Optimization and Control
by Richard Weber
Publisher: University of Cambridge 2010
Number of pages: 70
Topics: Dynamic Programming; Examples of Dynamic Programming; Dynamic Programming over the Infinite Horizon; Positive Programming; Negative Programming; Bandit Processes and Gittins Index; Average-cost Programming; LQ Regulation; Controllability; Stabilizability and Observability; Kalman Filter and Certainty Equivalence; etc.
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by Lawrence C. Evans - University of California, Berkeley
Contents: Introduction; Controllability, bang-bang principle; Linear time-optimal control; The Pontryagin Maximum Principle; Dynamic programming; Game theory; Introduction to stochastic control theory; Proofs of the Pontryagin Maximum Principle.
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This book constructs a bridge between the familiar classical control results and those of modern control theory. Many modern control results do have practical engineering significance, as distinct from applied mathematical significance.
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