Accession Number:

AD0261455

Title:

CELESTIAL MECHANICS AND OPTIMUM METHODS. PART I. OPTIMUM METHODS AND DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY DIV

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Report Date:

1961-07-17

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The most important articles published in the USSR during the period 1956-60 which directly or indir c ly concern the maximum principle of L. S. Pontryagin are revie e T is principle is a hypothesis which serves as a basis for the solution of a general problem on determining the optimum-rate control process. The opinion expressed in these and other articles pu lished in the USSR is that this principle provides an effective met od in the study of optimum problems where quite general restrictions are imposed on control functions and can be applied to a very wide class of problems.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE