## Introduction to Operations Research, Volume 1-- This classic, field-defining text is the market leader in Operations Research -- and it's now updated and expanded to keep professionals a step ahead -- Features 25 new detailed, hands-on case studies added to the end of problem sections -- plus an expanded look at project planning and control with PERT/CPM -- A new, software-packed CD-ROM contains Excel files for examples in related chapters, numerous Excel templates, plus LINDO and LINGO files, along with MPL/CPLEX Software and MPL/CPLEX files, each showing worked-out examples |

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