• Thursday, July 16, 1998
    Vlada Limic (UCSD)
    "Loss network representation of Peierls contours" (following Fernandez, Ferrari, Garcia)
    Click here to go to the paper (publication 50) on which this talk will be based.

  • Thursday, July 23, 1998
    Amber Puha (UCSD)
    "A spatial queueing problem: stochastic and dynamic vehicle routing" (following Bertsimas and Van Ryzin, Adv. Appl. Prob., 25 (1993), 947--978).

  • Thursday, July 30, 1998
    Christian Gromoll (UCSD)
    "A queue with processor sharing in heavy traffic" (following S. Grishechkin, GI/G/1 processor sharing queue in heavy traffic, Adv. Appl. Prob., 26 (1994), 539--555.)

  • Thursday, August 6, 1998
    Ruth Williams (UCSD)
    "Reflecting diffusions and queueing networks".

    FALL 1998

    Thursday, October 1, 1998
    Reading group meeting -- diffusion approximations to open multiclass queueing networks.

  • Thursday, October 8, 1998
    Miroslav Krstic (AMES Dept., UCSD)
    "Stabilization of Stochastic Nonlinear Systems"
    (for a copy of the paper on which this talk is based, click here).

  • Thursday, October 15, 1998
    Amber Puha (UCSD)
    "Fluid approximations for a processor sharing queue"
    (following H. Chen, O. Kella and G. Weiss --- for a copy of the paper, click here and go to reference 13)

  • Thursday, October 22, 1998
    Steven Bell (UCSD)
    "Two-server closed networks in heavy traffic: diffusion limits and asymptotic optimality"
    (For a copy of the paper by S. Kumar on which this talk is based, click here.)

  • Thursday, October 29, 1998
    Vlada Limic (UCSD)
    "Branching processes in Levy processes" (following Le Gall and Le Jan)

  • Thursday, November 5, 1998
    Ruth Williams (UCSD)
    "Dynamic control of processing networks: an introduction to the Brownian control problem approach".

  • Thursday, November 12, 1998
    No seminar this week.

  • Thursday, November 19, 1998
    Ruth Williams (UCSD)
    "Dynamic control of processing networks: the Brownian control problem (continued)"

  • Thursday, December 3, 1998
    R. Cruz (ECE Dept, UCSD)
    "A framework for adaptive service guarantees"
    (for a copy of the paper on which this talk is based, click here)

    WINTER 1999

  • Thursday, January 14, 1999
    M. Lopez (IRPS, UCSD)
    "Heavy traffic resource pooling in parallel-server systems".
    (For a copy of the paper on which this talk is based, click here.)

  • Thursday, January 21, 1999
    B. Raphael (Math Dept, UCSD)
    Dynamic routing in open queueing networks: Brownian models, cut constraints and resource pooling (following F. P. Kelly and C. N. Laws, Queueing Systems, 13 (1993), 47--86).

  • Thursday, February 4, 1999
    See Probability Seminar listing for this date (talk by Maury Bramson at 10.10am in AP&M 6218).

  • Thursday, February 11, 1999
    Steve Bell (UCSD)
    "Dynamic scheduling for a system with two parallel servers: asymptotic optimality of a continuous review threshold policy in heavy traffic"

  • Thursday, February 18, 1999
    Julie Mitchell (SDSC)
    "Channel capacity theorems: a basic introduction"
    (This introductory talk is based on two papers available by clicking here and here.)

  • Thursday, February 25, 1999
    Balaji Prabhakar (Electrical Engineering, Stanford University)
    "Fixed point theorems for queues" (click here for abstract)

  • Thursday, March 4, 1999
    Hal White (Economics Dept, UCSD)
    "A Reality Check for Data Snooping".

    SPRING 1999

  • Thursday, April 15, 1999
    Jim Dai (Georgia Institute of Technology)
    "Critical Stability of Some Fluid Models"

  • Thursday, April 22, 1999
    NO seminar this week.

  • Thursday, May 6, 1999
    Boris Tsybakov, Qualcomm Inc.
    Communication Networks with Self-Similar Traffic (Click here to see an abstract for this talk)

  • Thursday, May 13, 1999
    Steve Bell (UCSD)
    "Pricing and congestion control for communication networks" (following F. P. Kelly et al.)

  • Thursday, May 20, 1999, 1-2pm, AP&M 7218
    Vlada Limic (UCSD)
    LIFO queues in heavy traffic

  • Thursday, June 3, 1999, 2.30 p.m.
    Amelia Regan (Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine)
    Modeling issues in dynamic freight and fleet management. Click here to see an abstract for this talk.
    SUMMER 1999

    Monday, June 21, 11 a.m., AP&M 7421
    Sunil Kumar, Stanford University
    Two-Server Closed Networks in Heavy Traffic
    For an abstract of this talk, click here.