Columbia University, New York
JUNE 18, 2010

MAMA 2010 Schedule

The Twelfth Workshop on MAthematical performance Modeling and Analysis
June 18th, 2010 - Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Friday, June 18
08:00 -- 08:30
  Asymptotic Analysis of Closed Queueing Networks and Its Implications to Achieveable Service Levels
D. George, C.H. Xia (Ohio State University)
08:30 -- 09:00
  Stability of the Bipartite Matching Model
A. Busic (INRIA/ENS), V. Gupta (CMU), J. Mairesse (CNRS, Universite Paris 7))
09:00 -- 09:30
  On Random Walks in Direction-Aware Network Problems
A. Tizghadam, A. Leon-Garcia (University of Toronto)
09:30 -- 10:00
10:00 -- 10:30
  The Average Response Time in a Heavy-Traffic SRPT Queue
M. Lin, A. Wierman (CalTech), A. Zwart (CWI)
10:30 -- 11:00
  Heavy-Traffic Limits for Nearly Deterministic Queues
K. Sigman, W. Whitt (Columbia University)
11:00 -- 11:30
  Diffusion Limit of a Two-Class Network -- Stationary Distributions and Interchange of Limits
H.-Q. Ye (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), D.D. Yao (Columbia University)
11:30 -- 12:00
  Index Policies for Admission and Routing of Soft Real-Time Traffic to Parallel Queues
J. Nino-Mora (Carlos III University of Madrid)
12:00 -- 01:00
01:00 -- 01:30
  A Mean Field Approximation for the Capacity of Server-Limited, Gate-Limited Multi-Server Polling Systems
P. Robert, J. Roberts (INRIA)
01:30 -- 02:00
  A Fluid Approximation for Large-Scale Service Systems
Y. Liu, W. Whitt (Columbia University)
02:00 -- 02:30
  Mean Field Limit of Non-Smooth Systems and Differential Inclusions
N. Gast (Grenoble University, LIG), B. Gaujal (INRIA, LIG)
02:30 -- 03:00
  Revenue Maximization Through "Smart" Inventory Management in Reservation-Based Online Advertising
A. Radovanovic (Google), A. Zeevi (Columbia University)
03:00 -- 03:30
03:30 -- 04:00
  On the Validity of the Fixed Point Equation and Decoupling Assumption for Analyzing the 802.11 MAC Protocol
J.-W. Cho (NTNU), J.-Y. Le Boudec (EPFL), Y. Jiang (NTNU)
04:00 -- 04:30
  Equalizing Throughputs in Random-Access Networks
P.M. van de Ven, S.C. Borst (Eindhoven University of Technology), D. Denteneer (Philips Research), A.J.E.M. Janssen, J.S.H. van Leeuwaarden (Eindhoven University of Technology)
04:30 -- 05:00
  Reducing Collision Probability on a Shared Medium Using a Variational Method
M. Marot, V. Gauthier (Telecom SudParis)
05:00 -- 05:15
05:15 -- 05:45
  On Approximations for Multiple Multidimensional Stochastic Knapsacks
Y. Lu, M.S. Squillante (IBM Research)
05:45 -- 06:15
  Decomposition Results for an M/M/k with Staggered Setup
A. Gandhi, M. Harchol-Balter (CMU), I. Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology)
06:15 -- 06:45
  On Economic Perspectives of Internet Security: The Problem of Designing Optimal Cyber-Insurance Contracts
R. Pal, L. Golubchik (USC)
06:45 -- 07:15
  Resiliency of Distributed Clock Synchronization Networks
P. Dube, L. Zhang (IBM Research)