List of Figures. List of Tables. Foreword. Acknowledgements. 1. Optimal Representation and Visualization of Multivariate Data and Functions in Low-Dimensional Space; Jian Song. 2. Modeling of Complex Systems; K.J. Åström. 3. Power Control in ad hoc Wireless Networks: An Architectural Solution for a Melee of Multiple Agents, Cost Criteria, and Information Pattern; S. Narayanaswamy, et al. 4. Some Examples of Optimal Control; A.E. Bryson. 5. Adaptive Control Using Multiple Models: A Methodology; K.S. Narenda, et al. 6. Constrained Control: Polytopic Techniques; D.Q. Mayne. 7. An Introduction to Constrained Control; G.C. Goodwin, et al. 8. On Feasibility of Interplanetary Travel: The Flight from Earth to Mars and Back; A. Miele. 9. Linear Quadratic Control Revisited; D.D. Yao, et al. 10. Discrete Events: Timetables, Capacity Questions, and Planning Issues for Railway Systems; G.J. Olsder, A.F. de Kort. 11. A Sensitivity View of Markov Decision Processes and Reinforcement Learning; Xie-Ren Cao. 12. Optimal Control for Discrete Event and Hybrid Systems; C.G. Cassandras, K. Gokbayrak.
Modeling, Control And Optimization Of Complex Systems is a collection of contributions from leading international researchers in the fields of dynamic systems, control theory, and modeling. These papers were presented at the Symposium on Modeling and Optimization of Complex Systems in honor of Larry Yu-Chi Ho in June 2001. They include exciting research topics such as:
-modeling of complex systems,
-power control in ad hoc wireless networks,
-adaptive control using multiple models,
-linear quadratic control,
-Markov decision processes and reinforcement learning,
-optimal control for discrete event and hybrid systems,
-optimal representation and visualization of multivariate data and functions in low-dimensional spaces.
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