Accession Number : AD0669529

Title :   RELATIONS BETWEEN THE CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS AND BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific status rept. 1 Oct 64-31 Mar 68,

Corporate Author : OKLAHOMA UNIV NORMAN DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Reid,William T.

Report Date : APR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Brief summaries are given of contributions in the following areas: Oscillation and comparison theorems for ordinary linear differential systems on the real line, and attendant spectral theory results; The qualitative nature of solutions of differential systems; Riccati matrix differential equations and generalizations; A particular type of optimal control problem; Generalized inverses of differential and integral operators, with particular attention to the concept of a generalized Green's matrix. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS, *BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS), INTEGRAL EQUATIONS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, OPTIMIZATION, OPERATORS(MATHEMATICS)

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE