About the Authors

Tijana Radivojević

Affiliation BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

Jonatha Anselmi

Affiliation BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

Enrico Scalas

E.Scalas@sussex.ac.uk

Affiliations Department of Mathematics, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom, BCAM - Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

Competing Interests

The corresponding author, Enrico Scalas, is an Academic Editor of PLOS ONE. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: TR. Wrote the paper: ES. Wrote the code in File S1 and ran the Monte Carlo simulations: TR. Applied queuing theory and derived most of the theoretical results: JA. Conceived the model and derived some analytical results: ES.