Operations research: an introduction, Volume 1

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Macmillan, 1992 - Business & Economics - 822 pages
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Significantly revised, this book provides balanced coverage of the theory, applications, and computations of operations research. The applications and computations in operations research are emphasized. Significantly revised, this text streamlines the coverage of the theory, applications, and computations of operations research. Numerical examples are effectively used to explain complex mathematical concepts. A separate chapter of fully analyzed applications aptly demonstrates the diverse use of OR. The popular commercial and tutorial software AMPL, Excel, Excel Solver, and Tora are used throughout the book to solve practical problems and to test theoretical concepts. New materials include Markov chains, TSP heuristics, new LP models, and a totally new simplex-based approach to LP sensitivity analysis.

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This is an excellent book for engineering graduates. We lack tora software for practical implemntation of the subject

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a detailed optimization solutions guide book most of my students take it just as mathematics practice book but its a whole science of practical management and resource utilization student expecting ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Hamdy A. Taha" is a University Professor of Industrial Engineering with the University of Arkansas, where he teaches and conducts research in operations research and simulation. He is the author of three other books on integer programming and simulation, and his works have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, Turkish, and Indonesian. He is also the author of several book chapters. His articles have appeared in "Management Science, Operations Research," and "Interfaces" Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, "Naval Research Logistics" John Wiley & Sons, the "European Journal of Operations Research" International Federation of Operations Research Societies and the "AIIE Transactions."

Professor Taha was named a Senior Fulbright Scholar to Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain. He received an Alumni Award for excellence in research and The Nadine Baum Faculty Teaching Award, both from the University of Arkansas, and numerous other research and teaching awards from the College of Engineering, University of Arkansas. He is fluent in three languages and has held positions in Mexico and the Middle East.

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