17th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems

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Last updated on June 19, 2006. This conference program is tentative and subject to change

Technical Program for Wednesday July 26, 2006



Room A
Plenary Lecture III Plenary Session
Chair: Ohta, YoshitoKyoto Univ.

09:00-10:00, Paper WeAAPL.1

Linear Quadratic Theory for Distributed Control - from Telescopes to Vehicle Formations
Rantzer, AndersLund Univ.


Room F
Hybrid Systems I Regular Session
Chair: Asai, ToruOsaka Univ.

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA05.1

Ariadne: A Framework for Reachability Analysis of Hybrid Automata
Balluchi, AndreaPARADES
Casagrande, AlbertoUniv. of Udine
Collins, PieterCentrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica
Ferrari, AlbertoPARADES
Villa, TizianoUniv. of Udine
Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Alberto L.Univ. of California

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA05.2

Multi-Mode Multi-Dimensional Systems
Verriest, Erik I.Georgia Inst. of Tech.

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA05.3

Realization Theory for Discrete-Time Piecewise-Affine Hybrid Systems
Petreczky, MihalyCentrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI)

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA05.4

Hybrid Formal Power Series and Their Application to Realization Theory of Hybrid Systems
Petreczky, MihalyCentrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI)

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA05.5

A Bayesian Framework for the Identification of Hybrid Systems
Juloski, AleksandarEindhoven Univ. of Tech.
Weiland, SiepEindhoven Univ. of Tech.

12:30-12:55, Paper WeA05.6

Generalized Fokker-Planck Equation for Piecewise-Diffusion Processes with Boundary Hitting Resets
Bect, JulienÉcole Supérieure d'Électricité (Supélec)
baili, hanaÉcole Supérieure d'Électricité (Supélec)
Fleury, GillesÉcole Supérieure d'Électricité (Supélec)


Room G
Distributed Parameter Systems-III: Control of Partial Differential Equations Mini-Symposium
Chair: Zwart, HansUniv. of Twente
Organizer: Jacob, BirgitDelft Univ. of Tech.
Organizer: Demetriou, MichaelWorcester Pol. Inst.
Organizer: Zwart, HansUniv. of Twente

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA06.1

Bifurcations and Attractors for a Controlled Burgers’ Equation (I)
Byrnes, ChristopherWashington Univ.
Dockery, JackMontana State Univ.
Gilliam, DavidTexas Tech. Univ.

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA06.2

Well-Posedness and Regularity for a Class of Hyperbolic Control Systems (I)
Zwart, HansUniv. of Twente
Le Gorrec, YannUniv. Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Maschke, BernhardUniv. Claude Bernard de Lyon
Villegas, Javier AndresUniv. of Twente

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA06.3

Force Control of Flexible Arm by Using Only Bending Moment Information (I)
Endo, TakahiroGifu Univ.
Matsuno, FumitoshiThe Univ. of Electro-Communications

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA06.4

Backstepping Boundary Controller and Observer for the Undamped Shear Beam (I)
Krstic, MiroslavUniv. of California, San Diego
Balogh, AndrasUniv. of Texas - Pan American
Smyshlyaev, AndreyUniv. of California, San Diego


Room H
Geometric Optimisation in Systems and Control I Mini-Symposium
Chair: Helmke, UweUniv. of Wuerzburg
Organizer: hueper, knutNational ICT Australia Ltd
Organizer: Helmke, UweUniv. of Wuerzburg

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA07.1

Coupling between Orthogonally Projected Matrices (I)
Fraikin, CatherineUniv. catholique de Louvain
Nesterov, YuriiCatholic Univ. of Louvain (UCL)
Van Dooren, Paul MichelUniv. Catholique de Louvain

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA07.2

A Control Theory Approach to Linear Equation Solvers (I)
Helmke, UweUniv. of Wuerzburg
Jordan, JensUniv. of Wuerzburg
Lanzon, AlexanderThe Australian National Univ.

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA07.3

Curvature Based Updates for Optimisation Problems on a Hypersurface. (I)
Trumpf, JochenThe Australian National Univ. and National ICT Australia Ltd.
Manton, JonathanThe Australian National Univ.
Mahony, RobertThe Australian National Univ.

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA07.4

Geometric Optimisation and FastICA Algorithms (I)
Shen, HaoThe Australian National Univ.
Hueper, KnutNational ICT Australia Ltd
Seghouane, Abd-KrimNational ICT Australia Ltd

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA07.5

The Local C-Numerical Range: Examples, Conjectures, and Numerical Algorithms (I)
Dirr, GuntherUniv. of Würzburg
Helmke, UweUniv. of Wuerzburg
Kleinsteuber, MartinNational ICT Australia Ltd
GLASER, SteffenTech. Univ. Muenchen (TUM)
SCHULTE-HERBRUEGGEN, ThomasTech. Univ. of Munich


Room I
Physics and Control Regular Session
Chair: Yoshimura, HiroakiWaseda Univ.
Co-Chair: Fujimoto, KenjiNagoya Univ.

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA08.1

How to Represent the Shape of a Deformable Object and Ease the Control of the Deformation?
Cenedese, AngeloUniv. of Padova
Beghi, AlessandroUniv. of Padova

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA08.2

Optimal Control of Nonholonomic Systems
Pavon, MicheleUniv. of Padova

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA08.3

A Multi-Scale Bond Graph Model of the Electrochemical Dynamics in a Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell
FRANCO, Alejandro AntonioCEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique)/DRT/DSEN/SGPAC/LPAC

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA08.4

A Port-Hamiltonian Approach to Modeling and Interconnections of Canal Systems
Pasumarthy, RamkrishnaUniv. of Twente
van der Schaft, ArjanUniv. of Groningen

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA08.5

Dirac Structures and Implicit Lagrangian Systems in Electric Networks
Yoshimura, HiroakiWaseda Univ.
Marsden, JerroldCalifornia Inst. of Tech.

12:30-12:55, Paper WeA08.6

On Repetitive Control of Hamiltonian Systems Based on Variational Symmetry
Fujimoto, KenjiNagoya Univ.
Satoh, SatoshiNagoya Univ.


Room J
Linear System Identification III Regular Session
Co-Chair: Sugimoto, KenjiNara Inst. of Science and Tech.

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA09.1

Constrained Analytic Approximation of Mixed Type on Subsets of the Circle
Baratchart, LaurentINRIA

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA09.2

Blind Identification of Non Minimal Phase Systems Using Higher Order Statistics: Nonlinear Optimization Approach
even, jani juhani lucNara Inst. of Science and Tech.
Sugimoto, KenjiNara Inst. of Science and Tech.

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA09.3

Realization of Reciprocal Processes and Applications to Computer Vision

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA09.4

Spectral Estimation by Numerical Optimization Based on Rational Covariance Extension
Fanizza, GiovannaRoyal Inst. of Tech.
Nagamune, RyozoRoyal Inst. of Tech.

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA09.5

Sparse System Identification by Mixed L1/L2 Minimization
Peeters, RalfUniv. Maastricht
Tossings, IvoUniv. Maastricht
Zeemering, StefUniv. Maastricht

12:30-12:55, Paper WeA09.6

Software for Exact Linear System Identification
Markovsky, IvanK.U.Leuven
Willems, Jan C.K.U. Leuven
De Moor, BartKatholieke Univ. Leuven


Room 103
Control and Estimation of Networked Systems Mini-Symposium
Chair: Zampieri, SandroUniv. di Padova
Organizer: Zampieri, SandroUniv. di Padova

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA10.1

Application of Hybrid Models to the Design of Ultra Wide Band Self-Organizing Networks (I)
De Santis, ElenaUniv. of L'Aquila
Di Benedetto, Maria DomenicaUniv. of L'Aquila
Di Benedetto, Maria-GabriellaUniv. of Rome La Sapienza
Giancola, GuerinoUniv. of Rome La Sapienza

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA10.2

Data Transmission Over Networks for Estimation (I)
Gupta, VijayCaltech
Dana, Amir F.Caltech
Hespanha, Joao P.Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
Murray, Richard M.California Inst. of Tech.

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA10.3

Convexification of Optimal Decentralized Control without a Stabilizing Controller (I)
Rotkowitz, MichaelRoyal Inst. of Tech. (KTH)
Lall, SanjayStanford Univ.

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA10.4

On the State Agreement with Quantized Information (I)
Carli, RuggeroUniv. of Padova
Fagnani, FabioPol. di Torino
Zampieri, SandroUniv. di Padova

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA10.5

Kalman Filtering for Networked Control Systems with Random Delay and Packet Loss (I)
Schenato, LucaUniv. of Padova


Room 104a
Multidimensional Systems Regular Session
Chair: Ntogramatzidis, LorenzoThe Univ. of Melbourne
Co-Chair: Rimas, JonasKaunas Univ. of Tech.

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA11.1

On the Partial Realisation of Non-Causal 2-D Linear Systems
Ntogramatzidis, LorenzoThe Univ. of Melbourne
Cantoni, MichaelThe Univ. of Melbourne
Yang, RanSun Yat-Sen Univ.

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA11.2

Introduction to Coordinate-Transposer and Its Basic Stability Analysis for Multidimensional System
MORI, KazuyoshiThe Univ. of AIZU

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA11.3

Network Modelling and Simulation of Robots with Flexible Links. a Port-Based Approach
Macchelli, AlessandroUniv. of Bologna
Stramigioli, StefanoUniv. of Twente
Melchiorri, ClaudioUniv. of Bologna

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA11.4

Weighted Petri Nets and Polynomial Dynamical Systems
Foursov, MikhailUniv. de Rennes-1
Hespel, ChristianeINSA de Rennes

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA11.5

Analysis of Multidimensional Delay Sytem with Chain Form Structure
Rimas, JonasKaunas Univ. of Tech.
Leonaite, GintareKaunas Univ. of Tech.

12:30-12:55, Paper WeA11.6

Multidimensional Transfer Function Model of a Deformable Mirror in Adaptive Optics Systems
Augusta, PetrCzech Acad. of Sciences
Hurak, ZdenekCzech Tech. Univ.


Room 104b
Functional and Algebraic Methods in Behavioral Systems and Control Theory Mini-Symposium
Chair: Rapisarda, PaoloUniv. of Southampton
Organizer: Rapisarda, PaoloUniv. of Southampton

10:25-11:15, Paper WeA12.1

Behavior Homomorphisms and Some of Their Applications (I)
Fuhrmann, PaulBen Gurion Univ.

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA12.2

Robust Stability of Interconnections (I)
French, MarkUniv. of Southampton
Pillai, HarishIndian Inst. of Tech. Bombay

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA12.3

On the Zero Structure of Discrete Linear Repetitive Processes (I)
Rogers, EricUniv. of Southampton

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA12.4

The Takagi Interpolation Problem As Time Series Modeling (I)
Kaneko, OsamuOsaka Univ.
Rapisarda, PaoloUniv. of Southampton

12:30-12:55, Paper WeA12.5

A Search for Positive Storage Functions (I)
Mehta, NirmeshIIT Bombay
Pillai, HarishIndian Inst. of Tech. Bombay


Room 101
Stability I Regular Session
Chair: Ohta, YuzoKobe Univ.
Co-Chair: Masubuchi, IzumiHiroshima Univ.

10:25-10:50, Paper WeA13.1

Characterization of Positively Invariant Sets by Density Functions
Masubuchi, IzumiHiroshima Univ.

10:50-11:15, Paper WeA13.2

Uniform Global Practical Asymptotic Stability for Non-Autonomous Cascaded Systems
Chaillet, AntoineUniv. Paris Sud
Loria, AntonioCNRS

11:15-11:40, Paper WeA13.3

On the Construction of Piecewise Linear Lyapunov Functions: Further Improved Results
Ohta, YuzoKobe Univ.
Mori, KoheiKobe Univ.

11:40-12:05, Paper WeA13.4

Stability of Sets for Nonlinear Systems in Cascade
Chaillet, AntoineUniv. Paris Sud
Panteley, ElenaCNRS

12:05-12:30, Paper WeA13.5

Stability Theory for Descriptor Systems with Non-Smooth Nonlinearities
Wada, TeruyoOsaka Univ.
Ikeda, MasaoOsaka Univ.
UEZATO, EIHOUniv. of the Ryukyus

12:30-12:55, Paper WeA13.6

On Ultimate Boundedness Around Non-Assignable Equilibria of Linear Time-Invariant Systems
ortega, romeosupelec
Barabanov, AndreySaint Petersburg State Univ.
Escobar, GerardoIPICyT