- ISBN 9780534405724 / 053440572X
- Title Introduction to Probability Models: Operations Research, Volume II (with CD-ROM and Infotrac) [With CDROM and Infotrac]
- Author Wayne L. Winston
- Category Probability & Statistics
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2003
- Pages 768
- Publisher Cengage Learning
- Imprint Brooks/Cole
- Edition 4th
- Language English
- Dimensions 211mm x 34mm x 257mm
This text, the second volume of Wayne Winston's successful OPERATIONS RESEARCH: APPLICATIONS AND ALGORITHMS, Fourth Edition, covers probability models with recent contributions from financial engineering, computational simulation and manufacturing. The specific attention to probability models with the addition of recent practical breakthroughs makes this the first text to introduce these ideas together at an accessible level. Excellent problem sets abound. The text provides a balanced approach by developing the underlying theory while illustrating them with interesting examples. All of the necessary mathematical requirements are reviewed in Chapter 1.
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Wayne L. Winston is a professor of Decision Sciences at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and has earned numerous MBA teaching awards. For 20+ years, he has taught clients at Fortune 500 companies how to use Excel to make smarter business decisions. Wayne and his business partner Jeff Sagarin developed the player-statistics tracking and rating system used by the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team. He is also a two time Jeopardy! champion.