Capacity planning of prisons in the Netherlands
Ad Ridder (),
P. Kloprogge and
Rommert Dekker ()
No EI 9909-/A, Econometric Institute Research Papers from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Econometric Institute
In this paper we describe a decision support system developed to help in assessing the need for various type of prison cells. In particular we predict the probability that a criminal has to be sent home because of a shortage of cells. The problem is modelled through a queueing network with blocking after service. We focus in particular on the new analytical method to solve this network.
Keywords: capacity planning; decision support system; prison cells (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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