Operations Research

  • Robert Dorfman


Once upon a time, within the memories of men who think they are still young, there was no such thing as operations research, or at least no such phrase. To-day the Operations Research Society of America has more than 2,300 members, the Institute of Management Science has more than 2,600 members (there is considerable overlap, of course) and at a recent international conference on operations research no less than sixteen countries from four continents were represented. It is a flourishing movement.


Operation Research Planning Horizon Inventory Policy Inventory Problem Advertising Expenditure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Dorfman
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA

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