Operations Research

An interdisciplinary science which deploys scientific methods like mathematical modeling, statistics, and algorithms to decision making in complex real-world problems which are concerned with coordination and execution of the operations within an organization.

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Books under this sub-category (13 books)

A Short Introduction to Queueing Theory

Post date: 01 Jan 2007
This document covers the most important queueing systems with a single service center. Only some basics are mentioned for queueing networks.
Publication date: 21 Jul 1999
 
A Short Introduction to Queueing Theory

A Short Introduction to Queueing Theory

Post date: 01 Jan 2007
This document covers the most important queueing systems with a single service center. Only some basics are mentioned for queueing networks.
Publication date: 21 Jul 1999


Applied Stochastic Processes and Control for Jump-Diffusions

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
A self-contained, practical, entry level text on stochastic processes and control for jump-diffusions in continuous time, technically Markov processes in continuous time.
Publication date: 24 May 2006
 
Applied Stochastic Processes and Control for Jump-Diffusions

Applied Stochastic Processes and Control for Jump-Diffusions

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
A self-contained, practical, entry level text on stochastic processes and control for jump-diffusions in continuous time, technically Markov processes in continuous time.
Publication date: 24 May 2006


Call Center Mathematics - A scientific method for understanding and improving contact centers

Post date: 01 Jan 2007
This book explains all generic aspects of call and contact centers, from the basic Erlang formula to advanced topics such as skill-based routing and multi-channel environments.
Publication date: 07 Dec 2006
 
Call Center Mathematics - A scientific method for understanding and improving contact centers

Call Center Mathematics - A scientific method for understanding and improving contact centers

Post date: 01 Jan 2007
This book explains all generic aspects of call and contact centers, from the basic Erlang formula to advanced topics such as skill-based routing and multi-channel environments.
Publication date: 07 Dec 2006


Control Techniques for Complex Networks (Pre-publication Version)

Post date: 13 Sep 2016
This book gives the tools and philosophy you need to build network models detailed enough to capture essential dynamics but simple enough to expose the structure of effective control solutions and to clarify analysis.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 22 Apr 2007
Document Type: Book
 
Control Techniques for Complex Networks (Pre-publication Version)

Control Techniques for Complex Networks (Pre-publication Version)

Post date: 13 Sep 2016
This book gives the tools and philosophy you need to build network models detailed enough to capture essential dynamics but simple enough to expose the structure of effective control solutions and to clarify analysis.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 22 Apr 2007
Document Type: Book


Discrete-event Control of Stochastic Networks: Multimodularity and Regularity

Post date: 06 Jan 2007
This book is a counterpart of convex optimization in the setting of discrete optimization. The theory developed is applied to the control of stochastic discrete-event dynamic systems. Some applications are admission, routing, and service allocation.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Publication date: 04 Aug 2003
 
Discrete-event Control of Stochastic Networks: Multimodularity and Regularity

Discrete-event Control of Stochastic Networks: Multimodularity and Regularity

Post date: 06 Jan 2007
This book is a counterpart of convex optimization in the setting of discrete optimization. The theory developed is applied to the control of stochastic discrete-event dynamic systems. Some applications are admission, routing, and service allocation.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Publication date: 04 Aug 2003


Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
This book describes the modern theory of general state space Markov chains, and the application of that theory to operations research, time series analysis, and systems and control theory.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Publication date:
 
Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability

Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
This book describes the modern theory of general state space Markov chains, and the application of that theory to operations research, time series analysis, and systems and control theory.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH
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Multiagent Systems: Algorithmic, Game-Theoretic, and Logical Foundations

Post date: 19 Dec 2016
A comprehensive introduction to Multiagent Systems, this textbook is written from a computer science perspective, while bringing together ideas from operations research, game theory, economics, logic, and even philosophy and linguistics.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 15 Dec 2008
Document Type: Textbook
 
Multiagent Systems: Algorithmic, Game-Theoretic, and Logical Foundations

Multiagent Systems: Algorithmic, Game-Theoretic, and Logical Foundations

Post date: 19 Dec 2016
A comprehensive introduction to Multiagent Systems, this textbook is written from a computer science perspective, while bringing together ideas from operations research, game theory, economics, logic, and even philosophy and linguistics.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 15 Dec 2008
Document Type: Textbook


Non-Uniform Random Variate Generation

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
This book evolves around the expected complexity of random variate generation algorithms. It sets up an idealized computational model, introduces the notion of uniformly bounded expected complexity, and studies bounds for computational complexity.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Publication date: 31 Dec 1986
 
Non-Uniform Random Variate Generation

Non-Uniform Random Variate Generation

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
This book evolves around the expected complexity of random variate generation algorithms. It sets up an idealized computational model, introduces the notion of uniformly bounded expected complexity, and studies bounds for computational complexity.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Publication date: 31 Dec 1986


Optimization of Business Processes: An Introduction to Applied Stochastic Modeling

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
These lecture notes pay attention to all aspects of the modeling process, while giving a central place to the business problem. Intended for students and professionals with some background in probability theory and mathematical methods of OR/MS.
Publication date: 30 Mar 2010
 
Optimization of Business Processes: An Introduction to Applied Stochastic Modeling

Optimization of Business Processes: An Introduction to Applied Stochastic Modeling

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
These lecture notes pay attention to all aspects of the modeling process, while giving a central place to the business problem. Intended for students and professionals with some background in probability theory and mathematical methods of OR/MS.
Publication date: 30 Mar 2010


Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction

Post date: 04 Oct 2007
Provides a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. Familiarity with elementary concepts of probability is assumed.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 1998
 
Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction

Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction

Post date: 04 Oct 2007
Provides a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. Familiarity with elementary concepts of probability is assumed.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 1998


Reversibility and Stochastic Networks

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
Examines the behavior in equilibrium of vector stochastic processes or stochastic networks, considering a wide range of applications by discussing stochastic models that arise in fields such as operational research, biology, and polymer science.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication date: 12 Dec 1979
 
Reversibility and Stochastic Networks

Reversibility and Stochastic Networks

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
Examines the behavior in equilibrium of vector stochastic processes or stochastic networks, considering a wide range of applications by discussing stochastic models that arise in fields such as operational research, biology, and polymer science.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication date: 12 Dec 1979


Stochastic Calculus and Stochastic Filtering

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
Provides a very informal introduction to Stochastic Calculus, and especially to the Ito integral and some of its applications.
Publication date: 10 Apr 2006
 
Stochastic Calculus and Stochastic Filtering

Stochastic Calculus and Stochastic Filtering

Post date: 02 Jan 2007
Provides a very informal introduction to Stochastic Calculus, and especially to the Ito integral and some of its applications.
Publication date: 10 Apr 2006


Urban Operations Research - Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods

Post date: 06 Jan 2007
This book deals with the allocation or deployment of the resources of urban service systems, including personnel, equipment, and various service-improving technologies.
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date:
 
Urban Operations Research - Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods

Urban Operations Research - Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods

Post date: 06 Jan 2007
This book deals with the allocation or deployment of the resources of urban service systems, including personnel, equipment, and various service-improving technologies.
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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