queuing theory


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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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Allen, "Probability, Statistics and Queuing Theory, with computer Science Applications," Academic Press, Boston.
A performance model based on queuing theory and probability analysis is introduced to solve the optimization problem.
With an experiential learning exercise such as that described in this study, students can develop at least an intuitive understanding of how and why queues form-thereby closing the gap that may exist between the lecture/text treatment of queuing theory and the more advanced results that are often illustrated only in spreadsheet models.
The notion of customer impatience appears in queuing theory in the work of [Haight, 1957].
Our aims behind this work are to explore basic concepts of Queuing theory, extract common terminology and clear semantics for designing a metamodel and an XML-based exchange format.
The Queuing Theory is frequently used to describe how supply and demand interact in terms of either smooth functioning or when disruptions affect normal systems operations.
He contributes an integrated perspective that uses queuing theory as a base from which to add human capital differences in credentials, productivity and family status, segmented market theory's stress on job and firm characteristics, devaluation's emphasis on RGT work tasks in global and specific ways, and a salience of preferences that refers to employer power to rank and act upon their preferences.
And, with just a couple of twists, we can unite Operations Research (OR) queuing theory with the Oracle time-based approach, opening up an entirely new arena for performance analysis.
To overcome these issues we looked to the queuing theory, which is a methodology that allows one to match random demand with fixed capacity.
Abstract: The goal of this paper is to show that the implementation of the queuing theory could set an optimal capacity of the port container terminal, or a combination of the number of berths and cranes per berth with the minimum costs for the given traffic.
Chris DeFlitch, Hershey Medical Center recently completed a departmental simulation that utilized operation data and queuing theory to evaluate the effect of the addition of a physician to the triage process.
The queuing theory added to CALINE3 to produce CAL3QHC reportedly allows for the consideration of idling vehicle emissions by estimating queue lengths.