Performance Evaluation: Origins and Directions pp 423-442

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1769)

Analysis and Application of Polling Models

  • Hideaki Takagi
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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].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideaki Takagi
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  1. 1.Institute of Policy and Planning SciencesUniversity of TsukubaIbarakiJapan

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