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TitleComputation and Control II [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the Second Bozeman Conference, Bozeman, Montana, August 1-7, 1990 / edited by Kenneth Bowers, John Lund
ImprintBoston, MA : Birkhรคuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhรคuser, 1991
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Descript XIV, 355 p. online resource


This volume contains a collection of papers delivered by the particiยญ pants at the second Conference on Computation and Control held at Monยญ tana State University in Bozeman, Montana from August 1-7, 1990. The conference, as well as this proceedings, attests to the vitality and cohesion between the control theorist and the numerical analyst that was adverยญ tised by the first Conference on Computation and Control in 1988. The proceedings of that initial conference was published by Birkhiiuser Boston as the first volume of this same series entitled Computation and Control, Proceedings of the Bozeman Conference, Bozeman, Montana, 1988. Control theory and numerical analysis are both, by their very nature, interdisciplinary subjects as evidenced by their interaction with other fields of mathematics and engineering. While it is clear that new control or esยญ timation algorithms and new feedback design methodologies will need to be implemented computationally, it is likewise clear that new problems in computational mathematics arise when implementing a new generation of control algorithms. For these reasons, computational mathematics is movยญ ing to the forefront in recent developments in modern control theory and conversely control theory and its applications continue to be a fertile area for computationalists. This volume contains a representative cross section of the interdisciplinary blend of analytic and numerical techniques that ofยญ ten occur between advanced control design and practical numerical solution of lumped and distributed parameter systems


A Geometric Perspective on Condensed Forms for Hamiltonian Matrices -- Homogenization Techniques and Estimation of Material Parameters in Distributed Structures -- Approximation of the Thermoviscoelastic Control System -- Some Partial Differential Equations Arising in Nonlinear Control and Optimization -- A Root Locus Methodology for Parabolic Distributed Parameter Feedback Systems -- Universal Observability -- Numerical SoLution of Travelling Waves for Reaction-Diffusion Equations via the Sinc-Galerkin Method -- Numerical SoLution of a Control Problem for Optimal Cooling of Viscoelastic Films -- Observability of Perspective Systems: A New Approach to Computer Vision -- A Regularization Method for Inverse Heat Conduction Problems -- Computing Inverse Laplace Transforms Using Convergence Acceleration -- Convergence Acceleration Applied to Sinc Approximation with Application to Approximation of in r -- EigenvaLue Approximations for Numerical Observability Problems -- Approximation of LQR-Problems for Delay Systems: A Survey -- Applications of Homogeneity to Nonlinear Adaptive Control -- Identification of Microscopic Flaws Arising in Thermal Tomography by Domain Decomposition Method -- Parameter Estimation in the Stefan Problem -- Gaussian Quadrature and Linear Systems -- Penalty, Multiplier, and Newton Methods for a Class of Nonlinear Optimal Control Problems -- A Fully Galerkin Method for the Recovery of Stiffness and Damping Parameters in Euler-Bernoulli Beam Models -- Numerical Studies of the Linear Quadratic Control Problem for Retarded Systems with Delay in Control -- Acuity of Observation for Invariant EvoLution Equations -- On Compactifications of Decentralized Output Feedback Spaces -- Dynamic High Gain Output Feedback Stabilization Algorithm

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