OR/MS Today

June 1996 - Volume 23 - Number 3

The following table of contents lists articles in the June 1996 print edition of OR/MS Today. You may follow any of the linked titles to read those items in their entirety. For quick navigation you may jump directly to any of the following sections:
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Table of Contents


Inside Story

Presidential Forum


Viewpoint --
An opinion on the state of refereed OR journals.


Practice Lesson --
NYNEX looks to the future, using OR to optimize its 21st century networks.

Real World -- A compendium of news items of interest to the academic, engineering, industrial and technology fields. This month's online offering takes an in-depth look into the winner of this year's Edelman competition.

Information Showcase

Calendar -- Information about upcoming events involving operations research and/or management science.

New Books -- A round-up of new publications of interest to the operations research/management science field.

Call for Papers -- Details regarding operations research/management science events for which papers are sought in order to be presented and/or published.

Industry Update -- Business news, products, and software upgrades and updates are presented here with an angle toward practitioners and academics in operations research and management science.

Classified -- click here to find out how to advertise in our next issue's classified section.

Washington Report -- INFORMS espresso bars ... and other means of bringing attention to the operations research and management science fields.


Operations Research Around the World

China Syndrome

By David F. Pyke
Reflections on applying OR and OM techniques in an economy where employment supersedes efficiency.

Changing Tides
By Harilaos N. Psaraftis
Countdown to 2004: Greek coastal shipping prepares for deregulation and colossal changes.

In-Country OR
By Sim Cheng Hwee and Khoong Chan Meng
The island nation of Singapore strives to develop its own OR capability to solve its unique problems.

Looking Up Down Under
By Miles G. Nicholls
Applications of OR illustrate a growing interest by management to seek objective solutions in Australia.

OR vs. Oracle
By Steffen Flessa
HIV/AIDS care in Tanzania: Planning based on sound data rather than speculation offers the best hope.

By Richard Hillestad, Warren E. Walker, et al.
Dutch ministry of Transport uses analytical study to shape policy.

Try the Future Now
By Bob Scott
The innovative applications of modeling add value to U.K. organizations undergoing radical transformation.


Simulation Checklist
By Jerry Banks
When selecting simulation software, remember that not all features are created equal.


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