Artalejo, Jesús R. and Gómez Corral, Antonio
(1999)
*Performance analysis of a single-server queue with repeated attempts.*
Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 30
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pp. 79-88.
ISSN 0895-7177

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## Abstract

This paper is concerned with the performance evaluation of a single-server queue with repeated attempts and disasters. Our queueing system is characterized by the phenomenon that a customer who finds the server busy upon arrival joins a group of unfilled customers called 'orbit' and repeats his request after some random time. In addition, we consider in this paper the possibility of disasters. When a disaster occurs, all the work (and therefore customers) in the system is destroyed immediately. Our queueing system can be used to model the behaviour of a buffer in computers with virus infections.

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | Queueing theory computer systems; repeated attempts; disasters; steady-state distribution; busy period |

Subjects: | Sciences > Mathematics > Stochastic processes |

ID Code: | 15880 |

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