Daniel
Dr. Daniel G. Costa
Associate Professor

Email: danielgcosta@uefs.br
Twitter: danielgouveiac

State University of Feira de Santana (UEFS)
Department of Technology

Av. Transnordestina, S/N - Novo Horizonte
44039-900 - Feira de Santana/BA - Brazil








   I am an Associate Professor with the Department of Technology at State University of Feira de Santana, UEFS, Brazil.

   I received a D.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computing Engineering from Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) in 2013 and a M.Sc. degree
   from Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in 2006. I also received a Computer Engineering degree from Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
   in 2005 and a Informatics Technology degree from Federal Institute of Rio Grande do Norte (IFRN) in 2003.


   I spent one year as a visiting researcher at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal.

Reviews & Awards

TPC member and Journal review

Best paper awards

Research & Projects

My research interests are centered in Computer Networks and Communications Systems. I investigate different aspects of Internet and modern networks scenarios.


My main research areas are summarized as follows:

  • Network security
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Wireless sensor networks and Smart cities
  • Multimedia communications
  • Future Internet

Current research projects:

International Publications (2010-2017)

2017

  • Wireless visual sensor networks for smart city applications: A relevance-based approach for multiple sinks mobility. Peixoto, J. P. J., Costa, Daniel G. Future Generation Computer Systems, 76, 51-62, 2017. [doi]
  • Enhancing the Availability of Wireless Visual Sensor Networks: Selecting Redundant Nodes in Networks with Occlusion. Costa, Daniel G., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 42, 223-243, 2017. [doi]
  • A Fuzzy-Based Approach for Sensing, Coding and Transmission Configuration of Visual Sensors in Smart City Applications. Costa, Daniel G., Collotta, M., Pau, G., Duran-Faundez, C. Sensors, 17, 1, 93, 1-19, 2017. [doi]
  • Cryptography in Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks: A Survey and Research Directions. Costa, Daniel G., Figueredo, S., Oliveira, G. Cryptography, 1, 1, 4, 1-18, 2017. [doi]

2016

  • Assessing Availability in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks Based on Targets's Perimeters Coverage. Costa, Daniel G., Duran-Faundez, C. Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Article ID 9312439, 14 pages, 2016. [doi]
  • Centralized Algorithms for Redundant Coverage Maximization in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Silva, Tassalon F., Costa, Daniel G. IEEE Latin America Transactions, 14, 7, 3378-3384, 2016. [doi]
  • Perimeter-based Calculation of Object Coverage in Multi-Camera Systems. Duran-Faundez, C., Costa, Daniel G., Lecuire, V. Engineering Letters, 24, 384-391, 2016.
  • Energy-efficient Adaptive Encryption for Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Goncalves, D., Costa, Daniel G. Brazilian Symposium on Computer Networks (SBRC 2016), Salvador/Brazil. 2016.
  • A Geometrical Approach to Compute Source Prioritization Based on Target Viewing in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Duran-Faundez, C., Costa, Daniel G., Lecuire, V., Vasques, F. IEEE World Conference on Factory Communication Systems (IEEE WFCS 2016), Aveiro/Portugal, 2016. [doi]

2015

  • QoE-Aware Multiple Sinks Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks. Peixoto, J. P., Costa, Daniel G. IEEE/IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS), Paris/France, 2015. [doi]
  • Optimal Sensing Redundancy for Multiple Perspectives of Targets in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Silva, I., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE Industrial Informatics (IEEE INDIN), Cambridge/UK. 2015. [doi]
  • A Survey of Image Security in Wireless Sensor Networks.. Goncalves, Danilo O., Costa, Daniel G. Journal of Imaging. 1, 1, 4-30, 2015. [doi]
  • Research Trends in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks When Exploiting Prioritization. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. Sensors. 15, 1, 1760-1784, 2015. [doi]

2014

  • Availability Issues in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Silva, I., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. Sensors. 14, 2, 2795-2821, 2014. [doi]
  • Relevance-based Partial Reliability in Wireless Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking. 2014, 142, 2014. [doi]
  • Selecting Redundant Nodes when Addressing Availability in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Silva, I., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE Industrial Informatics (IEEE INDIN), Porto Alegre/Brazil. 2014.
  • Relevance-based Balanced Sink Mobility in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE Industrial Informatics (IEEE INDIN), Porto Alegre/Brazil. 2014.
  • Availability Assessment of Wireless Visual Sensor Networks for Target Coverage. Costa, Daniel G., Silva, I., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Factory Automation (IEEE ETFA), Barcelona/Spain. 2014.
  • Enhancing Redundancy in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks for Target Coverage. Costa, Daniel G., Silva, I., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web (WebMedia), Joao Pessoa/Brazil. 2014.

2013

  • Adaptive Monitoring Relevance in Camera Networks for Critical Surveillance Applications. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 14 pages, 2013. [doi]
  • Redundancy-Based Semi-Reliable Packet Transmission in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks Exploiting the Sensing Relevancies of Source Nodes. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. WSEAS Transactions on Communications, 12, 468-478, 2013.
  • Energy-Efficient Packet Relaying in Wireless Image Sensor Networks Exploiting the Sensing Relevancies of Source Nodes and DWT Coding. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, 2, 424-448, 2013. [doi]
  • Exploiting the Sensing Relevancies of Source Nodes for Optimizations in Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 64, 549-579, 2013. [doi]
  • Delay-aware DWT-based Image Transmission in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia and the Web (WebMedia), Salvador/Brazil. 2013. [doi]
  • Partial Energy-Efficient Hop-by-Hop Retransmission in Wireless Sensor Networks. Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE Industrial Informatics (IEEE INDIN), Bochum/Germany. 2013. [doi]

2012

  • A Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT)-Based Energy-Efficient Selective Retransmission Mechanism for Wireless Image Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, Luiz Affonso. Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, 1, 3-35, 2012. [doi]
  • A Survey on Transport Protocols for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A. KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, 6, 241-269, 2012. [doi]
  • A Routing Mechanism Based on the Sensing Relevancies of Source Nodes for Time-critical Applications in Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE IFIP Wireless Days, Dublin/Ireland. 2012. [doi]
  • QoV: Assessing the Monitoring Quality in Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (IEEE WiMob), Barcelona/Spain, 2012. [doi]
  • Effect of Frame Size on Energy Consumption in Wireless Image Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IEEE IST), Manchester/UK, 2012. [doi]
  • Energy-Efficient Visual Monitoring Based on the Sensing Relevancies of Source Nodes for Wireless Image Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A. IEEE Sensor Applications Symposium (IEEE SAS), Brescia/Italy, 2012. [doi]
  • A Semi-reliable Energy-efficient Retransmission Mechanism Based on the Sensing Relevancies of Source Nodes for Wireless Image Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P, International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), Paris/France. 2012. [doi]
  • Expansion of the Available Use Classes in IEEE 802.15.4 Networks for Usage in the Industrial Environment. Valle, Odilson T., Montez, Carlos, Portugal, P., Vasques, F., Costa, Daniel G. International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), Paris/France, 2012. [doi]
  • Adaptive Multimedia Transmission in Wireless Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. ConferĂȘncia sobre Redes de Computadores, Aveiro/Portugal, 2012.
  • Energy-efficient packet relaying based on the sensing relevancies of source nodes in visual sensor networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, L. A., Vasques, F., Portugal, P. IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication Systems (IEEE WFCS), Lemgo/Germany, 2012. [doi]

2011

  • A Survey on Multimedia-Based Cross-Layer Optimization in Visual Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, Luiz Affonso. Sensors, 11, 5439-5468, 2011. [doi]
  • Coverage-Aware Node-Disjoint Multipath Selection in Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, Luiz Affonso. IEEE/IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS), Paris/ France, 2011. [doi]

2010

  • The Coverage Problem in Video-Based Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey. Costa, Daniel G., Guedes, Luiz Affonso. Sensors, 10, 8215-8247, 2010. [doi]
  • A P2P Architecture to Support Mobile Real-Time Multimedia Communications. Costa, Daniel G., Fialho, S. Journal of Multimedia, v. 5, 514-521, 2010. [doi]
Classes & Students

Current classes

  • Network Security. Files
  • Network Analysis and Modelling. Papers (PDF)
  • Heterogeneous Systems Management. Files

Master students

    Current

  • Marcos Biao (2016-2017) - Security in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Emerson Oliveira (2016-2017) - Security in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Elivelton Rangel (2016-2017) - Coverage Optimization in Wireless Visual Sensor Networks
  • Adson Damasceno (2016-2018) - Prioritization in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Felipe Pinheiro(2016-2018) - Prioritization in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Past

  • Danilo de Oliveira (2013-2015) - Security in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Tassalon Santana (2014-2015) - Visual coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Joao Paulo Just (2014-2015) - Mobility in Wireless Sensor Networks

Undergraduation


Current undergraduate students are developing researches at Laboratory of Communication Systems


Proponent students may contact me if wanting to apply for some research project