A Robust Discrete Optimization Framework

  • Panos Kouvelis
  • Gang Yu
Part of the Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications book series (NOIA, volume 14)


The main objective of this chapter is to discuss the formulation of an optimization problem the solution of which leads to the identification of robust decisions. In Chapter 1 we formally defined the Robustness Approach to Decision Making. According to our discussion, three different robustness criteria can be used for the selection of the robust decision.


Planning Horizon Knapsack Problem Network Design Problem Multiobjective Program Economic Order Quantity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Panos Kouvelis
    • 1
  • Gang Yu
    • 2
  1. 1.Olin School of BusinessWashington University at St. LouisSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Center for Cybernetic StudiesThe University of TexasAustinUSA

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