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Introduction to operations research

Introduction to operations research

Author: Frederick S Hillier; Gerald J Lieberman
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2001.
Series: McGraw-Hill series in industrial engineering and management science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
CD-ROM contains: Student version of MPL Modeling System and its solver CPLEX -- MPL tutorial -- Examples from the text modeled in MPL -- Examples from the text modeled in LINGO/LINDO -- Tutorial software -- Excel add-ins: TreePlan, SensIt, RiskSim, and Premium Solver -- Excel spreadsheet formulations and templates.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hillier, Frederick S.
Introduction to operations research.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2001
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick S Hillier; Gerald J Lieberman
ISBN: 0072321695 9780072321692 0072416181 9780072416183 0072415452 9780072415452 0071181636 9780071181631 0072461217 9780072461213 0072462396 9780072462395 0072525533 9780072525533 0072445203 9780072445206 0071217444 9780071217446 0072535105 9780072535105
OCLC Number: 43555349
Description: xxix, 1214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Pentium 130 MHz or better; 64MB RAM or more; Windows 98, ME, NT 4.0; Macintosh platform that supports OSX; various UNIX platform; 600x800x256 color monitor; Microsoft compatible pointing device; 2X (or greater) CD-ROM drive.
Contents: Introduction --
Overview of the operations research modeling approach --
Introduction to linear programming --
Solving linear programming problems: the simplex method --
The theory of the simplex method --
Duality theory and sensitivity analysis --
Other algorithms for linear programming --
The transportation and assignment problems --
Network optimization models --
Project management with PERT/CPM --
Dynamic programming --
Integer programming --
Nonlinear programming --
Game theory --
Decision analysis --
Markov chains --
Queueing theory --
The application of queueing theory --
Inventory theory --
Forecasting --
Markov decision processes --
Series Title: McGraw-Hill series in industrial engineering and management science.
Responsibility: Frederick S. Hillier, Gerald J. Lieberman ; cases developed by Karl Schmedders and Molly Stephens ; tutorial software developed by Mark Hillier and Michael O'Sullivan.


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