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Towards Timing Analysis of Multi-core Platforms for Hard Real-Time Systems CISTER-TR-210403 
Syed Aftab RashidPhD Thesis. 9, Apr, 2021. Porto.Presidente do Juri Doutor José Alfredo Ribeiro da Silva Matos, Professor Catedrático da FEUP
Vogais Doutor Sebastian Altmeyer, Professor da University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Alemanha. Doutora Claire Maiza, Associate Professor do Grenoble INP Institute d’Ingénierie et de Management, Grenoble, França. Doutor Eduardo Manuel Medicis Tovar, Professor Coordenador do Departamento de Engenharia Informática do Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Instituto Politécnico do Porto (Orientador). Doutor João Paulo de Castro Canas Ferreira, Professor Associado do Departamento de Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores da Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto. Doutor Mário Jorge Rodrigues de Sousa, Professor Auxiliar do Departamento de Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores da Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto.

Improving QoS for IEEE 802.15.4e DSME Networks CISTER-TR-201202 
Harrison KurunathanPhD Thesis. 6, Jan, 2021. Porto.Presidente do Juri Doutor José Alfredo Ribeiro da Silva Matos, Professor Catedrático da FEUP
Vogais Doutor Ye-Qiong Song, Professor of the Computer Science, at University of Lorraine, France; Doutor Zdenek Hanzalek, Professor at Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics of the Czech Technical University, Prague; Doutor Eduardo Manuel Medicis Tovar, Professor Coordenador do Departamento de Engenharia Informática do Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Instituto Politécnico do Porto (Orientador); Doutor Paulo José Lopes Machado Portugal, Professor Associado do Departamento de Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores da Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto; Doutor Pedro Alexandre Guimarães Lobo Ferreira Souto, Professor Auxiliar do Departamento de Engenharia Informática da Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto.

Books & Book Chapters
DCE21 – Symposium on Electrical and Computer Engineering: Book of Abstracts CISTER-TR-210610 
José Silva Matos, Luís Almeida, Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Waldri Oliveira28, Jun, 2021, 56 pages.
Unmanned Aerial Systems - Theoretical Foundation and Applications CISTER-TR-210204 
Several authors26, Jan, 2021, 650 pages.
CopaDrive: an integrated ROS cooperative driving test and validation framework CISTER-TR-201104 
Ênio Filho, Ricardo Severino, João Rodrigues, Bruno Gonçalves, Anis Koubâa, Eduardo TovarChapter in "Robot Operating System (ROS) The Complete Reference (Vol 6)", Springer. 2021.
Journal Papers
3D convolutional neural networks based automatic modulation classification in the presence of channel noise CISTER-TR-210805 
Rahim Khan, Qiang Yang, Inam Ullah, Ateeq Ur Rehman, Ahsan Bin Tufail, Alam Noor, Abdul Rehman, Korhan CengizIET Communications (IETC), WILEY. 31, Aug, 2021, Volume 2021, pp 1-14.
An efficient adaptive modulation technique over realistic wireless communication channels based on distance and SINR CISTER-TR-210804 
Rahim Khan, Qiang Yang, Alam Noor, Sohaib Bin Altaf Khattak, Liang Guo, Ahsan Bin TufailFrequenz, De Gruyter. 20, Aug, 2021, Volume 2021, pp 1-13.
LSTM-characterized Deep Reinforcement Learning for Continuous Flight Control and Resource Allocation in UAV-assisted Sensor Network CISTER-TR-210802 
Kai Li, Wei Ni, Falko DresslerIEEE Internet of Things Journal (IOTJ), IEEE. 5, Aug, 2021.
Classification of Digital Modulated COVID-19 Images in the Presence of Channel Noise Using 2D Convolutional Neural Networks CISTER-TR-210703 
Alam NoorWireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC), WILEY and Hindawi Collaboration. 12, Jul, 2021, Volume 2021, Issue 5539907, pp 1-15.
Integration and Applications of Fog Computing and Cloud Computing Based on the Internet of Things for Provision of Healthcare Services at Home CISTER-TR-210705 
Muhammad Ijaz, Gang Li, Ling Lin, Omar Cheikhrouhou, Habib Hamam, Alam NoorElectronics (Electronics), Article No 9, MDPI. 2, May, 2021, Volume 10, pp 1-12.
Response time analysis of Multiframe mixed criticality systems with arbitrary deadlines CISTER-TR-200603 
Ishfaq Hussain, Muhammad Ali Awan, Pedro F. Souto, Konstantinos Bletsas, Benny Åkesson, Eduardo TovarReal-Time Systems, Springer. Apr 2021, Volume 57, pp 141-189.
A Comprehensive Worst Case Bounds Analysis of IEEE 802.15.7 CISTER-TR-210303 
Harrison Kurunathan, Ricardo Severino, Eduardo TovarJournal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, Article No 23, MDPI. 26, Mar, 2021, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 1-20.
Worst-Case Traversal Time Analysis of TSN with Multi-level Preemption CISTER-TR-210208 
Mubarak Ojewale, Patrick Meumeu Yomsi, Borislav NicolicJournal of Systems Architecture (JSA), Article No 102079, Elsevier. 3, Mar, 2021, Volume 116, Issue 2021, pp 1-15.
On Feasibility of Multi-channel Reconfigurable Wireless Sensor Networks under Real-time and Energy Constraints CISTER-TR-190108 
Yousra Ben Aissa, Abdelmalik Bachir, Mohamed Khalgui, Anis Koubâa, Zhiwu Li, Ting QuIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, IEEE. Mar 2021, Volume 51, Issue 3, pp 1446-1461.
Hubs for VirtuosoNext: Online verification of real-time coordinators CISTER-TR-201101 
Guillermina Cledou, José Proença, Bernhard H.C. Sputh, Eric VerhulstScience of Computer Programming, Article No 102566, Elsevier. 1, Mar, 2021, Volume 203.In Press, Journal Pre-proof
Multivariate time series clustering and forecasting for building energy analysis: Application to weather data quality CISTER-TR-201105 
Ênio Filho, Luís Sanhudo, João Manuel Coelho RodriguesJournal of Building Engineering, Article No 101996, Elsevier. Mar 2021, Volume 35, pp 1-10.
Online Velocity Control and Data Capture of Drones for the Internet-of-Things: An Onboard Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach CISTER-TR-201106 
Kai Li, Wei Ni, Eduardo Tovar, Abbas JamalipourIEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, IEEE. Mar 2021, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 49-56.
DeepSpatial: Intelligent Spatial Sensor to Perception of Things CISTER-TR-210205 
Marco António Simões Teixeira, Flávio Neves JR, Anis Koubâa, Lúcia Valéria Ramos de Arruda, André Schneider de OliveiraIEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE. 15, Feb, 2021, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 3966-3976.Featured Article
BloothAir: A Secure Aerial Relay System Using Bluetooth Connected Autonomous Drones CISTER-TR-210202 
Kai Li, Ning Lu, Jingjing Zheng, Pei Zhang, Wei Ni, Eduardo TovarACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), ACM. 9, Feb, 2021.In press.
Cloud versus Edge Deployment Strategies of Real-Time Face Recognition Inference CISTER-TR-210203 
Anis Koubâa, Adel Ammar, Anas Kanhouch, Yasser AlhabashiIEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, IEEE. 8, Feb, 2021.Early Access
Open-source results and interactive dashboards available on this link: https://www.riotu-lab.org/face/

Synchronous Intersection Management to reduce Time Loss CISTER-TR-210207 
Radha Reddy, Luís Almeida, Pedro Miguel Santos, Samia Bouzefrane, Eduardo TovarTransportation Research Procedia, Elsevier. 3, Feb, 2021, Volume 52, Issue 2021, pp 364-372.Proceedings of the 23rd EURO Working Group on Transportation Meeting (EWGT 2020).
Continuous Maneuver Control and Data Capture Scheduling of Autonomous Drone in Wireless Sensor Networks CISTER-TR-210101 
Kai Li, Wei Ni, Falko DresslerIEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), IEEE. 5, Jan, 2021.Early Access
Confidentiality and Timeliness of Data Dissemination in Platoon-based Vehicular Cyber-Physical Systems CISTER-TR-210402 
Kai Li, Wei Ni, Jingjing Zheng, Eduardo Tovar, Mohsen GuizaniTo be published in IEEE Network (NET-M), IEEE. 2021.In press
Joint Communication Scheduling and Velocity Control in Multi-UAV-Assisted Sensor Networks: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach CISTER-TR-210903 
Yousef Emami, Bo Wei, Kai Li, Wei Ni, Eduardo TovarIEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology (TVT), IEEE. 2021.
Conference or Workshop Papers/Talks
Improving short to medium range communication over water tides: Why does height matters? CISTER-TR-210201 
Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Luís Almeida, Pedro Miguel Santos, Luis Pinto
Wireless radio link design to improve near-shore communication with surface nodes on tidal waters CISTER-TR-210706 
Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Pedro d'Orey, Pedro Miguel Santos, Manuel Ribeiro, Luis Pinto, Luís Almeida, J. Borges de SousaIEEE/MTS OCEANS 2021 San Diego – Porto (OCEANS 2021). 20 to 22, Sep, 2021. San Diego, U.S.A..
Correlating the Effect of Covid-19 Lockdown with Mobility Impacts: A Time Series Study Using Noise Sensors Data CISTER-TR-210801 
Pedro d'Orey, Antonio Pascale, Margarida C. Coelho, Simona Mancini, Claudio GuarnacciaEURO Working Group on Transportation Meeting (EWGT2021). 9 to 11, Sep, 2021. Aveiro, Portugal.
Enhancing MQTT with Real-Time and Reliable Communication Services CISTER-TR-211001 
Luís Almeida, Ehsan Shahri, Paulo PedreirasIEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN). 21 to 23, Jul, 2021. online, Online.
A First Step Towards Holistic Trustworthy Platooning CISTER-TR-210406 
Ali Shoker, Ramiro Robles, Peter Moertl2021 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IOT 2021). Jul 2021, Trustworthiness workshop. Louisiana, U.S.A..
Deep Q-Networks for Aerial Data Collection in Multi-UAV-Assisted Wireless Sensor Networks CISTER-TR-210304 
Yousef Emami, Bo Wei, Kai Li, Wei Ni, Eduardo Tovar17th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2021). 28, Jun to 2, Jul, 2021. Harbin, China.
Federated Learning for Energy-balanced Client Selection in Mobile Edge Computing CISTER-TR-210305 
Jingjing Zheng, Kai Li, Eduardo Tovar, Mohsen Guizani17th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2021). 28, Jun to 2, Jul, 2021. Harbin, China.Jingjing Zheng, Kai Li, Eduardo Tovar, Mohsen Guizani
A Wireless Safety and Security Layer Architecture for Reliable Co-CPS CISTER-TR-210604 
Ênio Filho, Ricardo Severino, Anis Koubâa, Eduardo TovarAccepted in 4th Doctoral Congress in Engineering (DCE 2021). 28 to 29, Jun, 2021, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Porto, Portugal.
Towards a Distributed Learning Architecture for Securing ISP Home Customers CISTER-TR-210501 
Pedro Miguel Santos, Joana Sousa, Ricardo Morla, Nuno Martins, João Tagaio, João Serra, Carlos Silva, Mário Sousa, Pedro Souto, Luis Lino Ferreira, Joao M.Ferreira, Luís Almeida25, Jun, 2021. Australia.
In-Tunnel Multi-Ray Analysis for Los V2V Links with Multiple Antennas CISTER-TR-210404 
Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Ramiro RoblesIEEE 7th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2021). 14, Jun, 2021, Workshop on Wireless Intelligent Secure Trustable Things: bringing IoT and AI together. New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A..
Impact of network centrality on the gateway designation of real-time TSCH networks CISTER-TR-210504 
Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Luís Almeida, Alejandro Figueroa, Diego DujovneWork in Progress Session, 17th IEEE International Conference on Factory Communication Systems (WFCS). 9 to 11, Jun, 2021, pp 1-4. Linz, Austria.
Open Questions for the Bus-Blocking Problem in the 3-Phase Task Model under Partitioned Scheduling CISTER-TR-210503 
Jatin Arora, Cláudio Maia, Syed Aftab RashidAccepted in CAPITAL Workshop - sCalable And PrecIse Timing AnaLysis for multicore platforms (CAPITAL 2021). 4, Jun, 2021, Junior Presentations. Australia.
On the Optimum Number of Antennas for V2V LOS Links with Ground Reflection CISTER-TR-210401 
Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Ramiro Robles, Amir Hossein FarzamiyanIEEE MTT-S Latin America Microwave Conference (LAMC 2021). 26 to 28, May, 2021. Online.
An Efficient Proactive Thermal-Aware Scheduler for DVFS-enabled Single-Core Processors CISTER-TR-210301 
Javier Pérez Rodríguez, Patrick Meumeu Yomsi29th International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS 2021). 7 to 9, Apr, 2021, Session 3: Scheduling and Timing analysis. Online.
Bus-Contention Aware Schedulability Analysis for the 3-Phase Task Model with Partitioned Scheduling CISTER-TR-210206 
Jatin Arora, Cláudio Maia, Syed Aftab Rashid, Geoffrey Nelissen, Eduardo Tovar29th International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS 2021). 7 to 9, Apr, 2021, Technical Session. Online.
EDF scheduling and minimal-overlap shortest-path routing for real-time TSCH networks CISTER-TR-201201 
Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Luís Almeida, Pedro Miguel Santos, Patrick Meumeu YomsiSecond Workshop on Next Generation Real-Time Embedded Systems (NG-RES 2021). 20, Jan, 2021, pp 2:1-2:12. Online.Co-located with HiPEAC 2021.
Cooperative Vehicle Platoon Intra-Communications Over Space-Time Correlated Rice Fading Channels with co-Channel Interference CISTER-TR-210405 
Ramiro Robles2021 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IOT 2021). 2021, Trustworthiness workshop. Louisiana, U.S.A..
Open Issues in Analyzing the Schedulability for the 3-Phase Task Model using Partitioned Scheduling CISTER-TR-210603 
Jatin Arora, Cláudio Maia, Syed Aftab Rashid, Eduardo TovarAccepted in The symposium of “Electrical and Computer Engineering” of the 4th Doctoral Congress Engineering (DCE21) (DCE). 2021, Poster/Presentation Session. Portugal.
Going to the Edge - Bringing Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence Together CISTER-TR-210609 
Michael Karner, Joachim Hillebrand, Manuela Klocker, Ramiro RoblesEuromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD2021). 2021. Palermo, Italy.
Synchronous Framework Extended for Complex Intersections CISTER-TR-210611 
Radha Reddy, Luís Almeida, Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Pedro Miguel Santos, Eduardo TovarEuro Working Group on Transportation Meeting (EWGT) 2021 (EWGT21). 2021. Aveiro, Portugal.
Conference or Workshop Posters/Demos
A Practical Secret Key Management for Multihop Drone Relay Systems based on Bluetooth Low Energy CISTER-TR-210601 
Kai Li, Ning Lu, Jingjing Zheng, Pei Zhang, Wei Ni, Eduardo TovarDemo in International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON). 6 to 9, Jul, 2021, Demo. Virtual conference.
Synchronous Framework Extended for Complex Intersections CISTER-TR-210302 
Radha Reddy, Luís Almeida, Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Pedro Miguel Santos, Eduardo TovarPoster presented in 24th Euro Working Group on Transportation Meeting (EWGT 2021). 8 to 10, Sep, 2021. Aveiro, Portugal.
Sustainability Analysis of Complex Multi-Lane Intelligent Signalized Intersections CISTER-TR-210602 
Radha Reddy, Luís Almeida, Miguel Gutiérrez Gaitán, Pedro Miguel Santos, Eduardo TovarPoster presented in Doctoral Congress in Engineering (DCE21). 2021, SECE. Porto, Portugal.


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