Publications

Book
  1. Miguel A. Labrador, Alfredo J. Perez, and Pedro M. Wightman, “Location-Based Information Systems – Developing Real-Time Tracking Applications”. Book published by Taylor and Francis, Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer and Information Science Series, October 2010.

Patents

  1. US Patent 9,130,995Sean J. Barbeau, Philip Winters, Rafael Perez, Miguel Labrador, Nevine Georggi, Alfredo J. Perez. "System and method for rendering a distributed location-aware system", Issued September 8, 2015.                                                                                               
  2. US Patent 8,924,536. Sean J. Barbeau, Philip Winters, Rafael Perez, Miguel Labrador, Nevine Georggi, Alfredo J. Perez, “Geotella – A Distributed and Decentralized Location-Aware Architecture”, Issued December 30, 2014.                                                                                               
  3. US Patent 8,725,831. Sean J. Barbeau, Philip Winters, Rafael Perez, Miguel Labrador, Nevine Georggi, Alfredo J. Perez, “Architecture and Two-Layered Protocol for Real-time Location-Aware Applications”.  Issued May 13, 2014.

Guest Editorship
  1. Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan A. Gómez-Pulido & Alfredo J. Perez (Eds.): Intelligent Health Services Based on Biomedical Smart Sensors . Applied Sciences, 2019.  [Call for Papers]

Refereed Journal Papers 
  1. Alfredo J. Perez, and Sherali Zeadally , "A Communication Architecture for Crowd Management in Emergency and Disruptive Scenarios", IEEE Communications (accepted), 2019.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  2. Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally , Luis Y. Matos Garcia, Jaouad Mouloud, Scott Griffith,  "FacePET: Enhancing Bystanders’ Facial Privacy with Smart  Wearables/Internet of Things", MDPI Electronics,  Vol. 7, no. 12,  379, 2018.                                                                                                                                                                             
  3. Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally , Jonathan Cochran, "A review and an empirical analysis of privacy policy and notices for consumer Internet of Things (IoT)", Wiley Security and Privacy, Vol. 1, no. 3, e15, 2018.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  4. Alfredo J. Perez and Sherali Zeadally, " Privacy Issues and Solutions for Consumer Wearables", IEEE IT Professional. Vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 46 - 56. 2018. Highlighted article by IEEE IT Professional for July/Aug 2018 issue.                                                                                                                                                                                            
  5. Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally and Nafaa Jabeur, "Security and Privacy in Ubiquitous Sensor Networks",  Journal of Information Processing Systems, Vol. 14, no. 2, 286-308, 2018.   Outstanding Survey Paper Award.                                                                                                                                                                  
  6. Alfredo J. Perez and Sherali Zeadally, "Design and Evaluation of a Privacy Architecture for Crowdsensing Applications", ACM SIGAPP Applied Computing Review, Vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 7 - 18, 2018.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  7. Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally, Scott Griffith, " Bystanders' Privacy ", IEEE IT Professional. Vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 61 - 65. May 2017.  Highlighted article by IEEE IT Professional for May/June 2017 issue.; Republished in IEEE ComputingEdge Special Issue on Wireless and Wearables (Sept. 2017), pp. 39 - 43, 2017.  This article was also shared on the official social networking sites of the IEEE Computer Society in Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  8. Oscar Lara, Alfredo J. Perez, Miguel A. Labrador, Jose Posada, “Centinela: A Human Activity Recognition System Based on Acceleration and Vital Sign Data”, Elsevier Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing. Vol.  8, no.5, pp. 717-729. October 2012.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  9. Sean J. Barbeau, Rafael A. Perez , Miguel A. Labrador, Alfredo J. Perez, Nevine L. Georggi, and Philip L. Winters “LAISYC – A Location-Aware Framework to Support Intelligent Real-time Applications for GPS-Enabled Mobile Phones”, IEEE Pervasive Computing,  Vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 58-67, July-September 2011.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  10. Alfredo J. Perez, Miguel A. Labrador, and Sean J. Barbeau, “G-Sense: A Scalable Architecture for Global Sensing and Monitoring “, IEEE Network, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 57-64, July 2010.                      
  11. Elias Niño, Carlos Ardila, Alfredo J. Perez, and Yezid Donoso, “A Genetic Algorithm for Multiobjective Hard Scheduling Optimization”, International Journal on Computers, Communications and Control, May 2010.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  12. David P. Aguilar, Sean J. Barbeau, Miguel A. Labrador, Alfredo J. Perez, Rafael A. Perez, and Philip L. Winters, “Quantifying the Position Accuracy of Real-time Multi-Modal Transportation Behavior Data Collected using GPS-Enabled Mobile Phones”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 1992, pp. 54-60, October 2007.                                                                                                                                                                             
  13. Yezid Donoso, Carolina Alvarado, Alfredo J. Perez, and Ivan Herazo, “An Approach to the Optimization of Convergent Networks on IP/MPLS with an Optical GMPLS Backbone in Multicast”, WSEAS Transactions on Communications, Vol 5, No. 6, June 2006.                                                                                                                                                                                   
  14. Yezid Donoso, Alfredo J. Perez, Carlos Ardila, and Ramon Fabregat, “Optimizing Multiple Objectives on Multicast Networks using Memetic Algorithms”, International Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering, Vol. 20, No 1, October 2005.

Refereed Conference Proceedings
  1. Gabriel Bello, Alfredo J. Perez "Adapting Financial Technology Standards to Blockchain Platforms",  Proceedings of the 2019 Annual ACM Southeast Conference (ACMSE'19), Kennesaw, GA, USA, 2019.                                                                                                                                    
  2. Vabrice T. Wilder, Yujing Gao, Shuangbao Wang, Alfredo J. Perez, "Multi-Factor Stateful Authentication using NFC and Mobile Phones ", Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE SoutheastCon, Huntsville, AL, USA, 2019.                                                                                                                                                      
  3. Alfredo J. Perez, Hillary Fleenor, "What does it take to Teach K12 Computer Science?: Exploring Teachers' Attitudes Towards Teaching CS K12 in Georgia", Proceedings of the 2019 ACMSIGCSE Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2019.                                                                                                                                                                       
  4. Ramon P. Medina, Elijah Neundorfer, Radhouane Chouchane, Alfredo J. Perez, "PRAST: Using Logic Bombs to Exploit the Android Permission Model and a Module Based Solution", Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE Malware Conference (IEEE MALWARE), Nantucket, USA, 2018.                                                                                                                                                                 
  5. Alfredo J. Perez, Kevin Arroyo-Rivera, Miguel A. Labrador, Idalides Vergara-Laurens, “HR-Auth: Heart Rate Data Authentication using Consumer Wearables”, Proceedings of the 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MOBILESoft@ICSE). Gothenburg, Sweden, May 2018.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  6. Alfredo J. Perez, “M-SPOT: A Hybrid Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm for Node Placement in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, Krakow, Poland, 2018.                                                                                                                                                                     
  7. Sneha Gogineni, Lydia Ray, Alfredo J. Perez," 
  8. Construction and Evaluation of an Easy-to-use Personal Stress Monitoring System with GSR Sensor", Proceedings of 
  9. 2017 ACM MidSE Conference.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  10. Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally, "PEAR: A Privacy-Enabled Architecture for Crowdsensing ", Proceedings of ACM RACS 2017. Poland, September 2017.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  11. Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally, Nafaa Jabeur, " Investigating Security for Ubiquitous Sensor Networks ",  Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2017), Elsevier Procedia Computer Science, Volume 109, Madeira, Portugal, May 2017.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  12. Jorge Crichigno, Ivan Lopez, Raul Peralta, Alfredo J Perez. "From Conception to Accreditation: The Path of an Engineering Technology Program". Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Seattle, WA, June 2015.                                                                                                                                                                           
  13. Alfredo J. Perez, Ivan Lopez, Jorge Crichigno, Raul Peralta, David Torres. “Enhancing Computational Thinking Skills for New Mexico Schools". Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2014.                                                                                                                                                             
  14. Jorge Crichigno, Ivan Lopez, Alfredo J. Perez. “A Learning-by-Doing Technology Program Based on Traditional Engineering Foundations and Hands-on Implementation. Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  15. Ivan Lopez, Jorge Crichigno, Alfredo J. Perez. “A Successful Partnership between Industry and Academia: Improving Curriculum, Research, and Outreach by Collaboration with Industry”.  Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  16. Jose Marcio Luna, Greg Heileman, Tim Schroeder, Chaouki Abdallah, Jorge Crichigno, Alfredo J. Perez, Ivan Lopez, “Online Student Support Services for STEM Courses in New Mexico: A Cross-Institutional Approach”. Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  17. Jorge Crichigno, Ivan Lopez, Alfredo J. Perez, Greg Heileman, Ramiro Jordan, "Cross-institutional Collaboration on Hybrid Engineering Courses among Institutions in New Mexico". Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Conference of American Society for Engineering Education, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2013.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  18. Diego Mendez-Chavez, Alfredo J. Perez, Miguel A. Labrador, and Juan Marron, “P-Sense: A Participatory Sensing System for Air Pollution Monitoring and Control”, Proceedings of the IEEE PerCom WIP 2011 Conference, April 2011.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  19. Alfredo J. Perez, Miguel A. Labrador, and Pedro Wightman, “A Multiobjective Approach to the Relay Placement Problem in WSNs”, Proceedings of the IEEE WCNC 2011 Conference, March 2011.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  20. Sean J. Barbeau, Miguel A. Labrador, Alfredo J. Perez, Philip Winters, Nevine Georggi, David Aguilar, and Rafael Perez, “Dynamic Management of Real-Time Location Data on GPS-enabled Mobile Phones,” UBICOMM 2008 – The Second International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services, and Technologies, Valencia, Spain, September 29 – October 4, 2008.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  21. Elyn Solano-Charris, Alfredo J. Perez, and Carlos Paternina-Arboleda, “Multi-Objective Optimization using Metaheuristics: Ant Colony”, XIV Latin Ibero-American Congress on Operations Research (CLAIO), Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, September 2008.                                                                                                                                                                                  
  22. Yezid Donoso, Carolina Alvarado, Alfredo J. Perez, and Ivan Herazo,“A Multi-objective Solution Applying MOEA in Optical Networks”, Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Multi-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM 2007), Hawaii, USA, April 2007.                                                                                                                                                                      
  23. Yezid Donoso, Carolina Alvarado, Alfredo J. Perez, Ivan Herazo, “Multiobjective optimization for multicast transmissions on IP/MPLS networks with an optical GMPLS backbone”, Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS International Conference on Telecommunications and Informatics, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2006. 

Talks
  1. Using Social Media/Crowdsensing for Situational Awareness in Urban  Environments  at DefX Columbus GA on 5/6/2017. You can follow the live stream.