LIST OF PUBLICATIONS


ARTICLES

1.A Stochastic Bottleneck Assignment Problem
Management Science, Vol. 14, No. 11, 732-734 (1968).
2. On Optimal Balking Rules and Toll Charges in the GI/M/1 Queueing Process
Operations Research, Vol. 19, No. 2, 349-370 (1971).
3. Queueing Problems with Heterogeneous Arrivals and Service (with P. Naor)
Operations Research, Vol. 19, No. 3, 722-734 (1971).
4. A Note on a Stochastic Production-Maximizing Transportation Problem
Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 3, 429-431 (1971).
5. Customers' Optimal Joining Rules for the GI/M/s Queue
Management Science, Vol. 18, No. 7, 434-443 (1972).
6. A Queueing-Type Birth-And-Death Process Defined on a Continuous-Time Markov Chain
Operations Research, Vol. 21, No. 2, 604-609 (1973).
7. Optimal Priority-Purchasing and Pricing Decisions in Non-Monopoly and Monopoly Queues (with I. Adiri)
Operations Research, Vol. 22, No. 5, 1051-1066 (1974).
8. Utilization of Idle Time in an M/G/1 Queuing System (with Y. Levy)
Management Science, Vol. 22, No. 2, 202-211 (1975).
9. An Application of the Simplex Method for Estimation Problems Related to Contingency Tables (with E.L. Melnick)
Communications in Statistics, Vol. 4, No. 12, 1121-1132 (1975).
10. Analysis of the Telephone Information Service
Israel Journal of Technology, Vol. 13, No. 4, 270-275 (1975).
11. A New Derivation of the Khintchine-Pollaczek Formula
Operational Research '75, K.B. Haley (ed.), North-Holland, 261-264 (1976).
12. A Mathematical Programming Formulation of Estimation Problems Related to Contingency Tables (with E.L. Melnick)
Management Science, Vol. 22, No. 6, 701-703 (1976).
13. An M/M/s Queue with Servers' Vacations (with Y. Levy)
Canadian Journal of Operational Research and Information Processing, Vol. 14, No. 2, 153-163 (1976).
14. On Optimal Allocation of Trunks in a Local Network of Public Telephone Exchanges
Israel Journal of Technology, Vol. 14, 261-264 (1976).
15. Optimal Dimensioning of a Certain Local Network
ITC 8, 515-1 - 515-4 (1976).
16. On the Relative Waiting Times in the GI/M/s and the GI/M/1 Queueing Systems
Operational Research Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 2,i, 325-337 (1977).
17. On Optimal Right-of-Way Policies at a Single-Server Station When Insertion of Idle Times is Permitted (with I. Meilijson)
Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, Vol. 6, No. 1, 25-32 (1977).
18. Performance Analysis of the Chaining Method for Random-Access Addressing (with H. Mendelson)
Computer Performance, K.M. Chandy and M. Reiser (eds.), North-Holland, 341-361 (1977).
19. On the Hotel Overbooking Problem - An Inventory System with Stochastic Cancellations (with V. Liberman)
Management Science, Vol. 24, No. 11, 1117-1126 (1978).
20. Optimal Structures and Maintenance Policies for PABX Power Systems (with G. Vered)
Operations Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, 37-47 (1979).
21. Optimal Storage Allocations for Serial Files (with H. Meldelson and J. Pliskin)
Communications of the ACM, Vol. 22, No. 2, 124-130 (1979).
22. Performance Measures for Ordered Lists in Random Access Files (with H. Mendelson)
Journal of the ACM, Vol. 26, No. 4, 654-667 (1979).
23. Optimal Allocation of Telephone Cable Drums to Construction Sites - A Cutting Stock Problem with a Generalized Objective Function (with M. Resh)
ITC 9 (1979).
24. A New Approach to the Analysis of Linear Probing Schemes (with H. Mendelson)
Journal of the ACM, Vol. 27, No. 2, 474-483 (1980).
25. Stochastic Allocation Problem (with H. Mendelson and J. Pliskin)
Operations Research, Vol. 28, No. 3, 687-693 (1980).
26. Damage Models for Multi-Component Systems (with G. Gottlieb)
European J. of Operational Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, 193-197 (1980).
27. Optimal Policies for Data Base Reorganization (with H. Mendelson)
Operations Research, Vol. 29, No. 1, 23-36 (1981).
28. Controlling the GI/M/1 Queue by Conditional Acceptance of Customers (with H. Mendelson)
European J. of Operational Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, 77-85 (1981).
29. Number of Matches and Matched People in the Birthday Problem (with I. Meilijson, M. Newborn and A. Tenenbein)
Communications in Statistics, Vol. 11, No. 3, 361-370 (1982).
30. Optimal Entering Rules for a Customer with Wait Option at an M/G/1 Queue (with A. Mandelbaum)
Management Science, Vol. 29, No. 2, 174-187 (1983).
31. The Conditional Residual Service Time in the M/G/1 Queue (with A. Mandelbaum)
Unpublished manuscript, Dept. of Statistics, Tel-Aviv University (Sept. 1979).
32. The Hotel Overbooking Problem (with G. Gottlieb)
R.A.I.R.O. - Operations Research, Vol. 17, No. 4, 343-355 (1983).
33. A Time-dependent Stopping Problem with Application to Live Organ Transplants (with I. David)
Operations Research, Vol. 33, No. 3, 491-504 (1985).
34. Waiting Times in the Non-Preemptive Priority M/M/c Queue (with O. Kella)
Stochastic Models Vol. 1, No. 2, 257-262 (1985).
35. Physical Design of a Random-Access File with Random Insertions and Deletions (with H. Mendelson)
Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 13, No. 4, 489-505 (1986).
36. Performance Analysis of a Direct-Access File with Random Insertions and Deletions (with H. Mendelson)
In ``Teletraffic Analysis and Computer Performance Evaluation" (O.J. Boxma, J.W. Cohen and H.C. Tijms, Eds.), North Holland, 477-487 (1986).
37. On Relative Effectiveness in Duels (with I. Feldman)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 3, No. 2, 173-190 (1987).
38. Priorities in M/G/1 Queue with Server Vacations (with O. Kella)
Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 35, No. 1, 23-34 (1988).
39. Sequencing an N-Stage Process with Feedback
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 2, 263-265 (1988).
40. Dynamic Priority Rules for Cyclic-Type Queues (with S. Browne)
Advances in Applied Probability, Vol. 21, No. 2, 432-450 (1989).
41. Dynamic Routing in Polling Systems (with S. Browne)
In ``Teletraffic Science" (M. Bonatti, Ed.), Elsevier Science Pub., 1455-1466 (1989).
42. Scheduling Deteriorating Jobs on a Single Processor (with S. Browne)
Operations Research, Vol. 38, No. 3, 495-498 (1990).
43. Sequential Assignment Match Processes with Arrivals of Candidates and Offers (with I. David)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 4, 413-430 (1990).
44. Dynamic Server Routing in Binomial-Gated, Binomial-Exhaustive, Bernoulli-Gated, Bernoulli Exhaustive and Mixed Polling Systems (with S. Browne)
Unpublished manuscript, Dept. of Statistics & Operations Research, Tel-Aviv University (1990).
45. Optimal Server Scheduling and Dynamic Control in Polling Systems
5th Australian Teletraffic Research Seminar, Melbourne, 3-4 December (1990).
46. Dynamic Scheduling in Single Server Multi-Class Service Systems with Unit Buffers (with S. Browne)
Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 38, 383-396 (1991).
47. Criteria for Selecting the Relaxation Factor of the Value Iteration Algorithm for Undiscounted Markov and Semi-Markov Decision Processes (with M. Herzberg)
Operations Research Letters, Vol. 10, No. 4, 193-202 (1991).
48. A Tandem Jackson Network with Feedback to the First Node (with J. Brandon)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 9, No. 4, 337-352 (1991).
49. Optimal Dynamic Control of Polling Systems
In ``Queueing Performance and Control in ATM" (J.R. Cohen and C.D. Pack, Eds.), North Holland, 205-217 (1991).
50. Cyclic Reservation Schemes for Efficient Operation of Multiple-Queue Single-Server Systems (with O. Boxma and H. Levy)
Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 35, No. 1-4, 187-208 (1992).
51. On Elevator Polling with Globally Gated Regime (with E. Altman and A. Khamisy)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 11, No. 1-2, 85-90 (1992).
52. Elevator-Type Polling Systems (with R. Shoham)
Unpublished manuscript, Dept. of Statistics and Operations Research, Tel Aviv University, Israel (1992).
53. A Two-Echelon Multi-Server Markovian Queueing System with a Limited Intermediate Buffer (with S. Zuta)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 8, No. 3, 577-598 (1992).
54. A Globally Gated Polling System with Server Interruptions, and Applications to the Repairman Problem (with O.J. Boxma and J.W. Weststrate)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 7, No. 2, 187-208 (1993).
55. Cyclic Bernoulli Polling (with E. Altman)
Zeitschrift fur Operations Research, Vol. 38, No. 1, 55-76 (1993).
56. The MX/G/1 Queue with Single and Multiple Vacations Under the LIFO Service Regime (with E. Rosenberg)
Operations Research Letters, Vol. 14, No. 3, 171-179 (1993).
57. Analysis and Control of Polling Systems
In ``Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems" (L. Donatiello and R. Nelson, Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 630-650 (1993).
58. Optimal Repair and Replacement in Markovian Systems (with N. Douer)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 10, No. 1, 253-270 (1994).
59. Accelerating Procedures of the Value Iteration Algorithm for Discounted Markov Decision Processes Based on a One-Step Look-Ahead Analysis (with M. Herzberg)
Operations Research, Vol. 42, No. 5, 940-946 (1994).
60. Polling in a Closed Network (with E. Altman)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 3, 327-343 (1994).
61. Gated-Type Polling Systems with Walking and Switch-in Times (with E. Altman, H. Blanc and A. Khamisy)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 10, No. 4, 741-763 (1994).
62. One Attribute Sequential Assignment Match Processes in Discrete Time (with I. David)
Operations Research, Vol. 43, No. 5, 879-884 (1995).
63. Discrete Time Queues with Delayed Information (with E. Altman and D. Kofman)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 19, 361-376 (1995).
64. Access Control with Delayed Information (with E. Altman and D. Kofman)
Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, 974-983 (1995).
65. On the K-Step Look-Ahead Analysis of Value Interaction Algorithms for Markov Decision Processes (with M. Herzberg)
European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 88, No. 3, 622-636 (1996).
66. Polling Systems with Station Breakdowns (with D. Kofman)
Performance Evaluation, Vols. 27 & 28, 647-672 (1996).
67. Queueing Networks with Station Breakdowns and Globally Gated Service Regime (with D. Kofman)
In ``Teletraffic Contributions for the Information Age" (V. Ramaswamy and P.E. Wirth, Eds.) North Holland, 285-296 (1997).
68. An M/G/1 Queue with Multiple Types of Feedback and Gated Vacations (with O.J. Boxma )
Journal of Applied Probability, Vol. 34, No. 3, 773-784 (1997).
69. Note: Minimizing the Variability of the Waiting Times in a Globally-Gated Elevator-Polling System (with L. Baxter and F. Harche)
Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 44, No. 6, 605-611 (1997).
70. Randomly Timed Gated Queueing Systems (with I. Eliazar)
SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, Vol. 59, No. 2, 423-441 (1998).
71. Polling under the Randomly-Timed Gated Regime (with I. Eliazar)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 14, No. 1 & 2, 79-93 (1998).
72. Optimality of Control Limit Maintenance Policies Under non-Stationary Deterioration (with Z. Benyamini)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 13, No. 1, 55-70 (1999).
73. Polling Systems with Permanent and Transient Customers (with R. Armony)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 15, No. 3, 395-427 (1999).
74. Closed Polling Models with Failing Nodes (with H. Dror)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 35, No. 1, 55-81 (2000).
75. Burst Arrival Queues with Server Vacations and Random Timers (with M. Shomrony)
Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Vol. 53, No. 1, 117-146 (2001).
76. A Communication Multiplexer Problem: Two Alternating Queues with Dependent Randomly-Timed Gated Regime (with I. Eliazar and G. Fibich)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 42, No. 4, 325-353 (2002).
77. A Note on the M/G/1 Queue with a Waiting Server, Timer and Vacations (with O.J. Boxma and S. Schlegel)
American Mathematical Society Translations, Series 2, Vol. 207, 25-35 (2002).
78. Two-Queue Polling Models with a Patient Server (with O.J. Boxma and S. Schlegel)
Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 112, 101-121 (2002).
79. Polling Systems with Breakdowns and Repairs (with O. Nakdimon)
European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 149, No. 3, 588-613 (2003).
80. Routing in Queues with Delayed Information (with N. Litvak)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 43, No. 1-2, 147-165 (2003).
81. Dynamic Visit-Order Rules for Batch-Service Polling (with J. v.d. Wal)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 17, No. 3, 351-367 (2003).
82. Admission and Routing Control with Partial Information and Limitted Buffers (with E. Altman and R. Marquez)
International Journal on Systems Science, Vol. 34, No. 10-11, 615-626 (2003).
83. Exact Probabilistic Analysis of the Limited Scheduling Algorithm for Symmetrical Bluetooth Piconets (with G. Zussman and A. Segall)
Proceedings IFIP-TC6 PWC'03 (Personal Wireless Communications), LNCS Vol. 2775 (eds.: M. Conti et al.) pp. 276-290, Springer, Sep. 2003.
84. Optimal Routing Among */M/1 Queues with Partial Information (with A. Altman, T. Jimenez, and R. Nunez-Queija)
Stochastic Models Vol. 20, No. 2, 149-171 (2004)
[See also a correction in Stochastic Models Vol.21, No.4, page 981 (2005)]
85. On the MX/G/1 Queue with a Waiting Server and Vacations
Sankhya Vol. 66, Part 1, 1-17 (2004).
86. Bridging Genetic Networks and Queueing Theory (with A. Arazi and E. Ben-Jacob)
Physica A Vol. 332, 585-616 (2004).
87. Modeling Genetic Regulatory Systems via a G-Network (with A. Arazi)
Unpublished manuscript, Dept. of Statistics and Operations Research, School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel (February 2004).
88. Bluetooth Time Division Duplex - Analysis as a Polling System (with G. Zussman and A. Segall)
Proceedings IEEE SECON'04, (2004 International Conference on Sensor and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks) pp. 547-556 (October 2004).
89. Controlling an Oscillating Jackson-Type Network Having State-Dependent Service Rates (with A. Arazi and E. Ben-Jacob)
Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Vol. 62, No. 4, 453-466 (2005).
To see a movie of the oscillating queueing network (Figure 2, left), press here.
To see a movie of the fluid approximation of the network (Figure 2, right), press here.
90`. Analysis of Customers' Impatience in Queues with Server Vacations (with E. Altman)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 52, No. 4, 261-279 (2006).
91. Fundamental Characteristics of Queues with Fluctuating Load (with V. Gupta, A.S. Wolf and M. Harchol-Balter)
Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS 2006.
92. Infinite-Server Queues with System's Additional Tasks and Impatient Customers (with E. Altman)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 4, 477-493 (2008).
93. Monitoring of Stochastic Particle Systems: Analysis and Optimization (with I. Eliazar)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 24, No.1, 1-18 (2008).
94. Multi-Server Queues with Intermediate Buffer and Delayed Information on Service Completions (with V. Kitsio)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 24, No. 2, 212-245 (2008).
95. Polling Systems with Job Failures and with Station Failures (with M. Shomrony)
Technical Report, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (2006).
96. Polling Systems with Positive and Negative Customers (with M. Shomrony)
Technical Report, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel (2006).
97. Stationary Remaining Service Time Conditional on Queue Length (with K. Sigman)
Operations Research Letters, Vol.35, No. 5, 581-583 (2007).
98. Poisson Processes, Ordinary and Compound (with O. Boxma)
Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability, F. Ruggeri, R.S. Kenett and F.W. Faltin (eds.), Wiley, New York (2007).
99. Retrial Networks and Their Application to the Internet Data Traffic (with K. Avrachenkov)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 4, 519-536 (2008).
100. Queues with System Disasters and Impatient Customers when System is Down
Queueing Systems, Vol. 56, Nos. 3/4, 195-202 (2007).
101. On the Analysis of the Bluetooth Time Division Duplex Mechanism (with G. Zussman and A. Segall)
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 6, No. 6, 2149-2161 (2007).
102. Polling with Gated Batch Service (with O. Boxma and Jan v.d. Wal)
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on "Analysis of Manufacturing Systems",
Lunteren, The Netherlands, 155-159 (2007).
103. M/G/Infinity Polling Systems with Random Visit Times (with M. Vlasiou)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 1, 212-245 (2008).
104. Transmission Algorithm for Video Streaming Over Cellular Networks (with Y. Falik and A. Averbuch)
Wireless Networks, Vol. 16, No. 5, 1459-1475 (2010).
105. A Note on the M/M/Infinity Queue in Random Environment (with N. Paz)
Technical report, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, October 2007.
106. Polling with Batch Service (with O. Boxma and Jan v.d. Wal)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 24, No.4, 604-625 (2008).
107. Queues where Customers of One Queue Act as Servers of the Other Queue (with E. Perel)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 60, Nos. 3/4, 271-288 (2008).
108. An M/M/1 Queue in Random Environment with Disasters (with N. Paz)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Reaserch, Vo. 31, No. 3, 1450016 (12 pages) (2014)
109. Queues with Slow Servers and Impatient Customers (with N. Perel)
European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 201, 247-258 (2010).
110. On Tandem Blocking Queues with a Common Retrial Queue (with K. Avrachenkov)
Computers & Operations Research, Vol. 37, No. 7, 1174-1180 (2010).
111. Fluid Polling Systems (with O. Czerniak)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 63, Nos. 1-4, 401-435 (2009).
112. Analysis of a TCP System under Polling-Type Reduction-Signal Procedures (with O. Czerniak and E. Altman)
Proceedings of VALUETOOLS 2009, October 2009, Pisa, Italy.
113. Orchestrating Parallel TCP Connections: Cyclic and Probabilistic Polling Policies (with O. Czerniak and E. Altman)
Performance Evaluation, Vol. 69, Nos. 3-4, 150-163 (2012).
114. On Customers Acting as Servers (With E. Perel)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 30, No. 5 (2013). DOI: 10.1142/S021759591350019X
115. Finite Queueing Systems with Serving Customers (with E. Perel)
Technical Report, Dept. of Statistics & Operations Research, Tel Aviv University (2014).
116. Asymmetric Inclusion Process (with S. Reuveni and I. Eliazar)
Physical Review E, Vol. 84, 041101, 1-16 (2011).
117. Queues in Tandem with Customer Deadlines and Retrials (with J. Reed)
Queueing Systems, Vol. 73, No.1, 1-34 (2013).
118. Node Generation and Capacity Reallocation in Open Jackson Networks (with I. Rosenbaum and I. Ben-Gal)
IIE Transactions, Vol. 45, 259-272 (2013).
119. Polling Systems with Two Alternating Weary Servers (with O. Avissar)
Technical Report, Dept. of Statistics & Operations Research, Tel Aviv University (2013).
120. A Retrial System with Two Input Streams and Two Orbit Queues (with A. Avrachenkov and P. Nain)
Queueing Systems Vol. 77, No. 1, 1-31 (2014). DOI 10.1007/s11134-013-9372-8
121. Asymmetric Inclusion Process as a Showcase of Complexity (with S. Reuveni and I. Eliazar)
Physical Review Letters 109, 020603 (2012).
122. Limit Laws for the Asymmetric Inclusion Process (with S. Reuveni and I. Eliazar)
Physical Review E 86, 061133 (2012).
123. The Israeli Queue with Infinite Number of Groups (with N. Perel)
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 28, No. 1, 1-19 (2014)
124. The Israeli Queue with Priorities (with N. Perel)
Stochastic Models, Vol. 29, No. 3, 353-379 (2013).
125. The Israeli Queue with Retrials (with N. Perel)
Queueing Systems (2014). DOI 10.1007/s11134-013-9389-z
126. Occupation Probabilities and Fluctuations in the Asymmetric Inclusion Process (with S. Reuveni, O. Hirschberg and I.Eliazar)
Physical Review E 89, 042109 (2014).
127. On The Batch Size and Busy Period in the Finite 'Israeli Queue' (with N. Perel)
Technical Report, Dept. of Statistics & Operations Research, Tel-Aviv University (2014).
128. Two-Queue Polling System with Threshold-Based Switching Policy (with K. Avrachenkov and E. Perel)
Technical Report, Dept. of Statistics & Operations Research, Tel-Aviv University (2014).


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