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Optimal Spread in Network Consensus Models

Fern Y. Hunt
Suppose we seek a set of nodes in a network that will enable the fastest spread of information in a decentralized communication environment. If communication

Markov Chain Analysis for Large-Scale Grid Systems

Christopher E. Dabrowski, Fern Y. Hunt
In large-scale grid systems with decentralized control, the interactions of many service providers and consumers will likely lead to emergent global system

An Optimization Approach to Multiple Sequence Alignment

Fern Y. Hunt, Anthony J. Kearsley, H H Wan
The problem of multiple sequence alignment is recast as an optimization problem using Markov decision theory. One seeks to minimize the expected or average cost