A Parametric Statistics as A Supporting Tool to the Social Sciences

John E. Goulionis, Dimitrios I. Stengos

Abstract


\emph{Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes} (POMDPs) have recently been suggested as a suitable model to formalizing the planning of educational management. In this paper, we discuss a specialization of POMDPs that is tailored to a frequently re-occurring type of educational management problem. Furthermore under some reasonable conditions it is shown that there exists an optimal policy in the class of control limit policies and we develop a solution procedure utilizing these properties of the specialized form.


Keywords


Statistics in education; Average cost Markov processes; Dynamic programming

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26713%2Fjims.v2i2+%26+3.32

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