Conference Proceedings

Stable iterative adaptive control

C Zhang, RJ Evans

Proceedings of the 27th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control | Published : 1988


The authors introduce the concept of iterative adaptive control and formulate an iterative adaptive control algorithm. The controller iterations must satisfy certain convergence and continuity assumptions for the closed-loop system stability, but only one step controller iteration is required for each new parameter update. This results in a considerable reduction in real-time computational load. The algorithm is presented in a general form and then applied to an adaptive LQ (linear quadratic) regulator.

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