by P. J. Antsaklis
Number of pages: 22
Intelligent control describes the discipline where control methods are developed that attempt to emulate important characteristics of human intelligence. These characteristics include adaptation and learning, planning under large uncertainty and coping with large amounts of data.
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by R. Timman
The lectures present an introduction to modern control theory. Calculus of variations is used to study the problem of determining the optimal control for a deterministic system without constraints and for one with constraints.
by Wilson J. Rugh - The Johns Hopkins University Press
Contents: Input/Output Representations in the Time and Transform Domain; Obtaining Input/Output Representations from Differential-Equation Descriptions; Realization Theory; Response Characteristics of Stationary Systems; Discrete-Time Systems; etc.
by S. Boyd, L. El Ghaoui, E. Feron, V. Balakrishnan
The authors reduce a wide variety of problems arising in system and control theory to a handful of optimization problems that involve linear matrix inequalities. These problems can be solved using recently developed numerical algorithms.
by Richard M. Murray - Society for Industrial Mathematics
The prospects for control in the current and future technological environment. The text describes the role the field will play in commercial and scientific applications over the next decade, and recommends actions required for new breakthroughs.