Estimation for a class of simple queueing networks

D. Thiruvaiyaru, I. V. Basawa, U. N. Bhat

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Maximum likelihood estimators of the parameters of an open Jackson network are derived, and their joint asymptotic normality is established. The problem of estimation for tandem queues is discussed as a special case of the Jackson system. These results are valid when the system is not necessarily in equilibrium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-312
Number of pages12
JournalQueueing Systems
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 1991


  • Jackson networks
  • asymptotic distributions
  • maximum likelihood estimators

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics

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