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A Few Remarks on the Assortment Problem

  • Wieslaw Sadowski
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    The 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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    Paper provided by Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University in its series Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers with number 67.

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    Length: 19 pages
    Date of creation: 1959
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    Publication status: Published in Management Science (October 1959), 6(1): 13-24
    Handle: RePEc:cwl:cwldpp:67
    Note: CFP 142.
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