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Beniamino Di Martino

Beniamino Di Martino
Università della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" · Dip. di Ingegneria

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Introduction
Beniamino Di Martino is Full Professor at University of Campania, Engineering Dept. He is author of 14 intl books and more than 300 publications in international journals and conferences; has been Coordinator of EU funded FP7-ICT Project mOSAIC, and participates to various international research projects; is Editor / Associate Editor of seven international journals and EB Member of several international journals; is vice Chair of the Executive Board of the IEEE CS Technical Committee on Scalable Computing; is member of: IEEE WG for the IEEE P3203 Standard on Cloud Interoperability, IEEE Intercloud Testbed Initiative, IEEE Technical Committees on Scalable Computing (TCSC) and on Big Data(TCBD), Cloud Standards Customer Council, Cloud Computing Experts' Group of the European Commission.
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June 2005 - December 2018
Università della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
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Publications (367)
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A major trend followed by IT experts and Software developers in recent years is represented by the “Cloudification” of existing applications, with a strong shift of computations and data from local and centralized servers to remote, distributed data-centers. Indeed, using Cloud resources has reduced, for most SMEs, both the initial investments in h...
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This paper proposes the exploitation of simulation techniques to evaluate energy optimization strategies in smart micro-grids. In particular, a container based deployment approach allows for running simulations in the Cloud, evaluating multiple scenarios and optimization algorithms. Here we present both the simulator technology and an original two-...
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Big data analysis is a relevant activity to evaluate the impact of innovative technologies leveraging the digital transformation of smart cities. This paper illustrates the definition and realization of a Big Data Pipeline for data curation, analysis and visualization of key performance data and indicators (KPIs), for the evaluation of the impact o...
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This paper proposes a semantic framework for Business Model evaluation and its application to a real case study in the context of smart energy and sustainable mobility. It presents an ontology based representation of an original business model and examples of inferential rules for knowledge extraction and automatic population of the ontology. The r...
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Textual resources annotation is currently performed both manually by human experts selecting hand-crafted features and automatically by any trained systems. Human experts annotations are very accurate but require heavy effort in compilation and most often are not publicly accessible. Automatic approaches save efforts but don’t perform yet with the...
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This paper presents a semantic description of an evaluation framework that has been defined in the context of the GreenCharge European project. GreenCharge aims at developing innovative solutions to accelerate the transition to e-mobility. In particular, we present an original OWL Ontology, which describes and relates all the various basic concepts...
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Social media can become a valuable data source to gather user opinions on topics of interest. Setting the focus on Twitter as one of the most popular social media channels to share opinions, three challenges have been identified in this work: to obtain users’ sentiment: to classify the topics of interest, to decide whether the opinion is positive o...
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To improve cloud portability and interoperability many standards have been proposed in order to facilitate the design, the development and deployment of cloud applications. One of the most used is TOSCA (Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications). However since TOSCA helps modeling the structure of an application there are som...
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The paper describes the requirements analysis, the initial design and implementation of the GreenCharge European project simulation and visualization tools. The purpose of this tool is to enable investigation of the possible impacts of the GreenCharge concepts beyond what is possible with the pilot practical trials realized in the project. To achie...
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Global demand for mobility will grow from 44 trillion to 122 trillion passenger-kilometres by 2050, and freight demand will triple in that time increasing traffic emissions by 60%. With current innovation and policy measures we are ‘on course for a 3.2 \(^{\circ }\)C temperature rise’, according to the 2019 UN Emissions Gap Report. Nothing short of...
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Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a widespread reality, as interconnected smart devices and sensors have overtaken the IT market and invaded every aspect of the human life. This kind of development, while already foreseen by IT experts, implies additional stress to already congested networks, and may require further investments in computational...
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E-government aspires to improve the quality of public services delivery, improving efficiency, effectivity and accessibly applying IT advanced methodologies and technologies. However, there are a lot of challenges that needs to be addressed in order to enable a full adoption of state of art solution in public administration. This preliminary study...
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Starting from 25th May 2018, the EU Regulation 2016/679, known as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) - relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing and free circulation of personal data - is directly applicable in all Member States. The application of the GDPR caught a lot of companies and institutions unprepared a...
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The definition of shared dictionaries able to facilitate communication in the construction sector has been an open issue long since. The advent of ICT highlighted the existing issues imposing new challenges to allow the communication between systems. Nowadays, the digital transformation in the construction sector is led by Building Information Mode...
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The manufacturing process has become increasingly complex, based on many new technologies and advanced networks, in response to changes in local, national and international markets. In particular, what companies are trying to adopt is the so-called Cloud Manufacturing, a business model based on the network sharing of some technologies that allow an...
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The motivation for this transition comes from the fact that constantly maintaining a monolithic architecture has resulted in difficulties in keeping up in pace with new development approaches such as DevOps, calling for deployment several times a day. In contrast, microservices offer a more flexible option, where individual services comply with the...
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Cloud applications are by nature dynamic and must react to variations in use, and evolve to adopt new Cloud services, and exploit new capabilities offered by Edge and Fog devices, or within data centers offering Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) or dedicated processors for Artificial Intelligence (AI). Our proposal is to alleviate this complexity by...
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In academic institutions, there is frequently the need to provide new services, in a cloud model, to be used either in teaching or research activities. One of the main decisions to be addressed is related to the cloud model to adopt (private, public or hybrid), and what the mixing of functionalities to use for the hybrid one. In this paper a new ap...
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Product and application life-cycle management (PLM/ALM) are the processes that govern a product and a software system, respectively, encompassing the creation, deployment and operation of a system from the beginning to the end of its life. As both PLM and ALM require cross-discipline collaboration and cooperation, tools integration and inter-operat...
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To run proper Big Data Analytics, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to acquire expertise, hardware and software, which often translates to relevant initial investments for activities not directly connected to the company's business. To reduce such investments, the TOREADOR project proposes a Big Data Analytics framework which supports users...
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With the growing interest in Big Data technologies, companies and organizations are devoting much effort to designing Big Data Analytics (BDA) applications that may increase their competitiveness or foster innovation. However, BDA design requires expertise and economic resources that may not always available. To overcome this limit, the TOREADOR pr...
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The cloud is emerging as a data-centric, intelligent platform ready to deal with the next generation of applications and workloads. At the center of this emerging intelligent cloud is deep learning, which is undoubtedly the most disruptive technology of this decade, supported by the rise of powerful computing and storage environments. As customers...
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Cloud users worldwide are looking at the next generation of artificial intelligence (AI) powered cloud management tools to automate cloud performance tuning and anomaly detection. To be effective across clouds, AI tools need a common representation of cloud services and support for machine learning optimization targeting multiple objectives. We put...
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The term Internet of Things (IoT) is used as an umbrella that covers several topics, related to the application of technological means to monitor, measure and act upon the environment. As a result, it is difficult to determine a univocal architecture to identify as a reference and several scenarios, involving different sensors, smart devices, netwo...
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Smart IoT technologies have the potential to make a breakthrough in the sup-port of Cultural Heritage (CH), by providing information and communication technology to effectively enhance current models of art recreation and enjoyment. To turn such potential into reality, IoT-based technological solutions for CH should be designed by taking into accou...
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CoSSMic was an European project that developed a multi-agent solution for smart management of energy from shared photovoltaic panels by photovoltaic panels. Software agents implements collaborating consumer and producer devices negotiating energy over a peer-to-peer (P2P) overlay. The emergent behavior of the multi-agent system was an optimal sched...
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A smart micro-grid requires information technology to fast detect and control grid instabilities and to validate that processes will work as designed. But real power grid can not be used for testing and validation, so it is convenient to develop tools to simulate the real system. A relevant challenge in this field is the modeling of the grid, inclu...
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Advances in medical care and computer technology in recent decades have expanded the parameters of the traditional domain of medical services. This scenario has created new opportunities for building applications to provide enterprise services in an efficient, diverse and highly dynamic environment. Moreover the IoT revolution is redesigning modern...
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Due to the economic crisis that has hit many countries in the world, Governments have reduced the budgets for research: as a consequence, public University have to reduce their expenses for both research and administration. The possibility to share resources offered by federated Clouds represents the perfect opportunity to reduce expenses for Hardw...
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In past decades, intensive attention has been drawn towards the optimization problem, such as task scheduling, resource allocation and network traffic management, in distributed information systems. However, the rapid increases in the scale of physical devices and types of applications in distributed information systems make the system more difficu...
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Owing to the huge number of Cloud services which are currently available on the market and to the lack of a commonly accepted standard for a machine-readable description of their interfaces, automatic discovery and composition tools and techniques for interoperable Cloud services are still in an early stage of development. Moreover, the current too...
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Connected sensors and devices are a pervasive reality, as we interact more or less knowingly with smart items every day. While smart-phones represent the main Internet connected devices which people interact with during their daily lives, other intelligent items are at our disposal and they are so integrated with the environment that we fail to not...
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With the diffusion of sensors and smart devices, and the advances in connection technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a very popular topic. Because of the creation and expansion of new and existing sensor networks, the need to define a common standard for sensors’ interfaces representation has arisen. Currently it is difficult to ma...
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Despite the research and standardization efforts carried out both by academia and commercial enterprises, the composition of existing cloud services which fully satisfy customers’ requirements is still a complex and tricky task. This situation is due to the high number of cloud services currently available on the market, which either expose non-sta...
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Interest in cloud computing has steadily increased in the last few years, with new services continuously being introduced into the IT market by cloud vendors. Research efforts have been made to understand how business requirements can be mapped to cloud services, in order to support and ease the development of new cloud based applications, starting...
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During the recent few years, Cloud Computing has gained a strategic importance in the development of the ICT sector. Cloud Services have been adopted by companies, public administrations, and private customers to store and process data. As the requirements in terms of information reliability, accessibility, and availability increase, so do the requ...
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Big data and the Internet of things are two parallel universes, but they are so close that in most cases they blend together. The amount of devices that connect to the internet grows day by day and they bring millions of data. The IoT generates unprecedented amounts of data and this impacts on the entire big data universe. The IoT and big data are...
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The composition of Cloud Services to satisfy customer requirements is a complex task, owing to the huge number of services that are currently available. The advent of Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT), which rely on Cloud resources for better performances and scalability, is pushing researchers to find new solutions to the Cloud Services compos...
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This special issue, "Cloud Computing for Enhanced Living Environments (ELEs)," aims to bring together state-of-the-art research efforts addressing advanced cloud computing challenges and solutions for realizing ELEs. The introduction discusses open issues in this area and briefly summarizes the feature articles.
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The task of accurately model Business Process is steadily growing in complicatedness, partially due to the ever changing and dynamic contexts such processes are defined into, and the complexity of domain-specific concepts characterizing today’s global economic environment. Even though the modern IT provides several tools to help the Business Proces...
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Despite the spread of cloud computing and the huge amount of cloud computing solutions a number of issues and challenges related to the cloud still exist. For this reason many research groups have focused on different aspects of cloud computing in order to propose solutions to open cloud issues. The two main issues in cloud computing are portabilit...
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With the proliferation of Cloud services and the huge number of Cloud offers currently available in the IT market, it can be difficult for customers to understand which one fits their need. Patterns, if correctly applied to the design and development of Cloud applications, can ease programmers’ burden and reduce errors and bugs in application imple...
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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 is not yet feasible be...
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During the past few years, cloud computing has become a key IT buzzword. A growing number of cloud providers started to expose their own services to the market, to answer consumers need, engaging a competition in the attempt to offer the easiest access to resources and the wider catalogue of services. However, the current lack of a shared standard...
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Cloud Computing has demonstrated to be attractive for different application fields, including scientific ones, that have already benefited from distributed environments like Grid. Nevertheless the main Grid model is static, so users cannot add or modify computational resources in accordance to their needs. Besides it is not possible to dynamically...
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This book constitutes a flagship driver towards presenting and supporting advance research in the area of Big Data platforms and applications. Extracting valuable information from raw data is especially difficult considering the velocity of growing data from year to year and the fact that 80% of data is unstructured. In addition, data sources are h...
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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 excitement or disappointment. In this context, Big Da...
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Most of the application frequently processes, stores, or transmits data that are subject to regulatory and compliance requirements. When data falls under regulatory or compliance restrictions, the choice of cloud deployment hinges on an understanding that the provider is fully compliant. Otherwise, theres the risk of violating privacy, regulatory o...
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Business Process management has attracted the attention of companies and organizations, which have heavily invested in the research and development of tools and standards for process representation and business requirement formalization. Several tools have been produced for the representation and management of Business processes, and many companies...
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In the present work we describe a methodology, based on previous research efforts, for the recognition of dynamic Data structures (queue, pipe, stack and similar) from sequential source code. The recognized structures are then mapped to Cloud services in order to support the semi-automatic restructuring of the source code. The objective is to suppo...
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Cloud Computing has rapidly evolved and spread in the past few years, with always new services and functionalities being offered by providers in order to gain larger market sectors. This has caused in many cases a lot of distress and confusion to customers who have been often subjected to the “vendor lock- in”phenomenon, because of interoperability...