Optimal Control of FBSDE with Partially Observable Information

  • Guangchen Wang
  • Zhen Wu
  • Jie Xiong
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In this chapter, we study an optimal control problem with state process governed by a nonlinear FBSDE and with partially observable information, i.e., Problem B introduced in Section  1.2. For simplicity, we take the dimensions \(n = m = k =\tilde{ k} = 1\). Using a direct method and a Malliavin derivative method, we establish two versions of the stochastic maximum principle for the characterization of the optimal control. To demonstrate the applicability, we work out an illustrative example within the framework of recursive utility and then solve it via the stochastic maximum principle and the stochastic filtering.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guangchen Wang
    • 1
  • Zhen Wu
    • 2
  • Jie Xiong
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Control Science and EngineeringShandong UniversityJinanChina
  2. 2.School of MathematicsShandong UniversityJinanChina
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsSouthern University of Science and TechnologyShenzhenChina

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