Muriel Figueredo Franco

 

 Contact Information:

Universität Zürich Institut für Informatik (IFI),

BIN 2.E.05 Binzmühlestrasse 14 CH-8050 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 635 43 72 Fax: +41 44 635 68 09

Email: franco@ifi.uzh.ch

Muriel Figueredo Franco

 

Short Bio:

Muriel Figueredo Franco is pursuing his Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller at the University of Zurich (UZH). He is also a Research Assistant at the Communication Systems Group (CSG) since September 2018. Muriel holds an M.Sc (2017) in Computer Science from the Federal University of the Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville and obtained a B.Sc (2014) in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL). His master's thesis was entitled Interactive Visualizations for Management of NFV-enabled Networks.

Lecture Activities:

  • FS19: Mobile Communication Systems (MobSys)
  • FS19:  Communications Systems Lab Course (Comsys Lab)

Open Thesis:

Please check here to see list of open thesis (BA,MA,MP,... )If you are interested to work on a project in the list mentioned above or any other project related to my research area feel free to contact me.

Research Interests:

  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Information Visualization
  • Blockchain / Smart Contracts
  • Cybersecurity 

Selected Publications:

2019

  • [Full Paper] Muriel Franco, Eder Scheid, Lisandro Granville, Burkhard Stiller: BRAIN: Blockchain-based Reverse Auction for Infrastructure Supply in Virtual Network Functions-as-a-Service; IFIP Networking 2019, Warshaw, Poland, May 20-22. To be presented.
  • [Journal]  Vênancio, G.; Garcia, V. F.; Marcuzzo, L. C.; Tavares, T. N.; Franco, M. F.; Bondan, L.; Schaeffer-Filho, A.; Raniery, C.; Granville, L. Z.; Procópio, E.: Beyond VNFM: Filling the Gaps of the ETSI VNF Manager to Fully Support VNF Lifecycle Operations; International Journal of Network Management (IJNM), 2019.  DOI
  • [Journal] Garcia, V. F. ; Tavares, T. N. ; Marcuzzo, L. C. ; Raniery, C. ; Venancio, G. ; Procopio, E. ; Franco, Muriel F. ; Bondan, L. ; Granville, L. Z. ; Schaeffer-Filho, A. ; Turck, F.: On the Design and Development of Emulation Platforms for NFV-based Infrastructures; International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC), 2019. To appear.
  • [Book Chapter] Bruno Rodrigues, Muriel Franco, Eder Scheid, Salil S. Kanhere, Burkhard Stiller. A Technology-driven Overview on Blockchain-based Academic Certificate Handling. IGI Global. 2019. To appear.
  • [Journal] L. Bondan, M. F. Franco, L. Marcuzzo, G. Venancio, R. L. Santos, R. J. Pfitscher, E. J. Scheid, B. Stiller, F. De Turck, E. P. Duarte, A. E. Schaeffer-Filho, C. R. P. Santos, and L. Z. Granville: FENDE: Marketplace-Based Distribution, Execution, and Life Cycle Management of VNFs; IEEE Communications Magazine, 57(1): January 2019, pp1389-1406. [DOI]

2018

  • [Demo] Bondan, Lucas; Franco, Muriel F. ; Schaeffer-Filho, Alberto E. ; Granville, Lisandro Z. ; Marcuzzo, Leonardo ; Schneider, Cassiano A. D. S. ; dos Santos, Carlos R. P. ; Venâncio, Giovanni ; Duarte, Elias P.: FENDE: Marketplace and Federated Ecosystem for the Distribution and Execution of VNFs; ACM SIGCOMM 2018 Conference on Posters and Demos (SIGCOMM '18), Budapest, Bulgary, August 2018. p. 135. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper] Pfitscher, Ricardo J. ; Jacobs, Arthur S. ; Scheid, Eder J. ; Franco, Muriel F. ; Santos, Ricardo L. Dos ; Schaeffer-Filho, Alberto E. ; Granville, Lisandro Z.: A model for quantifying performance degradation in virtual network function service chains; IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2018), Taipei, Taiwan, April 2018, p. 1. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper] Jacobs, Arthur Selle ; Pfitscher , Ricardo José ; Santos, Ricardo Luis Dos ; Franco, Muriel Figueredo ; Scheid, Eder John ; Granville, Lisandro Zambenedetti: Artificial neural network model to predict affinity for virtual network functionsIEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2018), Taipei, Taiwan, April 2018, p. 1. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper] Tavares, Thales Nicolai ; da Cruz Marcuzzo, Leonardo ; Fulber Garcia, Vinicius ; Venâncio de Souza, Giovanni ; Figueredo Franco, Muriel ; Bondan, Lucas ; De Turck, Filip ; Granville, Lisandro Zambenedetti ; Procopio Duarte Junior, Elias ; Raniery Paula dos Santos, Carlos ; Schaeffer-Filho, Alberto Egon: NIEP: NFV Infrastructure Emulation PlatformIEEE 32nd International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Kraków, Poland, May 2018, p. 173. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper] Nobre, J. ; Penz, L. L. ; Franco, M. F. ; Granville, L. Z.: On the Use of a Measurement Correlation Service for Measurement Federations; IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), Natal, Brazil, June 2018. [DOI]

2017-2016

  • [Full Paper]  Franco, Muriel Figueredo; Santos, Ricardo Luis dos ; Cava, Ricardo ; Scheid, Eder John ; Pfitscher, Ricardo José ; Freitas, Carla Dal Sasso ; Granville, Lisandro Zambenedetti: Interactive Visualizations for Planning and Strategic Business Decisions in NFV-Enabled Networks; IEEE 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Taipei, Taiwan, March 2017, p. 492. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper] Jacobs, Arthur Selle ; dos Santos, Ricardo Luis ; Franco, Muriel Figueredo ; Scheid, Eder John ; Pfitscher , Ricardo José ; Granville, Lisandro Zambenedetti: Affinity measurement for NFV-enabled networks: A criteria-based approachIFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM), Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017, p. 125. [DOI]
  • [Demo] Jacobs, Arthur Selle ; dos Santos, Ricardo Luis ; Franco, Muriel Figueredo ; Scheid, Eder John ; Pfitscher , Ricardo José ; Granville, Lisandro Zambenedetti: AMNESiA: Affinity measurement platform for NFV-enabled networks; IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM), Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017, p. 899. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper] Santos, Ricardo Luis dos ; Franco, Muriel Figueredo ; Scheid, Eder John ; Pfitscher , Ricardo José ; Granville, Lisandro Zambenedetti ; Tarouco, Liane M. Rockenbach: iMPROVE: Enhancing the Introduction of Services on Programmable Virtual Networks; IEEE 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Taipei, Taiwan, March 2017, p. 500. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper] Scheid, Eder J. ; Machado, Cristian C. ; Franco, Muriel F. ; dos Santos, Ricardo L. ; Pfitscher , Ricardo P. ; Schaeffer-Filho, Alberto E. ; Granville, Lisandro Z.: INSpIRE: Integrated NFV-based Intent Refinement Environment; IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM), Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017, p. 186. [DOI]
  • [Full Paper]  Franco, Muriel Figueredo; Santos, Ricardo Luis dos ; Schaeffer-Filho, Alberto ; Granville, Lisandro Zambenedetti:  VISION -- Interactive and Selective Visualization for Management of NFV-Enabled Networks; IEEE 30th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Crans-Montana, Switzerland, March 2016, p. 274. [DOI]