Balakrishna J. Prabhu
CR1 CNRS
Laboratoire d'Anaylse et d'Architecture des Systèmes (LAAS)
Team : SARA

  • Contact details
  • Address : 7, avenue du Colonel Roche, 31077 Toulouse Cedex 4.
    Telephone : 0033 (0) 561336482
    E-mail : Balakrishna{dot}Prabhu{at}laas{dot}fr


    Publications
  • A Fluid model based Heuristic for Optimal Speed-scaling in Bandwidth-sharing
        O. Brun, H. Ben Cheikh, and B.J. Prabhu
        PERFORMANCE 2015 (Poster). Sydney, Australia. October, 2015.

  • A game-theoretic algorithm for non-linear single-path routing problems
        J. Vallet, O. Brun, B.J. Prabhu
        International Network Optimization Conference Warsaw, Pologne. May, 2015.

  • Worst-case analysis of non-cooperative load balancing
        O. Brun, B. Prabhu
        Annals of Operations Research First online: 05 November 2014

  • Bandwidth sharing networks with multiscale traffic
       M. Feuillet, M. Jonckheere and B.J. Prabhu
        Stochastic Systems, 2014

  • A Resource Sharing Game with Relative Priorities
       J. Doncel, U. Ayesta, O. Brun, B.J. Prabhu
        Performance Evaluation, Volume 79,, 2014

  • Is the Price of Anarchy the right measure for Load Balancing Games?
       J. Doncel, U. Ayesta, O. Brun, B.J. Prabhu
        ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (ToIT), 14, 2-3 2014

  • Modeling Rewards and Incentive Mechanisms for Delay Tolerant Networks
        O. Brun, R. El-Azouzi, B. Prabhu, T. Seregina
        Intl. Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt) Hammamet, Tunisia, 2014.

  • Information Dissemination Processes in Directed Social Networks
        K. Avrachenkov, K. De Turck, D. Fiems and B. Prabhu
        International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Management of Social Networks and their Applications (SOCNET) bamberg, Germany, 2014.

  • On the efficiency of non-cooperative load-balancing.
       J. Doncel, U. Ayesta, O. Brun, B.J. Prabhu
        IFIP Networking Conference, Brooklyn, USA, 2013.

  • Analytic approximations of queues with lightly- and heavily-correlated autoregressive service times.
        K. De Turck, D. Fiems, and B. J. Prabhu.
        Annals of Operations Research : Selected papers from MCQT'10. 202(1):103–119, January 2013.

  • Steady-state approximations for dynamic speed scaling in data centers
        B.J. Prabhu, A.E. Tugui, and I.M. Verloop.
        In Proc. of 6th International Conference on Network Games, Control and Optimization (NeTGCooP12) Avignon, France, November 2012.

  • A Best response algorithm for multi-processor periodic scheduling.
        A. Al-Sheikh, O. Brun, P.-E. Hladik, and B.J. Prabhu.
        Real-Time Systems 48(4):359–386, 2012.

  • Price of anarchy in non-cooperative load balancing.
        U. Ayesta, O.Brun, and B. J. Prabhu.
        Performance Evaluation 68(12):1312–1332, December, 2011.

  • A Best response algorithm for multi-processor periodic scheduling.
        A. Al-Sheikh, O. Brun, P.-E. Hladik, and B.J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of 23rd Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS 2011) , pages 228--237, Porto, Portugal, July 2011.

  • Performance Analysis of Traffic Surges in Multi-Class Communication Networks
        M. Jonckheere, R. Nunez-Queija, and B. J. Prabhu.
        In International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 22), September 2010.

  • Light-correlation analysis of queues with autoregressive service times
        D. Fiems and B. J. Prabhu
        In Proc. of Madrid Conference on Queueing Theory, July 2010, Toledo, Spain.

  • Worst case analysis of non-cooperative load balancing
        O. Brun and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Workshop in Algorithmic Game Theory (AlgoGT), July 2010 Bordeaux, France.

  • Load balancing in processor sharing systems
        E. Altman, U. Ayesta, and B. J. Prabhu.
        To appear in Telecommunication Systems : Special Issue on selected papers from GameComm 2008. HAL Research Report


  • Dynamic Discrete Power Control in Cellular Networks
        E. Altman, K.E.Avrachenkov, I. Menache, G. Miller, B. J. Prabhu, and A. Shwartz.
        In IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 54, No. 10, 2009, pp.2328--2340.

  • Analysis of a Red Queue : A Singular Perturbation Approach
        E. Altman, K.E.Avrachenkov, and B. J. Prabhu.
        Book Chapter in Traffic engineering, performance evaluation studies and tools for heterogeneous networks, River Publishers, 2009, pp.371-397.

  • Analysis of an M/G/1 queue with customer impatience and an adaptive arrival process
        O.J. Boxma, O. Kella, D. Perry, and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of IWAP 2008, July 7-10, 2008, Compiegne, France. PDF


  • Scaling laws for file dissemination in P2P networks with random contacts
        R. Nunez-Queija and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of IWQoS 2008, June 2-4, 2008, Enschede, The Netherlands. PDF


  • On uncoordinated file distribution with non-altruistic downloaders
        I. Norros, B. J. Prabhu, and H. Reittu.
        In Proc. of ITC-20, June 17-21, 2007, Ottawa, Canada. PDF


  • Discrete Power Control: Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Optimization
        E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, G. Miller and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of IEEE Infocom'07, May 6-12, 2007, Anchorage, Alaska, USA . PDF


  • Flash Crowd in a file sharing system based on random encounters.
        I. Norros, B.J. Prabhu, H. Reittu.
        In Proc. of Inter-Perf'06, October 14, 2006, Pisa, Italy. PDF


  • Markov Chains and Decision Processes for Congestion Avoidance and Power Control.
        Balakrishna J. Prabhu.
       Ph.D. Thesis, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, October 2005. PDF


  • Analysis of Scalable TCP in the presence of Markovian Losses.
        E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, A. A. Kherani, and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of PFLDnet 2005, February 3-4, 2005, Lyon, France.

  • Closed and Open Loop Optimal Control of Buffer and Energy of a Wireless Device.
        V. S. Borkar, A. A. Kherani, and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of WiOpt 2005, April 3-7, 2005, Riva del Garda, Italy. PostScript  PDF 
        Also available as INRIA Research Report RR-5414. INRIA Technical report.

  • Comparative Study of Different Adaptive Window Protocols .
        A. A. Kherani, B. J. Prabhu, K. Avrachenkov, and E. Altman.
        Telecommunication Systems. 30(4): 321-350 (2005). PDF 

  • Analysis of MIMD Congestion Control Algorithm for High Speed Networks.
        E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, C. Barakat, A. A. Kherani, and B. J. Prabhu.
        Computer Networks 48(6): 972-989 (2005). PostScript  PDF 
        An earlier version appeared in Proc. of HSNMC'04. Toulouse, France, June 30-July 2, 2004.

  • Performance Analysis and Stochastic Stability of Congestion Control Protocols.
        E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, A. A. Kherani, and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, March 13-17, 2005, Miami, USA. PostScript  PDF 
        Also available as INRIA Research Report RR-5262. INRIA Technical Report.

  • Fairness in MIMD Congestion Control Algorithms.
        E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2005, March 13-17, 2005, Miami, USA. PostScript  PDF 
        Also available as INRIA Research Report RR-5312. INRIA Technical Report.

  • A Singular Perturbation Approach to Analysing a RED Queue.
        E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, and B. J. Prabhu.
        In Proc. of HET-NETs 2004, July 2004, Ilkley, U.K. PostScript  PDF

  • A Simulation Study of TCP Performance over UMTS.
        B. J. Prabhu, E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, and J. Abadia Dominguez,
        In Proc. of IEEE VTC 2003-fall, October 2003, Orlando, USA. PostScript  PDF

  • Performance of Code Allocation Algorithms on UMTS Uplink with Mixed Voice/Data Traffic.
        B. J. Prabhu, A. Chockalingam, and D. Jayaram,
        In Proc. of IEEE ICPWC 2002, December 2002, New Delhi, India. PostScript  PDF

  • A Routing Protocol and Energy Efficiency Techniques in Bluetooth Scatternets.
        B. J. Prabhu and A. Chockalingam.
        In Proc. of IEEE ICC 2002, April 28 - May 2, 2002, New York, USA. PostScript  PDF

  • Performance Analysis of Battery Power Management Schemes in Wireless Mobile Devices.
        B. J. Prabhu, A. Chockalingam, and V. Sharma.
        In Proc. of IEEE WCNC 2002, March 2002, Orlando, USA. PostScript  PDF