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The Use of Succinct Models and Data Summaries

  • Carlos F. Daganzo

Abstract

As we do in this chapter, Blumenfeld et al. (1987) describe the advantages of simple models; the opinions expressed in this reference are based on a case study where succinct models based on data summaries proved very effective; the reference is easy to read. Newell (1973) argues that a family of related transportation and location problems can be solved approximately with an approach that ignores “details”; this paper was the “seed” for the continuum approximation method to be presented in Chapter 3.

Keywords

Transportation Cost Distribution Center Data Summary Inventory Cost Demand Rate 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos F. Daganzo
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Institute of Transportation StudiesUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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