This book meets the requirements of Engineering/Science and Management students at graduate and postgraduate level.
New in this Edition
Two new chapters, viz., "Introduction to Optimization", "Classical Optimization Techniques", some more solved, unsolved examples and a new article on processing 2-jobs through k-machines in Chapter 13, have been added in the present edition.
C. B. Gupta :- C.B. Gupta, a faculty of Mathematics at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (Rajasthan), obtained his Master's degree in Mathematical Statistics and Ph.D. in Operations Research from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana). He has more than 20 years of teaching experience of graduate and postgraduate classes. His areas of interest are Applied Statistics and Operations Research. He has guided a number of students on these topics for their thesis and dissertation. He has number of research papers and books including Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Quantitative Methods to his credit.