The design of a system with two parallel queues and one-way overflow

J.B.M. van Doremalen

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    Abstract

    This paper deals with the problem how to design a queueing system, where two independent Poisson arrival streams have to be served efficaciously. The system consists of two parallel multiserver queues with waiting-rooms in which one-way overlow is allowed for. First a concise analysis for both exact and approximative methods in the system with over low is given. Then we show that in a specific situation a conversational computer algorithm might be an efficient instrument in the design of such systems. Special attention is devoted to a particular step in the algorithm: the solution of an optimization problem. An enumeration algorithm, using the proposed approximations, is discussed. Eventually some conclusions are drawn.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherTechnische Hogeschool Eindhoven
    Number of pages15
    Publication statusPublished - 1983

    Publication series

    NameMemorandum COSOR
    Volume8302
    ISSN (Print)0926-4493

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