Distributional approximations for networks of quasireversible queues

  • P. K. Pollett
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 1095)


This paper is concerned with establishing Poisson approximations to flows in general queueing networks. Bounds are provided to assess the departure of a given flow from Poisson and these lead to simple criteria for good Poisson approximations. The class of networks considered here are those with a countable collection of customer classes and where the service requirement of a customer at a given queue has a general distribution which may depend upon the class of the customer.


Queueing networks Poisson Approximations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. K. Pollett
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematical Statistics and Operational ResearchUniversity CollegeCardiffGreat Britain

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