Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events: Organisation

General Chair, Scientific Chair
  • Eitan Altman was the general chair of the 12th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2019), Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 13-15 March 2019;

  • Konstantin Avrachenkov co-organized the 16th Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web Graph (WAW 2019), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 6-7 July 2019;

  • Eitan Altman is chairman of the Steering committee of the workshop NetGCoop - Networking Games, Control and Optimisation;

  • Eitan Altman is member of the steering committee of the conferences WiOpt and Valuetools.

Member of the Organizing Committees
  • Giovanni Neglia was publicity co-chair of the 20th International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (ACM MobiHoc 2019), Catania, Italy, 2-5 July 2019.

Scientific Events: Selection

Chair of Conference Program Committees
  • Konstantin Avrachenkov was the co-chair of the 16th Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web Graph (WAW 2019), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 6-7 July 2019.

  • Konstantin Avrachenkov was the co-chair of the 9th EAI International Conference on Game Theory for Networks (GameNets 2019), Paris, France, April 25-26, 2019.

Member of the Conference Program Committees
  • ACM Sigmetrics / IFIP Performance 2019 (Phoenix, Arizona, USA) (S. Alouf, K. Avrachenkov);

  • ACM Sigmetrics 2020 (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) (S. Alouf);

  • IEEE Intl. Conf. on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2020, Beijing, China) (G. Neglia);

  • 39th IEEE Intl. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2019, Dallas, Texas, USA) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 27th IEEE Intl. Conf. on Network Protocols (ICNP 2019, Chicago, Illinois, USA) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 25th Intl. Conf. on Analytical & Stochastic Modelling Techniques & Applications (ASMTA 2019, Moscow, Russia) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 10th Conf. on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec 2019, Stockholm, Sweden) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 8th Intl. Conf. on Complex Networks and their Applications (Lisbon, Portugal) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 26th Intl. Conf. on Telecommunications (ICT 2019, Hanoi, Vietnam) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • SIAM Conf. on Control and Its Applications (CT19, Chengdu, China) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • SIAM Intl. Conf. on Data Mining (SDM19, Calgary, Canada) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 20th Conf. of the Société Française de Recherche Opérationnelle et d'Aide à la Décision (ROADEF 2019, Le Havre, France) (A. Jean-Marie);

  • 7th Symposium on Control, Automation, Industrial Informatics and Smart Grid (ICAIS'19, Trivandrum, Kerala, India) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 16th Intl. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt 2019, Avignon, France) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • 16th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW2019, Milan, Italy) (A. Jean-Marie);

  • IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on the Communications and Networking Aspects of Online Social Networks (CAOS’19, Paris, France), (G. Neglia);

  • 21st Workshop on MAthematical performance Modeling and Analysis (MAMA 2019, Phoenix, USA) (A. Jean-Marie).

  • 27th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER 2020, London, Canada) (A. Jean-Marie);

  • Forum on Specification & Design Languages (FDL 2019, Southampton, UK) (S. Alouf).


Member of the Editorial Boards
  • ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (ACM ToMPECS) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • AIMS: Journal of Dynamic Games (E. Altman);

  • Elsevier Computer Communications (COMCOM) (G. Neglia);

  • Elsevier International Journal of Performance Evaluation (PEVA) (K. Avrachenkov);

  • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (G. Neglia);

  • Editor at large in IEEE/ACM Transaction of Networking (E. Altman);

  • Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences (K. Avrachenkov);

  • Springer: Dynamic Games and Applications (E. Altman);

  • Stochastic Models (K. Avrachenkov);

  • Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (ETT) (S. Alouf).

Reviewer - Reviewing Activities
  • Dynamic Games And Applications (A. Jean-Marie);

  • Elsevier Computer Networks (G. Neglia);

  • Elsevier International Journal of Performance Evaluation (PEVA) (S. Alouf);

  • EURO Journal on Computational Optimization (A. Jean-Marie);

  • IEEE Internet of Things Journal (C. Xu);

  • IEEE Networking Letters (G. Neglia);

  • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC) (G. Neglia);

  • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN) (G. Neglia);

  • Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (A. Jean-Marie);

  • Theoretical Computer Science (TCS) (A. Jean-Marie).

Tutorials, Invited Talks

  • E. Altman gave a tutorial on “Network Games” at the Workshop on Network, population and congestion games (NPCG19) 17 April, Paris, France.

  • G. Neglia gave an invited talk on “Machine Learning Training: Research Challenges and Opportunities for Distributed Computing” at the International Workshop on Distributed Cloud Computing (DCC), 18 October, Budapest, Hungary.

  • C. Xu gave an invited talk on "Dynamic back up workers in distributed machine learning" at Sun Yat-sen University, September 3, Guangzhou, China.

Leadership within the Scientific Community

S. Alouf

  • has been elected for two years at the Board of Directors of ACM SIGMETRICS.

  • is a member of the Equality and Diversity committee of ACM SIGMETRICS.

  • is a member of the Conference Advisory committee of ACM SIGMETRICS.

E. Altman

  • is a fellow member of IEEE (Class of 2010).

  • is a fellow member of EAI (Class of 2019)

  • is an elected member of IFIP WG 7.3 on “Computer System Modeling”.

  • is a member of WG 6.3 of IFIP on Performance of Communication Systems.

K. Avrachenkov

  • is a member of the scientific committee for Labex UCN@Sophia;

  • is a member of Conseil Scientifique & Pédagogique EUR DS4H Université Côte d'Azur;

A. Jean-Marie

  • is a member of the Steering Committee of the GDR RO, a national research initiative on Operations Research sponsored by the CNRS ;

  • is an elected member of IFIP WG 7.3 on “Computer System Modeling”.

G. Neglia

is member of the scientific animation committee for the IDEX UCA JEDI research program “Social Interactions and Complex Dynamics” since 2017.

Scientific Expertise

Giovanni Neglia is a consultant for the startup Payback Network in the period November 2019 - January 2020. The consultancy is on differential privacy techniques.

Research Administration

S. Alouf

  • is member of CLF, the training committee of Inria Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée, since November 2014;

  • is vice-head of project-team Neo since January 2017.

K. Avrachenkov

  • is responsible for the supervision and validation of the project-teams' yearly activity reports since 2010;

  • is a member of NICE, the Invited Researchers Committee of Inria Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée, since 2010.

  • is a member of scientific and pedagogical committee for the graduate school DS4H of UCA.

A. Jean-Marie

  • is the scientific coordinator of Inria activities in Montpellier (since 2008); as part of this duty, he represents Inria at: the Scientific Council of the Doctoral School “Sciences and Agrosciences” of the Univ of Avignon; at the Regional Conference of Research Organisms (CODOR);

  • is member of the managing sub-committee of the Project-Team Committee of the Inria Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée research center since December 2017;

  • is Head of project-team Neo since January 2017.

G. Neglia

  • is the scientific delegate for European partnerships for Inria Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée since 2014;

  • is member of the Inria COST GTRI (International Relations Working Group of Inria’s Scientific and Technological Orientation Council since 2016.