Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Insensitivity

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200327

A property of queueing systems wherein some measure of effectiveness does not depend on a particular distribution assumption except through its mean value. The classical example is the Erlang loss call formula in the multi-server M/G/c/c queue that depends on the service-time process only through its mean value.

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