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LISA 2000 Abstract

Theoretical System Administration

Mark Burgess, Oslo University College


In order to develop system administration strategies which can best achieve organizations' goals, impartial methods of analysis need to be applied, based on the best information available about needs and user practices. This paper draws together several threads of earlier research to propose an analytical method for evaluating system administration policies, using statistical dynamics and the theory of games.

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