Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

Math 633: Queueing Theory and Stochastic Modeling

Student Body: 

Advanced undergraduate and graduate students

Background and Goals: 

This course is oriented towards the study of the stochastic models that arise in operations research and management science. Emphasis is placed on queueing models and their related stochastic properties.

Alternatives: 

N/A

Subsequent Courses: 

Graduate level courses

Course Content: 
  • Reliability theory; coherent systems and reliability bounds
  • Markovian queues and Jackson networks
  • Steady-state behavior of general service time queues
  • Priority queues
  • Approximation methods and algorithms for complex queues
  • Simulation
  • Dynamic programming; applications to inventory and queueing
credits: 
3 (N-A)
semester: 
InFrequent
prereqs: 
Math/Ind Engr 632, or consent of instructor.

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