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LP/IP for BiMBA Peking University

Nov
04

Linear and integer programming examples for part-time and full-time MBA students at Peking University

As promised, I have put some examples online of linear programming (LP) and integer programming (IP).

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New article at PMKC! CPM continues to evolve

Oct
31

New article at PM Knowledge Center

In a previous article written by Kym Henderson “EVM Europe: Plans for 2013”, the fifth anniversary edition of EVM Europe 2013 has been presented to the readers of the Measurable News. In a new article, Kym looks back at the events held in Australia, with keynote speakers familiar to EVM Europe. He also takes the opportunity (again) to promote EVM Europe 2013 and to announce the celebration of the 10th birthday of Earned Schedule. 
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Absolute Value in Linear Programming

Oct
22

How to model an absolute value in Linear Programming?

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Earned Schedule: 10 years after... and more

Oct
21

The research on Earned Schedule... and more.

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ORASTalks goes mobile

Oct
15

ORASTalks goes mobile

The OR-AS App for and by students and professionals!

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EVM Europe 2013 is coming closer

Oct
11

EVM Europe 2013 in Ghent

EVM Europe is coming closer and closer ... and closer!

This year, the 5th anniversary edition will be held in Ghent (Belgium) and the two keynote speakers will give a flashback of the work done at Ghent University, OR-AS and the collaborations with many others.

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New PSG Record!

Oct
10

Time/cost trade-offs and a new record

Yesterday, 09/10/2013, more than 200 students (214, to be precise) - most of them from Ghent University but also including several Erasmus students from various countries -  have optimized time/cost trade-offs in project scheduling using the Project Scheduling Game (PSG). Three rooms full of computers and 214 students staring at the beautiful Gantt chart of the game.

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OR-AS: What's Next: A sneak preview

Oct
07

Sneak preview at OR-AS: What is coming...?

We often have more ideas than time, and sometimes start to work on a lot of these ideas, without fully completing them. That's why we have decided to post a "what's coming up" blog on our OR-AS website, in order to give the customers a sneak preview of what they can expect, but also to motivate our team to work on the new research topics until they are finished and ready to submit to the public. Here is what we will working on in the next few months:

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New member at Operations Research & Scheduling

Oct
03

Welcome to...

a new member in the OR&S group.

Since 01/01/2013, Laura Willems has joined our OR&S group for a period of 4 years to carry out high quality (hopefully :-)) research in Operations Research, with a focus on Project Management, including Risk Management and Project Control, and the development of integrative and novel tools and techniques.

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Project Management rules! And ArcelorMittal knows it!

Sep
22

ArcelorMittal award for best thesis at Ghent University.

The students Pieter Beeckman and Kenny Vanleeuwen have received the ArcelorMittal prize for the best thesis during the graduation ceremony for the Commercial Engineers (Handelsingenieurs) on 21/09/2013. The thesis was supervised by Prof. dr. Mario Vanhoucke from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration from the Ghent University.

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