Spring 2021 MATH 195 001 LEC

Special Topics in Mathematics
001 LECMoWeFr 09:00AM - 09:59AMInternet/OnlineL Craig Evans31310
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4Open2021 Spring, January 19 - May 07
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Prerequisites Math 53, 54.  Math 170 would be useful, but is not required.

Description Topic:  Dynamic Optimization.  This course will discuss in detail the theory and applications of ``dynamic optimization'', primarily in the context of the calculus of variations and optimal control theory. Topics will include careful derivation of Euler-Lagrange equations, second variation calculations, the Pontryagin maximum principle and dynamic programming, with many interesting examples from pure and applied mathematics.    For the complete list of topics see this handout.


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