New members

2/12/2019: Othmane Marfoq is joining us as pre-PhD student. Welcome! 2/12/2019: Vidhya Kannan is joining us as intern of the Data Science master of the Data ScienceTech Institute in Sophia. Welcome! 19/11/2019: Kaiyun Pan and Younes Ben Mazziane are joining us as Ubinet PFE interns until mid-December. Welcome! 1/10/2019: Tareq Si Salem is joining us as PhD student. Welcome! 1/10/2019: Kishor Patil is joining us as a Postdoc. Welcome! 1/9/2019: Siemo Zhang, Master student from the University of Twente, is visiting us for 3 months. Welcome! 1/7/2019: Anirudh Sabnis, PhD student from UMass, joins us for a 3-month intenship. Welcome! 10/6/2019: Quentin Petitjean is joining us for a 3-month internship for ENS Paris Saclay. Welcome! 1/6/2019: Mikhail Kamalov is joining…

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Visits

Gugan Thoppe from IISc Bangalore is visiting us from November 25 to December 6. This visit is in the framework of the MALENA Associate Team. Welcome! Angelia Nedich, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will visit us from December 9 to December 11. Welcome! Prof. Witold Szczechla from Warsaw University, Poland, is visiting us from October 23 to December 20. Welcome! Carlos Eduardo Marciano, post-master student at UFRJ, Brazil, is visiting us from September 13 to December 9. This visit is in the framework of the THANES project. Welcome!

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M2 internship topic

Topic: optimal decision for prefetching under uncertainty Supervisors: Alain Jean-Marie, Sara Alouf, Inria NEO project-team, Sophia Antipolis Place: Sophia-Antipolis. Résumé: Prefetching is a basic technique used to reduce the latency of diverse computer services. Its principle is to bring proactively information at the “closest” of where it might be used, with the risk that it might never been used at all. Deciding what to prefetch amounts to make a compromise between latency and the waste of resources (network bandwidth, storage, energy) if contents is mistakenly prefetched. Modeling the problem in case of web/video/gaming navigation, is done by identifying a graph of “documents” connected by links representing the possible chaining. A surfer, either random or strategic, browses this graph. The prefetching…

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