Albion College Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium

Title: Dynamic Programming and Contraction Mappings
Speaker:Daniel Christiansen
Professor of Economics and Management
Economics and Management
Albion College
Albion, Michigan, USA
Abstract: This talk provides an introduction to discounted dynamic programming with an infinite time horizon. The role of the optimal return function is discussed, and the contraction mapping theorem is used to provide an existence theorem for an optimal policy or plan.
Location: Palenske 227
Time: 3:30 PM

author  = "{Daniel Christiansen}",
title   = "{Dynamic Programming and Contraction Mappings}",
address = "{Albion College Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium}",
month   = "{3 November}",
year    = "{2011}"