Analysis of queues : methods and applications /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gautam, Natarajan
Format: Book
Published: Boca Raton, FL : Taylor & Francis, [2012]
Series:Operations research series.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Author
  • List of case studies
  • List of paradoxes
  • Introduction
  • Exponential interarrival and service times : closed-form expressions
  • Exponential interarrival and service times : numerical techniques and approximations
  • General interarrival and/or service times : closed-form expressions and approximations
  • Multiclass queues under various service disciplines
  • Exact results in network of queues : product form
  • Approximations for general queuing networks
  • Fluid models for stability, approximations, and analysis of time-varying queues
  • Stochastic fluid-flow queues : characteristics and exact analysis
  • Stochastic fluid-flow queues : bounds and tails asymptotics
  • Appendix A : random variables
  • Appendix B : stochastic processes
  • References
  • Index.