Journal Papers

  1. Elsevier E. Baccarelli, P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, M. Scarpiniti, ”Q*: Energy and delay-efficient dynamic queue management in TCP/IP virtualized data centers”, Elsevier, Computer Communications, ISSN: 1110-8665, Impact Factor: 2.09, Vol. 102, pp. 89–106, 1 April 2017.

  2. IEEE M. Shojafar, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, J. H. Abawajy, ”Adaptive Computing-plus-Communication Optimization Framework for Multimedia Processing in Cloud Systems", IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing, TCC, ISSN: 2168-7161, Impact Factor: 1.59, Accepted. [accept rate=7%], Sourcecode

  3. Wiley R.W. Ahmad, A. Gani, S.H. Ab Hamid, M. Shojafar, et al., ”A Survey on Energy Estimation and Power Modeling Schemes for Smart-phone Applications”, Wiley, International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS), ISSN: 1099-1131, Impact Factor: 1.099, October 2016. 

  4. Springer P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, H. Mostafaei, Z. Pooranian, E. Baccarelli, ”P-SEP: a prolong stable election routing algorithm for energy-limited heterogeneous fog-supported wireless sensor networks”, Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.088, June 2016. Sourcecode

  5. Elsevier S. Al-Janabi, I. Al-Shourbaji, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shamshirband, ”Survey of main challenges (security and privacy) in wireless body area networks for healthcare applications”, Elsevier, Egyptian Informatics Journal, ISSN: 1110-8665, November 2016.

  6. IEEE M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, E. Baccarelli, ”Energy-efficient Adaptive Resource Management for Real-time Vehicular Cloud Services”, IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing, TCC, Impact Factor: 1.59, Vol. PP, Iss. 99, pp. 1-14, April 2016. [accept rate=7%], Sourcecode {Most Cited}

  7. IEEE magazine E. Baccarelli, N. Cordeschi, A. Mei, M. Panella, M. Shojafar, J. Stefa, ”Energy-efficient Dynamic Traffic Offloading and Reconfiguration of Networked Datacenters for Big Data Stream Mobile Computing: Review, Challenges, and a Case Study”, IEEE Network Magazine, ISSN: 0890-8044, Impact Factor: 2.89, Vol. 30, Iss. 2, pp. 54-61, March-April 2016.

  8. Springer Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, J.H. Abawajy, A. Abraham, ”An Efficient Meta-heuristic Algorithm for Grid Computing”, Springer, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization(JOCO), ISSN: 1382-6905, Impact Factor: 1.08, Vol. 30, Iss. 3, pp. 413-434, October 2015. Sourcecode

  9. Springer M. Shojafar, Z. Pooranian, M.R. Meybodi, M. Singhal, “ALATO: An Efficient Intelligent Algorithm for Time Optimization in an Economic Grid Based on Adaptive Stochastic Petri Net”, Springer, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing (JIMS), ISSN: 0956-5515, Impact Factor: 1.99, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 641-658, August 2015.

  10. Springer M. Shojafar, S. Javanmardi, S. Abolfazli, N. Cordeschi, "FUGE: A Joint Meta-heuristic Approach To Cloud Job Scheduling Algorithm Using Fuzzy Theory And A Genetic Method", Springer, Cluster Computing, (CLUS), ISSN: 1386-7857, Impact Factor: 1.51, Vol. 18, Iss. 2, pp. 829-844, June 2015. Sourcecode

  11. SpringerSh. Shamshirband, M. Shojafar, A.A.R. Hosseinabadi, M. Kardgar, M.H.N.Md. Nasir, R. Ahmad, "OSGA: Genetic-based Open-shop scheduling with Consideration of Machine Maintenance in Small and Medium Enterprises", Springer, Annals of Operations Research (ANOR), Impact Factor: 1.40, Vol. 229, Iss. 1, pp. 743-758, June 2015.

  12. Springer A.A.R. Hosseinabadi, H. Siar, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shamshirband, "Using the Gravitational Emulation Local Search Algorithm to Solve the Multi-Objective Flexible Dynamic Job Shop Scheduling Problem in Small and Medium Enterprises", Springer, Annals of Operations Research (ANOR), Impact Factor: 1.40, Vol. 229, Iss. 1, pp. 451-474, June 2015.

  13. Springer M. Ahmadi, M. Shojafar, A. Khademzadeh, K. Badie, R. Tavoli, “A Hybrid Algorithm for Preserving Energy and Delay Routing in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks”, Springer, Wireless Personal Communications, (WPC), ISSN: 0929-6212, Impact Factor: 0.7, 23 July 2015.

  14. Springer H. Mostafaei, M. Shojafar, ”A New Meta-heuristic Algorithm for Maximizing Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Networks”, Springer, Wireless Personal Communications (WPC), ISSN: 0929-6212, Impact Factor: 0.7, Vol. 82, Iss. 2, pp. 723-742, May 2015.

  15. Springer M. Shojafar, S. Abolfazli, H. Mostafaei, M. Singhal, "Improving Channel Assignment in Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks with Learning Automata", Springer, Wireless Personal Communications (WPC), ISSN: 0929-6212, Impact Factor: 0.7, Vol. 82, Iss. 1, pp. 61-80, April 2015.

  16. Springer M. Shojafar, J.H. Abawajy, Z. Delkhah, A. Ahmadi, Z. Pooranian, A. Abraham, “An Efficient and Distributed file search in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks”, Springer, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications (PPNA), ISSN: 1936-6442, Impact Factor: 1.0, Vol. 8, Iss. 1, pp. 120-136, January 2015.

  17. Elsevier N. Cordeschi, D. Amendola, M. Shojafar, E. Baccarelli, ”Distributed and Adaptive Resource Management in Cloud-assisted Cognitive Radio Vehicular Networks with Hard Reliability Guarantees”, Elsevier, Vehicular Communications, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1–12, January 2015.

  18. Inderscience S. Javanmardi, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shariatmadari, S.S. Ahrabi, ”FRTRUST: a Fuzzy Reputation Based Model for Trust Management in Semantic P2P Grids”, InderScience, International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, ISSN: 1741-847X, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 57-66, January 2015.

  19. Springer N. Cordeschi, M. Shojafar, D. Amendola, E. Baccarelli, ”Energy-efficient adaptive networked datacenters for the QoS support of real-time applications”, Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing (SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.08, Vol. 71, Iss. 2, pp. 448-478, October 2014. Sourcecode

  20. Springer S. Javanmardi, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shariatmadari, J.H. Abawajy, M. Singhal, ”PGSW-OS: A novel approach for resource management in a semantic web operating system based on a P2P grid architecture”, The Journal of Supercomputing(SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.08, Vol. 69, Iss. 2, pp. 955-975, August 2014.

  21. IOS press Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, B. Javadi, A. Abraham, “Using Imperialist Competition Algorithm for Independent Task Scheduling in Grid Computing”, IOS Press, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems (JIFS), Impact Factor: 1.812 ISSN:1064-1246, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2014. Sourcecode

  22. Springer A. Ahmadi, M. Shojafar, S.F. Hajeforosh, M. Dehghan, M. Singhal, “An Efficient Routing Algorithm to preserve k-Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Springer, The Journal of Supercomputing(SUPE), ISSN: 0920-8542, Impact Factor: 1.08, Vol. 68, Iss. 2, pp. 599-623, May 2014.

  23. Elsevier N. Cordeschi, M. Shojafar, E. Baccarelli, “Energy-saving self-configuring networked data centers”, Elsevier, Computer Networks, ISSN: 1389-1286, Impact Factor: 1.44, Vol. 57, Iss. 17, pp. 3479–3491, December 2013. Sourcecode

  24. Informatica Z. pooranian, M. Shojafar, R. Tavoli, M. Singhal, A. Abraham, “A Hybrid Metaheuristic Algorithm for Job Scheduling on Computational Grids”, Informatica, (Special Issue: Grid, Cloud and Sky Applications for Knowledge-based), Vol. 37, No. 2, Impact Factor: 1.1, pp.157-164, May 2013. Sourcecode

  25. Kiise M. Shojafar, Z. Pooranian, J.H. Abawajy, M.R. Meybodi, “An Efficient Scheduling Method for Grid Systems Based on a Hierarchical Stochastic Petri Net”, Journal of Computing Science and Engineering (JCSE), ISSN: 1976-4677, Vol.7, No.1, pp.44-52, March. 2013.

  26. Imai Z. pooranian, M. Shojafar, J.H. Abawajy, M. Singhal, “GLOA: A New Job Scheduling Algorithm for Grid Computing”, International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 59-64, March 2013. {Most downloaded in Academia Network}

  27. IJAI Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, B. Javadi, “Independent Task scheduling in Grid Computing based on Queen Bee Algorithm”, IAES International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJ-AI), ISSN: 2252-8938, pp. 171-181, December 2012.

  28. Z. pooranian, A. Harounabadi, M. Shojafar, N. Hedayat, “New Hybrid Algorithm for Task Scheduling in Grid Computing to Decrease missed Task”, WASET Journal, Vol. 55, pp. 5-9, July 2011.


Selected Conference Papers

  1. IEEE L. Chiaraviglio, L. Amorosi, S. Cartolano, N. Blefari-Melazzi, P. Dell'Olmo, M. Shojafar, S. Salsano, ”Optimal Superfluid Management of 5G Networks”, The 3th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization,(NetSoft 2017), Bologna, Italy, 3-7 July, 2017.  Sourcecode

  2. IEEE C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, M. Shojafar ”A Computation- and Network-Aware Energy Optimization Model for Virtual Machines Allocation”, The 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science,(CLOSER 2017), Porto, Portugal, 24-26 April 2017. Sourcecode

  3. IEEE M. Shojafar, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, E. Baccarelli, ”Minimizing Computing-plus-Communication Energy Consumptions in Virtualized Networked Data Centers”, The 21th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (IEEE ISCC 2016), Messina, Italy, pp. 1137-1144, April 2016,  Sourcecode

  4. IEEE P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, L. Vaca-Cardenas, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, E. Baccarelli, ”Big Data Over SmartGrid - A Fog Computing Perspective”, The 24th IEEE International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks - The Professional Program: Workshop on ICT(IEEE SOFTCOM 2016), Split, Croatia September 22-24, 2016.  

  5. IEEE P.G. V. Naranjo, M. Shojafar, A. Abraham, E. Baccarelli, ”A New Stable Election-based Routing Algorithm to Preserve Aliveness and Energy in Fog-supported Wireless Sensor Networks”, The 18st IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, (IEEE SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungry, October 2016.  Sourcecode

  6. IEEE M. Shojafar, C. Canali, R. Lancellotti, S. Abolfazli, ”An Energy-aware Scheduling Algorithm in DVFS-enabled Networked Data Centers”, The 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science,(CLOSER 2016), Rome, Italy, April 2016, Vol. 2, pp. 387-397. {Nominated for Best Paper Award} Sourcecode

  7. Springer M. Shojafar, A.A.R Hosseinabadi, M. Kardgar, Sh. Shamshirband, ”TETS: A Genetic-based Scheduler in Cloud Computing to Decrease Energy and Makespan”, The 15th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems (HIS 2015), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 420, Seoul, South Korea, pp. 103-115, 2015.

  8. IEEE M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, J.H. Abawajy, E. Baccarelli, ”Adaptive Energy-Efficient QoS-Aware Scheduling Algorithm for TCP/IP Mobile Cloud”, The 16th IEEE International Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM WORKSHOP 2015), San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 1-6, September 2015. Sourcecode

  9. IEEE J. Zare, S. Abolfazli, M. Shojafar, A. Kamsin, ”Resource Scheduling in Mobile Cloud Computing: Taxonomy and Open Challenges”, The 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Data Intensive Systems (IEEE DSDIS 2015), Sydney, Australia, October 2015, pp. 594-603.

  10. IEEE N. Cordeschi, D. Amendola, M. Shojafar, P.G. Vinueza, E. Baccarelli, ”Memory and Memoryless Optimal Time-Window Controllers for Secondary Users in Vehicular Networks”, The 11st IEEE International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE SPECTS 2015), Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 1-7, July 2015.

  11. Springer Sh. Shamshirband, M. Shojafar, AA.R Hosseinabadi, A. Abraham, "OVRP_ICA: An Imperialist-based Optimization Algorithm for the Open Vehicle Routing Problem", Springer LNCS, The 10th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems, (HAIS 2015), Vol. 9121, pp. 221-233, 2015.

  12. IEEE M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, D. Amendola, E. Baccarelli, ”Energy-saving adaptive computing and traffic engineering for real-time-service data centers”, The 50th IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC WORKSHOP 2015), London, UK, pp. 1800-1806, 2015. Sourcecode

  13. IEEE N. Cordeschi, D. Amendola, M. Shojafar, E. Baccarelli, "Performance evaluation of primary-secondary reliable resource-management in vehicular networks", The 25th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications(IEEE PIMRC 2014), Washington, DC, USA, pp. 959-964, 2014.

  14. IEEE A.A.R. Hosseinabadi, M. Kardgar, M. Shojafar, Sh. Shamshirband, A. Abraham, "GELS-GA: Hybrid Metaheuristic Algorithm for Solving Multiple Travelling Salesman Problem", The 14th IEEE ISDA, Okinawa, Japan, pp. 76-81, December 2014.

  15. IEEE Sh. Shamshirband, M. Shojafar, A.A.R. Hosseinabadi, A. Abraham, "A Solution for Multi-objective Commodity Vehicle Routing Problem by NSGA-II", 14th IEEE HIS, Kuwait, pp. 12-17, December 2014.

  16. IEEE D. Amendola, N. Cordeschi, M. Shojafar, A. Vincenza, F. De Rango, "Multiframe s-Persistent Neighbour Discovery Strategy in a DTN with Resource-constrained RFID Devices", The 10st IEEE International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, (IEEE SPECTS 2014), Monterey, CA, USA, pp. 647-653, July 2014.

  17. IEEE I. Valizadeh, M. Shojafar, A. Abraham, "Rapid Way Mobile Application in Wireless Sensor Network: A Practical Research in Transportation System", The 6th World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (IEEE NaBIC 2014), Porto, Portugal, pp. 133-138, June 2014.

  18. IOS press Z. Pooranian, A. Harounabadi, M. Shojafar, J. Mirabedini “Hybrid pso for independent task scheduling in grid computing to decrease makespan”, The 4th Proc. of International Conference on Future Information Technology, (IPCSIT'11), Vol. 13, pp. 435-439, 2011.

  19. WORLDCOMP M. Shojafar, S. Barzegar, M.R. Meybodi, “Time Optimizing in Economical Grid Using Adaptive Stochastic Petri Net Based on Learning Automata - Intelligent Approach in Economical Grid”, International Conference on Grid Computing and Applications, CGA2011, 5th WORLDCOMP, LV, USA, pp. 67-74, 2011.

  20. IEEE M. Shojafar, S. Barzegar, M.R. Meybodi, “A new Method on Resource Scheduling in grid systems based on Hierarchical Stochastic Petri net”, International Conference on Information, Networking and Automation (ICINA 2010), Vol. 9, China, pp. V9-175-180, 2010.

  21. IEEE A. Sayyad, M. Shojafar, Z. Delkhah, M.R. Meybodi, “Improving Directed Diffusion in Sensor Network Using Learning Automata: DDLA-New Approach in Directed Diffusion”, 2nd International Conference on Computer Technology and Development (ICCTD 2010), Cairo, Egypt, pp.189-194, 2010.

  22. IEEE A. Sayyad, A. Ahmadi, M. Shojafar, M.R. Meybodi, “Improvement Multiplicity of Routs in Directed Diffusion by Learning Automata-New Approach in Directed Diffusion”, 2nd International Conference on Computer Technology and Development (ICCTD 2010), Cairo, Egypt, pp. 195-200, 2010.

  23. IEEE H. Omranpour, M.M. Ebadzadeh, S. Barzegar, M. Shojafar, "Distributed Coloring of The Graph Edges", 7th IEEE International Conference On Cybernetic Intelligent Systems(CIS2008), London, UK, pp. 1-5 ,2008.

Selected Book Chapters

  1. IGI GLOBAL M. Shojafar, N. Cordeschi, E. Baccarelli, ”Resource Scheduling for Saving Energy in Reconfigurable Internet Data Centers”, IGI Global, Handbook of Research on Next-Generation High Performance Computing, pp. 21-46, 2016.

  2. IGI GLOBAL N. Cordeschi, M. Shojafar, D. Amendola, E. Baccarelli, ”Energy-saving QoS resource management of virtualized networked data centers for Big Data Stream Computing”, IGI Global, pp. 122-155, May 2015. Sourcecode

  3. Wiley S. Abolfazli, Z. Sanaei, M.H. Sanaei, M. Shojafar, A. Gani, "Mobile Cloud Computing: The-state-of-the-art, Challenges, and Future Research", "Encyclopaedia of Cloud Computing", John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, pp. 29-40, 2016.

  4. Springer S. Javanmardi, M. Shojafar, D. Amendola, N. Cordeschi, H. Liu, A. Abraham, "Hybrid Job scheduling Algorithm for Cloud computing Environment", Springer LNCS, Vol. 303, pp. 43-52, 2014. Sourcecode

  5. Springer M. Shojafar, Z. Pooranian, M. Shojafar, A. Abraham, "LLLA: New Efficient Channel Assignment Method in Wireless Mesh Networks", Springer LNCS, Vol. 237, pp 143-152, 2014.

 Technical Reports

  1. M. Shojafar, Convex/nonconvex programming examples, Tech. Report, Optimization course, PhD period, Under Prof. F.C. Paola Loreti Supervision, Sep. 2014.
  2. M. Shojafar, MPI Programming For Clusters, Tech. Report, Grid Computing course, Msc period, Under Dr. Bahman Javadi Supervision, Sep. 2008.
  3. M. Shojafar, Langton Ant and its Rules in Cellular Automata, Tech. Report in Parallel Algorithm course, Msc period, Under Dr. M.R Meybodi Supervision, Jan. 2008.
  4. M. Shojafar, Moving Management for Multi Agent in Local Area, Programming With Prolog Component In Delphi6.0, Algorithm Design course, Bsc period, Under Dr. M. Ebrahimi Moghadam, Sep 2004.

Theses

  1. M. Shojafar, Provide Energy-saving on Network Data Centers by Applying Mathematical Techniques, Ph.D. Thesis, Faculty of DIET, Sapienza University of Rome, defended in 20 May 2016. Advisor: Professor E. Baccarelli
  2. M. Shojafar, An Adaptive Stochastic Petri net model based on Learning Automata's and its application to Grid Computing, Master Thesis, Faculty of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Qazvin Islamic Azad University (QIAU), September 2010. Advisor: Professor M.R Meybodi
  3. M. Shojafar, A Petri net model and Its Usage in WFMs Optimization, Bachelor Thesis, Faculty of Computer Engineering, Iran University Science and Technology (IUST), December 2006. Advisor: Dr. A.A Ghadiri