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queuing theory

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(Mathematics) a mathematical approach to the rate at which components queue to be processed by a machine, instructions are accessed by a computer, orders need to be serviced, etc, to achieve the optimum flow
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His development of queueing theory enabled network capacity to be shared through the application of packet switching: each message is broken down into small, equal-sized blocks and transmitted over the network by what we now call a router C the backbone of Internet, present in every connected home.
Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, 4th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken
To develop an evaluation framework for the productivity and cost-efficiencies of these models while controlling for AWTs, we use a systems modeling method called queueing theory (Gross and Harris 1985).
This mechanism was chosen in preference to the alternative, queueing theory, approach (with free-running slaves) as this was markedly simpler to implement given that there is a potentially unbounded number of future events for every individual object in the simulation at any given time.