Mohamed Faten Zhani

Mohamed Faten Zhani
Professeur
Formation Dipl. d’ingénieur, Dipl. de Mastère (Tunisie), Ph.D. (UQAM)
Bureau A-4489
Téléphone 514 396-8644
Présentation

Département de génie logiciel et des TI

Axes de recherche :

  • Technologies de l’information et des communications

Expertises :

  • Infonuagique (Cloud Computing) et virtualisation des réseaux informatiques
  • Traitement de données massives
  • Réseaux programmables
  • Gestion des ressources dans les systèmes distribués à grande échelle
  • Mesure des performances des réseaux et des protocoles
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14th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM)
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IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft)
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6th International Conference on the Network of the Future (NOF)
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2017 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC)
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2017 Sixth International Conference on Communications and Networking (ComNet)
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IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2012
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IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 2009. ISCC 2009
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IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 2008. ISCC 2008
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Fourth International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems, 2007. BROADNETS 2007
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10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), 2014
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9th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), 2013
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IFIP Networking Conference, 2014
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Communications infrastructure for cloud computing: design and applications
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IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM)
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5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (Cloudnet)
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IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium: Management in a Software Defined World, NOMS 2014
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4th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization and Workshops (NetSoft)
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Proceedings of the 2015 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM)
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21st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, 2007, AINAW '07
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2015 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet)
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IEEE 32nd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2012
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IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2013
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Proceedings IEEE INFOCOM, 2014
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IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
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IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), 2014
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2014 ACM Conference on Special Interest Group on Data Communication, SIGCOMM 2014
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9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, 2007. ICTON '07
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21st Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks and Workshops (ICIN)
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ICAC'12 - Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on Autonomic Computing
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IEEE 34th Conference on Local Computer Networks, 2009. LCN 2009
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IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2009. GLOBECOM 2009.
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IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2012
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International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer & Telecommunication Systems, 2009. SPECTS 2009
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International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, 2008. SPECTS 2008
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12th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 2007. ISCC 2007
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IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2013), 2013
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5èmes journées scientifiques des jeunes chercheurs en Génie Electrique et Informatique, GEI'2005
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Cloud Services, Networking, and Management
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Cours et encadrements

Cours

GTI777 Conception de services de réseautique et de messagerie (Hiver 2019)
MTI777 Conception de services de réseautique et de messagerie (Hiver 2019)

Encadrements

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Approvisionnement axé sur le profit des chaînes de service réseau, par Racheg,Walid.
    Été 2017

    Cost-Aware VNF Placement in Cloud Infrastructures, par Ghrada,Nadir.
    Été 2018

    Mitigation des attaques de déni de service dans les réseaux définis par logiciel, par Dridi,Lobna.
    Été 2017

    En codirection avec : Elbiaze, Halima
    Gestion de la récupération de données dans les systèmes de stockages infonuagiques, par Tlili,Ghada.
    Hiver 2018

    Gestion de la disponibilité de service dans le cloud, par Aidi,Saifeddine.
    Automne 2019

Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)

    Déploiement de la technologie SDN dans les infrastructures à large-échelle, par Moufakir,Tarik.
    Hiver 2020

    Virtual Network Function Management in Software Defined Networks, par Alomari,Zakaria.
    Hiver 2020

    On optimizing the performance and energy-efficiency of NFV/SDN based networks, par Yahyaoui,Haythem.
    Hiver 2020

Projet d'application à 15 crédits

    Conception et évaluation d'un mécanisme d'équilibrage de charge pour les réseaux définis par logiciel, par Sossoulo,Yaovi Messan.
    Hiver 2018

Publications
Compte rendu de conférence (36)

Saifeddine Aidi, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Yehia Elkhatib. 2019. « On optimizing backup sharing through efficient VNF migration ». IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft) (Paris, France, June 24-28, 2019) p. 60-65. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Saifeddine Aidi, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Yehia Elkhatib. 2018. « On improving service chains survivability through efficient backup provisioning ». 14th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) (Rome, Italy, Nov. 5-9, 2018) p. 108-115. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Nadir Ghrada, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Yehia Elkhatib. 2018. « Price and performance of cloud-hosted virtual network functions: Analysis and future challenges ». 4th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization and Workshops (NetSoft) (Montreal, QC, Canada, June 25-29, 2018) p. 482-487. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Ghada Tlili, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Halima Elbiaze. 2018. « On providing deadline-aware cloud storage services ». 21st Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks and Workshops (ICIN) (Paris, France, 19-22, 2018) IEEE.

Narjes Aloulou, Mouna Ayari, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Leila Saidane, Guy Pujolle. 2017. « Effective controller placement in controller-based Named Data Networks ». 2017 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC) (Silicon Valley, CA, USA, Jan. 26-29, 2017) p. 249-254. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Narjes Aloulou, Mouna Ayari, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Leila Saidane, Guy Pujolle. 2017. « Taxonomy and comparative study of NDN forwarding strategies ». 2017 Sixth International Conference on Communications and Networking (ComNet) (Hammamet, Tunisia, Mar. 29-Apr. 01, 2017) Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Mouhamad Dieye, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Halima Elbiaze. 2017. « On achieving high data availability in heterogeneous cloud storage systems ». IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM) (Lisbon, Portugal, May 08-12, 2017) p. 326-334. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Walid Racheg, Nadir Ghrada, Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2017. « Profit-driven resource provisioning in NFV-based environments ». IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) (Paris, France, May 21-25, 2017) Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Lobna Dridi, Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2016. « SDN-Guard: DoS Attacks Mitigation in SDN Networks ». 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (Cloudnet) (Pisa, Italy, Oct. 03-05, 2016) p. 212-217. Piscataway, NJ, USA : IEEE.

Narjes Aloulou, Mouna Ayari, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Leila Saidane. 2015. « A popularity-driven controller-based routing and cooperative caching for named data networks ». 6th International Conference on the Network of the Future (NOF) (Montreal, QC, Canada, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2015) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

Zhihong Liu, Qi Zhang, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Raouf Boutaba, Yaping Liu, Zhenghu Gong. 2015. « DREAMS: Dynamic resource allocation for MapReduce with data skew ». Proceedings of the 2015 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM) (Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 11-15, 2015) p. 18-26. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

Amina Mseddi, Mohammad Ali Salahuddin, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Halima Elbiaze, Roch H. Glitho. 2015. « On optimizing replica migration in distributed cloud storage systems ». 2015 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet) (Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Oct. 5-7, 2015) p. 191-197. IEEE.

A. Amokrane, M. F. Zhani, Qi Zhang, R. Langar, R. Boutaba, G. Pujolle. 2014. « On satisfying green SLAs in distributed clouds ». 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), 2014 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 17-21, 2014) p. 64-72. IEEE.

M. F. Bari, M. F. Zhani, Zhang Qi, R. Ahmed, R. Boutaba. 2014. « CQNCR: Optimal VM migration planning in cloud data centers ». IFIP Networking Conference, 2014 (Trondheim, Norway, June 2-4, 2014) p. 1-9. IEEE.

Rafael Pereira Esteves, Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Raouf Boutaba. 2014. « Evaluating allocation paradigms for multi-objective adaptive provisioning in virtualized networks ». IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium: Management in a Software Defined World, NOMS 2014 (Krakow, Poland, May 5-9, 2014) Krakow, Poland : IEEE Computer Society.

Zhang Qi, M. F. Zhani, M. Jabri, R. Boutaba. 2014. « Venice: reliable virtual data center embedding in clouds ». Proceedings IEEE INFOCOM, 2014 (Toronto,ON, Canada, April 2-May 2, 2014) p. 289-297. IEEE.

A. R. Roy, M. F. Bari, M. F. Zhani, R. Ahmed, R. Boutaba. 2014. « Design and management of DOT: a distributed OpenFlow testbed ». IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), 2014 (Krakow, Poland, May 5-9, 2014) p. 1-9. IEEE.

Arup Raton Roy, Md Faizul Bari, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Reaz Ahmed, Raouf Boutaba. 2014. « DOT: Distributed OpenFlow testbed ». 2014 ACM Conference on Special Interest Group on Data Communication, SIGCOMM 2014 p. 367-368. Chicago, IL, USA : Association for Computing Machinery.

M. F. Bari, A. R. Roy, S. R. Chowdhury, Zhang Qi, M. F. Zhani, R. Ahmed, R. Boutaba. 2013. « Dynamic controller provisioning in software defined networks ». 9th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), 2013 (Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 14-18, 2013) p. 18-25. IEEE.

Zhang Qi, M. F. Zhani, R. Boutaba, J. L. Hellerstein. 2013. « Harmony: dynamic heterogeneity-aware resource provisioning in the cloud ». IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2013 (Philadelphia, PA, USA, July 8-11, 2013) p. 510-519. IEEE.

M. F. Zhani, Zhang Qi, G. Simon, R. Boutaba. 2013. « VDC Planner: dynamic migration-aware virtual data center embedding for clouds ». IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2013), 2013 (Ghent, Belgium, May 27-31, 2013) p. 18-25.

K. Alsubhi, M. F. Zhani, R. Boutaba. 2012. « Embedded Markov process based model for performance analysis of intrusion detection and prevention systems ». IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2012 (Anaheim, CA, USA, Dec. 3-7, 2012) p. 898-903. IEEE.

Zhang Qi, Zhu Quanyan, M. F. Zhani, R. Boutaba. 2012. « Dynamic service placement in geographically distributed clouds ». IEEE 32nd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2012 (Macau, China, June 18-21, 2012) p. 526-535.

Qi Zhang, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Shuo Zhang, Quanyan Zhu, Raouf Boutaba, Joseph L. Hellerstein. 2012. « Dynamic energy-aware capacity provisioning for cloud computing environments ». ICAC'12 - Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on Autonomic Computing (San Jose, CA, USA, Sept. 18-20, 2012) p. 145-154. San Jose, CA, United states : Association for Computing Machinery.

M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze, F. Kamoun. 2012. « A prediction-based active queue management for TCP networks ». IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2012 (Cappadocia, Turkey, July 1-4, 2012) p. 000271-000276.

W. H. F. Aly, M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze. 2009. « Adaptive offset for OBS networks using feedback control techniques ». IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 2009. ISCC 2009 (Sousse, Tunisia, July 5-8, 2009) p. 195-199. IEEE.

M. F. Zhani, W. H. F. Aly, H. Elbiaze. 2009. « On providing QoS in optical burst switched networks using feedback control ». IEEE 34th Conference on Local Computer Networks, 2009. LCN 2009 (Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 20-23, 2009) p. 309-312. IEEE.

M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze, W. H. F. Aly. 2009. « TCP based estimation method for loss control in OBS networks ». IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2009. GLOBECOM 2009. (Honolulu, HI, USA, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2009) p. 1-6. IEEE.

M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze, F. Kamoun. 2009. « An empirical evaluation of short-period prediction performance ». International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer & Telecommunication Systems, 2009. SPECTS 2009 (Istambul, Turkey, July 13-16, 2009) p. 347-354. IEEE.

W. H. F. Aly, M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze. 2008. « On controlling burst loss ratio inside an OBS network ». IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 2008. ISCC 2008 (Marrakech, Morocco, July 6-9, 2008) p. 56-61. IEEE.

M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze, F. Kamoun. 2008. « Analysis of prediction performance of training-based models using real network traffic ». International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, 2008. SPECTS 2008 (Edinburgh, Scotland, June 16-18, 2008) p. 472-479. IEEE.

W. H. F. Aly, M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze. 2007. « Using closed loop feedback control theoretic techniques to improve obs networks performance ». Fourth International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems, 2007. BROADNETS 2007 (Raleigh, NC, USA, Sept. 10-14, 2007) p. 46-54. IEEE.

K. Maalaoui, L. A. Saidane, M. F. Zhani. 2007. « FP/EDF versus FP/FIFO local scheduling and probabilistic QoS guarantees in a bluetooth piconet ». 21st International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, 2007, AINAW '07 (Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 21-23, 2007) p. 905-910.

J. N. T. Sanghapi, H. Elbiaze, M. F. Zhani. 2007. « Adaptive burst assembly mechanism for OBS networks using control channel availability ». 9th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, 2007. ICTON '07 (Roma, Italy, July 1-5, 2007) p. 96-100. IEEE.

M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze, F. Kamoun. 2007. « α_ SNFAQM: an active queue management mechanism using neurofuzzy prediction ». 12th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, 2007. ISCC 2007 (Las Vegas , NV, USA, July 1-4, 2007) p. 381-386. IEEE.

M. F. Zhani, F. Rouai, F. Kamoun, M. B. Ahmed. 2005. « Internet traffic prediction using a neurofuzzy approach ». 5èmes journées scientifiques des jeunes chercheurs en Génie Electrique et Informatique, GEI'2005 (Sousse, Tunisia, Mar. 25-27, 2005)

Article publié dans une revue, révisé par les pairs (19)

Carol Fung, Jerome Francois, Weverton Cordeiro, Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2019. « Advanced security management ». International Journal of Network Management. vol. 29 , nº 3. 2 p.

Ghada Tlili, Haythem Yahyaoui, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Halima Elbiaze. 2019. « DAReSch: deadline-aware request scheduling for cloud storage services ». Annals of Telecommunications. vol. 74 , nº 9-10. p. 545-557.

Luis M. Vaquero, Felix Cuadrado, Yehia Elkhatib, Jorge Bernal-Bernabe, Satish N. Srirama, Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2019. « Research challenges in nextgen service orchestration ». Future Generation Computer Systems. vol. 90 p. 20-38.

Blesson Varghese, Philipp Leitner, Suprio Ray, Kyle Chard, Adam Barker, Yehia Elkhatib, Herry Herry, Cheol-Ho Hong, Jeremy Singer, Fung Po Tso, Eiko Yoneki, Mohamed-Faten Zhani. 2019. « Cloud futurology ». Computer. vol. 52 , nº 9. p. 68-77.

Lobna Dridi, Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2018. « A holistic approach to mitigating DoS attacks in SDN networks ». International Journal of Network Management. vol. 28 , nº 1.

Amina Mseddi, Mohammad Ali Salahuddin, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Halima Elbiaze, Roch H. Glitho. 2018. « Efficient replica migration scheme for distributed cloud storage systems ». IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. 14 p. (Sous presse)

Richard Olaniyan, Olamilekan Fadahunsi, Muthucumaru Maheswaran, Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2018. « Opportunistic edge computing: Concepts, opportunities and research challenges ». Future Generation Computer Systems. vol. 89 p. 633-645.

Yehia Elkhatib, Barry Porter, Heverson B. Ribeiro, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Junaid Qadir, Etienne Rivière. 2017. « On using micro-clouds to deliver the fog ». IEEE Internet Computing. vol. 21 , nº 2. p. 8-15.

Ahmed Amokrane, Rami Langar, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Raouf Boutaba, Guy Pujolle. 2015. « Greenslater: On satisfying green SLAs in distributed clouds ». IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management. vol. 12 , nº 3. p. 363-376.

Qi Zhang, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Yuke Yang, Raouf Boutaba, Bernard Wong. 2015. « PRISM: fine-grained resource-aware scheduling for MapReduce ». IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. vol. 3 , nº 2. p. 182-194.

M. G. Rabbani, M. F. Zhani, R. Boutaba. 2014. « On achieving high survivability in virtualized data centers ». IEICE Transactions on Communications. vol. E97-B , nº 1. p. 10-18.

Qi Zhang, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Raouf Boutaba, Joseph L. Hellerstein. 2014. « Dynamic heterogeneity-aware resource provisioning in the cloud ». IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. vol. 2 , nº 1. p. 14-28.

A. Amokrane, M. F. Zhani, R. Langar, R. Boutaba, G. Pujolle. 2013. « Greenhead: virtual data center embedding across distributed infrastructures ». IEEE Transactions of Cloud Computing. vol. 1 , nº 1. p. 36-49.

M. F. Bari, R. Boutaba, R. Esteves, L. Z. Granville, M. Podlesny, M. G. Rabbani, Zhang Qi, M. F. Zhani. 2013. « Data center network virtualization: a survey ». IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. vol. 15 , nº 2. p. 909-928.

Qi Zhang, Quanyan Zhu, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Raouf Boutaba, Joseph L. Hellerstein. 2013. « Dynamic service placement in geographically distributed clouds ». IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. vol. 31 , nº 12. p. 762-772.

Mohamed Faten Zhani, H. Elbiaze, F. Kamoun. 2011. « An empirical evaluation of multi-step prediction performance ». Journal of Networks. vol. 6 , nº 4. p. 567-576.

Halima Elbiaze, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Omar Cherkaoui, Farouk Kamoun. 2010. « A new structure-preserving method of sampling for predicting self-similar traffic ». Telecommunication Systems. vol. 43 , nº 3-4. p. 265-277.

Mohamed Faten Zhani, Farouk Kamoun, Halima Elbiaze. 2010. « Analysis of prediction performance of training-based models using real network traffic ». International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology. vol. 37 , nº 1. p. 10-19.

M. F. Zhani, H. Elbiaze, F. Kamoun. 2009. « Analysis and Prediction of Real Network Traffic ». Journal of Networks. vol. 4 , nº 9. p. 855-865.

Communication (2)

Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2018. « "Network service chains" as a service – deployment and research challenges ». Communication lors de la conférence : IEEE International Workshop on Emerging Trends in Softwarized Networks (ETSN 2018) co-located with IEEE Conference on Network and Softwarization 2018 ( Montreal, QC, Canada, June 25, 2018 )

Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2018. « Rethinking the network architecture and protocols for the tactile internet ». Communication lors de la conférence : 1st International Workshop on High-Precision Networks Operations and Control (HiPNet 2018) co-located with the 14th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2018) ( Rome, Italy, Nov. 9, 2018 )

Chapitre de livre (2)

Mohamed Faten Zhani, Raouf Boutaba. 2015. « Survivability and fault tolerance in the cloud ». In Cloud Services, Networking, and Management . p. 295-308. Wiley.

Raouf Boutaba, Qi Zhang, Mohamed Faten Zhani. 2014. « Virtual machine migration in cloud computing environments: benefits, challenges, and approaches ». In Communications infrastructure for cloud computing: design and applications . p. 383-408. IGI Global.

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