A View of Operations Research Applications in Italy, 2018

  • Mauro Dell'Amico
  • Manlio Gaudioso
  • Giuseppe Stecca

Part of the AIRO Springer Series book series (AIROSS, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Logistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Martin Bué, Diego Cattaruzza, Maxime Ogier, Frédéric Semet
      Pages 3-18
    3. Tiziano Parriani, Matteo Pozzi, Daniele Vigo, Frans Cruijssen
      Pages 19-28
    4. Tiziano Bacci, Stefano Conte, Domenico Matera, Sara Mattia, Paolo Ventura
      Pages 41-50
  3. Product Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Andrea Credo, Andrea Cristofari, Stefano Lucidi, Francesco Rinaldi, Francesco Romito, Marco Santececca et al.
      Pages 53-69
    3. Gianmaria De Tommasi, André C. Neto, Antonio Sforza, Claudio Sterle
      Pages 71-83
  4. Production Planning and Scheduling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Giovanni Giallombardo, Giovanna Miglionico, Lucia Nitoglia, Sergio Pelle
      Pages 99-111
  5. Social Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Claudio Arbib, Mahyar T. Moghaddam, Henry Muccini
      Pages 115-131
    3. Lorenzo Lampariello, Andrea Manno, Simone Sagratella
      Pages 141-150
  6. Transportation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Edoardo Fadda, Guido Perboli, Roberto Tadei
      Pages 153-165
    3. Mauro Dell’Amico, Guenther Fuellerer, Gerhard Hoefinger, Stefano Novellani
      Pages 167-178
    4. Claudio Ciancio, Demetrio Laganá, Roberto Musmanno, Francesco Santoro
      Pages 191-206
    5. Samuela Carosi, Antonio Frangioni, Laura Galli, Leopoldo Girardi, Giuliano Vallese
      Pages 207-217

About this book


This book presents expert descriptions of the successful application of operations research in both the private and the public sector, including in logistics, transportation, product design, production planning and scheduling, and areas of social interest. Each chapter is based on fruitful collaboration between researchers and companies, and company representatives are among the co-authors. The book derives from a 2017 call by the Italian Operations Research Society (AIRO) for information from members on their activities in promoting the use of quantitative techniques, and in particular operations research techniques, in society and industry. A booklet based on this call was issued for the annual AIRO conference, but it was felt that some of the content was of such interest that it deserved wider dissemination in more detailed form. This book is the outcome. It equips practitioners with solutions to real-life decision problems, offers researchers examples of the practical application of operations research methods, and provides Master’s and PhD students with suggestions for research development in various fields.


Operations Research Decision Science Real Life Applications Model and Algorithms Applications of OR techniques

Editors and affiliations

  • Mauro Dell'Amico
    • 1
  • Manlio Gaudioso
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Stecca
    • 3
  1. 1.DISMI - Department of Sciences and Methods for EngineeringUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaReggio EmiliaItaly
  2. 2.DIMES University of CalabriaArcavacata di RendeItaly
  3. 3.CNR - IASI Institute for Systems Analysis and Computer ScienceNational Research CouncilRomeItaly

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