Current Position
Research Scientist
Dept. Empirical Inference (Dept. Head: Bernhard Schölkopf)
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany

Educational Background
01.2006-07.2010Ph.D.
 supervised by Brahim Chaib-draa
 Dept. Computer Science, Laval University, Canada
 Thesis Title: Predictive Representations For Sequential Decision Making Under Uncertainty
10.2004-09.2005M.Sc.
 supervised by Thomas Hrault
 Dept. Computer Science, University of Paris-sud, France
 Thesis Title: MPICH-V3: A Fault-Tolerant Message Passing Interface for Grid Computing
09.1999-10.2004Engineer's degree
 National Institute for Computer Science, Algeria
1999Baccalaurat (high school diploma)
Research Positions
08.2010-nowResearch scientist
 Dept. Empirical Inference (Dept. Head: Bernhard Schölkopf)
 Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany
01.2006-07.2010Research assistant
 Dept. Computer Science, Laval University, Canada
09.2003-09.2004Research assistant
 National Institute for Computer Science, Algeria
Internships
04.2005-09.2005Fault-tolerance in Grid Computing
 National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA), France
 supervised by Franck Cappello
Teaching
2006Teaching Assistant, course: Probability Theory and Statistics I
 Laval University, Canada
2005Teaching Assistant, course: Computer Networking
 University of Paris-sud, France
Invited talks at Labs
04.2010Invited talk: Predictive Representations For Sequential Decision Making Under Uncertainty at the department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Canada
03.2010Invited talk: Predictive Representations For Sequential Decision Making Under Uncertainty at the department of Empirical Inference, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany
06.2008Invited talk: Imitation Learning in Partially Observable Environments at the School of Computer Science, McGill University, Canada
07.2007Invited talk: Predictive State and Policy Representations at the School of Computer Science, McGill University, Canada
Oral Conference and Workshop Presentations
06.2009Conference presentation: Predictive Representations for Policy Gradient in POMDPs at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)
09.2008Conference presentation: Exact Dynamic Programming for Decentralized POMDPs with Lossless Policy Compression at the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS)
09.2008Workshop presentation: Planning in Decentralized POMDPs with Predictive Policy Representations at the ICAPS Multiagent Planning Workshop (MASPLAN)
09.2008Workshop presentation: Distributed Planning in Stochastic Games with Communication at the ICAPS Multiagent Planning Workshop (MASPLAN)
05.2008Conference presentation: State Space Compression with Predictive Representations at the International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS)
05.2008Conference presentation: Parallel Rollout for Online Solution of Dec-POMDP at the International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS) |
05.2008Conference presentation: A Novel Prioritization Technique for Solving Markov Decision Processes at the International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS)
06.2007Workshop presentation: Les Reprsentations Prdictives des tats et des Politiques at Actes des Quatrimes Journes Francophones Modles formels de l'interaction (MFI)
05.2007Conference presentation: Competition and Coordination in Stochastic Games at the Twentieth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Canadian AI)
Paper Reviewing
2010IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
2009IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)
2008International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS)
 North-East Student Colloquium on Artificial Intelligence (NESCAI)
References, etc.
References are available upon request.

  

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