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A stochastic model of resource flexibility

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Published by Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesResource flexibility, A stochastic model of.
StatementLode Li.
SeriesWorking paper / Alfred P. Sloan School of Management -- WP 1999-88, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 1999-88.
ContributionsSloan School of Management.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17942221M
OCLC/WorldCa18213377

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The approximations are unknown, and the errors must be accounted for by comparing the model to a real event, and then crossing ones fingers in the hopes that the errors hold true for all similar events. Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. This is particularly important if the efficiency and utilization components of overall deviations from the frontier are to be distinguished separately, which is important for unbiased estimation of capacity utilization. The interactions of the electrons are dictated strictly by quantum mechanics and electrostatics, but the ground states of many random configurations need to be investigated. As would be expected, most of the parameters were non-significant, with only one variable defining the inefficiency distribution at the 5 percent level of significance. Details on the construction of such indexes are given in Coelli, Rao and Battese

Kumbhakar, Ghosh and McGuckin and Reifschneider and Stevenson estimated all of the parameters in one step to overcome this inconsistency. Supply Chain Contracts Model description[ edit ] SELDM is a stochastic model because it uses Monte Carlo methods to produce the random combinations of input variable values needed to generate the stochastic population of values for each component variable. If the Stream and Lake Basin Output or Lake Basin Output option is selected, and one or more downstream water-quality pairs are defined by using the water-quality menu, then the Lake Analysis output file is created when the Lake Basin Analysis is run.


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For example, Pascoe and Coglan included boats that had observations for at least four months a year in at least three of the four years of the data. The exponential distribution also allows for a high number of boats to be operating at full capacity. Panel data may be balanced or unbalanced.

Further, if fishers may be assumed to be profit maximizers, changes in relative prices may result in changes in fishing strategy. Squires and Sharma and Leung note that fishers base their fishing strategies on expected prices, the level of technology and resource abundance.

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More services and features. The book includes introductory material for readers new to the area, as well as advanced material for experienced users of the method, highlighting its usefulness for analyzing a broad class of models and illustrating its flexibility and adaptivity.

As a consequence, researchers often aggregate over different outputs to construct a composite output e. But since efficiency and capacity utilization are relative rather than absolute measures, estimation may be problematic if there are only a few boats in the sample for given time periods, so that the boats are only compared to a small number of other boats in the same period.

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Ideally, the data set should be broad enough for this not to occur, and ideally every boat should operate in the same period with every other boat not all at the same time necessarily at least once and preferably more times.

Use of the lumped parameter approach facilitates rapid specification of model parameters to develop planning-level estimates with available data. The mathematical theory of stochastic integrals, i. Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors.

A difficulty with unbalanced panel data is that different sets of boats may be compared in different time periods, and there may be instances where some boats are not directly compared.

The concepts, techniques, examples, applications and theoretical results in this book may suggest potentially new theory and new applications. The half-normal distribution is a special case of the truncated normal distribution, with the estimated mode being zero. The basic interactions have been either guessed at or ignored in favor of a simple input to output mapping.

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Following a thoroughintroduction, the book delves into a discussion of centralizedmodels, including: Forecasting and demandmodeling Deterministic inventory models Stochastic inventory models Multi-Echelon inventory models Processes for dealing withuncertainty in inventory optimization and facility location Facility location models Process flexibility In addition, the authors present decentralized models thatinvolve multiple parties with independent, conflicting objectives, covering topics such as: The bullwhip effect Supply chain contracts Auctions Each chapter concludes with a set of problems that challengereaders to understand, interpret, and extend the discussed modelsand algorithms.

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