IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - How should a snake turn on ice: a case study of the asymptotic isoholonomic problem

42nd IEEE International Conference on Decision and Control

Author(s): Jianghai Hu ; S.N. Simic ; S. Sastry
Sponsor(s): Honeywell Lab.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2003
Conference Location: Maui, HI, USA
Conference Date: 9 December 2003
Volume: 3
Page Count: 6
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-7924-1
ISSN (Paper): 0191-2216
DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2003.1273067
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It is a classical result that solutions to the isoperimetric problem, i.e., finding the planar curves with a fixed length that enclose the largest area, are circles. As a generalization, we study... View More

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