An Annotated Timeline Of Operations Research

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An Annotated Timeline Of Operations Research

Author : Saul I. Gass
ISBN : 9781402081132
Genre : Business & Economics
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An Annotated Timeline of Operations Research: An Informal History recounts the evolution of Operations Research (OR) as a new science - the science of decision making. Arising from the urgent operational issues of World War II, the philosophy and methodology of OR has permeated the resolution of decision problems in business, industry, and government. The Timeline chronicles the history of OR in the form of self-contained, expository entries. Each entry presents a concise explanation of the events and people under discussion, and provides key sources where further relevant information can be obtained. In addition, books and papers that have influenced the development of OR or helped to educate the first generations of OR academics and practitioners are cited throughout the book. Starting in 1564 with seminal ideas that form the precursors of OR, the Timeline traces the key ideas and events of OR through 2004. The Timeline should interest anyone involved in OR - researchers, practitioners, academics, and, especially, students - who wish to learn how OR came into being. Further, the scope and expository style of the Timeline should make it of value to the general reader interested in the development of science and technology in the last half of the twentieth century.
Category: Business & Economics

Interfaces

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105122659357
Genre : Industrial management
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Seeks to improve communication between managers and professionals in OR/MS.
Category: Industrial management

Encyclopedia Of Operations Research And Management Science

Author : Saul I. Gass
ISBN : 1441911375
Genre : Business & Economics
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This encyclopedia provides decision-makers in Operations Research with a comprehensive overview of the range of ideas and forces that combine in OR/MS. New topics for the third edition, include yield management, flexible queuing systems, service management, local search, tolerance sensitivity analysis, influence diagrams, knowledge management, strategy and policy making, school districting, computational biology.
Category: Business & Economics

Informs Conference Program

Author : Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. National Meeting
ISBN : CORNELL:31924083425458
Genre : Industrial management
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Book Review Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015066121404
Genre : Books
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Every 3rd issue is a quarterly cumulation.
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Or Ms Today

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ISBN : IND:30000120426063
Genre : Operations research
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Category: Operations research

Integrated Methods For Optimization

Author : John N. Hooker
ISBN : 0387382720
Genre : Mathematics
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This book integrates the key concepts of mathematical programming (MP) and constraint programming (CP) into a unified framework that allows them to be generalized and combined. The unification of MP and CP creates optimization methods that have much greater modeling power, increased computational speed, and a sizeable reduction computational coding. This integration along with constraint programming being incorporated into a number of programming languages, brings the field a step closer to being able to simply state a problem and having the computer solve it.
Category: Mathematics

Serials For Libraries

Author : John V. Ganly
ISBN : UOM:39015031773248
Genre : Acquisition of serial publications
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The Broadcasting Yearbook

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