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Optimal Control and Dynamic Games has been edited to honor the outstanding contributions of Professor Suresh Sethi in the fields of Applied Optimal Control. Professor Sethi is internationally one of the foremost experts in this field. He is, among others, co-author of the popular textbook "Sethi and Thompson: Optimal Control Theory: Applications to Management Science and Economics".
The book consists of a collection of essays by some of the best known scientists in the field, covering diverse aspects of applications of optimal control and dynamic games to problems in Finance, Management Science, Economics, and Operations Research. In doing so, it provides both a state-of-the-art overview over recent developments in the field, and a reference work covering the wide variety of contemporary questions that can be addressed with optimal control tools, and demonstrates the fruitfulness of the methodology.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Applications - Control - Dynamic - Economics - Finance - Management - Operations Research - development - paraplusig - strategy
Part I Applications to Marketing 1. Advertising directed towards existing and new customers2. Advertising and Advertising Claims Over Time Part II Environmental Applications 3. Capital Resource Substitution, Overshooting, and Sustainable Development 4. Hierarchical and Asymptotic Optimal Control Models Economic Sustainable Development 5. Common Property Resource and Private Capital Accumulation with Random Jump 6. Transfer mechanisms inducing a sustainable forest exploitation 7. Characterizing Dynamic Irrigation Policies via Green's Theorem Part III Applications in Economics and Finance 8. Volatility Forecasts and the Profitability of Automated Trading Strategies 9. Two-Part Tariff Pricing in a Dynamic Environment 10. Numerical Solutions to Lump-Sum Pension Fund Problems That Can Yield Left- Skewed Fund Return Distributions 11. Differentiated capital and the distribution of wealth 12. Optimal Firm Contributions to Open Source Software Part IV Production, Maintenance and Transportation 13. The Impact of Dynamic Demand and Dynamic Net Revenues on Firm Clockspeed 14. Hibernation Durations for Chain of Machines with Maintenance Under Uncertainty 15. Self-Organized Control of Irregular or Perturbed Network Traffic 16. A stochastic optimal control policy for a manufacturing system on a finite time horizon 17. On a State-Constrained Control Problem in Optimal Production and Maintenance Part V Methodological Advances 18. Reliability Index 19. The direct method for a class of infinite horizon dynamic games Curriculum Vitea – Professor Suresh P. Sethi. Selected Scientific Publications of Professor Suresh P. Sethi.