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Some Vistas of Modern Mathematics

Dynamic Programming, Invariant Imbedding, and the Mathematical Biosciences

Richard Bellman


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Rapid advances in the physical and biological sciences and in related technologies have brought about equally farreaching changes in mathematical research. Focusing on control theory, invariant imbedding, dynamic programming, and quasilinearization, Mr. Bellman explores with ease and clarity the mathematical research problems arising from scientific questions in engineering, physics, biology, and medicine. Special attention is paid in these essays to the use of the digital computer in obtaining.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813151205, 152pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2014

About the Author

Richard Bellman is a professor of mathematics, electrical engineering, and medicine at the University of Southern California.