A Short History of Operations Research in the United States Navy
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA MONTEREY United States
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The thesis traces the history of the practice of and organization for operations research in the United States Navy. The author points out that operations research was being conducted in the U.S. Navy before operations research became identified as a separate science. From that point its growth, major accomplishments and organizational changes are described. The final part of the thesis outlines the organization through which the Navy conducts its operations research and systems analysis at the present.