Donato Di Paola

Publications

research papers and reports


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International Journals

  • Asynchronous max-consensus protocol with time delays: convergence results and applications,
    S. Giannini, A. Petitti, D. Di Paola, A. Rizzo,
    Accepted for publication on IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I

  • Decentralized Dynamic Task Planning for Heterogeneous Robotic Networks,
    D. Di Paola, A. Gasparri, D. Naso, F. L. Lewis,
    Autonomous Robots. vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 31-48, Jan 2015.
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  • Distributed Kalman Filtering via Node Selection in Heterogeneous Sensor Networks,
    D. Di Paola, A. Petitti, A. Rizzo,
    International Journal of Systems Science. vol. 46, no. 14, 2015.
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  • IoT aided robotics applications: technological implications, target domains and open issues.
    L. A. Grieco, A. Rizzo, S. Colucci, S Sicari, G. Piro, D. Di Paola, G. Boggia
    Computer Communications Journal vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 32-47, Dec 2014.
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  • On Distributed Virtual Network Embedding With Guarantees,
    F. Esposito, D. Di Paola, and I. Matta,
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. online on Dec 2014.
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  • RFID Tag Localization by using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference for Mobile Robot Applications,
    A. Milella, D.Di Paola, and G. Cicirelli,
    Industrial Robot. vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 340-348, Jun 2012.
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  • An Autonomous Mobile Robotic System for Surveillance of Indoor Environments,
    D. Di Paola, A. Milella, G. Cicirelli and A. Distante,
    International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 19-26, Jan 2010.
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  • Multi-Sensor Surveillance of Indoor Environments by an Autonomous Mobile Robot,
    D. Di Paola, D. Naso, A. Milella, G. Cicirelli and A. Distante,
    International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications. vol. 8, no. 1-4, pp. 18-35, Jan 2010.

  • Matrix-based Discrete Event Control for Surveillance Mobile Robotic,
    D. Di Paola, G. Cicirelli, A. Distante, D. Naso and B. Turchiano,
    Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems. vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 513-541, Dec 2009.
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Conference Proceedings

  • Customer-Oriented Optimal Vehicle Assignment in Mobility-on-Demand Systems,
    F. Acquaviva, A. Nùñez, D. Di Paola, A. Rizzo, and B. De Schutter,
    in IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2015.

  • A Distributed Method for Estimating the Grasping and Inertial Parameters in Cooperative Manipulation,
    A. Franchi, A. Petitti, A. Rizzo, and D. Di Paola,
    Poster presented at the Workshop on Principles of Multi-Robot Systems, Robotics: Science and Systems (12 Edition), 2015.
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  • A Novel Formulation for the Distributed Solution of Load Balancing Problems in Mobility On-Demand Systems,
    F. Acquaviva, D. Di Paola, and A. Rizzo,
    in International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE), 2014.
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  • A Distributed Cooperative Architecture for Robotic Networks with Application to Ambient Intelligence,
    A. Petitti, D Di Paola, A. Milella, P. L. Mazzeo, P. Spagnolo, G. Cicirelli, and G. Attolico,
    in Activity Monitoring by Multiple Distributed Sensing, [LNCS], 2014.
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  • On the Convergence of the Max-Consensus Protocol with Asynchronous Updates,
    S. Giannini, D. Di Paola, A. Petitti, and A. Rizzo,
    in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2013.
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  • Asynchronous Consensus-Based Distributed Target Tracking,
    S. Giannini, A. Petitti, D. Di Paola, and A. Rizzo,
    in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2013.
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  • A Distributed Heterogeneous Sensor Network for Tracking and Monitoring,
    A. Petitti, D Di Paola, A. Milella, P. L. Mazzeo, P. Spagnolo, G. Cicirelli, and G. Attolico,
    in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance (AVSS), 2013.
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  • A General Distributed Approach to Slice Embedding with Guarantees,
    F. Esposito, D. Di Paola, and I. Matta,
    in IFIP Networking, 2013
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  • Decentralized Estimation of the Minimum Strongly Connected Subdigraph for Robotic Networks with Limited Field of View,
    C.F. Ardito, D. Di Paola, and A. Gasparri,
    in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2012.
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  • Decentralized Discrete-Event Modeling and Control of Task Execution for Robotic Networks,
    D. Di Paola, A. Gasparri, D. Naso, and F.L. Lewis,
    in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2012.
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  • Coverage-Aware Distributed Target Tracking for Mobile Sensor Networks,
    S. Giannini, D. Di Paola, and A. Rizzo,
    in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2012.
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  • Decentralized Topology Control for Robotic Networks with Limited Field of View Sensors,
    D. Di Paola, R. De Asmundis, A. Gasparri, and A. Rizzo,
    in American Control Conference (ACC), 2012.
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  • Consensus-Based Decentralized Supervision of Petri Nets,
    A. Gasparri, D. Di Paola, A. Giua, G. Ulivi, and D. Naso,
    in 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC), 2011.
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  • Consensus-based Distributed Estimation for Target Tracking in Heterogeneous Sensor Networks,
    A. Petitti, D. Di Paola, A. Rizzo, and G. Cicirelli,
    in 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC), 2011.
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  • Distributed Target Tracking for Sensor Networks with Only Local Communication,
    A. Petitti, D. Di Paola, A. Rizzo, and G. Cicirelli,
    in 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 2011.
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  • Decentralized Task Sequencing and Multiple Missions Control for Heterogeneous Robotic Networks,
    D. Di Paola, A. Gasparri, D. Naso, G. Ulivi, and F. L. Lewis,
    in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2011.
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  • Consensus-based Robust Decentralized Task Assignment for Heterogeneous Robotic Networks,
    D. Di Paola, D. Naso, and B. Turchiano,
    in American Control Conference (ACC), 2011.
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  • Supervised learning of RFID Sensor Model using a Mobile Robot,
    G. Cicirelli, A. Milella, and D. Di Paola,
    in IEEE International Conference on RFID-Technologies and Applications (RFID-TA), 2011.

  • Active Surveillance of Dynamic Environments using a Multi-Agent System,
    A. Milella, D. Di Paola, P. L. Mazzeo, P. Spagnolo, M. Leo, G. Cicirelli, and T. D'Orazio,
    in 7th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV), 2010.
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  • A Heuristic Approach to Task Assignment and Control for Robotic Networks,
    D. Di Paola, D. Naso, and B. Turchiano,
    in IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2010.
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  • Robust Feature Detection and Matching for Vehicle Localization in Uncharted Environments,
    A. Milella, B. Nardelli, D. Di Paola and G. Cicirelli,
    in IROS Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, 2009.

  • A Fuzzy Logic Approach to Passive RFID for Mobile Robot Applications,
    A. Milella, D. Di Paola, G. Cicirelli and A. Distante,
    in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS), 2009.

  • RFID Tag Bearing Estimation for Mobile Robot Localization,
    A. Milella, D. Di Paola, G. Cicirelli and T. D'Orazio,
    in 14th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), 2009.

  • Using Fuzzy RFID Modelling and Monocular Vision for Mobile Robot Global Localization,
    A. Milella, D. Di Paola, G. Cicirelli and T. D'Orazio,
    in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS), 2008.

  • Multi-Sensor Surveillance of Indoor Environments by an Autonomous Mobile Robot,
    D. Di Paola, D. Naso, A. Milella, G. Cicirelli and A. Distante,
    in 15th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice (M2VIP), 2008.

  • Robust Vision based Monitoring of Indoor Environments by an Autonomous Mobile Robot,
    D. Di Paola, A. Milella, G. Cicirelli and A. Distante,
    in Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), 2007.

  • Multimodal Object Detection using an Autonomous Mobile Robot,
    D. Di Paola, C. Marotta, A. Milella, G. Cicirelli and A. Distante,
    in Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISC), 2007.

Book Chapters

  • Policy-Based Distributed Spectrum Allocation for Cognitive Networks in VANET,
    F. Esposito, D Di Paola,
    in Cognitive Vehicular Networks, CRC Taylor & Francis Group, 2015 (in press)

  • A Heterogeneous Robotic Network for Distributed Ambient Assisted Living,
    A. Petitti, D Di Paola, A. Milella, P. L. Mazzeo, P. Spagnolo, G. Cicirelli, and G. Attolico,
    in Human Behavior Understanding in Networked Sensing, Springer, Nov 2014.
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  • An Experimental Testbed for Robotic Network Applications,
    D. Di Paola, A. Milella and G. Cicirelli,
    in Advances in Autonomous Mini Robots, Springer, Feb 2012.
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  • RFID Sensor Modeling by Using an Autonomous Mobile Robot,
    G. Cicirelli, A. Milella, and D.Di Paola
    in Deploying RFID - Challenges, Solutions, and Open Issues, IN-TECH, Aug 2011.
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  • RFID Technology for Mobile Robot Surveillance,
    A . Milella, D. Di Paola and G. Cicirelli,
    in Mechatronic Systems: Applications, IN-TECH, Mar 2010.
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Books (as Editor)

  • A. Milella, D. Di Paola, and G. Cicirelli,
    Mechatronic Systems: Simulation, Modeling and Control.
    IN-TECH, Sciyo series in Electrical Engineering and Electronics, 2010.
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  • A. Milella, D. Di Paola, and G. Cicirelli,
    Mechatronic Systems: Applications.
    IN-TECH, Sciyo series in Electrical Engineering and Electronics, 2010.
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Thesis

  • Decentralized Control of Heterogeneous Robotic Networks.
    D. Di Paola,
    PhD thesis, Politecnico di Bari - Italy, 2012.