Publications – Howard Blum


The following journal articles including material in queueing theory, with applications to capacity and performance analysis or measurements of Internet applications.




H. Blum and D. Sachs, “An Asynchronous Distance-Learning Course in Data Communications and Networks”, ACM SIGCSE BULLETIN, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 52-55, Dec. 1999.


H. Blum, "Internet Connection for Web Access:  An Example for Performance Modeling and

Simulation", ACM SIGCSE BULLETIN, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 62-64, June 1996.


H. Blum, "Indirect Measurement of Average Occupancy in Queuing Systems", SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, MODELING AND SIMULATION,  Spring 1996,  22:2, pp. 115-120.


Textbook Manuscript


Howard Blum, Introduction to Data Communications and Networking, 2000.


Masters Theses Supervised


Internet Related


V. Nasardinov, Application-Layer Protocol Analyzer for HTTP, May 2000.


J. McNulty, Interactive Web-based Support for Course Administration, Dec. 1998.


J. Ahuja, Client-Server Applications in Java, Sept. 1997.


M. Long, State-Machine Design and Implementation of Distributed Application, 1995. (approx)



Expert Systems and Language Processing


M. Martinovic, Definite Clause Grammars and Language Processing in Prolog, 1992.


C. Ramakrishna, Language Processing for ASN.1, Dec. 1991.


S. Matsumura, Translator Construction in Prolog, 1990.


R. Redmond, Scheduling Operations With an Expert System, May 1990.