Publications

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Journal Articles
  1. L. Bonati, M. Polese, S. D’Oro, P. Brach del Prever, and T. Melodia, "5G-CT: Automated Deployment and Over-the-Air Testing of End-to-End Open Radio Access Networks," arXiv:2311.03206 [cs.NI], pp. 1-7, November 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  2. L. Bonati, M. Polese, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "NeutRAN: An Open RAN Neutral Host Architecture for Zero-Touch RAN and Spectrum Sharing," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, pp. 1-13, August 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  3. J. Groen, S. D’Oro, U. Demir, L. Bonati, M. Polese, T. Melodia, K.R. Chowdhury, "Implementing and Evaluating Security in O-RAN: Interfaces, Intelligence, and Platforms," arXiv:2304.11125 [cs.CR], pp. 1-7, April 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  4. D. Villa, M. Tehrani-Moayyed, C.P. Robinson, L. Bonati, P. Johari, M. Polese, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "Colosseum as a Digital Twin: Bridging Real-World Experimentation and Wireless Network Emulation," arXiv:2303.17063 [cs.NI], pp. 1-15, March 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  5. M. Polese, L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "Understanding O-RAN: Architecture, Interfaces, Algorithms, Security, and Research Challenges," IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, pp. 1-23, January 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  6. L. Bonati, M. Polese, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "OpenRAN Gym: AI/ML Development, Data Collection, and Testing for O-RAN on PAWR Platforms," Computer Networks, vol. 220, pp. 1-11, January 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  7. S. D’Oro, M. Polese, L. Bonati, H. Cheng, and T. Melodia, "dApps: Distributed Applications for Real-time Inference and Control in O-RAN," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 52-58, November 2022. [pdf] [bibtex]

  8. M. Polese, L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "ColO-RAN: Developing Machine Learning-based xApps for Open RAN Closed-loop Control on Programmable Experimental Platforms," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, pp. 1-14, July 2022. [pdf] [bibtex]

  9. L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, M. Polese, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "Intelligence and Learning in O-RAN for Data-driven NextG Cellular Networks," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 59, no. 10, pp. 21-27, October 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]

  10. S. D’Oro, L. Bonati, F. Restuccia, and T. Melodia, "Coordinated 5G Network Slicing: How Constructive Interference Can Boost Network Throughput," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 1881-1894, August 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]

  11. L. Ferranti, S. D’Oro, L. Bonati, F. Cuomo, and T. Melodia, "HIRO-NET: Heterogeneous Intelligent RObotic Network for Internet Sharing in Disaster Scenarios," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 4367-4380, May 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]

  12. L. Bonati, M. Polese, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "Open, Programmable, and Virtualized 5G Networks: State-of-the-Art and the Road Ahead," Computer Networks, vol. 182, pp. 1-28, December 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

  13. L. Bertizzolo, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, A. Al-shawabka, S. D’Oro, F. Restuccia, and T. Melodia, Tommaso, "Arena: A 64-antenna SDR-based Ceiling Grid Testing Platform for Sub-6 GHz 5G-and-Beyond Radio Spectrum Research," Computer Networks, vol. 181, pp. 1-17, November 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

  14. L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, L. Bertizzolo, E. Demirors, Z. Guan, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "CellOS: Zero-touch Softwarized Open Cellular Networks," Computer Networks, vol. 180, pp. 1-13, October 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

Conference Proceedings
  1. S. Maxenti, S. D’Oro, L. Bonati, M. Polese, A. Capone, and T. Melodia, "ScalO-RAN: Energy-aware Network Intelligence Scaling in Open RAN," in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2024. AR 19.6%.

  2. C. Fiandrino, L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, M. Polese, T. Melodia, and J. Widmer, "EXPLORA: AI/ML EXPLainability for the Open RAN," in Proceedings of ACM CoNEXT, Paris, France, December 2023. AR 18.8%. [pdf] [bibtex]

  3. M. Tsampazi, S. D’Oro, M. Polese, L. Bonati, G. Poitau, M. Healy, and T. Melodia, "A Comparative Analysis of Deep Reinforcement Learning-based xApps in O-RAN," in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  4. D. Villa, D. Uvaydov, L. Bonati, P. Johari, J.M. Jornet, and T. Melodia, "Twinning Commercial Radio Waveforms in the Colosseum Wireless Network Emulator," in Proceedings of ACM WiNTECH, Madrid, Spain, October 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  5. A. Pinto, A. Ashdown, T. Hassan, H. Cheng, F. Esposito, L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, T. Melodia, and F. Restuccia, "Hercules: An Emulation-Based Framework for Transport Layer Measurements over 5G Wireless Networks," in Proceedings of ACM WiNTECH, Madrid, Spain, October 2023. [bibtex]

  6. C. P. Robinson, L. Bonati, T. Van Nieuwstadt, P. Johari, M. Polese, H. Nguyen, C. Watson, and T. Melodia, "eSWORD: Implementation of Wireless Jamming Attacks in a Real-World Emulated Network," in Proceedings of IEEE WCNC, Glasgow, UK, March 2023. [pdf] [bibtex]

  7. L. Bonati, M. Polese, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "Intelligent Closed-loop RAN Control with xApps in OpenRAN Gym," in Proceedings of IEEE European Wireless, Dresden, Germany, September 2022. [pdf] [bibtex]

  8. S. D’Oro, L. Bonati, M. Polese, and T. Melodia, "OrchestRAN: Network Automation through Orchestrated Intelligence in the Open RAN," in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Virtual Conference, May 2022. AR 19.9%. [pdf] [bibtex]

  9. L. Bonati, M. Polese, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "OpenRAN Gym: An Open Toolbox for Data Collection and Experimentation with AI in O-RAN," in Proceedings of IEEE WCNC Workshop on Open RAN Architecture for 5G Evolution and 6G, Austin, TX, USA, April 2022. [pdf] [bibtex]

  10. L. Bonati, P. Johari, M. Polese, S. D’Oro, S. Mohanti, M. Tehrani-Moayyed, D. Villa, S. Shrivastava, C. Tassie, K. Yoder, A. Bagga, P. Patel, V. Petkov, M. Seltser, F. Restuccia, A. Gosain, K.R. Chowdhury, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "Colosseum: Large-Scale Wireless Experimentation Through Hardware-in-the-Loop Network Emulation," in Proceedings of IEEE DySPAN, Virtual Conference, December 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]

  11. B. Casasole, L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, S. Basagni, A. Capone, and T. Melodia, "QCell: Self-optimization of Softwarized 5G Networks through Deep Q-learning," in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM, Madrid, Spain, December 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]

  12. L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, B. Stefano, T. Melodia, "SCOPE: An Open and Softwarized Prototyping Platform for NextG Systems," in Proceedings of ACM MobiSys, Virtual Conference, June 2021. AR 21.7%. [pdf] [bibtex]

  13. M. Tehrani-Moayyed, L. Bonati, P. Johari, T. Melodia, and S. Basagni, "Creating RF Scenarios for Large-Scale, Real-Time Wireless Channel Emulators," in Proceedings of IEEE MedComNet, Virtual Conference, June 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]

  14. L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, F. Restuccia, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "SteaLTE: Private 5G Cellular Connectivity as a Service with Full-stack Wireless Steganography," in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Virtual Conference, May 2021. AR 19.7%. [pdf] [bibtex]

  15. S. D’Oro, L. Bonati, F. Restuccia, M. Polese, M. Zorzi, and T. Melodia, "Sl-EDGE: Network Slicing at the Edge," in Proceedings of ACM Mobihoc, Virtual Conference, October 2020. AR 15%. [pdf] [bibtex]

  16. M. Polese, L. Bertizzolo, L. Bonati, A. Gosain, and T. Melodia, "An Experimental mmWave Channel Model for UAV-to-UAV Communications," in Proceedings of ACM mmNets, London, United Kingdom, September 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

  17. L. Ferranti, L. Bonati, S. D’Oro, and T. Melodia, "SkyCell: A Prototyping Platform for 5G Aerial Base Stations," in Proceedings of IEEE SwarmNet, Virtual Conference, August 2020. [pdf] [bibtex]

  18. L. Bertizzolo, S. D’Oro, L. Ferranti, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, Z. Guan, T. Melodia, and S. Pudlewski, "SwarmControl: An Automated Distributed Control Framework for Self-Optimizing Drone Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Virtual Conference, July 2020. 19.8%. [pdf] [bibtex]

  19. F. D’Alterio, L. Ferranti, L. Bonati, F. Cuomo, and T. Melodia, "Quality Aware Aerial-to-Ground 5G Cells through Open-Source Software," in Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM, Waikoloa, HI, USA, December 2019. [pdf] [bibtex]

  20. L. Bertizzolo, M. Polese, L. Bonati, A. Gosain, M. Zorzi, and T. Melodia, "mmBAC: Location-Aided mmWave Backhaul Management for UAV-Based Aerial Cells," in Proceedings of ACM mmNets, Los Cabos, Mexico, October 2019. [pdf] [bibtex]

  21. L. Bertizzolo, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "Arena: A 64-Antenna SDR-Based Ceiling Grid Testbed for Sub-6 GHz Radio Spectrum Research," in Proceedings of ACM WiNTECH, Los Cabos, Mexico, October 2019. Best Paper Award. [pdf] [bibtex]

  22. L. Ferranti, S. D’Oro, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, F. Cuomo, and T. Melodia, "HIRO-NET: Self-Organized Robotic Mesh Networking for Internet Sharing in Disaster Scenarios," in Proceedings of IEEE WoWMoM, Washington, D.C., USA, June 2019. Best Paper Award. [pdf] [bibtex]

  23. L. Bonati, A.F. Gambin, and M. Rossi, "Wireless Power Transfer under the Spotlight: Charging Terminals amid dense Cellular Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE WoWMoM, Macau, China, June 2017. [pdf] [bibtex]

Demo Papers
  1. D. Villa, D. Uvaydov, L. Bonati, P. Johari, J.M. Jornet, and T. Melodia, "Demo: Intelligent Radar Detection in CBRS Band in the Colosseum Wireless Network Emulator," arXiv:2309.08861 [cs.NI], September 2023. [pdf]

  2. T. Melodia, S. Basagni, K.R. Chowdhury, A. Gosain, M. Polese, P. Johari, and L. Bonati, "Tutorial: Colosseum, the World’s Largest Wireless Network Emulator," in Proceedings of ACM MobiCom, New Orleans, LA, USA, October 2021. [pdf] [bibtex]

  3. L. Bertizzolo, L. Bonati, E. Demirors, and T. Melodia, "Demo: Arena: A 64-Antenna SDR-Based Ceiling Grid Testbed for Sub-6 GHz Radio Spectrum Research," in Proceedings of ACM WiNTECH, Los Cabos, Mexico, October 2019. [pdf] [bibtex]

Editorials
  1. L. Bonati, S. Basagni, and T. Melodia, "Editorial: Advances in Experimental Wireless Platforms and Systems," Computer Networks, vol. 203, pp. 1-2, February 2022.
Ph.D. Dissertation
  1. L. Bonati, "Softwarized Approaches for the Open RAN of NextG Cellular Networks," Ph.D. Dissertation, Northeastern University, August 2022. [pdf]