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Minimax

Known as: MM, Minmax algorithm, Maximin (philosophy) 
Minimax (sometimes MinMax or MM) is a decision rule used in decision theory, game theory, statistics and philosophy for minimizing the possible loss… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
We study the tradeoff between privacy guarantees and the utility of statistical estimators under local differential privacy… Expand
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
We propose MC+, a fast, continuous, nearly unbiased and accurate method of penalized variable selection in high-dimensional… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We fill in a long open gap in the characterization of the minimax rate for the multi-armed bandit prob- lem. Concretely, we… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
When constructing a classifier, the probability of correct classification of future data points should be maximized. We consider… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We use data from classic professional tennis matches to provide an empirical test of the theory of mixed strategy equilibrium. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We study a simple \Horizon Model" for the problem of recovering an image from noisy data; in this model the image has an edge… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This article proposes a general theory and methodology, called the minimax entropy principle, for building statistical models for… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
One of the major concentrated activities of the past decade in control theory has been the development of the so-called "H… Expand
Highly Cited
1958
Highly Cited
1958
There have been several generalizations of this theorem. J. Ville [9], A. Wald [11], and others [1] variously extended von… Expand
Highly Cited
1953
Highly Cited
1953
The problem formulated below was motivated by that of determining an interval containing the point at which a unimodal function… Expand