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A Course on Queueing Models

Publisher: 
Chapman & hall/CRC
Number of Pages: 
461
Price: 
89.95
ISBN: 
1584886463
Date Received: 
Thursday, November 2, 2006
Reviewable: 
No
Include In BLL Rating: 
No
Reviewer Email Address: 
Joti Lal Jain, Sri Gopal Mohanty, and Walter Böhm
Series: 
Statistics: A Series of Textbooks and Monographs 189
Publication Date: 
2007
Format: 
Hardcover
Category: 
Monograph

 QUEUES: BASIC CONCEPTS
Introduction
Queues: Features and Characteristics
Graphical Methods
Modelling
Scope and Organization
MARKOVIAN QUEUES
Introduction
A Simple Model: Steady-State Behaviour
Birth-Death Models: Steady-State Behaviour
Erlangian Models: Steady-State Behaviour
Transient Behaviour
Waiting Time and Little's Formula
Busy Periods and Idle Periods 3
Networks of Queues - I
Optimization
Discussion
REGENERATIVE NON-MARKOVIAN QUEUES - I
Introduction
Markovian Input Models
Markovian Service-Time Models
Bulk Queues
Functional Relations: A Heuristic Approach
Busy Periods
Discrete-Time Queues
Discussion
COMPUTATIONAL METHODS - I
Introduction
Root Finding Methods
The State Reduction Method
Transient Behaviour: Numerical Approaches
Discussion
STATISTICAL INFERENCE AND SIMULATION
Introduction
Statistical Inference
Solving Queueing Problems by Simulation
A Practical Application
Discussion
REGENERATIVE NON-MARKOVIAN QUEUES - II
Introduction
Non-Markovian Queues: Transient Solution
Combinatorial Methods
Functional Relations
Discussion
GENERAL QUEUES
Introduction
Waiting Time and Idle Time: An Analytic Method
Bounds for the Average Waiting Time
A Heavy Traffic Approximation
Diffusion Approximation
Waiting Time and Idle Time: A Probabilistic Method
Duality
Discussion
COMPUTATIONAL METHODS - II
Introduction
The Matrix-Geometric Solution
The Block Elimination Method
The Fourier Series Method for Inverting Transforms
Discussion
DISCRETE-TIME QUEUES: TRANSIENT SOLUTIONS
Introduction
Combinatorial Methods: Lattice Path Approach
Recurrence Relations
Algebraic Methods
Discussion
MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
Introduction
Priority Queues
Queues with Infinite Servers
Design and Control of Queues
Networks of Queues II
Discussion
APPENDICES
INDEX

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