By Saul I. Gass

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An Annotated Timeline of Operations examine: an off-the-cuff heritage recounts the evolution of Operations study (OR) as a brand new technological know-how - the technology of determination making. coming up from the pressing operational problems with international conflict II, the philosophy and method of OR has permeated the solution of choice difficulties in enterprise, undefined, and executive. The Timeline chronicles the historical past of OR within the type of self-contained, expository entries. each one access offers a concise rationalization of the occasions and other people less than dialogue, and offers key resources the place extra appropriate details could be got. furthermore, books and papers that experience inspired the improvement of OR or helped to coach the 1st generations of OR teachers and practitioners are brought up through the publication. beginning in 1564 with seminal rules that shape the precursors of OR, the Timeline lines the main rules and occasions of OR via 2004. The Timeline may still curiosity a person fascinated with OR - researchers, practitioners, teachers, and, specifically, scholars - who desire to learn the way OR got here into being. additional, the scope and expository variety of the Timeline should still make it of price to the final reader drawn to the advance of technological know-how and expertise within the final half the 20 th century.

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Weintraub, editor, Duke University Press, Durham, 1992] 1922 Sufficient condition for the Central Limit Theorem While the statement of the Central Limit Theorem (CLT) dates back to Pierre-Simon Laplace in 1810, the first rigorous proof of it was given in 1901 by the Russian mathematician Alexander M. Liapanov, a student of Pafnuty L. Chebyshev. A drawback to this result was the requirement of finite third moments. In 1920, without being aware of Liapanov’s 33 proof, the Finnish mathematician Jarl Waldemar Lindeberg began to investigate conditions that would ensure CLT to hold.

Later, Borel’s collaborator, Jean Ville, supplied an elementary proof of this result. [Three of Borel’s game theory papers have been published (translated by L. J. Savage) in Econometrica, Vol. 21, 1953; “Émile Borel, initiator of the theory of psychological games and its applications,” M. Fréchet, Econometrica, 21, 1953, 95–96; “Creating a context for game theory,” R. J. Leonard, pp. 29–76 in Toward a History of Game Theory, E. R. Weintraub, editor, Duke University Press, Durham, 1992] 1922 Sufficient condition for the Central Limit Theorem While the statement of the Central Limit Theorem (CLT) dates back to Pierre-Simon Laplace in 1810, the first rigorous proof of it was given in 1901 by the Russian mathematician Alexander M.

Kimball, edition revised, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1951 (Dover reprint 2003); “A verification of Lanchester’s laws,” J. H. Engel, Operations Research, 2, 2, 1954, 163–171; “Of horseless carriages, flying machines and operations research: A tribute to Frederick William Lanchester (1868–1946),” J. F. McCloskey, Operations Research, 4, 2, 1956, 141–147; “Lanchester-type models of warfare,” H. K. Weiss, pp. 82–99 in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Operational Research, M. Davies, R.

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