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Amos Brocco
Country: Switzerland
Position: Lecturer-Researcher
Affiliations: Information Systems and Software Engineering Lab
Department of Innovative Technologies
University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland
Address: Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana
Galleria 2
CH-6928 Manno
Switzerland

Email: amos _dot_ brocco _at_ gmail _dot_ com
Skype: attilaredegliunni
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Publications

Conferences and Workshops
Journals
Technical Reports
Posters
Demos
PhD Thesis
Master Thesis
Diploma of Advanced Studies

Conferences & Workshops

2013

Amos Brocco. "Fully Distributed Power Routing for an Ad hoc Nanogrid". The IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Energy Systems (IWIES) , Vienna, Austria. November 2013. {Accepted}

Amos Brocco. "Ad-hoc Self-Organized Microgrid for Rural Electrification and Post-Disaster Response". Fifth Annual Green Technologies Conference, IEEE Greentech 2013, Denver, Colorado, USA. April 2013.

2012

Ingmar Baumgart, Bernhard Heep, Christian Huebsch, Amos Brocco, "OverArch: A common architecture for structured and unstructured overlay networks", in: Global Internet Symposium 2012, IEEE INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, USA, March, 2012.

Amos Brocco, Ingmar Baumgart, "A Framework for a Comprehensive Evaluation of Ant-Inspired Peer-to-Peer Protocols", in: MSOP2P 2012 : 6th International Workshop on Modeling, Simulation, and Optimization of Peer-to-peer Environments, 20th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing PDP 2012, Garching, Germany, February, 2012.

2011

Amos Brocco, "ozmos: Bio-Inspired Load Balancing in a Chord-based P2P Grid", in: Workshop on Bio-Inspired Algorithms for Distributed Systems, ACM, ICAC 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany, June, 2011.

2010

Fulvio Frapolli, Amos Brocco, Apostolos Malatras, and Béat Hirsbrunner, "FLEXIBLERULES: A Player Oriented Board Game Development Framework", in: The Third International Conferences on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, ACHI, IEEE, 2010.

Amos Brocco, Apostolos Malatras, Ye Huang, and Béat Hirsbrunner, "ARiA: A Protocol for Dynamic Fully Distributed Grid Meta-Scheduling", in: Proceedings of The 30th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, IEEE, ICDCS 2010, Genoa, Italy, June, 2010.

Ye Huang, Amos Brocco, Nik Bessis, Pierre Kuonen, and Béat Hirsbrunner, "Community-Aware Scheduling Protocol for Grids", in: 24th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, IEEE, IEEE, April, 2010.

2009

Amos Brocco, Fulvio Frapolli, and Béat Hirsbrunner, "Bounded Diameter Overlay Construction: A Self Organized Approach", in: IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, IEEE, SIS 2009, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, April, 2009.

Amos Brocco, Apostolos Malatras, and Béat Hirsbrunner, "Proactive Information Caching for Efficient Resource Discovery in a Self-Structured Grid", in: Workshop on Bio-Inspired Algorithms for Distributed Systems, ACM, ICAC 2009, Barcelona, Spain, June, 2009.

Amos Brocco, Béat Hirsbrunner, "Service Provisioning Framework for a Self-Organized Grid", IEEE, ICCCN 09 Workshop on Grid and P2P Systems and Applications (GridPeer 2009), San Francisco, CA USA, August, 2009.

Ye Huang, Nik Bessis, Amos Brocco, Pierre Kuonen, Michèle Courant, and Béat Hirsbrunner, "Using Metadata Snapshots for Extending Ant-based Resource Discovery Service in Inter-cooperative Grid Communities", in: The First International Conference on Evolving Internet (INTERNET 2009), IEEE, Cannes/La Bocca, French Riviera, France, August, 2009.

Ye Huang, Amos Brocco, Amos, Michèle Courant, Béat Hirsbrunner, and Pierre Kuonen. MaGate Simulator: a simulation environment for a decentralized grid scheduler, in: International Conference on Advanced Parallel Processing Technologies, Springer, APPT'09, Rapperswil, Switzerland, August, 2009.

Ye Huang, Nik Bessis, Amos Brocco, Stelios Sotiriadis, Michèle Courant, Pierre Kuonen and Béat Hirsbrunner. Towards an integrated vision across inter-cooperative grid virtual organization, in: International Conference on Grid and Distributed Computing, Springer, GDC 2009, Jeju Island, Korea, December, 2009.

2008

Amos Brocco, Fulvio Frapolli, Béat Hirsbrunner. "BlatAnt: Bounding Networks' Diameter with a Collaborative Distributed Algorithm". Sixth International Conference on Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence, Springer, ANTS, Bruxelles, September, 2008.

Ye Huang, Amos Brocco, Pierre Kuonen, Michèle Courant, Béat Hirsbrunner. "SmartGRID: A fully decentralized Grid Scheduling Framework supported by Swarm Intelligence". 7th International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing (GCC2008), Shenzhen, China, 2008.

2007

Amos Brocco, Béat Hirsbrunner, Michèle Courant. "A Modular Middleware for High-level Dynamic Network Management". The 1st Workshop on Middleware-Application Interaction (MAI'2007), Eurosys 2007, Lisbon, Portugal, 20 March 2007.

Amos Brocco, Béat Hirsbrunner, Michèle Courant. "Solenopsis: A Framework for the Development of Ant Algorithms". IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, SIS2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1 - 5 April 2007.

2006

Vincenzo Pallotta, Amos Brocco, Dominique Guinard, Pascal Bruegger, Pedro de Almeida, "RoamBlog: Outdoor and Indoor Geo-blogging Enhanced with Contextual Service Provisioning for Mobile Internet Users." In: Distributed Agent-Based Retrieval Tools. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop. Polimetrica Publisher, Italy, pp. 103-121, 2006.

Journals

2012

Amos Brocco, The Grid, the Load and the Gradient: A bio-inspired approach to load balancing, Natural Computing Journal, Springer, ISSN: 1567-7818 (print) 1572-9796 (electronic)

2011

Amos Brocco and Bèat Hirsbrunner, "Service Provisioning For a Next-Generation Adaptive Grid", in: International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, Taylor & Francis, ISSN 1744-5760.

2010

Fulvio Frapolli, Amos Brocco, Apostolos Malatras, and Béat Hirsbrunner, Decoupling Aspects in Board Games Modeling, in: International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (IJGCMS), volume II, number 2, 2010.

Amos Brocco, Apostolos Malatras, and Bèat Hirsbrunner, "Enabling Efficient Information Discovery in a Self-Structured Grid", in: Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier, ISSN 0167-739X, 2010.

Ye Huang, Amos Brocco, Pierre Kuonen, and Bèat Hirsbrunner, "MaGate: an interoperable, decentralized and modular high-level grid scheduler", in: International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies.

Technical Reports

2011

Amos Brocco. "On the robustness of the BlatAnt-S protocol under churn". Technical Report TM-2011-5, Institute of Telematics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, August, 2011, ISSN 1613-849X

Amos Brocco. "OverSwarm: a simulation tool for biologically inspired peer-to-peer networks". Technical Report TM-2011-4, Institute of Telematics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, August, 2011, ISSN 1613-849X

2008

Amos Brocco, Fulvio Frapolli, Béat Hirsbrunner. "Shrinking the Network: The BlatAnt Algorithm". Technical Report 08-04, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, April, 2008.

2006

Béat Hirsbrunner, Michèle Courant, Pierre Kuonen, and Amos Brocco. "SmartGRID: Swarm Agent-Based Dynamic Scheduling for Robust, Reliable, and Reactive Grid Computing". Working Paper 06-13, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, October 2006

Posters

2011

Amos Brocco. "OverSwarm: A Framework for the Development and Evaluation of Distributed Swarm Intelligence Algorithms on the OverSim Simulation Platform". Poster + Extended Abstract. IWSOS 2011 - Fifth International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems, 23.-24. February 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany

Demos

2009

Fulvio Frapolli and Amos Brocco, "FlexibleRules: A Tool for Developing Board Games", in: 4th International Conference on Foundations of Digital Games, FDG, April, 2009.

PhD Thesis

Amos Brocco. "Exploiting self-organization for the autonomic management of distributed systems". PhD Thesis, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, October, 2010.

Master Thesis

Amos Brocco. "RoXanne Framework - x.core and x.click Components". Master Thesis, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, October, 2005.

Diploma of Advanced Studies

Amos Brocco, Fulvio Frapolli. "Open Source in Higher Education: Case Study Computer Science at the University of Fribourg". Diploma of Advanced Studies, Centre de Didactique Universitaire, University of Fribourg, February, 2011.



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