## Sequential decision models: ONR Project NONR-1141(08)Operations Research Group, Case Institute of Technology, 1961., 1961 - Business & Economics - 230 pages |

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### Contents

SEQUENTIAL DECISION PROCESSES IN DISCRETE TIME | 7 |

SEQUENTIAL DECISION PROCESSES IN CONTINUOUS TIME | 32 |

h APPLICATIONS TO REPLACEMENT PROBLEMS | 39 |

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