Introduction and Motivation

  • Jack Macki
  • Aaron Strauss
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


In control theory, one is interested in governing the state of a system by using controls. The best way to understand these three concepts is through examples.


Control Problem Optimal Control Problem Target State Optimal Control Theory Successful Control 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Macki
    • 1
  • Aaron Strauss
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences and EngineeringUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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