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Systems and Management Science by Extremal Methods : Research Honoring Abraham Charnes at Age 70 :  Research Honoring Abraham Charnes at Age 70 - Fred Young Phillips

Systems and Management Science by Extremal Methods : Research Honoring Abraham Charnes at Age 70

Research Honoring Abraham Charnes at Age 70

By: Fred Young Phillips (Editor), John J. Rousseau (Editor)


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The invited contributions which make up this book are vigorous and relevant papers across a range of interconnected topics in management science. This volume consists of papers which were presented in a conference held at the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas at Austin in October of 1987. All of the papers have been written by excellent scholars whose work in areas ranging from engineering, through economics, management and many of the other social, managerial and natural sciences has been influenced by Dr. Abraham Charnes. In addition to the excellent theoretical contributions a number of applied papers are included in the volume. The first section of the book contains papers which provide insight and perspective on the educational and administrative topics they address. Two describes and interprets Dr. Charnes' contributions to marketing, human resource planning, statistics and engineering. Succeeding sections contain more technical-mathematical papers. Dr. Charnes' research has influenced a variety of mathematical areas; the volume contains papers in semi-infinite programming, linear and nonlinear programming and game theory.

'The book is certainly recommended to libraries of universities and research institutions...' Opsearch March 1993

Abraham Charnes: A Biographical Note
Contributing Authors
Abraham Charnes--A Record of Educational Activitiesp. 1
A Dean's Perspective on Abraham Charnes: The Nature of Creative and Innovative Research and Teachingp. 3
On Learning from Outliersp. 11
Abraham Charnes as Teacher and Educator: A Student's Perspectivep. 19
Abraham Charnes--A Record of Reaearch Contributionsp. 27
Contributions to Marketingp. 29
Contributions to Human Resource Planningp. 47
Contributions to Statisticsp. 69
Contributions to Engineeringp. 89
Linear Programming and Related Topicsp. 113
m Applications of M-Matricesp. 115
Applications of Generalized Inversesp. 127
Variational Inequalities and Related Projectionsp. 149
An Implementation and Computational Evaluation of New Criteria for the Simplex Methodp. 161
Using the Charnes et al. LP Problem Generator to Test Two Linear Programming Codesp. 181
On the Charnes-Lemke Algorithm for Linear Programming Problems with Multipage Structurep. 193
Nonlinear and Probabilistically Constrained Programmingp. 203
A Tutorial on Parametric Nonlinear Programming Sensitivity and Stability Analysisp. 205
Topics in Input Optimizationp. 225
Posterior Convergence Under Incomplete Informationp. 245
On [Phi]-Divergence and its Applicationsp. 255
Spectral Estimation via Convex Programmingp. 275
On Random Payoff Matrix Gamesp. 291
Theory of Games, Efficiency Measurement, and Goal Programmingp. 309
Homomonotone Games and Monocore Solutionsp. 311
Efficiency Evaluation Gamesp. 327
Rating Players in a Tournament: An mth-Generation Approachp. 349
The Analytic Hierarchy Process: Structure of the Problem and its Solutionsp. 361
Simplified von Neumann-Morgenstern Axioms for the Subjective Valuation of Risky Assetsp. 373
A Review of Policy-Bounding Techniques in Fisheries Managementp. 395
Spot Pricing of Electricity: An Appraisal of the MIT Modelp. 409
A Survey of Cost and Revenue Allocation Problemsp. 427
Semi-Infinite Programming and Applicationsp. 461
Semi-Infinite Programming--Recent Trends of Developmentp. 463
A Recursive, Volume-Reducing Algorithm for Semi-Infinite Linear Programmingp. 479
First- and Second-Order Convex Programming Scaling Algorithms Applied to Geometric Programmingp. 491
An Optimal Stopping Game in a Restricted Marketp. 513
A Mixing Routine for the Design of Hierarchical Communications Networksp. 521
Appendix: Publications of Abraham Charnesp. 539
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ISBN: 9780792391395
ISBN-10: 079239139X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 580
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 2.27