3 edition of **Invariant imbedding and optimal control theory** found in the catalog.

Invariant imbedding and optimal control theory

Robert E. Kalaba

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Published
**1969**
by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif
.

Written in English

- Invariant imbedding.,
- Control theory.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 13.

Statement | [by] R. Kalaba and R. Sridhar. |

Series | Rand Corporation. Memorandum RM-5917-PR |

Contributions | Sridhar, R., 1935- joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q180.A1 R36 no. 5917 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | v, 13 p. |

Number of Pages | 13 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4405260M |

LC Control Number | 79007872 |

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Based on earlier work on the application of the principle of invariant imbedding to problems in transport theory, the authors describe a countercurrent flow model which can be associated with any mechanical process described by Hamilton's equations of savilerowandco.com by: 7. Their work has been influenced by many authors. Special acknowledgment should go to those listed above as well as R. Bellman, A. Miele, G. A. Bekey, and A. P. Sage. The book can be used for a two-semester course in control theory, system identification, and optimal savilerowandco.com: Robert Kalaba.

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Invariant Imbedding and Optimal Control. Pages Denman, Eugene D. Neutron Transport Theory. Pages Invariant Imbedding Book Subtitle Proceedings of the Summer Workshop on Invariant Imbedding held at the University of Southern California, June – August Imbedding is a powerful and versatile tool for problem solving.

Rather than treat a question in isolation, we view it as a member of a family of related problems. Each member then becomes a stepping stone in a path to a simultaneous solution of the entire set of problems. As might be expected, there are many ways of accomplishing this imbedding.

Here is a book that provides the classical foundations of invariant imbedding, a concept that provided the first indication of the connection between transport theory and the Riccati Equation.

The reprinting of this classic volume was prompted by a revival of interest in the subject area because of. The method of using it in some problems of current interest in adaptive control theory are presented. Once the invariant imbedding equations are solved, possibly numerically, sensitivity analysis is greatly simplified.

Often, boundary value problems may be reduced to initial value problems by invariant imbedding savilerowandco.com by: 1. This method hinges heavily on the theory of invariant imbedding and appears quite promising from the point of view of proper exploitation of the potentialities of modern day computers.

This chapter discusses the sensitivity of the performance of optimal control systems to plant parameter variations. sensitivity analysis concerns the. Nov 01, · A method for directly converting an optimal control problem to a Cauchy problem is presented.

No use is made of the Euler equations, Pontryagin's maximum principle, or dynamic programming in the derivation. The initial-value problem, in addition to being desirable from the computational point of view, possesses stable characteristics. The results are directly applicable in the Cited by: 3.

Invariant imbedding concepts have been employed to investigate problems in transport theory (cf. also Transport equations, numerical methods), wave propagation, difference equations, integral equations, quantum mechanics, and many other areas of mathematics and theoretical physics. References.

On the time interval (O, T) the function x is observed, in a noisy manner, and this experimental function is denoted by the symbol y.

Many problems of orbit determination and adaptive control are of this type. The study suggests a solution, in both the scalar and vector cases, which makes use of certain ideas from the theory of invariant savilerowandco.com by: It is therefore not at all surprising that the method of invariant imbedding should be applicable to random walk phenomena.

We shall discuss matters of this kind in the present chapter, pointing out situations in which the imbedding method may be conceptually or computationally superior to. V Invariant Imbedding and Optimal Control.- VI A Method of Characteristics and Invariant Imbedding for Distributed Control Problems.- VII Wave Propagation Through Longitudinally and Transversally Inhomogeneous Slabs-I.- VIII Neutron Transport Theory.- IX Dynamic Programming and Invariant Imbedding in Structural Mechanics References.

On Certain Hypotheses in Optimal Control Theory and the Relationship of the Maximum Principle with the Dynamic Programming Method Proposed by L.

Rozonoer. Invariant theory is a branch of abstract algebra dealing with actions of groups on algebraic varieties, such as vector spaces, from the point of view of their effect on savilerowandco.comcally, the theory dealt with the question of explicit description of polynomial functions that do not change, or are invariant, under the transformations from a given linear group.

These are: 1. Optimal control with deterministic inputs 2. State estimation and combined estimation and control and 3. Prentice-Hall, - Control theory Gaussian given gradient method Hamilton-Jacobi equation Hamiltonian illustrate inequality constraints initial condition input invariant imbedding equation inverse iteration Kalman.

"Applications of Fuzzy Sets to Systems Analysis" by C. Negoita and D.A. Ralescu Article (PDF Available) in IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics · October with Reads. Buy An Introduction to Invariant Imbedding (Classics in Applied Mathematics) by R.

Bellman, G. Wing (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: R. Bellman, G. Wing. Calculus for Engineering Students: Fundamentals, Real Problems, and Computers insists that mathematics cannot be separated from chemistry, mechanics, electricity, electronics, automation, and other disciplines.

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Bellman and R. Kalaba, the Theory of Optimal Control, 8. Ivakhnenko and V. Lapa, Cybernetics and Forecasting Techniques, 9. Chebotarev, Analytical and Standard Book Number ·2. Jun 28, · Sensitivity Methods in Control Theory is a collection of manuscripts presented as the Third International Symposium of Sensitivity Analysis, held at Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia on August September 5,sponsored by The Theory Committee of International Federation of Automatic savilerowandco.com Edition: 1.

III Invariant Imbedding and Partial Differential Equations IV Reduction of Matrix Integral Equations with Displacement Kernels on the Half-Line to Cauchy Systems V Invariant Imbedding and Optimal Control VI A Method of Characteristics and Invariant Imbedding for Distributed Control Problems.

These equations can also be obtained by applying the invariant imbedding technique to the two point boundary value problem. The solution to this Cauchy problem is utilized for solving the optimal feedback control problem with hard and soft constraint boundary conditions.Jan 01, · This book treats stochastic control theory and its applications in management.

The main numerical techniques necessary for such applications are presented. Several advanced topics leading to optimal processes are dismissed. The book also considers the theory of some stochastic control processes and several applications to illustrate the ideas.I would start by studying some optimization theory (not LPs but NLPs) and getting an intuitive feel for the motivations behind stationarity and optimality conditions -- that will lead naturally into optimal control theory.

I should mention there is another facet of optimal control, related to control systems.