Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

The Future Internet will integrate large-scale systems constructed from the composition of thousands of distributed services, while interacting directly with the physical world via sensors and actuators, which compose the Internet of Things.

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Recent Publications

Proactive Virtual Machine Migration in Fog Environments.

IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2018). Diogo Gonçalves, Karima Velasquez, Marilia Curado, Luiz Bittencourt and Edmundo Madeira, 2018.

Past, Present and Future of the ContextNet IoMT Middleware.

International Workshop on Very Large Internet of Things - VLIoT. Markus Endler and Francisco Silva e Silva, 2018.

An adaptive network slicing for LTE Radio Access Networks.

10th Wireless Days Conference - WD'18. Pedro H. A. Rezende and Edmundo R. M. Madeira, 2018.

An Adaptive Real-Time Architecture for Zero-Day Threat Detection.

International Conference on Communications - ICC 2018. Antonio Gonzalez Pastana Lobato, Martin Andreoni Lopez, Igor Jochem Sanz, Alvaro A. Cardenas, Otto Carlos Muniz Bandeira Duarte, Guy Pujolle, 2018.

Analyzing Urban Mobility Carbon Footprint with Large-scale, Agent-based Simulation.

7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems. Eduardo Felipe Zambom Santana, Lucas Kanashiro, Diego Bogado Tomasiello, Fabio Kon and Mariana Gianotti, 2018.

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Seminar in partnership with INES 2.0: Changing the world with Accessibility Technologies

When: Friday, August 3rd, 2018 3:00-4:30PM
Speaker: João Marcos Barguil (IME-USP)

Abstract: In Brazil and around the world, there are millions of people with various deficiencies. Besides, an aging population is a worldwide tendency, which implies a growing number of seniors in society, with diverse kinds of functional and cognitive limitations. Finally, women in the final stages of pregnancy, small children, or people without deficiencies but with temporary limitations, all benefit from Accessibility.

SINFONIA wins best paper award

The paper “SINFONIA: Gerenciamento Seguro de Funções Virtualizadas de Rede através de Corrente de Blocos” co-authored by f Gabriel A. F. Rebello, Igor Drummond Alvarenga, Igor Jochem Sanz, and Otto Carlos M. B. Duarte has won the best paper award in I Workshop em Blockchain: Teoria, Tecnologias e Aplicações (WBlockchain’2018) of the XXXVI Simpósio Brasileiro de Redes de Computadores e Sistemas Distribuídos (SBRC’2018).  The GTA/UFRJ team, headed by Prof. Otto Carlos Duarte, developed SINFONIA (Secure vIrtual Network Function Orchestrator for Non-repudiation,

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Recent press

Software INaCity allows the collection and analysis of urban images

The idea of INaCity is to be an image processing tool that allows the user to gather information and report them to the geographic coordinates.

Software possibilita coleta e análise de imagens urbanas

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InterSCity Platform.

A microservice-based, open-source smart city platform that aims at supporting collaborative, novel smart city research, development, and deployment initiatives.

InterSCSimulator – A Smart City Simulator.

An open-source, extensible, large-scale Traffic Simulator for Smart Cities, extensible to other Smart City domains.


A middleware for large-scale, low-latency processing of mobile data streams with support for mobile-mobile cooperation, context awareness, connection balancing, and cloud integration.

Network Infrastructure and Security.

An interconnected network based on NFV to research aspects of network security in order to address the challenges posed by IoT technologies.

Internet of Trees.

This project aims at developing sensor prototypes for monitoring the environment using free-design hardware and open source software. The project includes a base station and a sensor station including these sensors: LDR, DHT22, Soil Moisture, sap-flow, and leaf temperature.

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