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Stochastic Modeling and Optimization of Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains

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ISBN-10: 1402075081

ISBN-13: 9781402075087

Edition: 2003

Authors: J. George Shanthikumar, David D. Yao, W. Henk M. Zim

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The Editors have taken the occasion of Professor John A. Buzacott's retirement as a motivating event to develop this volume. The objectives of Stochastic Modeling And Optimization Of Manufacturing Systems And Supply Chains is to both honor John Buzacott's achievements and to publish a set of well-written chapters on highly timely topics in the field of manufacturing and supply chain management. The book is organized into two parts. The first part focuses on aspects of manufacturing systems modeling. This part includes chapters on the evolution of manufacturing systems modeling, queuing network models and related software technologies, two-moment approximation for fork/join queues, and…    
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Book details

List price: $249.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 7/31/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 411
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Preface
A Tribute to John A. Buzacott
Publications of John A. Buzacott
Evolution of Manufacturing System Models
Reflections on Stochastic Manufacturing Models for Planning Decisions
Two-Moment Approximations for Fork/John Stations
Asymptotic Optimal Control of Queues with Feedback
Multi-Echelon, Multi-Indenture Spare Parts Systems
Substitutable Inventory: Single- and Multi-Period Models
Evaluation and Optimization Of Strongly Ideal ATO Systems
Production/Inventory Control with Advance Demand Information
Multi-Stage Control with Lot Sizing and Advance Demand Information
Impact of Demand Signal Quality
Forward and Spot Buying: Yield Management of Information Goods
Financial Flows and Material Flows