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Main recent research topics

  • Fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control of nonlinear uncertain and distributed systems
  • Model predictive control and nonlinear systems
  • Neural approximations for optimal control and estimation

Downloadable Technical Reports

G. Pin, T. Parisini, “Robust Minimum-time Constrained Control of Nonlinear Discrete-Time Systems: New Results. DI3 Technical Report No. 2011.1 (Download Preprint PDF)

Selected Publications

  1. G. Pin, T. Parisini, “Networked Predictive Control of Uncertain Constrained Nonlinear Systems: Recursive Feasibility and Input-to-State Stability Analysis,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, to appear tentatively in December 2010.
  2. X. Zhang, M. M. Polycarpou, T. Parisini, “Fault Diagnosis of a Class of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems With Lipschitz Nonlinearities Using Adaptive Estimation,” Automatica, vol. 46, pp. 290-299, 2010.
  3. R. Ferrari, T. Parisini, M. M. Polycarpou, “Distributed Fault Diagnosis with Overlapping Decompositions: an Adaptive Approximation Approach,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol. 54, pp. 794-799, 2009.
  4. X. Zhang, M. M. Polycarpou, T. Parisini, “Design and Analysis of a Fault Isolation Scheme for a Class of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems,” Annual Reviews in Control, vol. 32, pp. 107-121, 2008.
  5. E. Franco, L. Magni, T. Parisini, M. M. Polycarpou, D. Raimondo, “Cooperative Constrained Control of Distributed Agents with Nonlinear Dynamics and Delayed Information Exchange: a Stabilizing Receding-horizon Approach,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol. 53, n. 1, pp. 324-338, 2008.
  6. X. Zhang, T. Parisini, M. M. Polycarpou, “Adaptive Fault-tolerant Control of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems: an Information–based Diagnostic Approach,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol. 49, pp. 1259-1274, 2004.
  7. R. Zoppoli, M. Sanguineti, T. Parisini, “Approximating Networks and Extended Ritz Method for the Solution of Functional Optimization Problems,” Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, vol. 112, n. 2, pp. 403–439, 2002.
  8. X. Zhang, M. Polycarpou, T. Parisini, “A Robust Detection and Isolation Scheme for Abrupt and Incipient Faults in Nonlinear Systems,” IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, vol. 47, pp. 576-593, 2002.
  9. M. Baglietto, T. Parisini, R. Zoppoli, “Distributed–information Neural Control: the Case of Dynamic Routing in Traffic Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, vol. 12, n. 3, pp. 485-582, 2001.
  10. T. Parisini, R. Zoppoli, “A Receding-horizon Regulator for Nonlinear Systems and a Neural Approximation”, Automatica, vol. 31, n. 10, pp. 1443-1451, 1995.


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