The University of Hong Kong 

ELEC 8211 Queueing Theory 
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 




Course Overview 
Probability theory, transform theory, random processes,
birthdeath queueing systems, Markovian queues in equilibrium,
simulation techniques. 




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 2018 
Research Paper Presentation: 26 November 2018 

Grading Scheme 
Assignments: 30% 
Research Paper and Presentation: 70% 






