Applications of Stochastic Programming (MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization No. 5)

Applications of Stochastic Programming (MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization No. 5)

By: Stein W. Wallace (editor), William T. Ziemba (editor), Michael Overton (series_editor)Paperback

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This is the first book devoted to the full scale of applications of stochastic programming, and to provide access to publicly available algorithmic systems. The 32 contributed papers are written by leading stochastic programming specialists and reflect the recent advanced research on algorithms and applications. The book consists of two parts: the first presents papers describing publicly available stochastic programming systems that are currently operational. All the codes have been extensively tested and developed and will appeal to researchers and developers wanting to make models without extensive programming and other implementation costs. The second part of the book is a diverse collection of application papers in areas such as production, supply chain and scheduling, gaming, environmental and pollution control, financial modeling, telecommunications, and electricity. It contains the most complete collection of real applications using stochastic programming available in the literature.

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Stein W. Wallace is Professor of Quantitative Logistics at Molde University College, Norway. He has held visiting positions at institutions in both Europe and the United States. He is co-author, with Peter Kall of Zurich, of the first textbook in stochastic programming, and he has published more than 50 articles in refereed journals. William T. Ziemba is Alumni Professor of Financial Modeling and Stochastic Optimization at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. He has held visiting positions at universities in Europe, the United States, and Asia and is a consultant in the financial and investment industries. He has served as CORS editor of INFOR and department of finance editor of Management Science. He is author or editor of over 20 books and has published over 200 papers in refereed journals


Preface; Part I. Stochastic Programming Codes: 1. Stochastic programming computer implementations Horand I. Gassmann, SteinW.Wallace and William T. Ziemba; 2. The SMPS format for stochastic linear programs Horand I. Gassmann; 3. The IBM stochastic programming system Alan J. King, Stephen E. Wright, Gyana R. Parija and Robert Entriken; 4. SQG: software for solving stochastic programming problems with stochastic quasi-gradient methods Alexei A. Gaivoronski; 5. Computational grids for stochastic programming Jeff Linderoth and Stephen J. Wright; 6. Building and solving stochastic linear programming models with SLP-IOR Peter Kall and Janos Mayer; 7. Stochastic programming from modeling languages Emmanuel Fragniere and Jacek Gondzio; 8. A stochastic programming integrated environment (SPInE) P. Valente, G. Mitra, and C. A. Poojari; 9. Stochastic modelling and optimization using stochastics(TM) M. A. H. Dempster, J. E. Scott and G. W. P. Thompson; 10. An integrated modelling environment for stochastic programming Horand I. Gassmann and David M. Gay; Part II. Stochastic Programming Applications: 11. Introduction to stochastic programming applications Horand I. Gassmann, Sandra L. Schwartz, SteinW. Wallace, and William T. Ziemba 12. Fleet management Warren B. Powell and Huseyin Topaloglu; 13. Modeling production planning and scheduling under uncertainty A. Alonso-Ayuso, L. F. Escudero and M. T. Ortuno; 14. A supply chain optimization model for the Norwegian meat cooperative A. Tomasgard and E. Hoeg; 15. Melt control: charge optimization via stochastic programming Jitka Dupacova and Pavel Popela; 16. A stochastic programming model for network resource utilization in the presence of multiclass demand uncertainty Julia L. Higle and Suvrajeet Sen; 17. Stochastic optimization and yacht racing A. B. Philpott; 18. Stochastic approximation, momentum, and Nash play H. Berglann and S. D. Flam; 19. Stochastic optimization for lake eutrophication management Alan J. King, Laszlo Somlyody and Roger J.-B. Wets; 20. Mitigating anthropogenic climate change Gary W. Yohe; 21. Groundwater pollution control David W. Watkins, Jr., Daene C. McKinney and David P. Morton; 22. Catastrophic risk management: flood and seismic risks case studies Tatiana Ermolieva and Yuri Ermoliev; 23. Refinancing mortgages in Switzerland Karl Frauendorfer and Michael Schurle; 24. Optimization models for structuring index funds Stavros A. Zenios; 25. Decentralized risk management for global P/C insurance companies John M. Mulvey and Hafize Gaye Erkan; 26. Wealth goals investing Leonard C. MacLean, Yonggan Zhao and William T. Ziemba; 27. Scenario-based risk management tools Helmut Mausser and Dan Rosen; 28. Price protection strategies for an oil company E. A. Medova and A. Sembos; 29. Numerical comparison of CVaR and CDaR approaches: application to hedge funds P. Krokhma, S. Uryasev, and G. Zrazhevsky; 30. Stochastic unit commitment in hydro-thermal power production planning Nicole Growe-Kuska and Werner Romisch; 31. Valuation of electricity generation capacity Shi-Jie Deng and Shmuel S. Oren; 32. Stochastic optimization problems in telecommunications Alexei A. Gaivoronski; Index.

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  • publication date: 01/06/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780898715552
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780898715552
  • weight: 1244
  • ISBN10: 0898715555

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