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**Mobile customer model with retrials.**
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Zbl 1145.90341

Summary: A cellular system consisting of small zones is studied. Since their zones are small, the change of the number of mobile customers in a cell influences the performance. The hand-off failure probability and blocking probability may be important as the performance measures. In this paper, we consider the retrial behavior of customers who meet the hand-off failure and blocking. We classify customers into three types: the retrial resignation type, the ordinary retrial type and the persistent retrial type. We evaluate the effect of the existence of mobile customers with retrials.

### MSC:

90B18 | Communication networks in operations research |

### Keywords:

cellular system; mobile customer; retrial resignation type; ordinary retrial type; persistent retrial type; hand-off failure probability; blocking probability
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\textit{F. Machihara} and \textit{M. Saitoh}, Eur. J. Oper. Res. 189, No. 3, 1073--1087 (2008; Zbl 1145.90341)

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