NIM Talk

The next NEO Internal Meeting will take place on Wednesday 10 July, 14h30. Anirudh Sabnis will make a presentation about “OCCAM: An Optimization-Based Approach to Network Inference”. ________ Abstract: OCCAM: An Optimization-Based Approach to Network Inference We study the problem of inferring the structure of a communication network based only on network measurements made from a set of hosts situated at the network periphery. Our novel approach called “OCCAM” is based on the principle of occam’s razor and finds the “simplest” network that explains the observed network measurements. OCCAM infers the internal topology of a communication network, including the internal nodes and links of the network that are not amenable to direct measurement. In addition to network topology, OCCAM infers…

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Thesis defense

Zaid Allybokus defended his thesis on Tuesday 11th June. It took place in Amphitheater Morgenstern (building Kahn of Inria’s center in Sophia Antipolis) at 15:00. The title: Real-Time Scalable Algorithms for Alpha-Fair Resource Allocation in Software Defined Networks Abstract: In this dissertation, we deal with the design of algorithms to tackle the α-fair resource allocation problem in real-time and distributed SoftwareDefined Networks (SDN). First, we define three major requirements that picture the challenges of real-time algorithms implementable in modern distributed SDN controllers. Those challenges are the ability to provide feasible resource allocations at all times, good transient solutions in terms of optimality gap that converge in an acceptable number of inter-controller communication rounds, and their ability of being massively parallelized…

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