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Operations Research

A Practical Introduction

by Michael W. Carter & Camille C. Price

<p>Students with diverse backgrounds will face a multitude of decisions in a variety of engineering, scientific, industrial, and financial settings. They will need to know how to identify problems that the methods of operations research (OR) can

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Operations Research Applications

by Ravindran, A. Ravi

As operations research (OR) applications continue to grow and flourish in a number of decision making fields, a reference that is comprehensive, concise, and easy to read is more than a nicety, it is a necessity. This book provides a single ...

ISBN: 9781420091878

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Operations Research Calculations Handbook

by Blumenfeld, Dennis

The field of Operations Research (OR) covers a wide range of mathematical topics. Because it is so broad, results and formulas relevant to the field are widely scattered in different texts and journals and can be hard to find. As the field ...

ISBN: 9781420039221

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Optimal Design of Queueing Systems

by Stidham Jr., Shaler

<P><U><EM>The First Comprehensive Book on the Subject</EM></U></P> <P>Focusing on the underlying structure of a system, <STRONG>Optimal Design of Queueing Systems</STRONG> explores how to set the parameters of a queueing system, such as arrival ...

ISBN: 9781420010008

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Optimality Conditions in Convex Optimization: A Finite-Dimensional View

by Dhara, Anulekha

<P><STRONG>Optimality Conditions in Convex Optimization</STRONG> explores an important and central issue in the field of convex optimization: optimality conditions. It brings together the most important and recent results in this area that have ...

ISBN: 9781439868232

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Optimization Modelling: A Practical Approach

by Sarker, Ruhul Amin

Although a useful and important tool, the potential of mathematical modelling for decision making is often neglected. Considered an art by many and weird science by some, modelling is not as widely appreciated in problem solving and decision ...

ISBN: 9781420043112

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Optimization: Algorithms and Applications

by Arora, Rajesh Kumar

<P><EM>Choose the Correct Solution Method for Your Optimization Problem</EM></P> <P><STRONG>Optimization: Algorithms and Applications</STRONG> presents a variety of solution techniques for optimization problems, emphasizing concepts rather than ...

ISBN: 9781498721158

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PaperbackSwap.com

by Matthew J. Drake

<p>This new case study challenges readers to help a leading online book swap site retool its business model to overcome increased postal costs and the growing popularity of e-books. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by ...

ISBN: 9780133823615

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Perdue Farms

A Vertically Integrated Supply Chain

by Chuck Munson

<p>This new case study examines the remarkable vertically integrated supply chain built by Perdue Farms, which supplies 2.7 billion pounds of poultry annually to customers in more than 40 countries. It reviews processes across the entire supply ...

ISBN: 9780133757415

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Pizza Station

by Matthew J. Drake

<p>Using Lean Six Sigma techniques, this new case study challenges readers to analyze why a local pizza restaurant is experiencing a rapid increase in customer complaints, ranging from late delivery to poor crusts. Crystallizing realistic ...

ISBN: 9780133822854

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Portfolio Optimization

by Best, Michael J.

<P>Eschewing a more theoretical approach, <STRONG>Portfolio Optimization</STRONG> shows how the mathematical tools of linear algebra and optimization can quickly and clearly formulate important ideas on the subject. This practical book extends ...

ISBN: 9781439882733

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Practical Monte Carlo Simulation with Excel Part 1

by Akram Najjar

Monte Carlo Simulation is a numeric technique that allows the analyst to simulate a specific formulation by running the computation a large number of times (typically in the thousands). In each model, there will be several input variables. Each ...

ISBN: 9783961423101

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Practical Monte Carlo Simulation with Excel Part 2

by Akram Najjar

Monte Carlo Simulation is a numeric technique that allows the analyst to simulate a specific formulation by running the computation a large number of times (typically in the thousands). In each model, there will be several input variables. Each ...

ISBN: 9783961423118

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Principles of Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty

by Yoe, Charles

<P>In every decision context there are things we know and things we do not know. Risk analysis uses science and the best available evidence to assess what we know-and it is intentional in the way it addresses the importance of the things we ...

ISBN: 9781439857502

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Probability and Stochastic Modeling

by Rotar, Vladimir I.

<P><EM>A First Course in Probability with an Emphasis on Stochastic Modeling<BR></EM><STRONG>Probability and Stochastic Modeling</STRONG> not only covers all the topics found in a traditional introductory probability course, but also emphasizes ...

ISBN: 9781439872079

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Probability Foundations for Engineers

by Nachlas, Joel A.

<P>Suitable for a first course in probability theory and designed specifically for industrial engineering and operations management students, <STRONG>Probability Foundations for Engineers</STRONG> covers theory in an accessible manner and ...

ISBN: 9781466503014

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Profiting from the Data Economy

Understanding the Roles of Consumers, Innovators and Regulators in a Data-Driven World

by David A. Schweidel

<p>Today, the insights available through &quot;big data&quot; are potentially limitless – ranging from improved product recommendations and more well-targeted promotions to more efficient public agencies. In <em><strong>Profiting From the Data ...

ISBN: 9780133819847

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Project Management Tools and Techniques: A Practical Guide

by Carstens, Deborah Sater

<P>A combination of art and skill that results in the balancing of project objectives against restraints of time, budget, and quality, effective project management requires skill and experience as well as many tools and techniques. <B>Project ...

ISBN: 9781466515635

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Protean Supply Chains

Ten Dynamics of Supply and Demand Alignment

by James A. Cooke

<p><strong>Features emerging trends that are shaping supply chain operations worldwide as well as impacting the global business landscape</strong></p> <p>Beginning with the assertion that supply chains are an overlooked factor behind anemic ...

ISBN: 9781118759806

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Pseudolinear Functions and Optimization

by Mishra, Shashi Kant

<P><STRONG>Pseudolinear Functions and Optimization</STRONG> is the first book to focus exclusively on pseudolinear functions, a class of generalized convex functions. It discusses the properties, characterizations, and applications of ...

ISBN: 9781482255751

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