2008

Optimal Control of Nonlinear Processes

With Applications in Drugs, Corruption, and Terror

ISBN: 978-3-540-77646-8 (Print) 978-3-540-77647-5 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Background

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      Pages 3-8

      Introduction

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      Pages 9-98

      Continuous-Time Dynamical Systems

  3. Applied Optimal Control

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      Pages 101-187

      Tour d'Horizon: Optimal Control

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      Pages 189-235

      The Path to Deeper Insight: From Lagrange to Pontryagin

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      Pages 237-276

      Multiple Equilibria, Points of Indifference, and Thresholds

  4. Advanced Topics

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      Pages 279-326

      Higher-Dimensional Models

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      Pages 327-383

      Numerical Methods for Discounted Systems of Infinite Horizon

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      Pages 385-439

      Extensions of the Maximum Principle

  5. Appendices

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      Pages 443-482

      Mathematical Background

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      Pages 483-504

      Derivations and Proofs of Technical Results

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 505-551