Approximately Optimal Control of Fluid Networks

We give an approximation algorithm for the optimal control problem in Fluid networks.Such problems arise as Fluid relaxations of multiclass queueing networks,and are used to find approximate solutions to complex job shop scheduling problems.

By: Lisa K. Fleischer, Jay Sethuraman

Published in: RC22834 in 2003


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