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Online Learning for Min Sum Set Cover and Pandora's Box

  title={Online Learning for Min Sum Set Cover and Pandora's Box},
  author={Evangelia Gergatsouli and Christos Tzamos},
  booktitle={International Conference on Machine Learning},
Two central problems in Stochastic Optimization are M IN S UM S ET C OVER and P ANDORA ’ S B OX . In P ANDORA ’ S B OX , we are presented with n boxes, each containing an unknown value and the goal is to open the boxes in some order to minimize the sum of the search cost and the small-est value found. Given a distribution of value vectors, we are asked to identify a near-optimal search order. M IN S UM S ET C OVER corresponds to the case where values are either 0 or infin-ity. In this work, we… 

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