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Regularized Online Allocation Problems: Fairness and Beyond

@article{Balseiro2021RegularizedOA,
  title={Regularized Online Allocation Problems: Fairness and Beyond},
  author={Santiago R. Balseiro and Haihao Lu and Vahab S. Mirrokni},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2007.00514}
}
Online allocation problems with resource constraints have a rich history in computer science and operations research. In this paper, we introduce the \emph{regularized online allocation problem}, a variant that includes a non-linear regularizer acting on the total resource consumption. In this problem, requests repeatedly arrive over time and, for each request, a decision maker needs to take an action that generates a reward and consumes resources. The objective is to simultaneously maximize… 

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