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Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control

10th International Workshop, HSCC 2007, Pisa, Italy, April 3-5, 2007, Proceedings

Bemporad, Alberto, Buttazzo, Giorgio C, Bicchi, Antonio (Eds.)

2007, XVII, 797 p. Also available online.

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, HSCC 2007, held in Pisa, Italy in April 2007.

The 44 revised full papers and 39 revised short papers presented together with the abstracts of 3 keynote talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 167 submissions. Among the topics addressed are models of heterogeneous systems, computability and complexity issues, real-time computing and control, embedded and resource-aware control, control and estimation over wireless networks, tools for analysis, verification, control, and design, programming languages support and implementation, applications, including automotive, communication networks, avionics, energy systems, transportation networks, biology and other sciences, manufacturing, and robotics.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » D programming language - complexity - programming - programming language - real-time - robot - robotics - tools - verification

Related subjects » Communication Networks - Software Engineering - Theoretical Computer Science

Table of contents 

Keynote Speeches.- Networked Embedded Systems: From Sensor Webs to Cyber-Physical Systems.- Control Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks.- The Challenges of Embedded Systems Engineering.- Regular Papers.- Computational Approaches to Reachability Analysis of Stochastic Hybrid Systems.- Groupoids in Control Systems and the Reachability Problem for a Class of Quantized Control Systems with Nonabelian Symmetries.- Minimum Time for a Hybrid System with Thermostatic Switchings.- Complexity Reduction for the Design of Interacting Controllers.- Model Checking Genetic Regulatory Networks with Parameter Uncertainty.- MARCO: A Reachability Algorithm for Multi-affine Systems with Applications to Biological Systems.- Symbolic Analysis for GSMP Models with One Stateful Clock.- Robust, Optimal Predictive Control of Jump Markov Linear Systems Using Particles.- Optimal Switching of 1-DOF Oscillating Systems.- Feedback Scheduling for Pipelines of Tasks.- On Simulations and Bisimulations of General Flow Systems.- A Partial Order Approach to Discrete Dynamic Feedback in a Class of Hybrid Systems.- Systematic Simulation Using Sensitivity Analysis.- Motion Programs for Puppet Choreography and Control.- Hierarchical Synthesis of Hybrid Controllers from Temporal Logic Specifications.- Coupling from the Past in Hybrid Models for File Sharing Peer to Peer Systems.- Approximately Bisimilar Finite Abstractions of Stable Linear Systems.- Learning Cycle-Linear Hybrid Automata for Excitable Cells.- Input-to-State Stability of Discontinuous Dynamical Systems with an Observer-Based Control Application.- A Stochastic Framework for Hybrid System Identification with Application to Neurophysiological Systems.- Reachability for Linear Hybrid Automata Using Iterative Relaxation Abstraction.- Sporadic Control of First-Order Linear Stochastic Systems.- Price-Based Optimal Control of Power Flow in Electrical Energy Transmission Networks.- Robust Test Generation and Coverage for Hybrid Systems.- Minimalilty of Finite Automata Representation in Hybrid Systems Control.- Hybrid Control and Verification of a Pulsed Welding Process.- On Self-triggered Full-Information H-Infinity Controllers.- Impulse Differential Inclusions Driven by Discrete Measures.- CEGAR Based Bounded Model Checking of Discrete Time Hybrid Systems.- Solving Coverage Problems with Embedded Graph Grammars.- Comparing Forward and Backward Reachability as Tools for Safety Analysis.- Approximation of the Joint Spectral Radius of a Set of Matrices Using Sum of Squares.- Metrics and Topology for Nonlinear and Hybrid Systems.- The Image Computation Problem in Hybrid Systems Model Checking.- A New Hybrid State Estimator for Systems with Limited Mode Changes.- Ant Colony and Genetic Algorithm for Constrained Predictive Control of Power Systems.- Stabilization of Limit Cycles of Discretely Controlled Continuous Systems by Controlling Switching Surfaces.- Approximate Simulation Relations and Finite Abstractions of Quantized Control Systems.- Finite State Controllers for Stabilizing Switched Systems with Binary Sensors.- Safety Verification of an Aircraft Landing Protocol: A Refinement Approach.- Rate Admission Control for Hard Real-Time Task Scheduling.- Foundations of a Compositional Interchange Format for Hybrid Systems.- Automata Based Interfaces for Control and Scheduling.- Modeling and Optimal Control of Hybrid Rigidbody Mechanical Systems.- Short Papers.- The Concept of Deadlock and Livelock in Hybrid Control Systems.- Reachability Algorithm for Biological Piecewise-Affine Hybrid Systems.- Necessary Optimality Conditions for a Class of Hybrid Optimal Control Problems.- Optimal Switches in Multi–inventory Systems.- Viability-Based Computations of Solutions to the Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation.- A Method for the Design of Optimal Switching Surfaces for Autonomous Hybrid Systems.- A Hybrid Bellman Equation for Bimodal Systems.- Networks of Hybrid Systems: Connections Faults Modelling and Detection.- Switching-Based Lyapunov Function and the Stabilization of a Class of Non-holonomic Systems.- Composing Semi-algebraic O-Minimal Automata.- A Hybrid Model for Subliminal Air Traffic Control.- On Bicontinuous Bisimulation and the Preservation of Stability.- Efficient Simulation of Component-Based Hybrid Models Represented as Hybrid Bond Graphs.- Diagnosability Verification for Hybrid Automata.- Piecewise Constant Feedback Control of Piecewise Affine Gene Network Models.- Hybrid Models for Gene Regulatory Networks: The Case of lac Operon in E. Coli.- Reachability Analysis of a Switched Buffer Network.- Composition of Dynamical Systems for Estimation of Human Body Dynamics.- Computation in One-Dimensional Piecewise Maps.- Toward Flexible Scheduling of Real-Time Control Tasks: Reviewing Basic Control Models.- Invertibility and Flatness of Switched Linear Discrete-Time Systems.- Trace-Based Semantics for Probabilistic Timed I/O Automata.- Asymptotic Stability of Switched Higher Order Laplacians.- Qualitative Analysis of Nonlinear Biochemical Networks with Piecewise-Affine Functions.- Guided Randomized Simulation.- Controller Parameters Selection Through Bifurcation Analysis in a Piecewise-Smooth System.- Fully Automated Stability Verification for Piecewise Affine Systems.- Differential Logic for Reasoning About Hybrid Systems.- A Sound and Complete Proof Rule for Region Stability of Hybrid Systems.- Switch Detection in Genetic Regulatory Networks.- Safety Analysis of Sugar Cataract Development Using Stochastic Hybrid Systems.- Case Studies in Event-Driven Control.- Hybrid Estimation for Stochastic Piecewise Linear Systems.- On-Line Optimization of Switched-Mode Hybrid Dynamical Systems.- State Nullification of Switched Systems by Linear Output Feedback.- Fault Accommodation for Hybrid Systems with Continuous and Discrete Faults.- A Heuristic Predictive Logic Controller Applied to Hybrid Solar Air Conditioning Plant.- Distributed Hybrid Control for Multiple-Pursuer Multiple-Evader Games.- A Controller Design Method Under Infrequent, Asynchronous Sensing.

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