William P. Fox

Mail Code: DA
Department of Defense Analysis
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3753
Email: wpfox@nps.edu

Professor Bill Fox (Ph.D. Clemson University) is currently a professor at the Naval Postgraduate School teaching a three course sequence in mathematical modeling fro decision making. Prior to coming to NPS, he was chair of mathematics for eight years at Francis Marion University and before that was in the mathematical sciences department at the United States Military Academy for 12 years. From 1986-1987, he served as Chief of the Studies and Analysis Division and Chief of the Automated Support and Computer Division for the US Army Signal Corps performing and supervising operations research and systems analysis. He has co-authored several books and numerous articles in mathematical modeling, applied mathematics and operations research. He is associate contest director for the Mathematical Contest in Modeling and contest director of the High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling.

Mathematical Modeling with Maple (2011)

A First Course in Mathematical Modeling, (2009)

Detecting Suicide Bombers (2010)

Teaching the applications of optimization in game theory’s  zero sum and non-zero sum games (2010)

Discrete Combat Models: Investigating the Solutions to  Discrete Forms of Lanchester’s Combat Models (2010)

Mathematical Modeling of Conflict and Decision Making -The Writers Guild Strike 2007-2008  (2008)

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