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Decision models in stochastic programming

Jatikumar Sengupta

Decision models in stochastic programming

operational methods of decision making under uncertainty

by Jatikumar Sengupta

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Published by North Holland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stochastic programming.,
  • Decision making.,
  • Uncertainty.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJati K. Sengupta.
    SeriesNorth Holland series in system science and engineering ;, 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT57.79 .S45 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4271085M
    ISBN 100444006672
    LC Control Number81017255

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A set of selected models in operations research and management science is applied here to show the various problems of real-life applications. In theory the decision-maker (DM) is supposed to know the type of model to apply in a given situation, also its parameters and the constraints of the desi.pw: Jati K.

Sengupta. A two-state Markov decision process model, presented in Chapter 3, is analyzed repeatedly throughout the book and demonstrates many results and algorithms. Markov Decision Processes covers recent research advances in such areas as countable state space models with average reward criterion, constrained models, and models with risk sensitive optimality criteria.

Stochastic Optimization Models in Finance focuses on the applications of stochastic optimization models in finance, with emphasis on results and methods that can and have been utilized in the analysis of real financial problems. decision-maker’s attitude to risk then becomes important. The most widely applied and studied stochastic programming models are two-stage (lin-ear) programs.

Here the decision maker takes some action in the first stage, after which a random event occurs affecting the outcome of the first-stage decision. A recourse decision. Stochastic programming models are similar in style but take advantage of the fact that probability distributions governing the data are known or can be estimated.

The goal here is to find some policy that is feasible for all (or almost all) the possible data instances and maximizes the expectation of some function of the decisions and the random variables.

2 Chapter 1. Stochastic Programming from Modeling Languages in real life. Most of the di culties to model uncertainty through stochastic programming originate from the lack of an agreed standard of its representation. Indeed, stochas-tic programmingproblems usually involve dynamic aspects of decision.

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The book not only discusses the theoretical properties of these models and algorithms for solving them, but also explains the intrinsic differences between the models. In the book’s closing section, several case studies are presented, helping students apply the.

Lectures on Stochastic Programming: Modeling and Theory models and ideas of stochastic programming. We hope that the book will encourage other researchers to apply stochastic programming. Multistage stochastic programming (the extension of stochastic programming to sequential decision making) is challenging in that small imbalances in the approximation can be amplified from stage to stage, and that x0 may be lying in a space of dimension considerably smaller than the initial space for x.

Special conditions might be. Markov decision processes, also referred to as stochastic dynamic programming or stochastic control problems, are models for sequential decision making when outcomes are uncertain.

The Markov decision process model consists of decision epochs, states, actions, transition probabilities and. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. 'Stochastic Programming' is the first textbook to provide a thorough and self-contained introduction to the subject.

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An Aircraft Allocation example describes one of the first problems addressed by stochastic programming. Recourse: Some of the decision variables must be set before the random variables are realized, while others may wait until after they are realized.

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DECISION RULES IN STOCHASTIC PROGRAMMING UNDER DYNAMIC ECONOMIC MODELS* Jati K. Sengupta Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, U.S.A. Summary Sensitivity of decision rules under two dynamic economic models with stochastic constraints is analyzed here in respect of the stability of the optimand, the sub.In this chapter, we present the multistage stochastic programming framework for sequential decision making under uncertainty.

We discuss its differences with Markov Decision Processes, from the point of view of decision models and solution algorithms.

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