Monday, June 30, 2014

11:30-12:30 Registration
12:30-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:00 Opening
Invited talk
Søren Asmussen:
Lévy Processes, Phase-Type Distributions and Martingales
15:30-16:00 Break
Session 1: Interacting systems
Rosario Delgado, Evsey Morozov:
Stability analysis of some networks with interacting servers
Francesca Cordero, Chiara Fornari, Marco Gribaudo, Daniele Manini:
Markovian Agents Population Models to study Cancer Evolution
Marily Nika, Dieter Fiems, Koen De Turck, William Knottenbelt:
Modelling Interacting Epidemics in Overlapping Populations

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Invited talk
Ivo Adan:
Multi-class queueing applications in automated warehousing systems
10:30-11:00 Break
Session 2: System optimization
Jose Nino-Mora:
A near optimal dynamic policy for cache refresh scheduling
Huaming Wu, Katinka Wolter:
Dynamic Transmission Scheduling and Link Selection in Mobile Cloud Computing
Ouazene Yassine, Yalaoui Alice, Yalaoui Farouk, Chehade Hicham:
Non-linear programming method for buffer allocation in unreliable production lines
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Session 3: Queueing systems
Niek Baer, Richard J. Boucherie, Jan-Kees van Ommeren:
The PH/PH/1 multi-threshold queue
Wojciech Kempa:
Time-Dependent Behavior of Queueing Delay in GI/M/1/K-type Model with N-policy: Analytical Study with Applications to WSNs
Willem Mélange, Joris Walraevens, Dieter Claeys, Bart Steyaert, Herwig Bruneel:
The impact of class clustering on a system with a global FCFS service discipline
15:30-16:00 Break
Session 4: Simulation and statistical analysis
Thu Ha Dao Thi, Jean-Michel Fourneau, Franck Quessette:
Time-Parallel Simulation for Stochastic Automata Networks and Stochastic Process Algebra
Nicholas Nechval:
Statistical Techniques for Validation of Simulation and Analytic Stochastic Models
Julia Kuhn, Wendy Ellens and Michel Mandjes:
Detecting Changes in the Scale of Dependent Gaussian Processes: a Large Deviations Approach
19:00- Conference banquet

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Session 5: Queueing applications
Tuan Phung-Duc:
Impatient Customers in Power-Saving Data Centers
Xuelu Zhang, Jinting Wang, Qing Ma:
Convexity Results for Queueing System with Variable Service Rate
Osama Salameh, Koen De Turck, Herwig Bruneel, Chris Blondia, Sabine Wittevrongel:
On the performance of secondary users in a cognitive radio network
10:30-11:00 Break
Session 6: Task and workload modeling
Christoph Möbius, Waltenegus Dargie:
Statistical Analysis of the Workload of a Video Hosting Server
Davide Cerotti, Marco Gribaudo, Ingolf Krüeger, Pietro Piazzolla, Filippo Seracini, Giuseppe Serazzi:
Throughput maximization with multiclass workloads and resource constraints
Søren Asmussen, Lester Lipsky, Stephen Thompson:
Failure Recovery in Computing and Data Transmission: RESTART and Checkpointing
12:30-12:45 Closing
12:45-14:00 Lunch