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An optimization based decision support system for strategic and operational planning with in process industries
We describe how a generic multi-period optimization-based decision support system can be used for strategic and operational planning in process industries. Built on five fundamental elements—materials, facilities, activities, ...
Crisis and diversification in Punjab agriculture : role of state and agribusiness
The farming crisis in post-green revolution Punjab has assumed serious proportions, manifested in suicides by a large number of farmers. This paper examines the nature and magnitude of crisis in the farm sector in the ...
South Africa and the AIDS epidemic diagnosis
I n summer 2002, President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa wondered what he should do to contain the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic that had engulfed his country. One out of every nine South Africans ...
Post quota textile scenario in India