IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks
27-29 November 2018 – Verona, Italy

Best Paper (incl. runner-up) and Best Demos Award

Best Paper:
IOVTee: A Fast and Pragmatic Software-based Zero-copy/Pass-through Mechanism for NFV-nodes
Authors: Ryota Kawashima, Hiroshi Matsuo (Nagoya Institute of Technology)

Runner-up Best Paper:
A Behavior-Driven Approach to Intent Specification for Software-Defined Infrastructure Management
Authors: Flavio Esposito, Jiayi Wang (Saint Louis University), Chiara Contoli, Gianluca Davoli, Walter Cerroni, Franco Callegati (University of Bologna)

Best Demos:
Automated Analysis and Profiling of Virtual Network Functions: the NFV-Inspector Approach
Authors: Michel Gokan Khan, Javid Taheri, Andreas Kassler (Karlstad University,), Marian Darula (Ericsson)

Demonstration of Latency-Aware and Self-Adaptive Service Chaining in 5G/SDN/NFV Infrastructures
Authors: M. Gharbaoui, C. Contoli, G. Davoli, G. Cuffaro, B. Martini, F. Paganelli, W. Cerroni, P. Cappanera, P. Castoldi
(CNIT, University of Florence, University of Bologna, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna)