Numerical Studies of a Two-Point Nonlinear Boundary Value Problem Using Dynamic Programming, Invariant Imbedding, and Quasilinearization

by Richard Ernest Bellman, H. H. Natsuyama, Robert E. Kalaba

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The theories of quasilinearization, dynamic programming and invariant imbedding are applied to the numerical solution of a single variational problem. Their advantages and disadvantages are discussed, and FORTRAN programs and numerical results are included.

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