Operations Research Applications to Nutrition and Production
We live in times of difficulty and uncertainty. Operations Research was born in another time of difficulty and uncertainty – World War II. During WWII, the British Isles were under attack by Germany. England had to develop an effective defense by the efficient use of its scarce resources. A group of individuals including scientists, and mathematicians were assembled to confront logistic problems associated with the allocation of scarce resources (Roush, 2001).