# Bootstrap Robust Prescriptive Analytics

27 Nov 2017Dimitris BertsimasBart Van Parys

We address the problem of prescribing an optimal decision in a framework where its cost depends on uncertain problem parameters $Y$ that need to be learned from data. Earlier work by Bertsimas and Kallus (2014) transforms classical machine learning methods that merely predict $Y$ from supervised training data $[(x_1, y_1), \dots, (x_n, y_n)]$ into prescriptive methods taking optimal decisions specific to a particular covariate context $X=\bar x$... (read more)

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