Marco Tacca

Marco Tacca

Senior Lecturer III - Electrical Engineering
 
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

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
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
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
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

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