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Use of Stochastic Comparisons in Communication Networks

  • A. Ephremides
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Abstract

Many problems of optimization in the field of communication networks are difficult to track. However, use of sample-path comparison methods can occasionally be of help. In this paper we review a few instances where such comparisons have led to helpful results.

Keywords

Service Time Optimal Policy Busy Period Queue Size Extinction Time 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ephremides
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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