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2009 International Asia Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics

Date 1-2 Feb. 2009

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C1
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  • [Title page i]

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  • Table of contents

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  • Message from the CAR 2009 Conference Chair

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): xiii
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  • CAR 2009 Organizing Committee

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): xiv
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  • Modeling and Characteristics Analysis of Intelligent Pneumatic Muscle with Shape Memory Alloy Braided Shell

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):3 - 7
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    Pneumatic muscles mimic function of human muscles and are used as robot actuators. The intelligent pneumatic muscle (IPM) with shape memory alloy (SMA) wires braided shell was proposed to improve characteristics. The mechanism was designed and prototype test-bench was made. Output force model was established through static force equilibrium analysis. The equation between temperature and contractio... View full abstract»

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  • The Research and Design of the Belt Grinder which Based on PLC

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):8 - 11
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    The main introduction is the PLC and the touching screen which to control a new type of belt grinder, narrates its working principle, simultaneously introduces its design of the hardware and the software. This new type of belt grinding, which uses PLC as the control system core, and use the frequency converter to achieve the speed of the belt stepless adjustable and automatic control. This new typ... View full abstract»

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  • Adaptive Tracking Control of Nonlinear Systems Using Neural Networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):12 - 15
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    An adaptive neural network control strategy for a class of nonlinear system is proposed, which combines the technique in generalized predictive control theory and the gradient descent rule to accelerate learning and improve convergence with neural networkpsilas capability of approximating to nonlinear function, Taking the neural network as a model of the system, control signals are directly obtain... View full abstract»

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  • Design of Output Feedback Controller for Neutral System with Distributed Delay

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):16 - 19
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    This paper is concerned with the stabilization for linear neutral systems with distributed delays. Based on the model transformation of neutral type, the Lyapunov-Krasovskii functional method is employed to establish the delay-dependent stability criterion. Through the controller parameterization and matrix transformation techniques, the desired parameters are solved from the delay-dependent desig... View full abstract»

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  • One Method to Evaluate the Safety of Train Control Center

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):20 - 23
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    The train control center which plays a central role of message communication is a pivotal sub-system of the china train control system. On the basis of developing and debugging the engineering prototype of the train control center, an index system for evaluating the safety of the train control center was set up. Based on the analytic hierarchy process, a safety evaluation method for the train cont... View full abstract»

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  • Improved PD Controller for AUV Bsed on MPSO

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):24 - 28
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    Traditional motion controller for AUV is aiming at single degree of freedom(DOF) to decouple so it ignores the coupling effects of each DOF and it performs bad in some complex navigation states. In order to compensate the coupling effects, a novel PD controller is designed. This controller is constructed on the hydrodynamic model of AUV in six-DOFs and simplified according to the practical needs. ... View full abstract»

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  • A Common Lyapunov Function for a Class of Switched Descriptor Systems

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):29 - 31
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    The existence of a common Lyapunov function for a class of linear switched descriptor systems was studied, where the system matrices were commute pairwise. We first presented work on two subsystems, a Lyapunov function was constructed and proved to be a common Lyapunov function of the system, and then we extended to the case of multi-subsytems, using the similar method. Finally, a sufficient condi... View full abstract»

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  • A Linear Cost Function Model and its Application

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):32 - 36
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    In this paper, we present a new motion feature, viz. motion curve, and an o(n) algorithm for video adaptation. This new feature is based on motion activity in each video frame. The motion activity in each frame is represented by a pixel change map(PCM) by Yi, H. et al, (2005). A variational filter is applied on the PCM sequence to remove the noise and smooth ldquomotion curverdquo for video adapta... View full abstract»

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  • Optimal Allocation for Complex Systems' Safety

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):37 - 41
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    To solve the question of guaranteeing the safety of a system with a complex structure and tight couplings, a new method of optimal allocation exploiting the dynamical planning theory is presented. Two key factors that can affect system safety, i.e., accident loss and accident rate are analyzed. Then, to measure comprehensively requirements of system safety, accident safety level is defined based o... View full abstract»

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  • Study of the Optimal Location and Size of Piezoelectric Actuator in Smart Structures

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):42 - 46
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    Study on the problems of obtaining both the optimal location and size of piezoelectric actuators in the smart structure. In this paper, the model of a piezoelectric smart structure is built by the application of ANSYS software, extracts the required modes according to the method of model reduction based on the truncation criterion of modal cost, then, both the optimal location and the size of piez... View full abstract»

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  • Fuzzy Logic Control on Smart Structure based on Optimal Placement of Piezoelectric Patch

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):47 - 51
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    In order to reduce the vibration of smart structures, this paper gets the optimal location of piezoelectric patch by the D-optimal design principle, and then uses a fuzzy logic controller which was designed base on optimal fuzzy rules to control it. The D-optimal design principle is an optimization method which chosen by the maximum determinant of Fisher information matrix criteria. Study on the m... View full abstract»

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  • Lateral-Direction Control via Reaction Control System

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):52 - 56
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    This paper presents the design of lateral/directional control with RCS on reentry of reusable launch vehicle. The control law are designed, with great computational advantage,for a linear system and then applied in a nonlinear way with on-off type RCS. The lateral/directional control concept essentially reverses the traditional role of the lateral force effectors. The feedback of roll rate to aile... View full abstract»

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  • A New Controller Controlling the Synchronous Communication between Different Chua's Circuits

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):57 - 61
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    A new controller is presented for the chaotic synchronization and secure communication problems of two Chuapsilas systems in application. The method of forming controller is given in the paper. And it is analysed and proved by using Lyapunov stability theory that the new controller can control the error of two different Chuapsilas chaotic systems to be asymptotically stable. Finally under the cont... View full abstract»

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  • A Control-oriented Macroscopic Traffic Flow Model for Urban Diverse Intersections

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):62 - 66
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    Traffic flow on roads is a non-linear, stochastic phenomenon, with complex interactions between vehicles. This paper discussed the dynamic nature of urban intersections, and presents a novel traffic flow evolution model at a time scale and of a level of detail suitable for on-line estimation, simulation and control. The intersection is considered as interconnected components of urban road network.... View full abstract»

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  • A Machine Learning Method for Dynamic Traffic Control and Guidance on Freeway Networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):67 - 71
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    A distributed approach to reinforcement learning in tasks of ramp metering and dynamic route guidance is presented. The problem domain, a freeway integration control application, is formulated as a distributed reinforcement learning problem. The DRL approach was implemented via a multi-agent control architecture where the decision agent was assigned to each of the on-ramp or VMS. The return of eac... View full abstract»

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  • Urban Trunk Road Traffic Signal Coordinated Control Based on Multi-Objective Immune Algorithm

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):72 - 76
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    In order to reduce traffic delay, a novel urban trunk road traffic signal coordinated control method was presented. Firstly, a multi-objective immune algorithm based on multi-population was proposed. By this way, it can effectively prevent population retrogression; promote diversity and the whole optimal searching ability of genetic algorithm. Considering the traffic delay of the uplink vehicles a... View full abstract»

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  • A Team CGA Learning Method TCCLA

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):77 - 80
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    In distributed virtual environment, through learning, individual CGA(Computer Generated Actor) can adapt environment and other CGA in team, so the team capability of solving problems, the adaptability and robust of CGA team have been increased. When the learning based on random games of team CGA has multiple equilibriums, the equilibrium selection problem of every member in team must be solved. Th... View full abstract»

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  • Model-based Control for 6-DOF Parallel Manipulator

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):81 - 84
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    A novel model-based controller for six-degree-of-freedom (DOF) parallel manipulator is proposed in this paper, in order to abatement the influence of platform load variety and compel the steady state errors converge to zero. In this paper, 6-DOF parallel manipulator is described as multi-rigid-body systems, the mathematical model of the 6-DOF parallel manipulator including dynamics based on Kane m... View full abstract»

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