Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 454857, 3 pages
Review Article

A New Type of Distributed Parameter Control Systems: Two-Point Boundary Value Problems for Infinite-Dimensional Dynamical Systems

Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Received 14 June 2013; Accepted 3 July 2013

Academic Editor: Zhiwei Gao

Copyright © 2013 De-Xing Kong and Fa Wu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This survey note describes a new type of distributed parameter control systems—the two-point boundary value problems for infinite-dimensional dynamical systems, particularly, for hyperbolic systems of partial differential equations of second order, some of the discoveries that have been done about it and some unresolved questions.