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Descriptor English: Operations Research
Descriptor Spanish: Investigación Operativa
Descriptor Portuguese: Pesquisa Operacional
Descriptor French: Recherche opérationnelle
Entry term(s): Operational Research
Research, Operational
Research, Operations
Tree number(s): H01.770.644.333
L01.906.394
SP4.122.408.594
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009874
Scope note: A group of techniques developed to apply scientific methods and tools to solve the problems of DECISION MAKING in complex organizations and systems. Operations research searches for optimal solutions in situations of conflicting GOALS and makes use of mathematical models from which solutions for actual problems may be derived. (From Psychiatric Dictionary, 6th ed)
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66
Related: Decision Theory MeSH
Game Theory MeSH
Information Theory MeSH
DeCS ID: 10056
Unique ID: D009874
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Operations Research - Preferred
Concept UI M0015316
Scope note A group of techniques developed to apply scientific methods and tools to solve the problems of DECISION MAKING in complex organizations and systems. Operations research searches for optimal solutions in situations of conflicting GOALS and makes use of mathematical models from which solutions for actual problems may be derived. (From Psychiatric Dictionary, 6th ed)
Preferred term Operations Research
Entry term(s) Operational Research
Research, Operational
Research, Operations



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