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Experimenting with Hybrid Control
There is a growing realization among educators andemployers that students of automatic control should be encouraged tothink of the subject in broader terms. The systems approach shouldembrace communication requirements, ...
The Dynamics of a Forced Sphere-Plate Mechanical System
We study the dynamics and explore thecontrollability of a family of sphere-plate mechanical systems. Theseare nonholonomic systems with a five-dimensional configuration spaceand three independent velocities. They consist ...
Computing Balanced Realizations for Nonlinear Systems
This paper addresses the problem of computability pertaining to the Scherpen(1994) theory and procedure for balancing of nonlinear systems. In contrastto Moore's (1981) balancing method for linear systems, the Scherpen ...
Generalized Inverses for Finite-Horizon Tracking
Control and communication issues aretraditionally "decoupled" in discussions of decision and controlproblems, as this simplifies the analysis and generally works well forclassical models. This fundamental assumption deserves ...