Accession Number : AD0677304

Title :   AUTOMATIC NAVIGATION.

Descriptive Note : Scientific interim rept. 1 Sep 67-1 Sep 68,

Corporate Author : SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIV DALLAS TEX INFORMATION AND CONTROL SCIENCES CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Sage,Andrew P.

Report Date : 01 SEP 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : The report summarizes the activities in 'Automatic Navigation' under Air Force Office of Scientific Research Contract F44620-68-C-0023 during the period 1 September 1967 through 1 September 1968. It is in the general field of control theory emphasizing estimation, including application to automatic navigation. Certain of the special interests are: non-stationary, non-linear, and sub-optimal aspects. Approaches include Kalman filter theory, graph theory, invariant imbedding, Pontryagin optimization, differential game theory, modern stability theory, distribution theory, etc. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NAVIGATION, REPORTS), (*CONTROL SYSTEMS, *INFORMATION THEORY), ABSTRACTS, OPTIMIZATION, DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, GAME THEORY, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, FOURIER ANALYSIS, INTEGRAL TRANSFORMS, DEMODULATION, NAVIGATION CHARTS, PATTERN RECOGNITION, DISTRIBUTION THEORY, TIME SHARING, GRAPHICS, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, FEEDBACK, STABILITY

Subject Categories : Cybernetics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE