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Systems & Control: Foundations & Applications

Advances in Control, Communication Networks, and Transportation Systems

In Honor of Pravin Varaiya

Editors: Abed, Eyad H. (Ed.)

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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

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Polytopic Approximations of Reachable Sets Applied to Linear Dynamic Games and a Class of Nonlinear Systems

    Pages 3-19

    Hwang, Inseok (et al.)

  • On the Problem of Measurement Feedback Control: Ellipsoidal Techniques

    Pages 21-37

    Kurzhanski, A. B.

  • Stability of Hybrid Systems and Related Questions from Systems Biology

    Pages 39-54

    Piazza, C. (et al.)

  • Martingale Representation and All That

    Pages 57-68

    Davis, Mark H. A.

  • Engineering Education: A Focus on Systems

    Pages 69-77

    Lee, Edward A.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Control, Communication Networks, and Transportation Systems
Book Subtitle
In Honor of Pravin Varaiya
Editors
  • Eyad H. Abed
Series Title
Systems & Control: Foundations & Applications
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Birkhäuser Boston
eBook ISBN
978-0-8176-4409-3
DOI
10.1007/b138092
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-8176-4385-0
Series ISSN
2324-9749
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXV, 358
Number of Illustrations
80 b/w illustrations
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