Statistics of Pareto Fronts

  • Mohamed BassiEmail author
  • Emmanuel Pagnacco
  • Eduardo Souza de Cursi
  • Rachid Ellaia
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 991)


We consider multiobjective optimization problems affected by uncertainty, where the objective functions or the restrictions involve random variables. We are interested in the evaluation of statistics such as medians, quantiles and confidence intervals for the Pareto front. We present a method for the determination of such statistics which is independent of the representation used to describe the Pareto front. In a second step, we start from a sample of Pareto fronts and we use a Generalized Fourier Series approach to generate a larger sample of about 105 Pareto fronts with a reasonable computational cost. These large samples are used to obtain more accurate statistics. Examples show that the method is effective to calculate.


Optimization under uncertainty Uncertainty quantification Multiobjective optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LMNINSA Rouen Normandie, Normandie UniversitéSt-Etienne du RouvrayFrance
  2. 2.LERMA LaboratoryEngineering for Smart & Sustainable Systems Research Center, E3S, Mohammed V University of Rabat, EMIRabatMorocco

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