In this paper, we propose a mathematical model for an optimal hostage rescue problem, Suppose that a person is taken as a hostage and that a decision has to be made from among three alternatives:… (More)

In this paper, we propose a mathematical model for an optimal hostage rescue problem. Suppose that a person is taken as a hostage and that a decision has to be made from among three alternatives:… (More)

This paper proposes the following mathematical models for an optimal rescue problem concerning hostages. Suppose that persons are taken hostage at a given point in time. A decision to attempt either… (More)