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Author Konheim, Alan G. ♦ Meister, Bernd
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1974
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract A communication system consisting of a number of buffered input terminals connected to a computer by a single channel is analyzed. The terminals are polled in sequence and the data is removed from the terminal's buffer. When the buffer has been emptied, the channel, for an interval of randomly determined length, is used for system overhead and/or to transmit data to the terminals. The system then continues with a poll of the next terminal. The stationary distributions of the length of the waiting line and the queueing delay are calculated for the case of identically distributed input processes.
ISSN 00045411
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1974-07-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 1557735X
Journal Journal of the ACM (JACM)
Volume Number 21
Issue Number 3
Page Count 21
Starting Page 470
Ending Page 490


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Source: ACM Digital Library