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Stochastic processes, optimization, and control theory

applications in financial engineering, queueing networks, and manufacturing systems : a volume in honour of Suresh Sethi

by Houmin Yan

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Published by Springer in New York, London .
Written in English

  • Mathematical models,
  • Stochastic systems,
  • Production control

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Houmin Yan, G. George Yin and Qing Zhang
    SeriesInternational series in operations research & management science -- 94
    ContributionsSethi, Suresh P.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27089447M
    ISBN 101441941487
    ISBN 109781441941480

    Stochastic processes have found increasing applications in modern economic models. In earlier times they were mainly used as additive errors or noise in a deterministic model without contributing very much to our basic understanding of the model structure, except perhaps hleping in providing a satisfactory basis of econometric estimation, e.g., the use of Cochrane-Orcutt estimation in auto Author: Jati K. Sengupta. Yunwen Xu Applied Scientist at Amazon optimization, stochastic process and modeling, computer simulation, control theory • Proficient in MATLAB/Simulink, C++, C, R and SQLTitle: Applied Scientist at Amazon. This book is intended as an introduction to optimal stochastic control for continuous time Markov processes and to the theory of viscosity solutions. Stochastic control problems are treated using the dynamic programming approach. The authors approach stochastic control problems by the method of. Stochastic Control and Applications scheduled on May , in May in Berlin is for the researchers, scientists, scholars, engineers, academic, scientific and university practitioners to present research activities that might want to attend events, meetings, seminars, congresses, workshops, summit, and symposiums.

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