Accession Number : AD0714811

Title :   Lion and Man: A Bounded Pursuit Game.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Flynn,James

Report Date : 02 OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : A lion L and a man M move in a circular arena, the lion with speed 1 and the man with speed omega > or = 1. How close can the lion get to the man. Here the author formulates the problem as a differential game, shows that the game has a value, and constructs upper and lower bounds for the latter and an optimal strategy for the man. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAME THEORY, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), SET THEORY, DECISION THEORY, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE