Queue Discipline

Queue Discipline

The rules a company or other organization follows to process orders, inventory, or other things that it receives. For example, a queue discipline may handle things as they are received or may categorize them by importance. See also: LIFO, FIFO.
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At the counter dedicated for senior citizens, women without male companions and foreigners, the staff was not cautious towards persuading passengers to observe the queue discipline.
The main focus of this article is twofold: (i) it proposes an alternative queue discipline for the three server queues with stalling investigated by Sivasamy et al.
However, Krishnamoorthi [2] analysed a suitable 'm-policy' on a Poisson queue with one fast and one slow server that can successfully operate under FCFS queue discipline.
There is only one serving unit and there is a general queue discipline. However, only K packets can enter the system.
It should be noted that there is no exhaustive research pursuing to estimate the impact of the queue discipline and network traffic properties on the network node traffic service.
The buffer queue discipline doesn't have any impact on [alpha] and other variables.
Trailers were placed in line at the gin with a first-come-first-serve queue discipline. When a farmer ran out of trailers, harvesting stopped and seed cotton was stored in trailers at the gin.
Queue Discipline: How the Arriving Guests Are Served.
This causes interruptions for the receptionists and a slight violation of queue discipline as they instruct people to get numbers.
The average or maximum value of a qualitative variable such as queue discipline makes no sense.
But if that was a move dictated by temper rather than by scientific inquiry, as those who spread the crank talk would have us believe, how does one explain the scholarly article it produced--"How Stiff the Upper Lip: British Queue Discipline Under Stress in the West End of London" (Lineup: A Canadian Journal of Waiting, Fall 1962)?