Über den Autor
John R. Birge, is a Jerry W. and Carol Lee Levin Professor of Operations Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. François Louveaux is a Professor at the University of Namur(FUNDP) in the Department of Business Administration
Introduction and Examples.- Uncertainty and Modeling Issues.- Basic Properties and Theory.- The Value of Information and the Stochastic Solution.- Two-Stage Recourse Problems.- Multistage Stochastic Programs.- Stochastic Integer Programs.- Evaluating and Approximating Expectations.- Monte Carlo Methods.- Multistage Approximations.- Sample Distribution Functions.- References.
Well-paced and wide-ranging introduction to this subject
Prime goal is to help students develop an intuition on how to model uncertainty into mathematical problems
Provides a first course in stochastic programming suitable for students