Minimising bins in transmission systems
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This paper deals with the problem of minimising the transmission cost in an EDI system and proves the optimality of a policy which minimizes the slack of partial sums under conditions with practical interpretations. This policy is shown to be useful as a heuristic in more general cases.
- inventory theory
- Stochastic models
- Combinatorial optimisation
- Electronic data interchange (EDI)