### MA6360 Optimization techniques

#### Course Details

Hillbert spaces: The Projection theorem- Approximation- minimum norm problems.

Calculus of variations: Extrema of Functionals- Gateax variation- Euler- Langrange equations- Problem with variable end points- Isoperimetric problem- Direct methods for solving variational problems.

Optimal Control Theory: Pontryagin's maximum principle- Time optimal problems.

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