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... Amaro Fernandes de Sousa

Senior Researcher

Amaro Sousa

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Applied Mathematics - Av

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Address: IT – Aveiro
Instituto de Telecomunicações
Campus Universitário de Santiago
P-3810-193 AVEIRO - PORTUGAL
Tel: +351 234 377 900
Fax: +351 234 377 901

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Aveiro, 08-06-2001
  • Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro, 08-06-2001, Assistant Professor
Supervision of theses
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Routing and Mobility on 6LoWPAN Wireless Sensor Networks, PhD Student, Luís Miguel Lopes de Oliveira, 06-2018
  • F. Alvelos, A. F. Sousa, D. Santos, Combining column generation and metaheuristics, Chapter in, Hybrid Metaheuristics, E-G. Talbi, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012
  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, Traffic Engineering of Telecommunication Networks based on Multiple Spanning Tree Routing, Chapter in, Traffic Management and Traffic Engineering for the Future Internet, LNCS 5464, R. Valadas and P. Salvador, Springer, 2009
  • L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, Optimal Survivable Routing with a Small Number of Hops, Chapter in, Telecommunications Modeling, Policy, and Technology, Raghavan S., Golden B., Wasil E., Springer, US, 2008
  • P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, Compact Models for Hop-Constrained Node Survivable Network Design: an Application to MPLS, Chapter in, Telecommunications Planning: Innovations in Pricing, Network Design and Management, Raghavan S., Anandalingam G., Springer, New York, USA, 2006
  • A. F. Sousa, T. Gomes, R. Girão-Silva, L. Martins, Minimization of the network availability upgrade cost with geodiverse routing for disaster resilience, Optical Switching and Networking, Vol. 31, No. -, pp. 127 - 143, January, 2019,
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  • A. F. Sousa, G. Gallo, S. Gutierrez, F. Robledo, P. Rodríguez-Bocca, P. Romero, Heuristics for the Minimum Broadcast Time, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 69, No. -, pp. 165 - 172, August, 2018,
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  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, P. Monteiro, Compact Models for Critical Node Detection in Telecommunication Networks, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 325 - 334, February, 2018,
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  • F. Barbosa, A. F. Sousa, A. Agra, The Design of Transparent Optical Networks Minimizing the Impact of Critical Nodes, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 64, No. -, pp. 165 - 174, February, 2018,
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  • D. Moniz, A. Eira, A. F. Sousa, J. J. O. Pires, On the comparative efficiency of non-disruptive defragmentation techniques in flexible-grid optical networks, Optical Switching and Networking, Vol. 25, No. -, pp. 149 - 159, July, 2017 | BibTex
  • A. F. Sousa, P. Monteiro, C. B. Lopes, Lightpath Admission Control and Rerouting in Dynamic Flex-Grid Optical Transport Networks, Networks, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 151 - 163, January, 2017,
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  • L. Oliveira, J. R. Rodrigues, A. F. Sousa, V. D. Denisov, Network Admission Control Solution for 6LoWPAN Networks Based on Symmetric Key Mechanisms, IEEE Trans. in Industrial Informatics, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 2186 - 2195, December, 2016,
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  • A. Agra, A. F. Sousa, M. Doostmohammadi, The Minimum Cost Design of Transparent Optical Networks Combining Grooming, Routing, and Wavelength Assignment, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 3702 - 3713, December, 2016,
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  • A. Cerveira, A. F. Sousa, E. Solteiro Pires, JM Baptista, Optimal Cable Design of Wind Farms: The Infrastructure and Losses Cost Minimization Case, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 4319 - 4329, November, 2016,
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  • L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, Lexicographical minimization of routing hops in hop-constrained node survivable networks, Telecommunication Systems, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 417 - 434, June, 2016,
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  • A. F. Sousa, C. B. Lopes, P. Monteiro, Compact ILP formulations for the routing and wavelength assignment problem in the design of optical transport networks with regenerators, EURO Journal on Computational Optimization, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 189 - 213, May, 2016,
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  • L. Gouveia, M. J. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, Single PON network design with unconstrained splitting stages, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 240, No. 2, pp. 361 - 371, January, 2015,
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  • L. Gouveia, P. M. Moura, M. Ruthmair, A. F. Sousa, Spanning trees with variable degree bounds, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 239, No. 3, pp. 830 - 841, December, 2014,
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  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, A hybrid column generation with GRASP and path relinking for the network load balancing problem, Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 40, No. 12, pp. 3147 - 3158, December, 2013,
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  • A. F. Sousa, C. B. Lopes, D. Santos, Load balance optimization of telecommunication networks with two differentiated services, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 41, No. -, pp. 351 - 358, June, 2013,
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  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, M. Pióro, Optimizing network load balancing: an hybridization approach of metaheuristics with column generation, Telecommunication Systems, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 959 - 968, February, 2013,
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  • L. Oliveira, J. R. Rodrigues, A. F. Sousa, J. L. Lloret, A Network Access Control Framework for 6LoWPAN Networks, Sensors, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1210 - 1230, January, 2013,
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  • L. Oliveira, J. R. Rodrigues, A. F. Sousa, J. L. Lloret, Denial of Service Mitigation Approach for IPv6-enabled Smart Object Networks, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 129 - 142, January, 2013,
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  • L. Oliveira, A. F. Sousa, J. R. Rodrigues, Routing and Mobility Approaches in IPv6 over LoWPAN Mesh Networks, Intrnl. Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS), Vol. 24, No. 11, pp. 1445 - 1466, November, 2011,
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  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, M. Dzida, M. Pióro, Optimization of link load balancing in multiple spanning tree routing networks, Telecommunication Systems, Vol. 48, No. 1-2, pp. 109 - 124, August, 2011,
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  • L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, Models for optimal survivable routing with a minimum number of hops: comparing disaggregated with aggregated models, Intrnl. Transactions in Operational Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 335 - 358, May, 2011,
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  • L. Gouveia, P. M. Moura, A. F. Sousa, Prize collecting Steiner trees with node degree dependent costs, Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 234 - 245, January, 2011,
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  • L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, Hop-Constrained Node Survivable Network Design: An Application to MPLS over WDM, Networks and Spatial Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 3 - 21, March, 2008,
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  • C. Bertin, A. F. Sousa, G. Figuera, M. Friedrich, M. Guglielmo, RACE MARS Project for the Experimentation of Multimedia Interactive Services: Architecture Solutions and Results, European Trans. on Telecommunications, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 321 - 335, July, 1997 | BibTex
  • R. Aguiar, A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, Integração duma plataforma ATM no Campus da Universidade de Aveiro, Revista do Departamento de Electrónica e de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 747 - 753, January, 1997 | BibTex
  • R. Aguiar, R. Valadas, A. Moreira, C. Lomba, A. Tavares, A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, Contribuições da Universidade de Aveiro para a Especificação da Rede de Área Local Não-cablada do IEEE 802.12, Revista do Departamento de Electrónica e de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp. 695 - 704, January, 1997 | BibTex
  • A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, Error Pattern Addition for Cell Synchronisation in ATM Systems, Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 929 - 930, October, 1992 | BibTex
  • F. Barbosa, A. F. Sousa, A. Agra, Topology Design of Transparent Optical Networks Resilient to Multiple Node Failures, International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling RNDM, Longyearbyen, Norway, Vol., pp. 1 - 8, August, 2018,
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  • B. Vass, L. Németh, M. Zachariasen, A. F. Sousa, J. Tapolcai, Vulnerable Regions of Networks on Sphere, International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling RNDM, Longyearbyen, Norway, Vol., pp. 1 - 8, August, 2018,
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  • C. Natalino, A. F. Sousa, L. Wosinska, M. Furdek, On the Trade-offs between User-to-Replica Distance and CDN Robustness to Link Cut Attacks, International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling RNDM, Longyearbyen, Norway, Vol., pp. 1 - 7, August, 2018,
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  • C. Mas Machuca, P. Vizarreta, R. Durner, D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, Design problems towards reliable SDN Networks, OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, Zurich, Switzerland, Vol., pp. NeM2F.1 -, July, 2018,
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  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, C. Mas Machuca, Robust SDN Controller Placement to Malicious Node Attacks, Conf. on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks ICIN, Paris, France, Vol., pp. 1 - 8, February, 2018,
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  • A. F. Sousa, T. Gomes, R. Girão-Silva, L. Martins, Minimizing the network availability upgrade cost with geodiversity guarantees, International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling RNDM, Alghero, Italy, Vol., pp. 1 - 8, September, 2017,
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  • A. F. Sousa, D. Melo, P. Monteiro, A worst case analysis of C-RAN fronthaul coverage length with Ethernet based technologies, International Conf. on Transparent Optical Networks - ICTON, Girona, Spain, Vol., pp. We.D2.3 -, July, 2017,
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  • A. F. Sousa, D. Santos, P. Monteiro, Determination of the Minimum Cost Pair of D-Geodiverse Paths, Int. Conf. on Design of Reliable Communication Networks DRCN, Munich, Germany, Vol., pp. 101 - 108, March, 2017,
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  • A. F. Sousa, D. Mehta, D. Santos, The Robust Node Selection Problem aiming to Minimize the Connectivity Impact of any Set of p Node Failures, Int. Conf. on Design of Reliable Communication Networks DRCN, Munich, Germany, Vol., pp. 138 - 145, March, 2017,
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  • A. F. Sousa, L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, Maximization of Protected Demand in Telecommunication Networks using Partial Disjoint Paths, International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling RNDM, Halmstad, Sweden, Vol. 1, pp. 72 - 78, September, 2016,
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  • T. Gomes, J. Tapolcai, C. Esposito, D.H. Hutchison, F. Kuipers, J. Rak, A. F. Sousa, A. Iossifides, R Travanca, J. André, L. Jorge, L. Martins, P. Ortiz Ugalde, A. Pašić, D. Pezaros, S. Jouet, S. Secci, M. Tornatore, A survey of strategies for communication networks to protect against large-scale natural disasters, International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling RNDM, Halmstad, Sweden, Vol. 1, pp. 11 - 22, September, 2016,
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  • A. F. Sousa, C. B. Lopes, P. Monteiro, M. C. R. Medeiros, Throughput assessment of TCP over distributed WiFi access networks supported by RoF, International Conf. on Transparent Optical Networks - ICTON, Trento, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. We.D2.1 - We.D2.1, July, 2016,
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  • A. F. Sousa, A Tomaszewski, M. Pióro, Bin-packing based optimisation of EON Networks with S-BVTs, Conf. on Optical Networks Design and Modelling - ONDM, Cartagena, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 170 - 175, May, 2016,
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  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, Offline Lightpath Allocation in All-Optical Networks with Impairment Aware RWA based on the GN Model, IEEE International Conf. on Computational Science and Engineering CSE, Porto, Portugal, Vol. --, pp. 43 - 50, October, 2015,
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  • A. F. Sousa, C. B. Lopes, P. Monteiro, Design Cost and Spectrum Efficiency Comparison of Fixed-Grid and Flex-Grid Optical Networks with Grooming, International Telecommunications Network Strategy and Planning Symposium - networks, Funchal, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, September, 2014,
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  • F. Rico, P. Fonseca, A. F. Sousa, A testbed for developing, simulating and experimenting multipath aggregation algorithms, IEEE International Conf. on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA, Barcelona, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, September, 2014,
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  • L. Oliveira, J. R. Rodrigues, Carlos Neto Neto, A. F. Sousa, Network admission control solution for 6LoWPAN networks, International Conf. on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing, Taichung, Taiwan, Vol. 1, pp. 472 - 477, July, 2013 | BibTex
  • D. Santos, C. B. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, Energy Efficient Routing for Telecommunication Networks with Multiperiod Traffic, Congresso da APDIO, Bragança, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 323 - 332, June, 2013,
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  • P. Monteiro, A. F. Sousa, M. P. Ribeiro, T. F. Trota, G. Sahin, Algorithms in the deployment of optical transport networks, International Conf. on Transparent Networks – ICTON, Cartagena, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. Mo.B4.3 - Mo.B4.3, June, 2013 | BibTex
  • L. Gouveia, P. M. Moura, A. F. Sousa, Spanning Trees with Generalized Degree Constraints Arising in the Design of Wireless Networks, International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Hamburg, Germany, Vol. 6701, Lecture Notes on Computer Sciences, pp. 77 - 82, June, 2011,
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  • L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, Lexicographical Minimization of Routing Hops in Telecommunication Networks, International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Hamburg, Germany, Vol. 6701, Lecture Notes on Computer Sciences, pp. 216 - 229, June, 2011,
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  • F. Alvelos, A. F. Sousa, D. Santos, SearchCol: Metaheuristic Search by Column Generation, International Workshop on Hybrid Metaheuristics - HM, Vienna, Austria, Vol. 6373, Lecture Notes on Computer Sciences, pp. 190 - 205, October, 2010,
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  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, M. Pióro, Link Load Balancing Optimization of Telecommunication Networks: a Column Generation based Heuristic Approach, International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning Symp. - Networks, Warsaw, Poland, Vol. IEEE Xplore, pp. 1 - 6, September, 2010 | BibTex
  • A. F. Sousa, D. Santos, P. Matos, J. M. Madeira, Load Balancing Optimization of Capacitated Networks with Path Protection, International Symp. on Combinatorial Optimization, Hammamet, Tunisia, Vol. 36, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics, pp. 1249 - 1256, August, 2010,
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  • P. Matos, A. F. Sousa, J. M. Madeira, D. Santos, Redes Metropolitanas Ethernet com Protecção de Trafego, Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Oeiras, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. 1 - 6, October, 2009 | BibTex
  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, M. Dzida, M. Pióro, M. Zagozdzon, Traffic Engineering of Multiple Spanning Tree Routing Networks: the Load Balancing Case, International Conf. on Next Generation Internet Networks - NGI, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. --, pp. 1 - 8, July, 2009 | BibTex
  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, F. Alvelos, Load Balancing of Telecommunication Networks based on Multiple Spanning Trees, International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Pisa, Italy, Vol. --, pp. 1 - 8, April, 2009 | BibTex
  • A. F. Sousa, G. Soares, Improving Load Balance and Minimizing Service Disruption on Ethernet Networks using IEEE 802.1S MSTP, Workshop on IP QoS and Traffic Control, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 25 - 35, December, 2007,
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  • A. F. Sousa, G. Soares, Improving Load Balance of Ethernet Carrier Networks using IEEE 802.1S MSTP with Multiple Regions, IFIP TC6 Networking Conf., Coimbra, Portugal, Vol. 3976, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, pp. 1250 - 1260, May, 2006,
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  • A. F. Sousa, Improving Load Balance and Resilience of Ethernet Carrier Networks with IEEE 802.1S Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, International Conf. on Networking - ICN, Morne, Mauritius, Vol. 1, pp. 95 - 102, April, 2006,
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  • C. B. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, Heuristics for the MPLS Network Design with Single Path Minimum Weight Routing, International Working Conf. on Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Heterogeneuous Networks - HET-NETs, Ilkley, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 48.1 - 48.10, July, 2005 | BibTex
  • C. B. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, L. Gouveia, Combined Link Dimensioning and Weight Assignment of Minimum Weight Routing Networks, International Conf. on Next Generation Internet Networks - NGI, Rome, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, April, 2005 | BibTex
  • L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, Hop-Constrained Node Survivable Network Design: an Application to MPLS over WDM, International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 3, pp. 710 - 717, March, 2005 | BibTex
  • L.oliveira Oliveira, A. Amaral, A. F. Sousa, Mobility in IPv4-IPv6 Transition Scenarios, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 31 - 34, June, 2003 | BibTex
  • J. P. Borrego, D. C. Martins, A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, UMTS Multi-Service Networks: Dimensioning and Techno-Economic Analysis, IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 2, pp. 858 - 862, June, 2003 | BibTex
  • L. Gouveia, P. Patrício, A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, MPLS over WDM Network Design with Packet Level QoS Constraints based on ILP Models, IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 576 - 586, April, 2003 | BibTex
  • L. Cardoso, J. Patrão, A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, Combining Node and Link Dimensioning for MPLS Networks, International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning Symp. - Networks, Munich, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2002 | BibTex
  • C. B. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, Heuristics for dimensioning large-scale MPLS networks, SPIE – Internet Performance and Control of Network Systems, Denver, Colorado, United States, Vol. 4523, pp. 27 - 34, August, 2001 | BibTex
  • L. Cardoso, J. Patrão, C. B. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, PTPlan MPLS: A Tool for MPLS Network Dimensioning, IEEE - International Symp. on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Cincinati, Ohio, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, August, 2001 | BibTex
  • V. Marques, R. Cadime, A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, DMIF based QoS Management for MPEG-4 Multimedia Streaming: ATM and RSVP/IP Case Studies, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 116 - 120, April, 2001 | BibTex
  • L. Cardoso, J. Patrão, C. B. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, A Tool for MPLS Traffic Engineering, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 10 - 14, April, 2001 | BibTex
  • A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, L. Gouveia, Dimensioning ATM Networks using 2-Layer Hierarchical Virtual Path Layouts, International Conf. on Telecommunication Systems, Modeling and Analysis - ICTSM, Dallas, Texas, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 496 - 505, March, 2001 | BibTex
  • R. Cadime, A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, A DMIF over RSVP/IP Protocol Stack: Experimental Results for MPEG-4 Multimedia Streaming, SPIE - International Symp. on Information Technologies, Boston, United States, Vol. Proceeding of SPIE Vol. 4209, pp. 103 - 113, November, 2000 | BibTex
  • L. Cardoso, C. B. Lopes, A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, A Tool for Multi-Hour ATM Network Design considering Mixed Peer-to-Peer and Client-Server based Services, International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning Symp. - Networks, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, September, 2000 | BibTex
  • S. Sargento, R. Valadas, A. F. Sousa, Dimensioning Methodologies for the BBL (BroadbandLoop) and FSAN (Full Services Access Networks) Access Networks, Broadband Access Conf., Krakow, Poland, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, October, 1999 | BibTex
  • S. Sargento, R. Valadas, A. F. Sousa, Dimensioning Methodologies for the BroadbandLoop Access Network, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Delft, Netherlands, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 1999 | BibTex
  • A. F. Sousa, R. Valadas, L. Cardoso, A. M. O. D. Duarte, ATM Network Dimensioning for Mixed Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Services with Dynamic Reconfiguration in a Multi-Network Provider Environment, IFIP - Workshop on Traffic Management and Design of ATM Networks, London, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 5/1 - 5/15, April, 1999 | BibTex
  • N. Delgado, G. Franceschini, A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, A MPEG-4 DMIF Implementation over IP Networks, IFIP/ICCC International Conf. On Information Networks and Data Communications, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 281 - 290, June, 1998 | BibTex
  • R. Aguiar, R. Valadas, A. Moreira, C. Lomba, A. Tavares, A. F. Sousa, A. M. O. D. Duarte, Contribuições da Universidade de Aveiro para a Especificação da Rede de Área Local Não-Cablada IEEE 802.11, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 65 - 70, April, 1997 | BibTex

Currently running projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
RECODIS Resilient communication services protecting end-user applications from disaster-based failures ESF/COST 01-03-2016 01-02-2020
ResNeD Resilient Network Design - enhancing availability for critical services FCT 01-05-2018 01-05-2021

Closed Projects15

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
Euro-NGI Design and Engineering of the Next Generation Internet, Towards Convergent Multi-Service Networks EU/FP6 01-12-2003 30-11-2006
HYDRA-ROF Hybrid Dynamic Radio Access supported by Radio over Fiber IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-03-2016
IPv6 IPv4-IPv6 Transition Mechanisms PT Inovação 01-05-2000 28-02-2001
IPv6 Avançado Advanced Services on IPv4-IPv6 Networks PT Inovação 01-03-2002 31-08-2002
LOPIX LOPIX - Low Power Information Exchange QREN 01-08-2012 01-07-2014
MULTIDIM Dimensioning Multi-Service and Multi-Layer Networks: Optimization Models FCT/POSI 01-01-2002 31-12-2004
ONECI ONECI - Optimizing Next-generation Elastic Core Network Infrastructure FCT/PTDC 01-05-2013 01-04-2015
PANORAMA Desenvolvimento de um Sistema de Telecomunicações sustentado em Plataformas Ópticas e de Rádio Avançadas com gestão integrada PT Inovação 01-01-2009 01-06-2011
PhoTech-5G/60GHz Photonic Technologies to support 5G/60GHz WLANS IT 01-11-2016 01-10-2018
RADNAV III TCP/IP Services over HF Transmission Systems Marinha Portuguesa 01-01-2002 31-12-2002
RADNAV IV Development of a TCP/IP Service Platform to Run over HF Transmission Systems Marinha Portuguesa 01-01-2003 31-12-2003
RADNAV V Quality of Service and Multi-Channel Utilization on TCP/IP Communications over HF Military Systems Marinha Portuguesa 01-01-2004 31-12-2004
SearchCol SearchCol: Meta-heuristic Search by Column generation FCT/PTDC 01-04-2010 01-04-2013
TAIQoM Advanced IP Services: QoS and Mobility PT Inovação 01-04-2001 28-02-2002
TELEMAT Traffic Engineering for DiffServ/MPLS Networks PT Inovação 01-04-2001 31-03-2002
  • F. Barbosa, A. F. Sousa, A. Agra, Best Paper Award, "Topology Design of Transparent Optical Networks Resilient to Multiple Node Failures", 10th International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling (RNDM), Longyearbyen, Norway, 01-08-2018
  • D. Santos, A. F. Sousa, C. Mas Machuca, Best Paper Award, "Robust SDN Controller Placement to Malicious Node Attacks", 14th Int. Conf. on Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN), collocated with ICIN, Paris, France, 2018, 01-02-2018
  • Int. Conf. on Design of Reliable Communication Networks DRCN, Technical Programme Committee, 2019
  • International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • International Telecommunications Network Strategy and Planning Symposium - networks, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • Conferência sobre Redes de Computadores CRC'15, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • INFORMS Telecommunications, Scientific Committee, 2014
  • International Telecommunications Network Strategy and Planning Symposium - networks, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Scientific Committee, 2013
  • Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • Euro-Ngi Conf. on Next Generation Internet Networks (NGI), Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • Euro-Ngi Conf. on Next Generation Internet Networks (NGI), Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Scientific Committee, 2010
  • Euro-Ngi Conf. on Next Generation Internet Networks (NGI), Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Telecommunication Network Strategy and Planning Symp. - Networks, Scientific Committee, 2010
  • Euro-Ngi Conf. on Next Generation Internet Networks (NGI), Technical Programme Chairman, 2009
  • International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Scientific Committee, 2009
  • International Network Optimization Conf. - INOC, Scientific Committee, 2005