Operations Research Products

  • New Concepts and Trends of Hybrid Multiple Criteria Decision Making

    By Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng, Kao-Yi Shen

    When humans or computers need to make a decision, typically multiple conflicting criteria need to be evaluated--such as when we buy a car, we need to consider safety, cost and comfort. Multiple-Criteria Decision-Making has been researched for decades. Now as the rising trend of big-data analytics…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    CRC Press

  • Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control,Third Edition

    By Edward G. Schilling, Dean V. Neubauer

    Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control, Third Edition presents the state of the art in the methodology of sampling while integrating both theory and best practices. It discusses various standards, including those from the ISO, MIL-STD and ASTM and explores how to set quality levels. The book also…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Operations Planning

    Mixed Integer Optimization Models

    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

  • Nonsmooth Mechanics and Convex Optimization

    By Yoshihiro Kanno

    "This book concerns matter that is intrinsically difficult: convex optimization, complementarity and duality, nonsmooth analysis, linear and nonlinear programming, etc. The author has skillfully introduced these and many more concepts, and woven them into a seamless whole by retaining an easy and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Analysis of Queues

    Methods and Applications

    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

  • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

    Environmental Applications and Case Studies

    By Igor Linkov, Emily Moberg

    Environmental management is often complicated and multidisciplinary and the issues that arise can be difficult to solve analytically. Often, decision makers take ad hoc approaches, which may result in the ignoring of important stakeholder opinions or decision criteria. Multi-criteria decision…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press
    Environmental Assessment and Management

  • Decision Making in Service Industries

    A Practical Approach

    Edited by Javier Faulin, Angel A. Juan, Scott E. Grasman, Michael J. Fry

    In real-life scenarios, service management involves complex decision-making processes usually affected by random or stochastic variables. Under such uncertain conditions, the development and use of robust and flexible strategies, algorithms, and methods can provide the quantitative information…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Quadratic Programming with Computer Programs

    By Michael J. Best

    Quadratic programming is a mathematical technique that allows for the optimization of a quadratic function in several variables. QP is a subset of Operations Research and is the next higher lever of sophistication than Linear Programming. It is a key mathematical tool in Portfolio Optimization and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Advances in Applied Mathematics

  • Basic Experimental Strategies and Data Analysis for Science and Engineering

    By John Lawson, John Erjavec

    Although books covering experimental design are often written for academic courses taken by statistics majors, most experiments performed in industry and academic research are designed and analyzed by non-statisticians. Therefore, a need exists for a desk reference that will be useful to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis

    A Practical Guide, Third Edition

    By Mohammad Modarres, Mark P. Kaminskiy, Vasiliy Krivtsov

    This undergraduate and graduate textbook provides a practical and comprehensive overview of reliability and risk analysis techniques. Written for engineering students and practicing engineers, the book is multi-disciplinary in scope. The new edition has new topics in classical confidence interval…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Reliability Engineering

    Probabilistic Models and Maintenance Methods, Second Edition

    By Joel A. Nachlas

    Without proper reliability and maintenance planning, even the most efficient and seemingly cost-effective designs can incur enormous expenses due to repeated or catastrophic failure and subsequent search for the cause. Today’s engineering students face increasing pressure from employers, customers,…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Metaheuristics

    Applications in Engineering Systems

    By Timothy Ganesan, Pandian Vasant, Irraivan Elamvazuthi

    Advances in Metaheuristics: Applications in Engineering Systems provides details on current approaches utilized in engineering optimization. It gives a comprehensive background on metaheuristic applications, focusing on main engineering sectors such as energy, process, and materials. It discusses…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    CRC Press

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