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Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp 385–391 | Cite as

Estimation of optimality for multidimensional control systems

  • A. W. J. Stoddart
Article

Abstract

Consider a class of functionsY, U on a multidimensional domainA, satisfying a differential equationY′=h(x, Y, U) and given restrictions on values. We seek good lower bounds for a multiple integral\(\int_A {f(x,Y,U)dx} \) over such a class. For givenY, U, such lower bounds allow one to estimate the closeness of the integral to its infimum.

Keywords

Control System Lower Bound Good Lower Bound Multidimensional domainA Multidimensional Control 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. W. J. Stoddart
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazoo

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