Articles Previously Published
- Home for the Holidays
A feature article from the December 1995 issue of OR/MS Today. The subject: "Truckload motor carriers must balance drivers' needs with customer requirements, a difficult
problem during the holidays. More carriers are turning to optimization techniques to solve the
- How Numbers are Tricking You
"The statistics that fill the media are often subtly misleading. Here's
a guide to the most common types of errror." An article from the October 1994 issue of Technology Review.
- Mathematics and Common Sense:
What Is Their Relationship?
- Philip Davis addresses this issue in his commentary, which appeared
previously in SIAM News, Nov. 1995.
- SIAM's Math That Counts
Math That Counts is a continuing series of articles in SIAM News based on results in
applied and computational mathematics research that have led, for example, to increased
productivity, improvements in product design, and solutions to problems related to health and the