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, and computational biology.
Among the topics treated in the 2nd edition that will be revisited in the 3rd edition are: Analytic Network Process; Call Centers; Certainty Equivalence; Comb. Optimization by Simulated CE; Computational Organization; Constraint Programming; Data Mining; Degeneracy Graphs; Economic Order Q Extensions; Educational Issues in B-Schools; Electronic Commerce; Financial Markets; Global Climate Change; Hidden Markov Models; History of Early British OR; Implementation for Public Sector; Info Tech Benefits; Interactive Multi-Objective Math. Programming; Knapsacks with Nonlinearities; Little's Law in Distribution Form; Military Ops Other than War; Multivariate Quality Control; Perturbation Analysis; Simulation Metamodeling; Simulation Optimization; Supply Chain Management; Theory of Constraints; Timetabling New entry topics for the 3rd edition, include the following: Yield Management; Flexible Queuing Systems; Service Mangement; Local Search; Tolerance Sensitivity Analysis; Influence diagrams; Knowledge Management; Strategy and policy making; School districting; Computational Biology; Lagrangian Relaxation; Closed-loop supply chain; Sensitivity Analysis; Bioinformatics; Rendevous Search; Ant Search Algorithms; Agriculture and forestry resources
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Number Of Pages: 1250
Published: 30th November 2013
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 19.3