Antonio Pietrabissa

Assistant professor


pietrabissa@diag.uniroma1.it
Room: A213
Tel: +39 0677274040
Fax: +39 0677274033
Biography: 

Antonio Pietrabissa graduated in Electronic Engineering from the "Sapienza" University of Rome, in 2000, where he received the Ph.D. in System Engineering in 2004. From 2004 to 2009, he held a Post-Doc position with the Dept. of System and Computer Science of the "Sapienza" university. Since 2010, he is Assistant Professor with the same department. Since 2008 Antonio Pietrabissa collaborate with the Consortium for the Research in Automation and Telecommunication (CRAT) within European and Italian research projects. In 2009 he founded the "Space Research Group" of CRAT, which, to date, participated in the projects EMERSAT (ASI, Italian Space Agency), MONET (EU FP6) and SWIPE (EU FP7). He is member of the Tecnical Scientific Committee of the enterprise ARES2T, since 2013, and of CRAT, since 2015.

Since 2000, he has been working in 15 projects funded by the European Union, two projects projects funded by ESA,  and three projects projects funded by the Italian Ministry for Education, Universities and Research (MIUR). A. Pietrabissa was the scientific responible for the research unit in two projects funded bu the European Union (FP7 SWIPE, FP7 T-NOVA) and in one project funded by MIUR (FILAS DAAS), of which he was also the project tecnical leader. Currently, he is the scientific co-responsible of the research unit in two projects funded bu the European Union (H2020 BONVOYAGE, H2020 ATENA).

His research focus is the application of system and control theory methodologies to networked systems (communication, distribution, transport, critical infrastructure). Topics of interest are the design of connection admission control procedures, of congestion control mechanisms, of load balancing algorithms and of medium access control protocols with methods for the analysis and control of networked systems, time-delay systems, Markov decision processes, reinforcement learning. He is author or co-author of 32 papers on international journal, one paper on national journal, 9 book chapters and 67 international conference papers on these topics.

Papers: 

Pubblicazioni selezionate:

A. Pietrabissa, “A Reinforcement Learning Approach to Call Admission and Call Dropping Control in Links with Variable Capacity”, accepted on May 2010 for publication by The European Journal of Control Control (The European Union Control Association, Lavoisier, France).

A. Pietrabissa, “A new LP formulation of the admission control problem modelled as a MDP”, International Journal of System Science (Taylor & Francis, Great Britain), First published on: 29 October 2010 (iFirst), DOI: 10.1080/00207721003717289, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207721003717289.

A. Pietrabissa, “A policy approximation method for the UMTS connection admission control problem modeled as a MDP”, International Journal of Control (Taylor & Francis, Great Britain), Vol. 82, Issue 10, October 2009, pp. 1814-1827, DOI: 10.1080/00207170902774233.

A. Pietrabissa, “Optimal call admission and call dropping control in links with variable capacity”, European Journal of Control (The European Union Control Association, Lavoisier, France), Vol. 15, N. 1, pp. 56-67, January 2009, DOI:10.3166/ejc.15.56-67.

A. Pietrabissa, "Admission Control in UMTS Networks based on Approximate Dynamic Programming", European Journal of Control (The European Union Control Association, Lavoisier, France), Vol. 14, N. 1, pp. 62-75 , January 2008, DOI:10.3166/ejc.14.62-75.

A. Pietrabissa, “An Alternative LP Formulation of the Admission Control Problem in Multi-Class Networks”, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, (IEEE Control System Society, USA), Vol. 53, N. 3, pp. 839-845, April 2008, DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2008.919516.

A. Pietrabissa, “A Multi-Model Reference Control Approach for Bandwidth-on-Demand in Satellite Networks”, Control Engineering Practice, International Federation of Automatic Control (Elsevier, Great Britain), Vol. 16, Issue 7, pp. 847-860, July 2008, DOI: 10.1016/j.conengprac.2007.10.001.

A. Pietrabissa , T. Inzerilli, O. Alphand , P. Berthou, M. Mazzella, E. Fromentin , T. Gayraud, F. Lucas, “Validation of a QoS Architecture for DVB/RCS Satellite Networks via a Hardware Demonstration Platform”, Computer Networks (Elsevier, Great Britain), Vol 49, Issue 6, pp. 797-815, December, 2005, DOI:10.1016/j.comnet.2005.01.018.

F. Delli Priscoli, A. Pietrabissa, "Hop-by-hop congestion control for ad-hoc wireless-LAN: a model-based control approach", International Journal of Control (Taylor & Francis, Great Britain), Vol. 78, Issue 12, pp. 887-905, 15 August, 2005, DOI: 10.1080/00207170500199718.

F. Delli Priscoli, A. Pietrabissa, “Design of a bandwidth-on-demand (BoD) protocol for satellite networks modeled as time-delay systems”, Automatica, International Federation of Automatic Control (Elsevier, Great Britain), Vol. 40, Issue 5, pp. 729-741, May, 2004, DOI:10.1016/j.automatica.2003.12.013.

A. Pietrabissa, G. Razzano, L. Andreani, “Wireless LANs: an advanced control system for efficient power saving”, Control Engineering Practice – Special Issue on Control Methods for Telecommunication Networks, International Federation of Automatic Control (Elsevier, Great Britain), Vol. 11, Issue 10, pp. 1195-1207, October, 2003, DOI: 10.1016/S0967-0661(03)00037-6.

F. Delli Priscoli, A. Pietrabissa, “Resource Management for ATM-Based Geostationary Satellite Networks with On-board Processing”, Computer Networks - Special Issue on Broadband Satellite Systems: A Networking Perspective (Elsevier, Great Britain), Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 43-60, May 15, 2002, DOI: 10.1016/S1389-1286(01)00297-3.

Research area: 
Sistemi su rete
Research interest: 

Control of Networks
Time-delay Systems
Markov Decision Processes
Reinforcement Learning