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Research: Publications

2012

Power Networks

Optimal Inverter VAR Control in Distribution Systems with High PV Penetration
Masoud Farivar, Russell Neal, Christopher Clarke and Steven Low.
in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 2012.
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Stochastic decentralized protocols for electric vehicle charging with discrete charging rate
L. Gan, U. Topcu and S. H. Low.
in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 2012.
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Fast Load Control with Stochastic Frequency Measurement
Changhong Zhao, Ufuk Topcu and Steven Low.
in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 2012.
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Frequency-Based Load Control in Power Systems
Changhong Zhao, Ufuk Topcu and S. H. Low.
in American Control Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 2012.
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Communication Networks

Energy-efficient congestion control
L. Gan, A. Walid and S. H. Low.
in ACM Sigmetrics, London, U.K., June 2012.
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2011

Power Networks

Optimal contract for wind power in day-ahead electricity markets
D. W. H. Cai, S. Adlakha and K. M. Chandy.
in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, FL, December 2011.
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Multi-period optimal procurement and demand responses in the presence of uncertain supply (invited)
L. Jiang and S. H. Low.
in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Orlando, FL, December 2011.
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Optimal decentralized protocol for electric vehicle charging
L. Gan, U. Topcu and S. H. Low.
in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Orlando, FL, December 2011.
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Inverter VAR control for distribution systems with renewables
M. Farivar, C. R. Clarke, S. H. Low and K. M. Chandy.
in IEEE SmartGridComm Conference, Brussels, Belgium, October 2011.
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GRIP - grids with intelligent periphery: control architectures for Grid2050
D. Bakken, A. Bose, K. M. Chandy, P. P. Khargonekar and A. Kuh, S. H. Low, A. von Meier, K. Poolla, P. P. Varaiya and F. Wu.
in IEEE SmartGridComm Conference, Brussels, Belgium, October 2011.
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How stochastic network calculus concepts help green the power grid
Kai Wang, Chuang Lin and S. H. Low.
in IEEE SmartGridComm Conference, Brussels, Belgium, October 2011.
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Optimal design of hybrid energy system with PV/wind turbine/storage: a case study
Rui Huang, Ufuk Topcu, S. H. Low and K. Mani Chandy.
in IEEE SmartGridComm Conference, Brussels, Belgium, October 2011.
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Optimal power flow over tree networks
S. Bose, D. Gayme, S. H. Low and K. M. Chandy.
in Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 2011.
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Energy procurement and real-time demand response with uncertain renewable energy
L. Jiang and S. H. Low.
in Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 2011.
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Communication Networks

Greening Geographical Load Balancing
Z. Liu, M. Lin, A. Wierman, S. H. Low and L. L. H. Andrew.
in ACM Sigmetrics, San Jose, CA, June 2011 (245k). bibtex

Power Networks

Power Flow Optimization Using Positive Quadratic Programming
J. Lavaei, A. Rantzer and S. H. Low.
in 18th IFAC World Congress, Milano, Italy, August 2011.
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Optimal demand response based on utility maximization in power networks
N. Li, L. Chen and S. H. Low.
in IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Detroit, MI, July 2011.
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Optimal charging of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in smart grids
S. Sojoudi and S. H. Low.
in IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Detroit, MI, July 2011.
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Communication Networks

Effect of buffers on stability of Internet congestion controllers
S. Sojoudi, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in IEEE Infocom (Mini-conference), Shanghai, China, April 2011.
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2010

Power Networks

A simple optimal power flow model with energy storage
K. K. Chandy, S. H. Low, U. Topcu and H. Xu.
in IEEE CDC (Conference on Decision and Control), Atlanta, GA, December 2010.
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Relationship between power loss and network topology in power systems (poster)
Javad Lavaei and S. H. Low.
in IEEE CDC (Conference on Decision and Control), Atlanta, GA, December 2010.
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Zero duality gap in optimal power flow problem (invited)
Javad Lavaei and S. H. Low.
in Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September/October 2010.
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Load-shedding probabilities of power systems with renewable power generation and energy storage (invited)
H. Xu, U. Topcu, S. H. Low, C. Clarke and M. Chandy.
in Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September/October 2010.
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Two market models for demand response in power networks
L. Chen, N. Li, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in 1st IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communicatins, NIST, MD, October 2010. bibtex

Communication Networks

File fragmentation over an unreliable channel
J. Nair, M. Andreasson, L. L. H. Andrew, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in IEEE Infocom, San Diego, CA, March 2010 (205k). bibtex

Utility functionals associated with available congestion control algortihms
J. Lavaei, J. C. Doyle and S. H. Low.
in IEEE Infocom, San Diego, CA, March 2010 (168k). bibtex

2009

Congestion Control

Stability of Networks under General File Size Distribution with Alpha Fair Rate Allocation
Fernando Paganini, Kevin Tang, Andres Ferragut and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
in Proc. Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, 2009. bibtex

Congestion Control using Efficient Explicit Feedback
Ihsan A. Qazi, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Taieb Znati.
in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Rio de Janeiro, 20-25 Apr 2009 (344k). bibtex

How Bad is Single Path Routing?
M. Wang, C. W. Tan, A. Tang and S. H. Low.
in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM, Honolulu, Hawaii, 30 Nov- 4 Dec 2009 (118k). bibtex

Wireless Networks

Optimal Power Control and Beamforming in Multiuser Downlink Systems
C. W. Tan, M. Chiang and R. Srikant.
in Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Monterey, CA, 1-4 Nov 2009.
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Fast Algorithms and Performance Bounds for Sum Rate Maximization in Wireless Networks
C. W. Tan, M. Chiang and R. Srikant.
in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-25 Apr 2009 (352k). bibtex

Maximizing Sum Rate and Minimizing MSE on Multiuser Downlink: Optimality, Fast Algorithms, and Equivalence via Max-min SIR
C. W. Tan, M. Chiang and R. Srikant.
in Proc. IEEE ISIT, Seoul, Korea, 28 Jun-7 Jul 2009 (1.48M). bibtex

Other

Power-Aware Speed Scaling in Processor Sharing Systems
Adam Wierman, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Ao Tang.
in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Rio de Janeiro, 20-25 Apr 2009 (214k). bibtex

Minimizing Average Finish Time in P2P Networks
G. Matthew Ezovski, Ao Tang and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, Rio de Janeiro, 20-25 Apr 2009 (383k). bibtex

2008

Congestion Control: FAST TCP

Window Flow Control: Macroscopic Properties from Microscopic Factors
Ao Tang, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Krister Jacobsson, Karl H. Johansson, Steven H. Low and Håken Hjalmarsson.
in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Phoenix, AZ, 15-17 Apr 2008 (559k). bibtex

Congestion Control

ACK-Clocking Dynamics: Modelling the Interaction between Windows and the Network
Krister Jacobsson, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Ao Tang, Karl H. Johansson, Steven H. Low and Håken Hjalmarsson.
in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM Minisymposium, Phoenix, AZ, 15-17 Apr 2008 (159k). bibtex

Two Bits are Enough
Ihsan A. Qazi, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Taieb Znati.
in Proc. ACM SIGCOMM (poster), Seattle, WA, 17-22 Aug 2008 (195k). bibtex

Experimental Evaluation of Delay/Loss-based TCP congestion Control Algorithms
Douglas Leith, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Tom Quetchenbach and Robert N. Shorten.
in Int'l Workshop on Protocols for Fast, Long Distance Networks (PFLDnet), Manchester, UK, 6-7 Mar 2008 (1.14M). bibtex

Towards a Common TCP Evauation Suite
Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Cesar Marcondes, Sally Floyd, Lawrence Dunn, Romaric Guillier, Wang Gang, Lars Eggert, Sangtae Ha and Injong Rhee.
in Int'l Workshop on Protocols for Fast, Long Distance Networks (PFLDnet), Manchester, UK, 6-7 Mar 2008 (254k). bibtex

Game theory for heterogeneous flow control
Ao Tang and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, 19-21 Mar 2008 (126k). bibtex

Implementation of Provably Stable MaxNet
Martin Suchara, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Ryan Witt, Krister Jacobsson, Bartek P. Wydrowski and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of Broadnets, London, UK, 8-11 Sept 2008 (522k). bibtex

Wireless Networks

Energy Efficient Opportunistic Network Coding for Wireless Networks
T. Cui, L. Chen and T. Ho.
in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Phoenix, AZ, 15-17 Apr 2008 (502k). bibtex

Sizes of Minimum Connected Dominating Sets of a Class of Wireless Sensor Networks
Ji Li, Chuan H. Foh, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Moshe Zukerman.
in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, 19-23 May 2008. bibtex

Other

Progress on Pricing with Peering
Eui-woong Lee, David Buchfuhrer, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Ao Tang and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, 19-21 Mar 2008 (110k). bibtex
(invited)

Stochastic Analysis of Power-Aware Scheduling
Adam Wierman, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Ao Tang.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 23-26 Sept 2008.
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Min-Min Times in Peer-To-Peer File Sharing Networks
G. Matthew Ezovski, Ao Tang, Animashree Anandkumar and Lachlan L. H. Andrew..
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 23-26 Sept 2008.
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2007

Congestion Control: FAST TCP

An Accurate Link Model and Its Application to Stability Analysis of FAST TCP
Ao Tang, Krister Jacobsson, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 161-169. Anchorage, Alaska, 6-12 May 2007 (540k). bibtex

Congestion Control

Reverse Engineering TCP/IP-like Networks using Delay-Sensitive Utility Functions
John Pongsajapan and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 418-426. Anchorage, Alaska, 6-12 May 2007 (133k). bibtex

Wireless Networks

Opportunistic Source Coding for Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks
Tao Cui, Lijun Chen, Tracey Ho, Steven H. Low and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
in Proceedings of IEEE Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Pisa, Italy, 8-11 Oct 2007 (206K). bibtex
(best paper award)

A Game-Theoretic Model for Medium Access Control
L. Chen, T. Cui, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of International Wireless Internet Conference (WICON), Austin, TX, Oct 2007 (170k). bibtex
(invited)

Other

WAN-in-lab: Motivation, Deployment and Experiments
George S. Lee, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Ao Tang and Steven H. Low.
in Int'l Workshop on Protocols for Fast, Long Distance Networks (PFLDnet), pp. 85-90. Marina Del Rey, CA, 7-9 Feb 2007 (478K). bibtex

Optimization Based Rate Control for Multi-cast with Network Coding
Lijun Chen, Tracey Ho, Steven H. Low, Mung Chiang and John C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, pp. 1163 - 1171. Anchorage, Alaska, 6-12 May 2007 (190k). bibtex

Pricing in the Presence of Peering
Eui-woong Lee, David Buchfuhrer, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Ao Tang and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 26-28 Sept 2007 (333k). bibtex

Layering as optimization decomposition: A Mathematical Theory of Network Architectures
Mung Chiang, Steven H. Low, A. Robert Calderbank and John C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 95 pp. 255-312. Jan 2007 (810k). bibtex

Contention Control: A Game-theoretic Approach
L. Chen, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), New Orleans, LA, 12-14 Dec 2007 (168k). bibtex
(invited)

2006

Congestion Control: FAST TCP

Global exponential stability of FAST TCP
Joon-Young Choi, Kyungmo Koo, David X. Wei, Jin S. Lee and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 639-643. San Diego, CA, 13-15 Dec 2006 (159k). bibtex

Linear stability analysis of FAST TCP using a new accurate link model
Ao Tang, Krister Jacobsson, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sept 2006 (207k). bibtex

Congestion Control

Heterogeneous Congestion Control: Efficiency, Fairness and Design
Ao Tang, David Wei, Steven H. Low and Mung Chiang.
in Proceedings of IEEE Int'l Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), pp. 127-136. Santa Barbara, CA, 12-15 Nov 2006 (801k). bibtex

Heterogeneous Congestion Control (invited)
Ao Tang, David Wei, Steven H. Low and Mung Chiang.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sept 2006 (801k). bibtex

NS-2 TCP-Linux: A TCP implementation in NS-2 with Congestion Control Algorithms from Linux Kernels
David Wei and Pei Cao.
in Proceedings of WNS2'06, Pisa, Italy, 10 Oct 2006 (239k). bibtex

Wireless Networks

Cross-layer congestion control, routing and scheduling design in ad hoc wireless networks
L. Chen, S. H. Low, M. Chiang and J. C. Doyle.
in IEEE Infocom, pp. 1-13. Barcelona, Spain, Apr 2006 (431k). bibtex

Other

On Asymptotic Optimality of Dual Scheduling Algorithm in A Generalized Switch
L. Chen, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings WiOpt, pp. 1-7. Boston, MA, 3-6 Apr 2006 (166k). bibtex

Wireless Networks

Reverse Engineering MAC
Ao Tang, Jang-Won Lee, Jianwei Huang, Mung Chiang and A. Robert Calderbank.
in Proceedings of WiOpt (Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks), pp. 1-11. Boston, MA, 3-6 Apr 2006 (218k). bibtex

Optimal superimposed pilot training for OFDM channel estimation
Angiras R. Varma, Chandra Athaudage, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Jonathan H. Manton.
in Proceedings of Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Jul 2006 (111k). bibtex

Resource Allocation

Stochastic stability under fair bandwidth allocation: General file size distribution
Mung Chiang, Devavrat Shah and Ao Tang.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sept 2006 (192k). bibtex
(invited)

Bandwidth allocation for networks with heterogeneous congestion control protocols
A. K. Tang, D. X. Wei, S. H. Low and M. Chiang.
in Proceedings of IEEE Int'l Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), Oct 2006.
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Distributed Resource Allocation for Stream Data Processing
Ao Tang, Zhen Liu, Cathy Xia and Li Zhang.
in Proceedings of HPCC (Int'l Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications), Munich, Germany, Sept 2006 (139k). bibtex

Other

Layering as Optimization Decomposition:Current Status and Open Issues
M. Chiang, S. H. Low, A. R. Calderbank and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of 40th CISS, Princeton, NJ, Mar 2006.
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Layering as Optimization Decomposition:Questions and Answers
Mung Chiang, Steven H. Low, A. R. Calderbank and John C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of MILCOM (Military Communications Conference), pp. 1-10. 23-25 Oct 2006. bibtex

The Motivation, Architecture and Demonstration of the UltraLight Network Testbed
H. Newman, J. Bunn, D. Bourilkov, R. Cavanaugh, I. Legrand, S. Low, S. McKee, D. Nae, S. Ravot, C. Steenberg, X. Su, M. Thomas, F. van Lingen and Y. Xia.
in Proceedings of CESNET, Prague, Czech Republic, 6-8 Mar 2006 (2.51MB). bibtex

Discovering Dependencies for Network Management
Victor Bahl, Paul Barham, Richard Black, Ranveer Chandra, Moises Goldszmidt and Rebecca Isaacs, Srikanth Kandula, Lun Li, John MacCormick, David A. Maltz, Richard Mortier, Mike Wawrzoniak and Ming Zhang.
in Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM HotNets (HOt Topics in Networks), Pisa, Italy, 11-15 Sept 2006 (119k). bibtex

Phase noise compensation for OFDM WLAN systems using superimposed pilots
Angiras R. Varma, Chandra Athaudage, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Jonathan H. Manton.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference Communication Systems, pp. 1-5. Singapore, Oct 2006 (167k). bibtex

Joint Allocation of Subcarriers and Transmit Powers in a Multiuser OFDM Cellular Network
Thaya Thanabalasingham, Stephen V. Hanly, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and John Papandriopoulos.
in Proceedings of IEEE Int'l Conference Communication (ICC), pp. 269-274. Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006 (186k). bibtex

The Estimation Error of Adaptive Deterministic Packet Marking
Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Stephen V. Hanly.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep 2006 (122k). bibtex

2005

Congestion Control: FAST TCP

Modeling and stability of FAST TCP
Jiantao Wang, David X. Wei and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 938-948. Miami, FL, 13-17 Mar 2005 (255k). bibtex

Global Stability of FAST TCP in Single-Link Single-Source Network
J-Y. Choi, K. Koo, J. S. Lee and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Seville, Spain, pp. 1837-1841. 12-15 Dec 2005 (225k). bibtex

Fairness Comparison of FAST TCP and TCP Vegas
Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Liansheng Tan, Tony Cui and Moshe Zukerman.
in Proceedings of International Teletraffic Congress-19, Beijing China, 2005 (95k). bibtex

Evaluation of FAST TCP in Low-speed DOCSIS-based Access Networks
Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Irena Atov, David Kennedy and Bartek P. Wydrowski.
in Proceedings of IEEE Tencon, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-6. Nov 2005 (175k). bibtex

Congestion Control

Network equilibrium of heterogeneous congestion control protocols
A. Tang, J. Wang, S. H. Low and M. Chiang.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 1338-1349. Miami, FL, 13-17 Mar 2005 (456k). bibtex

TCP MaxNet - implementation and experiments on the WAN in Lab
Martin Suchara, Ryan Witt and Bartek Wydrowski.
in Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Networks (ICON), vol. 2 pp. 6. 16-18 Nov 2005 (1.9MB). bibtex

Joint congestion control and media access control design for wireless ad hoc networks
Lijun Chen, Steven H. Low and John C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 2212-2222. Miami, FL, 13-17 Mar 2005 (193k). bibtex

Understanding XCP: equilibrium and fairness
S. H. Low, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Bartek P. Wydrowski.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 1025-1036. Miami, FL, 13-17 Mar 2005 (206k). bibtex
Download simulation code (52k)

CLAMP: Active Queue Management at Wireless Access Points
Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Stephen V. Hanly and Rami G. Mukhtar.
in Proceedings European Wireless, Cyprus, 2005 (140k). bibtex

Price-based Max-Min Fair Rate Allocation in Wireless Multi-hop Networks
Liansheng Tan, XiaoMei Zhang, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Moshe Zukerman.
in Proceedings IEEE Tencon, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-6. Nov 2005 (187k). bibtex

MaxNet: A More Efficient Max-min Fair Allocation Scheme
Duc Nguyen, Jidong Wang, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Sammy Chan.
in Proceedings of International Teletraffic Congress-19, Beijing China, 2005 (214k). bibtex

Other

The "Robust Yet Fragile" Nature of the Internet
J. C. Doyle, D. Alderson, L. Li, S. H. Low, M. Roughan, S. Shalunov, R. Tanaka and W. Willinger.
in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 102(40) pp. 14123-14475. 4 Oct 2005 (635k). bibtex

Distributed averaging on asynchronous communication networks
M. Mehyar, D. Spanos, J. Pongsajapan, S. H. Low and R. M. Murray.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Seville, Spain, pp. 7446-7451. 12-15 Dec 2005 (125k). bibtex

Network Overlay Construction under Limited End-to-End Reachability
Wenjie Wang, Cheng Jin and Sugih Jamin.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 2124-2134. 13-17 Mar 2005 (2.4MB). bibtex

Optimization model of internet protocols
Steven H. Low, John Doyle, Lun Li, Ao Tang and Jiantao Wang.
in Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, vol. 33 pp. 1. Banff, Alberta, Canada, May-June 2005 (99k). bibtex

2004

Congestion Control: FAST TCP

Local stability of FAST TCP
J. Wang, A. Tang and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ, Mar 2004 (99k). bibtex

Local stability of FAST TCP
Jiantao Wang, Ao Tang and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), vol. 1 pp. 1023-1028. Paradise Island, Bahamas, Dec 2004 (111k). bibtex

FAST TCP in High Speed Networks: An Experimental Study
Sanjay Hegde, David Lapsley, Bartek Wydrowski, Jan Lindheim, David Wei, Cheng Jin, Steven Low and Harvey Newman.
in Proceedings of GridNets, San Jose, CA, 29 Oct 2004 (443k). bibtex

FAST TCP: motivation, architecture, algorithms, performance
C. Jin, D. X. Wei and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 4 pp. 2490-2501. Mar 2004 (1MB). bibtex

FAST TCP: Design, Implementation, Experiments
D. X. Wei, C. Jin and S. H. Low.
in Int'l Workshop on Protocols for Fast Long-Distance Networks (PFLDnet), Argonne, IL, Feb 2004.
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Congestion Control

Global stability of Vegas-like TCP flow
D. H. Choe and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of American Control Conference, vol. 2 pp. 1679-1682. Boston, MA, Jun/Jul 2004 (512K). bibtex

Analysis of TCP/AQM Protocol Models in the Form of Functional Differential Equations
A. Papachristodoulou, J. C. Doyle and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), vol. 5 pp. 4684-4689. Paradise Island, Bahamas, 14-17 Dec 2004 (140k). bibtex

Optimization flow control with estimation error
M. Mehyar, D. Spanos and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 984-992. Mar 2004 (192k). bibtex

MaxNet: Faster Flow Control Convergence
Bartek Wydrowski, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Iven M. Y. Mareels.
in Proceedings of IFIP Intenational Conference on Networking, pp. 588-599. 2004 (293k). bibtex

Resource Allocation

Is fair allocation always inefficient
A. Tang, J. Wang and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 1. Hong Kong, 7-11 Mar 2004 (174k). bibtex

Other

A First-principles Approach to Understanding the Internet's Router-level Topology
Lun Li, David Alderson, W. Willinger and John C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, Portland, OR, Aug 2004 (1.5MB). bibtex
[Winner of Best Student Paper Award]

Role of Optimization in Understanding and Modeling Internet Topology
D. Alderson, W. Willinger, L. Li and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of 7th INFORMS Tele-communications Conference, Boca Raton, FL, 7-10 Mar 2004.
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More Normal Than Normal: Scaling Distribution and Complex Systems
W. Willinger, D. Alderson, J. C. Doyle and L. Li.
in Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), Washington D. C., 5-8 Dec 2004 (241k). bibtex

Utility maximization, routing, fairness
(invited)
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS), Leuven, Belgium, Jul 2004.
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A Pragmatic Approach to Dealing with High-variability in Network Measurements
W. Willinger, D. Alderson and L. Li.
in Proceedings of Internet Measurement Conference (ACM SIGCOMM), Scicily, Italy, 25-27 Oct 2004. bibtex

2003

Congestion Control: FAST TCP

FAST Kernel: Background Theory and Experimental Results
C. Jin, D. X. Wei, S. H. Low, G. Buhrmaster, J. Bunn, D. H. Choe, R. L. A. Cottrell, J. C. Doyle, H. Newman, F. Paganini, S. Ravot and S. Singh.
in Int'l Workshop on Protocols for Fast Long-Distance Networks (PFLDnet), CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 3-4 Feb 2003 (431k). bibtex

Congestion Control

The case for delay-based congestion control
(invited)
C. Jin, D. X. Wei and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Computer Communication Workshop (CCW), pp. 99-104. Laguna Beach, CA, Oct 2003 (160k). bibtex

Maximum and Asymptotic UDP Throughput under CHOKe
J. Wang, A. Tang and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, San Diego, CA, Jun 2003 (187k). bibtex

Understanding CHOKe
A. Tang, J. Wang and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 1 pp. 114-124. San Francisco, CA, Mar/Apr 2003 (256k). bibtex

Can Shortest-Path Routing and TCP Maximize Utility
J. Wang, L. Li, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 2049-2056. San Francisco, CA, Apr 2003 (157k). bibtex

Stabilized Vegas
D. H. Choe and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 2290-2300. San Francisco, CA, Mar/Apr 2003 (532k). bibtex

A new TCP/AQM for Stable Operation In Fast Networks
F. Paganini, Z. Wang, S. H. Low and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 1 pp. 96-105. San Francisco, CA, Apr 2003 (1.4MB). bibtex

A Stabilizing AQM based on virtual queue dynamics in supporting TCP with arbitrary delays
K. Kim, A. Tang and S. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), vol. 4 pp. 3665-3670. Maui, HI, -12 Dec 2003 (165k). bibtex

Design of AQM in Supporting TCP Based on the Well-Known AIMD Model
K. Kim, A. Tang and S. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, vol. 6 pp. 3226-3230. 1-5 Dec 2003 (183k). bibtex

Analysis and design of AQM based on state-space models for stabilizing TCP
K. B. Kim and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of American Control Conference, vol. 1 pp. 260-265. Denver, CO, 4-6 Jun 2003 (408k). bibtex

Resource Allocation

Is fair allocation always inefficient?
A. Tang, J. Wang and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticoello, IL, Oct 2003.
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Other

Hop-Count Filtering: An Effective Defense Against Spoofed DDoS Traffic
Cheng Jin, Haining Wang and Kang G. Shin.
in Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Washington, DC, 2003 (356k). bibtex

Optimizing 10-Gigabit Ethernet for Networks of Workstations, Clusters, and Grids: A Case Study
Wu-chun Feng, J. G. Hurwitz, H. Newman, S. Ravot, R. Les Cottrell, O. Martin, F. Coccetti and Cheng Jin, D. X. Wei and S. Low.
in proceedings of ACM/IEEE SC03 (Supercomputing conference), pp. 50. 15-21 Nov 2003 (128k). bibtex

An empirical study on the connectivity of ad hoc networks
A. Tang, C. Florens and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Aerospace conference, vol. 3 pp. 1333-1338. Big Sky, MT, 8-15 Mar 2003 (489k). bibtex

2002

Congestion Control: FAST TCP

A new TCP/AQM for Stability and Performance in Fast Networks
Fernando Paganini, Zhikui Wang, Steven H. Low and John C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct 2002 (1.36M). bibtex

Congestion Control

Active queue management to improve TCP performance over wireless networks
V. H. Li, Z.-Q. Liu, Z.-Q. He and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of SPIE ITCom, Boston, MA, Jul/Aug 2002.
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Dynamics of TCP/RED and a Scalable Control
S. H. Low, F. Paganini, J. Wang, S. Adlakha and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 1 pp. 239-248. New York, NY, 23-27 Jun 2002 (435k). bibtex

Stabilized Vegas
D. H. Choe and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct 2002 (532k). bibtex

Optimal flow control in multirate multicast networks
W. H. Wang, M. Palaniswami and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Asian Control Conference, pp. 1596-1601. Singapore, Sep 2002.
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Design of Receding Horizon AQM stabilizing TCP with multiple links and heterogenous delays
(invited)
K. Kim and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Asian Control Conference, vol. WA-1. Singapore, Sep 2002.
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Congestion Control: REM

On stability of REM algorithm with uniform delay
Qinghe Yin and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 3 pp. 2649-2653. 17-21 Nov 2002 (179k). bibtex

Resource Allocation

High density model for server allocation and placement
C. Cameron, S. H. Low and D. X. Wei.
in Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, pp. 152-159. Marina del Rey, CA, Jun 2002 (224k). bibtex

Other

High-density model of content distribution network
(invited)
C. Cameron, S. H. Low and David X. Wei.
in Proceedings of Information, Decision and Control Symposium (IDC), Adelaide, Australia, 11-13 Feb 2002 (82k). bibtex

2001

Congestion Control

Scalable Laws for Stable Network Congestion Control
Fernando Paganini, J. C. Doyle and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), vol. 1 pp. 185-190. Orlando, FL, 4-7 Dec 2001 (475k). bibtex

Flow control in networks with multiple paths
W. H. Wang, Palaniswami and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of SPIE ITcom, Denver, CO, Aug 2001.
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Understanding Vegas: A duality model
Steven Low, Larry Peterson and Limin Wang.
in Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, Boston, MA, 2001 (427k). bibtex

Fluid models: An empirical validation of a duality model of TCP and queue management algorithms
(invited)
S. Athuraliya and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), pp. 1269-1274. Arlington, VA, 9-12 Dec 2001 (437k). bibtex

Other

Linear stability of TCP/RED and a Scalable Control
(invited)
S. H. Low, F. Paganini, J. Wang, S. Adlakha and J. C. Doyle.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct 2001.
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MATE: MPLS Adaptive Traffic Engineering
A. Elawid, C. Jin, S. H. Low and I. Widjaja.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 1300-1309. Anchorage, AK, 22-26 Apr 2001 (263k). bibtex

2000

Congestion Control

A Duality Model of TCP and Queue Management Algorithms
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of ITC Specialist Seminar on IP Traffic Measurement, Modelling and Management, Monterey, CA, 18-20 Sep 2000 (563k). bibtex

A duality theory of TCP flow controls
S. H. Low and N. F. Maxemchuk.
in Proceedings of ITC Specialist Seminar on IP Traffic Measurement, Modelling and Management, Monterey, CA, Sep 2000.
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Flow control through duality
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IFIP Workshop on Performance Modelling and Evaluation of ATM and IP networks, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, UK, Jul 2000.
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Multipath optimization flow control
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Networks (ICON), pp. 39-43. Singapore, 5-8 Sep 2000. bibtex

Congestion Control: REM

Simulation comparison of RED and REM
S. Athuraliya and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Networks (ICON), pp. 68-72. Singapore, 5-8 Sep 2000. bibtex

Random Exponential Marking
S. Athuraliya, S. H. Low and D. Lapsley.
in Proceedings of International Workshop on Quality of future Internet Services (QofIS), Berlin, Germany, Sep 2000.
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Price computation in random exponential marking (REM)
S. Athuraliya and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communication (ICC), vol. 1 pp. 485-489. New Orleans, LA, Jun 2000 (405k). bibtex

An enhanced random exponential marking Algorithm for Internet flow control
S. Athuraliya, D. Lapsley and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 1425-1434. Israel, 26-30 Mar 2000 (764k). bibtex

1999

Congestion Control

Optimization Flow Control with Newton-Like Algorithm
S. Athuraliya and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, vol. 2 pp. 1264-1268. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec 1999 (453k). bibtex

Convergence of Asynchronous Optimization Flow Control
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IFIP TC6 Int'l Conference on Broadband Communications, pp. 435-444. Hong Kong, Nov 1999.
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Optimization flow control with on-line measurement
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Int'l Teletraffic Congress, pp. 237-249. Edinburgh, UK, June 1999.
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Congestion Control: REM

Random Exponential Marking for Internet Congestion Control
D. Lapsley and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, vol. 3 pp. 1747-1752. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec 1999 (542k). bibtex

Random Exponential Marking: An optimization approach to internet congestion control
David Lapsley and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Networks (ICON), pp. 67-74. Brisbane, Australia, Sept 1999 (462k). bibtex

Privacy and Watermarking

Copyright Protection for the Electronic Distribution of Text Documents
J. T. Brassil, S. Low and N. F. Maxemchuk.
in Proceedings of IEEE, vol. 87 pp. 1181-1196. July 1999 (237k). bibtex

Marking and Detection of Text Documents using Transform-Domain Techniques
Yong Liu, Jonathon Mant, Edward Wong and Steven H. Low.
in Proceedings of IS#T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology, pp. 317-328. San Jose, CA, Jan 1999.
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Resource Allocation

Resource Allocation in a Multicast Tree
M. Kodialam and S. H. Low..
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, pp. 262-266. NY, NY, Mar 1999 (402k). bibtex

Other

The Cost of Quality in Networks of Aggregate Traffic
N. G. Duffield and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, pp. 525-532. San Francisco, CA, Mar 1999 (216k). bibtex

1998

Congestion Control

An IP Implementation of Optimization Flow Control
D. Lapsley and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, vol. 5 pp. 3023 - 3028. Sydney, Australia, 8-12 Nov 1998 (421k). bibtex

An Optimization Approach to ABR Control
D. Lapsley and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Int'l Conference on Communications (ICC), vol. 3 pp. 1500-1504. Atlanta, GA, 7-11 June 1998 (484k). bibtex

Resource Allocation

Equilibrium Allocation of Variable Resources for Elastic Traffic
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 858-864. San Francisco, CA, 29 Mar -2 Apr 1998 (688k). bibtex

Other

Cooperative Reliable Multicast Protocol (CRMP) with Local Recovery
Y. Ohk and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Performance and Control of Network Systems, pp. 334-345. Boston, MA, Nov 1998.
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1997

Resource Allocation

Equilibrium Pricing and Allocation of Bandwidth and Buffers at an ATM node
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC'97), Sydney, Australia, Dec 1997.
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Equilibrium Bandwidth and Buffer Allocations
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Int'l Conference on Telecommunications (ICT'97), pp. 155-160. Melbourne, Australia, Apr 1997.
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Renegotiation strategies in Telecommunications Networks
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of Conference of the Association of Asian-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS'97), Melbourne, Australia, Nov/Dec 1997.
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Resources renegotiation in ATM networks
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Performance and Control of Network Systems, Dallas, TX, Nov 1997.
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Privacy and Watermarking

Marking text documents
N. F. Maxemchuk and S. H. Low..
in Proceedings of Int'l Conference on Image Processing, vol. 3 pp. 13. Santa Barbara, CA, 26-29 Oct 1997 (32k). bibtex

An Algorithm to Compute Collusion Paths
S. H. Low and N. F. Maxemchuk.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 745-751. Kobe, Japan, 7-11 Apr 1997 (603k). bibtex

1996

Collusion Analysis of Cryptographic Protocols
S. H. Low and N. F. Maxemchuk.
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom , vol. 1 pp. 1-5. London, UK, 18-22 Nov 1996 (537k). bibtex

Modeling Cryptographic Protocols # their Collusion Analysis
S. H. Low and N. F. Maxemchuk.
in Proceedings of Int'l Workshop on Information Hiding, vol. 1174 pp. 169-182. Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, UK, May/June 1996.
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CHRG-HTTP: A tool for Micropayments on the WWW
L. Tang and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of USENIX UNIX Security Symposium, San Jose, CA, July 1996.
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1995

Document Identification to Discourage Illicit Copying
S. H. Low, A. M. Lapone and N. F. Maxemchuk..
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, vol. 2 pp. 1203-1208. Singapore, 13-17 Nov 1995 (478k). bibtex

Document Marking and Identification using Both Line and Word Shifting
S. H. Low, N. F. Maxemchuk, J. T. Brassil and L. O'Gorman.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 853-860. Boston, MA, 2-6 Apr 1995 (664k). bibtex

Hiding Information in Document Images
J. T. Brassil, S. H. Low, N. F. Maxemchuk and L. O'Gorman..
in Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems , pp. 482-489. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Mar 1995.
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The Use of Communications Networks to Increase Personal Privacy
N. F. Maxemchuk and S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 504-512. 2-6 Apr 1995 (854k). bibtex

Other

Fault Identification Techniques in Communications Networks
S. H. Low and B. Narendran.
in Proceedings of Conference on Fault Tolerance Systems, IIT, Madras, India, Dec 1995.
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1994

Congestion Control

On the Usefulness of Explicit Congestion Notification in High Speed Networks
N. T. Plotkin, M. Wong, J, Yee and S. Low.
in Proceedings of Int'l Conference on Telecommunications Systems, Modeling and Analysis, pp. 1278-1287. Mar 1994.
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Privacy and Watermarking

Anonymous Credit Cards
S. H. Low, N. F. Maxemchuk and S. Paul.
in Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer-Communications Security, pp. 108-117. Fairfax,VA, Nov 1994.
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Marking Text Features of Document Images to Deter Illicit Dissemination
J. T. Brassil, S. H. Low, N. F. Maxemchuk and L. O'Gorman.
in Proceedings of Int'l Conference on Pattern Recognition, Israel, Oct 1994.
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Electronic Marking and Identification Techniques to Discourage Document Copying
J. T. Brassil, S. H. Low, N. F. Maxemchuk and L. O'Gorman.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 1278-1287. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 12-16 June 1994 (1011k). bibtex

Resource Allocation

An algorithm for Optimal Service Provisioning using Resource Pricing
S. H. Low and P. P. Varaiya.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 1 pp. 368-373. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 12-16 June 1994 (514k). bibtex

1993

Congestion Control

Probabilistic conformance testing of protocols with unobservable transitions
S. H. Low.
in Proceedings of IEEE Int'l Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), pp. 368-375. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 19-22 Oct 1993. bibtex

Stability of a Class of Dynamic Routing Protocols (IGRP)
S. H. Low and P. P. Varaiya.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 2 pp. 610-616. San Francisco, CA, 28 Mar 1993 (483k). bibtex

Other

Burstiness Bounds for some Burst Reducing Servers
S. H. Low and P. P. Varaiya.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 1 pp. 2-9. Mar 1993 (488k). bibtex

1992

Performance Modeling of PVCs in Frame Relay Networks
S. Low, N. T. Plotkin, M. Wong and J. Yee.
in Proceedings of Wescon'92, San Francisco, CA, Nov 1992.
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SMDS Measurements and Modeling to Predict Application Performance
S. Low and K. M. Nichols.
in Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, vol. 3 pp. 2444-2452. Florence, Italy, 4-8 May 1992 (758k). bibtex

SMDS Performance Analysis
C. Brooks, A. Deshpande, S. Low and M. Wong.
in Proceedings of Wescon'91, San Francisco, CA, May 1992.
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1991

Resource Allocation

A Simple Theory of Traffic and Resource Allocation in ATM
S. H. Low and P. P. Varaiya.
in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, vol. 3 pp. 1633-1637. 2-5 Dec 1991 (396k). bibtex

Bandwidth and Buffer Allocations in ATM
S. H. Low and P. P. Varaiya.
in Proceedings of Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct 1991.
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