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Chases and Escapes: The Mathematics of Pursuit and Evasion

Chases and Escapes: The Mathematics of Pursuit and Evasion

Written for enthusiasts of mathematics and physics, this book traces the development of modern pursuit theory from its beginnings to the present day. The book explores different approaches to solving various chase-and-escape problems. Topics include game theory, geometry, linear algebra, and target-tracking algorithms.

MATLAB is introduced and used to solve numerous examples in the book. In addition, a supplemental set of MATLAB M-files is available for download.

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About This Book

Paul J. Nahin, University of New Hampshire

Princeton University Press, 2007

ISBN: 978-0-691-12514-5
Language: English