Title: Pseudo paradox in minimum cost network flow problem

Authors: Sonia; Ankit Khandelwal

Addresses: Decision Sciences Group, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India ' Analytics Pre Sales, FICO, 8 Shenton Way #40-01, Singapore

Abstract: In this paper, an attempt to introduce the concept of pseudo paradox in minimum cost network flow problems is made. The conditions that govern the existence of pseudo paradox are identified and illustrated with the help of numerical examples.

Keywords: pseudo paradox; more-for-less paradox; minimum cost network flow problem; economies of scale.

DOI: 10.1504/IJOR.2017.086526

International Journal of Operational Research, 2017 Vol.30 No.2, pp.220 - 232

Available online: 22 Aug 2017 *

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