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.


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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. 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. Awarded “International Academy, Research, and Industry Association” Fellow (award plaque), in 2011. Achievement award – tutorial at WorldComp 2013. Awarded – best paper of ICN 2013.IEEE Communications Society 20 years member (Certificate of Appreciation), in 2014.

Editorial board member of periodicals and technical program and/or organizing committee member of conferences. He was the founder of LANOMS. 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.

This page was updated on 18 September 2017.