The ReTiS obtained several achievements over the years, also in terms of awards regarding scientific publications.

Best Paper Awards

  • C. Vitucci, L. Abeni, T. Cucinotta, M. Marinoni. “The Strategic Role of Inter-Container Communications in RAN Deployment Scenarios,” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization (SOFTNETWORKING 2019), 18th International Conference on Networks (ICN 2019), Valencia, Spain, March 24-28, 2019.
  • Daniel Casini, Alessandro Biondi, Geoffrey Nelissen, and Giorgio Buttazzo, “Memory Feasibility Analysis of Parallel Tasks Running on Scratchpad-Based Architectures”, In Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2018), Nashville, TN, USA, December 11-14, 2018. (Best Presentation Award)
  • Alessandro Biondi and Giorgio Buttazzo, “Modeling and Analysis of Engine Control Tasks Under Dynamic Priority Scheduling”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2018. (Best Journal Paper Award)
  • Daniel Casini, Alessandro Biondi, and Giorgio Buttazzo, “Deep Neural Networks for Safety-Critical Applications: Vision and Open Problems”, 9th International Real-Time Scheduling Open Problems Seminar (RTSOPS 2018), in conjunction with ECRTS’18, Barcelona, Spain, July 3, 2018. (Best Open Problem)
  • M. Marinoni, T. Cucinotta, L. Abeni, C. Vitucci. “Allocation and control of computing resources for real-time Virtual Network Functions,” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization (SOFTNETWORKING 2018), 17th International Conference on Networks (ICN 2018), Athens, Greece, April 22-26, 2018.
  • Nicola Falcionelli, Paolo Sernani, Stefano Bromuri, Dagmawy Neway Mekuria, Davide Calvaresi, Michael Schumacher, Aldo Franco Dragoni and Albert Brugues, “An Event Calculus Agent Mind Applied to Diabetes Monitoring”, Proc. of the X Workshop on Agents Applied in Health Care (A2HC 2017), São Paulo, Brazil, May 8-9, 2017.
  • Alessandro Biondi, Giorgio Buttazzo, and Marko Bertogna, “Partitioning and Interface Synthesis in Hierarchical Multiprocessor Real-Time Systems”, Proc. of the 24th Int. Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS 2016), Brest, France, October 19-21, 2016. (Best student paper)
  • Paolo Pazzaglia, Alessandro Biondi, Marco Di Natale and Giorgio Buttazzo, “How Does Task Scheduling Affect Engine Control Performance?”, 7th International Real-Time Scheduling Open Problems Seminar (RTSOPS 2016), in conjunction with ECRTS’16, Toulouse, France, July 5, 2016. (Best Open Problem)
  • Alessandro Biondi, Marco Di Natale, and Giorgio Buttazzo, “Response-Time Analysis for Real-Time Tasks in Engine Control Applications”, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS 2015), Seattle, USA, April 14-16, 2015.
  • Alessandro Biondi, Alessandra Melani, Marko Bertogna, “Hard Constant Bandwidth Server: Comprehensive Formulation and Critical Scenarios”, Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems (SIES 2014), Pisa, Italy, June 18-20, 2014.
  • M Di Natale, F Chirico, A Sindico, A Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, “An MDA Approach for the Generation of Communication Adapters Integrating SW and FW Components from Simulink”,
    ACM Model-Driven Engineering Languages and Systems Conference (MODELS), Valencia, Spain, September 2014.
  • Haibo Zeng, Marco Di Natale, “Using Max-Plus Algebra to Improve the Analysis of Non-Cyclic Task Models”, Proceedings of the Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS 2013), Paris, France, June 9-12, 2013.
  • Haibo Zeng and Marco Di Natale, “Mechanisms for Guaranteeing Data Consistency and Flow Preservation in AUTOSAR Software on Multi-Core Platforms”, Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems (SIES 2011), Vasteras, Sweden, June 15-17, 2011.
  • T. Cucinotta, F. Checconi, G. Kousiouris, D. Kyriazis, T. Varvarigou, A. Mazzetti, Z. Zlatev, J. Papay, M. Boniface, S. Berger, D. Lamp, T. Voith, M. Stein, “Virtualised e-Learning with Real-Time Guarantees on the IRMOS Platform,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA 2010), Perth, Australia, December 2010.
  • Gang Yao, Giorgio Buttazzo, Marko Bertogna, “Feasibility Analysis under Fixed Priority Scheduling with Fixed Preemption Points”, Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2010), Macau, China, August 2010.
  • Marko Bertogna, Nathan Fisher, Sanjoy Baruah, “Resource-sharing servers for Open Environments”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 5(3): 202-220, August 2009. Best Paper for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics in 2009.
  • Enrico Bini, Giorgio Buttazzo and Marko Bertogna, “The Multi Supply Function Abstraction for Multiprocessors”, Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2009), Beijing, China, August 24-26, 2009.
  • Haibo Zeng, Marco Di Natale, Paolo Giusto Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli “Statistical Analysis of Controller Area Network Message Response Times”, Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems (SIES 2009), Lausanne, Switzerland, July 8-10, 2009.
  • Benjamin Kuch, Remo Bedini, Antonio L’Abbate, Matthias Wagner, Giorgio Buttazzo, Arne Sieber, “Embedded data logging platform for research in diving physiology”, Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems (WISES 09), Ancona, Italy, June 25-26, 2009.
  • Abhijit Davare, Qi Zhu, Marco Di Natale, Claudio Pinello, Sri Kanajan, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, “Period Optimization for Hard Real-Time Distributed Automotive Systems”, ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC 2007), San Diego, USA, June, 2007.
  • Marco Di Natale, Wei Zheng, Claudio Pinello, Paolo Giusto, Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli, “Optimizing end-to-end latencies by adaptation of the activation events in distributed automotive systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE Real-Time Application Symposium (RTAS 2007), Bellevue, WA, April 3-5, 2007.
  • Marko Bertogna, Michele Cirinei, Giuseppe Lipari, “Improved schedulability analysis of EDF on multiprocessor platforms”, Proceedings of the Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS 2005), Mallorca, Spain, June 2005.
  • Anton Cervin, Bo Lincoln, Johan Eker, Karl-Erik Årzén, Giorgio Buttazzo, “The Jitter Margin and Its Application in the Design of Real-Time Control Systems”, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Real-Time and Embedded Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2004), Gothenburg, Sweden, August 25-27, 2004.
  • Paolo Dario, Giorgio Buttazzo, “An Anthropomorphic Robot Finger For Investigating Artificial Tactile Perception”, The International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 6, No. 3, MIT Press, pp. 25-48, Fall 1987. Honeywell best journal publication on robotic systems in 1987.

Best Paper Nominations

  • Alessandro Biondi, Marco Di Natale, and Giorgio Buttazzo, “Performance-driven Design of Engine Control Tasks”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS 2016), Vienna, Austria, April 11-14, 2016.
  • Alessandro Biondi, Marko Bertogna, and Giorgio Buttazzo, “Supporting Component-Based Development in Partitioned Multiprocessor Real-Time Systems”, Proceedings of the 27th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS 2015), Lund, Sweden, July 8-10, 2015.

Best Thesis Awards

  • Alessandro Biondi, “Analysis and Design Optimization of Real-Time Engine Control Software”, Ph.D. Thesis, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, May 2017. EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award in the area “New directions in software design and optimization for embedded, cyber-physical and secure systems”.
  • Marko Bertogna, “Real-Time Scheduling Analysis for Multiprocessor Platforms”, Ph.D. Thesis, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, May 2008. “Giovanni Spitali” Award for the best scientific PhD thesis in the years 2008 and 2009.