(1) J.F. Kurose and K.W. Ross, Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Edition, Pearson, 2016

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  • Most popular computer networking textbook, nationally and internationally
  • Excluding introductory programming textbooks, it is currently the fifth most popular CS textbook (following Rosen, Cormen et al, Hennessy and Patterson, Silberschatz and Galvin)

(2) K.W. Ross, Multiservice Loss Networks for Broadband Telecommunications Networks, Springer-Verlag, 1995

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Yanqiu Wu, Tehila Minkus, Keith W. Ross, Taking the Pulse of US College Campuses with Location-Based Anonymous Mobile Apps, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), to appear 2017


M. Xue, C.L. Ballard, C.L. Nemelka,  K. Liu. A. Wu, K.W. Ross, H. Qian, You Can Yak but You Can’t Hide: Localizing Anonymous Social Network Users, ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), 2016 C.L.  

M. Xue, G. Magno, E. Cunha, V. Almeida, and K,W. Ross, The Right to be Forgotten in the Media: A Data-Driven Study, 16th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), 2016

S.T. Peddinti, K.W. Ross, J. Cappos, Finding Sensitive Accounts on Twitter: An Automated Approach Based on Follower Anonymity, International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM (poster paper), 2016 (extended paper under submission)


T. Minkus, Y. Ding, R. Dey, K.W. Ross, The City Privacy Attack: Combining Social Media and Public Records for Detailed Profiles of Adults and ChildrenACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN), 2015

T. Minkus, K. Liu, K.W. Ross, Children Seen But Not Heard: When Parents  Compromise Children's Online Privacy, 24th World Wide Web Consortium (WWW'2015), 2015

J. Xue, Y. Liu, K.W. Ross, H. Qian, I know Where You Are: Thwarting Privacy Protection in Location-Based Social Discovery Services
, IEEE Infocom Workshop on Security and Privacy in Big Data, 2015

S.T. Peddinti, K.W. Ross, J. Cappos, On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog": A Twitter Case Study of Anonymity in Social Networks, ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN), 2014

R.Dey, M. Nangia, K.W. Ross, Y. Liu, Estimating Heights from Photo Collections: A Data-Driven Approach, ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN), 2014

T. Minkus and K.W. Ross, I Know What You're Buying: Privacy Breaches on eBay, Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETS), 2014

A. Chaabane, Y. Ding, R. Dey, M. A. Kaafar, K. W. Ross, A Closer Look at Third-Party OSN Applications: Are They Leaking Your Personal Information?, Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), 2014

Y. Ding, S.T. Peddinti, K.W. Ross, Stalking Beijing From Timbuktu: A Generic Measurement Approach for Exploiting Location-Based Social DiscoveryProceedings of the 4th ACM Workshop on Security and Privacy in Smartphones & Mobile Devices2014


R. Dey, Y. Ding, K.W. Ross, The High-School Profiling Attack: How Online Privacy Laws Can Actually Increase Minors Risk, ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), 2013(Short version appeared in HotPets, July 2013)

G. Tian, Y. Xu, Y. Liu and K.W. Ross, Mechanism Design for Dynamic P2P Streaming, IEEE P2P, 2013

Y. Xu, Y. Liu and K.W. Ross, Capacity Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Adaptive Streaming, IEEE P2P, 2013

Y. Tian, R. Dey, Y. Liu, K.W. Ross, China's Internet: Topology Mapping and Geolocating, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 24, 2013 (Short version appeared in Infocom Mini-Conference 2012, Orlando, 2012)


Z. Liu, Y. Ding, Y. Liu, K.W. Ross, Peer-Assisted Distribution of User Generated ContentIEEE P2P, Tarragona, 2012

Z. Jelveh and K.W. Ross, Profiting From Filesharing: A Measurement Study of Economic Incentives in CyberlockersIEEE P2P, Tarragona, 2012

R. Dey, Z. Jelveh, K.W. Ross, Facebook Users Have Become Much More Private: A Large-Scale Study4th IEEE International Workshop on Security and Social Networking (SESOC)Lugano, Switzerland, 2012

P. Dhungel, K.W. Ross, M. Steiner., Y. Tian, X. Hei, Xunlei: Peer-Assisted Download Acceleration on a Massive ScalePassive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM) 2012, Vienna, 2012

R. Dey, T. Cong, K.W. Ross, N. Saxena, Estimating Age Privacy Leakage in Online Social Networks, IEEE Infocom Mini-Conference 2012, Orlando, 2012


S. LeBlond, C. Zhang, A. Legout, K.W. Ross, W. Dabbous, I Know Where You are and What You are Sharing:Exploiting P2P Communications to Invade Users’ PrivacyInternet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2011, Berlin, 2011

Y.Ding, Y. Du, Y. Hu, Z. Liu, L. Wang, K.W. Ross, A. Ghose, Broadcast Yourself: Understanding YouTube UploadersInternet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2011, Berlin, 2011

C. Zhang, C. Huang, K.W. Ross, D.A. Maltz, J. Li, Inflight Modifications of Content: Who are the Culprits?Workshop of Large-Scale Exploits and Emerging Threats (LEET'11), Boston, 2011

C. Zhang, C. Huang, P.A. Chou, J. Li, S. Mehrotra, K.W. Ross, H. Chen, F. Livni, J. Thaler, Pangolin: Speeding up Concurrent Messaging for Cloud-Based Social GamingCoNEXT 2011, Tokyo, 2011

Y.A Wang, C. Huang, J. Li, K.W. Ross, Estimating the Performance of Hypothetical Cloud Service Deployments: A Measurement-Based ApproachInfocom 2011, Shanghai, 2011

C. Zhang, P. Dunghel, D. Wu, K.W. Ross, Unraveling the BitTorrent EcosystemIEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 22, Number 7, July 2011

Dhungel, X. Hei, D. Wu, K.W. Ross, A Measurement Study of Attacks on BitTorrent SeedsICC, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.

C. Tang, K.W. Ross, N. Saxena, R. Chen, A Name-Centric Approach to Gender Inference in Online Social NetworksWorkshop on Social Networks and Social Media Mining on the Web (SNSMW), Hong Kong, 2011


C. Huang, N. Holt, Y.A. Wang, A. Greenberg, J. Li, K.W. Ross, A DNS Reflection Method for Global Traffic Management,  USENIX, Boston, 2010

Z. Liu,  P. Dhungel, Di Wu, C. Zhang, and K.W. Ross, Understanding and Improving Incentives in Private P2P CommunitiesICDCS, Genoa, Italy, 2010

C. Zhang, P. Dhungel, Di Wu, Z. Liu, and K.W. Ross, BitTorrent DarknetsInfocom, San Diego, 2010

Z. Liu, Y. Liu, H. Hu, K.W. Ross, Y. Wang, M. MobiusP2P Trading in Social Networks: The Value of Staying ConnectedInfocom, San Diego, 2010

A. Pathak, Y. A. Wang, C. Huang, A. Greenberg, Y. C. Hu, J. Li, K. W. Ross, Measuring and Evaluating TCP Splitting for Cloud ServicesPassive and Active Measurement Conf (PAM), Zurich, 2010

D. Wu, C. Tang, P. Dunghel, N. Saxena, K.W. Ross, On the Privacy of Peer-Assisted Distribution of Security PatchesIEEE P2P, Delft, 2010

D. Wu, P. Dhungel, X. Hei, C. Zhang, K.W. Ross, Understanding Peer Exchange in BitTorrent Systems,  IEEE P2P, Delft, 2010

P. Dunghel, M. Steiner, I. Rimac, V. Hilt, K.W. Ross, Waiting for Anonymity: Understanding Delays in the Tor OverlayIEEE P2P, Delft, 2010


D. Wu, Y. Liu, K.W. Ross, Queuing Network Models for Multi-Channel Live Streaming SystemsInfocom, Rio de Janeiro,  2009. Awarded Best  Paper

Z. Liu, Y. Shen, K.W. Ross, S. Panwar, Y. Wang, LayerP2P: Using Layered Video Chunks in P2P Live StreamingIEEE Transactions on Multimedia, November 2009. 2011 Best Paper in Multimedia Communications (Awarded by the IEEE Communications Society for papers published in 2009-2011.)

D. Wu, C. Liang, Y. Liu, K.W. Ross, View-Upload Decoupling: A Redesign of Multi-Channel Video Streaming SystemsInfocom Mini-Conference, Rio de Janeiro,  2009

F. Benevenuto, T. Rodrigues, V. Almeida, J. Almeida, and K.W. Ross, Video Interactions in Online Social Networks, ACM Transactions on Multimedia ComputingCommunications, and Applications (TOMCCAP), Volume 5 , Issue 4, October 2009.

C. Huang, A. Wang, J. Li, K.W. Ross, Queen: Estimating Packet Loss Rate Between Arbitrary Internet hostsPassive and Active Measurement (PAM) Conference, Seoul, 2009


Z. Liu, Y. Shen, K.W. Ross, K.W. Ross, S. Panwar, Y. Wang, Substream Trading: Towards an Open P2P Live Streaming SystemInternational Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), Orlando, 2008

C. Huang, J. Li, Angela Wang and K.W. Ross, Understanding Hybrid CDN-P2P: Why Limelight Needs its Own Red SwooshNOSSDAVBraunschweig, Germany, 2008

P.Dhungel, D. Wu, B. Schonhorst, K.W. Ross, A Measurement Study of Attacks on BitTorrent LeechersIPTPS, 2008

F. Benevenuto, F. Duarte, T. Rodrigues, V. Almeida, J. Almeida, and K.W. Ross, Understanding Video Interactions in YouTubeACM Multimedia, Vancouver, 2008

F. Benevenuto, T. Rodrigues, V. Almeida, J. Almeida, C. Zhang and K.W. Ross, Identifying Video Spammers in Online Social NetworksFourth International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web, Beijing,  2008

C. Huang, A. Wang, J. Li, K.W. Ross, Measuring and Evaluating Large-Scale CDNs, full paper accepted to Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Greece, 2008 (withdrawn by request of Microsoft Management)


C. Huang, J. Li and K.W. Ross, Can Internet VoD be Profitable?Sigcomm, Kyoto, 2007. (Short version appeared in IPTPS'07, Redmond, 2007)

X. Hei, Y. Liu, K.W. Ross, Inferring Network-Wide Quality in P2P Live Streaming Systems,  IEEE JSAC, special issue on P2P Streaming, December 2007  2008 Best Paper in Multimedia Communications (Awarded by the IEEE Communications Society for papers published in 2006 and 2007.)

X. Hei, C. Liang, J. Liang, Y. Liu and K.W. Ross, A Measurement Study of a Large-Scale P2P IPTV SystemIEEE Transactions on Multimedia, December 2007Short version: Insights into PPLive: A measurement study of a large-scale P2P IPTV system, in Workshop on Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) Services over World Wide Web in conjunction with WWW2006, Edinburgh, Scotland, May 2006.

R. Kumar, Y. Liu, and K. W. Ross, Stochastic Fluid Theory for P2P Streaming Systems,  Infocom, Anchorage, Alaska, 2007.

J. Kangasharju, K.W. Ross, D. Turner, Optimizing File Availability in Peer-to-Peer Content DistributionInfocom, Anchorage, Alaska, 2007

Y. Shen, Z. Liu, S. Panwar, K. W. Ross, Y. Wang, Efficient Substream Encoding for P2P Video on Demand16th Packet Video Workshop, Lausanne, 2007

P. Dhungel, X. Hei, K. W. Ross, N. Saxena, The Pollution Attack in P2P Live Video Streaming: Measurement Results and DefensesSigcomm P2P-TV Workshop, Kyoto, 2007

Z. Liu, Y. Shen, , S. Panwar, K.W. Ross, Y. Wang, P2P Video Live Streaming with MDC: Providing Incentives for RedistributionInternational Conference on Multimedia Expo (ICME), Beijing, 2007


J. Liang, N. Naoumov, and K.W. Ross, The Index Poisoning Attack in P2P File-Sharing SystemsInfocom 2006, Barcelona, 2006

R. Kumar, D. Yao, A. Bagchi, K.W. Ross, D. Rubenstein, Fluid Modeling of Pollution Proliferation in P2P NetworksACM Sigmetrics 2006, St. Malo, France, 2006

N. Naoumov, and K.W. Ross, Exploiting P2P Systems for DDoS AttacksInternational Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Information Management (keynote address), Hong Kong, May 2006

Shen, Z. Liu, S. Panwar, K.W. Ross, Y. Wang, On the Design of Prefetching Strategies in a Peer-Driven Video-on-Demand SystemICME 2006, Toronto, 2006

R. Kumar and K.W. Ross, Optimal Peer-Assisted File Distribution: Single and Multi-Class Problems,  IEEE Workshop on Hot Topics in Web Systems and Technologies (HOTWEB), Boston, 2006.

J. Kangasharju, K.W. Ross, D. Turner, Adaptive Content Management in Structured P2P CommunitiesInfoscale 2006, Hong Kong, 2006


J. Liang, R. Kumar, Y. Xi, K.W. Ross, Pollution in P2P File Sharing SystemsInfocom, Miami, 2005

Micah Adler, Rakesh Kumar, Keith Ross, Dan Rubenstein, and David Yao, Optimal Peer Selection for P2P Downloading and StreamingInfocom, Miami, 2005

F. Clevenot, P. Nain and K.W. Ross, Stochastic Fluid Models for Cache ClustersPerformance Evaluation, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp.1-18, 2005

J. Liang, R. Kumar, and KW. Ross, The Kazaa Overlay: A Measurement StudyComputer Networks (Special Issue on Overlays), 2005

F. Clevenot, P. Nain and K.W. Ross, Multiclass P2P Networks: Static Resource Allocation for Bandwidth for Service Differentiation and Bandwidth DiversityPerformance, Juan-les-Pins, 2005.

Y. Shen, Z. Liu, S. S. Panwar, K. W. Ross, and Y. Wang, Streaming Layered Encoded Video Using PeersIEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), July 2005

J. Liang, N. Naoumov, and K.W. Ross, Efficient Blacklisting and Pollution-Level Estimation in P2P File-Sharing Systems (keynote speaker), Asian Internet Engineering Conference, Bangkok, December, 2005


P. Felber, E. Biersack, L. Garces-Erce, K.W. Ross, G. Urvoy-Keller, Data Indexing and Querying in P2P DHT NetworksICDCS, Tokyo, Japan, 2004

P. Decuetos and K.W. Ross, Unified Framework for Optimal Video StreamingInfocom 2004, Hong Kong, February 2004

D.A. Turner and K.W. Ross, A Lightweight Currency Paradigm for the P2P Resource MarketSeventh International Conference on Electronic Commerce Research, Dallas,  2004.

X. Xu, Y. Wang, S. P. Panwar, and K. W. Ross, A Peer-to-Peer Video-on-Demand System using Multiple Description Coding and Server DiversityIEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Oct. 2004


P. Decuetos and K.W. Ross, Optimal Streaming of Layered Video: Joint Scheduling and Error ConcealmentACM Multimedia 2003, San Francisco, November 2003

K.W. Ross, Asynchronous Voice: A Personal AccountIEEE Multimedia Magazine, pp. 70-74, April/June 2003

L. Garces-Erce, K.W. Ross, E. Biersack, P. Felber, G. Urvoy-Keller, TOPLUS: Topology Centric Lookup ServiceFifth International Workshop on Networked Group Communications (NGC'03), Munich, September 2003. Awarded Best Paper

L. Garces-Erce, E. Biersack, P. Felber, K.W. Ross, G. Urvoy-Keller, Hierarchical Peer-to-Peer Systems, 2003, Euro-Par 2003, Klagenfurt, Austria

J. Kangasharju, K.W. Ross, D. Turner, Secure and Resilient P2P E-Mail: Design and ImplementationThird International Conference on P2P Computing, Linkoping, Sweden, September 2003

D. Turner and K.W. Ross, Adaptive Streaming of Layer-Encoded Multimedia Presentations, Special issue on multimedia communications in Journal of VLSI Signal Processing, Volume 34, May, 2003


M. Reisslein, K. W. Ross, and S. RajagopalGuaranteeing Statistical QoS to Regulated TrafficIEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, pp. 27-42, February 2002

S. Rajagopal, M. Reisslein and K.W. Ross, Packet Multiplexers with Adversarial Regulated TrafficComputer Communications, pp. 239-253, February 2002 (short version appeared in IEEE Infocom, 1998, San Francisco)

J. Kangasharju, K.W. Ross and J.W. Roberts, Object Replication Strategies in Content Distribution NetworksComputer Communications, pp. 27-42, February 2002.

J. Kangasharju, F. Hartanto, M. Reisslein, K.W. Ross, Distributing Layered Encoded Video through CachesIEEE Transactions on Computers, pp. 622-636, June 2002 (Short version appeared in Proceedings of Infocom 2001, Anchorage)

P. Decuetos, P. Guillotel, K.W. Ross, and D. Thoreau, Implementation of Adaptive Streaming of Stored MPEG-4 FGS Video over TCPInternational Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Lausanne, Switzerland, August 2002

P. Decuetos and K.W. Ross, Adaptive Rate Control for Streaming Fine-Grain Scalable VideoInternational Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), Miami, May 2002


J. Kangasharju, K.W. Ross and J.W. Roberts, Performance Evaluation of Redirection Schemes in Content Distribution NetworksComputer Communications, February 2001. (Short version appeared in Fifth International Workshop on  Web Caching, Lisbon, June 2000)

F. Hartanto, M. Reisslein, K.W. Ross, Interactive Video Streaming with Proxy ServersInformation Sciences, an International Journal, pp. 3-31, December 2001

P. Decuetos, D. Saparilla and K.W. Ross, Adaptive Streaming of Stored Video in a TCP-Friendly Context: Multiple Versions or Multiple LayersInternational Packet Video WorkshopKyongju, Korea, April, 2001

D. Turner and K.W. Ross, A Comprehensive Architecture for Continuous Media E-mail on the InternetIEEE Multimedia Magazine, Apr/Jun 2001


D. Saparilla and K.W. Ross, Optimal Streaming of Layered Encoded VideoInfocom, Tel Aviv, 2000

J. Kangasharju and K.W. Ross, Replicating the DNS using Satellite BroadcastInfocom, Tel Aviv, 2000

D. Saparilla and K.W. Ross, Streaming Stored Continuous Media over Fair-Share Bandwidth,  International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV), Chapel Hill, 2000.

D. Turner and K.W. Ross, Optimal Streaming of a Synchronized Multimedia Presentation with Layered ObjectsIEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), New York, 2000.

D. Turner and K.W. Ross, Continuous Media E-mail on the Internet: Infrastructure Inadequacies and a Sender-Side SolutionIEEE Network Magazine, Jul/Aug 2000.


D. Saparilla, K.W. Ross, and M. Reisslein, Periodic Broadcasting with VBR-Encoded VideoInfocom, New York City, 1999

M. Reisslein, K. W. Ross, and S. RajagopalGuaranteeing Statistical QoS to Regulated Traffic: The Single Node CaseInfocom, 1999

J. Kangasharju, K.W. Ross and J.W. Roberts, Locating Copies of Objects Using the Domain Name System, 4th International Web Caching Workshop, San Diego, 1999

M. Reisslein, K.W. Ross and S. ShesthraStriping for Interactive Video: Is it Worth It?IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems ICMCS'99Forence, Italy, 1999

D. Turner and K.W. Ross, Asynchronous Audio Conferencing on the WebInternational Symposium on Intelligent Media and Distance Education, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1999


P. Rodriguez, K.W. Ross and E. Biersack, Improving the WWW: Caching or MulticastComputer Networks and ISDN Systems, Vol. 30, November 1998

M. Reisslein and K.W. Ross, High-Performance Prefetching Protocols for VBR Prerecorded Video,  IEEE Networking Magazine, pp. 46-55, November/December, 1998.

M. Reisslein and K.W. Ross and V. VerrillotteDecentralized Prefetching for VBR Video on Demand ,Proceedings of ECMAST' 98, Berlin, Germany, May 1998.

J. McManus and K.W. Ross, A Dynamic Programming Methodology for Managing Prerecorded VBR Sources in  Packet-Switched NetworksTelecommunications Systems, Vol. 9, 1998..

M. Reisslein, K. W. Ross, and S. RajagopalGuaranteeing Statistical QoS to Regulated Traffic: The Multinode Case,  Proceedings of 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Tampa, December 1998


K.W. Ross, Hash-Routing for Collections of Shared Web CachesIEEE Network Magazine, Nov-Dec 1997

M. Reisslein and K.W. Ross, Join-the-Shortest-Queue Prefetching for VBR Encoded Video on Demand 1997 International Conference on Networking Protocols (ICNP),  Atlanta, November, 1997

M. Reisslein and K. W. Ross, Call Admission for Prerecorded Sources with Packtet LossIEEE Journal on Selected Advances in Communications (JSAC), pp. 1167-1180August 1997

K.W. Ross and J. Wang, Implementation of Monte Carlo Integration for the Analysis of Product-Form Queueing NetworksPerformance Evaluation, pp. 273-292, May 1997


J. Mc Manus, K.W. Ross, Video on Demand over ATM : Constant-Rate Transmission and TransportIEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), Vol. 14, pp. 1087-1098, 1996.


J. Filar and D. Krass and and K.W. Ross, Percentile Performance Criteria for Limiting Average Markov Decision Processes, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 40, pp. 2-10, 1995.

S. Gupta and K.W. Ross and M. El Zarki, On Routing in ATM Networks, book chapter in Routing in Communication Networks, pp. 49-74, Prentice Hall, 1ed. M. Steenstrup, 1995


J. Wang and K.W. Ross, Asymptotic Analysis of Multiclass Queuing Networks in Normal and Critical UsageQueuing Systems: Theory and Applications, Vol. 16, pp. 167-191, 1994.

K.W. Ross and D.K. Tsang and J. Wang, Monte Carlo Summation and Integration Applied to Multichain Queueing NetworksJournal for the Association of Computing Machinery (JACM), Vol. 41, pp. 1110-1135, 1994.

B. Baynat and Y. Dallery and K.W. Ross, A Non-MVA Method for the Approximate Analysis of Multi-Server, Multi-Class BCMP Networks, Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 48, pp. 273-294, 1994.


K.W. Ross and J. Wang, Asymptotically Optimal Importance Sampling for Multiclass Queueing NetworksACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Vol. 3, pp. 244-268, 1993.

S. Rajasekaran and K.W. Ross, Fast Algorithms for Generating Discrete Random Variates with Changing DistributionsACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, Vol. 3, pp. 1-19, 1993.

S-P. Chung and A. Kashper, and K.W. Ross, Computing Approximate Blocking Probabilities for Large Loss Networks with State-Dependent RoutingIEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 1, pp. 105-115,1993.

S.P. Chung and K.W. Ross, Reduced Load Approximations for Multirate Loss NetworksIEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 41, 1993, pp. 1222-1231.


K.W. Ross and J. Wang, Monte Carlo Summation Applied to Product-Form Loss NetworksProbability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Vol. 6, pp. 323-348, 1992.

M. Baykal-Gursoy and K.W. Ross, Variability Sensitive Markov Decision ProcessesMathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 17, pp. 558-571, 1992.

S. Gupta and K.W. Ross, Performance Modeling of Heterogeneous Data NetworksAnnals of Operations Research, Vol. 35, 1992, pp. 125-151.


K.W. Ross and D.D. Yao, Optimal Load Balancing and Scheduling in a Distributed Computer SystemJ. Association for Computing Machinery (JACM), Vol. 38, pp. 676-690, 1991

S.P. Chung and K.W. Ross, On Nonblocking Multirate Interconnection NetworksSIAM Journal on Computing, Vol. 20, pp. 726-736, 1991.

K. W. Ross and R. VaradarajanMultichain Markov Decision Processes with a Sample-Path Constraint: A Decomposition ApproachMathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 16, pp. 195-207, 1991

S. Gupta and K.W. Ross, The Modeling and Optimization of Interconnected Ethernets,  Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications (QUESTA), Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 726-736, 1991. (Short version appeared in Infocom 1991.)


K.W. Ross and D. Tsang, Teletraffic Engineering for Product Form Circuit-Switched NetworksAdvances in Applied Probability, Vol. 22, pp. 657-675, 1990

D. Tsang and K.W. Ross, Algorithms to Determine Exact Blocking Probabilities in Multirate Tree NetworksIEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 38, No. 8, pp. 1266-1271, 1990.

K.W. Ross and D.D. Yao,  Monotonicity Properties of the Stochastic KnapsackIEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 36, pp. 1173-1179, 1990.


K. W. Ross and R. VaradarajanMarkov Decision Processes with Sample-Path Constraints: The Communicating CaseOperations Research, Vol. 37, No. 5, pp. 780-790, 1989

K. W. Ross, Randomized and Past-Dependent Policies for Markov Decision Processes with Multiple ConstraintsOperations Research, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 474-477, 1989

K. W. Ross and D. D. Yao, Optimal Dynamic Scheduling in Jackson NetworksIEEE Automatic Control, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp.. 47-53, 1989

K.W. Ross and D. Tsang, Optimal Circuit Access Control Policies in an ISDN Environment: A Markov Decision ApproachIEEE Trans. on Communications, Vol. 37, No. 9, pp. 934-939, 1989.

K.W. Ross and D. Tsang, The Stochastic Knapsack ProblemIEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 740-747, 1989


K. W. Ross and B. Chen, Optimal Scheduling of Interactive and Noninteractive Traffic in Telecommunication SystemsIEEE Automatic Control, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 261-267, 1988


F. J. Beutler and K. W. Ross, Uniformization for Semi-Markov Decision Processes under Stationary PoliciesJournal of Applied Probability, Vol. 24, pp. 644-656, 1987

M. Hofri and K. W. Ross, On Optimal Control of Two Queues with Server Setup Times and Its Analysis, SIAM Journal of Computing, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 399-420, 1987


F. J. Beutler and K. W. Ross, Time-Average Optimal Constrained Semi-Markov Decision ProcessesAdvances in Applied Probability,  Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 341-359, 1986

P. Nain and K. W. Ross, Optimal Priority Assignment with ConstraintIEEE Automatic Control, Vol. 31, No 10, pp. 883-888, 1986

P. Nain and K. W. Ross, Optimal Multiplexing of Heterogeneous Traffic with Hard ConstraintACM Performance Evaluation Review, Vol. 14, No 1 pp. 100-108, 1986


F. J. Beutler and K. W. Ross, Optimal Policies for Controlled Markov Chains with a ConstraintJournal of Mathematical Analysis and Application, Vol. 112, pp. 236-252, 1985

K.W. Ross, Constrained Markov Decision Processes with Queueing Applications, PhD Thesis, University of Michigan, 1985.