Operations research - future perspectives

  • H.W. Ittmann


Many of the current exciting developments in operations Research (OR) will have a major impact on its future. Advances in computer technology and the resulting creation of opportunities for making these technologies available to decision-makers are playing a major role in current OR practice and will continue to do so in the future. Some of these new developments and their potential for operations researchers are discussed in this paper. Emphasis is placed on both mathematical and non-mathematical issues, and future challenges are highlighted.
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