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State-feedback event-holding control for nonlinear systems

W Wang, D Nesic, R Postoyan, I Shames, WPMH Heemels

Proceedings of the ... IEEE Conference on Decision & Control / IEEE Control Systems Society. IEEE Conference on Decision & Control | IEEE | Published : 2020


We propose a novel triggering policy to implement state-feedback controllers for nonlinear systems via packet-based communication networks. The idea is to generate transmissions between the plant and the controller only when a state-dependent rule has been satisfied for a given amount of time. We refer to this new paradigm as event-holding control, in which a clock variable is thus only running when a state-dependent criterion is verified. This is different from time-regularized event-triggered control, where the clock variable keeps running after each transmission instant until it is reset to zero at the moment a state-based condition is verified. We approach the problem of designing an eve..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the Australian Research Council under the Discovery Project DP170104099, HANDY project ANR-18-CE40-0010-02, and the Innovational Research Incentives Scheme under the VICI grant “Wireless control systems: A new frontier in automation” (No. 11382) awarded by NWO (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) and STW (Dutch Technology Foundation)