Accession Number : ADA189290

Title :   Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications (16th) Held in Stanford, California on 16-21 August 1987.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Nov 86-24 Nov 87,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA

Personal Author(s) : Iglehart, Donald L

PDF Url : ADA189290

Report Date : 21 Aug 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 142

Abstract : Partial Contents (Abstracts Only): New Developments in the Statistical Theory of Shape; Domains of Attraction for a Family of Processes Between Suprema and Sums; Ergodicity and Inequalities for Certain Point Processes; The Role of Poisson's Equation in Steady-State Simulation Output Analysis; Quick Simulations of Networks of GI/G/1 Queues; Prophet Inequalities and Related Problems of Optimal Stopping; Reaction-Diffusion Equations with Small Parameter: Probabilistic Approach; Stochastic Flow Networks; Queues with Non-Stationary Input Stream; Poisson Approximation by the Stein-Chen Method; Modeling Loss Networks; Traveling Waves in Branching Diffusion; Asymptotics for Finite Particle Systems; Decomposition of Binary Random Fields, and Some Related Topics from Statistical Mechanics; Probabilistic and Worst Case Analyses of Classical Problems of Combinatorial Optimization in Euclidean Space; When is a Stochastic Integral a Time Change of a Diffusion?; Principal Values of Brownian Local Times; Algebraic Duality of Markov Processes; and Solving Boundary Value Problems by Probability Methods.

Descriptors :   *COMBINATORIAL ANALYSIS, *QUEUEING THEORY, *STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, BROWNIAN MOTION, DECOMPOSITION, FLOW, INPUT, LOSSES, MARKOV PROCESSES, METHODOLOGY, MODELS, NETWORKS, OPTIMIZATION, OUTPUT, POISSON DENSITY FUNCTIONS, POISSON EQUATION, PROBABILITY, PROBLEM SOLVING, SHAPE, SIMULATION, STATISTICAL MECHANICS, STATISTICS, STEADY STATE, STOPPING, SYMPOSIA, THEORY, TRAVELING WAVES, SYMPOSIA, GAUSSIAN NOISE, STATISTICAL INFERENCE

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
      Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE