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network

an arrangement of paths connected at various points (drawn as a diagram), through which an item (or items) moves from one point to another



network flow models

a model that represents the flow of items through a system



node

in a network diagram, a point that represents a junction or an intersection; it is represented by a circle



noninstantaneous receipt

the gradual receipt of inventory over time



nonlinear programming

a form of mathematical programming in which the objective function or constraints (or both) are nonlinear functions



normal distribution

a continuous probability distribution that has the shape of a bell






Introduction to Management Science
Introduction to Management Science (10th Edition)
ISBN: 0136064361
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 358

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