A brief abstract of my current research is available here.


The colour boxes in front of each publication entry adopt the same colour scheme of DBLP.


Antonio Brogi, Stefano Forti, Ahmad Ibrahim
Predictive Analysis to Support Fog Application Deployment to appear in Fog and Edge Computing: Principles and Paradigms, Rajkumar Buyya and Satish N. Srirama (eds.), Wiley, 2019.


Stefano Forti, Ahmad Ibrahim, Antonio Brogi
Mimicking FogDirector Application Management to appear in Computer Science - Research and Development, Springer, 2018.

Stefano Forti
Supporting Application Deployment and Management in Fog Computing to appear in Proceedings of the 12th Symposium and Summer School On Service-Oriented Computing (SummerSoc18), IBM Technical Reports, 2018.

Antonio Brogi, Stefano Forti, Ahmad Ibrahim
Optimising QoS-assurance, Resource Usage and Cost of Fog Application Deployments to appear in Cloud Computing and Services Science Selected Papers, Communications in Computer and Information Science, D. Ferguson, V. M. Munoz, M. Helfert and Claus Pahl (eds.), Springer, 2018.

Antonio Brogi, Stefano Forti, Ahmad Ibrahim, Luca Rinaldi
Bonsai in the Fog: an Active Learning Lab with Fog Computing in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing (FMEC 2018), Barcelona, Spain, 2018.

Antonio Brogi, Stefano Forti, Ahmad Ibrahim
Deploying Fog applications: How much does it cost, by the way? in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER’18), Funchal (Madeira), Portugal, 2018.


Antonio Brogi, Stefano Forti, Ahmad Ibrahim
How to best deploy your Fog applications, probably. in Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Fog and Edge Computing (ICFEC’17), Madrid, Spain, 2017, pp. 105-114.

Antonio Brogi and Stefano Forti
QoS-aware Deployment of IoT Applications Through the Fog. in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 1185-1192, Oct. 2017.


A tool for probabilistic QoS-assurance, resource consumption and cost estimation of eligible deployments of Fog applications.

A core API to simulate FogDirector application management.

A (toy) Fog application for monitoring your bonsai garden.

Program Committees

Research Projects

Through the Fog @ Unipi, A.Y. 2015/16


QoS-aware Application Deployment Through the Fog, MSc(Hons.) in Computer Science and Networking, 6/10/2016.

From Label Address to Geocode: Strategies for an Implementation, BSc(Hons.) in Computer Science, 25/7/2014.

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