Accession Number : AD0748288

Title :   Time-Dependent Stochastic Approximations with Application to Control and Performance Evaluation.

Descriptive Note : Status rept. 1 Jun 71-14 Aug 72,

Corporate Author : MISSOURI UNIV COLUMBIA DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Hanson,David L.

Report Date : 01 SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The main results obtained to date of the research sponsored by this grant are results about the consistency of concave and monotone regressions, a sharpening of some results in stochastic approximation, some simulation work comparing the Robbins-Monro method with several methods using monotone regression, and some results in utility theory involving risk aversion. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REGRESSION ANALYSIS, REPORTS), APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, DECISION THEORY, GAME THEORY

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE