1. Introduction

  1. Martin L. Puterman

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316887.ch1

Markov Decision Processes: Discrete Stochastic Dynamic Programming

Markov Decision Processes: Discrete Stochastic Dynamic Programming

How to Cite

Puterman, M. L. (2008) Introduction, in Markov Decision Processes: Discrete Stochastic Dynamic Programming, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316887.ch1

Author Information

  1. University of British Columbia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471619772

Online ISBN: 9780470316887

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Keywords:

  • decisions;
  • optimal policy;
  • transition probabilities;
  • available actions;
  • customer demand

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Inventory Management

  • Bus Engine Replacement

  • Highway Pavement Maintenance

  • Communication Models

  • So Who's Counting

  • The Sequential Decision Model

  • Mate Desertion in Cooper's Hawks