By W. H. Somermeyer (auth.), M. Hazewinkel, A. H. G. Rinnooy Kan (eds.)
This ebook includes the court cases of a symposium that was once held in Rotterdam from 12 to fifteen January 1982 to have a good time the 25-th anniversary of the Econometric Institute of the Erasmus collage. the topic of the symposium, advancements in econometrics and comparable fields, was once rather acceptable for the party. In 25 years the study performed on the Econometric Institute constructed from the unique seminal paintings in econometrics, conducted less than the supervision of the 1st director H. Theil, to embody similar components similar to mathematical economics, operations learn, structures conception and different branches of arithmetic, information and chance conception. to check the cutting-edge in those components, 13 top specialists have been invited to convey a lecture on the symposium; their contributions shape .the spine of this e-book. jointly, they illustrate the wide variety and scope of the present clinical job in those fields. The 13 authoritative surveys can be of serious price to researchers and scholars alike, who are looking to turn into familiar with fresh principles, present tendencies and destiny advancements of their selected fields of curiosity. each one contribution is preceded by means of an advent to the writer and his paintings and by means of a precis of the dialogue that the lecture. a distinct bankruptcy is dedicated to the heritage of the Econometric Institute.