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The Use of Optimization Methods in Business and Public Services

DOSTÁL, P.

Original Title

The Use of Optimization Methods in Business and Public Services

Czech Title

Využití optimalizačních metod v podnikatelství a veřejné správě

English Title

The Use of Optimization Methods in Business and Public Services

Type

book chapter

Language

en

Original Abstract

Optimization methods have had successful applications in business and public services. Nowadays the new theories of soft computing are used for these purposes. The applications in business and public services have specific features in comparison with others. The processes are focused on private corporate attempts at money making or decreasing expenses. The optimization plays very important roles especially in business because it helps to reduce costs that can lead to higher profits and to success in the competitive fight. There are various optimization methods used: classical ones and methods using soft computing. There are especially the methods such as fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and the theory of chaos.

Czech abstract

Optimalizační metody mají úspěšné aplikace v podnikatelství a veřejné správě. Zejména fuzzy logika, neuronové sítě, evoluční algoritmy, chaos apod.

English abstract

Optimization methods have had successful applications in business and public services. Nowadays the new theories of soft computing are used for these purposes. The applications in business and public services have specific features in comparison with others. The processes are focused on private corporate attempts at money making or decreasing expenses. The optimization plays very important roles especially in business because it helps to reduce costs that can lead to higher profits and to success in the competitive fight. There are various optimization methods used: classical ones and methods using soft computing. There are especially the methods such as fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and the theory of chaos.

Keywords

Optimization, Business, Public Services

RIV year

2012

Released

03.09.2012

Publisher

Springer

Location

Heildeberg New York

ISBN

978-3-642-30503-0

Book

Handbook of Optimization

Edition

1

Edition number

1

Pages from

50

Pages to

93

Pages count

42

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