Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Traffic process

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_1055

A stochastic point or marked point process representing the flow of customers on the arcs of a queueing network. Marks represent some aspect of the customer or the state of the network and the points represent the epoch of the event. Arrival process; Departure process; Input process; Networks of queues; Output process.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA