queueing theory


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queueing theory

[′kyü·iŋ ‚thē·ə·rē]
(mathematics)
The area of stochastic processes emphasizing those processes modeled on the situation of individuals lining up for service.
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Elements of Queueing Theory, Springer Verlag, Berlin
Additional Key Words and Phrases: Adversarial queueing theory, end-to-end delay, network stability, packet scheduling
Part of the expanded science of performance guarantees may include new extensions of queueing theory that emphasize meeting deadlines.
Applicant must document (through transcripts, letters from faculty) successful completion of college courses dealing with use or application of the following: network programming; database management systems (object-oriented and relational database models): current networking and communication standards; data security; UNIX, VAX/VMS, DOS operating systems; queueing theory and network analysis (including open and closed networks, local and global balance in networks of queues); C, C++, and SQL languages; and either Fortran, COBOL, or Pascal language.