G I O V A N N I N E G L I A
May 2021: I got awarded a chair from 3IA Côte d'Azur (one of the French Interdisciplinary Institutes on Artificial Intelligence) to work on Pervasive Sustainable Learning Systems (PERUSALS).
Ongoing Research Activities
Previous Research Activities
Introduction to Probability, 2018 (Bases de Probabilités et Statistiques), University of Nice (in French)
Introduction to Probability, 2016 (Bases de Probabilités), University of Nice (in French)
PhD School on Network Science 2015, March 23-27 2015, University of Pisa, Italy
Perron Frobenius Theory, 2012, PhD course, Ecole Doctorale STIC, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis
Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 2011 (Probabilités-Statistiques 1), University of Nice (in French)
Performance Evaluation, 2010-2011, Ubinet Master, organized by INRIA
Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 2010 (Probabilités-Statistiques 1), University of Nice (in French)
Performance Evaluation, 2009-2010, Ubinet Master, organized by INRIA
Overlay and P2P networks, 2009, Sicilian Center for Electronics Research, Monreale, Italy
Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 2009 (Probabilités-Statistiques 1), University of Nice (in French)
Advanced simulations with NS-2, 2008 (Simulation avancée en NS-2), University of Nice (in French)
22/1/2011, Tokyo, Japan, From Computer Networks to Network Science: a Research Path, 5th French-Japanese Symposium "Frontiers of Science"
29/10/2010, Boston, MA, USA, Distributed Sub-gradient Method for Delay Tolerant Networks, invited talk at Boston University
13/1/2010, Bormio, Italy, Routing in Quasi-Deterministic Intermittently Connected Networks, Italian Networking Research Workshop
15/12/2009, Paris, France, Distributed Gradient Optimization for Epidemic Routing: a Preliminary Evaluation, 2nd IFIP Wireless Days
10/12/2009, Avignon, France, Routing in Quasi-Deterministic Intermittently Connected Networks, 4th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems (BIONETICS)
22/4/2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Decentralized Stochastic Control of Delay Tolerant Networks, IEEE 28th Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)
16/1/2009, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Distributed Stochastic Control of Delay Tolerant Networks, Italian Networking Research Workshop
29/3/2008, Berlin, Germany, Designing the Internet as a Multiple Agent Systems: Directions and Open Issues, invited talk at the Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
21/1/2008, Delft, Netherlands, Epidemic Routing in Intermittently Connected Networks, invited talk for the Telecommunications Colloquium Series
12/2007, Budapest, Hungary, Evaluating Activator-Inhibitor Mechanisms for Sensors Coordination, 2nd International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems (BIONETICS)
10/2007, Pisa, Italy, Embedding Evolution in Epidemic-Style Forwarding, Bionetworks 2007, A Workshop on Socially and Biologically Inspired Wired and Wireless Networks
6/2007, Avignon, France, A network formation game approach to study BitTorrent Tit-for-Tat, EuroFGI International Conference on Network Control and Optimization (NetCoop 2007)
9/2006, Pisa, Italy , Optimal Delay-Power Tradeoff in Sparse Delay Tolerant Networks: a preliminary study, ACM SIGCOMM workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS 2006)
2/2005, Catania, Italy, An Analytical Model of a new Packet Marking Algorithm for TCP flows, QoS-IP 2005
6/2004, Paris, France, AQM Stability in Multiple Bottleneck Networks, ICC 2004
3/2004, Hammamet, Tunisia, An Analytical Model of a new Packet Marking Algorithm for TCP flows: preliminary insights, ISCCSP 2004
3/2004, Hammamet, Tunisia, Active Queue Management Stability in Multiple Bottleneck Networks, ISCCSP 2004
12/2003, San Francisco, CA, USA, Performance Evaluation of a new Adaptive Packet Marking Scheme for TCP over DiffServ Networks, Globecom 2003
10/2002, Paris, France, Adaptive Low Priority Packet Marking for Better TCP Performance, Net-Con'2002
5/2002, Pisa, Italy, Is Admission Controlled Traffic Self-Similar?, Networking2002
11/2002, Taipei, Taiwan, On the Self-Similarity of Admission Controlled Traffic, Globecom2002
I am looking for a postdoc to work on Memory-augmented Models for Low-Latency Machine Learning Serving in the framework of the Inria's exploratory research action MAMMALS. The postdoc will work with a PhD student (already hired) and other researchers with whom I collaborate on this topic: Emilio Leonardi and Michele Garetto (Polytechnic and Univ. of Turin, respectively), Damiano Carra (Univ. of Verona), and Stratis Ioannidis (Northeastern Univ.). To apply send me an email with your cv (including the list of publications), the names of 1 to 3 referees, and one page describing your possible contribution to the project.
I will give a tutorial on Similarity Caching at ACM Sigmetrics 2021, together with Emilio Leonardi and Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos.
I am looking for a PhD student to work on Differential Privacy for Machine Learning and Fairness in cooperation with SAP Security Research. The student will be hired by SAP. If interested, apply online, but also send me an email with CV, list of university courses with corresponding marks, the names of 1 to 3 referees, and a motivation letter. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Consider submitting your work to IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering special issue on Communication-Efficient Distributed Machine Learning (deadline November 1st, 2020). I am one of the guest editors together with Xiaowen Chu (Hong Kong Baptist Univ.), David Gregg (Trinity College Dublin), Fausto Giunchiglia (Univ. of Trento), and Jiangchuan Liu (Simon Fraser Univ.).
I am looking for a PhD to work on Sustainable Distributed Machine Learning in the framework of 3IA Côte d'Azur, the local institute on Artificial Intelligence. The call is here. To apply send me an email by March 27th.
Aug. 2019, I have appointed associated editor for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
Apr. 2019, I have submitted some research topics on caching and distributed machine learning for Inria postdoc and PhD competitive calls. See here for all topics submitted by my team.
Feb. 2019, I am looking for a PhD candidate on Distributed Machine Learning for IoT applications, in collaboration with Accenture Labs.
Jan. 2018, I have been nominated IEEE Infocom 2018 Distinguished TPC member.
Febr. 2017, I have successfully defended my HDR (Habilitation à diriger de recherches) in front of the following jury: Tijani Chahed, Walid Dabbous, Falko Dressler, Emilio Leonardi, Laurent Massoulié, Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos, Don Towsley
Jan. 2017, I have been nominated IEEE Infocom 2017 Distinguished TPC member based on "excellent performance in the review process"
Jan. 2017, the joint Brazilian-French research team Thanes on network science has been renewed for 3 more years.
Sept. 2016, The paper "Access-time aware cache algorithms" [pdf], co-authored with D. Carra (Univ. of Verona), M. Feng and V. Janardhan (Akamai Technologies), P. Michiardi (Eurecom) and D. Tsigkari (Inria), got the best paper award at ITC 28.
Apr. 2014, I have been appointed scientific delegate for European partnerships for Inria Sophia Antipolis Méditerranée center.
Jan. 2014, I am leading the joint Brazilian-French research team Thanes on network science.
Febr. 2014, I have joined the editorial board of Elsevier Computer Communications journal as area editor.
2-year postdoc positions available at the laboratory of excellence Labex User Centric Network. The call is here (only in French, sorry), deadline on October 9th 2015. If you are interested in such position and in one of my ongoing research activities, contact me and we can define a common research topic for the application.
The paper "Pay Few, Influcence Most: Online Myopic Network Covering" (with K. Avratchenkov, P. Basu, B. Ribeiro and D. Towsley) got the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Infocom workshop on Network Science for Communication Networks (NetSciCom).
I started working on smart grids last year, here there are the first papers: "Modeling energy demand aggregators for residential consumers" (with G. Di Bella, L. Giarré, A. Jean-Marie, M. Ippolito and I. Tinnirello) appeared at IEEE CDC'13, "Unidirectional Probabilistic Direct Control for Deferrable Loads" (with G. Di Bella, L. Giarré and I. Tinnirello) is going to appear at IEEE Infocom Workshop on Communications and Control for Smart Energy Systems (CCSES).
Two papers on complex networks just got accepted to IEEE Infocom workshop on Network Science for Communication Networks (NetSciCom): "Pay Few, Influcence Most: Online Myopic Network Covering" (with K. Avratchenkov, P. Basu, B. Ribeiro and S. Towsley) and "How to Network in Online Social Networks (with M. Gabielkov, A. Legout and X. Ye).
I am organizing the Winter School on Complex Networks 2014 on the SophiaTech campus on January 27-31 2014. PhD students from other institutions are welcome to attend (just send me an email).
The paper On Optimal Packet Routing in Deterministic DTNs got a best paper award at IEEE VTC2013-Spring. This is a joint work with Xiaolan Zhang, Jim Kurose, Don Towsley and Haixiang Wang.
I am Publicity co-chair of IEEE INFOCOM 2014 and also a TPC member.
The paper Analysis of TTL-based Cache Networks got the best student paper award at ValueTools 2012, 6th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools. This is a joint work with Nicaise Choungmo Fofack (the PhD student), Philippe Nain and Don Towsley.
I am in ITC 2013 TPC.
Patrick Loiseau (Eurecom) and I have a grant for a PhD on "Mathematical Tools for Smart Grids." More.
I am looking for a good C++ programmer for a 6-month internship on "CFDP and BitTorrent for satellite missions." More.
I am in INFOCOM 2013 TPC.
I am in ValueTools 2012 TPC.
I am in MobiOpp 2012 TPC.
I am in ICCCN 2012 Network Science and Social Networks Track TPC.
I am in INFOCOM 2012 TPC.
I am in BWCCA 2011 TPC.
I am in ICCCN2011 TPC.
I am in ICC 2011 TPC.
I am in AOC 2011 TPC.
I am in INFOCOM 2011 TPC.
I am in MobiHoc 2010 TPC.
Srinivas Shakkottai and I co-chair ICCCN 2010 NAPET track (Network Algorithms, Performance Evaluation and Theory).
I am in INFOCOM 2010 TPC and in INFOCOM 2010 Work in Progress (WiP) track.
I am responsible of CRASQUIDEM project on routing in Quasi-Deterministic DTNs.
I am in INFOCOM 2009 TPC.
I am in NET-COOP 2008 TPC.
I am in Autonomics 2008 TPC.
Chair of the workshop Inter-Perf 2008 with Vasileios Pappas (IBM.s T J Watson Research Lab at Hawthorne, NY). Workshop on interdisciplinary systems approach in performance evaluation and design of computer & communication systems.
The paper Evaluating Activator-InhibitorMechanisms for Sensors Coordination [pdf] has received the Best Paper Award at Bionetics 2007, 2nd International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, December 10-13, 2007, Budapest, Hungary.
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