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Gradient estimation via perturbation analysis

Paul Glasserman

Gradient estimation via perturbation analysis

by Paul Glasserman

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Boston, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-218) and index.

Statementby Paul Glasserman ; forword by Yu-Chi Ho.
SeriesThe Kluwer international series in engineering and computer science
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 221p. :
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22496852M
ISBN 100792390954

of the techniques discussed in this book for the sensor fusion and sensor management application areas, my own expertise is not in the areas of aY. C. Ho and X. R. Cao, Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, ,,,Ordinal Optimization. Perturbation theory comprises mathematical methods for finding an approximate solution to a problem, by starting from the exact solution of a related, simpler problem. A critical feature of the technique is a middle step that breaks the problem into "solvable" and "perturbation" parts. Perturbation theory is applicable if the problem at hand cannot be solved exactly, but can be .

Perturbation Analysis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems Yu-Chi Ho, Xi-Ren Cao (auth.) Dynamic Systems (DEDS) are almost endless: military C31 Ilogistic systems, the emergency ward of a metropolitan hospital, back offices of large insurance and brokerage fums, service and spare part operations of multinational fums the point is the. Perturbation Analysis (PA) and other single run gradient estimation techniques, on the other hand, takes the viewpoint that a single sample path or experiment on a DEDS contains inherently much more information about the system than conventional simulations utilize in their output analysis.

Two approaches of gradient analysis are reviewed: direct and indirect gradient analyses. The most popular hypotheses in gradient analysis are also discussed. Contemporary state of gra-dient analysis theory is presented and illustrated. Possible application of different views of vegetation pattern is offered. BOOK. Fu, M.C. and Hu, J.Q., Conditional Monte Carlo: Gradient Estimation and Optimization Applications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, (order from here.)And here.


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Besides their importance in sensitivity analysis, these gradient estimators are a critical component in gradient-based simulation optimization methods. gradient algorithm [22]. Nomenclature. The methods of estimating gradients of expectations have been independently pro-posed in several different fields, which use differing terminology.

What we call the score function estimator (via [3]) is alternatively called the likelihood ratio estimator [5] and REINFORCE [26].File Size: KB. Get this from a library. Conditional Monte Carlo: Gradient Estimation and Optimization Applications.

[Michael Fu; Jianqiang Hu] -- Conditional Monte Carlo: Gradient Estimation and Optimization Applications deals with various gradient estimation techniques of perturbation analysis based on the use of conditional expectation.

The. We study the links between the likelihood-ratio (LR) gradient-estimation technique (sometimes called the score-function (SF) method), and infinitesimal perturbation analysis (IPA).

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Often such functions are not sensitive. In this survey paper, we provide an overview on various simulation methods for Lévy processes. In addition, we introduce two simulation based sensitivity estimation methods: perturbation analysis and the likelihood ratio method. Sensitivity estimation is useful in various applications, such as derivative pricing and parameter : Rachel Chen, Jianqiang Hu, Yijie Peng.Over the last two decades, various perturbation analysis techniques have been developed to handle a large class of problems.

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