Dr. Pierre François

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Pierre.Francois (at) uclouvain.be
Former member
Current affiliation

IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain



Juan Camilo Cardona, Stefano Vissicchio, Paolo Lucente and Pierre Francois. "I Can’t Get No Satisfaction": Helping Autonomous Systems Identify Their Unsatisfied Inter-domain Interests. IEEE Transactions on Network and System Management (TNSM), 2016. To appear. bibTeX  pdf 


Renaud Hartert, Stefano Vissicchio, Pierre Schaus, Olivier Bonaventure, Clarence Filsfils, Thomas Telkamp and Pierre Francois. A Declarative and Expressive Approach to Control Forwarding Paths in Carrier-Grade Networks. SIGCOMM, 2015. bibTeX  pdf  pdf 

Francois Clad, Stefano Vissicchio, Pascal Merindol, Pierre Francois and Jean-Jacques Pansiot. Computing Minimal Update Sequences for Graceful Router-wide Reconfigurations. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 23(5):1373 - 1386, Oct 2015. bibTeX  pdf 


M. Shand, S. Bryant, S. Previdi, C. Filsfils, P. Francois and O. Bonaventure. Framework for Loop-Free Convergence Using the Ordered Forwarding Information Base (oFIB) Approach. RFC,(6976), July 2013. http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6976. bibTeX 

Francois Clad, Pascal Merindol, Jean-Jacques Pansiot, Pierre Francois and Olivier Bonaventure. Graceful Convergence in Link-State IP Networks: A Lightweight Algorithm Ensuring Minimal Operational Impact. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, to appear, 2013. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6512633 or contact Olivier Bonaventure for a preprint. bibTeX 

Francois Clad, Pascal Mérindol, Stefano Vissicchio, Jean-Jacques Pansiot and Pierre Francois. Graceful Router Updates in Link-State Protocols. ICNP, 2013. bibTeX  pdf 

Stefano Vissicchio, Laurent Vanbever, Cristel Pelsser, Luca Cittadini, Pierre Francois and Olivier Bonaventure. Improving Network Agility with Seamless BGP Reconfigurations. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 21(3):990-1002, June 2013. IETF ANRP (Applied Networking Research Prize) 2013. bibTeX  pdf 


Laurent Vanbever, Stefano Vissicchio, Cristel Pelsser, Pierre Francois and Olivier Bonaventure. Lossless Migrations of Link-State IGPs. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 20(6):1842-1855, December 2012. bibTeX  pdf 


Pascal Mérindol, Pierre Francois, Olivier Bonaventure, Stéphane Cateloin and Jean-Jacques Pansiot. An efficient algorithm to enable path diversity in link state routing networks. Computer Networks, 55(1):1132-1149, April 2011. See http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2010.11.005 or technical report at http://clarinet.u-strasbg.fr/~merindol/uploads/Research/TBFH_TR2010-01.p.... bibTeX 

Clarence Filsfils, Pradosh Mohapatra, John Bettink, Pranav Dharwadkar, Peter De Vriendt, Yuri Tsier, Virginie Van Den Schrieck, Olivier Bonaventure and Pierre Francois. BGP Prefix Independent Convergence (PIC) Technical Report. Tech. Rep. 2011. http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps5763/bgp_pic_techni.... bibTeX