Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Prescriptive Model

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200627

A model that attempts to describe the best or optimal solution of a man/machine system. For a decision problem, such a model is used as an aid in selecting the best alternative solution.


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