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17.1 17.2 After some general discussion, this chapter presents most of the more

elementary

the infonnation provided by

17.1 17.2 After some general discussion, this chapter presents most of the more

elementary

**queueing**models and their basic results. Chapter 18 discusses howthe infonnation provided by

**queueing**theory can be used to design**queueing**...Page 890

This chapter presented the most basic models of

particularly useful results are available. However, many other interesting models

could be considered if space pennitted. In fact, several thousand research papers

...

This chapter presented the most basic models of

**queueing**theory for whichparticularly useful results are available. However, many other interesting models

could be considered if space pennitted. In fact, several thousand research papers

...

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An OR team then applied

service requirements. This resulted in replacing the previous oneperson tech rep

territories by larger three-person tech rep territories. This change had the

dramatic ...

An OR team then applied

**queueing**theory to study how to best meet the newservice requirements. This resulted in replacing the previous oneperson tech rep

territories by larger three-person tech rep territories. This change had the

dramatic ...

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