On the Computation of Switching Surfaces in Optimal Control: A Gröbner Basis Approach

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Title: On the Computation of Switching Surfaces in Optimal Control: A Gröbner Basis Approach
Author: Walther, Uli ; Georgiou, Tryphon T. ; Tannenbaum, Allen R.
Abstract: A number of problems in control can be reduced to finding suitable real solutions of algebraic equations. In particular, such a problem arises in the context of switching surfaces in optimal control. A powerful new methodology for doing symbolic manipulations with polynomial data has been developed and tested, namely the use of Grobner bases. We apply the Grobner basis technique to find effective solutions to the classical problem of time-optimal control.
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Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1853/31283
ISSN: 0018-9286
Citation: Uli Walther, Tryphon T. Georgiou, and Allen Tannenbaum, “On the Computation of Switching Surfaces in Optimal Control: A Gröbner Basis Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 46, No. 4, April 2001, 534-540.
Date: 2001-04
Contributor: Purdue University. Dept. of Mathematics
University of Minnesota. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Subject: Bang-bang control
Linear systems
Time optimal control
Computation algebraic geometry
Gröbner bases
Optimal control
Switching surfaces

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