Monthly Archives: October 2010

How Will Continental and United Merge Their OR Methodologies?

A recent article in the USA Today Travel section highlights an aspect of the Continental Airlines/United Airlines merger that hasn’t received much press yet: How will the third and fourth largest carriers merge their OR and revenue management practices? In … Continue reading

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When Computer Algorithms Don’t Consider the Global View

On Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that May 6’s stock market ‘flash crash’ was caused by a single trade made by a computer trading algorithm at a mutual fund company. The article highlights a potential flaw in the trading … Continue reading

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