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Vincent Roca @ Inria

I'm permanent researcher, working at Inria, a French public research institute. Since 2013 I am part of the Privatics Inria research team that focuses on privacy. Before that, in 2000-2012, I was member of the Planete Inria research team whose goal was to carry out research in the context of protocol and applications for the Internet. I also spent three years, in 1997-2000, working as an Associate Professor in the Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris 6), in the Network and Performances group.


October 2016: "Making the smartphone eco-system more respectful of user's privacy is possible: Inria-Eurecom and the FTC Inmobi settlement!" (more information)

October 2015: "Les Nouvelles Vagues" (France Culture) interview on privacy leaks in smartphones (more information)
October 2014: Awarded the 3rd Applied Research price of the FIEEC (more information)

January 2013: our RS+LDPC-Staircase proposal at 3GPP received the highest number of votes (1 more than RaptorQ)! (more information)

Research topics

My new research topics are on privacy considerations, in particular for mobile devices and operating systems.

Before that, I've spent a lot of time (and continue) working on robust content distribution techniques, and more precisely on transport protocols (e.g. FLUTE/ALC, FECFRAME) and forward erasure correction (FEC) codes (e.g. LDPC-Staircase, GLDPC codes). Here is a synthetic view of what I've done in this domain, from the 3GPP Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Services (MBMS/eMBMS) point of view:


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Inria Rhone-Alpes
655 avenue de l'Europe
38334 ST ISMIER cedex - FRANCE
phone: 04 7661 5216
and by email: vincent.roca at

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