By Donald Gross, John F. Shortle, James M. Thompson, Carl M. Morris
]Praise for the Third Edition
"This is among the most sensible books to be had. Its very good organizational constitution permits speedy connection with particular versions and its transparent presentation . . . solidifies the knowledge of the strategies being presented."
--IIE Transactions on Operations Engineering
Thoroughly revised and improved to mirror the newest advancements within the box, Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, Fourth variation keeps to offer the fundamental statistical rules which are essential to examine the probabilistic nature of queues. instead of proposing a slender specialize in the topic, this replace illustrates the wide-reaching, primary options in queueing conception and its functions to varied parts corresponding to machine technology, engineering, enterprise, and operations research.
This replace takes a numerical method of knowing and making possible estimations with regards to queues, with a finished define of easy and extra complicated queueing versions. Newly featured subject matters of the Fourth version include:
• Retrial queues
• Approximations for queueing networks
• Numerical inversion of transforms
• deciding on definitely the right variety of servers to stability caliber and value of service
Each bankruptcy presents a self-contained presentation of key techniques and formulae, permitting readers to paintings with every one part independently, whereas a precis desk on the finish of the ebook outlines the kinds of queues which were mentioned and their effects. additionally, new appendices were additional, discussing transforms and producing features in addition to the basics of differential and distinction equations. New examples at the moment are integrated besides difficulties that include QtsPlus software program, that's freely on hand through the book's comparable net site.
With its available type and wealth of real-world examples, Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, Fourth variation is a perfect booklet for classes on queueing idea on the upper-undergraduate and graduate degrees. it's also a worthy source for researchers and practitioners who study congestion within the fields of telecommunications, transportation, aviation, and administration technology.