A newversion of the Power-Series Algorithm is developed to compute the steady-state distribution of a rich class of Markovian queueing networks. The arrival process is a Multi-queue Markovian Arrival Process, which is a multi-queue generalization of the BMAP. It includes Poisson, fork and round-robin arrivals. At each queue the service process is a Markovian Service Process, which includes sequences of phase-type distributions, setup times and multi-server queues. The routing is Markovian. The resulting queueing network model is extremely general, which makes the Power-Series Algorithm a useful tool to study load-balancing, capacity-assignment and sequencing problems.
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
|Name||CentER Discussion Paper|
- Queueing Network
- operations research