The Binary Bridge Selection Problem: Stochastic Approximations and the Convergence of a Learning Algorithm

  • Armand M. Makowski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5217)


We consider an ant-based algorithm for binary bridge selection, and analyze its convergence properties with the help of techniques from the theory of stochastic approximations.


Convergence Property Accumulation Point Summability Condition Stochastic Approximation Stochastic Approximation Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Armand M. Makowski
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Institute for Systems ResearchUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MDUSA

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