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           Athena Scientific is a small publisher specializing in
textbooks written by professors at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology and used in their courses.
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Reinforcement Learning
and Optimal Control
NEW! 2019
by D. P. Bertsekas
  Introduction to Probability
by D. P. Bertsekas and J. N. Tsitsiklis
Convex Optimization Theory
by D. P. Bertsekas
Dynamic Programming
and Optimal Control
NEW! Vol. 1, 4th Edition, 2017
by D. P. Bertsekas
  Introduction to Linear Optimization
by D. Bertsimas and J. N. Tsitsiklis
Convex Optimization Algorithms
by D. P. Bertsekas
Nonlinear Programming
NEW! 3rd Edition, 2016
by D. P. Bertsekas
  Network Optimization:
Continuous and Discrete Models
by D. P. Bertsekas
Convex Analysis and Optimization
by D. P. Bertsekas
with A. Nedic and A. E. Ozdaglar
Neuro-Dynamic Programming
by D. P. Bertsekas and J. N. Tsitsiklis
  Parallel and Distributed Computation:
Numerical Methods
by D. P. Bertsekas and J. N. Tsitsiklis
Dynamic Programming
NEW! 2nd Edition, 2018
by D. P. Bertsekas
  Constrained Optimization and
Lagrange Multiplier Methods
by D. P. Bertsekas
Network Flows
and Monotropic Optimization
by R. T. Rockafellar
  Stochastic Optimal Control:
The Discrete-Time Case
by D. P. Bertsekas and S. Shreve

The first six (counting left to right) are textbooks currently used on a regular basis in M.I.T. courses. The next four have been used in graduate courses at M.I.T., and were developed through instruction in these courses. The last four deal with research issues in optimization, computation, and control. All books are well suited for self-study or in-class instruction.

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