Assigning the proper number of terminals to the computer system

Shlomo Globerson*

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The use of terminals as an aid for a variety of organizational processes is growing. This study suggests some simple techniques and guidelines for assigning the proper number of terminals. An important finding has to do with the sensitivity of the operation cost to the number of terminals; operation cost is much more sensitive to a lack of, rather than a surplus of terminals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-397
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Production Research
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1977


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