A survey of bottleneck analysis in closed networks of queues

  • P. J. Schweitzer
  • G. Serazzi
  • M. Broglia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 729)


Several of the principal results in bottleneck analysis for closed queueing networks are surveyed. Both product-form closed queueing networks, where exact bottleneck analysis is possible, and non-product-form closed queueing networks, where approximations are given for asymptotic bottleneck behavior, are considered. Algorithms for the asymptotic bottleneck analysis are presented and the switching surfaces of bottlenecks are described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Schweitzer
    • 1
  • G. Serazzi
    • 2
  • M. Broglia
    • 2
  1. 1.W. E. Simon Graduate School of Business AdministrationUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Dip. Elettronica e InformazionePolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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