Cross-entropy method

Known as: Cross entropy method 
The cross-entropy (CE) method attributed to Reuven Rubinstein is a general Monte Carlo approach tocombinatorial and continuous multi-extremal… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
This paper is concerned with motion planning for non-linear robotic systems operating in constrained environments. A method for… (More)
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2011
2011
The cross-entropy method is a versatile heuristic tool for solving difficult estimation and optimization problems, based on… (More)
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2007
2007
Consider a network of unreliable links, each of which comes with a certain price, and reliability. Given a fixed budget, which… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The cross-entropy method is an efficient and general optimization algorithm. However, its applicability in reinforcement learning… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
An alternate formulation of the classical vehicle routing problem with stochastic demands (VRPSD) is considered. We propose a new… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The cross-entropy (CE) method is a new generic approach to combinatorial and multi-extremal optimization and rare event… (More)
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2005
2005
Consider a network of unreliable links, modelling for example a communication network. Estimating the reliability of the network… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The cross-entropy method is a recent versatile Monte Carlo technique. This article provides a brief introduction to the cross… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In recent years, the cross-entropy method has been successfully applied to a wide range of discrete optimization tasks. In this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We present a learning framework for Markovian decision processes that is based on optimization in the policy space. Instead of… (More)
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