UE Optimization under uncertainty

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Description

The objective of this course is to present different techniques to handle uncertainty in decision problems. These techniques will be illustrated on several applications e.g. inventory control, scheduling, energy, machine learning.

Syllabus : Introduction to uncertainty in optimization problems; Reminders (probability, dynamic programming, ...); Markov chains; Markov decision processes; Stochastic programming; Robust optimization

Prerequisites

Basic courses in probability and linear programming