HdR defense

Sara Alouf is defending her Habilitation on the 20th of December 2017 at 13:45, Inria’s Euler Violet meeting room. Title: From Wireless Networks to Green IT – A Journey Through Stochastic Models and Tools The Jury is composed of:   Prof. Françoise Baude, Université Côte d’Azur (President)   Prof. Annie Gravey, IMT Atlantique (reviewer)   Prof. Isabelle Guérin Lassous, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (reviewer)   Dr. Nidhi Hegde, Nokia Bell Labs   Prof. Nihal Pekergin, Université Paris-Est Créteil (reviewer)…

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Publication

Sara Alouf gave an interview to Jérôme Colombain of the radio France Info (FM 105.5), on the theme « the coming of Wifi ». It has been broadcast on Sunday 6 August 2017 and available online: listen (in French). The paper “A Low-Complexity Approach to Distributed Cooperative Caching with Geographic Constraints”, by K. Avrachenkov, J. Goseling, and B. Serbetci, has been accepted in ACM SIGMETRICS 2017. Congratulations!

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Team meeting

NEO has an internal meeting called the NIM (NEO’s Internal Meeting). The first NIM took place on Wednesday 25 January 2017 and featured a presentation by Kostia Avrachenkov. The second NIM took place on Wednesday 22 February and featured a presentation by Hlib Mykhailenko. The following NIM took place on Wednesday 8 March and featured a presentation by Akhil Padinhare Thalasseryveettil. The following NIM took place on Thursday 23 March and featured a presentation by Vladimir Mazalov. The following NIM…

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Thesis defense

Hlib Mykhailenko has defended his Ph.D. thesis on Wednesday, June, 14 th , 2017 at 14:30, in the Inria, Euler violet room. Title: Distributed Edge Partitioning Jury: Reviewers: Pietro Michardi (Eurecom) Matteo Sereno (Università degli Studi di Torino) Advisor: Fabrice Huet (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis) Examinators: Guillaume Urvoy-Keller (Laboratory I3S) Damiano Carra (University of Verona) Giovanni Neglia (Inria Sophia Antipolis) Abstract: In distributed graph computation, graph partitioning is an important preliminary step because the computation time can significantly depend on…

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Mini Course

Our visitor Isaac Sonin, from the Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte, gave a mini course on Advanced Markov Chains: “A general survey of numerous applications of Censored Markov Chains”, Tuesday 4/04/2017, 14h. “The parallel computations for large MCs . Islands and Ports model”, Wednesday 5/04/2017, 14h. “Markov chain Tree Theorem and modern calculations – idempotent (tropical) calculus”,Thursday 6/04/2017, 11h. “The Decomposition – Separation theorem and consensus algorithms”, Friday 7/04/2017, 14h. “Optimal stopping of MCs, Gittins index and related…

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