## Introduction to Operations Research, Volume 1-- This classic, field-defining text is the market leader in Operations Research -- and it's now updated and expanded to keep professionals a step ahead -- Features 25 new detailed, hands-on case studies added to the end of problem sections -- plus an expanded look at project planning and control with PERT/CPM -- A new, software-packed CD-ROM contains Excel files for examples in related chapters, numerous Excel templates, plus LINDO and LINGO files, along with MPL/CPLEX Software and MPL/CPLEX files, each showing worked-out examples |

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Starting with the northwest corner rule , interactively

Starting with the northwest corner rule , interactively

**apply**the transportation simplex method to obtain an optimal solution for this problem . DI 8.2-16 . Reconsider Prob . 8.1-6 . Starting with Russell's approximation method ...Page 791

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**Apply**the backward induction procedure , and identify the resulting optimal policy . A 15.4-8 . Jose Morales manages a large outdoor fruit stand in one of the less affluent neighborhoods of San Jose , California .Page 1043

Choosing an appropriate value of the smoothing constant a is a key decision when

Choosing an appropriate value of the smoothing constant a is a key decision when

**applying**the exponential smoothing method . When relevant historical data exist , one approach to making this decision is to**apply**the method ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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