By Saul I. Gass
An Annotated Timeline of Operations learn: a casual heritage recounts the evolution of Operations learn (OR) as a brand new technological know-how - the technological know-how of choice making. coming up from the pressing operational problems with international battle II, the philosophy and technique of OR has permeated the solution of determination difficulties in enterprise, undefined, and govt. 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 below dialogue, and gives key assets the place additional correct info may be got. furthermore, books and papers that experience inspired the advance of OR or helped to coach the 1st generations of OR teachers and practitioners are mentioned in the course of the booklet. beginning in 1564 with seminal principles that shape the precursors of OR, the Timeline strains the main principles and occasions of OR via 2004. The Timeline should still curiosity somebody keen on OR - researchers, practitioners, teachers, and, specially, scholars - who desire to learn the way OR got here into being. extra, the scope and expository variety of the Timeline should still make it of worth to the final reader drawn to the advance of technological know-how and know-how within the final half the 20 th century.
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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. 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.