CSC 498


Introduction performance analysis and stochastic modelling. Covered topics will include, simulation, operational laws, continuous and discrete Markov chains, basic queueing models (M/M/1, M/M/c, M/G/1), Jackson networks, mean value analysis, implications of increasing and decreasing failure rates.

Instructor: Vincent Maccio

Office Hours

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00

Piazza Info

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Grade Allocation

  • Four assignments worth 7.5% each
  • Midterm worth 20%
  • Exam worth 40%
  • Better testing Grade 10%