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Advances in Control, Communication Networks, and Transportation Systems [electronic resource] : In Honor of Pravin Varaiya / edited by E. H. Abed.

Contributor(s): Abed, E. H [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service)Material type: TextTextSeries: Systems and Control: Foundations & ApplicationsPublisher: Boston, MA : Birkhäuser Boston, 2005Description: XXXV, 358 p. 80 illus. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780817644093Subject(s): Engineering | System theory | Complexity, Computational | Control engineering | Robotics | Mechatronics | Electrical engineering | Electronic circuits | Engineering | Control | Systems Theory, Control | Control, Robotics, Mechatronics | Communications Engineering, Networks | Complexity | Circuits and SystemsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 629.8 LOC classification: TJ212-225Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Hybrid Systems -- Polytopic Approximations of Reachable Sets Applied to Linear Dynamic Games and a Class of Nonlinear Systems -- On the Problem of Measurement Feedback Control: Ellipsoidal Techniques -- Stability of Hybrid Systems and Related Questions from Systems Biology -- System Theory and Design -- Martingale Representation and All That -- Engineering Education: A Focus on Systems -- New Directions in System Design Automation -- Networks -- Causal Coding and Feedback in Gaussian Sensor Networks -- Cross-layer Design of Control over Wireless Networks -- Network Pricing for QoS: A ‘Regulation’ Approach -- Achieving Fairness in a Distributed Ad-Hoc MAC -- Cooperation, Trust and Games in Wireless Networks -- A Game Theoretic View of Efficiency Loss in Resource Allocation -- Decentralized Resource Allocation Mechanisms in Networks: Realization and Implementation -- Transportation -- Automated Highway Systems Research: The Influence of Pravin Varaiya -- The Traffic Amelioration Potential of Freeway Network Ramp Metering Control -- Transportation System Intelligence: Performance Measurement and Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction in a Day-to-Day Learning Framework -- Modeling, Estimation, and Control of Freeway Traffic.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: 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.
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Hybrid Systems -- Polytopic Approximations of Reachable Sets Applied to Linear Dynamic Games and a Class of Nonlinear Systems -- On the Problem of Measurement Feedback Control: Ellipsoidal Techniques -- Stability of Hybrid Systems and Related Questions from Systems Biology -- System Theory and Design -- Martingale Representation and All That -- Engineering Education: A Focus on Systems -- New Directions in System Design Automation -- Networks -- Causal Coding and Feedback in Gaussian Sensor Networks -- Cross-layer Design of Control over Wireless Networks -- Network Pricing for QoS: A ‘Regulation’ Approach -- Achieving Fairness in a Distributed Ad-Hoc MAC -- Cooperation, Trust and Games in Wireless Networks -- A Game Theoretic View of Efficiency Loss in Resource Allocation -- Decentralized Resource Allocation Mechanisms in Networks: Realization and Implementation -- Transportation -- Automated Highway Systems Research: The Influence of Pravin Varaiya -- The Traffic Amelioration Potential of Freeway Network Ramp Metering Control -- Transportation System Intelligence: Performance Measurement and Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction in a Day-to-Day Learning Framework -- Modeling, Estimation, and Control of Freeway Traffic.

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.

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