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Queueing Analysis of an Optical Disk Jukebox Based Office System
June 1990 (vol. 39 no. 6)
pp. 819-828

The system is modeled as a single-server queueing system having a finite number of each of two types of worker: document user and document entry operator. Worker think times are assumed to be exponentially distributed while job service times are drawn from general distributions; worker think times and job service times are dependent upon worker type. Throughput and waiting times as a function of the number of users of each type are analyzed under a nonpreemptive rule in which document use has priority over document entry.

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Index Terms:
optical disk jukebox based office system; single-server queueing system; document user; document entry operator; waiting times; nonpreemptive rule; information retrieval systems; optical storage; queueing theory.
Citation:
J.N. Daigle, R.B. Kuehl, J.D. Langford, "Queueing Analysis of an Optical Disk Jukebox Based Office System," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 819-828, June 1990, doi:10.1109/12.53603
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