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  • Book on Nonlinear H-Infinity Control (HTML)

Some Recent Talks

  • Feedback Control of Quantum Systems (2006) [PDF]
  • Introduction to Quantum Control (2007) [PDF]
  • Quantum Networks: Modelling, Analysis, and Design (2007) [PDF]
  • Quantum Feedback Networks (2007) [PDF]


Selected Recent Papers

  • H. Zhang and M.R. James,On Computation of Optimal Switching HJB Equation
  • H. Zhang and M.R. James, L-Infinity Robust Control of Hybrid Systems
  • C. D'Helon, A.C. Doherty, M.R. James and S.D. Wilson, Quantum Risk-sensitive Control
  • M.R. James and I.R. Petersen, H-Infinity Control of Linear Quantum Systems
  • L. Bouten, R. Van Handel and M.R. James, An Introduction to Quantum Filtering,
  • C. D'Helon and M.R. James, Stability, Gain, and Robustness in Quantum feedback Networks, to appear, Phys. Rev. A, 2006.
  • M R James, A quantum Langevin formulation of risk-sensitive optimal control, 2005 J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 7 S198-S207
  • M R James and I Kurniawan, Pathwise solution of a class of stochastic master equations, 2005 J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclass. Opt. 7 293-299
  • M.R. James and I.R. Petersen, Robustness Properties of a Class of Optimal Risk-Sensitive Controllers for Quantum Systems, Proc. 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, July 4-8, 2005. [PDF]
  • M.R. James, Risk-Sensitive Optimal Control of Quantum Systems, Physical Review A, 69, 032108 (2004), pages 032108-1 to 032108-14. [PDF]
  • I. Kurniawan and M.R. James, Pathwise Solution of a Class of Quantum Filtering Equations, IEEE CDC, Dec. 2004. [PDF]
  • S. Huang, M.R. James, D. Nesic and P.M. Dower, Measurement Feedback Controller Design to Achieve Input to State Stability, IEEE CDC, Dec. 2004. [PDF]
  • M.R. James, M.C. Smith and G. Vinnicombe, Gap Metrics, Representations, and Nonlinear Robust Stability, SIAM J. Control and Optimization. [PDF]
  • S. Huang, M.R. James and Z.P. Jiang, L-infinity-Bounded Robust Control of Nonlinear Cascade Systems, Systema and Control Letters, 54(3), 215-224, 2005. [PDF]
  • M.R. James and I.R. Petersen, A Nonsmooth Strict Bounded Real Lemma, Systems and Control Letters, 54(1), 83-94, 2005. [PDF]
  • L-Infinity robust control for nonlinear systems
    • [NOLCOS 2001 conference paper (PDF)]
    • [IEEE TAC version (PDF) ; detailed version (PDF)]
  • S. Huang, M.R. James, D. Nesic and P.M. Dower, A Unified Approach to Controller Design for Achieving ISS and Realted properties, IEEE Trans. Aut. Control, 50(11), 1681-1697, 2005. (old version PDF)
  • S. Huang, M.R. James, D. Nesic and P.M. Dower, Analysis of Input to State Stability for Discrete-Time Nonlinear Systems, Automatica, 41(12), 2055-2065, 2005. (old version PDF)
  • J.W. Helton, M.R. James, W.M. McEneaney, Reduced Complexity Nonlinear H-Infinity Control of Discrete Time Systems, IEEE Trans. Aut. Control, 50(11), 1808-1811, 2005.

Miscellaneous Notes

  • Introductory chapter on: Nonlinear Control (PDF)
  • Introduction to Viscosity Solutions (PDF)
  • Viscosity Solutions and Computation for Dissipative Systems (PDF)
  • Further information on Nonlinear H-Infinity Control (HTML)
  • Lectures on Stochastic Systems (handwritten notes, 1993) [PDF]
  • Introduction to Manifolds, Lie Groups, and Lie Algebras (1987) [PDF]
  • Controllability and Observability of Nonlinear Systems (1987) [PDF]
  • Control Theory: From Classical to Quantum, Optimal, Stochastic, and Robust Control, Notes for Quantum Control Summer School, Caltech, August 2005. [PDF]




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