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  • Manufacturing resource planning by Bristol-Myers [1].
  • Socio-economical models at the Academy of Sciences in Moskow [2].
  • Checkout of the space shuttle at NASA (CA91).
  • Prototyping at Dept of Defence (who eventually requires ADA code); for example algorithms for missile detection and for SDI's Boost Surveillance & Tracking System (AP93).
  • CAM (Computer Aided Manufacture) of various products for example golf clubs at Boston university (AP91).
  • Statistical analysis by everyone who uses Statgraphics, one of the best statistical packages. [3]
  • Expert-systems, genetic algorithms and neural networks at IBM softechlab in Madrid (AL91).
  • Computation of recipes (Kit-a-Kat), product planning and many other things at Rowntree [4].
  • Actuarial computations all over in Holland, but particularly at Leuven actuaries.
  • Design and production of audio equipment at Bang & Olufsen.
  • Expert systems for chemical analysis by Institut Quimic de Sarria Barcelona (AP89).
  • Animation of "the Bit" in the movie Tron (CA91).
  • Ray-tracing in CAT scans at the German Center of Cancer Research (AP89).
  • Computation of daily produce of beer at Heineken.
  • Research and development in biotechnology at Novo Nordisk Denmark (AP89).
  • Modern compositions programming Midi ports by Stanley Jordan (AP89, AP91).
  • Operation Desert Storm; the whole logistics of supplying 2.5M ton military equipment, 5.7M ton fuel, 0.75M ton food, clothing tents and 485000 persons was planned, simulated and orchestrated by APL, calling Cobol & Fortran subroutines (IE91).