A Few Remarks on the Assortment Problem
AbstractThe paper deals with the assortment problem in a particular case -- that of structural steel beams. Using the dynamic programming technique we show that this assortment problem is equivalent to the economic lot size problem and also to the routing problem.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University in its series Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers with number 67.
Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 1959
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Publication status: Published in Management Science (October 1959), 6(1): 13-24
Note: CFP 142.
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