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Optimization Operations Research

Linear and Nonlinear Programming (4th Edition)

This new edition covers the central concepts of practical optimization techniques, with an emphasis on methods that are both state-of-the-art and popular. One major insight is the connection between the purely analytical character of an optimization problem and the behavior of algorithms used to solve a problem. This was a major...

Scheduling: Theory, Algorithms, and Systems (5th Edition)

This new edition provides an up-to-date coverage of important theoretical models in the scheduling literature as well as significant scheduling problems that occur in the real world. It again includes supplementary material in the form of slide-shows from industry and movies that show implementations of scheduling systems.The ma...

Dual-Feasible Functions for Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization: Basics, Extensions and Applications (1st Edition)

This book provides a postgraduate audience the keys they need to understand and further develop a set of tools for the efficient computation of lower bounds and valid inequalities in integer programs and combinatorial optimization problems. After discussing the classical approaches described in the literature, the book addresses...

Linear and Integer Programming Made Easy (1st Edition)

This textbook provides concise coverage of the basics of linear and integer programming which, with megatrends toward optimization, machine learning, big data, etc., are becoming fundamental toolkits for data and information science and technology. The authors’ approach is accessible to students from almost all fields of enginee...

Foundations of Decision Analysis (Global)

For courses in Decision Making and Engineering.   The Fundamentals of Analyzing and Making Decisions Foundations of Decision Analysis is a groundbreaking text that explores the art of decision making, both in life and in professional settings. By exploring themes such as dealing with uncertainty and understanding the dist...

Operations Research: An Introduction (10th Global)

For junior/senior undergraduate and first-year graduate courses in Operations Research in departments of Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Statistics, Computer Science, and Mathematics. Operations Research provides a broad focus on algorithmic and practical implementation of Operations Research (OR) techniques, us...

Linear Programming and Resource Allocation Modeling

Guides in the application of linear programming to firm decision making, with the goal of giving decision-makers a better understanding of methods at their disposalUseful as a main resource or as a supplement in an economics or management science course, this comprehensive book addresses the deficiencies of other texts when it c...

Excel Data Analysis Modeling and Simulation (2nd Edition)

This book offers a comprehensive and readable introduction to modern business and data analytics. It is based on the use of Excel, a tool that virtually all students and professionals have access to. The explanations are focused on understanding the techniques and their proper application, and are supplemented by a wealth of in-...