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(Units) a unit of traffic intensity in a telephone system equal to the intensity for a specific period when the average number of simultaneous calls is unity. Abbreviation: e
[C20: named after A. K. Erlang (1878–1929), Danish mathematician]
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Noun1.Erlang - a unit of traffic intensity in a telephone system
telephone unit - a unit of measurement for telephone use
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The invincible God Erlang in Chinese legend used a loyal wolfhound to help him capture monsters.
Galliher, Morse, and Simond (1959) further built on this early work for order sizes Q [greater than or equal to] 1 using an E/M/n inventory queueing system where arrivals are distributed according to an Erlang distribution with Poisson demands.
A multibrand stochastic model compounding heterogeneous Erlang timing and multinomial choice processes.
And speaking of IoT, Plum recently released a light switch for your home based around the Erlang programming language, which allows it to do much more than a simple connected switch could accomplish.
6 -- Erlang is one of those early languages which were based on the functional programming paradigm which was developed back in somewhere 1986 internally within Ericsson for proprietary use.
A abordagem matematica de filas se iniciou no principio do seculo XX em Copenhague, Dinamarca, com Agner Krarup Erlang (1878-1929), considerado o pai da Teoria das Filas, quando trabalhava em uma companhia telefonica estudando o problema de redimensionamento de centrais telefonicas.
Ahmed, "On parameter estimation of erlang distribution using bayesian method under different loss functions," in Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Computers, Communication, and Electronic Engineering, pp.
Erlang developed the first mathematical models of how lines worked in the early 20th century to complement a new device at the time: the telephone.
Additionally, the modeling power of the Anaplan platform is leveraged to build optimization capabilities for large call center workforces by leading companies that use Erlang and agent calculations to estimate workforce demand.
Bayesian estimation of the Erlang distribution under different prior distributions", Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies, 4(I), 1-30(2011).