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A Markov Model for Availability of a Packet-Switching Computer Network

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2 Author(s)
Lazaroiu, D.F. ; Polytechnical Institute of Bucharest, Bd. Hristo Botev 8; R-70335; Bucharest; ROMANIA. ; Staicut, E.

A Markov model has been developed to provide a means of evaluating the availability of a computer network. An expression of network availability, considering both physical failures and congestion phenomena, is derived.

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Reliability, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:R-32 ,  Issue: 4 )