Accession Number : AD0736376

Title :   Comments on Simon's Two-Echelon Inventory Model.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT CENTER FORT LEE VA

Personal Author(s) : Kaplan,Alan J. ; Kruse,W. Karl

Report Date : NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : An article entitled Stationary Properties of a Two-Echelon Inventory Model for Low Demand Items by R. M. Simon appeared in Operations Research, 19,3. An argument which is not always valid was used to find the stationary distribution of inventory. The paper presents a corrected version of Simon's methodology. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*INVENTORY CONTROL, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), ARMY EQUIPMENT, SUPPLY DEPOTS, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, MAINTENANCE

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE