Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences

Nonlinear Observers and Applications

Editors: Besançon, Gildas (Ed.)

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The problem of state reconstruction in dynamical systems, known as observer problem, is undoubtedly crucial for controlling or just monitoring processes. For linear systems, the corresponding theory has been quite well established for several years now, and the purpose of the present book is to propose an overview on possible tools in that respect for nonlinear systems. Basic observability notions and observer structures are first recalled, together with ingredients for advanced designs on this basis. A special attention is then paid to the well-known high gain techniques with a summary of various corresponding recent results. A focus on the celebrated Extended Kalman filter is also given, in the perspectives of both nonlinear filtering and high gain observers, leading to so-called adaptive-gain observers. The more specific immersion approach for observer design is then emphasized, while optimization-based methods are also presented as an alternative to analytic observers. Various practical application examples are included in those discussions, and some fields of application are further considered: first the problem of nonlinear output regulation is reformulated in a perspective of observers, and then the problem of parameter or fault estimation is briefly mentioned through some adaptive observer tools.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nonlinear Observers and Applications
Editors
  • Gildas Besançon
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences
Series Volume
363
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-73503-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-73503-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-73502-1
Series ISSN
0170-8643
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 224
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