**An Introduction to Mathematical Optimal Control Theory**

by Lawrence C. Evans

**Publisher**: University of California, Berkeley 2010**Number of pages**: 126

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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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