queuing theory


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queuing theory

n
(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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Queuing theory deals with delays caused by the disparity between demand for a service and the capacity to meet the demand.
Using queuing theory and simulation model to optimize hospital pharmacy performance.
Allen, "Probability, Statistics and Queuing Theory, with computer Science Applications," Academic Press, Boston., 2nd edition, 1990.
Donoso, "Assessing an ambulance service with queuing theory," Computers and Operations Research, vol.
According to queuing theory (Kleinrock, 1979), the length of the queue in the QS can be significantly reduced if the service discipline is changed.
Gender queuing theory explains how women are more likely to be concentrated in industries that are least attractive to men owners.
Spreadsheets demonstrate how to model queuing theory, scenario and sensitivity analysis, ratios, leasing variables, the break-even threshold, crime data, and resource allocation.
Second, based on the queuing theory and charger model, a mathematical simulation method to get the probability distribution of charging station state is proposed, considering the influences of random factors, electricity price, and waiting time.
Those uncertainty challenges in disaster characteristics were addressed in previous literatures through the use of probabilistic models [6], queuing theory [7], and fuzzy methods [8].