' Queueing Theory Books On Line

QUEUEING THEORY BOOKS ON LINE


This site lists books (and course notes) with a major queueing component that are available for FREE online. If you know of any additional book or course notes on queueing theory that are available on line, please send an e-mail to the address below.
Contact: Myron Hlynka at hlynka@uwindsor.ca
Last update: June, 2016.
If you are interested in looking at a list of queueing books which are not available on line, but may (or may not) be available for purchase (not from me), go to
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/math/hlynka/qbook.html

TABLE OF CONTENTS


QUEUEING BOOKS
QUEUEING VIDEOS
QUEUEING THESES and DISSERTATIONS
PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS BOOKS/NOTES
CALL CENTERS
SOME PROBABILITY BOOKS and NOTES
STOCHASTIC CALCULUS BOOKS and NOTES
MEASURE THEORETIC PROBABILITY BOOKS and NOTES
PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS
BROWNIAN MOTION
FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS
MARKOV CHAIN MONTE CARLO
MARTINGALES

QUEUEING BOOKS
  1. Robert B. Cooper. Introduction to Queueing Theory (2nd edition). 1981. 347 pp. This classic book is available on line through Robert Cooper's home page. The link to the book is:
    http://www.cse.fau.edu/~bob/publications/IntroToQueueingTheory_Cooper.pdf
    The solution manual (by Borge Tolt, 182 pages, 1981) is available online at
    http://www.cse.fau.edu/%7Ebob/publications/QueueingTheory_solns.pdf
    Finally, Bob Cooper's home page is
    http://www.cse.fau.edu/~bob/
  2. János Sztrik. Modeling and Analysis of Information Technology Systems. 2016. GlobeEdit, OmniScriptum GmbH & Co, KG, Saarbrucken, Germany (2016), ISBN 978-3-639-73440-9 pdf 4 300 Kb , GlobeEdit
    https://www.morebooks.de/us/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=sztrik
    http://irh.inf.unideb.hu/~jsztrik/publications/books/GlobeEdit_Modeling_Sztrik_2016.pdf
  3. János Sztrik. Basic Queueing Theory. 2016. (Nice online book) GlobeEdit, OmniScriptum GmbH & Co, KG, Saarbrucken, Germany (2016), ISBN 978-3-639-73471-3.
    https://www.morebooks.de/us/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=sztrikhttps://www.morebooks.de/us/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=sztrik
    http://irh.inf.unideb.hu/~jsztrik/publications/books/GlobeEdit_Basic_Queueing_Theory_Sztrik_2016.pdf
  4. Ivo Adan and Jacques Resing. Queueing Theory. 2015. 180 pp.
    http://www.win.tue.nl/~iadan/queueing.pdf
  5. Moshe Haviv. Queues - –A Course in Queueing Theoy.Solution Manual 2015.
    http://pluto.huji.ac.il/~haviv/solmanu1.pdf
    Book is published by Springer. Look online.
  6. Moshe Zukerman. Introduction to Queueing Theory and Stochastic Teletraffic Models, 2016. 216 pp.
    http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~zukerman/classnotes.pdf
  7. J. Virtamo. Queueing Course, from Finland. Complete lecture notes, 2005. Over 250 pages altogether.
    http://www.netlab.hut.fi/opetus/s383143/kalvot/english.shtml
    There is another course with more applied and advanced topics in Teletraffic Theory. Powerpoint notes (2005) can be found at
    http://www.netlab.tkk.fi/opetus/s38145/k05/lectures.shtml
    Lectures by Samuli Aalto, Aleksi Penttinen.
  8. Harry Perros. Queueing primer. 2006. Slides.
    http://www.slideshare.net/amarhgd/ssme-queueing-theory
  9. Bertsekas, Dimitri and Gallagher, Robert. Data Networks. 2nd ed. 1992 Prentice Hall. Chapter 3 is all queueing theory. Other chapters use queueing techniques.
    http://web.mit.edu/dimitrib/www/datanets.html
  10. Christian Dombacher. Stationary Queueing Models with Aspects of Customer Impatience and Retrial Behaviour. Revised. 2009 (18.01.2009) 131 pp.
    http://www.telecomm.at/documents/Stationary_QM.pdf
    A related German language queueing book, Warteschlangen, is available at
    http://www.telecomm.at/documents/Warteschlangen.pdf
  11. Muhammad El-Taha. Queueing Networks (classnotes) (U. of Southern Maine). August 8, 2007. 146 pp.
    http://www.usm.maine.edu/~eltaha/root_queue_07.pdf
  12. Sanjay BOSE. 2000. An Introduction to Queueing Systems. Some sections of the book are presented completely. The book is summarized in the slides portion of the web site for the text. Further, there is a complete set of solutions for the problems in the text and there is a set of tests to accompany the material. Even more, there are 72 pages of "additional queueing related material" which give analyses of particular queueing models. Definitely check out this site. Better yet, buy the book.
    http://home.iitk.ac.in/~skb/ee679/ee679.html
  13. A. Ravi Ravindran. Editor. OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE HANDBOOK. 2006
    N. Gautam. Chapter 9.
    http://ise.tamu.edu/people/faculty/Gautam/papers/queues_NG.pdf
  14. A Short Introduction to Queueing Theory, by Andreas WILLIG. 1999. 41 pp.
    http://www.cs.ucf.edu/~lboloni/Teaching/EEL6785_Fall2010/slides/QueueingTheory.pdf
  15. Villy Baek Iversen, TELETRAFFIC ENGINEERING HANDBOOK: ITC in cooperation with ITU-D SG2, by COM Center, Technical University of Denmark. January, 2005.
    This book is mainly about queueing theory. 336 pp.
    http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/study_groups/SGP_1998-2002/SG2/StudyQuestions/Question_16/RapporteursGroupDocs/teletraffic.pdf
  16. Control Techniques for Complex Networks. Sean Meyn.
    http://www.meyn.ece.ufl.edu/archive/CTCNonline.pdf
  17. Fabrice Valois. Introduction to Markov Chains and Queueing Theory, Lecture Notes. (in French) 2006.
    1. Part 1
    2. Part 2
    3. Part 3
    4. Part 4
    5. Part 5
  18. Keith Ross. Multiservice Loss Models for Broadband Communication Networks, Springer, 1995.
    http://cis.poly.edu/~ross/LossNetworks/LossNetworks.htm
  19. E. Altman, B. Gaujal and A. Hordijk , Discrete-event control of stochastic networks: Multimodularity and Regularity (Copyrights: Springer Verlag) Springer Verlag, Series: Lecture Notes in Mathematics 2003, XIV, 313 p., Softcover ISBN: 3-540-20358-3. It is available on line at
    http://www-sop.inria.fr/members/Eitan.Altman/PAPERS/bookmm.pdf
  20. Richard Larson and Amadeo Odoni. 1981. Urban Operations Research. Prentice Hall. Chapter 4 is an introduction to queueing theory and chapter 5 is a discussion of spatial queues. The book can be viewed on line at
    http://web.mit.edu/urban_or_book/www/book/
  21. Frank P. Kelly. Reversibility and Stochastic Networks, by 1979. A classic text. 235 pp.
    http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~frank/BOOKS/kelly_book.html
  22. Harry Perros, Computer Simulation Techniques: The definitive introduction! Computer Science Department, NC State University Raleigh, NC. 2009. 175 pp. This is not a queueing book, but since it is written by a queueing expert, the examples are mainly taken from queueing theory and the material is what a queueing theorist might often be looking for.
    http://www.csc.ncsu.edu/faculty/perros//simulation.pdf
  23. Ivo Adan. Course Notes for "Stochastic Models for Design and Planning" 2003.
    http://www.win.tue.nl/~iadan/sdp/
  24. A. Ferrier, R. Kay, H. Morgan. Queueing Theory.
    1. General Queueing Theory (by Andrew Ferrier)
    2. Network Queueing Theory (by Robert Kay)
    3. Applications of Queueing Theory (by Henry Morgan)
    http://www.andrewferrier.com/oldpages/queueing_theory/
  25. Janos Sztrik. 2001. Finite-Source Queueing Systems and their Applications.
    http://irh.inf.unideb.hu/user/jsztrik/education/Slides/fsqs.pdf
  26. Janos Sztrik. 2004. Queueing Formulas with Java applets.
    http://irh.inf.unideb.hu/user/jsztrik/education/09/english/index.html
  27. William Stallings. 2000. Queuing Analysis, by (A Practical Guide for Computer Scientists)
    http://www.electronicsteacher.com/download/queuing-analysis.pdf
  28. Anthony Busson. 2012. Markov chains, Markov Processes, Queuing Theory and Application to Communication Networks. Course Notes. http://www.anthonybusson.fr/SAR/polyCor.pdf
  29. H. Zhang. CSC7290: Advanced Computer Networking (Winter 2009) Course notes.
    http://www.cs.wayne.edu/~hzhang/courses/7290/7290.html
  30. Bart Sinclair. The M/G/1 Queue, There are numerous short expository articles on queueing and Markov processes at the site. In the upper right hand corner, search on "sinclair" to see what is available. This site is part of a collection of on line information called CONNEXIONS.
    http://cnx.rice.edu/content/m10819/latest/
  31. Shaler Stidham Jr. Applied Probability in Operations Research: A Retrospective, by (An article on the history of queueing theory).
    http://www.or.unc.edu/~sandy/papers/musing08.pdf
  32. Avi Mandelbaum, Service Engineering (096324) Lecture Notes by taught at Technion University, Israel. 2011.
    http://iew3.technion.ac.il/serveng/
  33. Henrik Schioler. Traffic Theory and Queueing Systems. Lecture notes,
    1. http://www.control.auc.dk/~henrik/undervisning/trafik/oversigt.html
    2. http://www.control.auc.dk/~henrik/undervisning/trafik2/oversigt.html
  34. Arnold Barnett, Richard Larson, Amedeo Odoni. MIT Open Courseware for Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Fall 2004.
    http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/civil-and-environmental-engineering/1-203j-logistical-and-transportation-planning-methods-fall-2004/
  35. Ward Whitt. Internet Supplement (300 pages) to the book Stochastic-Process Limits (An Introduction to Stochastic-Process Limits And their Application to Queues), by Ward Whitt, published by Springer in 2002 (602 pages). Chapters 5 and 8 of the Supplement are on queueing.
    http://www.columbia.edu/~ww2040/supplement.html
  36. J. G. "Jim" Dai, Stability of Fluid and Stochastic Processing Networks 1999. 76 pp.
    http://www.maphysto.dk/cgi-bin/w3-msql/publications/genericpublication.html?publ=70
  37. B.W. Stuck and E. Arthurs. 1985. Computer and Communications Network Performance Analysis Primer. Prentice-Hall.
    http://www.signallake.com/publications/#primer
  38. by Mikl´os Telek. Advanced Performance Modeling and Analysis, 2013. Non Markovian queues. matrix Analytic methods, fluid queues.
    http://webspn.hit.bme.hu/~telek/notes/pres.pdf
  39. R.B. Lenin, Slides for course Advanced Modelling: Queueing Models, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology, 2007.
    http://220.225.53.37/~lenin/winter07_advmodel.html
  40. John Lui. Slides of lectures in a queueing course (Hong Kong). This includes some interesting topics - such as matrix geometric methods.
    http://www.cse.cuhk.edu.hk/~cslui/csc5420_lecture.html
  41. Prapun Suksompong. Queueing Notes,
    http://members.tripod.com/~psdin/commnet/queue.pdf
  42. Dimitri Bertsikas. 2002. Traffic behavior and queueing in a QOS enviroment. Slides.
    http://web.mit.edu/dimitrib/www/OPNET_Full_Presentation.ppt#323,1,Slide 1
  43. Jean-Yves Le Boudec and Patrick Thiran. Network Calculus: A Theory of Deterministic Queuing Systems for the Internet. Springer Verlag, 2002.
    http://ica1www.epfl.ch/PS_files/NetCal.htm#_What_is_Network
  44. Tony Vignaux. Queueing Notes. 2000. Includes M/M/1, priority, and numerical solution of queueing systems.
    http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/~vignaux/subjects.html
  45. Janos Sztrik. 2000. These are lecture notes on queueing in Hungarian.
    http://irh.inf.unideb.hu/user/jsztrik/education/eNotes.htm
  46. Eitan Altman. Modeling information systems and telecommunications, (This is mainly on queueing.) Lecture notes in Spanish. 2002. 81 pp. Available at
    http://www-sop.inria.fr/mistral/personnel/Eitan.Altman/course.pdf
  47. Eitan Altman. 2002. "NS simulator course for beginners". Lecture Notes 146 pp. Available at
    http://www-sop.inria.fr/mistral/personnel/Eitan.Altman/ns.htm
  48. Yannis Korilis, 2003. Networking and Queueing Course at the University of Pennsylvania, by
    http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~tcom501/
  49. Michael Neely. Queueing Notes for USC Course EE549. Spring, 2005. Notes. 31 pp.
    http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~mjneely/ee549notes/
  50. J E Beasley. 2000 OR-Notes.
    OR-Notes are a series of introductory notes on topics that fall under the broad heading of the field of operations research (OR).
    OR-Notes are available from http://people.brunel.ac.uk/~mastjjb/jeb/or/contents.html
    Topics include queueing theory.
  51. Jaroslav Sklenar. TutORial on Operations Research. Includes some computational tools in the simulation module on queueing section. 2000.
    www.ifors.org/tutorial/
  52. An article " Steady State Simulation of Queueing Processes: A Survey of Problems and Solutions" by K. Pawlikowski, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
    http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/%7Ekrys/publications/acm.surveys.pdf
  53. Queueing Petri Nets: A Formalism for the Combined Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Systems. By Falko Bause, Informatik IV, Universitat Dortmund, 44221 Dortmund, Germany
    This is an article/slide presentation.
    http://ls4-www.informatik.uni-dortmund.de/QPN/QPN_article/qpn_final/qpn_final.html
  54. "Queueing for Dummies" by David Kalinsky. An introductory article for software engineers.
    http://www.embedded.com/story/OEG20010312S0101

QUEUEING VIDEOS
QUEUEING THESES and DISSERTATIONS

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS BOOKS/NOTES
Books on Performance Analysis are often mainly about queueing theory as applied to computer performance. As such, the following book/notes are highly recommended for learning aobut queueing theory.

CALL CENTER BOOKS/NOTES
Call centers are modeled using queueing models, and constitute an especially interesting and promising research area.

SOME PROBABILITY and STOCHASTIC PROCESSES BOOKS/NOTES


STOCHASTIC CALCULUS


MEASURE THEORETIC PROBABILITY


PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS


BROWNIAN MOTION


FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS


MARKOV CHAIN MONTE CARLO

MARTINGALES

Acknowledgements: Dr. Hlynka recognizes funding from the University of Windsor which assists in his queueing theory research. View Dr. Hlynka's home page at
http://web2.uwindsor.ca/math/hlynka/index.html
Dr. Myron Hlynka is a member of the University of Windsor Queueing Group.