The Distribcom Team

Distribcom is a Joint INRIA / ENS / CNRS project Team of IRISA. 

The DistribCom team addresses models and algorithms for distributed network and service management, and the distributed management of Web services and business processes


ENS Cachan Bretagne
ENS Cachan

Research area



  • Distributed and autonomic  management of distributed systems, with a focus on quantitative aspects (costs, likelihoods, time...)
  • Formal techniques for Web services & Orchestrations 
  • Security : privacy, information flows

Research directions

  • Fundamental aspects of true concurrency models
  • Fundamentals of distributed observation and supervision of concurrent systems
  • Distributed optimization and planning
  • Automatic model construction for large systems
  • Quality of service for Orchestrations & choreographies
  • Combination of data and workflows, document based workflow management
  • Distributed control & games  of  imperfect information for privacy and security

National, international and industrial projects

Industrial projects


National projects

  • CREATE Activdoc

International projects


  • DST : associated team with National University of Singapore, Chennai Mathematical Institute, and the Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Chennai
  • FOSSA: associated team with the University of Texas at Austin (Prof. J. Misra)

Project leader

Albert Benveniste
+33 2 99 84 72 35
Assistant : +33 2 99 84 71 54

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