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Prof Peter Harrison

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Books

Performance Modelling of Communication Networks and Computer Architectures
Peter G. Harrison, Naresh M. Patel
pp.1–472
Addison-Wesley
January, 1993
Functional Programming
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
pp.1–616
Addison-Wesley
July, 1988

Book Chapters

Product-Form Solution in PEPA via the Reversed Process
Peter G. Harrison, Nigel Thomas
Network Performance Engineering: A Handbook on Convergent Multi-Service Networks and Next Generation Internet
Volume 5233, pp.343–356
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
June, 2011
Modelling a Grid Market Economy
Fernando Martinez Ortuno, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
Performance Models and Risk Management in Communication Systems
Springer
2010
Automated formulation and solution of Markov modulated queues with geometric processes
Demetres D. Kouvatsos, David Thornley, Harf Zatschler, Peter G. Harrison
Traffic and performance engineering for heterogeneous networks
pp.419–458
River Publishers, NY
March, 2009
Response Time Densities and Quantiles in Large Markov and Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
Performance Evaluation of Parallel, Distributed and Emergent Systems
Volume 1, pp.3–41
Nova Science Publishers, Inc
2006
Quantiles of Sojourn Times [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
Computer System Performance Modeling in Perspective: A Tribute to the Work of Prof Kenneth C Sevcik
pp.156–194
Imperial College Press
September, 2006
A Methodology for the Performance Modelling of Distributed Cache Coherent Multiprocessors [PDF] [Postscript]
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
The State-of-the-art in Performance Modeling and Simulation
Issue 4, pp.55–92
Gordon and Breach
1998
A Fixed-Point Model of a Distributed Memory Consistency Protocol [PDF] [Postscript]
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
Quantitative Methods in Parallel Systems
pp.237–247
ESPRIT Basic Research Series, Springer Verlag
1995
M/G/1 Queues with FCFS Negative Arrivals
Peter G. Harrison, E. Pitel
Quantitative Methods in Parallel Systems
ESPRIT Basic Research Series, Springer
1995
Temporal logic in a stochastic environment [PDF]
Ben Strulo, Dov Gabbay, Peter G. Harrison
Time and logic: a computational approach
pp.229–247
UCL Press Ltd.
1995
The Design and Implementation of ALICE - a Parallel Graph Reduction Machine
Martin Cripps, John Darlington, A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison, Mike Reeve
Selected Reprints on Dataflow and Reduction Architectures
pp.300–327
IEEE Computer Society Press
1987

Journal Articles

Product-forms in batch networks: approximation and asymptotics [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Richard Hayden, William J. Knottenbelt
Performance Evaluation
2013
Analysis of stochastic Petri nets with signals
Andrea Marin, Simonetta Balsamoa, Peter G. Harrison
Performance Evaluation
July, 2012
Storage workload modelling by hidden Markov models: Application to Flash memory
Peter G. Harrison, Sarah K. Harrison, Naresh M. Patel, Soraya Zertal
Performance Evaluation
January, 2012
Investigating Flash memory wear levelling and execution modes
Soraya Zertal, Peter G. Harrison
SIMULATION
Volume 87, Issue 12, pp.1081–1091
Sage Publications, Inc.
December, 2011
Busy periods in fluid queues with multiple emptying input states
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
Journal of Applied Probability
Volume 47, Issue 2, pp.474–497
April, 2010
Response time distribution of flash memory accesses
Peter G. Harrison, Naresh M. Patel, Soraya Zertal
Performance Evaluation
Volume 67, Issue 4, pp.248–259
Elsevier
April, 2010
Product-forms and functional rates
Peter G. Harrison
Performance Evaluation
Volume 66, Issue 11, pp.660–663
Elsevier
November, 2009
Turning back time - what impact on performance?
Peter G. Harrison
The Computer Journal
Oxford Journals
April, 2009
Queueing models of RAID systems with maxima of waiting times
Peter G. Harrison, Soraya Zertal
Performance Evaluation
Volume 64, Issues 7–8, pp.664–689
Elsevier
August, 2007
Mean-variance performance optimization of response time in a tandem router network with batch arrivals
Nalan Gulpinar, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison, A. J. Field, Berc Rustem, Pau
Cluster Computing
Volume 10, Issue 2, pp.203–216
Springer Verlag
June, 2007
Distributed Computation of Transient State Distributions and Passage Time Quantiles in Large Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
Future Generation Computer Systems
Volume 22, Issue 7, pp.828–837
Elsevier
August, 2006
Separable equilibrium state probabilities via time reversal in Markovian process algebra [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, Ting Ting Lee
Theoretical Computer Science
Volume 346, Issue 1, pp.161–182
Elsevier
November, 2005
Network Traffic Behaviour in Switched Ethernet Systems [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
A. J. Field, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
Performance Evaluation
Volume 58, Issues 2–3, pp.243–260
Elsevier
November, 2004
Measurement and modelling of self-similar traffic in computer networks [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
A. J. Field, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
IEE Proceedings - Communications
Volume 151, Issue 4, pp.355–363
IEE
August, 2004
Uniformization and Hypergraph Partitioning for the Distributed Computation of Response Time Densities in Very Large Markov Models [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
Volume 64, Issue 8, pp.908–920
Elsevier
August, 2004
Compositional reversed Markov processes, with applications to G-networks [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison
Performance Evaluation
Volume 57, Issue 3, pp.379–408
Elsevier
July, 2004
Reversed processes, product forms and a non-product form [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison
Linear Algebra and Its Applications
Volume 386, pp.359–381
Elsevier
July, 2004
A new blocking problem from Java-based schedulers [PDF] [Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, Catalina
Performance Evaluation
Volume 51, pp.229–246
Elsevier
January, 2003
Turning back time in Markovian process algebra [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison
Theoretical Computer Science
Volume 290, Issue 3, pp.1947–1986
Elsevier
January, 2003
On the asymptotic behaviour of closed multiclass queueing networks [PDF] [Postscript]
Sergio Coury, Peter G. Harrison
Performance Evaluation
Volume 47, pp.131–138
Elsevier
January, 2002
The MM CPP/GE/c G-Queue: sojourn time distribution [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison
Queueing Systems
Volume 41, pp.271–298
Kluwer Academic Publishers
January, 2002
Performance analysis of three implementation strategies for distributed lock management [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
William J. Knottenbelt, Soraya Zertal, Peter G. Harrison
IEE Proceedings - Computers and Digital Techniques
Volume 158, Issues 4–5, pp.176–186
IEE
September, 2001
A Markov Modulated Multi-server Queue with Negative Customers - The MM CPP/GE/c/L G-Queue [PDF] [Postscript]
Ram Chakka, Peter G. Harrison
Acta Informatica
Volume 37, Issues 11–12, pp.881–919
Springer-Verlag
August, 2001
The MMCPP/GE/c Queue
Ram Chakka, Peter G. Harrison
Queueing Systems
Volume 38, Issue 3, pp.307–326
Kluwer
2001
Reliability modelling using G-queues
Peter G. Harrison, Naresh M. Patel, E. Pitel
European Journal of Operational Research
Volume 126, Issue 2, pp.273–287
October, 2000
Optimising bandwidth of ABR sources
Madhu D. K. Bhabuta , Peter G. Harrison
Computer Networks
Volume 34, Issue 1, pp.115–128
Elsevier Science Bv
July, 2000
A Probabilistic Dynamic Technique for the Distributed Generation of Very Large State Spaces [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
William J. Knottenbelt, Peter G. Harrison, Mark Mestern, Pieter Kritzinger
Performance Evaluation
Volume 39, Issues 1–4, pp.127–148
Elsevier
February, 2000
SPADES - a Process Algebra for Discrete Event Simulation [PDF] [Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, Ben Strulo
Journal of Logic and Computation
Volume 10, Issue 1, pp.3–42
Oxford University Press
January, 2000
Teaching M/G/1 theory with extension to priority queues
Peter G. Harrison
IEE Proceedings - Computers and Digital Techniques
Volume 147, Issue 1, pp.23–26
January, 2000
Sojourn Times in a Random Queue With and Without Preemption
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
European Journal of Operational Research
Volume 112, pp.646–653
February, 1999
Automatic Generation of Verifiable Cache Coherence Simulation Models from High-level Specifications [PDF]
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison, K. Kanani
Australian Computer Science Communications
Volume 20, Issue 3, pp.261–275
1998
Asymptotic properties of queuing networks
Sergio Coury, Peter G. Harrison
IEE Proceedings - Computers and Digital Techniques
Volume 144, Issue 5, pp.249–254
IEE
September, 1997
Waiting time distribution in a class of discrete-time cyclic service multi-queue systems
Sergio Coury, Peter G. Harrison
Perform. Eval.
Volume 29, Issue 4, pp.223–243
May, 1997
Stochastic Model of Cache Coherency Overhead in SCI Rings [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
IEE Proceedings - Computers and Digital Techniques
Volume 144, Issue 3, pp.175–186
1997
Modelling and validation of shared memory coherency protocols [PDF] [Postscript]
Andrew Bennett, A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
Performance Evaluation
Volume 27, pp.541–563
Elsevier
October, 1996
The M/G/1 queue with negative customers
Peter G. Harrison, E. Pitel
Advances in Applied Probability
Volume 28, pp.540–566
June, 1996
Capacity planning in client-server systems
Tim Foxon, Mike Garth, Peter G. Harrison
Distributed Systems Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.32–38
IOP
March, 1996
Parallelism via homomorphisms
Zully N. Grant-Duff, Peter G. Harrison
Parallel Processing Letters
Volume 6, Issue 2, pp.279–295
January, 1996
Performance analysis of buffered banyan ATM switch architectures
Demetres D. Kouvatsos, J. Wilkinson, Peter G. Harrison, Madhu D. K. Bhabuta
ATM networks: performance modelling and evaluation
Volume 2, pp.287–323
Chapman & Hall
1996
Response time distributions in tandem G-networks
Peter G. Harrison, E. Pitel
Journal of Applied Probability
Volume 32, Issue 1, pp.224–246
March, 1995
Transformation of polynomial evaluation to a pipeline via Horner's rule [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, R. Lyndon While
Science of Computer Programming
Volume 24, Issue 1, pp.83–95
Elsevier Science Bv
February, 1995
Exploiting Quasi-reversible Structures in Markovian Process Algebra Models [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Jane Hillston
The Computer Journal
Volume 38, Issue 7, pp.510–520
Oxford University Press
1995
An approximate analysis of asynchronous, packet-switched buffered Banyan networks with blocking
Peter G. Harrison, Afonso de C. Pinto
Performance Evaluation
Volume 19, Issue 3, pp.223–258
Elsevier
March, 1994
Sojourn Times in Single-Server Queues with Negative Customers
Peter G. Harrison, E. Pitel
Journal of Applied Probability
Volume 30, Issue 4, pp.943–963
December, 1993
Pipelines for Divide-and-Conquer Functions
I. P. , Peter G. Harrison, E. Medina
The Computer Journal
Volume 36, Issue 3, pp.254–268
Oxford University Press
1993
A Higher-Order Approach to Parallel Algorithms
Peter G. Harrison
The Computer Journal
Volume 35, Issue 6, pp.555–566
Oxford Journals
December, 1992
The mechanical transformation of data types
Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan
The Computer Journal
Volume 35, Issue 2, pp.138–147
Oxford Journals
April, 1992
On the synthesis of function inverses
Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan
Acta Informatica
Volume 29, Issue 3, pp.211–239
Springer Verlag
March, 1992
A new approach to recursion removal [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan
Theoretical Computer Science
Volume 93, Issue 1, pp.91–113
Elsevier
February, 1992
Fixed point model for adaptive token passing bus protocol
Peter G. Harrison, F. Naraghi
IEE Proceedings - Computers and Digital Techniques
Volume 139, Issue 1, pp.50–58
IEE/IOP/BCS
January, 1992
On the expansion of non-linear functions
Peter G. Harrison
Acta Informatica
Volume 28, Issue 6, pp.559–574
Springer-Verlag
September, 1991
Analytic models for multistage interconnection networks
Peter G. Harrison
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
Volume 12, Issue 4, pp.357–369
Elsevier
August, 1991
On nonuniform packet switched delta networks and the hot-spot effect
Peter G. Harrison
IEE Proceedings - Computers and Digital Techniques
Volume 138, Issue 3, pp.123–130
May, 1991
The Representation of Multistage Interconnection Networks in Queueing Models of Parallel Systems [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Naresh M. Patel
Journal of the ACM
Volume 37, Issue 4, pp.863–898
ACM Press
October, 1990
Laplace Transform Inversion and Passage-Time Distributions in Markov Processes [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison
Journal of Applied Probability
Volume 27, Issue 1, pp.74–87
Applied Probability Trust
March, 1990
Algebraic transformation techniques for functional languages
Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan
The Computer Journal
Volume 31, Issue 3, pp.229–242
Oxford Journals
June, 1988
Linearisation: An optimisation for nonlinear functional programs
Peter G. Harrison
Science of Computer Programming
Volume 10, Issue 3, pp.281–318
Elsevier
June, 1988
An Enhanced Approximation by Pair-Wise Analysis of Servers for Time Delay Distributions in Queueing Networks
Peter G. Harrison
IEEE Transactions on Computers
Volume 35, Issue 1, pp.54–61
IEEE Computer Society Press
January, 1986
Functional Programming using FP [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan
Byte
Volume 10, Issue 8, pp.219–234
August, 1985
On normalizing constants in queueing-networks
Peter G. Harrison
Operations Research
Volume 33, Issue 2, pp.464–468
INFORMS
March, 1985
An analytic model for flow-control schemes in communication-network nodes
Peter G. Harrison
IEEE Transactions on Communications
Volume 32, Issue 9, pp.1013–1019
September, 1984
A note on cycle times in tree-like queueing systems
Peter G. Harrison
Advances in Applied Probability
Volume 16, pp.216–219
Applied Probability Trust
January, 1984
The Distribution of Cycle Times in Tree-Like Networks of Queues
Peter G. Harrison
The Computer Journal
Volume 27, Issue 1, pp.27–36
Oxford Journals
1984
Convergent discrete form for the time-delay distributions in networks of queues
Peter G. Harrison
Computer Performance
Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.167–175
1982
Efficient Storage Management for Functional Languages
Peter G. Harrison
The Computer Journal
Volume 25, Issue 2, pp.264–271
Oxford Journals
1982
Efficient table-driven implementation of the finite state machine
Peter G. Harrison
Journal of Systems and Software
Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.201–211
Elsevier
September, 1981
Transient Behaviour of Queueing Networks
Peter G. Harrison
Journal of Applied Probability
Volume 18, pp.482–490
1981
System conventions for non procedural languages
R Haskell, Peter G. Harrison
The Computer Journal
Volume 23, Issue 2, pp.132–141
Oxford Journals
1980

Journal Special Issue Articles

Product-form approximation of queueing networks with phase-type service
Giuliano Casale, Peter G. Harrison, Maria Vigliotti
SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review
Volume 39, Issue 4, p.36
April, 2012
Response Time Distribution of Flash Memory Accesses [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Naresh M. Patel, Soraya Zertal
Performance Evaluation
Volume 67, Issue 4, pp.248–259
Elsevier
2010
A unified approach to modelling the performance of concurrent systems.
Peter G. Harrison, Catalina , Ramon Puigjaner
Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory
Volume 17, Issue 9, pp.1445–1456
Elsevier
October, 2009
An Approximate Compositional Approach to the Analysis of Fluid Queue Networks [PDF]
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
Performance Evaluation
Volume 64, Issues 9–12, pp.1137–1152
Elsevier
October, 2007

Electronic Journal Article

Bus Modelling in Zoned Disks RAID Storage Systems
Peter G. Harrison, Soraya Zertal
PASM 2008. Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on the Practical Application of Stochastic Modelling, Palma-de-Mallorca, September 2008
Volume 232, pp.5–16
Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier
March, 2009

Conference and Workshop Papers

Performance-energy trade-offs in smartphones
Tiberiu Chis, Peter G. Harrison
The 19th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWIM 2016)
ACM Digital Library
2016
A Model of Speculative Parallel Scheduling in Networks of Unreliable Sensors
Zhan Qiu, Peter G. Harrison
28th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2013)
Volume 264, pp.107–116
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer
October, 2013
Analysing and Predicting Patient Arrival Times in Hospitals using Hidden Markov Models [PDF]
Tiberiu Chis, Peter G. Harrison
28th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS '13)
Volume 264, pp.77–85
Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, Springer
October, 2013
Performance Enhancement by Means of Task Replication
Peter G. Harrison, Zhan Qiu
10th European Workshop
Volume 8168, pp.191–205
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
September, 2013
Product-forms in batch networks: approximation and asymptotics [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Richard Hayden, William J. Knottenbelt
31st International Symposium on Computer Performance, Modeling, Measurements and Evaluation (IFIP PERFORMANCE)
2013
iSWoM: The incremental Storage Workload Model using Hidden Markov Models [PDF]
Tiberiu Chis, Peter G. Harrison
20th International Conference on Analytical and Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Applications (ASMTA '13)
Volume 7984, pp.127–141
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
July, 2013
Deriving the rate equations characterising product-form models and application to propagating synchronisations
Peter G. Harrison, Andrea Marin
6th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2012)
IEEE
October, 2012
Collecting battery data with Open Battery [PDF]
Gareth Jones, Peter G. Harrison
Imperial College Computing Student Workshop (ICCSW 2012)
Schloss Dagstuhl
September, 2012
Incremental HMM with an improved Baum-Welch Algorithm
Tiberiu Chis, Peter G. Harrison
Imperial College Computing Student Workshop (ICCSW '12)
September, 2012
Controlling Variability in Split-Merge Systems
Iryna Tsimashenka, William J. Knottenbelt, Peter G. Harrison
Analytical and Stochastic Modeling Techniques and Applications (ASMTA 2012)
Springer
June, 2012
A Class of Tractable Models for Run-Time Performance Evaluation [PDF]
Giuliano Casale, Peter G. Harrison
3rd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2012)
April, 2012
A PMIF with Petri Net Building Blocks
Catalina , Peter G. Harrison
ICPE '11 Proceeding of the second joint WOSP/SIPEW international conference on Performance engineering
ACM
September, 2011
Fluid Queue Models of Battery Life [PDF]
Gareth Jones, Peter G. Harrison, Uli Harder, A. J. Field
IEEE 19th International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2011)
July, 2011
Hierarchically constructed Petri-nets and product-forms
Peter G. Harrison, Catalina
5th International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (ValueTools 2011)
ACM
May, 2011
Product-Form Approximation of Tandem Queues via Matrix Geometric Methods [PDF]
Giuliano Casale, Peter G. Harrison, Maria Vigliotti
6th International Workshop on the Numerical Solution of Markov Chains (NSMC 2010)
September, 2010
Semi-Product-Form Solution for Models with State-Dependent Rates [PDF]
Nigel Thomas, Andrea Marin, Peter G. Harrison
9th Workshop on Process Algebra and Stochastically Timed Activities (PASTA 2010)
September, 2010
State-dependent rates and semi-product-form via the reversed process
Nigel Thomas, Peter G. Harrison
European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2010)
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag
September, 2010
A Unifying Approach to Product-forms in Networks with Finite Capacity Constraints
Simonetta Balsamo, Peter G. Harrison, Andrea Marin
ACM Sigmetrics 2010
pp.25–36
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, ACM
June, 2010
A Markovian Futures Market for Computing Power
Fernando Martinez Ortuno, Peter G. Harrison, Uli Harder
WOSP/SIPEW
January, 2010
Data Placement And Migration Strategies For Virtualised Data Storage Systems [PDF]
Henry Bond, Nicholas J. Dingle, Felipe Franciosi, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
23rd Annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference (ESM 2009)
October, 2009
Response time distributions and network perturbation into product-form [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Maria Vigliotti
4th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2009).
October, 2009
Using Bulk Arrivals to Model I/O Request Response Time Distributions in Zoned Disks and RAID Systems [PDF]
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt, Soraya Zertal
4th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2009)
October, 2009
Fluid level in a reservoir with an on-off source
Varun Gupta, Peter G. Harrison
10th workshop on mathematical performance modeling and analysis (MAMA 2008)
Volume 36, Issue 2, pp.128–130
Performance Evaluation Review, ACM
December, 2008
Non-linear seek distance for optimal accuracy of zoned disks seek time in Multi-RAID storage systems [PDF]
Soraya Zertal, Peter G. Harrison
High Performance Computing & Simulation Conference (HPCS 2008)
June, 2008
Response time distributions via reversed processes. [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Maria Vigliotti
Imperial College
Imperial College
2008
An Integrated Analytical Model for Computation and Comparison of the Throughputs of the UMTS/HSDPA User Equipment Categories
Tien Van Do, Ram Chakka, Peter G. Harrison
MSWiM 2007, Proceedings of the 10th ACM Symposium on Modeling Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Crete, October 22-26, 2007
pp.45–51
ACM
October, 2007
Approximate Queueing Network Analysis of Patient Treatment Times [PDF]
Susanna Wau Men Au-Yeung, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
2nd International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools
October, 2007
Performance of a Priority-Weighted Round Robin Mechanism for Differentiated Service Networks [PDF]
Yu Zhang, Peter G. Harrison
International Workshop on Performance Modeling and Evaluation in Computer and Telecommunication Networks (PMECT07) in conjunction with IEEE ICCCN2007.
IEEE
August, 2007
Approximate Analysis of a Network of Fluid Queues
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
Workshop on Mathematical performance Modeling and Analysis (MAMA 2007)
Volume 35, Issue 2, pp.30–32
Performance Evaluation Review, ACM
June, 2007
Multi-RAID Queueing Model with Zoned Disks [PDF]
Soraya Zertal, Peter G. Harrison
2007 High Performance Computing & Simulation Conference (HPCS 2007) June 4 - 6, 2007 Prague, Czech Republic
June, 2007
Stochastic Ambient Calculus
Maria Vigliotti, Peter G. Harrison
International Workshop on Quantitative Aspects of Programming Languages (QAPL'06)
Volume 164, pp.169–186
ENTCS, Elsevier
2006
Worst-case Analysis of Router Networks with Rival Queueing Models
Nalan Gulpinar, Peter G. Harrison, Berc Rustem
21st International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2006), Istanbul, Turkey
Volume 4263, pp.897–907
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag
November, 2006
A General Performance Model Interchange Format
Peter G. Harrison, Catalina , Ramon Puigjaner
1st International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (Valuetools 2006), Pisa, Italy
Volume 180
ACM International Conference Proceedings, ACM
October, 2006
A Queueing Network Model of Patient Flow in an Accident and Emergency Department [PDF]
Susanna Wau Men Au-Yeung, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
20th Annual European and Simulation Modelling Conference
pp.60–67
October, 2006
Optimization of a Tandem Router Network Using a Fluid Model
Nalan Gulpinar, Peter G. Harrison
9th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM 2006), Terromolinos, Spain. 2-6 October, 2006
pp.199–206
ACM
October, 2006
A tandem network of fluid queues with on-off arrivals [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, P. M. Lonsdale
5th Workshop on Process Algebra and Stochastically Timed Activities 2006 (PASTA 2006)
June, 2006
Performance Optimization of a Tandem Router Network Using a Fluid Model
Nalan Gulpinar, Peter G. Harrison, Berc Rustem, Pau
International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2006, (IMECS'06), June 20-22, 2006, Hong Kong
p.986
Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science
June, 2006
Process algebraic non-product-forms [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison
Practical Aspects of Stochastic Modelling (PASM'05), Newcastle, July 2005
Volume 151, Issue 3, pp.61–76
Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier
June, 2006
Performance Optimization of Mean Response Time in a Tandem Router Network with Batch Arrivals
Nalan Gulpinar, Peter G. Harrison, Berc Rustem, Pau
10th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium, 2006 (NOMS 2006)
April, 2006
Delay Analysis of Priority Queues with Modulated Traffic [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Yu Zhang
MASCOTS 2005, IEEE International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems
pp.280–287
IEEE Computer Society Press
September, 2005
Performance Engineering and Stochastic Modelling
Peter G. Harrison
European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2005) and International Workshop on Web Services and Formal Methods (WS-FM 2005), Versailles, France, September 1-3, 2005
Volume 3670, pp.1–14
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
September, 2005
Calibration of a Queueing Model of RAID Systems [PDF] [Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, Soraya Zertal
PASM 2004, 1st International Workshop on Practical Applications of Stochastic Modelling
Volume 128, Issue 4, pp.145–164
Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, Elsevier
April, 2005
Optimization of a Tandem M/GI/1 Router Network with Batch Arrivals
Nalan Gulpinar, Peter G. Harrison, Berc Rustem, Pau
PMEO-PDS 2005, 4th International Workshop on Performance Modelling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems
p.270
IEEE Computer Society Press
April, 2005
An optimisation model for a two-node router network [PDF]
Nalan Gulpinar, Peter G. Harrison, Berc Rustem, Pau
12th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems (MASCOTS 2004), Volendam, Netherlands
pp.147–156
IEEE Computer Soc
October, 2004
Sojourn time distributions in modulated G-queues with batch processing [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, Harf Zatschler
1st International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems (QEST) 2004, University of Twente
September, 2004
G-networks with Propagating Resets via RCAT
Peter G. Harrison
MAMA 2003, Special issue on the 5th workshop on Mathematical Performance Modeling and Analysis
Volume 31, Issue 2, pp.3–5
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, ACM Press
September, 2003
Performance Queries on Semi-Markov Stochastic Petri Nets with an Extended Continuous Stochastic Logic [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
PNPM 2003, 10th International Workshop on Petri Nets and Performance Models, Urbana IL, USA
pp.62–71
IEEE Computer Society Press
September, 2003
Queueing Models with Maxima of Service Times.
Peter G. Harrison, Soraya Zertal
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume 2794, pp.152–168
September, 2003
Reversed processses, product forms, non-product forms and a new proof of the BCMP theorem [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison
International Conference on the Numerical Solution of Markov Chains (NSMC 2003), Urbana IL, USA, September 2-5 2003
pp.289–304
September, 2003
An automated formulation of queues with multiple geometric batch processes [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
David Thornley, Harf Zatschler, Peter G. Harrison
HETNETS'03
July, 2003
HYDRA: HYpergraph-based Distributed Response-time Analyser [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA 2003)
pp.215–219
June, 2003
Distributed Computation of Passage Time Quantiles and Transient State Distributions in Large Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
PMEO-PDS 2003, International Workshop on Performance Modelling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems
p.281
IEEE Computer Society Press
April, 2003
Geometrically batched networks [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, David Thornley, Harf Zatschler
17th International Symposium On Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2002)
October, 2002
Network Traffic Behaviour in Switched Ethernet Systems [PDF] [Postscript]
A. J. Field, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
MASCOTS 2002, 10th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems
pp.32–42
IEEE Computer Society
October, 2002
Stochastic Process Algebra, Reversed Processes and Product-Forms
Peter G. Harrison
17th International Symposium On Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 2002)
October, 2002
Studying Sensitivities of an EJB Performance Model [PDF]
Catalina , Johannes , Peter G. Harrison
MASCOTS'02, 10th IEEE International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems
pp.277–280
IEEE Computer Society Press
October, 2002
Response Time Densities in Generalised Stochastic Petri Net Models. [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
3rd International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP 2002), Rome, Italy, July 24-26 2002
pp.46–54
July, 2002
Passage Time Distributions in Large Markov Chains [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
SIGMETRICS'02, ACM SIGMETRICS conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems
Volume 30, Issue 1, pp.77–85
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, ACM Press
June, 2002
Performance evaluation of an enterprise JavaBean server implementation [PDF]
Catalina , Peter G. Harrison
WOSP 2000, 2nd International Workshop on Software and Performance
pp.180–188
ACM Press
September, 2000
Performance Evaluation of a Distributed Enterprise Data Mining System
Peter G. Harrison, Catalina
TOOLS 2000, 11th International Conference for Computer Performance Evaluation. Modelling Techniques and Tools
Volume 1786, pp.117–131
Springer-Verlag
March, 2000
Distributed Disk-based Solution Techniques for Large Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
William J. Knottenbelt, Peter G. Harrison
NSMC'99, 3rd International Workshop on the Numerical Solution of Markov Chains
pp.58–75
September, 1999
Response times in G-nets
Peter G. Harrison
13th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS 1998)
pp.9–16
October, 1998
Probability, Parallelism and the State Space Exploration Problem [PDF]
William J. Knottenbelt, Mark Mestern, Peter G. Harrison, Pieter Kritzinger
TOOLS'98, 10th International Conference on Modelling, Techniques and Tools
Volume 1469, pp.165–179
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Verlag
September, 1998
Response Times in Client-Server Systems [PDF]
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison, Andrew Parry
TOOLS'98, 10th International Conference on Modelling, Techniques and Tools. Palma de Mallorca, Spain, September 1998
Volume 1469, pp.75–92
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
September, 1998
Performance Modelling and Verification of Cache Coherency Protocols using Stochastic Process Algebra
K. Kanani, A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
4th Workshop on Process Algebras and Performance Modelling, 1996.
1996
An Analytical Model of the Standard Coherent Interface "SCI".
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
1995 International Conference on Parallel Processing, August 14-18, 1995, Urbana-Champain, Illinois, USA
pp.173–177
August, 1995
A Uniform Memory Access Model of a Distributed Coherent Cache System
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
U.K. Performance Engineering Workshop, September 1994
September, 1994
Transmission Times in Buffered Full-Crossbar Communication Networks with Cyclic Arbitration
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
ICPP'93, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Parallel Processing. 16-20 August 1993, Syracuse University, NY
Volume 1, pp.189–196
IEEE Computer Society
August, 1993
Parallel Programming Using Skeleton Functions [PDF]
John Darlington, A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison, Paul Kelly, D W N Sharp, Qiang Wu, R. Lyndon While
PARLE'93, 5th International PARLE Conference on Parallel Architectures and Languages Europe
Volume 694, pp.146–160
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
June, 1993
Process Algebra for Discrete Event Simulation [PDF] [Postscript]
Peter G. Harrison, Ben Strulo
QMIPS'93, Qualitative Methods in Parallel Systems, Erlangen
pp.115–142
March, 1993
Transmission Times in Unbuffered Crossbars with Cyclic Arbitration
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison
ICPP'92, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Parallel Processing. An Arbor, Michigan, August 17-21, 1992
Volume 1, pp.132–137
August, 1992
Blocking in asynchronous, buffered Banyan networks
Peter G. Harrison, Afonso de C. Pinto
IFIP Trans. C-Commun. Syst.
Volume 5, pp.169–188
North-Holland
September, 1991
A projection model of types
David J Lillie, Peter G. Harrison
5th ACM conference on Functional programming languages and computer architecture
Volume 523, pp.259–288
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
August, 1991
Asynchronous Packet-switched Banyan Networks with Blocking
Peter G. Harrison, Afonso de C. Pinto
7th UK Computer and Telecommunications Performance Engineering Workshop
pp.146–149
Workshops in Computing, Springer
July, 1991
A Functional Programming Environment Supporting Execution, Partial Execution and Transformation
John Darlington, Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan, Lee McLoughlin, Nigel Perry, Helen Pull, Mike Reeve, Keith Sephton, R. Lyndon While, Sue Wright
PARLE'89 Parallel Architectures and Languages Europe. Volume I. Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 12-16
Volume 365, pp.286–305
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
June, 1989
On Hot-spot Contention in Interconnection Networks
Naresh M. Patel, Peter G. Harrison
SIGMETRICS'88, ACM SIGMETRICS conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems
Volume 16, Issue 1, pp.114–123
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, ACM Press
May, 1988
The Representation of Switching Networks in Queueing Models of Parallel Systems
Peter G. Harrison, Naresh M. Patel
Performance'87, 12th International Symposium on Computer Performance Modelling, Measurement and Evaluation
pp.497–512
North-Holland
December, 1987
The Parallel Graph Reduction Machine, ALICE
Peter G. Harrison, Mike Reeve
Proceedings of a Workshop on Graph Reduction
Volume 279, pp.181–202
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
October, 1986
Efficient compilation of linear recursive functions into object level loops
Peter G. Harrison, Hessam Khoshnevisan
SIGPLAN Symposium on Compiler Construction 1986, Palo Alto, June
pp.207–218
ACM Press
June, 1986
Performance modelling of parallel computer architectures [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, A. J. Field
SIGMETRICS'86, Joint International Conference on Computer Performance Modelling, Measurement and Evaluation
Volume 14, Issue 1, pp.18–27
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, ACM Press
May, 1986
An exact analysis of the distribution of cycle times in a class of queueing networks
Peter G. Harrison
SIGMETRICS'83, ACM SIGMETRICS conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems
pp.224–242
ACM
August, 1983
Approximate Analysis and Prediction of Time Delay Distributions in Networks of Queues
Peter G. Harrison
7th International Computer Measurement Group Conference, New Orleans, December 1-4, 1981
pp.70–80
Computer Measurement Group
December, 1981

Tutorial

Response Time Distributions in Queueing Network Models
Peter G. Harrison
Joint Tutorial Papers of Performance/SIGMETRICS'93: Performance Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems
Volume 729, pp.147–164
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer
May, 1993

Seminar

Anaytical Models for Multi-Stage Interconnection Networks [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison
International Seminars on the Teaching of Computing Science: System Modelling
1990

Journal Special Issue Edited

Modelling Techniques and Tools for Computer Performance Evaluation
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison, Jeremy T. Bradley, Uli Harder
Performance Evaluation
Volume 54, Issue 2, pp.77–206
Elsevier
October, 2003

Proceedings Edited

Proceedings of TOOLS 2002, 12th International Conference on Computer Performance Evaluation, Modelling Techniques and Tools
A. J. Field, Peter G. Harrison, Jeremy T. Bradley, Uli Harder
Volume 2324
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag
April, 2002

National Workshop Papers

Sliding Hidden Markov Model for Evaluating Discrete Data [PDF]
Tiberiu Chis, Peter G. Harrison
29th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW '13)
July, 2013
Using Fluid Queues to Model Energy Storage and Distribution [PDF]
Gareth Jones, Peter G. Harrison
Imperial College Energy and Performance Colloquium (ICEP)
May, 2012
Parameter estimation for MMPPs using the EM algorithm [PDF]
Haifang Ge, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
19th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2003)
pp.293–306
July, 2003
Reversed Processes of Multiple Agent Cooperations [PDF]
Peter G. Harrison, Ting Ting Lee
19th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2003), Warwick, July 9-10 2003
pp.257–265
July, 2003
Network Traffic Measurements in a Switched Ethernet Environment [PDF]
A. J. Field, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
UKPEW 2002
pp.47–58
July, 2002
A queueing network model of Oracle Parallel Server [PDF] [Postscript]
Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
UKPEW 1999
pp.69–80
July, 1999

PhD Thesis

Representative Queueing Network Models of Computer Systems in Terms of Time Delay Probability Distributions
Peter G. Harrison
1979

Technical Reports

Methodological Construction of Product-Form Stochastic Petri-Nets for Performance Evaluation [PDF]
Simonetta Balsamo, Peter G. Harrison, Andrea Marin
December, 2010
A compositional construction of product-form Petri-nets using Ercat
Peter G. Harrison, Andrea Marin
2009
A dynamical model of a GRID market [PDF] [Postscript]
Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison, Maya Paczuski, Tejas Sudhir Shah
The Computing Research Repository (CoRR)
arxiv.org
October, 2004
Network traffic behaviour in switched ethernet systems [PDF]
A. J. Field, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison
June, 2002

Posters

Fluid Queue Models of Renewable Energy Storage [PDF]
Gareth Jones, Peter G. Harrison, Uli Harder, A. J. Field
6th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2012)
October, 2012
Sojourn time distributions in networks of queues with batches
Peter G. Harrison, Maria Vigliotti
IFIP WG 7.3 International Symposium on Computer Performance, Modeling, Measurements and Evaluation (Performance 2010)
November, 2010
Towards a Performance Model for Virtualised Multi-Tier Storage Systems
Abigail Lebrecht, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
6th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2008)
February, 2008
A dynamic model of a GRID market [PDF] [Postscript]
Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison, Maya Paczuski, Tejas Sudhir Shah
MASCOTS 2004 (Invited poster)
October, 2004

Book Review

A resurgence in product-forms
Peter G. Harrison
The Computer Journal
Volume 51, Issue 6, pp.731–734
Oxford Journals
March, 2008

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