Queueing Systems

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 71–87

Product form in networks of queues with batch arrivals and batch services

  • W. Henderson
  • P. G. Taylor
Invited Paper

DOI: 10.1007/BF02411466

Cite this article as:
Henderson, W. & Taylor, P.G. Queueing Syst (1990) 6: 71. doi:10.1007/BF02411466


A product form equilibrium distribution is derived for a class of queueing networks in either discrete or continuous time, in which multiple customers arrive simultaneously and batches of customers complete service simultaneously.


Batch servicesbatch arrivalsqueueing networkscorrelated routingproduct form

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© J.C. Baltzer A.G. Scientific Publishing Company 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Henderson
    • 1
  • P. G. Taylor
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsUniversity of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Western AustraliaNedlandsAustralia