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IEOR 4106: Introduction to Operations Research: Stochastic Models Homework Assignment 3: Tuesday, February 3 Introduction to Discrete-Time Markov Chains: Due on Tuesday, February 10; to be discussed at the recitation on Sunday, February 8. Read Sections 4.1-4.5 in the Ross text, up to (but not including) Section 4.5.2 pages 185- 221. However, to keep the work under control, Examples 4.15, 4.16, 4.20, 4.21 and 4.22 are optional. That cuts the reading almost in half. Please do the following exercises at the end of Chapter 4: 2. (Hint: Look at Example 4.4.) 3. 7. 14. 18. In this exercise we keep flipping coins, switching back and forth between the two coins
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Unformatted text preview: in the manner indicated. 19. 20. 30. It is always good to get additional practice by doing additional examples. That can be done by choosing problems with answers in the back. I especially recommend problems: 1, 4, 21 and 27. For 27, use symmetry to simplify the equations that need to be solved. Special Extra Take-Home-Exam Problem: Problem 4.31. NOTE: Recall that there also is a numerical homework being assigned today, which is due on Tuesday, February 17....
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course IEOR 4106 taught by Professor Whitt during the Spring '08 term at Columbia.

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