Browsing by Subject "Optimization"
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Action functional stochastic H∞ estimation for nonlinear discrete time systems
(2002)This paper presents an action functional, sample path optimization technique, for formulating and solving nonlinear discretetime stochastic H∞ estimation problems. These H∞ problems are formulated as minimax dynamic games ...

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An Algorithm for Global Maximization of Secrecy Rates in Gaussian MIMO Wiretap Channels
(2015)Optimal signaling for secrecy rate maximization in Gaussian MIMO wiretap channels is considered. While this channel has attracted a significant attention recently and a number of results have been obtained, including the ...

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Approximation of Markov Processes by Lower Dimensional Processes via Total Variation Metrics
(2017)The aim of this paper is to approximate a FiniteState Markov (FSM) process by another process defined on a lower dimensional state space, called the approximating process, with respect to a total variation distance fidelity ...

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Approximation of Markov Processes by Lower Dimensional Processes via Total Variation Metrics
(2017)The aim of this paper is to approximate a FiniteState Markov (FSM) process by another process defined on a lower dimensional state space, called the approximating process, with respect to a total variation distance fidelity ...

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Bank filters for ML parameter estimation via the ExpectationMaximization algorithm: The continuoustime case
(1998)In this paper we consider continuoustime partially observed systems in which the parameters are unknown. We employ conditional moment generating functions of integrals and stochastic integrals to derive new maximumlikelihood ...

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Bid markup selection using artificial neural networks and an entropy metric
(2010)The purpose of the paper is to perform bid markup optimisation through the use of artificial neural networks (ANN) and a metric of the selected bid markup's derived entropy. The scope is to provide an alternative, ...

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A bidunbalancing method for lowering a contractor's financial risk
(2008)A method is presented for unbalancing bids and optimizing the allocation of overall project profits to individual activities by considering the financial parameters of a project (bid markup and projected cash flow), in ...

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Capacity of channels with memory and feedback: Encoder properties and dynamic programming
(2010)This paper is concerned with capacity formulae for channels with memory and feedback, properties of the capacity achieving encoder, and dynamic programming for designing optimal encoders. The source is general and the ...

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Capacity of channels with memory and feedback: Encoder properties and dynamic programming
(2010)This paper is concerned with capacity formulae for channels with memory and feedback, properties of the capacity achieving encoder, and dynamic programming for designing optimal encoders. The source is general and the ...

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Capacity of the class of MIMO channels with incomplete CDI  Properties of mutual information for a class of channels
(2009)This paper is concerned with multipleinput multipleoutput (MIMO) wireless channel capacity, when the probability distribution of the channel matrix p(H) is not completely known to the transmitter and the receiver. The ...

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Centralized Versus Decentralized Optimization of Distributed Stochastic Differential Decision Systems with Different Information StructuresPart I: A General Theory
(2017)Decentralized optimization of distributed stochastic dynamical systems with two or more controls of the decision makers (DMs) has been an active area of research for over half a century. Although, such decentralized ...

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Combined optimisation of design and power management of the hydraulic hybrid propulsion system for the 6 × 6 medium truck
(2004)Hybrid propulsion systems are one of the critical technologies on the roadmap to future ultraefficient trucks. While there is a significant body of work related to hybrid passenger cars and light commercial trucks, there ...

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Comparative analysis of artificial neural network models: Application in bankruptcy prediction
(IEEE, 1999)This study compares the predictive performance of three neural network methods, namely the Learning Vector Quantization, Radial Basis Function, the Feedforward network that uses the conjugate gradient optimization algorithm, ...

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Constrained sensor selection for discrete event systems modeled by Petri nets
(2011)This paper studies how to place a minimum number of sensors in discrete event systems modeled by partially observed Petri nets while maintaining structural observability. When the sensors are constrained to be associated ...

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Construction imitating ants: Resourceunconstrained scheduling with artificial ants
(200905)The paper presents a methodology to arrive at critical path calculations in construction networks by imitating the natural selection processes utilized by reallife ants in search of shortest paths to a food source, and ...

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Control of feedback systems subject to the finite rate constraints via the shannon lower bound
(2007)This paper is concerned with control of stochastic systems subject to limited feedback channel capacity. Specifically, the design of an encoder, decoder, and controller subject to the mean square observability and ...

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A convex programming approach to the multiobjective H2/H∞ problem
(2002)In this paper, Banach space duality theory for the multiobjective H2/H∞ problem developed recently by the authors, is used to develop algorithms to solve this problem by approximately reducing the dual and predual ...

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Decentralized optimal dispatch of distributed energy resources
(2012)In this paper, we address the problem of optimally dispatching a set of distributed energy resources (DERs) without relying on a centralized decision maker. We consider a scenario where each DER can provide a certain ...

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Design under uncertainty and assessment of performance reliability of a dualuse medium truck with hydraulichybrid powertrain and fuel cell auxiliary power unit
(2005)Medium trucks constitute a large market segment of the commercial transportation sector, and are also used widely for military tactical operations. Recent technological advances in hybrid powertrains and fuel cell auxiliary ...

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Differential evolution based identification of automotive hydraulic engine mount model parameters
(2000)Hydraulic engine mounts are commonly used in an automotive applications, and numerical models exist for performing fullvehicle noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) studies by means of multibody simulation. The parameters ...