A Tribute to Peter Whittle

Wiley, Chichester, 1994.

(Editor F. P. Kelly).

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Publications of Peter Whittle

Almost Home,
Peter Whittle

PART I PROBABILITY

1. Probability vicit expectation, D. Stirzaker

2. Pillars of quantum linearity, R.W. Tegeder

3. The random-cluster model, G. Grimmett

4. Random generation of polymer configurations, D. Welsh

5. Fractal dynamics of Eden clusters, J.M. Hammersley

6. Prefixes and the entropy rate for long-range sources,
I. Kontayiannis and Yu. Suhov

PART II APPLIED PROBABILITY

7. Theshold phenomena in epidemic theory, A.D. Barbour

8. A deterministic general epidemic model in a stratified
population, D.J. Daley and J. Gani

9. On the interaction of unreliable routes, I. Mitrani and P.E. Wright

10. A queue with periodic arrivals and constant service rate, B. Hajek

11. Large deviation and fluid approximations in control of
stochastic systems, R. Weber

12. Stability and instability of continuous time Markov processes,
O. Stramer and R.L. Tweedie

13. Estimating a convolution tail probability by simulation, S.M. Ross

14. Products of 3x3 random matrices, D. Mannion

PART III TIME SERIES ANALYSIS

15. The Whittle likelihood and frequency estimation, E.J. Hannan

16. Parameter estimation for some finite parameter stationary
sequences, M. Rosenblatt

17. Comments on prediction by nonlinear least-square methods,
H. Tong

18. Nonlinear dynamical systems from data,
A. Mees

PART IV NEURAL NETS AND COMPUTATIONAL STATISTICS

19. Network methods in statistics, B.D. Ripley

20. Boltzmann machines, D.M. Titterington and N.H. Anderson

21. Monte-Carlo likelihood in genetic analysis, E.A. Thompson

PART V STATISTICS

22. Some pre-war statistical correspondence, M.S. Bartlett

23. How to look at objects in a 5-dimensional
shape space II: Looking at diffusions, D.G. Kendall

24. The link between kriging and thin plate splines,
J.T. Kent and K.V. Mardia

25.Applications of quadratic programming in statistics,
B.M. Brown and C.R. Goodall

26. Bounds on inconsistent inferences for sequences of trials
with varying probabilities, H. Chernoff and Y. Wu

PART VI OPTIMIZATION OF NETWORK FLOW

27. Optimization of flows in networks over time,
E.J. Anderson and A.B. Philpott

28. Some control issues in telecommunication networks, P. Key

29. Optimal routing in loss networks, F.P. Kelly

PART VII OPTIMIZATION OVER TIME

30. Indices on thin ice, J.C. Gittins

31. Forward induction heuristics for a class of Bayesian sequential
decision problems, K.D. Glazebrook, M.P. Bailey and L.R. Whitaker

32. Poisson search models: monotone stopping rules, J. Bather

33. Optimal stopping and a prophet inequality,
M.H.A. Davis and I. Karatzas

34. Successive approximations for Markovian decision processes
with unbounded rewards: a review, S. Stidham

35. Average reward optimality equation in Markov decision
processes with a general state space, H.C. Tijms

36. A new formula for the deviation matrix, A. Hordijk and F.M. Spieksma

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