Publications

  • Energy-Efficient Orchestration of Metro-Scale 5G Radio Access Networks
    R. Singh, C. Hasan, X. Foukas, M. Fiore, M. K. Marina, Y. Wang
    To appear in IEEE INFOCOM 2021.

  • Characterization and Identification of Cloudified Mobile Network Performance Bottlenecks
    G. Patounas, X. Foukas, A. Elmokashfi, M. K. Marina
    In IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM), Aug 2020.
    [DOI][pdf][arxiv]

  • Towards Efficient and Adaptable Monitoring of Softwarized Mobile Networks
    A. Plascinskas, X. Foukas, M. K. Marina
    In Proc. 32nd IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2020), Apr 2020.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Slicing and Radio Resource Management
    K. Samdanis, X. Foukas, E. Pateromichelakis, A. Ksentini
    In Wiley 5G Ref: The Essential 5G Reference Online, Dec 2019.
    [DOI]

  • Iris: Deep Reinforcement Learning Driven Shared Spectrum Access Architecture for Indoor Neutral-Host Small Cells
    X. Foukas, M. K. Marina and K. Kontovasilis
    In IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) - Special Issue on Network Softwarization & Enablers, Vol. 37, No. 8, Aug 2019.
    [DOI][arxiv]

  • Experience Building a Prototype 5G Testbed
    X. Foukas, F. Sardis, F. Foster, M. K. Marina, M. A. Lema and M. Dohler
    In Proc. ACM CoNEXT 2018 Workshop on Experimentation and Measurements in 5G (EM-5G’18), Dec 2018.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Short-Range Cooperation of Mobile Devices for Energy-Efficient Vertical Handovers
    X. Foukas, K. Kontovasilis and M. K. Marina
    In Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (WCMC) Journal Special Issue on Green Computing and Communications for Smart Portable Devices, Jan 2018.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Orion: RAN Slicing for a Flexible and Cost-Effective Multi-Service Mobile Network Architecture
    X. Foukas, M. K. Marina and K. Kontovasilis
    In Proc. ACM MobiCom, Oct 2017.
    Best Demonstration Award at ACM MobiCom 2017
    Finalist at Lime Micro Hackathon
    Also demonstrated at IEEE 5G Summit (July 2017) and at Cambridge Wireless Virtual Networks Group Event “The Time is Ripe for Innovations” (Nov 2017).
    [DOI][pdf]

  • ASPIS: A Holistic and Practical Mechanism for Efficient MTC Support over Mobile Networks
    G. Tsoukaneri, X. Foukas and M. K. Marina
    In Proc. 14th IEEE International Conf. on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS’17), Oct 2017.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Network Slicing in 5G: Survey and Challenges
    X. Foukas, G. Patounas, A. Elmokashfi and M. K. Marina
    In IEEE Communications Special Issue on Network Slicing in 5G Systems, May 2017.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • FlexRAN: A Flexible and Programmable Platform for Software-Defined Radio Access Networks
    X. Foukas, N. Nikaein, M. M. Kassem, M. K. Marina and K. Kontovasilis
    In Proc. ACM CoNEXT, Dec 2016.
    The FlexRAN platform has also been demonstrated at ACM MobiCom 2017, All Things Cellular (Oct 2016) and IEEE 5G Summit (Nov 2016).
    More information about the project can be found in the project’s website.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Exploiting Short-Range Cooperation for Energy Efficient Vertical Handover Operations
    X. Foukas, K. Kontovasilis and M. K. Marina
    In Proc. 11th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM’15), Nov 2015.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Software Defined Networking Concepts
    X. Foukas, M. K. Marina and K. Kontovasilis
    Book Chapter in Software Defined Mobile Networks (SDMN): Beyond LTE Network Architecture, M. Liyanage, A. Gurtov and M. Ylianttila, editors, Wiley, Aug 2015.
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Measuring the Mixing Time of a Network
    X. Foukas, A. Carzaniga and A. L. Wolf
    In Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, May 2015
    [DOI][pdf]

  • Energy requirements of secure vertical handover operations in the 802.21a framework
    X. Foukas, D. Loukatos, K. Kontovasilis and H. Marques
    In Proc. IEEE CAMAD, Dec 2014
    [DOI][PDF]