Nadjia Kara

Nadjia Kara
Professeure
Degrees Dipl. d’ingénieur, Dipl. de magister (Alger), Ph.D. (Polytechnique Montréal)
Office A-4495
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Département de génie logiciel et des TI

Research interests:

  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Land Transportation
  • Infrastructures and built environment

Research areas:

  • Algorithms and traffic engineering
  • Telehealth
  • Multimedia applications and services
  • Ambient intelligence
  • Resource management in next generation networks
  • Service engineering for communication networks
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IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC)
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Proceedings of ITU Kaleidoscope : The Fully Networked Human? - Innovations for Future Networks and Services (K-2011)
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Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining 2015
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4th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT)
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2012 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC)
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3rd ITU-T Kaleidoscope Academic Conference: Beyond the Internet? Innovations for Future Networks and Services
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2013 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)
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Proceedings of the 4th Canadian Semantic Web Symposium (CSWS 2013)
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1st International Conference on Ambient Systems Networks and Technologies (ANT)
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1st International Conference on Ambient Systems Networks and Technologies (ANT)
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International Conference on Advanced Technology and Science, ICAT'14
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2014 6th International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS)
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2014 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps)
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Future Network Systems and Security : 4th International Conference on Future Network Systems and Security (FNSS 2018)
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2014 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps)
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2019 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC)
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2019 IEEE 17th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN)
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2014 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM)
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2015 12th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC)
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Courses and support services

Courses

MGL825 Télématique et réseaux (Summer 2020)
GTI730 Aspects opérationnels des réseaux (Fall 2019)

Assistance to students

Projet d'application à 15 crédits

    Co-directed by: Leivadeas, Aris
    Développement d'une approche d'orchestration des chaines de services SFC à travers une infrastructure EDGE/CLOUD, by Youcef Essaidi,Nabil.
    Summer 2020

    Analyse comparative des techniques de mise en grappes (Clustering) dans les environnements virtualisés, by Arrouch,Mohssine.
    Summer 2020

    Analyse de l'interdépendance entre les chaînes de fonctions de service basée sur les CNNs (Convolutional Neural Networks) dans les environnements virtualisés., by Maakoul,Abdallah.
    Summer 2020

    Outil de collecte et d'analyse de données pour l'adaptation dynamique des ressources reliées aux VNFs, by Gstalter,Guillaume.
    Summer 2019

    Gestion des performances dans un réseaux IP MPLS avec support de la qualité de service, by Said,Abdelhadi.
    Fall 2011

    Gestion d'allocation de resources dans un environnement de virtualisation de réseaux basés sur OpenFlow, by Douiri,Othmane.
    Summer 2013

    Analyse de l'impact de la sécurité par IPSEC et BGP VPN sur les performances de la voix sur IP, by Zair,Hicham.
    Summer 2014

    Analyse des performances d'un réseau SDN basé sur Openflow, by Belaidi,Karim.
    Summer 2015

    Détection de similarité dans les chaînes de fonctions de service dans des environnements virtualisés, by Bounas,Amina.
    Summer 2020

    Orchestration flexible des ressources virtuelles dans un environnement infonuagique, by Bel Bachir Kchairi,Mohamed.
    Fall 2020

Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)

    Machine-Learning based Resource prediction in Network Function virtualization platforms, by Bellili,Asma.
    Fall 2020

    Co-directed by: Talhi, Chamseddine
    Context and Resource Aware Cloud-Based Solution for Efficent and Scalable Multi-Persona Mobile Computing, by Tout,Hanine.
    Winter 2018

    Dynamic SLA-based Resource Management Mechanims for Virtualized IMS Platform, by Benmakrelouf,Souhila.
    Summer 2020

    Co-directed by: Kara, Nadjia
    Modélisation, analyse et prédiction de l'efficacité énergétique des centres de données, by Ounifi,Hibat Allah.
    Fall 2020

    Dynamic self-adaptation of resources, by Awad,Mirna.
    Fall 2020

    Development of a mechanism for multi-domain virtualized network function placement, by Lahlou,Laaziz.
    Fall 2020

    Multi-providers redundancy management approaches, by Aboksissa,Hend.
    Fall 2020

    Co-directed by: Gherbi, Abdelouahed
    Dynamic clustering approaches for redundancy management in virtualized environments, by Mzougui,Ines.
    Fall 2020

    Adaptation multi-VNF et dynamique des ressources dans des environnements virtualisés, by St-Onge,Cédric.
    Fall 2020

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Gestion de ressources dans les infrastructures de virtualisation de réseaux, by Triki,Nizar.
    Fall 2012

    Resources Management Architecture and Algorithms for Virtualized IVR Applications in Cloud Environment, by Soualhia,Mbarka.
    Winter 2013

    Co-directed by: Glitho, Roch H
    Algorithmes de gestion de ressources dans une infrastructure de virtualisation de services de jeux vidéo, by Hassam,Mikael.
    Fall 2013

    Co-directed by: Kara, Nadjia
    Plateforme d'orchestration intelligente de conteneurs basée sur les techniques d'apprentissage machines, by Ben Cheikh Larbi,Aziz.
    Summer 2020

    Multi-Objective Aco Resource Consolidation in Cloud Computing Environment, by Malekloo,Mohammadhossein.
    Summer 2015

    Co-directed by: Mezghani, Neila
    Vers l'identification des profils des joueurs à travers l'analyse des données du jeu basée sur le modèle de régression et le regroupement, by Benmakrelouf,Souhila.
    Summer 2014

    Co-directed by: El Barachi, May
    Virtualisation d'une plateforme de gestion de contexte, by El Bardai,Abderrahmane.
    Summer 2015

    Mécanisme de surveillance dynamique du trafic et de ressources dans des systèmes IMS virtualisés et distribués, by Lacroix,Carine.
    Winter 2016

    Détection et analyse de données aberrantes pour l'adaptation des ressources dans des environnements virtualisés, by Boulares,Manel.
    Fall 2018

    Conception d'outils de génération de charge de trafic dans des environnements de communication virtualisés, by St-Onge,Cédric.
    Winter 2018

    Designing Policies Management Tools for Scalable Service Provisioning in Cloud Environments, by Suwi,Hanan.
    Summer 2019

    Co-directed by: Kara, Nadjia
    Modélisation des chaines de services hautement disponibles, by Errahmouni,Hind.
    Summer 2020

    Co-directed by: Kara, Nadjia
    Etude, conception et évaluation de techniques pour la dépendabilité des fonctions des réseaux virtualisées, by Boubakari,Ousmanou.
    Summer 2020

    Clustering Algorithms for Dynamic Adaptation of Service Function Chains, by El Mensoum,Imane.
    Fall 2019

Projet d'application à 9 crédits

    Application mobile de stimulation cognitive, by Flores Violeta,Ward.
    Summer 2012

    MindTrain : Application mobile de stimulation cognitive pour patients atteints de la maladie d'Alzheimer - Module des groupes de discussion, by Maldonado Garcia,Oscar German.
    Summer 2012

Projet d'intervention en entreprise à 15 crédits

    Co-directed by: Lafrance, Pierre
    Définition et développement d'un algorithme de prédiction du temps d'attente dans une clinique sans rendex-vous, by Waroux,Renan.
    Summer 2013

Publications
Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (20)

Souhila Benmakrelouf, Cédric St-Onge, Nadjia Kara, Hanine Tout, Claes Edstrom, Yves Lemieux. 2020. « Abnormal behavior detection using resource level to service level metrics mapping in virtualized systems ». Future Generation Computer Systems. vol. 102 p. 680-700.

Souhila Benmakrelouf, Nadjia Kara, Hanine Tout, Rafi Rabipour, Claes Edstrom. 2019. « Resource needs prediction in virtualized systems: generic proactive and self-adaptive solution ». Journal of Network and Computer Applications. vol. 148 16 p.

Lahlou Laaziz, Nadjia Kara, Rafi Rabipour, Claes Edstrom, Yves Lemieux. 2019. « FASTSCALE: A fast and scalable evolutionary algorithm for the joint placement and chaining of virtualized services ». Journal of Network and Computer Applications. vol. 148

Hanine Tout, Nadja Kara, Chamseddine Talhi, Azzam Mourad. 2019. « Proactive machine learning-based solution for advanced manageability of multi-persona mobile computing ». Computers and Electrical Engineering. vol. 80 18 p.

Hanine Tout, Chamseddine Talhi, Nadja Kara, Azzam Mourad. 2019. « Selective mobile cloud offloading to augment multi-persona performance and viability ». IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. vol. 7 , nº 2. p. 314-328.

Omar Abdel Wahab, Nadjia Kara, Claes Edstrom, Yves Lemieux. 2019. « MAPLE: a machine learning approach for efficient placement and adjustment of virtual network functions ». Journal of Network and Computer Applications. vol. 142 p. 37-50.

Souad Hadjres, Nadja Kara, May El Barachi, Fatna Belqasmi. 2018. « An SLA-aware cloud coalition formation approach for virtualized networks ». IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. 18 p. (In press)

Mohammad-Hossein Malekloo, Nadjia Kara, Mary El Barachi. 2018. « An energy efficient and SLA compliant approach for resource allocation and consolidation in cloud computing environments ». Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems. vol. 17 p. 9-24.

Amal Abdel-Baki, Shalini Lal, Olivier D. Charron, Emmanuel Stip, Nadjia Kara. 2017. « Understanding access and use of technology among youth with first-episode psychosis to inform the development of technology-enabled therapeutic interventions ». Early Intervention in Psychiatry. vol. 11 , nº 1. p. 72-76.

Hanine Tout, Chamseddine Talhi, Nadjia Kara, Azzam Mourad. 2017. « Smart mobile computation offloading: Centralized selective and multi-objective approach ». Expert Systems with Applications. vol. 80 p. 1-13.

May El Barachi, Nadjia Kara, Sleiman Rabah, Mathieu Forgues. 2015. « An open virtual multi-services networking architecture for the future internet ». Journal of Internet Services and Applications. vol. 6 , nº 3. 22 p.

Sleiman Rabah, May El Barachi, Nadjia Kara, Rachida Dssouli, Joey Paquet. 2015. « A service oriented broker-based approach for dynamic resource discovery in virtual networks ». Journal of Cloud Computing. vol. 4 , nº 3. 30 p.

Nizar Triki, Nadjia Kara, May El Barachi, Souad Hadjres. 2015. « A green energy-aware hybrid virtual network embedding approach ». Computer Networks. vol. 91 p. 712-737.

Fatna Belqasmi, Christian Azar, Roch Glitho, Mbarka Soualhia, Nadja Kara. 2014. « A case study on IVR applications' provisioning as cloud computing services ». IEEE Network. vol. 28 , nº 1. p. 33-41.

Nadjia Kara, Mbarka Soualhia, Fatna Belqasmi, Christian Azar, Roch Glitho. 2014. « Genetic-based algorithms for resource management in virtualized IVR applications ». Journal of Cloud Computing. vol. 3 18 p.

Andrei Dragoi, Nadjia Kara. 2012. « Towards an aggregated biomonitoring trafic model for wireless networks ». International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering. vol. 4 , nº 5. p. 835-839.

May El Barachi, Nadjia Kara. 2012. « Contextual information acquisition and management solutions for IPBased networks: a survey ». Recent Patents on Telecommunication. vol. 1 , nº 2. p. 81-92.

Andrei Dragoi, Nadjia Kara. 2011. « Enabling network convergence through contextual session-mobility with IMS ». The International Journal of Multimedia & its Applications. vol. 3 , nº 2. p. 12-31.

Andrei Dragoi, Nadjia Kara. 2009. « Ubiquitous and personalised contextual biomonitoring ». International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management. vol. 10 , nº 1/2. p. 27-48.

Nadjia Kara. 2009. « Mobility management approaches for mobile IP networks: Performance comparison and use recommendations ». IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. vol. 8 , nº 10. p. 1312-1325.

Conference proceeding (19)

Hani Nemati, May El Barachi, Nadjia Kara, Fatna Belqasmi. 2019. « A novel game theoretic approach for forming coalitions between IMS cloud providers ». 2019 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) (Marrakesh, Morocco, Apr. 15-18, 2019) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

Hibat-Allah Ounifi, Abdelouahed Gherbi, Nadjia Kara, Wubin Li. 2019. « A deep neural network based approach to energy efficiency analysis for cloud data center ». 2019 IEEE 17th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN) (Helsinki, Finland, July 22-25, 2019) p. 1397-1404. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

Houssem E. Mohamadi, Nadjia Kara, Mohand Lagha. 2018. « Formal verification of RGR-SEC, a secured RGR routing for UAANETs using AVISPA, Scyther and Tamarin ». Future Network Systems and Security : 4th International Conference on Future Network Systems and Security (FNSS 2018) (Paris, France, July 09-11, 2018) p. 3-16. Springer Verlag.

Souhila Benmakrelouf, Neila Mezghani, Nadja Kara. 2015. « Towards the identification of players' profiles using game's data analysis based on regression model and clustering ». Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining 2015 (Paris, France, Aug. 25-28, 2015) p. 1403-1410. ACM.

Hanine Tout, Chamseddine Talhi, Nadjia Kara, Azzam Mourad. 2015. « Towards an offloading approach that augments multi-persona performance and viability ». 2015 12th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC) (Las Vegas, NV, USA, Jan. 9-12, 2015) p. 455-460. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Mikeal Hassam, Nadjia Kara, Roch Glitho, Fatna Belqasmi. 2014. « Towards a virtualized infrastructure for video game applications in cloud environments ». International Conference on Advanced Technology and Science, ICAT'14 (Antalya, Turkey, Aug. 12-15, 2014)

Nadjia Kara, M. El Barachi, A. El Bardai, O. Alfandi. 2014. « A New Business Model and Architecture for Context-Aware Applications Provisioning in the Cloud ». 2014 6th International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS) (Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2014) Piscataway, N. J., USA : IEEE.

M. Malekloo, Nadjia Kara. 2014. « Multi-objective ACO virtual machine placement in cloud computing environments ». 2014 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps) (Austin, TX, USA, Dec. 8-12, 2014) p. 112-116. Piscataway, N. J., USA : IEEE.

H. Nemati, A. Singhvi, Nadjia Kara, M. El Barachi. 2014. « Adaptive SLA-based elasticity management algorithms for a virtualized IP multimedia subsystem ». 2014 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps) (Austin, TX, USA, Dec. 8-12, 2014) p. 7-11. Piscataway, N. J., USA : IEEE.

Flora Taheri, Jerry George, Fatna Belqasmi, Nadjia Kara, Roch Glitho. 2014. « A cloud infrastructure for scalable and elastic multimedia conferencing applications ». 2014 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 17-21, 2014) p. 292-295. IEEE.

May El Barachi, Sleiman Rabah, Nadjia Kara, Rachida Dssouli, Joey Paquet. 2013. « A Multi-Service Multi-role Integrated Information Model for Dynamic Resource Discovery in Virtual Networks ». 2013 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) (Shanghai, China, Apr. 7-10, 2013) p. 4777-4782. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Jerry George, Fatna Belqasmi, Roch Glitho, Nadjia Kara. 2013. « A substrate description framework and an RDF repository for publication and discovery in cloud based conferencing ». Proceedings of the 4th Canadian Semantic Web Symposium (CSWS 2013) (Montreal, QC, Canada, July 10, 2013) p. 41-44. Montreal, QC, Canada : Semantic Software Lab, Concordia University.

May El Barachi, Nadjia Kara, Rachida Dssouli. 2012. « Open virtual playground: Initial architecture and results ». 2012 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC) (Las Vegas, NV, USA, Jan. 14-17, 2012) p. 576-581. Piscataway, NJ : IEEE Computer Society.

F. Belqasmi, Nadjia Kara, R. Glitho. 2011. « A novel virtualized presence service for future internet ». IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC) (Kyoto, Japan, June 5-9, 2011) p. 1-6. Piscataway, NJ, USA : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Fatna Belqasmi, Christian Azar, Mbarka Soualhia, Nadjia Kara, Roch Glitho. 2011. « A virtualized infrastructure for IVR applications as services ». Proceedings of ITU Kaleidoscope : The Fully Networked Human? - Innovations for Future Networks and Services (K-2011) (Cape Town, South Africa, Dec. 12-14, 2011) p. 1-7. Los Alamitos, CA, USA : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Andrei Dragoi, Nadjia Kara. 2011. « Towards an aggregated biomonitoring - traffic model for wireless networks ». 4th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology (ICCSIT) (Chengdu, Sichuan, China, July 10-12, 2011)

May El Barachi, Nadjia Kara, Rachida Dssouli. 2010. « Towards a service-oriented network virtualization architecture ». 3rd ITU-T Kaleidoscope Academic Conference: Beyond the Internet? Innovations for Future Networks and Services (Pune, India, Dec. 13-15, 2010) p. 291-298. Piscataway, NJ : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.

Pierre-Yves Groussard, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux, Nadjia Kara. 2010. « Participatory design of a smart cognitive assistant ». 1st International Conference on Ambient Systems Networks and Technologies (ANT) (Paris, France, Nov. 8-10, 2010)

Pierre-Yves Groussard, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux, Nadjia Kara. 2010. « User needs identification for a smart cognitive assistant based on participatory design ». 1st International Conference on Ambient Systems Networks and Technologies (ANT) (Paris, France, Nov. 8-10, 2010)

Poster (3)

Fatna Belqasmi, Christian Azar, Mbarka Soualhia, Nadjia Kara, Roch Glitho. 2011. « A virtualized infrastructure for IVR applications as services ». Poster presented during a conference : Conférence Club Telecom sur le Cloud Computing ( Montréal, Canada, June 15, 2011 )

M. Soualhia, M. Hassam, Nadjia Kara. 2011. « Des infrastructures d'applications multimédias comme des services pour des environnements Infonuagique ». Poster presented during a conference : Portes Ouvertes ÉTS ( Montréal, Canada, 29 janv. 2011 )

N. Triki, Nadjia Kara. 2011. « Multi-domain resource management for virtual Network embedding ». Poster presented during a conference : Conférence Club Telecom sur le Cloud Computing ( Montréal, Canada, 15 juin 2011 )

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