Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, 8 Volume Set

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The Encyclopedia received the 2011 RUSA Award for Outstanding Business Reference Source

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The Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science is the first multi-volume encyclopedia devoted to advancing the areas of operations research and management science. The Encyclopedia is available online and in print.

The Encyclopedia was honored with the distinction of an "Outstanding Business Reference Source" by the Reference and User Services Association

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Designed to be a mainstay for students and professionals alike, the Encyclopedia features four types of articles at varying levels written by diverse, international contributors.

· Introductory articles provide a broad and moderately technical treatment of core topics.

· Advanced articles review key areas of research in a citation-rich format similar to that of leading review journals.

· Technical articles provide more detailed discussions of key concepts addressed in related articles.

· Case Studies/Historical Interludes present successful and/or interesting examples of operations research and management science methodology in practical or historical contexts.

KEY FEATURES OF THE ENCYCLOPEDIA

· Offers the only cohesive multi-volume reference devoted to operations research and management science theory, methodology, and applications

· Includes over 600 articles with contributions from over 1,000 authors from 45 countries.

· Features an Editorial Board comprised of experts in the field who have vast experience in academia, industry, and government

· Designed to make the content useful and accessible to the widest possible readership

· Provides practical tools to maximize benefits and minimize cost and risk

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James J. Cochran is Professor of Applied Statistics and the Rogers-Spivey Faculty Fellow in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics and Management Science at the University of Alabama. Prior to joining the University of Alabama faculty, Dr. Cochran was Professor of Quantitative Analysis and the Bank of Ruston, Barnes, Thompson, & Thurman Endowed Research Professor at Louisiana Tech University. He has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University, Universidad de Talca, and the University of South Africa. Professor Cochran has published over two dozen papers in the development and application of operations research and statistical methods. He has published his research in MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, THE AMERICAN STATISTICIAN, COMMUNICATIONS IN STATISTICS--THEORY AND METHODS, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, JOURNAL OF COMBINATORIAL OPTIMIZATION, and other professional journals. He received the 2008 INFORMS Prize for the Teaching of Operations Research Practice and the 2010 Mu Sigma Rho Statistical Education Award. Professor Cochran was elected to the International Statistics Institute in 2005 and named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2011. A strong advocate for effective operations research and statistics education as a means of improving the quality of applications to real problems, he has organized and chaired teaching effectiveness workshops in Uruguay, South Africa, Colombia, India, Argentina, Kenya, Cameroon, and Croatia. He has served as a statistics and operations research consultant to numerous companies and not-for-profit organizations. He served as editor-in-chief of INFORMS TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION from 2007 to 2012, and is on the editorial board of INTERFACES, the JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS IN SPORTS, and ORION. He holds a BS, MS, and MBA from Wright State University and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati.

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“It can be highly recommended to students, scientists working in the area of Operations Research and Management Science as well as to practitioners using those topics in applications.”  (Optimization, 1 January 2013) 

“As a resource for courses, teams of researchers, for ideas for future research, for those interested in numerical methods looking for professional applications, as an amalgamof clear discussion and linked numerical display, this encyclopaedia is hard to beat.”  (Reference Reviews, 2012)

"Good quality reference books on the operational aspects of business organizations are surprisingly difficult to find. But we recently added one that we hope will prove very useful. The Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (EORMS) is the first multi-volume encyclopedia devoted to advancing the areas of operations research and management science ... Take advantage of this very sophisticated encyclopedia when you are looking for basic background information on a wide variety of topics related to operations research and management science theory, methodology, and applications." (Mildred F Sawyer Library Blog, 21 April 2011)

"The Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science brings together hundreds of specific examples of theories and applied research, and serves as a reference manual for academic researchers, advanced students , and professionals working in the field who wish to utilize a particular theory of to find seminal research in the fields of operations research and management science." (Van Houlson & Nathan Rupp, 2011 Outstanding Business Reference Sources, The Reference and User Services Association, 22 January 2012)

"This encyclopedia provides an overview of many areas of operations research, management science, and their applications...the individual articles were written and peer-reviewed by experts in their respective areas, and many of the contributions are extremely thorough and authoritative.” (Choice, 1 September 2011)

"Highly recommended for universities,  businesses with OR/MS or analytics departments, and other large groups that need a comprehensive OR/MS reference in a central location." (Interfaces, Nov/Dec 2011)

"It is not possible to go into the details of the papers here, but reading the encyclopaedia is very interesting; each reader will find new ideas, new information and a huge number of interesting results and comments for his/her work." (Taylor and Francis 2016)

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