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Selected Bibliography for Sunil Kumar
Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations Management

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"Adaptively Rational Retrospective Voting." Jonathan Bendor, Sunil Kumar and David A. Siegel; Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2010, 22(1), pp. 26-63.

"Exploiting Market Size in Service Systems." Sunil Kumar and Ramandeep S. Randhawa; MANUFACTURING SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 2010, 12(3), pp. 511-26.

"Satisficing: A 'Pretty Good' Heuristic." Jonathan Brodie Bendor, Sunil Kumar and David A. Siegel; B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 2009, 9(1 (Advances)).

"The Adaptive Dynamics of Turnout." Nathan A. Collins, Sunil Kumar and Jonathan Bendor; The Journal of Politics, 2009, 71(02), pp. 457-72.

"Multiserver Loss Systems with Subscribers." Ramandeep S. Randhawa and Sunil Kumar; Mathematics of Operations Research, 2009, 34(1), pp. 142-79.

"Dynamics of New Product Introduction in Closed Rental Systems." Achal Bassamboo, Sunil Kumar and Ramandeep S. Randhawa; Operations Research, 2009, 57(6), pp. 1347-59.

"Solving Free-Boundary Problems with Applications in Finance." Kumar Muthuraman and Sunil Kumar; Foundations and Trends in Sochastic Systems, 2008, 1(4), pp. 259-341.

"Bill-and-Keep Peering." Gireesh Shrimali and Sunil Kumar; Telecommunications Policy, 2008, 32(1), pp. 19-32.

"Asymptotically Optimal Admission Control of a Queue with Impatient Customers." Amy R. Ward and Sunil Kumar; Mathematics of Operations Research, 2008, 33(1), pp. 167-202.

"Usage Restriction and Subscription Services: Operational Benefits with Rational Users." Ramandeep S. Randhawa and Sunil Kumar; MANUFACTURING SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, 2008, 10(3), pp. 429-47.

"Rational Parties and Retrospective Voters," J. Bendor, Sunil Kumar and D. A. Siegel, in M. J. Hinich and B. W. A.: Topics in Analytical Political Economy. Amsterdam, Boston: Elsevier, 2007.

"Integrating Streaming and File-Transfer Internet Traffic: Fluid and Diffusion Approximations." Sunil Kumar and Laurent Massoulié; Queueing Systems, 2007, 55(4), pp. 195-205.

"Multidimensional Portfolio Optimization with Proportional Transaction Costs." Kumar Muthuraman and Sunil Kumar; Mathematical Finance, 2006, 16(2), pp. 301-35.

"The Perfect Is the Enemy of the Best." Jonathan Bendor and Sunil Kumar; Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2005, 17(1), pp. 5-39.

"Heavy Traffic Analysis of Open Processing Networks with Complete Resource Pooling: Asymptotic Optimality of Discrete Review Policies." Baris Ata and Sunil Kumar; Annals of Applied Probability, 2005, 15(1A), pp. 331-91.

"A Numerical Method for Solving Singular Stochastic Control Problems." Sunil Kumar and Kumar Muthuraman; Operations Research, 2004, 52(4), pp. 563-82.

"Self-Interested Routing in Queueing Networks." Ali K. Parlakturk and Sunil Kumar; Management Science, 2004, 50(7), pp. 949-66.

"Diffusion of Innovations under Supply Constraints." Sunil Kumar and Jayashankar M. Swaminathan; Operations Research, 2003, 51(6), pp. 866-79.

"Semiconductor Manufacturing Scheduling," P. R. Kumar and Sunil Kumar, in J. G. Webster: Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. New York: John Wiley & Sons,  2001, pp. 110-19

"Queueing Network Models in the Design and Analysis of Semiconductor Wafer Fabs." S. Kumar and P. R. Kumar; IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 2001, 17(5), pp. 548-61.

"A Multiclass Queue in Heavy Traffic with Throughput Time Constraints: Asymptotically Optimal Dynamic Controls." Erica Plambeck, Sunil Kumar and J. Michael Harrison; Queueing Systems, 2001, 39(1), pp. 23-54.

"Two-Server Closed Networks in Heavy Traffic: Diffusion Limits and Asymptotic Optimality." Sunil Kumar; Annals of Applied Probability, 2000, 10(3), pp. 930-61.

"Bounding Blocking Probabilities and Throughput in Queueing Networks with Buffer Capacity Constraints." Sunil Kumar, R. Srikant and P. R. Kumar; Queueing Systems, 1998, 28(1), pp. 55-77.

Techniques for the Performance Analysis of Queueing Networks; Sunil Kumar; PhD Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996.

"Closed Queueing Networks in Heavy Traffic: Fluid Limits and Efficiency," Sunil Kumar and P.R. Kumar, in P. Glasserman, K. Sigman and D. D. Yao: Stochastic Networks : Stability and Rare Events. New York: Springer, 1996.

"Fluctuation Smoothing Policies Are Stable for Stochastic Re-Entrant Lines." Sunil Kumar and P. R. Kumar; Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, 1996, 6(4), pp. 361-70.

"On Extremal Solutions of Controlled Nonlinear Filtering Equations." Vivek S. Borkar and Sunil Kumar; SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 1995, 33(3), pp. 718-24.

"Quasi-Statically Cooled Markov Chains." Madhav Desai, Sunil Kumar and P. R. Kumar; Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 1994, 8(01), pp. 1-19.

"Performance Bounds for Queueing Networks and Scheduling Policies." S. Kumar and P. R. Kumar; IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1994, 39(8), pp. 1600-11.


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