Team maestro

Members
Overall Objectives
Scientific Foundations
Application Domains
Software
New Results
Contracts and Grants with Industry
Other Grants and Activities
Dissemination
Bibliography

Bibliography

Major publications by the team in recent years

[1]
R. Agrawal, A. M. Makowski, P. Nain.
On a reduced load equivalence for fluid queues under subexponentiality, in: QUESTA, Special Issue on <<Queues with Heavy-Tailed Distributions >>, Ed. K. Sigman, 1999, vol. 33, no 1-3, p. 5-41.
[2]
E. Altman.
Constrained Markov Decision Processes, Chapman and Hall/CRC, 1999.
[3]
E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, C. Barakat.
A stochastic model of TCP/IP with stationary random losses, in: Proceedings of ACM Sigcomm 2000 Conference, Computer Communication Review, Stockholm, Suède, August 2000, vol. 30, no 4, p. 231-242.
[4]
E. Altman, A. Ferreira, J. Galtier.
Réseaux Satellitaires de Télécommunications, Dunod, 1999.
[5]
E. Altman, B. Gaujal, A. Hordijk.
Discrete-Event Control of Stochastic Networks: Multimodularity and Regularity, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, Series: Lecture Notes in Mathematics, December 2003.
[6]
O. A. Hellal, E. Altman, A. Jean-Marie, I. Kurkova.
On loss probabilities in presence of redundant packets and several traffic sources, in: Performance Evaluation, 1999, vol. 36-37, p. 486-518.
[7]
A. Jean-Marie, Z. Liu, P. Nain, D. Towsley.
Computational aspects of the workload distribution in the MMPP/G/1 queue, in: IEEE Transactions on Selected Areas in Communications, 1998, vol. 16, no 5, p. 640-652.
[8]
Z. Liu, P. Nain, D. Towsley.
Sample path methods in the control of queues, in: QUESTA, Special Issue on <<Optimization of Queueing Systems >>, Ed. S. Stidham, 1995, vol. 21, p. 293-335.
[9]
Z. Liu, P. Nain, D. Towsley.
Exponential bounds with applications to call admission, in: Journal of the ACM, May 1997, vol. 44, no 3, p. 366-394.

Publications of the year

Doctoral dissertations and Habilitation theses

[10]
F. Clévenot-Perronnin.
Fluid Models for Content Distribution Systems, Ph. D. Thesis, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, October 2005.
[11]
R. Groenevelt.
Stochastic Models for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Ph. D. Thesis, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, April 2005.
[12]
B. J. Prabhu.
Markov Chains and Decision Processes for Congestion Avoidance and Power Control, Ph. D. Thesis, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, October 2005.

Articles in refereed journals and book chapters

[13]
T. Alemu, A. Jean-Marie.
Etude de la Configuration Dynamique des Paramètres de RED, in: TSI : Technique et Science Informatiques, 2005, vol. 24, no 2/3, p. 153–178.
[14]
A. Al-Hanbali, E. Altman, P. Nain.
A survey of TCP over mobile ad hoc networks, in: 3rd Issue of IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, August 2005, vol. 7, no 3.
[15]
E. Altman.
Applications of dynamic games in queues, in: Advances in Dynamic Games, 2005, vol. 7, p. 309–342.
[16]
E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, C. Barakat, A. Kherani, B. Prabhu.
Analysis of MIMD congestion control algorithm for high speed networks, in: Computer Networks, 2005, vol. 48, p. 972–989.
[17]
E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, R. Márquez, G. Miller.
Zero-sum constrained stochastic games with independent state processes, in: Mathematical Methods in Operations Research, 2005, vol. 62, p. 375-386.
[18]
E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, B. Prabhu.
Fairness in MIMD congestion control algorithms, in: Telecommunication Systems, 2005, vol. 30, no 4, p. 387–415. A shorter version appeared in Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005.
[19]
E. Altman, C. Barakat, V. M. Ramos-Ramos.
Analysis of AIMD protocols over paths with variable delay, in: Computer Networks, 2005, vol. 48, no 6, p. 972–989.
[20]
K. Avrachenkov, U. Ayesta, P. Brown.
Batch arrival processor-sharing with application to multi-level processor sharing scheduling, in: Queueing Systems, 2005, vol. 50, no 4, p. 459–480.
[21]
Y. Calas, A. Jean-Marie.
Qualité audio pour un schéma FEC simple, in: TSI : Technique et Science Informatiques, 2005, vol. 24, no 2/3, p. 203–228.
[22]
F. Clévenot-Perronnin, P. Nain, K. W. Ross.
Stochastic fluid model for cache clusters, in: Performance Evaluation, January 2005, vol. 59, no 1, p. 1–18.
[23]
R. Groenevelt, E. Altman.
Analysis of alternating-priority queueing models with (cross) correlated switchover times, in: Queueing Systems, Special Issue on Stochastic Networks, 2005, vol. 51, p. 199-237.
[24]
A. Jean-Marie, M. Tidball.
Consistent conjectures, equilibria and dynamic games, in: Dynamic Games: Theory and Applications, A. Haurie, G. Zaccour (editors), Mathematics of Decision Making, Springer Verlag, 2005.
[25]
A. Kherani, B. Prabhu, K. Avrachenkov, E. Altman.
Comparative study of different adaptive window protocols, in: Telecommunication Systems, 2005, vol. 30, no 4, p. 321–350. A shorter version appeared in Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005.
[26]
R. Márquez, E. Altman, S. Sole-Alvarez.
Time-averaging of high-speed data transfer protocols, in: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, December 2005, no 12, p. 2065–2069.

Publications in Conferences and Workshops

[27]
T. Alemu, Y. Calas, A. Jean-Marie.
The interaction of forward error correction and active queue management, in: Networking 2005, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, May 2–6 2005, p. 1146–1155.
[28]
T. Alemu, A. Jean-Marie, Y. Calas.
Interaction de FEC avec des mécanismes de gestion active des files d'attente, in: Colloque Francophone sur l'Ingénierie des Protocoles (CFIP'05), Bordeaux, March 29–April 1 2005, p. 547–561.
[29]
S. Alouf, E. Altman, J. Galtier, J.-F. Lalande, C. Touati.
Quasi-optimal bandwidth allocation for multi-spot MFTDMA satellites, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005.
[30]
E. Altman.
On stochastic recursive equations and infinite server queues, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005, p. 1195–1202.
[31]
E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, A. Kherani, B. Prabhu.
Analysis of scalable TCP in the presence of Markovian losses, in: Proc. of 3rd International Workshop on Protocols for Very Long-Distance Networks (PFLDnet'05), Lyon, France, February 3–4 2005.
[32]
E. Altman, A. Kumar, D. Kumar, R. Venkatesh.
Cooperative and non-cooperative control in IEEE 802.11 WLANs, in: 19th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 19), Beijing, China, 2005.
[33]
K. Avrachenkov, U. Ayesta, P. Brown, R. N. Queija.
Discriminatory processor sharing revisited, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005.
[34]
K. Avrachenkov, U. Ayesta, A. Piunovskiy.
Optimal choice of the buffer size in the Internet routers, in: Proc. of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference ECC 2005 (CDC-ECC'05), Seville, Spain, december 12–15 2005.
[35]
N. Bonneau, E. Altman, M. Debbah.
An evolutionary game perspective to ALOHA with power control, in: 19th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 19), Beijing, China, August 29–September 2 2005.
[36]
N. Bonneau, E. Altman, M. Debbah, G. Caire.
Spectral efficiency of CDMA uplink cellular networks, in: Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2005), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 2005.
[37]
N. Bonneau, E. Altman, M. Debbah, G. Caire.
When to synchronize in uplink "CDMA", in: Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 05), Adelaide, Australia, September 4–9h 2005.
[38]
N. Bonneau, M. Debbah, A. Hjørungnes, E. Altman.
Performance of channel inversion schemes for multi-user OFDMA, in: 2nd International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2005), Siena, Italy, September 5–7 2005.
[39]
V. S. Borkar, A. A. Kherani, B. J. Prabhu.
Closed and open loop optimal control of buffer and energy of a wireless device, in: Proc. of Workshop on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOPT 2005, Trento, Italy, April 3–7 2005.
[40]
A. Chockalingam, E. Altman, J. V. K. Murthy, R. Kumar.
Cross-layer design for optimizing TCP performance, in: Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC'2005), Seoul, Korea, May 16-20 2005.
[41]
F. Clévenot-Perronnin, P. Nain, K. W. Ross.
Multiclass P2P networks: Static resource allocation for service differentiation and bandwidth diversity, in: Proc. of Performance 2005, October 5-7, Juan-les-Pins, France, Performance Evaluation, October 2005, vol. 62, no 1-4, p. 32–49.
[42]
K. Erdlenbruch, C. Figuières, A. Jean-Marie, M. Tidball.
Forest taxation and cutting behaviour, in: Optimization Days 2005, Montreal, May 2005.
[43]
R. Groenevelt, E. Altman.
Analysis of alternating-priority queueing models with (cross) correlated switchover times, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005.
[44]
R. Groenevelt, P. Nain, G. Koole.
Message delay in mobile ad hoc networks, in: Proc. of Performance 2005, October 5-7, Juan-les-Pins, France, Performance Evaluation, October 2005, vol. 62, no 1-4, p. 210–228.
[45]
A. Jean-Marie, Y. Calas, T. Alemu.
On the compromise between burstiness and frequency of events, in: Proc. of Performance 2005, Juan-les-Pins, France, Performance Evaluation, October 2005, vol. 62, no 1–4, p. 382–399.
[46]
G. Koukoutsidis, E. Altman, J. M. Kelif.
Fair rate sharing models in a CDMA link with multiple classes of elastic traffic, in: Proc. of the 19th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 19), Beijing, China, 29 August – 2 September 2005.
[47]
G. Koukoutsidis.
A non-homogeneous QBD approach for the admission and GoS control in a multiservice WCDMA system, in: IWQoS - 13th Intenrational Workshop on Quality of Service, Passau, Germany, LNCS, June 21–23 2005, vol. 3552, p. 327–340.
[48]
A. Kumar, E. Altman, D. Miorandi, M. Goyal.
New insights from a fixed point analysis of single cell IEEE 802.11 WLANs", in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005.
[49]
B. Liu, P. Brass, O. Dousse, P. Nain, D. Towsley.
Mobility improves coverage of sensor networks, in: Proc. of IEEE MobiHoc 2005, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, May 25-28 2005.
[50]
B. Miller, K. Avrachenkov, K. Stepanyan, G. Miller.
Flow control as stochastic optimal control problem with incomplete information, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005.
[51]
D. Miorandi, E. Altman.
Coverage and connectivity of ad hoc networks in presence of channel randomness, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005.
[52]
P. Nain, D. Towsley, B. Liu, Z. Liu.
Properties of random direction models, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, Miami, FL, USA, March 13–17 2005.
[53]
V. Ramaiyan, A. Kumar, E. Altman.
Fixed point analysis of single cell IEEE 802.11e WLANs: Uniqueness, multistability and throughput differentiation, in: Proc. of ACM Sigmetrics 2005, Performance Evaluation Review, June 2005, vol. 33, no 1.

Internal Reports

[54]
A. Al-Hanbali, A. A. Kherani, R. Groenevelt, P. Nain, E. Altman.
Impact of mobility on the performance of relaying in ad hoc networks, To appear in the Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2006 conf., INRIA , Sophia Antipolis, January 2005, no RR-5480.
[55]
K. Avrachenkov, N. Litvak, D. Nemirovsky, N. Osipova.
Monte Carlo methods in PageRank computation: When one iteration is sufficient, Presented at the 5-th IMACS Seminar on Monte Carlo Methods, University of Twente , The Netherlands, May 2005, no 1754.
[56]
D. Kumar, A. A. Kherani, E. Altman.
Route lifetime based interactive routing in intervehicle mobile ad hoc networks, Technical report, INRIA , Sophia Antipolis, September 2005, no RR-5691.

Miscellaneous

[57]
M. Ibrahim.
Conception and analysis of an adaptive backoff algorithm for 802.11 wireless LANs, Technical report, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, June 2005.

References in notes

[58]
S. Alouf, A. Jean-Marie, P. Nain.
Analysis and optimization of group rekeying schemes for secure multicast, Work in progress.
[59]
E. Altman, D. Barman, B. Tuffin, M. Vojnovic.
Parallel TCP sockets: Simple model, throughput and validation, 2006, To appear in Proc. of IEEE Infocom Conference.
[60]
E. Altman, D. Barman, R. El Azouzi, D. Ros, B. Tuffin.
Differentiated services: A game-theoretic approach, 2006, To appear in Computer Networks.
[61]
E. Altman, T. Boulogne, R. El Azouzi, T. Jimenez, L. Wynter.
A survey on networking games, 2006, To appear in Computers and Operations Research, Volume 33, Issue 2, February 2006, p. 286-311.
[62]
E. Altman, R. El Azouzi, D. Ros, B. Tuffin.
Loss strategies for competing AIMD flows, Corrected proof available online since September 6, 2005, 2006, To appear in Computer Networks.
[63]
F. Clévenot-Perronnin, P. Nain.
A Simple model for the analysis of the Squirrel peer-to-peer caching system, in: Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2004, Hong Kong, March 7–11 2004.
[64]
L. Cottatellucci, M. Debbah, R. R. Müller.
Low complexity detection for multiuser MIMO systems with correlated spatial diversity, 2006, To appear in the Proc. of IEEE 2nd International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP 2006).
[65]
L. Cottatellucci, M. Debbah, R. R. Müller.
Linear multiuser detection for asynchronous CDMA systems: Chip pulse design and time delay distribution, 2006, Submitted to IEEE Workshop on Information Theory (ITW'2006).
[66]
D. Fiems, G. Koole, P. Nain.
Waiting times of scheduled patients in the presence of emergency requests, November 2005, Submitted to Computers and Operations Research.
[67]
R. Groenevelt, E. Altman, P. Nain.
Relaying in mobile ad hoc networks: The Brownian motion mobility model, 2006, To appear in Journal of Wireless Networks (WINET).
[68]
F. Hammelin, P. Bernhard, P. Nain, E. Wajnberg.
Foreaging under competition: Evolutionarily stable patch-leaving strategies with random arrival times. 1. Scramble competition, 2006, To appear in Annals of Dynamic Games.
[69]
M. Ibrahim, S. Alouf.
Design and analysis of an adaptive backoff algorithm for IEEE 802.11 DCF mechanism, 2006, Submitted to Networking '06.
[70]
L. M. Ngo, A. Jean-Marie.
The impact of the implosion problem on the backoff time for a reliable multicast protocol, 2006, To appear in the Proc. of 4th IEEE International Conference on Computer Science, Research Innovation and Vision for the Future, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietman, February 2006.
[71]
S. Shakkottai, E. Altman, A. Kumar.
The case of non-cooperative multihoming of users to access points in IEEE 802.11 WLANs, 2006, To appear in Proc. of IEEE Infocom Conference.

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