MS&E351 Readings

Textbook

Volume 1 (third edition) and Volume 2 (fourth edition) of the text Dynamic Programming and Optimal Control, by Dimitri P. Bertsekas.

Reading schedule

These reading assignments supplement lectures, often expanding the scope or formalizing results beyond what is covered in class.

lecture date sections
1 20160927 Volume I, Sections 1.1-1.2
2 20160929 Volume I, Sections 1.3-1.5
3 20161004 Volume I, Section 4.4
4 20161006 Volume I, Section 4.3
5 20161011 Volume I, Section 4.1
6 20161013 Volume I, Section 4.2
7 20161018 Volume II, Sections 1.1-1.2,1.5.1
8 20161020 Volume II, Sections 2.1-2.2
9 20161025 Volume II, Sections 2.3-2.4
10 20161027 same
11 20161101 Volume II, Section 2.6.1
12 20161103 Volume II, Sections 1.3-1.4
13 20161110 to be decided
14 20161115 to be decided
15 20161117 to be decided
16 20161129 bandits
17 20161201 to be decided
18 20161206 to be decided
19 20161208 to be decided