Accession Number : AD0785849

Title :   The Secretary Problem with Interview Cost,

Corporate Author : KENTUCKY UNIV LEXINGTON DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Bartoszynski,R. ; Govindarajulu,Z.

Report Date : JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The paper deals with the so-called secretary problem, i.e. with the problem of optimal stopping of the random permutation (x sub 1),...,x sub n of numbers 1,...,n, when the admissible information at each stage is only the relative value of the element observed last with respect to the preceding ones. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Decision theory, Probability, Costs, Permutations

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE