Optimal Control of Diffusion-Convection-Reaction Equations Using Upwind Symmetric Interior Penalty Galerkin (SIPG) Method

  • Bülent KarasözenEmail author
  • Hamdullah Yücel
Conference paper


We discuss the numerical solution of linear quadratic optimal control problem with distributed and Robin boundary controls governed by diffusion convection reaction equations. The discretization is based on the upwind symmetric interior penalty Galerkin (SIPG) methods which lead to the same discrete scheme for the optimize-then-discretize and the discretize-then-optimize.


Optimal Control Problem Boundary Control Discontinuous Galerkin Discontinuous Galerkin Method Convection Diffusion Equation 
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Bülent Karasözen was supported through a Fulbright Scholarship as visiting scholar at Rice University. Hamdullah Yücel has been supported by the 2214-International Doctoral Research Fellowship Program TÜBITAK during his studies in the Department of Computational & Applied Mathematics, Rice University. The authors also thank to Prof. M. Heinkenschloss for his valuable suggestions and comments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Institute of Applied MathematicsMiddle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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