Research Publications




  • Ibn-Khedher, H., Abd-Elrahman, E., Kamal, A. E., & Afifi, H. (2017). OPAC: an optimal placement algorithm for virtual CDN. Computer Networks, 120, 12–27. doi:1016/j.comnet.2017.04.009


Conferences & Workshops


  • Ibn-Khedher, H. & Abd-Elrahman, E. (2017). Cdnaas framework: TOPSIS as multi-criteria decision making for vcdn migration. In 14th international conference on mobile systems and pervasive computing (mobispc 2017) / 12th international conference on future networks and communications (FNC 2017) / affiliated workshops, july 24-26, 2017, leuven, belgium (pp. 274–281). doi:10.1016/j.procs.2017.06.095
  • Ibn-Khedher, H., Abd-Elrahman, E., Afifi, H., & Marot, M. (2017). Optimal and cost efficient algorithm for virtual CDN orchestration. In 42nd IEEE conference on local computer networks, LCN 2017, singapore, october 9-12, 2017 (pp. 61–69). doi:1109/LCN.2017.115
  • Ibn-Khedher, H., Afifi, H., & Kamal, A. E. (2017). Service placement in complex active networks. In 26th international conference on computer communication and networks, ICCCN 2017, vancouver, bc, canada, july 31 - aug. 3, 2017 (pp. 1–9). doi:1109/ICCCN.2017.8038471
  • Ibn-Khedher, H., Afifi, H., & Moustafa, H. (2017). Optimal placement algorithm (OPA) for iot over ICN. In 2017 IEEE conference on computer communications workshops, INFOCOM workshops, atlanta, ga, usa, may 1-4, 2017 (pp. 372–377). doi:1109/INFCOMW.2017.8116405
  • Monteiro, K., Marot, M., & Ibn-Khedher, H. (2017). Review on microgrid communications solutions: a named data networking - fog approach. In 16th annual mediterranean ad hoc networking workshop, med-hoc-net 2017, budva, montenegro, june 28-30, 2017 (pp. 1–8). doi:1109/MedHocNet.2017.8001656
  • Ibn-Khedher, H., Abd-Elrahman, E., & Afifi, H. (2016). OMAC: optimal migration algorithm for virtual CDN. In 23rd international conference on telecommunications, ICT 2016, thessaloniki, greece, may 16-18, 2016 (pp. 1–6). doi:1109/ICT.2016.7500390
  • Ibn-Khedher, H., Hadji, M., Abd-Elrahman, E., Afifi, H., & Kamal, A. E. (2016). Scalable and cost efficient algorithms for virtual CDN migration. In 41st IEEE conference on local computer networks, LCN 2016, dubai, united arab emirates, november 7-10, 2016 (pp. 112–120). doi:10.1109/LCN.2016.23
  • Abd-Elrahman, E., Ibn-Khedher, H., & Afifi, H. (2015). D2D group communications security. In International conference on protocol engineering, ICPE 2015, and international conference on new technologies of distributed systems, NTDS 2015 [CFIP (colloque francophone sur l’ingénierie des protocoles) / NOTERE (nouvelles technologies de la répartition)], paris, france, july 22-24, 2015 (pp. 1–6). doi:1109/NOTERE.2015.7293504
  • Abd-Elrahman, E., Ibn-Khedher, H., Afifi, H., & Toukabri, T. (2015). Fast group discovery and non-repudiation in D2D communications using IBE. In International wireless communications and mobile computing conference, IWCMC 2015, dubrovnik, croatia, august 24-28, 2015 (pp. 616–621). doi:1109/IWCMC.2015.7289154
  • Ibn-Khedher, H., Abd-Elrahman, E., Afifi, H., & Forestier, J. (2015). Network issues in virtual machine migration. In International symposium on networks, computers and communications, ISNCC 2015, yasmine hammamet, tunisia, may 13-15, 2015 (pp. 1–6). doi:1109/ISNCC.2015.7238579