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Uniform Boundedness of Approximate Solutions of Variational Problems

  • Alexander J. Zaslavski
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Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 82)

Abstract

In this chapter, given an \(x_{0} \in {R}^{n}\) we study the infinite horizon problem of minimizing the expression \(\int _{0}^{T}f(t,x(t),x^{\prime}(t))dt\) as T grows to infinity where \(x : [0,\infty ) \rightarrow {R}^{n}\) satisfies the initial condition x(0) = x 0. We analyze the existence and properties of approximate solutions for every prescribed initial value x 0.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander J. Zaslavski
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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