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ADAPTIVE SYMMETRIC INTERIOR PENALTY GALERKIN METHOD FOR BOUNDARY CONTROL PROBLEMS

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2017-01-01
BENNER, Peter
Yücel, Hamdullah
We investigate an a posteriori error analysis of adaptive finite element approximations of linear-quadratic boundary optimal control problems under bilateral box constraints, which act on a Neumann boundary control. We use a symmetric interior Galerkin method as discretization technique. An efficient and reliable residual-type error estimator is introduced by invoking data oscillations. We then derive local upper and lower a posteriori error estimates for the boundary control problem. Adaptive mesh refinement indicated by a posteriori error estimates is applied. Numerical results are presented to illustrate the performance of the adaptive finite element approximation.