Application of robust model predictive control to inventory management in hospitalary pharmacy

  title={Application of robust model predictive control to inventory management in hospitalary pharmacy},
  author={Pablo Velarde and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Maestre Torreblanca and Isabel Jurado and I. Fernandez and B. Isla Tejera and J. R. del Prado Llergo},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Emerging Technology and Factory Automation (ETFA)},
Inventory management is one of the main tasks that the pharmacy department has to carry out in a hospital. It is a complex problem that requires to establish a tradeoff between different and contradictory optimization criteria. The complexity of the problem is increased due to the constraints that naturally arise in this type of applications. In this paper, which corresponds to preliminary works performed to implement robust and advanced control techniques for pharmacy management in two Spanish… Expand

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