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Methods for the Analysis of Node-in-isolation Models

  • Marco Conti
  • Enrico Gregori
  • Luciano Lenzini
Part of the Telecommunication Networks and Computer Systems book series (TNCS)

Abstract

As pointed out in Chapter 2, a LAN or a MAN station is frequently analyzed in isolation and hence each station is modeled as an M/G/l queueing system with or without server vacation (node-in-isolation models). This chapter presents methods extensively used in the literature to analyze the performance figures of these systems. Specifically, it focuses on the study of the stochastic process {N(t),t≥0} which represents the number of packets queued in the system (e.g., a station of a MAN, a packet-switching node, etc.) at a random point in time.

Keywords

Markov Chain Service Time Transition Matrix Passage Process Service Discipline 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Conti
    • 1
  • Enrico Gregori
    • 2
  • Luciano Lenzini
    • 3
  1. 1.Italian National Research CouncilCNUCE InstitutePisaItaly
  2. 2.Italian National Research CouncilCNUCE InstitutePisaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

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