An Introduction to Mathematical Optimal Control Theory
by Lawrence C. Evans
Publisher: University of California, Berkeley 2010
Number of pages: 126
Contents: Introduction; Controllability, bang-bang principle; Linear time-optimal control; The Pontryagin Maximum Principle; Dynamic programming; Game theory; Introduction to stochastic control theory; Proofs of the Pontryagin Maximum Principle.
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by Richard Weber - University of Cambridge
Topics: Dynamic Programming; Dynamic Programming Examples; Dynamic Programming over the Infinite Horizon; Positive Programming; Negative Programming; Bandit Processes and Gittins Index; Average-cost Programming; LQ Regulation; Controllability; etc.
by Hans Zwart, Birgit Jacob - CIMPA
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