School Seminars and Colloquia

A priority queueing model and its relationship to the totally asymmetric exclusion process (TASEP)

Tuesday Seminar

by Prof Peter Taylor

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 15th February 2011
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract: With my colleagues David Stanford and Ilze Ziedins, I have recently been looking at queueing models in which customers accumulate priority as a function of the length of time that they have been in the
queue: different priority classes at different rates. We are interested in the waiting time distribution of the different priority classes. In trying to derive this, we uncovered an intriguing connection to a model related to the TASEP.

In this talk I'll describe this connection along with some of our basic results.

For More Information: contact: Jan de Gier. email: