queueing theory

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queueing theory

[′kyü·iŋ ‚thē·ə·rē]
(mathematics)
The area of stochastic processes emphasizing those processes modeled on the situation of individuals lining up for service.
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According to the queue theory, it can be written as:
They used details from the 2001 anthrax attacks, data from a former Soviet Union anthrax program, and queue theory to mathematically model an attack.
Further, delay models that are founded on steady-state queue theory, as well as those using the so-called coordinate transform method, are covered.