Experiences in Implementing Solution Techniques for Networks of Queues
This paper will show how to solve simple closed queueing network models using spreadsheets. Over the past decade there has been a growth in the use of personal computers and spreadsheets on the one hand and a growth in the use of approximate solution methods on the other. This paper will show that it is possible to use spreadsheets to re-create well known fixed point or approximate Mean Value Analysis results.
KeywordsQueue Length Disk Drive Service Demand Fixed Point Method Queue Network Model
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