Selected recent publications

  1. R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Unimodal bandits: Regret lower bounds and optimal algorithms, ICML 2014 pdf

  2. R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Dynamic Rate and Channel Selection in Cognitive Radio Systems, arxiv

  3. R. Combes, A. Proutiere, D. Yun, J. Ok, and Y. Yi. Optimal rate sampling in 802.11 systems, IEEE INFOCOM 2014. pdf research report

  4. R. Combes and E. Altman, Flow-level peformance of random wireless networks , arxiv

  5. V. Kavitha and R. Combes “Mixed polling with rerouting and applications”, Performance Evaluation 2013 arxiv

Web pages of some coauthors

Alexandre Proutiere , Veeraruna Kavitha, Eitan Altman, Zwi Altman, Sylvain Sorin, Salah Eddine Elayoubi, Majed Haddad, Tijani Chahed, Yung Yi.

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Journal Papers

  1. V. Kavitha and R. Combes “Mixed polling with rerouting and applications”, Performance Evaluation 2013 arxiv

  2. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-Organizing Relays: Dimensioning, Self-Optimization and Learning. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2012 pdf

  3. L. Saker, S.E. Elayoubi, R. Combes, and T. Chahed. Optimal control of wake up mechanisms of femtocells in heterogeneous networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC), 2012. pdf

  4. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Scheduling gain for frequency-selective Rayleigh-fading channels with application to self-organizing packet scheduling. Performance Evaluation, 2011. pdf

Preprints

  1. R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Dynamic Rate and Channel Selection in Cognitive Radio Systems, arxiv

  2. R. Combes and E. Altman, Flow-level peformance of random wireless networks , arxiv

  3. R. Combes, I. Elbouloumi, S. Senecal and Z. Altman, The association problem in wireless networks: a policy gradient reinforcement learning approach, arxiv

  4. A.Tall, R.Combes, Z. Altman and E. Altman, Distributed coordination of self-organizing mechanisms in communication networks, arxiv

Conference Papers

  1. R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Unimodal bandits: Regret lower bounds and optimal algorithms, ICML 2014 pdf

  2. R. Combes, A. Proutiere, D. Yun, J. Ok, and Y. Yi. Optimal rate sampling in 802.11 systems, IEEE INFOCOM 2014. pdf research report

  3. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman Coordination of autonomic functionalities in communications networks, WiOpt 2013 pdf slides

  4. R. Combes and J.M Kelif. A Justification Of The Fluid Network Model Using Stochastic Geometry. IEEE ICC 2013 pdf

  5. R. Combes, Z. Altman and E.Altman. Interference coordination in wireless networks: a flow-level perspective. IEEE INFOCOM 2013. pdf slides

  6. S. Akbarzadeh, R. Combes, and Z. Altman. Network capacity enhancement of OFDMA system using self-organized femtocell off-load. IEEE WCNC 2012. pdf slides

  7. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-organization in wireless networks : a flow-level perspective. IEEE INFOCOM 2012. pdf slides

  8. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-organizing relays in LTE networks : Queuing analysis and algorithms. CNSM 2011, Best Paper Award . pdf slides

  9. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-organizing fractional power control for interference coordination in OFDMA networks. IEEE ICC 2011. pdf slides

  10. R. Combes, Z. Altman, M. Haddad, and E. Altman. Self-optimizing strategies for interference coordination in OFDMA networks. IEEE ICC (workshop) 2011. pdf slides

  11. E. Altman, R. Combes, Z. Altman, and S. Sorin. Routing games in the many players regime. GameComm 2011. pdf slides

  12. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. A self-optimization method for coverage-capacity optimization in OFDMA networks with MIMO. ValueTools 2011.pdf slides

  13. R. Combes, S.E Elayoubi, and Z. Altman. Cross-layer analysis of scheduling gains : Application to LMMSE receivers in frequency-selective rayleigh-fading channels. WiOpt 2011. pdf slides

  14. R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. On the use of packet scheduling in self-optimization processes : Application to coverage-capacity optimization. WiOpt 2010. pdf

Patents

  1. R. Combes and Z. Altman, Method for controlling power in mobile networks, (patent WO2012175869) dec 2012 text

  2. R. Combes, S.Akbarzadeh and Z. Altman, Base station having a plurality of antennas for the adaptative offloading of an overloaded area, (patent WO2013001218) jan 2013 text

Ph.D Thesis

  • R. Combes, Self-organizing mechanisms in wireless networks, feb 2013 pdf