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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

### References

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.