DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

MAL 740 (**Queueing
Networks for Computer and Communication Systems)** 4 Credits (3-0-2)

INFORMATION SHEET

Stochastic processes, classifications, discrete and
continuous time Markov chains, Poisson processes, renewal processes, Little's
formula

Erlangs loss system ((M/M/m/m-queue), finite source
population, M/M/1-queue; M/M/m-queue, multidimensional queues

M/G/1-queue, GI/M/1-queue, GI/G/1-queue, bulk queues,
priority queues

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Solution techniques, steady state and transient
analysis, Stochastic Petri nets, discrete event simulation, performance measures

Applications of above queueing systems in
availability, reliability, computer systems, communication systems such as
wired, wireless and mobile ad hoc networks.

TEXT BOOKS

1. **Kishor S.
Trivedi**, Probability and Statistics
with Reliability, Queuing, and Computer Science Applications, 2^{nd}
Edition, John Wiley & Sons,

2. **
Gunter Bolch, Stefan Greiner, Hermann de Meer and Kishor S. Trivedi
**,Queueing Networks and Markov Chains: Modeling and Performance Evaluation with Computer Science Applications, 2^{nd}
Edition, John Wiley & Sons,

REFERENCE BOOKS

2. **Donald Gross, **and
**Carl M.** **Harris,** Fundamentals
of Queueing Theory. 3^{rd} Edition, John Wiley & Sons,

3. **Sheldon M
Ross,** Introduction to Probability
Models, 7^{th}/8^{th} Edition, Academic Press, 2002.