Accession Number : AD0743795

Title :   Solution of a Dual Problem in Optimal Control Theory I.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Barnes,Earl R.

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : In the report the author considers a fixed endpoint problem in optimal control theory. The problem is given a dual formulation and an iterative procedure for solving the dual problem is described. The results of two numerical experiments are discussed to illustrate how the method works in particular instances. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ADAPTIVE CONTROL SYSTEMS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, QUADRATIC PROGRAMMING, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, ITERATIONS, CONVERGENCE, OPTIMIZATION, ALGORITHMS, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE