Clement McCalla

Born: 1946; place: Linstead, Jamaica

BA (Mathematics) Cambridge University, 1968

Ph.D. (Applied Math) MIT, 1973

thesis:Optimal Control of Linear Hereditary Systems with Quadratic Criterion; advisor:AT&T, South Laurel Ave, Middletown, NJ

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email: cmccalla@att.comRESEARCH

AREAS

- Mathematical economics:
- Ordinary differential equations: Functional-differential and differential-difference equations: General theory and Qualitative theory
- Systems theory; control: Control systems: Systems governed by ordinary differential equations

PUBLICATIONS

**Clement McCalla**, Ward Whitt:__A Time-Dependent Queueing-Network Model to Describe the Life-Cycle Dynamics of Private-Line Telecommunication Services__. Telecommunication Systems 19(1): 9-38 (2002)**William A. Massey**and**Clement McCalla**, Ward Whitt,__Applications of the Infinite-Server Queue to the Management of Private Line Services__.*Proceedings of 1997 AT&T Services and Infrastructure Symposium*(SIPS-97), Middletown, NJ, November 18-19, 1997, pp. 132-141.**O. B. Jennings**;**W. A. Massey**; and**C. McCalla**:__Optimal Profit for Leased Lines Services__.*Proceedings of the 15th International Teletraffic Congress - ITC15*(editors V. Ramaswani and P. E. Wirth), June 1997, pp 803--814.- A.A. Francis;
**Clement McCalla**.__Optimal Rates of Extraction of Exhaustible Resource with Analysis of the Optimal Time Problems__,*Social and Econmic Studies***29**(1980) 90-100. **Clement McCalla***:*__Error Performance Metrics and the Generic Design of Digital Data Circuits__. Globecom '85 Conference Proceedings, pp.2.2.1--5.**McCalla, Clement**__Oscillatory and asymptotic behavior of second-order functional differential equations__.*Nonlinear Anal.***3**(1979), no. 3, 283--291.**McCalla, Clement**__Zeros of the solutions of first-order functional-differential equations__.*SIAM J. Math. Anal.***9**(1978), no. 5, 843--847.- Francis, A. A.;
**Herron, I. H.**;**McCalla, Clement**__Speculative demand with supply response lag__.*Nonlinear systems and applications (Proc. Internat. Conf., Univ. Texas, Arlington, Tex., 1976),*pp. 603--610.*Academic Press, New York,*1977. **McCalla, Clement A. W.**.__Exact solutions of some functional differential equations__*Dynamical systems (Proc. Internat. Sympos., Brown Univ., Providence, R.I., 1974), Vol. II,*pp. 163--168.*Academic Press, New York,*1976.**McCalla, Clement A. W.**__The quadratic criterion problem for systems governed by retarded functional differential equations and a modal analysis approximation procedure__.*Optimal control theory and its applications (Proc. 14th Biennial#Sem. Canad. Math. Congr., Univ. Western Ontario, London, Ont., 1973), Part II,*pp. 252--284. Lecture Notes in Econom. and Math. Systems, Vol. 106,*Springer, Berlin,*1974.- Delfour, M. C.;
**McCalla, C.**; Mitter, S. K.__Stability and the infinite-time quadratic cost problem for linear hereditary differential systems__.*SIAM J. Control***13**(1975), 48--88. - Levinson, Norman;
**McCalla, Clement**__Completeness and independence of the exponential solutions of some functional differential equations__.*Studies in Appl. Math.***53**(1974), 1--15.

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