A maximum principle for general constrained optimal control problems - an Epsilon Technique approach

  • Jerome W. Mersky
Optimal Control
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3)


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  • Jerome W. Mersky
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  1. 1.San PedroUSA

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