Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

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

Congestion system

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_150
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Often used to be synonymous with queueing system because congestion refers to the inability of arriving customers to get immediate service, which is the reason behind doing queueing analyses. See Queueing theory.

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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