Optimal Hostage Rescue Problem Where an Action Can Only Be Taken Once — Case Where Its Effectiveness Vanishes Thereafter —

@inproceedings{Shi2001OptimalHR,
  title={Optimal Hostage Rescue Problem Where an Action Can Only Be Taken Once — Case Where Its Effectiveness Vanishes Thereafter —},
  author={Fengbo Shi},
  year={2001}
}
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: storm for rescue, wait up to the next point in time for an opportunity to present itself or take an action of negotiation which might save the situation. Here, i t is assumed that the action of negotiation can only be taken once and its effectiveness completely vanishes thereafter. The objective is to… CONTINUE READING