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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3697
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.7763/IJMO
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Adrian Olaru
    • Executive Editor: Ms.Yoyo Y. Zhou
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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Adrian Olaru
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
I'm happy to take on the position of editor in chief of IJMO. It's a journal that shows promise of becoming a recognized journal in the area of modelling and optimization. I'll work together with the editors to help it progress.
IJMO 2014Vol.4(2): 167-170 ISSN: 2010-3697
DOI: 10.7763/IJMO.2014.V4.367

Supply Chain Simulation and Modeling with Theory of Control

Mohammadreza Parsanejad, Ebrahim Teimoury, and Abozar Parsanejad
Abstract—Control theory is one of the approaches to model and measure the performance of a supply chain. In this approach there are two fundamental model Fixed and Variable Inventory and Order Based Production and Control Systems which is abbreviated as IOBPCS and VIOBPCS respectively. These two models are single stage single product systems that have a market demand as input and production unit which are controlled by three controllers. In this paper we aim to simulate and analyse these two models and show that VIOBPCS are a faster system than other one but more expensive, therefore it is appropriate for a market with rapid changes. While IOBPCS, although is not highly flexible to follow demand pattern but its cost is less than of VIOBPCS.

Index Terms—Supply chain modeling, control theory, simulation, production, inventory.

M. Parsanejad is with Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio university, Tokyo, Japan (e-mail: parsanejad@a7.keio.jp).
E. Teimoury is with Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran (e-mail: teimoury@iust.ac.ir).
A. Parsanejad is with Faculty of Science and Technology, Azad University of Qazvin, Qazvin, Iran (e-mail: parsanejad@auq.ac.ir).

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Cite: Mohammadreza Parsanejad, Ebrahim Teimoury, and Abozar Parsanejad, "Supply Chain Simulation and Modeling with Theory of Control," International Journal of Modeling and Optimization vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 167-170, 2014.

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