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Consider a traffic corridor that connects a continuum of residential locations to a point central business district, and that is subject to flow congestion. The population density function along the corridor is exogenous, and except for location vehicles are identical. All vehicles travel along the corridor from home to work in the morning rush hour, and(More)
A pest management decision to initiate a control treatment depends upon an accurate estimate of mean pest density. Presence-absence sampling plans significantly reduce sampling efforts to make treatment decisions by using the proportion of infested leaves to estimate mean pest density in lieu of counting individual pests. The use of sequential hypothesis(More)
This paper analyzes a model of early morning traffic congestion, that is a special case of the model considered in Newell (1988). A fixed number of identical vehicles travel along a single-lane road of constant width from a common origin to a common destination, with LWR flow congestion and Greenshields' Relation. Vehicles have a common work start time,(More)
We show that the set of vertices in a tree T of smallest weight balance is the (branch weight) centroid. We characterize the set of edges in T with smallest weight-edge difference in terms of the vertices of smallest weight balance. A similar characterization is obtained for the set of edges in T with smallest distance-edge difference in terms of the(More)
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