Books in category Business & Economics – Operations Research

  • An Annotated Timeline of Operations Research

    An Annotated Timeline of Operations Research
    Saul I. Gass, Arjang A. Assad

    In addition, books and papers that have influenced the development of OR or helped to educate the first generations of OR academics and practitioners are cited throughout the book.

  • V Invex Functions and Vector Optimization

    V-Invex Functions and Vector Optimization
    Shashi K. Mishra, Shouyang Wang, Kin Keung Lai

    This volume summarizes and synthesizes an aspect of research work that has been done in the area of Generalized Convexity over the past few decades.

  • Designing Organizations

    Designing Organizations
    Richard M. Burton, Bo Eriksen, Dorthe Døjbak Håkonsson, Thorbjørn Knudsen, Charles C. Snow

    This is a benchmark publication in the field of organization design (OD). Featured in the book are the more practical elements of implementing OD in organizations.

  • Advances in Computational and Stochastic Optimization Logic Programming and Heuristic Search

    Advances in Computational and Stochastic Optimization, Logic Programming, and Heuristic Search
    David L. Woodruff

    Computer Science and Operations Research continue to have a synergistic relationship and this book – as a part of the Operations Research and Computer Science Interface Series – sits squarely in the center of the confluence of these two …

  • Fables and the Art of Leadership

    Fables and the Art of Leadership
    Donna Mitroff, Ian I. Mitroff

    This book is for today's managers and executives as well as people from all walks of life, who aspire to become and be better leaders"–

  • Probabilistic and Randomized Methods for Design under Uncertainty

    Probabilistic and Randomized Methods for Design under Uncertainty
    Giuseppe Calafiore, Fabrizio Dabbene

    Gathering contributions from the world’s leading researchers in optimization and robust control; this book highlights the interactions between these two fields, and focuses on new randomised and probabilistic techniques for solving design …

  • Advanced Reliability Models and Maintenance Policies

    Advanced Reliability Models and Maintenance Policies
    Toshio Nakagawa

    The book introduces partition and redundant problems within reliability models, and provides optimization techniques.

  • Foundations of Bilevel Programming

    Foundations of Bilevel Programming
    Stephan Dempe

    The book starts with the required results in parametric nonlinear optimization. This is followed by the main theoretical results including necessary and sufficient optimality conditions and solution algorithms for bilevel problems.

  • Representations for Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms

    Representations for Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms
    Franz Rothlauf

    This book breaks with this tradition and provides a comprehensive overview on the influence of problem representations on GEA performance.

  • Preferences in Negotiations

    Preferences in Negotiations
    Henner Gimpel

    This book presents a motivation, formalization, and substantiation of the attachment effect. The results can be used for prescriptive advice to negotiators.

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