Uncertainty and Optimality: Probability, Statistics and Operations Research

Uncertainty and Optimality: Probability, Statistics and Operations Research

by J. C. Misra
     
 

ISBN-10: 9812380825

ISBN-13: 9789812380821

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated

This book deals with different modern topics in probability, statistics and operations research. It has been written lucidly in a novel way. Wherever necessary, the theory is explained in great detail, with suitable illustrations. Numerous references are given, so that young researchers who want to start their work in a particular area will benefit immensely from the…  See more details below

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This book deals with different modern topics in probability, statistics and operations research. It has been written lucidly in a novel way. Wherever necessary, the theory is explained in great detail, with suitable illustrations. Numerous references are given, so that young researchers who want to start their work in a particular area will benefit immensely from the book.The contributors are distinguished statisticians and operations research experts from all over the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789812380821
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Editor
Ch. 1Towards A Non-subjective Bayesian Paradigm1
Ch. 2On Some Problems of Estimation for Some Stochastic Partial Differential Equations71
Ch. 3Some Unifying Techniques in the Theory of Order Statistics155
Ch. 4Stochastic Orderings among Order Statistics and Sample Spacings167
Ch. 5Parametrics to Nonparametrics: Extending Regression Models205
Ch. 6Testing Goodness of Fit of a Specific Parametric Probability Model233
Ch. 7U Statistics and M[subscript m] Estimates257
Ch. 8Parametric Inference with Generalized Ranked Set Data293
Ch. 9Fisher Information in the Farlie-Gumbel-Morgenstern Type Bivariate Exponential Distribution319
Ch. 10Classification Invariance in Data Envelopment Analysis331
Ch. 11A Useful Isometry for Time Reversible Markov Chains, with Applications to Reliability343
Ch. 12Information Theoretic Approach to Statistics371
Ch. 13Mean Square Error Estimation in Survey Sampling387
Ch. 14Linear Programming: Recent Advances411
Ch. 15Operations Research in the Design of Cell Formation in Cellular Manufacturing Systems443
Ch. 16Scheduling Problems in Large Road Transport Corporations: Some Experiences in Structuring and Modeling485
Ch. 17Optimal Shutdown Policies for a Computer System based on the Power-Effective Design507
Ch. 18Local Search Heuristics for Combinatorial Optimization Problems541

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