Kenza Hamidouche

Large Networks and Systems Group (LANEAS), CENTRALE-SUPELEC, 3, rue Joliot Curie, 91192, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE
kenza.hamidouche (at) centralesupelec (dot) fr

- Jan 2019: Moved to a new website. This website will no longer be updated.

Kenza Hamidouche is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University working with Prof. Warren Powell. Prior to that, she received a bachelor's diploma from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique, Algiers, and master's degree from the university of Rennes 1, both in computer science. She has succssfully defended her Ph.D Thesis at Centrale-Supélec which is on the application of game theory and machine learning for resource allocation in 5G networks under the supervision of Dr. Walid Saad and Prof. Mérouane Debbah. In 2015, she was a visiting scholar at Virginia Tech. Her research interests are in thebroad areas of game theory, distributed learning, mechanism design, learning under uncertainty, and reinforcement learning. Applications of particular interest include wireless communications, Internet of things, pricing, autonomous multi-agent systems, security and privacy.



  • K. Hamidouche, W. Saad, M. Debbah, "A Multi-Game Framework for Optimized Resource Allocation in LTE-U Networks", (to be submitted to) IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. 
  • K. Hamidouche, W. Saad, M. Debbah,M. T. Thai, Z. Han, "Contract-based Incentive Mechanism for LTE over Unlicensed Channels",  IEEE Transactions on Communications, to appear, 2019.
  • F. Shen, K. Hamidouche, E. Bastug, M. Debbah, "The Business Side of Wireless Edge Caching: A Game Theoretical View", submitted to IEEE Communications Magazine, special issue on Human-Driven Edge Computing and Communications.
  • K. Hamidouche, W. Saad, M. Debbah, J. B Song, C. S. Hong, "The 5G Cellular Backhaul Management Dilemma: To Cache or to Serve", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, to appear.
  • K. Hamidouche, W. Saad, M. Debbah, "A Multi-Game Framework for Harmonized LTE-U and WiFi Coexistence over Unlicensed Bands", IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Special Issue on LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 62-69, 2016.
  • K. Hamidouche, E. Baştuğ, M. Bennis, and M. Debbah, "Le caching proactif dans les réseaux cellulaires 5G", La Revue de l'Electricité et de l'Electronique (REE), vol. 2014-4, 2014.

Book Chapters

  • K. Hamidouche, W. Saad, M. Debbah, "Distributed Caching in C-RAN", Cloud Access Networks, Cambridge University Press, March 2017.


Teaching (Ecole Polytech-ParisSud):

  • Wireless networks and signal processing.
  • Data bases.
  • Introduction to C/C++.
  • Introduction to computer science/algorithmics.

PhD Thesis: