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OR/MS Today Resource Directory

This is your comprehensive guide to the software, vendors, consultants and publishers serving the operations research and management science community. Feel free to browse, link to and tell your colleagues about this valuable resource. If you contact any of the vendors included in this guide, please let them know you found them in the ORMS Today Resource Directory!

Index of Companies
This list of companies in the ORMS Today Resource Directory provides links to individual Company Profile pages. The profiles include full contact information, e-mail and Web links, and a list of the Product & Services categories each vendor choose to be listed under.

 

The Product & Services Listings
This is an index of the categories vendors choose to be listed under. The main categories include: Primary Business, Types of Software or Service, Specific Methodologies and Applications or Areas of Expertise, and Fields or Industries Served.

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Headlines

Fighting terrorists online: Identifying extremists before they post content

New research has found a way to identify extremists, such as those associated with the terrorist group ISIS, by monitoring their social media accounts, and can identify them even before they post threatening content. The research, “Finding Extremists in Online Social Networks,” which was recently published in the INFORMS journal Operations Research, was conducted by Tauhid Zaman of the MIT, Lt. Col. Christopher E. Marks of the U.S. Army and Jytte Klausen of Brandeis University. Read more →

Syrian conflict yields model for attrition dynamics in multilateral war

Based on their study of the Syrian Civil War that’s been raging since 2011, three researchers created a predictive model for multilateral war called the Lanchester multiduel. Unless there is a player so strong it can guarantee a win regardless of what others do, the likely outcome of multilateral war is a gradual stalemate that culminates in the mutual annihilation of all players, according to the model. Read more →

SAS, Samford University team up to generate sports analytics talent

Sports teams try to squeeze out every last bit of talent to gain a competitive advantage on the field. That’s also true in college athletic departments and professional team offices, where entire departments devoted to analyzing data hunt for sports analytics experts that can give them an edge in a game, in the stands and beyond. To create this talent, analytics company SAS will collaborate with the Samford University Center for Sports Analytics to support teaching, learning and research in all areas where analytics affects sports, including fan engagement, sponsorship, player tracking, sports medicine, sports media and operations. Read more →

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