Associate Professor Yoni Nazarathy

Associate Professor

School of Mathematics and Physics
Faculty of Science
+61 7 334 69032



  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Haifa
  • Master of Arts, University of Haifa
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Haifa


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Book Chapter

  • Kuhn, Julia and Nazarathy, Yoni (2017). Wireless channel selection with restless bandits. Markov decision processes in practice. (pp. 463-485) edited by Richard J. Boucherie and Nico M. van Dijk. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47766-4_18

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Gibson, Lachlan J., Jacko, Peter and Nazarathy, Yoni (2021). A novel implementation of Q-learning for the Whittle index. 14th EAI International Conference, VALUETOOLS 2021, Virtual, 30-31 October 2021. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-92511-6_10

  • Fu, Jing, Nazarathy, Yoni, Moka, Sarat and Taylor, Peter G. (2019). Towards Q-learning the whittle index for restless bandits. 2019 Australian and New Zealand Control Conference (ANZCC), Auckland, New Zealand, 27-29 November 2019. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/ANZCC47194.2019.8945748

  • Thomas, Ebby, Sharma, Rahul and Nazarathy, Yoni (2017). Implementation of energy storage Systems for solar PV ramp stabilization. Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), Melbourne, Australia, 19 - 22 November 2017. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/AUPEC.2017.8282422

  • Bogomolov, T., Filar, J. A., Luscombe, R., Nazarathy, Y., Qin, S., Swierkowski, P. and Wood, I. (2017). Size does matter: A simulation study of hospital size and operational efficiency. 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, TAS Australia, 3 - 8 December 2017. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ).

  • Diao, Jiahao, Nazarathy, Yoni , Taimre, Thomas and Filar, Jerzy A. (2017). To fish or cut bait?. 2017 11th Asian Control Conference (ASCC), Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 17 - 20 December 2017. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ASCC.2017.8287563

  • Asanjarani, Azam and Nazarathy, Yoni (2016). A queueing approximation of MMPP/PH/1. 10th International Conference on Queueing Theory and Network Applications (QTNA 2015), Ha Noi and Ha Long, Vietnam, 17-20 August 2015. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22267-7_4

  • Patch, Brendan, Taimre, Thomas and Nazarathy, Yoni (2015). Performance of faulty loss systems with persistent connections. 33rd International Symposium on Computer Performance, Modeling, Measurement, and Evaluation, IFIP WG 7.3 Performance 2015, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 19 - 21 October 2015. New York, NY, United States: Association for Computing Machinery. doi: 10.1145/2825236.2825242

  • Nazarathy, Yoni, Taimre, Thomas, Asanjarani, Azam, Kuhn, Julia, Patch, Brendan and Vuorinen, Aapeli (2015). The challenge of stabilizing control for queueing systems with unobservable server states. Australian Control Conference (AUCC), Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 5-6 November 2015. Barton, ACT, Australia: Institution of Engineers Australia.

  • Kuhn, Julia, Mandjes, Michel and Nazarathy, Yoni (2014). Exploration vs exploitation with partially observable Gaussian autoregressive arms. Valuetools, Bratislava, Slovakia, 9-11 December 2014. Brussels, Belgium: ICST. doi: 10.4108/icst.valuetools.2014.258207

  • Dong, Wei, Vu, Hai L., Nazarathy, Yoni, Vo, Bao Quoc, Li, Minyi and Hoogendoorn, Serge Paul (2013). Shortest paths in stochastic time-dependent networks with link travel time correlation. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, United States, 13-17 January 2013. Washington, United States: Transportation Research Board of the National Academics.

  • Selen, Jori, Nazarathy, Yoni, Andrew, Lachlan L. H. and Vu, Hai L. (2013). The age of information in gossip networks. 20th International Conference on Analytical and Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Applications, ASMTA 2013, Ghent, Belgium, 8 - 10 July 2013. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-39408-9_26

  • Calabretta, Nicola, Di Lucente, Stefano, Nazarathy, Yoni, Raz, Oded and Dorren, Harmen (2011). Scalable optical packet switch architecture for low latency and high load computer communication networks. 13th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2011), Stockholm, Sweden, 26-30 June 2011. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ICTON.2011.5971139

  • Dorren, H. J. S., Di Lucente, S., Raz, O., Calabretta, N. and Nazarathy, Y. (2011). Scaling photonic packet switches to a large number of ports. ICO International Conference on Information Photonics (IP 2011), Ottawa, Canada, 18-20 May 2011. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ICO-IP.2011.5953706

  • Di Lucente, S., Nazarathy, Y., Calabretta, N., Raz, O. and Dorren, H. (2011). Thousand-port optical packet switch architecture with highly distributed control. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (37th, ECOC, 2011), Geneva, Switzerland, 18-22 September 2011. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE.

  • van Leeuwaarden, Johan S. H., Lefeber, Erjen, Nazarathy, Yoni and Rooda, Jacobus E. (2010). Model predictive control for the acquisition queue and related queueing networks. 5th International Conference on Queueing Theory and Network Applications (QTNA 2010), Beijing, China, 24-26 July 2010. New York, United States: ACM. doi: 10.1145/1837856.1837884

  • Nazarathy, Yoni and Weiss, Gideon (2009). Near optimal control of queueing networks over a finite time horizon. Secaucus, NJ, United States: Springer. doi: 10.1007/s10479-008-0443-x

  • Hoekstra, Gerard, van der Mei, Rob, Nazarathy, Yoni and Zwart, Bert (2009). Optimal file splitting for wireless networks with concurrent access. 3rd Euro-NF Conference on Network Control and Optimization, NET-COOP 2009, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 23-25 November 2009. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-10406-0_13

  • Nazarathy, Yoni and Weiss, Gideon (2008). Positive harris recurrence and diffusion scale analysis of a push pull queueing network. ICST. doi: 10.4108/ICST.VALUETOOLS2008.4355

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision