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.

Recent Publications

Optimal Placement of Virtualized BBU Processing in Hybrid Cloud-Fog RAN over TWDM-PON.

Accepted for publication in IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2017. Rodrigo Izidoro Tinini, Larissa C. M. Reis, Daniel Macêdo Batista, Gustavo Bittencourt Figueiredo, Massimo Tornatore, and Biswanath Mukherjee, 2017.

Software Platforms for Smart Cities: Concepts, Requirements, Challenges, and a Unified Reference Architecture.

Accepted for publication in ACM Computing Surveys. Eduardo Felipe Zambom Santana, Ana Paula Chaves, Marco Aurelio Gerosa, Fabio Kon and Dejan Milojicic, 2017.

Smart Services: A Case Study on Smarter Public Safety by a Mobile App for University of São Paulo.

The 2017 IEEE Conference on Smart City Innovations (IEEE SCI). João Eduardo Ferreira, José Antônio Visintin, Jun Okamoto Jr. and Calton Pu, 2017.

InterSCity: A Scalable Microservice-based Open Source Platform for Smart Cities.

6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems. Arthur de M. Del Esposte, Fabio Kon, Fabio M. Costa and Nelson Lago, 2017.

InterSCSimulator: Large-Scale Traffic Simulation in Smart Cities using Erlang.

18th Workshop on Multi-agent-based Simulation. Eduardo F. Z. Santana, Nelson Lago, Fabio Kon and Dejan S. Milojicic, 2017.

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Seminar in partnership with INES 2.0: Técnicas de Visualização Interativa de Dados para Análise de Dados Urbanos..

In this lecture, Nivan Roberto Ferreira Junior described recent data visualization techniques for allowing analysts to explore big urban data in a interactive way, on August 11th, 2017, at UFPE.

Resumo: Tirando proveito do poder das tecnologias de computação gráfica modernas e do poder do sistema visual humano, as técnicas de visualização interativa são reconhecidas como ferramentas poderosas no processo de análise de dados. Essas técnicas incluem aspectos visuais e algorítmicos e têm sido aplicadas para ajudar especialistas das áreas de planejamento urbano,

Recent press


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 sensor prototypes attached to trees for monitoring the environment using free-design hardware and open source software.

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