May 20, 2019  
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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ISYE 6820 - Queuing Systems and Applications


A course on fundamentals of stochastic processes and queuing theory emphasizing applications. Poisson processes, renewal processes, Markov chains, general methods in the study of Markovian and non-Markovian systems, tandem queues, networks of queues, priority and bulk queues, computational methods and simulation. Focus of the course is the application of these tools in the performance evaluation and design of computer systems, communication networks, manufacturing systems, and service systems.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ECSE 2500 or MATP 4600 or equivalent.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Cross Listed: Cross listed as ECSE 6820. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and ECSE 6820.

Credit Hours: 3



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