April 2017, Volume 44, No. 2

International OR

The following table of contents lists articles in the April 2017 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:

Special issue: International O.R.

Collaborative shipping in the sharing economy
By Jeroen Beliën, Robert Boute,  Stefan Creemers, Philippe De Bruecker, Joren Gijsbrechts, Silvia Valeria Padilla Tinoco and Wouter Verheyen
A more holistic view across individual supply chains brings many advantages for the logistics industry.
[MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]
Story of IFORS and its international conference
By Graham K. Rand
First held 60 years ago, the triennial event – and the Federation – continue to grow to meet their respective missions.
[MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]
Human trafficking analysis
By Renata Konrad, Andrew C. Trapp and Kayse Lee Maass
Operations research and similar analytical techniques have the unique potential to address a worldwide problem.
[OPEN ACCESS]
Agriculture’s need for analytics and IoT
By Joseph Byrum
Can analytics play a major role in ensuring a growing world population will have enough food to eat for generations to come?
[MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]
Analytics everywhere
By Arnab Chakraborty and Thomas D. Meyer
What the Internet of Things, big data and Germany’s Industrie 4.0 initiative are teaching us about the power of analytics.
[MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]
People flow in buildings
By Juha-Matti Kuusinen, Janne Sorsa, Marja-Liisa Siikonen, Henri Hakonen and Harri Ehtamo
Accurate modeling of how people use elevators and behave in emergencies is the key to successful people flow planning.
[MEMBERS ONLY ARTICLE]

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