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Computation and Control IV

Proceedings of the Fourth Bozeman Conference, Bozeman, Montana, August 3–9, 1994

  • Kenneth L. Bowers
  • John Lund

Part of the Progress in Systems and Control Theory book series (PSCT, volume 20)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. H. T. Banks, David S. Gilliam, Victor I. Shubov
    Pages 1-21
  3. H. T. Banks, R. C. Smith, Yun Wang
    Pages 23-42
  4. John Burkardt, Max Gunzburger, Janet Peterson
    Pages 43-56
  5. John A. Burns, Belinda B. King
    Pages 57-73
  6. C. I. Byrnes, David S. Gilliam, Victor I. Shubov, Zaichao Xu
    Pages 75-97
  7. Alisa DeStefano, Steven P. Kaliszewski, D. I. Wallace
    Pages 115-126
  8. Pamela Lockwood, Clyde Martin
    Pages 219-228
  9. Siyuan Lu, Clyde Martin
    Pages 229-245
  10. Nancy J. Lybeck, Kenneth L. Bowers
    Pages 247-256
  11. B. A. Mair, F. H. Ruymgaart
    Pages 259-267
  12. Clyde Martin, Per Enqvist, John Tomlinson, Zhimin Zhang
    Pages 269-287
  13. Dorothy I. Wallace
    Pages 345-356

About these proceedings

Introduction

The fourth Conference on Computation and Control was held at Mon­ tana State University in Bozeman, Montana from August 3-9, 1994. These proceedings represent the continued evolution of the cross-disciplinary dia­ logue begun at the 1988 conference (Volume 1 of PSCT) and continued on a biennial basis in 1990 and 1992. Those proceedings are housed in Volume 11 of PSCT and Volume 15 of PSCT, respectively. In recent years considerable effort has been devoted to the problem of developing rigorous numerical methods and computational tools for con­ trol design and analysis. Although computational problems in control are extremely complex, these problems often have special structures that can be exploited to obtain both theoretical and computational results. More­ over, problems that arise from applications are best addressed by interdis­ ciplinary approaches where experts in various disciplines (e. g. numerical analysis, control theory, fluid dynamics) come together and create numer­ ical algorithms specifically for use in control design. This communication not only creates new mathematical tools, it often produces new research problems in the individual disciplines. This conference continues to bring together leading experts in control theory, numerical mathematics and var­ ious application areas to discuss recent developments in interdisciplinary approaches to computational control. The organizers acknowledge the generous support of the Montana State University Foundation, the National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical Sciences and the EPSCoR Program (Montana Group for Nonlinear Science).

Keywords

Computation Finite Mathematics Operator Signal algorithm calculus communication equation function modeling numerical analysis numerical methods optimization

Authors and affiliations

  • Kenneth L. Bowers
    • 1
  • John Lund
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMontana State UniversityBozemanUSA

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