Further Developments in Operational Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080333618, 9781483190938

Further Developments in Operational Research

1st Edition

Frontiers of Operational Research and Applied Systems Analysis

Editors: G. K. Rand R. W. Eglese
eBook ISBN: 9781483190938
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1985
Page Count: 124
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Further Developments in Operational Research is a collection of articles on fields such as behavioral science, corporate planning, and artificial intelligence. Subjects in forecasting, risk analysis, and network analysis are likewise reviewed. The book discusses statistical forecasting in detail. Graphs, networks, and uses of such networks are provided. A chapter of the book covers the creation and implementation of expert systems. Risk engineering is an integrated approach to all aspects of risk analysis. It identifies and quantifies uncertainty and advances methods in order to modify associated risks through effective and efficient decisions. A review of the models used in forecasting is then provided. This section includes concepts such as hypergraphs, network flows, and tools of graph theory. The historical background and developments in artificial intelligence are also featured in the book. Statistical forecasting is presented completely. The book can serve as a useful tool for programmers, forecasters, statisticians, psychologists, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

The Decision Support Role of Operational Research in Corporate Planning Risk Analysis Network Based Planning Techniques: A Critical Review of Published Developments Statistical Forecasting Graphs, Networks and Applications A Behavioral Science Perspective on Operational Research Practice Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems


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