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<br /> SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL ISSUE<br /> April 2010<br /> Volume 37 · Number 2<br /> Wide World<br /> of O.R.<br /> · CHINA:<br /> Rapid recession recovery<br /> · ITALY:<br /> Milan's metro on fast track<br /> · BRAZIL:<br /> O.R., soccer and consulting<br /> · SPAIN:<br /> Efficient frontier of farming<br /> · IFORS:<br /> Organization obstacles, enablersSPECIAL INTERNATIONAL ISSUE<br /> T<br /> April 2010<br /> Volume 37 ??? Number 2<br /> Wide World<br /> CHINA:<br /> Rapid recession recovery<br /> ITALY:<br /> Milan's metro on fast track<br /> BRAZIL:<br /> O.R., soccer and consulting<br /> SPAIN:<br /> Efficient frontier of farming<br /> IFORS:<br /> Organization obstacles, enablers<br /> Experience how AIMMS<br /> facilitates interactive<br /> optimization modeling<br /> Create and modify<br /> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=1"> SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL ISSUE </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=2"> Experience how AIMMS facilitates interactive</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=3"> The NEW LINGO 12: Optimize Smarter, Faster, and</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=4"> Departments 4 Inside Story 6 Presiden</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=5"> THE BEST WAY TO TEACH AND LEARN OPTIMIZATION RIS</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=6"> I NSIDE S TORY Whirlwind O.R Tour Wh</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=7"> THE FASTEST WAY TO DEPLOY AN OPTIMIZATION MODEL </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=8"> P RESIDENT' S D ESK INFORMS President </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=9"> SAVE $5-50 MILLION IN LOGISTICS & OPERATIONS CO</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=10"> INFORMS ON L INE Beyond Phase 1: What's nex</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=11"> analytica Bevond 'the Soreadsheet Beyond * the </a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=12"> I SSUES IN E DUCATION Education: Where do w</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=13"> KNITRO'6.0 Offers New Features for KNITRO 6.0 is</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=14"> Ideas “R” Us “Idea Generation and the Quali</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=15"> OphRisk SYSTEMS BS EN ISO 9000 2000 Product/</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=16"> QED O.R.: Roots & Rebranding B Y M ANM OH</a> <a title="ORMS Today, April 2010 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/fd67ab7c?page=17"> JMP' Statistical Discovery, From SAS. 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