Uncertainty and Optimality: Probability, Statistics and Operations Research

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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

The Editor
Ch. 1 Towards A Non-subjective Bayesian Paradigm 1
Ch. 2 On Some Problems of Estimation for Some Stochastic Partial Differential Equations 71
Ch. 3 Some Unifying Techniques in the Theory of Order Statistics 155
Ch. 4 Stochastic Orderings among Order Statistics and Sample Spacings 167
Ch. 5 Parametrics to Nonparametrics: Extending Regression Models 205
Ch. 6 Testing Goodness of Fit of a Specific Parametric Probability Model 233
Ch. 7 U Statistics and M[subscript m] Estimates 257
Ch. 8 Parametric Inference with Generalized Ranked Set Data 293
Ch. 9 Fisher Information in the Farlie-Gumbel-Morgenstern Type Bivariate Exponential Distribution 319
Ch. 10 Classification Invariance in Data Envelopment Analysis 331
Ch. 11 A Useful Isometry for Time Reversible Markov Chains, with Applications to Reliability 343
Ch. 12 Information Theoretic Approach to Statistics 371
Ch. 13 Mean Square Error Estimation in Survey Sampling 387
Ch. 14 Linear Programming: Recent Advances 411
Ch. 15 Operations Research in the Design of Cell Formation in Cellular Manufacturing Systems 443
Ch. 16 Scheduling Problems in Large Road Transport Corporations: Some Experiences in Structuring and Modeling 485
Ch. 17 Optimal Shutdown Policies for a Computer System based on the Power-Effective Design 507
Ch. 18 Local Search Heuristics for Combinatorial Optimization Problems 541
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