Heuristics


A brief history of the Travelling Salesman Problem

Attacking complexity with Pheromones

Kicking Timetabling Problems into Touch

Latest News

January 2021

Funding boost for mathematical sciences institutes announced

New funding has been awarded to three of the UK’s leading research institutes to support their efforts to widen access to mathematical sciences and training

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July 2020

Learned Societies lead on Professionalisation of Data Science

In this instance, professionalisation isn’t a smart suit or a slick presentation. It covers the knowledge, skills and behaviours that might be expected of a data scientist. The OR Society is a key player in a group of bodies interested in what such professionalisation might look like.

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March 2020

Optimising for Empathy

It is easy to appreciate that AI systems improve business workflows but what about ones that enable better human-to-human interaction? This is where AI-enabled CRMs come in.

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