Advances in Decision Sciences

Advances in Decision Sciences / 1999 / Article

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Volume 3 |Article ID 139519 |

Barry A. Pasternack, Zvi Drezner, "The videotape rental model", Advances in Decision Sciences, vol. 3, Article ID 139519, 8 pages, 1999.

The videotape rental model


In this paper we study the situation faced by a videotape rental store which must decide how many copies of a new videotape release it should purchase for rental to customers. A model representing this process is developed and contrasted with the classical newsboy problem.

Copyright © 1999 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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