18th Annual Applied Probability Day: In Honor and Memory of Cyrus Derman

18th Annual Applied Probability Day: In Honor and Memory of Cyrus Derman
Friday December 2, 2011

Room 303
S. W. Mudd Building
500 W. 120th St.
Columbia University
New York City

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Registration is FREE, all are welcome to join!
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SPEAKERS & SCHEDULE

EVENT POSTER

TIME
EVENT
10:00 - 10:15AM Opening remarks, Karl Sigman, Director of CAP
10:15 - 11:00AM Michael Katehakis (Rutgers Business School)
"Non-Parametric Up-and-Down Experimentation Revisited"
11:00 - 11:45AM Arthur F. "Pete" Veinott, Jr. (Stanford University)
"Polynomial-Time Computation of Strong and n-Present-Value Optimal Policies in Markov Decision Chains"
11:45 - 12:00PM Comments about Cy Derman from his Colleagues
12:00 - 1:30PM Lunch
1:30 - 2:15PM Sheldon M. Ross (University of Southern California)
"The Sequential Stochastic Assignment Problem Revisited"
2:15 - 3:00PM Matthew J. Sobel (Case Western Reserve University)
"Discounting Axioms Imply Risk Neutrality"
3:00 - 3:30PM Coffee Break
3:30 - 3:45PM Comments about Cy Derman from his Colleagues
3:45 - 4:30PM Mark Brown (City College of New York)
"Bounds and Inequalities for Time Reversible Markov Chains"
4:30PM Wine and Cheese

 
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