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Queueing Theory in the Context of Shared Resources

  • Christopher KingEmail author
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Abstract

In many sharing economy applications, it may happen that the request for a given resource exceeds the available supply. One way to address this problem is by regulating access to the resource through a queueing system. This chapter offers a primer on queueing theory with focus on sharing economy systems. The chapter has been organized so that the mathematical development is linked to concrete examples.

Keywords

Queueing theory Charging of electric vehicles Car sharing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Northeastern UniversityBostonUSA

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