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Title: The Cross Entropy Method: A Unified Approach to Combinatorial Optimization, Monte-Carlo Simulation and Machine Learning (Information Science & Statistics S.)

ISBN : 038721240X
Author : Reuven Y. Rubinstein Dirk P. Kroese
Publisher : Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Media : Hardcover
SKU MIX27-U31-7C-KAP-33127

 

 
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The cross-entropy (CE) method is one of the most significant developments in stochastic optimization and simulation in recent years. This book explains in detail how and why the CE method works. The CE method involves an iterative procedure where each iteration can be broken down into two phases: generate a random data sample (trajectories, vectors, etc.) according to a specified mechanism; and update the parameters of the random mechanism based on this data in order to produce a "better" sample in the next iteration. The simplicity and versatility of the method is illustrated via a diverse collection of optimization and estimation problems. The book is aimed at a broad audience of engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, statisticians and in general anyone, theorist or practitioner, who is interested in fast simulation, including rare-event probability estimation, efficient combinatorial and continuous multi-extremal optimization, and machine learning algorithms. Reuven Y. Rubinstein is the Milford Bohm Professor of Management at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology). His primary areas of interest are stochastic modelling, applied probability, and simulation. He has written over 100 articles and has published five books. He is the pioneer of the well-known score-function and cross-entropy methods. Dirk P. Kroese is an expert on the cross-entropy method. He has published close to 40 papers in a wide range of subjects in applied probability and simulation. He is on the editorial board of Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability and is Guest Editor of the Annals of Operations Research. He has held research and teaching positions at Princeton University and The University of Melbourne, and is currently working at the Department of Mathematics of The University of Queensland. From the reviews: "Rarely have I seen such a dense and straight to the point pedagogical monograph on such a modern subject. This excellent book, on the simulated cross-entropy method (CEM) pioneered by one of the authors (Rubinstein), is very well written..." - "Computing Reviews", Stochastic Programming November, 2004. "...I whole heartedly recommend this book to anybody who is interested in stochastic optimization or simulation-based performance analysis of stochastic " - Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society, vol. 32 (3) 2005. "This book describes the cross-entropy method for a range of optimization problems. It is a substantial contribution to stochastic optimization and more generally to the stochastic numerical methods theory." - V.V.Fedorov, "Short Book Reviews", Vol. 25 (1), 2005. "Since the CE method is a young and developing field, there is no book available in this area where the two authors are the pioneers. Therefore, it is quite a unique book and it may become a classic reference in the CE method literature."

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