Technical Program

08:00
Breakfast and Registration
08:30
"A Markov Decision Process Approach to Analyze Discount & Reputation Trade-offs in E-commerce Systems"
H. Xie, J.C.S. Lui
09:00
"An analytical model of shuffle based classification of malicious users of online services"
Y. Yang, V. Misra, D. Rubenstein
09:30
"SRPT for Multiserver Systems"
I. Grosof, Z. Scully, M. Harchol-Balter
10:00
Coffee Break
10:30
"Minimal-variance distributed scheduling under strict demands and deadlines"
Y. Nakahira, A. Ferragut, A. Wierman
11:00
"A Simple Steady-State Analysis of Load Balancing Algorithms in the Sub-Halfin-Whitt Regime"
X. Liu, L. Ying
11:30
"Join-Idle-Queue with Service Elasticity"
D. Mukherjee, A. Stolyar
12:00
Lunch
13:00
"Fair Allocation of Heterogeneous and Interchangeable Resources"
X. Sun, T.N. Le, M. Chowdhury, Z. Liu
13:30
"On redundancy-d with cancel-on-start a.k.a Join-shortest-work(d)"
U. Ayesta, T. Bodas, I.M Verloop
14:00
"A queueing-theoretic model for resource allocation in one-dimensional distributed analytics network"
N.K. Panigrahy, P. Basu, D. Towsley, A. Swami, K.S. Chan, K.K. Leung
14:30
"A Refined Mean Field Approximation for Synchronous Population Processes"
N. Gast, D. Latella, M. Massink
15:00
Coffee Break
15:30
"Stability of a standard decentralised medium access"
S. Shneer, A. Stolyar
16:00
"OCCAM: An Optimization Based Approach to Network Inference"
A. Sabnis, R.K. Sitaraman, D. Towsley
16:30
"Convex Prophet Inequalities"
J. Qin, R. Rajagopal, S. Vardi, A. Wierman
17:00
"Smoothed Online Convex Optimization via Online Balanced Descent"
G. Goel, N. Chen, A. Wierman
17:30
"On Min-Max Optimization Over Large Data Sets"
S. Ghosh, M.S. Squillante, E.D. Wollega