Publications

Publications

(Full text pre-prints available for download in some cases)

Journals

  1. A. Asensio, M. Ruiz, L. M. Contreras, L. Velasco, “Dynamic Virtual Network Services to Support 5G Backhauling”, accepted for publication in the Journal of Optical Communications and Networking.
  2. R. Guerzoni, I. Vaishnavi, D. Perez-Caparros, A. Galis. F. Tusa, P. Monti, A. Sgambelluri, G. Biczók, B. Sonkoly, L. Toka, A. Ramos, J. Melián, O. Dugeon, F. Cugini, B. Martini, G. Giuliani, R. Figueiredo, L. M. Contreras, C. J. Bernardos, R. Szabó, “Analysis of End-to-End Multi-Domain Management and Orchestration Frameworks for Software Defined Infrastructures: an Architectural Survey”, accepted for publication in Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies.
  3. M. Ruiz, M. Germán, L. M. Contreras, L. Velasco, “Big Data-backed Video Distribution in the Telecom Cloud”, accepted for publication in Elsevier Computer Communications.
  4. Ll. Gifre, M. Tornatore, L.M. Contreras, B. Mukherjee, L. Velasco, “ABNO-driven Content Distribution in the Telecom Cloud”, accepted for publication in Elsevier Optical Switching and Networks.
  5. L.M. Contreras, L. Cominardi, H. Qian, C.J. Bernardos, “Software-Defined Mobility Management: Architecture Proposal and Future Directions”, in ACM/Springer Mobile Applications and Networks, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp. 226-236, 2016.
  6. L.M. Contreras, P. Doolan, H. Lønsethagen, D.R.López, “Operation, organization and business challenges for network operators in the context of SDN and NFV”, in Elsevier Computer Networks, Volume 92, pp. 211-217, 2015.
  7. D. Bercovich, L.M. Contreras, Y. Haddad, A. Adam, C.J. Bernardos, “Opportunities for Software-Defined Wireless Transport Networks to Deploy a Flexible Mobile Backhaul”, in ACM/Springer Mobile Applications and Networks, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp. 793-801, 2015 (pdf).
  8. L. Velasco, L. M. Contreras, G. Ferraris, A. Stavdas, F. Cugini, M. Wiegand, J. P Fernández-Palacios, “A Service-Oriented Hybrid Access Network and Cloud Architecture”, in IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 159-165, 2015 (pdf).
  9. Ll. Gifre, F. Paolucci, O. González de Dios, L. Velasco, L. M. Contreras, F. Cugini, P. Castoldi, V. López “Experimental Assessment of ABNO-driven Multicast Connectivity in Flexgrid Networks”, in Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33, Issue 8, pp. 1549-1556, 2015 (pdf).
  10. M.R. Sama, L. M. Contreras, J. Kaippallimalil, I. Akiyoshi, H. Qian , H. Ni, “Software-Defined Control of Virtualized Mobile Packet Core”, in IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 107-115, 2015.
  11. C.J. Bernardos, A. de la Oliva, P. Serrano, A. Banchs, L.M. Contreras, H. Jin, J.C. Zúñiga, “An Architecture for Software Defined Wireless Networking”, in IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 52-61, 2014 (pdf).
  12. B. Belter, J. Rodriguez Martinez, J. I. Aznar, J. Ferrer Riera, L.M. Contreras, M. Antoniak-Lewandowska, M. Biancani, J. Buysse, C. Develder, Y. Demchenko, P. Donadio, D. Simeonidou, R. Nejabati, S. Peng, L. Drzewiecki, E. Escalona, J. A. Garcia-Espin, S. Gheorghiu, M. Ghijsen, J. Gutkowski, G.Landi, G. Carrozzo, D. Parniewicz, P. Robinson, S. Soudan, “The GEYSERS Optical Test-bed: a Platform for the Integration, Validation and Demonstration of Cloud-based Infrastructure Services”, in Elsevier Computer Networks, Vol. 61, pp. 197-215, March 2014.
  13. J. Buysse, M. De Leenheer, L. M. Contreras, J. I. Aznar, J. Rodriguez Martinez, G. Landi, C. Develder, “NCP+: an integrated network and IT control plane for cloud computing”, in Elsevier Optical Switching and Networking, Vol. 11, pp. 137-152, 2014.
  14. L.M. Contreras, V. López, O. González De Dios, A. Tovar, F. Muñoz, A. Azañón, J. P. Fernandez-Palacios, J. Folgueira, “Toward cloud-ready transport networks”, in IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 9, pp. 48-55, 2012.
  15. L.M. Contreras, C. J. Bernardos, I. Soto, “RAMS: A protocol extension to PMIPv6 for improving handover performance of multicast traffic”, in Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Dependable Applications (JoWUA), Vol.2, No. 2, pp. 67-82, 2011 (pdf).
  16. C.J. Bernardos, M. Gramaglia, L. M Contreras, M. Calderón, I. Soto, “Network-based localized IP mobility management: Proxy Mobile IPv6 and current trends in standardization”, in Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Dependable Applications (JoWUA), Vol.1, No. 2/3, pp. 16-35, 2010 (pdf).

Conferences

  1. F. Paolucci, V. Uceda, A. Sgambelluri, F. Cugini, O. Gonzalez De Dios, V. Lopez, L.M. Contreras, P. Monti, P. Iovanna, F. Ubaldi, T. Pepe, P. Castoldi, “Interoperable Multi-Domain Delay-aware Provisioning using Segment Routing Monitoring and BGP-LS Advertisement”, in Proceedings of the 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (ECOC), Düsseldorf, Germany, September 2016.
  2. V. López, L.M. Contreras, Ó. González de Dios, J.P. Fernández-Palacios, “Towards a Transport SDN for Carrier Networks: An Evolutionary Approach”, in Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Network and Optical Communications (NOC), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2016.
  3. G. Gardikis, S. Costicoglou, H. Koumaras, Ch. Sakkas, G. Xilouris, F. Arnal, L. M. Contreras, P. Aranda, M. Guta, “NFV Applicability and Use Cases in Satellite Networks”, in Proc. of the 25th Edition of the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Athens, Greece, June 2016.
  4. L.M. Contreras, C.J. Bernardos, A. de la Oliva, X. Costa-Pérez, R. Guerzoni, “Orchestration of Crosshaul Slices from Separated Administrative Domains”, in Proc. of the 25th Edition of the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Athens, Greece, June 2016.
  5. X. Li, G. Landi, J. Núñez-Martínez, R. Casellas, S. González, C.-F. Chiasserini, J. Rivas, D. Siracusa, L. Goratti, D. Jimenez, L. M. Contreras, “Innovations through 5G-Crosshaul Applications”, in Proc. of the 25th Edition of the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Athens, Greece, June 2016.
  6. V. López, L.M. Contreras, Ó. González de Dios, J.P. Fernández-Palacios, “Towards a Transport SDN for Carrier Networks: An Evolutionary Approach”, in Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Network and Optical Communications (NOC), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2016.
  7. Ll. Gifre, L.M. Contreras, V. López, L. Velasco “Big Data Analytics in Support of Virtual Network Topology Adaptability”, in Proc. Optical Fiber Conference (OFC), Anneheim, March 2016.
  8. A. Asensio, M. Ruiz, L.M. Contreras, L. Velasco, G. Junyent, “Dynamic Customer Virtual Network Reconfiguration with QoS and Bandwidth Guarantees”, in the Proceedings of the 41st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Valencia, Spain, September 2015. (pdf).
  9. F. Ubaldi, P. Iovanna, F. Giurlanda, S. Noto, A. Priola, L.M. Contreras, V. López, J.P. Fernández-Palacios, “Effective Elasticity for Data Centers Interconnection in Multi-Domain WAN: Information Modelling and Routing”, in the Proceedings of the 41st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Valencia, Spain, September 2015. (pdf).
  10. P. Iovanna, F. Ubaldi, T. Pepe, L.M. Contreras, V. López, J.P. Fernández-Palacios, “Main Challenges on WAN due to NFV and SDN: Multi-layer and Multi-domain Network Virtualization and Routing”, in Optical Networking Design and Modeling (ONMD), May 2015 (pdf).
  11. A. Asensio, L.M. Contreras, M. Ruiz, V. López, L. Velasco, “Scalability of Telecom Cloud Architectures for Live-TV Distribution”, in Proc. Optical Fiber Conference (OFC), March 2015 (pdf).
  12. V. López, O. González de Dios, L.M. Contreras, J. Foster, H. Silva, L. Blair, J. Marsella, T. Szyrkowiec, A. Autenrieth, C. Liou, A. Sasdasivarao, S. Syed, J. Sun, B. Rao, F. Zhang, J.P. Fernández-Palacios, “Demonstration of SDN Orchestration in Optical Multi-Vendor Scenarios”, in Proc. Optical Fiber Conference (OFC), March 2015 (pdf).
  13. Ll. Gifre, F. Paolucci, J. Marhuenda, A. Aguado, L. Velasco, F. Cugini, P. Castoldi, O. Gonzalez de Dios, L.M. Contreras, V. Lopez, “Experimental Assessment of Inter-datacenter Multicast Connectivity for Ethernet services in Flexgrid Networks”, in European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) 2014 (pdf).
  14. T. Szyrkowiec, A. Autenrieth, J-P. Elbers, W. Kellerer, P. Kaczmarek, V. López, L.M. Contreras, O. Gonzalez de Dios, J. P. Fernández-Palacios, R. Muñoz, R. Vilalta, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, A. Mayoral, M. Channegowda, S. Peng, R. Nejabati and D. Simeonidou, “Demonstration of SDN Based Optical Network Virtualization and Multidomain Service Orchestration”, in the Third European Workshop on Software Defined Networking (EWSDN), Sep 2014.
  15. J. González, F. Álvarez, L.M. Contreras, Ó. González, “Interdomain Monitoring and Internetworking Connectivity in Federated Infrastructures based on Software Defined Networking”, Proceedings of 2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Bologna, June, 2014 (pdf).
  16. R. Muñoz, R. Vilalta, R.Casellas, R. Martínez, L.M. Contreras, V. López, J.P. Fernández-Palacios, O. González de Dios, S. Peng, M. Channegowda, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou, X. Cao, N. Yoshikane, T. Tsuritani, A. Autenrieth, M. Schlosser, “Network Virtualization, Control Plane and Service Orchestration of the ICT STRAUSS Project”, Proceedings of 2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Bologna, June, 2014.
  17. E. Escalona, J.I. Aznar, L.M. Contreras, O. González de Dios, G. Cossu, E. Salvadori, F.M. Facca, “Using SDN for Cloud services provisioning: the XIFI use case”, in Proceedings of IEEE 1st Workshop on Software Defined Networks for Future Networks and Services (SDN4FNS), Trento, Italy, 2013.
  18. L.M. Contreras, C.J. Bernardos, “Optimal Distribution of Remotely-Subscribed Multicast Traffic within a Proxy Mobile IPv6 Domain by Using Explicit Multicast”, in Proceedings of JITEL, Granada, Spain, 2013 (pdf).
  19. Y. Demchenko, C. Ngo, C. de Laat, J. A. Garcia-Espin, S. Figuerola, J. Rodriguez, L.M. Contreras, G. Landi, N. Ciulli, “Intercloud Architecture Framework for Heterogeneous Cloud based Infrastructure Services Provisioning On-Demand”, in Proceedings of the 2013 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, pp. 777-784, Barcelona, Spain, 2013 (pdf).
  20. A-F. Antonescu, P. Robinson, L.M. Contreras, J. Aznar, S. Soudan, F. Anhalt, J. A. Garcia-Espin, “Towards Cross Stratum SLA Management with the GEYSERS Architecture”, in Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA), pp. 527-533, Leganés, Spain, 2012.
  21. L.M. Contreras, C. J. Bernardos, I. Soto, “On the efficiency of a dedicated LMA for multicast traffic distribution in PMIPv6 domains”, in Proceedings of the Fifth ERCIM Workshop on e-Mobility, pp. 51-62, Vilanova i la Geltrù, Spain, 2011 (pdf).
  22. L.M. Contreras, F. Escrihuela. “VoIP transmission in Fixed Wireless Access networks based on DECT Packet Radio Service”, XIII International Symposium on Services and Local accesS, ISSLS 2000, Stockolm, Sweden, June 2000.

Books

  1. G. Biczók, M. Dramitinos, H. Lønsethagen, L.M. Contreras, G.D. Stamoulis, L. Toka, “Towards multi-operator IPTV services over 5G networks”, submitted to the book “A Comprehensive Guide to IPTV Delivery Networks”, Suliman Mohamed Fati, Saiful Azad, Al-Sakib Khan Pathan       (Eds.), Wiley, to be published.
  2. L.M. Contreras, V. López, O. González de Dios, F. Jiménez, J. Rodríguez, J.P. Fernández-Palacios, “Migration Path Towards Cloud-Aware Core Networks”, in Communication Infrastructures for Cloud Computing: Design and Applications, H.T. Mouftah and B. Kantarci (Eds.), IGI Global, September, 2013.

White Papers

  1. P. Robinson, A.-F. Antonescu, F. Anhalt, J. Aznar, E. Escalona, J. A. García-Espín, L. M. Contreras, P. Vicat-Blanc, “SLA Management for Composite Infrastructure as a Service”, FP7 GEYSERS project white paper, 2012 (pdf).

Talks

  1. L.M. Contreras, “Connecting Multiple SDN/NFV Administrative Domains”, 4th Annual Network Virtualization & SDN Europe, Madrid, Spain, June, 2016.
  2. L.M. Contreras, “Control Plane for High Capacity Networks”, 5th International Workshop on Trends in Optical Technologies, Campinas-São Paulo, Brazil, May, 2016.
  3. L.M. Contreras, “Operation, organization and business challenges for network operators in the context of SDN and NFV”, FUSECO Forum, Berlin, November 2015.
  4. L.M. Contreras, “5G backhauling”, FUSECO Forum, Berlin, November 2015
  5. P. Congdon, L.M. Contreras, A. de la Oliva, S. Manning, R. Marks, J.C. Zuniga, “Wireless SDN in Access and Backhaul”, IEEE 802 Plenary, Dallas, November, 2013.
  6. L.M. Contreras, “Hiperlan 2”, within the course “21st Century Telecommunications in the Home and Office: WLAN and WPAN networks”, XVI Laredo Summer Courses, Universidad de Cantabria,  Laredo, Spain, 24th -28th of July 2000.

Further contributions

Apart from the publications above, I have contributed to the following work: