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Optimization and Operations Research


Edited by : Ulrich Derigs,

Department of Information Systems and Operations Research(WINFORS), University of Cologne, Germany


1. Fundamentals of Operations Research


Ulrich Derigs, Department of Information Systems and Operations Research(WINFORS), University of Cologne, Germany

The Role of Modeling
Heiner Muller-Merbach, Betriebsinformatik und Operations Research, Universitat Kaiserlautern, Germany

Linear Programming
Karl Heinz Borgwardt, University of Augsburg, Institute for Mathematics, Germany

Nonlinear Programming
Klaus Schittkowski, Department of Mathematics, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Christian Zillober, Department of Mathematics, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Dynamic Programming
Moshe Sniedovich, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Discrete Optimization
Franz Rendl, Institut fur Mathematik, Universitat Klagenfurt, Austria

The Role of Software in Optimization and Operations Reseach
Harvey J. Greenberg, Mathematics Department, University of Colorado at Denver, USA

2. Advanced Deterministic Operations Research


Thomas M. Liebling, Departement de Mathematiques, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne, Switzerland
A. Prodon, Departement de Mathematiques, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne, Switzerland

Combinatorial Optimization and Integer Programming
Michael Junger, Institut fur Informatik, University of Cologne, Germany
Gerhard Reinelt, Institut fur Angewandte Mathematik, Universitat Heidelberg, Germany

Graph and Network Optimization
Ravindra K. Ahuja, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, University of Florida, USA
James B. Orlin, Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Scheduling
Peter Brucker, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Osnabruck, Germany
Sigrid Knust, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Osnabruck, Germany

Routing Problems
Ulrich Derigs, Department of Information Systems and Operations Research(WINFORS), University of Cologne, Germany

Large Scale Optimization
Alexander Martin, Department of Mathematics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

Duality Theory
Jorgen Tind, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Nonsmooth Optimization
Claude Lemarechal, INRIA, France

Nonsmooth Optimization
Francois Oustry, INRIA, France
Jochem Zowe, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany

Global Optimization and Meta-Heuristics
Manuel Laguna, College of Business and Administration and School of Business Administration, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Approximation Algorithms
Pierluigi Crescenzi, Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica, University of Florence, Italy

3. Optimization in Infinite Dimensions


Martin Brokate, Zentrum Mathematik, Munich University of Technology, Germany

The Principles of the Calculus of Variations
Michael Grüter, Fachrichtung Mathematik, Universitat des Saarlandes, Germany

Variational Principles in Mechanics, Physics a. Sciences
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The Maximum Principle of Pontryagin
Martin Brokate, Zentrum Mathematik, Munich University of Technology, Germany

Dynamic Programming and Bellman's Principle
Piermarco Cannarsa, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy

Optimization and Control of Distributed Processes
Matthais Heinkenschloss, Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, George R. Brown School of Engineering, Rice University, USA

Nonconvex Variational Problems
Michel Chipot, Angewandte Mathematik, Universität Zürich, Switzerland

Ill-posed Problems
Zuhair Nashed, Department of Mathematical Sciecnes, University of Delaware, USA

4. Game Theory


Joachim Rosenmuller, Institute of Mathematical Economics, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Walter Trockel, Universitat Bielefeld, Institut fur Mathematische Wirtschaftsforschung, Germany

Foundations of Non-Cooperative Games
Ron Holzman, Department of Mathematics, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

NTU-Games
Hans J.M. Peters, Department of Quantitative Economics, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

TU-Games
Shigeo Muto, Department of Value and Dicision Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

The Equivalence Principle
Birgit Grodal, Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Mechanism Theory
Matthew O. Jackson, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences 228-77, California Institute of Technology, USA

Stochastic and Repeated Games
Francoise Forges, Dept. des Sciences Economiques, Universite de Cergy-Pontoise, France

Evolution and Learning in Games
Fernando Vega-Redondo, Facultad de Economicas and Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Economicas, Universidad de Alicante, Spain

Experimental Game Theory
Werner Güth, Strategic Interaction Group, Max Planck Institute for Research into Economic Systems, Germany

5. Stochastic Operations Research


Ulrich Rieder, Department of Optimization and Operations Research, University of Ulm, Germany

Marcov Models
Nicole Bauerle, Department of Optimization and Operations Research, University of Ulm, Germany

Marcov Decision Processes
Ulrich Rieder, Department of Optimization and Operations Research, University of Ulm, Germany

Stochastic Games
Ulrich Rieder, Department of Optimization and Operations Research, University of Ulm, Germany

Queuing Systems
Nicole Bauerle, Department of Optimization and Operations Research, University of Ulm, Germany

Inventory Models
Karl-Heinz Waldmann, Institut fur Wirtschaftstheorie und Operations Research, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany

Investment Models
Ulrich Rieder, Department of Optimization and Operations Research, University of Ulm, Germany

Adaptive Dynamic Programming
Gerhard Hubner, University of Hamburg, Department of Mathematics, Germany

6. Decision Analysis


Hans Wolfgang Brachinger, Department of Quantitative Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Paul-André Monney, Department of Quantitative Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Decision under Risk and Uncertainty: Expected Utility Paradigm
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Expected Utility Theory and Alternative Approaches
Ulrich Schmidt, Institut fur Volkswirtschaftslehre, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, Germany

Risk Defusing Behavior
Oswald Huber, Department of Psychology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Decision Problems and Decision Models
Jayavel Sounderpandian, Department of Business, University of Wisconsin - Parkside, USA

Multiple Criteria Decision Making
Walter Habenicht, Institute of Business Administration, University of Hohenheim (510A), Germany
Beate Scheubrein, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Business Administration (510A), Germany
Ralph Scheubrein, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Business Administration (510A), Germany

Decision Trees and Influence Diagrams
Prakash P. Shenoy, University of Kansas, School of Business, USA

Framing Effects in Theory and in Practice
Anton Kuhberger, Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria

Fuzzy Decision Theory
Heinrich J. Rommelfanger, Institute of Statistics and Mathematics, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Measurement of Risk
Hans Wolfgang Brachinger, Department of Quantitative Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Foundations of Target-Based Decision Theory
Robert F. Bordley, MC 482-D20-BB24, Renaissance Center, USA




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