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Naval Research Logistics (NRL) special issue in memory of Uriel G. Rothblum (1947‐2012)

  • 1.  Naval Research Logistics (NRL) special issue in memory of Uriel G. Rothblum (1947‐2012)

    Posted 01-29-2019 01:39
    Edited by Ming Hu 01-29-2019 01:42

    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.

                                        Uriel Rothblum


    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.

    NRL 66(1)



    Michael Katehakis

    Pages: 3



    Constant risk aversion in stochastic contests with exponential completion times

    Pelin G. Canbolat, Uriel G. Rothblum

    Pages: 4-14

    Robust shortest path planning and semicontractive dynamic programming

    Dimitri P. Bertsekas

    Pages: 15-37

    On the reduction of total‐cost and average‐cost MDPs to discounted MDPs

    Eugene A. Feinberg, Jefferson Huang

    Pages: 38-56

    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

    Pages: 57-72

    Revenue management under randomly evolving economic conditions

    Yusen Xia, Jian Yang, Tingting Zhou

    Pages: 73-89

    Stability in a general oligopoly model

    Awi Federgruen, Ming Hu

    Pages: 90-102


    NRL is dedicated to publishing high-quality papers in operations research/management and general quantitative modeling. Founded in 1954, NRL has a distinguished history of publication of both seminal methodological contributions and innovative applications, see a list of NRL papers by Winners of Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences.

    Ming Hu
    Rotman School of Management
    University of Toronto