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2001 Spring Central Section Meeting
Lawrence, KS, March 3031, 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
(96449200)

9:00 a.m.
SubLipschitz Mappings and Connections to Optimal Control and the HamiltonJacobi Equation.
Grant N. Galbraith*, University of California, Davis
(96449205)

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 UniversityCorpus Christi
(96449238)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal Control and HamiltonJacobi Equations with Discontinuous Data Dependence.
Dan Ostrov*, Santa Clara University
(96449193)

10:30 a.m.
Necessary Conditions for Constrained Optimization Problems, their Applications and a Variational Proof.
Qiji J Zhu*, Western Michigan University
(96449111)

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
(96449214)

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
(96465138)

4:30 p.m.
A Lyapunov Characterization of a Notion of Detectability for Nonlinear Systems.
Brian P Ingalls*, Rutgers University
(96493156)

5:00 p.m.
Nonlinear Observer Design in the Siegel Domain.
Arthur Krener, University of California, Davis
Mingqing Xiao*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(96449140)

5:30 p.m.
Faithful representations for convex HamiltonJacobi equations.
Franco Rampazzo*, Universita' di Padova (Italy)
(96449175)

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 HamiltonJacobi equations.
Antonio Siconolfi*, Univ. di Roma "La Sapienza''
(96449195)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Analysis in Optimal Control.
William W Hager*, University of Florida
(96449250)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

10:30 a.m.
Viscosity solutions of HamiltonJacobiBellman equations for the optimal control of NavierStokes equations.
Andzrej Swiech*, Georgia Institute of Technology
F. Gozzi, Universita di Pisa
S. S. Sritharan, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Center
(96449165)

11:00 a.m.
Optimal Stochastic Control Applied to Mathematical Finance.
Agnes Tourin*, University of Toronto
Thaleia Zariphopoulou, University of Texas at Austin
(96493126)

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
(9644968)

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
(96449150)

4:30 p.m.
Highorder conditions for optimality and highorder approximating cones using a geometric language.
Matthias Kawski*, Arizona State University
(96493215)

5:00 p.m.
PathIntegral generalized differentials and the maximum principle of optimal control theory.
H\'ector J Sussmann*, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
(96449207)
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