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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science H-index 41 Citations 8,343 182 World Ranking 4288 National Ranking 2150

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Awards & Achievements

2002 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to systems for advanced broadband, mobile data and mobile telecommunication networks

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Computer network
  • The Internet
  • Artificial intelligence

His primary areas of study are Computer network, Network packet, Distributed computing, Base station and Telecommunications. His research on Computer network frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Wi-Fi array. His research in Network packet intersects with topics in Forward error correction, FX.25 Forward Error Correction, Electronic engineering and Parity bit.

His Distributed computing research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Algorithm design, Reliability and Social network. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mobile device and Network service. In the field of Telecommunications, his study on Wireless, Common-channel signaling, Channel-associated signaling and Cable modem overlaps with subjects such as Normalization property.

His most cited work include:

  • Movement-assisted sensor deployment (745 citations)
  • Demo: Medusa: a programming framework for crowd-sensing applications (300 citations)
  • On cellular botnets: measuring the impact of malicious devices on a cellular network core (202 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Thomas F. La Porta mainly focuses on Computer network, Distributed computing, Wireless sensor network, Wireless network and Wireless. Computer network connects with themes related to Throughput in his study. In Distributed computing, he works on issues like Scheduling, which are connected to Approximation algorithm.

Thomas F. La Porta interconnects Resource allocation, Data mining, Key distribution in wireless sensor networks, Real-time computing and Mathematical optimization in the investigation of issues within Wireless sensor network. Many of his research projects under Wireless network are closely connected to Android with Android, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His Mobile computing study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Software deployment, Mobile device and Mobile telephony.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Computer network (48.44%)
  • Distributed computing (23.88%)
  • Wireless sensor network (15.92%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Computer network (48.44%)
  • Distributed computing (23.88%)
  • Mobile device (9.69%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Thomas F. La Porta mostly deals with Computer network, Distributed computing, Mobile device, Computer security and Wireless network. The study incorporates disciplines such as Wireless, Throughput and Distributed algorithm in addition to Computer network. The concepts of his Distributed computing study are interwoven with issues in Resource allocation, Cellular traffic, Network topology, Analytics and Server.

His Mobile device study incorporates themes from Real-time computing and Deep learning, Convolutional neural network, Video processing, Artificial intelligence. His Side channel attack and Malware study, which is part of a larger body of work in Computer security, is frequently linked to Deception, bridging the gap between disciplines. Adaptive algorithm and Greedy algorithm is closely connected to Testbed in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Wireless network.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • It's Hard to Share: Joint Service Placement and Request Scheduling in Edge Clouds with Sharable and Non-Sharable Resources (83 citations)
  • Networking smartphones for disaster recovery (43 citations)
  • Cyber Deception: Virtual Networks to Defend Insider Reconnaissance (42 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Computer network
  • The Internet
  • Artificial intelligence

His primary areas of investigation include Distributed computing, Computer network, Network topology, Mobile device and Mobile computing. His research integrates issues of Forwarding plane, Packet loss and Interdependent networks, Complex network in his study of Distributed computing. His Computer network course of study focuses on Computer security and Bandwidth.

His Network topology research includes elements of Telecommunications network, Mathematical optimization and Identifiability. His Mobile computing research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Distributed algorithm, Cellular traffic, Approximation algorithm and Mobile telephony. His Mobile telephony research includes themes of Wireless ad hoc network, Wireless sensor network and Wireless network.

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Top Publications

Movement-assisted sensor deployment

Guiling Wang;Guohong Cao;Tom La Porta.
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2006)

1467 Citations

Demo: Medusa: a programming framework for crowd-sensing applications

Moo-Ryong Ra;Bin Liu;Tom F. La Porta;Ramesh Govindan.
international conference on mobile systems, applications, and services (2012)

399 Citations

IP micro-mobility support using HAWAII

S. Thuel;Thomas Porta;L. Salgarelli;R. Ramjee.
(2000)

359 Citations

Two phase local mobility scheme for wireless access to packet based networks

Thomas F. La Porta;Kazutaka Murakami;Ramachandran Ramjee;Sandra R. Thuel.
(1999)

297 Citations

On cellular botnets: measuring the impact of malicious devices on a cellular network core

Patrick Traynor;Michael Lin;Machigar Ongtang;Vikhyath Rao.
computer and communications security (2009)

288 Citations

Exploiting open functionality in SMS-capable cellular networks

William Enck;Patrick Traynor;Patrick McDaniel;Thomas La Porta.
computer and communications security (2005)

280 Citations

SET: Detecting node clones in sensor networks

Heesook Choi;Sencun Zhu;Thomas F. La Porta.
international workshop on security (2007)

270 Citations

Distributed Processing Architecture for Control of Broadband and Narrowband Communications Networks

Porta Thomas F La;Malathi Veeraraghavan.
(1994)

254 Citations

Interactive Call Identification

Thomas F. La Porta;Arun Narayan Netravali.
(1997)

216 Citations

A Survey of Sensor Selection Schemes in Wireless Sensor Networks

Hosam Rowaihy;Sharanya Eswaran;Matthew Johnson;Dinesh Verma.
Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications IX (2007)

216 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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