Some functional equations in the theory of dynamic programming. I. Functions of points and point transformations

Author:
R. Bellman

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **80** (1955), 51-71

MSC:
Primary 39.0X

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1955-0074692-0

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0074692

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