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## Robust anisotropy-based control of linear discrete-time descriptor systems with norm-bounded uncertainties

The paper deals with linear discrete-time time-invariant (LDTI) descriptor systems with norm-bounded parametric uncertainties. The input signal is supposed to be a “colored” noise with bounded mean anisotropy. Sufficient conditions of anisotropic norm boundedness for such class of systems are given. The control design procedure, based on these conditions, is proposed. Numerical example is given.

An optimal control problem is formulated for a class of nonlinear systems for which there exists a coordinate representation (diffeomorphism) transforming the original system into a system with a linear main part and a nonlinear feedback. In this case the coordinate transformation significantly changes the form of original quadratic functional. The penalty matrices become dependent on the system state. The linearity of the structure of the transformed system and the quadratic functional make it possible to pass over from the Hamilton–Jacoby–Bellman equation to the Riccati type equation with state-dependent parameters upon the control synthesis. Note that it is impossible to solve the obtained form of Riccati equation analytically in the general case. It is necessary to approximate the solution; this approximation is realized by numerical methods using symbolic computer packages or interpolation methods. In the latter case, it is possible to obtain the suboptimal control. The presented example illustrates the application of the proposed control method for the feedback linearizable nonlinear system.

This paper is dedicated to optimal state-feedback control problem for discrete-time descriptor systems in presence of “colored” noise with known mean anisotropy level. Here “colored” noise stands for a stationary Gaussian sequence, generated by a linear shaping filter from the Gaussian white noise sequence. The control goal is to find a state feedback control law which makes the closed-loop system admissible and minimizes its a-anisotropic norm (mean anisotropy level a is known).

The theoretical fundamentals for solving the linear quadratic problems may be some times used to design the optimal control actions for the nonlinear systems. The method relying on the Riccati equation with state-dependent coefficients is promising and rapidly developing tools for design of the nonlinear controllers. The set of possible suboptimal solutions is generated by ambiguous representation of the nonlinear system as a linearly structured system with state-depended coefficients and the lack of sufficiently universal algorithms to solve the Riccati equation also having state-depended coefficients. The paper proposed a method to design a guaranteed control for the uncertain nonlinear plant with state-depended parameters. An example of design the controller for an uncertain nonlinear system was presented.

In this paper, anisotropy-based control problem with regional pole assignment for descriptor systems is investigated. The purpose is to find a state-feedback control law, which guar- antees desirable disturbance attenuation level from stochastic input with unknown covariance to controllable output of the closed-loop system, and ensures, that all finite eigenvalues of the closed-loop system belong to the given region inside the unit disk. The proposed control design procedure is based on solving convex optimization problem with strict constraints. The numerical effectiveness is illustrated by numerical example.

In this paper, linear discrete-time descriptor systems with norm-bounded parametric uncertainties are under consider- ation. The input signal is supposed to be a “colored” noise with bounded mean anisotropy. Sufficient conditions of anisotropic norm boundedness for such class of systems are given.

This proceedings publication is a compilation of selected contributions from the “Third International Conference on the Dynamics of Information Systems” which took place at the University of Florida, Gainesville, February 16–18, 2011. The purpose of this conference was to bring together scientists and engineers from industry, government, and academia in order to exchange new discoveries and results in a broad range of topics relevant to the theory and practice of dynamics of information systems. Dynamics of Information Systems: Mathematical Foundation presents state-of-the art research and is intended for graduate students and researchers interested in some of the most recent discoveries in information theory and dynamical systems. Scientists in other disciplines may also benefit from the applications of new developments to their own area of study.