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<br /> SIMULATION SOFTWARE: History and survey of popular tools<br /> October 2011<br /> Volume 38 · Number 5<br /> Rx for the<br /> ER<br /> How service delivery<br /> model improves<br /> emergency department<br /> performance<br /> A L S O I N S I D E:<br /> · REPRODUCIBLE RESEARCH<br /> What it is and why the O.R. community<br /> should care about it<br /> · SUPPLY CHAIN GAME<br /> Intel, Georgia Tech develop<br /> interactive SCM teaching tool<br /> · MERGING PARADIGMS<br /> Coupling evolutionary algorithms<br /> and multi-agent systems<br /> Extending AIMMS with<br /> Constraint Programming<br /> Constraint Programming, A must-have tool in any O.R. practitioner's toolkit<br /> &ROM/2-34ODAY !UGUST BY(RISHIKESH'ANU<br /> “Constraint programming (CP) is distinguished by its inference techniques and<br /> modeling power.”<br /> “From practical examples it is apparent that co<a title="ORMS Today page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=1"> SIMULATION SOFTWARE: History and survey of popula</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=2"> Extending AIMMS with Constraint Programmi</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=4"> Departments 4 Inside Story 6 Presiden</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=5"> DATA MINING POWER MADE EASY </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=6"> INSIDE STORY Another dose of O.R. </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=7"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=8"> INFORMS President Rina Schneur rina.schneur@veri</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=9"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=10"> ISSUES IN EDUCATION Outstanding in the f</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=11"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=12"> ISSUES IN EDUCATION IIE, continued from p.</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=13"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=14"> THE PUZZLOR Movie stars BY JOHN TOCZE</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=15"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/16a9b968?page=16"> O.R. 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