Perspectives in Operations Research

Papers in Honor of Saul Gass’ 80th Birthday

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ISBN: 978-0-387-39933-1 (Print) 978-0-387-39934-8 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-16

  2. History & Perspectives

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      Pages 17-17

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      Reflections on Saul Gass’ Influence

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      Pages 23-72

      Four Score Years of Saul I. Gass: Portrait of an OR Professional

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      Pages 73-75

      In the Beginning: Saul Gass and Other Pioneers

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      Pages 77-98

      Learning from the Master: Saul Gass, Linear Programming, and the OR Profession

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      Pages 99-114

      Looking Backwards, Looking Forwards: Reflections on Definitions of Operations Research by Morse and Kimball

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      Pages 115-122

      Ben Franklin: America’s First Operations Researcher

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      Pages 123-134

      Good Management, the Missing XYZ Variables of OR Texts

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      Pages 135-149

      The Operations Research Profession: Westward, Look, the Land is Bright

  3. Optimization & Heuristic Search

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      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-177

      Choosing a Combinatorial Auction Design: An Illustrated Example

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      Pages 179-197

      Label-Correcting Shortest Path Algorithms Revisited

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      Pages 199-210

      The Ubiquitous Farkas Lemma

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      Pages 211-221

      Parametric Cardinality Probing in Set Partitioning

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      Pages 223-234

      A Counting Problem in Linear Programming

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      Pages 235-246

      Toward Exposing the Applicability of Gass & Saaty’s Parametric Programming Procedure

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      Pages 247-270

      The Noisy Euclidean Traveling Salesman Problem: A Computational Analysis

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      Pages 271-283

      The Close Enough Traveling Salesman Problem: A Discussion of Several Heuristics

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      Pages 285-304

      Twinless Strongly Connected Components

  4. Modeling & Making Decisions

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      Pages 305-305

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      Pages 307-331

      EOQ Rides Again!

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      Pages 333-349

      The Federal Express Local Sort Facility Employee Scheduling Problem

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      Pages 351-366

      Sensitivity Analysis in Monte Carlo Simulation of Stochastic Activity Networks

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