• Adventures in Policy Modeling! 

      Kaplan, Edward H. (2016-03-28)
      Policy Modeling refers to the application of operations research, statistics, and other quantitative methods to model policy problems. Recognizing that analyses of all sorts often exhibit diminishing returns in insight to ...
    • Computing, Business, and Operations Research: The Next Challenges 

      Pulleyblank, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-17)
      There have been two consistent drivers over the last sixty years of the evolution of computing: Computer power and price/performance improve by a factor of two every eighteen months; the problems that we wish to solve ...
    • Operations Research and Homeland Security: From Models to Implementation 

      Wein, Lawrence (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-03-05)
      Dr. Lawrence Wein will address topics related to his research in public health and homeland security including: Preparedness and response to bio-terror anthrax attacks and to bio-terror attacks on food supply chains; Routes ...
    • Riding Technology Waves: Opportunities for Operations Research 

      Dietrich, Brenda (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-30)
      Brenda Dietrich's talk includes a fly-by of five decades of information technology beginning with its use to automate business processes and extending to its current role in intermediating social processes. The resulting ...