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A shorthand notation of the form A/S/c/K/Q used to describe queueing systems. The A refers to an acronym for the interarrival-time distribution, S the service-time distribution, c the number of parallel servers, K the maximum allowable system size, and Q the queue discipline. Common designations for A and S include: M for Markovian or exponential; Ek for Erlang(k); D for deteriminstic or constant; G for general; etc. Queueing theory.