Cover: On the Approximation of Curves by Line Segments Using Dynamic Programming — II

On the Approximation of Curves by Line Segments Using Dynamic Programming — II

Published 1962

by Richard Ernest Bellman, Bella Kotkin


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The technique of dynamic programming is used to approximate a given continuous function g(x) by a finite number of line segments over the interval (a,b). This method suggests further experiments in which dynamic programming can be applied to multidimensional problems, such as trajectory problems, that cannot be treated easily within the limitations of present computers.

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