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By definition, we set ξ0 to be constant, so that for the first-stage problem, at t = 0, the corresponding expectation is unconditional. 56) gives an optimal policy. In particular, the first-stage optimal solution x¯0 is given by an optimal solution of the problem n Max E ln x0 ≥0 n ξi1 xi0 i=1 xi0 = W0 . t. 57) i=1 ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ ✐ 20 SPbook 2009/8/20 page 20 ✐ Chapter 1. 56) for Wt = 1. 57) for W0 = 1. 56) are the same as the corresponding unconditional expectations, and hence optimal values νt (ξ[t] ) = νt do not depend on ξ[t] and are given by the optimal value of the problem n n Max E ln xt ≥0 xi,t = 1.
The converse is also true, that is, every polyhedral two-stage model can be reformulated as a linear two-stage model. t. T (ω)x + W (ω)y = h(ω), γj (ω) + qj (ω)T y ≤ v, dk (ω) y ≤ rk (ω), T j = 1, . . , J2 , k = 1, . . , K2 . 2) have to be redefined in an appropriate way. In order to avoid all these manipulations and unnecessary notational complications that come with such a conversion, we shall address polyhedral problems in a more abstract way. This will also help us to deal with multistage problems and general convex problems.
Analogies Between Analogies: The Mathematical Reports of S.M. Ulam and his Los Alamos Collaborators by S. M. Ulam, A. R. Bednarek, Françoise Ulam