Conditions for lumping the grades of a hierarchical manpower system
RAIRO - Operations Research - Recherche Opérationnelle, Volume 17 (1983) no. 4, pp. 379-383.
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Abel, Volker. Conditions for lumping the grades of a hierarchical manpower system. RAIRO - Operations Research - Recherche Opérationnelle, Volume 17 (1983) no. 4, pp. 379-383. http://archive.numdam.org/item/RO_1983__17_4_379_0/

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