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Graphs, Algorithms, and Optimization


William Kocay, Donald L. Kreher
September 26, 2016

The second edition of this popular book presents the theory of graphs from an algorithmic viewpoint. The authors present the graph theory in a rigorous, but informal style and cover most of the main areas of graph theory. The ideas of surface topology are presented from an intuitive point of view. W...

Operations Research: A Practical Introduction, Second Edition

Michael Carter, Camille C. Price, Ghaith Rabadi
August 14, 2018

Operations Research: A Practical Introduction is just that: a hands-on approach to the field of operations research (OR) and a useful guide for using OR techniques in scientific decision making, design, analysis and management. The text accomplishes two goals. First, it provides readers with an...

Sparse Optimization Theory and Methods

Yun-Bin Zhao
July 09, 2018

Seeking sparse solutions of underdetermined linear systems is required in many areas of engineering and science such as signal and image processing. The efficient sparse representation becomes central in various big or high-dimensional data processing, yielding fruitful theoretical and realistic...

Probability Foundations for Engineers

Joel A. Nachlas
June 28, 2018

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....

Elements of Concave Analysis and Applications

Prem K. Kythe
May 15, 2018

Concave analysis deals mainly with concave and quasi-concave functions, although convex and quasi-convex functions are considered because of their mutual inherent relationship. The aim of Elements of Concave Analysis and Applications is to provide a basic and self‐contained introduction to concepts...

Probabilistic Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis

Harry Crane
April 19, 2018

Probabilistic Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis presents a fresh and insightful perspective on the fundamental tenets and major challenges of modern network analysis. Its lucid exposition provides necessary background for understanding the essential ideas behind exchangeable and dynamic...

Mathematical Modeling for Business Analytics

William P. Fox
December 20, 2017

Mathematical Modeling for Business Analytics is written for decision makers at all levels. This book presents the latest tools and techniques available to help in the decision process. The interpretation and explanation of the results are crucial to understanding the strengths and limitations of...

Process Modeling and Management for Healthcare

Carlo Combi, Giuseppe Pozzi, Pierangelo Veltri
October 31, 2017

From the Foreword: "[This book] provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental concepts in healthcare process management as well as some advanced topics in the cutting-edge research of the closely related areas. This book is ideal for graduate students and practitioners who want to build the...

Simulation Methodology for Statisticians, Operations Analysts, and Engineers (1988)

P. W. A. Lewis, Ed McKenzie
October 02, 2017

Students of statistics, operations research, and engineering will be informed of simulation methodology for problems in both mathematical statistics and systems simulation. This discussion presents many of the necessary statistical and graphical techniques. A discussion of statistical methods based...

Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process

Ali Emrouznejad, William Ho
September 19, 2017

This book is the first in the literature to present the state of the art and some interesting and relevant applications of the Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (FAHP). The AHP is a conceptually and mathematically simple, easily implementable, yet extremely powerful tool for group decision making...

Introduction to Linear Programming with MATLAB

Shashi Kant Mishra, Bhagwat Ram
August 23, 2017

This book is based on the lecture notes of the author delivered to the students at the Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, India.  It covers simplex, revised simplex, two-phase method, duality, dual simplex, complementary slackness, transportation and assignment problems with good...

New Concepts and Trends of Hybrid Multiple Criteria Decision Making

Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng, Kao-Yi Shen
August 16, 2017

When people or computers need to make a decision, typically multiple conflicting criteria need to be evaluated; for example, when we buy a car, we need to consider safety, cost and comfort. Multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) has been researched for decades. Now as the rising trend of big-data...

Introduction to Scheduling

Yves Robert, Frederic Vivien
June 14, 2017

Full of practical examples, Introduction to Scheduling presents the basic concepts and methods, fundamental results, and recent developments of scheduling theory. With contributions from highly respected experts, it provides self-contained, easy-to-follow, yet rigorous presentations of the material...