operations research

noun
1.
the analysis, usually involving mathematical treatment, of a process, problem, or operation to determine its purpose and effectiveness and to gain maximum efficiency.
Origin
1940–45, Americanism
British Dictionary definitions for operations-research
operations research
 
n
Also: operational research the analysis of problems in business and industry involving the construction of models and the application of linear programming, critical path analysis, and other quantitative techniques

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