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SCSW01 11th January 2010
09:35 to 10:35
Decentralised load balancing in closed and open systems
SCSW01 11th January 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Some new(ish) results in information theory
SCSW01 11th January 2010
14:00 to 15:00
B Prabhakar The Struggle for Independence
SCSW01 11th January 2010
15:30 to 16:30
Modeling data network sessions
SCSW01 12th January 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Iterative Algorithms
SCSW01 12th January 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Some models of information aggregation and consensus in networks
SCSW01 13th January 2010
11:00 to 12:00
A Formulation and Theory for Delay Guarantees in Wireless Networks
SCSW01 14th January 2010
09:30 to 10:30
D Wischik Two new problems in congestion control: MAC3, and restless bandits
SCSW01 14th January 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Information Theory of Wireless Networks: Approximate Max-Flow Min-Cut
SCSW01 15th January 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Probability Estimation over Large Alphabets
SCSW01 15th January 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Scheduling for Communication and Processing Networks
SCSW01 15th January 2010
14:00 to 15:00
Stochastic networks and measure-valued processes
SCSW01 15th January 2010
15:30 to 16:30
L Massoulie Flows and matchings for P2P systems
SCS 19th January 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Physical limits to the capacity scaling of wireless networks
SCS 25th January 2010
15:00 to 16:00
M LeLarge Diffusion and cascading behaviour in random networks
SCS 28th January 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Co-variance bounds and chaos expansion over Poisson spaces
SCS 1st February 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Ergodicity of a stress release point process seismic model with aftershocks
SCS 4th February 2010
15:00 to 16:00
G Weiss Queuing systems with multi-type jobs and multi-type servers
SCS 15th February 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Random networks with nonlinear preferential attachment
SCS 18th February 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Conditional limit theorems for ordered random walks
SCS 19th February 2010
15:00 to 16:00
On the stability of file-sharing systems
SCS 22nd February 2010
15:00 to 16:00
M Mandjes Simulation-based computation of the workload correlation function in a Lévy-driven queue
SCS 23rd February 2010
16:30 to 17:30
Applications of a Markov mapping theorem
SCS 25th February 2010
14:30 to 15:30
S Janson Graph limits for threshold graphs and interval graphs
SCS 25th February 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Cone schedules for processing systems - throughput and cost issues
SCS 26th February 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Conjectures on tail asymptotics of the stationary distribution for a multidimensional SRBM
SCS 1st March 2010
15:00 to 16:00
A Martingale framework for trust
SCS 4th March 2010
15:00 to 16:00
P Whittle Associative neural memories and oscillatory operation
SCS 8th March 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Identifying separated time scales in stochastic models of reaction networks
OFB003 11th March 2010
14:30 to 15:15
Combinatorial auctions in theory and practice
OFB003 11th March 2010
15:15 to 16:00
Rethinking the control architecture of the Internet
OFB003 11th March 2010
16:00 to 16:45
Combinatorial auctions and spectrum sale in the US
OFB003 11th March 2010
17:00 to 17:30
Heavy-tailed distributions in queueing systems: a potential approach
SCS 15th March 2010
15:00 to 17:00
Martingale calculus and a maximal inequality for supermartingales
SCS 17th March 2010
15:00 to 17:00
On Bayes-Nash implementation of combinatorial auctions: structure and efficiency
SCS 18th March 2010
15:00 to 17:00
J Dai Distributional sensitivity in many-server queues
SCS 19th March 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Limit theorems for stochastic ordered graphs
SCSW02 22nd March 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Capacity and error exponents of stationary point processes with additive displacement noise
SCSW02 22nd March 2010
11:00 to 12:00
M Reiman Assemble-to-Order Inventory Systems as Newsvendor Networks
SCSW02 22nd March 2010
14:00 to 15:00
AP Zwart Scheduling and large deviations
SCSW02 22nd March 2010
15:30 to 16:30
Scheduling in Wireless Networks
SCSW02 22nd March 2010
17:00 to 18:00
Rothschild Visiting Professor - Mathematical analysis of peer to peer communication networks
SCSW02 23rd March 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Persistence of long-range-dependence under data compression
SCSW02 23rd March 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Self-adaptive congestion control for multi-class intermittent transmissions in a network
SCSW02 23rd March 2010
14:00 to 15:00
Numerical Methods for Stochastic Networks
SCSW02 23rd March 2010
15:30 to 16:30
Simulation methods for stochastically modeled chemical reaction networks
SCSW02 24th March 2010
09:30 to 10:30
A stochastic model of coupled enzymatic degradation
SCSW02 24th March 2010
11:00 to 12:00
S Roch Probabilistic Techniques in Mathematical Phylogenetics
SCSW02 25th March 2010
09:30 to 10:30
M Bramson A Positive Recurrent Reflecting Brownian Motion with Divergent Fluid Path
SCSW02 25th March 2010
14:00 to 15:00
Matchings and rank for random diluted graphs
SCSW02 26th March 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Go forth and multiply?
SCSW02 26th March 2010
11:00 to 12:00
The Evolution of a Spatial Stochastic Network
SCSW02 26th March 2010
14:00 to 15:00
P Ferrari Slow-to-start traffic models, coalescing Brownian motions and M/M/1 queues
SCSW02 26th March 2010
15:30 to 16:00
Closing Perspectives Lecture
SCS 29th March 2010
16:00 to 17:00
A Vladimirov Non-stationary processes in queueing networks
SCS 30th March 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Continuity of mutual entropy in the limiting signal-to-noise ratio regimes
SCS 31st March 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Random geometric graphs for modelling the pore system in fibre-based materials
SCSW03 6th April 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Percolation on polygon configurations
SCSW03 6th April 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Scaling of the Unicast and Multicast Capacity Regions of Wireless Networks
SCSW03 6th April 2010
14:00 to 15:00
G Last Gamma distributions in Poisson Voronoi and hyperplane tessellations
SCSW03 6th April 2010
15:30 to 16:30
Medium Access Control, Fairness and Phase Transitions in Multihop Wireless Networks
SCSW03 7th April 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Discrete and Continuum Random Spatial Networks
SCSW03 7th April 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Load optimization in a planar network
SCSW03 7th April 2010
13:45 to 14:45
The percolation benefit of spreading random connection functions
SCSW03 7th April 2010
16:00 to 17:00
On Storing and Retrieving (coded) Data in Mobile P2P Networks
SCSW03 8th April 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Y Peres Finding Sparse Cuts Locally Using Evolving Sets and the anatomy of random graphs
SCSW03 8th April 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Medium Access using Queues
SCSW03 8th April 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Random graph asymptotics on high-dimensional tori: volume, diameter and mixing time
SCSW03 8th April 2010
16:30 to 17:30
Omnidirectional Relay in Wireless Networks
SCSW03 9th April 2010
09:30 to 10:30
Strict inequalities of critical points in continuum percolation
SCSW03 9th April 2010
11:00 to 12:00
Thinning-stable point processes: new models in telecommunications
SCSW03 9th April 2010
14:00 to 15:00
Stochastic geometry and wireless ad-hoc networks - from the coverage probability to the asymptotic end-to-end delay on long routes
SCSW03 9th April 2010
15:30 to 16:30
Optimal cooperation in large wireless networks
SCS 13th April 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Better Good-Turing probability estimation
SCS 21st April 2010
16:00 to 17:00
D Gamarnik Stability of Skorohod problem is undecidable
SCS 22nd April 2010
16:00 to 17:00
M Bramson Stability criteria and applications for randomised load balancing schemes
SCS 26th April 2010
14:00 to 15:00
J Lees-Miller Transport that waits for you: planning and operating personal rapid transit systems
SCS 26th April 2010
15:00 to 16:00
R Gibbens An investigation of proportionally fair ramp metering
SCS 4th May 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Queues, collisions and extremes of integral mean of stationary Gaussian processes
SCS 5th May 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Poisson hypothesis for mean-field models of generalised Jackson networks with countable set of nodes
SCS 6th May 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Resequencing Delay Analysis of ARQ Protocols over Parallel Channels
SCS 10th May 2010
16:00 to 17:00
B Zwart Limit theorems for bandwidth sharing networks with rate constraints
SCS 11th May 2010
14:30 to 16:00
P Bremaud Bartlett spectra of point processes
SCS 13th May 2010
16:00 to 17:00
P Bremaud What philology, archeology and history have to say about Pythagoras' theorem
SCS 17th May 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Sentry Selection
SCS 19th May 2010
16:00 to 17:00
O Boxma Semi-open problems in open and closed queueing networks
SCS 20th May 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Order-theoretic properties of the Skorokhod reflection mapping
SCSW07 24th May 2010
14:00 to 15:15
What makes electricity different? Dumb grids, the ultimate just-in-time problem, and polar bears
SCSW07 24th May 2010
15:45 to 17:00
Things we don't know how to do: Huge nonconvex smart auctions; combining financial and structural models; and multilevel games
SCSW07 25th May 2010
09:30 to 10:45
Dynamic models for electric power markets
SCSW07 25th May 2010
11:15 to 12:30
A scalable approach to the stability of power networks
SCSW07 25th May 2010
14:00 to 15:15
J Bialek Wide area blackouts: why do they happen and how can modelling help?
SCSW07 25th May 2010
15:45 to 17:00
New formulations of the Optimal Power Flow (OPF) problem
SCSW07 26th May 2010
11:00 to 12:15
Mathematical modelling for wind energy integration studies
SCSW07 26th May 2010
14:30 to 15:00
Is there a deregulated electricity market operating in the world today?
SCSW07 26th May 2010
15:00 to 15:30
Ensuring the adequacy of future energy systems
SCSW07 26th May 2010
15:30 to 16:00
J Bialek Mathematical modelling of future energy systems
SCSW07 26th May 2010
16:00 to 16:30
A national grid fit for the future
SCSW07 26th May 2010
17:00 to 18:00
Panel discussion
SCSW07 27th May 2010
09:45 to 10:15
S Riches UK Research Councils Energy Programme
SCSW07 27th May 2010
10:15 to 11:00
Including future uncertainty in economic projection models
SCSW07 27th May 2010
11:30 to 12:15
Demand forecasting
SCSW07 27th May 2010
12:15 to 13:00
Smartgrid control challenges
SCS 28th May 2010
11:00 to 12:00
L Tassiulas Stochastic models and algorithms for cooperative information delivery
SCS 2nd June 2010
16:00 to 17:00
A Wierman Scheduling to balance energy and delay: Optimality versus robustness
SCS 3rd June 2010
15:00 to 16:00
W Szpankowski Analytic information theory and beyond
SCS 3rd June 2010
16:30 to 17:30
A Piunovskiy Discounted continuous-time Markov decision process with constraints: unbounded transition and loss rate
SCS 16th June 2010
15:00 to 16:00
The concert queueing game: to wait or to be late
SCS 17th June 2010
15:00 to 16:00
Fractional Poisson motion and network traffic models
SCS 17th June 2010
16:00 to 17:00
Mass-stationarity through the Cox process
SCSW05 21st June 2010
09:10 to 10:00
Rare event simulation for stochastics networks
SCSW05 21st June 2010
10:00 to 10:25
Rare event simulation for the ruin problem with investments via importance sampling and duality
SCSW05 21st June 2010
10:25 to 10:50
A new, analysis-based, change of measure for tandem queues
SCSW05 21st June 2010
11:15 to 11:40
Stochastic enumeration method for rare events, counting and combinatorial optimization
SCSW05 21st June 2010
11:40 to 12:05
Efficiency of the cross-entropy method in Markov chain problems
SCSW05 21st June 2010
12:05 to 12:30
Rare-Event Simulation for Markov-Modulated Perpetuities
SCSW05 21st June 2010
14:00 to 14:50
Computing risk measures by importance sampling
SCSW05 21st June 2010
14:50 to 15:15
A Guyader & NW Hengartner & E Matzner-Løber Iterative Monte Carlo for extreme quantiles and extreme probabilities
SCSW05 21st June 2010
15:15 to 15:40
Constructing confidence intervals for quantiles when using variance-reduction techniques
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
09:00 to 09:50
Analysis of an interacting particle scheme for rare event estimation
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
09:50 to 10:15
An adaptive replica approach to simulate reactive trajectories
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
10:15 to 10:40
Sample per mode simulation for switching diffusions
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
11:15 to 11:40
RESTART simulation of non-Markovian queuing networks
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
11:40 to 12:05
Transient behaviour in highly dependable Markovian systems, new regimes, many paths
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
12:05 to 12:30
Recursive variance reduction estimators for the static communication network reliability problem
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
14:15 to 15:05
Efficient important sampling for a feed-forward network
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
15:05 to 15:30
Snapshot simulation - an importance sampling technique for traffic with heavy tailed flows
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
16:15 to 17:05
Simulating the mean of a skip free Markov chain
SCSW05 22nd June 2010
17:05 to 17:30
Efficient Monte Carlo for high excursions of Gaussian random fields
SCSW05 23rd June 2010
09:00 to 09:50
M Mandjes & P Glynn Simulation-based computation of the workload correlation function in a Lévy-driven queue
SCSW05 23rd June 2010
09:50 to 10:40
Simulation of ancestral histories of genes
SCSW05 23rd June 2010
11:10 to 12:00
Optimising and adapting the Metropolis algorithm
SCSW05 23rd June 2010
13:40 to 14:30
Retrospective simulation and the Bernoulli factory
SCSW08 24th June 2010
09:00 to 09:45
Robust Estimation of the Self-similarity Parameter in Network Traffic
SCSW08 24th June 2010
09:45 to 10:30
M Handcock Modeling networks when data is missing or sampled
SCSW08 24th June 2010
11:00 to 11:45
The Value of Clustering for Distributing Content in Mobile Social Networks
SCSW08 24th June 2010
11:45 to 12:30
Inferring Invisible Traffic
SCSW08 24th June 2010
14:00 to 14:45
M Newman Community Structure and Link Prediction in Networks
SCSW08 24th June 2010
14:45 to 15:30
MW Mahoney Community Structure in Large Social and Information Networks
SCSW08 24th June 2010
16:00 to 16:45
N Duffield New Methods for Sampling and Estimation in Communications Networks
SCSW08 25th June 2010
09:00 to 09:45
Sparse Graphs and Causal Inference
SCSW08 25th June 2010
09:45 to 10:30
M Maggioni Multiscale Methods for the Analysis of Dynamic Graphs
SCSW08 25th June 2010
11:00 to 11:45
When Everything Looks Like a Nail: Graph Models of the Internet
SCSW08 25th June 2010
11:45 to 12:30
Diffusion in Networks and Infectious Disease Epidemics
SCSW08 25th June 2010
14:00 to 14:45
An Opportunity for ISP and Application Collaboration
SCSW08 25th June 2010
14:45 to 15:30
Statistically Accurate Network Measurements
SCSW08 25th June 2010
16:00 to 16:45
(Anti)social Behavior in Malicious Internet Source IPs: Characterisation and Detection
SCSW08 25th June 2010
16:45 to 17:30
P Thiran Locating Congested Links in the Internet with Unicast Probes
SCS 29th June 2010
17:30 to 18:30
S Verdu New bounds in channel coding
OFB007 17th March 2011
09:30 to 09:50
C Dent Generation adequacy in future power systems
OFB007 17th March 2011
09:50 to 10:10
P Plumptre Modelling problems posed to the electricity system planner and operator by wind power
OFB007 17th March 2011
10:10 to 10:30
D Brayshaw The contribution of wind to securing electricity demand
OFB007 17th March 2011
11:00 to 11:20
Preliminary assessment of wind climate fluctuations and use of dynamical systems theory for resource assessment
OFB007 17th March 2011
11:20 to 11:40
A Sturt Time-series modelling of aggregated wind power output
OFB007 17th March 2011
11:40 to 12:00
Locally stationary energy time series
OFB007 17th March 2011
12:15 to 12:35
M Devine Rolling optimisation in natural gas markets
OFB007 17th March 2011
12:35 to 12:55
T Bedford Availability growth in the operation of offshore wind turbines
OFB007 17th March 2011
12:55 to 13:15
The role of electrical energy storage in smart grids
OFB012 12th March 2012
10:00 to 10:30
D Lenaghan Operational forecasting of wind
OFB012 12th March 2012
11:00 to 11:30
G Edwards Novel time series models for the simulation of wind speed fields in GB
OFB012 12th March 2012
11:45 to 12:15
Risk aversion in LP models of investment in electricity plants
OFB012 12th March 2012
14:00 to 14:30
Taxonomy of models for storage and time-shifting of demand
OFB012 12th March 2012
14:45 to 15:15
Satisfiability of elastic demand
OFB012 12th March 2012
15:45 to 16:15
S Foss On cost-optimality in models of on-off stochastic wind farms
SCSW09 22nd April 2013
10:00 to 10:40
Stochastic Power Generation From Renewables: Forecasting and Optimization Challenges for its Optimal Integration
SCSW09 22nd April 2013
11:00 to 11:45
M Pollitt Electricity Market Reform in the UK
SCSW09 22nd April 2013
11:45 to 12:30
Trade-offs, Uncertainty, Coordination and Market Design in Restructuring for Decarbonisation
SCSW09 22nd April 2013
14:00 to 14:30
A Range of Methods for Electricity Consumption Forecasting
SCSW09 22nd April 2013
14:45 to 15:15
Y Goude Semi-Parametric Models for Electricity Consumption Forecasting
SCSW09 22nd April 2013
15:45 to 16:30
J Y Leboudec Real-Time Storage and Demand Management
SCSW09 23rd April 2013
09:30 to 10:00
Forecasting Aggregated Wind Power Availability Over Extended Regions
SCSW09 23rd April 2013
10:15 to 10:45
P Plumptre Wind Problems for the Electricity Planner and Operator
SCSW09 23rd April 2013
11:30 to 12:00
Modelling and Forecasting of Network Time Series
SCSW09 23rd April 2013
12:00 to 12:30
Coherence Analysis of Multivariate Time Series
SCSW09 23rd April 2013
14:00 to 14:30
Domestic Behaviour and Demand: What Can Be Learned from Analysis of Smart Meter Data and How This May Be Useful?
SCSW09 23rd April 2013
14:30 to 15:00
Physically-Based Modelling Approaches to Power-System Forecasting: Weather and Climate
SCSW09 23rd April 2013
15:30 to 17:00
Forecasting in Energy Networks Discussion
SCSW09 24th April 2013
09:30 to 10:15
Control of the Grid in 2020, and How Economics Can Help Us
SCSW09 24th April 2013
11:00 to 12:30
Optimization in Energy Markets Discussion
SCSW09 24th April 2013
14:00 to 14:30
P Lang Challenges - Change is the Only Constant
SCSW09 24th April 2013
14:30 to 15:00
Reflecting and Communicating Uncertainty in Analysis
SCSW09 24th April 2013
15:00 to 15:30
J Bialek Technical Limits of Penetration of Non-Synchronous Wind and PV Generation in an AC Interconnection
SCSW09 24th April 2013
16:00 to 17:00
Panel Discussion
SCSW09 25th April 2013
09:30 to 10:00
Responding to the Challenges of Wind Variability
SCSW09 25th April 2013
10:00 to 10:30
T Schulze A Scenario Decomposition Method for Stochastic Unit Commitment Problems
SCSW09 25th April 2013
10:30 to 11:00
A Series of Interesting Power System Models
SCSW09 25th April 2013
11:30 to 12:00
Controlling Conventional Generation to Minimize Forecast Error Cost
SCSW09 25th April 2013
12:00 to 12:30
G Eggar Using Storage to Control Uncertainty in Power Systems
SCSW09 25th April 2013
14:00 to 14:30
Valuing Storage and Demand-Side Management
SCSW09 25th April 2013
14:30 to 15:00
Optimisation of Storage and Demand Management Discussion
SCSW09 25th April 2013
15:30 to 17:00
Optimization of Storage and Demand Management Discussion (Continued)
SCSW09 26th April 2013
11:30 to 12:30
Problem Scoping, Identification of Mathematical Grand Challenges in Energy Systems - Summary
SCSW10 12th August 2013
10:00 to 10:45
On the Fluid Limits of a Resource Sharing Algorithm with Logarithmic Weights
SCSW10 12th August 2013
11:00 to 11:45
Optimal queue-size scaling in switched networks
SCSW10 12th August 2013
13:30 to 14:15
Routing and Staffing to Incentivize Servers in Many-Server Systems
SCSW10 12th August 2013
14:30 to 15:15
AN Rybko Infinite Networks with Varying Topology - A Mean-Field Approach
SCSW10 13th August 2013
10:00 to 10:45
A Tensor Spectral Approach to Learning Mixed Membership Community Models
SCSW10 13th August 2013
11:00 to 11:45
V Borkar Miscellaneous gossip
SCSW10 13th August 2013
13:30 to 14:15
Ranking algorithms on directed random networks
SCSW10 13th August 2013
14:30 to 15:15
Models of congestion and human response
SCSW10 14th August 2013
10:00 to 10:45
Clustering Sparse Graphs
SCSW10 14th August 2013
11:00 to 11:45
Bandit Optimisation with Large Strategy Sets: Theory and Applications
SCSW10 14th August 2013
13:30 to 14:15
Ancillary service to the grid from deferrable loads: the case for intelligent pool pumps in Florida
SCSW10 14th August 2013
14:30 to 15:15
High Frequency Asymptotics for the Limit Order Book
SCSW10 15th August 2013
10:00 to 10:45
R van der Hofstad Optimal flows on random graphs
SCSW10 15th August 2013
11:00 to 11:45
Distances in large random regular networks
SCSW10 15th August 2013
13:30 to 14:15
Self-organizing cellular automata
SCSW10 15th August 2013
14:30 to 15:15
Forest fires and coagulation-deletion processes
SCSW10 16th August 2013
10:00 to 10:45
M Mandjes Timescaling results for Markov modulated infinite-server systems and OU processes
SCSW10 16th August 2013
11:00 to 11:45
J Blanchet Tolerance Enforced Simulation for Stochastic Differential Equations via Rough Path Analysis
SCSW10 16th August 2013
13:30 to 14:15
A Ganesh On the secure connectivity of wireless sensor networks
SCSW10 16th August 2013
14:30 to 15:15
Unbiased shifts of Brownian Motion
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