- Jeffrey P. Buzen
**Jeffrey P. Buzen**(bornMay 28 1943 ) is an Americancomputer scientist in system performance analysis best known for his contributions toqueueing theory . His 1971 Doctorial thesis "Computational algorithms for closed queueing networks with exponential servers" cite journal

first = Jeffrey

last = Buzen

authorlink = Jeffrey P. Buzen

year = 1973

month = September

title = Computational algorithms for closed queueing networks with exponential servers

journal = Communications of the ACM

volume = 16

issue = 9

doi = 10.1145/362342.362345 [*http://www-unix.ecs.umass.edu/~krishna/ece673/buzen.pdf*] ] has guided the study of queueing network model since.Born in

Brooklyn , Buzen received aSc.B. inapplied mathematics fromBrown University (1965), and atHarvard University received aM.Sc. (1966) andPh.D. (1971). He was a systems programmer at the NIH inBethesda (1967-69), studying the performance of realtime systems, which led to his first publication in a 1969 IEEE conference [*[*] . From 1971 to 1976, he held various appointments as a Lecturer in*http://www.cmg.org/measureit/issues/mit11/m_11_1.html Computer Measurement Group "Casual Day with Jeff Buzen"*]Computer Science at Harvard, and as aSystems Engineer atHoneywell . Some of his students at Harvard have gone on to become well known figures in the computer industry.Robert M. Metcalfe co-inventedEthernet ,John M. McQuillan developed routing algorithms used byARPAnet , andBill Gates co-foundedMicrosoft .His career in computer performance analysis has included the creation of several fundamental mathematical models and analysis procedures used in

operational research , and the development of tools based on these models and procedures. With fellow Harvard Applied Mathematics Ph.D.s Robert Goldberg and Harold Schwenk he co-foundedBGS Systems in 1976 to support and market these tools, serving as its vice president in charge of R&D until BGS Systems merged withBMC Software in 1998.He has held leadership positions in various professional societies, including ACM Sigmetrics, the IFIP Working Group and the CMG (was President from 2000 to 2001). In 1979, he received CMG's A.A. Michelson award [

*[*] for technical excellence and professional contributions as a teacher and inspirer of others.*http://cmg.org/national/michelson_awards.html Computer Measurement Group "A. A. Michelson Award"*]**ee also***

Buzen's algorithm **External links*** [

*http://www.cs.umd.edu/conference/sigmetrics2001/buzen.html Short biography*]

* [*http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/b/Buzen:Jeffrey_P=.html List of publications*]**References**

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