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On the Behavior of LIFO Preemptive Resume Queues in Heavy Traffic

Vlada Limic

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This paper studies heavy traffic behavior of a G/G/1 last-in-first-out (LIFO) preemptive resume queue, by extending the techniques developed in Limic (1999). The queue length process exhibits a perhaps unexpected heavy traffic behavior. The diffusion limit depends on the type of arrivals (and services) in a fairly intricate way, related to the Wiener-Hopf factorization for random walks.

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Electron. Commun. Probab., Volume 5 (2000), paper no. 2, 13-27.

Accepted: 26 November 1999
First available in Project Euclid: 2 March 2016

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Primary: 60K25: Queueing theory [See also 68M20, 90B22]
Secondary: 60J80: Branching processes (Galton-Watson, birth-and-death, etc.)

LIFO queue heavy traffic measure-valued process branching feedback renewal Wiener-Hopf factorization

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Limic, Vlada. On the Behavior of LIFO Preemptive Resume Queues in Heavy Traffic. Electron. Commun. Probab. 5 (2000), paper no. 2, 13--27. doi:10.1214/ECP.v5-1014. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ecp/1456943495

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