Team MAESTRO

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

Section: Dissemination

Leadership within scientific community

Editorial activities

E. Altman

is an Associate Editor of Journal of Economics, Dynamics and Control (JEDC), ACM/Kluwer Wireless Networks (WINET), Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems (JDEDS), and Computer Communications (COMCOM) Elsevier. He was Co-editor of two Special Issues of Computer Networks: (1) "New Network Paradigms", Vol. 54 Issue 6, 29 April 2010, and "Future Wireless Internet", available online in Science Direct since October 2010.

K. Avrachenkov

is an Editor of Performance Evaluation.

A. Jean-Marie

is an Associate Editor for RAIRO Operations Research.

P. Nain

is the Editor-in-Chief of Performance Evaluation and an Associate Editor of Operations Research Letters.

Participation in technical program committees

E. Altman

was a program committee member of the following conferences: 5th International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems (Bionetics 2010; December 1-3, 2010, Boston, MA, USA), Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec 2010; November 22-23, 2010, Berlin, Germany).

K. Avrachenkov

was a program committee member of the following conferences: 10th International Conference on Next Generation Wired/Wireless Networking (NEW2AN 2010; August 23-25, 2010, St. Petersburg, Russia), 3rd International Workshop on Multiple Access Communications (MACOM 2010; September 13-14, 2010, Barcelona, Spain), 2nd International Conference on Advances in Future Internet (AFIN 2010; July 18-25m 2010, Venice, Italy), Euro-NF International Conference on Network Control and Optimization (NetCoop 2010; November 29 - December 1, 2010, Ghent, Belgium).

A. Jean-Marie

was a program committee member of the following conferences: ACM Sigmetrics 2010 (June 14-18, 2010, New York, NY, USA), 12th Workshop on Mathematical performance Modeling and Analysis (MAMA 2010; June 18, 2010, New York, NY, USA), 7th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST 2010; September 15-18, 2010, Williamsburg, VA, USA), 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2010; September 22-24, 2010 - London, UK).

P. Nain

was a program committee member of the following conference: 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2010; September 22-24, 2010 - London, UK), 12th Workshop on Mathematical performance Modeling and Analysis (MAMA 2010; June 18, 2010, New York, NY, USA), IFIP Performance 2010 (November 16-19, Namur, Belgium).

G. Neglia

was a program committee member of the following conferences: IEEE Infocom 2011 (April 10-15, 2011, Shangai, China), IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2011; June 5-9, 2011, Kyoto, Japan), ACM Mobihoc 2010 (September 20-24, 2010, Chicago, IL, USA) and IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC 2010; May 5-7, 2010, Modena, Italy). He chaired with Srinivas Shakkottai (Dept. of ECE at Texas A& M University) the track on Network Algorithms, Performance Evaluation and Theory (NAPET) of 19th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2010; August 2-5, 2010, ETH Zurich, Switzerland) and was in the organizing committee of the 6th Spain, Italy and Netherlands Meeting on Game Theory (SING 6; July 7-9, 2010, Palermo, Italy).

Conferences, meetings and tutorial organization

E. Altman

has been the chairman of the steering committee of the 9th Intl. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt'10; May 31 - June 4, 2010, Avignon, France) and of the Euro-NF International Conference on Network Control and Optimization (NetCoop 2010; November 29 - December 1, 2010, Ghent, Belgium). He has been the co-general chair of the workshop IOFC Istanbul, 2010 and the TPC chair of WiOpt 2010.

Participation in thesis committees

S. Alouf

participated in the PhD thesis committee of

  • Abdulhalim Dandoush (March 29, 2010, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis) as the thesis co-advisor.

E. Altman

participated in the Habilitation thesis committee (HDR) of

  • Samson Lasaulce (October 7, 2010, Supelec),

and in the PhD thesis committee of

  • Thomas Olwal (November 2, 2010, F'SATIE/TUT, Pretoria, South Africa and University Paris 12/LISSI Lab.) as a reviewer,

  • Amar Azad (November 26, 2010, University of Avignon and the Vaucluse) as the thesis co-advisor,

  • Alonso Silva (June 7, 2010, Supelec) as the thesis co-advisor.

K. Avrachenkov

participated in the PhD thesis committees of

  • Danil Nemirovsky (2 July 2010, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis) as an advisor,

  • Pablo Soldati (February 2, 2010, KTH, Sweden) as a reviewer,

  • Andrey Lukyanenko (November 17, 2010, University of Helsinki, Finland) as a reviewer.

A. Jean-Marie

participated in the Habilitation thesis committee of

  • Thomas Bonald (January 15, 2010, University of Paris 6) as a reviewer,

and in the PhD thesis committee of

  • Abdulhalim Dandoush (March 29, 2010, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis) as president,

  • Zafar Shahid (September22, 2010, University of Montpellier 2) as president,

  • Nicolas Gast (September 29, 2010, University of Grenoble) as a reviewer,

  • Julian Geraldes Monteiro (November 16, 2010, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis) as president,

  • Julien Champ (December 13, 2010, University of Montpellier 2).

P. Nain

participated in the Habilitation thesis committee of

  • David Coudert (March 2010, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis),

  • Fabio Martignon (December 10, 2010, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris) as a reviewer,

and in the PhD thesis committee of

  • Daniele Croce (April 16, 2010, Politecnico di Torino) as a reviewer,

  • Abdulhalim Dandoush (March 29, 2010, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis) as the thesis co-advisor.

HDR and PhD theses

The following HDR (Habilitation à diriger des recherches) was defended in 2010:

Konstantin Avrachenkov

HDR Thesis from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis: “Stochatic Methods for TCP/IP Networks and the WWW” [12] . Graduation on April 29, 2010.

The following PhD theses were defended in 2010:

Amar Azad

PhD Thesis from the University of Avignon and the Vaucluse: “Advances in Network Control and Optimization” [13] . Graduation on November 26, 2010. Advisors: S. Alouf and E. Altman.

Abdulhalim Dandoush

PhD Thesis from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis: “Analysis and Optimization of Peer to Peer Storage Systems” [14] . Graduation on March 29, 2010. Advisors: S. Alouf and P. Nain

Danil Nemirovsky

PhD Thesis from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (thesis in “ co-tutelle” with St Petersbourg State University): “Monte Carlo Methods and Markov Chain Based Approaches for PageRank Computation” [15] . Graduation on July 2, 2010. Advisor: K. Avrachenkov.

Alonso Silva

PhD Thesis Supelec (Gif-sur-Yvette, France): “Design and Optimization of Wireless Networks for Large Populations” [16] . Graduation on June 7, 2010. Advisors: E. Altman and M. Debbah (Supelec).

Research administration

S. Alouf

is a member of the Doctoral Committee of Inria Sophia Antipolis.

A. Jean-Marie

  • is the scientific coordinator of Inria activities in Montpellier.

  • is member of the managing sub-committee of the Project-Team Committee of the Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée research center.

  • is co-head of the Apr (Algorithms and Performance of Networks) project-team of the Lirmm Laboratory, a joint research unit of CNRS and the University of Montpellier II.

  • was a member of the Recruiting Committee in Computer Science at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris.

  • is a member of the Steering Committee of the GDR RO , a national research initiative on Operations Research sponsored by the Cnrs .

P. Nain

  • has been the Scientific Deputy of the Research Center of Inria Sophia Antipolis - M�diterran�e and the Chair of its Project-team Committee from July 2007 to June 2010.

  • is Head of project-team Maestro .

  • has been a member of the management of the Research Center of Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée from July 2005 to June 2010.

  • has been a member of the Evaluation Committee of Inria until June 2010.

  • was a member of the Recruiting Committee of Inria junior research scientists (CR2 and CR1) at Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée and a member of the Recruiting Committee of Inria senior research scientists (DR2).

Miscellaneous (nominations, awards, etc.)

A. Dandoush and A. Jean-Marie received the Best Paper Award of the 3rd International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service (CTRQ2010; June 13, 2010, Athens, Greece) [44] .

E. Altman, A. Jean-Marie and P. Nain are (elected) members of IFIP WG7.3 on “Computer System Modeling”.

P. Nain is the Vice-Chair of the IFIP WG7.3 working group on “Computer System Modeling” and a Member of the Board of Directors of SIGMETRICS (elected for the period June 30, 2007 – July 1, 2011).


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