Perspectives in Operations Research

Papers in Honor of Saul Gass’ 80th Birthday

  • Francis B. Alt
  • Michael C. Fu
  • Bruce L. Golden

Part of the Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series book series (ORCS, volume 36)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-16
  2. History & Perspectives

  3. Optimization & Heuristic Search

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. María G. Bardossy, Douglas R. Shier
      Pages 179-197
    3. Rakesh V. Vohra
      Pages 199-210
    4. Anito Joseph, Edward K. Baker
      Pages 211-221
    5. Jim Lawrence
      Pages 223-234
    6. Feiyue Li, Bruce L. Golden, Edward A. Wasil
      Pages 247-270
    7. Damon J. Gulczynski, Jeffrey W. Heath, Carter C. Price
      Pages 271-283
    8. S. Raghavan
      Pages 285-304
  4. Modeling & Making Decisions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. Beryl E. Castello, Alan J. Goldman
      Pages 307-331
    3. Lawrence Bodin, Zhanging Zhao, Michael Ball, Atul Bhatt, Guruprasad Pundoor, Joe Seviek
      Pages 333-349
    4. Christoph Witzgall, Geraldine S. Cheok, Anthony J. Kearsley
      Pages 393-413
    5. Lawrence Bodin
      Pages 415-428
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 429-434

About this book


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.


Monte Carlo Simulation Operations Research Saul I. Gass Scheduling Simulation algorithm calculus global optimization linear optimization modeling operations optimization perspectives programming research

Editors and affiliations

  • Francis B. Alt
    • 1
  • Michael C. Fu
    • 1
  • Bruce L. Golden
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MarylandUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-39933-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-39934-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1387-666X
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