Optimal control of single-server fluid networks
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- Bäuerle, N. & Rieder, U. Queueing Systems (2000) 35: 185. doi:10.1023/A:1019146111903
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We consider a stochastic single-server fluid network with both a discounted reward and a cost structure. It can be shown that the optimal policy is a priority index policy. The indices coincide with the optimal indices in a semi-Markovian Klimov problem. Several special cases like single-server reentrant fluid lines are considered. The approach we use is based on sample path arguments and Pontryagins maximum principle.