Carlos Becker Westphall


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Titles and links to download our best and most cited papers on cloud computing.


Links of our most cited papers at ResearchGate.

Links of our most downloaded papers at ResearchGate.

Links of our most viewed publications at ResearchGate.

Links of our most downloaded books at ResearchGate.

Links of our most viewed slides at ResearchGate.


Research project: AutoManSec 4 CloudIoT – Autonomic Management and Security for Cloud and IoT

Some results:

Cloud identity management: a survey on privacy strategies – paper of ComNet Journal, Elsevier, 2017.

Improving cloud computing virtual machines balancing through hosts and virtual machines similarities – IEEE Services 2017.

Preserving Privacy with Fine-grained Authorization in an Identity Management System – paper of ICN 2017.

A Framework and Risk Assessment Approaches for Risk-based Access Control in the Cloud – paper of Elsevier JNCA 2016.

Order@Cloud: A VM Organisation Framework Based on Multi-Objectives Placement Ranking, paper of IEEE NOMS 2016.

A Model for Managed Elements under Autonomic Cloud Computing Management, paper of IJANS 2016.

A distributed autonomic management framework for cloud computing orchestration, paper of IEEE SERVICES 2016.

RACLOUDS – Model for Clouds Risk Analysis in the Information Assets Context, paper of Journal FSMA 2016.

Cloud resource management: a survey on forecasting and profiling models – paper of Elsevier JNCA 2015.

Legacy Network Infrastructure Management Model for Green Cloud Validated Through Simulations, IJAIS – paper selected from ICN 2014.

Operation, Management, Security and Sustainability for Cloud Computing – paper of Journal FSMA 2014.

Green Clouds through Servers, Virtual Machines and Network Infrastructure Management – Book Chapter of SBRC 2014.

– “Provisioning, Resource Allocation, and DVFS in Green Clouds, IJANS 2014” – best paper of ICN 2013.

– “Environment, Services and Network Management for Green Clouds, CLEI Journal 2012” – best paper of CLEI 2011.

– ”Toward an Architecture for Monitoring Private Clouds” – paper indicated in IEEE ComSoc Technology News.

– “Intrusion Detection for Grid and Cloud Computing” – our most cited paper.


All publications 


Carlos Becker Westphall is Full Professor (since 1993) at the Federal University of Santa Catarina – Brazil, where he acts as the leader of the Network and Management Laboratory and also coordinates some projects funded by the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq). Obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1985 and a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science in 1988, both at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Obtained a D.Sc. degree in Computer Science (Network Management) at the University of Toulouse (Université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier), France, in 1991.

Editorial board member of periodicals and technical program and/or organizing committee member of conferences. He was the founder of LANOMS. He has contributed to Elsevier as editorial board member of the ”Computer Networks Journal”; to Springer as board of editors and senior technical editor of the ”Journal of Network and Systems Management”. He acted as a local group coordinator in the European MAX/ESPRIT II project which involved the Alcatel- TITN, British Telecom, HP, CSELT, SIRTI and NKT Companies. Best paper of CLEI 2011Awarded “International Academy, Research, and Industry Association” Fellow (award plaque), in 2011. Paper at IEEE ComSoc Technology News, in 2012.Achievement award – tutorial at WorldComp 2013. Awarded – best paper of ICN 2013. IEEE Communications Society 20 years member (Certificate of Appreciation), in 2014.

Since 1993 member of IFIP TC6 Working Group 6.6 (Management of Networks and Distributed Systems). Since 2003 member of the core team of the TMF UP (TeleManagement Forum Universities Program). International Academy, Research, and Industry Association – Latin America Liaison Board Chair since 2008. Member 2004-2005 and 2006-2007 of IEEE ComSoc Membership Programs Development Board. From May 2000 to May 2005, he acted as “Secretary” of  IEEE CNOM (Committee on Network Operation and Management). From May 2005 to May 2009, he acted as “Vice-Chair” of IEEE CNOM. Member of IEEE CNOM since 1994.

He has published a paper in 1984 entitled “Receiver for modem in accordance with CCITT Recommendation V.22, in Portuguese”, enabling the development of this modem in Brazil. He has presented the first master thesis about network management in Brazil, entitled “Proposition for Data Communications Management Functions” in 1988. He was the youngest Full Professor in Brazilian Federal Universities with 31 years old, in 1993. Supervisor of the first thesis of Ph.D. Program in Computer Science at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, in 2000. The thesis was entitled: “Design, Development and Analysis of a Management System for Secure Telecommunication Networks”.

Honors, awards and achievements

Paper selected from ACM International Middleware Conference, Workshop Proceedings, 2003 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Extended Version at Wiley Journal – Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2004.

Tutorial at IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2010, in Osaka, Japan.

Best paper of CLEI 2011, in Quito, Ecuador. Extended Version at CLEIej 2012.

International Academy, Research, and Industry Association Fellow, and Award Plaque, in 2011.

Keynote speech at GlobeNet 2012, in Reunion Island, France.

Paper at IEEE ComSoc Technology News, in 2012.

Tutorial at WorldComp 2013, Achievement Award, and Slides, in Las Vegas, USA.

IEEE Communications Society 20 years member, Certificate of Appreciation, in 2013.

Best paper of ICN 2013, in Seville, Spain. Extended version at IJANS, in 2014.

Tutorial at NetWare 2014, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Paper selected from ICN 2014, in Nice, France. Extended version at IJAIS 2014.

Panel at Forum RNP 2015, in Brasília, Brazil.

Keynote speech at ConSerpro 2015, in Florianópolis, Brazil.

Tutorial at NexComm 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Paper selected from ICN 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal. Extended version at IJANS.

Presentation at CyberSecurity 2016, in Brasilia, Brazil.

Tutorial at NexComm 2017, in Venice, Italy.

– Presentation at IWCSS 2017, in Guangzhou, China.

Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Memorial Hall – Guangzhou, China.

This page was updated on 01 January 2018.