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- DescriptionThe concept of a system as an entity in its own right has emerged with increasing force in the past few decades in, for example, the areas of electrical and control engineering, economics, ecology, urban structures, automaton theory, operational research and industry.
- Author BiographyAbout the author Professor Whittle was born and educated in Wellington, New Zealand. In 1951 he was awarded his PhD at the University of Uppsala, Sweden. He was then employed in the New Zealand DSIR until he took up an appointment as Lecturer in Mathematics at Cambridge University in 1959. After two years he became Professor of Mathematical Statistics at Manchester University, and in 1967 was appointed Churchill Professor of the Mathematics of Operational Research at Cambridge University. Professor Whittle was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1978, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 1981. He was awarded the Lanchester Prize of the Operations Research Society of America in 1987 for his book Systems in Stochastic Equilibrium and received the Sylvester Prize of the Royal Society in 1994.
- Author(s)Peter Whittle
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication15/12/1995
- Series TitleWiley Interscience Series in Systems & Optimization
- Place of PublicationChichester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight830 g
- Width162 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine31 mm
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