Optimal Bilinear Control Theory Applied to Pest Management

  • Kwang Y. Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 162)


The purpose of the paper is to visualize ecological systems as bilinear control systems and to categorize existing optimal bilinear control theory applied to the management of pest populations. Both lumped bilinear control model describing total number of populations and distributed bilinear control model representing the age distribution of a population are developed. Optimal bilinear control strategies are given as solutions of two-point boundary value problems.


Biological Control Agent Boundary Control Pest Population Bilinear System Uncertain Parameter Model 
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  • Kwang Y. Lee
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA

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