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Can demand be modeled by a limited amount of probability distributions?

In stochastic inventory control, it is very important to model the demand appropriate to set e.g. order levels. Demand can be fit to a certain probability distribution via many means (e.g. a goodness ...
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Implementation gap in logistics

Typically OR-projects steps are: observing a situation, modeling it, solving the model, implementing the solution, and evaluating the situation. In the area of production and logistics, the models ...
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Reference request for Evacuation Planning

I have been assigned to make a literature review on evacuation planning. Could you please suggest some papers that I can use for the review? Thank you for your help!
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How do you keep track of the latest publications in OR

It seems the most common answer to this question is: we periodically scan the websites of our favorite OR journals This approach however has several problems: you are likely to miss articles. you ...
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Use of machine learning techniques to determine parameter values

It is quite frequent that optimization algorithms have quite some parameters controlling their behavior (cooling schedule of a Simulated Annealing, length of the tabu list for a Tabu Search, ...
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Bibliographic databases/search engines

Despite the -- or: due to the -- plethora of alternatives, I still haven't figured out which bibliographic database/search engine (Scopus, zbMATH, Google Scholar, ProQuest, EBSCO, JSTOR, etc.) offers ...