The Theory and Application of Differential Games

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute held at the University of Warwick, Coventry, England, 27 August–6 September, 1974

  • J. D. Grote

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Rufus Isaacs
    Pages 1-11
  3. Leonard D. Berkovitz
    Pages 13-22
  4. N. J. Kalton
    Pages 45-61
  5. J. D. Grote
    Pages 63-75
  6. Pravin Varaiya
    Pages 97-107
  7. W. E. Schmitendorf
    Pages 133-144
  8. H. Moulin
    Pages 145-156
  9. J. Case
    Pages 179-187
  10. Robert J. Elliott
    Pages 201-207

About these proceedings


The ~irst international con~erence on differential games was held at Amherst, Massachusetts, in September 1969. A second meeting, partially supported by N.A.T.O., was held in Varenna, Italy, in June 1970. At these conferences many new theoretical results and applications, especially in economic problems, were presented. The present volume consists o~ the lectures presented at a N.A.T.O. Advanced Study Institute on the "Theory and Applications of Differential Games" held at the University of Warwick, Coventry, England, from 27th August to 6th September, 1974. The main contributions during the first week consisted of a survey of two person zero sum differential games by L. D. Berkovitz and four integrated lectures by R. J. Elliott and N. J. Kalton, who have made important contributions to the concept of "value" of a differential game. Applications were featured during the second week and included tactical air games, pursuit and evasion problems, as well as computational aspects. A closing lecture with historical perspectives was given by Rufus Issacs, the recognised pioneer of differential games theory.


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Editors and affiliations

  • J. D. Grote
    • 1
  1. 1.Control Theory Centre, Department of EngineeringUniversity of WarwickCoventryEngland

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1975
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
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  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-1806-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-1804-3
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