The most recent issue of Naval Research Logistics (NRL), Vol. 66(1) 2019, is a special issue in memory of Uriel G. Rothblum(1947‐2012). It is edited by Professor Michael Katehakis at Rutgers University and contains contributions from many of the participants of the Rothblum Memorial Rutgers Applied Probability Conference that was held on October 4, 2013.
Professor Rothblum's scientific contributions include pioneering work in applied probability, Markov Decision Processes, game theory, mathematical programming, combinatorial optimization, lattice programming, and the multi-armed bandit problem. He published more than 160 articles in these fields and he had over 100 co-authors. For the impact of his research he was named an INFORMS Fellow in 2003.
Constant risk aversion in stochastic contests with exponential completion times
Pelin G. Canbolat, Uriel G. Rothblum
Robust shortest path planning and semicontractive dynamic programming
Dimitri P. Bertsekas
On the reduction of total‐cost and average‐cost MDPs to discounted MDPs
Eugene A. Feinberg, Jefferson Huang
Level product form QSF processes and an analysis of queues with Coxian interarrival distribution
Dwi Ertiningsih, Michael N. Katehakis, Laurens C. Smit, Flora M. Spieksma
Revenue management under randomly evolving economic conditions
Yusen Xia, Jian Yang, Tingting Zhou
Stability in a general oligopoly model
Awi Federgruen, Ming Hu
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