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An optimal strategy for sellers in an online auction
We consider an online auction setting where the seller attempts to sell an item. Bids arrive over time and the seller has to make an instant decision to either accept this bid and close the auction or reject it and move on to the next bid, with the...
A self-configuring and self-administering name system with dynamic address assignment
In this article we present a distributed system that stores name-to-address bindings and provides name resolution to a network of computers. This name system consists of a network of name services that are individually self-configuring and...
On filter effects in web caching hierarchies
This article studies the "filter effects" that occur in Web proxy caching hierarchies due to the presence of multiple levels of caches. That is, the presence of one level of cache changes the structural characteristics of the workload presented to...