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Editor , Mathematician , writer

Frederick Foster Morrison, American mathematician, writer, editor. Recipient Book of Year award International Institute Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Systems Research Foundation, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1992. Member American Geophysical Union (translations board 1976-1978), International Association Business Forecasting (board directors 1989-1990), Sigma Xi (president District of Columbia chapter 1985-1987).

Background

Morrison, Frederick Foster was born on July 20, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frederick Forster Junior and Virginia Pearl (White) Morrison.

Education

AB, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1961. Postgraduate, Yale University, 1965.

Career

Mathematician Army Map Service, Washington, 1961-1964, National Ocean Survey, Rockville, Maryland, 1965-1985. President Turtle Hollow Associates, Inc., Gaithersburg, since 1985. Visiting scholar Stanford (California) University, 1977-1978.

Teacher United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School, Washington, 1994-1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include singularity-matching algorithms, a novel method of averaging for ODEs, The Hierarchy of Dynamic Systems, the ramp filter trend model for time series data, continuous numerical continuation high precision solution algorithm for ODEs, a phase-plane model of business cycle. Avocations: photography, hiking, wine and gourmet food, rail and transit enthusiast.

Works

Membership

Member American Geophysical Union (translations board 1976-1978), International Association Business Forecasting (board directors 1989-1990), Sigma Xi (president District of Columbia chapter 1985-1987).

Connections

Married Nancy Lewis, September 13, 1970.

father:
Frederick Forster Morrison Junior

mother:
Virginia Pearl (White) Morrison

spouse:
Nancy Lewis