On Multiset Selection With Size Constraints

@inproceedings{Qian2018OnMS,
  title={On Multiset Selection With Size Constraints},
  author={Chao Qian and Yibo Zhang and Ke Tang and Xin Yao},
  booktitle={AAAI},
  year={2018}
}
This paper considers the multiset selection problem with size constraints, which arises in many real-world applications such as budget allocation. Previous studies required the objective function f to be submodular, while we relax this assumption by introducing the notion of the submodularity ratios (denoted by α_f and β_f). We propose an anytime randomized iterative approach POMS, which maximizes the given objective f and minimizes the multiset size simultaneously. We prove that POMS using… 

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