Section: Highlights of the Year

Highlights of the Year

We organized the 13th International Conference in Monte Carlo & Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing, in Rennes, July 1-6, 2018. The MCQMC Conference is a biennial meeting on Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods and the premier event on the topic; it has attracted 300 people from all over the world.


Pierre L'Ecuyer received the 2018 Outstanding Simulation Publication Award by Informs (recognizing outstanding contributions to the simulation literature) for his article published in 2016 in Operations Research [84] on arrival rates modeling with application to call centers.

Best Paper Award:
Q. T. A. Pham, Y. Hadjadj-Aoul, A. Outtagarts.

Deep Reinforcement Learning based QoS-aware Routing in Knowledge-defined networking, in: Qshine 2018 - 14th EAI International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, December 2018, pp. 1-13.