Accession Number : AD0767382

Title :   Splines and Efficiency in Dynamic Programming,

Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AUSTIN CENTER FOR NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

Personal Author(s) : Daniel,James W.

Report Date : SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : It is shown how one can use splines, represented in the B-spline basis, to reduce the difficulties of large storage requirements in dynamic programming via approximations to the minimum-return function without the inefficiency associated with using polynomials to the same end. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, EFFICIENCY), APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), INTERPOLATION, POLYNOMIALS

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE