The geometry of maximum principle. (English. Russian original) Zbl 1227.49026

Proc. Steklov Inst. Math. 273, 1-22 (2011); translation from Tr. Mat. Inst. Steklova 273, 5-27 (2011).
Summary: An invariant formulation of the maximum principle in optimal control is presented, and some second-order invariants are discussed.


49K15 Optimality conditions for problems involving ordinary differential equations
34H05 Control problems involving ordinary differential equations
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