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By George Yin

This e-book specializes in two-time-scale Markov chains in discrete time. Our motivation stems from current and rising purposes in optimization and keep watch over of advanced structures in production, instant communique, and ?nancial engineering. a lot of our e?ort during this publication is dedicated to designing procedure versions coming up from a variety of purposes, reading them through analytic and probabilistic ideas, and constructing possible compu- tionalschemes. Ourmainconcernistoreducetheinherentsystemcompl- ity. even supposing all of the functions has its personal unique features, them all are heavily similar throughout the modeling of uncertainty because of bounce or switching random strategies. Oneofthesalientfeaturesofthisbookistheuseofmulti-timescalesin Markovprocessesandtheirapplications. Intuitively,notallpartsorcom- nents of a large-scale method evolve on the comparable cost. a few of them swap speedily and others range slowly. The di?erent premiums of diversifications let us decrease complexity through decomposition and aggregation. it'd be excellent if lets divide a wide procedure into its smallest irreducible subsystems thoroughly separable from each other and deal with every one subsystem indep- dently. in spite of the fact that, this is infeasible in fact as a result of quite a few actual constraints and different issues. therefore, we need to care for events during which the platforms are just approximately decomposable within the feel that there are vulnerable hyperlinks one of the irreducible subsystems, which dictate the oc- sional regime adjustments of the method. An e?ective strategy to deal with such close to decomposability is time-scale separation. that's, we arrange the platforms as though there have been time scales, quickly vs. sluggish. xii Preface Followingthetime-scaleseparation,weusesingularperturbationmeth- ology to regard the underlying platforms.

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