Local balance in queueing networks with positive and negative customers
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This paper investigates to what extent a recently developed new product form result for queueing networks with positive and negative customers fits into the class of product form queueing networks that satisfy a notion of partial or local balance. As such, this paper investigates whether this new product form is still a consequence of an appropriate notion of local balance. To this end, a new and non-standard type of local balance is introduced as an extension of standard local balance. This new type of local balance appears more restrictive and is no longer directly sufficient for global balance. Nevertheless, based on this new type of local balance, some extensions such as blocking phenomena for queueing networks with positive and negative customers can be concluded.
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Annals of Operations Research
Volume 48, Issue 5 , pp 463-492
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