A Bayesian decision model with hurricane forecast updates for emergency supplies inventory management

@article{Taskin2011ABD,
  title={A Bayesian decision model with hurricane forecast updates for emergency supplies inventory management},
  author={Selda Taskin and Emmett J. Lodree},
  journal={JORS},
  year={2011},
  volume={62},
  pages={1098-1108}
}
Hurricane forecasts are intended to convey information that is useful in helping individuals and organizations make decisions. For example, decisions include whether a mandatory evacuation should be issued, where emergency evacuation shelters should be located, and what are the appropriate quantities of emergency supplies that should be stockpiled at various locations. This paper incorporates one of the National Hurricane Center’s official prediction models into a Bayesian decision framework to… CONTINUE READING