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A review of the Tom Rozwadowski medal

HW Ittmann
2013 ORiON  
The aim is three-fold, namely: to present a historical review, to detect any trends within Operations Research (OR) in South Africa and to present a view of OR in the country.  ...  Dedication to Emeritus Professor Theodor Stewart Theo Stewart is one of the prominent operations researchers in South Africa and arguably the most well-known internationally.  ...  The purpose of the Franz Edelman competition is to bring forward, recognize and reward outstanding examples of operations research, management science and advanced analytics in practice in the world."  ... 
doi:10.5784/29-1-147 fatcat:fydkfx5y5rbcfki6irujmqvrbq


Sascha Engel, Jordan Laney, Anthony Szczurek, Christian Matheis
2015 Spectra  
Yet, it is time to close this introduction; the authors assembled in this issue need no representation and will rightfully resist representation.  ...  Why are mainstream media depictions exploited for the lulz, and who is laughing when nerd cultures and Gamergates perpetuate casual racism and sexism?  ...  Women comprise only 24% of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (also known as STEM) workforce, and despite the fact that 41% of STEM PhDs awarded every year go to women, only 28% of tenure-track  ... 
doi:10.21061/spectra.v4i2.254 fatcat:yir5bmus7rcabkozlqmqfz42oy

Guiding the next generation of doctoral students in operations management

ManMohan S. Sodhi, Christopher S. Tang
2014 International Journal of Production Economics  
Management (OM) to overcome multiple challenges in: (a) conducting relevant research while demonstrating greater rigor, and (b) exploring multi-disciplinary research projects while mastering a single  ...  (4) behavioral for validation in the real world.  ...  ); Han, Dong and Dresner (2013) In addition to the INFORMS Franz Edelman Award that recognizes contributions of operations research and analytics in both the profit and non-profit sectors, OM Societies  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2013.11.016 fatcat:l2a6xap3c5d5lag4rtuxkklybi

Supply Chain–Wide Optimization at TNT Express

Hein Fleuren, Chris Goossens, Marco Hendriks, Marie-Christine Lombard, Ineke Meuffels, John Poppelaars
2013 Interfaces  
The application of operations research (OR) at TNT Express during the past seven years has significantly improved decision-making quality and resulted in cost savings of 207 million euros.  ...  The global optimization (GO) program initiative has led to the development of a suite of optimization solutions to assist the operating units of TNT Express to improve their package delivery in road and  ...  We give special thanks to Yoshiro Ikura and Andres Weintraub for their active guidance as our coaches in the Franz Edelman Award Competition.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte.1120.0655 fatcat:je4vbsn5dbaaziyecbiafuewg4

A review of the scholarly literature on CCPM: a focus on underpinning assumptions

Maryam Mirzaei, Victoria J. Mabin
2018 International Journal of Project Organisation and Management  
She now teaches operations, supply chain and project management and constructed the TOC research database referred to in the paper. Decision Sciences.  ...  In addition to her postgraduate research on project management, she worked for several years as Project Manager and the Project Management Office (PMO) Manager.  ...  One application (Srinivasan et al., 2007) reported a large reduction in repair turnaround time of aircraft by implementing CCPM, winning the 2006 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijpom.2018.10014868 fatcat:swrrm4yvjnaabnucyamwe5ktqq

Travel Time Prediction-based Routing Algorithms for Automated Highway Systems

Youngmin Ki, Byungsoo Na, Byung-In Kim
2019 IEEE Access  
This study investigates routing algorithms for automated highway systems (AHS). In AHS, the central system manages decisions regarding routing for all vehicles and the distribution of traffic volume.  ...  In the third and fourth approaches, the predicted travel time is obtained from an empirical speed-density relationship.  ...  He was a recipient of the Franz Edelman Finalist Award 2004 from INFORMS. TABLE 1 . 1 Simulation results of Scenario 1 (average of 10 simulations).  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2937826 fatcat:c2dzmbumwfgytgznws7oyq2fym

Multi-objective decision-aid tool for pavement management

Susana Meneses, Adelino Ferreira, Andrew Collop
2013 Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers : Transport  
The Arizona Department of Transportation and Woodward-Clyde Consultants, using optimization techniques, won the 1982 Franz Edelman Management Science Achievement Award from the Institute of Management  ...  The Arizona Department of Transportation and Woodward-Clyde Consultants, using optimization techniques, won the 1982 Franz Edelman Management Science Achievement Award from the Institute of Management  ... 
doi:10.1680/tran.10.00026 fatcat:xrciyixfznfaddkowu37aoxvxi

Kidney Exchange and the Alliance for Paired Donation: Operations Research Changes the Way Kidneys Are Transplanted

Ross Anderson, Itai Ashlagi, David Gamarnik, Michael Rees, Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sönmez, M. Utku Ünver
2015 Interfaces  
We also describe how a team of physicians and operations researchers worked to overcome the skepticism and resistance of the medical community to the NEAD innovation.  ...  In this paper, we describe the long-term optimization and market design research that supports this innovation.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Peter Kolesar for his extraordinary energy, wise advice, dedication, and support in the Franz Edelman competition and in shaping this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte.2014.0766 fatcat:c7dyetvvuff3jm2o6havt5vdnq

Operational research techniques applied throughout cancer care services: a review

Christina E. Saville, Honora K. Smith, Katarzyna Bijak
2018 Health Systems  
We review examples of Operational Research (OR) papers addressing decisions encountered in each of these areas.  ...  In conclusion, we find many examples of OR research on screening strategies, as well as on treatment planning and scheduling.  ...  We searched for cancer in abstracts, and operations research or operational research in the full text, yielding 1536 papers.  ... 
doi:10.1080/20476965.2017.1414741 pmid:31214354 pmcid:PMC6507866 fatcat:535br2iyyzeqdgmc4pdvqgwiju

COSMOS-UK: national soil moisture and hydrometeorology data for environmental science research

H. M. Cooper, E. Bennett, J. Blake, E. Blyth, D. Boorman, E. Cooper, J. Evans, M. Fry, A. Jenkins, R. Morrison, D. Rylett, S. Stanley (+20 others)
2021 Earth System Science Data  
The COSMOS-UK observation network has been providing field-scale soil moisture and hydrometeorological measurements across the UK since 2013.  ...  These measurements are used to derive field-scale near-surface soil water content, which can provide unique insight for science, industry, and agriculture by filling a scale gap between localized point  ...  The authors also thank the University of Delaware Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Bartol Research Institute, USA, for the reliable provision of Newark/Swarthmore neutron monitor data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/essd-13-1737-2021 doaj:b4cecca13eaa40488514adffaac00e0a fatcat:akjyeenxr5fwrkc6cyqrhxmm2e

Operations Research challenges in forestry: 33 open problems

Mikael Rönnqvist, Sophie D'Amours, Andres Weintraub, Alejandro Jofre, Eldon Gunn, Robert G. Haight, David Martell, Alan T. Murray, Carlos Romero
2015 Annals of Operations Research  
Forestry has contributed many problems to the Operations Research (OR) community. At the same time, OR has developed many models and solution methods for use in forestry.  ...  The areas covered include strategic, tactical and operational planning, fire management, conservation and the use of OR to address environmental concerns.  ...  ASICAM (Weintraub et al. 1996) , a DSS for logging trucks, received the Franz Edelman Award in 1998.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-015-1907-4 fatcat:tga5jrvtvnf5tdoawmh6dghesy


2016 The gerontologist  
., 290 Fransson, Eleonor, 590 Franz, Carol, 220, 1840 Fraser, Sarah, 1485 Rasheeda, 2360 Johnson, Rebecca, 120, 1290 , 1765 Johnson, Richard W., 770, 1230 •Johnson, Shanthi, 775, 2285 Johnson,  ...  in Community Care for Dual Eligible Elderly: The Introduction of Managed Care in Texas, Jacqueline Angel, Ronald Angel, Selena Caldera • Work Values and Their Association With Burnout and Work Engagement  ...  Freeman Award is a lectureship in geriatrics and is awarded to a prominent physician in the field of aging, both in research and practice.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geront/gnw162.1547 fatcat:fe2uhkceuvaebmu6og5swgzbcy

Creative and Artistic Recreation and a Creative Approach to Recreation Organization: A Case Study of WI-MA Creative Industries Establishments

Aleksandra Mroczek-Żulicka
2018 Turyzm  
Artistic recreation has been described in the literature for many years as one of its types. However, research into its meaning, or even motivation, is rarely undertaken.  ...  The author attempts to confront existing definitions of artistic recreation with changing trends in spending free time and types of recreational activity.  ...  In the foreign literature, the phenomenon of recreation is more often referred to as leisure activity (En. leisure, Fr. loisir) and research in this area is called leisure studies or leisure sciences  ... 
doi:10.2478/tour-2018-0007 fatcat:xkgqerhs4nfljawkzr5wnpgriy

Lack of Memory [chapter]

2013 Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science  
A considerable number of these applications have won a prestigious prize in the annual international competition for the Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences  ...  See ▶ Hyperplane Introduction Linear programming is one of the most widely used techniques of operations research and management science.  ...  Overall, as a result of the restructuring plan, Elkem has achieved significant and sustained improvements in yearly revenue for the silicon division.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200373 fatcat:yem4y7syhze2pjtf3sop5fhak4

The Visual Grasp of the Fragmented Landscape

Chunglin Kwa
2018 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences  
Landscape fragments were identified through abstraction and categorization, emanating from a taxonomical style of science.  ...  In comparison, the geographers based themselves on the mechanical objectivity of standardized aerial surveys, whereas the plant sociologists relied on their subjective expert judgment of plant recognition  ...  (Kees) Edelman, professor of soil science, and H. J.  ... 
doi:10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.180 fatcat:47g63b2unzdoldk44aeolxpf4q
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