László Toka

László Toka
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E-mail:
toka_at_tmit_dot_bme_dot_hu
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Current Research

  • Bigdata
  • Network economics
  • SDN
  • Cloud

    Awards

Janos Bolyai Research Scholarship 2014 September – exp. 2017 Aug

  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)
    • Topic: Economic Modeling of Distributed Systems

Post-doctoral Scholarship 2014 September – exp. 2016 Aug

  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)
    • Topic: Design of Distributed and Self-organizing IT Systems

Outstanding PhD Student Award 2011

  • High Speed Networks Laboratory, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics

BMe Research Grant 2010

  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics
    • Topic: Safe data backup for free

      Journal Review

  • Elsevier Computer Networks (ComNet), impact factor: 1.282

Scinetific Membership

  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Telecommunications Scientific Committee (MTA TTB) 2014 -
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2007 -
  • IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) 2007 -

Publications

2017

  • [PDF] L. Toka, A. Lajtha, É. Hosszu, B. Formanek, D. Géhberger, and J. Tapolcai, “A Resource-Aware and Time-Critical IoT Framework,” in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Atlanta, USA, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2017infocom,
    AUTHOR="Laszlo Toka and Andr{\'a}s Lajtha and {\'E}va Hosszu and Bence Formanek and
    D{\'a}niel G{\'e}hberger and J{\'a}nos Tapolcai",
    TITLE="A {Resource-Aware} and {Time-Critical} {IoT} Framework",
    BOOKTITLE={Proc. IEEE INFOCOM},
    ADDRESS="Atlanta, USA",
    DAYS=1,
    MONTH=may,
    YEAR=2017,
    KEYWORDS="Internet of Things and cloud and top"
    }

2015

  • L. Toka and G. Biczok, “On Pricing Online Data Backup,” in Smart Data Pricing (SDP), 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) Workshop, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka_2015_backup,
    author = {Toka, Laszlo and Biczok, Gergely},
    title = {On Pricing Online Data Backup},
    booktitle = {Smart Data Pricing (SDP), 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) Workshop},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] M. Dell’Amico, P. Michiardi, L. Toka, and P. Cataldi, “Adaptive redundancy management for durable P2P backup,” Computer Networks, vol. 83, pp. 136-148, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{DellAmico2015136,
    title = "Adaptive redundancy management for durable {P2P} backup",
    journal = "Computer Networks",
    volume = "83",
    number = "0",
    pages = "136 - 148",
    year = "2015",
    issn = "1389-1286",
    doi = "10.1016/j.comnet.2015.03.006",
    author = "Matteo Dell'Amico and Pietro Michiardi and Laszlo Toka and Pasquale Cataldi",
    keywords = "{P2P} and Peer-to-peer and {E}conomics of {N}etworked {S}ystems and Backup and Storage and Redundancy"
    }
  • A. Csoma, L. Toka, and A. Gulyás, “On Lower Estimating Internet Queuing Delay,” in Proc. International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), Prague, Czech Republic, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{csoma2015tsp,
    author = {Attila Csoma and L\'aszl\'o Toka and Andr\'as Guly\'as},
    title = {On Lower Estimating Internet Queuing Delay},
    booktitle = {Proc. International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP)},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Prague, Czech Republic},
    keywords = {network, delay}
    }
  • [PDF] L. Csikor, M. Szalay, S. Balázs, and L. Toka, “NFPA: Network Function Performance Analyzer,” in IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks Demo Track (NFV-SDN), San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015, pp. 17-19.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{csikor2015nfvsdn,
    title={{NFPA}: Network Function Performance Analyzer},
    author={Levente Csikor and M\'ark Szalay and Sonkoly Bal{\'a}zs and L\'aszl\'o Toka},
    booktitle={IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks Demo Track (NFV-SDN)},
    pages={17--19},
    year={2015},
    address = {San Francisco, CA, USA},
    keywords = {Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization and demo}
    }

2012

  • L. Toka, P. Cataldi, M. Dell’Amico, and P. Michiardi, “Redundancy management for P2P backup,” in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, 2012, pp. 2986-2990.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2012redundancy,
    author = {Toka, Laszlo and Cataldi, Pasquale and Dell'Amico, Matteo and Michiardi, Pietro},
    title = {Redundancy management for P2P backup},
    booktitle = {Proc. IEEE INFOCOM},
    year = {2012},
    pages = {2986--2990},
    organization = {IEEE},
    keywords = {peer to peer}
    }

2011

  • G. Biczók, L. Toka, A. Gulyás, T. A. Trinh, and A. Vidács, “Incentivizing the global wireless village,” Computer Networks, vol. 55, iss. 2, pp. 439-456, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @ARTICLE{biczok2011incentivizing,
    author = {Bicz\'ok, Gergely and Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Guly\'as, Andr\'as and Trinh, Tuan A and Vid\'acs, Attila},
    title = {Incentivizing the global wireless village},
    journal = {Computer Networks},
    year = {2011},
    volume = {55},
    pages = {439--456},
    number = {2},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems},
    publisher = {Elsevier}
    }
  • G. Szabó, Z. Turányi, L. Toka, S. Molnár, and A. Santos, “Automatic protocol signature generation framework for deep packet inspection,” in Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, 2011, pp. 291-299.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{szabo2011automatic,
    author = {Szab\'o, G\'eza and Tur\'anyi, Zolt\'an and Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Moln\'ar, S\'andor and Santos, Alysson},
    title = {Automatic protocol signature generation framework for deep packet
    inspection},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Performance
    Evaluation Methodologies and Tools},
    year = {2011},
    pages = {291--299},
    organization = {ICST (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications
    Engineering)}
    }
  • L. Toka and P. Michiardi, “Analysis of user-driven peer selection in peer-to-peer backup and storage systems,” Telecommunication Systems, vol. 47, iss. 1-2, pp. 49-63, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @ARTICLE{toka2011analysis,
    author = {Toka, Laszlo and Michiardi, Pietro},
    title = {Analysis of user-driven peer selection in peer-to-peer backup and
    storage systems},
    journal = {Telecommunication Systems},
    year = {2011},
    volume = {47},
    pages = {49--63},
    number = {1-2},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems},
    publisher = {Springer US}
    }
  • L. Toka, M. Dell’Amico, and P. Michiardi, “Data transfer scheduling for p2p storage,” in Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P), 2011 IEEE International Conference on, 2011, pp. 132-141.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2011data,
    author = {Toka, Laszlo and Dell'Amico, Matteo and Michiardi, Pietro},
    title = {Data transfer scheduling for p2p storage},
    booktitle = {Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P), 2011 IEEE International Conference
    on},
    year = {2011},
    pages = {132--141},
    organization = {IEEE},
    keywords = {peer to peer}
    }

2010

  • L. Toka, A. Korosi, and A. Vidács, “On distributed dynamic spectrum allocation for sequential arrivals,” in New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum, 2010 IEEE Symposium on, 2010, pp. 1-12.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2010distributed,
    author = {Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Korosi, Attila and Vid\'acs, Attila},
    title = {On distributed dynamic spectrum allocation for sequential arrivals},
    booktitle = {New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum, 2010 IEEE Symposium on},
    year = {2010},
    pages = {1--12},
    organization = {IEEE},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems}
    }
  • L. Toka, M. Dell’Amico, and P. Michiardi, “Online data backup: A peer-assisted approach,” in Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P), 2010 IEEE Tenth International Conference on, 2010, pp. 1-10.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2010online,
    author = {Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Dell'Amico, Matteo and Michiardi, Pietro},
    title = {Online data backup: A peer-assisted approach},
    booktitle = {Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P), 2010 IEEE Tenth International Conference
    on},
    year = {2010},
    pages = {1--10},
    organization = {IEEE},
    keywords = {peer to peer}
    }

2009

  • G. Biczók, L. Toka, A. Vidács, and T. A. Trinh, “On incentives in global wireless communities,” in Proceedings of the 1st ACM workshop on User-provided networking: challenges and opportunities, 2009, pp. 1-6.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{biczok2009incentives,
    author = {Bicz\'ok, Gergely and Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Vid\'acs, Attila and Trinh, Tuan A},
    title = {On incentives in global wireless communities},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 1st ACM workshop on User-provided networking:
    challenges and opportunities},
    year = {2009},
    pages = {1--6},
    organization = {ACM},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems}
    }
  • P. Michiardi and L. Toka, “Selfish neighbor selection in peer-to-peer backup and storage applications,” in Euro-Par 2009 Parallel Processing, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 548-560.
    [Bibtex]
    @INCOLLECTION{michiardi2009selfish,
    author = {Michiardi, Pietro and Toka, Laszlo},
    title = {Selfish neighbor selection in peer-to-peer backup and storage applications},
    booktitle = {Euro-Par 2009 Parallel Processing},
    publisher = {Springer Berlin Heidelberg},
    year = {2009},
    pages = {548--560},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems}
    }
  • L. Toka and A. Vidács, “Distributed dynamic spectrum management,” 32nd International Conference Telecommunication and Signal Processing (Dunakiliti, Hungary), pp. 26-27, 2009.
    [Bibtex]
    @ARTICLE{toka2009distributed,
    author = {Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Vid\'acs, Attila},
    title = {Distributed dynamic spectrum management},
    journal = {32nd International Conference Telecommunication and Signal Processing
    (Dunakiliti, Hungary)},
    year = {2009},
    pages = {26--27},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems}
    }
  • L. Toka and A. Vidács, “General distributed economic framework for dynamic spectrum allocation,” Computer Communications, vol. 32, iss. 18, pp. 1955-1964, 2009.
    [Bibtex]
    @ARTICLE{toka2009general,
    author = {Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Vid\'acs, Attila},
    title = {General distributed economic framework for dynamic spectrum allocation},
    journal = {Computer Communications},
    year = {2009},
    volume = {32},
    pages = {1955--1964},
    number = {18},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems},
    publisher = {Elsevier}
    }
  • L. Toka and P. Michiardi, “Uncoordinated peer selection in P2P backup and storage applications,” in INFOCOM Workshops 2009, IEEE, 2009, pp. 1-6.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2009uncoordinated,
    author = {Toka, Laszlo and Michiardi, Pietro},
    title = {Uncoordinated peer selection in P2P backup and storage applications},
    booktitle = {INFOCOM Workshops 2009, IEEE},
    year = {2009},
    pages = {1--6},
    organization = {IEEE},
    keywords = {peer to peer}
    }

2008

  • P. Maillé and L. Toka, “Managing a peer-to-peer data storage system in a selfish society,” Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on, vol. 26, iss. 7, pp. 1295-1301, 2008.
    [Bibtex]
    @ARTICLE{maille2008managing,
    author = {Maill\'e, Patrick and Toka, L\'aszl\'o},
    title = {Managing a peer-to-peer data storage system in a selfish society},
    journal = {Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on},
    year = {2008},
    volume = {26},
    pages = {1295--1301},
    number = {7},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems},
    publisher = {IEEE}
    }
  • L. Toka and P. Michiardi, “Analysis of user-driven peer selection in peer-to-peer backup and storage systems,” in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, 2008, p. 7.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2008analysis,
    author = {Toka, Laszlo and Michiardi, Pietro},
    title = {Analysis of user-driven peer selection in peer-to-peer backup and
    storage systems},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Performance Evaluation
    Methodologies and Tools},
    year = {2008},
    pages = {7},
    organization = {ICST (Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications
    Engineering)},
    keywords = {peer to peer}
    }
  • L. Toka and P. Michiardi, “A dynamic exchange game,” in Proceedings of the twenty-seventh ACM symposium on Principles of distributed computing, 2008, pp. 428-428.
    [Bibtex]
    @INPROCEEDINGS{toka2008dynamic,
    author = {Toka, Laszlo and Michiardi, Pietro},
    title = {A dynamic exchange game},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the twenty-seventh ACM symposium on Principles of
    distributed computing},
    year = {2008},
    pages = {428--428},
    organization = {ACM},
    keywords = {game theory}
    }

2007

  • L. Toka and P. Maillé, “Managing a peer-to-peer backup system: Does imposed fairness socially outperform a revenue-driven monopoly?,” in Grid Economics and Business Models, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 150-163.
    [Bibtex]
    @INCOLLECTION{toka2007managing,
    author = {Toka, L\'aszl\'o and Maill\'e, Patrick},
    title = {Managing a peer-to-peer backup system: Does imposed fairness socially
    outperform a revenue-driven monopoly?},
    booktitle = {Grid Economics and Business Models},
    publisher = {Springer Berlin Heidelberg},
    year = {2007},
    pages = {150--163},
    keywords = {Economics of Networked Systems}
    }