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Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (1996)
Baton Rouge, LA
Mar. 31, 1996 to Apr. 2, 1996
ISBN: 0-8186-7352-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 1A: Robust Control

On Mixed H2 and H-infinite Control (Abstract)

Kemin Zhou , Louisiana State University
Xiang Chen , Louisiana State University
pp. 2

Optimal H-infinity Decoupling of Engine Idle Speed and Emission Subsystems (Abstract)

Daniel Orzel , Advanced Powertrain Engineering, Ford Motor Company, 17200 Southfield Rd., Allen Park, MI 48101
Le Yi Wang , ECE Department, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202
Abbas Raftari , Powertrain Core Competency, Ford Motor Company
pp. 7
Session 1B: Discrete Time Systems

An explanation of linear discrete time system behavior by singular value decomposition of the system matrix (Abstract)

Shih-Ko Wang , Navigation & Control Branch, US Air Force Armament Directorate, Eglin AFB, FL, USA
R. Zachery , Navigation & Control Branch, US Air Force Armament Directorate, Eglin AFB, FL, USA
pp. 18

Feedback linearizing control of discrete-time nonlinear systems with constraints (Abstract)

R.J. Kurtz , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
M.A. Henson , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 23

Stochastic Modeling of Pavement Roughness (Abstract)

Wenli Zhu , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Louisiana State University
J. Jim Zhu , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Louisiana State University
pp. 28
Session 1C: Communications

Efficiency of ATM Networks in Transporting TCP/IP Traffic (Abstract)

Jon Bredeson , University of Alabama
Dicky A. Pillai , University of Alabama
pp. 40

Shadow prices for modified least loaded routing (MLLR) (Abstract)

M. Naraghi-Pour , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
M.V. Hegde , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
C. Vargas , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 45

A multiple shared memory switch (Abstract)

M. Naraghi-Pour , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
B. Reddy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
M. Hegde , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 50
Session 1D: Intelligent Systems

Domain Transformation for Fuzzy Controllers (Abstract)

J. M. Donato , Tulane University
E. Barbieri , Tulane University
pp. 56

Fuzzy Bounded Least Squares Method for Systems Identification (Abstract)

Xiao-Jun Zeng , University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
Madan G. Singh , University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 61
Session 2A: Nonlinear Robust Control

On the Output Feedback Control of Discrete-Time Uncertain Systems (Abstract)

Spyros Andreou , University of Arkansas
Edwin Yaz , University of Arkansas
pp. 72

An infinite-LQ Regulator and Sliding Mode Controller for a Flexible Structure with Synchronous Motor (Abstract)

Sergey Drakunov , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Rocio Alba-Flores , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Enrique Barbieri , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
pp. 76
Session 2B: Filter Design

Design of QMF Banks and Nonlinear Optimization (Abstract)

Jian Huang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Louisiana State University
Guoxiang Gu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Louisiana State University
pp. 88

Sub-band encoding of images using 2-D adaptive deltamodulation (Abstract)

C.V. Chakravarthy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
D.R. Vaman , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Z. Jin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
K. Hong , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 93

Nonstationary Signal Enhancement Using the Wavelet Transform (Abstract)

Vidya Venkatachalam , Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Jorge L. Aravena , Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
pp. 98
Session 2C: Linear Time-Varying Systems

On Stability and Constrained Controllability of Linear Time Varying Systems (Abstract)

Z. Benzaid , Department of Math University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
pp. 110

Simulation Results for Missile Autopilot Design Based on Extended Mean Assignment (Abstract)

J. Jim Zhu , Louisiana State University
M. Chris Mickle , Louisiana State University
pp. 120

Series and Parallel D-Spectra for Multi-Input-Multi-Output Linear Time-Varying Systems (Abstract)

J. Jim Zhu , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Louisiana State University
pp. 125
Session 2D: Information Systems

ATM Networking Environment for a Multimedia Based Highway Information System (Abstract)

Kelvin C.P. Wang , University of Arkansas
XuYang Li , University of Arkansas
pp. 132

Toward Automated Document Reformatting: A SGML Markup System (Abstract)

Julia C. Lee , Argonne National Laboratory
Craig E. Swietlik , Argonne National Laboratory
pp. 137

Extended transactional control of cooperative systems (Abstract)

F. Daoud , Lab. PRiSM, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
pp. 142
Session 2E: Neural Networks

A nonlinear system predictor from experimental data using neural networks (Abstract)

R. Carotenuto , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Rome Univ., Italy
A. Coli , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Rome Univ., Italy
L. Franchina , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Rome Univ., Italy
pp. 148

Designing Large Scale Classifiers (Abstract)

Wei Liu , The University of Alabama in Huntsville
William A. Porter , The University of Alabama in Huntsville
pp. 153

A Symbolic/Neural Hybrid Approach to Multiple Shape Recognition (Abstract)

Mon-chu Chen , National Chiao-tung University
Yu-tung Liu , National Chiao-tung University
pp. 158

Training multilayer feedforward neural networks using dynamic programming (Abstract)

M. Sun , Dept. of Math., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, US
pp. 163
Session 3A: Optimization

Stochastic problems with unbounded control set (Abstract)

P. Sundar , Dept. of Math., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
G. Ferreyra , Dept. of Math., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
J.R. Dorroh , Dept. of Math., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 170

On the Existence of a Generalized Optimal Synthesis for Linear Quadratic Singular Optimal Control Problems with a Fixed Terminal Point (Abstract)

Zidong Wang , Department of Automatic Control Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Guoqing Tang , North Carolina A&T State University
pp. 175

Cascaded Hamiltonian equations and dynamic programming (Abstract)

S.A. Belbas , Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
pp. 180

Optimal discrete-continuous control for the linear-quadratic regulator problem (Abstract)

M. Abdel-Haleem , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
C.D. Johnson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 184
Session 3B: Nonlinear Systems

Designs and applications of observer for nonlinear control system (Abstract)

Wang Yu , Shanghai Univ., China
Xie Sen , Shanghai Univ., China
pp. 190

Poincare Sections and the R-L-Diode Circuit (Abstract)

N.C. Propes , University of Alabama
pp. 195

Dual-input describing function with Matlab (Abstract)

Yun Zhang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
A. Davari , Dept. of Electr. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 198
Session 3C: Power Systems I

Dynamic Compensator Design for HV AC Power System Using Artificial Neural Networks (Abstract)

M.A. Choudhry , West Virginia University
G.A. Salim , West Virginia University
K.A. Ellithy , Cairo University
pp. 202

Nonlinear control of an induction motor using a DSP (Abstract)

H. Le-Huy , Dept. de Genie Electr. et Genie Inf., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
M. Tarbouchi , Dept. de Genie Electr. et Genie Inf., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 211

DC-AC Inverters for Static Condenser and Dynamic Voltage Restorer Applications (Abstract)

Steven R. Ashcraft , Mississippi State University
S. Mark Halpin , Mississippi State University
pp. 215
Session 3D: Robotics

Applications of Fuzzy K-NN in Weld Recognition and Tool Failure Monitoring (Abstract)

T. Warren Liao , Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Damin Li , Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
pp. 222

Weld Defect Detection Based on Gaussian Curve (Abstract)

Yueming Li , Louisiana State University
T. Warren Liao , Louisiana State University
pp. 227

Self-Motion Control Experiments Using TUMA I and dSPACE (Abstract)

David A. Silver , Tulane University
Enrique Barbieri , Tulane University
pp. 232

Theoretical and Experimental Study of Dynamics and Control of a Two-link Flexible Robot Manipulator of Revolute Joints (Abstract)

Salvatore Nicosia , University of Rome, Tor Vergata
Paolo Valigi , University of Rome, Tor Vergata
Chih-Wu Jen , University of Rome, Tor Vergata
pp. 237
Session 4A: Sliding Mode Control

Sliding Mode Control in Arc Welding (Abstract)

Enrique Barbieri , Tulane University
David A. Silver , Tulane University
Sergey Drakunov , Tulane University
pp. 244

Sliding Mode Control of an Inverted Pendulum (Abstract)

Paul G. Grossimon , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Enrique Barbieri , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Sergey Drakunov , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
pp. 248

Time Sub-Optimal/Sliding Mode Controller for a Flexible Structure (Abstract)

Sergey Drakunov , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Enrique Barbieri , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Rodolfo Salinas , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
pp. 253

Comparison of a feedback linearization controller and sliding mode controllers for a permanent magnet stepper motor (Abstract)

Youngju Lee , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
Y.B. Shtessel , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 258
Session 4B: Filtering and Estimation

Simulation of Filter Structures for Fixed-Point Implementation (Abstract)

Daniel A. Bailey , The Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering
A. A. (Louis) Beex , The Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering
Daniel A. Bailey , Rockwell CACD
pp. 270

Filter Coefficient Selection Using Design Criteria (Abstract)

George J. Foster , Naval Surface Warfare Center
John E. Gray , Naval Surface Warfare Center
pp. 275

Estimation and Discrimination for Swerling Targets (Abstract)

W. D. Blair , Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division
M. Brandt-Pearce , University of Virginia
pp. 280

Cooperation of acoustic and vision data for multitarget tracking (Abstract)

M. Zebina , Lab. Syst. de Perception, ETCA, Arcueil, France
pp. 290
Session 4C: Power Systems II

A New Digital Relay for Dispersed Storage and Generation (DSG) Units (Power Systems) (Abstract)

D.R. Brown , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
A.G. Phadke , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
pp. 296

An analysis of induction motor predictive maintenance techniques (Abstract)

P. Rastgoufard , Entergy Oper. Inc., Killona, LA, USA
S. Soergel , Entergy Oper. Inc., Killona, LA, USA
pp. 301

Interconnected system frequency response (Abstract)

Minh-Luan Ngo , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
R. Luck , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
R.L. King , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Mississippi Univ., MS, USA
pp. 306
Session 4D: Image Processing

Image processing applied to real time measurement of traffic flow (Abstract)

A. Soto , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Catholic Univ. of Chile, Santiago, Chile
A. Cipriano , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Catholic Univ. of Chile, Santiago, Chile
pp. 312

A new subband coding technique using (JPEG) discrete cosine transform for image compression (Abstract)

C.P. Liu , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
A.D. Poularikas , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 317

High frequency noise reduction using an acousto-optic cell (Abstract)

Jiangang Xia , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
Ting-Chung Poon , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
D.B. Dunn , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 322

A system for vehicle classification from range imagery (Abstract)

C.A. Harlow , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Shiquan Peng , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 327

A parallel implementation of a fractal image compression algorithm (Abstract)

W. Mahmoud , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
W.A. Stapleton , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
D.J. Jackson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
pp. 332
Session 4E: Electronic Devices

A high level language implementation of a general purpose telemetry system for biomedical applications (Abstract)

J.F. Rorie , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
R.D. Piendl , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
J.K. Simmerman , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
R.Z. Makki , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
pp. 338

Gas sensor fabricated in commercial CMOS technology (Abstract)

N. George , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
A. Srivastava , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 343

A Framework for Estimating Maximum Power Dissipation in CMOS Combinational Circuits Using Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

Assim Sagahyroon , Northern Arizona University
Mehran Massoumi , Viewlogic Systems Inc.
John Placer , Northern Arizona University
pp. 348

High-Speed Semiconductor Devices for Communication Systems (Abstract)

W. Jones , Louisiana State University
K. Ikossi-Anastasiou , Louisiana State University
W. Kruppa , Naval Research Laboratory
H. Dietrich , Naval Research Laboratory
S. C. Binari , Naval Research Laboratory
C. S. Kyono , Naval Research Laboratory
N. Valsaraj , Louisiana State University
R. Sabbah , Louisiana State University
pp. 353

A Low-Cost and Low-Power Digital Audio Processor (Abstract)

Nan Chen , Electrical Engineering Department University of North Carolina at Charlotte NC
Dian Zhou , Electrical Engineering Department University of North Carolina at Charlotte NC
Zhongnong Jiang , Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA
pp. 358
Session 5A: Adaptive and Optimal Systems

Optimal Pi-Lead Controller Design (Abstract)

Enrique Barbieri , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Mahdi Riyad Issa , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
pp. 364

Eigenvalue assignment optimization for stable and unstable systems (Abstract)

D. Smith , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
R.E. Benton , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 369

Compensation for Gradient-Based Adaptive Observers (Abstract)

John H. Lilly , University of Louisville
pp. 374

Adaptive Compensation of Nonlinear Loads in Power Systems (Abstract)

Kraig J. Olejniczak , University of Arkansas
Edwin E. Yaz , University of Arkansas
Javid Amirazodi , University of Arkansas
pp. 379
Session 5B: Manufacturing Systems

Simulation of Electronics Manufacturing Systems with Two-Card Kanban (Abstract)

Jim Lee , The University of Southwestern Louisiana
Kittipong Wiwakanond , The University of Southwestern Louisiana
pp. 391

A survey of approaches to the job shop scheduling problem (Abstract)

D.W. Sellers , Center for Manuf. Res., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 396

SLEP - System Level Estimation and Partitioning: A Software Environment for Rapid Prototyping (Abstract)

Roger L. Haggard , Electrical Engineering Department Tennessee Technological University
Tao Wang , Electrical Engineering Department Tennessee Technological University
pp. 401

Parallel algorithm for wiring two-terminal nets in the knock-knee mode (Abstract)

H. Kimm , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Tennessee Univ., Martin, TN, US
pp. 406
Session 5C: Algorithms

Stability Analysis of a Load Balancing Algorithm (Abstract)

Bharat S. Joshi , Western Carolina University
Seyed Hosseini , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
K. Vairavan , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
pp. 412

Prefix Computation Using a Segmented Bus (Abstract)

Y. Li , Louisiana State University
S.Q. Zheng , Louisiana State University
pp. 416

A Parallelizing Translator for Object-Oriented Large-Grain Data Flow Model (Abstract)

Hongkui Gao , National University of Defense Technology
Shouren Hu , National University of Defense Technology
Xiao Nong , National University of Defense Technology
pp. 431
Session 5D: Applied Mathematics

The Use of Richardson Extrapolation to Reduce the Truncation Error in the Finite Difference Solution of One and Two Dimensional Electrostatics Problems (Abstract)

Richard K. Gordon , Department of Electrical Engineering University of Mississippi
W. Elliott Hutchcraft , Department of Electrical Engineering University of Mississippi
pp. 438

Indirect Rotator Graph Networks (Abstract)

Karan Watson , Texas A&M University
Seongdong Kim , Texas A&M University
pp. 442

Continuous singularity functions insight, extensions, and corrections (Abstract)

F.O. Simons, Jr. , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida A&M Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
R.C. Harden , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida A&M Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
A.L. Robinson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida A&M Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 447
Session 5E: Computational Systems

An object-oriented model for generating assembly sequences (Abstract)

K. Periyasamy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg, Man., Canada
pp. 462

A comparison of heuristics for list schedules using the Box-method and P-method for random digraph generation (Abstract)

S. Al-Sharaeh , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
B.E. Wells , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 467

High performance branch prediction (Abstract)

B.M. Guy, III , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
R. Haggard , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 472

VHDL description of self-checking logic circuits (Abstract)

F.Y. Busaba , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC, USA
pp. 477

A New Fast Approximate Arithmetic Coder (Abstract)

Abbie Barbir , Gandalf Canada Ltd., 130 Colonnade Rd. South Nepean, Ontario K2E 7M4 Canada
pp. 482
Session 6A: Uncertain Systems

Structured linear uncertain systems reduction (Abstract)

O. Ismail , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Bombay, India
J.M. Jahabar , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Bombay, India
pp. 488

Interval analysis application for stability margin computation of linear uncertain systems (Abstract)

J.T. Cain , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
Sung-Il Kwon , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 492

On multipoint Pade approximation for discrete interval systems (Abstract)

O. Ismail , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Bombay, India
pp. 497
Session 6B: Systems

Formulating Systems (Abstract)

D. Paul Benjamin , Syracuse University
pp. 504
Session 6C: Control Applications

Intelligent pH Control Using Fuzzy Linear Invariant Clustering (Abstract)

Jianhua Chen , Louisiana State University
Jaspal Sabharwal , Louisiana State University
pp. 514

On the Minimum-Time Control of a One-Mode Model of a Flexible Structure (Abstract)

Enrique Barbieri , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
Chia-Chang Tong , Electrical Engineering Department Tulane University
pp. 519

Implementation of a Distributed Control System for Dynamic Lane Assignment (Abstract)

Darcy Bullock , Remote Sensing and Image Processing Laboratory Louisiana State University
Arthur Harvey , Remote Sensing and Image Processing Laboratory Louisiana State University
pp. 524
Session 6D: Process Control

Adaptive Control of a Continuous Solution Polymerization Reactor (Abstract)

Ayowale B. Ogunye , Central Research and Development, The Dow Chemical Company
pp. 530

A New Approach to the Problem of Input Saturation and Controller Windup in Model-Based Digital Controllers (Abstract)

Ayowale B. Ogunye , Computing and Information Technology Laboratory The Dow Chemical Company
pp. 535

Polynomial Matrices for the Design of Multivariable Control Systems Using Symbolic Computation (Abstract)

Ayowale B. Ogunye , Computing and Information Technology Laboratory The Dow Chemical Company,
pp. 540

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