Artalejo, Jesús R.
*Analysis of an M/G/1 queue with constant repeated attempts and server vacations.*
Computers and Operations Research, 24
(6).
pp. 493-504.
ISSN 0305-0548

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## Abstract

We consider an M/G/1 queue with repeated attempts in which the server operates under a general exhaustive service vacation policy. We develop a comprehensive analysis of the system including ergodicity, limiting behaviour, stochastic decomposition and optimal control. We would like to point out that the system size distribution decomposes into three random variables which are respectively associated with the vacation time, the retrial policy and the ordinary M/G/1 queue without vacations and repeated attempts.

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Additional Information: | We are grateful to the referees for their constructive comments on an earlier version of this article. We also |

Uncontrolled Keywords: | Busy period; Embedded Markov chain; Ergodicity; Number of served customers; Reliability analysis; Steady-state distribution; Stochastic decomposition |

Subjects: | Sciences > Mathematics > Operations research |

ID Code: | 16164 |

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