15.072J Queues: Theory and Applications

Class Info

Modeling and analysis of queueing systems, with applications in communications, manufacturing, computers, call centers, service industries and transportation. Topics include birth-death processes and simple Markovian queues, networks of queues and product form networks, single and multi-server queues, multi-class queueing networks, fluid models, adversarial queueing networks, heavy-traffic theory and diffusion approximations. Covers state of the art results which lead to research opportunities.

This class has 6.262 as a prerequisite.

15.072J will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by D. Bertsimas, D. Gamarnik and J. N. Tsitsiklis.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Queues: Theory and Applications site.

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