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Operations Research Methodologies

1st Edition

Edited by A. Ravi Ravindran

CRC Press

476 pages

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A single source guide to operations research (OR) techniques, this book covers emerging OR methodologies in a clear, concise, and unified manner. Building a bridge between theory and practice, it begins with coverage of fundamental models and methods such as linear, nonlinear, integer, and dynamic programming, networks, simulation, queuing, inventory, stochastic processes, and decision analysis. The book then explores emerging techniques including multiple criteria optimization, meta heuristics, robust optimization, and complexity and large scale networks. Each chapter gives an overview of a particular methodology, illustrates successful applications, and provides references to computer software availability.

Table of Contents

Linear Programming. Nonlinear Programming. Integer Programming. Network Optimization. Multiple Criteria Decision Making. Decision Analysis. Dynamic Programming. Stochastic Processes. Queueing Theory. Inventory Control. Complexity and Large-Sale Networks. Simulation. Metaheuristics for Discrete Optimization Problems. Robust Optimization.

About the Editor

A. Ravi Ravindran

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS049000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Operations Research
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TEC029000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Operations Research