Recent work

  •     R. Combes, S. Talebi, A. Proutiere and M. Lelarge, Combinatorial Bandits Revisited, NIPS 2015
  •     R. Combes, C. Jiang and R. Srikant, Bandits with Budgets: Regret Lower Bounds and Optimal Algorithms, SIGMETRICS 2015
  •     R. Combes, S. Magureanu, A. Proutiere and C. Laroche, Learning to Rank: Regret Lower Bound and Efficient Algorithms, SIGMETRICS 2015
  •     R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Unimodal Bandits without Smoothness
  •     S. Magureanu, R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Lipschitz Bandits: Regret Lower Bounds and Optimal Algorithms, COLT 2014
  •     R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Unimodal bandits: Regret lower bounds and optimal algorithms, ICML 2014

Journal Papers

  •     R. Combes, S.E. Elayoubi, A. Ali, L. Saker and T. Chahed, Optimal online control for sleep mode in green base stations, Computer Networks, 2014
  •     R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Dynamic Rate and Channel Selection in Cognitive Radio Systems, IEEE JSAC, 2014
  •     A.Tall, R.Combes, Z. Altman and E. Altman, Distributed coordination of self-organizing mechanisms in communication networks, IEEE TCNS, 2014
  •     V. Kavitha and R. Combes, Mixed polling with rerouting and applications, Performance Evaluation 2013
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-Organizing Relays: Dimensioning, Self-Optimization and Learning. IEEE TNSM, 2012
  •     L. Saker, S.E. Elayoubi, R. Combes, and T. Chahed. Optimal control of wake up mechanisms of femtocells in heterogeneous networks. IEEE JSAC, 2012
  •     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

Preprints

  •     R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Unimodal Bandits without Smoothness

Conference Papers

  •     R. Combes, S. Talebi, A. Proutiere and M. Lelarge, Combinatorial Bandits Revisited, NIPS 2015
  •     R. Combes, C. Jiang and R. Srikant, Bandits with Budgets: Regret Lower Bounds and Optimal Algorithms, SIGMETRICS 2015
  •     R. Combes, S. Magureanu, A. Proutiere and C. Laroche, Learning to Rank: Regret Lower Bound and Efficient Algorithms, SIGMETRICS 2015
  •     S. Magureanu, R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Lipschitz Bandits: Regret Lower Bounds and Optimal Algorithms, COLT 2014
  •     R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Unimodal bandits: Regret lower bounds and optimal algorithms, ICML 2014
  •     R. Combes, A. Proutiere, D. Yun, J. Ok, and Y. Yi. Optimal rate sampling in 802.11 systems, IEEE INFOCOM 2014
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman Coordination of autonomic functionalities in communications networks, WiOpt 2013
  •     R. Combes and J.M Kelif. A Justification Of The Fluid Network Model Using Stochastic Geometry. IEEE ICC 2013
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman and E.Altman. Interference coordination in wireless networks: a flow-level perspective. IEEE INFOCOM 2013
  •     S. Akbarzadeh, R. Combes, and Z. Altman. Network capacity enhancement of OFDMA system using self-organized femtocell off-load. IEEE WCNC 2012
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-organization in wireless networks : a flow-level perspective. IEEE INFOCOM 2012
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-organizing relays in LTE networks : Queuing analysis and algorithms. CNSM 2011, Best Paper Award
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman, and E. Altman. Self-organizing fractional power control for interference coordination in OFDMA networks. IEEE ICC 2011
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman, M. Haddad, and E. Altman. Self-optimizing strategies for interference coordination in OFDMA networks. IEEE ICC (workshop) 2011
  •     E. Altman, R. Combes, Z. Altman, and S. Sorin. Routing games in the many players regime. GameComm 2011
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman and E. Altman. A self-optimization method for coverage-capacity optimization in OFDMA networks with MIMO, ValueTools 2011
  •     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
  •     R. Combes, Z. Altman and E. Altman. On the use of packet scheduling in self-optimization processes : Application to coverage-capacity optimization. WiOpt 2010

Tutorials

  •     R. Combes and A. Proutiere, Bandit Optimization: Theory and Applications, SIGMETRICS 2015

Patents

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

Ph.D Thesis

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