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Notes on Optimization by Pravin Varaiya

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Notes on Optimization
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Publisher: Van Nostrand
ISBN/ASIN: 0442783760
ISBN-13: 9780442783761
Number of pages: 140

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The author's objective was to present, in a compact and unified manner, the main concepts and techniques of mathematical programming and optimal control to students having diverse technical backgrounds. A reasonable knowledge of advanced calculus, linear algebra, and linear differential equations is sufficient for the reader to follow the Notes.

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