Accession Number : AD0436662

Title :   FROM BALLOT THEOREMS TO THE THEORY OF QUEUES,

Corporate Author : COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK

Personal Author(s) : Takacs,Lajos

Report Date : 02 MAR 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : A discussion is presented of a single-server queue with Poisson input and general service times and illustrates that all important problems concerning the queue size, the waiting time and the busy period can be solved in an elementary way by using only two generalizations of the classical ballot theorem. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*QUEUEING THEORY, DISTRIBUTION THEORY), (*PROBABILITY, DISTRIBUTION THEORY), (*DISTRIBUTION THEORY, QUEUEING THEORY), (*STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, DISTRIBUTION THEORY), SEQUENCES(MATHEMATICS), DIFFERENCE EQUATIONS, INTEGRAL TRANSFORMS, TIME, STATISTICAL FUNCTIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE