CSL862: Control of Queueing Systems

(Under the name Special Topics in Software Systems)

Exam will be held as per the original slot assigned to the course.

Class timings

Monday and Thursdays, 3pm-4:30pm in Lecture Hall IIA-305


  • Sheldon M. Ross: Introduction to Probability Models
  • Ronald W. Wolff: Stochastic Processes and the Theory of Queues
  • Lin Sennott: Stochastic Dynamic Programming and Control of Queues

  • Course Outline

  • Probability theory refresher
  • Renewal Theory
  • Discrete Time Markov Chains
  • Continuous Time Markov Chains
  • The M/G/1 Queue
  • Reversibility
  • Network of Queues
  • Stochastic Dynamic Programming
  • Control of Queueing Systems

  • Grading System

    There will be lots of assignments (which are not to be submitted). Two exams (the questions asked will come from the assignments given). Student's best marks in these two exams counts towards his/her final grades.