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Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (2009)
Thessaloniki, Greece
June 24, 2009 to June 26, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4684-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Program at a Glance (PDF)

pp. iv-vi

Chairs & IPC (PDF)

pp. vii-viii

Table of contents (PDF)

pp. ix-lxxx

Author index (PDF)

pp. lxxxi-ciii

Keyword index (PDF)

pp. civ-cvii

Plenaries (PDF)

pp. cviii

Conference (PDF)

pp. cxi-cxv

Copyright (PDF)

pp. cxvi

Stabilization of discrete-time 2D T-S fuzzy systems by state feedback control (Abstract)

Abdellah Benzaouia , EACPI, University Cadi Ayyad, Faculty of Science Semlalia, P.B. 2390, Marrakech, Morocco
Abdelaziz Hmamed , LESSI, University Mohamed Ben Abdellah, Faculty of Sciences Dhar EL Mhraz, BP 1796, Fes, Morocco
Ahmed El Hajjaji , CREA-UPJV, 7 Rue du Moulin Neuf, 80000 Amiens, France
pp. 1-6

LMI relaxations for nonquadratic stabilization of discrete-time Takagi-Sugeno systems based on polynomial fuzzy Lyapunov functions (Abstract)

Pedro L. D. Peres , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, CP 6101, 13083-970, SP, Brazil
Eduardo S. Tognetti , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, CP 6101, 13083-970, SP, Brazil
Ricardo C. L. F. Oliveira , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, CP 6101, 13083-970, SP, Brazil
pp. 7-12

Tuning fuzzy PID controllers using ant colony optimization (Abstract)

Salim Labiod , LAMEL, FSI, University of Jijel, Algeria
Hamid Boubertakh , LAMEL, FSI, University of Jijel, BP. 98, Ouled Aissa, 18000, Algeria
Mohamed Tadjine , LCP, Department of Electrical Engineering, ENP, France
Pierre-Yves Glorennec , INSA de Rennes, France
pp. 13-18

New delay-dependent stabilization conditions of T-S fuzzy systems with time varying delay (Abstract)

Hamdi Gassara , University of Picardie Jules Vernes (UPJV), 7, Rue de Moulin Neuf 8000 Amiens, France
Mohamed Chaabane , Electrical Engineering School-B.P. W 3080,-Sfax Tunisia
Ahmed El Hajjaji , University of Picardie Jules Vernes (UPJV), 7, Rue de Moulin Neuf 8000 Amiens, France
pp. 19-24

Robust fuzzy control of nonlinear discrete-time systems with polytopic uncertainties (Abstract)

N. A. Sofianos , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Kimmeria, GR-67100 Xanthi, Greece
O. I. Kosmidou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Kimmeria, GR-67100 Xanthi, Greece
pp. 25-30

Benchmark problems of adaptive control revisited by L<inf>1</inf> adaptive control (Abstract)

Enric Xargay , UIUC, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Naira Hovakimyan , UIUC, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Chengyu Cao , UConn, Storrs, CT, USA
pp. 31-36

An application of the RMMAC methodology to an unstable plant (Abstract)

Michael Athans , Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal
Vahid Hassani , Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal
Antonio M. Pascoal , Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal
pp. 37-42

Adaptive neural network control of nonholonomic systems with unknown virtual control coefficients (Abstract)

Qijun Chen , Department of Electronics and Information Engineering, Tongji University, 4800 Cao'an Road, China, 201804
Zhanping Yuan , Department of Electronics and Information Engineering, Tongji University, 4800 Cao'an Road, China, 201804
Zhuping Wang , Department of Electronics and Information Engineering, Tongji University, 4800 Cao'an Road, China, 201804
pp. 43-48

Robust adaptive fuzzy tracking control for a class of nonlinear systems (Abstract)

Najib Essounbouli , CReSTIC-Reims University, 9, rue de Quebéec B.P. 396, F-10026 Troyes cedex, France
Abdelaziz Hamzaoui , CReSTIC-Reims University, 9, rue de Quebéec B.P. 396, F-10026 Troyes cedex, France
pp. 49-54

Adaptive fuzzy controller for loop control in a Distributed Control system (Abstract)

M. Addel-Geliel , Arab academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt
pp. 55-60

Adaptive predictive control using recurrent neural network identification (Abstract)

Vincent A. Akpan , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
George Hassapis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
pp. 61-66

Controllers for mobile robot dynamic models: Trajectory tracking with applications to convoy-like vehicles (Abstract)

Amit Ailon , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
Raul Rabinovici , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
Ilan Zohar , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
pp. 67-72

A motion planning algorithm for smooth paths of bounded curvature and curvature derivative (Abstract)

G. Indiveri , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, via Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
G. Parlangeli , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, via Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
pp. 73-78

Characterization and modeling of a 3D scanner for mobile robot navigation (Abstract)

Natasa Koceska , Applied Mechanics laboratory, DIMEG, University of L'Aquila, 67040 Roio Poggio (AQ), Italy
Francesco Durante , Applied Mechanics laboratory, DIMEG, University of L'Aquila, 67040 Roio Poggio (AQ), Italy
Saso Koceski , Applied Mechanics laboratory, DIMEG, University of L'Aquila, 67040 Roio Poggio (AQ), Italy
Pierluigi Beomonte Zobel , Applied Mechanics laboratory, DIMEG, University of L'Aquila, 67040 Roio Poggio (AQ), Italy
pp. 79-84

Adaptive backstepping control of a wheeled mobile robot (Abstract)

Francis A. Okou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Canada
Donatien Nganga-Kouya , Department of mechanical Engineering, ENSET, Libreville, Gabon, Po Box 3989, Canada
pp. 85-91

Modeling and motion control of an articulated-frame-steering hydraulic mobile machine (Abstract)

Reza Ghabcheloo , Department of Intelligent Hydraulics and Automation, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland
Mika Hyvonen , Department of Intelligent Hydraulics and Automation, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland
pp. 92-97

On the number of leaders needed to ensure network connectivity in arbitrary dimensions (Abstract)

Dimos V. Dimarogonas , Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.
Tove Gustavi , School of Engineering Sciences, Royal institute of Technology (KTH), 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
Magnus Egerstedt , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332, USA
Xiaoming Hu , School of Engineering Sciences, Royal institute of Technology (KTH), 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 98-103

Asynchronous distributed algorithms for optimal coverage control with sensor networks (Abstract)

Christos G. Cassandras , Division of Systems Engineering and Center for Information and Systems Engineering, Boston University, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
Minyi Zhong , Division of Systems Engineering and Center for Information and Systems Engineering, Boston University, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
pp. 104-105

Linear iterative strategies for transmitting streams of values through sensor networks (Abstract)

Christoforos N. Hadjicostis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Shreyas Sundaram , Coordinated Science Laboratory and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 106-111

Intelligent forklift dispatching in warehouses using a sensor network (Abstract)

Yingwei Lin , Center for Information&Systems Eng., Boston University, USA
Reza Moazzez Estanjini , Center for Information&Systems Eng., Boston University, USA
Ioannis Ch. Paschalidis , Center for Information&Systems Eng., Dept. of Electrical&Computer Eng., and Division of Systems Eng., Boston University, 15 St. Mary's St., Brookline, MA 02446, USA
Dong Guok , Center for Information&Systems Eng., Boston University, USA
Keyong Li , Center for Information&Systems Eng., Boston University, USA
pp. 112-114

Distributed collaborative path planning in sensor networks with multiple mobile sensor nodes (Abstract)

Christos G. Panayiotou , KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678, Cyprus
Theofanis P. Lambrou , KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678, Cyprus
pp. 115-120

Evolutionary dynamics of collaborative environments with heterogeneous agents (Abstract)

John S. Baras , Institute for Systems Research and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, 20742, USA
Kiran K. Somasundaram , Institute for Systems Research and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland College Park, 20742, USA
pp. 121-125

R-composition of Lyapunov functions (Abstract)

Emanuele Crisostomi , Department of Electrical, Systems and Automation, University of Pisa, Via Diotisalvi, 2, 56127, Italy
Sergio Grammatico , Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, 56127, Italy
Aldo Balestrino , Department of Electrical, Systems and Automation, University of Pisa, Via Diotisalvi, 2, 56127, Italy
Andrea Caiti , Department of Electrical, Systems and Automation, University of Pisa, Via Diotisalvi, 2, 56127, Italy
pp. 126-131

On the use of orbital symmetries and semi-invariants for the analysis of planar nonlinear systems (Abstract)

Antonio Tornambe , Dip. Informatica, Sistemi e Produzione, Univ. Roma Tor Vergata, Via del Politecnico, 1, 00133, Italy
Laura Menini , Dip. Informatica, Sistemi e Produzione, Univ. Roma Tor Vergata, Via del Politecnico, 1, 00133, Italy
pp. 139-144

Implementing nonlinear controllers using observer-form via kernel representations (Abstract)

Sung H. Cha , Department of Information Engineering, Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
Brian D. O. Anderson , Department of Information Engineering, Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
Arvin Dehghani , Department of Information Engineering, Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
pp. 145-150

Constructing linear parameter varying models through adaptation for the control of a class of nonlinear systems (Abstract)

Cosku Kasnakoglu , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Sö¿ütözü, Ankara 06560, Turkey
pp. 151-156

Design considerations for piecewise affine system identification of nonlinear systems (Abstract)

Niel Canty , Department of Electronic Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
Tom O'Mahony , Department of Electronic Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
pp. 157-162

On stabilizing strict-feedback linear systems with delayed integrators (Abstract)

Miroslav Krstic , Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0411 USA
Nikolaos Bekiaris-Liberis , Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0411 USA
pp. 163-168

Multi-scale dynamics in counter-current heat exchangers (Abstract)

Sujit S. Jogwar , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Prodromos Daoutidis , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
pp. 169-174

Observer-based stabilization of an unstable parabolic PDE using the pseudospectral method and Sturm-Liouville theory (Abstract)

Chao Xu , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, 19 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
Eugenio Schuster , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, 19 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
pp. 175-180

A distributed parameter control approach to optimal filtering and smoothing with mobile sensor networks (Abstract)

E. M. Cliff , Center for Optimal Design and Control, Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 24061-0531, USA
J. A. Burns , Center for Optimal Design and Control, Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 24061-0531, USA
C. Rautenberg , Center for Optimal Design and Control, Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 24061-0531, USA
pp. 181-186

Scheduling of static sensor networks and management of mobile sensor networks for the detection and containment of moving sources in spatially distributed processes (Abstract)

Nikolaos A. Gatsonis , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA 01609, USA
Michael A. Demetriou , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA 01609, USA
pp. 187-192

Bounded error parameter estimation for models described by ordinary and delay differential equations (Abstract)

John A. Burns , Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 24061 USA
Adam F. Childers , Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 24061 USA
pp. 193-198

Fuzzy clustering based fault diagnosis for aircraft engine health management (Abstract)

Vassilis L. Syrmos , University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, 96822 USA
Estefan M. Ortiz , University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, 96822 USA
Ashish Babbar , University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, 96822 USA
pp. 199-204

An improved principal component analysis scheme for sensor fault detection and isolation : Application to a three tanks system (Abstract)

Mohamed Guerfel , LARA-Automatique, National engineering school of Tunis, BP 37, Le Belvédère, 1002, Tunisia
Anissa Ben Aicha , LARA-Automatique, National engineering school of Tunis, BP 37, Le Belvédère, 1002, Tunisia
Mohamed Benrejeb , LARA-Automatique, National engineering school of Tunis, BP 37, Le Belvédère, 1002, Tunisia
Kamel Ben Othman , LARA-Automatique, National engineering school of Tunis, BP 37, Le Belvédère, 1002, Tunisia
pp. 205-210

Diagnosis of an Inertial Measurement Unit based on set membership estimation (Abstract)

S. Lesecq , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5216 BP 46, St Martin d'Heres, 38402, France
C. Godin , Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (LETI-CEA), 17, av des Martyrs, 38054 Grenoble, France
C. Berbra , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5216 BP 46, St Martin d'Heres, 38402, France
H.V. Nguyen , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5216 BP 46, St Martin d'Heres, 38402, France
S. Gentil , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5216 BP 46, St Martin d'Heres, 38402, France
A. Barraud , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5216 BP 46, St Martin d'Heres, 38402, France
pp. 211-216

State and unknown input estimation for nonlinear systems described by Takagi-Sugeno models with unmeasurable premise variables (Abstract)

Benoit Marx , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN) UMR 7039, Nancy-Université, 2, avenue de la forêt de Haye 54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Jose Ragot , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN) UMR 7039, Nancy-Université, 2, avenue de la forêt de Haye 54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Didier Maquin , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN) UMR 7039, Nancy-Université, 2, avenue de la forêt de Haye 54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Dalil Ichalal , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN) UMR 7039, Nancy-Université, 2, avenue de la forêt de Haye 54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 217-222

Integration of the Stability Overlay (SO) with the Robust Multiple-Model Adaptive Control (RMMAC) (Abstract)

Michael Athans , Institute for Systems and Robotics - Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Jeff S. Shamma , Institute of Technology, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Atlanta, United States of America
Carlos Silvestre , Institute for Systems and Robotics - Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Paulo Rosa , Institute for Systems and Robotics - Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
pp. 223-228

Guaranteed transient performance with L<inf>1</inf> adaptive controller for nonlinear strict feedback systems (Abstract)

Aditya Paranjape , UIUC, Urbana, IL 61801 USA
Naira Hovakimyan , UIUC, Urbana, IL 61801 USA
Enric Xargay , UIUC, Urbana, IL 61801 USA
Chengyu Cao , UConn, Storrs, CT 06269 USA
pp. 229-234

Robust control for uncertain nonlinear systems with unknown and changing control direction (Abstract)

L.K. Li , Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., China
Zaiyue Yang , Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., China
S.C.P. Yam , Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., China
Yiwen Wang , Dept. of Electronic&Computer Engineering, Hong Kong Univ. of Sci.&Tech., China
pp. 235-239

Self-tuning control of nonlinear servo system: Comparison of LQ and predictive approach (Abstract)

P. Chalupa , Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Department of Process Control, Nad Strán¿mi 4511, 760 05 Zlín 5, Czech Republic
M. Kubalcik , Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Department of Process Control, Nad Strán¿mi 4511, 760 05 Zlín 5, Czech Republic
P. Dostal , Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Department of Process Control, Nad Strán¿mi 4511, 760 05 Zlín 5, Czech Republic
V. Bobal , Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Department of Process Control, Nad Strán¿mi 4511, 760 05 Zlín 5, Czech Republic
pp. 240-245

Fuzzy behavioral control for multi-robot border patrol (Abstract)

Lynne E. Parker , EECS, The University of Tennessee, 1122 Volunteer Blvd, 37996-3450, Knoxville, USA
Gianluca Antonelli , DAEIMI, Università degli Studi di Cassino, Via G. Di Biasio 43, 03043, Cassino (FR), Italy
Alessandro Marino , DIFA, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Viale dell'Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100, Potenza, Italy
Fabrizio Caccavale , DIFA, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Viale dell'Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100, Potenza, Italy
pp. 246-251

Coordination with the leader in a robotic team without active communication (Abstract)

Ming Cao , Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, ITM, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Brian D. O. Anderson , Australian National University and National ICT Australia Ltd., Australia
Changbin Yu , Australian National University and National ICT Australia Ltd., Australia
pp. 252-257

3-cycle-free rigidity for multi-agent control systems (Abstract)

Tolga Eren , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kirikkale University, 71450, Turkey
pp. 258-263

A unified methodology for multi-robot passive & active sensing (Abstract)

Elias B. Kosmatopoulos , Dept. of Production&Management Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania 73100, Greece
Kostas Aboudolas , Dept. of Production&Management Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania 73100, Greece
Lefteris Doitsidis , Dept. of Production&Management Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania 73100, Greece
pp. 264-269

Optimized task allocation in cooperative robot teams (Abstract)

Kimon P. Valavanis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Denver, CO 80208 USA
Athanasios Tsalatsanis , Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33620 USA
Ali Yalcin , Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33620 USA
pp. 270-275

Fuzzy tuned gossip algorithms in mobile ad hoc networks (Abstract)

Dimitrios P. Iracleous , IST Studies/ University of Hertfordshire, 72 Pireos Str., 183 46, Moschato, Athens, Greece
Athanasios N. Tsapanoglou , IST Studies/ University of Hertfordshire, 72 Pireos Str., 183 46, Moschato, Athens, Greece
pp. 276-279

Distributed power control for QoS-flexible services in wireless communication networks (Abstract)

J. M. T. Romano , DSPCom Lab., School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil
M. Abbas-Turki , SATIE Lab., École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France
H. Abou-Kandil , SATIE Lab., École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France
F. de S. Chaves , DSPCom Lab., School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil
pp. 280-285

Rate-Variable-Latency service curve as an extension to Network Calculus (Abstract)

Jan Beran , Department of Control and Instrumentation, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communications, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Frantisek Zezulka , Department of Control and Instrumentation, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communications, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Petr Fiedler , Department of Control and Instrumentation, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communications, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
pp. 286-291

Novel index for the best node selection problem and enhanced technique for the node's state estimation (Abstract)

Soo Yong Yeon , School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Seoung Kyou Lee , Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea
Seo Hyun Jeon , Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute, Daejun, Korea
Nakju Lett Doh , School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 292-297

Bisection algorithm of increasing algebraic connectivity by adding an edge (Abstract)

Yoonsoo Kim , Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland 7602, South Africa
pp. 298-301

Event-triggered feedback for resonance tuning of harmonic oscillators (Abstract)

J. B. Aldrich , Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology, M.S. 198-326, Pasadena, 91109, USA
pp. 302-307

Enhancing open-loop performance of overhead cranes by a simple energy-based hidden control loop (Abstract)

Antonio T. Alexandridis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rion 26500, Greece
George C. Konstantopoulos , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rion 26500, Greece
pp. 308-313

Controlling chaos in Arneodo system (Abstract)

Sadjaad Ozgoli , Electrical Engineering Department, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Foroogh Motallebzadeh , Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
Farzaneh Motallebzadeh , Electrical Engineering Department, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Sara Dadras , Electrical Engineering Department, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
pp. 314-319

A control law for a nonlinear heat conduction problem on nontrivial domains using FEM (Abstract)

Paramita Guha , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi, New Delhi, India
Mashuq un Nabi , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi, New Delhi, India
pp. 320-323

Stabilization of a class of nonlinear affine fractional-order systems using generalizations of Bellman-Gronwall lemma (Abstract)

Michel Zasadzinski , Nancy Université, Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, (CRAN UMR-7039) CNRS, IUT de Longwy, 186 rue de Lorraine, 54400 Cosnes et Romain, France
Abdelhaq Bouaziz , Université Hassan II Ain-Chock Ecole Supérieure de Technologie de Casablanca, Laboratoire Mécanique, Productique et Génie Industriel, (MPGI), Km 7, Route El Jadida, BP: 8012 Oasis,
Nour-Eddine Radhy , Université Hassan II Ain, Chock-Faculté des Sciences Ain-Chock de Casablanca, Laboratoire Physique et Matériaux Microélectronique Automatique et Thermique (LP2MAT), BP: 5366 Maarif
Ibrahima N'Doye , Nancy Université, Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, (CRAN UMR-7039) CNRS, IUT de Longwy, 186 rue de Lorraine, 54400 Cosnes et Romain, France
pp. 324-329

Power series solutions for linear higher order rectangular differential matrix control systems (Abstract)

Grigoris I. Kalogeropoulos , Department of Mathematics, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, GR-15784 Greece
Athanasios D. Karageorgos , Department of Mathematics, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, GR-15784 Greece
Athanasios A. Pantelous , School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, City University, London, EC-1V, 0HB, U.K.
pp. 330-335

Denominator assignment, invariants and canonical forms under dynamic feedback compensation in linear multivariable systems (Abstract)

C. Kazantzidou , Department of Mathematics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece 54006
A.I.G. Vardulakis , Department of Mathematics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece 54006
pp. 336-341

Input-output finite-time stability of linear systems (Abstract)

F. Amato , School of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, Università degli Studi Magna Græcia di Catanzaro, Via T. Campanella 115, 88100, Italy
F. Montefusco , School of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, Università degli Studi Magna Græcia di Catanzaro, Via T. Campanella 115, 88100, Italy
G. De Tommasi , Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Claudio 21, 80125, Italy
C. Cosentino , School of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, Università degli Studi Magna Græcia di Catanzaro, Via T. Campanella 115, 88100, Italy
R. Ambrosino , Dipartimento per le Tecnologie, Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, Via Medina 40, 80133, Italy
pp. 342-346

Practical stability and stabilization of linear systems (Abstract)

Walid Ben Mabrouk , Ecole nationale d'ingénieurs de Monastir, Rue Ibn El Jazzar 5019, Tunisia
Hassani Messaoud , Ecole nationale d'ingénieurs de Monastir, Rue Ibn El Jazzar 5019, Tunisia
Germain Garcia , LAAS-CNRS, University of Toulouse, 7 Avenue, du colonel Roche, 31077 Cedex 4, France
pp. 347-352

Simultaneous state and unknown inputs estimation with PI and PMI observers for Takagi Sugeno model with unmeasurable premise variables (Abstract)

Benoit Marx , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN), Nancy-Université, CNRS, 2 avenue de la forêt de Haye F-54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Didier Maquin , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN), Nancy-Université, CNRS, 2 avenue de la forêt de Haye F-54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Dalil Ichalal , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN), Nancy-Université, CNRS, 2 avenue de la forêt de Haye F-54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Jose Ragot , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN), Nancy-Université, CNRS, 2 avenue de la forêt de Haye F-54516 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 353-358

Fault Detection and Isolation of a segmented telescope testbed (Abstract)

J.D. Covarrubias , Structures, Pointing and Control Engineering (SPACE) Laboratory URC NCC-4158, California State University, Los Angeles, USA
H. Boussalis , Structures, Pointing and Control Engineering (SPACE) Laboratory URC NCC-4158, California State University, Los Angeles, USA
C.P. Torres , Structures, Pointing and Control Engineering (SPACE) Laboratory URC NCC-4158, California State University, Los Angeles, USA
pp. 359-364

Multiple faults diagnosability of Hybrid Systems (Abstract)

George K. Fourlas , Department of Informatics and Computer Technology, Technological Educational Institute (T. E. I.) of Lamia, Greece
pp. 365-370

Combinational fault diagnosis in a monitored environment by a wireless sensor network (Abstract)

W. Lang , IMSAS, University of Bremen, Dept. 1: Physics / Electrical Engineering, Otto-Hahn-Allee, Build. NW 1, D-28359, Germany
M. Babazadeh , IMSAS, University of Bremen, Dept. 1: Physics / Electrical Engineering, Otto-Hahn-Allee, Build. NW 1, D-28359, Germany
pp. 371-376

Fault detection and isolation for a Lipschitz nonlinear system: Application to a bank of tanks (Abstract)

M. Chaabane , Industrial Process control Unit, National Engineering School of Sfax, Tunisia
A. El Hajjaji , Laboratoire de Modélisation, Information et Systèmes Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France
M. Chadli , Laboratoire de Modélisation, Information et Systèmes Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France
M. Kamel , Industrial Process control Unit, National Engineering School of Sfax, Tunisia
A. Chaari , Industrial Process control Unit, National Engineering School of Sfax, Tunisia
pp. 377-382

An evolutionary fuzzy classifier for satellite image classification (Abstract)

J. B. Theocharis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
D. G. Stavrakoudis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 383-388

An efficient structure learning algorithm for a self-organizing neuro-fuzzy multilayered classifier (Abstract)

Nikolaos E. Mitrakis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
John B. Theocharis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
pp. 389-394

On training radial basis function neural networks using optimal fuzzy clustering (Abstract)

Antonios D. Niros , Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean, Sapfous 5, 81100, Mytilene, Greece
George E. Tsekouras , Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean, Sapfous 5, 81100, Mytilene, Greece
pp. 395-400

Activity recognition using a wrist-worn inertial measurement unit: A case study for industrial assembly lines (Abstract)

Juha Roning , Intelligent Systems Group, University of Oulu, Po Box 4500, 90014, Finland
Perttu Laurinen , Intelligent Systems Group, University of Oulu, Po Box 4500, 90014, Finland
Ville Huikari , Intelligent Systems Group, University of Oulu, Po Box 4500, 90014, Finland
Pekka Siirtola , Intelligent Systems Group, University of Oulu, Po Box 4500, 90014, Finland
Heli Koskimaki , Intelligent Systems Group, University of Oulu, Po Box 4500, 90014, Finland
pp. 401-405

Detection and identification of human actions using Predictive Modular Neural Networks (Abstract)

Vassilis Syrris , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Briti Deb , Department of Computer Science, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Vassilios Petridis , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 406-411

Statistical descriptors for human actions classification (Abstract)

Vassilis Syrris , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Vassilios Petridis , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 412-415

A bar magnet approach to controlling multirobot systems (Abstract)

MaryAnne Fields , U.S. Army Research Lab, Aberdeen, MD 21005 USA
Kimon Valavanis , Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Denver, CO 80208, USA
Laura E. Barnes , Automation and Robotics Institute at the University of Texas at Arlington, Fort Worth, 76118, USA
pp. 416-421

Edge contraction based maintenance of rigidity in multi-agent formations during agent loss (Abstract)

Baris Fidan , National ICT Australia (NICTA) and The Australian National University - Research School of Information Sciences&Engineering, Canberra, Australia
Brian D.O. Anderson , National ICT Australia (NICTA) and The Australian National University - Research School of Information Sciences&Engineering, Canberra, Australia
Julien M. Hendrickx , Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
pp. 422-427

Formation control of marine veihicles via real-time Networked Decentralized MPC (Abstract)

Sauro Longhi , Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Massimo Vaccarini , Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
pp. 428-433

A grid forming target allocation strategy for multi robot systems. (Abstract)

Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos , Faculty of School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Grigoris Lionis , School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
pp. 434-439

Cooperative multi-target tracking via hybrid modeling and geometric optimization (Abstract)

Rafael Fierro , MARHES Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131-0001, USA
Domagoj Tolic , MARHES Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131-0001, USA
Silvia Ferrari , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708-0005, USA
pp. 440-445

Coverage control for camera sensor networks: Its implementation and experimental verification (Abstract)

Tatsuya Ibuki , Department of Mechanical and Control Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Azwirman Gusrialdi , Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Takeshi Hatanaka , Department of Mechanical and Control Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Masayuki Fujita , Department of Mechanical and Control Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 446-451

Detecting coverage holes in wireless sensor networks (Abstract)

Rastko R. Selmic , Electrical Engineering Department, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272 USA
Vir Phoha , Computer Science Department, Louisiana Tech University, USA
Jinko Kanno , Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272, USA
pp. 452-457

Game theory model for selective forward attacks in wireless sensor networks (Abstract)

S. Srivathsan , Louisiana State University, LA 70803, USA
Yenumula B. Reddy , Grambling State University, LA 71245, USA
pp. 458-463

Container communities: Anti-tampering Wireless Sensor Network for global cargo security (Abstract)

Jiang Bian , Department of Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, 72204, USA
Nuri Yilmazer , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, 700 University Blvd. MSC 192, Room 305, 78363, USA
Srini Ramaswamy , Department of Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, 72204, USA
Remzi Seker , Department of Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, 72204, USA
pp. 464-468

A set-theoretic approach to dependable control of uncertain linear systems (Abstract)

Plinio de Leon-Canton , Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany Institute of Automation and Computer Control, Germany
Jan Lunze , Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany Institute of Automation and Computer Control, Germany
pp. 469-474

Robust control solutions for some classes of hysteretic processes (Abstract)

Popescu Dumitru , Automatics and Computer Science Faculty, University ¿Politehnica¿, Bucharest, Romania
Lupu Ciprian , Automatics and Computer Science Faculty, University ¿Politehnica¿, Bucharest, Romania
Udrea Andreea , Automatics and Computer Science Faculty, University ¿Politehnica¿, Bucharest, Romania
pp. 480-485

Discrete time minimax tracking control with state and disturbance estimation II: Time-varying reference and disturbance signals (Abstract)

J. Bokor , Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, H-1111, Hungary
P. Bauer , Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, H-1111, Hungary
B. Kulcsar , Delft Center for System and Control, Faculty 3ME, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628CD, the Netherlands
pp. 486-491

Stability-based actuator scheduling in distributed processes with control and communication constraints (Abstract)

Nael H. El-Farra , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, 95616-5294, USA
Sathyendra Ghantasala , Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, 95616-5294, USA
pp. 492-497

Robust control of dissipative PDE systems in the presence of uncertainty using adaptive model reduction (Abstract)

Antonios Armaou , Department of Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802, USA
pp. 498-503

On Iterative Learning Control of parabolic distributed parameter systems (Abstract)

Chao Xu , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, 19 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
Reza Arastoo , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, 19 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
Eugenio Schuster , Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University, 19 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
pp. 510-515

Hybrid priority scheme for networked control quadrotor (Abstract)

C. Berbra , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5516 BP.46, St Martin d'Héres, 38402, France
S. Lesecq , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5516 BP.46, St Martin d'Héres, 38402, France
S. Gentil , Gipsa-lab, Control Systems Department, UMR-5516 BP.46, St Martin d'Héres, 38402, France
pp. 516-521

Fault-Tolerant Control design using LPV Admissible Model Matching: Application to a two-degree of freedom helicopter (Abstract)

Didier Theillio , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, CRAN UMR 7039 B.P. 239, F-54506 Vandoeuvre lès Cedex, France
Vicenc Puig , Advanced Control Systems Research Group at the Automatic Control Departament of Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Pau Gargallo, 5, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Sebastian Tornil-Sin , Advanced Control Systems Research Group at the Automatic Control Departament of Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Pau Gargallo, 5, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Saul Montes de Oca , Advanced Control Systems Research Group at the Automatic Control Departament of Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Pau Gargallo, 5, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
pp. 522-527

Networked Control system with intermittent observations: FDI/FTC design based on Interacting Multiple Model approach (Abstract)

C. Aubrun , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, Nancy-Université, CNRS, Boulevard des Aiguillettes B.P. 70239 F-54506, Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France
D. Theilliol , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, Nancy-Université, CNRS, Boulevard des Aiguillettes B.P. 70239 F-54506, Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France
J.P. Georges , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, Nancy-Université, CNRS, Boulevard des Aiguillettes B.P. 70239 F-54506, Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France
J.C. Ponsart , Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, Nancy-Université, CNRS, Boulevard des Aiguillettes B.P. 70239 F-54506, Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France
pp. 528-533

Active fault tolerant control scheme for a general aviation aircraft model (Abstract)

Marcello Bonfe , Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Via Saragat, 1E. 44100, ITALY
Silvio Simani , Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Via Saragat, 1E. 44100, ITALY
Paolo Castaldi , Aerospace Engineering Faculty, University of Bologna, Via Fontanelle, 40, 47100 Forl
pp. 534-539

A multilayer neural network based identification and control scheme for a class of nonlinear discrete-time systems with asymptotic stability guarantees (Abstract)

S. Jagannathan , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, 65401, USA
Balaje T. Thumati , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, 65401, USA
pp. 540-545

Decentralized fault accommodation of a class of interconnected nonlinear systems using an adaptive approximation approach (Abstract)

Marios M. Polycarpou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678, Cyprus
Panagiotis Panagi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678, Cyprus
pp. 546-551

Discrete-time decentralized neural backstepping controller for a five DOF robot manipulator (Abstract)

R. Garcia-Hernandez , Universidad Autonoma del Carmen, Facultad de Ingenieria, Cd. del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico
E. N. Sanchez , Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
E. Bayro-Corrochano , Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
M. Saad , Université du Québec, Montreal, Canada
pp. 552-557

Direct adaptive control of unknown multi-variable nonlinear systems with robustness analysis using a new neuro-fuzzy representation and a novel approach of parameter hopping (Abstract)

Yiannis Boutalis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, GREECE 67100
Manolis Christodoulou , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, GREECE 73100
Dimitrios Theodoridis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, GREECE 67100
pp. 558-563

Model reference circuits for mitosis control (Abstract)

Robert W. Newcomb , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Paul P. Sotiriadis , EPP-APL, Johns Hopkins University, USA
pp. 564-569

Adaptive control with neuro-adaptive disturbance rejection (Abstract)

Jason Levin , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089-2560, USA
Petros A. Ioannou , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089-2560, USA
pp. 570-575

Obtaining regional dynamical models for flow control using wavelet transform (Abstract)

Turker Nazmi Erbil , Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, TOBB Economics and Technology University, Sö¿ütözü, Ankara 06560, Turkey
Cosku Kasnakoglu , Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, TOBB Economics and Technology University, Sö¿ütözü, Ankara 06560, Turkey
pp. 576-581

Estimation of longitudinal and lateral velocity of vehicle (Abstract)

H. Messaoud , ATSI, Ecole Nationale d'Ingnieurs de Monastir, rue Ibn El Jazzar, 5019, Tunisia
A. Naamane , Domaine Univ. St Jerome, Av. Escadrille Normandie - Niemen. 13397, Marseille Cedex 20, France
N. K. M'Sirdi , Domaine Univ. St Jerome, Av. Escadrille Normandie - Niemen. 13397, Marseille Cedex 20, France
B. Jaballah , Domaine Univ. St Jerome, Av. Escadrille Normandie - Niemen. 13397, Marseille Cedex 20, France
pp. 582-587

Frequency constrained control of oscillations in flow problems (Abstract)

Cosku Kasnakoglu , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Sö¿ütözü, Ankara 06560, Turkey
pp. 588-593

New control laws for angular velocity and line-of-sight stabilization of under-actuated rigid spacecraft (Abstract)

Mohammad Reza Jahed Motlagh , Computer Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
Hassan Zargarzadeh , Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
pp. 594-599

Miniature embedded rotorcraft platform for aerial teleoperation experiments (Abstract)

Bernard Mettler , Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Nikos Papanikolopoulos , Computer Science Department, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Jon Andersh , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
pp. 600-605

Angular acceleration estimator for a flight motion simulator: Design and performance comparison (Abstract)

Yu Yao , Harbin Institute of Technology, Heilongjiang 150080 China
Jie Ma , Harbin Institute of Technology, Heilongjiang 150080 China
pp. 606-609

Stabilization of Networked Control Systems with uncertain time-varying delays (Abstract)

Imane Dilaneh , ECS-ENSEA, 6, avenue du Ponceau, 95014 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex, France
Laurent Laval , ECS-ENSEA, 6, avenue du Ponceau, 95014 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex, France
pp. 610-615

Quantized controllers distributed over a network: An industrial case study (Abstract)

Carsten Skovmose Kallesoe , Grundfos Management A/S, Poul Due Jensens Vej 7, DK-8850 Bjerringbro, Denmark
Claudio De Persis , Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica A. Ruberti Sapienza Università di Roma, Via Ariosto 25, 00185, Italy
pp. 616-621

Adaptive stabilization of networked control systems with delays and state-dependent disturbances (Abstract)

Huajing Fang , Department of Control Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
A. H. Tahoun , Department of Control Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
pp. 622-627

Performance of Model-Based Networked Control Systems with discrete-time plants (Abstract)

Panos J. Antsaklis , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Tomas Estrada , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
pp. 628-633

Fault diagnosis of Networked Control Systems: Robustness enhancement (Abstract)

Dominique Sauter , Nancy University, CRAN -CNRS UMR 7039 BP239, 54506 Vandoeuvre Cedex , France
pp. 634-639

Non-local memory hysteresis in a pneumatic artificial muscle (PAM) (Abstract)

Tri Vo Minh , Mechanical Engineering Department, Division PMA, Celestijnenlaan 300B, B3001 Heverlee, Belgium
Herman Ramon , Department of Biosystems, Kasteelpark Arenberg 30, B3001 Heverlee, Belgium
Hendrik Van Brussel , Mechanical Engineering Department, Division PMA, Celestijnenlaan 300B, B3001 Heverlee, Belgium
Tegoeh Tjahjowidodo , Flanders' Mechatronics Technology Centre, Celestijnenlaan 300D, B3001 Heverlee, Belgium
pp. 640-645

Flank millable blade design for centrifugal compressors (Abstract)

Jorg Schulze , Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Product Process 2, Otto-Hahn-Ring 6, 81739 Munich, Germany
Stefan Schaffler , Universität der Bundeswehr München, Elektrotecknik und Informationstechnik, Wernerheisenbergweg 39,, 85577 Neubiberg, Germany
Yayun Zhou , Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Product Process 2, Otto-Hahn-Ring 6, 81739 Munich, Germany
pp. 646-650

Field validation of the Intelligent Asphalt Compaction Analyzer (Abstract)

Anh Mai , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA
Sesh Commuri , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA
pp. 651-656

Predictive control of the heat exchanger using Local Model Network (Abstract)

Jakub Novak , Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Czech Republic
Vladimir Bobal , Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Czech Republic
pp. 657-662

Modular robust model predictive control (Abstract)

F. T. Attarwala , Unified Control Technology Corporation, 364 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 USA
pp. 669-675

Real-time control of a sewer network using a multi-goal objective function (Abstract)

D. Fiorelli , Laboratory for Industrial Technologies, Public Research Centre Henri Tudor, 29 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg-Kirchberg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
G. Schutz , Laboratory for Industrial Technologies, Public Research Centre Henri Tudor, 29 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg-Kirchberg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
pp. 676-681

Discrete Output-Prediction based Proportional Switching controller (Abstract)

Mansoor Shaukat , Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan
Khalid Munawar , Electrical Engineering Department, National University of Sciences&Technology, Pakistan
pp. 682-687

Detection and identification of actuator faults in robotic systems based on multiple-model nonlinear state estimation (Abstract)

Tesheng Hsiao , Department of Electrical and Control Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Huei-jyun Haung , Department of Electrical and Control Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 688-693

Integrated design of dynamic controller with fault diagnosis and tolerance (Abstract)

Argyrios Zolotas , Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK
Karolos Grigoriadis , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, USA
Zhenhai Li , Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK
Imad Jaimoukha , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK
pp. 694-699

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles operational requirements and fault-tolerant robust control in level flight (Abstract)

Fares Beainy , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, United States of America
Anh Mai , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, United States of America
Sesh Commuri , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, United States of America
pp. 700-705

Actuator fault tolerant control in experimental networked embedded mini Drone (Abstract)

Dominique Sauter , Nancy University, CRAN -CNRS UMR 7039, BP 239, F-54506 Vandoeuvre Cedex, France
Hossein Hashemi Nejad , Nancy University, CRAN -CNRS UMR 7039, BP 239, F-54506 Vandoeuvre Cedex, France
Suzanne Lesecq , GIPSA-Lab INPG-UJF- CNRS-UMR-5216, Control Systems Department, BP 46, France
Samir Aberkane , Nancy University, CRAN -CNRS UMR 7039, BP 239, F-54506 Vandoeuvre Cedex, France
pp. 706-711

Fault Tolerant Control for EMS systems with sensor failure (Abstract)

Konstantinos Michail , Control Systems Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, LE11 3TU
John Pearson , Systems Engineering Innovation Centre, BAE Systems, Holywell Park, Loughborough University, UK, LE11 3TU
Roger Goodall , Control Systems Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, LE11 3TU
Argyrios Zolotas , Control Systems Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK, LE11 3TU
pp. 712-717

Model based nonlinear iterative learning control: A constrained Gauss-Newton approach (Abstract)

A. Van Mulders , Department ELEC, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050, Belgium
J. Swevers , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 300B, B-3001, Belgium
M. Volckaert , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 300B, B-3001, Belgium
M. Diehl , Department of Electrical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 10, B-3001, Belgium
J. Schoukens , Department ELEC, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050, Belgium
pp. 718-723

Behavior categorization using Correlation Based Adaptive Resonance Theory (Abstract)

Mustafa Yavas , Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
Ferda Nur Alpaslan , Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
pp. 724-729

Experimental verification of an adaptive input shaping scheme for hoisting cranes (Abstract)

George Konstantopoulos , Electrical&Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rio, Achaia 26500, GREECE
John Stergiopoulos , Electrical&Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rio, Achaia 26500, GREECE
Anthony Tzes , Electrical&Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rio, Achaia 26500, GREECE
pp. 730-735

Introducing recursive learning algorithm for system identification of nonlinear time varying processes (Abstract)

M. Mirmomeni , Young Researchers Club, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
C. Lucas , Control and Intelligent Processing Center of Excellence, School of Electrical and Computer Eng., University of Tehran, Iran
B. N. Araabi , Control and Intelligent Processing Center of Excellence, School of Electrical and Computer Eng., University of Tehran, Iran
pp. 736-741

CobART: Correlation Based Adaptive Resonance Theory (Abstract)

Ferda Nur Alpaslan , Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
Mustafa Yavas , Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
pp. 742-747

Minimum-time constrained velocity planning (Abstract)

Luca Consolini , Università di Parma, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Viale G.P. Usberti 181A, 43100, Italy
Gabriele Lini , Università di Parma, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Viale G.P. Usberti 181A, 43100, Italy
Aurelio Piazzi , Università di Parma, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Viale G.P. Usberti 181A, 43100, Italy
pp. 748-753

A parametric study on the rolling motion of dynamically running quadrupeds during pronking (Abstract)

Panagiotis Chatzakos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Evangelos Papadopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
pp. 754-759

An application of E-field sensors in industrial robotics (Abstract)

G. Conte , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche - 60131 Ancona - Italy
M. Rosettani , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche - 60131 Ancona - Italy
D. Scaradozzi , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche - 60131 Ancona - Italy
pp. 760-765

Design, control, and experimental performance of a teleoperated robotic fish (Abstract)

Evangelos Papadopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 15780, Greece
Efthymios Apostolopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 15780, Greece
Petros Tsigkourakos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 15780, Greece
pp. 766-771

Stereo-vision based motion stabilization of a humanoid robot for the environment recognition by type-2 fuzzy logic (Abstract)

Gwi-Tae Park , School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Tae-Koo Kang , School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Huazhen Zhang , School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 772-777

Robust stability bounds for networked systems with varying delays (Abstract)

Leonidas Dritsas , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, Rio, GR-26500, Greece
Anthony Tzes , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, Rio, GR-26500, Greece
pp. 778-783

Adaptive control speed based on network quality of service (Abstract)

Mikael Pohjola , Department of Automation and Systems Technology, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
pp. 784-789

Passive bilateral teleoperation of a car-like mobile robot (Abstract)

Zhihao Xu , University of Würzburg, Department of Computer Science VII: Robotics and Telematics, D-97074, Germany
Klaus Schilling , University of Würzburg, Department of Computer Science VII: Robotics and Telematics, D-97074, Germany
Lei Ma , University of Würzburg, Department of Computer Science VII: Robotics and Telematics, D-97074, Germany
pp. 790-796

Semi-autonomous teleoperation of a non-holonomic underwater vehicle using a Laser Vision System: A visual-servoing switching control approach (Abstract)

Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos , School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
George C. Karras , School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Savvas G. Loizou , School of Mechanical Engineering, Frederick University, Cyprus
pp. 797-802

Optimal decentralized Kalman filter (Abstract)

S. Oruc , Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB, The Netherlands
J. Sijs , TNO Science and Industry, P.O. Box 155, 2600 AD Delft, The Netherlands
P.P.J. van den Bosch , Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB, The Netherlands
pp. 803-808

Control design for bilinear systems with a guaranteed region of stability: An LMI-based approach (Abstract)

P. L. D. Peres , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, CP 6101, 13083-970, SP, Brazil
T. R. Calliero , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas - UNICAMP, CP 6101, 13083-970, SP, Brazil
S. Tarbouriech , LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, 7 avenue du Colonel Roche, 31077 cedex 4, France
I. Queinnec , LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, 7 avenue du Colonel Roche, 31077 cedex 4, France
pp. 809-814

Robust LPV controller synthesis with uncertainty modeling (Abstract)

P. Gaspar , Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Research Institute of Hungarian Academy of Sciences. H-1518 Budapest P.O. Box, 63, Hungary
G. Rodonyi , Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Research Institute of Hungarian Academy of Sciences. H-1518 Budapest P.O. Box, 63, Hungary
J. Bokor , Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Research Institute of Hungarian Academy of Sciences. H-1518 Budapest P.O. Box, 63, Hungary
pp. 815-820

Robust controller design for linear fractional-order systems with nonlinear time-varying model uncertainties (Abstract)

Nour-Eddine Radhy , Université Hassan II Ain Chock-Faculté des Sciences Ain-Chock de Casablanca, Laboratoire Physique et Matériaux Microélectronique Automatique et Thermique (LP2MAT), BP: 5366 Maarif
Abdelhaq Bouaziz , Université Hassan II Ain -Chock Ecole Supérieure de Technologie de Casablanca, Laboratoire Mécanique, Productique et Génie Industriel (MPGI), Km 7, Route El Jadida, BP: 8012 Oasis,
Ibrahima N'Doye , Nancy Université, Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN UMR-7039) CNRS, IUT de Longwy, 186 rue de Lorraine, 54400 Cosnes et Romain, France
Michel Zasadzinski , Nancy Université, Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy (CRAN UMR-7039) CNRS, IUT de Longwy, 186 rue de Lorraine, 54400 Cosnes et Romain, France
pp. 821-826

Stabilization of the cart-pendulum system using normalized quasi-velocities (Abstract)

Przemyslaw Herman , Chair of Control and Systems Engineering, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
pp. 827-830

Sliding mode control with integral corrector: Design and experimental application to an interconnected system (Abstract)

R. Benayache , Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI, EA 3899), IUT de l'Aisne, 13 avenue François Mitterrand, F-02880 Cuffies, France
P. Bussy , Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI, EA 3899), IUT de l'Aisne, 13 avenue François Mitterrand, F-02880 Cuffies, France
S. Mahieddine Mahmoud , Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI, EA 3899), IUT de l'Aisne, 13 avenue François Mitterrand, F-02880 Cuffies, France
L. Chrifi-Alaoui , Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI, EA 3899), IUT de l'Aisne, 13 avenue François Mitterrand, F-02880 Cuffies, France
pp. 831-836

Interaction evaluation and decoupler design using Index of Interaction (Abstract)

F. C. Teng , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, San Juan 00918, USA
pp. 837-842

On the Lipschitz stability of (A,B)-invariant subspaces (Abstract)

Ferran Puerta , ETSEIB, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain 08028
Xavier Puerta , IOC, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain 08028
pp. 843-845

PID controller design using Laguerre series (Abstract)

Philip D. Olivier , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mercer University, Macon, GA 31207, USA
pp. 846-851

Mediant dynamical systems and Diagram Coefficient Method (Abstract)

A. Balestrino , Department of Electrical Systems and Automation, University of Pisa, Largo L. Lazzarino, 56126, Italy
G. Zini , Department of Electrical Systems and Automation, University of Pisa, Largo L. Lazzarino, 56126, Italy
pp. 852-855

A multi-variable disturbance observer for model predictive control (Abstract)

Yoshio Tange , Fuji Electric Advanced Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Chikashi Nakazawa , Fuji Electric Advanced Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Tetsuro Matsui , Fuji Electric Advanced Technology, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 856-861

Robust adaptive fuzzy control of nonaffine systems guaranteeing transient and steady state error bounds (Abstract)

Charalampos P. Bechlioulis , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
George A. Rovithakis , Department of Electrical&Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
pp. 862-867

Real-time output tracking for induction motors by recurrent high-order neural network control (Abstract)

Edgar N. Sanchez , CINVESTAV, Unidad Guadalajara, Apartado Postal 31-438, Plaza La Luna, Jalisco, C.P. 45091, Mexico
Alma Y. Alanis , CUCEI, Universidad de Guadalajara, Apartado Postal 51-71, Col. Las Aguilas, C.P. 45080, Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Alexander G. Loukianov , CINVESTAV, Unidad Guadalajara, Apartado Postal 31-438, Plaza La Luna, Jalisco, C.P. 45091, Mexico
pp. 868-873

Control of unknown nonlinear systems with efficient transient performance using concurrent exploitation and exploration (Abstract)

E. B. Kosmatopoulos , Dynamic Systems and Simulation Laboratory, Department of Production&Management Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania 73100, Greece
pp. 874-879

Trajectory control of unmanned aerial vehicle using neural nets with a stable learning algorithm (Abstract)

Severina Nikolova , Department of Control Systems, Department of TAET, Technical University - Sofia, campus Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria
Nikola Shakev , Department of Control Systems, Department of TAET, Technical University - Sofia, campus Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria
Okyay Kaynak , Electrical&Electronic Engineering Department, Bogazici University, 34342 Bebek/Istanbul, Turkey
Dobrin Seyzinski , Department of Control Systems, Department of TAET, Technical University - Sofia, campus Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria
Andon Topalov , Department of Control Systems, Department of TAET, Technical University - Sofia, campus Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria
pp. 880-885

Robust adaptive controller scheduling using mixing (Abstract)

Matthew Kuipers , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089, USA
Petros Ioannou , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90089, USA
pp. 886-891

Adaptive kalman filter with the filter gain correction applied to UAV flight dynamics (Abstract)

Chingiz Hajiyev , Aeronautics Department, Istanbul Technical University, 34469 TURKEY
Halil Ersin Soken , Aeronautics and Astronautics Faculty, Istanbul Technical University, 34469 TURKEY
pp. 892-897

Integrated identification modeling of rotorcraft-based unmanned aerial vehicle (Abstract)

Kwang Joon Yoon , Department of Aerospace-IT Fusion Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul 143-701, Korea
Finley D. Daniel , School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Bandung Institute of Technology, 40132, Indonesia
Agus Budiyono , Department of Aerospace-IT Fusion Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul 143-701, Korea
pp. 898-903

Development of an autonomous ATV for real-life surveillance operations (Abstract)

Fares Beainy , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA
Sesh Commuri , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA
pp. 904-909

Vision-based autonomous navigation and landing of an unmanned aerial vehicle using natural landmarks (Abstract)

Primo Zingaretti , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marchem, Ancona, Italy
Emanuele Frontoni , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marchem, Ancona, Italy
Adriano Mancini , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marchem, Ancona, Italy
Andrea Cesetti , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marchem, Ancona, Italy
Sauro Longhi , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marchem, Ancona, Italy
pp. 910-915

Marine vehicles' line following controller tuning through self-oscillation experiments (Abstract)

Massimo Caccia , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, ISSIA, Via de Marini 6, Genova, Italy
Marco Bibuli , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, ISSIA, Via de Marini 6, Genova, Italy
Zoran Vukic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Unska 3, Croatia
Gabriele Bruzzone , Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, ISSIA, Via de Marini 6, Genova, Italy
Nikola Miskovic , Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Unska 3, Croatia
pp. 916-921

Robust feature extraction and correspondence for UAV map building (Abstract)

Nabil Aouf , Department of Informatics and Sensors, Cranfield University, UK
Abdelkrim Nemra , Department of Informatics and Sensors, Cranfield University, UK
pp. 922-927

A novel energy pumping strategy for robotic swinging (Abstract)

Georgios Papadopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, (NTUA) 15780, Greece
Evangelos Papadopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, (NTUA) 15780, Greece
pp. 928-933

Optimal motion planning for robotic manipulators with dynamic obstacles using mixed-integer linear programming (Abstract)

Olaf Stursberg , Institute of Control and System Theory, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Kassel, 34109, Germany
Hao Ding , Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technische Universität, München, 80290 Munich, Germany
Mingxiang Zhou , Institute of Automatic Control Engineering, Technische Universität, München, 80290 Munich, Germany
pp. 934-939

Path planning using a lazy spatial network PRM (Abstract)

Andrea Gasparri , Dipartimento di Informatica e Automazione, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Via della Vasca Navale 79, 00146, Italy
Stefano Panzieri , Dipartimento di Informatica e Automazione, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Via della Vasca Navale 79, 00146, Italy
Gabriele Oliva , Dipartimento di Informatica e Automazione, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Via della Vasca Navale 79, 00146, Italy
pp. 940-945

Experiments in object reconstruction using a robot-mounted laser range-finder (Abstract)

Duc Fehr , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Vineet Bhatawadekar , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Pratap Tokekar , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
pp. 946-951

Detecting static occlusion edges using foreground patterns (Abstract)

Grant Miller , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Stefan Atev , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
pp. 952-957

Biologically inspired optimal control of robotic system:synergy approach (Abstract)

Aleksandar Obradovic , Depart. of mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Ljubisa Bucanovic , Technical gases production depart, RTB, Bor, Serbia
Marko Joka , Depart. of mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Mihailo Lazarevic , Depart. of mechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia
pp. 958-963

A hybrid scheme for video transmission over wireless multimedia sensor networks (Abstract)

Anthony Tzes , Dept. of Electrical&Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece 26500
Dionisis Kandris , Dept. of Electronics, Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Greece 12210
Ilias Politis , Dept. of Electrical&Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece 26500
Michail Tsagkaropoulos , Dept. of Electrical&Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece 26500
Stavros Kotsopoulos , Dept. of Electrical&Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece 26500
pp. 964-969

Optimal performance for detection systems in wireless passive sensor networks (Abstract)

Ashraf Tantawy , Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37235, USA
Gautam Biswas , Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37235, USA
Xenofon Koutsoukos , Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37235, USA
pp. 970-975

Developing a control algorithm for CEN indoor environmental criteria - Addressing air quality, thermal comfort and lighting (Abstract)

D. Kolokotsa , Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Technological Educational Institute of Crete-Branch of Chania, 73133, Greece
A. Pouliezos , Department of Production and Management Engineering, Technical University of Crete, 73100, Chania, Greece
K. Kalaitzakis , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, 73100, Chania, Greece
I. Mitsios , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 15780, Greece
G. Stavrakakis , Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, 73100, Chania, Greece
pp. 976-981

Instrumentation design of n-linear sensor network (Abstract)

Olaf Malasse , A3SI, ENSAM, Metz, France
Olivier Wailly , CNRS UMR 6134, Université de Corse, Corte, France
Nicolas Heraud , CNRS UMR 6134, Université de Corse, Corte, France
pp. 982-986

System identification of a domestic residence using Wireless sensor node data (Abstract)

C.A. Carmody , Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
T. O'Mahony , Dept. of Electronic Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
pp. 987-992

Modal and harmonic experimental validation of the vibration model of an elastic structure (Abstract)

L. Ciabattoni , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
M. Grisostomi , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
G. Ippoliti , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
S. Longhi , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
pp. 993-998

Parametric modelling of flexible plate structures using real-coded genetic algorithms (Abstract)

M. O. Tokhi , Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Mappin Street, S1 3JD, United Kingdom
S. Julai , Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Mappin Street, S1 3JD, United Kingdom
pp. 999-1004

A new algorithm for the ARMA model order via pivot-neighbors comparisons (Abstract)

Khaled E. Al-qawasmi , Department of Computer Science, College of Information Technology, Al Al-Bayt University, Al-Mafraq, Jordan
Adnan M. Al-Smadi , Department of Computer Science, College of Information Technology, Al Al-Bayt University, Al-Mafraq, Jordan
Alaa Al-Hamami , Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Jordan
pp. 1005-1008

Prediction of stochastically fluctuating values using the example of road surface roughness (Abstract)

C. Sourkounis , Research Group for Power Systems Technology and Power Mechatronics, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
F. Richter , Research Group for Power Systems Technology and Power Mechatronics, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
Bingchang Ni , Research Group for Power Systems Technology and Power Mechatronics, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
pp. 1009-1013

On the robustness of AVS controller to sensor-actuator noncollocation (Abstract)

Irit Peled , Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Yoram Halevi , Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
pp. 1014-1019

Scheduling independent tasks: Bee Colony Optimization approach (Abstract)

Milica Selmic , Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia
Tatjana Davidovic , Mathematical Institute of SASA, Belgrade, Serbia
Dusan Teodorovic , Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia
pp. 1020-1025

Stochastic reachability as an exit problem (Abstract)

Manuela L. Bujorianu , School of Mathematics, University of Manchester, UK
Henk A.P. Blom , National of Aerospace Laboratory NLR, Netherland
pp. 1026-1031

Performance evaluation of an input/output selection criterion via normalized LQG closed-loop comparison (Abstract)

C. Westermayer , Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, Division of Control and Process Automation, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8 / E325/A5, A-1040 Vienna, Austria
M. Kozek , Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, Division of Control and Process Automation, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8 / E325/A5, A-1040 Vienna, Austria
A. Schirrer , Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, Division of Control and Process Automation, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8 / E325/A5, A-1040 Vienna, Austria
M. Hemedi , Institute of Mechanics and Mechatronics, Division of Control and Process Automation, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8 / E325/A5, A-1040 Vienna, Austria
pp. 1032-1037

Control during feedback failure: Characteristics of the optimal solution (Abstract)

Debraj Chakraborty , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076, India
Jacob Hammer , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611-6130, USA
pp. 1038-1043

Optimising Home Automation Systems: A comparative study on Tabu Search and Evolutionary Algorithms (Abstract)

A. Brintrup , Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, CB2 1RX, UK
A. M. Perdon , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche, 12 - 60131 Ancona - Italy
D. Scaradozzi , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche, 12 - 60131 Ancona - Italy
G. Morganti , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche, 12 - 60131 Ancona - Italy
G. Conte , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche, 12 - 60131 Ancona - Italy
pp. 1044-1049

Investigation on the choice of the initial temperature in the Simulated Annealing: A mushy state SA for TSP (Abstract)

Kambiz Shojaee , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran
M. Behnam T. , Mechatronics Laboratory (LIM), Politecnico di Torino, Italy
H. Shakouri G. , Dep. of Industrial Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran
pp. 1050-1055

Adaptive regulation - Rejection of unknown multiple narrow band disturbances (Abstract)

Marouane Alma , GIPSA-LAB, Dept. of Automatic Control, ENSIEG BP 46, 38402 Saint-Martin d'Hères, France
Ioan Dore Landau , GIPSA-LAB, Dept. of Automatic Control, ENSIEG BP 46, 38402 Saint-Martin d'Hères, France
Aurelian Constantinescu , Electrical Engineering Dept, Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, 1100 rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal (Québec) H3C 1K3, Canada
pp. 1056-1065

Coal moisture estimation in power plant mills (Abstract)

Jan D. Bendtsen , Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7, DK-9320, Denmark
Palle Andersen , Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7, DK-9320, Denmark
Babak Mataji , Dong Energy A/S, Kraftvoerksvej 52, DK-7000 Fredericia, Denmark
Tom S. Pedersen , Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7, DK-9320, Denmark
pp. 1066-1071

Nonlinear superheat and capacity control of a refrigeration plant (Abstract)

Lars F. S. Larsen , Danfoss A/S, Nordborg, Denmark
Henrik Rasmussen , Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University, DK-9200, Denmark
pp. 1072-1077

Avoiding fold bifurcations with the help of new proximity indices (Abstract)

Giorgos Altanis , National Technical University of Athens, Greece, School of Electrical and Computer Engineers
Nicholas G. Maratos , National Technical University of Athens, Greece, School of Electrical and Computer Engineers
pp. 1078-1083

Genetic algorithms based dynamic search spaces for global power system stabilizer optimization (Abstract)

J. Duveau , Laboratoire de Compatibilité Electromagnétique de Marseille, Université Paul Cézanne (Aix-Marseille III), France
M. Pasquinelli , Institut Matériaux Microélectronique Nanosciences de Provence, Université Paul Cézanne (Aix-Marseille III), France
H. Alkhatib , Laboratoire de Compatibilité Electromagnétique de Marseille, Université Paul Cézanne (Aix-Marseille III), France
pp. 1084-1089

Adding two level supervisory control in the Hybrid Petri Net methodology for Production Systems (Abstract)

George J. Tsinarakis , Technical University of Crete, Machine Tools Laboratory, 73100 Chania, Greece
Nikos C. Tsourveloudis , Technical University of Crete, Machine Tools Laboratory, 73100 Chania, Greece
pp. 1090-1095

P - Invariant based Petri net traffic controller (Abstract)

N. Racic , Dep. electronics and informatics, Maritime Faculty University of Split, Croatia
P. Matic , Dep. electronics and informatics, Maritime Faculty University of Split, Croatia
D. Kezic , Dep. electronics and informatics, Maritime Faculty University of Split, Croatia
pp. 1096-1101

On pole-zero patterns of non-negative impulse response discrete-time systems with complex poles and zeros (Abstract)

Peter H. Bauer , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, IN. 46556 USA
Y. Liu , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, IN. 46556 USA
pp. 1102-1107

Synthesize nonblocking distributed supervisors with coordinators (Abstract)

Jan H. van Schuppen , Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), P.O. Box 94079, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jacobus E. Rooda , Systems Engineering Group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, PO Box 513, 5600 MB, The Netherlands
Rong Su , Systems Engineering Group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, PO Box 513, 5600 MB, The Netherlands
pp. 1108-1113

Advanced methods for modeling of monitoring functions in hierarchical systems (Abstract)

Otilia Dragomir , Automation, Computer Science Department, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania
Eugenia Minca , Automation, Computer Science Department, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania
Florin Dragomir , Automation, Computer Science Department, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania
Ion Istudor , Automation, Computer Science Department, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania
pp. 1114-1119

A recommender system for detection of leukemia based on cooperative game (Abstract)

Esmerdis Hajati , Iranian Blood Transfusion Research Center, Tehran, Iran
Nasrollah Moghaddam Charkari , Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Atefeh Torkaman , Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Mahnaz Aghaeipour , Iranian Blood Transfusion Research Center, Tehran, Iran
pp. 1126-1130

Experimental tissue parameter identification for use in endoscopic urological haptic simulators (Abstract)

Athanasios Dimopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 15780, Greece
Evangelos Papadopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 15780, Greece
Karl Iagnemma , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 02139, USA
pp. 1131-1136

Neuromuscular blockade nonlinear model identification (Abstract)

T. Mendonca , Dep. Matemática Aplicada FCUP, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
M. Silva , Dep. Matemática Aplicada FCUP, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
B. Andrade Costa , INESC-ID/DEEC/IST/TU Lisbon, R. Alves Redol 9, 1000-029 Lisboa Portugal
J. M. Lemos , INESC-ID/DEEC/IST/TU Lisbon, R. Alves Redol 9, 1000-029 Lisboa Portugal
pp. 1137-1142

An optimal model predictive control model for human postural regulation (Abstract)

William S. Levine , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park, USA 20740
Yao Li , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park, USA 20740
pp. 1143-1148

Total Mass TCI driven by parametric estimation (Abstract)

Simao Esteves , Anaesthesiology Department - Hospital Geral de Santo António, Porto, Portugal
Paula Rochak , Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Joao Gama , LIAAD - INESC Porto, L.A., Portugal
Teresa Mendonca , DMA - FCUP, Porto, Portugal
Margarida M. Silva , DMA - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP), Portugal
Raquel Sebastiao , LIAAD - INESC Porto, L.A., Portugal
Claudia Sousa , Escola Superior de Educação Jean Piaget - Instituto Piaget, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
pp. 1149-1154

A bio-inspired filtering framework for the EMG-based control of robots (Abstract)

Panagiotis K. Artemiadis , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, 02139 USA
Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos , Control Systems Lab, School of Mechanical Eng., National Technical University of Athens, 9 Heroon Polytechniou Str, 157 80, Greece
pp. 1155-1160

Design and development of an Embedded Control System of a DC/DC power converter for a fuel cell (Abstract)

Simira Papadopoulou , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (CPERI), Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Spyridon Voutetakis , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (CPERI), Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Fotis Stergiopoulos , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (CPERI), Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Chrisovalantou Ziogou , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (CPERI), Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
Konstantinos Kontonikolas , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (CPERI), Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 1161-1165

A unifying specification logic for cyber-physical systems (Abstract)

Marius C. Bujorianu , CICADA- Centre for Interdisciplinary Computational and Dynamical Analysis, University of Manchester, UK
Manuela L. Bujorianu , CICADA- Centre for Interdisciplinary Computational and Dynamical Analysis, University of Manchester, UK
Howard Barringer , CICADA- Centre for Interdisciplinary Computational and Dynamical Analysis, University of Manchester, UK
pp. 1166-1171

An architectural exploration framework for efficient FPGA implementation of PLC programs (Abstract)

George Economakos , National Technical University of Athens, School of ECE, Heroon Polytechniou 9, GR 15780 Zografou, Greece
Christoforos Economakos , Halkis Institute of Technology, Department of Automation, GR 34400 Psahna, Evia, Greece
pp. 1172-1177

Low-cost embedded solution for PID controllers of DC motors (Abstract)

Mirela Trusca , Technical University of Cluj, Systems Theory Lab., St. C. Daicoviciu No. 15, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
L. Tomesc , Systems Engineering Field at the Technical University of Cluj, St. C. Daicoviciu No. 15, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
D. Dumitrache , Systems Engineering Field at the Technical University of Cluj, St. C. Daicoviciu No. 15, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
P. Dobra , Technical University of Cluj, Systems Theory Lab., St. C. Daicoviciu No. 15, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
R. Duma , Systems Engineering Field at the Technical University of Cluj, St. C. Daicoviciu No. 15, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
pp. 1178-1183

Motion control of the SOFIA cavity door drive system (Abstract)

Ganga P. Jayaraman , Woodward MPC Inc., 7426 Linder Ave, Skokie, IL 60077, USA
pp. 1184-1189

Modeling and design of an autothrottle speed control system (Abstract)

Ganga P. Jayaraman , Woodward MPC Corporation, 7426 Linder Ave, Skokie, IL 60077, USA
pp. 1190-1195

A DCS supervisory control of a centrifugal compessor for oxygen consumption optimization (Abstract)

Silvia Maria Zanoli , D.I.I.G.A, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, Ancona, Italy
Luca Barboni , affidabilità automazioni- I&C, api raffineria di Ancona, Falconara, Italy
pp. 1196-1202

Performance optimization for linear stochastic systems with probabilistic parametric uncertainties (Abstract)

Alexandros A. Taflanidis , Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA
Jeffrey T. Scruggs , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 USA
pp. 1203-1208

Adaptive temperature control in a tubular chemical reactor (Abstract)

V. Bobal , Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Nad Stranemi 4511, 760, 05 Zlín 5, Czech Republic
J. Vojtesek , Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Nad Stranemi 4511, 760, 05 Zlín 5, Czech Republic
P. Dostal , Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Nad Stranemi 4511, 760, 05 Zlín 5, Czech Republic
pp. 1209-1214

Design and implementation of Sliding Mode Controller with varying boundary layer for a coupled tanks system (Abstract)

L. Chrifi-Alaoui , Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI, EA 3899), IUT de l'Aisne, 13 avenue François Mitterrand, F-02880 Cuffies, France
J.M. Castelain , Commission Europenne B-1049 Bruxelles, Belgium
R. Benayache , Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI, EA 3899), IUT de l'Aisne, 13 avenue François Mitterrand, F-02880 Cuffies, France
P. Bussy , Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Laboratoire des Technologies Innovantes (LTI, EA 3899), IUT de l'Aisne, 13 avenue François Mitterrand, F-02880 Cuffies, France
pp. 1215-1220

Hybrid intelligent control for a wastewater treatment prototype (Abstract)

R. Carrasco , CINVESTAV, Unidad Guadalajara, Av. Cientifica 1145, Col, El bajío, Zapopán, Jal., C.P. 45010, México
E.N. Sanchez , CINVESTAV, Unidad Guadalajara, Av. Cientifica 1145, Col, El bajío, Zapopán, Jal., C.P. 45010, México
C. Cadet , Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble, GIPSA-lab Department of control systems BP 46-38402 St-Martin d'Hères Cedex, France
pp. 1221-1226

Nonlinear backstepping control design for miniature helicopters using the rotation matrix (Abstract)

Ioannis A. Raptis , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33620 USA
Kimon P. Valavanis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Denver, CO, 80208 USA
Wilfrido A. Moreno , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, 33620 USA
pp. 1227-1232

Design and implementation of a structured flight controller for a 6DoF quadrotor using quaternions (Abstract)

Frank Lewis , Automation&Robotics Research Institute, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Emanuel Stingu , Automation&Robotics Research Institute, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
pp. 1233-1238

Hybrid control of quadrotor (Abstract)

Matko Orsag , Department of Control and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb, Croatia
Stjepan Bogdan , Department of Control and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb, Croatia
pp. 1239-1244

Vision aided navigation for unmanned helicopters (Abstract)

Nikos C. Tsourveloudis , Technical University of Crete, Intelligent Systems&Robotics Laboratory, 73100, Chania, Greece
Diomidis Katzourakis , Technical University of Crete, Intelligent Systems&Robotics Laboratory, 73100, Chania, Greece
Nikos I. Vitzilaios , Technical University of Crete, Intelligent Systems&Robotics Laboratory, 73100, Chania, Greece
pp. 1245-1250

Nonlinear modeling and output feedback control design for a small-scale helicopter (Abstract)

Rafael Fierro , MARHES Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
Ivana Palunko , MARHES Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 87131, USA
Cornel Sultan , Aerospace&Ocean Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 24061, USA
pp. 1251-1256

A novel approach to structural load control using intelligent actuators (Abstract)

W.E. Leithead , Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
A. Dutka , MLS, Glasgow, UK
S. Dominguez , MLS, Glasgow, UK
V. Neilson , Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
pp. 1257-1262

Closed loop identification of wind turbines models for pitch control (Abstract)

I.D. Landau , Automatic Control Department, GIPSA-Lab, Grenoble, ENSIEG, BP 46, 38402 Saint Martin, d'Heres, France
M. Iribas-Latour , Renewable Energy National Centre, CENER, Avda. la Innovación no7, Sarriguren-Navarra, Spain
pp. 1263-1268

The importance of control in wind turbine design and loading (Abstract)

B. Savini , Garrad Hassan&Partners Ltd., Bristol, UK
E. A. Bossanyi , Garrad Hassan&Partners Ltd., Bristol, UK
G. Ramtharan , Garrad Hassan&Partners Ltd., Bristol, UK
pp. 1269-1274

Testing controls to mitigate fatigue loads in the controls Advanced Research Turbine (Abstract)

Lee J. Fingersh , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO 80401 USA
Karl A. Stol , Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Alan D. Wright , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO 80401 USA
pp. 1275-1282

Improved drive-train and blade fatigue mitigation in flexible wind turbines using disturbance utilization control (Abstract)

C. D. Johnson , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 35899, USA
Glenn A. Parker , Georgia Tech Research Institute, Huntsville Research Laboratory, P.O. Box 9162, Alabama 35898, USA
pp. 1283-1288

Different forms of the games in multiagent reinforcement learning: alternating vs. simultanous movements (Abstract)

Ali Akramizadeh , Computational intelligence and large scale system Research Lab., EE Dept., Polytechnic university of Tehran, IRAN
Mohammad-B Menhaj , Computational intelligence and large scale system Research Lab., EE Dept., Polytechnic university of Tehran, IRAN
Ahmad Afshar , Computational intelligence and large scale system Research Lab., EE Dept., Polytechnic university of Tehran, IRAN
pp. 1289-1294

Coverage path planning for multiple robotic agent-based inspection of an unknown 2D environment (Abstract)

Xudong Wang , Research Corporation of University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96822 USA
Vassilis L. Syrmos , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 96822 USA
pp. 1295-1300

Reliable Swarm Design (Abstract)

S. Kazadi , Jisan Research Institute, 515 S. Palm Ave., Unit 3, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
M. Volodarsky , Jisan Research Institute, 515 S. Palm Ave., Unit 3, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
A. Wen , Jisan Research Institute, 515 S. Palm Ave., Unit 3, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
pp. 1301-1306

Polynomial methods in noisy network localization (Abstract)

Baris Fidan , The Australian National University and National ICT Australia, Canberra, Australia
Brian D. O. Anderson , The Australian National University and National ICT Australia, Canberra, Australia
Iman Shames , The Australian National University and National ICT Australia, Canberra, Australia
Pouyan Taghipour Bibalan , The Australian National University and National ICT Australia, Canberra, Australia
pp. 1307-1312

Prescribed performance control for robot joint trajectory tracking under parametric and model uncertainties (Abstract)

Zoe Doulgeri , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
Olga Zoidi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
Yiannis Karayiannidis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
pp. 1313-1318

Adaptive minimum uncertainty control for a flexible link manipulator (Abstract)

Nick Karamolegkos , Electrical&Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, 26500, Greece
Anthony Tzes , Electrical&Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, 26500, Greece
George Stathopoulos , Electrical&Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, 26500, Greece
pp. 1319-1324

Robust control of manipulator arm using combined shame via performance limitation (Abstract)

M. Mola , Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Shiraz University of Technology, P.O. Box 71557-13876, IRAN
R. Amirifar , Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, P.O. Box 14115-143, Tehran, IRAN
N. MohammadZadeh , Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, P.O. Box 14115-143, Tehran, IRAN
pp. 1325-1330

Controlling the motion of robot manipulators on constrained surfaces (Abstract)

Xanthi Papageorgiou , Department of Mechanical Engineering Department, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Kostas J. Kyriakopoulos , Department of Mechanical Engineering Department, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
pp. 1331-1336

A geometrical treatment for obtaining necessary and sufficient conditions for joint quadratic Lyapunov function existence for state-dependent, switched systems: A two-dimensional case (Abstract)

Robert N. Shorten , Hamilton Institute, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Oliver Mason , Hamilton Institute, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Wynita M. Griggs , Hamilton Institute, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Christopher K . King , Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Kai Wulff , Technische Universität Berlin, Fachgebiet Regelungssysteme, Sekretariat EN11, Einsteinufer 17, D-10587, Germany
pp. 1337-1342

Switched singular linear systems (Abstract)

M. Dolors Magret , Dep. Matemàtica Aplicada I, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08028 Barcelona - Spain
Josep Ferrer , Dep. Matemàtica Aplicada I, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08028 Barcelona - Spain
Josep Clotet , Dep. Matemàtica Aplicada I, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08028 Barcelona - Spain
pp. 1343-1347

On semistability of nonlinear switched systems (Abstract)

Qing Hui , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409-1021, USA
Wassim M. Haddad , School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332-0150, USA
pp. 1348-1353

A model based control scheme with sampled information (Abstract)

G. Vitaioli , Università Politecnica delle Marche, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione via Brecce Bianche, Italy
G. Conte , Università Politecnica delle Marche, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione via Brecce Bianche, Italy
A. M. Perdon , Università Politecnica delle Marche, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Gestionale e dell'Automazione via Brecce Bianche, Italy
pp. 1354-1360

Dissipativity theory for discontinuous dynamical systems: Basic input, state, and output properties, and finite-time stability of feedback interconnections (Abstract)

Qing Hui , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 79409-1021, USA
Wassim M. Haddad , School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 30332-0150, USA
pp. 1361-1366

Dynamic measurement output feedback controllers for exact model matching and disturbance rejection of general linear neutral time delay systems (Abstract)

Paraskevas N. Paraskevopoulos , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Fotis N. Koumboulis , Department of Automation, Halkis Institute of Technology, Psahna Evias, Greece
Nikolaos D. Kouvakas , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
pp. 1367-1372

A matrix transformation approach to H<inf>8</inf> control via static output feedback for input delay systems (Abstract)

Zhan Shu , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, China
Baozhu Du , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, China
James Lam , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, China
pp. 1373-1378

Robust controllers for delayed systems (Abstract)

Marek Dlapa , Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Rumy 4046 , 760 01, Czech Republic
Radek Matusu , Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Rumy 4046 , 760 01, Czech Republic
pp. 1379-1384

On estimating the exponential decay rate for linear systems with interval time-varying delay (Abstract)

He Huang , Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong, China
Gang Feng , Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong, China
pp. 1385-1389

Optimal control of affine nonlinear discrete-time systems (Abstract)

S. Jagannthan , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, 65409, USA
Travis Dierks , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, 65409, USA
pp. 1390-1395

Application of optimal impulsive control method to advertising (Abstract)

M. Mantrala , Department of Marketing, University of Missouri - Columbia, USA
J. Ding , Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
S. N. Balakrishnan , Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
pp. 1396-1401

Adaptive optimal controllers based on Generalized Policy Iteration in a continuous-time framework (Abstract)

Frank Lewis , Automation and Robotics Research Institute, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Kyriakos Vamvoudakis , Automation and Robotics Research Institute, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Draguna Vrabie , Automation and Robotics Research Institute, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
pp. 1402-1409

A penalty function method for exploratory adaptive-critic neural network control (Abstract)

Gianluca Di Muro , Mechanical Engineering at Duke University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
Silvia Ferrari , Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Duke University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
pp. 1410-1414

Approximate dynamic programming for continuous state and control problems (Abstract)

Shengwei Mei , Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Jian Sun , Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Chao Lu , Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Jennie Si , Department of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287-5706, USA
Lei Yang , Department of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, 85287-5706, USA
pp. 1415-1420

Modeling and analysis of an integrated power system based on methanol autothermal reforming (Abstract)

Michael Stoukides , Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P.O. Box 1517, 54124, Greece
Dimitris Ipsakis , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (C.P.E.R.I.), CEntre for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.), P.O. Box 60361, 57001 Thermi-Thessaloniki, Greece
Spyros Voutetakis , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (C.P.E.R.I.), CEntre for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.), P.O. Box 60361, 57001 Thermi-Thessaloniki, Greece
Panos Seferlis , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P.O. Box 484, 54124, Greece
Simira Papadopoulou , Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (C.P.E.R.I.), CEntre for Research and Technology Hellas (CE.R.T.H.), P.O. Box 60361, 57001 Thermi-Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 1421-1426

A sensorless control for wind turbine (Abstract)

Ronilson Rocha , School of Mines, Department of Engineering of Control and Automation, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Campus Morro do Cruzeiro, 35400-000, MG, Brazil
pp. 1427-1432

A contribution to remote control of inverted pendulum (Abstract)

Katarina Zakova , Institute of Control and Industrial Informatics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia
Milos Kolencik , Institute of Control and Industrial Informatics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia
pp. 1433-1438

Matlab and Java based virtual and remote laboratories for control engineering (Abstract)

Pavol Bistak , Institute of Control and Industrial Informatics, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
pp. 1439-1444

Open motion control: A model based development platform for rapid prototyping (Abstract)

G. Botto , Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Mechatronics (LIM), Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
L. Suarez , Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Mechatronics (LIM), Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
M. Visconti , Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Mechatronics (LIM), Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
S. Carabelli , Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Mechatronics (LIM), Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
P. Truccone , ACTUA s.r.l. Spin-off Company of Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
pp. 1445-1450

Applying autonomous control methods in different logistic processes - A comparison by using an Autonomous Control Application Matrix (Abstract)

Till Becker , Global Production Logistics at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Katja Windt , Global Production Logistics at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
pp. 1451-1455

Feature extraction based on a fuzzy complementary criterion for gait recognition using GRF signals (Abstract)

J. B. Theocharis , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dept. of El. and Comp. Eng., Greece
S. P. Moustakidis , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dept. of El. and Comp. Eng., Greece
G. Giakas , University of Thessaly, Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Trikala, Greece
pp. 1456-1461

An Expert System for supporting the conceptual design of controllers for lower limbs rehabilitation systems (Abstract)

E.C. Panagiotopoulos , Department of Orthopedic Surgery, General University Hospital of Patras, 26504, Greece
V.N. Syrimpeis , Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics Dept., University of Patras, 26500, Greece
V.C. Moulianitis , Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics Dept., University of Patras, 26500, Greece
N.A. Aspragathos , Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics Dept., University of Patras, 26500, Greece
pp. 1462-1467

Sequential feature selection methods for Parkinsonian human sleep analysis (Abstract)

Jacqueline Fairley , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
George Georgoulas , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
George Vachtsevanos , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
pp. 1468-1473

Exploiting prior knowledge and preferential attachment to infer biological interaction networks (Abstract)

F. Montefusco , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Università degli Studi Magna Græcia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
C. Cosentino , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Università degli Studi Magna Græcia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
F. Amato , School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Università degli Studi Magna Græcia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
pp. 1474-1479

Control of heart conduction system arrhythmia by means of sliding mode scheme (Abstract)

Asad Azemi , College of Engineering, Penn State University, USA
Ramin Naderi , Iranian ACECR, IUT Branch, Isfahan, Iran
M.J. Yazdanpanah , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
pp. 1486-1491

Switching losses and harmonic currents evaluation of PWM techniques for VSI-fed dual stator induction motor drive (Abstract)

Mohamed Khaldi , Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Polytechnic Military School, Bordj El-Bahri-16111, Algiers, Algeria
Abdelaziz Kheloui , Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Polytechnic Military School, Bordj El-Bahri-16111, Algiers, Algeria
Farid Khoucha , Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Polytechnic Military School, Bordj El-Bahri-16111, Algiers, Algeria
Khoudir Marouani , Electrical Engineering Laboratory, Polytechnic Military School, Bordj El-Bahri-16111, Algiers, Algeria
pp. 1492-1497

Current and voltage control of paralleled multi-module inverter systems (Abstract)

Nasser Talebi , Control Department, Shahrood University of Technology, Iran
M.A. Sadrnia , Control Department, Shahrood University of Technology, Iran
S.M.R. Rafiei , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 1498-1503

Dynamic torque control in electromechanical drive train with PID-state control (Abstract)

Constantinos Sourkounis , Research Group for Power Systems Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Science, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
pp. 1504-1510

A passivity-based PI control design for DC-drives (Abstract)

Grigorios E. Marmidis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rion 26500, Greece
Antonio T. Alexandridis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Rion 26500, Greece
pp. 1511-1516

Sensorless Sliding Mode Observer based on rotor position error for salient-pole PMSM (Abstract)

Vasilios C. Ilioudis , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Nikolaos I. Margaris , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 1517-1522

Motorcycle roll motion stabilization and observer design (Abstract)

Hamid Slimi , Université d'Évry val d'Essonne, IBISC: Informatique, Biologie Intégrative et Systèmes Complexes - FRE CNRS 3190, 40 rue du Pelvoux CE1455, 91020, Cedex, France
Sebastien Glaser , INRETS/LCPC - LIVIC Laboratoire sur les Interactions, Véhicule-Infrastructure-Conducteur. 14, route de la Minière, Bât 824, 78000, Versailles, France
Said Mammar , Université d'Évry val d'Essonne, IBISC: Informatique, Biologie Intégrative et Systèmes Complexes - FRE CNRS 3190, 40 rue du Pelvoux CE1455, 91020, Cedex, France
pp. 1523-1528

Asymptotic quotient observers for 2-D Fornasini Marchesini models (Abstract)

Michael Cantoni , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
Lorenzo Ntogramatzidis , Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Curtin University of Technology, Perth WA 6845, Australia
pp. 1529-1534

Functional observers for linear descriptor systems (Abstract)

M. Darouach , CRAN-CNRS (UMR 7039), Nancy University, IUT de Longwy, 186, Rue de Lorraine, 54400 COSNES et ROMAIN, FRANCE
pp. 1535-1539

Wavelet usage for feature extraction for crack localization (Abstract)

Evangelos Dermatas , Electrical Engineering Department, University of Patras, 26500, Rio, Hellas, Greece
Chrysostomos Stylios , Laboratory of Knowledge&Intelligent Computing, Dept. of Informatics&Communications Technology, TEI of Epirus, 47100, Arta, Kostakioi, Greece
George Georgoulas , Dept. of Computer Applications in Finance and Management, TEI of Ionian Islands, Lefkas, Greece
Vassilios Kappatos , Electrical Engineering Department, University of Patras, 26500, Rio, Hellas, Greece
pp. 1540-1545

Reduced-order observer based decentralized controller design: The LMI approach (Abstract)

Stanislaw H. Zak , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035, USA
Karanjit Kalsi , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035, USA
Jianming Lian , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035, USA
pp. 1546-1551

Robust observer for a class of uncertain linear systems (Abstract)

Boutheina Sfaihi , Institut National des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie, Tunis, Tunisia
Hichem Kallel , Institut National des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie, Tunis, Tunisia
pp. 1552-1556

Earliest Intercept Geometry Guidance to improve mid-course guidance in area air-defence (Abstract)

H.S. Shin , Devision of Aerospace Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon 650-150, Rep. of Korea
M.J. Tahk , Devision of Aerospace Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon 650-150, Rep. of Korea
B.A. White , Department of Informatics and Sensors, DCMT, Cranfield University, Swindon SN6 8LA, UK
A. Tsourdos , Department of Informatics and Sensors, DCMT, Cranfield University, Swindon SN6 8LA, UK
pp. 1557-1562

Meeting the challenges of modern interceptor guidance by non-conventional approaches (Abstract)

Vladimir Turetsky , Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Josef Shinar , Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
pp. 1563-1568

Control for autonomous VTOL aircraft with restricted inputs (Abstract)

Amit Ailon , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
pp. 1569-1574
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