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Vol. 11, No. 4 (November 1998) 191-196   

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  A FINITE CAPACITY PRIORITY QUEUE WITH DISCOURAGEMENT
 
 
M. Jain
 
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology
Hauz Khas, New Dehli-110016, India
 
C.J. Singh
 
Department of Mathematics
Govt. P. G. College
Rishikesh, India
 
 
 
 
 

Abstract    In this paper we report on a study of a two level preemptive priority queue with balking and reneging for lower priority level. The inter-arrival and the service times for both levels follow exponential distribution. We use a finite difference equation approach for solving the balance equations of the governing queuing model whose states are described by functions of one independent variable. Hence the balance equations may be viewed as a set of simultaneous difference equations and can be solved by using appropriate techniques.

 

Keywords    Queue, Balance Equation, Balking, Reneging, Priority Queue, Markovian Queue

 

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