The minimum principle for deterministic impulsive control systems

Jerawan Chudoung, Carolyn Beck

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We prove the Minimum Principle for an optimal impulsive control problem. This result is a generalization of the well-known Pontryagin Minimum Principle, and yields a necessary condition for an optimal impulsive control strategy that minimizes an associated cost. Furthermore, we establish an explicit connection between the value function arising from the Dynamic Programming Principle approach and the costate arising from the Minimum Principle approach for the impulsive optimal control problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3569-3574
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001
Event40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Dec 4 2001Dec 7 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Control and Optimization

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