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Economic Feasibility Of Proposed Expansion Of Eastern Shore Farmers' Market: Seafood Warehouse And Distribution Facility, James Kirkley, William D. Dupaul Jan 1999

Economic Feasibility Of Proposed Expansion Of Eastern Shore Farmers' Market: Seafood Warehouse And Distribution Facility, James Kirkley, William D. Dupaul

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Numerical Optimization Of Recursive Systems Of Equations With An Application To Optimal Swine Genetic Selection , Richard Edmund Hawkins Jan 1999

Numerical Optimization Of Recursive Systems Of Equations With An Application To Optimal Swine Genetic Selection , Richard Edmund Hawkins

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A new dynamic programming method is developed for numerical optimization of recursive systems of equations, in which continuous choice variables determine the allowed choices in subsequent stages of the problem. The method works by dynamically creating bubbles, or subspaces, of the total search space, allowing the indexing of states visited for later use, and taking advantage of the fact that states adjacent to a visited state are likely to be visited. The method thereby allows search of spaces far larger than would traditionally be permitted by memory limitations. The search allows an infinite planning horizon, and tests at each stage ...