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Operations Research
Methods, Techniques, and Advancements

Edited By

Amit Kumar


Mangey Ram

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ISBN 9780367741556
April 18, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
200 Pages 71 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This era of science and engineering has attracted researchers tasked with evaluating performance and optimization of problems in the field of operations research. The book covers mathematical analysis, methods and applications involving processes such as system performance, optimization, inventory theory, reliability theory, and queueing theory.

Operations Research: Methods, Techniques, and Advancements explores recent and innovative methods and advancements associated with the mathematical theory of operations research. It offers a detailed overview of mathematical modelling for general industrial systems and emphasizes the latest ideas for the benefit of society and the research community.

Intended for a broad range of readers, this book is useful to academicians, industrialists, researchers, students, academia and specialists from various disciplines and those working in the industry.

Table of Contents

1. Different Stochastic/Markov Model in Queueing Theory. 2. Review of Game Theoretic Approach in Management. 3. Inventory Control and Forecasting Model through Mathematical Modelling. 4. Performance Analysis through A Reliability Approach. 5. Multi-State System Analysis through Optimization Techniques. 6. Inventory and Pricing Control in Different Hybrid Models. 7. Game Theory Applications in Transportation Analysis. 8. Mathematical Modelling of Industrial System. 9. Optimization of Associated Parameters of a System. 10. Different Approaches in Transportation Problems. 11. Sensitivity and Estimated Cost Analysis.

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Amit Kumar is working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Mathematics at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. He has been taught several core courses in pure and applied mathematics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has done his Bachelors and Master’s form Chaudhary Charan Singh University Meerut, India, in 2006 and 2009 respectively. In 2016 he completed his Doctorate in Applied mathematics form Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun Uttarakhand, India, in the field of Reliability theory. He published several research papers/ Books/ book chapters in various esteemed international journals/Books including Taylor & Francis, Springer, Emerald, World Scientific, InderScience and many other national and international journals of repute and also presented his works at national and international conferences. He is a reviewer of many international journals including Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, John Wiley, Taylor & Francis etc. His fields of research are Operations Research, Reliability theory, Fuzzy Reliability, and System Engineering.

Mangey Ram received the Ph.D. degree major in Mathematics and minor in Computer Science from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. He has been a Faculty Member for around twelve years and has taught several core courses in pure and applied mathematics at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. He is currently a Research Professor at Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, India. Before joining the Graphic Era, he was a Deputy Manager (Probationary Officer) with Syndicate Bank for a short period. He is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences and the Guest Editor & Member of the editorial board of various journals. He is a regular Reviewer for international journals, including IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, John Wiley, Taylor & Francis and many other publishers. He has published 200 plus research publications in IEEE, Taylor & Francis, Springer, Elsevier, Emerald, World Scientific and many other national and international journals of repute and also presented his works at national and international conferences. His fields of research are reliability theory and applied mathematics. Dr. Ram is a Senior Member of the IEEE, life member of Operational Research Society of India, Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management in India, Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, member of International Association of Engineers in Hong Kong, and Emerald Literati Network in the U.K. He has been a member of the organizing committee of a number of international and national conferences, seminars, and workshops. He has been conferred with "Young Scientist Award" by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehradun, in 2009. He has been awarded the "Best Faculty Award" in 2011; "Research Excellence Award" in 2015; and recently "Outstanding Researcher Award" in 2018 for his significant contribution in academics and research at Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Dehradun, India.