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A Generalization of the Input-Output Pollution Control Model and Product Selection

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ABSTRACT

The input-output pollution control model given in [1] is generalized. The generalization makes it easier for the model to handle many problem instances. A linear program is used to solve the new model. An example is given to show that the new model can handle classes of problems that the original model cannot handle.

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A. Ebiefung, "A Generalization of the Input-Output Pollution Control Model and Product Selection," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 360-362. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.42055.

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