International Journals



A. Muhammad, N. Skorin-Kapov and M. Furdek, “Manycast, Anycast and Replica Placement (MARP) in Optical Inter-Datacenter Networks”, accepted for publication in IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking.

F.J. Moreno-Muro, R. Rumipamba-Zambrano, P. Pavón-Marino, J. Perelló, J.M. Gené, S. Spadaro, “Evaluation of Core-Continuity-Constrained ROADMs for Flex-Grid/MCF Optical Networks”, accepted in IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking.

J.J. Pedreño-Manresa, P. Sayyad Khodashenas, M. Shuaib Siddiqui and P. Pavon-Mariño, “On the Need of Joint Bandwidth and NFV Resource Orchestration: a Realistic 5G Access Network Use Case”, accepted in IEEE Communications Letters. [DOI:10.1109/LCOMM.2017.2760826]

J.J. Pedreno-Manresa, J.L. Izquierdo-Zaragoza and P. Pavon-Marino, “Guaranteeing Traffic Survivability and Latency Awareness in Multilayer Network Design,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. B53-B63, 2017. [DOI:10.1364/JOCN.9.000B53]

N. Merayo, P. Pavon-Marino, J.C. Aguado, R.J. Durán, F. Burrull, M.V. Bueno-Delgado, “Fair Bandwidth Allocation Algorithm for PONs Based on Network Utility Maximization”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 75-86, 2017. [DOI:10.1364/JOCN.9.000075]

M. Tornatore, N. Skorin-Kapov and P. Pavon-Marino, “Introduction to the Special Issue on Optical Network Design and Modeling”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 3, no. 1, 2017. [DOI:10.1364/JOCN.9.00ODM1]

M. V. Bueno-Delgado, A. Melenchón-Ibarra, J.M. Molina-Martínez, “Software application for real-time ETo/ETc calculation through mobile devices”, Precision Agriculture Journal,, 2017. [DOI:10.1007/s11119-017-9525-6]


E. Egea-Lopez, P. Pavon-Marino, “Distributed and Fair Beaconing Rate Adaptation for Congestion Control in Vehicular Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 15, no. 12, pp. 3028-3041, Dec. 2016. [DOI:10.1109/TMC.2016.2531693]

M.V. Bueno-Delgado, P. Pavon-Marino, “20th Optical Network Design and Modeling Conference (ONDM 2016)”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Global Communications Newsletter, pp. 3-4, Sept. 2016.

Nina Skorin-Kapov, Marija Furdek, Szilard Zsigmond, Lena Wosinska, “Physical-layer security in evolving optical networks,” IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 54, no. 8, pp. 110-117, Aug. 2016. [DOI:10.1109/MCOM.2016.7537185]

E. Egea-Lopez, P. Pavon-Marino, “Fair Congestion Control in Vehicular Networks with Beaconing Rate Adaptation at Multiple Transmit Powers”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65. no. 6. pp. 3888-3903, March 2016.  [DOI:10.1109/TVT.2016.2540163]

M. Furdek, N. Skorin-Kapov, L. Wosinska, “Attack-Aware Dedicated Path Protection in Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 4, pp 1050-1061, Feb 2016. [DOI:10.1109/JLT.2015.2509161]

M. V. Bueno-Delgado, J.M. Molina-Martínez, R. Correoso-Campillo, P. Pavon-Marino, “Ecofert: an Android application for the optimization of fertilizer cost in fertigation”, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Vol. 121, pp. 32-42, Feb. 2016. [DOI:10.1016/j.compag.2015.11.006]


P. Pavon-Marino, J.L. Izquierdo-Zaragoza, “Net2Plan: An open-source network planning tool for bridging the gap between academia and industry”, IEEE Networks Magazine, Vol. 29 (5), pp. 90-96, Sept-Oct. 2015. [DOI:10.1109/MNET.2015.7293311]

P. Pavon-Marino, M. V. Bueno-Delgado, J.L. Izquierdo-Zaragoza, “Evaluating internal blocking in noncontentionless flex-grid ROADMs [Invited]”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, OFC 2014 Special Issue. Vol. 7 (3), pp. A474-A481, March 2015. [DOI:10.1364/JOCN.7.00A474]

M.V. Bueno Delgado, R-A. Madrid Paredes, J-M. Molina Martinez, “Software Application for calculating solar radiation and equivalent evaporation in mobile devices”, Agricultural Water Management Journal., vol. 151, pp. 30-36, March 2015. [DOI:10.1016/j.agwat.2014.09.012]


R. Ferrero, M.V. Bueno Delgado, F. Gandino, “In- and out-degree distributions of nodes and coverage in random sector graphs”, IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, vol.13(4), pp. 2074-2085, April 2014. [DOI:10.1109/TWC.2014.031314.130905]

N. Skorin-Kapov, Amornrat Jirattigalachote, Lena Wosinska, “An ILP Formulation for Power Equalization Placement to Limit Jamming Attack Propagation in Transparent Optical Networks”, Security and Communication Networks, vol. 7, pp. 2463–2468, 2014.


R. Aparicio-Pardo, B. Garcia-Manrubia, P. Pavon-Marino, N. Skorin-Kapov, M. Furdek, “Balancing CapEx Reduction and Network Stability with Stable Routing-Virtual Topology Capacity Adjustment (SR-VTCA)”, Optical Switching and Networking, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 343-353, November 2013. Awarded with the 2013 Fabio Neri Best Paper Award to the best paper published in this journal. [DOI:10.1016/j.osn.2013.05.001]

M. V. Bueno-Delgado, Pablo Pavon-Marino, “A Maximum Likelihood based distributed protocol for passive RFID Dense Reader Environments”,Journal of Supercomputing, Special Issue on Advances in Communication Networks for Pervasive and Ubiquitous Applications , vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 456-476, May 2013. [DOI:10.1007/s11227-012-0779-5]

M. V. Bueno-Delgado, P. Pavon-Marino, “A Centralized and Aligned Scheduler for passive RFID Dense Reader Environments working under EPCglobal standard”, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Special Issue on Internet of Things, vol. 34, pp. 172-185, May 2013. [DOI:10.1016/j.simpat.2012.07.006]

M. V. Bueno-Delgado, R. Ferrero, F. Gandino, P. Pavon-Marino, M. Rebaudengo, “A Geometric Distribution Reader Anti-collision protocol for RFID Dense Reader Environments “, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 296-306, April 2013. [DOI:10.1109/TASE.2012.2218101]

J. Perello, P. Pavon-Marino, S. Spadaro, “Cost-efficient Virtual Optical Network Embedding for Manageable Inter-Data Center Connectivity”, ETRI Journal, vol.35, no.1, pp.142-145, Feb. 2013. [DOI:10.4218/etrij.13.0212.0271]


Ramon Aparicio-Pardo, Nina Skorin-Kapov, Pablo Pavon-Marino, Belen Garcia-Manrubia, “(Non)-reconfigurable Virtual Topology Design under Multi-hour Traffic in Optical Networks”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 1567-1580, October 2012. [pdf]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, M. Atiquzzaman, J. Garcia-Haro, “Editorial of the Special Issue on “Challenges in high-performance switching and routing in the Future Internet”, Computer Networks, vol. 56, no. 13, pp. 3007-3009, September 2012. [pdf]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, M.V. Bueno-Delgado, “Add/Drop Contention-Aware RWA with directionless ROADMs: the Offline Lightpath Restoration case”, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 671-680, September 2012. [pdf]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, Jose-Luis Izquierdo-Zaragoza, “Lightpath bundling and anycast switching (LB+AS): a new paradigm for multilayer optical networks”, IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 50, no. 8, pp. 89.95, August 2012. [pdf]

Nina Skorin-Kapov, Marija Furdek, Ramon Aparicio Pardo and Pablo Pavon-Marino, “Wavelength assignment for reducing in-band crosstalk attack propagation in optical networks: ILP formulations and heuristic algorithms”, European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 222, no. 3, pp. 418-429, July 2012. [pdf]

Ramon Aparicio-Pardo, Belen Garcia-Manrubia, Nina Skorin-Kapov, Pablo Pavon-Marino, “Heuristic Approaches for Periodic Reconfiguration of Lightpath-based Networks under Multi-hour Traffic”, Journal of Networks, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 800-811, May 2012. [pdf]


Pablo Pavon-Marino, Nina Skorin-Kapov, “Stable Routing with Virtual Topology Capacity Adjustment: A novel paradigm for operating optical networks”, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 3, no. 12, pp. 902-911, December 2011. [pdf]

R. Aparicio-Pardo, P. Pavon-Marino, S. Zsigmond, “Mixed line rate virtual topology design considering non linear interferences between amplitude and phase modulated channels”, Photonic Network Communications, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 230-239, December 2011. [pdf]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, M.V. Bueno-Delgado, “Dimensioning the add/drop contention factor of directionless ROADMs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 29, no. 21, pp. 3265-3274, November 2011. [pdf]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, Fabio Neri, “On the myths of Optical Burst Switching”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 2574-2584, September 2011. [pdf]

J. Vales Alonso, M.V. Bueno Delgado, E. Egea Lopez, J.J. Alcaraz Espin, F.J. Gonzalez Castaño, “Multi-Frame Maximum-Likelihood Tag Estimation for RFID Anti-Collision Protocols”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 7(3), pp. 487-495, August 2011. [DOI:10.1109/TII.2011.2158831]

M.V. Bueno Delgado, J. Vales Alonso, “On the Optimal frame-length Configuration on real passive RFID systems”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 34(3), pp. 864-876, May 2011. [DOI:10.1016/j.jnca.2010.04.022]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, M.V. Bueno-Delgado, W. Cerroni, A. Campi, F. Callegati, “A parallel iterative scheduler for asynchronous Optical Packet Switching networks”, Optical Switching and Networking, vol. 8, no. 2, pp.103-115, April 2011. [pdf]

Belen Garcia-Manrubia, Pablo Pavon-Marino, Ramon Aparicio-Pardo, Miroslaw Klinkowski, Davide Careglio, “Offline impairment-aware RWA and regenerator placement in translucent optical networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 265-277, February 2011. [pdf]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, Belen Garcia-Manrubia, Ramon Aparicio-Pardo, “Multi-hour network planning based on domination between sets of traffic matrices”, Computer Networks, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 665-675, February 2011. [pdf]

Pablo Pavon-Marino, Michal Pioro, “On total traffic domination in non-complete graphs”, Operations Research Letters vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 40-43, January 2011. [pdf]

J. Vales Alonso, M.V. Bueno Delgado, E. Egea Lopez, J.J. Alcaraz Espin, J.M. Perez Mañogil, “On the optimal identification of tag sets in time-constrained RFID configurations”, Sensors Journal, vol. 11(3), pp. 2946-2960, January 2011. [DOI:10.3390/s110302946]


Pablo Pavon-Marino, Ramon Aparicio-Pardo, Belen Garcia-Manrubia, Nina Skorin-Kapov, “Virtual topology design and flow routing in optical networks under multi-hour traffic demand”, Photonic Network Communications, vol. 19, no.1, pp. 42-54, February 2010. [pdf]

J. Vales Alonso, E. Egea Lopez, M.V. Bueno Delgado, J.J. Alcaraz Espin, “Analysis of Tag Loss Ratio in dynamic RFID systems”, International Journal of RF Technologies, vol. 2(2), pp. 135-154, January 2010. [DOI:10.3233/RFT-2010-005


F. J. González-Castaño, M. Rodelgo-Lacruz, P. Pavon-Marino, J. García-Haro, C. López-Bravo, J. Veiga-Gontán, F. Gil-Castiñeira, C. Raffaelli, “Guaranteeing packet order in IBWR Optical Packet Switches with Parallel Iterative Schedulers”, European Transactions on Telecommunicationsjournal, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 734-745, December 2009.

Franco Callegati, Filippo Cugini, Paul Ghobril, Sebastian Gunreben, Víctor López, Barbara Martini, Pablo Pavon-Mariño , János Szigeti, Marcell Perényi, Namik Sengezer, Dimitri Staessens, Massimo Tornatore, “Optical Core Networks Research in the e-Photon-ONe+ project”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 27, no. 20, pp. 4415-4423, October 2009.

P. Pavon-Mariño, “Telecommunications Engineering and the Bologna declaration in Spain”, IEEE Communications Magazine Global Communications Newsletter, vol. 47, no. 7, pp. 3-4, July 2009.

Pablo Pavon-Mariño, Siamak Azodolmolky, Ramon Aparicio-Pardo, Belen Garcia-Manrubia, Yvan Pointurier, Marianna Angelou, Josep Solé Pareta, J. Garcia-Haro, Ioannis Tomkos, ” Offline Impairment Aware RWA Algorithms for Cross-Layer Planning of Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Special Issue on “Converged optical network infrastructures in support of Future Internet and grid services”, vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 1763-1775, June 2009. [pdf]

Cristina López-Bravo, Francisco J. González-Castaño, Miguel Rodelgo-Lacruz, Pablo Pavon-Marino, Joan García-Haro, “LBWS: A Load-Balanced Scalable Scheduler for WASPNET Optical Packet Switches”, European Transactions on Telecommunications, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 49-64, March 2009.


Antonio-Javier Garcia-Sanchez, Felipe Garcia-Sanchez, Pablo Pavon-Marino and Joan Garcia-Haro, “An Optimized Publish/Subscribe Middleware for Peer to Peer Systems”, International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems  (IJCNDS), vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 195-215, September 2008.

Carla Raffaelli, Kyriakos Vlachos, Nicola Andriolli, Dimitrios Apostolopoulos, Jakob Buron, Ruth van Caenegem, Grzegorz Danilewicz, Jorge. M. Finochietto, Joan Garcia-Haro, Dimitrios Klonidis, Mike O’Mahony, Guido Maier, Achille Pattavina, Pablo Pavon-Marino, Sarah Ruepp, Michele Savi, Mirco Scaffardi, Ioannis Tomkos, Anna Tzanakaki, Lena Wosinska, Olga Zouraraki and Fabio Neri, “Photonics in Switching: Architectures, Systems and enabling Technologies”, Computer Networks, vol. 52, no. 10, pp. 1873-1890, July 2008.

E. Egea-López, J. Vales-Alonso, A.S. Martínez-Sala, J. García-Haro, P. Pavon-Marino, M.V. Bueno-Delgado, “A Wireless Sensor Network MAC protocol for real-time applications”, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 111-122, February 2008.


P. Pavon-Marino, J. Garcia-Haro, A. Jajszczyk, “Parallel Desynchronized Block Matching: A Feasible Scheduling Algorithm for the Input-Buffered Wavelength-Routed Switch”, Computer Networks, vol. 51, no. 15, pp. 4270-4283, October 2007. [pdf]

J. Vales-Alonso, E. Egea-López, A.S. Martínez-Sala, P. Pavón-Mariño, M. V. Bueno Delgado, J. García-Haro, “Performance evaluation of MAC transmission power control in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Computer Networks, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 1483-1498, April 2007.


P. Pavón Mariño, F. J. González Castaño, J. García Haro, “Round-robin wavelength assignment: a new packet sequence criterion in optical packet switching SCWP networks”, European Transaction on Telecommunications, vol. 17, no. 4, July/August 2006, pp. 451-459. [pdf]

E. Egea-López, J. Vales-Alonso, A.S. Martínez-Sala, P. Pavón-Mariño, J. García-Haro, “Simulation Scalability Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks”,IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 64-73, July 2006.


P. Pavon-Marino, J. Garcia-Haro, J. Malgosa-Sanahuja, F. Cerdan, “Scattered Versus Shared Wavelength Path Operation, Application to Output Buffered Optical Packet Switches. A comparative study”, SPIE/Kluwer Optical Networks Magazine, vol. 4, no. 6, November/December 2003, pp. 134-145. [pdf]

P. Pavon-Marino, J. García Haro, “Third-Generation Mobile Communications in Europe: Light and Shadows”, IEEE Communications Magazine Global Communications Newsletter, vol. 39, no. 12, pp. 2-2, December 2001.



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