## Optimal hostage rescue problem where an action can only be taken once case where its effectiveness lasts up to the deadline

- F. Shi
- Discussion Paper Series,
- 2001

@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} }

- Published 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

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