Autonomous decentralized control

Dragoslav D. Šiljak, Dusan M Stipanovic

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A decentralized control law is called autonomous if the resulting closed-hop interconnected system is connectively stable, that is, the system remains stable despite structural perturbations wherebysubsystems are disconnected and again connected in an unpredictable way during operation. The objective of the paper is to propose an IMI scheme for design of autonomous decentralized controllers and observers for output control of complex systems. An interesting feature of the proposed observer-based controllers is that they do not impose any communication overhead since only the locally available output information is required.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division - 2001
EditorsM.A. Franchek
Number of pages5
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes
Event2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition - New York, NY, United States
Duration: Nov 11 2001Nov 16 2001


Other2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
CountryUnited States
CityNew York, NY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software

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