ELECTRONIC FILE CHARACTERISTICS: 80 files; MS Word (. DOC), MS PowerPoint (. PPT), Adobe Acrobat (. PDF), videos (. AVI, . MOV) and HTML. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 1 CD-ROM; 4 3/4 in.; 197 MB. ABSTRACT: The Defence Operations Research Symposium (DORS) for 2003 was held during the week of 7-11 July 2003 at the Sydney Convention Centre, in conjunction with the meeting of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR), which in turn was embedded in the International Congress of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2003). The 23 presentations given by authors or co-authors from the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), as part of the DORS program, as well as the six presentations given by DSTO authors as part of the ASOR program are accessible here. Also included is the DORS presentation given by Dr Michael Lauren of the Defence Technology Agency (NZ) and the invited plenary session presentation given by Professor James Moftat of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (UK).