Stochastic Networks
A final examples class and discussion period will be held from 35pm
on Tuesday 24 April 2018 in MR13.

Course description
 Preliminary reading:
 Read Chapter 1 and Appendix A of Stochastic
Networks, the lecture notes for the course.
 Read Chapter 2 (omitting Section 2.6) and Appendix B.
 Read Chapter 3 (omitting the proofs in Section 3.5) and Appendix C.
 Read Chapter 4 (omitting Section 4.3).
 Read Chapter 5 (omitting Section 5.3).
 Read Chapter 7 (omitting Section 7.8, and detailed study of Section 7.7 not
required).
 Read Chapter 8 (omitting the proof in Section 8.3 and Remark 8.3).
Example sheets:
 Example
sheet 1; after you've tried them, see Elena's solutions.
 Example
sheet 2; after you've tried them, see Elena's solutions
and example
8.
 Example
sheet 3 and the following exercises from Stochastic
Networks: 1.5, 2.6, 2.16, 3.2, 3.3, 4.5, 5.3, 7.1, 7.5, 8.9, 8.10.
 As revision, you should try further exercises from Stochastic
Networks for the Sections studied (omitting Ex 1.8, 2.1113, 2.1821,
3.10, 3.12, 4.69, 5.69, 5.1114, 6.110, 7.1423, 8.67).
Potential Ph.D. students looking for topics should study the pages of Neil
Walton and Damon
Wischik.
Frank Kelly,
Statistical
Laboratory,
University of Cambridge