Quantitative Problem Solving Methods In The Airline Industry A Modeling Methodology Handbook International Series In Operations Research Management Science

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1461416078
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This book reviews Operations Research theory, applications and practice in seven major areas of airline planning and operations.  In each area, a team of academic and industry experts provides an overview of the business and technical landscape, a view of current best practices, a summary of open research questions and suggestions for relevant future research.  There are several common themes in current airline Operations Research efforts.  First is a growing focus on the customer in terms of: 1) what they want; 2) what they are willing to pay for services; and 3) how they are impacted by planning, marketing and operational decisions.  Second, as algorithms improve and computing power increases, the scope of modeling applications expands, often re-integrating processes that had been broken into smaller parts in order to solve them in the past.  Finally, there is a growing awareness of the uncertainty in many airline planning and operational processes and decisions.  Airlines now recognize the need to develop ‘robust’ solutions that effectively cover many possible outcomes, not just the best case, “blue sky” scenario. 

Individual chapters cover:

Customer Modeling methodologies, including current and emerging applications.

Airline Planning and Schedule Development, with a look at  many remaining open research questions.

Revenue Management, including a view of current business and technical landscapes, as well as suggested areas for future research.

Airline Distribution -- a comprehensive overview of this newly emerging area.

Crew Management Information Systems, including a review of recent algorithmic advances, as well as the development of information systems that facilitate the integration of crew management modeling with airline planning and operations.

Airline Operations, with consideration of recent advances and successes in solving the airline operations problem.
Air Traffic Flow Management, including the modeling environment and opportunities for both Air Traffic Flow Management and the airlines.

Airline Operations And Management

Author: Gerald N. Cook
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315299577
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Operations Research And Management Science Handbook

Author: A. Ravi Ravindran
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420009712
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Each chapter gives an overview of a particular OR/MS model, its solution methods and illustrates successful applications. Part II of the handbook contains 11 chapters discussing the OR/MS applications in specific areas.

Scheduling With Time Changing Effects And Rate Modifying Activities

Author: Vitaly Strusevich
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319395742
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The book focuses on single machine and parallel machine scheduling problems to minimize either the maximum completion time or the sum of completion times of all jobs, provided that the processing times are subject to various effects.

Operations Research In The Airline Industry

Author: Gang Yu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792380399
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260 2 Crew Legalities and Crew Pairing Repair 264 3 Model and Mathematical Formulation 266 4 Solution Methodology 271 5 Computational Experiences 277 6 Conclusion 285 REFERENCES 286 10 THE USE OF OPTIMIZATION TO PERFORM AIR TRAFFIC FLOW ...

Handbook Of Risk Management In Energy Production And Trading

Author: Raimund Kovacevic
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461490359
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This book presents an overview of the risks involved in modern electricity production, delivery and trading, including technical risk in production, transportation and delivery, operational risk for the system operators, market risks for ...

Customer Satisfaction Evaluation

Author: Evangelos Grigoroudis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441916407
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This important new work provides a comprehensive discussion of the customer satisfaction evaluation problem.

Principles Of Forecasting

Author: J. S. Armstrong
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792379300
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This work summarizes knowledge from experts and from empirical studies, providing guidelines that can be applied in fields such as economics, sociology, and psychology.

Case Studies In Operations Research

Author: Katta G. Murty
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1493910078
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The book considers all methods of optimum decision making in order to improve performances. It also compares possible solutions obtained by different approaches, concluding with a recommendation of the best among them for implementation.