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Research Article

Dynamic Pricing and Production Control of an Inventory System with Remanufacturing

1Department of Management Science, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, Sichuan 611130, China
2School of Business Administration, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, Sichuan 611130, China

Received 14 September 2015; Revised 14 November 2015; Accepted 24 November 2015

Academic Editor: Young Hae Lee

Copyright © 2015 Chunyan Gao et al. 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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