June | Volume 45 | Number 3

ORMS Today June 2018

The following table of contents lists articles in the June 2018 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:

Features

Forum: The data science challenge

By Douglas A. Samuelson
Is a new movement against conventional approaches a threat to OR/MS as we know it and how should the profession best respond?
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Why healthcare needs another O.R.

By Polly Mitchell-Guthrie
Bringing operations research into the operating room … and throughout the rest of hospitals to address complex systems problems.
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How FCC won the Edelman Award

By Peter Horner
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission turns to operations research and incentive auction to relieve the “spectrum crunch.”
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R you ready to drive out more cost?

By Kate Salmon and Tyler Wickstrom
How an intern and a seasoned engineer at HP delivered more than $1 million in cost savings using R for statistical modeling.
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How state prison system saves millions

By Pano Santos, Mohammad Shahabsafa and Tamás Terlaky
Pennsylvania Dept. of Corrections, Lehigh University team up on Wagner Prize-winning prison population management system.
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Shooting your age in golf

By Lucius Riccio
Only seniors need apply: What’s the probability of a golfer achieving such a milestone at least once in a lifetime?
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Computing

Software Survey: Forecasting 2018

By Robert Fildes, Oliver Schaer and Ivan Svetunkov
This year’s survey reflects changes in the software market, but it also puts greater emphasis on the requirements of the practicing forecaster.
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