A Theory of Traffic-Measurement Errors for Loss Systems with Renewal Input
the total number of attempts (peg count)
the number of unsuccessful attempts (overflow count)
the usage based on discrete samples (TOR measurement) or on continuous scan.
As an application of the theory, we examine the variances of the standard estimates of the load and peakedness (variance-to-mean-ratio) of an input traffic stream for a time interval of one hour. Other possible applications to Bell System trunking problems are discussed.
KeywordsCovariance Toll Peaked
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