Title:Multitasking, multiarmed bandits, and the Italian judiciary Author(s):BRAY, Robert L.; COVIELLO, Decio; ICHINO, Andrea; PERSICO, NicolaDate:2016Citation:
- M&SOM : manufacturing & service operations management, 2016, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 545-558
Type:ArticleAbstract:We model how a judge schedules cases as a multiarmed bandit problem. The model indicates that a first-in-first-out (FIFO) scheduling policy is optimal when the case completion hazard rate function is monotonic. But there ...