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## Queueing Theory

### Summary

EC | 6 |

Location | Utrecht University |

Weeks | 6 - 21 |

Lecture | Monday, 15:15 - 17:00 |

Provider | Operations Research (LNMB) |

Links | Course page (requires login) |

**Prerequisites**

Basic knowledge of probability at the level:

S.M. Ross, Introduction to probability models, 9th edition, Academic Press, 2007 (chapters 1-3).

**Aim of the course**

To provide insight in the theory of queueing models. The following subjects will be treated:

- Fundamental queueing relations (Little's law, PASTA property)
- Markovian queues (M/M/1 queue, M/M/c queue, M/E_r/1 queue)
- M/G/1 queue and G/M/1 queue
- Mean value technique
- Priority queues
- Variations of the M/G/1 queue
- Insensitive queues (M/G/c/c queue and M/G/infinity queue)

**Lecturer**

Jacques Resing (TU/e) and Sindo Nunez-Queija (UvA)