Maximum–norm a posteriori error estimates for an optimal control problem

Enrique Otárola, Richard Rankin, Abner J. Salgado

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We analyze a reliable and efficient max-norm a posteriori error estimator for a control-constrained, linear–quadratic optimal control problem. The estimator yields optimal experimental rates of convergence within an adaptive loop.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)997-1017
Number of pages21
JournalComputational Optimization and Applications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019


  • A posteriori error analysis
  • Finite element methods
  • Linear–quadratic optimal control problem
  • Maximum–norm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Optimization
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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