The books and articles below have been influential in my ways of thinking.

## Technical Articles

The High Order Maximal Principle and Its Application to Singular Extremals by Krener

On Control Problems with Bounded State Variables by Berkovitz

Lossless Convexification of a Class of Optimal Control Problems with Non-convex Control Constraints by Acikmese and Blackmore

## Technical Books

Control Theory for Linear Systems by Trentelman, Stoorvogel, and Hautus

Optimal Control Theory by Berkovitz

Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control Theory by Liberzon

## Research Philosophy

## Simplicity

Walden by Thoreau

Radical Simplicity by Merkel

Goodbye, Things by Sasaki

Mole Had Everything by Odone

Voluntary Simplicity by Elgin

Stepping Lightly by Burch