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# Research interests

## Communications networks:

## On-line bin packing:

## Rendezvous search:

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Stochastic Scheduling and Gittins index:

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Bomber problem:

Richard Weber ( rrw1@cam.ac.uk )

**Last modified: 10 September 2011**

Incentives for Large Peer-to-Peer Systems, C. Courcoubetis and R. R. Weber, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (2006) 24, 1034-1049.> [A seminar on this]

Optimal Scheduling of Peer-to-Peer File Dissemination, J. Mundinger, R. R. Weber and G. Weiss, (2006).

Optimal Gateway Selection in VoIP, C. Coucoubetis, C. Kalogiros and R. R. Weber (2008) [A seminar on this]

Economics Issues in Shared Shared Infrastructures, C. Courcoubetis and R. R. Weber (2009) VISA paper, [A seminar on this]

Pricing Communication Networks: Economics, Technology and Modelling, Wiley, 2003, with Costas Courcoubetis

Here is a rather old BibTeX database for ATM research.

Here is a a picture of Costas Courcoubetis and me at work in Greece.

Perfect Packing Theorems and the Average Case Behavior of Optimal and Online Bin Packing, E. G. Coffman, Jr., C. Courcoubetis, M. R. Garey, D. S. Johnson, P. W. Shor, R. R. Weber and M. Yannakakis, SIAM Review (2002) 44, 95-108.

On the Sum-of-Squares Algorithm for Bin Packing, J. Csirik, D. S. Johnson, C. Kenyon, J. B. Orlin, P. Shor and R. R. Weber, JACM (2006) 53, 1-85.

Markov chains, computer proofs, and average-case analysis of best fit bin packing E. G. Coffman, Jr, D. S. Johnson, P. W. Shor and R. R. Weber, In Proc. 25 Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing, San Diego, May, pages 412-421, 1993. [A seminar on this]

The Optimal Strategy for Symmetric Rendezvous Search on K3, R. R. Weber, (2006). [A seminar on this]

Optimal Symmetric Rendezvous Search on Three Locations (in press)

Symmetric rendezvous search on K4, talk at LSE August 2009.

Multi-armed Bandit Allocaton Indices, 2nd edition, Wiley, 2011, with J. C. Gittins and K. D. Glazebrook

Here are BibTeX databases of all the books and papers that are referenced in the 1989 edition, and added in the 2011 edition.

Here is a rather old BibTeX database for stochastic scheduling.

Observations on the Bomber Problem, R. R. Weber, (2011). [A seminar on this]

Weber, R.R. (2011) ABCs of the bomber problem and its relatives, *Annals of Operations Research*, available here.

A photo of some researchers who have worked on the Bomber Problem

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