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<br /> STATISTICAL SOFTWARE: Survey highlights growing capabilities<br /> February 2011<br /> Volume 38 · Number 1<br /> Medicine,<br /> Money<br /> & Math<br /> Time to inject more<br /> analysis into the health care<br /> reform debate<br /> A L S O I N S I D E:<br /> · THE MAKING OF EORMS<br /> Massive encyclopedia covers<br /> the O.R. field<br /> · BUSINESS ANALYTICS<br /> CONFERENCE<br /> INFORMS spring meeting broadens<br /> its scope<br /> · MARCH MADNESS MATH<br /> The Final Four, analytics and<br /> `bracketology'<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 clear<br /> and<a title="ORMS Today page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=1"> STATISTICAL SOFTWARE: Survey highlights growing </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=2"> Experience how AIMMS facilitates interactive </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=4"> Departments 4 Inside Story 6 Presiden</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=5"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=6"> INSIDE STORY Health care reform needs dose</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=7"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=8"> INFORMS President Rina Schneur rina.schneur@veri</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=9"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=10"> ISSUES IN EDUCATION A four-decade view o</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=11"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=12"> O.R. IN THE NEWS Queueing, branding, ma</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=13"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=14"> “Chair: [former INFORMS President] Alfred </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=15"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=16"> THE PUZZLOR Best host BY JOHN TOCZE</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=17"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=18"> The Making of EORMS After four years and contribu</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=19"> The Initial Approach IN NOVEMBER 2006, while</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=20"> Encyclopedia of ORMS proved to be unrealisti</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=21"> Arne Lokketangen (Molde College, Norway), Lisa Ma</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=22"> Encyclopedia of ORMS prospective authors and revi</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=23"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=24"> Encyclopedia of ORMS · hyperlinking citations a</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=25"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=26"> The ongoing battle over health care reform While</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=27"> We can see, however, a few areas emerg- i</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=28"> HEALTH CARE REFORM </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=29"> of years ago killed over 50 percent of those infe</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=30"> Smarter technology for a Smarter Planet: The an</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=31"> IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com, Smarter Planet and th</a> <a title="ORMS Today page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=32"> March Madness Math © Yobro10 | Dreamstime.com </a> <a title="ORMS Today page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/52aeea6c?page=33"> single point. 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