Elene Anton

Elene Anton Balerdi Associate Professor

  • Teaching and Research
  • ASPC Team - LIUPPA Computer Science Department
  • Responsible of the 2nd year of the Informatics degree INFO NEC
  • Bât. 1 - Bureau 214, Collège Sciences et Technologies pour l’Energie et l’Environnement (STEE), Allée du Parc Montaury, 64600 Anglet
  • elene.anton-balerdi @ univ-pau.fr


  • 2023 - Ongoing : Associate Professor at the Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour (UPPA). Member of the ASPC team at the Computer Science department (LIUPPA). Lecturer at the informatics degree INFO NEC and the master SIGLIS. 
  • 2023 : Teaching - Research assistant in short-term contract in the Department of Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics at the University of the Basque Country (EHU/UPV).
  • 2021-2022 : Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and member of the NETWORKS program and member of the research group Stochastic Operations Research supervised by Sem Borst.
  • 2017-2021 : Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at INP-Toulouse and IRIT-CNRS supervised by Urtzi Ayesta and Maaike Verloop in Toulouse, France. 

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Research interests

My research interests concern queueing theory, load balancing and stochastic optimization. I am also interested in the implementation of learning algorithms to queueing systems to improve performance when some of the dynamics of these systems are unknown.


Journals and conferences
  • The stationary distribution of the redundancy-d model with random order of service. E. Anton and K. Gardner. SIGMETRICS Perform. Eval. Rev. 51, 2 (September 2023), 9–11. [here]
  • Efficient scheduling in redundancy systems with general service times. E. Anton, R. Righter, and I.M.  Verloop. Queueing Systems, published online, 2024. [here]
  • Scheduling under redundancy. E. Anton, R. Righter, and I.M. Verloop. ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, 50(2): 30-32, 2022. [here]
  • A survey of stability results for redundancy systems, E. Anton , U. Ayesta, M. Jonckheere, and I.M. Verloop, In: Modern Trends in Controlled Stochastic Processes: Theory and Applications, V.III., Piunovskiy, A. B. & Zhang, Y. (eds.). Vol. Springer, 2021. [here]
  • On the stability of redundancy models, E. Anton , U. Ayesta, M. Jonckheere and I.M. Verloop, Operations Research. 69, 5, p. 1540-1565, 2021. [here]
  • Improving the Performance of Heterogeneous Data Centers through Redundancy, E. Anton , U. Ayesta, M. Jonckheere and I.M. Verloop, Proceedings of the ACM on Measurement and Analysis of Computing Systems 4 (3), pp.1-29, 2021. [pdf]
  • On the impact of mobility in cellular networks, E. Anton, U. Ayesta, and F. Simatos, 17th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks, WIOPT 2019. [here]
  • Redundancy with processor sharing servers, E. Anton , U. Ayesta, M. Jonckheere and I.M. Verloop, Performance Evaluation Review. 47(2) p. 15-17 3, 2019. [here]
  • Novel coupling techniques for the stationary distribution of redundancy-d models with general scheduling policies, (Session: Load Balancing 1) - INFORMS APS (Applied Probability Society) 2023, Nancy, France. (June 2023)
  • Scheduling under redundancy, (Session: Novel Control Mechanisms for Queueing Systems) - EURO 2022 Espoo, Finland. (July 2022)
  • On the stability of redundancy models, Workshop Young European Queueing Theorists (YEQT) XII. ENSEEIHT, Toulouse, France. 2018. 
  • On the stability of redundancy models, 8ème journée COSMOS, GDR Recherche Opérationnelle, CNRS, INRIA, Paris, France, 2019. 
  • Redundancy with heterogeneous processor sharing servers, E. Anton , U. Ayesta, M. Jonckheere and I.M. Verloop, ROADEF2020: congrès annuel de la société Française de recherche opérationnlelle et d'aide à la décision, France. [abstract]
  • Mugikortasunaren eragina haririk gabeko sareetan, Matematikari Euskaldunen III. Topaketa eta Geogebra Erabiltzaileen II. Topaketa. / Third reunion of Basque Mathematicians and second reunion of Geogebra users. (In Basque). Eibar, Spain, 2018.