Accession Number : AD0605085

Title :   AN ANALYTIC SOLUTION OF THE WAREHOUSE PROBLEM,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Dreyfus,Stuart E.

Report Date : 06 SEP 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : This paper uses dynamic programming to establish a computational algorithm for the solution of the 'warehouse' problem and shows that the structure of the solution can be determined analytically, with numerical results easily obtained via recursive formulas.

Descriptors :   (*INVENTORY CONTROL, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, INVENTORY CONTROL), (*SCHEDULING, INVENTORY CONTROL), RECURSIVE FUNCTIONS, OPTIMIZATION, EQUATIONS, THEOREMS, WAREHOUSES, INVENTORY CONTROL, OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE