Dr. S. Yahya Mohamed, karthikeyan Natarajan



      Present paper surveys the literature on bulk queueing models. The concept of bulk arrivals and bulk services has gained a tremendous significance in present situations. Due to congestion problem everywhere (banks, metro stations, bus stops, railway reservation, traffic … etc.) researchers have to focus their attention to develop models and mechanism to deal with the same. A number of models have been developed in the area of queueing theory incorporating bulk queueing models. These bulk queueing models can be applied to resolve the congestion problems. Through this survey, an attempt has been made to review the work done on bulk queues, modeling various phenomenons. The goal is to provide sufficient information to analysts, managers and industry people who are interested in using queueing theory to model congestion problems and want to locate the details of relevant models.

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