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Hind Castel-Taleb

Professor

TSP-Telecom SudParis

RST Department,

9 rue Charles Fourier, 91000-Evry

Lab. SAMOVAR (UMR 5157), METHODES Team

hind.castel@telecom-sudparis.eu

I am general co-chair of EPEW 2018 (15th European Performance Engineering Workshop, Paris France, October 29-30 2018)

Topics :

-Performance evaluation of fixed and  wireless networks

-Queueing theory, Markov chains analysis

-Analytical and numerical methods for analysis of complex Markov chains

-Fiability and reliability of computer networks

 

Projects :

- PGMO BOBIBEE : Bornes et Bid Prices dans le But d’Economiser Energie,  (since November 2017), with Emmanuel Hyon (LIP6), Université Paris Saclay

-Digicosme PERFECO : Evaluation de performances pour réseaux économes en énergie (since November 2016),  with Jean-Michel Fourneau(Université Versailles Saint Quentin), Université Paris Saclay.

 -ANR  MARMOTE ("MARkovian MOdeling Tools and Environments") (les outils développés dans le cadre de la thèse de  Mme Farah Ait Salaht  sont  disponibles) 

-Digitéo MARINA

-Systématic 100GRIA

-ANR CheckBound

-Institut Telecom BOR-QoS

-Institut Telecom QUID

-DAVID

-ANR ROMEO

 

Current PHD students :

-Hadjer Touati (with Badii Jouaber), since November 2016

-Youssef Ait Mahjoub (with Jean-Michel Fourneau), since November 2016

 

Experience :

1997-2001 : Head of computer science department at ISEP (Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris)

2001-2012 : Assistant Professor at Telecom SudParis

2012-till now : Professor at Telecom SudParis

Teaching :

-Advanced Performance Evaluation (TSP, CCN Master)

-Internet Applications for enterprises (TEM, second year)

-Trafic, performance and QoS (TSP, second year)

-Queueing networks and Markov chains (TSP, second year)

 -Performance and Energy consumption ( AMIS Master of  University Paris Saclay)

 

Publications :

International Journals :

-A.Brandwajn, T.Begin, H.Castel-Taleb, T.Atmaca, “a study of systems with multiple operating levels, probabilistic thresholds and hysteresis”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, nov 2017

-F. Ait Salaht, H. Castel-Taleb, J-M Fourneau and N. Pekergin. “Performance analysis of a queue by combining stochastic bounds, real traffic traces and histograms”. The Computer Journal, 2016. DOI 10.1093/comjnl/bxw032

-C. Ouanteur, D. Aissani, L.Bouallouche-Medjkoune, H. Castel-Taleb, "Modeling and performance evaluation of the IEEE 802.15.4e LLDN mechanism designed for industrial applications in WSNs", Wireless Networks, Springer Verlag, February 2016, pp1-16.

 

-T . Atmaca, T. Begin, A. Brandwajn, and H. Castel-Taleb, "Performance Evaluation of Cloud Computing Centers with General Arrivals and Service", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed  Systems,  Volume  27 , Issue 8, August  2016, .

 

-F. Aït-Salaht, H. Castel-Taleb, J.-M. Fourneau, N. Pekergin. "Une approche combinant bornes stochastiques, traces et histogrammes pour l'analyse de performance des réseaux". In JESA: Journal européen des systèmes automatisés Volume 47 N° 1-2-3/Janvier-Mai 2013 Modélisation des systèmes réactifs (MSR 2013), pages 165–179. Germes Lavoisier, 2013.

 -H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, N.Pekergin, "An algorithm approach to bounding aggregations of multidimensional Markov chains", Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier, April 2012.

- H.Castel-Taleb, I.Ismael Aouled, N.Pekergin, "Bounding aggregations for transient and stationary  performance analysis of subnetworks",  Computer Journal, Oxford Journals, Oxford University Press, Oxford University press, British Computer Society, April 2011.

-H.Castel-Taleb, M.Chaitou, G.Hébuterne, "Optical  MAN ring performance with traffic aggregations", Computer  Communications, Vol 33 , Issue S1, Nov 2010, Elsevier. 

- L. Mokdad, H. Castel-Taleb, “Stochastic comparisons: a methodology for the performance evaluation of fixed and mobile networks”, Computer Communications, Vol 31, Issue 17, Nov 2008, Elsevier.

-Jalel Ben-Othman, Hind Castel-Taleb, and Lynda Mokdad,  “Multi-service MAC protocol in a CSMA/CA multi-channel for IEEE 802.11 networks,  Journal of Communication and Networks (JCN), IEEE Comsoc, Vol 10, Num. 3, Sept 2008, pp 287-296.

 -M.Chaitou, H.Castel-Taleb, , G.Hébuterne, "Two efficient packet aggregation mechanisms and QoS support in a slotted dual bus optical ring network" , Performance Evaluation , January 2007, Volume 64, Issue 1, Pages 20-54 

-M. Chaitou , G. Hébuterne,  H.Castel-Taleb, “Performance of multicast in WDM slotted ring networks” , Computer communications, Elsevier, 15 January 2007,  Volume 30, Issue 2, Pages 219-232. 

 -M.Chaitou, G.Hébuterne, H.Castel-Taleb,  "A new efficient solution for QoS support in all optical metropolitan area networks”,  Computer communications, Elsevier, 2006  29 (16) 3135-3147.
 

-J.Ben Othman, H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, " Performance evaluation of mobile networks based on stochastic ordering of Markov chains", Studia Informatica, Vol 4, 2006

-N.Pekergin, H. Taleb-Castel, "Stochastic bounds on the transient behaviors of the G-Network", Studia Informatica, Vol 23, 2002.

 

Conferences

-F.Ait-Salaht, H.Castel-Taleb, J-M Fourneau, N.Pekergin, “Stochastic bounds for switched Bernouilli Batch Arrivals Observed through measurements”, ASMTA 2017,  July 10-11 2017, Newcastle UK, LNCS, Springer. 

-M.Kandi, F.Ait-Salaht,H.Castel-Taleb, E.Hyon, “Analysis of performance and energy consumption in the cloud”, Epew 2017,  September 7-8 2017, Berlin Germany, LNCS Springer.

- F. Ait Salaht and H. Castel-Taleb, “Bounding aggregations on phase-type arrivals for performance analysis of clouds”, the IEEE Computer Society’s MASCOTS 2016, Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems,

 Imperial College, London, UK, 19-21 September 2016.

-F.Aït-Salaht, H.Castel-Taleb, J-M Fourneau and N. Pekergin, “Stochastic bounds and histograms for active queues management and networks analysis”, ASMTA 2016, 23rd International Conference on Analytical & Stochastic Modelling Techniques & Applications

Cardiff, Wales, UK, 24-26 August 2016

- F. Ait Salaht and H. Castel-Taleb, “Performance analysis of clouds with phase-type arrivals”. 1ères Rencontres Francophones sur la Conception de Protocoles, l'Evaluation de Performance et l'Expérimentation des Réseaux de Communication (CoRes 2016), May 2016, Bayonne, France.

-F. Ait Salaht, E.Hyon et H.Castel-Taleb,  "Politique  optimale  d'activation et désactivation des serveurs dans un modèle de cloud computing" . 17ème conférence Roadef 2016, Compiègne, 10-12 février 2016.

-F. Ait Salaht and H. Castel-Taleb, "Bounding aggregations on bulk arrivals for performance analysis of clouds", 12th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications AICCSA 2015. 2015. Marrakech, Morocco.

 

-F. Ait Salaht and H. Castel-Taleb, "Stochastic Bounding Models for Performance Analysis of Clouds", CIT2015, The 15th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, 2015, Liverpool, UK, 603-610, IEEE, 2015.

 

 

-F. Aıt-Salaht and H. Castel-Taleb. “The threshold based queueing system with hysteresis for performance analysis of clouds”,

In The 2015  IEEE International Conference on Computer,  Information and Telecommunication Systems (CITS 2015), 15-17  July  2015, Gijon, Spain .

 

-F. Aït-Salaht, H. Castel Taleb, J. M. Fourneau, and N. Pekergin. “A bounding histogram approach for network performance analysis”. In 15th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC’13), China, pages 458–465, 2013, Best paper award.

 

-F. Aït-Salaht, H. Castel Taleb, J. M. Fourneau, and N. Pekergin. “Modeling networks and active queues management with stochastic bounds and       histograms”    in 7th International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems (VeCoS 2013), Florence, Italy, 2013.

 

-F. Aït-Salaht, H. Castel Taleb, J. M. Fourneau, and N. Pekergin. “Stochastic bounds and histograms for network performance analysis”. In 10th European Workshop on Performance Engineering (EPEW’13), volume 8168, pages 13 –27, 2013. Collection : Lecture Notes in Computer science.

 

-I.I. Aouled, H.Castel-Taleb, "Combined CAC and forced handoff for mobile network performability", 19th International Conference on Analytical and Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Applications ASMTA'12, Grenoble, France, 4-6 june 2012, LNCS, Springer Verlag.

 

-M.Gharaei, M.Lourdiane, H.Castel-Taleb, "A Robust Buffer Management and Packet Scheduling Algorithm with QoS in an Optical Ingress Node", Photonics North, Intenational Conference on application of photonic Technology, June 6-8, 2012, Montreal Canada.

 

-F.Ait-Salaht, J.Cohen, H.Castel-Taleb, J.M.Fourneau, N.Pekergin, “Accuracy vs. Complexity : the stochastic bound approach", Wodes 2012, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 3-5 2012.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, I.Ismael-Aouled, N.Pekergin, "Bounding techniques for   transient analysis of G-Networks with catastrophes",  5th International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Valuetools 2011, ACM Sigmetrics, 16-20 May 2011.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, N.Pekergin,  “On the choice of the stochastic comparison method for  multidimensional Markov chains analysis”, Special Session “Structured Markov Chains”, 5th International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Valuetools 2011, ACM Sigmetrics, 16-20 May 2011.

 

-Hind Castel-Taleb and Idriss Ismael Aouled, “Stochastic Comparison of Markov Processes Through Coupling by Mapping Functions”,  8th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems (QEST 2011), Aachen, Germany, 5-8 Septembre 2011 (Fast Abstract).

 

-Hind Castel-Taleb and Nihal Pekergin, nStrong and Weak orderings for an accurate resource dimensioning”, er5th International Workshop on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems, VECOS 2011, September 15-16 2011, Tunis.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, I.Ismael-Aouled, N.Pekergin, “ Stochastic comparisons for performability of telecommunication systems”, ASMTA’10, 17th International Conference on Analytical and Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Applications, 14-16 june 2010, Cardiff, UK., LNCS 6148.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, J-M Fourneau, N.Pekergin, “Stochastic comparisons applied to G-Networks with catastrophes”, ISCIS 2010, 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, September 22-24 2010, The Royal Society, London, UK, LNCS.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, N.Pekergin, "Accuracy of strong and weak comparisons for network of queues", 15th International GI/ITG Conference on Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computing Systems, Dependability and Fault Tolerance, MMB and  DFT 2010, March 15-17, 2010, Essen, Germany., LNCS 5987.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, N.Pekergin, "Weak stochastic comparisons for performability verification", ASMTA'09, 16 th international conference on analytical and stochastic modelling"Springer Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. 9-12 June 2009, Madrid.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, N.Pekergin, “Stochastic monotonicity in queueing networks”, EPEW’09, 6th European Performance Engineering Workshop, Springer Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science  (LNCS)  series, 9-10 july 2009, Imperial College London.

 

-Hind Castel-Taleb, Lynda Mokdad and Nihal Pekergin "Model Checking of steady-state rewards using bounding aggregations", SPECTS2008, 2008 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, June 16-18, 2008, Edinburgh, UK

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, « Bornes de formules d’états non croissantes » Roadef’08, 9ème congrès de la société Française de Recherche Opérationnelle et d’Aide à la décision, 25-27 Février 2008 , Clermont Ferrand.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, N.Pekergin, “Aggregated bounding Markov processes applied to the analysis of tandem queues", Second International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools,  ACM Sigmetrics,  ValueTools 2007, October 23-25, 2007, Nantes, France.

 

-H.Castel-Taleb,  L.Mokdad, N.Pekergin, "Stochastic bounds applied to the end to end QoS in communication systems",  15th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2007), October 24-26 2007, Bogazici

 

-H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, N.Pekergin, “Loss rates bounds in IP buffers by Markov chains aggregations” , 2007 ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications, AICCSA 2007, May 13-16, 2007, Amman, Jordanie.

 

-M. Chaitou, G.Hébuterne, H.Castel-Taleb, “Improving bandwidth efficiency in a multi-service slotted dual bus optical ring network”, IFIP Networking 2006 15-19 May 2006, Coimbra, Portugal.  765-777
 

H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, N.Pekergin, “Stochastic ordering based Markov process aggregations : applications to tandem queues”, CSNDSP 2006 Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, Sponsored by IEEE, 19-21 July 2006, Patras, Greece. pp 37-41

H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, N.Pekergin, “Loss rates bounds for IP switches in MPLS networks”, The 4th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA-06), March 8-11 2006, Dubai/Sharjae, UAE , p 208-214

M. Chaitou, G.Hébuterne, H.Castel-Taleb, “Performance of Multicast over Unidirectional WDM Slotted Rings”, 2006 IEEE GLOBECOM Conference in San Francisco, 27 nov-1 dec 2006

-M.Chaitou, G.Hébuterne, H.Castel-Taleb, "Performance of multicast over bidirectional slotted ring networks", The 31st Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Tampa, Florida, 14-16 Nov 2006

-H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, N.Pekergin, “Bounding aggregations : applications to tandem queues”, 3rd EuroNGI Workshop on Torino, Italy , June 22-23 2006.

-J.Ben Othman, H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, "Multi-services MAC protocol for wireless networks", the third ACS/IEEE International Conference in Computer Systems and Applications, CAIRO 3-6 January 2005

-Mohamad Chaitou, Gérard Hébuterne, Hind Castel-Taleb, "On aggregation in almost all optical networks", WOCN2005, Second IFIP International Conference On Wireless Optical Communications Networks 2005, 6-8 March 2005, Dubai

-Mohamad Chaitou, Gérard Hébuterne, Hind Castel -Taleb, "Modelling multi-channel optical slotted rings with fixed transmitter and fixed receivers", Advanced Intustrial conference on Telecommunications, AICT2005, 17-22 july 2005 Lisbon, Portugal.  

-H.Castel-Taleb, L. Mokdad, “Performance measure  bounds in wireless networks by state space reduction”, 13th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2005), 27-29 september,  Atlanta Georgia., published by the IEEE Computer Society.

-H. Castel-Taleb, J.M. Fourneau, N. Pekergin, “Stochastic bounds on partial ordering: application to memory overflows due to bursty arrivals”, 20th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2005), October 26-28 2005, Istanbul, Turkey, published in LNCS by Springer-Verlag.

-J.Ben-Othman, H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, “Performance analysis of a call admission control for mobile networks”,  International Computer Systems and Information Technology Conference IEEE ICSIT’05, 19-21 July 2005,Algiers.

-M.Chaitou, G.Hébuterne, H.Castel-Taleb, “A novel issue for the design of access interfaces in all optical metropolitan networks”, Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks, HET-NETs’O5, 18-20 July 2005, Ilkley West Yorkshire, UK.

-H.Castel-Taleb, M.Chaitou, G.Hébuterne,  “Preemptive priority queues for the performance evaluation of an optical MAN ring”,  Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks, HET-NETs’O5, 18-20 July 2005, Ilkley West Yorkshire, UK.

-H.Castel-Taleb, M.Chaitou, "Packet delay of a slotted optical MAN ring" , the 7th Informs Telecommunications Conference, March 7-10 2004, Boca Raton Florida.

-H.Castel-Taleb, G.Hébuterne, « Performance Analysis of an Optical Man Ring for Asynchronous Variable Length Packets » , 11th International Conference on Telecommunications, ICT 2004, Fortaleza, Brazil, August 01-07 2004. Lecture notes in computer science, 2004 – Springer Verlag.

-H.Castel-Taleb, G.Hébuterne, "Performance analysis of an optical MAN ring for variable length packet traffic", PS2003, 28 september-2 october 2003, Versailles.

-J.Ben Othman, H.Castel-Taleb, L.Mokdad, " Bounds on performance measures in wireless networks using weak orderings", INOC 2003, October 27-29 2003.

-G. Hébuterne, H. Castel-Taleb, "Packet aggregation in all optical networks", ICOCN 2002, Singapour, 11-14 Novembre 2002.

-H. Castel-Taleb , « Completion time bounds for a task graph » BAS 2001, VI. Symposium on computer networks, Eastern Mediterranean University, Department Engineering, Gazi Magusa KKTC Mersin 10 Turkey, June 21-22 2001

-H.Castel -Taleb, « Bounding the transient behavior of a G-Network » BAS 2001, VI. Symposium on computer networks, Eastern Mediterranean University, Department Engineering, Gazi Magusa KKTC Mersin 10 Turkey, June 21-22 2001

-J.M.Fourneau, N.Pekergin, H.Taleb, « Stochastic bounds and QoS :  application to the loss rates in ATM networks » European Simulation Multiconference, ESM 98, Budapest.



  Book :

H.Castel-Taleb, "Agrégations pour garantir la QoS des r éseaux complexes", Editions Universitaires Européennes, ISBN 978-613-1-59637-7, Juin 2012.

Book Chapters :

[1] H.Castel-Taleb, M.Chaitou, G. Hébuterne, “Performance of multicast packet aggregation in all optical slotted networks”,   Performance Handbook, Next generation Internet : Performance evaluation & applications, Springer Verlag, LNCS 5233, 2011.

[2] M.Chaitou, G.Hébuterne and H.Castel-Taleb, "A Novel Issue for the Design of Access Interfaces in all Optical Slotted Networks",  HET-NETs Research Volumes on
‘Heterogeneous Networks’  (Volume II : Performance Analysis and Applications, Part 4) , by River Publishers. 2009

[3] J.M.Fourneau, N.Pekergin, H.Taleb (Castel), "An application of stochastic ordering to the analysis of the Push-Out mechanism ", Performance modelling and evaluation of ATM networks, Chapman an Hall, 1995.