Title | Control and Modeling of Complex Systems [electronic resource] : Cybernetics in the 21st Century Festschrift in Honor of Hidenori Kimura on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday / edited by Koichi Hashimoto, Yasuaki Oishi, Yutaka Yamamoto |
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Imprint | Boston, MA : Birkhรคuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhรคuser, 2003 |

Connect to | http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-0023-9 |

Descript | XXIX, 337 p. online resource |

SUMMARY

Hidenori Kimura, renowned system and control theorist, turned 60 years of age in November, 2001. To celebrate this memorable occasion, his friends, collaborators, and former students gathered from all over the world and held a symposium in his honor on November 1 and 2, 2001, at the Sanjo Conference Hall at the University of Tokyo. Reflecting his current research interests, the symposium was entitled "Cybernetics in the 21st Century: Information and Complexity in Control Theory," and it drew nearly 150 attendees. There were twenty-five lectures, on which the present volume is based. Hidenori Kimura was born on November 3, 1941, in Tokyo, just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. It is not hard to imagine, then, that his early days, like those of so many of his contemporaries, must have been difficult. Fortunately, the war ended in 1945, and his generation found itself thoroughly occupied with the rebuilding effort and with Japan's uphill journey in the last half-century. He entered the University of Tokyo in 1963, received a B. S. in 1965, an M. S. in 1967, and, in 1970, a Ph. D. degree for his dissertation "A Study of Differential Games. " After obtaining his doctorate, he joined the Department of Control Enยญ gineering at Osaka University as a research associate, and in 1973 he was promoted to an associate professor

CONTENT

I. Signal Processing -- A Convex Optimization Approach to Generalized Moment Problems -- Toeplitz Covariance Matrices and the von Neumann Relative Entropy -- Digital Filter Design via Sampled-Data Control Theory -- Time-Domain FIR Filters for Stochastic and Deterministic Systems -- II. Identification -- Learning H?Model Sets from Data: The Set Membership Approach -- System Identification: A Learning Theory Approach -- Distribution-Free Approach to Probabilistic Model-Set Identification -- III. Robust Control -- Analysis of Weight Change in H?Control Design -- Performance Limits under Control Effort Constraints -- Complexity of Systems and Controllers -- Off-Line Reference Shaping for Systems with State and Control Constraints -- Finite Frequency Characterization of Easily Controllable Plant toward Structure/Control Design Integration -- IV. Hybrid, Chaotic, and Nonlinear Systems -- On Stabilization of Switched Linear Systems -- Well-Posedness of a Class of Piecewise Affine Systems -- Robust Stabilization of Chaos via Delayed Feedback Control -- Time Varying Deadbeat Control of High Order Chained Systems with Applications to the Control of Underactuated Manipulators -- Control of Nonholonomic Systems with Bad Controllability Structure -- V. Control Applications -- Computer Control of Vehicles: Overcoming Limitations of Human Drivers -- Modeling, Control and Experiment of a Feedback Active Noise Control System for Free Sound Fields -- Visuomotor Architecture for High-Speed Robot Control

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