Mário M. Freire
         Full Professor (Professor Catedrático)

           Department of Computer Science, University of Beira Interior
           Rua Marquês de Ávila e Bolama, 6201-001 Covilhã, Portugal

           E-mail addresses: mfreire(at)computer.org  or  mfreire(at)acm.org  or  mario(at)di.ubi.pt



Papers in Proceedings of International Conferences Listed in Scopus and/or in CORE Conference Ranking
"People judge you by your performance, so focus on the outcome. Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected."

Steve Jobs (1955-2011), Computer businessman, designer and inventor.

Years 2020-today


Marcos A. O. Cavalcanti, Pedro R. M. Inácio, and Mário M. Freire, Performance Evaluation of Container-Level Anomaly-Based Intrusion Detection Systems for Multi-Tenant Applications Using Machine Learning Algorithms, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2021), August 17–20, 2021, Vienna, Austria. ACM, New York, NY, USA, ISBN 978-1-4503-9051-4/21/08, Article No. 109, 9 pages. Free Access. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2021: B.
Musa G. Samaila, Carolina Lopes, Édi Aires, João B. F. Sequeiros, Tiago Simões, Mário M. Freire, Pedro R. M. Inácio, A Preliminary Evaluation of the SRE and SBPG Components of the IoT-HarPSecA Framework, Proceedings of the 2020 Global Internet of Things Summit (GIoTS), 3 June 2020, ISBN: 978-1-7281-6728-2, Pages 1–7. Free Access. Author Version available at uBibliorum.
Vanice Canuto Cunha, Arturo A. Z. Zavala, Pedro R. M. Inácio, Damien Magoni, Mario M. Freire, Classification of Encrypted Internet Traffic Using Kullback-Leibler Divergence and Euclidean Distance, in: L. Barolli, F. Amato, F. Moscato, T. Enokido, M. Takizawa (eds), Advanced Information Networking and Applications, AINA 2020, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Volume 1151, Springer, Cham, March 2020, ISBN: 978-3-030-44041-1, Pages 883–897. Author Version available at uBibliorum. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2018: B.

Years 2010-2019


Musa G. Samaila, João B. F. Sequeiros, Mário M. Freire, and Pedro R. M. Inácio, IoT-HarPSecA: A Framework for Facilitating the Design and Development of Secure IoT Devices, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2019), Canterbury CA, United Kingdom, August 2019, ISBN: 978-1-4503-7164-3, Article No. 72, Pages 1–7. Free Access. Author Version available at uBibliorum. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2018: B.
Musa G. Samaila, João B. F. Sequeiros, Mário M. Freire, and Pedro R. M. Inácio, Security Threats and Possible Countermeasures in Applications Covering Different Industry Domains, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2018), Hamburg, Germany, August 2018, ISBN: 978-1-4503-6448-5, Article No. 16, Pages 1–9. Free Access. Author Version available at uBibliorum. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2018: B.
Manoel C. Silva Filho, Raysa L. Oliveira, Claudio C. Monteiro, Pedro R. M. Inácio, Mário M. Freire, CloudSim Plus: A Cloud Computing Simulation Framework Pursuing Software Engineering Principles for Improved Modularity, Extensibility and Correctness, Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM 2017), Lisbon, Portugal, May 8-12, 2017, IEEE, ISBN: 978-3-901882-89-0, Pages 400–406. Author Version available at uBibliorum. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2017: A.
Francisco Vigário, Miguel Neto, Diogo Fonseca, Mário M. Freire and Pedro R. M. Inácio, Assessment of the Susceptibility to Data Manipulation of Android Games with In-app Purchases, in: H. Federrath and D. Gollmann (Eds.), ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection, SEC 2015, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Volume 455, Springer, Cham, May 26-28, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-18467-8, Pages 528–541. Author Version available at HAL-Inria. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2014: B.
Diogo A. B. Fernandes, Miguel Neto, Liliana F. B. Soares, Mário M. Freire, Pedro R. M. Inácio, A Tool for Estimating the Hurst Parameter and for Generating Self-Similar Sequences, Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Simulation Multiconference (SummerSim '14), 46th Summer Computer Simulation Conference 2014 (SCSC 2014), Monterey, CA, USA, July 6-10, 2014, Article No. 40, Pages 1–8. Free Access. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2014: B.
Diogo A. B. Fernandes, Liliana F. B. Soares, Mário M. Freire and Pedro R. M. Inácio, Randomness in Virtual Machines, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2013), Dresden, Germany, December 9-12, 2013, IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, CA, ISBN: 978-1-4799-3213-9, Pages 282–286. Free Access in ACM Digital Library GoogleScholar h5-index: 20.
Liliana F. B. Soares, Diogo A. B. Fernandes, Mário M. Freire and Pedro R. M. Inácio, Secure User Authentication in Cloud Computing Management Interfaces, Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2013), San Diego, California, USA, December 6-8, 2013, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-1-4799-3213-9, Pages 1–2. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2013: B.
Miguel Neto, Joao V. Gomes, Mário M. Freire and Pedro R. M. Inácio, Real-Time Traffic Classification Based on Statistical Tests for Matching Signatures with Packet Length Distributions, Proceedings of the 19th IEEE International Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN 2013), Brussels, Belgium, April 10–12, 2013, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-4986-4, Pages 1–6. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2013: C.
Rui Braz, António M. G. Pinheiro, J. Moutinho, Mário M. Freire, Manuela Pereira, Breast Ultrasound Images Gland Segmentation, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing, Santander, Spain, September 23–26, 2012, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4673-1026-0, Pages 1–6.
André F. Esteves, Pedro R. M. Inácio, Manuela Pereira, and Mário M. Freire, On-Line Detection of Encrypted Traffic Generated by Mesh-Based Peer-to-Peer Live Streaming Applications: The Case of GoalBit, Proceedings of the 2011 10th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2011), Cambridge, MA, USA, August 25-27, 2011, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4489-2, Pages 223–228. CORE Conference Ranking, ERA 2010: A.
Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, and José Fernandes, Extended Whole Mesh Deformation Model: Full 3D Processing, Proceedings of the 2011 18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2011), Brussels, Belgium, September 11–14, 2011, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1303-3, Pages 1601–1604. CORE Conference Ranking, ERA 2010: B.
Angelo Arrifano, Marc Antonini, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, Joint Source-Channel Decoding of Motion-Information Using Maximum-a-Posteriori, Proceedings of the 2011 18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2011), Brussels, Belgium, September 11–14, 2011, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1303-3, Pages 2221–2224. CORE Conference Ranking, ERA 2010: B.
Fábio D. Beirão, João V. Gomes, Pedro R. M. Inácio, Manuela Pereira, and Mário M. Freire, NetOdyssey – A New Tool for Real-Time Analysis of Network Traffic, Proceedings of the 2010 9th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2010), Cambridge, MA, USA, July 15-17, 2010, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4118-1, Pages 239–242. CORE Conference Ranking, ERA 2010: A.
Filipe Soares, Filipe Janela, João Seabra, Manuela Pereira, and Mário M. Freire, Self-similarity Classification of Breast Tumour Lesions on Dynamic Contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Images, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (Springer), Volume 5, Issue 1 Supplement, Pages 203–205, June 2010 (Proceedings of the 24th International Congress and Exhibition on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS 2010), June 23-26, 2010, Geneva, Switzerland). Scimago Journal & Country Rank, Quartiles (2010): Q2 (Computer Science: Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design, Computer Science Applications, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition).
Angelo Arrifano, Manuela Pereira, Marc Antonini, and Mário M. Freire, Multiple-Description Video Coding Based on JPEG 2000 MQ-Coder Registers, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2010), Paris, France, May 30 - June 2, 2010, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-5309-2, Pages 1827–1830. GoogleScholar h5-index: 28.
Filipe Soares, Inês Sousa, Filipe Janela, João Seabra, Manuela Pereira, and Mário M. Freire, Multifractal Analysis of Arterial Spin Labeling Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA 2010) , April 30 - May 1, 2010, Ottawa, Canada, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-6288-9, Pages 161–164.
Marisa Quaresma, Ângelo M. Arrifano, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, and Marc Antonini, Robust Peer-to-Peer Video Streaming Based on Multiple Description Coding, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB 2010), Shanghai, China, March 24-26, 2010, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4462-5, Pages 1–6. GoogleScholar h5-index: 14.

Years 2000-2009


David A. Carvalho, Manuela Pereira and Mário M. Freire, Towards the Detection of Encrypted BitTorrent Traffic Through Deep Packet Inspection, in D. Slezak, T.-H. Kim, W.-c. Fang, K.P. Arnett (eds.), Security Technology, SecTech 2009, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Volume 58, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, December 2009, ISBN: 978-3-642-10846-4, Pages 265–272.
Mário M. Freire, David A. Carvalho, and Manuela Pereira, Detection of Encrypted Traffic in eDonkey Network Through Application Signatures, Proceedings of 2009 First International Conference on Advances in P2P Systems (AP2PS 2009), Sliema, Malta, October 11-16, 2009, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3831-0, Pages 174–179.
Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, and José Fernandes, The Whole Mesh Deformation Model for 2D and 3D Image Segmentation, Proceedings of 2009 16th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2009), Cairo, Egypt, November 7-10, 2009, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-5654-3, Pages 4045–4048. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: A.
Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, and José Fernandes, The Dynamic Topology Changes Model for Unsupervised Image Segmentation, Proceedings of 2009 11th IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2009), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 5-7, 2009, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4464-9, Pages 1–5. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: A.
Filipe Soares, Mário M. Freire, Manuela Pereira, Filipe Janela, and João Seabra, Towards the Detection of Microcalcifications on Mammograms Through Multifractal Detrended Fluctuation Analysis, Proceedings of 2009 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM 2009), Victoria, B.C., Canada, August 23-26, 2009, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4561-5, Pages 677–681.
Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, and José Fernandes, A New 3D Image Segmentation Method for Parallel Architectures, Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2009), New York, USA, June 28-July 3, 2009, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4291-1, Pages 1813–1816. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Nuno M. Garcia, Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Mário M. Freire, and Paulo P. Monteiro, A New Architecture for Optical Burst Switching Networks Based on Cooperative Control, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2009), Cambridge, MA, USA, July 9-11, 2009, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3698-9, Pages 310–313. CORE Conference Ranking, ERA 2010: A.
Nuno M. Garcia, Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Mário M. Freire, and Paulo P. Monteiro, Performance Assessment of Optical Burst Switching Networks Based on a Common Control Channel with Distributed Control, Proceedings of 2009 6th IFIP International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications Networks (WOCN 2009), Cairo, Egypt, April 28-30, 2009, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3474-9, Pages 1–5.
Ângelo M. Arrifano, Manuela Pereira, Marc Antonini, and Mário M. Freire, JPEG 2000 MQ-Coder Registry Based Error Detection for Lossy Transmission Channels, Proceedings SPIE 7257, Visual Communications and Image Processing 2009, Majid Rabbani and Robert L. Stevenson (eds.), January 18-22, 2009, ISBN: 9780819475077, Paper 72571T, Pages 72571T-1–72571T-7.
João V. P. Gomes, Pedro R. M. Inácio, Mário M. Freire, Manuela Pereira, and Paulo P. Monteiro, Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Traffic Using a Behavioural Method Based on Entropy, in Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2008), Austin, Texas, USA, December 7-9, 2008, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3367-4, 201-208. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, and José Fernandes, Accelerating 3D Medical Image Segmentation with High Performance Computing, Proceedings of 2008 First Workshops on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications, Sousse, Tunisia, November 24-26, 2008, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3321-6, Pages 1–8.
Pedro R. M. Inácio, Mário M. Freire, Manuela Pereira, and Paulo P. Monteiro, Analysis of the Impact of Intensive Attacks on the Self-Similarity Degree of the Network Traffic, Proceedings of the 2008 Second International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies (SECURWARE 2008), Cap Esterel, France, August 25-31, 2008, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3329-2, Pages 107-113.
Pedro R. M. Inácio, João V. P. Gomes, Mário M. Freire, Manuela Pereira, and Paulo P. Monteiro, Zombie Identification Port, Proceedings of 2008 The Third International Conference on Internet Monitoring and Protection (ICIMP 2008), Bucharest, Romania, June 29 - July 5, 2008, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3189-2, Pages 67-73.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues and Mário M. Freire, Performance Assessment of Enhanced Just-in-Time Protocol in OBS Networks Taking into Account Control Packet Processing and Optical Switch Configuration Times, Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications - Workhops (AINA Workhops 2008), Fourth International Symposium on Frontiers in Networking with Applications (FINA 2008), Gino-wan, Okinawa, Japan, March 25-28, 2008, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3096-3, Pages 434-439.
Marek Hajduczenia, Pedro R. M. Inácio, Henrique J. A. da Silva, Mário M. Freire, and Paulo P. Monteiro, 10G EPON Standardization in the Scope of IEEE 802.3av Project, Technical Digest of Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC 2008), San Diego, California, USA, February 24-28, 2008, Optical Society of America, ISBN: 978-1-55752-856-8, paper NMD7, Pages 1-9.
Nuno M. Garcia, Mário M. Freire, and Paulo P. Monteiro, The Ethernet Frame Payload Size and Its Effect on IPv4 and IPv6 Traffic, Proceedings of The International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN 2008), Busan, Korea, January 23-25, 2008, IEEE, ISBN: 978-89-960761-1-7, Pages 1-5. Best Paper Award.
Filipe Soares, Pawel Andruszkiewicz, Mário Freire, Paulo Cruz, and Manuela Pereira, Self-Similarity Analysis Applied to 2D Breast Cancer Imaging, Proceedings of 2007 Second International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (ICSNC'07), Cap Esterel, France, 25-31 August 2007, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2938-0, Pages 1-6.
Rui Agostinho, Manuela Pereira, and Mário Freire, Advanced Querying Architecture for DICOM Systems, Proceedings of 2007 Second International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (ICSNC'07), Cap Esterel, France, 25-31 August 2007, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2938-0, Pages 1-4.
Nuno M. Garcia, Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Mário M. Freire, and Paulo P. Monteiro, On the Performance of Shortest Path Routing Algorithms for Modeling and Simulation of Static Source Routed Networks – An Extension to the Dijkstra Algorithm, Proceedings of 2007 Second International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications (ICSNC'07), Cap Esterel, France, 25-31 August 2007, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2938-0, Pages 1-6.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, Nuno M. Garcia, Paulo M. N. P. Monteiro, Enhanced Just-in-Time: A New Resource Reservation Protocol for Optical Burst Switching Networks, Proceedings of the 2007 12th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2007), Aveiro, Portugal, July 1-4, 2007, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 1-4244-1520-9, Pages 121-126. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Nuno M. Garcia, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, Paulo P. Monteiro and Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Performance of Optical Burst Switched Networks for Grid Applications, Proceedings of International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS'07), Athens, Greece, June 19-25, 2007, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2858-9, Pages 1-6.
Nuno M. Garcia, Paulo P. Monteiro, and Mário Freire, Measuring and Profiling IP Traffic, Proceedings of Fourth European Conference on Universal Multiservice Networks (ECUMN'07), Toulouse, France, February 14-16, 2007, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2768-X, Pages 283-291.
Pedro R. M. Inácio, Marek Hajduczenia, Mário M. Freire, Henrique J. A. da Silva, and Paulo P. Monteiro, Preamble Encryption Mechanism for Enhanced Privacy in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks, in Robert Meersman, Zahir Tari, Pilar Herrero, et al. (eds.), On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2006: OTM 2006 Workshops, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4277, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, October 2006, ISBN: 3-540-48269-5, Pages 404-414.
Rui G. Pereira and Mário M. Freire, Integration of Ontologies and Semantic Annotations with Resource Description Framework in Eclipse-based Platforms with Editing Features for Semantic Web, in: Ilyoung Chong and Kenji Kawahara (eds.), Information Networking: Advances in Data Communications and Wireless Networks, ICOIN 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3961, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, September 2006, ISBN: 3-540-48563-5, Pages 902-911. Revised Selected Papers.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, Performance Implications of Control Packet Processing and Optical Switch Configuration Times for Optical Burst Switched Mesh Networks with Degree-Four Topologies, Proceedings of 2006 7th International Symposium on Computer Networks (ISCN'06), IEEE, ISBN: 1-4244-0491-6, June 16-18, 2006, Istanbul, Turkey, Pages 167-172.
Nuno M. Garcia, Paulo P. Monteiro, and Mário M. Freire, Burst Assembly with Real IPv4 Data - Performance Assessment of Three Assembly Algorithms, in Yevgeni Koucheryavy, Jarmo Harju, Villy B. Iversen (Eds.), Next Generation Teletraffic and Wired/Wireless Advanced Networking, NEW2AN 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4003, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, May 2006, ISBN: 3-540-34429-2, Pages 223-234.
Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Marek Hajduczenia, Mário M. Freire, Henrique J. A. da Silva, and Paulo P. Monteiro, Estimating Network Offered Load for Optical Burst Switching Networks, in Fernando Boavida, Thomas Plagemann, Burkhard Stiller, Cédric Westphal, Edmundo Monteiro (eds.), Networking 2006: Networking Technologies, Services, and Protocols; Performance of Computer and Communication Networks; Mobile and Wireless Communications Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3976, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, May 2006, ISBN: 3-540-34192-7, Pages 1062–1073. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: A.
Nuno M. Garcia, Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Paulo P. Monteiro, and Mário M. Freire, Issues on Performance Assessment of Optical Burst Switched Networks: Burst Loss Versus Packet Loss Metrics, in Fernando Boavida, Thomas Plagemann, Burkhard Stiller, Cédric Westphal, Edmundo Monteiro (eds.), Networking 2006: Networking Technologies, Services, and Protocols; Performance of Computer and Communication Networks; Mobile and Wireless Communications Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3976, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, May 2006, ISBN: 3-540-34192-7, Pages 778–786. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: A.
Nuno M. Garcia, Paulo P. Monteiro, and Mário M. Freire, Assessment of Burst Assembly Algorithms Using Real IPv4 Data Traces, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Distributed Frameworks for Multimedia Applications (DFMA'06), May 15-17, 2006, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, IEEE, ISBN: 1-4244-0409-6, Pages 173-178.
Nuno M. Garcia, Paulo P. Monteiro, Mário M. Freire, and José R. Santos, A New Architecture for Optical Burst Switched Networks Based on a Common Control Channel, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Networking (ICN'06), Morne, Mauritius, April 23-29, 2006, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2522-0, Pages 1-6.
Rui G. Pereira and Mário M. Freire, SWedt: A Semantic Web Editor Integrating Ontologies and Semantic Annotations with Resource Description Framework, Proceedings of International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW'06), Gosier, Guadeloupe, French Caribbean, February 22-24, 2006, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN-10 0-7695-2522-9, Pages 1-6.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, Impact of Setup Message Processing and Optical Switch Configuration Times on the Performance of IP Over Optical Burst Switching Networks, in Plnar Yolum, Tunga Güngör, Fikret Gürgen, and Can Özturan (eds.), Computer and Information Sciences – ISCIS 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3733, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, October 2005, ISBN: 978-3-540-29414-6, Pages 264-273. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Rui C. Cardoso and Mário M. Freire, Towards Autonomic Minimization of Security Vulnerabilities Exploitation in Hybrid Network Environments, Proceedings of the Joint International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems and International Conference on Networking and Services (ICAS/ICNS'05), October 23-28, 2005, Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2450-8, Pages 1-7.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, One-way Resource Reservation Protocols for IP Over Optical Burst Switched Mesh Networks, Systems Communications 2005 (ICW'05, ICHSN'05, ICMCS'05, SENET'05), Montreal, Canada, August 14-17, 2005, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2422-2, Pages 229-234.
Farid Farahmand, Vinod M. Vokkarane, Jason P. Jue, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, and Mário M. Freire, A Layered Architecture for Supporting Optical Burst Switching, Telecommunications 2005 (Advanced Industrial Conference on Telecommunications/Service Assurance with Partial and Intermittent Resources Conference/E-Learning on Telecommunications Workshop (AICT/SAPIR/ELETE'05)), Lisbon, Portugal, July 17-20, 2005, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-2388-9, Pages 213-218.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, The Role of Meshing Degree in Optical Burst Switching Networks Using Signaling Protocols with One-way Reservation Schemes, in Pascal Lorenz and Petre Dini (eds.), Networking - ICN 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3420, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, April 2005, ISBN: 3-540-25339-4, Pages 44–51.
Rui C. Cardoso and Mário M. Freire, SAPA: Software Agents for Prevention and Auditing of Security Faults in Networked Systems, in C. Kim (ed.), Information Networking: Convergence in Broadband and Mobile Networking, ICOIN 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3391, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, January 2005, ISBN: 3-540-24467-0, Pages 80–88.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, Performance Implications of Nodal Degree for Optical Burst Switching Mesh Networks Using Signaling Protocols with One-way Reservation Schemes, in C. Kim (ed.), Information Networking: Convergence in Broadband and Mobile Networking, ICOIN 2005, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3391, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, January 2005, ISBN: 3-540-24467-0, Pages 352–361.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Nuno M. Garcia, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation of Optical Burst Switching Networks, Proceedings of 2004 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference Workshops, GlobeCom Workshops 2004, 10th IEEE Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD'2004), Dallas Texas, November 29 - December 3, 2004, IEEE, ISBN: 0-7803-8798-8, Pages 288-292.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues and Mário M. Freire, Performance Assessment of Signaling Protocols in Optical Burst Switching Mesh Networks, in Hyun-Kook Kahng and Shigeki Goto (eds.), Information Networking: Networking Technologies for Broadband and Mobile Networks, ICOIN 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3090, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, September 2004, ISBN: 3-540-23034-3, Pages 750-759. Revised Selected Papers.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, Performance Assessment of Optical Burst Switched Degree-Four Chordal Ring Networks, in José N. de Souza, Petre Dini and Pascal Lorenz (eds.), Telecommunications and Networking – ICT 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3124, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, August 2004, ISBN: 3-540-22571-4, Pages 760–765.
Rui C. Cardoso and Mário M. Freire, Intelligent Assessment of Distributed Security in TCP/IP Networks, in Zoubir Mammeri and Pascal Lorenz (eds.), High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications, HSNMC 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3079, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, June 2004, ISBN: 3-540-22262-6, Pages 1092–1099.
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Mário M. Freire, and Pascal Lorenz, Performance Assessment of Signaling Protocols with One-Way Reservation Schemes for Optical Burst Switched Networks, in Zoubir Mammeri and Pascal Lorenz (eds.), High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications, HSNMC 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3079, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, June 2004, ISBN: 3-540-22262-6, Pages 821-831.
Luís F. Figueiredo and Mário M. Freire, Code Optimization for Microprocessors of the Intel Pentium 4 Family, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Applied Computing, Nuno Guimarães and Pedro Isaías (eds.), March 23-26, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal, IADIS, ISBN: 972-98947-3-6, Pages II-61–II-65.
Rui C. Cardoso and Mário M. Freire, DENOFAS: A Vulnerability Assessment Tool, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on WWW/Internet 2003, Pedro Isaías and Nitya Karmakar (eds.), Algarve, Portugal, November 5-8, 2003, IADIS, Volume II, ISBN: 972-98947-1-X, Pages 1105–1108.
Rui C. Cardoso and Mário M. Freire, Management of Security in TCP/IP Hosts Using Dedicated Monitoring Applications, in Dominique Gaïti, Guy Pujolle, Ahmed M. Al-Naamany, Hadj Bourdoucen, and Lazhar Khriji (eds.), Network Control and Engineering for QoS, Security and Mobility II, NetCon 2003, IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing, Volume 133, Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer), Boston, MA, USA, October, 2003, ISBN: 1-4020-7616-9, Pages 263–273.
Rui M. F. Coelho, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, and Mário M. Freire, High Performance Optical Internet Backbones with Mesh Topologies, Proceedings of The 11th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON 2003), Sydney, Australia, September 28-October 1, 2003, IEEE, ISBN: 0-7803-7788-5, Pages 355–359. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Rui M. F. Coelho, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, and Mário M. Freire, Performance Analysis of Degree Four Topologies for the Optical Core of IP-over-WDM Networks, in Hyun-Kook Kahng (ed.), Information Networking: Networking Technologies for Enhanced Internet Services, ICOIN 2003, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2662, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, August 2003, ISBN: 3-540-40827-4, Pages 108-117. Revised Selected Papers.
Mário M. Freire, Rui M. F. Coelho, and Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, The Role of Nodal Degree in the Optical Core of IP-over-WDM Networks, Proceedings of Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC’03), Kemer-Antalya, Turkey, June 30 - July 3, 2003, Ahmed Tantawy, Kemal Inan, Yurdaer Doganata and Phuoc Tran-Gia (eds.), IEEE Computer Society, Vol. I, ISBN: 0-7695-1961-X, Pages 661–665. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Mário M. Freire, Rui M. F. Coelho, and Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, Performance Implications of Meshing Degree for WDM-based Networks, Proceedings of 2003 Workshop on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR 2003), Torino, Italy, June 24-27, 2003, IEEE, ISBN: 0-7803-7710-9, Pages 37–41. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Mário M. Freire, Rui M. F. Coelho, and Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, High Performance Optical Backbones for Next Generation Internet, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC 2003), Las Vegas, USA, April 28-30, 2003, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-1916-4, Pages 170–174.
Mário M. Freire, Rui M. F. Coelho, and Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, The Role of Network Topologies in the Optical Core of IP-over-WDM Networks with Static Wavelength Routing, Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2003), Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia, February 23- March 1, 2003, IEEE, Vol. I, ISBN: 0-7803-7661-7, Pages 1–5.
Rui M. F. Coelho and Mário M. Freire, Optical Backbones with Low Connectivity for IP-over-WDM Networks, in Ilyoung Chong (ed.), Information Networking: Wired Communications and Management, ICOIN 2002, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2343, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, September 2002, ISBN: 3-540-44256-1, Pages 327–336. Revised Selected Papers.
Rui M. F. Coelho, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, and Mário M. Freire, Performance Assessment of Wavelength Routed Optical Networks with Shortest Path Routing over Degree Three Topologies, Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON 2002), Towards Network Superiority, Singapore, August, 27-30, 2002, IEEE, ISBN: 0-7803-7533-5, Pages 3–8. CORE Conference Ranking, CORE 2008: B.
Rui M. F. Coelho, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, and Mário M. Freire, Performance Assessment of Wavelength Routing Optical Networks with Irregular Degree-Three Topologies, Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on High-Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications (HSNMC 2002), Jeju Island, Korea, July 3-5, 2002, IEEE, ISBN: 0-7803-7600-5, Pages 392–396.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Influence of Chord Length on the Blocking Performance of Wavelength Routed Chordal Ring Networks, in Admela Jukan (ed.), Towards an Optical Internet: New Visions in Optical Network Design and Modelling, ONDM 2001, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Volume 76, Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer), Boston, MA, USA, 2001, ISBN: 0-7923-7541-6, Pages 79–88.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Comparison of Wavelength Routing Optical Networks with Chordal Ring and Mesh-Torus Topologies, in Pascal Lorenz (Ed.), Networking — ICN 2001, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2093, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, July 2001, ISBN: 3-540-42302-8, Pages 358–367.

Years 1990-1999


Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Assessment of Blocking Performance in Bidirectional WDM Ring Networks with Node-to-Node and Full-Mesh Connectivity, in D. W. Faulkner and A. L. Harmer (eds.), Core Networks and Network Management, Networks and Optical Communications (NOC’99), IOS Press, 1999, ISBN: 90-5199-497-4, Pages 82–89.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Assessment of 40-Gbit/s Optical Transmission Systems at 1310 nm Using Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers, in D. W. Faulkner and A. L. Harmer (eds.), Core Networks and Network Management, Networks and Optical Communications (NOC’99), IOS Press, 1999, ISBN: 90-5199-497-4, Pages 147–152.
Henrique J. A. da Silva and Mário M. Freire, Multi-Quantum Well Laser Parameters for Simulation of Optical Transmission Systems up to 40 Gbit/s, Conference Record of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM'98), The Bridge to Global Integration, Sydney, Australia, 8-12 November 1998, IEEE, Vol. 3, ISBN: 0-7803-4984-9, Pages 1467-1472.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Assessment of Dispersion Supported Transmission at 20 Gbit/s Using a Semiconductor Optical Booster Amplifier, in D. W. Faulkner and A. L. Harmer (eds.), Long-Haul, ATM and Multi-Media Networks, Networks and Optical Communications (NOC’98), IOS Press, 1998, ISBN: 90-5199-401-X, Pages 228–235.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Assessment of Dispersion-Supported Transmission at 10- and 20-Gb/s Using a Travelling-Wave Booster Amplifier, Proceedings of 9th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON'98), Tel-Aviv, Israel, 18-20 May, 1998, IEEE, Vol. II, ISBN: 0-7803-3879-0, Pages 779–783.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Improvement of 40-Gb/s Capacity Four-Channel WDM Dispersion-Supported Transmission by Using Broadened Passband Arrayed-Waveguide Grating Demultiplexers, Technical Digest of The Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/Pacific Rim'97), Chiba, Japan, July 14-18, 1997, IEEE, ISBN: 0-7803-3889-8, Pages 13–14.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Assessment of High Density Wavelength Division Multiplexing Systems with Dispersion Supported Transmission at 10 Gbit/s, Proceedings of the Second IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'97), Alexandria, Egypt, July 1-3, 1997, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-8186-7852-6, Pages 318–322.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Improvement of 10 Gbit/s Four-Channel WDM Dispersion Supported Transmission by Using Multi-Layer Thin Film Interference Filters as Demultiplexers, in D. W. Faulkner and A. L. Harmer (eds.), Photonic Networks, Optical Technology and Infrastructure, Networks and Optical Communications (NOC’97), IOS Press, 1997, ISBN: 90-5199-341-2, Pages 135–140.
Mário M. Freire and Henrique J. A. da Silva, Performance Assessment of WDM Dispersion Supported Transmission Systems Using Single and Double-Cavity Fabry-Perot Demultiplexers, Conference Proceedings of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 1995 Annual Meeting (LEOS'95), San Francisco, USA, October 30-November 2, 1995, IEEE, Vol. 2, ISBN: 0-7803-2450-1, Pages 57–58.


“One of the problems of being a pioneer is you always make mistakes and I never, never want to be a pioneer. It’s always best to come second when you can look at the mistakes the pioneers made”.

Seymour Cray (1925-1996), Public Lecture at Lawrence Livermore Laboratories on the introduction of the CRAY-1, 1976.
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