Infertility affects approximately 15% of couples. Testing and interventions are costly, in time, money, and emotional energy. This paper will discuss using Markov decision and multi-armed bandit processes to identify a systematic approach of interventions that will lead to the desired baby while minimizing costs.
College and Department
Physical and Mathematical Sciences; Mathematics
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Dorff, Rebecca, "Modelling Infertility with Markov Chains" (2013). Theses and Dissertations. 4070.
Infertility, Medical Diagnosis, Markov Decision Processes, Multi-armed Bandits