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Stability of Discrete-Time Jackson Networks with Batch Movements

  • Masakiyo Miyazawa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 117)

Abstract

We introduce a discrete-time Jackson network with batch movements. Not more than one node simultaneously completes service, but arbitrary sizes of batch arrivals, departures and transfers are allowed under a Markovian routing of batches including changes of their sizes. This model corresponds with the continuous-time network work with batch movements studied by Miyazawa and Taylor [11], but needs a care for the discrete-time setting. It is shown that the stationary joint distribution of queue length vector is stochastically bounded by a product of geometric distributions under the stability condition. Its improvements and tightness are discussed. We also provide an algorithm to calculate the decay rates of the geometric distributions, which answers the stability of the network as well.

Keywords

Time Slot Batch Size Geometric Distribution Queueing System Batch Arrival 
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