Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Paul Kominers and Scott D. Kominers. A Constant Bound for the Periods of Parallel Chip-firing Games with Many Chips. Archiv der Mathematik 95(1), (2010): 9-13. (Recognized in the St. Mark's Institute of Mathematics Great Math Challenge.)

Paul Kominers, Kanjun Qiu, and Di Wu. Improving MIT IS&T's Call Resolution Time. MIT Undergraduate Research Journal 19 (2010).

Paul Kominers and Scott D. Kominers. Improved Bounds on the Sizes of S.P Numbers. Note 94.05, The Mathematical Gazette 94(529), (2010): 127-129.

Paul Kominers. The Candy-Passing Game for c\geq3n-2. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal 12(8), (2008): 459.

Paul Kominers. An Introduction To Combinatorial Game Theory. The Harvard College Mathematics Review 1(2), (2008): 28.

Paul Kominers. Chip-Firing Analysis of Stabilization Behaviors, Hitting Times, and Candy-Passing Games.  E=mc^2, (2008).

Paul Kominers. Generalizations of a Coin Removal Problem. Mathematics and Informatics Quarterly 16(1), (2006): 43.

 

Other Articles

Sonia McNeil, with Paul Kominers, John Palfrey, and Jonathan Zittrain. The Smart Grid. Harvard Law School Case Studies. 2012.

Paul Kominers. The Impact of Autocracy on Online Censorship. Senior thesis. Advised by Professor Chappell Lawson, Professor Parag Pathak, and Professor Benjamin Edelman. Presented May 17, 2012.

Paul Kominers. Interoperability Case Study: Internet of Things (IoT). Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2012-10. April 1, 2012.

Paul Kominers. Interoperability Case Study: The Smart Grid. Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2012-6. March 31, 2012.

 

Conferences

Anmol Madan, Benjamin Waber, Paul Kominers, Margaret Ding, and Alex (Sandy) Pentland.  Reality Mining and Personal Privacy: Will Privacy Disappear when Social Sensors Learn 0ur Lives? Engaging Data Forum 2009.

 

Opinion Pieces and Blog Posts

"Lessons from the GoDaddy Customers' Revolt," Scott Kominers and Paul Kominers, Harvard Business Review Blog Network, 11:27am December 29, 2011.

"Letter to the Editor," Paul Kominers, The Tech, December 9, 2009.

"FSILGs Are Not Exceptional," Paul Kominers, The Tech, September 17, 2010.

 

Working Papers

"Advertising Disclosures in Online Apartment Search," Ben Edelman and Paul Kominers, benedelman.org, January 25, 2012.

"Consumer Protection in Online Discount Voucher Sales," Ben Edelman and Paul Kominers, benedelman.org, June 14, 2011.

 

Public Comments

"Re: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Human Subjects Research Protections: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay, and Ambiguity for Investigators, Docket ID number HHS-OPHS–2011–0005," Salil Vadhan, David Abrams, Micah Altman, Cynthia Dwork, Paul Kominers, Scott Duke Kominers, Harry R. Lewis, Tal Moran, Guy Rothblum, and Jonathan Ullman, 2011.

 

Problem Proposals

Paul Kominers and Scott D. Kominers. Problem 1213. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal 12(7), (2009), p. 52.

Scott D. Kominers, Paul Kominers, and Justin Chen. Problem S08-2. The Harvard College Mathematics Review 2(1), (2008), pg. 93.

John Rickert, Paul Kominers, and Scott Kominers. Alfred R. Schmidt Freshman Mathematics Competition 20, (2008).

Paul Kominers, Scott D. Kominers, and Zachary Abel. Problem F07-5. The Harvard College Mathematics Review 1(2), (2007), pg. 85.

John Rickert, Paul Kominers, and Scott Kominers. Alfred R. Schmidt Freshman Mathematics Competition 19, (2007).

 

Problem Solutions

Paul M. Kominers and Scott D. Kominers. Solution to Problem 1175. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal 12(5), pp. 565-566.

Scott D. Kominers and Paul M. Kominers. Solution to Problem 1176. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal 12(5), pp. 566-567.