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What Is  Operations Research? Selin Damla Ahipasaoglu ORIE, Cornell University
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OR/MS: What is it?   Operations research   (management  science)  is a collection of techniques  based on  mathematics  and other  scientific  approaches that finds  solutions to complex problems .
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OR is everywhere. .. Daily life: Finding the fastest route to school Optimal allocation of time for homework Optimal budgeting Planning the best road trip Selecting a major
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OR is everywhere… Industry: Agriculture and food  Airline industry  Banking Energy  Forestry  Manufacturing Marketing  Mining  Pharmaceuticals  Retailing  Telecommunication Transportation OR is everywhere. ..
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OR is everywhere… Public sector: City planning Education Environmental policies Homeland security  Municipalities and states   Police and firefighter deployment  Politics Public health 
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Ho w do e s  O R wo rk? Identify the problem
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