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<br /> INNOVATIVE EDUCATION: Consulting course benefits students & clients<br /> August 2011<br /> Volume 38 · Number 4<br /> In search<br /> of<br /> AF 447<br /> How O.R. helped locate the<br /> underwater wreckage<br /> A L S O I N S I D E:<br /> · HEALTH CARE EMERGENCY<br /> O.R. eases the pain of overcrowding<br /> and understaffing in ERs<br /> · CONSTRAINT PROGRAMMING<br /> Why it's a must-have tool in every<br /> O.R. practitioner's toolkit<br /> <br /> <br /> Departments<br /> 4 Inside Story<br /> 6 President's Desk<br /> 8 Issues in Education<br /> 10 O.R. in the News<br /> 12 PuzzlOR<br /> 14 Forum<br /> 16 Roundtable Profile<br /> 58 Analytics Fix<br /> 59 WSC 2011<br /> 61 Classifieds<br /> 64 ORacle<br /> 32<br /> Overcrowding, understaffing creates crisis in the ER.<br /> 38<br /> Students team up on projects with real data, real clients.<br /> INFORMS News<br <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=1"> INNOVATIVE EDUCATION: Consulting course benefits </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=2"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=3"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=4"> Departments 4 Inside Story 6 President'</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=5"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=6"> INSIDE STORY HistORy lesson “Wi</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=7"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=8"> INFORMS President Rina Schneur rina.schneur@veri</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=9"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=10"> see if I could recall terms and do some rea- soni</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=11"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=12"> O.R. IN THE NEWS Online ad placement: </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=13"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=14"> THE PUZZLOR Logical hospital BY JOHN </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=15"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=16"> FORUM Defense report on counterinsurgency c</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=17"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=18"> FORUM Forum, continued from p.14 Hard: The </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=19"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=20"> ROUNDTABLE PROFILE BY JAMES T. WILLIAMS </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=21"> the Roundtable All About INFORMS h</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=22"> ROUNDTABLE PROFILE close-enough methods nee</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=23"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=24"> In Search of Air France Flight 447 </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=25"> In the early mo</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=26"> SEARCH FOR AF 447 The passive aco</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=27"> WHOI deployed to the search area with thr</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=28"> SEARCH FOR AF 447 tributions, we</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=29"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=30"> SEARCH FOR AF 447 The analy</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=31"> Figure10: PDF for impact location prior to surfac</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=32"> SEARCH FOR AF 447 covery of the</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=33"> search (see Figure 2), these results suggest it i</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=34"> OR in the ER Overcrowding combined with understaf</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=35"> longer), lying on gurneys in ED hallways wait- in</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=36"> OR IN THE ER What can be done to impro</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=37"> The reality: The vast majority of ED</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=38"> Smarter technology for a Smarter Planet: The an</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=39"> IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com, Smarter Planet and th</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=40"> INNOVATIVE EDUCATION Practice makes perfect</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=41"> views when asked, “How should I decide how many c</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=42"> In Field CONSULTING students, many companies m</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=43"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=44"> INNOVATIVE EDUCATION Peer-to-peer decision</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=45"> Members of the U of I group included Ali</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=46"> Photograph © Romantiche | Dreamstime.com Constra</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=47"> I nteger programming (IP) and mixed intege</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=48"> CONSTRAINT PROGRAMMING CP on the othe</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=49"> problems in hospitals. In particular, the Nurse S</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=50"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=51"> INSIDE 50 Interfaces: Cost-Effective Hepatitis B</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=52"> COST-EFFECTIVE HEPATITIS B INTERVENTIONS S W E </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=53"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=54"> POSITION STATEMENT: S W E N S M R O F ANANT BAL</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=55"> POSITION STATEMENT: ANNE ROBINSON </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=56"> ROUNDTABLE MEMBERS ENJOY S W COMPANY PRESENTATI</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=57"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=58"> PEOPLE S Send People items to Peter Horner via </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=59"> INFORMS SPEAKERS PROGRAM As executi</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=60"> T H E A N A LY T I C S F I X Introduction</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=61"> WSC 2011 Simulation for a Sustainable World</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=62"> Analytics: The New Path to Value The IB</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=63"> CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING FACULTY POSIT</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=64"> CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING Kellogg School of Managem</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=65"> C L A S S I F I E D A D V E R T I S I N G TUCK S</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=66"> ORACLE The secret of brilliance BY DOUG</a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=67"> </a> <a title="ORMS Today, August 2011 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d53fcc6f?page=68"> </a>