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Waiting line model applications in manufacturing

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  • Subba Rao, S.
  • Gunasekaran, A.
  • Goyal, S. K.
  • Martikainen, T.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Production Economics.

    Volume (Year): 54 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 1-28

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