## Controlled Markov Processes and Viscosity SolutionsThis book is intended as an introduction to optimal stochastic control for continuous time Markov processes and to the theory of viscosity solutions. |

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I Deterministic

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**Optimal Control**1.1 Introduction The concept of control can be described as the process of influencing the behavior of a dynamical system to achieve a desired goal . If the goal is to optimize some payoff function ( or ...Page 420

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**Optimal control**of piecewise deterministic Markov processes , Stochastics , 14 ( 1985 ) 165-208 . ( VL ) R. B. Vinter and R. M. Lewis , The equivalence of strong and weak formulations for certain problems in optimal ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

Viscosity Solutions | 53 |

Controlled Markov Diffusions in R | 157 |

SecondOrder Case | 213 |

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Controlled Markov Processes and Viscosity Solutions Wendell H. Fleming,Halil Mete Soner Limited preview - 2006 |

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