INFORMS Applied Probability Society

The Applied Probability Society is a subdivision of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The Society is concerned with the application of probability theory to systems that involve random phenomena, for example, manufacturing, communication network, computer network, service, and financial systems. The Society promotes the development and use of methods for the improvement of evaluation, control, and design of these systems. Such methods include (stochastic) dynamic programming, queueing theory, Markov decision process, discrete event dynamic systems, point processes, large deviations, reliability, and so on. Our members include practitioners, educators, and researchers with backgrounds in business, engineering, statistics, mathematics, economics, computer science, and other applied sciences.

Publications

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A Blood Bank Model with Perishable Blood and Demand Impatience Shaul K. Bar-Lev, Onno Boxma, Britt Mathijsen, and David Perry Stochastic Systems, Volume 7, Number 2 (2017)
A linear response bandit problem Alexander Goldenshluger and Assaf Zeevi Stochastic Systems, Volume 3, Number 1 (2013)
Solving variational inequalities with stochastic mirror-prox algorithm Anatoli Juditsky, Arkadi Nemirovski, and Claire Tauvel Stochastic Systems, Volume 1, Number 1 (2011)
The supermarket game Jiaming Xu and Bruce Hajek Stochastic Systems, Volume 3, Number 2 (2013)
Directed random graphs with given degree distributions Ningyuan Chen and Mariana Olvera-Cravioto Stochastic Systems, Volume 3, Number 1 (2013)