Sorry that I am not very familiar with Matlab. Maybe I can write a discrete event-driven queue using customized block. So if you know where to find these kinds of resources. It will be of great help as well.
how to determine whether a queue is empty in Simevents and do some actions based on this observation?
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Commented: Tianhao Guo on 27 Apr 2016
I want to model a queue with vacations. When the queue is empty, the server will have a period of vacation with certain distribution.(I can use use gate to block the server ) So I need to get the data of the number of entity in queue block. Could you please tell me how to do that?
Nikhil Vyas on 27 Apr 2016
The Queue blocks(and almost all the other similar blocks of simevents) has a Statistics Tab in the Block Parameters.
This would result in an additional port #n appearing on the block. You can monitor this port to check the number of entities in the queue at any time. If #n gives you 0, the queue is currently empty.
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