INFORMS San Diego Spring1997 Meeting
Guide to Exhibitors

(This list was last updated on April 4. Information will be updated on regular basis until the first day of the Meeting - May 4 )

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    AESOP Corporation
    233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 9604, Chicago, IL 60606
    Phone: (312) 559-9880; Fax: (312) 559-9910
    Booth: #4

    Alphatech, Inc.
    50 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803-4537
    Phone: (617) 273-3388; Fax: (617) 273-9345
    Booth: #22
    ALPHA/Sim is a general-purpose, discrete-event, simulation tool based on Petri nets. The graphical modeling environment provides a simple, yet powerful set of model building blocks making it easy to learn and use productively. Users can construct models hierarchically and save model segments for reuse. Single-user, site and educational licensing available. Platforms include: PC under Windows NT and Sun Workstation running SunOS or Solaris.

    Applied Decision Analysis, Inc.
    2710 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, Calif. 94025-7020
    Phone: (415) 854-7101; Fax: (415) 854-6233
    Booth: #24
    ADA is a management consulting firm specializing in applying quantitative solutions to management problems. We publish DPL, decision analysis software for Windows. DPL integrates influence diagrams, decision trees and spreadsheets for professional decision analysis modeling. Visit our booth to see our new products, meet our new software partners and find out about our new R & D directions.

    Baltzer Science Publishers
    P.O. Box 37208 1030 AE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Phone: 31 20 637 0061; Fax: 31 20 632 3651
    Booth: # A1
    Baltzer Science Publishers, established since 1980, publishes a wide range of highly regarded scientific journals on Mathematics, Operations Research, Telecommunication and Computer Science.

    Compass Modeling Solutions
    1005 Terminal Way, Suite 100, Reno, Nev. 89502
    Phone: (702) 322-7600; Fax: (702) 322-3030
    Booth: #A2
    Compass Modeling Solutions, Inc., is a leading provider to business, government and non-profit organizations of high quality mathematical programming and modeling software and tools, consulting services, and technical support to aid management in solution of resource allocation, planning, operations and decision support problems.

    CPLEX Optimization, Inc.
    930 Tahoe Blvd., Bdg. 802, Suite 279, Incline Village, Nev. 89451
    Phone: (702) 831-7744; Fax: (702) 831-7755
    Booth: # B2
    CPLEX will feature it's complete line of high-performance linear, mixed-integer, and quadratic programming solvers. Of particular interest will be new parallel optimizers available on high-performance parallel computing environments. Come investigate how new CPLEX parallel MIP, barrier, and dual simplex solvers are dramatically changing what's possible in the world of optimization.

    Duxbury Press/ITP
    10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002
    Phone: (415) 637-7594; Fax: (415) 592-3342
    Booth: #7 & 8

    Elsevier Science
    655 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10010
    Phone: (212) 633-3758; Fax: (212) 633-3764
    Booth: #34 & 35
    Elsevier Science publishes over 1,100 international journals as well as a number of highly acclaimed Major Reference Works, books, CD-ROM and online products. On Display at the INFORMS 1996 Fall Meeting is the impressive range of management science and operational research materials. Visit the Elsevier stand for free journal sample copies and the chance to browse through our books. 

    F&H Simulations, Inc.
    P.O. Box 658, Orem, UT 84059-0658
    Phone: (801) 224-6914; (801) 224-6984
    Booth: #33
    Taylor II is the best production and process optimization software using the lates DES technology. Taylor II can be used to model manufacturing, material handling, distribution and warehouse processes. Notable features of Taylor II include: 3D shaded animation, intuitive graphical user interface and links to major spreadsheets. Call for a free demo disk.

    IBM Corporation
    Dept. 33DA, MS 356, 522 South Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601-5400
    Phone: (914) 433-8732; Fax: (914) 435-5094
    Booth: #5 & 6
    IBM's OSL, the Optimization Subroutine Library, is reliable, flexible and powerful. It is also available in both serial and parallel versions. New OSL capabilities will be shown, along with IBM's leading edge software for manufacturing supply chain optimiztation and paper mill management.

    1901 Landings Drive, Mountain View, Calif. 94043
    Phone: (415) 944-7120 or 1 (800) FOR-ILOG; Fax: (415) 390-0946
    Booth: #12
    Many scheduling problems are best modeled as a set of constraints between activities and resources with finite capacity. We present the principles of constraint programming and illustrate how the ILOG Optimization Suite solves complex scheduling problems. We provide descriptions of fielded applications such as maintenance crew dispatching, production scheduling, and satellite-to-ground station resource scheduling.

    Imagine That, Inc.
    6830 Via Del Oro, Suite 230, San Jose, Calif. 95119
    Phone: (408) 365-0305; Fax: (408) 629-1251
    Booth: #19
    EXTEND™, the top selling application for dynamic simulation modeling offers discrete event/continuous/combined simulation capability, drag and drop modeling, top down/bottom up hierarchy, animation, sensitivity analysis, control panel interface, attributes and priorities, customized reporting, interactive model execution, built-in development system, plus inter-application data exchange with EXTEND™ as either client or server.

    Maryland Office: 901 Elkridge Landing Road, Suite 400, Linthicum, MD 21090
    Phone: 1-800-446-3676; Fax: (410) 684-2963
    Rhode Island Office: 2 Charles St., Suite 300, Providence, RI 02904
    Phone: 1-800-343-0062; Fax: (401) 274-3189
    Booth: #1 & 2
    Created in January 1995 through the merger of the Operations Research Society of America (ORSA) and The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS), INFORMS is offering exciting new services to its members. For instance, electronic journals and on-line job placement are now available. Visit the INFORMS booth, and pick up:
    • complimentary issues of our nine prestigious journals,
    • complimentary copies of OR/MS Today,
    • a brand new guide to Member Services,
    • listings of committees/volunteer opportunities, and
    • INFORMS mousepads!

    INFORMS Dallas Fall 1997
    Booth: # 27
    The theme for this meeting is, "The Evolving Synergy &endash; OR/MS and Digital Technology." Stop by to chat with Local Committee members who can answer your questions and tell you about their meeting.

    INFORMS Montreal Spring 1998
    Booth#: 26

    1333 Burr Ridge Pkwy., Burr Ridge, IL 60521
    Phone: (630) 789-5383; Fax: (630) 789-6937
    Booth: #13
    IRWIN is a leading publisher of college level business, economics, engineering and computer science textbooks, with over 1150 titles in print. Irwin books are well respected and used in thousand of colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and abroad.

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    605 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10158-0012
    Phone: (212) 850-6000; Fax: (212) 850-6088
    Booth: # 14 & 15
    Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is an independent global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific and technical books and journals, textbooks and educational materials for colleges and universities, and professional and consumer books and subscription services. Wiley's Internet address is:

    Kluwer Academic Publishers
    101 Philip Drive, Norwell, MA 02061
    Phone: (617) 871-6600; Fax: (617) 871-6528
    Booth: # C1
    Kluwer Academic Publishers will again be exhibiting the latest research books and journals on management science and operations research at the Spring INFORMS meeting 1997. Please come to our booth to receive discount order forms for our most recent book titles, such as, "Linear Programming" by Roberg Vanderbei and "Visualization and Optimization" by Christopher Jones. Free sample copies of Kluwer journals will be on hand. The Encyclopedia of OR/MS will be on display with a special meeting price.

    LINDO Systems, Inc.
    1415 North Dayton St., Chicago, Ill 60622
    Phone: (312) 988-7422; Fax: (312) 988-9065
    Booth: # 25
    LINDO Systems will be demonstrating our line of popular mathematical modeling packages including new releases of: LINDO &endash; our powerful linear and integer programming engine; LINGO &endash; our integrated modeling language with linear/nonlinear solvers; and What'sBest! &endash; our large scale linear/nonlinear spreadsheet solver.

    Maximal Software, Inc.
    2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 700, Arlington, Va. 22201
    Phone: (703) 522-7900; Fax: (703) 522-7902
    Booth: #3
    MPL™ Modeling System is a complete model development environment for linear programming models. Full advantage is taken of the Graphical User Interface with new versions available running under MS Windows (95/NT/3.1), Macintosh and Motif (UNIX). MPL offers direct links through memory with solvers such as CPLEX, XA and OSL as well as to relational databases such as MS Access, Paradox, Dbase and FoxPro.

    Palisade Corporation
    31 Decker Road, Newfield, N.Y. 14867
    Phone: (607) 277-8000; Fax: (607) 277-8001
    Booth: B1
    Palisade Corporation is a privately-owned developer specializing in analytical software for risk and decision analysis. Our product line features the Decision Tools‚ Suite: @RISK (Risk Analysis), TopRank‚ (What-if Analysis), Precision Tree' (Decision Analysis), BestFit‚ (Distribution Fitting), and RISKview' (Distribution Viewing). Also available from Palisade is Evolver' (Genetic Algorithm Optimization).

    Prentice Hall
    1 Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
    Phone: (201) 236-7210;Fax: (201) 236-7210
    Booth: #9

    PROMODEL Corporation
    1875 South State Suite 3400, Orem, Utah 84097
    Phone: (801) 223-4600; Fax: (801) 226-6046
    Booth: C2
    PROMODEL Corporation, the leader in the simulation industry, specializes in tools for the manufacturing, healthcare and service industries. Our products deliver an easy-to-use solution for improving your processes. Products include ProModel, MedModel and ServiceModel. ProcessModel, our newest addition, is a process improvement tool that combines the simplicity of flowcharting with the power of simulation.

    Resource Optimization, Inc.
    531 S. Gay St., Ste. 1212, Knoxville, TN 37902
    Phone: (423) 522-2211; Fax: (423) 522-7907
    Booth: 18
    Resource Optimization, Inc. (ROI) provides Windowsš-based applications, libraries, and development services as well as:

    ROI XPRESS, an integrated platform for developing and deploying optimization applications such as blending, planing, and distribution; and

    XPRESS-MP, a fast, powerful algebraic model builder and MIP optimizer, now with Newton-Barrier and parallel capabilities.

    Sage Publications, Inc.
    2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, Calif. 91320
    Phone: (805) 499-0721; Fax: (805) 499-0871
    Booth: #11
    Sage features a comprehensive publishing program of books and journals in Organizational Science, Marketing, and Research Methodology. Stop by our booth to inspect our latest offerings and to discuss your future writing plans with our Acquisitions Editor.

    175 5th Ave., New York, N.Y. 10010
    Phone: (212) 460-1500; Fax: (212) 473-6272
    Booth: #23
    For over 150 years, Springer-Verlag has published high quality books and journals covering a wide array of topics. Our program includes both series and monographs addressing topics in Operations Research, Management Systems, Economics, Production and cost Theory, Industrial Organization, Technological Change, Probability and Statistics. The levels vary from introductory textbooks to research monographs. For further details, come visit the Springer booth and receive a 20% discount on all titles on display.

    Stockton Press
    Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS, Hants, England RG21 6XS
    Phone: 44 1256 302857: Fax: 44 1256 28339
    Booth: #36
    Stockton Press, an International Publisher, will have various journals on display covering all aspects of operations research and management science. Journals on display will include: The Journal of the Operational Research Society; International Abstracts in Operations Research and also the European Journal of Information Systems.

    Tom Sawyer Software
    804 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710
    Phone: (510) 848-0853; Fax: (510) 848-0854
    Booth: #10


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