Accession Number:

AD0604613

Title:

DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING AND A NEW FORMALISM IN THE CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS I,

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Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

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Report Date:

1954-11-15

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Various problems in the calculus of variations are considered as continuous decision processes. It is shown that the methods of the theory of dynamic programming may be utilized to yield functional equations of a new type and successive approximations of monotone type to the solutions. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE