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Surveys of optimal FINITE STATE AND ACTION MOPS 29 control of (networks of) queues can be found in the book by Walrand [265] and the papers by Stidham [234] and Stidham and Weber [235]. Stochastic scheduling In a scheduling problem, jobs are processed on machines. Each machine can process only one job at a time. A job has a given processing time on the machines. In stochastic scheduling, these processing times are random variables. g. which job is assigned to which machine. There are two types of models: the customer assignment models, in which each arriving customer has to be assigned to one of the queues (each queue with its own server) and server assignment models, where the server has to be assigned to one of the queues (each queue has its own customers).

P(jli,a)zj},z E RN,i EX. 2) It turns out that T is a monotone contraction mapping with as fixed point the value vector va. Z + aP(1I")z. 4) 1< First, we summarize some well-known results on discounted MDPs. The proofs can be found in the standard MDP textbooks. They are based on the theory of monotone contraction mappings. For this theory we refer to the book written by Stoer and Bulirsch [236]. 3 With respect to the norm II . 1100, T1< and T are monotone contraction mappings in R N with contraction factor a.

01 the II Tx - following tests x 1100 L. p(jli, a)(Tx)j < (T x)i - 2a (1 - a)-I. II Tx - x 1100 r(i, a) + a L. 21) Remarks 1. 20) is the best available test. 2. We also mention two variants of the standard algorithm. e. i-I N Yi = m:x{r(i,a) +aL j=1 p(jli,a)Yj+ aLj=i p(jli,a)xj}, i = 1,2, ... 22) In the Gauss-Seidel variant also the i-th component Xi is replaced by Vi, which gives Yi = max[l - ap(ili, a)t 1 . {r(i, a) a N +aL. +1 i-I + a L. ]=\ p(jli,a)xj}, i = 1,2, ... 23) 39 FINITE STATE AND ACTION MDPS For both variants it can be shown that the corresponding operators are contraction mappings with fixed point va and with contraction factor at most a.