# Author Publications

**77**.

## Article

Avrachenkov, K. and Litvak, N.
(2006)
*The effect of new links on Google Pagerank.*
Stochastic Models, 22
(2).
pp. 319-331.
ISSN 1532-6349

Avrachenkov, K. and Litvak, N. and Nemirovsky, D. and Osipova, N.
(2007)
*Monte Carlo methods in PageRank computation: When one iteration is sufficient.*
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 45
(2).
pp. 890-904.
ISSN 0036-1429

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Donato, Debora and Litvak, Nelly
(2009)
*Special issue on algorithms and models for the web graph (preface).*
Internet mathematics, 6
(3).
pp. 255-256.
ISSN 1542-7951

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly and Pham, Kim Son
(2008)
*A singular perturbation approach for choosing the PageRank damping factor.*
Internet Mathematics, 5
(1-2).
pp. 47-69.
ISSN 1542-7951

Ejov, Vladimir and Litvak, Nelly and Nguyen, Giang T. and Taylor, Peter G.
(2011)
*Proof of the Hamiltonicity-trace conjecture for singularly perturbed Markov chains.*
Journal of Applied Probability, 48
(4).
pp. 901-910.
ISSN 0021-9002

Gómez, Vincenc and Kappen, Hilbert J. and Litvak, Nelly and Kaltenbrunner, Andreas
(2013)
*A likelihood-based framework for the analysis of discussion threads.*
World Wide Web, 16
(5-6).
pp. 645-675.
ISSN 1386-145X

Hulshof, Peter J.H. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Essen, J. Theresia van and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Kortbeek, Nikky and Litvak, Nelly and Vanberkel, Peter T. and Veen, Egbert van der and Veltman, Bart and Vliegen, Ingrid H.M. and Zonderland, Maartje E.
(2011)
*ORchestra: an online reference database of OR/MS literature in health care.*
Health Care Management Science, 14
(4).
pp. 383-384.
ISSN 1386-9620

Khalil, I.S.M. and Magdanz, V. and Sanchez, S. and Schmidt, O.G. and Misra, S.
(2014)
*Wireless Magnetic-Based Closed-Loop Control of Self- Propelled Microjets.*
PLoS ONE, 9
(2).
pp. 1-6.
ISSN 1932-6203

Litvak, N.
(2006)
*Googling maths.*
Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde, Ser. 5, vol. 7
(1).
pp. 33-38.
ISSN 0028-9825

Litvak, N. and Adan, I.J.B.F. and Wessels, J. and Zijm, W.H.M.
(2001)
*Order picking in carousel systems under the nearest item heuristic.*
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, 15
(2).
pp. 135-164.
ISSN 0269-9648

Litvak, N. and Scheinhardt, W.R.W. and Volkovich, Y.V.
(2009)
*In-Degree and PageRank of web pages: why do they follow similar power laws?*
Internet Mathematics, 4
(2-3).
pp. 175-198.
ISSN 1542-7951

Litvak, Nelly
(2006)
*Optimal picking of large orders in carousel systems.*
Operations Research Letters, 34
(2).
pp. 219-227.
ISSN 0167-6377

Litvak, Nelly
(2006)
*Wat komt bovenaan de lijst van Google?*
STAtOR, 7
(4).
pp. 4-8.
ISSN 1567-3383

Litvak, Nelly and Adan, Ivo
(2002)
*On a class of order pick strategies in paternosters.*
Operations Research Letters, 30
(6).
pp. 377-386.
ISSN 0167-6377

Litvak, Nelly and Ejov, Vladimir
(2009)
*Markov chains and optimality of the Hamiltonian cycle.*
Mathematics of Operations Research, 34
(1).
pp. 71-82.
ISSN 0364-765X

Litvak, Nelly and Rijsbergen, Marleen van and Boucherie, Richard J. and Houdenhoven, Mark van
(2008)
*Managing the overflow of intensive care patients.*
European Journal of Operational Research, 185
(3).
pp. 998-1010.
ISSN 0377-2217

Litvak, Nelly and Robert, Philippe
(2012)
*A scaling analysis of a cat and mouse Markov chain.*
Annals of Applied Probability, 22
(2).
pp. 792-826.
ISSN 1050-5164

Litvak, Nelly and Vlasiou, Maria
(2010)
*A survey on performance analysis of warehouse carousel systems.*
Statistica Neerlandica, 64
(4).
pp. 401-447.
ISSN 0039-0402

Litvak, Nelly and Yechiali, Uri
(2003)
*Routing in queues with delayed information.*
Queueing Systems, 43
(1-2).
pp. 147-165.
ISSN 0257-0130

Litvak, Nelly and Zwet, Willem R. van
(2004)
*On the minimal travel time needed to collect n items on a circle.*
Annals of Applied Probability, 14
(2).
pp. 881-902.
ISSN 1050-5164

Litvak, Nelly and Hofstad, Remco van der
(2013)
*Uncovering disassortativity in large scale-free networks.*
Physical Review E: Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 87
(022801).
pp. 1-7.
ISSN 1539-3755

Masselink, Inge H.J. and Mijden, Thomas L.C. van der and Litvak, Nelly and Vanberkel, Peter T.
(2012)
*Preparation of chemotherapy drugs: Planning policy for reduced waiting times.*
Omega, 40
(2).
pp. 181-187.
ISSN 0305-0483

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly
(2010)
*A survey of health care models that encompass multiple departments.*
International Journal of Health Management and Information, 1
(1).
pp. 37-69.
ISSN 2229-3108

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly
(2012)
*Efficiency evaluation for pooling resources in health care.*
OR Spectrum, 34
(2).
pp. 371-390.
ISSN 0171-6468

Volkovich, Y.V. and Donato, D. and Litvak, N.
(2007)
*Stochastic models for web ranking.*
ACM Sigmetrics Performance Evaluation Review, 35
(3).
p. 53.
ISSN 0163-5999

Volkovich, Yana and Litvak, Nelly
(2010)
*Asymptotic analysis for personalized web search.*
Advances in Applied Probability, 42
(2).
pp. 577-604.
ISSN 0001-8678

Vrugt, Maartje van de and Litvak, Nelly and Boucherie, Richard J.
(2014)
*Blocking probabilities in Erlang loss queues with advance reservation.*
Stochastic models, 30
(2).
pp. 187-196.
ISSN 1532-6349

Zonderland, Maartje E. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Litvak, Nelly and Vleggeert-Lankamp, Carmen L.A.M.
(2010)
*Planning and scheduling of semi-urgent surgeries.*
Health Care Management Science, 13
(3).
pp. 256-267.
ISSN 1386-9620

## Book Section

Litvak, Nelly
(2012)
*Applications: simple models and difficult theorems.*
In:
Selected Works of Willem van Zwet.
Selected Works in Probability and Statistics, 2012
.
Springer, pp. 393-399.
ISBN 9781461413134

Litvak, Nelly and Zwet, Willem R. van
(2012)
*On the minimal travel time needed to collect items on a circle.*
In:
Selected works of Willem van Zwet.
Selected works in probability and statistics
.
Springer, New York, pp. 371-392.
ISBN 9781461413134

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly and Lent, Wineke A.M. van and Harten, Wim H. van
(2010)
*Reallocating resources to focused factories: a case study in chemotherapy.*
In:
Proceedings of the 34th Meeting of the European Group on Operations Research Applied to Health Services, ORAHS.
EURO Working Group on Operational Research Applied to Health Services, ORAHS, pp. 152-164.
ISBN 9780986617904

## Conference or Workshop Item

Avrachenkov, K. and Donato, D. and Litvak, N.
(2009)
*Preface.*
In: Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph (WAW 2009), 12-13 Feb 2009, Barcelona, Spain (pp. v).

Avrachenkov, K. and Litvak, N. and Medyanikov, V. and Sokol, M.
(2013)
*Alpha current flow betweenness centrality.*
In: Algorithms and Models for the Web Graph, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop, WAW 2013, 14-15 Dec 2013, Cambridge, MA, USA (pp. pp. 106-117).

Avrachenkov, K. and Litvak, N. and Sokol, M. and Towsley, D.
(2012)
*Quick detection of nodes with large degrees.*
In: 9th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web Graph, WAW 2012, 22-23 June 2012, Halifax, NS, Canada (pp. pp. 54-65).

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly and Nemirovsky, Danil and Smirnova, Elena and Sokol, Marina
(2011)
*Quick detection of top-k personalized PageRank lists.*
In: 8th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web Graph, WAW 2011, 27-29 May 2011, Atlanta, GA, USA (pp. pp. 50-61).

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly and Pham, Kim Son
(2007)
*Distribution of pagerank mass among principle components of the web.*
In: 5th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph, WAW 2007, 11-12 December 2007, San Diego, CA, USA (pp. pp. 16-28).

Khalil, I.S.M. and Metz, R.M.P. and Reefman, B.A. and Misra, S.
(2013)
*Magnetic-based minimum input motion control of paramagnetic microparticles in three-dimensional space.*
In: Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 3-8 November 2013, Tokyo, Japan (pp. pp. 2053-2058).

Litvak, N. and Scheinhardt, W.R.W. and Volkovich, Y.V.
(2008)
*Probabilistic relation between In-Degree and PageRank.*
In: Fourth International Workshop WAW 2006, 30 Nov - 01 Dec 2006, Banff, Canada (pp. pp. 72-83).

Litvak, N. and Altaf, M.U. and Barbu, A.L. and Jain, S. and Miretskiy, D.I. and Mohammadi, L. and Onur, E. and Panhuis, J.C.H.W. in 't and Sumihar, J.H. and Vellekoop, M.H. and Wijk, A.C.C. van and Bisseling, R.H.
(2008)
*Increasing detection performance of surveillance sensor networks.*
In: Proceedings of the 63rd European Study Group Mathematics with Industry, 28 Jan - 1 Feb 2008, Enschede, The Netherlands (pp. pp. 85-115).

Litvak, N. and Robert, P.
(2008)
*Analysis of an on-line algorithm for solving large Markov chains.*
In: Proceedings of the third International Workshop on Tools for Solving Structured Markov Chains, SMCTools 2008, 20 Oct 2008, Athens, Greece.

Litvak, Nelly and Scheinhardt, Werner and Volkovich, Yana and Zwart, Bert
(2009)
*Characterization of tail dependence for in-degree and PageRank.*
In: 6th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph, WAW 2009, 12-13 February 2009, Barcelona, Spain (pp. pp. 90-103).

Volkovich, Y.V. and Litvak, N. and Zwart, B.
(2008)
*Measuring extremal dependencies in web graphs.*
In: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on the World Wide Web (WWW 2008), 21-25 April 2008, Beijing, China (pp. pp. 1113-1114).

Volkovich, Y.V. and Litvak, N. and Zwart, B.
(2009)
*Extremal dependencies and rank correlations in power law networks.*
In: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Complex Sciences: Theory and Applications (COMPLEX '2009), 23-25 Feb 2009, Shanghai, China (pp. p. 5375).

Volkovich, Yana and Litvak, Nelly and Donato, Debora
(2007)
*Determining factors behind the pagerank log-log plot.*
In: 5th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph, WAW 2007, 11-12 December 2007, San Diego, USA (pp. pp. 108-123).

## Report

Avrachenkov, K. and Litvak, N. and Nemirovsky, D. and Osipova, N.
(2005)
*Monte Carlo methods in PageRank computation: When one iteration is sufficient.*
[Report]

Avrachenkov, K. and Litvak, N. and Medyanikov, V. and Sokol, M.
(2013)
*Alpha current flow betweenness centrality.*
[Report]

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly
(2004)
*Decomposition of the Google pagerank and optimal linking strategy.*
[Report]

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly
(2004)
*The effect of new links on Google PageRank.*
[Report]

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly
(2004)
*Decomposition of the Google PageRank and Optimal Linking Strategy.*
[Report]

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly and Nemirovsky, Danil and Smirnova, Elena and Sokol, Marina
(2010)
*Monte Carlo methods for top-k personalized PageRank lists and name disambiguation.*
[Report]

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly and Nemirovsky, Danil and Smirnova, Elena and Sokol, Marina
(2010)
*Monte Carlo methods for top-k personalized PageRank lists and name disambiguation.*
[Report]

Avrachenkov, Konstatin and Litvak, Nelly and Sokol, Marina and Towsley, Don
(2012)
*Quick detection of nodes with large degrees.*
[Report]

Baer, N. and Kortbeek, N. and Litvak, N. and Roukens, O.
(2012)
*Patient flow analysis in pain rehabilitation care.*
[Report]

Ejov, V. and Litvak, N. and Nguyen, G.
(2008)
*Proof of the Hamiltonicity-Trace conjecture for singularly perturbed Markov chains.*
[Report]

Hoorn, W.L.F. van der and Litvak, Nelly
(2013)
*Degree-degree correlations in directed networks with heavy-tailed degrees.*
[Report]

Kortbeek, Nikky and Zonderland, Maartje E. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Litvak, Nelly and Hans, Erwin W.
(2011)
*Designing cyclic appointment schedules for outpatient clinics with scheduled and unscheduled patient arrivals.*
[Report]

Litvak, N.
(2004)
*Monte Carlo methods of PageRank computation.*
[Report]

Litvak, N.
(2004)
*Optimal picking of large orders in carousel systems.*
[Report]

Litvak, N. and Adan, I.J.B.F. and Wessels, J. and Zijm, W.H.M.
(2000)
*Order picking in carousel systems under the nearest item heuristic.*
[Report]

Litvak, N. and Ejov, V.
(2007)
*Markov chains and optimality of the Hamiltonian cycle.*
[Report]
(In Press)

Litvak, N. and Scheinhardt, W.R.W. and Volkovich, Y.V.
(2006)
*In-degree and pageRank of web pages: Why do they follow similar power laws?*
[Report]

Litvak, N. and Vlasiou, M.
(2008)
*A survey on performance analysis of warehouse carousel systems.*
[Report]

Litvak, Nelly and Robert, Philippe
(2009)
*A scaling analysis of a cat and mouse Markov chain.*
[Report]

Litvak, Nelly and Hofstad, Remco van der
(2012)
*Degree-degree correlations in random graphs with heavy-tailed degrees.*
[Report]

Masselink, I.H.J. and Mijden, T.L.C. van der and Litvak, N. and Vanberkel, P.T.
(2010)
*Preparation of chemotherapy drugs: planning policy for reduced waiting times.*
[Report]

Rijsbergen, M. van and Boucherie, R.J. and Houdenhoven, M. van and Litvak, N.
(2005)
*Managing the overflow of intensive care patients.*
[Report]

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly
(2009)
*Efficiency evaluation for pooling resources in health care.*
[Report]

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly
(2009)
*A survey of health care models that encompass multiple departments.*
[Report]

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly
(2009)
*Efficiency evaluation for pooling resources in health care: An interpretation for managers.*
[Report]

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly
(2009)
*A Survey of Health Care Models that Encompass Multiple Departments.*
[Report]

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly
(2010)
*Designing for Economies of Scale vs. Economies of Focus in Hospital Departments.*
[Report]

Vanberkel, Peter T. and Boucherie, Richard J. and Hans, Erwin W. and Hurink, Johann L. and Litvak, Nelly and Lent, Wineke A.M. van and Harten, Wim H. van
(2008)
*Reallocating resources to focused factories: a case study in chemotherapy.*
[Report]

Velde, M.F. van der and Kortbeek, N. and Litvak, N.
(2012)
*Organizing Multidisciplinary Care for Children with Neuromuscular Diseases.*
[Report]

Volkovich, Y.V. and Litvak, N.
(2008)
*Asymptotic analysis for personalized Web search.*
[Report]
(In Press)

Volkovich, Y.V. and Litvak, N. and Donato, D.
(2007)
*Determining factors behind the PageRank log-log plot.*
[Report]

Volkovich, Y.V. and Litvak, N. and Zwart, B.
(2007)
*Measuring extremal dependencies in Web graphs.*
[Report]

Volkovich, Y.V. and Litvak, N. and Zwart, B.
(2008)
*A framework for evaluating statistical dependencies and rank correlations in power law graphs.*
[Report]

**Sat Aug 2 05:31:43 2014 CEST**.