We address the computation of rare event probabilities in Markovian queueing networks with huge or possibly even infinite state spaces. For this purpose, we incorporate ideas from importance sampling simulations into a non-simulative numerical method that approximates transient probabilities based on a dynamical truncation of the state space. A change of measure technique is applied in order to accomplish a guided state space exploration. Numerical results for three different example networks demonstrate the efficiency and accuracy of our method
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