1 Automatic Control - The Hidden Technology.- 2 Asymptotic Dynamics in Adaptive Gain Control.- 3 Control Problems in Multi-Modal Telepresence Systems.- 4 A Perspective on Advanced Strategies for Process Control (Revisited).- 5 Advanced Control for Hot Rolling Mills.- 6 Fault-tolerant Control Systems.- 7 Are there New Industrial Perspectives in the Control of Mechanical Systems?.- 8 Hybrid Systems: Modeling and Supervisory Control.- 9 Nonlinear Descriptor Systems.- 10 Two-Dimensional Linear Systems.- 10.1 Robust Wavenumber Response of Multidimensional FIR Filters.- 10.2 2D-Analysis of Hybrid Systems.- 10.3 Towards a Theory of General Discrete Systems.- 10.4 Positive 2D Discrete and Continuous-Discrete Linear Sytems.- 10.5 Controllability of 2-D Linear Systems.- 10.6 Control Theory and Applications for Repetitive Processes.- 10.7 Two Dimensional Systems Concepts for Industrial Web Processes.- 11 Verification of Logic Controllers for Continuous Plants.- 12 Nonlinear Predictive Control and Moving Horizon Estimation - An Introductory Overview.
Advances in Control contains keynote contributions and tutorial material from the fifth European Control Conference, held in Germany in September 1999. The topics covered are of particular relevance to all academics and practitioners in the field of modern control engineering. These include:
- Modern Control Theory
- Fault Tolerant Control Systems
- Linear Descriptor Systems
- Generic Robust Control Design
- Verification of Hybrid Systems
- New Industrial Perspectives
- Nonlinear System Identification
- Multi-Modal Telepresence Systems
- Advanced Strategies for Process Control
- Nonlinear Predictive Control
- Logic Controllers of Continuous Plants
- Two-dimensional Linear Systems.
This important collection of work is introduced by Professor P.M. Frank who has almost forty years of experience in the field of automatic control. State-of-the-art research, expert opinions and future developments in control theory and its industrial applications, combine to make this an essential volume for all those involved in control engineering.
The texts present advanced methods and latest results in many topics
All involved in control engineering will benefit from this collection of expert knowledge and opinions
This book contains material presented at the fifth of these esteemed and prominent international conferences