Quantitative Evaluation of Systems

13th International Conference, QEST 2016, Quebec City, QC, Canada, August 23-25, 2016, Proceedings

  • Gul Agha
  • Benny Van Houdt
Conference proceedings QEST 2016

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9826)

Also part of the Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues book sub series (LNTCS, volume 9826)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Markov Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michalis Michaelides, Dimitrios Milios, Jane Hillston, Guido Sanguinetti
      Pages 3-18
    3. Elvio Gilberto Amparore, Susanna Donatelli
      Pages 19-34
    4. E. Polgreen, V. B. Wijesuriya, S. Haesaert, A. Abate
      Pages 35-51
  3. Probabilistic Reasoning Algorithms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Ernst Moritz Hahn, Vahid Hashemi, Holger Hermanns, Andrea Turrini
      Pages 55-71
    3. Luca Bortolussi, Luca Cardelli, Marta Kwiatkowska, Luca Laurenti
      Pages 72-88
    4. Javier Esparza, Philipp Hoffmann, Ratul Saha
      Pages 89-104
  4. Queueing Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Misikir Eyob Gebrehiwot, Samuli Aalto, Pasi Lassila
      Pages 107-122
    3. Cheng Feng, Jane Hillston, Daniël Reijsbergen
      Pages 139-155
  5. Tools

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Olga Gadyatskaya, Ravi Jhawar, Piotr Kordy, Karim Lounis, Sjouke Mauw, Rolando Trujillo-Rasua
      Pages 159-162
    3. Simonetta Balsamo, Andrea Marin, Ivan Stojic
      Pages 163-166
  6. Sampling, Inference, and Optimization Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Benoît Barbot, Nicolas Basset, Marc Beunardeau, Marta Kwiatkowska
      Pages 175-190
    3. Benjamin Lucien Kaminski, Joost-Pieter Katoen, Christoph Matheja
      Pages 191-206
  7. Markov Decision Processes and Markovian Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Sofie Haesaert, Alessandro Abate, Paul M. J. Van den Hof
      Pages 227-243
    3. Ezio Bartocci, Luca Bortolussi, Tomǎš Brázdil, Dimitrios Milios, Guido Sanguinetti
      Pages 244-259
    4. Peter Buchholz, Tuǧrul Dayar, Jan Kriege, M. Can Orhan
      Pages 260-276
  8. Networks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277
    2. Michael Rausch, Brett Feddersen, Ken Keefe, William H. Sanders
      Pages 279-294
    3. Huaming Wu, William Knottenbelt, Katinka Wolter, Yi Sun
      Pages 311-328
  9. Performance Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Enno Ruijters, Dennis Guck, Peter Drolenga, Margot Peters, Mariëlle Stoelinga
      Pages 331-347
    3. Giovanni Neglia, Sara Alouf, Abdulhalim Dandoush, Sebastien Simoens, Pierre Dersin, Alina Tuholukova et al.
      Pages 348-363
    4. Stefan Haar, Simon Theissing
      Pages 364-379
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 381-382

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation Systems, QEST 2016, held in Quebec City, Canada, in August 2016.

The 21 full papers and 3 tool demonstration papers  presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions. They are organized in topical sections entitled: Markov processes; tools; sampling, inference, and optimization methods; Markov decision processes and Markovian analysis; networks.


formal methods model checking modeling and simulation optimization stochastic simulation bayesian inference communication netwworks formal languages input modeling markov processes mobile cloud computing network calculus nondeterminism parameter synthesis performance probabilistic programs security modeling smart grid stochastic petri net verification

Editors and affiliations

  • Gul Agha
    • 1
  • Benny Van Houdt
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Illinois UrbanaUSA
  2. 2.University of Antwerp AntwerpBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-43424-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-43425-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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