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A new sufficient condition for most rapid approach paths

  • R. F. Hartl
  • G. Feichtinger
Technical Note

Abstract

In this paper, we show that in some previous literature the most rapid approach theorems are incomplete. This is proved by providing a counterexample. We also introduce an additional condition that guarantees the optimality of the most rapid approach path.

Key Words

Optimal control Green's theorem method infinite-horizon problems most rapid approach 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. Hartl
    • 1
  • G. Feichtinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Econometrics and Operations ResearchUniversity of TechnologyViennaAustria

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