El Mehdi Saad

El Mehdi 

MISTEA Laboratory
2 place Pierre Viala
34060, Montpellier CEDEX 2, France
E-mail: el-mehdi.saad [at] inrae [dot] fr

About me

I am a post-doc in MISTEA Laboratory at INRAE.
I work on the ASCAI project led by Nicolas Vezelen and Alexandra Carpentier.
Prior to that, I was a Ph.D. candidate at Paris-Saclay University under the supervision of Gilles Blanchard and Sylvain Arlot.
My research focuses mainly on Bandit Theory and Active Learning.


My research interests include

  • Bandits Theory

  • Active Learning

  • Learning Theory


  • Constant regret for sequence prediction with limited advice
    El Mehdi Saad, Gilles Blanchard
    Preprint arxiv

  • Fast rates for prediction with limited expert advice
    El Mehdi Saad, Gilles Blanchard
    NeurIPS 2021    proc

  • Online orthogonal matching pursuit
    El Mehdi Saad, Gilles Blanchard, Sylvain Arlot
    Preprint arxiv