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Transient Solution of a Two-Heterogeneous Servers’ Queuing System with Retention of Reneging Customers

  • Rakesh KumarEmail author
  • Sapana Sharma
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Abstract

In this paper, the transient solution of a Markovian queuing system with two heterogeneous servers and retention of reneging customers is obtained. The explicit transient probabilities of system size are obtained using probability generating function technique. The corresponding steady-state probabilities are also derived. Further, the time-dependent mean and variance are obtained. Finally, a numerical example is provided to study the behavior of the system. The numerical results show that the heterogeneous system performs better than its homogeneous counterpart.

Keywords

Retention of reneging customers Heterogeneous servers Probability generating function Transient solution Steady-state probabilities 

Mathematics Subject Classification

90B22 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank the anonymous referees for their constructive comments which helped to bring this paper in the current form. One of the authors (Dr. Rakesh Kumar) would like to thank the UGC, New Delhi, India, for financial support given to him for this research work under the Major Research Project vide Letter No. F.-43-434/2014(SR).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsShri Mata Vaishno Devi UniversityKatraIndia

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