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{ Monthly Archives } September 2009

Scheduling the US Open

The New York Times has a nice article on what goes into scheduling the (tennis) US Open. You would think that most of the scheduling is done once the brackets are determined, but that is not the case. While the brackets determine who plays on each day, the assignment of matches to courts and to […]

IPCO 2010

Important Dates: Abstract submission: Nov 20, 2009 Notification: Jan 31, 2010 Conference: June 9-11, 2010 For more details, see:

Operations Research is Taking Over the World

I often have postings that so-and-so from the world of operations research has become a dean or a provost or even a university president. Somewhat more rarely, I can talk about an operations researcher as a baseball player. Operations Research can lead to lots of jobs. It can even lead to becoming Prime Minister of […]