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WARNING: This package is currently in development. Any help or feedback is appreciated.
Latest release: 0.3.0
This is a Julia package for optimizing controlled stochastic dynamic system (in discrete time). It offers three methods of resolution :
It is built upon JuMP
Extension to non-linear formulation are under development. Extension to more complex alea dependance are under developpment.
An extensive formulation approach consists in representing the stochastic problem as a deterministic one with more variable and call a standard deterministic solver. Mainly usable in a linear setting. Computational complexity is exponential in the number of stages.
Dynamic Programming is a standard tool to solve stochastic optimal control problem with independent noise. The method require discretisation of the state space, and is exponential in the dimension of the state space.
SDDP is a dynamic programming algorithm relying on cutting planes. The algorithm require convexity of the value function but does not discretize the state space. The complexity is linear in the number of stage, and can accomodate higher dimension state than standard dynamic programming. The algorithm return exact lower bound and estimated upper bound as well as approximate optimal control strategies.
Installing StochDynamicProgramming is an easy process. Open Julia and enter
julia> Pkg.update() julia> Pkg.add("StochDynamicProgramming")
IJulia Notebooks will be provided to explain how this package work. A first example on a two dams valley here.
The documentation is built with Sphinx, so ensure that this package is installed:
sudo apt-get install python-sphinx
To build the documentation:
cd doc make html
Released under Mozilla Public License (see LICENSE.md for further details).