TCP-AQM Interaction: Periodic Optimization via Linear Programming.- Explicit Solutions of Linear Quadratic Differential Games.- Extended Generators of Markov Processes and Applications.- Control of Manufacturing Systems with Delayed Inspection and Limited Capacity.- Admission Control in the Presence of Priorities: A Sample Path Approach.- Some Bilinear Stochastic Equations with a Fractional Brownian Motion.- Two Types of Risk.- Optimal Production Policy in a Stochastic Manufacturing System.- A Stochastic Control Approach to Optimal Climate Policies.- Characterization of Just in Time Sequencing via Apportionment.- Linear Stochastic Equations in a Hilbert Space with a Fractional Brownian Motion.- Hedging Options with Transaction Costs.- Supply Portfolio Selection and Execution with Demand Information Updates.- A Regime-Switching Model for European Options.- Pricing American Put Options Using Stochastic Optimization Methods.- Optimal Portfolio Application with Double-Uniform Jump Model.
This edited volume contains 16 research articles. It presents recent and pressing issues in stochastic processes, control theory, differential games, optimization, and their applications in finance, manufacturing, queueing networks, and climate control. One of the salient features is that the book is highly multi-disciplinary. The book is dedicated to Professor Suresh Sethi on the occasion of his 60th birthday, in view of his distinguished career.
Contributing authors of the volume are many of the leading researchers in the application and optimization of Control Theory in the Applied Sciences
Examines the introduction of stochastic analysis and stochastic control techniques leading to the revolution in manufacturing and financial industries and how these control theory mechanisms and techniques continue to exert influence on the financial and manufacturing industries. This treatment will give the book the characteristics of a handbook