Literature review is fundamental to research. Reviews allow you to improve your understanding of a subject, to gain insight into promising research directions, to focus the scope of the project, and to ensure that the research conducted is not redundant with prior published work.
The impact factor, once a simple way to rank scientific journals, has become an unyielding yardstick for hiring, tenure, and grants
By RICHARD MONASTERSKY
Like all professionals, OR workers gain a lot from membership in a grouping where they can share their knowledge and benefit from the experiences and expertise of others. This is the reason why national Operations Research communities play a very important role in ensuring the continued health and development of the discipline within a geographical area.
Our Japanese members are invited to read the articles…