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Book Chapters

  1. J. Cunha, S. Rodrigues, D. Dias, P. Brandão, A. Aguiar, I.C.O. Oliveira, J. M. F. Fernandes, C. Maia, A. T. Tedim, A. Barros, O. Azuaje, E. Soares, F. Torre. Towards a Wearable Wireless Platform for Vitals and Body-Area Environment Monitoring of First Response Teams, in Wearable Technologies and Wireless Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare, Fernando Jose Velez and Fardin Derogarian Miyandoab, ISBN 978-1785612176, 2018
  2. “Channel Modeling”, A. Schmitz, M. Schinnenburg, J. Gross, A. Aguiar, in Modeling and Tools for Network Simulation, K. Wehrle, M. Guenes, J. Gross (editors), ISBN 978-3-642-12330-6, 2010 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12331-3)


  1. P. M. Santos, L. Kholkine, A. Cardote, A. Aguiar, Context classi er for position-based user association control in vehicular hotspots, Elsevier Computer Communications, Volume 121, Pages 71-82, 2018. DOI:10.1016/j.comcom.2018.03.004
  2. P. M. Santos, J. G. P. Rodrigues, S. B. Cruz, T. Loureno, P. M. DOrey, Y. Luis, C. Rocha, S. Sousa, S. Crisstomo, C. Queirs, S. Sargento, A. Aguiar, and J. Barros, PortoLivingLab: An IoT-Based Sensing Platform for Smart Cities, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 523-532, April 2018. DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2018.2791522
  3. C. Pereira, J. Cardoso, A. Aguiar, R. Morla. Benchmarking Pub/Sub IoT middleware platforms for smart services, Springer Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments, Vol. 4, No 1, pp 2537, April 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s40860-018-0056-3
  4. Carlos Pereira, Antonio Pinto, Duarte Ferreira, Ana Aguiar. Experimental Characterisation of Mobile IoT Application Latency. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2017. DOI: 0.1109/JIOT.2017.2689682
  5. Tania Pereira, Pedro R Almeida, Joao P S Cunha and Ana Aguiar. Validation of a low intrusiveness heart rate sensor for stress assessment. Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express, Volume 3, Number 1, 2017. Link
  6. Jorge Silva, Ana Aguiar, Fernando Silva. Parallel Asynchronous Strategies for the Execution of Feature Selection Algorithms. Internation Journal of Parallel Programming, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10766-017-0493-2
  7. J. Wahlstroem, I. Skog, J. G. P. Rodrigues, P. Haendel and A. Aguiar. Map-Aided Dead-Reckoning Using Only Measurements of Speed. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 244-253, Sept. 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TIV.2017.2657383
  8. Carlos Pereira, Ana Aguiar, Daniel E. Lucani. When are network coding based dynamic multi-homing techniques beneficial?. Computer Networks, Volume 108, Pages 55-65 2014, October 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2016.08.002
  9. J.G.P. Rodrigues, M. Kaiseler, A. Aguiar, J.P.S. Cunha, J. Barros. A Mobile Sensing Approach to Stress Detection and Memory Activation for Public Bus Drivers. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2015. DOI:10.1109/TITS.2015.2445314
  10. C. Pereira, Ana Aguiar. “Towards Efficient Mobile M2M Communications: Survey and Open Challenges”. MDPI Sensors, vol. 14, nr. 10, 2014. DOI: 10.3390/s141019582
  11. P.M. Santos, T.E. Abrudan, A. Aguiar, J. Barros. Impact of Position Errors on Path Loss Model Estimation for Device-to-Device Channels. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, nr. 5, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/TWC.2014.040214.131082
  12. O. Punal, C. Pereira, A. Aguiar, J. Gross. Experimental Characterization and Modeling of RF Jamming Attacks on VANETs. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. PP, nr. 99, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2014.2325831
  13. A. Aguiar, F. Nunes, M. Silva, P. A. Silva, D. Elias. Leveraging Electronic Ticketing to Provide Personalised Navigation in a Public Transport Network, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 12, nr. 4, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2011.2167612

Peer-Reviewed Conferences

  1. D Recharte, H Cabral, A Aguiar. Cooperative Content Dissemination on Vehicular Networks, Proc. IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2018. DOI: 10.1109/VNC.2018.8628390
  2. P M Santos, L Pinto, A Aguiar, L Almeida. Characterization and Modeling of the Bicycle-Antenna System for the 2.4GHz ISM Band, Proc. IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2018. DOI: 10.1109/VNC.2018.8628395
  3. L. Sousa, P.M. Santos, A. Aguiar. An Exploratory Study of Relations between Site Features and I2V Link Performance, Proc. Urb-IoT, 2018.
  4. A. Rodrigues, A. Aguiar, P. Steenkiste. Analysis and Improvement of Name-based Packet Forwarding over Flat ID Network Architectures, ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking, 2018. DOI: not available yet, follow the link
  5. P. Santos, L. Pinto, A. Aguiar, L. Almeida. A Glimpse at Bicycle-to-Bicycle Link Performance in the 2.4GHz ISM Band, IEEE PIMRC 2018. DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC.2018.8580719
  6. E. Soares, R. Prior, P. Brandão, A. Aguiar. Service for MANET node self-configuration and communication, 11th IFIP Wireless and Mobile Networking Conference (WMNC), 2018. DOI: 10.23919/WMNC.2018.8480852
  7. L. Zilhão, R. Morla, A. Aguiar, A Modular Tool for Benchmarking IoT Publish-Subscribe Middleware, 8th IEEE Workshop on the Internet of Things: Smart Objects and Services (IoT-SoS), 2018. DOI:
  8. J. Rodrigues, J. Pereira and A. Aguiar. Impact of Crowdsourced Data Quality on Travel Pattern Estimation. The First ACM Workshop on Mobile Crowdsensing Systems and Applications. 2017. DOI: 10.1145/3139243.3139254
  9. E. Lima, A. Aguiar and P. Carvalho. Offloading Surrogates Characterization via Mobile Crowdsensing. The First ACM Workshop on Mobile Crowdsensing Systems and Applications. 2017. DOI: 10.1145/3139243.3139253
  10. J. Cardoso, C. Pereira, R. Morla, A. Aguiar. Benchmarking IoT Middleware Platforms. in Proc. IEEE 18th International Symposium on A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Workshop on Internet of Things-Smart Objects and Services (IoT-SoS). 2017. DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2017.7974339
  11. C. Pereira, A. Aguiar. Modelling and Optimisation of Energy-aware Packet Transmission Scheduling in M2M Communications. Proc. Int. Conference on Communications (ICC) Workshop on Convergent Internet of Things – On the synergy of IoT systems, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/ICCW.2017.7962720
  12. E. Soares, P. Brandão, R. Prior, A. Aguiar. Experimentation with MANETs of Smartphones. Wireless Days, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/WD.2017.7918133, Extended version arXiv:1702.04249
  13. N. Rajkarnikar, J. M. Peha and A. Aguiar, “Location Privacy from Dummy Devices in Database-Coordinated Spectrum Sharing,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Dynamic Access Spectrum Access Networks Symposium (DySpan), 2017. Link
  14. L. Kholkine, P. M. Santos, A. Cardote and A. Aguiar, “Detecting relative position of user devices and mobile access points,” 2016 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2016. DOI: 10.1109/VNC.2016.7835968
  15. J GP Rodrigues, A. Aguiar, C. Queirós. “Opportunistic Mobile Crowdsensing as a Transportation Systems Tool”, in Proc. 19th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC). 2016. DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2016.7795780
  16. Y. Luis, P. M. Santos, T: Lourenco, C. Perez-Penichet, T. Calcada, A. Aguiar. “UrbanSense: an Urban-scale Sensing Platform for the Internet of Things”, Proc. 2nd IEEE Smart Cities Conference. 2016. Best Student Paper Award. DOI: 10.1109/ISC2.2016.7580869
  17. C. Pereira, A. Pinto, P. Rocha, F. Santiago, J. Sousa, A. C Aguiar. “IoT Interoperability for Actuating Applications through Standardised M2M Communications”, in Proc. IEEE 17th International Symposium on A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Workshop on Internet of Things- Smart Objects and Services (IoT-SoS). 2016. DOI: 10.1109/WoWMoM.2016.7523564
  18. C. Pereira, J. G. P. Rodrigues, A. Pinto, P. Rocha, F. Santiago, J. Sousa and A. C Aguiar. “Smartphones as M2M Gateways in Smart Cities IoT Applications”, Proc of 23rd International Conference onTelecommunications (ICT). 2016. DOI: 10.1109/ICT.2016.7500481
  19. J Silva, A Aguiar, F Silva. “A Parallel Computing Hybrid Approach for Feature Selection”, Proc. 18th IEEE Conference on Computational Science an Engineering (CSE), 2015
  20. M. Julião, J. Silva, A. Aguiar, H. Moniz and F. Batista. “Speech Features for Discriminating Stress Using Branch and Bound Wrapper Search”, Symposium on Languages, Applications and Technologies (SLATE’15), 2015
  21. P M Santos, T Calcada, S Sargento, A Aguiar, J Barros. “Experimental Characterization of I2V Wi-Fi Connections in an Urban Testbed”, ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS), 2015
  22. C. Pereira, S. Frade, P. Brandão, R. Correia, A. Aguiar. “Integrating Data and Network Standards into an Interoperable E-Health Solution”, 2nd International Workshop on Service Science for e-Health (SSH 2014), at Healthcom 2014, 2014
  23. A. Allahdadi, R. Morla, J. S. Cardoso, A. Aguiar. “Predicting Short 802.11 Sessions From RADIUS Usage Data”, 9th IEEE International Workshop on Performance and Management of Wireless and Mobile Networks, at LCN 2013, 2013
  24. V. Ribeiro, J. Rodrigues, A. Aguiar. “Mining Geographic Data for Fuel Consumption”, 16th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Oct 2013
  25. A. Aguiar, M. Kaiseler, H. Meinedo, T. Abrudan and P. R. Almeida. “Speech Stress Assessment using Physiological and Psychological Measures”, 2nd ACM Workshop on Mobile Systems for Computational Social Science at Ubicomp, 2013
  26. C. Pereira, A. Aguiar. “A Realistic RF Jamming Model for Vehicular Networks: Design and Validation”, IEEE 24th Annual Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communication (PIMRC), 2013
  27. J. Prudêncio, A. Aguiar, D. Lucani. “Physical Activity Recognition from Smartphone Embedded Sensors”, 6th Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition, Jun. 2013
  28. C. Pereira, D. Lucani, A.Aguiar. “Dynamic Load Allocation for Multi-homing via Coded Packets”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), May 2013
  29. M. Nozari Zarmehri, A. Aguiar. ” Supporting Sensing Application in Vehicular Networks”, Proc. ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS), Aug. 2012
  30. O. Puñal, A. Aguiar, J. Gross. “In VANETs we Trust? Characterizing RF Jamming in Vehicular Networks”, ACM International Workshop on Vehicular Internetworking, Systems and Applications (VANET), Jun. 2012 (DOI:10.1145/2307888.2307903)
  31. B. Barros, A. Aguiar, D. Lucani. “Network-aware Biomedical Signal Processing: Loss Concealment or Loss Awareness”, International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF), Feb. 2012
  32. P. Coelho, A. Aguiar, J. C. Lopes. “OLBS: Offline Location Based Services”, 5th International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies, Sep. 2011 (DOI: 10.1109/NGMAST.2011.22)
  33. J. Rodrigues, A. Aguiar, F. Vieira, J. Barros, J. P. Cunha. “A Mobile Sensing Architecture for Massive Urban Scanning”, 14th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Oct. 2011 (DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2011.6082958)
  34. Carlos Lopes, Rui José, Ana Aguiar. “An Interactive Content Service for Photo Frames in the Home”, International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living (IWAAL), 2011 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-21303-8_20)
  35. A. Aguiar, F. Nunes and D. Elias. “Enhanced Urban Mobility in a Public Transport System with RFID Ticketing”, InMotion ’09 : Pervasive Technologies for Improved Mobility and Transportation, held in conjunction with Pervasive 2009, Nara, Japan, May 2009 (PDF)
  36. A. Aguiar and A. Wolisz. “Channel Prediction Heuristics for Adaptive Modulation in WLAN”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), Apr. 2007
  37. A. Aguiar and A. Wolisz. “Comparative Evaluation of Prediction Heuristics for Wireless Channels”, IEEE Globecom, Nov. 2006
  38. A. Aguiar, A. Wolisz, and H. Lederer. “Utility-based Packet Scheduler for Wireless Communications”, 6th IEEE Workshop on Wireless Local Networks, Nov. 2006
  39. J. Klaue and A. Aguiar. “Robust Real-time Channel Prediction Based on Inaccurate Instantaneous Measurements: an Approach”, 6th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Jun. 2005
  40. A. Aguiar, H. Karl, H. Lederer, and A. Wolisz. “Channel-Adaptive Schedulers with State-of-the-Art Channel Predictors”, European Wireless 2005, Apr. 2005
  41. A. Aguiar and J. Klaue. “Bi-directional WLAN Channel Measurements in Different Mobility Scenarios”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), May 2004
  42. A. Aguiar, H. Karl. “Channel Adaptive Techniques in the Presence of Channel Prediction Inaccuracy”, and A. Wolisz, European Wireless, Feb. 2004
  43. A. Aguiar, C. Hoene, J. Klaue, H. Karl, H. Miesmer, and A. Wolisz. “Channel-aware Schedulers for VoIP and MPEG4 based on Channel Prediction”, 8th Intl. Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MoMuC 03), Oct. 2003
  44. A. Aguiar, H. Karl, H. Miesmer, and A. Wolisz. “A Framework for Evaluating Effects of Channel Prediction Inaccuracy on the Performance of Channel Adaptive Techniques”, International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 2003
  45. A. Aguiar, H. Karl, and A. Wolisz. “Effects of Prediction Inaccuracy on the Performance of Channel-State-Aware Link Layer Schedulers”, 1st International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, pp. 21-33, Oulu, Finnland, December 2002

Posters and Demos

  • E. Soares, P. Santos, L Pinto, A. Aguiar, P. Brandão, R Prior. “Demo: VoIP System for Bicycle Platoons”, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC). 2018 (accepted)
  • P. Dias, J. Rodrigues, A C Aguiar, G. David. “Planning and managing data for Smart Cities: an application profile for the UrbanSense project”, 4th IEEE Smart City Conference (ISC2). 2018
  • P M Santos, M Rosa, A. Nguyen, A C Aguiar. “Study on Solar-powered IoT Node Autonomy”, 4th IEEE Smart City Conference (ISC2). 2018
  • D. S. Gil, P. M. d’Orey, A. Aguiar. “Poster: On the Challenges of Mobile Crowdsensing for Traffic Estimation”. The 15th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2017). 2017
  • E Lima, P Brandão, and A Aguiar, “Demo: DisToNet: Disconnection Tolerant Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks”, ACM Mobicom, 2015
  • P M. Santos, T Calcada, D Guimaraes, T Condeixa, S Sargento, A Aguiar, J Barros, “Demo: Platform for Collecting Data From Urban Sensors Using Vehicular Networking”, ACM Mobicom, 2015
  • T. Pereira, T. Moreira, P. R. Almeida, J.P.S. Cunha, A. Aguiar, “Poster: Fine Grained Stress Assessment in Ecological Conditions”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’15), 2015
  • A. Aguiar, E. Soares, P. Brandao, T. Magalhaes, J. M. Fernandes, I. Oliveira, “Demo: Wireless IP mesh on Android for fire-fighter monitoring”, ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS), 2014, DOI: 10.1145/2645672.2645692
  • M. Nozari Zarmehri, A. Aguiar. “Data Gathering for Sensing Applications in Vehicular Networks (Poster)”, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (IEEE VNC), Nov. 2011. DOI: 10.1109/VNC.2011.6117104


    1. W. Hildebrandt, A. Aguiar, Verfahren und System zum Ermitteln von Risikobereichen im Strassenverkehr, Patent nr. DE 102016110331 B3 of the German Patent and Trademark Office, March 2017
  1. A. Aguiar and H. Karl and H. Lederer, Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Versendung von Datenpakete, Patent nr. 10355117 of the German Patent and Trademark Office, filed November 2003, awarded October 2005

Technical Reports

    1. “Heuristic for Channel Prediction of WLAN Channels”, A. Aguiar, Technical Report TKN-06-007, Telecommunication Networks Group, Technische Universitaet Berlin, October 2006
    1. “Bi-directional WLAN Channel Measurements in WLAN Environments with Mobility”, A. Aguiar and J. Klaue, Technical Report TKN-04-002, Telecommunication Networks Group, Technische Universitaet Berlin, April 2004
  1. “Wireless Channel Models”, A. Aguiar and J. Gross, Technical Report TKN-03-007, Telecommunication Networks Group, Technische Universitaet Berlin, April 2003

PhD Thesis

  • “Multi-user Multi-flow Packet Scheduling for Wireless Channels”, June 2008 (PDF)