Publications of Rob van der Mei

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Refereed papers:

  • 158. M. van Buuren, C.J. Jagtenberg, T.C. van Barneveld, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2017). Ambulance dispatch center pilots proactive relocation policies to enhance effectiveness. To appear in Interfaces.
  • 157. T.C. van Barneveld, C.J. Jagtenberg, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2017). Real-time ambulance relocation: assessing real-time deployment strategies for ambulance relocation. To appear in Socio-Economic Planning Sciences.
  • 156. D. Hopman, G.M. Koole and R.D. van der Mei (2017). Single-leg revenue management with downsell and delayed decision making. To appear in International Journal on Revenue Management.
  • 155. P.L. van den Berg, G.A.G. Legemaate and R.D. van der Mei (2017). Boosting the response-time performance of firefighter services by Mathematical Programming. To appear in Interfaces.
  • 154. F. Wetzels, J.L. van den Berg, J.W. Bosman and R.D. van der Mei (2017). Flow termination signaling in the centralized pre-congestion notification architecture. Computer Networks 127C, 233-242.
  • 153. M. Mahfoud, S. Bhulai and R.D, van der Mei (2017). Spatio-temporal modeling for residential burglary. To appear in Proceedings Data Analytics (Barcelona, January 2018).
  • 152. M. van Buuren, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2017). Demand point constrained EMS vehicle allocation problems for regions with both urban and rural areas. To appear in Healthcare Management Science.
  • 151. M. van Buuren, G.J. Kommer, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2017). EMS call centers with and without function differentiation: a comparison. Operations Research in Healthcare 12, 16-28.
  • 150. B. Legros, S. Ding, R.D. van der Mei and O. Jouini (2017). Call centers with a postponed call-back offer. To appear in OR Spectrum.
  • 149. A. Hristov, J.W. Bosman, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2017). Throughput and bottleneck analysis of tandem queues with nested sessions. To appear in Probability Engineering of Informational Sciencess.
  • 148. T.C. van Barneveld, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2017). Compliance tables for EMS systems with two types of response units. Computers and Operations Research 80, 68-81.
  • 147. M. Onderwater, G.J. Hoekstra and R.D. van der Mei (2017). Throughput modeling of the IEEE MAC for sensor networks. Performance Evaluation Review 44, 2-9.
  • 146. D.D. Sierag, J.I. van der Rest, G.M. Koole, R.D. van der Mei and A.P. Zwart (2017). Exploratory data analysis in revenue management forecasting: a case study of a small and independent hotel in The Netherlands. To appear in the International Journal of Revenue Management.
  • 145. C.J. Jagtenberg, P.L. van den Berg and R.D. van der Mei (2017). Benchmarking online dispatch algorithms for Emergency Medical Services. European Journal of Operational Research 258, 715-725.
  • 144. M.A.A. Boon, R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2016). Heavy-traffic analysis of roving server networks. Stochastic Models 33, 171-209.
  • 143. C.J. Jagtenberg, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2016). Dynamic ambulance dispatching: is the closest-idle policy always optimal? Healthcare Management Science, 1-15.
  • 142. D.D. Sierag and R.D. van der Mei (2016). Single-leg choice-based revenue management: a robust optimization approach. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management 15, 454-467.
  • 141. J.W. Kleinrouweler, S. Cabrero, R.D. van der Mei and P. Cesar (2016). A Markov model for evaluating resource sharing policies for DASH assisting network elements. Proceedings 28th International Teletraffic Congress (Wurzburg, September 2016), pp. 177-184.
  • 140. J.W. Kleinrouweler, S. Cabrero, R.D. van der Mei and P. Cesar (2016). A model for evaluating sharing policies for network-assisted HTTP adaptive streaming. Computer Networks 109, 234-245.
  • 139. T.C. van Barneveld, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2016). The effect of ambulance relocations on the performance of ambulance service providers. European Journal of Operational Research 252, 257-269.
  • 138. M. Onderwater, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2015). Function discovery in MDPs with evolutionary algorithms. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics 46, 1190-1201.
  • 137. T.C. van Barneveld, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2015). A Dynamic Ambulance Management model for rural areas. Healthcare Management Science, 1-22.
  • 136. P. Vis, R. Bekker and R.D. van der Mei (2015). Transient analysis of cycle times in polling models. Performance Evaluation 91, 303-317.
  • 135. S. Ding, M. Remerova, R.D. van der Mei and A.P. Zwart (2015). Fluid approximation of a call center model with redials and reconnects. Performance Evaluation 92, 24-39.
  • 134. M. Onderwater, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2015). Learning optimal MDP policies with value function discovery. Performance Evaluation Review 43, 7-9.
  • 133. J.W. Kleinrouweler, S. Cabrero, R.D. van der Mei and P. Cesar. Evaluating capacity sharing policies for networks-assisted HTTP adaptive video streaming. Performance Evaluation Review 43, 26-27.
  • 132. M. Ding, M. Onderwater, F. Wetzels, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2015). Cost-efficient allocation of additional resources for the service placement problem in next-generation Internet. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, article ID 517409 (15 pages).
  • 131. M. Onderwater, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2015). On the control of queueing systems with aging state information. Stochastic Models 31, 588-617.
  • 130. M. van Buuren, G.J. Kommer, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2015). A simulation model for Emergency Medical Service call centers. Proceedings Winter Simulation Congress (Los Angeles, December 2015).
  • 129. S. Ding, G.M. Koole and R.D. van der Mei (2015). A method for estimation of redial and reconnect probabilities in call centers. European Journal of Operational Research 246, 250-262.
  • 128. D.D. Sierag, G.M. Koole, R.D. van der Mei, J.I. van der Rest and B. Zwart (2015). Revenue Management under customer choice behaviour with cancellations and overbooking. European Journal of Operational Research 246, 170-185.
  • 127. C.G. Jagtenberg, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2015). An efficient heuristic for real-time deployment. Operations Research for Healthcare 4, 27-35.
  • 126. P. Vis, R. Bekker and R.D. van der Mei (2015). Heavy-traffic limits for polling models with exhaustive service and non-FCFS service orders. Advances in Applied Probability 47, 989-1014.
  • 125. J.W. Bosman, J.L. van den Berg and R.D. van der Mei (2015). Autonomous runtime QoS control for composite services in Service Oriented Architecture. Proceedings 27th International Teletraffic Congress (Ghent, Belgium, September 2015).
  • 124. J.W. Kleinrouweler, S. Cabrero, R.D. van der Mei and P. Cesar (2015). Modeling bit rate adaptation of concurrent HTTP adaptive streaming video players. Proceedings 27th International Teletraffic Congress (Ghent, Belgium, September 2015).
  • 123. R. Bekker, P. Vis, J.L. Dorsman, R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2015). The impact of scheduling policies on the waiting-time distributions in polling systems. Queueing Systems 2, 145-172.
  • 122. D. van Leeuwen, R.D. van der Mei and F. Ottenhof (2015). Optimal traffic control via smartphone app users: a model for actuator and departure optimisation. Proceedings 19th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA), Smart Systems for Green and Automated Driving (Berlin, July 2015).
  • 121. J.L. Dorsman, O.J. Boxma and R.D. van der Mei (2014). On two-queue Markovian polling systems with exhaustive service. Queueing Systems 78, 287-311.
  • 120. C. Dimitru, A. Oprescu, M. Zivkovic, R.D. van der Mei, P. Grosso and C. de Laat (2014). A queueing theory approach to bags-of-data scheduling on clouds. Proceedings 20th Euro-Par international conference on Parallel Processing (Porto, Portugal, August 2014).
  • 119. G.J. Hoekstra, R.D. van der Mei and J.W. Bosman (2014). Traffic splitting policies in parallel queues with concurrent access: a comparison. Proceedings 26th International Teletraffic Congress (Karlskrona, Sweden, September 2014).
  • 118. J.W. Bosman, G.J. Hoekstra, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2013). A simple index rule for efficient traffic splitting over parallel wireless networks with partial information. Performance Evaluation 70, 889-899.
  • 117. J.L. Dorsman, R.D. van der Mei and M. Vlasiou (2013). Analysis of a two-layered network with correlated queues by means of the Power-Series Algorithm. Performance Evaluation 70, 1072-1089.
  • 116. R. Bekker, J.L. Dorsman, R.D. van der Mei, P. Vis and E.M.M. Winands (2013). Scheduling in polling systems in heavy traffic. ACM Performance Evaluation Review 41, 41-43.
  • 115. S. Ding, R.D. van der Mei and G.M. Koole (2013). A method for estimation of redial and reconnect probabilities in call centers. Proceedings Winter Simulations Conference, WSC (Washington DC, September 2013).
  • 114. G.J. Hoekstra, R.D. van der Mei and N. Diaz-Ferareno (2013). Engineering elastic traffic in TCP-based networks: processor sharing and effective service times. Proceedings 25th International Teletraffic Congress, ITC25 (Shanghai, September 2013).
  • 113. G.J. Hoekstra, R.D. van der Mei and J.W. Bosman (2013). Efficient splitting in parallel TCP-based networks: modeling and experimental evaluation. Proceedings 25th International Teletraffic Congress, ITC25 (Shanghai, September 2013).
  • 112. M.A.A. Boon, R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2013). Waiting time in a queueing network with a single shared server. Queueing Systems 74, 403-429.
  • 111. R. Yang, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2013). Structural properties of the optimal resource allocation for single-queue systems. Annals of Operations Research 202, 211-233.
  • 110. W. van der Weij, N.M. van Dijk and R.D. van der Mei (2012). Product-form results for two-queue networks with shared resources. Performance Evaluation 69, 662-683.
  • 109. S. Bhulai, G.J. Hoekstra, J.W. Bosman and R.D. van der Mei (2012). Dynamic traffic splitting to parallel wireless networks with partial information: a Bayesian approach. Performance Evaluation 69, 41-52.
  • 108. R.D. van der Mei and A. Roubos (2012). Polling models with multi-phase gated service. Annals of Operations Research 198, 25-56.
  • 107. J.L. Dorsman, R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2012). Polling systems with batch service. OR Spectrum 34, 743-761.
  • 106. R. Yang, R.D. van der Mei, D. Roubos, F.J. Seinstra and H.E. Bal (2012). Modeling Just-in-Time communication on the optimal resource utilization in distributed real-time multimedia applications. Multimedia Tools and Applications 59, 941-971.
  • 105. D. Worm, M. Zivkovic, J.L. van den Berg and R.D. van der Mei (2012). Revenue maximization with high quality assurance for composite Web services. Proceedings 2012 IEEE Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications, SOCA-2012 (Taipei, Taiwan, 17-19 December 2012).
  • 104. J.W. Bosman, R.D. van der Mei and R. Nunez-Queija (2012). A fluid model analysis of streaming media in the presence of time-varying bandwidth. Proceedings 24th International Teletraffic Congress (Krakow, Poland, 4-7 September 2012).
  • 103. M. Vlasiou, J. Zhang, B. Zwart and R.D. van der Mei (2012). Separation of timescales in a two-layered network. Proceedings 24th International Teletraffic Congress (Krakow, Poland, 4-7 September 2012).
  • 102. M. van Buuren, K.I. Aardal, R.D. van der Mei and H. Post. Evaluating dynamic dispatch strategies for EMS: TIFAR simulation tool. Proceedings Winter Simulation Conference (Berlin, December 2012).
  • 101. J.L. Dorsman, R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2012). A new method for deriving waiting-time approximations for polling models with renewal arrivals. Stochastic Models 27, 1-15.
  • 100. G.J. Hoekstra, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2012). Optimal job splitting in parallel processor sharing queues. Stochastic Models 28, 318-323.
  • 99. M. Zivkovic, J.W. Bosman, J.L. van den Berg, H.B. Meeuwissen, R.D. van der Mei and R. Nunez-Queija (2012). Runtime revenue maximization for composite Web services in response-time commitments. Proceedings 26th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, AINA-2012 (Fukuoka, Japan, March 2012).
  • 98. R. Yang, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2011). Optimal resource allocation for multi-queue systems with a shared server pool. Queueing Systems 68, 133-163.
  • 97. C. Verhoef, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2011). Optimal resource allocation in synchronized multi-tier Internet services. Performance Evaluation 68, 1072-1084.
  • 96. M.M.A. Boon, R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2011). Queueing networks with a single shared server. Performance Evaluation Review 39, 44-46.
  • 95. R. Yang, S. Bhulai, R.D. van der Mei and F.J. Seinstra (2011). Optimal resources allocation for time reservation systems. Performance Evaluation 68, 414-428.
  • 94. M.A.A. Boon, R.D.van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2011). Applications of polling systems. Surveys in Operations Research and Management Science 16, 67-82.
  • 93. C. Verhoef, C. Krause, O. Kanters and R.D. van der Mei (2011). Simulation-based performance analysis of channel-based coordination models. Proceedings Coordination-2011 (Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2011), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6721, pp. 187-201.
  • 92. M. Zivkovic, J.W. Bosman, J.L. van den Berg, R.D. van der Mei, H.B. Meeuwissen and R. Nunez-Queija (2011). Dynamic profit optimization for composite Web services with SLA's. Proceedings GlobeCom-2011 (Houston, December 2011).
  • 91. M. Jonckheere, R.D. van der Mei and W. van der Weij (2010). Stability and throughput for two-layered queueing networks. Performance Evaluation 67, 28-42.
  • 90. G.J. Hoekstra and R.D. van der Mei (2010). Effective load for flow-level performance modeling of wireless LANs. Computer Communications 33, 1972-1981.
  • 89. R.E. Kooij, R.D. van der Mei and R. Yang (2010). TCP and Web browsing performance in case of bi-directional packet loss. Computer Communications 33, S50-S57.
  • 88. S. Bhulai, G.J. Hoekstra and R.D. van der Mei (2010). Optimal concurrent access strategies in mobile communication networks. Proceedings 22nd International Teletraffic Congress (Amsterdam, September 2010), pp. 1-7.
  • 87. G.J. Hoekstra, R.D. van der Mei and J.W. Bosman (2010). On comparing the performance of dynamic multi-network optimizations. Proceedings IEEE GlobeCom (Miami, FL, December 2010).
  • 86. G.J. Hoekstra and R.D. van der Mei (2010). On the Processor Sharing properties of file transfers in a WLAN testbed. Proceedings Internet-2010 (Valencia, Spain, September 2010), pp. 36-41.
  • 85. A.M. Dobber, R.D. van der Mei and G.M. Koole (2009). Dynamic load balancing and job replication in a global-scale grid environment: a comparison. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems 20, 207-218.
  • 84. W. van der Weij, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei (2009). Dynamic thread assignment in Web server performance optimization. Performance Evaluation 66, 301-310.
  • 83. G.J. Hoekstra and R.D. van der Mei (2009). On the processor sharing of file transfers in WLANs. Proceedings IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC (Barcelona, April 2009).
  • 82. G.J. Hoekstra, R.D. van der Mei, Y. Nazarathy and A.P. Zwart (2009). On the sojourn time tails of a file-splitting processor sharing network. Proceedings NET-COOP (Eindhoven, November 2009), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5894.
  • 81. R. Yang, R.E. Kooij and R.D. van der Mei (2009). TCP performance modeling in the case of bi-directional packet loss. In: D. Kouvatsos ed., Traffic and Performance Engineering for Heterogeneous Networks (River Publishers), pp. 1-18.
  • 80. F. Arbab, T. Chothia, R.D. van der Mei, S. Meng, Y.-J. Moon and C. Verhoef (2009). From coordination to stochastic models of QoS. Proceedings of the 11th international conference on coordination models and languages, Coordination 2009 (Lisbon, Portugal), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5521, Springer, pp. 268-287.
  • 79. R. Yang, R.D. van der Mei, D. Roubos, F.J. Seinstra and G.M. Koole (2008). Determining the optimal level of parallelism for real-time multi-media applications in a Grid environment. Proceedings of IEEE international symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, CCGRID-2008 (Lyon, France).
  • 78. R. Yang, R.D. van der Mei, D. Roubos, F.J. Seinstra, G.M. Koole and H.E. Bal (2008). Modeling Just-in-Time communication in distributed real-time multi-media applications. Proceedings of IEEE international symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, CCGRID-2008 (Lyon, France).
  • 77. R.D. van der Mei, A.R. de Wilde and S. Bhulai (2008). A new method for approximating the variance of the sojourn times in star-shaped queueing networks. Stochastic Models - Communications in Statistics 24, 1-15.
  • 76. R.D. van der Mei and J.A.C. Resing (2008). Polling models with two-phase gated service: heavy-traffic results for the waiting-time distributions. Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences 22, 623-651.
  • 75. R.D. van der Mei (2008). Towards a unifying theory on branching-type polling models in heavy traffic. Queueing Systems 57, 29-46.
  • 74. R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2008). Heavy traffic analysis for polling models by Mean Value Analysis. Performance Evaluation 65, 400-416.
  • 73. R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2008). A note on polling models with renewal arrivals and nonzero switch-over times. Operations Research Letters 36, 500-505.
  • 72. R.D. van der Mei and E.M.M. Winands (2007). Polling models with renewal arrivals: a new method to derive heavy-traffic asymptotics. Performance Evaluation 64, 1029-1040.
  • 71. M.A. Dobber, R.D. van der Mei and G.M. Koole (2007). A prediction method for job running times on shared processors: survey, statistical analysis and new avenues. Performance Evaluation 64, 755-781.
  • 70. S. Bhulai, R.D. van der Mei and M. Wu (2007). Design and optimization of streaming content delivery networks. Proceedings of IEEE GlobeCom (Washington DC, November 2007).
  • 69. R.D. van der Mei (2007). On a unifying theory on polling models in heavy traffic. In: Managing Traffic Performance in Converged Networks - the Interplay between Convergent and Divergent Forces (eds. L. Mason, T. Drwiega and J. Yan), ITC2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4516, 556-567.
  • 68. S. Bhulai, S. Sivasubramanian, R.D. van der Mei and M.R. van Steen (2007). Modeling and predicting end-to-end response times in multi-tier Internet applications. In: Managing Traffic Performance in Converged Networks - the Interplay between Convergent and Divergent Forces (eds. L. Mason, T. Drwiega and J. Yan), ITC2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4516, 519-532.
  • 67. R.D. van der Mei and J.A.C. Resing (2007). Analysis of polling models with two-stage gated service: fairness versus efficiency. In: Managing Traffic Performance in Converged Networks - the Interplay between Convergent and Divergent Forces (eds. L. Mason, T. Drwiega and J. Yan), ITC2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4516, 544-555.
  • 66. R. Egging, S. Bhulai, R.D. van der Mei and S. Milner (2007). Proactive repositioning of mobile base stations. Proceedings Transatlantic Infraday conference on Applied Infrastructure Modeling and Policy Analysis (TAI), Maryland, November 2007.
  • 65. B.M.M. Gijsen, R.D. van der Mei, P. Engelberts, J.L. van den Berg and K.M.C. van Wingerden (2006). Sojourn-time approximations in queueing networks with feedback. Performance Evaluation 63, 743-758.
  • 64. S. Bhulai, R.D. van der Mei and T. Yuan (2006). Modelling the impact of user mobility on the throughput in networks wireless 802.11 LANs. Proceedings IEEE GlobeCom (San Francisco, December 2006).
  • 63. R.D. van der Mei and H.B. Meeuwissen (2006). Modelling end-to-end Quality-of-Service for transaction-based services in a multidomain environments. Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Web Services, ICWS (Chicago, September 2006), 453-460.
  • 62. M.A. Dobber, R.D. van der Mei and G.M. Koole (2006). Statistical properties of task running times in a global-scale grid environment. Proceedings IEEE/ACM international symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, CC Grid (Singapore, May 2006).
  • 61. M.A. Dobber, R.D. van der Mei and G.M. Koole (2006). Effective prediction of job processing times in a large-scale grid environment. Proceedings 15th IEEE international symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, HPDC (Paris, June 2006).
  • 60. R.E. Kooij, J.L. van den Berg, R. Yang and R.D. van der Mei (2006). SLA calculus for end-to-end QoS of TCP-based applications in a multi-domain environment. Proceedings World Telecommunications Congress (Budapest, May 2006).
  • 59. S. Dijkstra, J.A. Jurriens and R.D. van der Mei (2006). Business model for telemonitoring services. Proceedings 14th international High Technology Small Firms conference, HTSF (Enschede, May 2006).
  • 58. T.L. Olsen and R.D. van der Mei (2005). Periodic polling systems in heavy-traffic: renewal arrivals. Operations Research Letters 33, 17-25.
  • 57. R.D. van der Mei, H.B. Meeuwissen and F. Phillipson (2005). Realizing end-to-end Quality of Service for voice-over-IP in a heterogeneous multidomain network environment. Proceedings 19th International Teletraffic Congress, ITC-19 (Beijing, September 2005), 1109-1120.
  • 56. O.J. Boxma, R.D. van der Mei, J.A.C. Resing and K.M.C. van Wingerden (2005). Sojourn-time approximations in a two-node queueing network. Proceedings 19th International Teletraffic Congress, ITC-19 (Beijing, September 2005), 1121-1133.
  • 55. M.A. Dobber, G.M. Koole and R.D. van der Mei (2005). Dynamic load balancing experiments for Grid applications. Proceedings IEEE/ACM international symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, CC Grid (Cardiff, May 2005).
  • 54. W. van der Weij and R.D. van der Mei (2005). Stability and throughput in a two-layered network of multi-server queues. Proceedings 3rd international working conference on Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks, HETNETs (Bradford, July 2005), P02.
  • 53. W. van der Weij, B.M.M. Gijsen, R.D. van der Mei and F. Phillipson (2005). Threadpool dimensioning in a two-layered tandem of multiserver queues. Proceedings 3rd international working conference on Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks, HETNETs (Bradford, July 2005), P51.
  • 52. R.D. van der Mei, B.M.M. Gijsen and J.L. van den Berg (2005). End-to-end response time analysis for transaction-based services in a distributed computing environment. Proceedings 1st Korea-Netherlands joint conference on Queueing Theory and its Applications to Telecommunication Systems (Seoul, June 2005), 9-16.
  • 51. M.A. Dobber, G.M. Koole and R.D. van der Mei (2004). Dynamic load balancing for a grid application. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3296 (Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg), also Proceedings international conference on High-Performance Computing, HiPC (Bangalore, December 2004), 342-352.
  • 50. F. den Hartog, B. Bastiaans, M.A. Blom, M. Pluijmaekers and R.D. van der Mei (2004). Residential gateways in content delivery networking. Proceedings Australian Telecommunications Networks and Applications international conference, ATNAC (Sydney, December 2004), 617-624.
  • 49. B.M.M. Gijsen, P.J. Meulenhoff, M.A. Blom, R.D. van der Mei and B.D. van der Waaij (2004). Web Admission Control: improving performance of Web-based services. Proceedings Computer Measurements Group international conference, CMG (Las Vegas, December 2004).
  • 48. M. Harkema, B.M.M. Gijsen and R.D. van der Mei (2004). Performance of middleware based service architectures: a quantitative approach . Proceedings Computer Measurements Group international conference, CMG (Las Vegas, December 2004).
  • 47. R. de Haan, J.L. van den Berg, R.E. Kooij, R.D. van der Mei and A.P. Zwart (2004). Enhancements of an integrated flow/packet level model for TCP performance. Proceedings ITC-WSS (Seoul, September 2004).
  • 46. R.D. van der Mei and B.M.M. Gijsen (2004). Trends and developments in ICT industry: new challenges for performance analysts. Invited paper. Proceedings MMB-PGTS (Dresden, September 2004), 345-348.
  • 45. O.J. Boxma, B.M.M. Gijsen, R.D. van der Mei and J.A.C. Resing (2004). Sojourn-time approximations in two-node queueing networks. Proceedings HETNETs (Ilkley, UK, July 2004).
  • 44. R.D. van der Mei, B.M.M. Gijsen and S. Mohy el Dine (2004). Throughput and stability in a two-layered tandem of multi-server queues. Proceedings HETNETs (Ilkley, UK, July 2004).
  • 43. M. Harkema, B.M.M. Gijsen, R.D. van der Mei and L.J.M. Nieuwenhuis (2004). Performance comparison of middleware threading strategies. Proceedings international Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems, SPECTS (San Jose, CA, July 2004), 727-732.
  • 42. M. Harkema, B.M.M. Gijsen, R.D. van der Mei and Y. Hoekstra (2004). Middleware performance: a quantitative modelling approach. Proceedings international Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, SPECTS (San Jose, CA, July 2004), 733-742.
  • 41. P.J. Meulenhoff, R.D. van der Mei and B.M.M. Gijsen (2004). Multilayer Protocol Analyzer: a performance monitoring framework for unbundled ICT environments. Proceedings Computer Measurements Group conference, CMG-UK 2004 (Oxford, UK).
  • 40. R.D. van der Mei, J.L. van den Berg, R. Vranken and B.M.M. Gijsen (2003). Sojourn times in multi-server processor sharing systems with priorities. Performance Evaluation 54, 249-261.
  • 39. T.L. Olsen and R.D. van der Mei (2003). Periodic polling systems in heavy-traffic: distribution of the delay. Journal of Applied Probability 40, 305-326.
  • 38. R.D. van der Mei, B.M.M. Gijsen and P.J. Meulenhoff (2003). End-to-end performance monitoring and protocol overhead measurements for mobile Internet access services. Proceedings international conference of the Computer Measurements Group (Dallas, December 2003), 343-348.
  • 37. M. Harkema, D. Quartel, R.D. van der Mei and B.M.M. Gijsen (2003). A Java performance monitoring tool. Proceedings TOOLS-2003 (Urbana, Illinois).
  • 36. R.D. van der Mei and B.M.M. Gijsen (2003). Recent developments and trends in the ICT industry: new challenges for performance analysts. Proceedings international conference on Performance Modelling of Heterogeneous Networks, HETNETs (Ilkley, UK).
  • 35. R.D. van der Mei, B.M.M. Gijsen and J.L. van den Berg (2002). End-to-end Quality of Service modeling of distributed applications: the need for a multidisciplinary approach. CMG Journal on Computer Management 109, 51-55.
  • 34. R.D. van der Mei, B.M.M. Gijsen, N. in 't Veld and J.L. van den Berg (2002). Response times in a two-node queueing network with feedback. Performance Evaluation 49, 99-110.
  • 33. R.D. van der Mei (2002). Waiting-time distributions in polling systems with simultaneous batch arrivals. Annals of Operations Research 113, 157-173.
  • 32. R. Vranken, R.D. van der Mei, R.E. Kooij and J.L. van den Berg (2002). Flow-level performance models for the TCP with QoS differentiation. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Telecommunication Networks and Teletraffic Theory (St. Petersburg, Russia), 78-87.
  • 31. B.M.M. Gijsen, R.D. van der Mei and J.L. van den Berg (2002). An integrated modeling approach for distributed applications and ICT systems. Proceedings international conference of the Computer Measurements Group, CMG (Reno, December).
  • 30. M. Harkema, D. Quartel, B.M.M. Gijsen and R.D. van der Mei (2002). Performance monitoring of Java applications. Proceedings 3rd ACM Workshop on Software and Performance, WOSP (Rome, July), 127-141.
  • 29. R.D. van der Mei, R. Hariharan and P.K. Reeser (2001). Web server performance modeling. Telecommunication Systems 16, 361-378.
  • 28. R.D. van der Mei (2001). Polling systems with correlated batch arrivals. Stochastic Models - Communications in Statistics 17, 271-292.
  • 27. J.L. van den Berg, R.D. van der Mei, B.M.M. Gijsen, M.J. Pikaart and R. Vranken (2001). Processing times in transaction servers with Quality of Service differentiation. Proceedings of international conference on Measurement, Modeling and Evaluation of Communication Systems (Aachen, Germany), 241-252.
  • 26. J.V.L. Beckers, I. Hendrawan, R.E. Kooij and R.D. van der Mei (2001). Generalized processor sharing models for Internet access lines. Proceedings of IFIP Conference on Performance Modelling and Evaluation of ATM & IP networks (Budapast), 101-112.
  • 25. R. Hariharan, W.K. Ehrlich, P.K. Reeser and R.D. van der Mei (2001). Performance of Web servers in a distributed computing environment. In: Teletraffic Engineering in the Internet Era, eds. J. Moreira de Souza, N.L.S. da Fonseca and E.D. de Souza e Silva, 137-148.
  • 24. R.D. van der Mei (2001). Polling systems with correlated arrivals. In: Teletraffic Engineering in the Internet Era, eds. J. Moreira de Souza, N.L.S. da Fonseca and E.D. de Souza e Silva, 967-978.
  • 23. R.D. van der Mei (2000). Polling systems with switch-over times under heavy load: moments of the delay. Queueing Systems 36, 381-404.
  • 22. R.D. van der Mei, W.K. Ehrlich, P.K. Reeser and J.P. Francisco (2000). A decision support system for tuning Web servers in distributed object-oriented network architectures. ACM Performance Evaluation Review 27, 57-62.
  • 21. R.D. van der Mei (2000). Polling systems with simultaneous arrivals. Proceedings of Polish-German Teletraffic Symposium (Dresden, September 25-26), 161-168.
  • 20. R.D. van der Mei (1999). Delay in polling systems with large switch-over times. Journal of Applied Probability 36, 232-243.
  • 19. R.D. van der Mei (1999). Periodic polling systems in heavy traffic. Stochastic Models - Communications in Statistics 15, 273-297.
  • 18. R.D. van der Mei (1999). Distribution of the delay in polling systems in heavy traffic. Performance Evaluation 38, 133-148.
  • 17. R.D. van der Mei (1999). Polling systems in heavy traffic: higher moments of the delay. Queueing Systems 31, 365-394.
  • 16. P.K. Reeser, R.D. van der Mei and R. Hariharan (1999). A analytic model of a Web server. In: Teletraffic Engineering in a Competitive World, eds. P. Key and D. Smith, 1199-1208.
  • 15. R.D. van der Mei (1999). Waiting-time distributions in polling systems in heavy traffic. In: Teletraffic Engineering in a Competitive World, eds. P. Key and D. Smith, 325-334. Proceedings of ITC-16.
  • 14. R.D. van der Mei, W.K. Ehrlich, P.K. Reeser and J.P. Francisco (1999). Verifying Web server performance in distributed object-oriented network environments. Proceedings of AT&T Test conference.
  • 13. S.C. Borst and R.D. van der Mei (1998). Waiting-time approximations for multiple-server polling systems. Performance Evaluation 31, 163-182.
  • 12. R.D. van der Mei and H. Levy (1998). Expected delay analysis in polling systems in heavy traffic. Advances in Applied Probability 30, 586-602.
  • 11. R.D. van der Mei (1998). Delay in polling systems in heavy traffic. Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Performance and Control of Network Systems (Boston, MA), 168-175.
  • 10. R. Hariharan, P.K. Reeser and R.D. van der Mei (1998). An end-to-end performance model for HTTP Web servers. Proceedings of Web Implementers Symposium '98 (Florham Park, NJ).
  • 09. R.D. van der Mei and H. Levy (1997). Polling systems in heavy traffic: exhaustiveness of the service disciplines. Queueing Systems 27, 227-250.
  • 08. R.D. van der Mei and S.C. Borst (1997). Analysis of multiple-server polling systems by means of the power-series algorithm. Stochastic Models - Communications in Statistics 13, 339-369.
  • 07. J. Jormakka, R.D. van der Mei et al. (1997). ATM traffic sources and core network dimensioning. Proceedings of ATM '97 (Lissabon, Portugal), 243-252.
  • 06. R.D. van der Mei (1997). Polling systems in heavy traffic: higher moments of the delay. In: Teletraffic Contributions for the Information Age, eds. V. Ramaswami and P.E. Wirth, 275-284. Proceedings of ITC-15.
  • 05. J.P.C. Blanc and R.D. van der Mei (1996). Computation of derivatives by means of the power-series algorithm. INFORMS Journal on Computing 8, 45-54.
  • 04. J.P.C. Blanc and R.D. van der Mei (1995). Optimization of polling systems with Bernoulli schedules. Performance Evaluation 2, 139-158.
  • 03. J.P.C. Blanc and R.D. van der Mei (1994). The power-series algorithm applied to polling systems with a dormant server. In: The Fundamental Role of Teletraffic in the Evolution of Telecommunication Networks, eds. J. Labetoulle and J.W. Roberts (Elsevier, Amsterdam), 865-874.
  • 02. J.A. Weststrate and R.D. van der Mei (1994). Waiting times in a two-queue model with with exhaustive and Bernoulli Service. ZOR - Mathematical Methods of Operations Research 40, 289-303.
  • 01. J.P.C. Blanc and R.D. van der Mei (1993). Optimization of polling systems: computation of derivatives by means of the power-series algorithm. Proceedings of Performance '93, eds. G. Iazeolla and S. Lavenberg, 385-389.

    Popular-scientific papers (in Dutch):

  • M. Steenbrink, E.R. Dugundji and R.D. van der Mei (2016). Predicting demand for changingn stations for electric vehicles. ERCIM News 105.
  • P.L. van den Berg, G.A.G. Legemaate and R.D. van der Mei (2016). Boosting the responsiveness of firefighter services with Mathematical Programming. ERCIM News 105.
  • K.I. Aardal et al. (2015). Van reactieve naar proactieve planning van ambulancediensten. Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde.
  • C. Jagtenberg en R.D. van der Mei (2015). Mensenlevens redden met Operations Research: dynamisch ambulance management. Stator.
  • R.D. van der Mei and T.C. van Barneveld (2014). Mathematics saves lives: the proactive planning of ambulance services. ERCIM News 99, 47-48.
  • P. Dwars, M. van Buuren, G.J. Kommer, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai (2013). Een wiskundig model voor het analyseren van de prestatie en efficiency van MKA's. V&VN Megazine.
  • R.D. van der Mei, F. Ottenhof and M. Bots (2013). Digital road authority for coordination between in-car navigation systems and traffic control centres. ERCIM News 94, special issue on In-Car Communications.
  • G.J. Hoekstra and R.D. van der Mei (2013). Boosting performance of wireless networks with concurrent access by smart traffic splitting. ERCIM News 93.
  • R.D. van der Mei, K. Pak, M. Soomer and G.M. Koole (2009). Revenue Management in the parking industry: new business opportunities. ERCIM News 78, 25-26.
  • R.D. van der Mei (2008). Challenges for societal logistics. ERCIM News, special issue on Mathematics for Everyday Life. ERCIM News 73, 28-29.
  • A.H.M. Gerards, R.D. van der Mei and H. La Poutre (2006). Informatica als fundament voor logistiek Nederland. Automatiseringsgids 8, maart 2006.
  • R.D. van der Mei and R.E. Kooij (2005). Het berekenen van kwaliteit van Internet-telefonie met wiskundige modellen. AEnorm 48, 22-27.
  • R.D. van der Mei and R.E. Kooij (2005). Gaat Internet-telefonie de wereld veroveren? Alubull 19 (2005), 21-29.
  • R.D. van der Mei (2000). Verkeersmodellering van netwerken. Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5, 390-395.
  • R.E. Kooij, R.D. van der Mei and J.G. Beerends (2001). Internet Telefonie. Natuur & Techniek, juli, 66-72.
  • R.D. van der Mei. Wiskunde in Telecommunicatienetwerken (2001). Vakantiecursus 2001 - Experimentele wiskunde. CWI syllabus 49, 111-123.
  • R.D. van der Mei, M. Hochstenbach and Q. Puite (2001). World Wide Wait - ruimtelijke ordening op het Internet. Natuur & Techniek, februari, 60-63.

    Non-refereed articles:

  • R.D. van der Mei and M. Harkema (2005). Modelling end-to-end performance for transaction-based services in a distributed computing environment. Proceedings 1st Korea-Netherlands joint conference on Queueing Theory and its Applications to Telecommunication Systems (Seoul, June 2005), 1-8.
  • R.D. van der Mei, R. Hariharan and P.K. Reeser (2000). An end-to-end performance model for HTTP Web servers. COST-257 final document.
  • R.D. van der Mei (1997). Polling systems with periodic server routing in heavy traffic. In: 10 Years LNMB, eds. L. Kallenberg, W.K. Klein Haneveld and O.J. Vrieze (CWI tract 122), 179-189.
  • R.D. van der Mei (1995). Polling systems with Markovian server routing. CentER Report 9510, Katholieke Universiteit Brabant.

    Submitted papers:

  • A. Hristov, J.W. Bosman, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai. Analysis and control of a single server queue with post-process batching.
  • A. Hristov, S. Bhulai, J.W. Bosman and R.D. van der Mei. Control of a tandem queue with a start-up cost for the second server.
  • A. Hristov, S. Bhulai, J.W. Bosman and R.D. van der Mei. Deriving explicit control policies for Markov Decision Processes using Symbolic Regression.
  • J. Berkhout, E. Pauwels, R.D. van der Mei, J. Stolze and S. Broersen. Short-term production scheduling with non-triangular sequence-dependent setup times and shifting productions bottlenecks.
  • J.W. Bosman, G.J. Hoekstra and R.D. van der Mei. On optimal traffic splitting in concurrent TCP-based networks - insensitivity and sojourn time analysis.
  • D. Usanov, G.A.G. Legemaate, P.M. van de Ven and R.D. van der Mei. Fire truck relocation during major incidents.
  • M. van Buuren, R.D. van der Mei and S. Bhulai. A mixed integer programming approach to a queueing reliability based ambulance allocation problem for mixed regions.
  • M. Onderwater, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei. Discovery of structured optimal policies for Markov decision processes. In revision.
  • M. Mahfoud, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei. Spatio-temporal modeling of residential burglary: scale and cut-off selection using a neighbouthood verification approach.
  • M. Steenbrink, T. Jochemsen, N. Piersma, R.D. van der Mei and E.R. Dugundji. A prediction model for the demand of charging stations for electric vehicles in the municipality of Amsterdam.
  • D. van Leeuwen, M. Hoogenboom, R.D. van der Mei and F. Ottenhof. Demand spreading in overcrowded neighborhoods: a personal departure advice.
  • F. Wetzels, J.W. Bosman and R.D. van der Mei. Pre-congestion notification tool.
  • W. van der Weij, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei. Optimal scheduling policies for the limited processor sharing queue.
  • P. Kampstra, R.D. van der Mei and A.E. Eiben. Evolutionary computing in telecommunication network design: a survey.
  • R. Yang, S. Bhulai, D. Roubos and R.D. van der Mei. Optimal dynamic resource allocation for multi-queue service systems with time-varying arrivals.
  • L. Duijvestijn, J.W. Bosman, R.D. van der Mei, H.B. Meeuwissen and M. Zivkovic. A QoS control framework for real-time orchestration of composite services.
  • M. Zivkovic, J.W. Bosman, J.L. van den Berg and R.D. van der Mei. Profit maximization with dynamic service selection in SOA.
  • C. Verhoef, S. Bhulai and R.D. van der Mei. Optimal resource allocation in processor-sharing systems with feedback.

    Editorial work:

  • R.D. van der Mei and A. Shashaj eds. (2016). ERCIM News 105, special issue on Planning and Logistics.
  • M.R.H. Mandjes, R.D. van der Mei and R. Nunez-Queija eds. (2009). Special issue on Stochastic Performance Models for Resource Allocation in Communication Systems. Annals of Operations Research 170.
  • M.R.H. Mandjes, R.D. van der Mei and R. Nunez-Queija eds. (2007). Proceedings EuroNGI international workshop on Stochastic Performance Models for Resource Allocation in Communication Systems, Stopera (CWI, Amsterdam, 8-10 November).
  • R.D. van der Mei and F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs eds. (2005). Special issue on Performance and Control of Next Generation Networks. Computer Communications 27, issue 18.
  • R.D. van der Mei and F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs eds. (2004). Special issue on Internet, Performance and Control of Network Systems. Computer Communications 27, issue 6.
  • F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs and R.D. van der Mei eds. (2004). Proceedings of ITCOM-2004 International Conference on Performance, Quality of Service and Control of Next Generation Networks (Philadelphia, PA), 26-27 October. ISBN 0-8194-5551-2.
  • R.D. van der Mei and F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs eds. (2003). Special issue on Internet, Performance and Control and Network Systems. Performance Evaluation 52.
  • R.D. van der Mei and F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs eds. (2003). Proceedings of ITCOM-2003 International Conference on Performance and Control of Network Next Generation Networks (Orlando, FL), 7-11 September.
  • R.D. van der Mei and F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs eds. (2002). Special issue on Internet Performance and Control of Network Systems. Performance Evaluation 47.
  • R.D. van der Mei and F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs eds. (2002). Proceedings of ITCOM-2002 International Conference on Internet, Performance and Control of Network Systems (Boston, MA), 30-31 July.
  • R.D. van der Mei and D.P. Heyman eds. (2001). Special issue on Performance and Control of Network Systems. Performance Evaluation 41.
  • R.D. van der Mei and F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs eds. (2001). Proceedings of ITCOM-2001 (Denver, CO), 21-24 August. ISBN 0-8194-4247-X.
  • A.L. Chiu, F. Huebner-Szabo de Bucs and R.D. van der Mei eds. (2000). Proceedings of SPIE's International Conference on Internet, Performance and Control of Network Systems (Boston, MA), 6-8 November. ISBN 0-8194-3876-6.
  • R.D. van der Mei and D.P. Heyman eds. (1999). Proceedings of SPIE's International Conference on Performance and Control of Network Systems (Boston, MA), 20-21 September. ISBN 0-8194-3434-5.

    Rob van der Mei / Last update November 2017