Deriving Inventory Control Policies for Periodic Review with Genetic Programming

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  author =       "Peer Kleinau and Ulrich Thonemann",
  title =        "Deriving Inventory Control Policies for Periodic
                 Review with Genetic Programming",
  booktitle =    "International Conference on Operations Research, OR
  year =         "2003",
  editor =       "Dino Ahr and Roland Fahrion and Marcus Oswald and 
                 Gerhard Reinelt",
  pages =        "87--94",
  address =      "Heidelberg",
  month =        "3-5 " # sep,
  publisher =    "Springer",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming, Inventory",
  isbn13 =       "978-3-540-21445-8",
  DOI =          "doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17022-5_12",
  abstract =     "In Germany, inventories are estimated to be worth of
                 more than 500 billion euros. To manage these
                 inventories, numerous inventory-control policies have
                 been developed in the last decades. These
                 inventory-control policies are typically derived
                 analytically, which is often complicated and time
                 consuming. For many relevant settings, such as complex
                 multi-echelon models, there exist no closed-form
                 formulae to describe the optimal solution. Optimal
                 solutions for those problems are determined by complex
                 algorithms that require several iteration steps. With
                 Genetic Programming (GP) however, inventory-control
                 policies can be derived in a simple manner. GP is an
                 algorithm related to Genetic Algorithms. It applies the
                 principles of natural evolution to solve optimisation
                 problems. In this paper, we show how closed-form
                 heuristics for a common inventory-control setting with
                 periodic review can be found with GP.",
  notes =        "Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2003, 16:45 - 18:45, Room: NU 05
                 (see p. 41 for session)",

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