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  • Service Systems Engineering and Management book cover

    Service Systems Engineering and Management

    1st Edition

    By A. Ravi Ravindran, Paul M. Griffin, Vittaldas V. Prabhu

    Recipient of the 2019 IISE Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award   This is a comprehensive textbook on service systems engineering and management. It emphasizes the use of engineering principles to the design and operation of service enterprises.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Big Data Analytics Using Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Models book cover

    Big Data Analytics Using Multiple Criteria Decision-Making Models

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ramakrishnan Ramanathan, Muthu Mathirajan, A. Ravi Ravindran

    Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) is a subfield of Operations Research, dealing with decision making problems. A decision-making problem is characterized by the need to choose one or a few among a number of alternatives. The field of MCDM assumes special importance in this era of Big Data…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models book cover

    Operations Planning

    Mixed Integer Optimization Models, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Geunes

    A reference for those working at the interface of operations planning and optimization modeling, Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models blends essential theory and powerful approaches to practical operations planning problems. It presents a set of classical optimization models with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Analysis of Queues: Methods and Applications book cover

    Analysis of Queues

    Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Natarajan Gautam

    Written with students and professors in mind, Analysis of Queues: Methods and Applications combines coverage of classical queueing theory with recent advances in studying stochastic networks. Exploring a broad range of applications, the book contains plenty of solved problems, exercises, case…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Supply Chain Engineering: Models and Applications book cover

    Supply Chain Engineering

    Models and Applications, 1st Edition

    By A. Ravi Ravindran, Donald P. Warsing, Jr.

    Winner of 2013 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award Emphasizing a quantitative approach, Supply Chain Engineering: Models and Applications provides state-of-the-art mathematical models, concepts, and solution methods important in the design, control, operation, and management of global…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Industrial Engineering: Methodology and Applications book cover

    Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Industrial Engineering

    Methodology and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Gerald William Evans

    This textbook presents methodologies and applications associated with multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA), especially for those students with an interest in industrial engineering. With respect to methodology, the book covers (1) problem structuring methods; (2) methods for ranking…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-06-28
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Supply Chain Management book cover

    Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Supply Chain Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Ravi Ravindran

    Supply chain management decisions are made under the conflicting criteria of maximizing profit and customer responsiveness while minimizing supply chain risk. Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Supply Chain Management provides a comprehensive overview of multi-criteria optimization models and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Introduction to Linear Optimization and Extensions with MATLAB® book cover

    Introduction to Linear Optimization and Extensions with MATLAB®

    1st Edition

    By Roy H. Kwon

    Filling the need for an introductory book on linear programming that discusses the important ways to mitigate parameter uncertainty, Introduction to Linear Optimization and Extensions with MATLAB® provides a concrete and intuitive yet rigorous introduction to modern linear optimization. In addition…

    Hardback – 2013-09-05
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Operations Research Calculations Handbook book cover

    Operations Research Calculations Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Dennis Blumenfeld

    A handbook in the truest sense of the word, the first edition of the Operations Research Calculations Handbook quickly became an indispensible resource. While other books available tend to give detailed information about specific topics, this one contains comprehensive information and results…

    Paperback – 2009-12-23
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Operations Research Applications book cover

    Operations Research Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Ravi Ravindran

    As operations research (OR) applications continue to grow and flourish in a number of decision making fields, a reference that is comprehensive, concise, and easy to read is more than a nicety, it is a necessity. This book provides a single volume overview of OR applications in practice, making it…

    Hardback – 2008-11-12
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Operations Research Methodologies book cover

    Operations Research Methodologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Ravi Ravindran

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-11-12
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Probability Models in Operations Research book cover

    Probability Models in Operations Research

    1st Edition

    By C. Richard Cassady, Joel A. Nachlas

    Industrial engineering has expanded from its origins in manufacturing to transportation, health care, logistics, services, and more. A common denominator among all these industries, and one of the biggest challenges facing decision-makers, is the unpredictability of systems. Probability Models in…

    Hardback – 2008-08-05
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Operations Research and Management Science Handbook book cover

    Operations Research and Management Science Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. Ravi Ravindran

    Operations Research (OR) began as an interdisciplinary activity to solve complex military problems during World War II. Utilizing principles from mathematics, engineering, business, computer science, economics, and statistics, OR has developed into a full fledged academic discipline with practical…

    Hardback – 2007-12-05
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Integer Programming: Theory and Practice book cover

    Integer Programming

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John K. Karlof

    Integer Programming: Theory and Practice contains refereed articles that explore both theoretical aspects of integer programming as well as major applications. This volume begins with a description of new constructive and iterative search methods for solving the Boolean optimization problem (BOOP).…

    Hardback – 2005-09-22
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • Operations Research: A Practical Introduction book cover

    Operations Research

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Michael W. Carter, Camille C. Price

    Students with diverse backgrounds will face a multitude of decisions in a variety of engineering, scientific, industrial, and financial settings. They will need to know how to identify problems that the methods of operations research (OR) can solve, how to structure the problems into standard…

    Hardback – 2000-07-28
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series