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A simulation study of a discrete-time multiserver retrial queue with finite population

Artalejo, Jesús R. and Lopez-Herrero, M. J. (2007) A simulation study of a discrete-time multiserver retrial queue with finite population. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference , 137 (8). pp. 2536-2542. ISSN 0378-3758

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In this paper, we deal with a discrete-time multiserver retrial queue with finite population. Firstly, we study the Markov chain at the epochs immediately after slot boundaries making emphasis on the computation of its steady-state distribution. Then, the main performance measures are investigated. Besides, we simulate the waiting time of a customer in the retrial group under three different queueing policies. Some numerical examples are given to illustrate the analysis.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Discrete-time queues; Multiple servers; Retrials; Simulation; Steady-state distribution; Waiting time
Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Operations research
ID Code:15375

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