April | Volume 43 | Number 2

International Operations Research

The following table of contents lists articles in the April 2016 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.


Optimal design of terminal airspace

By Valentin Polishchuk
Scandinavian-based case study focuses on vicinity of airports where most congestion and bottlenecks happen and delays occur.

Design problems in specialized shipbuilding  

By Hajnalka Vaagen
Norwegian case study: The role of operations research and behavioral operations management in handling project complexity.

Multimodal transportation in Budapest

By Tibor Illés and Richárd Molnár-Szipai
Case study from Hungary: Developing a decision support system to optimize travel throughout large metropolitan cities.

Markov chains & dairy farms in Croatia

By Nenad Suvak, Zoran Tomljanovic, Kruno Strazanac and Marijana Zekic-Susac
Collaboration between university math department and software company produces promising results for production efficiency.

Mining & mitigating social conflicts in Peru

By Vincent Charles
Reflections from O.R. practice: How soft systems methodology can address “wicked” environmental and community issues.

Turning pork into profits in Chile

By Marcela C. González-Araya
Leading export: A decision support system for production planning in a Chilean swine slaughterhouse.

Operations research at Tokyo Gas

By Kosuke Shaku and Toshinori Sasaya
From demand forecasting to emergency response, Japan’s largest city gas supplier counts on O.R. to advise decision-making process.

China: Water conservancy & hydropower engineering

By Jiuping Xu
Effectively managing huge construction projects and efficiently harnessing vast water resources becomes more critical as demand for energy increases along with environmental concerns.