A full list is below. See also Google Scholar, DBPL, and HAL. Please contact me if you would like a copy of any of these documents.


  1. Bouizem, Y., Dib, D., Parlavantzas, N., Morin C., “Integrating request replication into FaaS platforms: an experimental evaluation ”, Journal of Cloud Computing, 12:94, June 2023

  2. Pham, L.M., Parlavantzas, N., Le, H.-H., Bui, Q.H., “Towards a Framework for High-Performance Simulation of Livestock Disease Outbreak: A Case Study of Spread of African Swine Fever in Vietnam”, Animals, Volume 11, Issue 9, September 2021

  3. Parlavantzas, N., Pham, L.M., Morin, C., Arnoux, S., Beaunée, G., Qi, L., Gontier, P., and Ezanno, P., “A Service-Based Framework for Building and Executing Epidemic Simulation Applications in the Cloud””, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Volume 32, Issue 5, March 2020

  4. Dib, D., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., “SLA-based PaaS Profit Optimization”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Volume 29, Issue 2, November 2017

  5. Costache, S., Dib, D., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., “Resource Management in Cloud Platform as a Service Systems: Analysis and Opportunities”, Journal of Systems and Software, Volume 132, May 2017

  6. Costache, S., Kortas, S., Morin, C., Parlavantzas, N. “Market-based Autonomous Resource and Application Management in Private Clouds”, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 100, February 2017

  7. Freitas, A.L., Parlavantzas, N. and Pazat, J-L.,”Cloud resource management driven by profit augmentation”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Volume 29, Issue 4, February 2017

  8. Duran-Limon, H., Flores-Contreras, J., Parlavantzas, N., Zhao, M., Meulenert-Pena, A., “Efficient execution of the WRF model and other HPC applications in the cloud”, Earth Science Informatics, Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2016

  9. Parlavantzas, N., Coulson, G., “Designing and Constructing Modifiable Middleware using Component Frameworks”, IET Software, Vol 1, Issue 4, pp 113-126, Aug 2007

  10. Coulson, G., Blair, G., Parlavantzas, N., Yeung, W.K., Cai, W., “Applying the Reflective Middleware Approach in Grid Computing”, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Vol 16, No 5, pp 433-440, 25 April 2004

  11. Coulson, G., Blair, G.S., Clarke, M., Parlavantzas, N., “The Design of a Highly Configurable and Reconfigurable Middleware Platform”, ACM Distributed Computing Journal, Vol 15, No 2, pp 109-126, April 2002

  12. Blair, G.S., Coulson, G., Andersen, A., Blair, L., Clarke, M., Costa, F., Duran, H., Fitzpatrick, T., Johnston, L., Moreira, R., Parlavantzas, N., Saikoski, K., “The Design and Implementation of OpenORB 2”, IEEE Distributed Systems Online, Special Issue on Reflective Middleware, 2001

Conference and workshop publications

  1. Parol-Guarino, V., Parlavantzas, N.,“GIRAFF: Reverse Auction-based Placement for Fog Functions”, 9th International Workshop on Serverless Computing (WoSC'23), Bologna, Italy, Dec 2023

  2. Bouizem, Y., Parlavantzas, N., Dib, D., Morin C., “Active-Standby for High-Availability in FaaS”, 6th International Workshop on Serverless Computing (WoSC'20), Delft, Netherlands, Dec 2020

  3. Parlavantzas N., Pham L.M., Sinha A., Morin C., “Cost-effective Reconfiguration for Multi-cloud Applications”, 25th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP), 2018, Cambridge, UK, March 2018

  4. Pham, L.M., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., Arnoux, S., Qi, L., Gontier, P., and Ezanno, P., “DiFFuSE, a Distributed Framework for Cloud-Based Epidemic Simulations: A Case Study in Modelling the Spread of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus”, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2017), Hong Kong, December 2017

  5. Goupille-Lescar, B., Lenormand, E., Morin, C., Parlavantzas, N., “Introducing Dynamic Adaptation in High Performance Real-Time Computing Platforms for Sensors”, 1st Workshop on AutotuniNg and aDaptivity AppRoaches for Energy efficient HPC Systems (ANDARE 2017), Portland, OR, United States, September 2017

  6. Ruiz, C., Duran-Limon, H., and Parlavantzas, N., “An RLS Memory-based Mechanism for the Automatic Adaptation of VMs on Cloud Environments”, Proceedings of the 2017 Workshop on Adaptive Resource Management and Scheduling for Cloud Computing, Pages 17-23, Washington, DC, USA, July 2017

  7. Ruiz, C., Duran-Limon, H., and Parlavantzas, N., “Towards a software product line-based approach to adapt IaaS cloud configurations”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC ‘16), Shanghai, China, December 2016

  8. Kirkham, T., Sinha, A., Parlavantzas, N., Kryza, B., Fremantle, P., Kritikos, K., Aziz B., “Privacy Aware on-Demand Resource Provisioning for IoT Data Processing“,In: Mandler B. et al. (eds) Internet of Things. IoT Infrastructures. IoT360 2015. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, vol 170. Springer, Cham, October 2015

  9. Dib, D., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., “SLA-based Profit Optimization in Cloud Bursting PaaS”, 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2014), Chicago, USA, May 2014

  10. Costache, S., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., Kortas, S., “Merkat: A Market-based SLO-driven Cloud Platform”, 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2013), Bristol, United Kingdom, Dec 2013

  11. Costache, S., Parlavantzas, N., Morin C., Kortas, S., “On the Use of a Proportional-Share Market for Application SLO Support in Clouds”, 19th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (EuroPar 2013), Aachen, Germany, August 2013

  12. Dib D., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., “Meryn: Open, SLA-driven, Cloud Bursting PaaS”, International Workshop on Optimization techniques for Resources Management in Clouds (ORMaCloud’13), collocated with HPDC 2013, New York, USA, June 2013

  13. Iordache A., Morin C., Parlavantzas N., Feller E., Riteau P., “Resilin: Elastic MapReduce over Multiple Clouds”, 13th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (2013), Delft, The Netherlands, May 2013

  14. Dib D., Parlavantzas, N., Morin C., “Towards Multi-Level Adaptation for Distributed Operating Systems and Applications”, The 12th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP-12), Fukuoka, Japan, Sep 2012

  15. Costache, S., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., Kortas, S., “Themis: Economy-Based Automatic Resource Scaling for Cloud Systems”, 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2012), Liverpool, UK, June 2012

  16. Freitas, A.L., Parlavantzas, N. and Pazat, J-L. “An Integrated Approach for Specifying and Enforcing SLAs for Cloud Services”, The 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2012). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 2012

  17. Duran-Limon, H., Parlavantzas, N.,Zhao, M., Silva-Bañuelos, L., Tellez-Valdez, V., “Using Lightweight Virtual Machines to Run High Performance Computing Applications: The Case of the Weather Research and Forecasting Model”, 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2011), Melbourne, Australia, Dec 2011

  18. Costache, S.V., Parlavantzas, N., Morin, C., Kortas, S., “An Economic Approach for Application QoS Management in Clouds”, 6th Workshop on Virtualization in High-Performance Cloud Computing (VHPC), Bordeaux, France, Aug 2011

  19. Lage, A., Parlavantzas, N., Pazat, J.-L., “Cost Reduction Through SLA-driven Self-Management”, 9th IEEE European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS 2011), Lugano, Switzerland, September 2011

  20. Lage, A., Parlavantzas, N.,Pazat, J.-L., “A QoS Assurance Framework for Distributed Infrastructures”, In 3rd International Workshop on Monitoring, Adaptation and Beyond (MONA+), Ayia Napa, Cyprus, Dec. 2010

  21. Lage, A., Pazat, J.-L., Parlavantzas, N., “Ensuring Resource-Level Quality for Services on Grids”, In Proc. of IEEE 6th World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2010), Miami, FL, USA, 2010

  22. De Palma, N., Popov, K., Parlavantzas, N., Brand, P., Vlassov, V., “Tools for Architecture Based Autonomic Systems”, International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (ICAS 2009), Valencia, Spain, April 20-25, 2009

  23. Ahmad A., Höglund, J., Popov, K., Parlavantzas, N., Vlassov, V., Brand, P., “Distributed Control Loop Patterns for Managing Distributed Applications”, Workshop on Decentralized Self Management for Grids, P2P, and User Communities, In: 2nd IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops, 2008, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 260-265, Oct. 2008.

  24. De Palma, N., Popov, K., Vlassov, Höglund, J., Al-Shishtawy, A., Parlavantzas, N., “A Self-Management Framework for overlay-based applications”, International Workshop on Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Information Systems (WETICE COPS 2008), Rome, Italy, June 2008.

  25. Popov, K., Höglund, J., Brand, P., Al-Shishtawy, A., Vlassov, V., Parlavantzas, N., “Design of a self-1. application using a P2P-based management infrastructure”, CoreGRID Integration Workshop 2008, Hersonissos-Crete, Greece, April 2008.

  26. Parlavantzas, N., Getov, V., Morel, M., Baude, F., Caromel, D., “Design support for componentising and grid-enabling scientific applications”, Proc. HPC-GECO/CompFrame Workshop (in conjuction with ooPSLA 2007), Montreal, Canada, October 2007.

  27. Parlavantzas, N., Morel, M., Getov, V., Baude, F., Caromel, D., “Performance and Scalability of a Component-Based Grid Application”, Proc of 9th Int. Worshop on Java for Parallel and Distributed Computing (in conjunction with the IEEE IPDPS conference), April 2007.

  28. Thiyagalingam, J., Parlavantzas, N., Isaiadis, S., Henrio, L., Caromel, D., Getov, V., “Proposal for a Lightweight Generic Grid Platform Architecture”, Workshop on Component and Framework Technology in High-Performance and Scientific Computing (held in conjuction with the 15th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing), Paris, France, June 2006

  29. Parlavantzas, N., Coulson, G., Blair, G.S., “An Extensible Binding Framework for Component-Based Middleware”, Proceeding of the 7th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference EDOC 2003), Brisbane, Australia, September 16-19, 2003

  30. Okanda, P., Blair, G., Parlavantzas, N., “OpenPING: A Reflective Middleware Platform for construction of Adaptive Virtual Reality Applications”, Workshop on Adaptive Distributed Systems (held in conjunction with The 17th International Symposium on Distributed Computing, DISC 2003), Sorrento, Italy, October, 2003

  31. Parlavantzas, N., Coulson, G., Blair, G.S.,  “A Resource Adaptation Framework For Reflective Middleware”, Proc. 2nd Intl. Workshop on Reflective and Adaptive Middleware (located with ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware 2003), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June, 2003

  32. Coulson, G., Blair, G.S., Parlavantzas, N., Yeung, W.K., Cai, W., “A Reflective Middleware Approach to the Provision of Grid Middleware”, Proc. 1st Intl. Workshop on Middleware for Grid Computing (located with ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware 2003), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June, 2003

  33. Blair, G.S., Coulson G., Blair, L., Duran, H., Grace, P., Moreira R., Parlavantzas, N., “Reflection, Self-Awareness and Self-Healing in OpenORB”, ACM SIGSOFT Workshop on Self-Healing Systems (WOSS’02), November 18-19, 2002

  34. Parlavantzas, N., Blair, G.S., Coulson, G., “An approach to building reflective component-based middleware platforms”, MSRC Summer Research Workshop, Cambridge, U.K., September  9-11, 2002.

  35. Clarke, M., Blair, G.S., Coulson, G., Parlavantzas, N., “An Efficient Component Model for the Construction of Adaptive Middleware”, Proceedings of the IFIP / ACM International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms (Middleware’2001), Heidelberg, Germany, November 2001

  36. Blair, G.S., Coulson, G., Clarke, M., Parlavantzas, N., “Performance and Integrity in the OpenORB Reflective Middleware”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Metalevel Architectures and Separation of Crosscutting Concerns (Reflection’2001), Kyoto, Japan, September 2001

  37. Blair G.S., Coulson G., Andersen A., Blair L., Clarke M., Costa F., Duran H., Parlavantzas N., Saikoski K., “A Principled Approach to Supporting Adaptation in Distributed Mobile Environments”, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Parallel and Distributed Systems (PDSE’2000), Nixon P. & Ritchie I. (eds), Limerick, Ireland, June 10-11, IEEE, pp 3-12, 2000

  38. Parlavantzas, N., Coulson, G., Clarke, M., and Blair, G., “Towards a Reflective Component Based Middleware Architecture”, Workshop on Reflection and Metalevel Architectures, June 13, 2000, Sophia Antipolis and Cannes, France

  39. Parlavantzas, N., Coulson, G., and Blair, G., “Applying Component Frameworks to Develop Flexible Middleware”, Workshop on Reflective Middleware, New York, USA, April 7-8, 2000

  40. Costa, F., Duran, H., Parlavantzas, N., Saikoski, K., Blair, G., and Coulson, G>, “The Role of Reflective Middleware in Supporting the Engineering of Dynamic Applications”. In W. Cazzola, R. J. Stroud and F. Tisato., editors, Reflection and Software Engineering, Lecture Notes in Computer Science No. 1826, pages 79-99, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, June 2000

  41. Blair, G.S., Costa, F., Coulson, G., Duran, H., Parlavantzas, N., Delpiano, F., Dumant, B., Horn, F., and Stefani, J.B., “The Design of a Resource-Aware Reflective Middleware Architecture”, Proc. 2nd International Conference on Meta-Level Architectures and Reflection (Reflection ‘99), St-Malo, France, Springer-Verlag, LNCS, Vol 1616, pp115-134, 1999

Book chapters

  1. Vlassov, V., Al-Shishtawy, A., Brand, P., Parlavantzas, N., “Niche: A Platform for Self-Managing Distributed Applications”, book chapter in Formal and Practical Aspects of Autonomic Computing and Networking: Specification, Development and Verification (editor: Phan Cong-Vinh), IGI Global, Dec. 2011

  2. Al-Shishtawy, A., Höglund, J., Popov, K., Parlavantzas, N., Vlassov, V., Brand, P., “Enabling self-management of component based distributed applications”, From Grids to Service and Pervasive Computing (editors: Priol, T., Vanneschi, M.), Springer, pp163-174, July 2008

  3. Brand, P., Höglund, J., Popov, K., De Palma, N., Boyer F., Parlavantzas, N., Vlassov, V., Al-Shishtawy, A., “The Role of Overlay Services in a Self-managing Framework for Dynamic Virtual Organizations”, Making Grids Work, Springer, Boston, MA., 2008

  4. Parlavantzas, N., Getov, V., Morel, M., Baude, F., Huet, F., Caromel, D., “Componentising a Scientific Application for the Grid”, Achievements in European Research on Grid Systems (editors: Gorlatch, S., Bubak, M., Priol, T.), Springer, 2007

  5. Dünnweber, J., Gorlatch, S., Baude, F., Legrand, L., Parlavantzas N., “Towards Automatic Creation of Web Services for Grid Component Composition”, Integrated Research in GRID Computing (editors: Gorlatch, S., Danelutto, M.), Springer, 2007

  6. Caromel, D., Huet, F., Lanteri, S., Parlavantzas, N., “Distributed and Object-Oriented Computational Electromagnetics on the Grid”, Advances in Information Technologies for Electromagnetics (editors: Tarricone, L., Esposito, A.), Springer, 2006

PhD thesis

  • Nikos Parlavantzas, “Constructing Modifiable Middleware with Component Frameworks”, Lancaster University, 2005

Supervised PhD theses