleimani, S. Tomasin, T. Alizadeh, M. Shojafar, "Cluster-head based feedback for simplified time reversal prefiltering in ultra-wideband systems ", Elsevier, Physical Communication, ISSN: 1874-4907, Impact Factor: 1.522, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 100-109, December 2017.

  10. Wiley R.W. Ahmad, A. Gani, S.H. Ab Hamid, M. Shojafar, et al., "A Survey on Energy Estimation and Power Modeling Schemes for Smart-phone Applications", Wiley, International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS), ISSN: 1099-1131, Impact Factor: 1.717, Vol. 30, Iss. 11, July 2017.

  11. Springer M.M. Tajiki, B. Akbari, M. Shojafar, N. Mokari, "Joint QoS and Congestion Control Based on Traffic Prediction in SDN", MDPI, Applied Sciences, ISSN: 2076-3417, Impact Factor: 1.689, Vol. 7, Iss. 12, pp. 1-15, June 2017. SourcecodeSourcecode

  12. IEEE E. Baccarelli, P.G.V. Naranjo, M. Scarpiniti, M. Shojafar, J. H. Abawajy, "Fog of Everything: Energy-efficient Networked Computing Architectures, Research Challenges, and a Case Study", IEEE, IEEE Access, ISSN: 2169-3536, Impact Factor: 3.557, Vol. 5, Iss. 2, pp. 9882-9910, May 2017.

  13. Springer M. Shojafar, Z. Pooranian, P.G.V. Naranjo, E. Baccarelli "FLAPS: Bandwidth and Delay-efficient Distributed Data Searching in Fog-supported P2P Content Delivery Networks", Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing, (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.532, Vol. 73, Iss. 12, pp. 5239–5260, May 2017.

  14. Springer H. Mostafaei, M. Shojafar, B. Zaher, M. Singhal, "Barrier Coverage of WSNs with the Imperialist Competitive Algorithm", Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing, (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.532, Vol. 73, Iss. 11, pp. 4957-4980, April 2017.

  15. Elsevier E. Baccarelli, P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, M. Scarpiniti, "Q*: Energy and delay-efficient dynamic queue management in TCP/IP virtualized data centers", Elsevier, Computer Communications, ISSN: 1110-8665, Impact Factor: 2.613, Vol. 102, pp. 89-106, April 2017.

  16. Springer P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, H. Mostafaei, Z. Pooranian, E. Baccarelli, "P-SEP: a prolong stable election routing algorithm for energy-limited heterogeneous fog-supported wireless sensor networks", Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing, (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.532, Vol. 73, Iss. 2, pp. 733-755, Feb 2017. Sourcecode Sourcecode


    2016


  17. IEEE M. Shojafar, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, J. H. Abawajy, "Adaptive Computing-plus-Communication Optimization Framework for Multimedia Processing in Cloud Systems", IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, (TCC), ISSN: 2168-7161, Impact Factor: 7.928, Vol. PP, Iss. 99, pp. 1-14, October 2016. [accept rate=7%], Sourcecode Sourcecode

  18. IEEE M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, E. Baccarelli, "Energy-efficient Adaptive Resource Management for Real-time Vehicular Cloud Services", IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, (TCC), Impact Factor: 7.928, Vol. PP, Iss. 99, pp. 1-14, April 2016. [accept rate=7%], Sourcecode Sourcecode {Most Cited}

  19. IEEE magazine E. Baccarelli, N. Cordeschi, A. Mei, M. Panella, M. Shojafar, J. Stefa, "Energy-efficient Dynamic Traffic Offloading and Reconfiguration of Networked Datacenters for Big Data Stream Mobile Computing: Review, Challenges, and a Case Study", IEEE Network Magazine, ISSN: 0890-8044, Impact Factor: 7.197, Vol. 30, Iss. 2, pp. 54-61, March-April 2016.


    2015


  20. Springer Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, J.H. Abawajy, A. Abraham, "An Efficient Meta-heuristic Algorithm for Grid Computing", Springer, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization(JOCO), ISSN: 1382-6905, Impact Factor: 0.927, Vol. 30, Iss. 3, pp. 413-434, October 2015. SourcecodeSourcecode

  21. Springer M. Shojafar, Z. Pooranian, M.R. Meybodi, M. Singhal, "ALATO: An Efficient Intelligent Algorithm for Time Optimization in an Economic Grid Based on Adaptive Stochastic Petri Net", Springer, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (JIMS), ISSN: 0956-5515, Impact Factor: 3.667, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 641-658, August 2015.

  22. Springer M. Ahmadi, M. Shojafar, A. Khademzadeh, K. Badie, R. Tavoli, "A Hybrid Algorithm for Preserving Energy and Delay Routing in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks", Springer, Wireless Personal Communications, (WPC), ISSN: 0929-6212, Impact Factor: 1.200, Vol. 85, Iss. 4, pp. 2485-2505, July 2015.

  23. Springer M. Shojafar, S. Javanmardi, S. Abolfazli, N. Cordeschi, "FUGE: A Joint Meta-heuristic Approach To Cloud Job Scheduling Algorithm Using Fuzzy Theory And A Genetic Method", Springer, Cluster Computing, (CLUS), ISSN: 1386-7857, Impact Factor: 1.601, Vol. 18, Iss. 2, pp. 829-844, June 2015. SourcecodeSourcecode

  24. Springer A.A.R. Hosseinabadi, H. Siar, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shamshirband, "Using the Gravitational Emulation Local Search Algorithm to Solve the Multi-Objective Flexible Dynamic Job Shop Scheduling Problem in Small and Medium Enterprises", Springer, Annals of Operations Research (ANOR), Impact Factor: 1.864, Vol. 229, Iss. 1, pp. 451-474, June 2015.

  25. Springer H. Mostafaei, M. Shojafar, "A New Meta-heuristic Algorithm for Maximizing Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Networks", Springer, Wireless Personal Communications (WPC), ISSN: 0929-6212, Impact Factor: 1.200, Vol. 82, Iss. 2, pp. 723-742, May 2015.

  26. Springer M. Shojafar, S. Abolfazli, H. Mostafaei, M. Singhal, "Improving Channel Assignment in Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks with Learning Automata", Springer, Wireless Personal Communications, (WPC), ISSN: 0929-6212, Impact Factor: 1.200, Vol. 82, Iss. 1, pp. 61-80, April 2015.

  27. Springer M. Shojafar, J.H. Abawajy, Z. Delkhah, A. Ahmadi, Z. Pooranian, A. Abraham, "An Efficient and Distributed file search in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks", Springer, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, (PPNA), ISSN: 1936-6442, Impact Factor: 1.514, Vol. 8, Iss. 1, pp. 120-136, January 2015.

  28. Elsevier N. Cordeschi, D. Amendola, M. Shojafar, E. Baccarelli, "Distributed and Adaptive Resource Management in Cloud-assisted Cognitive Radio Vehicular Networks with Hard Reliability Guarantees", Elsevier, Vehicular Communications, (VEHCOM), Impact Factor: 3.289, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-12, January 2015.


    2014


  29. Inderscience S. Javanmardi, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shariatmadari, S.S. Ahrabi, "FRTRUST: a Fuzzy Reputation Based Model for Trust Management in Semantic P2P Grids", InderScience, International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, (IJGUC), ISSN: 1741-847X, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 57-66, December 2014.

  30. IOS press Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, B. Javadi, A. Abraham, "Using Imperialist Competition Algorithm for Independent Task Scheduling in Grid Computing", IOS Press, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, (JIFS), Impact Factor: 1.426, ISSN:1064-1246, Vol. 27, No. 1, December 2014. SourcecodeSourcecode

  31. Springer N. Cordeschi, M. Shojafar, D. Amendola, E. Baccarelli, "Energy-efficient adaptive networked datacenters for the QoS support of real-time applications", Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing, (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.532, Vol. 71, Iss. 2, pp. 448-478, October 2014. SourcecodeSourcecode

  32. Springer S. Javanmardi, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shariatmadari, J.H. Abawajy, M. Singhal, "PGSW-OS: A novel approach for resource management in a semantic web operating system based on a P2P grid architecture", Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing, (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.532, Vol. 69, Iss. 2, pp. 955-975, August 2014.

  33. Springer A. Ahmadi, M. Shojafar, S.F. Hajeforosh, M. Dehghan, M. Singhal, "An Efficient Routing Algorithm to preserve k-Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks", Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing, (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.532, Vol. 68, Iss. 2, pp. 599-623, May 2014.


    2013


  34. Elsevier N. Cordeschi, M. Shojafar, E. Baccarelli, "Energy-saving self-configuring networked data centers", Elsevier, Computer Networks, (COMNET), ISSN: 1389-1286, Impact Factor: 2.522, Vol. 57, Iss. 17, pp. 3479-3491, December 2013. SourcecodeSourcecode


Selected Conference Papers


    2018


  1. IEEE M.M. Tajiki, M. Shojafar, S. Salsano, M. Shojafar, L. Chiaraviglio, B. Akbari, "Energy-efficient Path Allocation Heuristic for Service Function Chaining", The 21st IEEE Conference on Innovations in Clouds, Internet and Networks, (ICIN 2018), Paris, France, pp. 1-8, 2018. SourcecodeSourcecode {New}


    2017


  2. IEEE M. Shojafar, L. Chiaraviglio, N. Blefari-Melazzi, S. Salsano, "P5G: A Bio-inspired Algorithm for the Superfluid Management of 5G Networks", The 18th IEEE International Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM 2017), Singapour, pp. 1-6, 2017. Sourcecode Sourcecode

  3. IEEE Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, P.G. V. Naranjo, L. Chiaraviglio, M. Conti, "A Novel Distributed Fog-based Networked Architecture to Preserve Energy in Fog Data Centers", The 14th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE (MASS 2017), Orlando, FL, USA, pp. 605-609, 2017.

  4. IEEE L. Chiaraviglio, N. Blefari-Melazzi, C. Canali, F. Cuomo, R. Lancellotti, M. Shojafar, "A Measurement-Based Analysis of Temperature Variations Introduced by Power Management on Commodity Hardware", The 19th IEEE International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (19th ICTON 2017), Catalonia, Spain, pp. 1-4, 2017.

  5. IEEE L. Chiaraviglio, L. Amorosi, S. Cartolano, N. Blefari-Melazzi, P. Dell'Olmo, M. Shojafar, S. Salsano, "Optimal Superfluid Management of 5G Networks", The 3th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization,(NetSoft 2017), Bologna, Italy, pp. 1-9, 2017. SourcecodeSourcecode

  6. IEEE C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, M. Shojafar "A Computation- and Network-Aware Energy Optimization Model for Virtual Machines Allocation", The 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2017), Porto, Portugal, pp. 71-81, 2017. SourcecodeSourcecode


    2016


  7. IEEE M. Shojafar, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, E. Baccarelli, "Minimizing Computing-plus-Communication Energy Consumptions in Virtualized Networked Data Centers", The 21th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (IEEE ISCC 2016), Messina, Italy, pp. 1137-1144, 2016. SourcecodeSourcecode

  8. IEEE P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, L. Vaca-Cardenas, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, E. Baccarelli, "Big Data Over SmartGrid - A Fog Computing Perspective", The 24th IEEE International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks - The Professional Program: Workshop on ICT (IEEE SOFTCOM 2016), Split, Croatia, pp. 1-5, 2016.

  9. IEEE P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, A. Abraham, E. Baccarelli, "A New Stable Election-based Routing Algorithm to Preserve Aliveness and Energy in Fog-supported Wireless Sensor Networks", The 18st IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, (IEEE SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungry, pp. 2413-2418, 2016. SourcecodeSourcecode

  10. IEEE M. Shojafar, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, S. Abolfazli, "An Energy-aware Scheduling Algorithm in DVFS-enabled Networked Data Centers", The 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2016), Rome, Italy, Vol. 2, pp. 387-397, 2016. {Nominated for Best Paper Award} Sourcecode Sourcecode


    2015


  11. Springer M. Shojafar, A.A.R Hosseinabadi, M. Kardgar, Sh. Shamshirband, "TETS: A Genetic-based Scheduler in Cloud Computing to Decrease Energy and Makespan", The 15th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems (HIS 2015), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 420, Seoul, South Korea, pp. 103-115, 2015.

  12. IEEE M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, J.H. Abawajy, E. Baccarelli, "Adaptive Energy-Efficient QoS-Aware Scheduling Algorithm for TCP/IP Mobile Cloud", The 16th IEEE International Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM WORKSHOP 2015), San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 1-6, 2015. Sourcecode Sourcecode

  13. IEEE M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, D. Amendola, E. Baccarelli, "Energy-saving adaptive computing and traffic engineering for real-time-service data centers", The 50th IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC WORKSHOP 2015), London, UK, pp. 1800-1806, 2015. Sourcecode Sourcecode


    2014


  14. IEEE N. Cordeschi, D. Amendola, M. Shojafar, E. Baccarelli, "Performance evaluation of primary-secondary reliable resource-management in vehicular networks", The 25th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications(IEEE PIMRC 2014), Washington, DC, USA, pp. 959-964, 2014.


    2013


  15. IEEE R. Tavoli, E. Kozegar, M. Shojafar, H. Soleimani, Z. Pooranian, "Weighted PCA for Improving Document Image Retrieval System Based On Keyword Spotting Accuracy", IEEE 36th International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), Rome, Italy, pp. 773-778, 2013.



Selected Book Chapters


    2016


  1. IGI GLOBAL M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, E. Baccarelli, "Resource Scheduling for Saving Energy in Reconfigurable Internet Data Centers", IGI Global, Handbook of Research on Next-Generation High Performance Computing, pp. 21-46, 2016.

  2. Wiley S. Abolfazli, Z. Sanaei, M.H. Sanaei, M. Shojafar, A. Gani, "Mobile Cloud Computing: The-state-of-the-art, Challenges, and Future Research", Encyclopaedia of Cloud Computing, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, pp. 29-40, 2016.


    2015


  3. IGI GLOBAL N. Cordeschi, M. Shojafar, D. Amendola, E. Baccarelli, "Energy-saving QoS resource management of virtualized networked data centers for Big Data Stream Computing", IGI Global, pp. 122-155, May 2015. SourcecodeSourcecode


    2014


  4. Springer S. Javanmardi, M. Shojafar, D. Amendola, N. Cordeschi, H. Liu, A. Abraham, "Hybrid Job scheduling Algorithm for Cloud computing Environment", Springer LNCS, Vol. 303, pp. 43-52, 2014. SourcecodeSourcecode

  5. Springer M. Shojafar, Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, A. Abraham, "LLLA: New Efficient Channel Assignment Method in Wireless Mesh Networks", Springer LNCS, Vol. 237, pp 143-152, 2014.



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