Journal article

Waiting time distributions in the accumulating priority queue

David A Stanford, Peter Taylor, Ilze Ziedins

Queueing Systems | SPRINGER | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors wish to thank Azaz Bin Sharif and Xin Wang for the running of the numerical examples and the preparation of graphs. We also wish to express our thanks to Donald Campbell and Keith Stockman of Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne, Australia and Mike Carter of the Centre for Healthcare Research Engineering at the University of Toronto for useful discussions related to the healthcare applications. David Stanford's work was partly supported by his NSERC Discovery Grant. Peter Taylor would like to thank the Australian Research Council for supporting the work of all authors through Linkage Grant LP0349153 and Discovery Grant DP110101663. Ilze Ziedins is also grateful to the Science Faculty FRDF fund at the University of Auckland for supporting this research. The authors are very grateful to an anonymous referee for a very careful reading of the first draft and numerous helpful suggestions that have considerably improved the presentation of the paper.