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Noether's theorem for higher-order variational problems of Herglotz type

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  • We approach higher-order variational problems of Herglotz type from an optimal control point of view. Using optimal control theory, we derive a generalized Euler--Lagrange equation, transversality conditions, DuBois--Reymond necessary optimality condition and Noether's theorem for Herglotz's type higher-order variational problems, valid for piecewise smooth functions.
    Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 49K15, 49S05; Secondary: 49K05, 34H05.


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