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The Tyranny of Metrics
The Tyranny of Metrics
By Princeton University Press
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How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens our schools, medical care, businesses, and governmentToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance, publicizing the r...


Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Uses: With DEA-Solver Software and References
Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Uses: With DEA-Solver Software and References
By William W Cooper Lawrence M Seiford Kaoru Tone
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Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis and Its Uses: With DEA-Solver Software and References has been carefully designed by the authors to provide a systematic introduction to DEA and its uses as a multifaceted tool for evaluating problems in a va...


Evolutionary Algorithms for Solving Multi-Objective Problems (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation)
Evolutionary Algorithms for Solving Multi-Objective Problems (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation)
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This textbook is a second edition of Evolutionary Algorithms for Solving Multi-Objective Problems, significantly expanded and adapted for the classroom. The various features of multi-objective evolutionary algorithms are presented here in an innovati...


Planning for Human Systems: Essays in Honor of Russell L. Ackoff
Planning for Human Systems: Essays in Honor of Russell L. Ackoff
By Jean Marc Choukroun Roberta M Snow
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Russell Lincoln Ackoff is a recognized authority in the field of operations research and systems theory. This volume is divided into four major sections. The first deals with Ackoff's intellectual roots in the American pragmatic tradition. The second...


Simulation: The Practice of Model Development and Use
Simulation: The Practice of Model Development and Use
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Simulation modelling involves the development of models that imitate real–world operations, and statistical analysis of their performance with a view to improving efficiency and effectiveness. This non–technical textbook is focused towards the ne...


Queueing Theory: A Linear Algebraic Approach
Queueing Theory: A Linear Algebraic Approach
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Queueing Theory deals with systems where there is contention for resources, but the demands are only known probabilistically. This book can be considered to be a monograph or a textbook, and thus is aimed at two audiences: those who already know Queu...


Discrete Stochastic Processes (The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science)
Discrete Stochastic Processes (The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science)
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Stochastic processes are found in probabilistic systems that evolve with time. Discrete stochastic processes change by only integer time steps (for some time scale), or are characterized by discrete occurrences at arbitrary times. Discrete Stochastic...


Basic Geometry of Voting
Basic Geometry of Voting
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Amazingly, the complexities of voting theory can be explained and resolved with comfortable geometry. A geometry which unifies such seemingly disparate topics as manipulation, monotonicity, and even the apportionment issues of the US Supreme Court. A...


Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools: What Tool? When?
Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools: What Tool? When?
By Butterworth-Heinemann
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Selecting the Right Manufacturing Improvement Tools offers an easy-to-read and comprehensive review of the most important current industrial improvement tools that every manufacturing or industrial executive, operational manager or engineer needs to ...


Lagrange-type Functions in Constrained Non-Convex Optimization (Applied Optimization)
Lagrange-type Functions in Constrained Non-Convex Optimization (Applied Optimization)
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Lagrange and penalty function methods provide a powerful approach, both as a theoretical tool and a computational vehicle, for the study of constrained optimization problems. However, for a nonconvex constrained optimization problem, the classical La...


Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, Volume 13: Simulation
Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, Volume 13: Simulation
By North Holland
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This Handbook is a collection of chapters on key issues in the design and analysis of computer simulation experiments on models of stochastic systems. The chapters are tightly focused and written by experts in each area. For the purpose of this volum...


Stochastic Processes and Models
Stochastic Processes and Models
By Oxford University Press
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Stochastic Processes and Models provides a concise and lucid introduction to simple stochastic processes and models. Including numerous exercises, problems and solutions, it covers the key concepts and tools, in particular: randon walks, renewals, Ma...


Analysis and Algorithms for Service Parts Supply Chains (Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering)
Analysis and Algorithms for Service Parts Supply Chains (Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering)
By Springer
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mpn: 57 black & white illustrations, 14 black, ean: 9781402055317, isbn: 9781402055317,

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* Provides a broad overview of modeling approaches and solution methodologies for addressing inventory problems, particularly the management of high cost, low demand rate service parts found in multi-echelon settings * The text may be used in a var...


The Cross-Entropy Method: A Unified Approach to Combinatorial Optimization, Monte-Carlo Simulation and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
The Cross-Entropy Method: A Unified Approach to Combinatorial Optimization, Monte-Carlo Simulation and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
By imusti
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Rubinstein is the pioneer of the well-known score function and cross-entropy methods. Accessible to a broad audience of engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, statisticians and in general anyone, theorist and practitioner, who is interested...


Optimization (Springer Texts in Statistics)
Optimization (Springer Texts in Statistics)
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mpn: 20 black & white tables, biography, ean: 9781461458371, isbn: 1461458374,

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Finite-dimensional optimization problems occur throughout the mathematical sciences. The majority of these problems cannot be solved analytically. This introduction to optimization attempts to strike a balance between presentation of mathematical the...


Applied Stochastic Control of Jump Diffusions (Universitext)
Applied Stochastic Control of Jump Diffusions (Universitext)
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mpn: 27 black & white illustrations, biograph, ean: 9783540698258, isbn: 3540698256,

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Here is a rigorous introduction to the most important and useful solution methods of various types of stochastic control problems for jump diffusions and its applications. Discussion includes the dynamic programming method and the maximum principle m...


Fundamentals of Data Warehouses
Fundamentals of Data Warehouses
By Springer
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This book presents the first comparative review of the state of the art and the best current practices of data warehouses. It covers source and data integration, multidimensional aggregation, query optimization, metadata management, quality assessmen...


Practical Optimization Methods: With Mathematica® Applications
Practical Optimization Methods: With Mathematica® Applications
By M Asghar Bhatti
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ean: 9780387986319, isbn: 0387986316,

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This introductory textbook adopts a practical and intuitive approach, rather than emphasizing mathematical rigor. Computationally oriented books in this area generally present algorithms alone, and expect readers to perform computations by hand, and ...


Fundamentals of Queueing Networks: Performance, Asymptotics, and Optimization (Stochastic Modelling and Applied Probability) (v. 46)
Fundamentals of Queueing Networks: Performance, Asymptotics, and Optimization (Stochastic Modelling and Applied Probability) (v. 46)
By Springer
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ean: 9780387951669, isbn: 0387951660,

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This accessible book aims to collect in a single volume the essentials of stochastic networks. Stochastic networks have become widely used as a basic model of many physical systems in a diverse range of fields. Written by leading authors in the field...


Decision and Control: The Meaning of Operational Research and Management Cybernetics
Decision and Control: The Meaning of Operational Research and Management Cybernetics
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471948384, isbn: 0471948381,

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Presents the basic approaches underlying Stafford Beer's thinking since the publication of his first book in 1959. Deals with a philosophy of science relevant to management and particularly with the nature of models. Demonstrates all major points thr...



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