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Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series

Perspectives in Operations Research

Papers in Honor of Saul Gass' 80th Birthday

Editors: Alt, Frank B., Fu, Michael C., Golden, Bruce L. (Eds.)

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The book is an edited volume from leading research scholars in the field of Operations Research, focusing on future perspectives in OR. Each of the contributors offers their perspective looking forward to the further development of the field. The theme will provide pivotal interest in the book because of prominence of the contributors and Saul Gass' position as one of the founders of OR and his involvement in writing about the history of OR. The history of operations research is of considerable interest and this book takes a pivotal perspective of OR's history by examining current trends and the future of the field.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Reflections on Saul Gass’ Influence

    Rudolph P. Lamone

    Pages 19-21

  • Learning from the Master: Saul Gass, Linear Programming, and the OR Profession

    Thomas L. Magnanti

    Pages 77-98

  • The Ubiquitous Farkas Lemma

    Rakesh V. Vohra

    Pages 199-210

  • The Federal Express Local Sort Facility Employee Scheduling Problem

    Lawrence Bodin, Zhanging Zhao, Michael Ball, Atul Bhatt, Guruprasad Pundoor, Joe Seviek

    Pages 333-349

  • Sensitivity Analysis in Monte Carlo Simulation of Stochastic Activity Networks

    Michael C. Fu

    Pages 351-366

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eBook $149.00
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Softcover $199.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4419-4267-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perspectives in Operations Research
Book Subtitle
Papers in Honor of Saul Gass' 80th Birthday
Editors
  • Frank B. Alt
  • Michael C. Fu
  • Bruce L. Golden
Series Title
Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series
Series Volume
36
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-39934-8
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-39934-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-39933-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4267-8
Series ISSN
1387-666X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 432
Number of Illustrations and Tables
177 b/w illustrations
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