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Curriculum Vitae

  • Updated at December 2012 [pdf]


  • Tinnirello I, Giarre L, Neglia G, "MAC Design for WiFi Infrastructure Networks: A Game-Theoretic Approach." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 10, p. 2510-2522, ISSN: 1536-1276, 2011, doi: 10.1109/TWC.2011.062011.100193 [pdf]
  • Lee H, Tinnirello I, Yu J, Choi S, "A performance analysis of block ACK scheme for IEEE 802.11e networks", COMPUTER NETWORKS, vol. 54, p. 2468 -2481 , ISSN: 1389-1286, doi:, 2010, [pdf]
  • Tinnirello I, Bianchi G, "Interference Estimation in IEEE 802.11 Networks", IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS, vol. 30, p. 30-43, 2010, ISSN: 1066-033X [pdf]
  • Tinnirello I, Bianchi G, Xiao Y, "Refinements on IEEE 802.11 Distributed Coordination Function Modeling Approaches", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY, vol. 59, p. 1055 -1067, ISSN: 0018-9545, 2010 [pdf]
  • Tinnirello I, Bianchi G, "Rethinking the IEEE 802.11e EDCA performance modeling methodology", IEEE-ACM TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORKING, vol. 18, p. 540-553, ISSN: 1063-6692, 2010, [pdf]
  • Giarre' L, Neglia G, Tinnirello I, "Medium Access in WiFi Networks, Strategies of Selfish Nodes", IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE, vol. 26, p. 124-128, ISSN: 1053-5888, 2009 [pdf]
  • Tinnirello I, Giustiniano D, Scalia L, Bianchi G, "On the side-effects of proprietary solutions for fading and interference mitigation in IEEE 802.11b/g outdoor links", COMPUTER NETWORKS, vol. 53, p. 141-152, ISSN: 1389-1286, 2009, [pdf]
  • Tantra JW, CH Foh, Tinnirello I, Bianchi G, "Out-of-Band Signaling Scheme for High Speed Wireless LANs", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 6, p. 3256 -3267 , ISSN: 1536-1276, doi: 10.1109/TWC.2007.06029, 2007, [pdf]
  • L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, G. Bianchi, “MAC Parameters Tuning for Best Effort Traffic in 802.11e Contention-Based Networks,” The Mediterranean Journal of Computers and Networks, January 2006 [pdf]
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Remarks on IEEE 802.11 DCF Performance Evaluation,” , IEEE Communication Letters, August 2005 [pdf]
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, L. Scalia, “Understanding 802.11e contention-based prioritization mechanisms and their cohexistence with legacy 802.11 stations”, IEEE Network, July 2005 [pdf]
  • C.-F.Chiasserini, F.Cuomo, L.Piacentini, M.Rossi, I.Tinnirello, F.Vacirca., “Architectures and protocols for mobile computing applications: a reconfigurable approach”, Elsevier Computer Networks, Special Issue on QoS in Multiservice IP Networks", Vol.44, No.4, pp.545-567, March 2004 [pdf]
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Channel-Dependent Load Balancing in Wireless Packet Networks”, International Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Wiley, Dicembre 2003 [pdf]
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, G. Conigliaro, “Design and Performance Evaluation of an Hybrid Reservation-Polling MAC Protocol for Power-Line Communcations”, International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley, April 2003 [pdf]


  • Tinnirello I, Giarrč L, Neglia G (2011). Achieving Fair Bandwidth Distribution in WiFi Networks: A Game Theoretical Approach. In: Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress 2011. Milano, Italia, 28 agosto - 2 settembre, doi: 10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.00761
  • Giarre L, La Rosa FG, Pesenti R, Tinnirello I (2011). Coloring-based resource allocations in ad-hoc wireless networks. In: Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop (Med-Hoc-Net), 2011 . Favignana, Giugno 2011, p. 123-126, ISBN: 978-1-4577-0898-5, doi: 10.1109/Med-Hoc-Net.2011.5970477
  • Gringoli F, Garlisi D, Gallo P, Giuliano F, Mangione S, Tinnirello I (2011). MAC–Engine: a new architecture for executing MAC algorithms on commodity WiFi hardware. In: WiNTECH '11 Proceedings of the 6th ACM international workshop on Wireless network testbeds, experimental evaluation and characterization. Las Vegas (US), p. 99-100, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0867-0, doi: 978-1-4503-0867-0
  • Di Piazza FI, Mangione S, Tinnirello I (2011). Maximizing network capacity in an heterogeneous macro-micro cellular scenario. In: Proceedings IEEE ISCC 2011, Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2011 IEEE Symposium on. Kerkyra, July 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4577-0678-3, doi:
  • Gallo P, Gringoli F, Tinnirello I (2011). On the Flexibility of the IEEE 802.11 Technology: Challenges and Directions. In: Proceedings IEEE Future Network & Mobile Summit (FutureNetw), 2011. Warsaw, 15-17 June 2011, p. 1-10, ISBN: 978-1-4577-0928-9
  • Tinnirello I, Giarrč L, Badalamenti R, La Rosa FG (2011). Utility-based Resource Allocations in Ad hoc Wireless Networks. In: Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Network Games, Control and Optimization (NetGCooP), 2011 . Parigi, 11-14/10/2011, p. 1-7, ISBN: 978-1-4673-0383-5
  • Tinnirello I, Giarre L, Neglia G (2010). A game theoretic approach to MAC design for infrastructure networks. In: Proceedings IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2010 . Atlanta, USA, p. 1933-1938, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7745-6, doi: 10.1109/CDC.2010.5717759
  • Tinnirello I, Giarre' L, Pesenti R, (2010). Decentralized Synchronization for Zigbee wireless sensor networks in Multi-Hop Topology. In: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2ND IFAC WORKSHOP ON DISTRIBUTED ESTIMATION AND CONTROL IN NETWORKED SYSTEMS . ANNECY, FRANCE, SEPTEMBER, 13 - 14 2010, doi: 10.3182/20100913-2-FR-4014.00025
  • Tinnirello I, Giarre' L, Mineo F, (2010). Opportunistic Synchronization for Improving IEEE 802.15.4 MAC Performance in Chain Topologies. In: Proceedings of EVER 2010, the International Conference and Exhibition on Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies. Monaco, 25-28 March 2010
  • Tinnirello I, Scalia L, Campoccia F (2009). Improving IEEE 802.11 Performance in Chain Topologies through Distributed Polling and Network Coding. In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2009. p. 1-6, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3435-0, doi: 10.1109/ICC.2009.5199076
  • Giarre' L, Neglia G, Tinnirello I (2009). Performance analysis of selfish access strategies on WiFi infrastructure networks. In: Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2009. GLOBECOM 2009. . HONOLULU (HW, USA), 30 NOVEMBRE-4 DICEMBRE 2009, p. 1-5, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4148-8, doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2009.5425511
  • Giarre' L, Neglia G, Tinnirello I (2009). Resource sharing optimality in WiFi infrastructure networks. In: Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2009 (CDC 2009). . Shanghai, China, p. 5877-5882, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3871-6, doi: 10.1109/CDC.2009.5399621
  • Tinnirello I, Giarre L, Neglia G (2009). The role of the Access Point in Wi-Fi networks with selfish nodes. In: Proceeding GameNets'09 Proceedings of the First ICST international conference on Game Theory for Networks . istanbul, may 2009, p. 631-637, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4176-1
  • Tinnirello I, A. Sgora(2008). A Kalman Filter Approach for Distinguishing Channel and Collision Errors in IEEE 802.11 Networks. In: Proc. of IEEE Globecom 2008. New Orleans, USA, 30 November - 4 Dicembre 2008, p. 1-5, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2324-8
  • Giustiniano D, Bianchi G, Scalia L, Tinnirello I (2008). An Explanation for Unexpected 802.11 Outdoor Link-level Measurement Results. In: Proc. Of INFOCOM 2008. Phoenix, USA, 13-15 Aprile 2008, p. 2432-2440, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2025-4
  • Campoccia F, Incontrera I, Riva E, Tinnirello I (2008). An architecture Wi-fi and GPRS for efficient management of distribution electrical networks. In: Proceedings of IEEEE Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2008. Padova, 1-4 Sept. 2008, p. 1-5, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3294-3, doi: 10.1109/UPEC.2008.4651543
  • A. Sgora, DJ Vergados, DD Vergados, I Tinnirello, I Anagnostopoulos, D. Vouyioukas, (2008). Joint routing and per-flow fairness in wireless multihop networks. In: Proc. of IEEE ISWPC 2008. Santorini, Greece, 7-9 May 2008, p. 701-711, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1652-3
  • Tinnirello I (2008). Kalman filter estimation of the contention dynamics in error-prone IEEE 802.11 networks. In: Proc. of. ISCCSP 2008. Malta, St. Giulians, 12-14 Marzo, p. 671-676, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1688-2
  • D. Giustiniano, Tinnirello I, Scalia L, Levanti A (2008). Revealing Transmit Diversity Mechanisms in Commercial IEEE 802.11 Cards. In: Proc. of IT-NEWS 2008. Venezia, 13-15 Febbraio, p. 135-141, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1844-2
  • L. Scalia, D. Giustiniano, Tinnirello I (2008). Side Effects of Ambient Noise Immunity Techniques on Outdoor IEEE 802.11 Deployments. In: Proc. of IEEE Globecom 2008. New Orleans, USA, 30 Novembre - 4 Dicembre 2008, p. 1-6, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2324-8
  • G. Bianchi, D. Giustiniano, L. Scalia, Tinnirello I (2008). "Vendor-Affected” WLAN experimental results: A Pandora’s Box?. In: Proc. of IEEE. San Pietroburgo, 16-19 June 2008, p. 1-6, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2035-3
  • Levanti A, Giordano F, Tinnirello I (2007). A CAPWAP Architecture for Automatic Frequency Planning in WLAN. In: ISCC 2007. Aveiro, Portogallo, 1-4 Luglio, p. 51-56, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1521-2
  • Levanti A, Giordano F, Tinnirello (2007). A CAPWAP-Compliant Solution for Radio Resource Management in Large-Scale 802.11 WLAN. In: IEEE GLOBECOM 2007. Washington, 26-30 Nov 2007, p. 3645-3650, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1043-9
  • G. Bianchi, A. Di Stefano, C. Giaconia, L. Scalia, G. Terrazzino, I. Tinnirello, "Experimental assessmnet of the backoff behavior of commercial IEEE 802.11b network cards", IEEE INFOCOM 2007, May 2007, Anchorage. [pdf]
  • H. Lee, I. Tinnirello, J. Yu, S. Choi, "Throughput and Delay Analysis of IEEE 802.11e Block ACK with Channel Errors" IEEE WILLOPAN 2007, January 2007, Bangalore.
  • L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, "Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.11 DCF in Multi-Hop Chain Topologies", IEEE WILLOPAN 2007, January 2007, Bangalore.
  • L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, J.W. Tantra, C.H. Foh, “Dynamic MAC Parameters Configuration for Performance Optimization in 802.11e Networks,” IEEE Globecom 2006, November 2006, San Francisco
  • A. Baiocchi, S. Merlin, D. Messina, M. Moretti, B. Scanavino, I. Tinnirello, A. Todini, A. Valletta, D. Veronesi, “Cross-layer design of optimized packet scheduling and radio resource allocation algorithms for 4th generation cellular wireless systems,” WPMC 2006, September 2006, San Diego
  • J.W. Trantra, C.H. Foh, I. Tinnirello, G. Bianchi, “Analysis of the IEEE 802.11e EDCA Under Statistical Traffic,” IEEE ICC 2006, June 2006, Istanbul
  • A. Di Stefano, G. Terrazzino, L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, G. Bianchi, C. Giaconia, “On the anomalous behavior of IEEE 802.11 commercial cards,” Med-hoc 2006, June 2006, Lipari, Italy
  • A. Di Stefano, G. Terrazzino, L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, G. Bianchi, C. Giaconia, “An Experimental Testbed and Methodology for Characterizing IEEE 802.11 Network Cards,” IEEE WOWMOM 2006, June 2006, Niagara Falls
  • D. Messina, L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, S. Merlin, A. Zanella, M. Moretti, "Allocation algorithms for PRIMO system," WIRTEP 2006, April 2006, Rome
  • L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, “A Low-level Simulation Study of Prioritization in IEEE 802.11e Contention-based Networks,” IEEE COSMWARE 2006, January 2006, New Delhi
  • A. Di Stefano, A. Scaglione, G. Terrazzino, I. Tinnirello, V. Ammirata, L. Scalia, G. Bianchi, C. Giaconia, “On the fidelity of IEEE 802.11 commercial cards,” IEEE WICON 2005, July 2005, Budapest
  • I. Tinnirello, G. Bianchi, “On the accuracy of some common modeling assumptions for EDCA analysis,” CITSA 2005, July 2005, Orlando
  • G. Bianchi, D. Messina, L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, “A space-division time-division multiple access scheme for High Throughput provisioning in WLANs", IEEE ICC 2005, May 2005, Seoul
  • I. Tinnirello, S. Choi, “Efficiency Analysis of Burst Transmissins with Block ACK in Contention-Based 802.11e WLANs," IEEE ICC 2005, May 2005, Seoul
  • I. Tinnirello, S. Choi, “Temporal Fairness Provisioning in Multi-Rate Contention-Based 802.11e WLANs," IEEE WoWMoM'2005, June 2005, Taormina
  • I. Tinnirello, S. Choi, Y. Kim, “Revisit of RTS/CTS Exchange in High-Speed IEEE 802.11 Networks," IEEE WoWMoM'2005, June 2005, Taormina
  • I. Tinnirello, G. Bianchi, L. Scalia, “Performance evaluation of differentiated access mechanisms effectiveness in 802.11 networks," IEEE Globecom 2004, Novembre 2004, Dallas
  • J.W. Tantram C.H. Foh, G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Performance analysis of the Out-of-Band signalling scheme for high speed wireless LANs," IEEE Globecom 2004, Novembre 2004, Dallas
  • . L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, “Differentiation mechanisms for heterogeneous traffic integration in IEEE 802.11 networks," IEEE BroadWin 2004, Ottobre 2004, San Jose'
  • G. Bianchi, L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, A. Todini, "A Space-Division MAC Protocol for broadband wireless access," WPMC 2004, Settembre 2004, Abano Terme, Italy
  • G. Bianchi, L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, “Handover across heterogeneous wireless systems: a platform-independent control logic design”, WPMC 2003, Ottobre 2003, Yokosuka
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Analysis of priority mechanisms based on differentiated Inter Frame Spacing in CSMA-CA”, IEEE VTC 2003, Settembre 2003, Orlando
  • . L. Scalia, I. Tinnirello, “A Simulation Study of distributed Differentiation Mechanisms in IEEE 802.11 Networks”, CCCT 2003, Luglio 2003, Orlando
  • I. Tinnirello, L. Scalia, “Seamless Handover across Heterogeneous Wireless Networks: a Programmable Metric Approach”, SCI 2003, Luglio 2003, Orlando
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Kalman Filter Estimation of the Number of competing Terminals in an IEEE 802.11 network”, IEEE INFOCOM 2003, Aprile 2003, S. Francisco
  • A. Roveri, C. Chiasserini, M. Femminella, T. Melodia, G. Morabito, M. Rossi, I. Tinnirello, “The RAMON module: architecture framework and performance results”, QoSIP 2003, Febbraio 2003, Milano
  • L. Alcuri, G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Occupancy Estimation in IEEE 802.11 Distributed Coordination Function”, ICS 2002, Dicembre 2003, Taiwan
  • G. Neglia, V. Mancuso, F. Saitta, I. Tinnirello, “A Simulation Study of TCP Performance over Satellite Channels”, proceedings of IAC - The World Space Congress, Houston, Texas, USA, Ottobre 2002
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Improving load balancing schemes for wireless packet networks”, IEEE ICC 2002, Aprile 2002, New York
  • I. Tinnirello, G. Bianchi, “A simulation study of load balancing schemes for wireless packet networks”, ACM/IEEE MSWiM 2001, Luglio 2001, Roma
  • G. Bianchi, I. Tinnirello, “Using packet level information in handover and admission control schemes for wireless packet networks”, IEEE WCNC 2000, Settembre 2000 Chicago