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Nidhi Hegde

Group: Lab members
Position: Senior Research Scientist
Email: email
Phone Number: +33 1 41 86 53 41

Office Address:
1 rue Jeanne d'Arc
92443 Issy les Moulineaux cedex - France

Research interests:

  • Resource allocation in networks and distributed systems
  • Content dissemination in social networks
  • Privacy
  • Recommendation systems




This European project aims to develop technical solutions for opportunistic resource usage in mobile social networks.


This national (ANR) project aims at the design of content sharing and content recommendation schemes in a social networking enviroment of opportunistic contacts.




Stable and Scalable Universal Swarms Ji Zhu, Stratis Ioannidis, Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulie PODC ACM, July 2013 [View] [BibTex]

Self-Organizing Flows in Social Networks Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulie, Laurent Viennot. SIROCCO 2013, 20th International Colloquium on Structural Information and Communication Complexity July 2013 [View]

Distributed Content Curation on the Web Zeinab Abbassi, Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulie W-PIN+NetEcon The joint Workshop on Pricing and Incentives in Networks and Systems ACM, June 2013 [View]

How to Optimally Allocate Your Budget of Attention in Social Networks Bo Jiang, Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulié, Don Towsley IEEE INFOCOM IEEE, April 2013 [View] [BibTex]

Electricity Markets Meet the Home through Demand Response Lazaros Gkatzikis, Theodoros Salonidis, Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulié IEEE CDC IEEE, December 2012 [View] [BibTex]

SCAMPI: Service platform for soCial Aware Mobile and Pervasive computIng Mikko Pitkanen, Andrea Passarella, Silvia Giordiano, Franck Legendre, Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos, Joerg Ott, Teemu Karkkainen, Marco Conti, Daniele Puccinelli, Martin May, Nidhi Hegde, Karin Hummel, Sacha Trifunovic ACM Mobile Cloud Computing Workshop ACM, August 2012 [BibTex]

Optimal Decentralized Spectrum Sharing: A Simulation Approach Nidhi Hegde, Alexandre Proutière CISS 2012 March 2012 [BibTex]

Optimal control of residential energy storage under price fluctuations Peter van de ven, Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulie, Theodoros Salonidis IARIA Energy conference 2011 May 2011 [View] [BibTex]



Optimal control of end-user energy storage Peter van de Ven, Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulié, Theodoros Salonidis IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 4(2): 789--797 IEEE, June 2013 [BibTex]

The price of privacy in untrusted recommendation engines Siddhartha Banerjee, Nidhi Hegde, Laurent Massoulié Allerton 2012 October 2012



On Optimizing for Epidemic Live Streaming.  N. Hegde, F. Mathieu, and D. Perino.  Proc.  IEEE ICCC, 2010.


Scheduling Mobile users in Wireless Networks.  N. Hegde.  YEQT (Young European Queueing Theorists) Workshop, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 2009.


Flow-Level Performance and Capacity of Wireless Networks with User Mobility.  T. Bonald, S. Borst, N. Hegde, M. Jonckheere, and A. Proutiere.  Queueing Systems, special issue on the occasion of the Erlang Centennial conference, 63(1--4):131--164, December 2009.


Capacity gains of some frequency reuse schemes in OFDMA networks.  T. Bonald and N. Hegde.  IEEE Globecom 2009.


Mobility-driven Scheduling in Wireless Networks.  S. Borst, N. Hegde, and A. Proutiere.   Proc. IEEE Infocom 2009.


Diffusion épidémique en quasi-direct : la taille compte.  N. Hegde, F. Mathieu, and D. Perino.  Proc. ALGOTEL, 2009.

Rate region of multi-channel mesh networks with rate control.  N. Hegde and A. Proutiere.  Proc. RAWNET.  2008.

Playing with the Bandwidth Conservation Law.   F. Benbadis, N. Hegde, F. Mathieu, and D. Perino.  Proc. P2P 2008, the 8th International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing.

Interacting queues with server selection and coordinated scheduling - Application to cellular data networks. S. Borst, N. Hegde, and A. Proutiere.  In ANOR, Special issue on Stochastic Performance Models for Resource Allocation in Communication Systems, 170(1), 2009.

Rate region of Mutli-Channel Mesh Networks with Rate Control.  N. Hegde and Alexandre Proutiere.  Proc. RAWNET 2008.

Integration of Streaming and Elastic Traffic in Wireless Networks.  S. Borst and N. Hegde.  Proc. IEEE Infocom 2007.

Performance Analysis of Wireless Multihop Data Networks.  N. Hegde and  A. Proutiere.  In Wireless Systems and Mobility in Next Generation Internet. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 4369, Springer, 2007.

Packet and Flow level Performance of Wireless Multihop Data Networks.  N. Hegde and A. Proutiere.  Proc.  IEEE Globecom 2006.

Capacity of Multiservice WCDMA Networks with Variable GoS.  N. Hegde and E. Altman.  In Wireless Networks.  12(2), 2006.

Exact and approximate analysis of sojourn times in finite discriminatory processor-sharing queues.  O. Boxma, N. Hegde, and R. Nunez-Queija.  In AEU International journal on Electronic Communications.  60(2):109--115, 2006.

Capacity of Wireless Data Networks with Intra- and Inter-Cell Mobility.  S. Borst, N. Hegde, and A. Proutiere.  Proc. IEEE Infocom 2006.

Evaluating the voice capacity of 802.11 WLAN under distributed control.  N. Hegde and A. Proutiere.  Proc. IEEE LANMAN 2005.

Sojourn times in finite-capacity Processor-Sharing queues.  S. Borst, O. Boxma, and N. Hegde.  Proc. EuroNGI 2005.

Wireless Data Performance in Multi-Cell Scenarios.  T. Bonald, S. Borst, N. Hegde, and A. Proutiere.  Proc. ACM Sigmetrics 2004.

On the Impact of the Soft Handoff Threshold and the Maximum Size of the Active Group on Resource Allocation and Outage Probability in the UMTS System.  D. Avidor, N. Hegde and S. Mukherjee.  IEEE Transactions on Wireless CommunicationsIn 3 565--577, 2004.

Capacity of multiservice {WCDMA} Networks with variable GoS.  N. Hegde and E. Altman.  Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference(WCNC), 2003.

Impact of soft handoff threshold and maximum active group size on base station downlink transmit power in the UMTS system.  D. Avidor, N. Hegde, and S. Mukherjee. Proc. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference(VTC) , 2003.

Service Differentiation and Guarantees for {TCP}-based Elastic Traffic.  N. Hegde and K. E. Avrachenkov.  In From QoS Provisioning to QoS Charging QofIS/ICQT, volume 2511 in Lecture Notes in Computer Science 159--168, 2002.

On the Impact of Soft Handoffs in Cellular Systems.  N. Hegde and K. Sohraby.  Computer NetworksIn 38 257--271, 2002.

Blocking in Large Mobile Cellular Networks with Bursty Traffic.  N. Hegde and K. Sohraby. Proc. ACM Sigmetrics, 2001.

On the Impact of Soft Hand-off in Cellular Systems.  N. Hegde and K. Sohraby. Proc. ACM Sigmetrics, 2000.