Mathematical aspects of adaptive control.

by Robert E. Kalaba

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A mathematical treatment of adaptive control processes based on the use of the functional equation technique of dynamic programming. The paper discusses (1) the nature of adaptive control, (2) processes in which the results of decisions are not known precisely, (3) processes in which decisions must be made with incomplete information concerning the state of a system, (4) processes with the objective only partially known, and (5) other problems of current interest. 33 pp.

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