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Wiley encyclopedia of operations research and management science

Author: James J Cochran
Publisher: Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Cochran
ISBN: 9780470400630 0470400633
OCLC Number: 663440723
Description: pages cm
Contents: Use of Lagrange Interpolating Polynomials in RLT. Systems in Series. Parallel Configurations. Spanning trees. Recycling. Split Cuts. Retrial Queues. Horse Racing. MACBETH (Measuring Attractiveness by a Categorical Based Evaluation Technique). Dual simplex. History of CP. Procurement Contracts. MRP. Just in Time. Push and Pull Production. MULTIVARIATE INPUT MODELING. Operational Research Society. The M/G/1 Queue. Drama Theory. Hyper-heuristics. Antithetic Variates. Music. Edgeworth market games. Operational Risk. Queueing Notation. Environmental impact. Why variance is not risk. Conjugate gradient methods. Birth-and-Death Processes. Surgery Planning and Scheduling. Large-scale linear models. Standby Systems. Billiards/Pool. AXIOMATIC MEASURES OF RISK AND RISK-VALUE MODELS. Age Replacement Policies. PASTA and Related Results. Collaborative Procurement. LP projection algorithms. R&D risk management. Bioterrorism. Vendor-Managed Inventory. Gomory Cuts. Travel demand modeling. System Availability. Infinite horizon problems. Trust. Bayesian Network Classifiers. Integer Programming Duality. Queueing Disciplines. Stakeholder participation. Models and Basic Properties. Parametric LP analysis. Operations Research and Golfing. Ice Hockey. Clustering. Finite-Population Models. Batch Arrivals and Service. Optimal Monitoring Strategies. Basic Polyhedral Theory. Operations Research and Art. Managing portfolios of risks. Measures of risk equity. Branch and Bound Algorithms. Analytics in Retail. Variational Inequalities. Cross-Entropy Method. TSP heuristics. Capacity allocation. Control Variates. Cover Inequalities. Direct Search Methods. NLP Software. Bilinear optimization. Discrete-Time Martingales. Branch and Price. Column generation. IP Preprocessing. Optimal Reliability Allocation. Simplex-based LP solvers. Instance Formats. Clique generalizations. Availability in Stochastic Models. Evolutionary Algorithms. Basic CP theory: Search. Multimethodology. Branch and Cut. Memetic Algorithms. Urban mass transit. Coherent Systems. Subgradient optimization. Klimov's Model. Credit risk assessment. Branch-width and Tangles. Stochastic Hazard Process. Deterministic Global Optimization. Multistage (stochastic) games. Basis Reduction Methods. ACCIDENT PRECURSORS AND WARNING SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT: A BAYESIAN APPROACH TO MATHEMATICAL MODELS. Genetic Algorithms. Newsvendor models. Parallel Systems. Opportunities in Tennis. Job-shop scheduling. Simplex method and complexity. Geometric programming. Evacuation Planning. The Performance? Allocation Games. Scenario Generation. Robustness Analysis. Dynamic auctions. Neuroeconomics and game theory. Common Random Numbers. Selective Support Vector Machines. Semi-Markov Processes. Risk Averse Models. Sampling Methods. Domination problems. Simulation of Rare Events. Introduction to Tabu Search. Basic Interdiction Models. Introductory Concepts. Remanufacturing. PAUSE procedure. Wardrop equilibria. Mass customization. Ellipsoidal algorithms. Benders decomposition. Dynamic vehicle routing. Warranty Modeling. Design for Network Resiliency. Passenger rail transportation. Vehicle Routing Problem. Supply Chain Outsourcing. Lovasz-Schriver Reformulation. Hazard Rate Function. Lot-sizing. Differential games. Regenerative Processes. Guided Local Search. Preferences for repeated gambles. Percolation Theory. Simulated Annealing. Scoring Rules. Mixing Sets. Cricket. Prospect Theory. Combining Forecasts. Graph search techniques. Quasi-Newton methods. Random search algorithms. Supply chain coordination. Service Outsourcing. Markov Renewal Processes. K-out-of-n Systems.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of operations research and management science
Responsibility: James J. Cochran [and others].


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