Dr. Steven Davy, Research Unit Manager PAS (Programmable and Autonomous Systems)

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Dr. Steven Davy
Research Unit Manager PAS (Programmable and Autonomous Systems)
Ph: +353 (0)51 845680
Email: sdavy@tssg.org

Personal Summary


Steven received his B.A. (Mod) and PhD from Trinity College Dublin (2003) and Waterford Institute of Technology (2008) in the field of Computer Science.

Current Activities / Research Interests


His research interests include network and service management, policy based management, and more recently virtual network resource planning and deployment. More recently, he is researching into applying his expertise in telecommunications systems in areas that include Intelligent Transport Systems and Remote Healthcare.

Publications


Journal Articles

2011

Javier Rubio-Loyola, Carlos Merida-Campos, Joan Serrat, Daniel Macedo, Steven Davy, Zeinab Movahedi, and Guy Pujolle. A service-centric orchestration protocol for self-organizing autonomic management systems. IEEE Network 25(6):16–23, Nov 2011. (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MNET.2011.6085638)

2009

Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Dmitri Botvich, Brendan Jennings, Steven Davy, Willie Donnelly, and John Strassner. Policy-constrained Bio-inspired Processes for Autonomic Route Management. Computer Networks 53(10):1666-1682, Jul 2009. (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2008.08.024)

John Strassner, José Neuman de Souza, David Raymer, Srini Samudrala, Steven Davy, and Keara Barrett. The design of a novel context-aware policy model to support machine-based learning and reasoning. Cluster Computing 12(1):17-43, Mar 2009. (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10586-008-0069-4)

John Strassner, José Neuman de Souza, Sven van der Meer, Steven Davy, Keara Barrett, David Raymer, and Srini Samudrala. The Design of a New Policy Model to Support Ontology-Driven Reasoning for Autonomic Networking. Journal of Network and System Management 17(1-2):5-32, Feb 2009.

2008

Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. The policy continuum – Policy authoring and conflict analysis. Computer Communications 31(13):2981-2995, Aug 2008.

Conference Papers

2013

Jason Barron, and Steven Davy. Semantic Web Technologies to aid Dominance Detection for Access Control Policies, pages 780-783. In Proc. 13th IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Integrated Network Management (IM 2013) . IEEE, 2013.

Steven Davy, Jason Barron, Lei Shi, Bernard Butler, Brendan Jennings, Keith Griffin, and Kevin Collins. A Language Driven Approach to Multi-System Access Control, pages 1004-1008. In Proc. 13th IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Integrated Network Management (IM 2013) . IEEE, 2013.

2011

Jason Barron, Steven Davy, and Brendan Jennings. Conflict Analysis During Authoring of Management Policies for Federations, pages 1176-1183. In Proc. 1st IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on Managing Federations and Cooperative Management (ManFed.com 2011) . IEEE, 2011.

Steven Davy, Joan Serrat, Antonio Astorgas, Brendan Jennings, and Javier Rubio-Loyola. Policy-Assisted Planning and Deployment of Virtual Networks. In Proc. 7th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2011) . IEEE, Oct 2011.

2010

Jason Barron, Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. A Policy Authoring Process and DEN-ng Model Extension for Federation Governance, pages 73-86. In Proc. 6th International Workshop on Modelling Autonomic Communications Environments (MACE 2010) . Springer, 2010.

Lei Shi, Alan Davy, David Muldowney, Steven Davy, Edzard Hoefig, and Xiaoming Fu. Intrinsic Monitoring within an IPv6 Network: Mapping Node Specific information to Network Paths. In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2010), short paper , Oct 2010.

Lei Shi, Jing Fu, and Steven Davy. On Minimizing the Network Nodes Update Time. In Proc. 2010 IEEE International Conference on Global Communications (GLOBECOM 2010) , Dec 2010.

2009

Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. On harnessing information models and ontologies for policy conflict anaylsis, pages 821-826. In Proc. 11th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2009), [dissertation digest paper] . IEEE, 2009. (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/INM.2009.5188889)

2008

Lawrence Cheng, Alex Galis, Bertrand Mathieu, Kerry Jean, Roel Ocampo, Lefteris Mamatas, Javier Rubio-Loyola, Joan Serrat, Andreas Berl, Hermann Meer, Steven Davy, Zeinab Movahedi, and Laurent Lefevre. Self-organising Management Overlays for Future Internet Services, pages 74-89. In MACE ’08: Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE international workshop on Modelling Autonomic Communications Environments . Springer-Verlag, 2008.

Steven Davy, Claire Fahy, Leigh Griffin, Zohra Boudjemil, Andreas Berl, Andreas Fischer, Hermann de Meer, and John Strassner. Towards a Policy-based Autonomic Virtual Network to support Differentiated Security Services. In Proc. International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia (TEMU) , 2008.

Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. Efficient Policy Conflict Analysis for Autonomic Network Management, pages 16-24. In IEEE Workshop on Engineering of Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (EASe 2008) . IEEE Computer Society, Apr 2008. (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EASe.2008.8)

Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. Using an Information Model and Associated Ontology for Selection of Policies for Conflict Analysis, pages 82-85. In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (Policy 2008) . IEEE Computer Society, 2008.

Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. Application domain independent policy conflict analysis using information models, pages 17-24. In Proc. IFIP/IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium, 2008 (NOMS 2008) , Apr 2008. (doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NOMS.2008.4575112)

Claire Fahy, Steven Davy, Zohra Boudjemil, Sven Meer, Javier Rubio-Loyola, Joan Serrat, John Strassner, Andreas Berl, Hermann Meer, and Daniel Macedo. Towards an Information Model that Supports Service-aware, Self-managing Virtual Resources, pages 102-107. In 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Modelling Autonomic Communications Environments (MACE 2008) . Springer-Verlag, Sep 2008.

2007

Keara Barrett, Steven Davy, John Strassner, Brendan Jennings, Sven van der Meer, and Willie Donnelly. A Model Based Approach for Policy Tool Generation and Policy Analysis, pages 99–105. In 1st IEEE Global Information Infrastructure Symposium (GIIS 2007) . IEEE Press, Jun 2007.

Keara Barrett, John Strassner, Sven van der Meer, Willie Donnelly, Brendan Jennings, and Steven Davy. A Policy Representation Format Domain Ontology for Policy Transformation. In 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Modelling Autonomic Communications Environments (MACE2007) . Multlicon Lecture Notes – No. 6, Oct 2007.

Steven Davy, Keara Barrett, Brendan Jennings, Martin Serrano, and John Strassner. Policy Interactions and Management of Traffic Engineering Services Based on Ontologies. In 5th Latin American Network Operations and Management Symposium, LANOMS 2007 , Sep 2007.

Steven Davy, and Brendan Jennings. Harnessing Models for Policy Conflict Analysis, pages 176–179. In 1st ACM Int’l Conf. on Autonomous Infrastructure, Management and Security (AIMS 2007) . Springer, Jun 2007.

Steven Davy, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. The Policy Continuum – A Formal Model, pages 65–78. In 2nd IEEE International Workshop, MACE 2007 . Multicon, Berlin, Oct 2007.

John Strassner, José Neuman de Souza, Dave Raymer, Srini Samudrala, Steven Davy, and Keara Barrett. The Design of a New Policy Model to Support ontology-Driven Reasoning for Autonomic Networking. In 5th Latin American Network Operations and Management Symposium (LANOMS 2007) , Sep 2007.

2006

Steven Davy, Keara Barrett, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, John Strassner, and Sven van der Meer. Policy-Based Architecture to enable Autonomic Communications – A Position Paper. In IEEE Consumer Communications and Network Conference (CCNC) , Jan 2006.

Sven van der Meer, Steven Davy, Alan Davy, Ray Carroll, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. Autonomic Networking: Prototype Implementation of the Policy Continuum. In Proceeding of the 1st IEEE International Workshop on Broadband Convergence Networks (BcN). , Apr 2006.

2005

Steven Davy, Keara Barrett, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Sven van der Meer, Brendan Jennings, and John Strassner. Policy-Based Architectures to Enable Autonomic Communications, pages 275–276. In Information Technology & Telecommunications annual Conference Cork, IT&T 2005 , Oct 2005.

Steven Davy, Keara Barrett, Brendan Jennings, and Sven van der Meer. On the use of Policy Based Management for Pervasive m-Government Services. In 1st Euro Conf. on Mobile Government (Euro mGov 2005) , 2005.

2004

John Ronan, Steven Davy, Paul Malone, and Mícheál Ó Foghlú. Performance Implications of IPSec Deployment. In Proceedings 2nd International Workshop on Inter-Domain Performance and Simulation (IPS 2004) . Dept. of Telecommunications and Media Informatics, Budapest, Hungary., 2004.

John Ronan, Steven Davy, and Judith Rossebo. An Analysis of IPsec Deployment Performance in High and Low Power Devices. In 17th Nordic Teletraffic Seminar (NTS-17) , 2004.

PhD Thesis

Steven Davy. PhD Thesis: Harnessing Information Models and Ontologies for Policy Conflict Analysis, 2008.

Education


PhD, Waterford Institute of Technology, 2008

B.A. Mod, Computer Science, Trinity College Dublin, 2003