Issue No. 01 - January/February (2007 vol. 9)
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Isabel Beichl , NIST
Dianne P. O'Leary , University of Maryland
Francis Sullivan , IDA Center for Computing Sciences
Monte Carlo methods use sampling to produce approximate solutions to problems for which other methods aren't practical. In this homework assignment, we study three uses of Monte Carlo methods: for function minimization, discrete optimization, and counting.
Monte Carlo methods, sampling, minimization, computer science
F. Sullivan, D. P. O'Leary and I. Beichl, "Monte Carlo Minimization and Counting: One, Two, ..., Too Many," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 9, no. , pp. 72-80, 2007.