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Operations Research MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Operations Research
Tree Number(s)
H01.770.644.333
L01.906.394
Unique ID
D009874
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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)
Entry Term(s)
Operational Research
See Also
Decision Theory
Game Theory
Information Theory
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/12

No Qualifiers
Operations Research Preferred
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