An introduction to the mathematical theory of multistage decision processes, this text takes a "functional equation" approach to the discovery of optimum policies. The text examines existence and uniqueness theorems, the optimal inventory equation, bottleneck problems in multistage production processes, a new formalism in the calculus of variation, multistage games, and more. 1957 edition. Includes 37 figures.
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Published February 15, 2013
by Dover Publications.
Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical, Science & Math.