Alex Auvolat


PhD student, Univ Rennes, Inria, CNRS, IRISA. Institutional homepage.

Contact: alex.auvolat (at)

Contact 2 (personal): alex (at) 0xAA804D3C

Talk to me on Matrix, on IRC lx on or on Tox 97743BACC3CE6472093B7DEFEEDB8C62D5DCDD90F5886CC126CD707813371053C8F062B3739E.


École Normale Supérieure, département d’informatique, 2013-2018. Notes & projects.

M2 Mathématiques-Vision-Apprentissage (MVA), ENS Cachan, 2015-2016. Notes & projects.

Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, summer 2015. Many topics. Internship report, presentation.

Facebook AI Research, summer 2016. ConvNets and forward models for deep reinforcement learning for StarCraft AI. Internship report, presentation.

ANSYS-Esterel Technologies, summer 2014. Étude de l’analyse statique de langages synchrones par interprétation abstraite. Rapport, présentation, code, soutenance.

Prépa MPSI/MP, lycée Masséna, 2011-2013. Notes & projects.


Computer science: Everything! Algorithms & data structures, operating systems, compilers, networks, etc.

Making the Internet better: more distributed, more collaborative and democratic, less commercial, back under people’s control, more fun.

Dancing: Rock 4 temps, rock 6 temps, west coast swing.

Music: I’d like to play more, but I’m lazy.


View all my code here. See also my profile on GitHub.

Kogata, hobby operating system project, aiming at simplicity and elegance. Learn more, code.

Frigo, an IRC chatbot based on a LSTM RNN. Code, samples.

Taxi destination prediction (Kaggle competition). We ranked first! Kaggle link. Collaborators: Étienne et Alexandre. Code, blogpost, presentation.

GdT-OS, groupe de travail sur les systèmes d’exploitation ayant eu lieu en 2014. Plus d’infos, code SOS étudié, slides., a Pleroma server of which I seem to be the only user. Link.

I have a blog (in French) which has not been updated in a long, long time.


Byzantine-Tolerant Set-Constrained Delivery Broadcast PDF, HAL.

Merkle Search Trees: Efficient State-Based CRDTs in Open Networks PDF, HAL.

Artificial Neural Networks Applied to Taxi Destination Prediction. PDF, arXiv.

TorchCraft: a Library for Machine Learning Research on Real-Time Strategy Games. arXiv.

Clustering is Efficient for Approximate Maximum Inner Product Search. PDF, arXiv.

Diet Networks: Thin Parameters for Fat Genomics. arXiv.

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