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The algorithmic analysis of hybrid systems
 THEORETICAL COMPUTER SCIENCE
, 1995
"... We present a general framework for the formal specification and algorithmic analysis of hybrid systems. A hybrid system consists of a discrete program with an analog environment. We model hybrid systems as nite automata equipped with variables that evolve continuously with time according to dynamica ..."
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to linear hybrid systems. In particular, we consider symbolic modelchecking and minimization procedures that are based on the reachability analysis of an infinite state space. The procedures iteratively compute state sets that are definable as unions of convex polyhedra in multidimensional real space. We
RealTime Systems
, 2000
"... Collision avoidance is an important topic in multirobot systems. Existing multirobot pathfinding approaches ignore sideswipe collisions among robots (i.e., only consider the collision which two agents try to occupy the same node during the same timestep) [1, 3, 4], and allow diagonal move between ..."
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Collision avoidance is an important topic in multirobot systems. Existing multirobot pathfinding approaches ignore sideswipe collisions among robots (i.e., only consider the collision which two agents try to occupy the same node during the same timestep) [1, 3, 4], and allow diagonal move
Unreliable Failure Detectors for Reliable Distributed Systems
 Journal of the ACM
, 1996
"... We introduce the concept of unreliable failure detectors and study how they can be used to solve Consensus in asynchronous systems with crash failures. We characterise unreliable failure detectors in terms of two properties — completeness and accuracy. We show that Consensus can be solved even with ..."
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We introduce the concept of unreliable failure detectors and study how they can be used to solve Consensus in asynchronous systems with crash failures. We characterise unreliable failure detectors in terms of two properties — completeness and accuracy. We show that Consensus can be solved even
On the Mechanized Verification of Infinite Systems
"... Observation equivalence is a wellknown technique for proving that a concurrent system satisfies its specification. We report on our experience in the mechanization of observation equivalence proofs with the help of a generalpurpose theorem prover. Several casestudies are considered, including a ..."
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sliding window and a cachecoherence protocol. In all cases the system has an infinite number of states, and sometimes also an arbitrarily large number of components. We show how compositionality and bisimulationupto techniques can be applied to reduce the size of the proofs.
Mathematical Control Theory: Deterministic Finite Dimensional Systems
 of Texts in Applied Mathematics
, 1990
"... The title of this book gives a very good description of its contents and style, although I might have added “Introduction to ” at the beginning. The style is mathematical: precise, clear statements (i.e., theorems) are asserted, then carefully proved. The book covers many of the key topics in contro ..."
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in control theory, except — as the subtitle has warned us — those involving stochastic processes or infinitedimensional systems. The level is appropriate for a senior
Constrained model predictive control: Stability and optimality
 AUTOMATICA
, 2000
"... Model predictive control is a form of control in which the current control action is obtained by solving, at each sampling instant, a finite horizon openloop optimal control problem, using the current state of the plant as the initial state; the optimization yields an optimal control sequence and t ..."
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important because efficiency demands operating points on or close to the boundary of the set of admissible states and controls. In this review, we focus on model predictive control of constrained systems, both linear and nonlinear and discuss only briefly model predictive control of unconstrained nonlinear
A theory of timed automata
, 1999
"... Model checking is emerging as a practical tool for automated debugging of complex reactive systems such as embedded controllers and network protocols (see [23] for a survey). Traditional techniques for model checking do not admit an explicit modeling of time, and are thus, unsuitable for analysis of ..."
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Model checking is emerging as a practical tool for automated debugging of complex reactive systems such as embedded controllers and network protocols (see [23] for a survey). Traditional techniques for model checking do not admit an explicit modeling of time, and are thus, unsuitable for analysis
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