International Series in Operations Research & Management Science

Handbook of Operations Research for Homeland Security

Editors: Herrmann, Jeffrey (Ed.)

  • First Operations Research book focused on homeland security and emergency operations
  • Important new field within OR, and Herrmann is a leading figure
  • Introduces modeling techniques to non-OR market of policy and public safety professionals
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About this book

This new Handbook addresses the state of the art in the application of operations research models to problems in preventing terrorist attacks, planning and preparing for emergencies, and responding to and recovering from disasters. The purpose of the book is to enlighten policy makers and decision makers about the power of operations research to help organizations plan for and respond to terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and public health emergencies, while at the same time providing researchers with one single source of up-to-date research and applications.

The Handbook consists of nine separate chapters:

  • Using Operations Research Methods for Homeland Security Problems
  • Operations Research and Homeland Security: Overview and Case Study of Pandemic Influenza
  • Deployed Security Games for Patrol Planning
  • Interdiction Models and Applications
  • Time Discrepant Shipments in Manifest Data
  • Achieving Realistic Levels of Defensive Hedging
  • Mitigating the Risk of an Anthrax Attack with Medical Countermeasures
  • Service Networks for Public Health Preparedness and Large-scale Disaster Relief Efforts
  • Disaster Response Planning in the Private Sector

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From the book reviews:

“It is certainly a good read for practitioners and operations research (OR) professionals who are interested in the operational aspects of HLS. … this book is a nice collection of articles on response strategies to malevolent and natural threats to public security and well-being. … I commend the editor for collecting the articles and producing this book.” (Moshe Kress, Interfaces , Vol. 44 (3), May-June, 2014)


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Using Operations Research Methods for Homeland Security Problems

    Herrmann, Jeffrey W.

    Pages 1-24

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  • Operations Research and Homeland Security: Overview and Case Study of Pandemic Influenza

    Larson, Richard C. (et al.)

    Pages 25-43

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  • Deployed Security Games for Patrol Planning

    Ordóñez, Fernando (et al.)

    Pages 45-72

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  • Interdiction Models and Applications

    Dimitrov, Nedialko B. (et al.)

    Pages 73-103

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  • Time Discrepant Shipments in Manifest Data

    Abello, James (et al.)

    Pages 105-124

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Hardcover 135,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Operations Research for Homeland Security
Editors
  • Jeffrey Herrmann
Series Title
International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
Series Volume
183
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5278-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-5278-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-5277-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8552-1
Series ISSN
0884-8289
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 222
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