Plenary Article.- Improving Hurricane Prediction Through Innovative Global Modeling.- Networks and Graphs.- A Branch-And-Price Approach for Graph Multi-Coloring.- A Genetic Algorithm for Solving the Euclidean Non-Uniform Steiner Tree Problem.- Optimization.- Cardinality and the Simplex Tableau for the Set Partitioning Problem.- An Efficient Enumeration Algorithm for the Two-Sample Randomization Distribution.- An Adaptive Algorithm for the Optimal Sample Size in the Non-Stationary Data-Driven Newsvendor Problem.- A Neighborhood Search Technique for the Freeze Tag Problem.- Vehicle Routing and the Traveling Salesman Problem.- The Colorful Traveling Salesman Problem.- Solving the Multi-Depot Location-Routing Problem with Lagrangian Relaxation.- Heuristic Approaches for a TSP Variant: The Automatic Meter Reading Shortest Tour Problem.- The Generalized Traveling Salesman Problem: A New Genetic Algorithm Approach.- Simulation.- Sensitivity Analysis in Simulation of Stochastic Activity Networks: A Computational Study.- Combined Discrete-Continuous Simulation Modeling of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.- Decision Technologies.- Ex-Post Internet Charging: An Effective Bandwidth Model.- Knowledge Representation for Military Mobility Decision-Making by Humans and Intelligent Software.
From the reviews: "The aim of the book is to `reflect the current research interests of many of the INFORMS Computing Society's members'. ... The collection contains 15 selected papers, each of which underwent a review process. ... Overall, I would recommend the book, particularly to researchers and graduate students who are interested in one of the included areas of research. ... In my opinion, the book can make a valuable contribution to a library or a research group ... ." (MJ Geiger, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 59, 2008)