The First International Conference on “Frontiers of Operations Research & Business Studies (FORBS 2018)
The Conference (FORBS 2018) was aimed at bringing different ideologies under one roof and provided opportunities to exchange ideas face to face, to establish research relations and to find new ideas for research. The themes and sub themes for this conference were indicative of relevant research areas to give the prospective authors innovative propositions about their ambit of discussions. Some of the themes and sub themes were: Operations Research, Business Analytics and Supply Chain management, Optimization Techniques in Managerial Decision Making etc. Eminent speakers from Universities & Institutes or repute from abroad and India like Professor Baoding Liu, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; Professor Dominik Slezak, University of Warsaw, Poland; Professor Pawan Lingras, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada; Professor Goutam Chakraborty, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan; Professor M R Rao, former Director, IIM Bangalore & former Professor, ISB Hyderabad; Professor S K Neogy, ISI, New Delhi; Professor Mihir Chakraborty, Jadavpur University have deliberated on the topics like Scale Free Networks and Applications in Data Mining Problems, Health, Finance and Marketing, Max Plus Algebra and its applications in Operations Research, Second Order Data Mining of Financial Transaction Times series for Fraud detection and Improved Customer Relationship Management.