Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Mor Harchol-Balter, Chair
Bruce M. Maggs
Alan Scheller-Wolf (Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University)
Mark S. Squillante (T. J. Watson Research Center, IBM Research)
Copyright © 2005 Takayuki Osogami
This research was supported by grant sponsorship from IBM Japan and IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory.