An Introduction to Mathematical Optimal Control Theory
by Lawrence C. Evans
Publisher: University of California, Berkeley 2010
Number of pages: 126
Contents: Introduction; Controllability, bang-bang principle; Linear time-optimal control; The Pontryagin Maximum Principle; Dynamic programming; Game theory; Introduction to stochastic control theory; Proofs of the Pontryagin Maximum Principle.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by B.D.O. Anderson, J.B. Moore - Prentice Hall
This book constructs a bridge between the familiar classical control results and those of modern control theory. Many modern control results do have practical engineering significance, as distinct from applied mathematical significance.
by Richard Weber - University of Cambridge
Topics: Dynamic Programming; Dynamic Programming Examples; Dynamic Programming over the Infinite Horizon; Positive Programming; Negative Programming; Bandit Processes and Gittins Index; Average-cost Programming; LQ Regulation; Controllability; etc.
by Dimitri P. Bertsekas, Steven E. Shreve - Athena Scientific
This research monograph is the authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the mathematical foundations of stochastic optimal control of discrete-time systems, including the treatment of the intricate measure-theoretic issues.
by B.D.O. Anderson, J.B. Moore - Prentice-Hall
Numerous examples highlight this treatment of the use of linear quadratic Gaussian methods for control system design. It explores linear optimal control theory from an engineering viewpoint, with illustrations of practical applications.