Marco Tacca

Senior Lecturer III - Electrical Engineering
mtacca@utdallas.edu
972-883-6239
ECN3522
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Professional Preparation

Ph. D. - Electrical Engineering
University of Texas at Dallas - 2002
Laurea Degree - Electrical Engineering
Politecnico di Torino, Torino Italy - 1998

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • All-Optical Network Architectures and Protocols
  • Wavelength Routing and Protection Switching
  • Network Optimization and Planning
  • Optical Networks in support of Next Generation Internet (NGI)
  • Optical and High Speed Network Simulators
  • Performance Analysis of Computer Networks

Publications

I. Cerutti, A. Fumagalli, R. Hui, P. Monti, A. Paradisi, and M. Tacca, Plug and Play Optical (PPO) Nodes: Network Functionalities and Built-In Fiber Characterization Techniques, Journal of Optical Networking, Feature Issue on Photonics in Switching, Vol. 6, Issue 6, pp. 642-653, June 2007 2007 - Publication
M. Tacca, P. Monti, and A. Fumugalli, Cooperative and Reliable ARQ Protocols for Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Nodes, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 2519-2529, July 2007 2007 - Publication
O. Jegbefume, M. Saquib, and M. Tacca, Sequential Opportunistic Decoding for Spread Spectrum Wireless Networks, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communcations, Vol 6, No. 7, pp 4513-4523, December 2007 2007 - Publication
Z. Pandi, M. Tacca, A. Fumagalli, and L. Wosinska, Dynamic Provisioning of Availability-Constrained Optical Circuits in the Presence of Optical Node Failures, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 24, Issue 9, pp. 2368-3279, September 2006 2006 - Publication
A. Fumagalli and M. Tacca, Differentiated Reliability (DiR) in Wavelength Division Multiplexing Rings, ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, February 2006. 2006 - Publication
Z. Pandi, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli, Efficient computation of multi-component failure stratum probabilities, IEEE Communications Letters, October 2005 2005 - Publication
P. Monti, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli, Resource-efficient path-protection schemes and online selection of routes in reliable WDM networks, The Journal of Optical Networking Vol. 3, pp. 188-203, April 2004 2004 - Publication

Appointments

Post Doc position
University of Texas at Dallas [2002–2002]
Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [2002–Present]
Research Assistant
University of Texas at Dallas [1999–2002]

Additional Information

Patents
  1. Patents: US-patent application 20040170426, Method and Apparatus for Dynamic Provisioning of Reliable Connections in Presence of Multiple Failures, inventors: A. Fumagalli, S. Darisala, P. Kothandaraman, M. Tacca, L. Valcarenghi, M. Ali, D. Elie-Dit-Cosaque
  2. Patents: EU-patent EP1453233, Method and Apparatus for Dynamic Provisioning of Reliable Connections in Presence of Multiple Failures, inventors: A. Fumagalli, S. Darisala, P. Kothandaraman, M. Tacca, L. Valcarenghi, M. Ali, D. Elie-Dit-Cosaque