**Notes on Optimization**

by Pravin Varaiya

**Publisher**: Van Nostrand 1972**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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