A review ofL=λW and extensions

@article{Whitt1991ARO,
  title={A review ofL=λW and extensions},
  author={Ward Whitt},
  journal={Queueing Systems},
  year={1991},
  volume={9},
  pages={235-268}
}
A fundamental principle of queueing theory isL=λW (Little's law), which states that the time-average or expected time-stationary number of customers in a system is equal to the product of the arrival rate and the customer-average or expected customer-stationary time each customer spends in the system. This principle is now well known and frequently applied. However, in recent years there have been extensions, such as H=λG and the continuous, distributional, ordinal and central-limit-theorem… CONTINUE READING

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