Myron Hlynka's Queueing Theory Page
This Queueing Theory web site contains information on Queueing Theory collected
by Dr. Myron Hlynka , of the University of Windsor, in Windsor, Ontario,
Canada. It includes a list of books on queueing theory, a list of home
pages and a list of e-mail addresses of queueing theorists.
would like to make corrections or add information, or suggest a new topic
related to queueing, please e-mail Dr. Hlynka at
URL is http://web2.uwindsor.ca/math/hlynka/queue.html
Edward Hicks' "Noah's Ark" (a very early queue)
QUEUEING THEORY NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS.
Please check here for
recent events and information.
- CanQueue 2017 will be held August 18-19, 2017 at the University of
Windsor. It will honour the late Jyotiprasad Mehdi, a major figure in
queueing, who passed away Feb. 3, 2017.
February 3, 2017.
Sad News. (from Prof. S. Dharmaraja, Head, Department of Mathematics,
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
I am extremely sad to inform you that Professor Jyotiprasad Medhi,
Emeritus Professor, Gauhati University, Guwahati, India, who breathed his
last on 3rd February, 2017 (Friday).
We pray that God Almighty may grant eternal peace to the departed soul and
provide courage and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear the
Jyotiprasad Medhi, Professor Emeritus, Gauhati University, Guwahati,
India, was a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Montreal. McMaster
and Toronto (Canada), and University of Wisconsin (USA). He delivered
invited lectures at several universities in India and abroad. In addition
to publishing a large number of research papers and an introductory text
(for Social Sciences etc.) Statistical Methods, 2nd edition (2006), he has
authored three advanced level books: Stochastic Processes 3rd edition
(2009), Recent Developments in Bulk Queueing Models(1984) and Stochastic
Models in Queueing Theory, 2nd Edition (2002).
Glimpses into the Life and Works of J Medhi (authored by C K Chetia and
published by Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous organisation under the
Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi), gives
an account of his contributions.
- January, 26, 2017. Seeking new Queueing SIG President within CORS
"My 2-year term as the CORS Queueing SIG President will be coming
to an end at this year's joint CORS/IFORS Conference in Quebec City. As
stated in the Queueing SIG Bylaws, a new President must therefore be
appointed in 2017."
"At this time, I would like to invite Queueing SIG members to
e-mail me any nominations for the next President and to do so by March 31,
2017. This is the initial step in the process which will eventually lead
to the new President announcement at the next Queueing SIG business
meeting in Quebec City at the CORS/IFORS Conference."
Steve Drekic, CORS Queueing SIG President
Dept. of Statistics & Actuarial Science
University of Waterloo
SIG webpage: http://www.cors.ca/SIG/Queueing/
Queueing Books and NOTES On the WEB.
Stochastic Processes Course Notes and Books on the WEB.
E-mail addresses and home pages of queueing theorists
Queueing Related Conferences (Links only)
List of Queueing Books
Definitions of Queueing Theory
FAQ on Queueing Theory
Queueing Examples In Real Life
Wait Times in Health Care
Queueing Theory Humor
Queueing Specialists seeking Employment
Queueing Theory Jobs Available
Queueing Theory Software
- June 2, 2016. New queueing books, by Janos Sztrik. See
April 24, 2016. Marcel Neuts Endowment and Tribute
It is with pleasure I inform you that a number of us have banded
together and have successfully set up an endowment to support a
perennial series of lectures titled Marcel Neuts Lectures at Purdue
University, the birth place of matrix analytic methods.
Ram (V. Ramaswami)
For details, go to
- March 20, 2016. NEW BOOK on DISCRETE TIME QUEUES!!!
Attahiru S. Alfa, Applied Discrete-Time Queues. 2016.
March 8, 2016. The Steering committee of the European Conference on
(ECQT) is pleased to announce the institution of a bi-annual outstanding
dissertation award in the area of Queueing Theory. Named after Prof. Lajos
Takács, the first award will be presented during the forthcoming ECQT to
be held in Toulouse from July 18 to July 20, 2016. Please forward the
following announcement to interested candidates.
Takács Award for outstanding PhD thesis on "Queueing Theory and its
The Takács Award is presented to doctoral dissertations in recognition of
outstanding contributions to queueing theory, including the development of
theory, methodological advances, computational aspects and applications.
The award is accompanied by a certificate, a cash prize of 1000€, and an
invitation (travel costs, accommodation, and registration fee covered) to
deliver a plenary talk at the conference.
Eligibility: Open to candidates from all over the world for thesis
defended between 01/01/2014 and 31/12/2015. There are no restrictions
neither on the nationality of the applicant nor on the location of the
Application material: By April 30, 2016, applicants must upload the follow
a three-page summary of the dissertation in English highlighting the
significance, contribution, impact, and novelty of the dissertation; and
an electronic copy of the manuscript in English,
as a single PDF file at
Urtzi Ayesta and Balakrishna Prabhu
General co-chairs, ECQT 2016
UPCOMING QUEUEING CONFERENCES
- July 18-20, 2016.
European Conference on Queueing Theory.
Aug. 22-23, 2016. CanQueue 2016.
Conference Chair: Doug Down:
August 24-26, 2016. 23rd International Conference on Analytical and Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Applications
(ASMTA 2016), Cardiff, Wales, UK
Links to Queueing Related Material
Dr. Hlynka recognizes funding from the University
of Windsor which assists in his queueing theory research.