THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH IN CANADA

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Authors
  1. Mayne, J.W.
Corporate Authors
Operational Research and Analysis Establishment, Ottawa ONT (CAN) Directorate of Mathematics and Statistics
Abstract
The history of operational research in Canada presents an account of its origins and development in the military and non-military areas. It includes some details about the origin and growth of operational research in World War II but is concerned mainly with its beginning and evolution in the several fields of application in Canada. An account is given of the introduction and growth of military operational research in Canada since World War II and of how and when OR was started in federal and provincial government departments, ministries, and agencies, in civic and municipal governments, and in business, commerce, and industry, and research centres.
Report Number
83 —
Date of publication
15 Dec 1980
Number of Pages
417
DSTKIM No
82-01538
CANDIS No
36085
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS;Document Image stored on Optical Disk

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