Competitive Analysis for Multi-objective Online Algorithms

  • Morten Tiedemann
  • Jonas Ide
  • Anita Schöbel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8973)


So far, the concept of competitive analysis for online problems is in general applied to single-objective online problems. However, many online problems can be extended to multi-objective online problems in a natural way, but a uniform theory for the analysis of these problems is not provided in the literature. We expand the concept of competitive analysis to multi-objective online problems and achieve a consistent framework for the analysis of multi-objective online problems. Furthermore, we analyze the multi-objective time series search problem and present deterministic algorithms with best possible competitive ratios.


competitive analysis online optimization multi-objective optimization time series search 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morten Tiedemann
    • 1
  • Jonas Ide
    • 1
  • Anita Schöbel
    • 1
  1. 1.DFG RTG 1703, Institute for Numerical and Applied MathematicsUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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