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  • Adaptive Stochastic Optimization Techniques with Applications

    By James A. Momoh

    This book presents new trends in optimization methods that can be used to handle the stochastic, predictive nature of large-scale system problems in power and energy. The author provides decision tools and techniques for heuristic optimization and adaptive dynamic programming. He also reviews the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    CRC Press

  • Discrete Event Simulation for Health Technology Assessment

    By J. Jaime Caro, Jörgen Möller, Jonathan Karnon, James Stahl, Jack Ishak

    Addressing decision problems in the medical field, DES helps in the evaluation of the likely consequences of incorporating a new technology in a particular healthcare system. This book covers the fundamental concepts of DES, including entities, attributes, the handling of time, events and their…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Adversarial Risk Analysis

    By David L. Banks, Jesus M. Rios Aliaga, David Rios Insua

    Flexible Models to Analyze Opponent Behavior A relatively new area of research, adversarial risk analysis (ARA) informs decision making when there are intelligent opponents and uncertain outcomes. Adversarial Risk Analysis develops methods for allocating defensive or offensive resources against…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Search and Foraging

    Individual Motion and Swarm Dynamics

    By Eugene Kagan, Irad Ben-Gal

    Since the start of modern computing, the studies of living organisms have inspired the progress in developing computers and intelligent machines. In particular, the methods of search and foraging are the benchmark problems for robotics and multi-agent systems. The highly developed theory of search…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Optimization

    Algorithms and Applications

    By Rajesh Kumar Arora

    Choose the Correct Solution Method for Your Optimization Problem Optimization: Algorithms and Applications presents a variety of solution techniques for optimization problems, emphasizing concepts rather than rigorous mathematical details and proofs. The book covers both gradient and stochastic…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Linear and Integer Optimization

    Theory and Practice, Third Edition

    By Gerard Sierksma, Yori Zwols

    Presenting a strong and clear relationship between theory and practice, Linear and Integer Optimization: Theory and Practice is divided into two main parts. The first covers the theory of linear and integer optimization, including both basic and advanced topics. Dantzig’s simplex algorithm, duality…

    Hardback – 2015-05-01
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Advances in Applied Mathematics

  • Markov Processes

    By James R. Kirkwood

    Clear, rigorous, and intuitive, Markov Processes provides a bridge from an undergraduate probability course to a course in stochastic processes and also as a reference for those that want to see detailed proofs of the theorems of Markov processes. It contains copious computational examples that…

    Hardback – 2015-02-09
    CRC Press
    Advances in Applied Mathematics

  • Pseudolinear Functions and Optimization

    By Shashi Kant Mishra, Balendu Bhooshan Upadhyay

    Pseudolinear Functions and Optimization is the first book to focus exclusively on pseudolinear functions, a class of generalized convex functions. It discusses the properties, characterizations, and applications of pseudolinear functions in nonlinear optimization problems. The book describes the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Operations Planning

    Mixed Integer Optimization Models

    By Joseph Geunes

    A reference for those working at the interface of operations planning and optimization modeling, Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models blends essential theory and powerful approaches to practical operations planning problems. It presents a set of classical optimization models with…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
    CRC Press
    Operations Research Series

  • A First Course in Optimization

    By Charles L. Byrne

    Give Your Students the Proper Groundwork for Future Studies in Optimization A First Course in Optimization is designed for a one-semester course in optimization taken by advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in the mathematical sciences and engineering. It teaches students the…

    Hardback – 2014-08-11
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Fixed Point Theory, Variational Analysis, and Optimization

    Edited by Saleh Abdullah R. Al-Mezel, Falleh Rajallah M. Al-Solamy, Qamrul Hasan Ansari

    Fixed Point Theory, Variational Analysis, and Optimization not only covers three vital branches of nonlinear analysis—fixed point theory, variational inequalities, and vector optimization—but also explains the connections between them, enabling the study of a general form of variational inequality…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Numerical Methods and Optimization

    An Introduction

    By Sergiy Butenko, Panos M. Pardalos

    For students in industrial and systems engineering (ISE) and operations research (OR) to understand optimization at an advanced level, they must first grasp the analysis of algorithms, computational complexity, and other concepts and modern developments in numerical methods. Satisfying this…

    Hardback – 2014-03-11
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Series

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