Accession Number:

AD0604282

Title:

DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING AND A NEW FORMALISM IN THE CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-11-12

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The paper, shows that the functional equation technique introduced in previous works may be used to provide a new approach to some classical problems in the calculus of variations. In addition to furnishing a new analytic weapon, the method has great potentialities as a computational tool.

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE