Introduction to the

Theory of Optimal Control


Dr. Siu-Pang Yung

Department of Mathematics

The University of Hong Kong





In this seminar, we would like to give an introduction to some basic properties of optimal control theory and their applications. Among them, we shall discuss value function, dynamic programming identity, maximum principle, Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equation and optimal feedback. No prior knowledge will be assumed and all are welcome.



August 2, 2001 (Thursday)


4:00 - 5:00pm


Room 517, Meng Wah Complex





All are welcome