Optimal trajectories for air-tosurfaces missiles using direct collocation and nonlinear programming

Arslan, Ertuğrul Murat


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The generalized class of stochastic hybrid systems consists of models with regime changes including the occurrence of impulsive behavior. In this paper, the stochastic hybrid processes with jumps are approximated by locally consistent Markov decision processes that preserve local mean and covariance. We further apply a randomized switching policy for approximating the dynamics on the switching boundaries. To investigate the validity of the approximation, we study a stochastic optimal control problem. On the...
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Two methods are presented to obtain optimal inverse kinematic solutions for redundant manipulators, according to two different performance criteria stipulated in the position and velocity levels. Both methods are analytical throughout except their final stages, which involve the numerical solution of a simplified minimization problem in a position-level case and the numerical integration of a set of differential equations derived optimally in a velocity-level case. Owing to the analytical nature of the meth...
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Optimal resource allocation algorithms for efficient operation of wireless networks
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In this thesis, we analyze allocation of two separate resources in wireless networks: transmit power and buffer space. Controlled allocation of power can provide good performance for both users and the network. Although centralized mechanisms are possible, distributed power control algorithms are preferable for efficient operation of the network. Viewing distributed power allocation as the collection of rational decisions of each user, we make game theoretic problem formulations, devise distributed algorith...
Optimal load and resistance factor design of geometrically nonlinear steel space frames via tabu search and genetic algorithm
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E. M. Arslan, “Optimal trajectories for air-tosurfaces missiles using direct collocation and nonlinear programming,” Middle East Technical University, 1996.