Maialen Larrañaga received a Master's Degree in Mathematics in September 2012 from the University of the Basque Country. Her project was developed in BCAM in collaboration with INGETEAM S.A. In September 2015 she obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Institute National Polytechnique (INP) de Toulouse and University of the Basque Country. The thesis was carried out in CNRS, LAAS and INP-ENSEEIHT under the supervision of Urtzi Ayesta (CNRS, LAAS) and Ina Maria Verloop (CNRS, IRIT) with a Fondation AIRBUS Group scholarship. Her Ph.D. thesis has been awarded with the Prix Paul Sabatier 2016, Takacs runner-up Award 2016 and the Prix Leopold Escande 2015. Since October 2015 she is a post-doc in CentraleSupélec.

Her main research interests are: optimal control theory, dynamic programming, stochastic processes, scaling methods, with applications into communication networks.

Find a list of all her publications below.

Preprints:

[j4]  Asymptotically optimal pilot allocation over Markovian fading channels
        M. Larrañaga, M. Assaad, A. Destounis, G. S. Paschos
        Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. pdf

Publications:

[c4]  Dynamic pilot allocation over Markovian fading channels: A restless bandit approach
         M. Larrañaga, M. Assaad, A. Destounis, G. S. Paschos
         Proceedings of IEEE ITW 2016, Cambridge. pdf

[j3]  Dynamic control of birth-and-death bandits: application to resource-allocation problems
        M. Larrañaga, U. Ayesta, I.M. Verloop
        To appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. pdf

[c3]  Efficient content delivery in the presence of impatient jobs
         M. Larrañaga, O.J. Boxma, R. Nuñez-Queija, M.S. Squillante
         In Proceedings of 27th ITC 2015, Ghent, pp. 73-81. pdf

[j2]  Asymptotically optimal index policies for an abandonment queue with convex holding cost
        M. Larrañaga, U. Ayesta, I.M. Verloop
        Queueing systems 81(2-3), 2015, pp. 99-169. pdf

[c2] Stochastic and fluid index policies for resource-allocation problems
         M. Larrañaga, U. Ayesta, I.M. Verloop
         In proceedings of IEEE Infocom 2015, Hong Kong, pp. 1230-1238. pdf

[c1]  Index policies for a multi-class queue with convex holding cost and abandonments
         M. Larrañaga, U. Ayesta, I.M. Verloop
         In proceedings of ACM Sigmetrics 2014, Austin, pp. 125-137. pdf

[j1]  Dynamic fluid-based scheduling in a multi-class abandonment queue
         M. Larrañaga, U. Ayesta, I.M. Verloop
       Performance Evaluation 70(10), pp. 841-858. pdf

Workshops and reports:

[w2]  Efficient content delivery in the presence of impatient customers and multiple content types
          M. Larrañaga, O.J. Boxma, R. Nuñez-Queija, M.S. Squillante
         In Proceedings of 11ème Atelier en Evaluation de Performances 2016, Toulouse. pdf

[w2] Whittle's index for a multi-class queue with abandonments
         M. Larrañaga, U. Ayesta, I.M. Verloop
         In Proceedings of 10ème Atelier en Evaluation de Performances 2014, Sophia Antipolis, pp.27-28. pdf

[r1] Optimization techniques applied to railways systems
        M. Larrañaga, J. Anselmi, U. Ayesta, P. Jacko, A. Romo
        Hal report,hal-00780524. pdf