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An Optimal Control Problem for Hypoxemic Hypoxia Tissue-Blood Carbon Dioxide Exchange during Physical Activity

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This paper aims at solving an optimal control problem for determining the response of hypoxia to heart rate and alveolar ventilation that are cardiovascular and respiratory control respectively during a physical activity. A two nonlinear coupled ordinary differential equations is presented. The cost function of optimal control problem is discretized using the linear B-splines functions defined on a regular grid. The results show the determinant parameters stabilized at normal value.

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J. Ntaganda and B. Mampassi, "An Optimal Control Problem for Hypoxemic Hypoxia Tissue-Blood Carbon Dioxide Exchange during Physical Activity," Open Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 56-61. doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2013.31009.

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