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2001 Spring Central Section Meeting
Lawrence, KS, March 30-31, 2001
Meeting #964

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu

Special Session on Optimal Control, Calculus of Variations, and Nonsmooth Analysis

  • Friday March 30, 2001, 8:30 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
    Special Session on Optimal Control, Calculus of Variations, and Nonsmooth Analysis, I

    Room 554, Snow Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael Malisoff, Texas A\&M University, Corpus Christi malisoff@penguin.tamucc.edu
    Peter R. Wolenski, Louisiana State University

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Necessary Conditions of Optimality for Impulsive Control Problems with State Constraints.
      Fernando Pereira*, Porto University
      Geraldo da Silva, Universidade Estadual Paulista
      (964-49-200)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Sub-Lipschitz Mappings and Connections to Optimal Control and the Hamilton-Jacobi Equation.
      Grant N. Galbraith*, University of California, Davis
      (964-49-205)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Recent Results on Viscosity Solutions of the Bellman Equation for Optimal Control Problems with Exit Times.
      Michael A. Malisoff*, Texas A \& M University-Corpus Christi
      (964-49-238)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Optimal Control and Hamilton-Jacobi Equations with Discontinuous Data Dependence.
      Dan Ostrov*, Santa Clara University
      (964-49-193)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Necessary Conditions for Constrained Optimization Problems, their Applications and a Variational Proof.
      Qiji J Zhu*, Western Michigan University
      (964-49-111)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      Discussion
  • Friday March 30, 2001, 3:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Optimal Control, Calculus of Variations, and Nonsmooth Analysis, II

    Room 554, Snow Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael Malisoff, Texas A\&M University, Corpus Christi malisoff@penguin.tamucc.edu
    Peter R. Wolenski, Louisiana State University

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Convergence Questions for Augmented Lagrangian Methods in an Optimal Control Setting.
      Joe Dunn*, North Carolina State University
      (964-49-214)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Direct Transcription Solution of Inequality Constrained Optimal Control Problems.
      Stephen L Campbell*, North Carolina State University
      Neil Biehn, North Carolina State University
      John T Betts, Boeing Corporation
      (964-65-138)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      A Lyapunov Characterization of a Notion of Detectability for Nonlinear Systems.
      Brian P Ingalls*, Rutgers University
      (964-93-156)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Nonlinear Observer Design in the Siegel Domain.
      Arthur Krener, University of California, Davis
      Mingqing Xiao*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
      (964-49-140)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Faithful representations for convex Hamilton-Jacobi equations.
      Franco Rampazzo*, Universita' di Padova (Italy)
      (964-49-175)
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Discussion
  • Saturday March 31, 2001, 8:30 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
    Special Session on Optimal Control, Calculus of Variations, and Nonsmooth Analysis, III

    Room 554, Snow Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael Malisoff, Texas A\&M University, Corpus Christi malisoff@penguin.tamucc.edu
    Peter R. Wolenski, Louisiana State University

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Discontinuous solutions and comparison results for a class of Hamilton-Jacobi equations.
      Antonio Siconolfi*, Univ. di Roma "La Sapienza''
      (964-49-195)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Numerical Analysis in Optimal Control.
      William W Hager*, University of Florida
      (964-49-250)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Discussion
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Viscosity solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equations for the optimal control of Navier-Stokes equations.
      Andzrej Swiech*, Georgia Institute of Technology
      F. Gozzi, Universita di Pisa
      S. S. Sritharan, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Center
      (964-49-165)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      Optimal Stochastic Control Applied to Mathematical Finance.
      Agnes Tourin*, University of Toronto
      Thaleia Zariphopoulou, University of Texas at Austin
      (964-93-126)
  • Saturday March 31, 2001, 3:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
    Special Session on Optimal Control, Calculus of Variations, and Nonsmooth Analysis, IV

    Room 554, Snow Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael Malisoff, Texas A\&M University, Corpus Christi malisoff@penguin.tamucc.edu
    Peter R. Wolenski, Louisiana State University

    • 3:30 p.m.
      Minimal Curves of Constant Torsion.
      Thomas A. Ivey*, College of Charleston
      (964-49-68)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Discrete Optimal Control and the Dynamics of Rigid Bodies.
      Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
      Peter E Crouch, Arizona State University
      Jerrold E Marsden, California Institute of Technology
      Tudor S Ratiu, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
      (964-49-150)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      High-order conditions for optimality and high-order approximating cones using a geometric language.
      Matthias Kawski*, Arizona State University
      (964-93-215)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Path-Integral generalized differentials and the maximum principle of optimal control theory.
      H\'ector J Sussmann*, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
      (964-49-207)
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