Accession Number:

ADA218901

Title:

Parameter Estimation in Moving Boundary Problems

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT CHAPEL HILL DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

We describe an approximation scheme which can be used to estimate unknown parameters in moving boundary problems. The model equations we consider are fairly general nonlinear diffusionreaction equations of one spatial variable. Here we give conditions on the parameter sets and model equations under which we can prove that the estimates obtained using the approximations will converge to best-fit parameters for the original moel equations. We conclude with a numerical example. Keywords Mathematical models Reprints.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE