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The Handbook for Military and Defense Operations Research has been published

I am very happy to announce that the Handbook for Military and Defense Operations Research, coedited with Natalie Scala, has been published by CRC Press. The electronic copy is available now and the print copy will be on Amazon on March 2! It was a lot of fun to work with Natalie on this, and we jointly chaired several sessions at last fall’s INFORMS conference in Seattle dedicated to the topics covered here.

From the back of the book:

Operations research (OR) is a core discipline in military and defense management. Coming to the forefront initially during World War II, OR provided critical contributions to logistics, supply chains, and strategic simulation, while enabling superior decision-making for Allied forces. OR has grown to include analytics and many applications, including artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and big data, and is the cornerstone of management science in manufacturing, marketing, telecommunications, and many other fields.

The Handbook of Military and Defense Operations Research presents the voices leading OR and analytics to new heights in security through research, practical applications, case studies, and lessons learned in the field.