Advances in Control Theory and Applications [electronic resource] / edited by Claudio Bonivento, Lorenzo Marconi, Carlo Rossi, Alberto Isidori.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences: 353Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007Description: X, 310 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540707011Subject(s): Engineering | Systems theory | Engineering | Control Engineering | Systems Theory, ControlAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleOnline resources: Click here to access online
Modeling and Control of Autonomous Helicopters -- Efficient Quantization in the Average Consensus Problem -- Human-Robot Interaction Control Using Force and Vision -- A Dissipation Inequality for the Minimum Phase Property of Nonlinear Control Systems -- Input Disturbance Suppression for Port-Hamiltonian Systems: An Internal Model Approach -- A Systems Theory View of Petri Nets -- Wireless Sensing with Power Constraints -- The Important State Coordinates of a Nonlinear System -- On Decentralized and Distributed Control of Partially-Observed Discrete Event Systems -- A Unifying Approach to the Design of Nonlinear Output Regulators -- Controller Design Through Random Sampling: An Example -- Digital Control of High Performance Power Supplies for a Synchrotron Light Source -- Distributed PCHD-Systems, from the Lumped to the Distributed Parameter Case -- Observability and the Design of Fault Tolerant Estimation Using Structural Analysis -- Robust Hybrid Control Systems: An Overview of Some Recent Results.
Thisvolumecanbeconsideredadirectoutcomeofthespecialscienti?c“meeti- in-the-fortress”on “Advances in ControlTheoryand Applications” organizedin Bertinoro, Italy, by the Centre of research on Complex Automated Systems (CASY), Department of Electronics Computer and Systems of the University of Bologna, during the week May 22–26, 2006. The inspiring idea of that wo- shop was to provide a forum for exchange of ideas between theory-oriented and application-oriented researchers working on various systems and control pr- lems. The meeting o?ered an opportunity for formal presentations of research resultsaswellasforinformaldiscussionsaboutideasandproblems,case-studies, limitations and potentials of existing and emerging theories. The main goal of the meeting was to facilitate cross-fertilization between di?erent theoretical and applicativeareas. Emphasiswasput onidenti?cationofnewtheoreticaldevel- mentsandresearchdirections,asneededbyrecentprogressesinapplicationsand problems which are still looking for a theoretical support and e?ective rigorous solutions. The technical programme consisted of twenty-?ve main lectures - livered by distinguished scholars and was complemented by a number of poster presentations prepared by post doctoral fellows and PhD students currently working at CASY. Out of the twenty ?ve lectures given in Bertinoro, ?fteen are reported here in written form. They are organizedas separate contributions and listed according to the alphabetic order of the ?rst author, as follows. Modeling and Control of Autonomous Helicopters by Manuel B´ ejar, Anibal Ollero, Federico Cuesta, presents an overview on the modeling and model-based control of autonomous helicopters. E?cient Quantization in the Average Consensus Problem by Ruggero Carli, Sandro Zampieri deals with the averageconsensus problem where a set of linear systemshastobe driventothesame?nalstatewhichcorrespondstothe average of their initial states.