Stability of multistage stochastic programs. (English) Zbl 1165.90582

Summary: Quantitative stability of linear multistage stochastic programs is studied. It is shown that the infima of such programs behave (locally) Lipschitz continuous with respect to the sum of an \(L_r\)-distance and of a distance measure for the filtrations of the original and approximate stochastic (input) processes. Various issues of the result are discussed and an illustrative example is given. Consequences for the reduction of scenario trees are also discussed.


90C15 Stochastic programming
90C31 Sensitivity, stability, parametric optimization
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