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# IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology

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Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):C1 - C4
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology publication information

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): C2
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• ### A Robust Controller Interpolation Design Technique

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):1 - 10
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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Switching or blending among controllers is termed controller interpolation. This paper investigates a robust controller interpolation technique and applies it to an experimental test bed. Although an interpolated controller is composed of linear time-invariant (LTI) controllers stabilizing the LTI plant, closed-loop performance and stability are not guaranteed. Thus, it is of interest to design th... View full abstract»

• ### Real-Time Discrete Neural Block Control Using Sliding Modes for Electric Induction Motors

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):11 - 21
Cited by:  Papers (48)
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This paper deals with real-time adaptive tracking for discrete-time induction motors in the presence of bounded disturbances. A high-order neural-network structure is used to identify the plant model, and based on this model, a discrete-time control law is derived, which combines discrete-time block-control and sliding-mode techniques. This paper also includes the respective stability analysis for... View full abstract»

• ### System Identification and Contour Tracking of a Plane-Type 3-DOF $(X,Y,theta z)$ Precision Positioning Table

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):22 - 34
Cited by:  Papers (14)
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In this paper, an adaptive backstepping control (ABC) method for a plane-type 3-DOF (X,Y,θz) precision positioning table is proposed. First, according to the dynamics of a mechanical mass-spring system, we establish mathematical equations that contain linear viscous frictions and varied elasticities with cross-coupling effects due to mechanical bending. In system ident... View full abstract»

• ### Optimal System Design of SISO-Servopneumatic Positioning Drives

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):35 - 44
Cited by:  Papers (21)
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Servopneumatic actuators are very attractive for automated handling tasks or robot operations. They have many advantages such as high speed, high robustness in rough manufacturing environment or high power-to-weight ratio. The considered actuator system is a standard configuration in pneumatics consisting of a double acting pneumatic cylinder controlled by a proportional directional control valve.... View full abstract»

• ### Vector-Field-Orientation Feedback Control Method for a Differentially Driven Vehicle

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):45 - 65
Cited by:  Papers (43)
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This paper presents a novel vector-field-orientation (VFO) feedback control method and its application to a differentially driven wheeled vehicle. It describes the control concept and the control design methodology originating from simple geometrical interpretations connected with the vehicle model structure. The novelty of the VFO method allows one to treat two considered control tasks - trajecto... View full abstract»

• ### Scheduling-and-Control Codesign for a Collection of Networked Control Systems With Uncertain Delays

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):66 - 78
Cited by:  Papers (68)
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This paper is concerned with the simultaneous stabilization of a collection of continuous-time linear time-invariant (LTI) plants whose feedback-control loops are closed via a shared digital communication network. Because of the limitation of communication capacity, only a limited number of controller-plant connections can be accommodated at any time instant. Therefore, it is necessary to carefull... View full abstract»

• ### A Reset State Estimator Using an Accelerometer for Enhanced Motion Control With Sensor Quantization

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):79 - 90
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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Sensor quantization is a key factor that deteriorates the tracking performance of positioning systems with low-resolution optical encoders. This paper presents a method to improve the performance of such systems by merging an accelerometer of low cost. First, to reject the external disturbance, friction force and system perturbations, we design a disturbance observer (DOB) based on acceleration si... View full abstract»

• ### An Extended Kalman Filter for Real-Time Estimation and Control of a Rigid-Link Flexible-Joint Manipulator

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):91 - 103
Cited by:  Papers (32)
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Maximizing the tracking performance of an industrial manipulator requires an accurate expression of manipulator dynamics and efficient model parameterization. These objectives are difficult to achieve in manipulators with flexible joints since link positions typically are not measured. We present in this paper an extended Kalman filter (EKF) observer to estimate manipulator states and couple these... View full abstract»

• ### A Two-Phase Heuristic for the Production Scheduling of Heavy Plates in Steel Industry

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):104 - 117
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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In this paper, the production scheduling of heavy plates is considered. Different from general hot rolling mill, the reheating furnace scheduling shares the same importance with the hot rolling scheduling due to the special characters of heavy plates such as the large differences in weight and dimension. One major characteristic of the reheating furnace is that it can simultaneously process multip... View full abstract»

• ### Cut Scheduling Optimization in Plate Mill Finishing Area Through Mixed-Integer Linear Programming

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):118 - 127
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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The recent development of steel technologies for plate production introduced new control and optimization issues that modern automation systems need to take into account. In this paper, the integration in an automation system of mixed-integer linear programming, which now relies on extremely efficient algorithms, and the use of new sensors for automatic detection of defects for the optimization of... View full abstract»

• ### Adaptive Homography-Based Visual Servo Tracking Control via a Quaternion Formulation

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):128 - 135
Cited by:  Papers (26)
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In this paper, an adaptive homography-based visual servo tracking controller is developed for the camera-in-hand problem using a quaternion formulation to represent rotation tracking error. The desired trajectory in the tracking problem is encoded by a sequence of images (e.g., a video sequence), and Lyapunov methods are employed to facilitate the control design and the stability analysis. An adap... View full abstract»

• ### Feedback Control of Oxygen Uptake During Robot-Assisted Gait

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):136 - 142
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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Body-weight-supported robot-assisted devices can be used to promote gait rehabilitation and as exercise tools for neurologically impaired persons such as stroke and spinal-cord-injured patients. Here, we propose a novel feedback-control structure for real-time control of oxygen uptake during robot-assisted gait, in which we use the following methods. 1) A feedback-control structure is proposed, co... View full abstract»

• ### Dynamic Compensation Control of Flexible Macro–Micro Manipulator Systems

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):143 - 151
Cited by:  Papers (11)  |  Patents (2)
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Macro-micro architecture, which consists of macro and micro manipulators, is used here to eliminate errors at the tip of a flexible manipulator. The macro uses long arms and has such advantages as larger work volume and lower energy consumption but suffers from large deformations and vibrations. The micro is a smaller rigid manipulator and is attached on the end of the macro to isolate the system ... View full abstract»

• ### Passive Actuators' Fault-Tolerant Control for Affine Nonlinear Systems

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):152 - 163
Cited by:  Papers (80)
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In this brief, the problem of passive fault-tolerant control (FTC) for nonlinear affine systems with actuator faults is considered. Two types of faults, additive and loss-of-effectiveness faults, are treated. In each case, a Lyapunov-based feedback controller is proposed, which ensures the local uniform asymptotic (exponential) stability of the faulty system, if the safe nominal system is locally ... View full abstract»

• ### Robust Fuzzy Control of an Active Magnetic Bearing Subject to Voltage Saturation

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):164 - 169
Cited by:  Papers (23)
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Based on a recently proposed model for the active-magnetic-bearing (AMB) switching mode of operation, this paper presents a robust Takagi-Sugeno-model-based fuzzy-control strategy to stabilize the AMB with fast response speed subject to control-voltage saturation and parameter uncertainties. The sufficient conditions for the existence of such a controller are derived in terms of linear matrix ineq... View full abstract»

• ### Identification of Multichannel Cardiovascular Dynamics Using Dual Laguerre Basis Functions for Noninvasive Cardiovascular Monitoring

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):170 - 176
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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This paper presents a novel method to identify the cardiovascular (CV) system using two distinct peripheral blood pressure (BP) signals. The method can characterize the distinct arterial path dynamics that shape each of the BP signals and recover the common central-flow signal fed to them. A Laguerre series data-compression technique is used to obtain a compact representation of the CV system, who... View full abstract»

• ### Iterative Tuning of Internal Model Controllers With Application to Air/Fuel Ratio Control

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):177 - 184
Cited by:  Papers (27)
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A new tuning method for internal model controllers (IMCs) is presented. The parameters of an IMC can be structurally assigned to two groups: 1) parameters of the internal model and 2) parameters of the controller. The method described in this brief suggests a sequential tuning of the two parameter groups. For both groups, the parameter values are found by minimizing a predefined cost function. The... View full abstract»

• ### Decentralized Feedback Structures of a Vapor Compression Cycle System

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):185 - 193
Cited by:  Papers (17)
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In vapor compression cycle systems, it is desirable to effectively control the thermodynamic cycle by controlling the thermodynamic states of the refrigerant. By controlling the thermodynamic states with an inner loop, supervisory algorithms can manage critical functions and objectives such as maintaining superheat and maximizing the coefficient of performance. In practice, it is generally preferr... View full abstract»

• ### LuGre-Model-Based Friction Compensation

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):194 - 200
Cited by:  Papers (77)
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A tracking problem for a mechanical system is considered. We start with a feedback controller that is designed without attention to disturbances, which are assumed to be adequately described by a dynamic LuGre friction model. We are interested in deriving a superimposed observer-based compensator to annihilate or reduce the influence of such a disturbance. We exploit a recently suggested approach ... View full abstract»

• ### Fault Detection for a Class of Uncertain State-Feedback Control Systems

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):201 - 212
Cited by:  Papers (51)
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This brief studies the problem of fault detection for a class of uncertain state-feedback tracking control systems with constant reference inputs and bounded disturbances. The considered systems are modeled via multiple modes, namely, fault-free case and faulty cases. Actuator stuck faults, including outage cases, are considered. With the aid of the finite-frequency positive-realness approach, a n... View full abstract»

• ### Feed-Forward Control of Open Channel Flow Using Differential Flatness

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):213 - 221
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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This brief derives a method for open-loop control of open channel flow, based on the Hayami model, a parabolic partial differential equation resulting from a simplification of the Saint-Venant equations. The open-loop control is represented as infinite series using differential flatness, for which convergence is assessed. A comparison is made with a similar problem available in the literature for ... View full abstract»

• ### Robust Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of a Run-of-Mine Ore Milling Circuit

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):222 - 229
Cited by:  Papers (30)
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This brief investigates the feasibility of applying a robust nonlinear model predictive controller to a run-of-mine ore milling circuit, and the conditions under which such a controller might be worthwhile implementing. The run-of-mine ore milling circuit model used consists of nonlinear modules for the individual components of the milling circuit, allowing for arbitrary milling circuit configurat... View full abstract»

• ### Consensus Tracking Under Directed Interaction Topologies: Algorithms and Experiments

Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):230 - 237
Cited by:  Papers (110)
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Consensus tracking problems with, respectively, bounded control effort and directed switching interaction topologies are considered when a time-varying consensus reference state is available to only a subgroup of a team and the team members have only local interaction. A consensus tracking algorithm explicitly accounting for bounded control effort is proposed and analyzed under a directed fixed in... View full abstract»

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