Mathematics of Decision Making
### ISBN 13: 9780387261171

In 2005, GERAD celebrates its 25th anniversary with these ten volumes covering most of the Center's research areas of expertise: Essays and Surveys in Global Optimization, edited by C. Audet, P. Hansen and G. Savard; Graph Theory and Combinatorial Optimization, edited by D. Avis, A. Hertz and O. Marcotte; Numerical Methods in Finance, edited by H. Ben-Ameur and M. Breton; Analysis, Control and Optimization of Complex Dynamic Systems, edited by E.K. Boukas and R. Malhame; and, Column Generation, edited by G. Desaulniers, J. Desrosiers and M.M. Solomon. This title also covers: Statistical Modeling and Analysis for Complex Data Problems, edited by P. Duchesne and B. Remillard; Performance Evaluation and Planning Methods for the Next Generation Internet, edited by A. Girard, B. Sanso, and F. Vasquez-Abad; Dynamic Games: Theory and Applications, edited by A. Haurie and G. Zaccour; Logistics Systems: Design and Optimization, edited by A. Langevin and D. Riopel; and, Energy and Environment, edited by R. Loulou, J.-P. Waaub and G. Zaccour.

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Volume I: Foreword.- Contributing Authors.- Preface.- Dependence Properties of Meta-Elliptical Distributions.- The Statistical Significance of Palm Beach County.- Bayesian Functional Estimation of Hazard Rates for Randomly Right Censored Data Using Fourier Series Methods.- Conditions for the Validity of F-Ratio Tests for Treatment and Carryover Effects in Crossover Designs.- Bias in Estimating the Variance of K-Fold Cross Validation.- Effective Construction of Modified Histograms in Higher Dimensions.- On Robust Diagnostics at Individual Lags Using RA-ARX Estimators.- Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for Periodic Preventive Replacement Policies.- Statistics for Comparison of Two Independent cDNA Filter Microarrays.- Large Deviations for Interacting Processes in the Strong Topology.- Asymptotic Distribution of a Simple Linear Estimator for VARMA Models in Echolon Form.- Recent Results for Linear Time Series Models with Non Independent Innovations.- Filtering of Images for Detecting Multiple Targets Trajectories.- Optimzal Detection of Periodicities in Vector Autoregressive Models.- The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test for Cluster Correlated Data. Volume II: Foreword.- Contributing Authors.- Preface.- The Network of Logistics Decisions.- Facility Location in Supply Chain Design.- Distribution Centres in Supply Chain Operations.- Operational Research Methods for Efficient Warehousing.- Models and Methods for Facilities Layout Design from an Applicability to Real-World Perspective.- The Design, Planning, and Optimization of Reverse Logistics Networks.- Models and Methods for Operations in Port Container Terminals.- Strategic Network Design for Motor Carriers.- New Heuristics for the Vehicle Routing Problem.- Routing Propane Deliveries.- Synchronized Production-Distribution Planning in the Pulp and Paper Industry.- Production Planning Optimization Modeling in Demand and Supply Chains of High-Value Consumer Products. Volume III: North-South Trade and the Sustainability of Economic Growth: A Model with Environmental Constraints.- A Coupled Bottom-Up/Top-Down Model for GHG Abatement Scenarios in the Swiss Housing Sector.- Moderated Decision Support and Countermeasure Planning for Off-Site Emergency Management.- Hybrid Energy-Economy Models and Endogenous Technological Change.- The World-MARKAL Model and Its Application to Cost-Effectiveness, Permit Sharing, and Cost-Benefit Analyses.- A Fuzzy Methodology for Evaluating a Market of Tradable CO2-Permits.- MERGE: An Integrated Assessment Model for Global Climate Change.- A Mixed Integer Multiple Objective Linear Programming Model for Capacity Expansion in an Autonomous Power Generation System.- Transport and Climate Policy Modeling the Transport Sector: The Role of Existing Fuel Taxes in Climate Policy.- Pricing and Technology Options: An analysis of Ontario Electricity Capacity Requirements and GHG Emissions.- Implications of the Integration of Environmental Damage in Energy / Environmental Policy Evaluation: An Analysis with the Energy Optimisation model MARKAL/ TIMES. Volume IV: Foreword.- Contributing Authors.- Preface.- Part I: Production and Inventory Systems.- Average Cost Optimality in Inventory Models with Markovian Demands and Lost Sales.- Inventory Control of Switched Production Systems: LMI approach.- A Two-time-scale Approach for Production Planning in Discrete Time.- Evaluation of Throughput in Serial Production Lines with Non-exponential Machines.- Supply Chain Production Planning Modeling Facility Lead Time and Quality of Service.- Part II: Large Scale or Multi Agent System Problems.- Providing QoS in Large Networks: Statistical Multiplexing and Admission Control.- Combined Competitive Flow Control and Routing in Networks with Hard Side Constraints.- Generalized Uplifts in Pool-Based Electricity Markets.- Nash Equilibria for Large-Population Linear Stochastic Systems of Weakly Coupled Agen

GERAD was created in 1980 by a small group of professors and researchers of HEC Montréal, McGill University and of the École Polytechnique de Montréal. In 1996, the Université du Québec à Montréal joined these three institutions. GERAD has fifty members (professors), more than twenty research associates and post doctoral students, and more than two hundred master and Ph.D. students.

GERAD is a multi-university center and a vital forum for the development of operations research. Its mission is defined around the following four complementarily objectives:

The original and expert contribution to all research fields in GERAD's area of expertise;

The dissemination of research results in the best scientific outlets as well as in the society in general;

The training of graduate students and post doctoral researchers;

The contribution to the economic community by solving important problems and providing transferable tools.

GERAD's research thrusts and fields of expertise are as follows:

Development of mathematical analysis tools and techniques to solve the complex problems that arise in management sciences and engineering;

Development of algorithms to resolve such problems efficiently;

Application of these techniques and tools to problems posed in related disciplines, such as statistics, financial engineering, game theory and artificial intelligence;

Application of advanced tools to optimization and planning of large technical and economic systems, such as energy systems, transportation/ communication networks, and production systems;

Integration of scientific findings into software, expert systems and decision-support systems that can be used by industry.

In 2005, GERAD celebrates its 25th anniversary. One of the marking events of the 25th anniversary is the publication of ten volumes covering most of the Center's research areas of expertise. The list follows: **Essays and Surveys in Global Optimization**, edited by C. Audet, P. Hansen and G. Savard; **Graph Theory and Combinatorial Optimization**, edited by D. Avis, A. Hertz and O. Marcotte; **Numerical Methods in Finance**, edited by H. Ben-Ameur and M. Breton; **Analysis, Control and Optimization of Complex Dynamic Systems**, edited by E.K. Boukas and R. Malhamé; **Column Generation**, edited by G. Desaulniers, J. Desrosiers and M.M. Solomon; **Statistical Modeling and Analysis for Complex Data Problems**, edited by P. Duchesne and B. Rémillard; **Performance Evaluation and Planning Methods for the Next Generation Internet**, edited by A. Girard, B. Sansò, and F. Vásquez-Abad; **Dynamic Games: Theory and Applications**, edited by A. Haurie and G. Zaccour; **Logistics Systems: Design and Optimization**, edited by A. Langevin and D. Riopel; **Energy and Environment**, edited by R. Loulou, J.-P. Waaub and G. Zaccour.

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