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On general problems with bounded state variables

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This paper serves as the sequel to a recent article by the author concerned with a certain canonical control problem. The present paper extends the first-order necessary conditions obtained there to a general form of the control problem of Bolza with inequality state constraints of the type ψα(t, x)≤0, α=1,...,m.

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    Russak, I. B.,On Problems with Bounded State Variables, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1970.

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    Russak, I. B.,On Problems with Bounded State Variables, University of California at Los Angeles, Ph.D. Thesis, 1967.

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    Hestenes, M. R.,Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Theory, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1966.

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    Hestenes, M. R.,On Variational Theory and Optimal Control Theory, SIAM Journal on Control, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1965.

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The preparation of this paper was sponsored in part by the U.S. Army Research Office under Grant No. DA-31-124-ARO(D)-355.

Communicated by M. R. Hestenes

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Russak, I.B. On general problems with bounded state variables. J Optim Theory Appl 6, 424–452 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00932720

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