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by Livio Torrero last modified May 05, 2008 04:57 PM


Livio Torrero graduated from Politecnico di Torino in November 2004. His gaduation thesis was titled "Prototyping a Network Processor" and consisted in the development of a multithreaded framework for x86 architectures based on the NetVM infrastructure developed by NetGroup. 

After the graduation he worked for an year as a junior researcher in Poltecnico di Torino, working on SIP infrastucture deployment on IPv6 networks.

Currently he is a Ph. D. student working on IP mobility.

Areas of Interest

  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP): signaling protocol designed for media sessions establishment
  • NAT and firewall traversal: issues and solutions to connectivity problems caused by NATs or firewalls placed between communicating hosts
  • Peer-to-peer networks: lookup and data delivery across peer-to-peer networks, including both structured and unstructured overlays

Internet mobility: seamless host mobility through different nettowrks preserving existing sessions. Pre-session mobility.





Livio Torrero is currently involved in the development of the ALEX extension to the SIP protocol. A modified OpenWengo UA implementing the extension is available here.

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