Approximate dynamic programming for high-dimensional resource allocation problems

Warren Buckler Powell, Benjamin Van Roy

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This chapter focuses on presenting a mathematical model for dynamic resource allocation problems and reviews computational methods including approximate dynamic programming that address them. Results from numerical examples are presented to illustrate the potential of ADP for addressing these complex problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Learning and Approximate Dynamic Programming
PublisherWiley-IEEE Press
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9780470544785
ISBN (Print)047166054X, 9780471660545
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


  • Cities and towns
  • Driver circuits
  • Dynamic programming
  • Dynamic scheduling
  • Heuristic algorithms
  • Mathematical model
  • Resource management


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