Patricia E. Wirth

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Architecture reviews have evolved over the past decade to become a critical part of our continuing efforts to improve the state of affairs. We use them to identify project problems before they become costly to fix and to provide timely information to upper management so that they can make better-informed decisions. It provides the foundation for reuse,(More)
The basic concepts of three branches of game theory, leader-follower, cooperative, and two-person nonzero sum games, are reviewed and applied to the study of the Internet pricing issue. In particular, we emphasize that the cooperative game (also called the bargaining problem) provides an overall picture for the issue. With a simple model for Internet(More)
IP application performance must frequently be assessed using empirical methods that combine performance testing and modeling. We have developed an approach to identifying bottlenecks using performance signatures. A performance signature is a set of characteristic and repeatable behaviors (e.g., response time, resource utilization or throughput vs. some(More)
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