Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science
This encyclopaedia provides decision makers and problem solvers in business, industry, government and academia with an overview of the wide range of ideas, methodologies and synergistic forces that combine to form the pre-eminent decision-aiding fields of operations research and management science (OR/MS). An international panel of academics and practitioners have contributed articles on subjects. The articles are written for a readership drawn from many professions, educational backgrounds and skills, and are designed to serve as initial sources of information for all readers, special emphasis being placed on the needs of students. Each article provides a background or history of the topic, describes relevant applications, reviews present and future trends, and lists seminal and current references.
- Hardback | 800 pages
- 228.6 x 292.1 x 38.1mm | 2,041.17g
- 01 Jun 1996
- Kluwer Academic Publishers
- United States
... collection of high-quality articles covering all aspects of OR in a very broad sense makes this book recommendable to anybody concerned with or interested in OR, in universities as well as in practice.' Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, 46:1 (1997)