Difference and Differential Equations with Applications in Queueing Theory

Author: Aliakbar Montazer Haghighi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118393244
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"This book features a collection of topics that are used in stochastic processes and, particularly, in queueing theory. Differential equations, difference equations, and Markovian queues (as they relate to systems of linear differential difference equations) are presented, and the relationship between the methods and applications are thoroughly addressed"--

Delayed and Network Queues

Author: Aliakbar Montazer Haghighi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119022150
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Presents an introduction to differential equations, probability, and stochastic processes with real-world applications of queues with delay and delayed network queues Featuring recent advances in queueing theory and modeling, Delayed and Network Queues provides the most up-to-date theories in queueing model applications. Balancing both theoretical and practical applications of queueing theory, the book introduces queueing network models as tools to assist in the answering of questions on cost and performance that arise throughout the life of a computer system and signal processing. Written by well-known researchers in the field, the book presents key information for understanding the essential aspects of queues with delay and networks of queues with unreliable nodes and vacationing servers. Beginning with simple analytical fundamentals, the book contains a selection of realistic and advanced queueing models that address current deficiencies. In addition, the book presents the treatment of queues with delay and networks of queues, including possible breakdowns and disruptions that may cause delay. Delayed and Network Queues also features: Numerous examples and exercises with applications in various fields of study such as mathematical sciences, biomathematics, engineering, physics, business, health industry, and economics A wide array of practical applications of network queues and queueing systems, all of which are related to the appropriate stochastic processes Up-to-date topical coverage such as single- and multiserver queues with and without delays, along with the necessary fundamental coverage of probability and difference equations Discussions on queueing models such as single- and multiserver Markovian queues with balking, reneging, delay, feedback, splitting, and blocking, as well as their role in the treatment of networks of queues with and without delay and network reliability Delayed and Network Queues is an excellent textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level courses in applied mathematics, queueing theory, queueing systems, probability, and stochastic processes. The book is also an ideal reference for academics and practitioners in mathematical sciences, biomathematics, operations research, management, engineering, physics, business, economics, health industry, and industrial engineering. Aliakbar Montazer Haghighi, PhD, is Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics at Prairie View A&M University, USA, as well as founding Editor-in-Chief of Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal (AAM). His research interests include probability, statistics, stochastic processes, and queueing theory. Among his research publications and books, Dr. Haghighi is the coauthor of Difference and Differential Equations with Applications in Queueing Theory (Wiley, 2013). Dimitar P. Mishev, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Prairie View A&M University, USA. His research interests include differential and difference equations and queueing theory. The author of numerous research papers and three books, Dr. Mishev is the coauthor of Difference and Differential Equations with Applications in Queueing Theory (Wiley, 2013).

Difference Equations and Inequalities

Author: Ravi P. Agarwal
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420027020
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A study of difference equations and inequalities. This second edition offers real-world examples and uses of difference equations in probability theory, queuing and statistical problems, stochastic time series, combinatorial analysis, number theory, geometry, electrical networks, quanta in radiation, genetics, economics, psychology, sociology, and other disciplines. It features 200 new problems, 400 additional references, and a new chapter on the qualitative properties of solutions of neutral difference equations.

Difference Equations with Applications to Queues

Author: David L. Jagerman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824746600
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"Presents a theory of difference and functional equations with continuous argument based on a generalization of the Riemann integral introduced by N.E. Norlund, allowing differentation with respect to the independent variable and permitting greater flexibility in constructing solutions and approximations. Discusses linear transformations that state conditions for convergence of Newton series and Norlund sums!"

Fundamentals of Queueing Theory

Author: Donald Gross
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118211642
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Praise for the Third Edition "This is one of the best books available. Its excellent organizational structure allows quick reference to specific models and its clear presentation . . . solidifies the understanding of the concepts being presented." —IIE Transactions on Operations Engineering Thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the latest developments in the field, Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, Fourth Edition continues to present the basic statistical principles that are necessary to analyze the probabilistic nature of queues. Rather than presenting a narrow focus on the subject, this update illustrates the wide-reaching, fundamental concepts in queueing theory and its applications to diverse areas such as computer science, engineering, business, and operations research. This update takes a numerical approach to understanding and making probable estimations relating to queues, with a comprehensive outline of simple and more advanced queueing models. Newly featured topics of the Fourth Edition include: Retrial queues Approximations for queueing networks Numerical inversion of transforms Determining the appropriate number of servers to balance quality and cost of service Each chapter provides a self-contained presentation of key concepts and formulae, allowing readers to work with each section independently, while a summary table at the end of the book outlines the types of queues that have been discussed and their results. In addition, two new appendices have been added, discussing transforms and generating functions as well as the fundamentals of differential and difference equations. New examples are now included along with problems that incorporate QtsPlus software, which is freely available via the book's related Web site. With its accessible style and wealth of real-world examples, Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, Fourth Edition is an ideal book for courses on queueing theory at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also a valuable resource for researchers and practitioners who analyze congestion in the fields of telecommunications, transportation, aviation, and management science.

Differential Equations and Applications

Author: Yeol Je Cho
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781590338599
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The aim of this volume is to introduce new topics on the areas of difference, differential, integrodifferential and integral equations, evolution equations, control and optimisation theory, dynamic system theory, queuing theory and electromagnetism and their applications.

Vacation Queueing Models

Author: Naishuo Tian
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387337237
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This book discusses systematically the many variations of vacation policy. The book discusses a variety of typical vacation model applications. The presentation style is unique compared with the books published in the same field – a "theorem and proof" format is used. Also, this is the first time G1/M/1 multi-server vacation models, both continuous and discrete, and the optimization and control issues have been presented in book form.

Contemporary Differential Equations and Applications

Author: Yeol Je Cho
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
ISBN:
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The aim of this volume is to introduce new topics on the areas of difference, differential, integrodifferential and integral equations, evolution equations, control and optimisation theory, dynamic system theory, queuing theory and electromagnetism and their applications.

Fundamentals of Queueing Theory

Author: Donald Gross
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: 9780471170839
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This look at queueing theory stresses the fundamentals of the analytic modeling of queues. It features Excel and Quattro software that allows greater flexibility in the understanding of the nature, sensitivities and responses of waiting- line systems to parameter and environmental changes. "...this is one of the best books available for use as a textbook for a course and for an applied reference book. Its excellent organizational structure allows quick reference to specific models and its clear presentation coupled with the use of the QTS software solidifies the understanding of the concepts being presented. I highly recommend this book to educators and applied researchers."--IEE Transactions on Operations Engineering

Difference Equations and Their Applications

Author: A.N. Sharkovsky
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401117632
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The theory of difference equations is now enjoying a period of Renaissance. Witness the large number of papers in which problems, having at first sight no common features, are reduced to the investigation of subsequent iterations of the maps f· IR. m ~ IR. m, m > 0, or (which is, in fact, the same) to difference equations The world of difference equations, which has been almost hidden up to now, begins to open in all its richness. Those experts, who usually use differential equations and, in fact, believe in their universality, are now discovering a completely new approach which re sembles the theory of ordinary differential equations only slightly. Difference equations, which reflect one of the essential properties of the real world-its discreteness-rightful ly occupy a worthy place in mathematics and its applications. The aim of the present book is to acquaint the reader with some recently discovered and (at first sight) unusual properties of solutions for nonlinear difference equations. These properties enable us to use difference equations in order to model complicated os cillating processes (this can often be done in those cases when it is difficult to apply ordinary differential equations). Difference equations are also a useful tool of syn ergetics- an emerging science concerned with the study of ordered structures. The application of these equations opens up new approaches in solving one of the central problems of modern science-the problem of turbulence.