# On the Optimality of Affine Policies for Budgeted Uncertainty Sets

@article{Housni2019OnTO, title={On the Optimality of Affine Policies for Budgeted Uncertainty Sets}, author={Omar El Housni and Vineet Goyal}, journal={arXiv: Optimization and Control}, year={2019} }

In this paper, we study the performance of affine policies for two-stage adjustable robust optimization problem with fixed recourse and uncertain right hand side belonging to a budgeted uncertainty set. This is an important class of uncertainty sets widely used in practice where we can specify a budget on the adversarial deviations of the uncertain parameters from the nominal values to adjust the level of conservatism. The two-stage adjustable robust optimization problem is hard to approximate…

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