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TABLE 'l .1 Some applications of

TABLE 'l .1 Some applications of

**operations**research Year of Related Annual Organization Nature of Application Publication' Chapters' Savings The Netherlands Develop national water management I985 2-8, I3, 22 SI 5 million ...Page 1

1 Introduction 1.1 THE ORIGINS OF

1 Introduction 1.1 THE ORIGINS OF

**OPERATIONS**RESEARCH Since the advent of the industrial revolution , the world has seen a remarkable growth in the size and complexity of organizations . The artisans ' small shops of an earlier era have ...Page 3

Thus , in a certain sense ,

Thus , in a certain sense ,

**operations**research involves creative scientific research into the fundamental properties of**operations**. However , there is more to it than this . Specifically , OR is also concerned with the practical ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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