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Quantitative Approaches in Management

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02.08.2018 | Regular Article

A general storage model with applications to energy systems

We consider a general storage system with applications to energy systems. Energy inflow, energy demand and costs interact with an environmental process. In each period, a limited amount of energy can be purchased from a supplementary source of …

19.07.2018 | Regular Article Open Access

The recoverable robust stand allocation problem: a GRU airport case study

This paper presents an innovative approach to the tactical planning of aircraft remote and contact-stands allocation at airports. We use the concept of recoverable robustness to obtain a recoverable robust solution to the stand allocation problem …

17.07.2018 | Regular Article

Heuristic algorithms for the single allocation p-hub center problem with routing considerations

Given a network with n nodes, the p-hub center problem locates p hubs and allocates the remaining non-hub nodes to the hubs in such a way that the maximum distance (or time) between all pairs of nodes is minimized. Commonly, it is assumed that a …

29.06.2018 | Regular Article

Loading constraints for a multi-compartment vehicle routing problem

Multi-compartment vehicles (MCVs) can deliver several product segments jointly. Separate compartments are necessary as each product segment has its own specific characteristics and segments cannot be mixed during transportation. The size and …

10.05.2018 | Regular Article

Assessment of the maintenance cost and analysis of availability measures in a finite life cycle for a system subject to competing failures

This paper deals with the assessment of the maintenance cost and the performance of a system under a finite planning horizon. The system is subject to two dependent causes of failure: internal degradation and sudden shocks. We assume that internal …

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OR Spectrum publishes applied and theoretical papers which contribute to Operations Research as a scientific instrument for the development and application of quantitative approaches for problem-solving and decision-making in management. It addresses all persons from university, industry, business and administration interested in innovative applications of quantitative methods as well as in advances in theory and techniques with relevance to practice.
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Blockchain-Effekte im Banking und im Wealth Management

Es steht fest, dass Blockchain-Technologie die Welt verändern wird. Weit weniger klar ist, wie genau dies passiert. Ein englischsprachiges Whitepaper des Fintech-Unternehmens Avaloq untersucht, welche Einsatzszenarien es im Banking und in der Vermögensverwaltung geben könnte – „Blockchain: Plausibility within Banking and Wealth Management“. Einige dieser plausiblen Einsatzszenarien haben sogar das Potenzial für eine massive Disruption. Ein bereits existierendes Beispiel liefert der Initial Coin Offering-Markt: ICO statt IPO.
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