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Performance Evaluation: Origins and Directions

Volume 1769 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 423-442

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Analysis and Application of Polling Models

  • Hideaki TakagiAffiliated withInstitute of Policy and Planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Abstract

Let me begin this essay by quoting a few passages from a nontechnical article by Dr. Martin A. Leibowitz (1968) entitled “Queues” in an old issue of Scientific American that refer to a polling model [11].