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,
birthdeath processes, elementary queuing systems (M/M/m/A/B queuing
systems), Erlangian distribution. 




Textbooks 
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: 3 September 2010 
Midterm Test: 5 November 2010 
Final Examination: 11 December 2010 

Grading Scheme 
Assignments: 5% 
Midterm Test: 25% 
Examination: 70% 






