The University of Hong Kong

ELEC 3703 Queuing Theory

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Course Overview

Basic notation, discrete and continuous time Markov chains, birth-death processes, elementary queuing systems (M/M/m/A/B queuing systems), Erlangian distribution.
Required Text:
Queueing Systems (Volume I: Theory), L. Kleinrock, John Wiley & Sons, 1975.
Reference texts:
1. Data Networks, D. Bertsekas and R. Gallager, Prentice Hall, 2nd Edition, 1992.
2. An Introduction to Queueing Systems, S. K. Bose, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002.
Important Dates
First Date of Class: 6 September 2007
Midterm Test: 1 November 2007
Final examination: 14 December 2007
Grading Scheme
Assignments: 5%
Midterm Test: 25%
Examination: 70%
Last Updated: 1 November 2007