A Summary of Learning Models with Forgetting

  • Ezey M. Dar-Ei
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 29)


Most of the early research on learning curve models assumes continuous production even though interruptions occur regularly and frequently. For example, each typical daily 8-hour work shift is followed by a 16-hour break (or, interruption). Not forgetting the weekends, when a 2-day break (plus 16 hours), occurs with many workers.


Cycle Time Learn Model Motor Task Break Length Recovery Cost 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ezey M. Dar-Ei
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  1. 1.Faculty of Industrial Engineering and ManagementTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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