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Operations analysis in the U.S. Army Eighth Air Force in World War II

Author: Charles W McArthur
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, ©1990.
Series: History of mathematics, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Operations research grew out of the application of the scientific method to certain problems of war during World War II. This book tells the story of how operations research became an important  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W McArthur
ISBN: 0821801589 9780821801581
OCLC Number: 21592879
Description: xxiv, 349 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: The beginning of operations analysis in the Eighth Air Force The pioneer operations research section organizes, October-December 1942 The operational research section of the Eighth Bomber Command continues to organize, January-June 1943 Operations research in the Eighth Bomber Command, June-December 1943 The operational research section of the Eighth Fighter Command, March-December 1943 The operations research section of the Eighth Air Force, January 1944-6 June 1944 Operations analysis in the Eighth Air Force, 6 June 1944-July 1944 Operations analysis in the Eighth Air Force, August-December 1944, Part I Operations analysis in the Eighth Air Force, August-December 1944, Part II Operations analysis in the Eighth Air Force, August-December 1944, Part III Operations analysis in the Eighth Air Force, August-December 1944, Part IV Operations analysis in the Eighth Air Force, the last four months of combat operations.
Series Title: History of mathematics, v. 4.
Other Titles: Operations analysis in the United States Army Eighth Air Force in World War II
Responsibility: Charles W. McArthur.
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