Dr. Rachid Ait Yaiz

Rachid Ait Yaiz (1974) received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Twente in 2004, and his Ms.C. degree (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from the same university in 1999. He received the KIVI NIRIA Telecommunication Award 2005 for his Ph.D. research. In 1999, Rachid joined the CTIT, where he worked as a researcher. In 2004, Rachid joined TNO Information and Communication Technology, which is the former research department of the dutch royal telecom (KPN). In 2007, he joined T-Mobile Netherlands B.V., where he currently works as a Sr. Radio Network Strategist.




  • R. Ait Yaiz, F. den Hartog, and F. Selgert, "On the Definition and Relevance of Context-Awareness in Personal Networks", in Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Personalized Networks, San Jose, California, July 2006
  • R. Ait Yaiz, G. Heijenk, "Providing QoS in Bluetooth", Cluster Computing, ISSN: 1386-7857, ed. S. Hariri, Springer Science+Business Media, Vol. 8, No. 2-3, July 2005, pp. 223 - 231.
  • R. Ait Yaiz, G. Heijenk, "Providing Delay Guarantees in Bluetooth", Proceedings Workshop on Mobile and Wireless Networks, MWN 2003, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, May 19 - 22, 2003.
  • R. Ait Yaiz, G. Heijenk, "Polling Best Effort Traffic in Bluetooth", Wireless Personal Communications Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, October 2002, pp. 195 - 206.
  • G. Heijenk, R. Ait Yaiz, "Predictive Fair Polling in a Wireless Access Scheme", Patent Application, PCT/SE01/02254, October 16, 2001.
  • R. Ait Yaiz, G. Heijenk, "Polling Best Effort Traffic in Bluetooth", Proceedings 4th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, WPMC'01, Aalborg, Denmark, September 9 - 12, 2001.
  • R. Ait Yaiz, "Advanced Mechanisms for Radio Base Station Synchronization", Masters thesis, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, January, 1999.

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