ORIGINAL_ARTICLE
Partial Eigenvalue Assignment in Discrete-time Descriptor Systems via Derivative State Feedback
A method for solving the descriptor discrete-time linear system is focused. For easily, it is converted to a standard discrete-time linear system by the definition of a derivative state feedback. Then partial eigenvalue assignment is used for obtaining state feedback and solving the standard system. In partial eigenvalue assignment, just a part of the open loop spectrum of the standard linear systems are reassigned, while leaving the rest of the spectrum invariant and for reassigning, similarity transformation is used. Using partial eigenvalue assignment is easier than using eigenvalue assignment. Because by partial eigenvalue assignment, size of matrices and state and input vectors are decreased and stability is kept, too. Also concluding remarks and an algorithm are proposed to the descriptions will be obvious. At the end, convergence of state and input vectors in the descriptor system to balance point (zero) are showed by figures in a numerical example.
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Descriptor Discrete-Time System
Derivative State Feedback
Partial Eigenvalue Assignment
Converge to Balance Point
Sakineh
Mirassadi
s.mirassadi@shahroodut.ac.ir
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Ph.D. Student, Department of Mathematics, Shahrood University of Technology
Ph.D. Student, Department of Mathematics, Shahrood University of Technology
Ph.D. Student, Department of Mathematics, Shahrood University of Technology
LEAD_AUTHOR
Hojat
Ahsani Tehrani
hahsani@shahroodut.ac.ir
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Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Shahrood University of Technology
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Shahrood University of Technology
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Shahrood University of Technology
AUTHOR
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ORIGINAL_ARTICLE
Potentials of Evolving Linear Models in Tracking Control Design for Nonlinear Variable Structure Systems
Evolving models have found applications in many real world systems. In this paper, potentials of the Evolving Linear Models (ELMs) in tracking control design for nonlinear variable structure systems are introduced. At first, an ELM is introduced as a dynamic single input, single output (SISO) linear model whose parameters as well as dynamic orders of input and output signals can change through the time. Then, the potential of ELMs in modeling nonlinear time-varying SISO systems is explained. Next, the potential of the ELMs in tracking control of a minimum phase nonlinear time-varying SISO system is introduced. For this mean, two tracking control strategies are proposed respectively for (a) when the ELM is known perfectly and (b) when the ELM model has uncertainties but dynamic orders of the input and output signals are fixed. The methodology and superiority of the proposed tracking control systems are shown via some illustrative examples: speed control in a DC motor and link position control in a flexible joint robot.
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Evolving linear model
nonlinear time-varying systems
tracking control system
Ahmad
Kalhor
akalhor@ut.ac.ir
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Assistant Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran
Assistant Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran
Assistant Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran
LEAD_AUTHOR
Nima
Hojjatzadeh
nhojjatzadeh@ut.ac.ir,
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M.Sc. Student, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran
M.Sc. Student, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran
M.Sc. Student, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran
AUTHOR
Alireza
Golgouneh
golgouneh@ut.ac.ir
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M.Sc. Student, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran
M.Sc. Student, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran
M.Sc. Student, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran
AUTHOR
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Analysis of critical paths in a project network with random fuzzy activity times
Project planning is part of project management, which is relates to the use of schedules such as Gantt charts to plan and subsequently report progress within the project environment. Initially, the project scope is defined and the appropriate methods for completing the project are determined. In this paper a new approach for the critical path analyzing a project network with random fuzzy activity times has been proposed. The activity times of a project are assumed to be random fuzzy. Linear programming formulation has been applied to determine the critical path. The critical path method (CPM) problem has been solved using the expected duration optimization model and the mean-variance model, along with Liu’s definition for random fuzzy variables. Furthermore, a numerical example problem is solved for illustrating the proposed method.
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Critical Path Method (CPM)
Activity Times
Random Fuzzy Time
Triangular Fuzzy Numbers
Normal Distribution
Abolfazl
Kazemi
abkaazemi@gmail.com
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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University (Qazvin Branch)
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University (Qazvin Branch)
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University (Qazvin Branch)
LEAD_AUTHOR
Ahmad
Talebi
a.talebi@yahoo.com
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M.Sc., Faculty of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University (Qazvin Branch)
M.Sc., Faculty of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University (Qazvin Branch)
M.Sc., Faculty of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University (Qazvin Branch)
AUTHOR
Mahsa
Oroojeni Mohammad Javad
oroojeni.m@husky.neu.edu
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Ph.D., Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Ph.D., Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Ph.D., Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
AUTHOR
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[2] Chanas, S. and Zielin´-Ski, P.; “Critical Path Analysis in the Network with Fuzzy Activity Times,” Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 122, No. 2, pp. 195–204, 2001.
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[3] Chanas, S. and Zielin´-Ski, P.; “The Computational Complexity of the Criticality Problems in a Network with Interval Activity Times,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 136, No. 2, pp. 541–550, 2002.
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[4] Chanas, S. and Zielin´-Ski, P.; “On the Hardness of Evaluating Criticality of Activities in a Planar Network with Duration Intervals,” Operations Research Letters, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 53–59, 2003.
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[6] Chen, S. P.; “Analysis of Critical Paths in a Project Network with Fuzzy Activity Times,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 183, No. 1, pp. 442–459, 2007.
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[8] Ding, C. and Zhu, Y.; “Two Empirical Uncertain Models for Project Scheduling Problem,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 66, No. 9 , pp. 1471–1480, 2015.
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[10] Hassanzadeh, R.; Mahdavi, I.; Mahdavi-Amiri, N. and Tajdin, A.; “A Genetic Algorithm for Solving Fuzzy Shortest Path Problems with Mixed Fuzzy Arc Lengths,” Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 84–99, 2013.
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[11] Hasuike, T.; Katagiri, H. and Ishii, H.; “Portfolio Selection Problems with Random Fuzzy Variable Returns,” Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 160, pp. 2579–2596, 2009.
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[12] Hillier, F.S. and Lieberman, G. J.; “Introduction to Operations Research,” McGraw-Hill, Singapore, 7th ed., 2001.
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[13] Kaur, P. and Kumar, A.; “Linear Programming Approach for Solving Fuzzy Critical Path Problems with Fuzzy Parameters,” Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 21, pp. 309–319, 2014.
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[14] Ke, H. and Liu, B.; “Project Scheduling Problem with Mixed Uncertainty of Randomness and Fuzziness,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 183, No. 9, pp. 135–147, 2007.
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[16] Li, X. and Liu, B.; “New Independence Definition of Fuzzy Random Variable and Random Fuzzy Variable,” World Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 338–342, 2006.
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[18] Lin, L.; Lou, T. and Zhan, N. “Project Scheduling Problem with Uncertain Variables,” Applied Mathematics, Vol. 5, pp. 685–690, 2014.
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[19] Liu, B.; “Theory and Practice of Uncertain Programming,” Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2002.
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[20] Liu, B.; “Uncertainty Theory: An Introduction to its Axiomatic Foundations,” Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2004.
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[21] Madhuri, K. U.; Saradhi, B. P. and Shankar, N. R.; “Fuzzy Linear Programming Model for Critical Path Analysis,” Int. J. Contemp. Math. Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 93–116, 2013.
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[23] Guide, A.; “Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® GUIDE),” Project Management Institute, 2001.
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[24] Sadjadi, S. J.; Pourmoayed, R. and Aryanezhad, M. B.; “A Robust Critical Path in an Environment with Hybrid Uncertainty,” Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 1087–1100, 2012.
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[26] Yakhchali, S. H. and Ghodsypour, S. H.; “On the Latest Starting Times and Criticality of Activities in a Network with Imprecise Durations,” Appllied Mathemathical Modelling, Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 2044– 2058, 2010.
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[30] Zielin´-Ski, P.; “On Computing the Latest Starting Times and Floats of Activities in a Network with Imprecise Durations,” Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 150, No. 3, pp. 53–76, 2005.
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ORIGINAL_ARTICLE
A risk adjusted self-starting Bernoulli CUSUM control chart with dynamic probability control limits
Usually, in monitoring schemes the nominal value of the process parameter is assumed known. However, this assumption is violated owing to costly sampling and lack of data particularly in healthcare systems. On the other hand, applying a fixed control limit for the risk-adjusted Bernoulli chart causes to a variable in-control average run length performance for patient populations with dissimilar risk score distributions in monitoring clinical and surgical performance. To solve these problems, a self-starting scheme is proposed based on a parametric bootstrap method and dynamic probability control limits for the risk-adjusted Bernoulli cumulative sum control charts. The advantage of the proposed control charts lies in the use of probability control limits when any assumptions about the patients’ risk distributions and process parameter. Simulation studies show that both proposed schemes have good performance under various shifts.
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Average Run Length
Self-Starting Monitoring
Bernoulli Process
Probability Control Limits
Surgical Performance
Majid
Aminnayeri
mjnayeri@aut.ac.ir
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Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
LEAD_AUTHOR
Fatemeh
Sogandi
f.sogandi1990@gmail.com
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2
Ph.D. Student, Department of Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
Ph.D. Student, Department of Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
Ph.D. Student, Department of Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
AUTHOR
[1] Chou, S. C.; “Statistical Process Control for Health Care,” International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 427-428, 2002.
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[2] Tennant, R.; Mohammed, M. A.; Coleman, J. J. and Martin, U.; “Monitoring Patients Using Control Charts: A Systematic Review,” International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 187- 194, 2007.
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[3] Woodall, W. H.; Adams, B. M.; Benneyan, J. C.; “The Use of Control Charts in Healthcare,” Statistical Methods in Healthcare, Wiley, in Faltin, F.; Kenett, R.; Ruggeri, F. Eds., pp. 251-267, 2011.
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[4] Lim, T. O.; “Statistical Process Control Tools for Monitoring Clinical Performance,” International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 3-4, 2003.
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Time-Invariant State Feedback Control Laws for a Special Form of Underactuated Nonlinear Systems Using Linear State Bisection
Linear state bisection is introduced as a new method to find time-invariant state feedback control laws for a special form of underactuated nonlinear systems. The specialty of the systems considered is that every unactuated state should be coupled with at least two directly actuated states. The basic idea is based on bisecting actuated states and using linear combinations with adjustable parameters to stabilize the unactuated states. These linear combinations make the underactuated system virtually fullyactuated, making it suitable to be stabilized with well-known nonlinear control methods, like feedback linearization. In addition to its simplicity, one of the main contributions of this method is that it can be applied to systems with more than one unactuated state. Three underactuated systems are considered: an asymmetric rigid body, a planar rigid body with an unactuated internal degree of freedom and a system with two degrees of underactuation. It is shown through simulations that the proposed control laws can be effectively used to stabilize the special form of underactuated systems considered.
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Underactuation
Feedback linearization
State bisection
Rouzbeh
Moradi
roozbeh_moradi_aerospace@yahoo.com
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Ph.D. Student, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
Ph.D. Student, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
Ph.D. Student, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
AUTHOR
Alireza
Alikhani
aalikhani@ari.ac.ir
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Assistant Professor, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
LEAD_AUTHOR
Mohsen
Fathi Jegarkandi
fathi@sharif.edu
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Assistant Professor, Aerospace Department, Sharif University of Technology
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Department, Sharif University of Technology
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Department, Sharif University of Technology
AUTHOR
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Adaptive Leader-Following and Leaderless Consensus of a Class of Nonlinear Systems Using Neural Networks
This paper deals with leader-following and leaderless consensus problems of high-order multi-input/multi-output (MIMO) multi-agent systems with unknown nonlinear dynamics in the presence of uncertain external disturbances. The agents may have different dynamics and communicate together under a directed graph. A distributed adaptive method is designed for both cases. The structures of the controllers simplify their implementation and reduce computational cost. Unknown nonlinearities are estimated by a radial basis function neural network (RBFNN). The ultimate boundness of the closed-loop system is guaranteed through Lyapunov stability analysis by introducing a suitably driven adaptive rule. Finally, the simulation results verify performance of the proposed control method.
http://miscj.aut.ac.ir/article_837_5d29e3b7aa92e10bed079a8133a97d86.pdf
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Adaptive Control
Consensus
MIMO systems
Neural Networks
multi-agent systems
Bahram
Karimi
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Associated Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Malek-e Ashtar University of Technology
Associated Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Malek-e Ashtar University of Technology
Associated Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Malek-e Ashtar University of Technology
LEAD_AUTHOR
Hassan
Ghiti Sarand
hghsarand@mut-es.ac.ir
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Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Malek-e Ashtar University of Technology
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Malek-e Ashtar University of Technology
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Malek-e Ashtar University of Technology
AUTHOR
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