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BOOKS

[B1]   "Energy-Latency Trade-offs in Real-Time Wireless Sensor Networks", (with L. Miao), VDM Publishing, 2009.

 

[B2]   "Introduction to Discrete Event Systems", 2nd Edition, (with S. Lafortune), Springer, 2007.

 

[B3]   "Stochastic Hybrid Systems", (C.G. Cassandras, and J. Lygeros (Ed’s)), Taylor and Francis, 2006.

 

[B4]   "Introduction to Discrete Event Systems", (with S. Lafortune), Kluwer Academic Publ., 1999.

 

[B5]     "Discrete Event Systems: Modeling and Performance Analysis", Irwin Publ., 1993.(1) 

 

[B6]     Contributor to "Modern Electrical Communications: Theory and Systems" by Tuteur and Stark, 1977.

 

 

 ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND BOOKS

 

[A1]    Ho, Y.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "A New Approach to the Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", Automatica,  Vol. 19, 2, pp. 149-167, 1983.

 

[A2]    Ho, Y.C., Cao, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "Infinitesimal and Finite Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", Automatica,  Vol. 19, 4, pp. 439-445, 1983.

 

[A3]    Cassandras, C.G., and Ho, Y.C., "An Event Domain Formalism for Sample Path Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control,  AC-30, 12, pp. 1217-1221, 1985.

 

[A4]    Cassandras, C.G., "Dynamic Material Handling for a Class of Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Annals of Operations Research,  Vol. 3, pp. 427-447, 1986.

 

[A5]     Cassandras, C.G., "Autonomous Material Handling in Computer Integrated Manufacturing", in "Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Methods and Studies", Elsevier Publ., pp. 81-98, 1986.

 

[A6]    Cassandras, C.G., "On-Line Optimization for a Flow Control Strategy", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-32, 11, pp. 1014-1017, 1987.

 

[A7]    Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Perturbation Analytic Methodologies for Design and Optimization of Communication Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications,  Vol. 6, 1, pp. 158-171, 1988.

 

[A8]    Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Transmission and Jamming Strategies in a Communication Channel", Journal of Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Vol. 9, pp. 19-36, 1988.

 

[A9]    Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "On-Line Sensitivity Analysis of Markov Chains", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-34, 1, pp. 76-86, 1989.

 

[A10]  Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Sample Path Properties of Timed Discrete Event Systems", Proceedings of the IEEE,  Vol. 77, 1, pp. 59-71, 1989.

 

[A11]  Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Observable Augmented Systems for Sensitivity Analysis of Markov and Semi-Markov Processes", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-34, 10, pp. 1026-1037, 1989.

 

[A12]  Ho, Y.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "A New Approach to the Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", in "Modeling and Control of Automated Manufacturing Systems" (A.A. Desrochers, Ed.), pp. 206-224, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1989.(2) 

 

[A13]   Cassandras, C.G., and Ho, Y.C., "An Event Domain Formalism for Sample Path Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", in "Modeling and Control of Automated Manufacturing Systems" (A. A. Desrochers, Ed.), pp. 225-229, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1989.(2)

 

[A14]  Cassandras, C.G., Abidi, M.V., and Towsley, D., "Distributed Routing with On-Line Marginal Delay Estimation", IEEE Trans. on Communications, COM-38, 3, pp. 348-359, 1990.

 

[A15]  Cassandras, C.G., and Ramadge, P.J. (Ed's), Special Issue on Discrete Event Systems, Control Systems Mag., Vol. 10, 4, 1990.

 

[A16]  Cassandras, C.G., and Ramadge, P.J., "Toward a Control Theory for Discrete Event Systems", Control Systems Mag., Vol. 10, 4, pp. 66-68, 1990.

 

[A17]  Cassandras, C.G., Lee, J.I., and Ho, Y.C., "Efficient Parametric Analysis of Performance Measures for Communication Networks", IEEE J. on Selected Areas in Communications,  Vol. 8, 9, pp. 1709-1722, 1990.

 

[A18]  Gong, W-B., Cassandras, C.G., and Pan, J., "Perturbation Analysis of a Multiclass Queueing System with Admission Control", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-36, 6, pp. 707-723, 1991.

 

[A19]  Cassandras, C.G., Gong, W-B., and Lee, J.I., "On the Robustness of Perturbation Analysis Estimators for Queueing Systems with Unknown Distributions", Vol. 30, 3, pp. 491-519, J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., 1991.

 

[A20]  Suk, J.B., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Scheduling of Two Competing Queues with Blocking", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-36, 9, pp. 1086-1091, 1991.

 

[A21]  Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Sample Path Properties of Timed Discrete Event Systems", in "Discrete Event Dynamic Systems" (Y.C. Ho, Ed.), pp. 21-33, IEEE Press, 1991.(2)

 

[A22]  Gong, W-B., Pan, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Obtaining Derivatives of Stationary Queue Length Probabilities through the Matrix-Geometric Solution Method", Applied Math. Letters, Vol. 5, 1, pp. 69-73, 1992.

 

[A23]  Sparaggis, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "Monotonicity of Cost Functions in a General Class of Queueing Networks", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 1, 3, pp. 315-327, 1992.

 

[A24]  Wardi, Y., Gong, W-B., Cassandras, C.G., and Kallmes, M.H., "Smoothed Perturbation Analysis for a Class of Piecewise Constant Sample Performance Functions", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 1, 4, pp. 393-414, 1992.

 

[A25]  Cassandras, C.G., and Han, Y.N., "Optimal Inspection Policies for a Manufacturing Station", Eur. J. of Oper. Res., Vol. 63, pp. 35-53, 1992.

 

[A26]  Towsley, D., Sparaggis, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Routing and Buffer Allocation for a Class of Finite Capacity Queueing Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-37, 9, pp. 1446-1451, 1992.

 

[A27]  Gong, W-B., Yan, A., and Cassandras, C.G., "The M/G/1 Queue with Queue-Length Dependent Arrival Rate", Stochastic Models, Vol. 8, 4, pp. 733-741, 1992.

 

[A28]  Wardi, Y., Kallmes, M.H., Cassandras, C.G., and  Gong, W-B., "Perturbation Analysis Algorithms for Estimating the Derivatives of Occupancy-Related Functions in Serial Queueing Networks", Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 39, pp. 269-293, 1992.

 

[A29]  Ho, Y.C., Cassandras, C.G., and Makhlouf, M., "Parallel Simulation of Real-Time Systems via the Standard Clock Approach", J. of Math. and Comp. in Simulation, Vol. 35, pp. 33-41, 1993.

 

[A30]  Mohanty, B.P., and Cassandras, C.G., "The Effect of Model Uncertainty on Some Optimal Routing Problems", J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 77, 2, pp. 257-290, 1993.

 

[A31]  Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Extremal Properties of the Shortest Non-Full Queue and the Longest Non-Full Queue Policies in Finite Capacity Systems with State-Dependent Service Rates", J. of Applied Probability, Vol. 30, pp. 223-236, 1993.

 

[A32]  Sparaggis, P., Cassandras, C.G., and Towsley, D., "On the Duality Between Routing and Scheduling Systems with Finite Buffer Space", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-38, 9, pp. 1440-1446, 1993.

 

[A33]  Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and "Rapid Learning" in the Control of Manufacturing Systems", in "Dynamics of Discrete Event Systems", (C.T. Leondes, Ed.), pp. 243-284, Vol. 51, Academic Press, 1994.

 

[A34]  Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Sample Path Criteria for Weak Majorization", Adv. in Applied Probability, Vol. 26, pp. 155-171, 1994.

 

[A35]  Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Routing with Limited State Information in Queueing Systems with Blocking", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-39, 7, pp. 1492-1497, 1994.

 

[A36]  Pan, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis of a Queueing System with Bursty Traffic", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 4, 4, pp. 325-358, 1994.

 

[A37]  Kallmes, M.H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Two Approaches to Optimal Routing and Flow Control in Systems with Real-Time Traffic", J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 84, 2, pp. 311-338, 1995.

 

[A38]  Mohanty, B.P., and Cassandras, C.G., "Asymptotic Analysis of the Effect of Arrival Model Uncertainties on Some Optimal Routing Problems", J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 86, 1, pp. 199-222, 1995.

 

[A39]  Cassandras, C.G. (Ed.), Special Issue on Parallel Simulation and Optimization of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 5, 2/3, 1995.

 

[A40]  Cassandras, C.G., and Pan, J., "Parallel Sample Path Generation for Discrete Event Systems and the Traffic Smoothing Problem", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 5, 2/3, pp. 187-217, 1995.

 

[A41]  Cassandras, C.G., Lafortune, S., and Olsder, G.J., "Introduction to the Modelling, Control, and Optimization of Discrete Event Systems", in "Trends in Control" (A. Isidori, Ed.), pp. 217-292, Springer-Verlag, 1995.

 

[A42]  Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V., "Scheduling Policies Using Marked/Phantom Slot Algorithms", Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications, Vol. 20, pp. 207-254, 1995.

 

[A43]  Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Multiclass Parallel Systems", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 6, 2, pp. 139-158, 1996.

 

[A44]  Cassandras, C.G., and Dai. L. (Ed's.), Special Issue on Recent Advances in Discrete Event Systems, J. of Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Vol. 23, 11/12, 1996.

 

[A45]  Gandhi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Polling Models for Transportation Applications", J. of Mathematical and Computer Modelling, pp. 1-23, Vol. 23, 11/12, 1996.

 

[A46]  Bao, G., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Stochastic Comparison Algorithm for Continuous Optimization with Estimation", J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 91, 3, pp. 585-615, 1996.

 

[A47]  Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Policies for the 'Yield Learning' Problem in Manufacturing Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control,  AC-41, 8, pp. 1210-1213, 1996.

 

[A48]  Bao, G., Cassandras, C.G., and Zazanis, M. "First and Second Derivative Estimators for Cyclic Closed Queueing Networks", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control,  AC-41, 8, pp. 1106-1124, 1996.

 

[A49]  Ho, Y.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis for Control and Optimization of Queueing Systems: An Overview and the State of the Art", in "Frontiers in Queueing" (J. Dshalalow, Ed.), CRC Press, pp. 395-420, 1997.

 

[A50]  Suk, J.B., and Cassandras, C.G., "Analysis and Optimization of Pacing Window Flow Control with Admission Delay", IEICE Trans. on Information and Systems, Vol. E79-D, 12, pp. 1663-1675, 1996.

 

[A51]  Bao, G., Cassandras, C.G., and Zazanis, M., "First and Second Derivative Estimators for Closed Jackson-Like Queueing Networks Using Perturbation Analysis Techniques", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 7, 1, pp. 29-67, 1997.

 

[A52]  Pepyne, D.L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Dispatching Control for Elevator Systems During Uppeak Traffic", IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Tech., Vol. 5, 6, pp. 629-643, 1997. DOWNLOAD

 

[A53]  Vazquez-Abad, F.J., Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V., "Centralized and Decentralized Asynchronous Optimization of Stochastic Discrete Event Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-43, 5, pp. 631-655, 1998. DOWNLOAD

 

[A54]  Pepyne D.L., and Cassandras, "Modeling, Analysis, and Optimal Control of a Class of Hybrid Systems", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 8, 2, pp. 175-201, 1998.

 

[A55]  Cassandras, C.G., Dai, L., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Ordinal Optimization for Deterministic and Stochastic Resource Allocation", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-43, 7, pp. 881-900, 1998. DOWNLOAD

 

[A56]  Pepyne, D.L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Design and Implementation of an Adaptive Dispatching Controller for Elevator Systems During Uppeak Traffic", IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Tech., Vol. 6, 5, pp. 635-650, 1998. DOWNLOAD

 

[A57]  Pepyne D.L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Performance Optimization of a Class of  Discrete Event Dynamic Systems Using Calculus of Variations Techniques", J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 100, 3, pp. 599-622, 1999.

 

[A58]  Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Concurrent Sample Path Analysis of Discrete Event Systems", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 9, 2, pp. 171-195, 1999. DOWNLOAD

 

[A59]  Cassandras, C.G., and Lafortune, S., "Discrete Event Systems: The State of the Art and New Directions", Applied and Comput. Control, Signals, and Circuits, Vol. 1, 1999.

 

[A60]  Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimization of Kanban-Based Manufacturing Systems", Automatica, Vol. 35, pp. 1521-1533, 1999. DOWNLOAD

 

[A61]  Ho, Y.C., Cassandras, C.G., Chen, C-H., and Dai, L., "Ordinal Optimization and Simulation", J. of Operational Research Society, Vol. 51, 4, pp. 490-500, 2000.

 

[A62]  Dai, L., Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "On the Convergence Rate of Ordinal Optimization for a Class of Stochastic Discrete Resource Allocation Problems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-45, 3, pp. 588-591, 2000. DOWNLOAD

 

[A63]  Pepyne D.L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems in Manufacturing", Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 88, 7, pp. 1108-1123, 2000. DOWNLOAD

 

[A64]  Wardi, Y., Cassandras, C.G., and Pepyne D.L., "A Backward Algorithm for Computing Optimal Controls for Single-Stage Hybrid Manufacturing Systems", Intl. J. of Production Research, Vol. 39, 2, pp. 369-394, 2001.

 

[A65]  Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "An On-Line ‘Surrogate Problem’ Methodology for Discrete Stochastic Resource Allocation Problems”, J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 108, 2, pp. 349-376, 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[A66]  Cassandras, C.G., Pepyne D.L., and Wardi, Y., "Optimal Control of a Class of Hybrid Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-46, 3, pp. 398-415, 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[A67]  Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Sample Path Approach for Solving the Ground Holding Policy Problem in Air Traffic Control", IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Tech., Vol. 9, 3, pp. 510-523, 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[A68]  Cho, Y.C., Cassandras, C.G., and Pepyne D.L., "Forward Decomposition Algorithms for Optimal Control of a Class of Hybrid Systems", Intl. J. of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Vol. 11, 5, pp. 497-513, 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[A69]  Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Generalized ‘Surrogate Problem’ Methodology for On-Line Stochastic Discrete Optimization”, J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 114, 1, pp. 97-132, 2002. DOWNLOAD

 

[A70]  Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "Adaptive Call Admission Control in Circuit-Switched Networks", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-47, 6, pp. 1004-1015, 2002. DOWNLOAD

 

[A71]  Cassandras, C.G., Wardi, Y., Melamed, B., Sun, G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis for On-Line Control and Optimization of Stochastic Fluid Models", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-47, 8, pp. 1234-1248, 2002. DOWNLOAD

 

[A72]  Zhang, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "An Improved Forward Algorithm for Optimal Control of a Class of Hybrid Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-47, 10, pp. 1735-1739, 2002. DOWNLOAD

 

[A73]  Wardi, Y., Melamed, B., Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "IPA Gradient Estimators in Single-Node Stochastic Fluid Models", J. of Optimization Theory and Applic., Vol. 115, 2, pp. 369-406, 2002.

 

[A74]  Cassandras, C.G., and Gokbayrak, K., "Optimal Control for Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems", in Modeling, Control, and Optimization of Complex Systems, (W. Gong and L. Shi, Ed’s), pp. 285-304, Kluwer, 2002. DOWNLOAD

 

[A75]  Cassandras, C.G., Sun, G., Panayiotou, C.G., and Wardi, Y., "Perturbation Analysis and Control of Two-Class Stochastic Fluid Models for Communication Networks", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-48, 5, pp. 770-782, 2003. DOWNLOAD

 

[A76]  Cassandras, C.G., "Discrete Event Systems", in Control Systems, Robotics, and Automation, edited by H. Unbehauen in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK, 2003.

 

[A77]  Paschalidis, I.C., Y., Liu, Y., Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Inventory Control for Supply Chains with Service Level Constraints: A Synergy between Large Deviations and Perturbation Analysis", Annals of Operations Research, 126, pp. 231-258, 2004.

 

[A78]  Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis for Production Control and Optimization of Manufacturing Systems", Automatica, Vol. 40, pp. 945-956, 2004. DOWNLOAD

 

[A79]  Sun, G., Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis of Multiclass Stochastic Fluid Models", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 14, 3, pp. 267-307, 2004. DOWNLOAD

 

[A80]  Cho, Y.C., Cassandras, C.G., and Kwon, Y.H., "Optimal Control for Steel Annealing Processes as Hybrid Systems", Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 12, 10, pp. 1319-1328, 2004.

 

[A81]  Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis of Feedback-Controlled Stochastic Flow Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-49, 8, pp. 1317-1332, 2004. DOWNLOAD

 

[A82]  Panayiotou, C.G., Cassandras, C.G., Sun, G., and Wardi, Y., "Control of Communication Networks Using Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Fluid Models", in Advances in Communication Control Networks, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, Vol. 308, pp. 1-26, (S. Tarbouriech, C.T. Abdallah, and J. Chiasson, Ed’s), Springer-Verlag, 2004. DOWNLOAD

 

[A83]  Sun, G., Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Optimization of Stochastic Flow Networks", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-49, 12, pp. 2113-2128, 2004. DOWNLOAD

 

[A84]  Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "A New Paradigm for On-Line Management of  Communication Networks with Multiplicative Feedback Control", in Performance Evaluation and Planning Methods for the Next Generation Internet, (A. Girard, B. Sanso, and F. Vazquez-Abad, Ed’s), pp. 297-332, Springer-Verlag, 2005. DOWNLOAD

 

[A85]  Cassandras, C.G., "Discrete Event Systems", in Handbook of Networked and Embedded Control Systems, (W. Levine, and D. Hristu, Ed’s), pp. 71-89, Birkhauser, 2005.

 

[A86]  Miao, L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimality of Static Control Policies in Some Discrete Event Systems", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-50, 9, pp. 1427- 1431, 2005.

 

[A87]  Cassandras, C.G., and Li, W., "Sensor Networks and Cooperative Control", European Journal of Control, Vol. 11, 4-5, pp. 436-463, 2005. DOWNLOAD

 

[A88]  Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis for Make-To-Stock Manufacturing Systems Based on Stochastic Fluid Models", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, pp. 109-142, 2006.

 

[A89]  Li, W., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Cooperative Receding Horizon Controller for Multi-Vehicle Uncertain Environments", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-51, 2, pp. 242-257, 2006. DOWNLOAD

 

[A90]  Li, W., and Cassandras, C.G., "Centralized and Distributed Cooperative Receding Horizon Control of Autonomous Vehicle Missions", J. of Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Vol. 43, 9-10, pp. 1208-1228, 2006.

 

[A91]  Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Feedback Control of Communication Networks Using Stochastic Hybrid Models", Nonlinear Analysis, Vol. 65, 6, pp. 1251-1280, 2006.

 

[A92]  Katayama, T., McKelvey, T., Sano, A., Cassandras, C.G., and Campi, M.C., "Trends in Systems and Signals", Annual Reviews in Control, Vol. 30, 1, pp. 5-17, 2006.

 

[A93]  Zaytoon, J. and Cassandras, C.G., (Ed's.), Special Issue on Discrete Event Systems, Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 14, 10, 2006.

 

[A94]  Cassandras, C.G., and Lygeros, J., "Stochastic Hybrid Systems: Research Issues and Areas", in Stochastic Hybrid Systems, (C.G. Cassandras, and J. Lygeros, Ed’s), pp. 1-14, Taylor and Francis, 2006.

 

[A95]  Cassandras, C.G., "Stochastic Flow Systems: Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis", in Stochastic Hybrid Systems, (C.G. Cassandras, and J. Lygeros, Ed’s), pp. 139-167, Taylor and Francis, 2006.

 

[A96]  Miao, L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Receding Horizon Control for a Class of Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-52, 5, pp. 825-839, 2007. DOWNLOAD

 

[A97]  Mao, J., Cassandras, C.G., and Zhao, Q., "Optimal Dynamic Voltage Scaling in Energy-Limited Nonpreemptive Systems with Real-Time Constraints", IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, Vol. 6, 6, pp. 678-688, 2007. DOWNLOAD

 

[A98]  Cassandras, C.G., "Queueing System Models", in Handbook on Dynamic System Modeling, (P. Fishwick, Ed), CRC Press, 2007.

 

[A99]  Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Two-Stage Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 17, 4, pp. 505-529, 2007.

 

[A100] Cassandras, C.G., and Li, W., "Optimization Problems in the Deployment of Sensor Networks", in Modeling and Control of Complex Systems (P. Ioannou and A. Pitsillides, Ed’s), pp. 179-202, 2007.

 

[A101] Cassandras, C.G., Giua, A., Seatzu, C., and Zaytoon, J., (Ed's.), Special Issue on Discrete Event Methodologies for Hybrid Systems, Journal on Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 18, 2, 2008.

 

[A102] Cassandras, C.G., Giua, A., Seatzu, C., and Zaytoon, J., (Ed's.), Special Section on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, Vol. 2, 3, pp. 695-1002, 2008.

 

[A103] Cassandras, C.G., Giua, A., Seatzu, C., and Zaytoon, J., (Ed's.), Special Section on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 16, 8, pp. 897-1022, 2008.

 

[A104] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Multi-Stage Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-54, 1, pp. 108-123, 2009. DOWNLOAD

 

[A105] Zhuang, S., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Discrete Event Systems with Weakly Hard Real-Time Constraints", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 19, 1, pp. 67-89, 2009. DOWNLOAD

 

[A106] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Admission Control of Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 20, 1, pp. 37-62, 2010. DOWNLOAD

 

[A107] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "On-line Optimal Control of a Class of Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 20, 2, pp. 187-213, 2010. DOWNLOAD

 

[A108] Ning, X., and Cassandras, C.G., “Dynamic Sleep Time Control in Wireless Sensor Networks”, ACM Trans. on Sensor Networks, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 21-37, 2010. DOWNLOAD

 

[A109] Ning, X., and Cassandras, C.G., “Message Batching in Wireless Sensor Networks - A Perturbation Analysis Approach”, J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 20, 4, pp. 409-439, 2010. DOWNLOAD

 

[A110] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., “Asynchronous Distributed Optimization with Event-Driven Communication”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-55, 12, pp. 2735-2750, 2010. DOWNLOAD

 

[A111] Cassandras, C.G., Wardi, Y., Panayotou, C.G., and Yao, C., “Perturbation Analysis and Optimization of Stochastic Hybrid Systems”, European Journal of Control, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 642-664, 2010. DOWNLOAD

 

[A112] Yao, C, and Cassandras, C.G., “Resource Contention Games in Multiclass Stochastic Flow Models”, Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 301-319, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[A113] Yao, C, and Cassandras, C.G., “Perturbation Analysis and Optimization of Multiclass Multiobjective Stochastic Flow Models”, J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 219-256, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[A114] Cassandras, C.G., and Paschalidis, I.Ch.,Optimizing the Transportation System’s Response Capabilities”, J. of Homeland Security, 2011.

 

[A115] Yao, C, and Cassandras, C.G., “Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Hybrid Systems and Applications to Resource Contention Games”, Frontiers of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in China, Vol. 6, 3, pp. 453-467, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[A116] Kebarighotbi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Scheduling of Parallel Queues Using Stochastic Flow Models”, J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 547-576, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[A117] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., “Distributed Coverage Control and Data Collection with Mobile Sensor Networks”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-56, 10, pp. 2445-2455, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[A118] Yao, C., and Cassandras, C.G., “Using Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Flow Models to Recover Performance Sensitivity Estimates of Discrete Event Systems”, J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 197-219, 2012. DOWNLOAD

 

[A119] Yao, C, and Cassandras, C.G., “A Solution to the Optimal Lot Sizing Problem as a Stochastic Resource Contention Game”, IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 250-264, 2012. DOWNLOAD

 

[A120]   Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., “Concurrent Simulation for On-line Optimization of Discrete Event Systems”, in Real-time Simulation Technologies: Principles, Methodologies, and Applications (K. Popovici, P. Mosterman, Ed’s), pp. 389-416, CRC Press, 2012.

 

[A121] Wang, T, and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Control of Batteries with Fully and Partially Available Rechargeability”, Automatica, Vol. 48, No. 8, pp. 1658-1666, 2012. DOWNLOAD

 

[A122] Cassandras, C.G., Lin, X., and Ding X.C. “An Optimal Control Approach to the Multi-agent Persistent Monitoring Problem”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-58, 4, pp. 947-961, 2013. DOWNLOAD

 

[A123] Cassandras, C.G., and Lin, X., “Optimal Control of Multi-Agent Persistent Monitoring Systems with Performance Constraints”, in Control of Cyber-Physical Systems (Tarraf, D.C., Ed), pp. 281-299, Springer, 2013.

 

[A124] Cassandras, C.G., and Wardi, Y., “The IPA Calculus for Hybrid Systems”, in Stochastic Simulation Optimization for Discrete Event Systems – Perturbation Analysis, Ordinal Optimization, and Beyond (C. Chen and Jia. Q., Ed’s), pp. 3-23, World Scientific Publishing, 2013.

 

[A125] Wang, T, and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Control of Multi-Battery Energy-aware Systems”, IEEE Trans. on Control Systems Tech., Vol. 21, 5, pp. 1874-1888, 2013.

 

[A126] Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “A New “Smart Parking” System Based on Resource Allocation and Reservations”, IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 14, 3, pp. 1129-1139, 2013.

 

[A127] Cassandras, C.G., M. Fanti, C. Hadjicostis, S. Reveliotis, C. Seatzu, (Ed's.), Special Issue on Advances in Discrete Event Systems for Automation, IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 11, 1, 2014.

 

[A128]  Cassandras, C.G., and Yao, C., “Hybrid Models for the Control and Optimization of Manufacturing Systems”, in Formal Methods in Manufacturing (C. Seatzu, J. Campos, X. Xie, Ed’s), pp. 105-134, CRC Press, 2014.

 

[A129] Cassandras, C.G., Wang, T., and Pourazarm, S., “Optimal Routing and Energy Allocation for Lifetime Maximization of Wireless Sensor Networks with Non-ideal Batteries”, IEEE Trans. on Control of Network Systems, Vol. 1, 1, pp. 86-98, 2014.

 

[A130] Cassandras, C.G., “The Event-driven Paradigm for Control, Communication, and Optimization”, Journal of Control and Decision, Vol. 1, 1, pp. 3-17, 2014.

 

[A131] Adacher, L, and Cassandras, C.G., “Lot Size Optimization in Manufacturing Systems: The Surrogate Method”, to appear in International J. of Production Economics, 2014.

 

[A132] Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Multi-intersection Traffic Light Control with Blocking”, to appear in J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 2014.

 

 [A133] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., “Distributed Optimization of Autonomous UAVs with Event-Driven Communication”, to appear in Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (K. Valavanis, G. Vachtsevanos, Ed’s), Springer, 2014.

 

[A134] Cassandras, C.G., “Models for Discrete Event Systems: An Overview”, to appear in Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, Springer, 2014.

 

[A135] Wardi, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Event Systems”, to appear in Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, Springer, 2014.

 

[A136] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Control of Multi-layer Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraint Guarantees”, to appear in IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2014.

 

[A137] Lin, X., and Cassandras, C.G., “An Optimal Control Approach to the Multi-Agent Persistent Monitoring Problem in Two-Dimensional Spaces”, to appear in IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 2014.

 

[A138] Cassandras, C.G., “New Transportation Systems for Smart Cities”, to appear in Social, Economic, and Environmental Sustainability in the Development of Smart Cities, IGI Global, 2014.

 

[A139] Kebarighotbi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., “A General Framework for Modeling and Online Optimization of Stochastic Hybrid Systems”, subm. to J. of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 2013.

 

[A140] Wang, T, and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Motion Control for Energy-aware Electric Vehicles”, subm. to Control Engineering Practice, 2014.

 

[A141] Bilgin, E., Caramanis, M.C., Paschalidis, I.C., and Cassandras, C.G., “Analytic Policy Function Approximation for Load Side Distributed Regulation Service Provision”, subm. to IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, 2013.

 

[A142] Fleck, J.L., Cassandras, and Geng, Y., C.G., “Adaptive Quasi-Dynamic Traffic Light Control”, subm. to IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, 2014.

 

 

 REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

[C1]     Ho, Y.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Computing Costate Variables for Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", Proc. 19th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 697-700, December 1980.

 

[C2]     Cassandras, C.G., and Ho, Y.C., "Optimal Control of a Production Line with Adjustable Service Rates", Proc. 4th IFAC/IFIP Symp. Information Control Problems in Manufacturing Technology, pp. 180-191, November 1982.

 

[C3]     Ho, Y.C., Cao, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "Zeroth and First Order Perturbation Analysis of Queueing Networks", Proc. 21st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  December 1982.

 

[C4]     Cassandras, C.G., "A Hierarchical Routing Control Scheme for Material Handling Systems", Proc. 1st ORSA/TIMS Conf. Flexible Manufacturing Systems,  pp. 397-402, August 1984.

 

[C5]     Cassandras, C.G., "Efficient Simulation Techniques for Performance Evaluation of Queueing Networks", Proc. IASTED Intl. Symp. Applied Identification, Modelling and Simulation,  pp. 89-92, November 1984.

 

[C6]     Cassandras, C.G., "On-Line Decision Aids in Computer Integrated Manufacturing", 3rd IFAC Symp. Computer-Aided Design in Control and Engin. Systems,  pp. 408-412, July 1985.

 

[C7]     Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Perturbation Analysis Techniques for Communication Networks", Proc. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf., pp. 390-394, December 1985.

 

[C8]     Cassandras, C.G., "Sensitivity Analysis of a Simple Routing Strategy", Proc. 24th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 2022-2027, December 1985.

 

[C9]     Cassandras, C.G., "Optimizing Recirculation in Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Proc. 2nd ORSA/TIMS Conf. Flexible Manufacturing Systems, pp. 381-392, August 1986.

 

[C10]   Cassandras, C.G., "On-Line Optimization for a Flow Control Strategy", Proc. 25th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 1708-1712, December 1986.

 

[C11]   Cassandras, C.G., "A Differential Game Model for Transmission and Jamming of Information", Proc. 25th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 1856-1857, December 1986.

 

[C12]   Strickland, S.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Augmented Chain Analysis of Markov and Semi-Markov Processes", Proc. 25th Allerton Conf.,  pp. 287-296, October 1987.

 

[C13]   Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "An "Augmented Chain" Approach for On-Line Sensitivity Analysis of Markov Processes", Proc. 26th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1873-1878, December 1987.

 

[C14]   Cassandras, C.G., and Kallmes, M.H., "Flow Control Problems in Distributed Processing for High Performance Tracking", Proc. 26th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 673-674, December 1987.

 

[C15]   Cassandras, C.G., Abidi, M.V., and Towsley, D., "Distributed Routing with On-Line Marginal Delay Estimation", Proc. IEEE INFOCOM '88,  pp. 603-612, March 1988.

 

[C16]   Suk, J.B., and Cassandras, C.G., "Analysis and Optimization of Pacing Window Flow Control with Admission Delay", Proc. IEEE INFOCOM '88,  pp. 391-400, March 1988.

 

[C17]   Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Augmented Markov Chains for Discrete Event Systems", Proc. 8th Intl. Conf. Analysis and Optimization of Systems, pp. 939-950, June 1988.

 

[C18]   Cassandras, C.G., and Lee, J.I., "Applications of Perturbation Techniques to Optimal Resource Sharing in Discrete Event Systems", Proc. 1988 American Control Conf., pp. 450-455, June 1988.

 

[C19]   Cassandras, C.G., "Computer-Aided Control of Resource Contention Systems", Proc. 4th IFAC Symp. Computer-Aided Design in Control Systems, pp. 323-327, August 1988.

 

[C20]   Suk, J.B., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Scheduling of Two Competing Queues with Blocking", Proc. 27th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 1102-1107, December 1988.

 

[C21]   Cassandras, C.G., Strickland, S.G., and Lee, J.I., "Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints: Modeling and Sensitivity Analysis", Proc. 27th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 220-225, December  1988.

 

[C22]   Cassandras, C.G., and Lee, J.I., "Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints: A Distributed Algorithm for Optimal Resource Sharing", Proc. 27th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 1508-1513, December  1988.

 

[C23]   Strickland, S.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Decomposition Approach for Sensitivity Analysis of Discrete Event Systems", Proc. 26th Allerton Conf.,  October 1988.

 

[C24]   Cassandras, C.G., Kallmes, M.H., and Towsley, D., "Optimal Routing and Flow Control in Networks with Real-Time Traffic", Proc. IEEE INFOCOM '89,  pp. 784-791, April 1989.

 

[C25]   Lee, J.I., Cassandras, C.G., and Ho, Y.C., "Real-Time Parametric Analysis of Discrete Event System Trajectories", Proc. 28th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2024-2025, December 1989.

 

[C26]   Kallmes, M.H., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimality of the Last-In-First-Out (LIFO) Service Discipline in Queueing Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. 28th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1073-1074, December  1989.

 

[C27]   Suk, J.B., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of a Storage-Retrieval Queueing System", Proc. 28th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1093-1098, December  1989.

 

[C28]   Strickland, S.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Sensitivity Analysis of Discrete Event Systems with Non-Markovian Event Processes", Proc. 28th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 111-116, December  1989.

 

[C29]   Gong, W-B., Pan, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Derivative Estimation through the Matrix Geometric Solution Method", Proc. 1990 American Control Conference, June 1990.

 

[C30]   Cassandras, C.G., and Gong, W-B., "On-Line Control of Discrete Event Systems: Some Extensions of Perturbation Analysis", Proc. 11th IFAC World Congress, Vol. 6, pp. 259-263, August 1990.

 

[C31]   Mohanty, B.P., Cassandras, C.G., and Towsley, D., "Performance Comparison of Routing Algorithms in Packet Switched Networks", Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM '90, pp. 327-331, December  1990.

 

[C32]   Suk, J.B., and Cassandras, C.G., "Performance Comparison of Two Window Flow Control Schemes with Admission Delay", Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM '90, pp. 892-896, December  1990.

 

[C33]   Towsley, D., Sparaggis, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "Stochastic Ordering and Optimal Routing Control for a Class of Finite Capacity Queueing Systems", Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 658-663, December  1990.

 

[C34]   Gong, W-B., Cassandras, C.G., and Pan, J., "Perturbation Analysis of a Multiclass Queueing System with Admission Control", Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 885-890, December  1990.

 

[C35]   Sparaggis, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "Monotonicity of Cost Functions in a General Class of Queueing Networks", Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 925-930, December  1990.

 

[C36]   Cassandras, C.G., Gong, W-B., and Lee, J.I., "Robustness Properties of Perturbation Analysis Estimators for Discrete Event Systems with Unknown Distributions", Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2855-2856, December  1990.

 

[C37]   Gong, W-B., Cassandras, C.G., Kallmes, M.H., and Wardi, Y., "A New Class of Gradient Estimators for Queueing Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 891-896, December  1990.

 

[C38]   Sparaggis, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "Throughput Monotonicity in Communication Networks with Blocking: Properties and Counterexamples", Proc. IEEE INFOCOM '91,  pp. 101-110, April 1991.

 

[C39]   Kallmes, M.H., and Cassandras, C.G., "The Gradient Estimation Problem in Discrete Event Dynamic Systems with Discontinuous Performance Measures", Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control,  August  1991.

 

[C40]   Mohanty, B.P., and Cassandras, C.G., "The Effect of Model Uncertainty on Some Optimal Routing Problems", Proc. 30th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2180-2185, December  1991.

 

[C41]   Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Extremal Properties of the Shortest Non-Full Queue and the Longest Non-Full Queue Policies in Finite Capacity Systems with State-Dependent Service Rates", Proc. 30th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 829-830, December  1991.

 

[C42]   Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimality of Static Routing Policies in Queueing Systems with Blocking", Proc. 30th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 809-814, December  1991.

 

[C43]   Cassandras, C.G., and Pan, J. "Perturbation Analysis of Queueing Systems with Time-Varying Arrival Rate", Proc. 30th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1159-1160, December  1991.

 

[C44]   Wardi, Y., Kallmes, M.H., Cassandras, C.G., and  Gong, W-B., "Perturbation Analysis Algorithms for Estimating the Derivatives of Occupancy-Related Functions in Serial Queueing Networks", Proc. 30th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1523-1524, December  1991.

 

[C45]   Julka, V., Cassandras, C.G., and Gong, W-B., "Sample Path Techniques for Admission Control in Multiclass Queueing Systems with General Arrival Processes", Proc. 1992 Conf. on Info. Sci. and Systems, pp. 227-232, March 1992.

 

[C46]   Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V. "Marked Phantom/Slot Algorithms for a Class of Scheduling Problems", Proc. 31st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3215-3220, December  1992.

 

[C47]   Mohanty, B.P., and Cassandras, C.G., "The Effect of Arrival Model Uncertainties on Some Optimal Routing Problems", Proc. 31st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2342-2347, December  1992.

 

[C48]   Bao, G., and Cassandras, C.G., "First and Second Derivative Estimators for a Closed Queueing Network Throughput Using Perturbation Analysis Techniques", Proc. 31st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3197-3202, December  1992.

 

[C49]   Sparaggis, P., Cassandras, C.G., and Towsley, D., "On the Duality Between Routing and Scheduling Systems with Finite Buffer Space", Proc. 31st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2364-2365, December  1992.

 

[C50]   Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Very Weak, P-Weak Majorization and their Application", Proc. 31st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3193-3194, December  1992.

 

[C51]   Cassandras, C.G., "'Rapid Learning' Techniques for Discrete Event Systems: Some Recent Results and Applications to Traffic Smoothing", Proc. 12th IFAC World Congress, Vol III, pp. 323-326, July 1993.

 

[C52]   Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V., "A New Approach for Some Combinatorially Hard Stochastic Optimization Problems", Proc. 31st Allerton Conf. on Communication, Control, and Computation, pp. 667-676, September 1993.

 

[C53]   Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V., "Optimal Scheduling in Systems with Delay-Sensitive Traffic", Proc. 32nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,   pp. 1685-1691, December 1993.

 

[C54]   Bao, G., and Cassandras, C.G., "First and Second Derivative Estimators for Closed Jackson-Like Queueing Networks Using Perturbation Analysis Techniques", 32nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,   pp. 698-703, December 1993.

 

[C55]   Ho, Y.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Parallel Computation in the Design and Stochastic Optimization of Discrete Event Systems", Proc. 32nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,   pp. 2199-2204, December 1993.

 

[C56]   Sparaggis, P., Towsley, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Multiclass Parallel Systems with and without State Information", pp. 1686-1691, Proc. 32nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,   December 1993.

 

[C57]   Cassandras, C.G., "The Tradeoff Between Performance and Learning in Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems", Proc. 1994 Conf. on Info. Sci. and Systems,  pp. 396-401, March 1994.

 

[C58]   Cassandras, C.G., "Sample-Path-Based Continuous and Discrete Optimization of Discrete Event Systems: From Gradient Estimation to 'Rapid Learning'", Proc. 11th Intl. Conf. on Analysis and Optimization of Systems, pp. 387-400, June 1994.

 

[C59]   Cassandras, C.G., and Ho, Y.C., "Yield Learning and Production Planning for Semiconductor Manufacturing Systems", Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. on Computer Integrated Manuf. and Automation Technology,  October 1994.

 

[C60]   Bao, G., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Stochastic Comparison Algorithm for Continuous Optimization with Estimation", Proc. 33rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 676-677, December 1994.

 

[C61]   Julka, V., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Call Admission in Circuit-Switched Networks", Proc. 33rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 2077-2078, December 1994.

 

[C62]   Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V., "Descent Algorithms for Discrete Resource Allocation Problems", Proc. 33rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 2639-2644, December 1994.

 

[C63]   Pan, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Parallel Sample Path Construction Techniques for Discrete Event Systems: K-Constructability and Applications", Proc. 33rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 1978-1983, December 1994.

 

[C64]   Cassandras, C.G., Gong, W.B., Ho, Y.C., Hu, J.Q., and Vakili, P., "Analysis, Control, and Optimization of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", Proc. 1995 American Control Conf., pp. 1065-1068, June 1995.

 

[C65]   Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control Problems in Hybrid Systems with Some Manufacturing Applications", Proc. Workshop on Verification and Control of Hybrid Systems., October 1995.

 

[C68]   Vazquez-Abad, F.J., Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V., "Centralized and Decentralized Asynchronous Optimization of Stochastic Discrete Event Systems", Proc. 34th  IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 3632-3637, December 1995.

 

[C69]   Cassandras, C.G., and Pan, J., "Some New Approaches to Discrete Stochastic Optimization Problems", Proc. 34th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 573-578, December 1995.

 

[C70]   Bao, G., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Rational Approximation Approach to Rare Event Probability Estimation for High-Performance Systems", Proc. 34th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 865-870, December 1995.

 

[C71]   Pepyne, D.L., Looze, D.P., Cassandras, C.G., and Djaferis, T.E., "Application of Q-Learning to Elevator Dispatching", Proc. of 13th IFAC World Congress,  June 1996.

 

[C72]   Panayiotou, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimization of Kanban-Based Production Systems", Proc. of 1996 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems,  pp. 39-44, August 1996.

 

[C73]   Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C., "Concurrent Sample Path Analysis of Discrete Event Systems", Proc. of  35th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3332-3337, December 1996.

 

[C74]   Cassandras, C.G., and W. Shi, "Perturbation Analysis of Multiclass Multiobjective Queueing Systems with 'Quality-of-Service' Guarantees", Proc. of 35th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3322-3327, December 1996.

 

[C75]   Pepyne D.L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Dispatching Control for Elevator Systems During Uppeak Traffic", Proc. of  35th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3837-3842, December 1996.

 

[C76]   Cassandras, C.G., and Gong, W-B., "New Directions Towards Real-Time Simulation", Proc. of  SPIE 11th Annual Intl. Symposium, pp. 136-147, April 1997.

 

[C77]   Panayiotou, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Dynamic Resource Allocation in Discrete Event Systems", Proc. of 5th IEEE Medit. Conference on New Directions in Control and Automation, July 1997.

 

[C78]   Cassandras, C.G., Dai, L., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Ordinal Optimization for a Class of Combinatorially Hard Problems", Proc. of 1997 Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Systems and Semiotics, pp. 173-174, September 1997.

 

[C79]   Ho, Y.C., Gong, W.B., Cassandras, C.G., Hu, J.Q., and Vakili, P.,  "Experience with Developing and Dispensing Research Results and Advanced Course Materials on the World Wide Web of the Internet", Proc. of 36th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  p. 3804, December 1997.

 

[C80]   Pepyne D.L., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Calculus of Variations Approach to the Optimal Control of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", Proc. of 36th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 3550-3555, December 1997.

 

[C81]   Cassandras, C.G., Dai, L., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Ordinal Optimization for Deterministic and Stochastic Resource Allocation", Proc. of 36th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 662-667, December 1997.

 

[C82]   Cassandras, C.G., and Pepyne D.L., "Optimal Control of a Class of Hybrid Systems", Proc. of 36th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 133-138, December 1997.

 

[C83]   Pepyne, D.L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Adaptive Dispatching Control for Elevator Systems During Uppeak Traffic", Proc. of 36th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 133-138, December 1997.

 

[C84]   Cassandras, C.G., Gong, W-B., Liu, C., Panayiotou, C.G., and Pepyne, D.L., "Simulation Driven Metamodeling of Complex Systems Using Neural Networks", Proc. of SPIE 12th Annual Intl. Symposium, pp. 218-229, April 1998.

 

[C85]   Panayiotou, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Dynamic Transmission Scheduling for Packet Radio Networks", Proc. of I998 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication, July 1998.

 

[C86]   Cassandras, C.G., Pepyne D.L., and Wardi, Y., "Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems and Some Manufacturing Process Applications", Proc. of 1998 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems,  pp. 361-366, August 1998.

 

[C87]   Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Flow Control for a Class of Transportation Systems", Proc. of 1998 IEEE Conf. on Control Applications, September 1998.

 

[C88]   Dai, L., Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "On the Convergence Rate of Ordinal Optimization for a Class of Stochastic Discrete Resource Allocation Problems", Proc. of  37th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 1692-1697, December 1998.

 

[C89]   Cassandras, C.G., Pepyne D.L., and Wardi, Y., "Generalized Gradient Algorithms for Hybrid System Models of Manufacturing Systems", Proc. of  37th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 2627-2632, December 1998.

 

[C90]   Cassandras, C.G., Pepyne D.L., and Wardi, Y., "Optimal Control of Systems with Time-Driven and Event-Driven Dynamics", Proc. of 37th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 7-12, December 1998.

 

[C91]   Cassandras, C.G., and Gokbayrak, K., "Modeling and Simulation-based Solutions for Complex Resource Allocation Problems", Proc. of SPIE 13h Annual Intl. Symposium, pp. 160-170, April 1999.

 

[C92]   Cassandras, C.G., and Pepyne D.L., "Hybrid System Models for Integrated Manufacturing", Proc. of IEEE Hong Kong Symposium on Robotics and Control , Vol. II, pp. 615-620, July 1999.

 

[C93]   Panayiotou, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimization of Kanban-Based Manufacturing Systems", Proc. of 14th IFAC World Congress, Vol. J. pp. 139-144, July 1999.

 

[C94]   Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "Stochastic Discrete Optimization Using a Surrogate Problem Methodology", Proc. of 38h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 919-924, December 1999.

 

[C95]   Cassandras, C.G., Liu, Q., Pepyne, D.,  and Gokbayrak, K., "Optimal Control of a Two-Stage Hybrid Manufacturing System Model", Proc. of 38h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 450-455, December 1999.

 

[C96]   Cassandras, C.G., Hu, J-Q., Vakili, P., Ho, Y.C., and Gong, W.-B., "Instructional material and Interactive Modules for Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", Proc. of 38h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 3022-3023, December 1999.

 

[C97]   Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "Stochastic Optimal Control of a Hybrid Manufacturing System Model", Proc. of 38h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 919-924, December 1999.

 

[C98]   Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Sample Path Approach for Solving the Ground Holding Policy Problem in Air Traffic Control", Proc. of 38h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 2450-2455, December 1999.

 

[C99]   Wardi, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., "Enterprise Engineering: A Framework for Optimal Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems", Proc. of JFACC Symposium on Advances in Enterprise Control, November 1999.

 

[C100] Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "Hybrid Controllers for Hierarchically Decomposed Systems", Proc. of 2000 Hybrid System Control Conf., pp. 117-129, March 2000.

 

[C101] Cassandras, C.G., Panayiotou, C.G., Diehl, G., Gong, W.B., Liu, Z., and Zou, C., "Clustering Methods for Multi-Resolution Simulation Modeling", Proc. of SPIE 14h Annual Intl. Symposium, April 2000.

 

[C102] Cassandras, C.G., and Yu, R., "A ‘Surrogate Problem’ Approach for Lot Size Optimization in Manufacturing Systems", Proc. of 2000 American Control Conf.,  pp. 3279-3283, June 2000.

 

[C103] Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "Constrained Optimal Control for Multistage Hybrid Manufacturing System Models", Proc. of 8th IEEE Medit. Conference on New Directions in Control and Automation, July 2000.

 

[C104] Cho, Y.C., Cassandras, C.G., and Pepyne D.L., "Forward Algorithms for Optimal Control of a Class of Hybrid System ", Proc. of 39h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 975-980, December 2000.

 

[C105] Cho, Y.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Steel Annealing Processes as Hybrid Systems", Proc. of 39h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 540-545, December 2000. DOWNLOAD

 

[C106] Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Hierarchical Decomposition Method for Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems", Proc. of 39h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1816-1821, December 2000. DOWNLOAD

 

[C107] Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Call Allocation in Cellular Communication Systems with Overlapping Coverage", Proc. of 39h IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 55-60, December 2000. DOWNLOAD

 

[C108] Panayiotou, C.G., Cassandras, C.G., and Gong, W.B., "Model Abstraction for Discrete Event Systems Using Neural Networks and Sensitivity Information", Proc. of 2000 Winter Simulation Conf., pp. 335-341, December 2000.

 

[C109] Cassandras, C.G., Gokbayrak, K., Castanon, D., Wohletz, J., Curry, M., and Gates, M., "Modeling and Agile Control for a Joint Air Operation Environment", Proc. of SPIE 15h Annual Intl. Symposium, pp. 330-341, April 2001.

 

[C110] Pepyne, D.L., C.G. Panayiotou, C.G. Cassandras, and Y.-C. Ho, “Vulnerability Assessment and Allocation of Protection Resources in Power Systems,” Proc. of American Control Conf., pp. 4705-4710, June 2001.

 

[C111] Cassandras, C.G., “Complexity Made Simple – At a Small Price”, Proc. of 9th IFAC Intl. Symposium on Large Scale Systems, July 2001.

 

[C112] Cassandras, C.G., Sun, G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Stochastic Fluid Models for Control and Optimization of Systems with Quality of Service Requirements", Proc. of 40th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1917-1922, December 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[C113] Zhang, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "An Improved Forward Algorithm for Optimal Control of a Class of Hybrid Systems", Proc. of 40th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1235-1236, December 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[C114] Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "On-Line Predictive Techniques for “Differentiated Services” Networks", Proc. of 40th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 4529-4534, December 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[C115] Paschalidis, I.C., Liu, Y., Cassandras, C.G., and Zhang, P., “Threshold-based Control for Make-to-Stock Models: A Synergy Between Large Deviations and Perturbation Analysis,” Proc. of 40th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control,  pp. 4523-4528, December 2001. DOWNLOAD

 

[C116] Curry, M., Wohletz, J., Cassandras, C.G., and Castanon, D., "Modeling and Control of a Joint Air Operation Environment with Imperfect Information", Proc. of SPIE 16th Annual Intl. Symposium, pp. 41-51, April 2002.

 

[C117] Panayiotou, C.G. Cassandras, C.G., and Zhang, P., “On-Line Inventory Cost Minimization for Make-to-Stock Manufacturing Systems,” Proc. of American Control Conf., pp. 4469-4474, May 2002.

 

[C118] Cassandras, C.G., Sun, G., Panayiotou, C.G., and Wardi, Y., "Perturbation Analysis of Multiclass Stochastic Fluid Models", Proc. of 15th IFAC World Congress, pp. 848-853, July 2002.

 

[C119] Cassandras, C.G., "From Discrete Event to Hybrid Systems", Proc. of 2002 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 3-8, October 2002.

 

[C120] Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Optimization of a Flow Controlled Manufacturing System", Proc. of 2002 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 258-263, October 2002.

 

[C121] Cassandras, C.G., "Stochastic Fluid Models for Communication Networks", Proc. of 17th Intl. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, pp. 8-11, October 2002.

 

[C122] Sun, G., Cassandras, C.G., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis of a Multiclass Stochastic Fluid Model with Finite Buffer Capacity", Proc. of 41st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2171-2176, Dec. 2002. DOWNLOAD

 

[C123] Cassandras, C.G., and Li, W., "A Receding Horizon Approach for Solving Some Cooperative Control Problems", Proc. of 41st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3760-3765, Dec. 2002. DOWNLOAD

 

[C124] Cassandras, C.G., and Li, W., "A Receding Horizon Approach for Dynamic UAV Mission Management", Proc. of SPIE 17th Annual Intl. Symposium, pp. 284-293, April 2003.

 

[C125] Cassandras, C.G., and Mookherjee, R., "Receding Horizon Control for a Class of Hybrid Systems with Event Uncertainties", Proc. of  2003 American Control Conf., pp. 5197-5202, June 2003.

 

[C126] Panayiotou, C.G., Cassandras, C.G., and Sun, G., "Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Fluid Models with Respect to the Fluid Arrival Process", Proc. of 11th Medit. Conference on New Directions in Control and Automation, June 2003.

 

[C127] Cassandras, C.G., and Mookherjee, R., "Properties of Receding Horizon Controllers for Some Hybrid Systems with Event Uncertainties", Proc. 2003 IFAC Conf. on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, pp. 413-418, June 2003. DOWNLOAD

 

[C128] Li, W., and Cassandras, C.G., "Stability Properties of a Cooperative Receding Horizon Controller", Proc. of 42nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 492-497, Dec. 2003.

 

[C129] Sun, G., Cassandras, C.G., Wardi, Y., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Flow Networks", Proc. of 42nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 4831-4836, Dec. 2003.

 

[C130] Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis of Feedback-Controlled Stochastic Flow Systems", Proc. of 42nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 6277-6282, Dec. 2003.

 

[C131] Cassandras, C.G., and Mookherjee, R., "Receding Horizon Optimal Control for Some Stochastic Hybrid Systems", Proc. of 42nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2162-2167, Dec. 2003.

 

[C132] Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Fluid Models with Multiplicative Feedback", Proc. of 2004 American Control Conf., pp. 5734-5739, June 2004.

 

[C133] Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis for Make-To-Stock Manufacturing Systems Based on Stochastic Fluid Models", Proc. of 2004 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 247-252, Sep. 2004.

 

[C134] Wu, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Feeback Control Defense Strategy for Denial-of-Service Attacks", Proc. of 43rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 105-110, Dec. 2004.

 

[C135] Mao, J., Zhao, Q., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Dynamic Voltage Scaling in Power-Limited Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 43rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1472-1477, Dec. 2004.

 

[C136] Li, W., and Cassandras, C.G., "Stability Properties of a Receding Horizon Contoller for Cooperating UAVs", Proc. of 43rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2905-2910, Dec. 2004.

 

[C137] Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Multiplicative Feedback Control in Communication Networks Using Stochastic Flow Models", Proc. of 43rd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 557-562, Dec. 2004.

 

[C138] Li, W., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Minimum-Power Wireless Sensor Network Self-Deployment Scheme", in Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2005.

 

[C139] Miao, L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimality of Static Control Policies in Some Discrete Event Systems", Proc. of 2005 American Control Conf., pp. 1186-1191, June 2005.

 

[C140] Cassandras, C.G., and Li, W., "Cooperative Control Problems in the Deployment of Sensor Networks", in Proc. of Workshop on Modeling and Control of Complex Systems,  June 2005.

 

[C141] Yu, H., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Feedback Control of Communication Networks Using Stochastic Hybrid Models", in Proc. of 16th IFAC World Congress, July 2005.

 

[C142] Li, W., and Cassandras, C.G., "Cooperative Distributed Control of Networks with Mobile Nodes: Theory and Practice", in Proc. of 2005 Allerton Conf., Sep. 2005.

 

 [C143] Zhuang, S., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Dynamic Voltage Scaling for Wireless Sensor Networks with Real-Time Constraints”, in Proc. of SPIE Conf. on Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing VI, Oct. 2005.

 

 [C144] Miao, L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Receding Horizon Control for a Class of Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 44th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 7714-7719, Dec. 2005.

 

[C145]    Li, W., and Cassandras, C.G., "Distributed Cooperative Coverage Control of Sensor Networks", Proc. of 44th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2542-2547, Dec. 2005.

 

[C146]   Wu, X, and Cassandras, C.G., "A Maximum Time Optimal Control Approach to Routing in Sensor Networks", Proc. of 44th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1137-1142, Dec. 2005.

 

 [C147] Miao, L.., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Transmission Scheduling for Energy-Efficient Wireless Networks", in Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM’06, April 2006.

 

 [C148] Wesselowski, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "The Elevator Dispatching Problem: Hybrid System Modeling and Receding Horizon Control", Proc. of 2nd IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, pp. 136-141, June 2006.

 

[C149] Cassandras, C.G., Clune, M.I., and Mosterman, P.J., "Hybrid System Simulation with SimEvents", Proc. of 2nd IFAC Conference on Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, pp. 136-141, June 2006.

 

[C150] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Two-Stage Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 2006 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 145-150, July 2006.

 

[C151] Cassandras, C.G., Clune, M.I., and Mosterman, P.J., "Discrete Event and Hybrid System Simulation with SimEvents ", Proc. of 2006 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems , July 2006.

 

[C152] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Multi-Stage Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 45th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1057-1062, Dec. 2006. DOWNLOAD

 

[C153] Ning, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "Dynamic Sleep Time Control in Event Driven Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of 45th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2722-2727, Dec. 2006. DOWNLOAD

 

[C154] Miao, L., and Cassandras, C.G., "Structural Properties of Optimal Uplink Transmission Scheduling in Energy-Efficient Wireless Networks with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 45th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2997-3002, Dec. 2006. DOWNLOAD

 

[C155] Li, W., Cassandras, C.G., and Clune, M.I., "Model-Based Design of a Dynamic Voltage Scaling Controller Based on Online Gradient Estimation", Proc. of 45th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 6088-6092, Dec. 2006. DOWNLOAD

 

[C156] Zhuang, S., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Discrete Event Systems with Weakly Hard Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 2007 European Control Conf., July 2007.

 

[C157] Ning, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Cluster-head Deployment in Wireless Sensor Networks with Redundant Link Requirements", Proc. of 2nd Intl. Conf. on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Oct. 2007.

 

[C158] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Admission Control of Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3005-3010, Dec. 2007. DOWNLOAD

 

[C159] Ning, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "Message Batching in Wireless Sensor Networks -- A Perturbation Analysis Approach", Proc. of 46th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 939-944, Dec. 2007. DOWNLOAD

 

[C160] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Scalable Optimization Algorithms for Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints: An Overview of Recent Developments", Proc. of 2008 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 150-155, May 2008.

 

[C161] Panayiotou, C.G., and Cassandras, C.G., "IPA for Delay Threshold Violation Using Stochastic Fluid Models", Proc. of 2008 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 162-167, May 2008.

 

[C162] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., "Distributed Coverage Control in Sensor Network Environments with Polygonal Obstacles", Proc. of 17th IFAC World Congress, pp. 4162-4167, July 2008.

 

[C163] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Multi-layer Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraint Guarantees", Proc. of 17th IFAC World Congress, pp. 4120-4125, July 2008.

 

[C164] Ning, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Dynamic Sleep Time Control in Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of 47th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2332-2337, Dec. 2008. DOWNLOAD

 

[C165] Mao, J., and Cassandras, C.G., "On-line Optimal Control of a Class of Discrete Event Systems with Real-Time Constraints", Proc. of 47th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1471-1476, Dec. 2008. DOWNLOAD

 

[C166] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., "Asynchronous Distributed Optimization with Minimal Communication", Proc. of 47th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 363-368, Dec. 2008. DOWNLOAD

 

[C167] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., "Asynchronous Distributed Algorithms for Optimal Coverage Control with Sensor Networks", Proc. of 17th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pp. 104-105, June 2009.

 

[C168] Yao, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Resource Contention games in Multiclass Stochastic Fluid Models", 3rd IFAC Conf. Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, pp. 256-261, Sept. 2009.

 

[C169] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., "Asynchronous Distributed Optimization with Minimal Communication and Connectivity Preservation", Proc. of 48th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 5396-5401, Dec. 2009. DOWNLOAD

 

[C170] Ning, X., and Cassandras, C.G., "On Maximum Lifetime Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks", Proc. of 48th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3757-3762, Dec. 2009. DOWNLOAD

 

[C171] Yao, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Optimization of Multiclass Multiobjective Stochastic Flow Models", Proc. of 48th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 914-919, Dec. 2009. DOWNLOAD

 

[C172] Kebarighotbi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., "Revisiting the Optimality of the c-mu-rule with Stochastic Flow Models", Proc. of 48th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2304-2309, Dec. 2009. DOWNLOAD

 

[C173] Rohloff, K., Pal, P., Atighetchi, M., Schantz, R., Trivedi, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "Approaches to Modeling and Simulation for Dynamic, Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems", Proc. of Workshop on Grand Challenges in Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis for Homeland Security (MSAHS-2010), March 2010.

 

[C174] Caramanis, M.C., Cassandras, C.G., Little, T., and Paschalidis, I., “The Cyber-Physical Electric Power Generation-Delivery-Consumption Platform: Research Challenges for Optimal Investment Tradeoffs Between the Platform’s Cyber and Physical Components”, Proc. of NSF-DOE-NIST Workshop on the Smart Grid, June 2010.

 

[C175] Cassandras, C.G., “Cooperative control and optimization in an uncertain asynchronous wireless networked world”, Proc. of 18th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, June 2010.

 

[C176] Yao, C., and Cassandras, C.G., “Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Hybrid Systems and Applications to Some Non-Cooperative Games”, Proc. of 2010 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 69-74, Sep. 2010.

 

[C177] Yao, C., and Cassandras, C.G., “A Stochastic Hybrid System View at a Class of Non-Cooperative Games”, Proc. of 26th IEEE Convention of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, Nov. 2010.

 

[C178] Yao, C., and Cassandras, C.G., “A Solution of the Lot Sizing Problem as a Stochastic Resource Contention Game”, Proc. of 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 6728-6733, Dec. 2010.

 

[C179] Yao, C., Ding, X.C., and Cassandras, C.G., “Cooperative Receding Horizon Control for Multi-agent Rendezvous Problems in Uncertain Environments”, Proc. of 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 4511-4516, Dec. 2010. DOWNLOAD

 

[C180] Zhong, M., and Cassandras, C.G., “Distributed Coverage Control and Data Collection with Mobile Sensor Networks”, Proc. of 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 5604-5609, Dec. 2010.

 

[C181] Wang, T., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Discharge and Recharge Control of Battery-powered Energy-aware Systems”, Proc. of 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 256-261, pp. 7513-7518, Dec. 2010.

 

[C182] Ding, X.C., Belta, C., and Cassandras, C.G., “Receding Horizon Surveillance with Temporal Logic Specifications”, Proc. of 49th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 256-261, Dec. 2010.

 

[C183] Cassandras, C.G., and Paschalidis, I. Ch., “Optimizing the Transportation System’s Response Capabilities”, Proc. of Fifth Annual DHS University Network Summit, March 2011.

 

[C184] Yao, C., and Cassandras, C.G., “Using Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis of Stochastic Flow Models to Recover Performance Sensitivity Estimates of Discrete Event Systems”, Proc. of 18th IFAC World Congress, pp. 8217-8222, August 2011.

 

[C185] Kebarighotbi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Scheduling of Parallel Queues with Stochastic Flow Models: The cm-rule Revisited”, Proc. of 18th IFAC World Congress, pp. 8223-8228, August 2011.

 

[C186] Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Dynamic Resource Allocation in Urban Settings: A “Smart Parking” Approach”, Proc. of 2011 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Oct. 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[C187] Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “A New “Smart Parking” System Based on Optimal Resource Allocation and Reservations”, Proc. of 14th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conf., pp. 979-984, Nov. 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[C188] Cassandras, C.G., Ding, X.C., and Lin, X., “An Optimal Control Approach for the Persistent Monitoring Problem”, Proc. of 50th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2907-2912, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[C189] Wang, T., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Control of Multi-Battery Energy-aware Systems”, Proc. of 50th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 1497-1502, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[C190] Kebarighotbi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., “Timeout Control in Distributed Systems Using Perturbation Analysis”, Proc. of 50th IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 5437-5442, 2011. DOWNLOAD

 

[C191]  Kebarighotbi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., “A General Framework for Modeling and Online Optimization of Stochastic Hybrid Systems”, Proc. of 4th IFAC Conf. Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems, 2012.

 

[C192]   Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “A new “Smart Parking” System Infrastructure and Implementation”, in Proc. of 15th Europ. Working Group on Transportation, 2012.

 

[C193]   Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Multi-intersection Traffic Light Control Using Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis”, Proc. of 2012 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 104-109, 2012.

 

[C194]   Cassandras, C.G., Ding, X.C., and Lin, X., “An Optimal Control Approach to the Multi-Agent Persistent Monitoring Problem”, Proc. of 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 2795-2800, 2012.

 

[C195]   Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Traffic Light Control Using Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis”, Proc. of 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 7001-7006, 2012.

 

[C196]   Kebarighotbi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., “Timeout Control in Distributed Systems Using Perturbation Analysis: Multiple Communication Links”, Proc. of 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 6163-6168, 2012.

 

[C197]   Caramanis, M.C., Paschalidis, I.C., Cassandras, C.G., Bilgin, E., and Ntakou, E., “Provision of Regulation Service Reserves by Flexible Distributed Loads”, Proc. of 51st IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 3694-3700, 2012.

 

[C198]   Cassandras, C.G., “Event-driven Control, Communication, and Optimization”, Proc. of 32nd Chinese Control Conf., pp. 1-5, 2013.

 

[C199]   Wang, T., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Motion Control for Energy-aware Electric Vehicles”, Proc. of 2013 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, pp. 388-393, 2013.

 

[C200] Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Multi-intersection Traffic Light Control with Blocking Using Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis”, Proc. of 2013 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, pp. 382-387, 2013.

 

[C201] Cassandras, C.G., and Geng, Y., “Adaptive Traffic Light Control”, Proc. of 51st Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 456-463, 2013.

 

[C202]   Lin, X., and Cassandras, C.G., “An Optimal Control Approach to the Multi-Agent Persistent Monitoring Problem in Two-Dimensional Spaces”, Proc. of 52nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 6866-6891, 2013.

 

[C203]   Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Quasi-dynamic Traffic Light Control for a Single Intersection”, Proc. of 52nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 880-885, 2013.

 

[C204]   Wardi, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “Approximate IPA: Trading Unbiasedness for Simplicity”, Proc. of 52nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 7603-7608, 2013.

 

[C205] Wang, J., Rossell, D., Cassandras, C.G., and Paschalidis, I. Ch., “Network Anomaly Detection: A Survey and Comparative Analysis of Stochastic and Deterministic Methods”, Proc. of 52nd IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, pp. 182-187, 2013.

 

[C206] Fleck, J.L., and Cassandras, C.G., “Infinitesimal Perturbation Analysis for Quasi-Dynamic Traffic Light Controllers”, Proc. of 2014 Intl. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pp. 235-240, 2014.

 

 [C207] Pourazarm, S., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Routing of Energy-aware Vehicles in Networks with Inhomogeneous Charging Nodes”, Proc. of 22nd IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pp. 674-679, 2014.

 

 [C208] Cassandras, C.G., and Geng, Y., “Optimal Dynamic Allocation and Space

                 Reservation for Electric Vehicles at Charging Stations”, to appear in Proc. of 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014.

 

[C209] Wang, T., Cassandras, C.G., and Pourazarm, S., “Energy-aware Vehicle Routing in Networks with Charging Nodes”, to appear in Proc. of 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014.

 

[C210] Khazaeni, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “A New Event-Driven Cooperative Receding Horizon Controller for Multi-agent Systems in Uncertain Environments”, to appear in 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.

 

[C211] Lin, X., and Cassandras, C.G., “Trajectory Optimization for Multi-Agent Persistent Monitoring in Two-Dimensional Spaces”, to appear in 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.

 

[C212] Sun, X., Cassandras, C.G., and Gokbayrak, K., “Escaping Local Optima in a Class of Multi-Agent Distributed Optimization Problems: A Boosting Function Approach”, to appear in 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.

 

[C213] Nenchev, V., and Cassandras, C.G., “Optimal Exploration for a Robotic Pick-Up and Delivery Problem”, to appear in 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.

 

[C214] Pourazarm, S., Cassandras, C.G., and Malikopoulos A., “Optimal Routing of Electric Vehicles in Networks with Charging Nodes: A Dynamic Programming Approach”, subm. to 2014 IEEE Intl. Electric Vehicle Conference, 2014.

 

 

EDITORIALS

 

[E1] Cassandras, C.G., “Electronic Submissions Now Accepted”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-44, 2, p. 238, 1999.

 

[E2] Cassandras, C.G., “State of the Transactions Y2K”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-45, 1, p. 2, 2000.

 

[E3] Cassandras, C.G., “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-46, 1, p. 2, 2001.

 

[E4] Basu, S., and Cassandras, C.G., “A Note From the Editors”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-53, 1, p. 3, 2008.

 

[E5] Cassandras, C.G., “Quantity vs Quality”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-54, 5, pp. 933-934, 2009.

 

[E6] Cassandras, C.G., “The Lighter Side of Reviewing, Editing, and Research in General”, IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, AC-54, 12, pp. 2729-2731, 2009.

 

[E7] Cassandras, C.G., “A Healthy Identity Crisis”, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 32, 1, pp. 10-14, 2012.

 

[E8] Cassandras, C.G., ““It’s Just So Darn Hard…””, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 32, 2, pp. 10-11, 2012.

 

[E9] Cassandras, C.G., “Fifty Years of CDCs: Rises, Falls, and Trends in Systems and Control”, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 32, 3, pp. 10-13, 2012.

 

[E9] Cassandras, C.G., “Plagiarism and Other Sins”, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 32, 4, pp. 10-12, 2012.

 

[E10] Cassandras, C.G., “Open Access and the Future of Scientific Publishing”, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 32, 5, pp. 10-12, 2012.

 

[E11] Cassandras, C.G., “A Year in Retrospect”, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 32, 6, pp. 10-12, 2012.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

(NON-REFEREED CONFERENCES, TECH. REPORTS, ETC)

 

[M1]    Cassandras, C.G., "Uncertainty Propagation in Discrete Linear Systems", Technical Report, Dept. of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University, 1977.

 

[M2]    Cassandras, C.G., "A Model of a TCI Production Line", Technical Report TCI-12, C.S. Draper Laboratory, January 1981.

 

[M3]    Ho, Y.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Concise Explanation of Sensitivity in General Terms", Technical Report FM92200-53, C.S. Draper Laboratory, July 1981.

 

[M4]    Ho, Y.C. (Ed.)"SPEEDS: A New Technique for the Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems", Division of Applied Sciences Technical Report, Harvard University, February 1983.

 

[M5]    Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Event Systems in the Event Domain", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, August 1984.

 

[M6]    Burstein, M., Ort, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "The Interaction of Rivalry and Experience Curve in the Optimal Planning of New Manufacturing Technology when Further Technical Advance is Anticipated", ORSA/TIMS Conf., April 1985.

 

[M7]    Cassandras, C.G., "Dynamic Routing in Networks: the Perturbation Analytic Approach", IEEE Intl. Symp. Information Theory, June 1985.

 

[M8]    Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Applications of Perturbation Analysis to Communication Networks", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, August 1985.

 

[M9]    Cassandras, C.G., "Autonomous Resource Allocation in Flexible Manufacturing Systems", ORSA/TIMS Conf., November 1985.

 

[M10]  Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Performance Sensitivity Information from a Single Sample Realization", 1st IEEE Workshop Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks,  May 1986.

 

[M11]  Cassandras, C.G., and Hruby, M., "Modeling and Analysis of a High Performance Distributed Processing System", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, September 1986.

 

[M12]  Cassandras, C.G., "Sample Path Analysis and Optimization of a State Dependent Routing Strategy", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, September 1986.

 

[M13]  Cassandras, C.G., "Error Correction in Perturbation Algorithms for Queueing Systems", ORSA/TIMS Conf., October 1986.

 

[M14]  Cassandras, C.G., Lee, J.I., and Hruby, M., "Performance Evaluation of a Computer-Controlled Tracking System", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, February 1987.

 

[M15]  Ho, Y.C., Suri, R., Cao, X., Cassandras, C.G., and Zazanis, M.A., "Perturbation Analysis (PA) of Discrete Event Systems - Limited or Unlimited?", ORSA/TIMS Conf., May 1987.

 

[M16]  Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "Sensitivity Analysis of Markov Processes with Discrete Parameters", 9th Symp. on Math. Prog. with Data Perturbations, May 1987.

 

[M17]  Lee, J.I., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Simple Adaptive Load-Balancing Scheme for a Computer-Controlled Tracking System", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, July 1987.

 

[M18]  Lee, J.I., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Procedure for Generating Real-Time Sensitivity Estimates of Queueing Systems through Augmented Markov Chains", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, July 1987.

 

[M19]  Cassandras, C.G., "Adaptive Control in Queueing Systems", 11th Triennial Conf. on Operations Research",  August 1987.

 

[M20]  Strickland, S.G., and Cassandras, C.G.,"Efficient Sensitivity Estimation Using Augmented Systems", 2nd IEEE Workshop Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks,  October 1988.

 

[M21]  Mohanty, B., Cassandras, C.G., Towsley, D., and Kurose, J.F., "A Comparative Performance Study for Virtual Circuit and Datagram Based Routing Algorithms", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, October 1988.

 

[M22]  Cassandras, C.G., Djaferis, T.E., Han, Y.N., Lewis, J., and Looze, D.P., "Dynamic Dispatching Control Algorithms Based on Load Balancing", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, April 1989.

 

[M23]  Cassandras, C.G., and Strickland, S.G., "On the Constructability of Parameterized Sample Path Families of Discrete Event Systems", SIAM Conf. on Control in the 90's, May 1989.

 

[M24]  Cassandras, C.G., and Han, Y.N., "Optimal Quality Control for a Manufacturing Cell", TIMS XXIX Conf., August 1989.

 

[M25]  Cassandras, C.G., Gong, W-B., and Pan, J., "Perturbation Analysis with Rescheduling", 1st Perturbation Analysis Workshop., August 1989.

 

[M26]  Cassandras, C.G., "Sensitivity Analysis in Networks with Real-Time Traffic", 28th ORSA/TIMS Conference,  October 1989.

 

[M27]  Cassandras, C.G., Djaferis, T.E., Lewis, J., and Looze, D.P., "Dispatching through Dynamic Load Balancing (DLB): The "Noontime" Scenario", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, January 1990.

 

[M28]  Cassandras, C.G., "Dynamic Network Management in the Presence of Real-Time and Non-Real-Time Traffic", RADC Workshop on Network Management,  March 1990.

 

[M29]  Cassandras, C.G., Lee, J.I., and Ho, Y.C., "`Parallel' On-Line Simulation Analysis of Transient Performance Measures in Networks", 3rd IEEE Workshop Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks,  September 1990.

 

[M30]  Cassandras, C.G., "Timed Models and Sensitivity Analysis for Discrete Event Systems", 1991 Intern. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, June 1991.

 

[M31]  Cassandras, C.G., and Pan, J., "Flow Control of Bursty Traffic Using Perturbation Analysis", 1992 ORSA Telecommunications Conference,  March 1992.

 

[M32]  Sparaggis, P., and Cassandras, C.G., "Weak Forms of Majorization with Applications to Finite-Capacity Queueing Systems", 1992 ORSA/TIMS Conference, April 1992.

 

[M33]  Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and "Rapid Learning" for Discrete Event Systems: An Overview and a Case Study", Intern. Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, August 1992.

 

[M34]  Cassandras, C.G., "'Sample Path Constructability for Discrete Event Systems", ORSA/TIMS/INRIA/SMAI Conf. on Applied Probability, June 1993.

 

[M35]  Cassandras, C.G., "'Rapid Learning' Techniques for Discrete Event Systems", IEE Colloquium on Discrete Event Systems, June 1993.

 

[M36]  Cassandras, C.G., "Control, Scheduling, and Performance Analysis of Queueing Systems", Discrete Event Systems Summer School, June 1993.

 

[M37]  Bao, G., Cassandras, C.G., Djaferis, T.E., Gandhi, A., and Looze, D.P., "Elevator Dispatchers for Downpeak Traffic", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, January 1994.

 

[M38]  Cassandras, C.G., "Perturbation Analysis and Beyond", Symposium on Decision and Control, April 1994.

 

[M39]  Gandhi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Control of Transportation Polling Models with Applications to the Control of Elevator Systems", ORSA/TIMS/ Conf., April 1994.

 

[M40]  Gandhi, A., and Cassandras, C.G., "Scheduling Elevators with Multiple Performance Criteria", ORSA/TIMS/ Conf., October 1994.

 

[M41]  Julka, V., and Cassandras, C.G., "Marking/Phantomizing Perturbation Analysis Techniques for Discrete Stochastic Optimization Problems", ORSA/TIMS/ Conf., October 1994.

 

[M42]  Cassandras, C.G., "On-Line Determination of Policy Parameters for Some Markov Decision Problems in Telecommunication Applications", 3rd ORSA Telecommunications Conf., March 1995.

 

[M43]  Cassandras, C.G., "'Rapid Learning' Techniques for Complex Design and Optimization Problems", 1995 UTECA Conf., April 1995.

 

[M44]  Cassandras, C.G., and Julka, V., "On-Line Optimization Algorithms for Stochastic Discrete Resource Allocation Problems", 8th Applied Probability Conf., June 1995.

 

[M45]  Cassandras, C.G., "Optimal Call Admission in Circuit-Switched Networks", TIMS XXXIII Conf., July 1995.

 

[M46]  Bergendahl, J., Cassandras, C.G., Esterman, D. and Sullivan, M., "Computer-Controlled LEGO Factory", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, June 1995.

 

[M47]  Bao, G., and Cassandras, C.G., "Stochastic Comparison Algorithm: Theory and Applications", Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Report, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, November 1995.

 

[M48]  Cassandras, C.G., and Bao, G., "Concurrent Simulation and Response Surface Estimation for Metamodeling", AIS'96 Conf., April 1996.

 

[M49]  Cassandras, C.G., and Vazquez-Abad, F., "Weak Convergence of Decentralized Asynchronous Stochastic Approximation Algorithms", INFORMS Conf., May 1996.

 

[M50]  Cassandras, C.G., "On-Line Control and Optimization of Manufacturing Systems Using Concurrent Estimation Techniques", AMS-SIAM 1996 Workshop, June 1996.

 

[M51]  Cassandras, C.G., and Gong, W-B., "A New Paradigm for Fast Intercative Simulation", Technical Report RL-TR-96-259, March 1997.

 

[M52]  Cassandras, C.G., "Concurrent Simulation: A Tutorial", SPIE 11th Annual Intl. Symposium, April 1997.

 

[M53]  Cassandras, C.G., Dai, L., and Panayiotou, C.G., "Dynamic Control in Stochastic Resource Allocation Problems", 9th Applied Probability Conf., June 1997.

 

[M54]  Cassandras, C.G., "Concurrent Simulation for Hard Stochastic Optimization Problems", 6th Intl Colloquium on Numerical Analysis and Computer Science with Applications, August 1997.

 

[M55]  Cassandras, C.G., and Gokbayrak, K., "Adaptive Admission Control in Wireless Networks", INFORMS Conf., May 1999.

 

[M56]  Panayiotou, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "A Perturbation Analysis-Based Solution to the Ground-Holding Problem in Air Traffic Control", INFORMS Conf., November 1999.

 

[M57]  Cassandras, C.G., and Yu, R., "On-Line Lot Size Optimization in Manufacturing Systems", INFORMS Conf., November 1999.

 

[M58]  Cassandras, C.G., "From Programmable Logic Control to Discrete Event Systems", NSF Workshop on Logic Control for Manufacturing Systems, June 2000.

 

[M59]  Cassandras, C.G., "Joys and Perils of Automation", NSF Workshop for High School Teachers of Math. and Science, June 2000.

 

[M60]  Cassandras, C.G., "Discrete Event Simulation", Intl. Workshop on Formal Methods for Performance Analysis, July 2000.

 

[M61]  Gokbayrak, K., and Cassandras, C.G., "The ‘Surrogate Problem’ Methodology for Discrete Stochastic Optimization Problems”, Dept. of Manufacturing Engineering Technical Report, Boston University, July 2000.

 

[M62]  Panayiotou, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Enabling Modeling and Simulation Technologies for Real-Time Course of Action Analysis”, Information Superiority Conference, June 2001.

 

[M63]  Panayiotou, C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Performance Optimization of Complex Systems”, Electronic Prototyping Review, July 2001.

 

[M64] Panayiotou, C., Cassandras, C.G., Sun, G., Wardi, Y., and Melamed, B., "Stochastic Fluid Models for Control and Optimization of Communication Networks with QoS Requirements”, Intl. Workshop on Applied Probability, January 2002.

 

[M65] Cassandras, C.G., J. Baillieul, D. Castanon, I. Paschalidis, R. Gao, A. Deshmukh, and W. Gong "A Control and Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks in Adverse and Stochastic Environments”, in Proceedings of 2005 Design, Service, and Manufacturing Research and Grantees Conf., January 2005.

 

[M66] Cassandras, C.G., and Zhuang, S., "Dynamic Voltage Scaling for Power-Limited Systems with Hard and Soft Real-Time Tasks", 2006 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nov. 2006.

 

[M67] Baillieul, J., Cassandras, C.G., Castanon, D., Paschalidis, I., Gao, R., Deshmukh, A., and Gong, W., "A Control and Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks in Adverse and Stochastic Environments: Selected Advances of 2007”, in Proceedings of 2008 Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation  Grantees Conf., June 2008.

 

[M68] Cassandras, C.G., and Ning, X., "Dynamic Sleep Time Control in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Traffic Statistics", 2008 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Oct. 2008.

 

[M69] Cassandras, C.G., Bestavros, A., Paschalidis, I.C., Gao, R., and Gong, W., "Event-driven Sensing for Enterprise Reconfigurability and Optimization", 2008 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Oct. 2008.

 

[M70] Paschalidis, I.C., and Cassandras, C.G., “New Results on Distributed wireless sensor networks for long-term deployments”, DOE NNSA University and Industry Technical Interchange Review Meeting (UITI 2008), Dec. 2008.

 

[M71] Gao, R., Deshmukh, A., Gong, W., Baillieul, J., Cassandras, C.G., Castanon, D., and Paschalidis, I., , "A Control and Optimization Science Base for Sensor Networks in Adverse and Stochastic Environments: Selected Advances of 2008”, in Proceedings of 2009 Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation  Grantees Conf., June 2009.

 

[M72] Paschalidis, I.C., and Cassandras, C.G., "Wireless Sensor Networks for Localization and Coverage Control", DOE NNSA University and Industry Technical Interchange Review Meeting, Dec. 2009.

 

[M73] Cassandras, C.G., “Cooperative Control and Optimization in an Uncertain Asynchronous Wireless Networked World”, 18th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, June 2010.

 

[M74] Cassandras, C.G., and Paschalidis, I.C., “Optimizing the Transportation System’s

                  Response Capabilities”, DHS 2011 Science Conference - Fifth Annual University Network Summit, March 2011.

 

[M75] Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “A “Smart Parking” Approach for Urban Settings”, INFORMS 2011 Northeastern Conference, May 2011.

 

[M76] Rossell, D., Cassandras, C.G., Wang, J., and Paschalidis, I.C., “Network Anomaly Detection using Adaptive Resonance Theory”, Advanced Cyber Security Center Second Annual Working Conf., Boston, MA, Nov. 2012.

 

[M77] Wang, J., Paschalidis, I.C., Rossell, D., and Cassandras, C.G., "Anomaly Detection Techniques for Data Exfiltration Attempts", Advanced Cyber Security Center Second Annual Working Conf., Boston, MA, Nov. 2012.

 

[M78] Geng, Y., and Cassandras, C.G., “A New “Smart Parking” System Based on Optimal Resource Allocation and Reservations”, Johns Hopkins Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 2013.

 

 

PATENTS

 

“Method and System for Dynamic Parking Allocation in Urban Settings”, Provisional Patent 61/521,424.

 

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(1) Awarded IFAC Control Engineering Textbook Prize, 1999

(2) Reprint of older journal article