Operations Research Problems

Operations Research Problems

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The objective of this book is to provide a valuable compendium of problems as a reference for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers and practitioners of operations research and management science. These problems can serve as a basis for the development or study of assignments and exams. Also, they can be useful as a guide for the first stage of the model formulation, i.e. the definition of a problem. The book is divided into 11 chapters that address the following topics: Linear programming, integer programming, non linear programming, network modeling, inventory theory, queue theory, tree decision, game theory, dynamic programming and markov processes. Readers are going to find a considerable number of statements of operations research applications for management decision-making. The solutions of these problems are provided in a concise way although all topics start with a more developed resolution. The proposed problems are based on the research experience of the authors in real-world companies so much as on the teaching experience of the authors in order to develop exam problems for industrial engineering and business administration studies.McAuto, a fast food restaurant, has a window where it receives orders from cars. The arrivals of customers follow a Poisson probability distribution, and the mean arrival rate is 10 cars per hour. Service times follow an exponential probabilityanbsp;...

Title:Operations Research Problems
Author:Raúl Poler, Josefa Mula, Manuel Díaz-Madroñero
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-08


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