Applications of dynamic programming to space guidance, satellites, and trajectories.

by Richard Ernest Bellman, Stuart E. Dreyfus, Robert E. Kalaba

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An application of a new mathematical technique, based on the theory of dynamic programming, to the computational solution of trajectory problems. This method has already resolved many problems, seemingly inaccessible to the conventional methods of the calculus of variations, and permits a study of more complex physical problems with the use of quite elementary mathematical concepts. 11 pp.

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