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LQ vs. ℓ_∞ in controller design for systems with delay and quantization

Nakahira, Yorie (2016) LQ vs. ℓ_∞ in controller design for systems with delay and quantization. In: IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 2382-2389. ISBN 978-1-5090-1837-6.

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The normal operation of many cyberphysical, biological, and neural systems fit naturally with robust control, with key variables like lane positions, voltages, temperatures, blood pressures, etc maintained within tight bounds despite diverse uncertainties. However, two challenges in particularly need further theory that this paper addresses. One is that control is distributed with communication having limits on bandwidth and delay. Another is that normal operations can be disrupted and bounds violated, but it is desirable to make such acute situations rare and recoverable without crashing. We take the simplest model that has both normal and acute modes with bandwidth and delay constraints, and focus on two relatively extreme but familiar starting points: i) average case LQG (or ℋ_2) and ii) worst case ℓ_1 control with ℓ_∞ signal bounds. Both have strengths and weaknesses that we highlight, and this leads naturally to a win-win hybrid scheme that has better performance than either alone, with relatively modest computational costs.

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Alternate Title:LQ vs. ℓ∞ in controller design for systems with delay and quantization
Additional Information:© 2016 IEEE. This work was funded by grants from AFOSR and NSF, and gifts from Cisco, Huawei, and Google. We would like to thank Prof. J. C. Doyle, Prof. V. Kostina, Dr. I. Papusha, and Dr. D. Hui for insightful discussions.
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Subject Keywords:Delays, Bandwidth, Decoding, Control systems, Complexity theory, Aerospace electronics, Quantization (signal)
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Official Citation:Y. Nakahira, "LQ vs. ℓ∞ in controller design for systems with delay and quantization," 2016 IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2016, pp. 2382-2389. doi: 10.1109/CDC.2016.7798619 URL:
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