In this last chapter, we summarize the volume’s contents, provide a review of the software tools available that were presented in the various chapters, and provide some open questions for future research and development.
Fu, Q. and W. Whitt, 2013. “Models to Study the Pace of Play in Golf.”
submitted to Operations Research.
Smith, J. MacGregor, 2017. “Simultaneous Buffer and Service Rate Allocation in Open Finite Queueing Networks.”
accepted in IISE Transactions.
Smith, J. MacGregor, 2017. “Joint Optimization of Buffers and Network Population for Closed Finite Queueing Systems,”
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Tiger, A. and D. Salzer, 2004. “Daily Play at a Golf Course: Using Spreadsheet Simulation to Identify System Constraints.”
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Int. Journal of Production Research.
Zhang, H., S. Xi, Q.X. Chen, J. MacGregor Smith, X. LI, and N. Mao, 2017. “Performance Analysis of an Integrated Production and Material Handling Serial System with State-dependent Batch Transfer.”