Browsing by Subject "Control"
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Adaptive steering control for uncertain ship dynamics and stability analysis
(2013)Marine transportation offers a costeffective and viable alternative to cargo aircraft, trains, and trucks in general. Traffic control in congested waterways has recently become a challenging task demanding higher accuracy ...

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Comparision of spacing and headway control laws for automatically controlled vehicles
(1994)This paper investigates two different longitudinal control policies for automatically controlled vehicles. One is based on maintaining a constant spacing between the vehicles while the other is based upon maintaining a ...

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Convex design control for practical nonlinear systems
(2014)This paper describes a new control scheme for approximately optimal control (AOC) of nonlinear systems, convex control design (ConvCD). The key idea of ConvCD is to transform the approximate optimal control problem into a ...

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Driver/vehicle response diagnostic system for vehicle following based on Gaussian Mixture Model
(2012)It is well known that not all drivers drive the same and the same driver has different driving characteristics with different vehicles. Identifying these characteristics that are unique to each driver/vehicle response opens ...

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Extremum problems with total variation distance
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2013)The aim of this paper is to investigate extremum problems with payoff the total variational distance metric subject to linear functional constraints both defined on the space of probability measures, as well as related ...

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Flight dynamics and control of airbreathing hypersonic vehicles: Review and new directions
(2003)The current airbreathing hypersonic flight (AHF) technology programs focus on development of flight test vehicles and operational vehicle prototypes that utilize airframeintegrated scramjet engines. A key issue in making ...

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Identification and high bandwidth control of hard disk drive servo systems based on sampled data measurements
(2007)One of the key factors that determines the track density of a hard disk drive (HDD) is the performance characteristics of the HDD servo system, the control system that positions the READ/WRITE magnetic head close to the ...

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Lie algebraic methods in optimal control of stochastic systems with exponentialofintegral cost
(1999)The purpose of this paper is to formulate and study the optimal control of partially observed stochastic systems with exponentialofintegralsample cost, known as risksensitive problems, using Lie algebraic tools. This ...

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Lie algebraic methods in optimal control of stochastic systems with exponentialofintegral sample cost: Examples
(1998)The optimal control of partially observed stochastic systems with exponentialofintegralsample cost is considered. The concept of sufficient statistic algebra is introduced to construct finitedimensional controllers. ...

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NO x control via H 2selective catalytic reduction (H 2SCR) technology for stationary and mobile applications
(2012)This review paper provides an overview of the use of hydrogen (H 2) gas towards the selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides (NO x) under strongly oxidizing conditions found in many industrial flue gas streams and ...

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A "plugnplay" computationally efficient approach for control design of largescale nonlinear systems using cosimulation
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2013)Recently, there has been a growing interest towards simulationbased control design (cosimulation), where the controller utilizes an optimizer to minimize or maximize an objective function (system performance) whose ...

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Processing of semisolid materials using a shearthickening Bingham fluid model
(Publ by ASME, 1994)Recently the importance of processing metals and metal matrix composites in semisolid state is growing rapidly. Performing the shape making operations in the semisolid state provides a better opportunity to control the ...

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Robust capacity for additive colored Gaussian uncertain channels
(2005)This paper is concerned with the definition and computation of channel capacity of continuous time additive Gaussian channels, when the channel is subject to uncertainty, the noise power spectral density is known and the ...

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Robust stability and performance of adaptive jitter supression in laser beam pointing
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2013)This paper studies the robustness and performance of an adaptive scheme for suppression of laser beam jitter in the presence of unmodeled dynamics in a continuoustime formulation. To demonstrate the level of performance ...

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A scalable iterative convex design for nonlinear systems
(2012)A recently developed control scheme for approximately optimal control of nonlinear systems is the socalled Convex Control Design (ConvCD) methodology, that transforms the control problem of generic nonlinear systems into ...

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Semiglobal stabilization of nonlinear uncertain systems via a lyapunovbased switching logic
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2013)An adaptive supervisory switching control scheme for nonlinear uncertain systems is developed. Such a scheme comprises: A family of nonlinear candidate controllers, designed using a convex control design methodology

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A stochastic approximation algorithm for the adaptive control of time series following generalized linear models
(1999)A recursive estimation method for time series models following generalized linear models is developed in two ways. The estimation procedure, suitably modified, gives rise to a stochastic approximation scheme. We use the ...

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Stochastic minimum principle for partially observed systems subject to continuous and jump diffusion processes and driven by relaxed controls
(2013)In this paper, we consider nonconvex control problems of stochastic differential equations driven by relaxed controls adapted, in the weak star sense, to a current of sigma algebras generated by observable processes. We ...

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Stochastic power control for timevarying flat fading wireless channels
(2005)The performance of stochastic optimal power control of timevarying wireless shortterm flat fading channels, in which the evolution of the dynamical channel is described by a stochastic state space representation, is ...

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Supervisor synthesis for discrete event systems under partial observation and arbitrary forbidden state specifications
(2014)In this paper, we consider the forbidden state problem in discrete event systems modeled by partially observed and partially controlled Petri nets. Assuming that the reverse net of the uncontrollable subnet of the Petri ...