Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Control of system of systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Jamshidi, M. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Texas, San Antonio, TX, USA

This paper sets forth the stage for one of the most important issues in SoS: the control problem. The challenge for any control engineer and designer is to stabilize the SoS based on not only its own sensors on board, but just as critically important based on data transmissions from other sensors and actuators. For that reason the control design needs to be flexible to account for lack or shortfall of communication packets from other systems or on the usual Gupta's [2006] main contribution here is the simultaneous design of information flow and the control law. Unlike traditional control design tools which concentrate on calculating the optimal control input by assuming a particular information flow between the components, Gupta's approach [2006]seeks to synthesize the optimal information flow along with the optimal control law that satisfies the constraints of the information flow. Thus besides the question of "What should an agent do?", the questions of "Whom should an agent talk to?", "What should an agent communicate?", "When should an agent communicate?" and so on also have to be answered. This idea is exactly what the decentralized formation control of Kumar Ray, et al. [2009], which was briefly discussed.

Published in:

Industrial Informatics, 2009. INDIN 2009. 7th IEEE International Conference on

Date of Conference:

23-26 June 2009

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.