Operations Research : An Introduction / Edition 6

Operations Research : An Introduction / Edition 6

by Hamdy A. Taha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132729156

ISBN-13: 9780132729154

Pub. Date: 12/27/1996

Publisher: Pearson Education

The sixth edition of Operations Research: An Introduction continues to provide readers with a balanced presentation of the theory, applications and computations of operations research. KEY TOPICS: The book uses case studies, accompanying software, and comprehensive exercises to explain the basics of operations research techniques. It includes much…  See more details below

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The sixth edition of Operations Research: An Introduction continues to provide readers with a balanced presentation of the theory, applications and computations of operations research. KEY TOPICS: The book uses case studies, accompanying software, and comprehensive exercises to explain the basics of operations research techniques. It includes much new material: Floyd's Shortest Route Algorithm, Goal Programming, Analytic Hierarchy Approach, Review of Probability, Probabilistic DP, Simulation Modeling, as well as updated versions of TORA software and the simulation language SIMNET II. A valuable reference book for professionals in a variety of fields, including Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Statistics, Computer Science, and Mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132729154
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/27/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
916
Product dimensions:
7.23(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Ch. 1What Is Operations Research?1
Ch. 2Introduction to Linear Programming11
Ch. 3The Simplex Method71
Ch. 4Duality and Sensitivity Analysis115
Ch. 5Transportation Model and Its Variants165
Ch. 6Network Models213
Ch. 7Advanced Linear Programming289
Ch. 8Goal Programming347
Ch. 9Integer Linear Programming361
Ch. 10Deterministic Dynamic Programming401
Ch. 11Deterministic Inventory Models429
Ch. 12Review of Basic Probability463
Ch. 13Forecasting Models491
Ch. 14Decision Analysis and Games503
Ch. 15Probabilistic Dynamic Programming547
Ch. 16Probabilistic Inventory Models559
Ch. 17Queuing Systems579
Ch. 18Simulation Modeling639
Ch. 19Markovian Decision Process675
Ch. 20Classical Optimization Theory701
Ch. 21Nonlinear Programming Algorithms731
App. AReview of Vectors and Matrices765
App. BTORA Primer779
App. C: Statistical Tables785
App. D: Partial Answers to Selected Problems789
Index825

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