TWO MEASURES FOR DESCRIBING QUEUE BEHAVIOR

TWO FINITE TIME MEASURES ARE DEFINED THAT DESCRIBE THE TRANSIENT BEHAVIOR OF QUEUING SYSTEMS AND INVESTIGATES THEIR CONVERGENCE PROPERTIES IN SOME DETAIL. THESE MEASURES ARE: (1) UTILIZATION FACTOR WHICH GIVES THE FRACTION OF TIME DURING WHICH THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BE BUSY, AND (2) EFFECTIVENESS FACTOR WHICH GIVES THE RATIO OF THE LENGTHS OF TIME DURING WHICH THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BE BUSY AND IDLE, RESPECTIVELY. FOR THE SAKE OF CONVENIENCE, THESE ARE EXPRESSED RELATIVE TO THEIR STEADY-STATE VALUES. TABLES ARE PROVIDED FOR THESE TWO MEASURES IN MANY SPECIAL CASES. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Southern Methodist University

    Computer Sciences Center
    Dallas, TX  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Bhat, U N
  • Publication Date: 1969-8

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  • Accession Number: 00227285
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Traffic Systems Reviews & Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Tech Rept Cp 690010
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 2 1970 12:00AM