Some large-scale production scheduling problems in the paper industry
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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Paper making and trade,
  • Production control

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Bibliography: p. 251-255.

SeriesThe Ford Foundation doctoral dissertation series
LC ClassificationsHD9820.5 P5
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14582382M

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