Dairy barns and queueing networks

I. Halachmi, I.J.B.F. Adan, J. Wal, van der, J.A.P. Heesterbeek, P. Beek, van

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    Abstract

    In this paper we develop a closed queueing network model for a robotic milking barn. We present an approximative mean-value analysis of the model to evaluate important performance criteria such as the queue length, waiting time and utilization of the facilities in the barn. It is shown how the results from the queueing network analysis can support the discussion about the optimal design of the robotic barn.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
    Number of pages20
    Publication statusPublished - 1998

    Publication series

    NameMemorandum COSOR
    Volume9815
    ISSN (Print)0926-4493

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