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Abdelkader Outtagarts

Paris-Saclay, France
Senior Researcher, IEEE Senior Member, Ph.D

Education

  • 2009 – 2010 - Entrepreneurial Boot camp program, ESCP Europe / ESCP-EAP, France
  • 1997 – 1999 - Master, Software Engineering, Université du Québec - École de Technologie supérieure, Montreal, Canada
  • 1990 – 1994 - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Heat science and Energy engineering,  Institut national des Sciences appliquées de Lyon, France
  • 1989 – 1990 - Master (DEA), Heat Transfer, Institut national des Sciences appliquées de Lyon, 
  • 1983-1988 - Engineer Diploma, Electrical Engineering, Bejaia University, Algeria

Biography

I'm senior researcher and technical leader in NFV and SDN orchestration, machine learning and automation in Nokia Bell Labs. I received a MSc and Ph.D. degrees from the INSA de Lyon in France, in 1990 and 1994 respectively, on automation of energy systems. In 1999, I received a MSc on software engineering from Ecole de Technologie Supérieure of Montreal in Canada. My professional experience of over 20 years, on information systems and telecommunications, energy efficiency, software engineering, cloud computing, data mining, NFV micro services and SDN orchestration and automation, is mainly acquired in France and Canada in R&D teams (Alcatel,  Nextenso, Alcatel-Lucent, Hydro-Quebec, UTILICASE and SCII Technology), in research laboratories in Lyon (INSA), Montreal (ETS, CRIM) and Paris Saclay(Nokia Bell labs).

I am author and co-author of several papers and patents:

Skills: Research, Cloud RAN, Wireless, 5G, Data analytics, Software Engineering, IMS Applications and Enablers, System Security, Cloud computing, Openstack, Hadoop, Energy efficiency, Intelligent Control Systems.

Research Interests

  • Distributed Systems & Controls
  • Dynamic Cloud
  • IoT/M2M
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Engineering
  • Wireless Communications

Honors and Awards

IEEE Senior Member

Professional Activities

  • Research and Technical project management, Bell Labs, France
  • Security Engineering Manager and Product Security Prime in IMS products R&D, Alcatel-lucent, France
  • Senior Software Engineering Consultant, Interpro consulants and SCII technology, Montreal, Canada
  • Assistant professor on security of information systems, IUT, Orsay, France
  • Researcher and Assistant professor on network and telecommunications, Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal, Canada
  • Researcher and Assistant professor on energy and thermal sciences, National Institut of Applied Sciences, Lyon, France

Selected Articles and Publications

2020

Quang Tran Anh Pham, Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Evolutionary Actor-Multi-Critic Model for VNF-FG Embedding, IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC 2020)

2019

El Hocine Bouzidi, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Rami Langar, Deep Reinforcement Learning Application for Network Latency Management in Software Defined Networks, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2019), 6p.

Quang Pham tran anh, Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, Abdelkader Outtagarts, A deep reinforcement learning approach for VNF Forwarding Graph Embedding, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management 16 (4), 1318-1331

Duc-Hung Luong, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Multi-level Resource Scheduling for Network Slicing Toward 5G, 10-th International Conference on the Network of the Future (NoF 1019), 25-31

Makram Bouzid, Duc-Hung Luong, Dimitre Kostadinov, Yue Jin, Lorenzo Maggi, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Armen Aghasaryan, Cooperative AI-based e2e Network Slice Scaling, INFOCOM 2019, 959-960

2018

El Hocine Bouzidi, Hung Luong, Abdelkader Outtagart, Abdelkrim Hebbar, Rami Langar, Online-based Learning for Predictive Network Latency in Software-defined Network,  IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 8-13 Dec 2018, Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Quang Pham tran anh, Yassine Hadjadj-Aoul, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Deep Reinforcement Learning based QoS-aware Routing in Knowledge-defined networking, QSHINE 2018, December 3-4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Duc-Hung Luong,  Huu-Trung Thieu, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Predictive Autoscaling Orchestration for Cloud-native Telecom Microservices, IEEE 5G World Forum 2018, July 2018

Duc-Hung Luong,  Huu-Trung Thieu, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Cloudification and Autoscaling Orchestration for Container-based Mobile Networks Toward 5G: Experimentation, Challenges and Perspectives, IEEE VTC 2018, June 2018.

2017

Duc-Hung Luong, Huu Trung Thieu, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Bruno Mongazon-Cazavet, Telecom Microservices Orchestration, Netsoft 2017- IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization, Bologna, p. 1-2.

2016

Duc-Hung Luong, Abdelkader Outtagarts, Abdelkrim Hebbar, Traffic Monitoring in Software Defined Networks Using Opendaylight Controller, International Conference on Mobile, Secure and Programmable Networking, p. 38-48, 2016.

2015

Abdelkader Outtagarts, Laurent Roullet, Bruno Mongazon-Cazavet, Aravinthan Gopalasingham - When IT meets Telco : RAN as a Service (accepted), 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, p. 422-423, 7-10 december, 2015.

2014

Abdelkader Outtagarts, Sylvain Squedin, Olivier Martinot - Cloud-based Automatic Video Editing Using Keywords, E-Business ans Telecommunications, Communication in Computing and Information Science, Volume 455, 2014, pp 228-241, Springer-Verlag

2013

Abdelkader Outtagarts, Aderrazagh Mbodj - Automatic Video Programming using LSA and Audio Transcript, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London June 4, 2013

2012

Abdelkader Outtagarts, Aderrazagh Mbodj - A Cloud-based Collaborative and Automatic Video Editor (Irvine, California), IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (IEEE Computer Science Society) December 10, 2012.

Abdelkader Outtagarts, Sylvain Squedin, Olivier Martinot - Keyword-based Automatic Multimedia Authoring in The Cloud (Rome, Italy), SIGMAP 2012, the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications July 24, 2012

2009

Abdelkader Outtagarts, Olivier Martinot - iSSEE: IMS Sensors Search Engine Enabler for Sensors Mashups, IJCSI International Journal of Computer Science Issues November 2009

Abdelkader Outtagarts - Mobile Agent-based Applications : a Survey, IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security November 2009

1999

Abdelkader Outtagarts, Michel Kadoch  - Client-Server and mobile agent : performances comparative study in the management of MIBs, First International Workshop on Mobile Agents for Telecommunication Applications October 6, 1999

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