Über den Autor
V. G. Kulkarni is Professor in the Department of Statistics and Operations Research in the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has authored a graduate-level text Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Systems and dozens of articles on stochastic models of queues, computer and communications systems, and production and supply chain systems. He holds a patent on traffic management in telecommunication networks, and has served on the editorial boards of Operations Research Letters, Stochastic Models, and Queueing Systems and Their Applications.
Introduction.- Discrete-Time Markov Models.- Poisson Processes.- Continuous-Time Markov Models.- Generalized Markov Models.- Queueing Models.- Brownian Motion.
This book provides a self-contained review of all the relevant topics in probability theory. A software package called MAXIM, which runs on MATLAB, is made available for downloading. Vidyadhar G. Kulkarni is Professor of Operations Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Enables readers to develop accurate mathematical models of systems that evolve randomly in time
Reader able to use the stochastic models developed in the book to design systems to achieve preferred performance targets
Includes large number of examples and detailed case studies that provide an easy way to understand the concepts and the methodologies of stochastic modeling