de Rigo, Daniele and Rizzoli, Andrea Emilio and Soncini-Sessa, Rodolfo and Weber, Enrico and Zenesi, Pietro (2001): Neuro-dynamic programming for the efficient management of reservoir networks. Published in: Proceedings of MODSIM 2001, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation , Vol. 4, (December 2001): pp. 1949-1954.
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The management of a water reservoir can be improved thanks to the use of stochastic dynamic programming (SDP) to generate management policies which are efficient with respect to the management objectives (flood protection, water supply for irrigation and hydropower generation, respect of minimum environmental flows, etc.). The improvement in efficiency is even more remarkable when the problem involves a reservoir network, that is a set of reservoirs which are interconnected. Unfortunately, SDP is affected by the “curse of dimensionality” and computing time and computer memory occupation can quickly become unbearable. Neuro-dynamic programming (NDP) can sensibly reduce the demands on computer time and memory thanks to the approximation of Bellman functions with Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs). In this paper an application of neuro-dynamic programming to the problem of the management of reservoir networks is presented.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Neuro-dynamic programming for the efficient management of reservoir networks|
|Keywords:||Water reservoir management; Stochastic dynamic programming; Neuro-dynamic programming|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C63 - Computational Techniques; Simulation Modeling
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4 - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C45 - Neural Networks and Related Topics
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O13 - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Other Primary Products
P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P28 - Natural Resources; Energy; Environment
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation > Q25 - Water
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q0 - General
N - Economic History > N5 - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C61 - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
|Depositing User:||Daniele de Rigo|
|Date Deposited:||06. Nov 2012 16:47|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 22:21|
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