Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

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

Optimization of Queues

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200555

The process of determining the optimal setting of a particular queueing system parameter. The optimization refers to the minimization or maximization of a cost function where the parameter (or parameters) of interest appear as variables.


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