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The Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation University of California at Santa Barbara
 

Summary: The Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation
University of California at Santa Barbara
Winter 2007 Seminar Series
Presents
Fifty Years of Pontryagin's Maximum Principle
Petar Kokotovic
University of California, Santa Barbara
Friday, February 16th, 2007 3:00pm-4:00pm ESB 2001
Abstract:
As soon as it was published in 1956-1958, this principle became an instant celebrity. I will give
my personal recollections about the background and the content of this milestone in control
theory. An elementary derivation and a few examples will be included.
About the Speaker:
Petar V. Kokotovic has been active as control engineer, researcher and educator, first in his
native Yugoslavia and then, from 1966 through 1990, at the University of Illinois, where he
held the endowed Grainger Chair. In 1991 he joined the University of California, Santa Barbara
where he directed the Center for Control Engineering and Computation until 2003. He has
co-authored ten books and numerous articles contributing to sensitivity analysis, singular
perturbation methods, and robust adaptive and nonlinear control. As a consultant to Ford, he
contributed to the development of the first series of automotive computer controls. At General

  

Source: Akhmedov, Azer - Department of Mathematics, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Collections: Mathematics