Artalejo, Jesús R. and Hernández-Lerma , O. (2003) Performance analysis and optimal control of the Geo/Geo/c queue. Performance Evaluation, 52 (1). pp. 15-39. ISSN 0166-5316
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Discrete-time multiserver queues have been used for many years to investigate the behavior of communication and computer systems in which time is slotted. In this paper, we consider the discrete-time Geo/Geo/cqueue. We first develop an efficient recursive procedure to obtain the steady-state probabilities and prove the convergence to the continuous-time counterpart. We also deal with the infinite-horizon discounted cost criterion for the arrival and service rate control problems. Optimal stationary policies and value functions are determined. This allows us to compare both control problems.
The authors thank the referee for his comments on an earlier version of this paper. It was finished during
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Discrete queues; Multiple servers; Optimal control; Steady-state distribution|
|Subjects:||Sciences > Mathematics > Operations research|
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