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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 424370, 7 pages
Research Article

Heuristics for the Buffer Allocation Problem with Collision Probability Using Computer Simulation

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Hosei University, 3-7-2 Kajino-cho, Koganei-shi 184-8584, Japan

Received 13 January 2015; Accepted 18 May 2015

Academic Editor: Yannis Dimakopoulos

Copyright © 2015 Eishi Chiba. 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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