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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be 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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