During the last four decades there has been a remarkable development in optimization and optimal control. Due to its wide variety of applications, many scientists and researchers have paid attention to fields of optimization and optimal control. A huge number of new theoretical, algorithmic, and computational results have been observed in the last few years. This book gives the latest advances, and due to the rapid development of these fields, there are no other recent publications on the same topics.
* Provides a collection of selected contributions giving a state-of-the-art account of recent developments in the field
* Covers a broad range of topics in optimization and optimal control, including unique applications
* Includes chapters written by experts in their respective disciplines
* Appeals to a broad audience of researchers, practitioners, and advanced graduate students in applied mathematics and engineering