Perspectives in Operations Research

Perspectives in Operations Research : Papers in Honor of Saul Gass' 80th Birthday

Edited by Frank B. Alt , Edited by Michael C. Fu , Edited by Bruce L. Golden

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A Symposium was held on February 25, 2006 in honor of the 80th birthday of Saul I. Gass and his major contributions to the field of operations research over 50 years. This volume includes articles from each of the Symposium speakers plus 16 other articles from friends, colleagues, and former students. Each contributor offers a forward-looking perspective on the future development of the field.

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  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 165 x 243 x 28mm | 940g
  • 16 Oct 2006
  • Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • New York, NY
  • English
  • 2006 ed.
  • 177 black & white illustrations, 34 black & white tables, biography
  • 038739933X
  • 9780387399331

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The book is an edited volume from leading research scholars in the field of Operations Research, focusing on future perspectives in OR. Each of the contributors offers their perspective looking forward to the further development of the field. The theme will provide pivotal interest in the book because of prominence of the contributors and Saul Gass' position as one of the founders of OR and his involvement in writing about the history of OR. The history of operations research is of considerable interest and this book takes a pivotal perspective of OR's history by examining current trends and the future of the field.

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