Research


Journal Papers

[J1] Zichichi Mirko, Ferretti Stefano, and D'Angelo Gabriele,
A Framework based on Distributed Ledger Technologies for Data Management and Services in Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Access, IEEE. May 2020. (pp. 100384 - 100402).

Conference and Workshops Papers

[C9] Zichichi Mirko, Ferretti Stefano, D'Angelo Gabriele, and Victor Rodríguez-Doncel,
Personal Data Access Control Through Distributed Authorization, 2020 IEEE 19th International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA2020), IEEE. November 2020, Online conference (pp. 1-4).
[C8] Biagio Distefano, Nadia Pocher, and Mirko Zichichi,
MOATcoin: Exploring Challenges and Legal Implications of Smart Contracts Through a Gamelike DApp Experiment, in Proc. of the 3rd Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains for Distributed Systems (CryBlock 2020), co-located with the 26th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom 2020), ACM. September 25th, 2020, London, United Kingdom (pp. 1-6).
[C7] Zichichi Mirko, Ferretti Stefano, and D'Angelo Gabriele,
Are Distributed Ledger Technologies Ready for Intelligent Transportation Systems?, in Proc. of the 3rd Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains for Distributed Systems (CryBlock 2020), co-located with the 26th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom 2020), ACM. September 25th, 2020, London, United Kingdom (pp. 1-6).
[C6] Zichichi Mirko, Ferretti Stefano, and D'Angelo Gabriele,
On the Efficiency of Decentralized File Storage for Personal Information Management Systems, in Proc. of the 2nd International Workshop on Social (Media) Sensing, co-located with 25th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications 2020 (ISCC2020). July 2020, Rennes, France (pp. 1-6).
[C5] Zichichi Mirko, Contu Michele, Ferretti Stefano, and Victor Rodríguez-Doncel,
Ensuring personal data anonymity in data marketplaces through sensing-as-a-service and distributed ledger, in Proc. of the 3nd Distributed Ledger Technologies Workshop (DLT2020), co-located with ITASEC 2020. February 2020, Ancona, Italy (pp. 1-16).
[C4] Zichichi Mirko, Ferretti Stefano, and D'Angelo Gabriele,
A Distributed Ledger Based Infrastructure for Smart Transportation System and Social Good, in Proc. of the IEEE 17th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC 2020), IEEE. January 2020, Las Vegas, USA (pp. 1-6).
[C3] Zichichi Mirko,
Location Privacy and Inference in Online Social Networks, in Proc. of the Seventh JURIX 2019 Doctoral Consortium, co-located with the 32nd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (Jurix 2019). December 2019, Madrid, Spain.
[C2] Zichichi Mirko, Rodriguez-Doncel Victor, and Ferretti Stefano,
The use of Decentralized and Semantic Web Technologies for Personal Data Protection and Interoperability, in Proc. of the Workshop on GDPR Compliance - Theories, Techniques, Tools, co-located with the 32nd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (Jurix 2019). December 2019, Madrid, Spain.
[C1] Zichichi Mirko, Contu Michele, Ferretti Stefano, and D'Angelo Gabriele,
LikeStarter: a Smart-contract based Social DAO for Crowdfunding, in Proc. of the 2nd Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains for Distributed Systems (CryBlock 2019), co-located with IEEE InfoCom 2019, IEEE. April 2019, Paris, France (pp. 313-318).

Theses

[MSc] Zichichi Mirko, and Ferretti Stefano,
A Distributed Ledger based infrastructure for Intelligent Transportation Systems, University of Bologna. July 2019, Bologna, Italy.
[BSc] Zichichi Mirko, Cossentino Massimo, and Sabatucci Luca, and De Simone Giada,
Tecniche di Monitoring di Servizi per la Soddisfazione Parziale dei Requisiti, Università degli Studi di Palermo. October 2017, Palermo, Italy.

Projects

Zichichi Mirko,
Umbral-rs, Implementation of the Umbral threshold proxy re-encryption scheme, built with Rust taking as reference the Python version createdby the Umbral authors. September 2020.
Zichichi Mirko,
MPEG-21 Media Contract Ontology to Smart Contracts, Demo for the MPEG21 MCO to Smart Contract UPM Response to N19504, based on Ethereum Smart contracts. The transformation from an MCO contract into a smart contract is performed by considering payments as transactions and actions to be performed on IP entities in the form of assets, i.e. Non Fungible Tokens. September 2020.
Zichichi Mirko,
Personal Data Decentralized Access Control tests, Assessing the feasibility of lesser-used cryptographic methods in the field of access control, with particular attention to personal information. July 2020.
Zichichi Mirko, Contu Michele, and Rak Richard
Capitalism 2.0, A Multichain application for reporting, verifying and monitoring environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact assessments. May 2020.
Zichichi Mirko,
IPFS-Sia Rio Buses, Collection of data and scripts regarding the evaluation of IPFS and Sia performances in a vehicular scenario. May 2020.
Zichichi Mirko, Biagio Distefano
MOATCoin, A smart contract that combines a variation of a standard ERC20 token with a voting contract. January 2020.
Zichichi Mirko,
IOTA Rio Buses, Collection of data and scripts regarding the evaluation of IOTA network performances in a vehicular scenario. October 2019.
Zichichi Mirko,
Movo, An android app prototype that allows to share vehicle data using IOTA and Ethereum Smart Contracts. July 2019.
Zichichi Mirko,
Mycropayments, A POC to use IOTA Masked Authenticated Messaging for Ethereum State Channels. June 2019.
Zichichi Mirko,
middleMAM, WebRTC channel supported by IOTA Masked Authentication Messaging. April 2019.
Zichichi Mirko, and Contu Michele
LikeStarter, Blockchain-based decentralized platform that combines social interactions with crowdfunding mechanisms, allowing any user to raise funds while becoming popular in the social network. November 2018.
Zichichi Mirko,
i4canti, Agents model to study ideas influence between individuals. September 2018.

Resources

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