Some Mathematical Aspects of Optimal Predation in Ecology and Boviculture.

by Richard Ernest Bellman, Robert E. Kalaba


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An attempt to show how the functional-equation technique of dynamic programming can be used in formulating and solving-both analytically and numerically-a variety of problems of optimal predation. In determining optimal predation policies, the paper stresses the control, as opposed to the descriptive, aspects of predation processes.

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