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Operations Research By V H Bajaj et al.
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Operations Research (O.R.) is a science which deals with problem, formulation, solutions and finally appropriate decision making. It is concerned with co-coordinating and controlling the operations... More > or activities within an organization. O. R. can be regarded as use of mathematical and quantitative techniques to verify the decisions being taken. O. R. takes tools from subjects like Mathematics, Statistics, engineering, economics, psychology, etc. and uses them to know the consequences of possible alternative actions. This subject is new and started after World War II, when the failures of missions were very high. Scientists and technocrats formed team to study the problem arising out of difficult situations and at the later stage solutions to these problems. It is research designed to determine most efficient way to do something new. O.R. is the use of mathematical models, statistics and algorithm to aid in decision-making.< Less
Operations Research for Health Care Professionals By Dennis Roubos
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Modern health care providers operate under strict regulations and other important conditions and are forced to keep or improve their level of performance. This book is a comprehensive resource... More > describing all the important aspects involved within the field of Operations Research ranging from statistics to probability theory and mathematical models suitable for the optimization of health care processes. Understanding of these three subjects will lead to good decisions, and common pitfalls can be avoided. Knowledge of the subjects covered in this book is a must have for everyone involved within the decision-making process.< Less
Operations Research using Open-Source Tools By Jeffrey Strickland
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Operations Research using open-source tools is a book that is affordable to everyone and uses tools that do not cost you anything. For less than $50, you can begin to learn and apply operations... More > research, which includes analytics, predictive modeling, mathematical optimization and simulation. Plus there are ample examples and exercise incorporating the use of SCILAB, LPSolve and R. In fact, all the graphs and plot in the book were generated with SCILAB and R. Code is provided for every example and solutions are available at the authors website. The book covers the typical topics in a one or two semester upper division undergrad program or can be used in a graduate level course.< Less
IAA Field Operations Manual By IAA Operative
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The Institute for Applied Autonomy (IAA) was founded in 1998 as a technological research and development organization dedicated to the cause of individual and collective self-determination. Our... More > mission is to study the forces and structures which affect self-determination and to provide technologies which extend the autonomy of human activists.< Less
IAA Field Operations Manual By IAA Operative
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The Institute for Applied Autonomy (IAA) was founded in 1998 as a technological research and development organization dedicated to the cause of individual and collective self-determination. Our... More > mission is to study the forces and structures which affect self-determination and to provide technologies which extend the autonomy of human activists.< Less
Foundations of Operations Research: Principles and Applications By Lahcene Abdallah Bachioua
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This Arabic textbook is an outgrowth of the author’s lecture notes teaching Operations Research at an advanced University level. The book offers a number of unique features for the Arabic... More > speaking scholar, including: A historical perspective that explains how this important field emerge and evolved into what it is today, An exhaustive twelve-chapter table of contents, that covers the main topics of the discipline, A thoughtfully developed Arabic terminology for the discipline of Operations Research, Carefully selected exercises at the end of each chapter, An exhaustive Arabic/ English lexicon of technical terms. Suggestions for further reading for the interested reader.< Less
Foundations of Operations Research: Principles and Applications By Lahcene Abdallah Bachioua
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This Arabic textbook is an outgrowth of the author’s lecture notes teaching Operations Research at an advanced University level. The book offers a number of unique features for the Arabic... More > speaking scholar, including: A historical perspective that explains how this important field emerge and evolved into what it is today, An exhaustive twelve-chapter table of contents, that covers the main topics of the discipline, A thoughtfully developed Arabic terminology for the discipline of Operations Research, Carefully selected exercises at the end of each chapter, An exhaustive Arabic/ English lexicon of technical terms. Suggestions for further reading for the interested reader.< Less
The Human Terrain System: Operationally Relevant Social Science Research in Iraq and Afghanistan By Christopher J. Sims et al.
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The announcement that the Human Terrain System (HTS) was brought to a close in the fall of 2014 met with a flurry of responses. Commentators assessed the character and content of the social science... More > research program and several identified plausible legacies that it may bequeath U.S. Armed Services. Often the conclusions therein were mixed, hinting instructively at the absence of a strong empirical record of the program. Therefore, this book is a welcomed larger study of the HTS, one of the first investigations to delineate the experiences of former program members, chart the stance of the American Anthropological Association, and gain engagement both from the U.S. Training and Doctrine Command, and a manager from the first primary contractor, BAE Systems. As a scholarly assessment of the complex interplay of these perspectives, the book becomes part of an attempt to find a platform for collaboration and discussion on what has become a profoundly polarizing subject.< Less
Pocket Guide to the Operating Room By Maxine A. Goldman, BS, RN
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third edition of Pocket Guide to the Operating Room reflects completely revised and thoroughly researched “state of the art” material that will enable the practitioner to elevate his/her... More > level of perioperative patient care to new standards of excellence. The reader will find approximately 100 new procedures or their modifications in this third edition; previously included procedures have been updated to reflect current knowledge of evolving technology and perioperative patient care measures.< Less
Volume 3146, International Federation of Operational Research Societies --- International Institute for General Systems Studies By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 3146, International Federation of Operational Research Societies---International Institute for General Systems Studies Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest... More > accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less