Nicholas Mastronarde

PhD

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Nicholas Mastronarde

PhD

Nicholas Mastronarde

PhD

Specialty/Research Focus

Energy-efficient multimedia systems; resource allocation and scheduling in wireless networks and systems; parallel video encoding and decoding; dynamic power management; cross-layer design and optimization; Markov decision processes; reinforcement learning

Contact Information

226 Davis Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-1537

nmastron@buffalo.edu

Biography Publications Teaching Research

Selected Publications

Note: Links to technical reports that are associated with a published journal paper are listed with the journal paper's reference (below).

  • N. Mastronarde, V. Patel, J. Xu, and M. van der Schaar, "To relay or not to relay: learning relaying strategies in cellular device-to-device networks," Technical Report. [arXiv - full tech. report
  • N. Mastronarde and M. van der Schaar, "Joint physical-layer and system-level power management for delay-sensitive wireless communication," IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 694-709, April 2013. [Link] [arXiv - full tech. report] [Source code]
  • N. Mastronarde, K. Kanoun, D. Atienza, P. Frossard, and M. van der Schaar, "Markov decision process based energy-efficient on-line scheduling for slice-parallel video decoders on multicore systems,"IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 268-278, Feb. 2013. [Link] [arXiv - full tech. report]
  • N. Mastronarde, F. Verde, D. Darsena, A. Scaglione, and M. van der Schaar, "Transmitting important bits and sailing high radio waves: a decentralized cross-layer approach to cooperative video transmission," IEEE J. on Select. Areas in Communications Cooperative Networking -- Challenges and Applications, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 1597-1604, Oct. 2012. [Link] [arXiv - full tech. report]