Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Partial Balance Equations

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200578

In Markov chain models of queueing networks, a subset of the global balance equations that may be satisfied at a node (station), i.e., a balance of mean flow rates or probability flux. Also known as local balance equations, falling between global balance equations and detailed balance equations.


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