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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2004, Issue 24, Pages 1267-1278

Behaviour of passage time for a queueing network model with feedback: a simulation study

Department of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Calcutta 700032, India

Received 21 June 2002

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The study of the queueing system presented in this note was motivated by its possible application to a multiprogramming computer system. The paper considers a closed network with two service centres with feedback. The steady-state behaviour of the passage time, the random times for a job to traverse a portion of the network, is examined through simulation. The model can be applied to a twin-processor multiprogramming computer system.