For this discussion topic, each student is required to have at least 2 postings: One explaining at least one of the following lettered keywords and a second responding to another student’s posting. Please select a lettered keyword that has not been explained by the time you post your response. You can select any keyword to explain once all keywords are explained. Please do not copy the definition of a keyword from the textbook or the lecture notes. Please do not copy another student’s posting. Use your own words to explain the meaning of each keyword. You can also give examples to clarify your definition.
This discussion will close at midnight Sunday, December 2nd.
a. Queuing Analysis
b. The Queue Discipline
c. The Calling Population
d. The Arrival Rate
e. The Service Rate
f. The Utilization Factor
g. The Single-Server Waiting Line
h. The Multiple-Server Waiting Line