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.

Features

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.
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Design problems in specialized shipbuilding  

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