Well-posedness and Porosity in Nonconvex Optimal control

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


In[86, 88] we considered a class of optimal control problems which is identified with the corresponding complete metric space of integrands, say \(\mathcal{F}\). We did not impose any convexity assumptions. The main result in[86, 88] establishes that for a generic integrand \(f \in \mathcal{F}\) the corresponding optimal control problem is well posed. In this chapter based on[89] we study the set of all integrands \(f \in \mathcal{F}\) for which the corresponding optimal control problem is well posed. We show that the complement of this set is not only of the first category but also of a σ-porous set.


Optimal Control Problem Closed Subset Weak Topology Domain Space Lower Semicontinuous Function 
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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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