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<br /> S P E C I A L I N T E R N A T I O N A L I S S U E<br /> April 2011<br /> Volume 38 · Number 2<br /> Going Global<br /> O.R. applications and opportunities abound<br /> around the world<br /> · GREECE:<br /> Customized inventory management<br /> · CUBA:<br /> Model for primary healthcare in<br /> poor countries<br /> · SOUTH AFRICA:<br /> AIDS, orphans and in-home care<br /> · ZIMBABWE:<br /> Ready to host historic conference<br /> · CANADA & SWEDEN:<br /> Collaborative forestry logistics<br /> Experience how AIMMS<br /> facilitates interactive<br /> optimization modeling<br /> Perform what-if scenarios or use<br /> the Math Program Inspector to<br /> visualize the matrix and drill down<br /> to individual constraints & variables<br /> Visualize the results with the<br /> integrated graphical objects<br /> Create and modify<br /> large models in a <a title="ORMS Today page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=1"> S P E C I A L I N T E R N A T I O N A L I S S U</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=2"> Experience how AIMMS facilitates interactive </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=4"> Departments 4 Inside Story 6 President'</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=5"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=6"> INSIDE STORY Listen and learn While r</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=7"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=8"> INFORMS President Rina Schneur rina.schneur@veri</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=9"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=10"> ISSUES IN EDUCATION The value of open-en</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=11"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1776a96c?page=12"> ISSUES IN EDUCATION REFERENCES 1. 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