POD a-posteriori error based inexact SQP method for bilinear elliptic optimal control problems∗

Martin Kahlbacher; Stefan Volkwein

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2011)

  • Volume: 46, Issue: 2, page 491-511
  • ISSN: 0764-583X

Abstract

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An optimal control problem governed by a bilinear elliptic equation is considered. This problem is solved by the sequential quadratic programming (SQP) method in an infinite-dimensional framework. In each level of this iterative method the solution of linear-quadratic subproblem is computed by a Galerkin projection using proper orthogonal decomposition (POD). Thus, an approximate (inexact) solution of the subproblem is determined. Based on a POD a-posteriori error estimator developed by Tröltzsch and Volkwein [Comput. Opt. Appl. 44 (2009) 83–115] the difference of the suboptimal to the (unknown) optimal solution of the linear-quadratic subproblem is estimated. Hence, the inexactness of the discrete solution is controlled in such a way that locally superlinear or even quadratic rate of convergence of the SQP is ensured. Numerical examples illustrate the efficiency for the proposed approach.

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Kahlbacher, Martin, and Volkwein, Stefan. "POD a-posteriori error based inexact SQP method for bilinear elliptic optimal control problems∗." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 46.2 (2011): 491-511. <http://eudml.org/doc/222119>.

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author = {Kahlbacher, Martin, Volkwein, Stefan},
journal = {ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis},
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AB - An optimal control problem governed by a bilinear elliptic equation is considered. This problem is solved by the sequential quadratic programming (SQP) method in an infinite-dimensional framework. In each level of this iterative method the solution of linear-quadratic subproblem is computed by a Galerkin projection using proper orthogonal decomposition (POD). Thus, an approximate (inexact) solution of the subproblem is determined. Based on a POD a-posteriori error estimator developed by Tröltzsch and Volkwein [Comput. Opt. Appl. 44 (2009) 83–115] the difference of the suboptimal to the (unknown) optimal solution of the linear-quadratic subproblem is estimated. Hence, the inexactness of the discrete solution is controlled in such a way that locally superlinear or even quadratic rate of convergence of the SQP is ensured. Numerical examples illustrate the efficiency for the proposed approach.
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