ADP in industry
ADP was used to produce a model used for strategic and tactical planning of locomotives at NS. The model optimizes over long horizons (we use a month for strategic planning, and a week for tactical planning). ADP allows us to model each locomotive individually, capturing operations at a very high level of detail. Click here for a complete summary and downloadable papers. This is a light version of the paper with no equations. This version has all the equations. Managing high value spare parts at Embraer -.
Chapter 1 - Introduction. Updated June 23, 2011). Chapter 2 - Some Illustrative Models. Updated November 12, 2012). Chapter 3 - Introduction to Markov Decision Processes. Updated May 30, 2012). Chapter 4 - Introduction to Approximate Dynamic Programming. Updated June 23, 2011). Chapter 5 - Modeling Dynamic Programs. Updated June 23, 2011). Chapter 6 - Policies. Updated July 31, 2011). Chapter 7 - Policy Search. Updated March 13, 2015). Chapter 8 - Approximating Value Functions. Updated June 23, 2011).