83. Stochastic Modeling

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Colm A. O'Cinneide Associate Professor

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch83

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

O'Cinneide, C. A. (2001) Stochastic Modeling, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch83

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • queueing networks;
  • decision making methods;
  • Markov chains or simply chains;
  • Kolmogorov's backward and forward equations;
  • stochastic models - long-run or steady-state behavior

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Point Processes

  • Markov Chains

  • Simple Queueing Models

  • Some General Principles

  • Queueing Networks

  • Two-Moment Approximations and Decomposition Methods

  • References