Department of Statistics

Professor Emeritus Gideon Weiss

Address: Department of Statistics, University of Haifa, Israel 3498838

Tel: 972-4-8249004 Fax: 972-4-8253849

E.mail: gweiss@stat.haifa.ac.il

Higher Education

  • Ph.D.,Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, England,1974.

Research interests

  • Manufacturing systems, Optimization of stochastic systems, Applied probability and Stochastic processes, Time series analysis, Optimization.

Selected Publications

  • [abstract, full paper]
  • G. Weiss “Optimal Draining of a Fluid Re-Entrant Line” in Stochastic Networks — IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications 71, Editors: F.P. Kelly and Ruth Williams, pp. 93–105, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1995. [abstract, full paper]
  • Dai, J.G. and Weiss, G. “Stability and Instability of Fluid Models for certain Re-Entrant Lines” Mathematics of Operations Research 21, 115–134, 1996. [abstract, full paper]
  • B. Levikson, T. Rolski, G. Weiss “On a Poisson Hyperbolic Staircase” Probability Engineering Informational Sciences, 13 pp. 11–32, 1999. [abstract, full paper]
  • B. Levikson, T. Rolski, G. Weiss “Layering of the Poisson Process in the Quadrant” Probability and Mathematical Statistics (Wroclaw), 21, 417–440, 2001. [abstract, full paper]
  • Dai, J.G. and Weiss, G. “A Fluid Heuristic for Minimizing Makespan in Job-Shops” Operations Research, 50 692–707, 2002. [abstract, full paper]
  • Weiss, G. “Jackson networks with unlimited supply of work and full utilization”, Journal of Applied Probability 42:879-882, 2005. [abstract, full paper]
  • Jochen Mundinger, Richard Weber and Gideon Weiss “Optimal scheduling of peer to peer file dissemination” Journal of Scheduling, 11:105-120, 2008. [abstract, full paper]
  • Weiss, G., "A Simplex Based Algorithm to Solve Separated Continuous Linear Programs" Mathematical Programming Series A, 115:151-198, 2008. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Nazarathy, Y, Weiss, G., "The Asymptotic Variance Rate of the Output Process of Finite Capacity Birth-Death Queues" Queueing Systems Theory and Applications, 57:135-156, 2008 [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Nazarathy, Y, Weiss, G., "Near optimal control of queueing networks over a finite time horizon" Annals of Operations Research, 170:233-249, 2009. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Kopzon, A, Nazarathy, Y., Weiss, G., "A push pull system with infinite supply of work" Queueing Theory Systems and Applications, 62:75-111, 2009. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Caldentey, R., Kaplan, E.H., Weiss, G., "FCFS infintie bipartite matching of servers and customers" Advances in Applied Probability, 41: 695-730, 2009. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Nazarathy, Y., Weiss, G., "Positive Harris Recurrence and Diffusion Scale Analysis of a Push Pull Queueing Network" Perfornance Evaluation, 67:201-217, 2010. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Nazarathy, Y., Weiss, G., "A fluid approach to job shop scheduling: theory, software and experimentation" Journal of Scheduling 13:509-529, 2010. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Adan, Ivo, Hurkens, Cor, Weiss, Gideon, "A reversible loss system with multi-type customers and multi-type servers" Probability in Engineering and Informational Sciences 24:535-548, 2010. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Adan, Ivo and Weiss, Gideon, "Exact FCFS matching rates for two infinite muti-type sequences" Operations Research, 60:475-489, 2012. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Visschers, Jeremy, Adan, Ivo and Weiss, Gideon, "A product form solution to a system with multi-type jobs and multi-type servers" Queueing Theory Systems and Applications 70:269-298, 2012. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Adan, Ivo and Weiss, Gideon, "A loss system with skill based servers under assign to longest idle server policy" Probability in Engineering and Informational Sciences, 26:307-321, 2012. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Blanghaps Nafna, Nov Yuval and Weiss Gideon, "Sojourn Time Estimation in an M/G/Infinity Queue with Partial Information" J. Applied Probability, 50:1044-1056, 2013. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Yongjiang Guo, Erjen Lefeber , Yoni Nazarathy, Hanqin Zhang and Gideon Weiss, "Stability and performance for multi-class queueing networks with infinite virtual queues" Queueing Systems, online 17/5/2013. [abstract, full paper]
  • Ivo Adan, Marko Boon and Gideon Weiss, "Design and evaluation of call centers with skill based routing, under FCFS policies" Performance Evaluation, 70(10):873-888, 2013. [ abstract or full paper ]
  • Evgeny Shindin and Gideon Weiss, "Symmetric Strong Duality for a Class of Continuous Linear Program with Constant Coefficients" SIAM J on Optimization, 24(3):1102-1121, 2014.[abstract, full paper ]
  • Ivo Adan and Gideon Weiss, "A Queue with Skill Based Service Under FCFS-ALIS: Steady State, Overloaded System, and Behavior under Abandonments" Stochastic Systems, 4(1):250-299, 2014. [ abstract, full paper ]
  • Esther Frostig and Gideon Weiss, "Four proofs of Gittins' multiarmed bandit theorem" Annals of Operations Research, online 7/1/2014. [abstract, full paper ]
  • Ivo Adan, Sergey Foss, Seva Shneer and Gideon Weiss “Local stability in a transient Markov chain” arXiv:1511.06094. (2015) [full paper]
  • Evgeny Shindin and Gideon Weiss, "Structure of solutions for continuous linear programs with constant coefficients" SIAM J on Optimization, 25(3):1276-1297, 2015. [ abstract, full paper ]
  • Gideon Weiss and Dongyuan Zhan "Many Server Scaling of the N-System Under FCFS-ALIS” Queueing Systems 88(1-2), 27-71, 2018. [Abstract, full paper]
  • Evgeny Shindin and Gideon Weiss “ A simplex-type algorithm for continuous linear programs with constant coefficients.” Mathematical Programming, 1-45, (on line) 2018. [abstract, full paper]
  • Ivo Adan, Ana Busic, Jean Mairesse and Gideon Weiss “Reversibility and further properties of FCFS infinite bipartite matching”, Mathematics of Operations Research 43(2):598-621, (2018) [abstract, full paper].
  • Ivo Adan, Igor Kleiner, Rhonda Righter and Gideon Weiss “FCFS parallel service systems and matching models.”, Performance Evaluation 127: 253-272 (2018) [abstract, full paper].
  • Ivo Adan, Marko Boon and Gideon Weiss “Design heuristic for parallel many server systems” European Journal of Operational Research, 273(1), 259-277, 2019. [abstract, full paper]

Patents

  • U.S. Patents 6,922,593, July 2005, and 7,433,742, October 2008, “Control of items in a complex system by using fluid models and solving continuous linear programs”

Presentations


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