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Queueing theory

Idea

The simplest sort of queuing model describes (for example) customers entering a line, being dealt with by one or more ‘servers’, and then leaving. Such queuing models can be represented using Kendall’s notation:

A/B/S/K/N/D A/B/S/K/N/D

where:

Often the last members are omitted, so the notation becomes A/B/SA/B/S and it is assumed that K=K = \infty, N=N = \infty and D=FIFOD = FIFO.

Some of the most popular probability distributions for AA and BB are: