Bob Bland joined the faculty in ORIE at Cornell in 1978 as an assistant professor. He was promoted to associate professor in 1981 and professor in 1987. He served as Director of the School of…

Abstract:
We prove a central limit theorem for a class of additive processes that arise naturally in the
theory of finite horizon Markov decision problems. The main theorem generalizes a…

ORIE Colloquium: Santiago Balseiro (Columbia) - Competition and Yield Optimization in Online Display Advertising Exchanges
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 4:15pm
Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall, 253
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Tuesday, April 17 at 4:15pm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, 253
We analyze the efficiency of particular Markov chain methods used in Bayesian statistics, giving some of the first meaningful bounds on the…