BooknewsComprehensive introduction to statistical performance evaluation of computer network and systems. Covers queueing theory and stochastic Petri networks. Topics include single queueing systems (the Poisson process, the Markov property, Little's Law); networks of queues (the product form solution, its algebraic interpretation, and case studies); and numerical solutions (the convolution algorithm, means value analysis, the PANACEA technique, and network simulation). Includes an appendix on probability theory and an extensive annotated list of references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
- Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
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- Telecommunication Networks and Computer Systems Ser.
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