Publications


Journal  Papers

Submitted

[S4] A. Oner, G. Gunel and N. Saldi ``Mean Field Multilayer Stackelberg Differential Games in Multi-Agent Systems'', submitted.
[S3] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite Model Approximations for Partially Observed Markov Decision Processes with Discounted Cost'', submitted.
[S2] N. Saldi, T. Basar, and M. Raginsky ``Approximate Nash Equilibria in Partially Observed Stochastic Games with Mean-Field Interactions'', submitted. (arXiv)
[S1] N. Saldi, T. Basar, and M. Raginsky ``Markov-Nash Equilibria in Mean-Field Games with Discounted Cost'', submitted. (arXiv)

Published
[J7] S. Yuksel and N. Saldi ``Convex Analysis in Decentralized Stochastic Control, Strategic Measures and Optimal Solutions'', to appear in SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (arXiv).
[J6] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Asymptotic Optimality of Finite Approximations to Markov Decision Processes with Borel Spaces'', to appear in Mathematics of Operations Research (arXiv).
[J5] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite Model Approximations and Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Policies in Decentralized Stochastic Control'', to appear in IEEE Trans. Automatic Control (arXiv).
[J4] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Near Optimality of Quantized Policies in Stochastic Control Under Weak Continuity Conditions'', Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 435(1):321-337, Mar. 2016. (arXiv).
[J3] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Output Constrained Lossy Source Coding with Limited Common Randomness'', IEEE Trans. Information Theory,  61(9):4984-4998, Sep. 2015. (arXiv).
[J2] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Randomized Quantization and Source Coding  with Constrained Output Distribution'', IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 61(1):91-106, Jan. 2015. (arXiv).
[J1] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Asymptotic Optimality and Rates of Convergence of Quantized Stationary Policies in Stochastic Control'', IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 60(2):553-558, Feb. 2015. (arXiv).


Book Chapters

[B1] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite Approximations to Markov Decision Processes with Borel Spaces'', in Modern Trends in Controlled Stochastic Processes: Volume II, ed.: Alexey B. Piunovskiy, Luniver Press, 2015.

Conference Papers

[C12] N. Saldi, T. Basar, and M. Raginsky ``Markov-Nash Equilibria in Mean-Field Games with Discounted Cost'', in Proc. IEEE American Control Conference (ACC), 2017.
[C11] S. Yuksel and N. Saldi ``Convex Analysis in Decentralized Stochastic Control and Strategic Measures'', in Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision Control (CDC) 2016.
[C10] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite Model Approximations and Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Policies in Decentralized Stochastic Control'', in Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision Control (CDC) 2016.
[C9] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite Model Approximations and Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Policies in Decentralized Stochastic Control'', in International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS) 2016.
[C8] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Asymptotic Optimality of Finite Representations and Quantized Policies in Team Problems and Witsenhausen’s Counterexample'', in Proc. IEEE American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, Jul. 2016.
[C7] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite-State Approximations to Constrained Markov Decision Processes with Borel Spaces'', in Proc. 53rd Annual Allerton Conf. Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2015.
[C6] N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite-State Approximation of Markov Decision Processes with Unbounded Costs and Borel Spaces'', in Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision Control (CDC) 2015.
[C5] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``On Finite State-Action Approximation of Markov Decision Processes with General State and Action Spaces'', in Proc. IEEE American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, Jul. 2015.
[C4] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Policies in Stochastic Control under Weak Continuity Conditions'', in Proc. IEEE Conf. Decision Control (CDC), Los Angeles, Dec. 2014.
[C3] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Randomized Source Coding with Limited Common Randomness'', in Proc. 52th Annual Allerton Conf. Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2014.
[C2] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Approximation of Stationary Control Policies by Quantized Control in Markov Decision Processes'', in Proc. 51th Annual Allerton Conf. Communications, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2013.
 [C1] N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Randomized quantization and optimal design with a marginal constraint'', in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Istanbul, Jul. 2013.


PhD Thesis

[T] N. Saldi, ``Optimal Quantization and Approximation in Source Coding and Stochastic Control'',  PhD Thesis, Queen's University, June 2015.