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208views Control Systems» more  CDC 2009»
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Sensor selection for hypothesis testing in wireless sensor networks: a Kullback-Leibler based approach
We consider the problem of selecting a subset of p out of n sensors for the purpose of event detection, in a wireless sensor network (WSN). Occurrence or not of the event of intere...
Dragana Bajovic, Bruno Sinopoli, João Xavie...
11 years 1 months ago
Local Approximation of Pareto Surface
—In the design process of complex systems, the designer is solving an optimization problem, which involves different disciplines and where all design criteria have to be optimize...
S. V. Utyuzhnikov, Jeremy Maginot, Marin D. Guenov
11 years 1 months ago
A Planner with Quality Goal and Its Speed-up Learning for Optimization Problem
Aimsof traditional planners had beenlimited to finding a sequenceof operators rather than finding an optimal or neax-optimalfinal state. Consequent]y, the performanceimprovementsy...
Masahiko Iwamoto
11 years 1 months ago
Improving Learning Performance Through Rational Resource Allocation
This article shows how rational analysis can be used to minimize learning cost for a general class of statistical learning problems. We discuss the factors that influence learning...
Jonathan Gratch, Steve A. Chien, Gerald DeJong
11 years 1 months ago
Simulation optimization of stochastic systems with integer variables by sequential linearization
Discrete-event simulation is widely used to analyse and improve the performance of manufacturing systems. The related optimization problem often includes integer design variables ...
S. J. Abspoel, L. F. P. Etman, J. Vervoort, J. E. ...
11 years 1 months ago
Optimal Resource Allocation and Policy Formulation in Loosely-Coupled Markov Decision Processes
The problem of optimal policy formulation for teams of resource-limited agents in stochastic environments is composed of two strongly-coupled subproblems: a resource allocation pr...
Dmitri A. Dolgov, Edmund H. Durfee
11 years 1 months ago
Hierarchical POMDP Controller Optimization by Likelihood Maximization
Planning can often be simplified by decomposing the task into smaller tasks arranged hierarchically. Charlin et al. [4] recently showed that the hierarchy discovery problem can be...
Marc Toussaint, Laurent Charlin, Pascal Poupart
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Adaptive local ratio
Local ratio is a well-known paradigm for designing approximation algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems. At a very high level, a local-ratio algorithm first decomposes ...
Julián Mestre
11 years 1 months ago
Towards Automatic Model Generation by Optimization
The problem of automatically selecting simulation models for autonomous agents depending on their current intentions and beliefs is considered in this paper. The intended use of t...
Per Nyblom, Patrick Doherty
11 years 1 months ago
A Novel Flow Control Scheme for Best Effort Traffic in NoC Based on Source Rate Utility Maximization
—Advances in semiconductor technology, has enabled designers to put complex, massively parallel multiprocessor systems on a single chip. Network on Chip (NoC) that supports high ...
Mohammad Sadegh Talebi, Fahimeh Jafari, Ahmad Khon...