Prof. John C. Gittins
Emeritus Fellow Keble College
gittins at stats.ox.ac.uk
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+44 (0)1865 272589 (Direct)
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Department of Statistics
1 South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3TG
Applied probability, decision analysis, dynamic allocation indices, operational research, pharmaceutical research, research management, resource allocation, stochastic optimisation, stochastic scheduling.
- Multi-Armed Bandit Allocation Indices. Wiley (1989)
- Statistical Methods for Pharmaceutical Research Planning. Decker (1985) (with Bergman, S.W.)
- How Large Should a Clinical Trial Be? The Statistician (2000), Vol 49, part 2, pp 177-187 (with H. Pezeshk)
- Bounds on the Performance of a Greedy Algorithm for Probabilities. Maths of OR, 26 (2001), 313-323 (with G. Harper)
- Stochastic Models for the Planning of Pharmaceutical Research, Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications (2003), Vol 2, no 2, pp 198-214.
1961-64 Research Officer (Operational Research) Steel Company of Wales, Ltd., Port Talbot.
1967-74 Assistant Director of Research (Management Studies), Department of Engineering, Cambridge University.
1974-05 University Lecturer in Statistics (six years as Head of Department), Oxford.
1974-05 Senior Mathematics Tutor at Keble College
1982 Rollo Davidson Prize. (Awarded annually for distinguished work in probability theory.)
1984 Guy Medal in Silver of the Royal Statistical Society
1992 DSc, Oxford
1996 Awarded title of Professor of Statistics, by Oxford University
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