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Advances in Control, Communication Networks, and Transportation Systems

In Honor of Pravin Varaiya

Abed, Eyad H. (Ed.)

2005, XXXV, 358 p. 80 illus.

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  • About this book

This unified volume is a collection of invited articles on topics presented at the Symposium on Systems, Control, and Networks, held in Berkeley June 5–7, 2005, in honor of Pravin Varaiya on his 65th birthday. Varaiya is an eminent faculty member of the University of California at Berkeley, widely known for his seminal contributions in areas as diverse as stochastic systems, nonlinear and hybrid systems, distributed systems, communication networks, transportation systems, power networks, economics, optimization, and systems education.

The chapters include recent results and surveys by leading experts on topics that reflect many of the research and teaching interests of Varaiya, including:

* hybrid systems and applications

* communication, wireless, and sensor networks

* transportation systems

* stochastic systems

* systems education

Advances in Control, Communication Networks, and Transportation Systems will serve as an excellent resource for practicing and research engineers, applied mathematicians, and graduate students working in such areas as communication networks, sensor networks, transportation systems, control theory, hybrid systems, and applications.

Contributors: J.S. Baras * V.S. Borkar * M.H.A. Davis * A.R. Deshpande * D. Garg * M. Gastpar * A.J. Goldsmith * R. Gupta * R. Horowitz * I. Hwang * T. Jiang * R. Johari * A. Kotsialos * A.B. Kurzhanski * E.A. Lee * X. Liu * H.S. Mahmassani * D. Manjunath * B. Mishra * L. Muñoz * M. Papageorgiou * C. Piazza * S.E. Shladover * D.M. Stipanovic * T.M. Stoenescu * X. Sun * D. Teneketzis * C.J. Tomlin * J.N. Tsitsiklis * J. Walrand * X. Zhou

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Peak - automation - coding - communication - integrated circuit - modeling - optimization - sensor - sensor network - single-electron transistor - stability - static-induction transistor - systems theory

Related subjects » Birkhäuser Engineering - Birkhäuser Mathematics

Table of contents 

Preface Acknowledgments Publications of Pravin Varaiya List of Contributors and Speakers Part I. Hybrid Systems Polytopic Approximations of Reachable Sets Applied to Linear Dynamic Games and a Class of Nonlinear Systems / I. Hwang, D.M. Stipanovic and C.J. Tomlin On the Problem of Measurement Feedback Control: Ellipsoidal Techniques / A.B. Kurzhanski Stability of Hybrid Systems and Related Questions from Systems Biology / C. Piazza and B. Mishra Part II. System Theory and Design Martingale Representation and All That / M.H.A. Davis Engineering Education: A Focus on Systems / E.A. Lee New Directions in System Design Automation / A.R. Deshpande Part III. Networks Causal Coding and Feedback in Gaussian Sensor Networks / M. Gastpar Cross-layer Design of Control over Wireless Networks / X. Liu and A. Goldsmith Network Pricing for QoS: A ‘Regulation’ Approach / D. Garg, V.S. Borkar and D. Manjunath Achieving Fairness in a Distributed Ad-Hoc MAC / R. Gupta and J. Walrand Cooperation, Trust and Games in Wireless Networks / J.S. Baras and T. Jiang A Game Theoretic View of Efficiency Loss in Resource Allocation / R. Johari and J.N. Tsitsiklis Decentralized Resource Allocation Mechanisms in Networks: Realization and Implementation / T.M. Stoenescu and D. Teneketzis Part IV. Transportation Automated Highway Systems Research: The Influence of Pravin Varaiya / S.E. Shladover The Traffic Amelioration Potential of Freeway Network Ramp Metering Control / A. Kotsialos and M. Papageorgiou Transportation System Intelligence: Performance Measurement and Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction in a Day-to-Day Learning Framework / H.S. Mahmassani and X. Zhou Modeling, Estimation, and Control of Freeway Traffic / R. Horowitz, L. Muñoz and X. Sun

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