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  1. Decision Making in Service Industries

    A Practical Approach

    Edited by Javier Faulin, Angel A. Juan, Scott E. Grasman, Michael J. Fry

    In real-life scenarios, service management involves complex decision-making processes usually affected by random or stochastic variables. Under such uncertain conditions, the development and use of robust and flexible strategies, algorithms, and methods can provide the quantitative information...

    Published August 8th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Theory and Approaches of Unascertained Group Decision-Making

    By Jianjun Zhu

    Series: Systems Evaluation, Prediction, and Decision-Making

    Tackling the question of how to effectively aggregate uncertain preference information in multiple structures given by decision-making groups, Theory and Approaches of Unascertained Group Decision-Making focuses on group aggregation methods based on uncertainty preference information. It expresses...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Auerbach Publications

  3. Reliability and Maintenance

    Networks and Systems

    By Frank Beichelt, Peter Tittmann

    Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems gives an up-to-date presentation of system and network reliability analysis as well as maintenance planning with a focus on applicable models. Balancing theory and practice, it presents state-of-the-art research in key areas of reliability and...

    Published May 22nd 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  4. Probability Foundations for Engineers

    By Joel A. Nachlas

    Suitable for a first course in probability theory and designed specifically for industrial engineering and operations management students, Probability Foundations for Engineers covers theory in an accessible manner and includes numerous practical examples based on engineering applications....

    Published May 9th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Essential Statistical Concepts for the Quality Professional

    By D. H. Stamatis

    The essence of any root cause analysis in our modern quality thinking is to go beyond the actual problem. This means not only do we have to fix the problem at hand but we also have to identify why the failure occurred and what was the opportunity to apply the appropriate knowledge to avoid the...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Analysis of Queues

    Methods and Applications

    By Natarajan Gautam

    Series: Operations Research Series

    Written with students and professors in mind, Analysis of Queues: Methods and Applications combines coverage of classical queueing theory with recent advances in studying stochastic networks. Exploring a broad range of applications, the book contains plenty of solved problems, exercises, case...

    Published April 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Systems Evaluation

    Methods, Models, and Applications

    By Sifeng Liu, Naiming Xie, Chaoqing Yuan, Zhigeng Fang

    Series: Systems Evaluation, Prediction, and Decision-Making

    A book in the Systems Evaluation, Prediction, and Decision-Making Series, Systems Evaluation: Methods, Models, and Applications covers the evolutionary course of systems evaluation methods, clearly and concisely. Outlining a wide range of methods and models, it begins by examining the method of...

    Published December 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Agents, Games, and Evolution

    Strategies at Work and Play

    By Steven Orla Kimbrough

    Games, or contexts of strategic interaction, pervade and suffuse our lives and the lives of all organisms. How are we to make sense of and cope with such situations? How should an agent play? When will and when won’t cooperation arise and be maintained? Using examples and a careful digestion of the...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. Applied Operational Research with SAS

    By Ali Emrouznejad, William Ho

    Using a wide range of operational research (OR) optimization examples, Applied Operational Research with SAS demonstrates how the OR procedures in SAS work. The book is one of the first to extensively cover the application of SAS procedures to OR problems, such as single criterion optimization,...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  10. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

    Environmental Applications and Case Studies

    By Igor Linkov, Emily Moberg

    Series: Environmental Assessment and Management

    Environmental management is often complicated and multidisciplinary and the issues that arise can be difficult to solve analytically. Often, decision makers take ad hoc approaches, which may result in the ignoring of important stakeholder opinions or decision criteria. Multi-criteria decision...

    Published October 24th 2011 by CRC Press