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This book serves as an introduction to queuing theory and provides a thorough treatment of tools like Markov processes, renewal theory, random walks, Levy processes, matrix-analytic methods and change of measure. It also treats in detail basic structures like GI/G/1 and GI/G/s queues, Markov-modulated models and queuing networks, and gives an introduction to areas such as storage, inventory, and insurance risk. Exercises are included and a survey of mathematical prerequisites is given in an appendix This much updated and expanded second edition of the 1987 original contains an extended treatment of queuing networks and matrix-analytic methods as well as additional topics like Poisson's equation, the fundamental matrix, insensitivity, rare events and extreme values for regenerative processes, Palm theory, rate conservation, Levy processes, reflection, Skorokhod problems, Loynes' lemma, Siegmund duality, light traffic, heavy tails, the Ross conjecture and ordering, and finite buffer problems. Students and researchers in statistics, probability theory, operations research, and industrial engineering will find this book useful.
Title: Applied Probability and Queues (Stochastic Modelling and Applied Probability)
Publisher: Springer: 2003-05-15 00:00:00.000
ISBN Number: 0387002111
ISBN Number 13: 9780387002118
Book Condition: Used - Good
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