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How to find advice for OR career?

It's been a few years since I graduated from university with an engineering MSc degree, during which I focussed a lot on OR and quantitative techniques for mobility and logistics problems. Right after ...
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Conditional Objective in PYOMO

Hi, I am trying to set up an optimization problem with an objective function which has a condition: ...
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How can I have minimum amount of resources wasted in this resource allocation problem?

I have a demand, $d$ I also have supply from 1000 sources. The supplies from those $N$ (for example, $N=1000$) sources are given by $s_1,s_2,s_3,\cdots,s_N$. So,the total supply is : $s_1+s_2+\cdots+...
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What are the best written papers in O.R and best authors in terms of writing?

I'm working on a paper for the first time and I would like to know which papers are recommended to study and analyze for their excellent writing and structure, and which authors in OR are recognized ...
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What is the best way to read papers in OR/MS field?

I am a Ph.D. student in management science and I am interested in Dynamic Pricing. I need to define some problems and work on them as my thesis Most papers in this field are full of complicated proofs ...
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Formulation of Assignment problem as integer programming

We need to maintain as quickly as possible a complex system. In particular, we need to replace six of its components $\{P1,...,P6\}$. We have three 3D printers $\{M1,M2,M3\}$ which we can use to ...
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Operations Research self-study resources for beginners [duplicate]

I am interested in OR, and I am looking for self-study resources targetted towards beginners. If it helps, I am looking for something similar to the "Schaum's Outline of Operations Research", or a ...
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A good memoryless elevator strategy?

Could you OR whizkids please help me out with this one: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/61854621/a-good-memoryless-elevator-strategy Surely somebody has solved this before. How do you classify ...
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What are the prerequisites for learning about operations research?

I'm finding myself needing to learn about operations research. I'm planning to just find a textbook (or some other medium, such as an online course) on OR and learn from there. But I don't think I ...
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Interpretability Vs Accuracy in Operations Research and Management Science Community

This question might be somewhat general and not completely relevant to this forum but I think here is the most relevant place to ask the question. Currently, deep learning, RL and generally black-...