• H. A. Eiselt
  • Carl-Louis Sandblom
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


Simulation is one of the major devices in an operations researcher’s toolkit, and there is little doubt that it is among the most flexible and commonly used techniques. In the words of Budnick et al. (1988),


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  1. Budnick FS, Mojena R, Vollmann TE (1988) Principles of operations research for management, 2nd edn. Richard D. Irwin, HomewoodGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Business AdministrationUniversity of New BrunswickFrederictonCanada
  2. 2.Deptartment of Industrial EngineeringDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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