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Published by Gordon and Breach in Yverdon, Switzerland, Langhorne, Pa., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stochastic processes -- Congresses.,
  • Control theory -- Congresses.,
  • Mathematical optimization -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hans J. Engelbert, Ioannis Karatzas, and Michael Röckner.
    SeriesStochastics monographs,, v. 7
    ContributionsEngelbert, Hans Jürgen., Karatzas, Ioannis., Röckner, Michael, 1956-, Winterschool on Stochastic Processes and Optimal Control (9th : 1993 : Friedrichroda, Germany)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA274.A1 S768 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1406306M
    ISBN 102881249272
    LC Control Number93014592

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