Florence Bénézit

Florence Benezit – PhD Student/Research assistant

BC 322
CH-1015 Lausanne
Phone: (+41) 21 693 56 36
Fax: +41 (0)21 693 43 12
E-mail: florence dot benezit at epfl dot ch


  • Signal processing on graphs.
  • Average Consensus.
  • Diffusion of information in sensor networks.
  • Voting problem: distributed majority consensus.


  • 2006: Diplôme de l’Ecole Polytechnique, France.




F. Bénézit; P. Thiran; M. Vetterli : The Distributed Multiple Voting Problem; IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. 2011. DOI : 10.1109/JSTSP.2011.2114326.
F. Bénézit; A. G. Dimakis; P. Thiran; M. Vetterli : Order-Optimal Consensus Through Randomized Path Averaging; IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. 2010. DOI : 10.1109/TIT.2010.2060050.
F. Bénézit; V. Blondel; P. Thiran; J. Tsitsiklis; M. Vetterli : Weighted Gossip: Distributed Averaging Using Non-Doubly Stochastic Matrices. 2010. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Austin, Texas, USA, June 13-18, 2010.
F. Bénézit / M. Vetterli; P. Thiran (Dir.) : Distributed average consensus for wireless sensor networks. Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-4509.
F. Benezit; P. Thiran; M. Vetterli : Interval consensus: from quantized gossip to voting. 2009. ICASSP 2009, Taipei, Taiwan, April 19-24, 2009. p. 3661-3664. DOI : 10.1109/ICASSP.2009.4960420.
P. Denantes; F. Benezit; P. Thiran; M. Vetterli : Which Distributed Averaging Algorithm Should I Choose for my Sensor Network?. 2008. IEEE INFOCOM 2008, Phoenix, AZ, 13-18 April 2008. DOI : 10.1109/INFOCOM.2008.152.
F. Benezit; A. Dimakis; P. Thiran; M. Vetterli : Gossip along the way: order-optimal consensus through randomized path averaging. 2007. Forty-Fifth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 26-28, 2007.