Between 2004 and 2009, I was a Ph.D. student in the Stanford University Department of Management Science and Engineering.

I stopped doing academic research after I graduated, but the papers I worked on might be useful to others. I’m posting them here so that they can be accessed without paying.

Dissertation

  • B. Yolken, “Incentive-Based Resource Allocation and Control for Large-Scale Computing Services,” May, 2009. [PDF]

Conference Proceedings

  • M. Stokely, J. Winget, E. Keyes, C. Grimes, and B. Yolken, “Using a Market Economy to Provision Compute Resources Across Planet-wide Clusters,” IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Rome, Italy, May 2009. [PDF]
  • B. Yolken, D. Tsamis, and N. Bambos, “Target-Based Power Control for Queueing Systems with Applications to Packet Switches,” IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), New Orleans, LA, November 2008. [PDF]
  • B. Yolken and N. Bambos, “Game Based Admission Control for Wireless Systems,” ICST International Wireless Internet Conference (WICON), Maui, HI, November 2008. [PDF]
  • B. Yolken and N. Bambos, “Game Based Capacity Allocation for Utility Computing Environments,” ACM/ICST GameComm, Athens, Greece, October 2008. [PDF]
  • A. Miura-Ko, B. Yolken, N. Bambos, and J. Mitchell, “Security Investment Games of Interdependent Organizations,” Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton, IL, September 2008. [PDF]
  • A. Miura-Ko, B. Yolken, J. Mitchell, and N. Bambos, “Security Decision-Making Among Interdependent Organizations,” IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium (CSFS), Pittsburgh PA, June 2008. [PDF]
  • B. Yolken and N. Bambos, “Power Management of Packet Switches via Differentiated Delay Targets,’’ IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008. [PDF]
  • A. Dua, B. Yolken, N. Bambos, W. Oleskinski, H. Eberle, and N. Gura, “Backlog Aware Scheduling for Large Buffered Crossbar Switches,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008. [PDF]
  • B. Yolken and N. Bambos, “Target-Driven and Incentive-Aligned Power Control for Wireless Networks,” IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Washington, DC, Nov. 2007. [PDF]
  • L. Mastroleon, D. O’Neill, B. Yolken, and N. Bambos, “Power Aware Management of Packet Switches,” IEEE Hot Interconnects, Stanford, CA, Aug. 2007. [PDF]
  • S. Uttamchandani, K. Voruganti, R. Routray, L. Yin, A. Singh, and B. Yolken, “BRAHMA: Planning Tool for Providing Storage as a Service,” IEEE Conference on Services Computing (SCC), Salt Lake City, UT, Jul. 2007. [PDF]
  • A. Dua, B. Yolken, and N. Bambos, “Power Managed Packet Switching”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Glasgow, Scotland, Jun. 2007. [PDF]