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,
M/G/1 queues, 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: 19 January 2016 
Examination: 13 May 2016 

Grading Scheme 
Assignments: 10% 
Examination: 90% 






