Q: "dynamical" programming

Steven Brenner LMB brenner at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Sat May 20 20:57:48 EST 1995

steipe at lmb.uni-muenchen.de (Boris Steipe) writes:
>Why is the dynamical programming algorithm called "dynamical" ?
>Is this opposed to some concept of "static" programming and if yes how ?

The term is 'dynamic programming,' and it comes from the field of
Operations Research -- where it is a long-established technique.

I don't have any good references handy, but perhaps this bit of
context should get you started.

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