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From [email protected] Tue Jul 13 23:24:08 1993
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Request for Discussion (RFD): I propose a new Usenet group to
serve the needs of the operations research (O.R.) community scattered
in industry and academic departments such as Math., Engineering, 
Computer Science and Management.  The name and the charter of this
group is given below.  I also provide information on the process of 
creating a newsgroup and answer some expected questions.

This RFD is being cross-posted to the newsgroups news.announce.newgroups,
news.groups, sci.math.num-analysis, sci.engr.manufacturing, comp.parallel,
and sci.econ.research, and is being separately mailed to the mailing
list ORCS-L.

Table of Contents
-----------------
1. Proposed Name of Group
2. Purpose
3. Where Does the Discussion Take Place
4. What Is The Process Of Creating A Newsgroup
5. What About The Listserv Mailing List (ORCS-L)
6. What Next
7. Who To Contact For Information
8. Acknowledgements (A Partial List)
Appendix: Discussion On The Name

1.PROPOSED NAME OF GROUP
========================  
   sci.math.ops-research
   (unmoderated)

  [A discussion on this name, and other proposals, is appended at the end]
    
2.PURPOSE 
=========
   THE MAIN PURPOSE OF THIS GROUP IS TO ACT AS THE UMBRELLA GROUP FROM
   WHICH DIFFERENT O.R. INTEREST GROUPS WILL BRANCH OFF IN THE FUTURE,
   AS ENVISIONED BY THE TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE OF THE ORMS BOARD.

   In the interim, the newsgroup will support the RESEARCH, APPLICATION
   and TEACHING of operations research through the unmoderated exchange
   of information through various activities including:
   (RESEARCH AND APPLICATION)
   -- Posting information about accepted papers
   -- Asking questions and posting summaries of replies
   -- Posting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and other lists such as
         -Ajay Shah's list of Free C/C++ programs for numerical methods
         -Arthur Geoffrion's list of mail reflectors relevant to O.R.
         -John Gregory's FAQ on LP
      Those interested in a particular area could bring out regular FAQs
      answering questions or likely questions from those new to their
      area.
   -- Posting information about ARCHIVES (e.g. those at Rutgers, Bilkent)
   (TEACHING)
   -- Sharing teaching approaches
   -- Announcement of new textbooks; Discussion on existing textbooks
   (APPLICATION)
   -- New product announcements
   -- Users' impressions of commercial software (No advertisements.)
   (OTHER)
   -- JOB announcements in universities and industry

3. WHERE DOES THE DISCUSSION TAKE PLACE
=======================================
   The discussion takes place only in the group "news.groups". For those
   reading this in other newsgroups, the followup to this RFD will
   automatically appear in news.groups.  Those unable to post letters
   to news.groups (or other newsgroups) can email to 
              [email protected]
   If you have questions about the newsgroup, you can email me. 
   (See below)

4. WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF CREATING A NEWSGROUP
==============================================
>(a) RFD: Discussion, i.e., public hearing to take place in the newsgroup
     news.groups for approximately one month
 (b) CFV: Call for votes (the voting period will be about 25 days)
 (c) Counting of votes and public display of votes
 (d) Announcement of new newsgroup

 (a)-->(b) assumes no major disagreements about this newsgroup during
 discussion. (c)-->(d) assumes that the vote is favorable., i.e.,
               Y > N+100 .and. Y > (2/3)(Y+N)
 Y being the number of YES votes, N being the number of NO votes for
 the creation of the proposed newsgroup.

5. WHAT ABOUT THE LISTSERV MAILING LIST
=======================================
  Currently a mailing list (orcs-l on LISTSERV) serves some 
  members of the O.R. community in the discussion of computational aspects
  of O.R.  In the absence of another volunteer, I will cross-post relevant
  posts on sci.math.ops-research to ORCS-L and vice-versa.

6. WHAT NEXT
============
  Once the discussion is over, and there is agreement over whether there
  is need for such a group, and that the name is acceptable, and whether
  it should or should not be moderated, the next step is to vote (or if
  there is disagreement, a more acceptable proposal will be made.)
  Look out for the Call for Votes (CFV).

7. WHO TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION
=================================
Please email me if you have any questions at the following address:
     [email protected]

8. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS (A Partial List)
====================================
I am grateful to the following, and to others, too numerous to mention,
for their constructive comments and encouragement:
(In alphabetical order by 1st name)

    Arthur Geoffrion
    Chris Bullen
    James Bean
    Lester Ingber
    Mark Moraes
    Matthew Saltzmann
    Ramesh Sharda
    Scott Huddleston
    Taner Bilgic
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Mohan Sodhi
[email protected]
Anderson Grad. School of Management
UCLA

========== APPENDIX: DISCUSSION ON THE NAME==========================
27th June '93
----------------------------- MY POST    --------------------
I am working on creating a new newsgroup for operations research.  So
far, the following names have been proposed:
1.   sci.math.ops-research
2.   sci.ops-research
3.   sci.or/ms
4.   sci.or-ms
(where "or" stand for operations research, "ms" stand for management science.)

Q1. Are all the names "valid", i.e. acceptable to Usenet readers?

Q2. For the names that are valid, could you order them in decreasing
    preference?
--------------------------------------------------------------
Some time ago I posted the above seeking help with naming a group
that I will be putting up for Discussion soon.  I received a large number
of replies with a near-unanimity of opinion. As such,
I took the liberty of quoting only from a few responses, rather than
collate all the responses. (Etiquette watchers, if this is not the preferred
practice, please let me know....I will post all the letters, or least the
names of those who responded). Many thanks to those who responded...I have
quoted some of them, but have not acknowledged anyone.  I hope the reasoning
presented in the quotes will be useful for those searching for valid and
acceptable names.

BACKGROUND: Wrangling on the name issue has been going on for some time due
to (a) different constituencies (from engr, comp. sci, math., mgt.) of
operations research, and (b) the desire to leave "room" to expand into
the different sub-areas of operations research with groups
such as ..ops-research.linear-programming, or ops-research.stochastics.
>From the responses I got, it is clear that that "sci.math.ops-research"
is the way to go.


SUMMARY: sci.or/ms is invalid because of the "/", while
sci.or-ms is unacceptable because the name is too cryptic.  Both
sci.ops-research and sci.math.ops-research are acceptable as names, but
there are questions about the desirability of the name "sci.ops-research."
The most compelling argument for naming the group under "sci.math." is
that "sci.math" may be the best place for people to look for an operations
research group. Also, naming the group under sci.math would mean that
people who get the sci.math newsfeed would also get the newsgroup in
question.  In addition, by proposing the group "sci.ops-research,"
the onus would be on me to show why operations research deserves
its own category under "sci."  The names "misc.management.ops-research"
was also suggested.

-Mohan Sodhi
 Anderson Grad. School of Management
 UCLA
 [email protected]

------------------- SOME QUOTES FROM REPONSES -------------------------

-valid and acceptable are two different things.

1.   sci.math.ops-research

OK.

2.   sci.ops-research

-OK, but less desirable unless you can show that operations research is not a 
part of the various disciplines represented at the second level of the sci.* 
hierarchy.

-There are always some branches of any field that overlap with other fields.
The question one typically asks when locating a newsgroup is:  "where would
readers/posters/news-admins logically look for this newsgroup".  Remember,
putting it under math means that it will propagate to all sites that get
sci.math but not sci.all.  And those are the sites that are most likely to
be interested in it.

-	However, placement in the hierarchy is the kind of thing
	that the discussion period is for hashing out.  Go for
	ops-research, initially under sci.* and voice your concerns
	that it might belong under sci.math.*.  I am certain that
	there will be enough discussion on the subject for you to
	make a decision before posting the CFV.

-is kind of stretching the topic (after all, it's a subset of math, right?),

3.   sci.or/ms

Not OK. A / is not valid in a newsgroup name, since each level of that name is 
stored as a directory on Unix-based systems, and / is the Unix directory 
separator, leading to confusion.


4.   sci.or-ms
(where "or" stand for operations research, "ms" stand for management science.)

Legal, but bad; the name of a newsgroup must be understandable not only to 
those to whom the group is directed but also to those who have no knowledge of 
the subject of the group. In this case, the group would get flooded with 
postings asking "what is or-ms?".

Q2. For the names that are valid, could you order them in decreasing
    preference?

1, 2, 4. 3 is not acceptable.

-How about a misc group.  From the name, it doesn't sound to me like it
should be in a science hierarchy.  Maybe misc.mgmt.operations, or some
variant  on that.  Also, isn't there a discussion going on currently about
misc.mgmt, or misc.management.  Maybe you could wait for that one to be
decided and place yourself under it?

--------------------    END  ---------------------------------

From [email protected] Mon Jul 26 12:21:30 1993
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Due to a change in name for the proposed newsgroup from
sci.math.ops-research to:

           sci.op-research
	   
I am posting this second RFD.  The reasons for the change in name
are twofold: one, to act in accordance with the recommendations of the
Technology Committee of the ORMS Board and the requests of many people
who have written asking for the Operations Research group to be in its
"own" category, and two, to avoid painful restructuring of the
newsgroup when sub-groups are created, as happened with the Statistics,
the NeXT and the OS/2 newsgroups recently.  A minor change, the shrinking
of "ops" to "op", is to accomodate those who refer to the area as
"Operational Research."

Although the proposed name change will now satisfy most O.R. newsgroup
readers, the name change is not without cost as some practi-
tioners may find it hard to access the newsgroup if their organization
gets only "sci.math.*" newsfeeds.  Still, in weighing the pros and cons,
I have chosen to go with the new name: might as well do it right the
first time!

Another change is the expanded list of newsgroups and mailing lists
to which this RFD is being sent in response to requests that I received.

Special thanks go to Craig Willits (Air Force Instt. of Tech.), to
David Lawrence (Moderator, news.announce.newgroups) and to readers of
the mailing list ORCS-L for making this 2nd RFD possible.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
(2nd) Request for Discussion (RFD): I propose a new Usenet group to
serve the needs of the operations research (O.R.) community scattered
in industry and academic departments such as Math., Engineering, 
Computer Science and Management.  The name and the charter of this
group is given below.  I also provide information on the process of 
creating a newsgroup and answer some expected questions.

This RFD is being cross-posted to the newsgroups:
news.announce.newgroups, news.groups, sci.math.num-analysis,
sci.engr.manufacturing, comp.parallel, sci.econ.research,
sci.stat.math, and sci.nonlinear
and is being separately mailed to the mailing lists ORCS-L and
[email protected] (Dynamics of Manufacturing Systems.)

Table of Contents
-----------------
1. Proposed Name of Group
2. Purpose
3. Where Does the Discussion Take Place
4. What Is The Process Of Creating A Newsgroup
5. What About The Listserv Mailing List (ORCS-L)
6. What Next
7. Who To Contact For Information
8. Acknowledgements (A Partial List)

1.PROPOSED NAME OF GROUP
========================  
   sci.op-research
   (unmoderated)
    
2.PURPOSE 
=========
   THE MAIN PURPOSE OF THIS GROUP IS TO ACT AS THE UMBRELLA GROUP FROM
   WHICH DIFFERENT O.R. INTEREST GROUPS WILL BRANCH OFF IN THE FUTURE,
   AS ENVISIONED BY THE TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE OF THE ORMS BOARD.

   In the interim, the newsgroup will support the RESEARCH, APPLICATION
   and TEACHING of operations research through the unmoderated exchange
   of information through various activities including:
   (RESEARCH AND APPLICATION)
   -- Posting information about accepted papers
   -- Asking questions and posting summaries of replies
   -- Posting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and other lists such as
         -Ajay Shah's list of Free C/C++ programs for numerical methods
         -Arthur Geoffrion's list of mail reflectors relevant to O.R.
         -John Gregory's FAQ on LP
      Those interested in a particular area could bring out regular FAQs
      answering questions or likely questions from those new to their
      area.
   -- Posting information about ARCHIVES (e.g. those at Rutgers, Bilkent)
   (TEACHING)
   -- Sharing teaching approaches
   -- Announcement of new textbooks; Discussion on existing textbooks
   (APPLICATION)
   -- New product announcements
   -- Users' impressions of commercial software (No advertisements.)
   (OTHER)
   -- JOB announcements in universities and industry

3. WHERE DOES THE DISCUSSION TAKE PLACE
=======================================
   The discussion takes place only in the group "news.groups". For those
   reading this in other newsgroups, the followup to this RFD will
   automatically appear in news.groups.  Those unable to post letters
   to news.groups (or other newsgroups) can email to 
              [email protected]
   If you have questions about the newsgroup, you can email me. 
   (See below)

4. WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF CREATING A NEWSGROUP
==============================================
>(a) RFD: Discussion, i.e., public hearing to take place in the newsgroup
     news.groups for approximately one month
 (b) CFV: Call for votes (the voting period will be about 25 days)
 (c) Counting of votes and public display of votes
 (d) Announcement of new newsgroup

 (a)-->(b) assumes no major disagreements about this newsgroup during
 discussion. (c)-->(d) assumes that the vote is favorable., i.e.,
               Y > N+100 .and. Y > (2/3)(Y+N)
 Y being the number of YES votes, N being the number of NO votes for
 the creation of the proposed newsgroup.

5. WHAT ABOUT THE LISTSERV MAILING LIST
=======================================
  Currently a mailing list (orcs-l on LISTSERV) serves some 
  members of the O.R. community in the discussion of computational aspects
  of O.R.  In the absence of another volunteer, I will cross-post relevant
  posts on sci.op-research to ORCS-L and vice-versa.

6. WHAT NEXT
============
  Once the discussion is over, and there is agreement over whether there
  is need for such a group, and that the name is acceptable, and whether
  it should or should not be moderated, the next step is to vote (or if
  there is disagreement, a more acceptable proposal will be made.)
  Look out for the Call for Votes (CFV).

7. WHO TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION
=================================
Please email me if you have any questions at the following address:
     [email protected]

8. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS (A Partial List)
====================================
I am grateful to the following, and to others, too numerous to mention,
for their constructive comments and encouragement:
(In alphabetical order by 1st name)

    Arthur Geoffrion
    Chris Bullen
    Craig Willits
    David Lawrence
    James Bean
    Lester Ingber
    Mark Moraes
    Matthew Saltzmann
    Ramesh Sharda
    Scott Huddleston
    Taner Bilgic
-- 
Mohan Sodhi
[email protected]
Anderson Grad. School of Management
UCLA

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                            CALL FOR VOTES
regarding the proposed creation of the unmoderated newsgroup sci.op-research

Votes must be received by 2359 GMT on Sunday 22nd August 1993.

This Call for Votes will also be sent to the following mailing lists:
  ORCS-L ([email protected])     and      [email protected]


CHARTER
=======
   The main purpose of this group is to act as the umbrella group from
   which different operations research interest groups will branch off in
   the future, as envisioned by the technology committee of the ORMS
   board.

   In the interim, the newsgroup will support the RESEARCH, APPLICATION
   and TEACHING of operations research through the exchange of information
   through various activities including:
   (RESEARCH AND APPLICATION)
   -- Posting information about accepted papers
   -- Asking questions and posting summaries of replies
   -- Posting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and other lists such as
         -Ajay Shah's list of Free C/C++ programs for numerical methods
         -Arthur Geoffrion's list of mail reflectors relevant to O.R.
         -John Gregory's FAQ on LP
      Those interested in a particular area could bring out regular FAQs
      answering questions or likely questions from those new to their
      area.
   -- Posting information about ARCHIVES (e.g. those at Rutgers, 
      Bilkent)
   (TEACHING)
   -- Sharing teaching approaches
   -- Announcement of new textbooks; Discussion on existing textbooks
   (APPLICATION)
   -- New product announcements
   -- Users' impressions of commercial software (No advertisements.)
   (OTHER)
   -- JOB announcements in universities and industry

The group will be UNMODERATED.
 
Newsgroups line:
sci.op-research		Operational Research


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<[email protected]>.

Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions about the
voting procedure or about particular votes.

Please contact the proposer, Mohan Sodhi <[email protected]>, if
you have questions about the proposed group.

Mohan Sodhi is grateful to the following, and to others, too numerous
to mention, for their constructive comments and encouragement: (In
alphabetical order by 1st name):
 Arthur Geoffrion, Chris Bullen, Craig Willits, David Lawrence, James
 Bean, Lester Ingber, Mark Moraes, Matthew Saltzmann, Ramesh Sharda,
 Ron Dippold, Scott Huddleston, Taner Bilgic.

--
Ian Jackson   [email protected]   ...!uknet!cam-orl!iwj
acting as vote taker for sci.op-research under the auspices of UVV.
These opinions are not necessarily those of Olivetti Research Ltd.


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                        2nd and FINAL CALL FOR VOTES
  		        and Mass Vote Acknowledgement
regarding the proposed creation of the unmoderated newsgroup sci.op-research

Votes must be received by 2359 GMT on Sunday 22nd August 1993.

This Call for Votes will also be sent to the following mailing lists:
  ORCS-L ([email protected])     and      [email protected]


CHARTER
=======
   The main purpose of this group is to act as the umbrella group from
   which different operations research interest groups will branch off in
   the future, as envisioned by the technology committee of the ORMS
   board.

   In the interim, the newsgroup will support the RESEARCH, APPLICATION
   and TEACHING of operations research through the exchange of information
   through various activities including:
   (RESEARCH AND APPLICATION)
   -- Posting information about accepted papers
   -- Asking questions and posting summaries of replies
   -- Posting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and other lists such as
         -Ajay Shah's list of Free C/C++ programs for numerical methods
         -Arthur Geoffrion's list of mail reflectors relevant to O.R.
         -John Gregory's FAQ on LP
      Those interested in a particular area could bring out regular FAQs
      answering questions or likely questions from those new to their
      area.
   -- Posting information about ARCHIVES (e.g. those at Rutgers, 
      Bilkent)
   (TEACHING)
   -- Sharing teaching approaches
   -- Announcement of new textbooks; Discussion on existing textbooks
   (APPLICATION)
   -- New product announcements
   -- Users' impressions of commercial software (No advertisements.)
   (OTHER)
   -- JOB announcements in universities and industry

The group will be UNMODERATED.
 
Newsgroups line:
sci.op-research		Operational Research


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You may only vote once and only from one address, if you have several.
The end of the voting period is specified at the top of this CFV.


CONTACT INFORMATION
===================
This vote is being conducted by Ian Jackson <[email protected]>, a
neutral third party, with possible assistance from Ron Dippold
<[email protected]>.

Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions about the
voting procedure or about particular votes.

Please contact the proposer, Mohan Sodhi <[email protected]>, if
you have questions about the proposed group.

Mohan Sodhi is grateful to the following, and to others, too numerous
to mention, for their constructive comments and encouragement: (In
alphabetical order by 1st name):
 Arthur Geoffrion, Chris Bullen, Craig Willits, David Lawrence, James
 Bean, Lester Ingber, Mark Moraes, Matthew Saltzmann, Ramesh Sharda,
 Ron Dippold, Scott Huddleston, Taner Bilgic.


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Brennan Tennesen Price         [email protected] 
Brian Borchers                 [email protected] 
Bruce W. Morlan                [email protected]
Bruce Wayne Schmeiser          [email protected] 
Bruno W. Repetto ([email protected]) [email protected]
Carlos Cardeira                [email protected] 
Ceyda Oguz                     [email protected]
Chris Jones                    [email protected]
Colin G. Baxter                [email protected] 
Cosimo Spera                   [email protected]
Craig J. Willits               [email protected] 
Curt Stower ([email protected]) [email protected]
Daniel M. Rosenblum <[email protected]> [email protected] 
David Andrews                  [email protected] 
David Ashley                   [email protected]
David Coster                   [email protected] 
David E. Joyce                 [email protected] 
David J. Robb                  robb@acs.ucalgary.ca
David J. Rose                  rosed@rpi.edu
David K Smith (D.K.Smith@exeter.ac.uk) dksmith@msor.ex.ac.uk
David M. Tate                  dtate+@pitt.edu
David Muir Sharnoff            muir@idiom.berkeley.ca.us
David desJardins               desj@ccr-p.ida.org 
Deena (Dizengoff) Benjamin     deena_dizengoff@rand.org
Deep Medhi                     dmedhi@vax2.cstp.umkc.edu
Dimitris Bertsimas             dbertsim@math.mit.edu
Don Wright                     dwright@ace.acadiau.ca
Donald Brown                   deb@tweety.ipc.virginia.edu
Donald H. Kraft      kraft@bit.csc.lsu.edu dkraft@falcon.aamrl.wpafb.af.mil
Douglas A. Black (MAHDB3@ROHVM1.COM) rohvm1.mahdb3@cdcmvs1.rohmhaas.com
Dr Mohan KRISHNAMOORTHY        mohan@mel.dms.csiro.au
Dr. J. S. Sandhu               esri!adriatic!jay@uunet.uu.net 
Ed Pohl                        epohl@ccit.arizona.edu
Edmund Stephen-Smith           edmund@electxt.co.nz
Elaine Strong Acree (acree@oti-hsv.com) acree@oti-hsv.com 
Elizabeth A. Eschenbach        cwhy@eagle.tc.cornell.edu 
Erdem Ince                     eince@slate.mines.colorado.edu 
Eric A. Bobinsky               cabobin@lims01.lerc.nasa.gov
Eric L. Blair                  eblair@swift.mitre.org 
Eric S. Theise                 estheise@well.sf.ca.us
Erich M. Klein                 erich.m.klein@hydro.on.ca
Erik Anderson                  eriksa@techbook.com 
Erling D. Andersen             eda@busieco.ou.dk
Eugene R. Alward               era4%escs%ppc@cts27.comp.pge.com
Eugenio Sanchez                al198723@next-mty.mty.itesm.mx 
Federico Malucelli             maluc@di.unipi.it
Gary L. Schultz                glsh%escs%ppc@cts27.comp.pge.com
Geoff Grimwood                 geoff@isor.vuw.ac.nz
George Kontoravdis             condor@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu
Georgia-Ann Klutke             klutke@emx.cc.utexas.edu 
Gerald Nielsen                 gdniels@brl.mil
Gerry Feigin                   feigin@watson.ibm.com
Giorgio Gallo                  gallo@di.unipi.it
Graham K. Rand                 msagkr@central1.lancaster.ac.uk
Gregory A. Godfrey             ggodfrey@phoenix.princeton.edu
Harlan P. Crowder              crowder@vnet.ibm.com
Hassan Masum                   hmasum@ccs.carleton.ca 
Helmut Mausser                 mausser_h@cubldr.colorado.edu
Hemant Bhargava                bhargava@taurus.cs.nps.navy.mil
Hemant Gosavi                  gosavi@ecs.umass.edu
Herbert J. Shukiar             herb_shukiar@rand.org
Hernan Wurgaft                 hwurgaft@agsm.ucla.edu
Hershel Safer                  hersh@cric.com
Hjalmtyr Hafsteinsson          hjalmtyr.hafsteinsson@brunel.ac.uk
Horacio Gonzalez-Velez         gonzhz@sx.ac.uk
I-Chen Wu                      i-chen_wu@n2.sp.cs.cmu.edu
Ian Jackson                    iwj 
Iris Engelson                  iris@interet.com 
Irvin Lustig                   irv@dizzy.cplex.com 
Istvan Maros                   istvan.maros@brunel.ac.uk
J. Angus                        bongo!skyld.tele.com!jangus@netcom.com
J. B. Chambers                 jbc@cs.utexas.edu 
J.A. Tomlin                    tomlin@almaden.ibm.com
Jack Marr (marr@ug.eds.com)    marr@vxd.ug.eds.com
Jagadisan Viswanathan          jv0v@kaveri.edrc.cmu.edu
James Ault                     aultj@rpi.edu
James D. Ratliff               jimratliff@aol.com 
Jan C. Fransoo                 bdkbjf@urc.tue.nl
Jasmit Singh Kochhar           kochhj@rpi.edu
Jayant Rajgopal                gunner1+@pitt.edu
Jeff Boyd                      boydj@qucdn.queensu.ca
Jeffrey S. Hoeft               hoeft@or4.me.uiuc.edu
Jesus Ramire Mercado           eramera@eulalia.ericsson.se 
Jie Wang                       wangj@donna.seas.upenn.edu 
Jiefeng Xu                     xu@prim.rose.utoronto.ca 
Jim Hightower                  jim@nic.csu.net
Jiming Liu                     jiming@seas.gwu.edu
Joachim Geidel                 geidel@wior.wiwi.uni-karlsruhe.de 
Joao M. Patricio               jmmp@dragao.mat.uc.pt 
Joe Czyzyk                     czyzyk@primal.iems.nwu.edu 
Joe St Sauver                  joe@oregon.uoregon.edu
John Clifford                  clifford_j@ccl2.eng.ohio-state.edu
John Democko                   jwd@sunsrvr3.cci.com 
John E. Mitchell               mitchj@rpi.edu
John Gregory                   jwg@ceres.cray.com 
John Idicula                   idicula@ntu.ac.sg 
John Rulnick                   rulnick@seas.ucla.edu
John S. Edwards                abs9117@pcmail.aston.ac.uk
John_Schrader@rand.org         john_schrader@aja.rand.org
Jonathan M. Jacobs             jmj6%escs%ppc@cts27.comp.pge.com
Jose Antonio Alvarez-Trevit    tonyads@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu
Jose Antonio Alvarez-Trevit    tonyads@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu
Joseph M. Kahn                 jkahn@leland.stanford.edu
Joseph Romanovsky              jvr@or.math.lgu.spb.su 
Jovan Grahovac                 jgrahova@agsm.ucla.edu
K. Morisse                     kamo@uni-paderborn.de
K. Shane Hartman               shane@spr.com
Kenneth Holmstrom              hkh@tdb.uu.se 
Kenneth Holmstrom              hkh@tdb.uu.se 
Kent S. Gordon                 aadt!kgor@uunet.uu.net 
Kevin Caskey                   kevin@u.washington.edu
Kevin Junck                    junck@okra.fnal.gov
Kevin McCarthy                 kjmcca@ark.ship.edu
Kevin S. Van Horn              kevin@axon.cs.byu.edu 
Kevin Wayne                    wayne@aida.econ.yale.edu
Kishore Sarathy                kish@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu
Knud D. Andersen               knudda@imada.ou.dk
Krishna Prasad                 kprasad@attmail.com 
L. Merrill Palmer              palmer@gdwest.gd.com 
LEE KIN                        klee1@ie.cuhk.hk
Larry Seiford                  seiford@ecs.umass.edu
Laurel Neustadter              lneustad@utdallas.edu
Leonardo Junqueira Lustosa     leo@ind.puc-rio.br 
Li Liu                         liuli@unixg.ubc.ca
Linus Schrage                  fac_schrage@gsbvax.uchicago.edu
Lloyd W. Clarke                lloyd@akula.isye.gatech.edu 
Louis_Moore@rand.org (Louis Moore) mooooore.pop@jackson.rand.org 
Lucio Lopez Cavazos            lopez@kestrel.nmt.edu 
Luiz Rodrigues                 lrodrigues@afrc.ac.uk
Luvisia Bakuli                 bakuli@sml2.ecs.umass.edu
Manuel Laguna                  manuel@mayan.colorado.edu
Marc Moorcroft                 smarry@io.org 
Marcel Geurts                  mgeurts@kub.nl
Marcel Neuts                   marcel@sie.arizona.edu
Marcel van der Lee             lee@dutiba.twi.tudelft.nl
Marco A. Duran                 duran@anubis.erenj.com 
Margit Mayer                   mayer@sc.zib-berlin.de 
Mark Hooijkaas                 m.a.hooijkaas@research.ptt.nl
Markus Aebi                    /s=markus.aebi/@math.ethz.ch
Martin Czigler                 mcz@sarnoff.com 
Martin Malich                  mm@mi.uni-koeln.de
Matthew A. Rosenblatt          matt@brl.mil
Matthew Saltzman               mjs@hubcap.clemson.edu 
Matthias Prinz                 m.prinz@ic.ac.uk
Mauricio G.C. Resende          mgcr@research.att.com
Meyer Kotkin                   kotkin@brl.mil
Michael Bischoff               i1041905@ws.rz.tu-bs.de
Michael Bussieck               i1041903@ws.rz.tu-bs.de
Michael C. Ferris              ferris@cs.wisc.edu 
Michael C. Williams            michael@tc.cornell.edu
Michael Patriksson             mipat@math.liu.se 
Michael Quinn                  quinn@phoenix.princeton.edu
Michael Rothkopf               rothkopf@zodiac.rutgers.edu
Ming Zhou                      ronra@sie.arizona.edu
Mohan Sodhi                    msodhi@agsm.ucla.edu
Moshe Asher Pollatschek        bani@ie.technion.ac.il
Motakuri Ramana                ramana@brutus.mts.jhu.edu 
Mufit Ozden                    mo4csanf@miamiu.acs.muohio.edu
Murray Nesbitt                 mjn@pseudo.uucp
Mustafa Akgul                  akgul@bilkent.edu.tr 
Myron Hlynka (hlynka@server.uwindsor.ca) hlynka@server.uwindsor.ca 
Nathan Edwards                 n.edwards@trl.oz.au
Nenad Rijavec                  nenad@lagrange.math.colostate.edu 
Nuno Oliveira                  no05+@andrew.cmu.edu
Nutthapol Asadathorn           nxa8990@hertz.njit.edu
Olivier Zone                   oz@mema.ucl.ac.be 
Othar Hansson                  othar@heuristicrat.com 
Pai-Cheng Chu                  pcchu@prime.cob.ohio-state.edu
Paolo Carraresei               carra@di.unipi.it
Paul E. Hoffman                phoffman@netcom.com 
Pedro Garcia del Valle y D.    garcia@cs.shizuoka.ac.jp
Pedro Garcia del Valle y Duran. garcia@cs.shizuoka.ac.jp
Peter Davison                  peterad@cs.mu.oz.au
Peter Wark                     wark@zeus.usq.edu.au
Philip Fourie                  pdtf@maties.sun.ac.za
Philip Kilby                   pjk@csis.dit.csiro.au
Philipp Djang                  pdjang@nmsu.edu
Ping-Shun Huang                pshuang@athena.mit.edu
Professor Gautam Mitra         gautam.mitra @brunel.ac.uk
Professor Henry Wolkowicz      hwolkowi@orion.uwaterloo.ca
R. P. Smith                    smithrp@rmcs.cran.ac.uk
RENATO DE LEONE                deleone@cs.wisc.edu 
Raj Datta                      dattar@ttown.apci.com 
Rajat Jain                     rajain@ecs.umass.edu
Rajat Jain                     rajain@sml12.ecs.umass.edu
Rajat Jain                     rajain@sml12.ecs.umass.edu 
Ralf L"ubeck <luebeck@LS4.Informatik.Uni-Dortmund.DE> luebeck@wolfgang.informatik.uni-dortmund.de
Ramayya Krishnan               rk2x+@andrew.cmu.edu
Ramesh Sharda                  sharda@orcs.bus.okstate.edu 
Randy Wright                   rw@rwsys.wimsey.bc.ca
Raymond Rooks                  rrooks@chevax.ecs.umass.edu
Rich Spiegel   (richs@aplcomm.jhuapl.edu) richs@aplcomm.jhuapl.edu
Richard A Greene               richard_greene@rand.org
Richard Allan                  allan_r@kosmos.wcc.govt.nz
Richard Barr                   barr@seas.smu.edu 
Richard C. Jenkins             rjenkins@afit.af.mil
Richard Miller                 rick@crick.ssctr.bcm.tmc.edu 
Richard P. Schennberg          schennbe@ms.uky.edu
Richard S. Sandmeyer           agr-rss@brl.mil
Rick LaRowe                    rlarowe@chpc.org
Robert E. Johnson              rej@psuvm.psu.edu
Robert Fourer                  4er@primal.iems.nwu.edu 
Robert Hofer                   hofer@informatik.uni-muenchen.de
Robert M. Mattheyses           mattheys@thuban.crd.ge.com 
Robert Schone                  robs@kauri.vuw.ac.nz
Roger Glassey                  me@glassey-next.berkeley.edu
Roger Z. Rios-Mercado          rz-rios@emx.cc.utexas.edu 
Roland Wunderling              wunderling@sc.zib-berlin.de 
Ron Levkovitz                  ron.levkovitz@brunel.ac.uk
Rona Bailey                    rona@maths.grace.cri.nz
Russell Reddoch                rxreddoch@ualr.edu
Samuel Frost                   samf@brl.mil
Samuel P. Pullen               spullen@leland.stanford.edu
Satoshi Ito                    sito@grad00.math.ncsu.edu 
Scott Morton                   morton@shell.com 
Sergio Maturana                smaturan@lascar.puc.cl 
Simon Streltsov                simon1@bu-pub.bu.edu
Siwate Rojanasoonthon          siwate@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu
Srikanth Nagarajan             srikanth@sie.arizona.edu
Srinivasan Ramaswamy           ramass@rpi.edu
Stanley B. Gershwin            gershwin@mtl.mit.edu
Stefano Pallottino             pallo@di.unipi.it
Stephan Backhaus               backhaus@spinfo.uni-koeln.de
Stephan Melin                  melin@hlrserv.hlrz.kfa-juelich.de 
Stephen D. Brady               brady@rand.org 
Stephen J. Wright              wright@mcs.anl.gov
Stephen M. Robinson            smr@cs.wisc.edu 
Stephen Pollock                steve.pollock@um.cc.umich.edu
Steve Dwyer                    sdwyer@thor.nwac.sea06.navy.mil 
Steven Berson                  steven@surya.cs.ucla.edu 
Stuart Smith                   shsmith@ibm150.mgmt.purdue.edu
Suresh Sridhar                 sridhas@ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu
Susan W. Palocsay              fac_spalocsa@vax1.acs.jmu.edu
Sven Leyffer (sleyffer@mcs.dundee.ac.uk) sleyffer@mcs.dund.ac.uk
Tamas Terlaky                  t.terlaky@twi.tudelft.nl
Tarun Sen                      bbutar@vtvm1.cc.vt.edu
Terry Harrison                 hbx@psuvm.psu.edu
Thomas Hagadorn                hagadorn@brl.mil
Thomas I. Seidman	<seidman@math.umbc.edu> seidman@umbc2.umbc.edu
Thomas McGuigan (thomas.mcguigan@att.com) ortcm@attme.att.com
Timothy C. Pitts               v262xxve@ubvms.cc.buffalo.edu
Todd Strauss                   tps@homey.som.yale.edu
Tristram Scott                 busa057@cantua.canterbury.ac.nz 
Tsen Chung Kang                chung.kang.tsen@ozark.edrc.cmu.edu
Utpal Bose                     c123ub@tamvm1.tamu.edu
Vicki Sauter                   sauter@umslvma.umsl.edu
Victor H. ZALDIVAR-CARRILLO    victor@enstb.enst-bretagne.fr 
Vidyadhar  Kulkarni            uncvgk@uncmvs.oit.unc.edu
Vishy Visweswaran              viswswrn@titan.princeton.edu
Waleed A. Muhanna              wmuhanna@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu
Warren Walker                  warren_walker@rand.org
William J. Hery                wjh@hogpa.att.com
Willy Rotstein                 willy@techunix.earn
Windsor L. Jones               winds@brl.mil
Wyn Owen                       r.w.owen@ncl.ac.uk
Yellamraju Muralikrishna       myellam@eng.clemson.edu 
Zehai Zhou                     zzhou@bpa.arizona.edu
ggv@globe2.att.com (Geraldo Veiga) ggv@globe2.att.com
julian@bongo.tele.com (Julian Macassey) julian@bongo.tele.com 
srinivas rajagopal             srini@uncmvs.oit.unc.edu
vinc3@fel.tno.nl (Jan Vink)    jan.vink@fel.tno.nl
-- 
Ian Jackson   iwj@cam-orl.co.uk   ...!uknet!cam-orl!iwj
acting as vote taker for sci.op-research under the auspices of UVV.
These opinions are not necessarily those of Olivetti Research Ltd.

From iwj@cam-orl.co.uk Tue Aug 24 17:15:07 1993
Path: uunet!bounce-back
From: iwj@cam-orl.co.uk (Ian Jackson)
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Subject: RESULT: sci.op-research passes 486:12
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The proposed unmoderated newsgroup sci.op-research has passed its vote
for creation by 486 votes in favour to 12 votes against, with 2
abstentions.  In all, 500 votes were cast.

There will now be a 5 day waiting period for objections to be raised
regarding the conduct of the vote.  Barring any improprieties David
Lawrence will then issue the newsgroup creation message.


CHARTER
=======
   The main purpose of this group is to act as the umbrella group from
   which different operations research interest groups will branch off in
   the future, as envisioned by the technology committee of the ORMS
   board.

   In the interim, the newsgroup will support the RESEARCH, APPLICATION
   and TEACHING of operations research through the exchange of information
   through various activities including:
   (RESEARCH AND APPLICATION)
   -- Posting information about accepted papers
   -- Asking questions and posting summaries of replies
   -- Posting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and other lists such as
         -Ajay Shah's list of Free C/C++ programs for numerical methods
         -Arthur Geoffrion's list of mail reflectors relevant to O.R.
         -John Gregory's FAQ on LP
      Those interested in a particular area could bring out regular FAQs
      answering questions or likely questions from those new to their
      area.
   -- Posting information about ARCHIVES (e.g. those at Rutgers, 
      Bilkent)
   (TEACHING)
   -- Sharing teaching approaches
   -- Announcement of new textbooks; Discussion on existing textbooks
   (APPLICATION)
   -- New product announcements
   -- Users' impressions of commercial software (No advertisements.)
   (OTHER)
   -- JOB announcements in universities and industry

The group will be UNMODERATED.
 
Newsgroups line:
sci.op-research		Operational Research


CONTACT INFORMATION
===================
This vote was conducted by Ian Jackson <iwj@cam-orl.co.uk>, a neutral
third party.  Please contact iwj@cam-orl.co.uk if you have any
questions about the voting procedure or about particular votes.

Please contact the proposer, Mohan Sodhi <msodhi@agsm.ucla.edu>, if
you have questions about the proposed group.

Mohan Sodhi is grateful to the following, and to others, too numerous
to mention, for their constructive comments and encouragement: (In
alphabetical order by 1st name):
 Arthur Geoffrion, Chris Bullen, Craig Willits, David Lawrence, James
 Bean, Lester Ingber, Mark Moraes, Matthew Saltzmann, Ramesh Sharda,
 Ron Dippold, Scott Huddleston, Taner Bilgic.


LIST OF VOTERS
==============

The following people voted more than once.  Only one of each was counted:
 CBRUGHA@irlearn.ucd.ie (Cathal Brugha)
 garcia@cs.shizuoka.ac.jp (Pedro Garcia del Valle y Duran.)
 hkh@tdb.uu.se  (Kenneth Holmstrom)
 hwolkowi@orion.uwaterloo.ca (Professor Henry Wolkowicz)
 jira@latcs1.lat.oz.au (Ajin Jirachiefpattana)
 julian@bongo.tele.com  (julian@bongo.tele.com (Julian Macassey))
 puett@wmwap1.math.uni-wuppertal.de  (Eberhard Kranich)
 rajain@sml12.ecs.umass.edu (Rajat Jain)
 tonyads@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu (Jose Antonio Alvarez-Trevit)
 vn1@Ra.MsState.Edu (Venkatachalam Narayanan)
 zou@appl-math.tu-muenchen.de (YOUR NAME)
  bongo!skyld.tele.com!jangus@netcom.com (J. Angus)
 rajain@sml12.ecs.umass.edu  (Rajat Jain)

The following person's vote arrived after the close of polls:
 LOUCOPOC%UKANVM.bitnet@vm42.cso.uiuc.edu (Constantine Loucopoulos)

Here is the complete list of the votes which were counted, with the
email address found in the ballot header and the name as given in the
body of the ballot:

Yes Votes
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#W40RTO@LUCCPUA.EARN                                                Rick Olson
/S=markus.aebi/@math.ethz.ch                                       Markus Aebi
22316GO@msu.edu       Basil Gorbachuk    My e-mail address is: 22316go@msu.edu
4er@primal.iems.nwu.edu                                          Robert Fourer
A.Verbraeck@IS.TWI.TUDelft.NL                              Alexander Verbraeck
A.W.Joubert@qmw.ac.uk                                          Adriaan Joubert
aa454@freenet.carleton.ca                                   Christopher Browne
aadt!avramidi@uunet.UU.NET                                    Thanos Avramidis
aadt!kgor@uunet.UU.NET                                          Kent S. Gordon
abhyanka@ecn.purdue.edu                                         Hari Abhyankar
ABS9117@pcmail.aston.ac.uk                                     John S. Edwards
acree@oti-hsv.com                      Elaine Strong Acree (acree@oti-hsv.com)
ad@cat.de                                              Axel Dunkel (ad@cat.de)
adriano@leland.Stanford.EDU                              Adriano Azevedo-Filho
aea@aea.b30.ingr.com                                            Arlin Anderson
ageoffri@AGSM.UCLA.EDU                                     Arthur M. Geoffrion
agr-rss@BRL.MIL                                           Richard S. Sandmeyer
agu@uwasa.fi                                                    A. Gunasekaran
akgul@bilkent.edu.tr                                             Mustafa Akgul
akkan@orie.cornell.edu                                               Can Akkan
al198723@next-mty.mty.itesm.mx                                 Eugenio Sanchez
al@clark.net                                                    Andre Lehovich
allan_r@kosmos.wcc.govt.nz                                       Richard Allan
amarger@iridia.ulb.ac.be                                  Dr. Stephane AMARGER
ambonvik@Athena.MIT.EDU                                     Asbjoern M. Bonvik
amira@cc.bellcore.com                                          Amir A. Sadrain
amouze@EE.UCLA.EDU                                            Mahyar Amouzegar
anand@SIE.Arizona.EDU                                               Anand Iyer
anatoly@beagle.Colorado.EDU                                    Anatoly Ulyanov
andras@concave.cs.wits.ac.za                                    Andras Salamon
andrews@ecn.purdue.edu                                           David Andrews
ANEJA@ucc.uwindsor.ca                                               Yash Aneja
antoine@osd.ulaval.ca                                          Antoine Gautier
anupama@math.unc.edu                                         Anupama Narayanan
apk@MIT.EDU                                  Alan Kaufman (apk@athena.mit.edu)
armann@MIT.EDU                                               Armann Ingolfsson
art@primal.iems.nwu.edu                                                Art Hsu
ASMINK@NYCVMIC1.VNET.IBM.COM                                      Alan Minkoff
astankov@cdsp.neu.edu                                           Alex Stankovic
AUDUN@OREGON.UOREGON.EDU                                           Audun Runde
aultj@rpi.edu                                                       James Ault
Backhaus@spinfo.uni-koeln.de                                  Stephan Backhaus
badri@sml2.ecs.umass.edu                                          Badri Toppur
bakuli@sml2.ecs.umass.edu                                       Luvisia Bakuli
bani@ie.technion.ac.il                                 Moshe Asher Pollatschek
barothy@ifi.unizh.ch                                            Thomas Barothy
barr@seas.smu.edu                                                 Richard Barr
BBUTAR@VTVM1.CC.VT.EDU                                               Tarun Sen
BDKBJF@urc.tue.nl                                               Jan C. Fransoo
Beltracchi@courier2.aero.org                                Todd J. Beltracchi
benr@ensta.fr                                               Benoit Rottembourg
bhagavan@acsu.buffalo.edu                                        Ravi Bhagavan
bhargava@taurus.cs.nps.navy.mil                                Hemant Bhargava
bhaskar@orion.me.uiuc.edu                                     Bhaskar S. Manda
BHIGGINS@CCIT.ARIZONA.EDU                                         Bill Higgins
bill.barhydt@fi.gs.com                                            Bill Barhydt
bjarnik@rhi.hi.is                      Bjarni Kristjansson (bjarnik@rhi.hi.is)
bobk@Decide.COM                                                     Bob Korsan
boon@cc.uow.edu.au                                                    Boon Lee
borchers@prism.nmt.edu                                          Brian Borchers
boros@poe.rutgers.edu                                              ENDRE BOROS
BOYDJ@QUCDN.QueensU.CA                                               Jeff Boyd
br0w+@andrew.cmu.edu                   Bruno W. Repetto (br0w+@andrew.cmu.edu)
braams@theory.pppl.gov                                              Bas Braams
brady@rand.org                                                Stephen D. Brady
bringha@ttown.apci.com                                       Andrew Bringhurst
BRODZIK@vms.cis.pitt.edu                                     Monica L. Brodzik
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cbaxter@mach1.wlu.ca                                           Colin G. Baxter
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cosimo@cs.columbia.edu                                            Cosimo Spera
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crb11@cus.cam.ac.uk                                                 Colin Bell
crimson@WPI.EDU                                                      J Z Provo
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dauzere@mtl.mit.edu                     S. Dauzere-Peres (dauzere@mtl.mit.edu)
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Deena_Dizengoff@rand.org                            Deena (Dizengoff) Benjamin
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depuydt@imec.be                                                Francis Depuydt
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dfinkel@cs.WPI.EDU                                                David Finkel
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diderich@dma.epfl.ch                    Claude Diderich (diderich@dma.epfl.ch)
DKRAFT@FALCON.AAMRL.WPAFB.AF.MIL    Donald H. Kraft      kraft@bit.csc.lsu.edu
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dmarkow@Athena.MIT.EDU                                      David M. Markowitz
DMEDHI@VAX2.CSTP.UMKC.EDU                                           Deep Medhi
dmr@andromeda.rutgers.edu      Daniel M. Rosenblum <dmr@Andromeda.Rutgers.Edu>
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doncram@leland.Stanford.EDU                                     Donald P. Cram
doug_shier@quickmail.clemson.edu                                      D. Shier
dparish@afit.af.mil                                              Donald Parish
dph@bellcore.com                                              Daniel P. Heyman
drios@fi.upm.es                                                     David Rios
dtate+@pitt.edu                                                  David M. Tate
duran@anubis.erenj.com                                          Marco A. Duran
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echelon@isye.gatech.edu                                     Michael Heber Cole
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Ed_Hall@rand.org                                                H. Edward Hall
eince@slate.Mines.Colorado.EDU                                      Erdem Ince
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eramera@eulalia.ericsson.se                               Jesus Ramire Mercado
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eriksa@techbook.com                                              Erik Anderson
ernst@sc.ZIB-Berlin.DE                                        Mr Andreas ERNST
esc_philpott@ccnov1.aukuni.ac.nz                                 ANDY PHILPOTT
esri!adriatic!jay@uunet.UU.NET                                Dr. J. S. Sandhu
estheise@well.sf.ca.us                                          Eric S. Theise
ezzedine@cig.ensmp.fr                                         Souheil Ezzedine
FAC_SCHRAGE@GSBVAX.UCHICAGO.EDU                                  Linus Schrage
FAC_SPALOCSA@VAX1.ACS.JMU.EDU                                Susan W. Palocsay
fang@eos.ncsu.edu                                             Fang, Shu-Cherng
feigin@watson.ibm.com                                             Gerry Feigin
fernand@SLINKY.CS.NYU.EDU                                      Chris Fernandes
ferris@cs.wisc.edu                                           Michael C. Ferris
fish@cc.gatech.edu                                              Mark D. Fisher
francisc@center.stack.urc.tue.nl                        Francisc van Amerongen
frangio@di.unipi.it                                          Antonio Frangioni
franz@alpha.agrar.uni-giessen.de                                Frany Nelissen
FSSPR@acad3.alaska.edu                                            Sean P. Ryan
furmans@mach.uni-karlsruhe.de                                      Kai Furmans
gallo@di.unipi.it                                                Giorgio Gallo
garcia@cs.shizuoka.ac.jp                           Pedro Garcia del Valle y D.
Gautam.Mitra @brunel.ac.uk                              Professor Gautam Mitra
gdniels@BRL.MIL                                                 Gerald Nielsen
geidel@wior.wiwi.uni-karlsruhe.de                               Joachim Geidel
gelli@ipifidpt.difi.unipi.it                                      Angela Gelli
geoff@isor.vuw.ac.nz                                            Geoff Grimwood
gershwin@mtl.mit.edu                                       Stanley B. Gershwin
ggodfrey@phoenix.Princeton.EDU                              Gregory A. Godfrey
ggv@globe2.att.com                          ggv@globe2.att.com (Geraldo Veiga)
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gollmer@mathematik.hu-berlin.de    Dr. Ralf Gollmer (gollmer@mathematik.hu-ber
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grammel@sc.ZIB-Berlin.DE                                        Martin Grammel
GRAYP@CGSVAX.CLAREMONT.EDU                                           Paul Gray
gt0670e@prism.gatech.edu                                Brennan Tennesen Price
gunner1+@pitt.edu                                              Jayant Rajgopal
gupta@NMSU.Edu                                                     Gopal Gupta
gupta@seas.ucla.edu                                               Ashish Gupta
H.R.Yazgan@qmw.ac.uk                                           Harun R. Yazgan
hab@aiai.ed.ac.uk                                                  Howard Beck
hagadorn@BRL.MIL                                               Thomas Hagadorn
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hkh@tdb.uu.se                                                Kenneth Holmstrom
hlynka@SERVER.uwindsor.ca             Myron Hlynka (hlynka@server.uwindsor.ca)
hmasum@ccs.carleton.ca                                            Hassan Masum
hocks@iampc4.mathematik.uni-karlsruhe.de                        Matthias Hocks
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hofer@informatik.uni-muenchen.de                                  Robert Hofer
holly@cam.nist.gov                                             Holly Rushmeier
hongwei@ee.fit.edu                                                  Hongwei Du
howard@tahi.isor.vuw.ac.nz                                        Howard Silby
humes@ime.usp.br                                           Carlos Humes Junior
HURLIMAN@CFRUNI51.EARN        Tony Hurlimann, University Fribourg, Switzerland
hwolkowi@orion.uwaterloo.ca                          Professor Henry Wolkowicz
hwurgaft@AGSM.UCLA.EDU                                          Hernan Wurgaft
I-Chen_Wu@N2.SP.CS.CMU.EDU                                           I-Chen Wu
i1041701@ws.rz.tu-bs.de                                         Uwe Zimmermann
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i1041905@ws.rz.tu-bs.de                                       Michael Bischoff
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iris@interet.com                                                 Iris Engelson
irv@dizzy.cplex.com                                               Irvin Lustig
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James.Bean@um.cc.umich.edu                                       James C. Bean
Jan.Vink@fel.tno.nl                                vinc3@fel.tno.nl (Jan Vink)
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jgrahova@AGSM.UCLA.EDU                                          Jovan Grahovac
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jiming@seas.gwu.edu                                                 Jiming Liu
jimratliff@aol.com                                            James D. Ratliff
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jmmp@dragao.mat.uc.pt                                         Joao M. Patricio
jnimora@Athena.MIT.EDU                                          JOSE NINO-MORA
JOE@OREGON.UOREGON.EDU                                           Joe St Sauver
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jonas@beor.informatik.rwth-aachen.de                            Josef Nelissen
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julien@ecn.purdue.edu                                           Julien Sze Lee
jv0v@KAVERI.EDRC.CMU.EDU                                 Jagadisan Viswanathan
jvr@or.math.lgu.spb.su                                       Joseph Romanovsky
jwd@sunsrvr3.cci.com                                              John Democko
jwg@ceres.cray.com                                                John Gregory
kale@cs.uiuc.edu                                             Laxmikant V. Kale
kamo@uni-paderborn.de                                               K. Morisse
kerr@systems.seas.upenn.edu                                      David E. Kerr
kevin@axon.cs.byu.edu                                        Kevin S. Van Horn
kevin@u.washington.edu                                            Kevin Caskey
kish@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu                                        Kishore Sarathy
KJMCCA@ARK.SHIP.EDU                                             Kevin McCarthy
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kleywegt@ecn.purdue.edu                                         Anton Kleywegt
klutke@emx.cc.utexas.edu                                    Georgia-Ann Klutke
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kochhj@rpi.edu                                            Jasmit Singh Kochhar
kotkin@BRL.MIL                                                    Meyer Kotkin
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ladanyi@cs.cornell.edu                                          Laszlo Ladanyi
lang@trsun3.informatik.uni-hamburg.de                              Rainer Lang
lapalme@emr.ca                                         Lise-Aurore Lapalme-Roy
lee@dutiba.twi.tudelft.nl                                   Marcel van der Lee
leo@ind.puc-rio.br                                  Leonardo Junqueira Lustosa
LFC3633@ritvax.isc.rit.edu                                        Louis Caplan
liuli@unixg.ubc.ca                                                      Li Liu
lloyd@akula.isye.gatech.edu                                    Lloyd W. Clarke
lneustad@utdallas.edu                                        Laurel Neustadter
lopez@kestrel.nmt.edu                                      Lucio Lopez Cavazos
lrodrigues@afrc.ac.uk                                           Luiz Rodrigues
luebeck@wolfgang.informatik.uni-dortmund.de    Ralf L"ubeck <luebeck@LS4.Infor
M.A.Hooijkaas@research.ptt.nl                                   Mark Hooijkaas
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m.prinz@ic.ac.uk                                                Matthias Prinz
majumdar@engin.umich.edu                                      Amitava Majumdar
maluc@di.unipi.it                                           Federico Malucelli
manuel@mayan.Colorado.Edu                                        Manuel Laguna
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masato@access.digex.net                                           Jim Thompson
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mcz@sarnoff.com                                                 Martin Czigler
me@glassey-next.Berkeley.EDU                                     Roger Glassey
meilusa@anser.org                                              Alius J. Meilus
melax@oil.arc.ab.ca                                              Kenneth Melax
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mflll@uxa.ecn.bgu.edu                                  laurence l. leff, Ph.D.
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MGEURTS@KUB.NL                                                   Marcel Geurts
michael@TC.Cornell.EDU                                     Michael C. Williams
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mlbc@largo.CS.Berkeley.EDU                       Marcio Luiz Bunte de Carvalho
mlenard@acs.bu.edu                  Melanie L. Lenard (e-mail: mlenard@bu.edu)
mm@MI.Uni-Koeln.DE                                               Martin Malich
MO4CSANF@MIAMIU.ACS.MUOHIO.EDU                                     Mufit Ozden
mohan@mel.dms.csiro.au                                 Dr Mohan KRISHNAMOORTHY
mooooore.pop@jackson.rand.org               Louis_Moore@rand.org (Louis Moore)
morlan@afit.af.mil                                             Bruce W. Morlan
morton@shell.com                                                  Scott Morton
mrs1@ukc.ac.uk                                           Mohamed Ramadan Saady
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msceyda@hkpv12.hkp.hk                                               Ceyda Oguz
msodhi@AGSM.UCLA.EDU                                               Mohan Sodhi
muir@idiom.berkeley.ca.us                                  David Muir Sharnoff
murali@iastate.edu                                             B. Muralidharan
myellam@eng.clemson.edu                               Yellamraju Muralikrishna
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nelsonb@osustat.mps.ohio-state.edu                             Barry L. Nelson
nenad@lagrange.Math.ColoState.EDU                                Nenad Rijavec
neville@meceng.coe.neu.edu                                  Neville Nagarwalla
niels@vkt.kuleuven.ac.be                                           Niels Huijs
nitin@ecn.purdue.edu                                              Nitin Khanna
no05+@andrew.cmu.edu                                             Nuno Oliveira
nof@ecn.purdue.edu                                               Shimon Y. Nof
nxa8990@hertz.njit.edu                                    Nutthapol Asadathorn
ortcm@attme.att.com                  Thomas McGuigan (thomas.mcguigan@att.com)
othar@Heuristicrat.COM                                           Othar Hansson
oz@mema.ucl.ac.be                                                 Olivier Zone
p00322@psilink.com                                             David L. Finley
p00734@psilink.com                                             Lawrence Austen
pallo@di.unipi.it                                           Stefano Pallottino
palmer@gdwest.gd.com                                         L. Merrill Palmer
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patil@sml10.ecs.umass.edu                                          Samir Patil
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pcolsen@super.org                                                  Peter Olsen
pdjang@NMSU.Edu                                                  Philipp Djang
pdtf@maties.sun.ac.za                                            Philip Fourie
pek@limit.helsinki.fi                                          Petri Koistinen
pesenti@dist.dist.unige.it                                    Raffaele Pesenti
peterad@cs.mu.oz.au                                              Peter Davison
petrak@watson.ibm.com                                           Raja Petrakian
pferschy@ftug.dnet.tu-graz.ac.at                               Ulrich PFERSCHY
phoffman@netcom.com                                            Paul E. Hoffman
pjc@ATdiv.Lanl.GOV                                            Paul J. Channell
pjk@csis.dit.csiro.au                                             Philip Kilby
pm2199@swuts.sbc.com                                                 Paul Myer
pmt6jrp@leeds.ac.uk                                            J.R. Partington
prechelt@ira.uka.de                                              Lutz Prechelt
prkumar@decision.csl.uiuc.edu                    prkumar@decision.csl.uiuc.edu
pshuang@Athena.MIT.EDU                                         Ping-Shun Huang
puett@wmwap1.math.uni-wuppertal.de                            Eberhard Kranich
quinn@phoenix.Princeton.EDU                                      Michael Quinn
r.khalid@ic.ac.uk                                               Rashida Khalid
R.W.Owen@ncl.ac.uk                                                    Wyn Owen
RAJAIN@ecs.umass.edu                                                Rajat Jain
rajeshp@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu                                Rajesh Purushothaman
ramana@brutus.mts.jhu.edu                                      Motakuri Ramana
ramass@rpi.edu                                            Srinivasan Ramaswamy
rasthana@AGSM.UCLA.EDU                                           Rahul Asthana
rblythe@afit.af.mil                                      Capt Robert M. Blythe
RCARON@ucc.uwindsor.ca                                        Richard J. Caron
reha@cs.cornell.edu                                               Reha Tutuncu
REJ@PSUVM.PSU.EDU                                            Robert E. Johnson
REMUS@busadm.cba.hawaii.edu                                         Bill Remus
rharris@mach1.wlu.ca                                            C. Ruth Harris
riccardo@dist.dist.unige.it                                 Riccardo Minciardi
Richard_Greene@rand.org                                       Richard A Greene
richs@aplcomm.jhuapl.edu             Rich Spiegel   (richs@aplcomm.jhuapl.edu)
ries@ira.uka.de                                                     Klaus Ries
riff@inf.utfsm.cl                                          Maria Cristina Riff
rjenkins@afit.af.mil                                        Richard C. Jenkins
rk2x+@andrew.cmu.edu                                          Ramayya Krishnan
rlarowe@chpc.org                                                   Rick LaRowe
rlroy@ncs.dnd.ca                                                  Roger L. Roy
rmeller@eng.auburn.edu                                       Russell D. Meller
robb@acs.ucalgary.ca                                             David J. Robb
robs@kauri.vuw.ac.nz                                             Robert Schone
ROHVM1.MAHDB3@CDCMVS1.ROHMHAAS.COM        Douglas A. Black (MAHDB3@ROHVM1.COM)
Ron.Levkovitz@brunel.ac.uk                                       Ron Levkovitz
rona@maths.grace.cri.nz                                            Rona Bailey
ronra@SIE.Arizona.EDU                                                Ming Zhou
root@vimltd.zgrad.glas.apc.org                              Alexander Krapivin
rosed@rpi.edu                                                    David J. Rose
rosen@ecf.toronto.edu                                                Dan Rosen
ROTHKOPF@zodiac.rutgers.edu                                   Michael Rothkopf
rperry@baffin.uu.holonet.net                                         Ron Perry
RRKINC@LRCN.LARC.NASA.GOV                                       Rex K. Kincaid
rudolf@ftug.dnet.tu-graz.ac.at                                 RUEDIGER RUDOLF
rulnick@seas.ucla.edu                                             John Rulnick
ruurd@dnpap.et.tudelft.nl                                     Ruurd M. Wiegers
rvm@seas.smu.edu                                               Rajluxmi Murthy
rvohra@MIT.EDU                                                    Rakesh Vohra
rw@rwsys.wimsey.bc.ca                                             Randy Wright
RXREDDOCH@ualr.edu                                             Russell Reddoch
rz-rios@emx.cc.utexas.edu                                Roger Z. Rios-Mercado
samf@BRL.MIL                                                      Samuel Frost
sandy@stidham.or.unc.edu                                   Shaler Stidham, Jr.
sasbbh@unx.sas.com                                           Barbara J. Hoopes
sascbk@unx.sas.com                                            Charles B. Kelly
sasgac@unx.sas.com                                              Gehan A. Corea
sasmdc@unx.sas.com                                                  Marc Cohen
sastds@unx.sas.com                   T. Danny Shaw <sastds@raiffa.unx.sas.com>
SAUTER@UMSLVMA.UMSL.EDU                                           Vicki Sauter
schennbe@ms.uky.edu                                      Richard P. Schennberg
schmeise@ecn.purdue.edu                                  Bruce Wayne Schmeiser
schoemig@informatik.uni-wuerzburg.d400.de             Alexander Klaus Schoemig
sdwyer@thor.nwac.sea06.navy.mil                                    Steve Dwyer
sdziuban@logicon.com                 Stephen T. Dziuban [sdziuban@logicon.com]
SEIDMAN@UMBC2.UMBC.EDU               Thomas I. Seidman	<seidman@math.umbc.edu>
SEIFORD@ecs.umass.edu                                            Larry Seiford
sethi@fmgmt.mgmt.utoronto.ca                                      Suresh Sethi
sgraves@MIT.EDU                                              Stephen C. Graves
shane@spr.com                                                 K. Shane Hartman
sharda@orcs.bus.okstate.edu                                      Ramesh Sharda
shsmith@ibm150.mgmt.purdue.edu                                    Stuart Smith
simon1@bu-pub.bu.edu                                           Simon Streltsov
sirenko@besm6.eng.wayne.edu                                    Yuri M. Sirenko
sito@grad00.math.ncsu.edu                                          Satoshi Ito
siwate@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu                                Siwate Rojanasoonthon
sjm!cocamrd.mel.cocam.oz.au@rand.mel.cocam.oz.au                   John Machin
sleyffer@mcs.dund.ac.uk               Sven Leyffer (sleyffer@mcs.dundee.ac.uk)
smaturan@lascar.puc.cl                                         Sergio Maturana
SMITHRP@rmcs.cran.ac.uk                                            R. P. Smith
smorris@ecn.purdue.edu                                            Sarah Morris
smr@cs.wisc.edu                                            Stephen M. Robinson
spicer@SERVER.uwindsor.ca                                        Andrew Spicer
spullen@leland.Stanford.EDU                                   Samuel P. Pullen
SRIDHAS@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu                                   Suresh Sridhar
srikanth@SIE.Arizona.EDU                                    Srikanth Nagarajan
SRINI@UNCMVS.OIT.UNC.EDU                                    srinivas rajagopal
srisu@ecn.purdue.edu                                       Sriram Subrahmanyam
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steven@surya.CS.UCLA.EDU                                         Steven Berson
stoer@sc.ZIB-Berlin.DE                                         Mechthild Stoer
sutthika@cse.uta.edu                                    Sutthikan Rungsrithong
swb@roadnet.ups.com                                                Steve Blume
T.Terlaky@twi.tudelft.nl                                         Tamas Terlaky
takriti@engin.umich.edu                                          Samer Takriti
tbmorris@acs.ucalgary.ca                                          Tom Morrison
tlm@uwasa.fi                                                 Teppo Martikainen
tomlin@almaden.ibm.com                                             J.A. Tomlin
tonyads@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu                         Jose Antonio Alvarez-Trevit
tps@homey.som.yale.edu                                            Todd Strauss
TSS@mwod.sggw.waw.pl                                            Roman Kaminski
U27839%UICVM@UIC.EDU                                         Venky Gopalaswamy
U33754%UICVM@UIC.EDU                                             Lu Bozinovich
u8134513@cc.nctu.edu.tw                                        Ming-Chih Hsieh
u8134536@cc.nctu.edu.tw                                           Yuh-Chin Liu
uffe@math.kth.se                                                 Ulf Brannlund
UNCVGK@UNCMVS.OIT.UNC.EDU                                  Vidyadhar  Kulkarni
V262XXVE@ubvms.cc.buffalo.edu                                 Timothy C. Pitts
V5256E%TEMPLEVM.BITNET@pucc.Princeton.EDU                   Frederic H. Murphy
victor@enstb.enst-bretagne.fr                      Victor H. ZALDIVAR-CARRILLO
viswswrn@titan.Princeton.EDU                                 Vishy Visweswaran
vn1@Ra.MsState.Edu                                     Venkatachalam Narayanan
vtardif@dual.iems.nwu.edu                                       VALERIE TARDIF
wangj@donna.seas.upenn.edu                                            Jie Wang
wark@zeus.usq.edu.au                                                Peter Wark
Warren_Walker@rand.org                                           Warren Walker
wartenbg@etu.wiwi.uni-karlsruhe.de                            Frank Wartenberg
WATCHRAS@OREAD.CC.UKANS.EDU                                Watcharas Leelawath
wattsj@mace.cc.purdue.edu                                        John S. Watts
wayne@aida.econ.yale.edu                                           Kevin Wayne
WILD@uhccvx.uhcc.hawaii.edu                                   Rosemary H. Wild
williams@hpl.hp.co.uk                                            Paul Williams
willy@TECHUNIX.EARN                                             Willy Rotstein
winds@BRL.MIL                                                 Windsor L. Jones
winter@ecn.purdue.edu                                          Nancy M. Winter
wjh@hogpa.att.com                                              William J. Hery
wmuhanna@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu                           Waleed A. Muhanna
wojtan@sun.REST.TASC.COM                                 Edward W. Wojtan, Jr.
wright@mcs.anl.gov                                           Stephen J. Wright
wunderling@sc.ZIB-Berlin.DE                                  Roland Wunderling
xu@prim.rose.utoronto.ca                                            Jiefeng Xu
xue@uvm-gen.EMBA.UVM.EDU                                          Guoliang Xue
yiz@ncsa.uiuc.edu                                                     Yi Zhang
yoneda@ssel.toshiba.co.jp                                       Kiyoshi YONEDA
young@sml3.ecs.umass.edu                                         I-Chung Young
young@wheat.qut.edu.au                                         Dr Joseph Young
zenios@MIT.EDU                                              Stefanos A. Zenios
zou@appl-math.tu-muenchen.de                                           Jun Zou
ZZHOU@BPA.ARIZONA.EDU                                               Zehai Zhou

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a_rubin@dsg4.dse.beckman.com                                   Arthur L. Rubin
bobw@PROCASE.COM                                                  Bob Weissman
cward@Think.COM                                               Christopher Ward
djoyce@black.clarku.edu                                         David E. Joyce
gonzhz@sx.ac.uk                                         Horacio Gonzalez-Velez
jangus@skyld.tele.com                                                 J. Angus
julian@bongo.tele.com                                     Julian Macassey Esq.
junck@okra.fnal.gov                                                Kevin Junck
mjn@pseudo.uucp                                                 Murray Nesbitt
rick@crick.ssctr.bcm.tmc.edu                                    Richard Miller
RROOKS@chevax.ecs.umass.edu                                      Raymond Rooks
smarry@io.org                                                   Marc Moorcroft
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