Journal article

Operations Research: Topics, Impact, and Trends from 1952–2019

Angelito Calma, William Ho, Lusheng Shao, Huashan Li

Operations Research | Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) | Published : 2021


In “Operations Research: Topics, Impact and Trends from 1952–2019,” A. Calma, W. Ho, L. Shao, and H. Li retrospectively look at 68 years of publication of the Operations Research. Using 5,440 journal articles, they highlight the top contributing countries and authors and top research methods and problems investigated. Mathematical programming is the most common research method, whereas inventory is the most investigated problem. Investigations related to pricing are growing significantly. The United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom publish the most papers, with the United States and Canada having similar publication profiles per capita. Inventory is the most popular research problem st..

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