IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

Control of Distributed Parameter and Stochastic Systems

Proceedings of the IFIP WG 7.2 International Conference, June 19–22, 1998 Hangzhou, China

Editors: Shuping Chen, Xunjing Li, Jiongming Yong, Xun Yu Zhou (Eds.)

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In the mathematical treatment of many problems which arise in physics, economics, engineering, management, etc., the researcher frequently faces two major difficulties: infinite dimensionality and randomness of the evolution process. Infinite dimensionality occurs when the evolution in time of a process is accompanied by a space-like dependence; for example, spatial distribution of the temperature for a heat-conductor, spatial dependence of the time-varying displacement of a membrane subject to external forces, etc. Randomness is intrinsic to the mathematical formulation of many phenomena, such as fluctuation in the stock market, or noise in communication networks. Control theory of distributed parameter systems and stochastic systems focuses on physical phenomena which are governed by partial differential equations, delay-differential equations, integral differential equations, etc., and stochastic differential equations of various types. This has been a fertile field of research with over 40 years of history, which continues to be very active under the thrust of new emerging applications.
Among the subjects covered are:

  • Control of distributed parameter systems;
  • Stochastic control;
  • Applications in finance/insurance/manufacturing;
  • Adapted control;
  • Numerical approximation
.
It is essential reading for applied mathematicians, control theorists, economic/financial analysts and engineers.

Table of contents (39 chapters)

  • Exact-Approximate Boundary Controllability of Thermoelastic Systems under Free Boundary Conditions

    Avalos, George (et al.)

    Pages 3-11

  • A Linear Parabolic Boundary Control Problem with Mixed Control-State Constraint

    Bergounioux, Maïtine (et al.)

    Pages 13-20

  • Membrane Shell Equation: Characterization of the Space of Solutions

    Delfour, Michel C.

    Pages 21-29

  • Renorming for Elastic Systems with Structural Damping

    Fabiano, Richard H.

    Pages 31-38

  • Stability and Approximations of an Acoustic-Structure Model

    Fahroo, Fariba (et al.)

    Pages 39-46

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Control of Distributed Parameter and Stochastic Systems
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the IFIP WG 7.2 International Conference, June 19–22, 1998 Hangzhou, China
Editors
  • Shuping Chen
  • Xunjing Li
  • Jiongming Yong
  • Xun Yu Zhou
Series Title
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Series Volume
13
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-35359-3
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-35359-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-412-83790-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4757-4868-0
Series ISSN
1868-4238
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 334
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