Cover: Dynamic Programming and a New Formalism in the Calculus of Variations--I.

Dynamic Programming and a New Formalism in the Calculus of Variations--I.

Published 1954

by Richard Ernest Bellman

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An investigation of various problems in the calculus of variations as continuous decision processes. It is shown how the methods of dynamic programming theory may be utilized to yield functional equations of a new type and successive approximations of the monotone type to the solutions.

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