Cover: Dynamic programming, generalized states, and switching systems

Dynamic programming, generalized states, and switching systems

Published 1965

by Richard Ernest Bellman

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Presents an alternative mathematical approach to a type of general problem arising in the study of control processes, in particular, the "bang-bang" process. This alternative approach, formulated in dynamic programming terms, is based on an extension of the concept of state variable and has application to systems with switching characteristics. 14 pp.

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