Presents a multi-stage flow lines with intermediate buffers approximated by two-stage lines using repeated aggregation. Characteristics of the aggregation method; Problems associated with the analysis and design of production lines.

buffer storage (computer science), estimation theory, production engineering, set theory
hdl.handle.net/1765/11826
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International Journal of Production Research
Erasmus Research Institute of Management

de Koster, M.B.M. (1987). Estimation of Line Efficiency by Aggregation. International Journal of Production Research, 615–626. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/11826