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“Interference Pattens, the Key to Quantum Computing” – talk by Prof. Rodney Van Meter

During a quick visit in France, prof Rodney Van Meter from KEIO University, found time to come to Ecole Polytechnique to give a quantum computing tutorial, to present some of his latest research within that field — and to help…
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Paper: Chasing Linux Jitter Sources for Uncompressed Video

Beyond the transport of uncompressed video over IP networks, defined in standards such as ST2022-6, the ability to build software-based Video Processing Functions (VPF) on commodity hardware and using general purpose Operating Systems is the next logical step in the…
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Paper: Smart Route Request for On-demand Route Discovery in Constrained Environments

A derivative of AODV, denoted LOADng, is proposed for use in very constrained environment, sacrificing a number of features from AODV for the benefit of smaller control messages and simpler processing logic. Among these sacrifices is intermediate route replies. This…
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A Rough Start on 2019 – Peer Reviews and Academic Community Service

One of my students recently asked “what do you guys actually do when you are not teaching classes?”. While answering “research”, and pointing him to the scientific publications on the website of my team was a good answer, it still…
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Paper: SRLB – The Power of Choices in Load Balancing with Segment Routing

Network load-balancers generally either do not take application state into account, or do so at the cost of a centralized monitoring system. This paper introduces a load-balancer running exclusively within the IP forwarding plane, i.e. in an application protocol agnostic…
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Paper: SRLB – The Power of Choices in Load Balancing with Segment Routing

Network load-balancers generally either do not take application state into account, or do so at the cost of a centralized monitoring system. This paper introduces a load-balancer running exclusively within the IP forwarding plane, i.e. in an application protocol agnostic…
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Brave New Worlds, the Internet of Things — Interview with our own Juan-Antonio Cordero Fuertes from Ecole Polytechnique…

Oh, look, an interview with our own Juan-Antonio Cordero Fuertes, on the IoT, on Security, and on the Digitised Society — well worth a read for an informed perspective on societal impacts of those 21th century technologies: Interview in English…
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Paper: Lightweight On-demand Ad hoc Distance-vector Routing-Next Generation (LOADng): Protocol, extension, and applicability

This paper studies the routing protocol “Lightweight On-demand Ad hoc Distance-vector Routing Protocol – Next Generation (LOADng)”, designed to enable efficient, scalable and secure routing in low power and lossy networks. As a reactive protocol, it does not maintain a…
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It’s The Most Wonderful Time … Of The Year …

The first snow of 2019 is upon us – which, in the Paris region means mayhem on the roads, already dense with traffic on a good day. At Ecole Polytechnique, however, it merely means a photogenic view, when walking to,…
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Paper: Duplicate address detection in OLSR networks

Commonly, duplicate address detection is performed when configuring network interfaces in order to ensure that unique addresses are assigned to each interface in the network. Such mechanisms commonly operate with the premises that a node ”intelligently” selects an address which…
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Paper: Delay Tolerant Routing with OLSRv2

This paper proposes a simple mechanism for en- abling basic delay tolerant networking with off-the-shelf MANET routing protocols – with the objective being to enable trading off slightly longer data delivery delays against resilience to a temporary lack of connectivity…
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Paper: Securing the OLSR routing protocol with or without compromised nodes in the network

The primary issue with respect to securing Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs) is that of ensuring network integrity even when the network is subject to attacks to break its connectivity. In this research report, we study how to secure the…
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Paper: Comparative study of CBR and TCP performance of MANET routing protocols

In this paper, we evaluate the performance of two MANET routing protocols under varying traffic, density and mobility conditions. We observe, that a rather large fraction of the traffic being carried on the Internet today carries TCP. Thus, Internet traffic…
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Paper: Security Threats for the Neighborhood Discovery Protocol (NHDP)

This document analyzes common security threats of the Neighborhood Discovery Protocol (NHDP) and describes their potential impacts on Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET) routing protocols using NHDP. This document is not intended to propose solutions to the threats described. IETF…
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Paper: Routing Multipoint Relay Optimization for the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol Version 2 (OLSRv2)

This specification updates the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol version 2 (OLSRv2) with an optimization to improve the selection of routing multipoint relays. The optimization retains full interoperability between implementations of OLSRv2 with and without this optimization. IETF – Proposed…
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Paper: Wired/wireless compound networking

Routing, and more precisely routing within an Autonomous System (AS), is the most basic and still outstanding wireless ad hoc networking challenge. As the properties of ad hoc networks are a priori unpredictable and may change dynamically during the lifetime…
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Paper: Depth First Forwarding for Low Power and Lossy Networks: Application and Extension

Data delivery across a multi-hop low-power and lossy networks (LLNs) is a challenging task: devices participating in such a network have strictly limited computational power and storage, and the communication channels are of low capacity, time-varying and with high loss…
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Hawaii at Saclay? Or, dr. Jiazi Yi explaining the technology underlying LoRa, at Ecole Polytechnique?

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RFC7722: Multi-Topology Extension for the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol Version 2 (OLSRv2)

This specification describes an extension to the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol version 2 (OLSRv2) to support multiple routing topologies, while retaining interoperability with OLSRv2 routers that do not implement this extension. This specification updates RFCs 7188 and 7631 by…
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The real reason why the cantina at Ecole Polytechnique has paper tablecloth …

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It’s Christmas…for the second time in 2018…and it’s only November…

After having played around with the simulator…. ….and with its smaller sibling… We finally got our two NetFPGA SUME delivered, fresh from the manufacturer. Very excited – let the science begin 😉

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Paper: Digital Signatures for Admittance Control in the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol version 2

Public community Mobile Ad Hoc NETworks (MANETs), such as the “Funkfeuer” or “Freifunk” networks, scale up to several hundreds of routers, connecting users with each other, and with the Internet. As MANETs are typically operated over wireless channels (e.g. WiFi),…
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Cristina Rotaru presenting Graduate Degree programs at Ecole Polytechnique to hopeful Bachelors’ students …

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A thousand thanks to Pierre Pfister, X08, for his exciting guest lecture at Ecole Polytechnique, discussing his work on “zero-touch home networking”.

It’s always wonderful when our alumni returns, and talk about their work — and on how their careers took shape after graduating.    

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Paper: Yet Another Autoconf Proposal (YAAP) for Mobile Ad hoc NETworks

This paper addresses the issues of automatic address and prefix configuration of MANET routers. Specifically, the paper analyzes the differences between “classic IP networks” and MANETs, emphasizing the interface, link, topology, and addressing assumptions present in “classic IP networks”. The…
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Unsurprisingly, Gaetan Feige, from Cisco France, is killing it at Ecole Polytechnique, talking Open Innovation and Co-Innovation to our Executive Masters students

Unsurprisingly, Gaetan Feige, from Cisco France, is killing it at Ecole Polytechnique, talking Open Innovation and Co-Innovation to our Executive Masters students. Incredibly interesting to hear how he, and Cisco, untertakes, co-innovation and open innovation as part of the Cisco…
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Fall is Upon Ecole Polytechnique

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Food — maybe, but I am not sure that I am up for “food” …?

…it’s either very bad, or very honest, advertisement, when a grocery store explicitly says that they sell wonderful “food” (including the quotation marks):  

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Paper: Depth-First Forwarding for Unreliable Networks: Extensions and Application

This paper introduces extensions and applications of depth-first forwarding (DFF)-a data forwarding mechanism for use in unreliable networks such as sensor networks and Mobile Ad hoc NETworks with limited computational power and storage, low-capacity channels, device mobility, etc. Routing protocols…
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Sport is an integral part of student life at Ecole Polytechnique, and when the weather is nice …

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Paper: OSPF-style Database Exchange and Reliable Synchronization in the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol

The Optimized Link-State Routing protocol (OLSR) is a proactive link-state routing protocol. While similar to the well-known Internet routing protocol OSPF, OLSR is designed to be simple, and to maintain connec- tivity in face of highly dense and dynamic networks,…
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Diploma Ceremony for Ecole Polytechnique Executive Education IoT and DSSP Graduates

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Paper: Enabling Multihop Communication in Spontaneous Wireless Networks

Since the end of the 20th century, wireless networking is experiencing explosive growth, driven by the popularity of wireless telephony on one hand, and by the development of wireless computer networks on the other hand. Both trends are currently merging…
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3D Printed artifacts at DrahiX – the Ecole Polytechnique Innovation Center

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Paper: MANET Network Management and Performance Monitoring for NHDP and OLSRv2

Mobile Ad Hoc NETworks (MANETs) are gener-ally thought of as infrastructureless and largely “un-managed” network deployments, capable of accommodating highly dynamic network topologies. Yet, while the network infrastructure may be “un-managed”, monitoring the network performance and setting configuration parameters once…
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Putting the final pre-submission touches on a journal paper at Ecole Polytechnique

(The paper ended up getting accepted, fwiw)

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What did Zuri and Stevie Do?

On a recent trip to Japan, when visiting KEIO University SFC (Shonan-Fujisawa Campus), I stopped by in … Fujisawa … and took a stroll around the city. Anyone knows what Stevie and Zuri did to merit this …  

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Paper: Expanding Ring Search for Route Discovery in LOADng Routing Protocol

LOADng is an on-demand routing protocol, derived from AODV, simplified for use in lossy, low-power and constrained environments, where the ability for devices to communicate is a commodity to their primary function, and where therefore not only the communications channel…
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Yep: “Exponentiation is Easy” — Ben Smith teaching “compact cryptology for the IoT” at Ecole Polytechnique Executive Education

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Salon Drones Paris Region today and tomorrow …

Excited to be with our friends from Ecole Polytechnique Executive Education at the Exciting “Salon Drones Paris Region” forum today and tomorrow – stop by, say hi, and talk about IoT, CyberSecurity, and DataScience for drone platforms!

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Paper: Stateless Load-Aware Load Balancing in P4

Together with my students, Benoit Pit–Claudel (X15) and Yoann Desmouceaux (X11), as well as my colleague Mark Townsley, and my good friend Pierre Pfister (X08), I have committed a paper entitled “Stateless Load-Aware Load Balancing in P4” — part of…
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Lunch with participants in the Ecole Polytechnique Executive Education program in IoT

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Paper: Optimization of jitter configuration for reactive route discovery in wireless mesh networks

Jitter is a small, random variation of timing before message emission that is widely used in non-synchronized wireless communication. It is employed to avoid collisions caused by simultaneous transmissions by adjacent nodes over the same channel. In reactive (on-demand) routing…
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First IoT steps for Ecole Polytechnique Graduate Degree students: remote-controlling a LED over IEEE 802.15.4

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Welcome seminar for incoming international masters students to Ecole Polytechnique

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Paper: Jitter Considerations in On-demand Route Discovery for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Jittering (a small, random variation in timing of control message emission) is widely used in protocols for wireless communication, in order to avoid simultaneous packet transmis- sions over the same channel by adjacent nodes in the network. Used for both…
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All inked up, and ready to review first draft of my PhD students’ thesis

Three different shades of red, so ready for three different levels of frustration 😀 No, but seriously, all-inclusive, I am looking forward to reading these 213 pages of densely packed science.

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Last Talk at today’s IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium by Gaetan Feige from Cisco France.

Gaetan touched on a great many topics, from the necessity for a company such as Cisco to engage with co-innovation, over the activities of the Cisco Paris Innovation and Research Laboratory (PIRL), through methodologies for co-innovation — and to a…
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Serge Chanchole Kicking Off the Last session of the IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Co-Innocation

The final part of today’s symposium has “Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Co-Innovation” as overarching theme, with Serge Chanchole, director of the Innovation Center at Ecole Polytechnique kicking off the afternoon by presenting the acceleration program for very early-stage startups. Also presenting…
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A talk by Francois Morain “WannaCry: a typical modern attack”

The 2nd talk after lunch at the IoT & Cybersecurity mini-symposium was by Francois Morain with “WannaCry: a typical modern attack” – including an interesting (historical) taxonomy of attacks Of course, Francois Morain could not resist either “Only those really old…
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First talk after lunch at the IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium was Juan Antonio Cordero Fuertes challenging us with “Rebuild but don’t break: the challenge of content centric networking”

First talk after lunch at the IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium was Juan Antonio Cordero Fuertes challenging us with “Rebuild but don’t break: the challenge of content centric networking” — touching on the challenge of evolving the core Internet infrastructure, on…
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35 Pizzas Later — A Digestive Walk Through the Ecole Polytechnique Innovation Center

35 pizzas (!) later Serge Chanchole — director of the Ecole Polytechnique Innovation Center — guided the attendees at the IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium on a tour through the Innovation Center and Prototyping space. Plenty of 3D printing, laser-cutting, electronics,…
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Last before lunch: Yoann Desmouceaux talking “Cloud Native Datacenters” at our IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium at Ecole Polytechnique

Reviewing state-of-the-art, and introducing our students to some of his own work on application-agnostic, stateless, load-aware load balancing using IPv6 Segment Routing.  

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Next up at the IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium: Jiazi Yi discussing “The World’s Biggest IoT System” — the SmartGrid

A trip down memory lane of “the grid in France today” — and an overview of the technologies currently being deployed (including Linky)

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All-day IoT and Cybersecurity mini-symposium for Ecole Polytechnique graduate students – this morning, Thierry Rayna discussing rethinking of IoT B2C Business Models

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A Long Week…

A PhD “midway defense” marks the end of a busy “back-to-school” week — to think that it took me almost 20 years of working in Paris academia before I got a chance to visit LIP6 the UPMC campus. Next up…
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Paper: Integrating VANETs in the Internet Core with OSPF: the MPR-OSPF Approach

Solutions for mobile ad hoc routing have matured over the last decade. Building atop these foundations, new challenges are set for MANETs, such as integration in the Internet core. On this topic, this paper designs and evaluates MPR-OSPF, an extension…
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Keeping Traditions Alive when Welcoming new Engineering Students to Ecole Polytechnique …

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Roppongi: “Pillboxes, Club Smile-Smile-Smile, and Addict?”

This summer, I had an all-too-brief business trip to Japan — which I love. During part of the trip, alas, I was staying in Roppongi — which, since I am well past the age of frivolous all-night-clubbing, I enjoy somewhat…
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Paper: MPR+SP: Towards a Unified MPR-based MANET Extension for OSPF

Heterogeneous networks combining both wired and wireless components – fixed routers as well as mobile routers – emerge as wireless mesh networks are being deployed. Such heterogeneity is bound to become more and more present in the near future as…
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Paper: An Adaptive Jitter Mechanism for Reactive Route Discovery in Sensor Networks

This paper analyses the impact of jitter when applied to route discovery in reactive (on-demand) routing protocols. In multi-hop non-synchronized wireless networks, jitter—a small, random variation in the timing of message emission—is commonly employed, as a means to avoid collisions…
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Paper: Optimizing Route Length in Reactive Protocols for Ad Hoc Networks

Many protocols for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks propose construction of routes reactively using flooding. The advantage hereof is that no prior assumption of the network topology is required in order to provide routing between any pair of nodes in the network….
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Not Everybody Getting Into the Graduate School at Ecole Polytechnique is Human …

For those intimate with campus, this fella’ was holding court on the stairs, just below the 1st floor of “Petit Boncourt” …

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Paper: Performance analysis of Trickle as a flooding mechanism

“The Trickle Algorithm” is conceived as an adaptive mechanism for allowing efficient and reliable information sharing among nodes, communicating across a lossy and shared medium. Its basic principle is, for each node, to monitor transmissions from its neighbours, compare what…
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With students away on summer vacation, time to bring order to their mess …

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Getting Hands Dirty with TCP: Exercises on Bufferbloat, CODEL …

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Paper: A Study of Link Buffering for OLSR

In this paper, we propose an extension of the Optimized Link State Routing (OLSR) protocol based on link layer notification, “link buffering” and “packet restoration”. When link disconnection is detected by link layer notification, the route entries having the disconnected…
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Is MPLS A Successful Protocol? Seminar at Ecole Polytechnique by Jean-Louis Rougier from Telecom-ParisTech

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Seminar on Industrial IoT at Ecole Polytechnique, by Jeremie Bellec from SpinalCom

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Fare well, Colonel Tourneur …

This week marked the departure of Colonel Bernard Tourneur from his function as “Chef de Corps” — roughly speaking, that is the position of commanding officer for all of our students (a majority of whom are junior officers during their…
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Paper: Analyzing control traffic overhead in mobile ad-hoc network protocols versus mobility and data traffic activity

This paper proposes a general, parameterized model for analyzing protocol control overheads in mobile ad-hoc networks. A probabilistic model for the network topology and the data traffic is proposed in order to estimate overhead due to control packets of routing…
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It’s summer – it’s Science-Time…

It’s summer…which means that while our engineering and graduate students are leaving campus, we’ve got an occasion to spend important quality time with our PhD students and colleagues, and make (attempts at) leap and bounds on our scientific production ……
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It’s summer … it’s X-Science Camp …

It’s summer…which means that while our engineering and graduate students are leaving campus, a different population takes over — and yes, that in addition to our campus wildlife: This week, Ecole Polytechnique is playing host to a high-school-science-camp — roughly…
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Looking sharp: practice underway for the parade on July 14 (“Bastille Day”) at Ecole Polytechnique.

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An instant (and temporary) shift of priorities at the Ecole Polytechnique Innovation Center…

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I am going to go out on a limb, and guess that July 14 is coming up …

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Paper: IP Links in Multihop Ad Hoc Wireless Networks?

A number of efforts currently aim at scalable and efficient mobile ad hoc routing, an essential piece concerning the integration of such networks in the Internet. However, there is another independent and important issue, namely, how can existing Internet networks…
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Always exciting to have Guillaume Sauvage de Saint Marc from Cisco talk Open innovation at Ecole Polytechnique

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Ecole Polytechnique 6 months start-up acceleration program open for applications

The Ecole Polytechnique Innovation Center (affectionally known as DrahiX) is recruiting its 8th crop of start-ups for its acceleration program (affectionally known as X-Up) — an excellent opportunity to be accompanied in taking your nascent start-up to the next level,…
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Seminar by Cedric Lavenu from EDF R&D on Smart Grid and Connected Energy

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Demystifying Network Topologies …

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Today: Off to beautiful Grenoble for “Jury Duty” for Benoît Vinot’s PhD defense on Smart Grid management and simulation

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Honor Guard …

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Bad Science: Euh…*Optimistic* Link State Routing Protocol for Adhoc Networks????

The other morning, Google Scholar shot me another email, indicating new citations to my papers. It’s often interesting to see how other people build on what I’ve done in the past, and so it’s become somewhat of a tradition that…
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Final Interoperability Test (& Exam) in the hands-on, applied, networking course at Ecole Polytechnique …

… where the 2nd year engineering students developed and demonstrated a multi-player, Tron-inspired, on-line game. Good job gals and guys …

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Paper: Vulnerability Analysis of the Optimized Link State Routing Protocol version 2 (OLSRv2)

Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs) are leaving the confines of research laboratories, to find place in real-world deploy-ments. Outside specialized domains (military, vehicular, etc.), city-wide community-networks are emerging, connecting regular Internet users with each other, and with the Internet, via…
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Christmas in June: We Got Our NetFPGA

After what seemed to be an eternity (but, which really was just short of two months total) we got our first NetFPGA — just in time for us to get familiar with it, before starting a student project (a “PSC”)…
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Today would be the day to take a boat to the office …

Heavy rain for a few days has made getting around the greater Paris region ever so slightly more difficult – this is from just behind Orly airport …

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Today would be the day to take a boat to the office …

Heavy rain for a few days has made getting around the greater Paris region ever so slightly more difficult – this is from just behind Orly airport …

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When the Internet meets a 3D printer: custom dices for IP address assignment …

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Thank you 🙏 Serge Chanchole from X-Tech/X-Up, for hosting the Ecole Polytechnique Executive Education IoT program today

Very interesting to learn about the process “from idea to successful start-up”, as exemplified through numerous success-stories having gone through the Ecole Polytechnique Accelerator / Incubator program. To see the different prototyping and early-stage manufacturing facilities, available to accelerate and…
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PSC Project Pitch day at Ecole Polytechnique

With our partners from Cisco, and Keio University, we’re presenting research projects and fielding questions from 1st year engineering students. Many of whom will join our research teams come September…

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Paper: IPv6 Operation for WAVE – Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments

The IEEE WAVE protocol suite is providing commu- nications services to applications in vehicular networks, by way of promising support for two protocol stacks: the Wave Short Message Protocol (WSMP) and IPv6. While WSMP is developed within the IEEE 1609…
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Paper: IPv6 Operation for WAVE – Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments

The IEEE WAVE protocol suite is providing commu- nications services to applications in vehicular networks, by way of promising support for two protocol stacks: the Wave Short Message Protocol (WSMP) and IPv6. While WSMP is developed within the IEEE 1609…
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That time of the year again …

Best of luck to all the hopeful, at the Ecole Polytechnique competitive entrance exams!

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Projet Scientifique Collectif (scientific group project) at Ecole Polytechnique, under the watchful eyes of Pierre Pfister from Cisco and prof Juan Antonio Cordero Fuertes

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Time Travel?

Got this in the mail this morning (June 1, 2018) – should I infer that the IEEE subtly is trying to tell me that I missed the IEEE Proceedings Special Issue on Time Travel….?

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Baptiste Desprez live-demo’ing SQL injection attacks to students in the Cybersecurity MODAL at Ecole Polytechnique…

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Something’s brewing at Ecole Polytechnique …

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Paper: Route Optimization in Nested Mobile Networks (NEMO) using OLSR

Internet edge mobility has been possible for a number of years: mobile IP[8], allows a host to change its point of at- tachment to the Internet and NEMO [6] allows the same functionality for a group of hosts along with…
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