Major publications by the team in recent years
  • 1G. Rubino, B. Tuffin (editors)

    Rare Event Simulation using Monte Carlo Methods, John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
  • 2S. Barbin, L. Tanguy, C. Viho.

    Towards a formal framework for interoperability testing, in: 21st IFIP WG 6.1 International Conference on Formal Techniques for Networked and Distributed Systems, Cheju Island, Korea, M. Kim, B. Chin, S. Kang, D. Lee (editors), August 2001, p. 53–68.
  • 3N. Bouabdallah, A.-L. Beylot, E. Dotaro, G. Pujolle.

    Resolving the Fairness Issues in Bus-Based Optical Access Networks, in: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2005, vol. 23, no 8, p. 1444–1457.
  • 4Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, T. Taleb.

    An adaptive fuzzy-based CAC scheme for uplink and downlink congestion control in converged IP and DVB-S2 networks, in: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Feb. 2009, vol. 8, no 2, p. 816–825.
  • 5Y. Hayel, D. Ros, B. Tuffin.

    Less-than-Best-Effort Services: Pricing and Scheduling, in: 23rd IEEE Infocom Conference, Hong-Kong, China, March 2004.
  • 6P. Leguesdron, J. Pellaumail, G. Rubino, B. Sericola.

    Transient analysis of the M/M/1 queue, in: Advances in Applied Probability, September 1993, vol. 25, no 3, p. 702–713.
  • 7H. Nabli, B. Sericola.

    Performability analysis: a new algorithm, in: IEEE Transactions on Computers, 1996, vol. 45, no 4, p. 491–494.
  • 8A. Nafaa, A. Ksentini.

    On Sustained QoS Guarantees in Operated IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs, in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2008, vol. 19, no 8, p. 1020–1033.
  • 9G. Rubino, B. Sericola.

    A finite characterization of weak lumpable Markov processes. Part II: The continuous time case, in: Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 1993, vol. 45, p. 115–126.
  • 10B. Tuffin.

    Bounded Normal Approximation in Highly Reliable Markovian Systems, in: Journal of Applied Probability, 1999, vol. 36, no 4.
Publications of the year

Doctoral Dissertations and Habilitation Theses

  • 11S. Basterrech.

    Learning with Random Neural Networks and Reservoir Computing models, Université de Rennes 1, November 2012.
  • 12T. Hoang-Hai.

    Auctions for competitive network providers, Université de Rennes 1, April 2012.

Articles in International Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • 13E. Anceaume, F. Castella, B. Sericola.

    Analysis of a large number of Markov chains competing for transitions, in: International Journal of Systems Science, July 2012, p. 1–9, published online. [ DOI : 10.1080/00207721.2012.704090 ]

  • 14E. Anceaume, R. Ludinard, B. Sericola.

    Performance evaluation of large-scale dynamic systems, in: ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, April 2012, vol. 39, no 4, p. 108-117. [ DOI : 10.1145/2185395.2185447 ]

  • 15Z. Botev, P. L'Ecuyer, B. Tuffin.

    Markov chain importance sampling with applications to rare event probability estimation, in: Statistics and Computing, 2012, p. 1-15, published online. [ DOI : 10.1007/s11222-011-9308-2 ]

  • 16E. Canale, H. Cancela, F. Robledo, G. Rubino, P. Sartor.

    On computing the 2-diameter-constrained K-reliability of networks, in: International Transactions in Operational Research, 2012, published on line, paper version in 2013. [ DOI : 10.1111/j.1475-3995.2012.00864.x ]

  • 17H. Cancela, M. El Khadiri, G. Rubino.

    A new simulation method based on the RVR principle for the rare event network reliability problem, in: Annals of Operations Research, 2012, vol. 196, no 1, p. 111-136.

  • 18H. Cancela, F. Robledo, G. Rubino, P. Sartor.

    Monte Carlo estimation of diameter-constrained network reliability conditioned by pathsets and cutsets, in: Computer Communications, 2012, published online. [ DOI : 10.1016/j.comcom.2012.08.010 ]

  • 19E. De Souza e Silva, R. M. Leão, R. A. Marie.

    Efficient Transient Analysis of Markovian Models using a Block Reduction Approach, in: INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2012, published online.

  • 20S. Jelassi, Y. Habib, C. Hoene, G. Pujolle.

    Single-ended parametric voicing-aware models for live assessment of packetized VoIP conversations, in: Telecommunication Systems, 2012, vol. 49, no 1, p. 17-34.

  • 21S. Jelassi, G. Rubino, M. Hugh, Y. Habib, G. Pujolle.

    Quality of Experience of VoIP Service: A Survey of Assessment Approaches and Open Issues, in: IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, 2012, vol. 14, no 2, p. 491-513.

  • 22M. Kennedy, A. Ksentini, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, G.-M. Muntean.

    Adaptive Energy Optimization in Multimedia-centric Wireless Devices: a Survey, in: IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials (COMST), August 2012.

  • 23A. Ksentini, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, T. Taleb.

    Cellular-based Machine-to-Machine (M2M): Overload Control, in: IEEE Network, November 2012.

  • 24P. Maillé, E. Markakis, M. Naldi, G. D. Stamoulis, B. Tuffin.

    Sponsored search auctions: an overview of research with emphasis on game theoretic aspects, in: Electronic Commerce Research, 2012, vol. 12, p. 265-300. [ DOI : 10.1007/s10660-012-9094-8 ]

  • 25P. Maillé, B. Tuffin.

    Competition Among Providers in Loss Networks, in: Annals of Operations Research, 2012, vol. 199, no 1, p. 3-22.

  • 26R. A. Marie.

    Optimal preventive and corrective maintenance for equipments with Erlangian life-time distribution, in: International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, November 2012.

  • 27S. Moad, M. Kamel, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, A. Maddi.

    A Novel Probability Function for Energy-Efficient Clustering Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks, in: International Journal of Sensors, Wireless Communications and Control, February 2012, vol. 2, no 2, p. 130-141.

  • 28L. Murray, H. Cancela, G. Rubino.

    A splitting algorithm for network reliability estimation, in: IIE Transactions, 2013, vol. 45, no 2, p. 177-189. [ DOI : 10.1080/0740817X.2012.677574 ]

  • 29P. Sartor, F. Robledo.

    GRASP Algorithms for the edge-survivable Generalized Steiner Problem, in: International Journal of Control and Automation, 2012, vol. 5, no 1, p. 27 - 44.

  • 30T. Taleb, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul.

    QoS2: a framework for integrating quality of security with quality of service, in: Security and communication networks, February 2012, vol. 5, no 12, p. 1462-1470.


Invited Conferences

  • 31G. Rubino.

    Automatic QoE assessment, in: Dagstuhl Seminar - Quality of Experience: From User Perception to Instrumental Metrics, Dagstuhl, Germany, 2012.

  • 32G. Rubino.

    Quality of Monte Carlo rare event analyzers, in: CIMPA School - New trends in Mathematical Statistics, Punta del Este, Uruguay, 2012.


International Conferences with Proceedings

  • 33A. Amokrane, A. Ksentini, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul.

    Congestion Control for Machine Type Communications, in: IEEE International Conference on Communication (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, IEEE, June 2012.

  • 34E. Anceaume, R. Ludinard, B. Sericola, E. Le Merrer, G. Straub.

    FixMe: A Self-organizing Isolated Anomaly Detection Architecture for Large Scale Distributed Systems, in: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference On Principles Of Distributed Systems (OPODIS), Rome, Italy, December 2012, p. 1–15.

  • 35L. Aspirot.

    Fluid Limits in Stochastic Networks, in: Latin American IMSA Workshop, Los Andes, Chile, U. Adolfo Ibáñez, 2012.

  • 36L. Aspirot, E. Mordecki, G. Rubino.

    Fluid Limit for a Repairman Problem with Phase Type Time Distribution, in: Proc. XII Latin American Congress of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Viña del Mar, Chile, March 2012.

  • 37A. Baire, C. Viho.

    Long-term challenges in TTCN-3: a prototype to explore new features and concepts, in: TTCN-3 User Conference Workshop, Bangalore, India, June 2012.

  • 38S. Basterrech, G. Rubino.

    Echo State Queueing Network: a new reservoir computing learning tool, in: IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), Las Vegas, USA, IEEE, 2013, vol. abs/1212.6276, to appear.

  • 39Z. Botev, P. L'Ecuyer, B. Tuffin.

    Dependent Failures in Highly Reliable Static Networks, in: Winter Simulation Conference, Berlin, Germany, IEEE Press, December 2012.

  • 40F. Boussion, P. Maillé, B. Tuffin.

    Net Neutrality Debate: Impact of Competition among ISPs, in: COMSNETS 2012: 4th International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks, Bangalore, India, 2012, p. 1-8.

  • 41Z. Brik, E. Arbaretier, R. A. Marie.

    Analyse de risque sur un système de gestion de crise, in: 18th Congrès de Maîtrise des risques et sureté de fonctionnement, Tours, France, October 2012.

  • 42H. Cancela, L. Murray, G. Rubino.

    On Conditional Monte Carlo in Rare Event Probability Estimation, in: Proc. RESIM 2012, Trondheim, Norway, June 2012.

  • 43H. Cancela, F. Robledo, G. Rubino, P. Sartor.

    A Monte Carlo Sampling Plan for Estimating Diameter-dependent Network Parameters, in: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Reliable Networks Design and Modeling, St. Petersburg, Russia, October 2012, p. 129-134.

  • 44N. Chen, C. Viho, A. Baire, H. Xiaohong, J. Zha.

    IoT Interoperability Testing: A Successful Experience on CoAP Protocol Testing, in: 3rd International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT2012), Wuxi, China, October 2012.

  • 45N. Chen, C. Viho.

    A Passive Interoperability Testing Approach to Constrained Application Protocol, in: 15th CFIP (Colloque francophone sur l'ingénierie des protocoles) and 11th NOTERE (Nouvelles Technologies de la Répartition) NOTERE/CFIP, Anglet, France, October 2012.

  • 46N. Chen, C. Viho.

    Passive Interoperability Testing for Request-Response Protocols: Method, Tool and Application on CoAP Protocol, in: 24th IFIP Int. Conference on Testing Software and Systems (ICTSS'12), Aalborg, Danemark, N. Brian, W. Carsten (editors), November 2012, p. 87-102.

  • 47N. Chen, C. Viho, C. Fahmi.

    A Methodology for Passive Interoperability Testing: Application to SIP protocol, in: 11th African Conference on Research in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Alger, Algeria, October 2012.

  • 48W. Cherif, A. Ksentini, D. Négru.

    No-reference Quality of Experience estimation of H264/SVC stream, in: The QoEMC 2012 Workshop held in conjunction with IEEE Globecom, Anaheim, California, USA, IEEE, December 2012.

  • 49W. Cherif, A. Ksentini, D. Négru, M. Sidebe.

    A_PSQA: PESQ-like non-intrusive tool for QoE prediction in VoIP services, in: IEEE International Conference on Communication (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, IEEE, June 2012.

  • 50P. Coucheney, P. Maillé, B. Tuffin.

    Compétition entre fournisseurs d'acces internet: comparaison entre le peering, le transit facturé et la menace de déconnexion, in: 13ème congrès de la Société Française de Recherche Opérationnelle et d'Aide à la Décision (ROADEF'2012), Angers, France, 2012.

  • 51G. D'Acquisto, P. Maillé, M. Naldi, B. Tuffin.

    Impact on retail prices of non-neutral wholesale prices for content providers, in: NGI 2012: 8th Euro-NF Conference on Next Generation Internet, Karlskrona, Sweden, 2012, p. 111-117.

  • 52L. Guijarro, V. Pla, B. Tuffin, P. Maillé, P. Coucheney.

    A game theory-based analysis of search engine non-neutral behavior, in: NGI 2012: 8th Euro-NF Conference on Next Generation Internet, Karlskrona, Sweden, 2012, p. 1-6.

  • 53S. Jelassi, G. Rubino.

    A Case Study of Listening Quality of Temporally Interrupted VoIP Service, in: Proc. IEEE GlobeCom 2012, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2012.

  • 54A. Krinik, G. Rubino.

    The Single Server Restart Queueing Model, in: Proc. AMS Joint Mathematical Meetings, Boston, USA, January 2013.

  • 55A. Ksentini, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul.

    DVB-T2 simulation model for OPNET, in: ICST SimuTool, Pisa, Italy, ICST, March 2012.

  • 56A. Ksentini, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul.

    QoE-based energy conservation for VoIP over WLAN, in: WCNC 2012 - IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Paris, France, 2012, p. 1692 - 1697. [ DOI : 10.1109/WCNC.2012.6214056 ]

  • 57N. Lasla, A. Derhab, A. Ouadjaout, M. Bagaa, A. Ksentini, N. Badache.

    Half-Symmetric Lens Based Localization Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks, in: IEEE Local Conferences on Networks (LCN), Clearwater, Florida, USA, IEEE, October 2012.

  • 58R. Ludinard, E. Totel, F. Tronel, V. Nicomette, M. Kaaniche, E. Alata, R. Akrout, Y. Bachy.

    Detecting Attacks Against Data in Web Applications, in: CRiSIS 2012 - 7th International Conference on Risks and Security of Internet and Systems, Cork, Ireland, October 2012, p. 1-8.

  • 59P. Maillé, B. Tuffin, J.-M. Vigne.

    Competition between wireless service providers sharing a radio resource, in: NETWORKING 2012 - 11th IFIP Networking Conference, Praha, Czech Republic, 2012, p. 355-365.

  • 60R. A. Marie, S. Alexandre.

    Algorithmes pour maîtriser la distribution des performances de systèmes, in: 18th Congrès de Maîtrise des risques et sureté de fonctionnement, Tours, France, 2012.

  • 61R. A. Marie, S. Francisco, E. Arbaretier.

    Stratégie pour l'optimisation du ravitaillement d'un parc de systèmes, in: 18th Congrès de Maîtrise des risques et sureté de fonctionnement, Tours, France, October 2012.

  • 62R. A. Marie.

    Optimal Preventive and Corrective Maintenance for Equipments with Erlang Life-Time Distribution, in: Ninth International Conference on Industrial Logistics (ICIL'2012), Zadar, Croatia, June 2012.

  • 63D. S. Menasché, R. M. Leão, E. De Souza e Silva, A. Avritzer, S. Suresh, K. Trivedi, R. A. Marie, L. Happe, A. Koziolek.

    Survivability Analysis of Power Distribution in Smart Grids with Active and Reactive Power Modeling, in: GreenMetrics 2012, London, UK, June 2012.

  • 64S. Moad, M. T. Hansen, R. Jurdak, B. Kusy, N. Bouabdallah, A. Ksentini.

    On Balancing between Minimum Energy and Minimum Delay with Radio Diversity for Wireless Sensor Networks, in: IFIP Wireless Days, Dublin, Ireland, IFIP, November 2012.

  • 65A. Ridder, B. Tuffin.

    Probabilistic Bounded Relative Error for Rare Event Simulation Learning Techniques, in: Winter Simulation Conference, Berlin, Germany, IEEE Press, 2012.

  • 66M. Rivero-Angeles, G. Rubino, I. Olguin Torres, L. Martinez.

    Window-based Streaming Video-on-Demand Transmission on BitTorrent-Like Peer-to-Peer Networks, in: IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), Las Vegas, USA, 2012.

  • 67G. Rubino.

    Quality of Monte Carlo rare event analyzers, in: Proc. AMS Joint Mathematical Meetings, San Diego, USA, 2013.

  • 68K. D. Singh, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, G. Rubino.

    Quality of Experience estimation for Adaptive HTTP/TCP video streaming using H.264/AVC, in: CCNC - IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference, Las Vegas, USA, January 2012.

  • 69K. D. Singh, S. Jelassi, G. Rubino.

    From QoS to QoE through perceptual quality, in: Proc. QEST 2012, London, UK, 2012, Tutorial.

  • 70T. Taleb, A. Ksentini, F. Fethi.

    Wireless Connection Steering for Vehicles, in: IEEE Global Telecommunication Conference (Globecom), Anaheim, California, USA, December 2012.

  • 72B. Tuffin.

    Approximation de l'échantillonnage préférentiel à variance nulle, avec applications en fiabilité, in: Journées MAS, Clermont-Ferrand, France, August 2012.


Conferences without Proceedings

  • 74Y. Benmoussa, J. Boukhobza, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, L. Lagadec, D. Benazzouz.

    Behavioral System Level Power Consumption Modeling of Mobile Video Streaming applications, in: Colloque du GDR SoC SiP, Paris, France, June 2012, 39 p.

  • 75L. Ghazzai, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, A. Ksentini, G. Bichot, S. Gouache, A. Belghith.

    On a novel joint replicating and caching strategy for content centric networks, in: CCNxCon workshop, Sophia Antipolis, France, September 2012.


Scientific Books (or Scientific Book chapters)

  • 76F. Guillemin, B. Sericola.

    On the transient Fluid Queue Driven by an Ergodic Birth and Death Process, in: Telecommunications Networks - Current and Future Trends, J. Ortiz (editor), InTech, March 2012, p. 379–404.

  • 77P. Maillé, P. Reichl, B. Tuffin.

    Competition among Telecommunication Providers, in: Telecommunications Economics - Selected Results of the COST Action IS605 EcontTel, A. Antoniadis, B. Stiller (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7216, Springer Verlag, 2012, p. 179-187.

  • 78P. Maillé, P. Reichl, B. Tuffin.

    Economics of Quality of Experience, in: Telecommunications Economics - Selected Results of the COST Action IS605 EcontTel, A. Antoniadis, B. Stiller (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7216, Springer Verlag, 2012, p. 158-166.

  • 79P. Maillé, P. Reichl, B. Tuffin.

    Internet Governance and Economics of Network Neutrality, in: Telecommunications Economics - Selected Results of the COST Action IS605 EcontTel, A. Antoniadis, B. Stiller (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7216, Springer Verlag, 2012, p. 108-116.

  • 80P. Maillé, P. Reichl, B. Tuffin.

    Internet Governance and Economics of Network Neutrality, in: Telecommunications Economics - Selected Results of the COST Action IS605 EcontTel, A. Antoniadis, B. Stiller (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7216, Springer Verlag, 2012, p. 108-116.

  • 81S. Moad, M. Rivero, N. Bouabdallah, B. Sericola, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul.

    Performance Analysis of a Compression Scheme for Highly Dense Cluster-Based Wireless Sensor Network, in: Wireless Sensor Networks - Technology and Applications, M. Matin (editor), Intech, July 2012.

  • 82P. Sartor, F. Robledo.

    Designing WAN Topologies Under Redundancy Constraints, in: Optical Fiber Communications and Devices, M. Yasin (editor), Intech, February 2013, p. 293–312.

  • 83B. Tuffin.

    Economics and Governance of Future Networks - Introduction, in: Telecommunications Economics - Selected Results of the COST Action IS605 EcontTel, A. Antoniadis, B. Stiller (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7216, Springer Verlag, 2012, p. 89-90.


Internal Reports

  • 84P. Coucheney, P. Maillé, B. Tuffin.

    Impact of Reputation-Sensitive Users and Competition Between ISPs on the Net Neutrality Debate, Inria, March 2012.

  • 85P. Coucheney, P. Maillé, B. Tuffin.

    Network Neutrality Debate and ISP Inter-Relations: Traffi c Exchange, Revenue Sharing, and Disconnection Threat, Inria, January 2012.

  • 86R. A. Marie.

    Reduced Dependent Ordered Binary Decision Diagrams: An Extension of ROBDDs for Dependent Variables, Inria, May 2012, no RR-7984, 18 p.


Other Publications

  • 87D. Bouallouche.

    Congestion Control in the context of Machine Type Communication in Long Term Evolution Networks: a Dynamic Load Balancing Approach, University of Rennes 1, June 2012.

  • 88P. Coucheney, P. Maillé, B. Tuffin.

    Comparison of Search Engines Non-Neutral and Neutral Behaviors, 2012, pending.

  • 89P. Coucheney, P. Maillé, B. Tuffin, L. Guijarro.

    Impact of the Backbone Network Market Structure on the ISP Competition, 2012, pending.

  • 90 Inria.

    Inria's response to ARCEP consultation about network neutrality, 2012, Bruno Tuffin for Dionysos.
  • 91E. Le Merrer, R. Ludinard, B. Sericola, G. Straub.

    Method for isolated anomaly detection in large-scale data processing systems, October 2012, Patent N°12306237.4 of the European Patent Office.
References in notes
  • 92E. Anceaume, F. Castella, R. Ludinard, B. Sericola.

    Markov Chains Competing for Transitions: Application to Large-Scale Distributed Systems, in: Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, June 2011, published online. [ DOI : 10.1007/s11009-011-9239-6 ]

  • 93H. Jaeger.

    The echo state approach to analysing and training recurrent neural networks, German National Research Center for Information Technology, 2001, no 148.
  • 94H. Jaeger, W. Maass, J. Principe.

    Special issue on echo state networks and liquid state machines – Editorial, in: Neural Networks, 2007, vol. 20, no 3, p. 287-289.
  • 95W. Maass, T. Natschläger, H. Markram.

    Real-time computing without stable states: a new framework for a neural computation based on perturbations, in: Neural Computation, november 2002, vol. 14, p. 2531-2560.
  • 96G. Rubino.

    Quantifying the Quality of Audio and Video Transmissions over the Internet: The PSQA Approach, in: Design and Operations of Communication Networks: A Review of Wired and Wireless Modelling and Management Challenges, J. Barria (editor), Imperial College Press, 2005.