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Further Information
James C. Spall
Johns Hopkins University
Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Rd.
Laurel, MD 20723-6099

The list below includes some of the sites that are related to the topics in the book Introduction to Stochastic Search and Optimization. This list is only a sampling of related sites. Feel free to send additional sites to James C. Spall.

Genetic algorithms (University of Illinois)

Johns Hopkins University course in simulation and Monte Carlo (syllabus)

Johns Hopkins University course in stochastic search and optimization (syllabus)

Modeling and simulation (Hossein Arsham, University of Baltimore)

Simultaneous perturbation stochastic approximation (SPSA) (Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory)

Stochastic programming bibliography (Maarten H. van der Vlerk, University of Groningen)

Stochastic programming community home page

Wiley and Sons, Inc. mathematics site (Introduction to Stochastic Search and Optimization is under link for optimization)