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ISE Seminar-New Approximations and Algorithms for Stabilizing Time Varying Queues''

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
ISE
Location
303 Transportation Building
Date
Feb 19, 2013   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Jamol Pender
Originating Calendar
ISE Seminar Calendar

We develop two new algorithms for stabilizing time varying queues delay probabilities by expanding the queue length in terms of Hermite polynomials. The first algorithm uses the mean and variance of the queue length. The second algorithm uses the mean, variance, and skewness of the queue length. We show that the skewness helps in stabilizing the queue length at positive target values, especially when the queue is critically loaded. We illustrate through several simulation studies the added benefit of using higher moments of the queue length distribution.

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