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dc.contributor.advisorMoshkov, Mikhail
dc.contributor.authorMankowski, Michal
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-18T13:39:48Z
dc.date.available2021-10-31T00:00:00Z
dc.date.issued2020-10-18
dc.identifier.citationMankowski, M. (2020). Dynamic Programming Multi-Objective Combinatorial Optimization. KAUST Research Repository. https://doi.org/10.25781/KAUST-9FUC0
dc.identifier.doi10.25781/KAUST-9FUC0
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/665627
dc.description.abstractIn this dissertation, we consider extensions of dynamic programming for combinatorial optimization. We introduce two exact multi-objective optimization algorithms: the multi-stage optimization algorithm that optimizes the problem relative to the ordered sequence of objectives (lexicographic optimization) and the bi-criteria optimization algorithm that simultaneously optimizes the problem relative to two objectives (Pareto optimization). We also introduce a counting algorithm to count optimal solution before and after every optimization stage of multi-stage optimization. We propose a fairly universal approach based on so-called circuits without repetitions in which each element is generated exactly one time. Such circuits represent the sets of elements under consideration (the sets of feasible solutions) and are used by counting, multi-stage, and bi-criteria optimization algorithms. For a given optimization problem, we should describe an appropriate circuit and cost functions. Then, we can use the designed algorithms for which we already have proofs of their correctness and ways to evaluate the required number of operations and the time. We construct conventional (which work directly with elements) circuits without repetitions for matrix chain multiplication, global sequence alignment, optimal paths in directed graphs, binary search trees, convex polygon triangulation, line breaking (text justification), one-dimensional clustering, optimal bitonic tour, and segmented least squares. For these problems, we evaluate the number of operations and the time required by the optimization and counting algorithms, and consider the results of computational experiments. If we cannot find a conventional circuit without repetitions for a problem, we can either create custom algorithms for optimization and counting from scratch or can transform a circuit with repetitions into a so-called syntactical circuit, which is a circuit without repetitions that works not with elements but with formulas representing these elements. We apply both approaches to the optimization of matchings in trees and apply the second approach to the 0/1 knapsack problem. We also briefly introduce our work in operation research with applications to health care. This work extends our interest in the optimization field from developing new methods included in this dissertation towards the practical application.
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.hasversionDOI:10.1007/978-3-030-63920-4
dc.subjectDynamic Programming
dc.subjectCombinatorial Optimization
dc.subjectMulti-Objective Optimization
dc.titleDynamic Programming Multi-Objective Combinatorial Optimization
dc.typeDissertation
dc.contributor.departmentComputer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
dc.rights.embargodate2021-10-31
thesis.degree.grantorKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology
dc.contributor.committeememberKeyes, David E.
dc.contributor.committeememberShihada, Basem
dc.contributor.committeememberBoros, Endre
thesis.degree.disciplineComputer Science
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophy
dc.rights.accessrightsAt the time of archiving, the student author of this dissertation opted to temporarily restrict access to it. The full text of this dissertation became available to the public after the expiration of the embargo on 2021-10-31.
refterms.dateFOA2020-10-18T13:39:49Z
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display.summaryA modified version of this dissertation is available in book form at <a href="https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-030-63920-4"> https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-030-63920-4</a>
display.relations<b>Is Previous Version Of:</b> <br/><ul> <li><i>[Book]</i> <br/>Mankowski, M., & Moshkov, M. (2021). Dynamic Programming Multi-Objective Combinatorial Optimization. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control. DOI: <a href="http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-63920-4">10.1007/978-3-030-63920-4</a> Handle: <a href="http://hdl.handle.net/10754/667880">10754/667880</a></li></ul>


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