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Mathematics
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2023

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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mathematics D-index 97 Citations 35,645 361 World Ranking 36 National Ranking 26
Computer Science D-index 91 Citations 33,117 344 World Ranking 348 National Ranking 206

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2023 - Research.com Mathematics in United States Leader Award

2002 - Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

2001 - INFORMS John von Neumann Theory Prize

1996 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For advances in understanding and analyzing complex queues and queuing networks, leading to improved telecommunications systems.

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study Ward Whitt is best known for:

  • Random variable
  • Probability distribution
  • Statistics

Ward Whitt bridges between several scientific fields such as Queueing theory, Poisson distribution, Random variable and Exponential distribution in his study of Statistics. His Mathematical analysis study frequently involves adjacent topics like Laplace transform, Limit (mathematics) and Fourier transform. He integrates Limit (mathematics) and Mathematical analysis in his studies. His Queue study frequently links to related topics such as Programming language. His Programming language study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Queue. Applied mathematics and Algorithm are two areas of study in which he engages in interdisciplinary work. In his research, he undertakes multidisciplinary study on Algorithm and Applied mathematics. In his study, Ward Whitt carries out multidisciplinary Computer network and Server research. His work often combines Server and Computer network studies.

His most cited work include:

  • Characterizing Superposition Arrival Processes in Packet Multiplexers for Voice and Data (679 citations)
  • Stochastic-Process Limits (663 citations)
  • Heavy-Traffic Limits for Queues with Many Exponential Servers (644 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date

Ward Whitt combines Statistics and Discrete mathematics in his research. Ward Whitt incorporates Discrete mathematics and Statistics in his research. His research combines Programming language and Queue. Programming language is closely attributed to Queue in his research. Ward Whitt combines Mathematical analysis and Combinatorics in his research. Ward Whitt integrates several fields in his works, including Combinatorics and Mathematical analysis. He performs multidisciplinary study in Applied mathematics and Mathematical optimization in his work. Ward Whitt conducted interdisciplinary study in his works that combined Mathematical optimization and Applied mathematics. Ward Whitt frequently studies issues relating to Queueing theory and Computer network.

Ward Whitt most often published in these fields:

  • Statistics (64.41%)
  • Queue (52.20%)
  • Mathematical analysis (49.49%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2020)?

  • Statistics (59.09%)
  • Computer network (54.55%)
  • Queue (45.45%)

In recent works Ward Whitt was focusing on the following fields of study:

His work in Economy tackles topics such as Service (business) which are related to areas like Marketing. His Marketing study frequently draws connections between related disciplines such as Service (business). He links relevant scientific disciplines such as Process (computing) and Workload in the realm of Operating system. In his study, he carries out multidisciplinary Process (computing) and Operating system research. In his articles, he combines various disciplines, including Statistics and Data set. In his research, he undertakes multidisciplinary study on Computer network and Telecommunications. He performs multidisciplinary study in the fields of Telecommunications and Computer network via his papers. His research on Queue frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Mean value analysis. Ward Whitt combines Mean value analysis and Layered queueing network in his research.

Between 2015 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Optimal battery purchasing and charging strategy at electric vehicle battery swap stations (62 citations)
  • A data-driven model of an emergency department (41 citations)
  • Forecasting arrivals and occupancy levels in an emergency department (31 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited works focused on:

  • Markovian arrival process
  • Statistics
  • Operations research

Much of his study explores Mathematical analysis relationship to Limit (mathematics) and Distribution (mathematics). Ward Whitt integrates Distribution (mathematics) with Mathematical analysis in his study. Ward Whitt is involved in relevant fields of research such as Process (computing) and Schedule in the field of Operating system. In his works, he conducts interdisciplinary research on Process (computing) and Operating system. Ward Whitt carries out multidisciplinary research, doing studies in Operations research and Stochastic modelling. His study ties his expertise on Statistics together with the subject of Stochastic modelling. In his articles, he combines various disciplines, including Statistics and Aggregate data. Borrowing concepts from Econometrics, Ward Whitt weaves in ideas under Aggregate data. His Econometrics study frequently draws connections between adjacent fields such as Autoregressive model.

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Best Publications

Stochastic-process limits : an introduction to stochastic-process limits and their application to queues

Ward Whitt.
(2002)

1755 Citations

Comparison methods for queues and other stochastic models

Ward Whitt;Dietrich Stoyan;Daryl J. Daley.
Journal of the American Statistical Association (1986)

1579 Citations

The Queueing Network Analyzer

W. Whitt.
Bell System Technical Journal (1983)

1428 Citations

Characterizing Superposition Arrival Processes in Packet Multiplexers for Voice and Data

K. Sriram;W. Whitt.
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (1986)

1046 Citations

Heavy-Traffic Limits for Queues with Many Exponential Servers

Shlomo Halfin;Ward Whitt.
Operations Research (1981)

898 Citations

The Fourier-series method for inverting transforms of probability distributions

Joseph Abate;Ward Whitt.
Queueing Systems (1992)

876 Citations

Numerical Inversion of Laplace Transforms of Probability Distributions

Joseph Abate;Ward Whitt.
Informs Journal on Computing (1995)

858 Citations

Fitting mixtures of exponentials to long-tail distributions to analyze network performance models

Anja Feldmann;Ward Whitt.
Performance Evaluation (1998)

837 Citations

Approximating a Point Process by a Renewal Process, I: Two Basic Methods

Ward Whitt.
Operations Research (1982)

759 Citations

Multiple channel queues in heavy traffic. I

Donald L. Iglehart;Ward Whitt.
Advances in Applied Probability (1970)

543 Citations

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