Uses of Operations Research

Here is a collection of pointers to articles on how Operations Research is being used to make companies more efficient.

INFORMS Operations Research Resources Page

My list of interesting OR sites

RIOT: Baseball Playoff Races. This site uses linear programming to determine when a baseball team is eliminated from contention.

A discussion of some Applications of Optimization.

Actuarial science

Balducci's Actuarial Home Page

Applied Mathematics

Math Whizzes want respect in equation, an article from the LA Times, July 14, 1998. Includes discussion of Hollywood and of the Reginald Denny beating.