Parameter Identification in a Parabolic–Elliptic Degenerate Problem

  • Angelo Favini
  • Gabriela Marinoschi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 2049)


In applied sciences an important achievement is the determination of the parameters of the equations modelling a physical process from the knowledge of certain physical quantities which can be observed or measured. These are formulated as identification and inverse problems that can be treated as optimal control problems. This chapter is devoted to such an example.


Control Problem Optimal Control Problem Dual System Optimal Pair Abstract Cauchy Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelo Favini
    • 1
  • Gabriela Marinoschi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Romanian Academy Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Applied MathematicsBucharestRomania

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