Quality control of the m/m/1 queue

Charles S. Tapiero, Lie Fern Hsu

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


The purpose of this paper is to integrate a quality control (inspection) procedure into a job shop manufacturing process described by an M/M/1 queue. Given a joint inspection and queueing system, an optimization problem for minimizing inspection and queueing related costs is formulated and resolved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-455
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Production Research
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


Dive into the research topics of 'Quality control of the m/m/1 queue'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this