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Operations research (OR)

A method of decision-making that uses analytical tactics such as mathematical models and statistical data to reduce risk and assist in answering complex business problems.
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Horizons was among the first programs to conduct operations research on services that provide antiretroviral medication in developing countries.
The refresher quarter provides students with an introduction to operations research and gives students a solid mathematics foundation prior to beginning the core curriculum.
The advent of AI was not a simple function of computer technology passing a certain threshold of development but, rather, the result of a split from operations research of certain research themes because of some perceived dissatisfaction with prior operations research approaches.
Incorporated in 1990 as a private computer and graphics facility, the lab initially provided computer programming and operations research consulting on a no-fee basis to doctoral students and faculty researchers from several North Carolina universities.
Operations Research (OR) involves identifying and measuring goals, determining the variables that affect goal attainment, and then constructing a model to represent the situation.
Operations research analysts create mathematical models and develop theories to explain organizational systems.
Walczak is an editorial board member of the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, and regularly presents at national and international venues, including The Association of European Operational Journal Societies (EURO) and the Airline Group of the International Federation of Operations Research Societies (AGIFORS).
The culmination of a rigorous competition referred to as the "Super Bowl of Operations Research," the Franz Edelman Award brings together the very best examples of innovation in the discipline from large and small, for-profit and nonprofit, corporate and governmental organizations around the world.
To morph this ethical standard onto operations research in developing countries -- with drugs already known to work and approved for routine use, with no pharmaceutical company standing to benefit, with no time limit on how long the researchers must plan to finance the drugs after the trial, and with much lower cost generics becoming available for continued treatment but not to the researchers -- is an absurdity never imagined when the consensus for continuing access to treatment developed.
To address these needs, Population Council public health and operations research experts Andrew A.
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